Phil Spencer is “more confident” in the Activision Blizzard deal now than he was a year ago

What you need to know In an interview, Xbox CEO Phil Spencer discussed what to expect for the console in 2023. As part of the interview, he stated that he’s more confident in the Activision/Blizzard deal now than he was a year ago.  He says the company is “actively working with regulatory boards around the […]

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Galaxy S23 series prices in India could be higher than last year

There’s been a lot of back-and-forth regarding Samsung’s pricing strategy for the upcoming Galaxy S23 Ultra. Some reports say that the phones will be more expensive, while others suggest that the price hike may happen only in select markets. Unfortunately for prospective buyers in India, a new leak indicates that the Galaxy S23 series may […]

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Grab the Galaxy Buds 2 for less than $100 on Amazon

If you are looking for a perfect pair of wireless earbuds, now is the time to grab one. The Galaxy Buds 2 are quite popular for their features and great sound quality and are available for less than $100 on Amazon in the US. The Galaxy Buds 2 is available with a price cut of […]

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SK hynix unveils LPDDR5T RAM, 13% faster than LPDDR5X

SK hynix unveiled the “world’s fastest mobile DRAM”, which it calls LPDDR5T. The “T” stands for “Turbo” as the new RAM chips are 13% faster than the LPDDR5X RAM that has recently started appearing on premium devices. LPDDR5T runs at 9.6Gbps compared to 8.5Gbps for 5X and 6.4Gbps for the original LPDDR5. At this speed […]

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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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The human cost behind ChatGPT is worse than you think

What you need to know TIME detailed how a San Francisco company called Sama helped build a safety system for ChatGPT. Sama employees, based in Kenya, reportedly made around $1.32 and $2 per hour, depending on seniority and performance. Sama was later tasked with labeling explicit images for an unknown OpenAI project but later pulled […]

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CNET proves the point: Current AI technology is dumber than you

What you need to know News outlet CNET published around 75 articles that were generated using an unspecified AI engine. Futurism, a separate publication, reported on the use of AI by CNET last week. A follow-up article by Futurism highlighted several mistakes that appeared in CNET articles that were generated by AI, despite the fact […]

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Galaxy Book 3 Ultra will be lighter than Apple can imagine

Samsung has a new ultralight laptop on the way, and you can already reserve it and benefit from $50 in Samsung Credit. The company will unveil the new Galaxy Book 3 series at Unpacked on February 1, alongside the Galaxy S23 series. Not much is known about it, but our sources tell us that the […]

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iOS 17 Rumored to Have ‘Fewer Major Changes Than Originally Planned’ as Apple Shifts Focus to AR/VR Headset

iOS 17, the next major update for the iPhone, could be a less significant update than Apple was originally hoping as the company, and its engineers, focus more heavily on the upcoming AR/VR headset. Apple has been working on its AR/VR headset and its accompanying operating system, xrOS, for several years. With the launch of […]

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AMD Claims New Laptop Chip Is 30% Faster Than M1 Pro, Promises Up to 30 Hours of Battery Life

At CES this week, AMD announced a suite of new chips for notebooks and desktop computers, with one notable announcement being the company’s new AMD Ryzen 7040 series of processors for ultrathin notebooks that will compete with Apple’s M1 Pro and M2 chips. The AMD Ryzen 7040 series of chips are “ultrathin” processors based on […]

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Samsung’s software update policy doesn’t always make it better than Google

If we had a dime for every time we have talked about and praised how Samsung’s software update policy leave everyone else in the Android space in the dust, we would, well, have a lot of dimes. And can you blame us? In addition to promising four years of OS upgrades for some devices, Samsung […]

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Samsung’s software update policy doesn’t always make it better than Google

If we had a dime for every time we have talked about and praised how Samsung’s software update policy leave everyone else in the Android space in the dust, we would, well, have a lot of dimes. And can you blame us? In addition to promising four years of OS upgrades for some devices, Samsung […]

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Daily Deal: Buy the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro for $50 less than full price

Any opportunity to pick up Samsung’s latest wireless earbuds is a good opportunity, and today brings you just that. The Galaxy Buds 2 Pro feature the most advanced tech yet from Samsung for wireless earbuds, so this deal provides you with incredible value for money. The Galaxy Buds 2 Pro feature best in class audio […]

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This Apple Watch Ultra Ripoff Will Cost Less Than $50

Indian brand Pebble plans to release a new smartwatch that looks like a blatant Apple Watch Ultra ripoff. The watch has virtually the exact same design as the Apple Watch Ultra and even looks like it will be available with a knockoff Ocean Band. Priced at the equivalent of just $48, the Pebble Cosmos Engage […]

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Samsung now expects to sell 70% less Galaxy A23 5G units than initially planned

An interesting tale comes to us today from Samsung’s home of South Korea. The company is said to have drastically cut its shipment target for the Galaxy A23 5G smartphone. Earlier this year, Samsung planned to sell 12.6 million units of the A23 5G, along with 17.1 million units of the A23 4G this year. […]

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OPPO phones will have better Bluetooth performance than Samsung’s

OPPO has launched a new system-on-chip (SoC)—MariSilicon Y—at the OPPO Inno Day 2022 event. The new chipset is explicitly made to offer better audio quality over Bluetooth than the audio you get with Bluetooth solutions built into SoCs like the Exynos 2200 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. The company calls this chipset a ‘Flagship […]

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Samsung’s flagship foldable has a lower profit margin than Huawei’s

An independent teardown of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 suggests that the foldable phone’s bill of materials comes in at around $670. In terms of profit margin, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 falls between the iPhone 14 Pro Max and another foldable phone developed by a Chinese OEM. Namely Huawei. The estimated cost of the […]

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Xbox Special Edition controllers are cheaper now than ever in a flash deals

If you didn’t manage to snap up a spare controller in the recent Black Friday sales, or even if you’re just trying to complete a collection, then you’ll be pleased to know that two of the more eye-catching designs are currently down from $69 to $44. Surprisingly that’s a dollar cheaper than it was reduced […]

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Xbox Mineral Camo and Electric Volt controllers are cheaper now than ever in a flash deal

If you didn’t manage to snap up a spare controller in the recent Black Friday sales, or even if you’re just trying to complete a collection, then you’ll be pleased to know that two of the more eye-catching designs are currently down from $69 to $44. Surprisingly that’s a dollar cheaper than it was reduced […]

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Galaxy A54 5G will have a much faster processor than Galaxy A53

Before launching the Galaxy S23, Samsung will most probably unveil its next-generation Galaxy A smartphones, including the Galaxy A14 5G, Galaxy A34 5G, and the Galaxy A54 5G. All these devices will most probably use Samsung’s next-generation Exynos chipsets with improved performance. The Galaxy A54 5G has been spotted in Geekbench’s database using the Exynos […]

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