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New leak reveals upcoming Ryzen 5000G APU specifications

AMD’s Ryzen 5000 family wouldn’t be complete without the launch of a few APUs for system builders, but the company has yet to make an official reveal. The leaks so far show these chips might be a good option for people who don’t need a graphics card or as a stop-gap solution in case they […]

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Upcoming Pixel 6 phone expected to feature Google-made SoC

Google is reportedly developing its own custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) for next-generation Pixel handsets. The chip, which is being co-developed with Samsung, is expected to premiere in upcoming Pixel 6 later this year. The news come following a previous earnings call in which Google CEO Sundar Pichai described “deeper investments in hardware” and teased a “terrific […]

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First reviews of Intel’s Core i5-11400 are in, and it’s a worthy competitor to the Ryzen 5 3600

Since the release of Ryzen 5000, AMD has somewhat abandoned the market segment that had some of their best sellers. They still offer the Ryzen 5 3600, but users were expecting new models in this price range given the history with R5 1600, 2600 and 3600. Unfortunately this did not happen as the 5600X targets […]

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This is Spotify’s ‘Car Thing’ gadget, as shown in the app’s own code

Images of Spotify’s curious in-car gadget, known colloquially as the “Car Thing,” have been found hidden within the code of the Spotify iOS app. The device, which is thought to be a voice-controlled music and podcasting gadget, closely resembles a miniature infotainment screen, featuring a handful of physical controls alongside a color display. However, the […]

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Intel forgot to release graphics drivers for their 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPUs

Intel’s graphics drivers are usually available on their downloads website, but if you search for the 11900K or its siblings, then all you get is the Performance Maximizer utility. If you download the Intel Graphics driver installer, it says it can’t find a match for your hardware. That’s a bit annoying when you’re paying over […]

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LG announces exit from the phone business

Following months of rumors that it would happen, LG has finally confirmed it is quitting the phone business. The Korean giant said the decision to close its mobile unit was approved by the board of directors today. It comes after the division spent six years losing money, totaling around $4.5 billion. While one of the […]

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Personal data of 533 million Facebook users leaks online

Security researcher Alon Gal highlighted the leak, the result of a Facebook vulnerability patched in 2019. The data went up for sale via a dark web cybercrime forum back in January, when interested buyers could look up the information in the database using a Telegram bot. Now, the entire trove has been made freely available. […]