Tag Archive: Introduces

ARM introduces Cortex-A78 CPU and Mali-G78 GPU for next-gen flagship phones

The first mobile chipsets using the new Cortex-A78 CPU design are expected to be announced later this year.

What you need to know ARM has introduced its latest mobile solutions aimed at next-generation flagship smartphones. The new Cortex-A78 CPU brings a 20% performance increase over Cortex-A77 based devices. ARM’s new Mali-G78 promises ‘game-changing’ graphics, with a claimed 25% improvement in performance.

ARM today unveiled its next-generation mobile computing solution, including two new high-performance CPU core designs and  [Read More…]

Wave introduces the world’s first global virtual concert platform

Wave says its new platform enables unprecedented connectivity between artists and fans.

What you need to know Wave, formally known as TheWaveVR, today announced the world’s first multi-channel virtual entertainment platform for live concerts. The new platform makes it possible for artists to connect with fans in online games, social networks, live streaming channels or entertainment networks. These virtual concerts will be made available via YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and other popular digital and gaming channels.

Entertainment technology  [Read More…]

T-Mobile introduces two new REVVL smartphones for value-conscious customers

The two phones even include a Magenta power button.

What you need to know T-Mobile has added two new smartphones to its REVVL family: REVVLRY and REVVLRY+. You can grab the new REVVLRY for $ 0 down and 24 monthly payments of $ 8.34, while the REVVLRY+ costs $ 14 down and $ 14 every month for 24 months. Both new pocket-friendly smartphones will be hitting shelves on July 19.

T-Mobile has introduced two affordable new smartphones  [Read More…]

Amazon introduces new Fire TV Edition televisions with Dolby Vision

The new Fire TV Edition lineup starts at just $ 330.

What you need to know The latest Fire TV Edition 4K TVs from Amazon offer support for the Dolby Vision HDR format. Available in three sizes – 55-inch, 50-inch, and 43-inch – the new models will be sold exclusively by Best Buy and Amazon. You will be able to purchase 55-inch model starting today for $ 450.

Amazon today announced its very first 4K Fire TV  [Read More…]

Samsung introduces dual-screen flip phone

While flip phones have all but entirely disappeared from the market, Samsung is seeking to rekindle the love affair by introducing another smart flip phone. Featuring dual screens and an imposing specs list, this high-end phone is set to launch in China for 18999 Yuan, or about $ 2732 USD. The device in question is the W2019, a follow-up to last year’s W2018. Let’s look at what it’s packing:

Dual 4.2-inch 1920×1080 S-AMOLED displays (one internal, one external) 2.8GHz octa-core  [Read More…]

Facebook introduces Portal and Portal+ with prices starting at $199

Wait, what? Why?!

Facebook has just introduced a pair of new communication devices that are aimed at bringing you closer to your friends and family. These new widescreen displays are designed to help you feel as though the two of you are in the same room. The smaller of the two options, the Portal, offers a 10-inch display, while the Portal+ jumps up to a 15-inch display that can pivot between portrait and landscape modes. Unlike when making a  [Read More…]

Verizon introduces Safe Wi-Fi VPN for public networks, new prepaid promo

Public Wi-Fi networks are always a risky ordeal. You’re sending all of your data over an unsecured network, and if anyone wanted to intercept that data, it really isn’t that hard. Most people don’t think about it, but it’s a substantial security risk.

Verizon is trying to combat that with a new feature called Safe Wi-Fi. This feature is basically a VPN that is only enabled when you connect to public Wi-Fi networks. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, encrypts  [Read More…]

Xiaomi introduces the Mi TV 4A series in India; prices start at just ₹13,999 ($215)

Xiaomi rolls out 32-inch and 43-inch models of the Mi TV 4A in India.

After launching the 55-inch Mi TV 4 in India last month, Xiaomi is now adding new two models to diversify its TV portfolio. Both TVs share a similar design aesthetic, and are priced very aggressively. The 32-inch model will go on sale later this month for just ₹13,999 ($ 215), and the 43-inch variant will be debuting for ₹22,999 ($ 355).

The  [Read More…]

Google Phone v17 introduces chat heads feature during calls

Good artists copy, great artists steal.

As much as I loathe Facebook Messenger, one of the app’s best features is Chat Heads. The ability to quickly open and hide conversations in a small bubble that lives on your home screen is extremely convenient, and the latest v17 update for the Google Phone adds its own take on this.

After downloading the new update, leaving the Google Phone app during an ongoing call will result in a “chat  [Read More…]

Google introduces new controls for muting and blocking online ads

Now, muting an ad on your phone will also mute it on your desktop.

Online advertisements are essential for keeping the internet free to use, and while this is important to keep in mind, there’s no doubt that they can sometimes become an annoyance. Google first started offering users controls over the ads that they see back in 2009, and now it’s kicking things up a notch with a couple key improvements.

For starters, Google now lets  [Read More…]