Qualcomm was very recently approached by Broadcom with a buyout offer of over 100 billion dollars. That’s a huge chunk of change, but apparently it wasn’t enough to even tempt Qualcomm; their board has unanimously decided to reject Broadcom’s offer.
Know someone that’s still rocking a phone from 2013? Is their Galaxy S3 screen finally going out? Hook them up with a new smartphone. It’s a big present, but if you want to show up Santa Claus at his own game, a nice phone will definitely impress everyone.
Looking to score a new pair of cheap wireless headphones? You’re in luck. Right now, you can pick up the completely wireless Treblab X11 earphones at a heavy discount, ditching the wires from your audio setup without breaking the bank.
So…the OnePlus 5Tlaunch is on November 16th, but the only thing that is really left to find out is confirmation of its price, thanks to a couple of leaks over the weekend. The first leak occurred when ZDNet Germany published a bunch of comparison images between the OnePlus 5T and the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2, followed by a YouTube vlogger posting an unboxing video of OnePlus’ newest phone. Join us for more details after the break.
Last week Google announced some new algorithms are being implemented for the creation of panoramas used in Google Street View to stitch together images that are better at minimizing some of the artifacts currently visible in Street View. Google says the existing problems that users can spot are the result of things like mis-calibration of the cameras used on their Street View cameras (a rig called a rosette), timing differences between adjacent cameras and parallax.
Yet another color variant has been added to Sony’s lineup of Xperia XZ Premium phones that are available for U.S. buyers. Already available in three other color variants, the flagship level device from Sony can now be purchased in red via Amazon with a list price of $599.
It’s inevitable that a new and improved processor will come with the Samsung Galaxy S9, but only Samsung knows the specifics. Well, that was until they won a CES 2018 Innovation Award for it and now it’s out in the open. The Exynos 9 Series 9810 will likely power the upcoming Galaxy S9 series, although US models will probably have Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 instead. The Exynos 9810 will replace Samsung’s original 9 series chip, the 8895 that currently powers the Galaxy S8 series and Note 8.
Samsung makes a lot more than just Galaxy phones and 36 of its latest products are CES 2018 award winners. The awards are for outstanding design and engineering, and the program has 28 product categories. Samsung’s awards include two “Best of Innovation” and span categories such as “Virtual and Augmented Reality,” “Wearable Technologies,” “Video Displays,” “Home Appliances” and “Smart Home.” This is also the first year that the company has won in the category of “Fitness, Sports and Biotech” for the Gear Sport, Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Icon X (2018).
It’s never a bad time to kickstart your professional coding career, and right now you can score a deep discount on a bundle that’ll take you through a programming crash course. You can pay what you want to get started, too.
Xiaomi has always been nearly universally praised for their smartphone hardware and pricing, but also pretty commonly panned for how difficult they are to buy if you aren’t in China. We’ve been hearing several rumors that the company is eventually planning on branching out into different countries, but here we are with the Mi Mix 2 that’s taking shots at top-of-the-line flagships with an aggressive price tag and it’s still tough to find across the globe.
Availability aside, though, the Mi Mix 2 has some screaming specs, and you can always import it if you want it badly enough. Is it a worthwhile purchase? Let’s find out.
It doesn’t matter if you prefer to call it soccer or football; if you are a fan of the sport you can lose hours of your life either playing the game in real-life or following your favorite team. You can also lose entire days playing the game online, which means that the release of Football Manager Mobile 2018 to the Play Store might not be good news for your productivity levels.