When the iPhone 11 was announced last year, to everyone’s pleasant surprise, Apple included a considerably larger battery with the iPhone that seemed to address one of the main criticisms about their handsets. Is that trend expected to continue this year? Yes and no, depending on which model you will be buying.
In case you’re unfamiliar, the majority of smartphone chipsets out there rely on ARM’s architecture, where companies like Apple, Samsung, Qualcomm, Huawei, and MediaTek license this technology to help them with their own custom chip designs. Now according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, ARM’s owner, SoftBank, is said to be considering selling them off.
These days with everything being digital, using pens/pencils and writing on paper almost feels archaic. However, it seems that maybe we shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss the humble pencil and paper just yet, especially when researchers have discovered that it is possible to create medical wearables using nothing but that.
Several years ago, Apple was hit with several class action lawsuits over the “batterygate” scandal. For those who are unfamiliar, basically the company was accused of throttling their devices. Now it looks like if you’re living in the US, you will be entitled to claim $25 from the company as part of the settlement agreement Apple had reached with prosecutors.
It goes without saying that Google is probably the most used search engine on the internet. It is, of course, not the only option out there even though the competition doesn’t quite command the same market share. However, it seems that it won’t stop companies like Microsoft from trying.
One of the reasons why LEGO is beloved by so many is that you can build just about anything you want with it, with your imagination being the limits. In fact, if you’re looking for a new LEGO set to build, the company has posted a teaser video on to Twitter in which they are hinting that their next set will be a replica of Nintendo’s NES console.
Smartphone batteries aren’t necessarily getting bigger, but the upside is that charging tech has been improving. This means that even if our phone batteries aren’t that big, they can at least charge faster which should help reduce certain inconveniences, but we reckon that iQOO’s charging tech could very well take the cake.
In addition to confirming the launch date of Far Cry 6, Ubisoft has also confirmed the release date of their other games, such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla which was originally announced back in April. For those excited to get their hands on the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, you will only need to wait a few more months.
Last week, Ubisoft teased the announcement of the next installment in the Far Cry franchise with Far Cry 6. The company at that time did not mention when the game would be released, but a leaked listing hinted that it would be coming in February 2021. Turns out the listing was accurate because the official release date for the game has been set for the 18th of February, 2021.
Our modern day devices are a bit too smart which is why when it comes to exams, schools typically only allow certain preapproved electronics like scientific/financial calculators. These calculators are smart in the sense that they can pull off a ton of calculations, but due to the fact that they are offline, it makes it rather difficult to cheat with it.
One of the features that Apple introduced in iOS 14 that improves on user privacy, is that the OS will notify users whenever their clipboard has been accessed by an app. This is make it a more transparent process so that users know which apps are accessing data on their devices, in case they weren’t aware before.
Time machines are usually the stuff of science fiction, and whether or not this is something that humans will be able to achieve one day is really anyone’s guess. However, inventor Lucas has created a pretty awesome alternative, where through devices like Snap’s Spectacles, he has created a virtual time machine that lets him travel back in the time in a manner of speaking.
One of the advantages of buying into the Apple ecosystem is that the company tightly integrates its products with one another. Take for example, with macOS and an iPad, users will be able to use a feature called Sidecar that allows the iPad to double as an external secondary display which can come in handy for various situations.
Google is set to launch their new smartphone, the Google Pixel 4a. Initially, there were rumors that the handset could be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 chipset instead of the Snapdragon 765G chipset, which meant that the phone would not support 5G. This was a bit disappointing.
Google’s Chrome browser has been known to be something of a battery hog, especially on Mac computers where it seems to drain battery a lot faster compared to other browsers, like Apple’s Safari. However, the good news for Mac users is that it looks like Google will finally be doing something about it.
AirPlay is basically Apple’s answer to Bluetooth, where users can stream content from one device to another, assuming they support the AirPlay standard. For example, through AirPlay, users will be able to stream movies, videos, or music from their iPhone or iPad or Mac computer to another device, like speakers, the Apple TV, and so on.
Phones over the years have gone up in price where these days, seeing a flagship priced over the $1,000 mark hardly comes as a surprise. However, there is some good news for would-be Galaxy Note 20 customers because if the rumors are to be believed, it might actually end up being cheaper than the Galaxy Note 10.
Ever since Apple launched the iPad Pro with its 120Hz ProMotion display, many have wondered if the tech would ever find its way to the iPhone. The rumors initially claimed that this could happen with the iPhone 12 this year, but now according to leakster Max Weinbach, that could change for the worse.
There have been rumors that Ubisoft is working on a new Far Cry game, and it looks like those rumors have since been proven true as the company has shared a very short teaser video on Twitter in which they reveal the game’s upcoming villain. This is particularly exciting as this is a person that many, many people are no doubt familiar with.
Due to a lot of computers and laptops these days coming with built-in webcams, we’re sure that there are also some users who might be concerned with the privacy implications that this might have. This is because there might be some who are concerned that hackers could somehow access the cameras on their devices to spy on them.