Tag Archive: Core


Samsung just entered the Android Go arena with the Galaxy J2 Core

It has been rumored for a while that Samsung would soon release an Android Go phone. That day has finally come as the Galaxy J2 Core was just announced. Similar to most other Android Go phones out there, the Galaxy J2 Core will run very basic specs.

Specs 960 x 540 5-inch TFT Exynos 7570 1GB of RAM 8GB of storage; expandable with microSD 8MP f/2.2 rear-camera 5MP f/2.2 front-camera 2600mAh battery Android 8.1 Go Edition

As I said, the  [Read More…]

If you’re buying a phone for $600+, you should expect to get all of these core features

And if the phone doesn’t have these, you should question why.

There are many parts of the smartphone experience that are a matter of personal preference — like screen size, specific internal components, expandable storage, certain exterior materials, software features and the like. All of those areas provide smartphone companies with room to differentiate and make unique devices with interesting selling points. Just one of those choices could make or break your decision to buy the phone.

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The Pixel Visual Core, explained

The Pixel Visual Core is a special piece of silicon that’s unique to Google’s Pixel 2 phones. In short, it’s a custom chip designed to help with the Pixel’s HDR+ image processing — that’s the computational secret sauce that makes the Pixel 2 camera so great.

But it’s also a little misunderstood — the visual core isn’t necessarily used in every photo your Pixel takes, even since Google enabled it by default in the February update for  [Read More…]

Asus Chromebox 3 announced with 8th Generation Intel Core processors

The Chromebox 3 has a new Intel Core processor, USB Type-C, Google Play Store support, and more.

Chromeboxes didn’t see nearly as much love as Chromebooks did in 2017, but so far in 2018, we’ve already gotten two big Chromebox announcements from HP and Asus. HP took the wraps off its Chromebox G2 ahead of CES 2018, and just a couple days later, we have the Asus Chromebox 3.

Asus didn’t reveal all of the Chromebox 3’s  [Read More…]

HP Chromebox G2 has a Kaby Lake Core i7 and 16GB RAM

HP returns to the Chromebox.

We saw some excellent Chromebooks in 2017, but the market for Chromeboxes has been much quieter. However, just in time for CES 2018, HP’s announced its all-new Chromebox G2.

For first impressions, the G2 doesn’t look all that exciting. In fact, if you quickly glanced at the thing, you might mistake it for an Apple TV. On the outside of the G2 is a solid selection of ports, including a 3.5mm headphone  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook variant with Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM finally goes on sale

Introduced during the Pixel 2 event back in October, the Pixelbook is Google’s latest high-end Chromebook. So far customers interested in this premium laptop could purchase only the variant with Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. But starting this week, interest parties can place an order for the more advanced […]

Pixelbook with Core i7 and 16GB RAM now on sale at Google Store

The most powerful Chromebook ever can be yours for $ 1549.

When Google announced the Pixelbook at its October hardware event, it said the device would be available in three configurations. Two of those have been available since the announcement, but they both feature Intel’s Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, and a 128 or 256GB SDD. If you’ve been eyeing the Pixelbook but want more power than what’s been available, now’s the time to buy.

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Roqos Core review

The Roqos Core is a router that packs a 64-bit quad-core 2GHz processor, 2GB RAM, and 8GB of internal storage. Yes, it sounds like a phone, doesn’t it? Moreover, it features Dual Band support (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and provides two independent 802.11n and 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks; total bandwidth comes in at 1600Mbps. In short, the

New ZEE Smart Core phone case delivers more power, memory and LED lighting show

If you always find your smartphone is running out of battery during the day and might benefit from a little bit of extra storage, then maybe you might be interested in Hello ZEE’s new smartcase called the ZEE Smart Core which was unveiled at CES 2017. The ZEE Smart Core works with iPhones/iPads but also

Fitbit acquisition expected to kill off the Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core

A few days ago we told you fitness band maker Fitbit is looking to buy budget smartwatch maker, Pebble. Well a new report coming out of Bloomberg reveals more information about the ongoing acquisition. According to the publication which talked to some sources familiar with the matter, Fitbit will be buying Pebble for less than