New Overwatch 2 patch nerfs Roadhog’s hook one-shot combo into the ground

What you need to know A new Overwatch 2 patch has gone live, nerfing Roadhog, Orisa, Kiriko, and Sojourn. The biggest change is the death of Roadhog’s infamous Chain Hook and Scrap Gun one-shot combo, as Blizzard has reduced the Chain Hook’s pull distance and the damage of both the hook and the Scrap Gun […]

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Why wearables and food tracking could be the next battle ground

Kane McKenna is wearables analyst at CCS Insight. In this series, he shares his research on the wearables industry. We’ve seen wearables tackle heart rate tracking, recovery metrics, and sleep scores – but what we eat could be the next focus. Nutrition is an area where wearables still have some space to develop. While smartwatches […]

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Intel breaks ground in Ohio for its new chipmaking facilities, announces $17.7 million for related education and research programs

What you need to know Intel broke ground today on its “Silicon Heartland” chipmaking factories near New Albany, Ohio. Intel executives, federal, state, and local officials, and Ohio governor Mike DeWine were joined by U.S. President Joe Biden for the groundbreaking ceremony. Intel also announced $17.7 million in funding for eight proposals spread out over […]

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Wearable market share jumps in Q2 2022, smart bands lose ground

There are a plethora of smart bands available on the market that are being sold as “smartwatches.” In reality, these are just fitness bands with some locked-in features. A smartwatch, such as the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, or an Apple Watch, allows the user to install apps from the App Store or Play Store, and […]

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Canalys: wearables back to growth in Q2, smart bands losing ground

According to newly compiled Canalys report, the global smart wearable market recorded a 2% increase in shipments in Q2 2022, compared to Q1. The total global shipments of smart wearables – basic bands and smartwatches – stood at 41.7 million units. Of them, basic watches recorded a big 46.6% increase in shipments, while smartwatches (those […]

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iOS gains ground in recent years, Android still dominates the global market

According to research done by StockApps, Apple’s iOS has been gaining ground for the last four years and has eaten a good chunk of Android’s global OS market share. However, Google’s OS still dominates the market. In 2018, Android had a 77.32% market share while this year, it is estimated that about 69.74% of all […]

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New report indicates Microsoft Azure is gaining ground on AWS

Source: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images for Microsoft Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are constantly vying for the attention of cloud decision-makers, and a new annual report release offers a window of insight into what said decision-makers are choosing for their organizations. Flexera, a company focused on technology value optimization, has released its Flexera 2022 […]

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