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Qualcomm expands dedicated hardware for Windows devices with Snapdragon 8c and 7c
Qualcomm expands dedicated hardware for Windows devices with Snapdragon 8c and 7c By Chris Hall

Qualcomm is expanding its range of Snapdragon hardware to power Windows computers adding the 8c and 7c to the offering alongside the previously-announced Read more

Your next VR headset could be 5G connected and stream 8K video, thanks to Snapdragon XR2
Your next VR headset could be 5G connected and stream 8K video, thanks to Snapdragon XR2 By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has unveiled a new hardware platform to power extended reality devices - that's AR, VR or a mixture of both - called the Snapdragon XR2 Read more

Smart Christmas lights: How to add voice controls and more to your Christmas lights with Alexa, Google Home or Siri
Smart Christmas lights: How to add voice controls and more to your Christmas lights with Alexa, Google Home or Siri By Chris Hall

Making your Christmas decorations smart is very easy thanks to voice assistants! Read more

Snapdragon Summit 2019: Watch Qualcomm detail new extended reality and laptop hardware
Snapdragon Summit 2019: Watch Qualcomm detail new extended reality and laptop hardware By Chris Hall

Snapdragon Summit is held annually, giving Qualcomm the chance to talk about its Snapdragon hardware Read more

PUBG Mobile is going to look better and play better thanks to Snapdragon 865
PUBG Mobile is going to look better and play better thanks to Snapdragon 865 By Chris Hall

If you're a fan of PUBG Mobile then you might be interested in some of the news coming out of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit, where the company announced Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know about Qualcomm's latest smartphone platform
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know about Qualcomm's latest smartphone platform By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 865, its latest platform that's going to be powering a full range of devices into 2020 and beyond Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will offer updatable GPU drivers to boost your mobile gaming
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will offer updatable GPU drivers to boost your mobile gaming By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced that its new mobile platform will support updates for the Adreno graphics chip. Updatable graphics drivers is something that desktop Read more

Qualcomm: 200-megapixel smartphone cameras are coming in 2020
Qualcomm: 200-megapixel smartphone cameras are coming in 2020 By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has been introducing the world to its new Snapdragon 865 over the past few days and one of the big gains is on the camera front. Taking to Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 supports Dolby Vision video capture on phones By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon 865 will be the first consumer device to support the capture Dolby Vision video Read more

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2020
Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2020 By Chris Hall

The cutting edge of tech is the smartphone - and here are all the exciting phones from the likes of Apple, Samsung, Huawei and more Read more

Oppo confirms Reno3 Pro will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 765G
Oppo confirms Reno3 Pro will use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 765G By Chris Hall

Oppo was on stage at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Summit to confirm that it would be using the newly-announced Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765 Read more

Xiaomi Mi 10 will be one of the first Snapdragon 865 phones
Xiaomi Mi 10 will be one of the first Snapdragon 865 phones By Chris Hall

Xiaomi was quick to confirm that it would be using the new Snapdragon 865 Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is built for 5G, boosts AI and gaming power
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is built for 5G, boosts AI and gaming power By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced the platform that's going to power the next generation of flagship phones, the Snapdragon 865 Read more

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 765 looking to bring 5G to billions
Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 765 looking to bring 5G to billions By Chris Hall

Qualcomm has announced its next generation of Snapdragon hardware aimed at more affordable devices Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9 review: Still a super phone at a bargain price
4.5 stars Xiaomi Mi 9 review: Still a super phone at a bargain price By Chris Hall

Offering powerful hardware and a good camera experience, the Mi 9 is let down by the software, but at this price it's a compelling flagship phone Read more

Best Kindle 2019: Which Amazon Kindle is best for you?
Best Kindle 2019: Which Amazon Kindle is best for you? By Chris Hall

Read our guide to help you decide which Amazon Kindle ereader is right for you. See the specs and features of all the Kindles to choose the right one. Read more

The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals 2019
The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals 2019 By Chris Hall

Savings across the Google and Nest family Read more

Best Ring deals 2019: Which Ring doorbell or camera should you buy?
Best Ring deals 2019: Which Ring doorbell or camera should you buy? By Chris Hall

Ring offers range of cameras and video doorbells. Read more

When is Android 10 coming to my phone?
When is Android 10 coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

We're gathering all the updates together for Samsung, Huawei and everyone else Read more

Tablets for kids: How to set up an Amazon Fire tablet for children
Tablets for kids: How to set up an Amazon Fire tablet for children By Chris Hall

Kids love tablets. They love the interactive games, they love having access to video to watch and they love all the apps. Read more

Nissan Juke (2019) review: Put up your Jukes
4.0 stars Nissan Juke (2019) review: Put up your Jukes By Chris Hall

The new Nissan Juke makes a lot of sense in a lot of places. But what impact will sacrificing the extroverted design have? Read more

The excellent Logitech C920 Full HD webcam has been slashed to £25 for one day only
The excellent Logitech C920 Full HD webcam has been slashed to £25 for one day only By Chris Hall

Webcams are boring to most of us. You just need it to work and work reliably, which is where the Logitech C920 comes in. Read more

Ring Spotlight Cam review: Battery-powered security
4.0 stars Ring Spotlight Cam review: Battery-powered security By Chris Hall

A motion-detection security camera that offers illumination. Pay a subscription and access recordings too. Is it the simplest home security solution? Read more

Honor MagicWatch 2 focuses on health and fitness, but it's the 14-day battery life that will turn heads
Honor MagicWatch 2 focuses on health and fitness, but it's the 14-day battery life that will turn heads By Chris Hall

Honor MagicWatch 2 smartwatch fail, and that's on battery life. Read more

Honor View 30 series launches into the affordable 5G space
Honor View 30 series launches into the affordable 5G space By Chris Hall

The Honor View 30 and View 30 Pro could have been an affordable route to 5G, but... Read more

Huawei partners with Devialet in the Sound X smart speaker
Huawei partners with Devialet in the Sound X smart speaker By Chris Hall

Huawei has launched the Sound X smart speaker in China and has partnered with audio brand Devialet to bring some punch to the proceedings.Devialet are Read more

Call of Duty: Mobile update adds zombies, Summit map and controller support
Call of Duty: Mobile update adds zombies, Summit map and controller support By Chris Hall

Call of Duty: Mobile has seen massive season 2 update, bringing in a whole new range of features. Read more

Nokia's next launch will be on 5 December 2019: Will it be a 5G phone?
Nokia's next launch will be on 5 December 2019: Will it be a 5G phone? By Chris Hall

Out of the blue, Nokia has teased that it's going to be launching a new "member of the family" on 5 December. Read more

Lexus unveils its first EV, the Lexus UX 300e
Lexus unveils its first EV, the Lexus UX 300e By Chris Hall

Lexus, having introduced its compact UX SUV recently, has now revealed what feels like an obvious evolution of the model Read more

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy?
Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy? By Chris Hall

Amazon's Fire tablet continues to offer a popular alternative to the iPad, but which Amazon Fire tablet is right for you? We've compared them for you Read more

Android for beginners: Tips and tricks for your new smartphone
Android for beginners: Tips and tricks for your new smartphone By Chris Hall

The best tips and tricks to get you started with your new Android phone Read more

Toyota RAV4 PHEV promises 60km emission-free driving
Toyota RAV4 PHEV promises 60km emission-free driving By Chris Hall

Toyota adds a key plug-in model to its SUV line-up Read more

Audi launches its second electric car, the Audi e-tron Sportback
Audi launches its second electric car, the Audi e-tron Sportback By Chris Hall

Audi has pulled the covers off its second electric model, the Audi e-tron Sportback. The Sportback had been teased since the unveiling of the original Read more

Amazon Echo yellow flashing ring: How to turn it off and ensure Alexa doesn't spoil Christmas
Amazon Echo yellow flashing ring: How to turn it off and ensure Alexa doesn't spoil Christmas By Chris Hall

Amazon Echo users have been reporting strange activities on their Alexa devices, with a yellow flashing ring appearing. It's been an irritation for a lot Read more

Amazon UK has a flash sale on renewed Apple iPhone XS models - today only!
Amazon UK has a flash sale on renewed Apple iPhone XS models - today only! By Chris Hall

Black Friday hasn't officially started, but Amazon has been increasing the deals as we approach the official start of its sales on 22 November.Today - Read more

Future electric cars: Upcoming battery-powered cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years
Future electric cars: Upcoming battery-powered cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years By Chris Hall

These are the EVs that are confirmed to be coming in 2019 and the near future Read more

The BMW i4 will have a range of 370 miles when it lands in 2021
The BMW i4 will have a range of 370 miles when it lands in 2021 By Chris Hall

BMW has an aggressive road map for future electric vehicles Read more

TikTok could be preparing to launch its own music streaming service
TikTok could be preparing to launch its own music streaming service By Chris Hall

TikTok's parent company ByteDance is reportedly in discussion with the big music labels, looking to secure licensing deals for its own music streaming Read more

Now TV 4K Smart Box with 4 Sky passes slashed to under £25
Now TV 4K Smart Box with 4 Sky passes slashed to under £25 By Chris Hall

We've not quite reached Black Friday, but already the offers are appearing - with this bundle on the Now TV Smart Box and Sky passes dropping to its lowest Read more

Best GPS running watch 2019: The top sports watches to buy today
Best GPS running watch 2019: The top sports watches to buy today By Chris Hall

Let us help you choose the best running watch for you. Top heart rating tracking watches and devices for tracking every aspect of your run. Read more

Anticipated Android 10 update for Huawei P30 models reportedly rolling out in Europe
Anticipated Android 10 update for Huawei P30 models reportedly rolling out in Europe By Chris Hall

The question over Huawei's future with Android has been hanging in the balance for the best part of 2019, but the company has always been committed to Read more

Google Pixel 4 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your Google phone
Google Pixel 4 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your Google phone By Chris Hall

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are the latest phones from Google, a glittering showcase of Android 10's new features, pushing new methods of interaction, Read more

Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Folding masterpiece or fundamentally flawed?
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Folding masterpiece or fundamentally flawed? By Chris Hall

The first foldable phone is finally here after a choppy start. Is it the future of mobile, by offering a phone- and tablet-like experience in one? Read more

Call of Duty Mobile tips and tricks: How to play and win
Call of Duty Mobile tips and tricks: How to play and win By Chris Hall

Call of Duty Mobile is the latest game to hit Android and iPhone, bringing with it a heady mix of action, both in multiplayer and battle royale gameplay Read more

Google Maps adds a translation feature to help you on your travels
Google Maps adds a translation feature to help you on your travels By Chris Hall

Google has always offered a range of translation options, but in the latest addition to Google Maps, it's going to make life in foreign lands easier Read more

Disney+ streaming service goes live, leaving those in the UK out in the cold
Disney+ streaming service goes live, leaving those in the UK out in the cold By Chris Hall

Disney+ is now live, meaning that if you happen to be reading in the US, Canada or The Netherlands, you can sign-up and feast on the mass of content that Read more

Best Garmin watch 2019: Fenix, Forerunner and Vivo compared
Best Garmin watch 2019: Fenix, Forerunner and Vivo compared By Chris Hall

Choosing the right Garmin watch can be confusing, but we're here to help you pick the right device for your own personal needs Read more

Citroen C5 Aircross review: The big, bold, yet different family SUV
4.0 stars Citroen C5 Aircross review: The big, bold, yet different family SUV By Chris Hall

The Citroen C5 Aircross is distinctive in its appearance and styling, it drives well and it's comfortable too. Is it the family SUV to buy? Read more

LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen review: Double the fun?
4.0 stars LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen review: Double the fun? By Chris Hall

An experience that's comparable to other flagships, with an extra display as a unique feature. It's not a true folding phone, but it's far cheaper. Read more

Qualcomm expects a bump in 5G devices in 2020 and that could come from iPhone 5G
Qualcomm expects a bump in 5G devices in 2020 and that could come from iPhone 5G By Chris Hall

Qualcomm is expecting to see growth in 5G devices in 2020 Read more

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