Apple iPhone XR review: better than good enough

Apple iPhone XR review: better than good enough

Here’s a question: how much do you care about the display on a phone? Take a moment and really consider it. If you were to put a dollar amount on it, how much would having a perfect display be worth to you? Apple has an answer, and it’s $250. That’s the price difference between the […]

Google News app bug burns through gigabytes of user mobile data

Google News app bug burns through gigabytes of user mobile data

Users of the Google News app have turned to online forums to complain of excessive usage of background mobile data which has cost some hundreds of dollars in charges. Reports have surfaced of the problem in the Google News help forum, Reddit, and on Twitter. The problem appears to have started as far back as […]

Qualcomm is expecting at least two 5G flagship smartphones in 2019

Qualcomm is expecting at least two 5G flagship smartphones in 2019

This should come as no surprise given how the likes of Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi have been teasing their own 5G handset tests, though it’s still unclear whether any of them will actually launch a 5G device next year, let alone a flagship one. Motorola is even playing safer by stuffing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 5G […]

It took Apple four days to sell initial iPhone XR supply

It took Apple four days to sell initial iPhone XR supply

  By Mikey Campbell Monday, October 22, 2018, 11:09 pm PT (02:09 am ET) Apple late Monday sold out of launch day iPhone XR supply in the U.S. and beyond, with orders placed through the company’s online storefront now showing estimated delivery dates pushed out to November. The online Apple store is showing stockouts of […]

Amazon.com, Qualcomm to put Alexa assistant in more headphones

Amazon.com, Qualcomm to put Alexa assistant in more headphones

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microchip firm Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is joining Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) to spread the use of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant in wireless headphones, the companies said on Monday. Prompts on how to use Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant are seen in an Amazon ‘experience centre’ in Vallejo, California, U.S., May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah […]

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 with faster cores and triple-camera support

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 with faster cores and triple-camera support

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 675, a mid-range smartphone SoC with some high-end features. Perhaps most notable is the fact that its new Kryo 460 architecture is built around ARM’s Cortex-A76 cores, which are designed for flagship devices and haven’t yet made their way into a Qualcomm chip. (The first major SoC with A76 is […]

Black Ops 4 Update Patch Notes Fix Several Crashing Bugs

Black Ops 4 Update Patch Notes Fix Several Crashing Bugs

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has issued a patch to address a wide variety of stability bugs and to fix a few crashing errors. In the announcement, Treyarch also addressed complaints about network performance, promising to continue working on it moving forward, now that it’s past the initial launch day push. According to the […]

Qualcomm Shrinks 5G Phones Further With New Antenna Modules

Qualcomm Shrinks 5G Phones Further With New Antenna Modules

Qualcomm’s new modules make it more likely that we’ll see flagship 5G Android phones from Samsung and LG, for AT&T and Verizon, early next year. October 22, 2018 9:00PM EST October 22, 2018 With a slew of 5G flagship phones expected in the first half of next year, the components needed to make them work […]

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