Tag Archive: Speeds


Qualcomm Quick Charge 3+ brings ultra-fast charging speeds for everyone

It can charge a phone from zero to 50 percent in just 15 minutes.

What you need to know Qualcomm Quick Charge 3+ is now official. It will initially be available on devices powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 and 765G chipsets. Xiaomi’s Mi 10 Lite Zoom is the first phone to support both Quick Charge 4+ and Quick 3+ charging technologies.

Qualcomm today announced Quick Charge 3+, a new fast charging technology that aims to bring fast  [Read More…]

Tests reveal the Pixel 3 and 4 have abnormally slow USB transfer speeds

Some flagship phones are capable of transferring files two times faster.

What you need to know A recent test from Android Authority reveals that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 smartphones have significantly slower USB transfer speeds compared to the competition. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 were even slower at transferring files than the previous Pixel 2 and the original Pixel smartphone. Android Authority speculates the reason for the slower speeds must be either software  [Read More…]

Huawei’s upcoming P40 Pro might not bring faster charging speeds

The P40 Pro could have the same 40W SuperCharge wired fast charging tech as Huawei’s current flagship phones.

What you need to know Huawei P40 series phones have been certified by China’s 3C regulatory body. The certification reveals the standard P40 supports 22.5W charging, while the P40 Pro supports 40W charging. Both the Huawei P40 and P40 Pro will be announced at a global launch event in Paris on March 26.

Huawei’s P30 Pro was one of  [Read More…]

What network speeds do I need for Stadia?

Best answer: Depending on which package you get and the resolution you want to stream at, you may not need as much for streaming Stadia as you’d think. For 4K 60FPS streaming, Google recommends 35 mbps, but 10 mbps is the minimum recommended bandwidth.

The best package: Google Stadia Founder’s Edition ($ 129 at Google) Play it on the big screen: Google Chromecast Ultra ($ 69 at Amazon) Does it matter which Stadia version I subscribe to?  [Read More…]

Verizon’s 5G network is already pushing speeds of nearly 600Mbps

Customers in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis can get 600 Mbps or higher with a Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod.

Verizon was slated to unveil its 5G UWB (Ultra WideBand) service in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis the week of April 8, but it has jumped the gun and the service is live in the two locales right now. According to Verizon, users should see download speeds of 450 Mbit/s with peak speeds of “nearly”  [Read More…]

How to increase download speeds on PlayStation 4

Between the settings, equipment, and upgrades, there are plenty of ways to increase the download speeds on your PlayStation 4. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use all the options we’ve tested and confirmed to work. Nobody likes waiting a long time to download the new content they just bought so read on below to see how you can improve the internet speeds to your console.

Products used in this guide Powerful router: Linksys EA9500 Max  [Read More…]

What internet speeds do you need to play PlayStation 4 online?

Best answer: You can get away with some really slow internet speeds on the PlayStation 4, around 3 Mbps for download and an upload speed of 1Mbps, but it’s the ping you need to watch out for. Keep it below 150ms and you should be fine.

The console you need: PlayStation 4 Pro ($ 470 at Amazon) Speed matters

If any of you are PC players as well as console players you will know that most games  [Read More…]

Get more out of your internet speeds with this one-day Linksys routers sale

Today’s sale could save you up to $ 140.

Select high-speed Linksys Wi-Fi Routers are on sale at Woot today only with prices starting as low as $ 59.99. Shipping at Woot is free for Amazon Prime members and $ 6 for everyone else.

The most affordable of the routers on sale today is the AC1900 Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router (EA6900). Now down to $ 59.99, today’s deal saves you $ 35 off its average price at  [Read More…]

MicroSD Express announced with read speeds up to 985 MB/s

That’s nearly ten times the read speed of most microSD cards available today.

MicroSD cards are essential add-ons for some people’s phones.

It’s an easy, affordable way to instantly boost your device’s internal storage, and thanks to a new type of card called microSD Express, things about to get ridiculously fast.

MicroSD Express is part of the new SD 7.1 spec being announced at MWC, at the most notable upgrade is that read speeds can reach up  [Read More…]

D-Link’s new 5G router is capable of 3Gbps download speeds

Now, we just have to wait for 5G to actually be a thing.

As CES 2019 announcements slowly trickle down ahead of the event, we’re expecting a big focus of this coming week to be on all things 5G. D-Link just announced its new 5G router, and while we’re still a ways away before most people will be able to use the thing, it sounds awfully impressive.

In addition to boosting data speeds on our phones, another  [Read More…]