The best walking shoes 2022: top choices for your next trek

The best walking shoes 2022: top choices for your next trek

Walking shoes and boots have changed. No longer are you necessarily looking for a traditional leather boot to tackle hikes and more; youu can now buy fast and light all-terrain shoes and boots with the same level of comfort that you’d expect from a pair of sturdy sneakers. After all, while a decent pair of … Read moreThe best walking shoes 2022: top choices for your next trek

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor announced for gaming smartphones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor announced for gaming smartphones

Last updated: May 20th, 2022 at 16:35 UTC+02:00 Alongside the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Qualcomm also unveiled the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor that’s targeted toward gaming smartphones. Qualcomm claims its new chipset “delivers epic mobile gaming with high-speed connectivity, plus heart-pumping audio and visuals.” The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 (SM7450-AB) is the successor to … Read moreQualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor announced for gaming smartphones

Bill Gates uses a Samsung foldable instead of a Microsoft Surface Duo

Bill Gates uses a Samsung foldable instead of a Microsoft Surface Duo

Last updated: May 20th, 2022 at 16:18 UTC+02:00 Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates uses the Galaxy Z Fold 3 as his daily smartphone. Mr. Gates revealed in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session that he uses the Galaxy Z Fold 3 together with a portable PC “and nothing else.” “I have an Android … Read moreBill Gates uses a Samsung foldable instead of a Microsoft Surface Duo

WhatsApp adds new revenue streams through new cloud hosting services

What you need to know Meta has announced that WhatsApp will add free cloud hosting services for businesses. The WhatsApp Cloud API is designed to assist businesses in quickly establishing a presence on the messaging app. The WhatsApp Business app is also getting two premium features, which are optional for users. Meta is seeking to … Read moreWhatsApp adds new revenue streams through new cloud hosting services

Galaxy Z Flip 4: Bigger batteries, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ confirmed

Galaxy Z Flip 4: Bigger batteries, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ confirmed

Two major details on the Galaxy Z Flip 4 have been seemingly confirmed today. A document filing that was spotted shows that Samsung’s next foldable Z Flip phone will feature a bigger battery than previously reported. Along with this significant upgrade comes the confirmation of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ chipset. TL;DR Benchmark confirms Snapdragon 8 … Read moreGalaxy Z Flip 4: Bigger batteries, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ confirmed

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 & 7 Gen 1

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 & 7 Gen 1

Qualcomm has unveiled two new chipsets to power high-end mobile phones, including its new top-tier offering: the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. The 8+ Gen 1 is one of Qualcomm’s typical mid-cycle refreshes, in this case upgrading on last December’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The core of the chip remains unchanged, but the CPU’s prime core … Read moreQualcomm Launches Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 & 7 Gen 1

Motorola and Google are selling more smartphones than ever before

Motorola and Google are selling more smartphones than ever before

Motorola Edge Plus 2022 and Google Pixel 6 Source: Pocketnow The smartphone market is exceptionally competitive, especially in North America, and the shipments reached 39 million units in the first quarter of 2022, up 3.7% year on year. Motorola and Google have both managed to increase their market share thanks to their newly released and … Read moreMotorola and Google are selling more smartphones than ever before

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor announced with higher power efficiency

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor announced with higher power efficiency

Last updated: May 20th, 2022 at 15:23 UTC+02:00 Qualcomm has finally unveiled its newest flagship smartphone chipset, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. It is the successor to the existing Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset that’s used in the Galaxy S22 series and various other high-end Android smartphones released after December 2021. The chipset was unveiled … Read moreQualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor announced with higher power efficiency

Realme beats Samsung to the market with skin temperature-reading watch

Realme beats Samsung to the market with skin temperature-reading watch

Last updated: May 20th, 2022 at 15:12 UTC+02:00 Several major smartwatch manufacturers, including Samsung and Apple, are developing a new skin temperature reading health feature for their wearables. And for a moment, it looked like Samsung could become the first OEM to offer a wrist wearable equipped with temperature-reading capabilities later this year. Unfortunately, that … Read moreRealme beats Samsung to the market with skin temperature-reading watch

We’ve already used the first Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 superphone

Qualcomm today officially announced the latest revision of its Snapdragon 8 platform, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, boasting performance improvements across the board and up to 30% efficiency gains over the base model 8 Gen 1.  The new platform will feature in flagships from big names like OnePlus, Honor, and Xiaomi in the coming months, … Read moreWe’ve already used the first Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 superphone

LG’s new 4K short-throw projector goes big and goes in your home

LG’s new 4K short-throw projector goes big and goes in your home

When it comes to your home cinema set-up, bigger more-or-less always means better. But giant tellies can quickly rack up a rather large bill, not to mention the impracticality. It puts many people off grabbing a large TV, and that’s no good for anybody. Enter projectors, a compact, more affordable way of popping a large … Read moreLG’s new 4K short-throw projector goes big and goes in your home

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 unveiled: 30% more efficient, 10% faster

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 unveiled: 30% more efficient, 10% faster

Qualcomm has unveiled a revamped version of its flagship chipset. The new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (SM8475) promises modest speed improvements and notable power savings – the original 8 Gen 1 was never slow, heat and power usage were its main issues. Qualcomm advertises a 10% higher CPU performance and a 30% improvement in power … Read moreQualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 unveiled: 30% more efficient, 10% faster

Top folding phones we’ve tested and reviewed

Top folding phones we’ve tested and reviewed

The foldable phone is a growing segment of the smartphone market and with a number of options now available, it’s time to round up the best foldable phones currently available. Foldable devices have hit the mainstream in the past few years, spearheaded by Samsung and Huawei. They are phones with a display that folds, either … Read moreTop folding phones we’ve tested and reviewed