Top

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft’s Project xCloud preview is entering 11 more countries in Western Europe

April 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Microsoft is making its cloud gaming service available for preview in more countries, after it was initially out only in the US, UK, Canada and South Korea. The new Project xCloud preview countries are, as announced: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may have a cheaper, 256GB version

April 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Foldable phones with flexible displays are impressive and novel, but they’re still very expensive. For example, the original Samsung Galaxy Fold still costs $2000, making it too expensive for many people. However, Samsung might change things a bit with its […]


Mobile, Smartphones

HTC revenues actually grew in March despite the COVID-19 pandemic

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through the smartphone industry. Demand for new devices has collapsed and Apple, among many others, was forced to withdraw its financial guidance for the first quarter of 2020. But somehow, despite already facing financial […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Samsung Internet Browser beta shows privacy and interface improvements

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung devices come with the South Korean giant’s own app ecosystem, including an email client and an internet browser app. And although most Android users usually stick with Google’s offerings, namely Gmail and Google Chrome, Samsung’s own internet browser is […]


Mobile, Smartphones

TCL 10 Series: Good specs, lots of cameras, and 5G on a budget

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

TCL Communication is best known for its extensive TV lineup and making smartphones under the Alcatel brand. The company is determined to become a major player in its own right, though, and has now leveraged its know-how in the two […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

5G speeds are great, but they come at a cost

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The 5G revolution may have plenty of virtues outside its speed advantages, like the ability to maintain many more connections on one tower or base station than your typical 4G dispenser, and way less latency than its predecessor the 4G […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google is temporarily rolling back Chrome’s SameSite cookie requirements

April 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

With the launch of Chrome 80 in February, Google began gradually rolling out an update that changes how third-party cookies work on websites, called “SameSite.” Today, it announced that it is temporarily rolling back this SameSite requirements in light of […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Why are phones getting so expensive? Not greed, just 5G… and crazy periscopes

April 3, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

We don’t need any statistical analyses to tell us that average phone prices are rising again this year, as the trend is unfolding before our very own unbelieving eyes. That $999 price spot we chastised when Apple introduced the iPhone […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 5 Preview 2 brings RyuJIT and GC improvements

April 3, 2020

Via: Info World

Microsoft has published a second preview of .NET 5. A merger of .NET Standard and .NET Core that is intended to unify the .NET platform, .NET 5 is described by Microsoft as “the future of .NET.” The second .NET 5 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Skype tries competing with Zoom by reminding people that they don’t need the app or an account to make a call

April 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software and remind people that using the app isn’t complicated. The company tweeted a reminder today that users can now start a video meeting and […]