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Samsung starts mass production of speedy 12Gb LPDDR5 memory

Samsung plans to start mass producing 16Gb LPDDR5 mobile DRAM next year.

What you need to know Samsung is now mass producing 12Gb LPDDR5 mobile DRAM designed for future flagship smartphones. Built using a 10nm process, the new chips offer a data rate of 5,500 megabits per second (Mb/s). In addition to being 1.3 times faster than current LPDDR4X mobile memory, the LPDDR5 chip uses 30 percent less power.

Just three weeks before the official unveiling of  [Read More…]

Huawei starts rolling out EMUI 9.0 update to the Mate 9 series and P10

Huawei’s two-year-old flagships are being updated to the latest version of EMUI.

What you need to know Huawei is set to roll out EMUI 9.0 to Mate 9 series and the P10/Plus. Over 80 million customers have upgraded from EMUI 8.x to EMUI 9.0. EMUI 9.0 has a host of new features, including digital balance and gesture navigation.

Huawei is in the midst of an existential crisis, but the Chinese manufacturer is doing its best to allay  [Read More…]

China starts working on its own blacklist in response to the Huawei ban

The blacklist would include foreign companies that have been deemed unreliable.

What you need to know China is planning on blacklisting foreign companies that have been deemed “unreliable.” It could include companies from the U.S. as well as Japan or Britain. China could also restrict rare earth exports to the U.S. in the future.

Tensions are rising in the trade war as China threatens to create its own blacklist. The list would contain foreign companies or organizations  [Read More…]

Umidigi F1 Play takes on Redmi Note 7 as global sale starts

One of the biggest trends we’re starting to see in 2019 is the rapid growth and iteration in cameras. The advent of multiple cameras is a huge one right now with not just a second one, but a third, or fourth. Another big trend is jumping from 12-megapixel and 16-megapixel cameras up to 48-megapixels.

Indeed, that’s a key feature in Umidigi’s latest phone, the F1 Play. Launching as an affordable Android 9 Pie device, this one delivers a ton of  [Read More…]

Get a first look at the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game; pre-registration starts today

Wands at the ready all of you aspiring witches and wizards out there. Today, we got a first look at the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game. This new venture into the wizarding world of Harry Potter comes to us from WB Games and Niantic.

If Niantic sounds familiar, there is a good reason for that. Niantic created the ever popular Augmented Reality game Pokemon Go. Which means, of course, the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will have an AR  [Read More…]

Louis Vuitton has a new Wear OS watch that starts at £2,125

This is only the third watch with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100.

Since the debut of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor for Wear OS, we’ve only seen two watches actually ship with it. First there was the $ 1,000 Montblanc Summit 2, followed by the more reasonably-priced $ 255 Fossil Sport. We’re finally getting a third watch with the new processor, but it’s another one that most people likely won’t ever buy.

Louis Vuitton is updating its  [Read More…]

Total financial control in 2019 starts with budget managing app Truebill

If you’ve resolved to tighten up your spending and get your finances under control in 2019, you’ll definitely want to check out Truebill. It’s a budget managing app and service that aims to bring you monetary peace of mind.

Whether you want to get out in front of bills, unsubscribe from random memberships and subscriptions, or have a better understanding of where your money goes, Truebill does it all.

There are many reasons to consider Truebill, including getting help with  [Read More…]

Google Maps starts showing speed trap warnings for some users

Google Maps could soon tell you when to pump your brakes before you get popped for another speeding ticket.

Google Maps has gained many helpful features from Waze in the last few years, but this one may be one of the most useful to lead-footed drivers like myself. Last fall, Google Maps rolled out a way to report accidents and other situations drivers may want to avoid, but there was no way to display the speed traps that other  [Read More…]

Samsung’s ’12 Days of Deals’ starts tomorrow with huge discounts

On the first day of Dealsmas, Samsung discounted for me…

The end of year sales are always great. If you’ve missed out on some of Samsung’s big deals during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you still have a way to save. Starting Thursday, Nov. 29, Samsung will kick off the “12 Days of Deals” event. Each day, Samsung will feature new deals on top Samsung gadgets, bundles, and more. The deals will last for just 24 hours, and after  [Read More…]

Your IT career starts now! CompTIA certification training bundle just $49

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association, it advances the global interests of IT professionals and IT channel organizations. Moreover, it enables them to be more successful with industry-leading IT certifications and IT business credentials, IT education, resources. and the ability to connect with like-minded, leading IT industry experts.

That’s a lot of words to say “It’s the way to do IT”.

Great, lucrative, and family-sustaining IT jobs are out there, but  [Read More…]