Galaxy S23 charging speeds: Which models support 45W charging?

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S23 series, and as usual, the company upgraded some hardware specifications from last year’s models while leaving others untouched. Wired charging capabilities fall into the latter category, so here’s what you should expect from the Galaxy S23 lineup. Same as last year, the base flagship model, i.e., the Galaxy […]

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New Mac Mini With 256GB of Storage Has Slower SSD Speeds Than Previous Model

While the new Mac mini with the M2 chip has a lower $599 starting price, the base model with 256GB of storage has slower SSD read and write speeds compared to the previous-generation model with the M1 chip and 256GB of storage. A teardown of the new Mac mini shared by YouTube channel Brandon Geekabit […]

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M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pros Feature Faster SSD Write Speeds, Tests Show

The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros powered by the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips feature faster SSD write speeds compared to their predecessors, according to tests and reviews of the new laptops. This week, select reviewers and media outlets had the chance to review the new MacBook Pros ahead of their availability starting […]

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Samsung trumps Apple in average 5G speeds in the US

5G has been prevalent in smartphones in the US and other key markets over the past couple of years. But which brand sells the best smartphones in terms of 5G connectivity and performance? Ookla, the company behind the famous SpeedTest app, has released a list showing which brands and smartphones delivered the best 5G quality […]

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Kuo: Only iPhone 15 Pro series will get USB 3.2 speeds

Apple is switching to USB-C for its new phones though it remains to be seen when the change is taking place. Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is confident that the port change will happen in the second half of 2023 which should coincide with the iPhone 15 series launch. Kuo believes Apple will bring USB-C to […]

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Review: Plugable’s 2TB Thunderbolt SSD Offers Ultra Fast Transfer Speeds

Plugable offers a wide range of adapters, hubs, and storage solutions for the Mac. The Thunderbolt 3 2TB NVMe Solid State Drive is among the company’s more popular performance-focused products, offering a relatively high storage capacity in a small form factor, with ultra fast transfer speeds. The SSD is perfectly suited to recent Mac models […]

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USB data transfer speeds and power get easier to understand with new logos

New reports confirm better and simpler logos for USB Type-C cables and chargers. With these new logos, USB-IF is making it easier to understand the data transfer speeds and power limits of accessories. Back in 2007, the SuperSpeed USB was announced with the term USB 3.0, which brought a data transfer speed advantage over USB […]

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iPhone 14 Pro Features Faster 5G Speeds Thanks to New Modem Chip

Tuesday September 20, 2022 3:29 am PDT by Sami Fathi The iPhone 14 Pro features faster 5G speeds on the T-Mobile and Verizon networks in the United States compared to the iPhone 13 Pro, largely thanks to a new 5G modem in the latest iPhones. The test by SpeedSmart shows that the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ […]

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iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max Charging Speeds Tested: Here’s What to Know

Chinese website Chongdiantou has tested a variety of Apple power adapters with the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Pro Max, providing useful data about charging speeds and revealing which charger is the most valuable for fast charging. The short answer is to choose Apple’s 30W USB-C power adapter, which at $39 is the company’s […]

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iPhone 14 Pro’s Lightning Connector Still Limited to USB 2.0 Speeds Despite Large 48MP ProRAW Photos

iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models feature an upgraded rear camera system that can shoot 48-megapixel ProRAW photos, which retain more detail in the image file for more editing flexibility. 48-megapixel ProRAW photos are very large files that clock in at around 75MB each, according to Apple, and sometimes even larger. Despite […]

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iPhone 14 Pro Models Feature Qualcomm’s X65 Modem for Faster 5G Speeds and Longer Battery Life

Friday September 16, 2022 5:36 am PDT by Sami Fathi The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X65 modem for faster 5G speeds, lower power consumption, and improved mmWave support on U.S. models, according to a teardown of the devices shared on YouTube today. The X65 chip can be seen […]

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Intel Raptor Lake details teased, including 6GHz stock clock speeds for 13th Gen CPUs

What you need to know Intel shared a timeline of its CPUs from throughout the years at its Technology Tour 2022. The chipmaker also teased its upcoming 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs, at least one of which will have a stock clock speed of 6GHz. One processor from the lineup hit a world record of […]

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USB4 Version 2.0 to Offer 80Gb/s Transfer Speeds

USB4 Version 2.0 is in the works and when launched, it will allow for double the speeds of the current USB4 specification with existing USB-C cables. It will support up to 80Gb/s operation with both 40Gb/s USB-C passive cables and newly defined 80Gb/s active cables. The updated specification was announced today by the USB Promoter […]

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WD_BLACK D30 1TB external Xbox SSD review: Second-rate speeds

Western Digital has manufactured high-quality memory and storage components for decades, offering permanent internal replacements and portable external drives. Some gamers might have issues with the 512GB drive inside an Xbox Series S quickly filling up with modern games since many are reaching hefty file sizes. The WD_BLACK D30 1TB external NVMe drive should be […]

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Base Model MacBook Air With M2 Chip Has Slower SSD Speeds in Benchmarks

The first embargoed reviews of the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip have now been published. One notable detail confirmed by The Verge is that the $1,199 base model equipped with 256GB of storage has a single NAND chip, which will lead to slower SSD speeds in benchmark testing, but real-world performance may vary. […]

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TP-Link Deco X4300 Pro mesh system review: Multi-Gigabit speeds around the home

TP-Link sold me on their mesh Wi-Fi sets a while ago, with Deco sets proving their worth as a solution to my issues with poor wireless reception in my home office and beyond. Mesh Wi-Fi sends network traffic through multiple nodes, so practically every inch of your home can be covered with high-speed Internet. TP-Link’s […]

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Base 13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Has Significantly Slower SSD Speeds

Following the launch of Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, it has been discovered that the $1,299 base model with 256GB of storage has significantly slower SSD read/write speeds compared to the equivalent previous-generation model. YouTube channels such as Max Tech and Created Tech tested the 256GB model with Blackmagic’s Disk Speed […]

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Galaxy S22 tops 3Gbps download speeds on T-Mobile’s mid-band 5G network in the US

After becoming the first smartphone to offer VoNR calls in the US, the Galaxy S22 has recorded another achievement. Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone achieved record download speeds over the mid-band 5G network in the US. T-Mobile has announced that it achieved download speeds over 3Gbps on its mid-band 5G using the Galaxy S22. The cellular […]

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Galaxy Watch 5 series may boast faster wireless charging speeds

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Watch 5 series could get a few significant hardware upgrades over the previous generations. You may have already heard about the bigger batteries inside the Galaxy Watch 5, but now there’s evidence to suggest that the smartwatch trio could also get faster wireless charging. The Galaxy Watch 5 duo and the Galaxy […]

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Galaxy M13 is coming soon, and it won’t bring any boost in charging speeds

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy M13 soon, and signs of its existence have been revealed multiple times in the past. Now, the upcoming entry-level smartphone’s charging speeds have been revealed, and if you were hoping to see an improvement there compared to the Galaxy M12, you would be disappointed. The Galaxy M13 (SM-M135F) […]

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