samsung
Our First Look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Appears to Confirm Almost Every Design Rumour

Just last week, renders allegedly showing the unreleased Galaxy Note 20 appeared on Samsung’s official Russian website. But now, it appears the Galaxy Note 20 has been photographed in the wild for the first time, confirming details we’ve gleaned from previous reports. Read More >>

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The Next Version of Chrome Could Remove a Major Source of Battery Drain

Google Chrome is often maligned as kind of a resource hog, which means it tends to suck up more energy on mobile devices like laptops. But a new experimental flag in the next version of Chrome could help reduce the browser’s battery drain and extend the life of your laptop by up to two hours. Read More >>

cameras
This New Olympus App Turns Your Camera Into a Webcam

With so many people now video-conferencing while working from home, webcams have suddenly become hard to find – a number of top models are sold out or have seen massive price hikes. So to help make video calls a little easier to setup, Olympus is now introducing a new app that can turn your mirrorless camera into a high-quality webcam. Read More >>

cameras
This New Olympus App Turns Your Camera Into a Webcam

With so many people now video-conferencing while working from home, webcams have suddenly become hard to find – a number of top models are sold out or have seen massive price hikes. So to help make video calls a little easier to setup, today Olympus is introducing a new app that can turn your mirrorless camera into a high-quality webcam. Read More >>

google
The Pixel 3a Is Dead

The Pixel 3a has been one of our favorite phones over the past year, but it seems its time has come to an end as Google has confirmed that the Pixel 3a has been officially discontinued. Read More >>

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If These Leaked Pics Are Real, the Galaxy Note 20 Is Going to Look Awesome In Copper

While Samsung still hasn’t officially announced the Galaxy Note 20, Samsung’s Russian website may have just let the cat out of the bag by inadvertently posting photos of the Note 20 featuring an enchanting copper finish. Read More >>

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It Looks Like Google Is Killing Chrome’s Unofficial Forced Dark Mode

In recent builds of Chrome for Android, Google provided a hidden option that allowed users to force dark mode onto websites that would normally feature bright white backgrounds. Sadly, based on updated settings from the Canary build for the next version of Chrome (86), it appears Google is dropping support for forced dark mode entirely. Read More >>

huawei
What You Get with a World-Class Phone That Can’t Access Google

It’s a weird situation when the second largest smartphone maker in the world is treated as persona non grata, but that’s precisely what Huawei is facing when it comes to selling gadgets in the west. And based on the current political climate, there’s very little chance that will change between now and November. However, that doesn’t mean Huawei’s latest flagship phone – the P40 Pro – isn’t worth checking out. Because even though its lack of support for Google Mobile Services can be a real pain sometimes (more on that later), it also has world-class components and some of the best cameras you can get on a phone. Read More >>

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Ex-Intel Engineer Claims Skylake Quality Assurance Was the Reason For Apple’s Big CPU Transition

Earlier this week, after years of rumours, Apple finally announced its third major CPU transition for the Mac by moving away from Intel to custom-designed Apple processors. But now that the dust has settled, a lot of people are asking why. Read More >>

cameras
Olympus Is Getting Out of the Camera Game

It’s been a rough few years for Olympus, and with smartphones cannibalising the sales of pocket cams and Sony dominating the sales of high-end mirrorless cams, Olympus has decided to sell off its camera division and exit the camera game entirely. Read More >>

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Acer’s Swift 5 Will Be One of the First Laptops With Intel’s Fancy New Integrated XE Graphics

Last week, Intel’s chief performance strategist posted a clip of a laptop with Intel’s new integrated XE graphics running Battlefield 5 surprisingly smoothly, and today, Acer followed that up by announcing one of the first laptops to feature Intel’s new integrated graphics in an actual device. Read More >>

VR
Oculus Is Dropping the Go to Focus More on the Oculus Quest

After releasing the Quest and the Rift S, Oculus’ cheapest VR headset – the Oculus Go – has been in kind of a weird place. It doesn’t offer the flexibility or features of its more expensive siblings, and it wasn’t getting a lot of support or content either, so today Oculus announced it’s discontinuing the Oculus Go entirely. Read More >>

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Leaked Benchmarks Suggest Next Surface Laptop 4 Will Ship with AMD CPUs

At its big product showcase last autumn, Microsoft introduced the first Surface Laptop powered by an AMD CPU. But now, based on some leaked benchmarks, it appears Microsoft might double down on its use of AMD chips in the upcoming Surface Laptop 4. Read More >>

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Microsoft Is Killing Mixer and Moving Everything to Facebook Gaming

Despite signing a number of major streamers including Ninja and Shroud, Microsoft’s livestream platform Mixer just couldn’t break through. So starting today, Microsoft is moving all of Mixer’s content over to Facebook Gaming before Mixer gets shut down completely on July 22. Read More >>

apple
Here’s What’s New in iOS 14

After 13 versions installed across more than a billion devices, Apple’s iOS has become a very well-rounded and mature platform. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement, and at WWDC 2020, Apple is giving us a peek at all the new features and tweaks it has in mind for iOS 14. Read More >>