OnePlus confirms that its next smartphone will arrive with a screen of 120 Hz with a “touch refresh rate” of 240 Hz
Everything indicates that the first smartphone trends for this year will focus on screens , which will range from flexible panels to those with increases in refreshment rates. Today we have already seen some models on the market and a few manufacturers who have already raised their hands to show their innovations this year. The most recent... Read more
SSD Reliability Myths and Facts – Their lifespan is (probably) longer than you expected
Solid state drives or SSDs have quietly become a revolution for the world of PCs and laptops , but they have done so with some hesitation. One of the most frequent is that urban legend that seems to point out that the useful life of these units is not as good as that... Read more
The UFS 3.1 standard is now official: more speed and better energy efficiency for mobile memories
The UFS 3.1 standard is now official , two years after UFS 3.0 was introduced as a standard in the technology industry. This is the first update by JEDC and they have focused on speed improvements as well as energy consumption by the memories. Meanwhile, UFS 3.0 is barely available on a tiny fraction of the mobiles... Read more
The United States is considering limiting the use of US chip-making equipment to companies that produce for Huawei, according to WSJ.
After renewing the Huawei veto exemption a few days ago , the Trump administration is planning a new trade restriction for China, as the Wall Street Journal exclusively reports . According to the media, this new measure would aim to “cut Chinese access to key semiconductor technology” by limiting the use of US chip-making equipment . As far... Read more
Three essential improvements to update your PC from 4 years ago for little money in 2020
Tempus fugit . Time flies, and in technology it does even more : that desktop PC that you bought yourself two, three or four years ago may now be beginning to hobble. What seemed like a great setup some time ago probably isn’t so much now, but luckily the rapid evolution of technology... Read more
NVIDIA’s next GPUs could use advanced technology from the manufacturer TSMC to perform more and consume less
Users are used to companies specialized in the design of microprocessors and graphics processors increasing performance and reducing the consumption of their solutions by developing photolithography and microarchitecture . And yes, this is undoubtedly a strategy that has been proven valid for decades. However, these two tools are not the only ones that... Read more
When sound cards dominated the world
In the 80s, microcomputing began to conquer us visually. It was different in the field of audio, and neither 8-bit computers nor the first PCs could do much more than make sad beeps . Computers like the Amiga or Atari ST changed that picture, but the PC world continued to ignore it... Read more
Mac mini (2020): Apple renews its compact desktop computers with twice the storage
Along with the new MacBook Air and iPad Pro , Apple has also decided to renew its Mac mini . This time we have a minor update, where much of the characteristics of the previous generation are maintained. In this new generation of Apple Mac mini, the company has decided to upgrade its compact desktop computers... Read more
AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000: this is the microprocessors with which AMD wants to dominate the laptop market
AMD’s new microprocessors for laptops are just around the corner. In the middle of last February we had the opportunity to participate in a conference at the headquarters of this company in Austin (Texas) to learn first-hand what the Ryzen Mobile 4000 family promises us . And, first and... Read more
Neither Intel nor Qualcomm: Apple will bet on making its own 5G modem for iPhones according to Bloomberg
The brand of the apple has never hidden its intention to take charge of all the production of its components. But there are pieces like the modem where Apple has always collaborated with third parties . Since 2012 with the iPhone 5, Apple has teamed up with Qualcomm to... Read more