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Google teases the Pixel 6 series with its custom Google Tensor chip

It's no surprise that Google is preparing to launch the Pixel 6 series later this year, and in now typical Google fashion, the company has shared a plethora of details about its new phones weeks ahead of their launch. Google today confirmed the names, design, expected launch date, and many of the specs of its...

This Week in Gaming: Activision Blizzard employees’ walk-out, Annapurna’s showcase, and even more game delays

It’s been a relatively quiet week for gaming news, at least in terms of big game reveals or delays. Instead, we’ve been watching the industry’s biggest scandal unfold, as well as a new stream from Annapurna. In better news, there have been several good game launches this week to keep gamers busy. Activision Blizzard scandal grows...

This week in Chrome OS: GIF Maker coming to Chromebooks

Another week in the books. It was a fairly slow news week for Chrome OS, especially compared to the onslaught last week. There were a couple key hardware announcements, including Samsung's release of more info on the Galaxy Chromebook Go LTE. We now know that Google is working on a custom GIF maker for Chrome...

Samsung Galaxy Book Go Review: Crazy value at a crazy price

I can't tell you how excited I was to write this review. When Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 7c chipset back in December 2019, it really piqued my interest. It promised the traditional value propositions like integrated cellular connectivity, thinner and fanless designs, and better battery life, but at a price point that most certainly wasn't...

This exploit lets you unlock the bootloader of the Google Chromecast with Google TV

The Google Chromecast with Google TV is one of the best media streaming dongles out there. The little piece of hardware not only unlocks 4K video streaming at 60fps for connected devices, but it also brings support for HDR content, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos audio. The device can even be considered a capable gaming...

WayDroid can run Android apps on Linux without slowdowns

There are many ways to run Android apps on desktop computers. Desktop emulators like BlueStacks are popular, you could run Android x86 in a virtual machine (or dual-boot it), or you could wait for Windows 11's Android app compatibility layer. Anbox is another solution for running Android apps, intended to support Linux and Linux-based smartphones,...

The POCO X3 GT has a huge battery and flagship-level haptics for $299

POCO has a new phone for the Middle Eastern, Latin American, African, and Southeast Asian market, and surprise, surprise -- it's a rebranded version of an existing device Xiaomi had already released elsewhere. In this case, the confusion factor is even higher, because the "new" POCO X3 GT is a rebranded version of the Redmi...

Lenovo ThinkPad T14 Gen 2 Review: The workhorse of the ThinkPad family

Known as the workhorse of the lineup, Lenovo's ThinkPad T14 is the best-selling product in the ThinkPad range. It's meant to check the right boxes, and not let you down when you need it. It's dependable, it has MIL-STD-810G durability, and more. Indeed, the Lenovo ThinkPad T14 Gen 2 is the ultimate mainstream business laptop,...

Google preps “Switch to Android” iOS app for migrating data from an iPhone

If you’re jumping ship from Android to iOS, Apple offers an app called Move to iOS on the Google Play Store, allowing you to seamlessly migrate your Android data to an iPhone. But if you want to do the opposite — switch from iOS to Android — Google currently doesn’t have a similar tool on...

Samsung confirms the Galaxy Note 21 won’t launch next month

Samsung will host its next big Galaxy Unpacked event on August 11. During the event, the company will lift the covers off the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the Galaxy Z Flip 3, the Galaxy S21 FE, the Galaxy Watch 4 series, and the Galaxy Buds 2. While some fans believed that Samsung might also launch...

Intel lays out its roadmap through 2025, renames its process nodes

Intel is a company that's firing on all cylinders right now, as freshly minted CEO Pat Gelsinger aims to drive the company forward toward catching up in the (many) areas where it's lost ground to competitors. Today, the company laid its cards on the table, showing off its roadmap through 2025, but also emphasizing its...

Acer Chromebook Spin 514 Review: Rugged, reliable, and fast

Acer announced the Spin 514 Chromebook just ahead of CES this year. This Ryzen-powered Chromebook with AMD graphics aims to put an end to the popular belief that Chromebooks aren't performance machines. There's no doubt Acer is a key OEM in the Chromebook market, so I was excited when they announced this device. Before picking up...