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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 significant energy savings – the original 8 Gen 1 has never been slow, heat and power consumption were its main problems. Qualcomm advertises 10% higher CPU performance and a 30% improvement in CPU …

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The new USB-C dock triples support for the Mac M1 external monitor, says Anker

The new USB-C dock triples support for the Mac M1 external monitor, says Anker

If you have an M1-based Mac, Apple says you’re limited to just one external monitor. But Anker, which makes power banks, chargers, docks, and other accessories, released a dock this week that she says will increase your Mac M1’s maximum monitor count to three. The $ 250 Anker 563 USB-C Docking Station, spotted by MacRumors, …

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Fractal Design Meshify 2 now has RGB and Lite models with asymmetrical square mesh.

Fractal Design Meshify 2 now has RGB and Lite models with asymmetrical square mesh.

Fractal Design has announced a variant of the Meshify 2 center tower PC case with an asymmetrical square mesh front panel. Meshify 2 RGB and Meshify 2 Lite have been announced. The “Meshify 2 RGB” is a premium model that comes standard with three 140mm “Aspect 14 RGB PWM” ARGB fans in the …

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Gigabyte announces GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming Stealth with hidden power connectors

Gigabyte announces GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming Stealth with hidden power connectors

GIGABYTE Project Stealth Computer Assembly Kit guides building an elegant system GIGABYTE partners with MAINGEAR for a custom motherboard, graphics card, and case that transform difficult assembly into easy installation and stealth-inspired aesthetics May 20, 2022 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and hardware solutions, today announced a new …

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Microsoft applies for a patent on the reverse flip display device just as LG invents one

Microsoft applies for a patent on the reverse flip display device just as LG invents one

In Matrix Reloaded (2003), the ever so positive Morpheus said: “I see no coincidences, I see providence. I see a purpose. The same can be said regarding Microsoft and the future of its foldable phone, the Surface Duo, and some new information coming to light this week. A new patent application from Microsoft, spotted by …

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The EU plans to force Apple to provide developers with access to all hardware and software features

The EU plans to force Apple to provide developers with access to all hardware and software features

The European Union is pursuing legislation to heavily regulate companies like Apple, establishing plans to force “gatekeepers” to open access to hardware and software and even establish an internal department to comply with the new rules, under an agreement approved by the EU. Internal Market Committee of the European Parliament. The provisional agreement on the …

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Comparative analysis of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 on an engineering platform

Comparative analysis of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 on an engineering platform

In December 2021, at a launch event in Hawaii, we saw Qualcomm unveil the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. It offered more performance than ever, and the company also claimed efficiency improvements. However, it wasn’t That much more powerful than previous years’ chipsets. Now the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 is here and ASUS kindly provided …

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