Meet Snapdragon 7c and 8c – Qualcomm’s New Mainstream and Entry-Level Laptop Solutions

At the 2018 Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit the company made news in the PC industry by announcing the Snapdragon 8cx compute platform. The Snapdragon 8cx was arguably “the most extreme Snapdragon ever,” and looked to change what one could expect from a Windows-on-Arm device going forward. Fast forward to this Fall and you can finally purchase Snapdragon 8cx platforms like …more

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Google Fiber Ditches 100 Mbps Option for New Subscribers

When Google Fiber first launched, we all hoped that not long down the road, everyone would have blazing-fast internet at low prices thanks to Google. That hope never materialized, and while it’s in some places now, it’s not everywhere. The big draw was the 1Gbps service that people wanted the most. The lowest tier was …more

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Analyst Says 2021 iPhone will Ditch Charging Plug

There are some features of new smartphones that you don’t realize you want and can’t live without until you try it. Case in point is wireless charging. If you have never used a wireless charger, using a cable isn’t a big deal, but once you go to wireless charging, it’s hard to go back to …more

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Qualcom Snapdragon 8cx Temperature Demo

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Shown To Run Cooler Than 10th Gen Intel

One of the demos that was shown by Qualcomm in the demo room from their Snapdragon Tech Summit in Maui was a temperature test with a FLIR camera. Qualcomm paired the Samsung Galaxy Book S powered by the Snapdragon 8cx compute platform against a Dell XPS 13 laptop powered by a 10th Gen Intel Core …more

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Snapdragon 865 Pinball Machine

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Powered Pinball Machine

One of the technology demos at the Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii was a pinball machine that was powered by the just announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G mobile platform. The traditional internal pinball machine components were gutted and the the heart of the system was reference design Qualcomm Snapdragon 865-powered smartphone that was located in the …more

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New Instagram Accounts Require User Age

A change is coming to Instagram to make the site safer for younger users. Reports indicate that users will soon have to enter their birth date to use the social networking service. In the past, Instagram only checked that the user was at least 13 years old. Instagram will use the information given to recommend …more

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Android 10 Rolling Out to Galaxy S10 Users

If you are one of the many Samsung Galaxy S10 users out there, the latest flavor of Android is rolling out to you. Word of the Android 10 rollout surfaced this morning, and it appears to be happening in a staggered fashion. Initial reports indicated that the update started rolling out in Germany. Later the …more

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform Details

Yesterday at the 2019 Qualcomm Tech Summit the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform was announced for the premium tier market.  We have been told how this platform is loaded with 5G and AI capabilities that were designed to make next generation capabilities possible, but weren’t told all the details on Day 1. On Day 2 of the …more

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Apple Support Document Acknowledges 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro Issues

Apple has posted a new support document that outlines a troubleshooting process for users who are having problems with the 13-inch MacBook Pro launched this year. The issue that some are seeing is unexpected shutdowns on the entry-level units with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports launched in July. The troubleshooting steps involve making sure the machine …more

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LyricFind Literally Busted Red-Handed Stealing Lyrics

The gang over at Google should be embarrassed today as it and LyricFind got caught stealing and lying. Lyric annotation site Genius is currently suing Google and LyricFind for $50 million. The suit comes after Genius says it caught Google stealing its lyrics red-handed. The court filing states that Google and LyricFind were “caught red-handed …more

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Qualcomm Tech Summit 2019

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, 765 Mobile 5G Platform Debut At Tech Summit

Last year at the annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. brought together mobile industry leaders to introduce the first commercial 5G mobile platform, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform. We witnessed our first live 5G networks as well as 5G mobile devices that were able to run on the new network capable of multi-gigabit connectivity. It …more

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Nintendo Switch Racked Up Big Sales Numbers on Black Friday

Some details on products sold on Black Friday are coming in, and one of the biggest winners was the Nintendo Switch game console. The Switch is selling well as gamers looking for a new game console are buying it while waiting on the updated Xbox and PlayStation to launch. While analysts say the Switch was …more

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Apple Fails To Block Class Action Suit On Faulty MacBook Keyboards

Apple has tired and failed to block a class-action lawsuit in federal court. Federal Judge Edward Davila has thrown out Apple’s attempt to dismiss the suit that accusing it of trying to hide the fragility of MacBook butterfly and failing to provide an effective fix. The suit also alleges that Apple failed to offer full …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 3800X, MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro, and SSD Cyber Monday Bundle

Amazon has a bundle of computer hardware that any gamer who is thinking about building up a new PC will want to check out. The bundle includes a new AMD Ryzen 7 3800X CPU, MSI mainboard, and Samsung 500GB SSD. The specific hardware in the bundle includes: AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core Unlocked CPU MSI …more

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