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Android Flagships of 2021 Might Cost Significantly More due to Rumored Increase in Unit Cost of Snapdragon 875

Qualcomm produces processors based on the ARM architecture for almost all smartphones ranging from entry-level devices to flagships. The company has now become the sole front of performance in android devices though its products are still behind Apple’s offerings. The Snapdragon 865 made 5G available to all android flagships even…

OnePlus’s Second Take on Television: Three Variants To Come up to 55-inches

Its been quite a while since OnePlus talked about going into a different direction. The company started off with budget consumer smartphones and today has become a giant. One problem though, the flagship killer is in the flagship territory. While not the most expensive phone on the table, OnePlus devices…

Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” An All 64-Bit Linux OS Based On Ubuntu 20.04 Stable Distro ISO Released For Download

The latest stable release of Linux Mint, a very popular operating system ‘distro’ based on Ubuntu, has been released. The Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” comes with several new features. Incidentally, this Linux Distro is the first release that comes as 64-Bit only OS with Snapd App Store disabled. The OS…

Competitive Mode Makes a Comeback in Valorant With New Patch

Valorant is off to a great start, Riot promised a very competitive but fair setting for the game and they are following that with consistent updates with checks and balances. Patch 1.02 finally introduces Competitive Mode in the game for all players. A new top rank has also been added…

NAMCO Museum Archives Volumes 1& 2 Now Available For Xbox One: Retro Games Like Pac-Man, Galaga & More Included

There has been a trend for retro gaming for quite some time now. It was perhaps with the Xbox 360 Arcade version that we saw this. The console came with a demo/arcade disk which had these mini-games. Another main console to host a lot of arcade games is perhaps the…

Intel Alder Lake-S Desktop CPUs With 150W TDP To Slot Inside New LGA 1700 Socket And Work With DDR5 Memory

Intel’s 12th-Gen Alder Lake-S Desktop CPUs will work on motherboards with the new LGA 1700 Socket. These powerful and still-in-development processors will succeed the Intel’s 11th-Gen Rocket Lake, which is slated to arrive next year. These 12th-Gen Intel chips will be most likely based on the 10nm fabrication node. Intel…

Google Following Apple iOS and macOS By Going All 64-Bit For Android And Ditching 32-Bit Support Indicates New Emulator For v12 or ‘S’

Google appears to have taken a significant step towards improving Android at the core. An emulator for the upcoming version of Android S was found to be working without any support for 32-Bit applications. This directly means starting from Android S, all apps and support libraries will have to be…

Android 11 Star Control Features Not A Compulsory Addition For OEMS

Although there are many version of Android out there, the core operating system remains constant. The company has developed certain rules and regulations to make sure that everyone gets a similar experience. Not to mention, while the skins may change certain things, the drop-down bar from the top is something…

Apple Mac With ARM CPUs Instead Of Intel’s x86 Chips Won’t Allow Running Windows 10 Via Boot Camp But There Could Be A Way

Apple Mac computers running macOS have had the ability to run Windows 10 operating system through Boot Camp, a versatile multi-boot utility. However, with Apple dumping Intel’s x86 processors for its own ARM-based SoC, the facility might not exist in the near future. Apparently, it is not just a matter…

Huawei Partners with Deezer; Users Can Get 3 months of Free Access to the Premium Services

After the whole US-China Trade War fiasco Huawei among other companies, were banned in the US, the US companies had to break ties with the Chinese company as well, and hence the newer Huawei phones do not have Google play services. However, the phones are based on Android (since its…

Google ‘New’ Account Owners Will Automatically Get Their Web & App Activity, Location, and YouTube History Wiped

Google is making some fundamental changes to the way and duration user data is stored and deleted. All new Google account holders will have their history and data wiped automatically with no user intervention or explicit permissions. The company has promised to improve the ways in which users can safeguard…

Apple’s New Mac Chips? Basemark A Solution To Benchmark These At Launch

As we all know, Apple announced the new take it would be going for, for its upcoming Macs. This transition would include a new Apple Silicon (based on an ARM process) to replace the Intel ones found today. The company claimed that this entire transition may take about 2 years.…

AMD Ryzen 3000XT ‘Matisse Refresh’ Series Geekbench Single-Core And Multi-Core Scores Show Sustained Performance Boost Over Prevalent CPUs

AMD’s Matisse Refresh CPUs are steadily appearing online. These powerful CPUs are based on the 7nm ZEN 2 architecture, and the latest leaked Geekbench benchmarking scores indicate the same. The AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, and Ryzen 5 3600XT single-core and multi-core scores appropriately more than the AMD…

Diablo 4 Open World, Multiplayer, and Progression System Detailed in New Update Blog

When Diablo 4 was revealed at BlizzCon 2019, developer Blizzard didn’t share a release date, but promised regular development updates. While the game isn’t releasing any time soon, a new quarterly update highlighting the journey so far was posted earlier today. The June 2020 quarterly update for Diablo 4 goes…

The Real Reason Apple Went For ARM CPU Transition: Intel’s Skylake Exhibit Quality Issues

Apple held the WWDC earlier this week and in one word, the event was spectacular. While they did announce new updates to the operating systems, Apple’s biggest announcement was perhaps for its Macs. The company had decided that over the course of the next two years, they would be shifting…

Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz to Produce Industry-Defining Automatic Driving Solution using Ampere Supercomputing Architecture

Nvidia and Mercedes are two of the leading companies in their respective fields. Nvidia pioneers graphics cards and accelerated computing solutions using AI, while Mercedes produces premium cars for the masses. Both these companies have decided to venture together to form a safe automated driving experience for their customers using…

New Windows Terminal Preview v1.1 Latest Version Available For Download With New Features And Functionalities

Microsoft has released the latest version of the popular Windows Terminal. The first preview of the open-source terminal application, since releasing version 1.0, includes several new features and functionalities. The terminal application is popular with Windows OS power users as well as those who regularly use Windows Subsystem for Linux…

Microsoft Improves Faulty Driver Detection To Ensure Quick Rollback And Trades System Stability For Fastest Driver Deployment By Targeting ‘Cohorts’

Microsoft has been steadily improving its processes in relation to driver updates. The latest policy to ensure system stability is maintained during device driver update deployment, Microsoft is now targeting ‘cohorts’ or identically configured computers. Beginning this month, the company has already started blocking driver updates that fail to meet…

More Details on The Galaxy Watch 3: 30 Hour Battery Life According to App Screenshot

We talked about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 before. Over time, we have gotten small bits and pieces of the larger story. We know that it would feature a similar round design but with a rotating bezel. We also know that the watch would feature sensors from the Galaxy…

Marvel’s Avengers War Table Live Stream Reveal Recap

Marvel’s Avengers is a third-person hero-based action adventure game currently in development by Crystal Dynamics. Announced back in 2017, a gameplay trailer was showcased at E3 last year by publisher Square Enix. Months before its release on September 4th later this year, a live event demonstrating everything about the game…

Nvidia Launches Game Ready DirectX 12 Ultimate Drivers for its RTX GPUs

Nvidia and Microsoft have worked closely to enhance the limits of gaming in the past. Ray Tracing, which was called the “Holy-grail” of graphics, is the product of such collaboration. In 2018, Nvidia launched its Turing architecture that could use DXR API to actively display reflections, refractions, and shadows by…

AMD Ryzen 5000 ‘Cezanne’ 7nm ZEN 3 APU With Vega Integrated Graphics Chip With AM4 Socket Support Spotted In Leaked Slide

The next generation of AMD Ryzen 5000 processors, codenamed ‘Cezanne’, and based on the 7nm ZEN 3 architecture with integrated Vega GPU, have been spotted online. AMD recently confirmed that the ‘Vermeer’ CPUs would launch before the current year is over. Hence, the company’s upcoming versatile, powerful, and yet highly…

FPS Underdog Titanfall 2 Gets Second Life Owing to Steam release  

Titanfall 2 can be best described as an underdog that rose to glory only because of its “shooter-parkour” mechanics. The game released in 2016 was praised because of its short but effective single-player campaign and its gameplay mechanics. The shooting mechanics were not solely the highlight of the game; it…

NVIDIA Ampere A100 250W TDP GPU On PCIe 4.0 Made For AI, Data Science, And Supercomputing Launched With Promised 90 Percent Performance Of 400W Model

NVIDIA has officially launched the A100, a PCIe 4.0 compatible GPU based on the next-gen Ampere architecture. Although featuring a lower 250W TDP profile, NVIDIA promises the PCIe 4.0 Ampere A100 GPU will be able to offer up to 90 percent of the performance of the full 400W A100 HGX…

iPadOS 14: New App Design, Sidebar, Universal Search Engine And Better Pencil Functionality

While the main focus of the WWDC was on the new version of the iOS, people were excited about the iPad OS as well. Its been a year since Apple dissected its operating system in two: for the iPhone and the iPad. The new iPad Pro just came out and…