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Samsung releases the June 2021 update early for some Galaxy devices

Samsung has done it again. Although Google hasn’t even published the security bulletin for June, the South Korean smartphone maker has already gotten a head start over rolling out the June 2021 security update. This isn’t the first time Samsung is first out of the gate with the latest security updates. Over the past several...

How to opt out of Google’s privacy sandbox (FLoC) in Chrome

Online advertising currently relies on third-party 'cookies,' which are small identifiers that follow you across different websites. Cookies allow companies to track your browsing activity and create an advertising profile, which is why many privacy-centric web browsers (like Firefox and Vivaldi) largely block them. Google Chrome still allows cookies to work with few restrictions, but...

AMD announces Radeon RX 6000M mobile graphics with RDNA 2 architecture

AMD has finally announced the arrival of its new graphics chips for laptops: the new Radeon 6000M series based on the RDNA 2 architecture. First teased at CES 2021, a total of three chips under the series have been announced at Computex 2021, including the Radeon RX 6800M, the RX 6700M, and the RX 6600M. AMD...

Mi TV 4A 40 Horizon Edition is another bezel-less addition to Xiaomi’s popular TV lineup

Xiaomi India has just added a new model to its smart TV portfolio: the Mi TV 4A 40 Horizon Edition. The Mi TV 4A 40 slots below the Mi TV 4A 43-inch model that launched last year while retaining the under-the-hood hardware and the overall design language. Mi TV 4A 40 Horizon Edition specifications: Main Header 1 Mi...

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, 3070 Ti are the newest graphics cards announced at Computex 2021

Computex 2021 officially kicks off with NVIDIA introducing two new graphics cards under its RTX 30-series. As various leaks and rumors predicted in the past, we now have two new high-end cards in the form of RTX 3080 Ti and the 3070 Ti. The ‘Ti’ in the name suggests that these new GPUs are enhanced versions...

Google promises it won’t build a backdoor for Chrome’s FLoC ad targeting

Google now has a near-monopoly on web browsers, search engines, and online advertising. The company's massive reach is already resulting in an antitrust lawsuit from the United States Department of Justice, and its new Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) technology isn't helping the situation. FLoC was intended to be a replacement for tracking cookies, which...

Alienware fully unveils new X-series to show what it can do

Back when Intel unveiled its latest H-series processors, Dell announced a bunch of laptops too. What might have flown under the radar at the time was the Alienware X-series, more specifically the X17. It was just a teaser, but now the wraps are being taken off. In Dell's blog post, it refers to the "X factor",...