ExtremeTechExtremeTech
Inexplicably, Samsung Says It Has Sold 1 Million Galaxy Folds
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:10:24 +0000

Samsung talked a big game in the lead-up to the Galaxy Fold launch, hoping to build up hype for the first-of-its-kind phone. However, the original release was cancelled following some embarrassing early failures. That apparently did not doom the Galaxy Fold. Samsung now says the foldable device has sold 1 million units. 

The post Inexplicably, Samsung Says It Has Sold 1 Million Galaxy Folds appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: Apple iPad 10.2-inch 128GB for just $329, $0.99 Amazon Smart Plug for Select Users, Inspiron 3671 only $450
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 21:18:46 +0000

If you are still looking for that perfect gift to buy someone for Christmas, then you're in luck. Walmart is selling Apple's 2019 iPad with a $100 discount, which makes it the same price we saw on Black Friday.

The post ET Deals: Apple iPad 10.2-inch 128GB for just $329, $0.99 Amazon Smart Plug for Select Users, Inspiron 3671 only $450 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Porsche Taycan Slapped With Disappointing 201-Mile EPA Range Estimate
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 20:41:19 +0000
Photography: Christoph Bauer Postproduction: Wagnerchic – www.wagnerchic.com

Porsche, not accustomed to being outperformed by a cheaper car, is preparing to release the all-electric Taycan in 2020. However, EPA mileage testing showed surprisingly poor performance. It was so bad, in fact, that Porsche hired a private firm to do additional tests. 

The post Porsche Taycan Slapped With Disappointing 201-Mile EPA Range Estimate appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Google Adds Interpreter Mode for Real-Time Translations to Assistant on Phones
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:03:06 +0000

Google added an interesting interpreter mode to Assistant smart speakers recently, but that wasn't helpful for travel. Now, interpreter mode is available on phones, allowing you to instantly converse in another language with no tedious downloading or setup.

The post Google Adds Interpreter Mode for Real-Time Translations to Assistant on Phones appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Grab Parallels Desktop, WIndscribe VPN, and 11 Other Mac Apps for only $42 Today
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 17:00:03 +0000

The 2020 Limited Edition Mac Bundle contains 13 apps for photo editing, finance, internet security, and more.

The post Grab Parallels Desktop, WIndscribe VPN, and 11 Other Mac Apps for only $42 Today appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel’s Manufacturing Roadmap Shows a Return to Regular Cadence Through 2029
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:01:25 +0000
Intel is shipping 56-core solutions now, like Cascade Lake-AP. Those didn't exist when 14nm was new.

Intel's manufacturing roadmap through 2029 has been released and it shows an aggressive two-year cadence for future product improvements.

The post Intel’s Manufacturing Roadmap Shows a Return to Regular Cadence Through 2029 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Facebook Will Now Use Oculus VR Data for Ads Just as Everyone Expected
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:32:15 +0000

Facebook finally did the thing it always said it wasn't going to do. We're shocked. Shocked, we say.

The post Facebook Will Now Use Oculus VR Data for Ads Just as Everyone Expected appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Hackers Openly Peddle Tools to Hack Ring Cameras
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:47:30 +0000

After a widely-reported Ring camera hack, Motherboard investigated and found network of online ne'er-do-wells specifically targeting the company's cameras. 

The post Hackers Openly Peddle Tools to Hack Ring Cameras appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 a Step Backward for Smartphones?
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:30:01 +0000

Could Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 actually send phones backward, as far as overall performance and battery life? It's not impossible -- but it's not a sure thing, either. It'll depend on just how much optimization Qualcomm and its OEM partners do around these new capabilities to offset the cost of 5G.

The post Is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 a Step Backward for Smartphones? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: Amazon Fire HD 8 $49, Echo Dot + 1 Month Amazon Music Unlimited only $9 for Prime Members, Asus VivoBook 15 AMD Ryzen 3 $249
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:07:47 +0000

Need a new tablet? Today you can get Amazon's Fire HD 8 marked down to the affordable price of just $49.99, which is the same awesome deal on this tablet that was available on Black Friday.

The post ET Deals: Amazon Fire HD 8 $49, Echo Dot + 1 Month Amazon Music Unlimited only $9 for Prime Members, Asus VivoBook 15 AMD Ryzen 3 $249 appeared first on ExtremeTech.


rssfeedwidget.com