Tag Archive: Faster


Android P features we love: Better, faster biometrics

Biometrics have been around for a while, but Google is taking things to another level and distinguishing “strong” biometrics versus ‘weak” biometrics in Android P.

Android P will have a lot of small-sounding but very significant changes to Android’s core. We see that with every upgraded version of Android, and often these changes are surrounding security. Google has a vested interest in keeping Android secure enough that the average user doesn’t need to worry about the how  [Read More…]

Samsung announces faster Chromebook Plus V2, coming to Best Buy soon

Last year’s Samsung Chromebook Plus was an excellent premium Chromebook with a dazzling screen, solid build and compelling features. Now Samsung announced it’s refreshing the hit product.

Dubbed Chromebook Plus V2, the next-generation model doesn’t stray too far from the size and style of the original model. It’s still a laptop you can also use as a tablet, but the new version does include a few important changes that should provide an overall superior experience.

First off, the Samsung Chromebook  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S9 has dramatically faster LTE than the iPhone X, but that isn’t the whole story

The Galaxy S9 may be 42% faster than the competition, but that’s not as impressive as it may sound.

As technology advances and more of what we do transitions to the internet and cloud, it’s increasingly more important to carry smartphones that offer reliable LTE performance. Samsung recently revealed that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have demonstrated LTE speeds that are up to 42% faster than competing handsets in real-world conditions, and while that might sound like a seriously  [Read More…]

Galaxy S9 and 15W Qi wireless chargers: Does it actually charge faster?

Does more wattage mean faster speeds?

This year, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 series supports wireless charging. Same as last year, right? Except that there’s new hardware inside the phones to wirelessly charge at up to 15 watts, which is twice the speed of most phones (and more than double that of the Galaxy S8).

Charging speed is the only thing keeping some people away from wireless chargers, assuming their phone supports the feature. Even with advancements in the  [Read More…]

Cloudflare’s new consumer DNS service promises a faster, more secure internet

Cloudflare has launched a new consumer DNS service aimed at speeding up your internet while making it more secure.

You’d be forgiven if DNS news wasn’t on your radar for April Fool’s day, but that’s just what Cloudflare served up this weekend. In what is very much not a joke, the company announced a new consumer DNS service called 1.1.1.1, with a focus on speed and privacy.

The problem that Cloudflare is trying to solve is what  [Read More…]

Amazon said to be making its own AI chip for faster Alexa performance

A dedicated chip would allow Alexa to perform speech recognition without contacting the almighty cloud.

Amazon Alexa is undoubtedly one of the leaders in the virtual assistant space, and while I’ve never found it to be slow on devices like the Echo, a new report suggests that it may get even faster thanks to a new AI chipset.

According to The Information, Amazon is in the process of building a dedicated hardware chip to be used with  [Read More…]

Top 9 Android apps to help you get fast food faster

Found yourself craving a juicy burger in the middle of the night? Fortunately, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, your next fast-food visit can go a lot smoother. Now you can easily download the app of your favorite restaurant (if they have one) or some other food ordering apps to by-pass having to wait […]

Samsung Exynos 9810 now official with 40% faster cores and deep learning

The Exynos 9810 includes a third-generation custom CPU and neural network-based deep learning.

Samsung served up an early look at the Exynos 9810 a few weeks ago, and now the company has officially launched the chipset. The highlights of the chipset include a third-generation custom CPU, 1.2Gbps LTE modem, and sophisticated image processing that enables 4K video at 120fps.

Starting off with the CPU, the Exynos 9810 offers eight CPU cores divided into two clusters: four  [Read More…]

OnePlus will bring you faster updates via the Individual Application Update program

OnePlus wants to push out updates faster to its users, as well as gather user feedback more quickly, so the Chinese company today announced a new program called Individual Application Update. The first Individual Application Update package comes with four apps including OnePlus Launcher, OnePlus Community, OnePlus Weather, and OnePlus Gallery which are now available […]

Learn to read faster than ever before for only $19!

Whether you’re studying for a big exam, reading important business emails, or just a serial book nerd, your reading speed is everything. You need to get through as many words as fast as you possibly can, so you can move on to the next thing. Not only is it important to read faster, but you also need to be able to retain information. Studying for an exam is only going to be useful if you remember the material.

Learning how  [Read More…]