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Will Intel Rocket Lake retake the 1T compute and gaming crown?

November 13, 2020 | 11:00 Companies: #intel Earlier this month we commented upon some leaked 11th Gen Rocket Lake desktop CPU benchmarks. They were from the UserBenchmark database, which isn't really a favourite among tech reviewers. However, the signs were that the unknown 8C/16T RKL-S processor could show a pretty clean pair of heels to…

Trump bans U.S. investments in firms linked to Chinese military

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rain falls over the White House during a storm in Washington By Humeyra Pamuk, Alexandra Alper and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled an executive order prohibiting U.S. investments in Chinese firms that Washington says are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, ramping up pressure…

Covid-19 death toll keeps climbing in El Paso, shelter-in-place order could be extended

EL PASO, Texas - Another dozen-plus El Paso residents were reported to have died from Covid-19 in one day, officials in far west Texas said on Wednesday, and the county is considering whether to extend a contested stay-at-home order. Since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in March, 696 El Paso residents have succumbed to the…

Brazil has by far the most expensive iPhone 12 in the world, at least for now

While the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max went up for pre-order last Friday, the company also announced that its full lineup of 2020 iPhones is coming to more countries on November 20, including Brazil. While this may sound irrelevant, Brazil will once again have the world’s most expensive iPhone by far —…

PS5 games will be region-free

Sony has long claimed the vast majority of PlayStation 4 games will work on PS5 with very few exceptions. Some Ubisoft games may not run on the console either, but the details are unclear. Cross-generation multiplayer will work by default. “Whether you’re playing a multiplayer PS4 game on your PS4 or PS5 (via backward compatibility),…

iPhone 12 Pro Max faces supply constraints, iPhone 12 mini still available for launch day delivery

The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max officially went up for pre-order yesterday, and the first orders will arrive to customers on Friday, November 13. Since pre-orders began on Friday, the supply of select iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max models has started to dwindle, but options are still available for…

‘Saturday Night Live’ celebrates Biden’s win

"Saturday Night Live" celebrated former Vice President Joe Biden's win against President Donald Trump in his bid for a second presidential term. A show that had to be supplemented and remixed last-minute with Saturday morning's projection took delight in Trump's loss, with Jim Carrey's Biden calling the president a "loser" and making the "L" sign…

Joe Biden wins US presidency, ending four tumultuous years under Trump

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, promising to restore political normalcy and a spirit of national unity to confront raging health and economic crises, and making Donald J. Trump a one-term president after four years of tumult in the White House. Mr. Biden’s victory amounted to…

Here’s what to expect from Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ event

Apple is holding yet another fall hardware event called ‘One More Thing’ on November 10th at 1PM ET/10AM PT. With the iPhone 12 series, the new iPad Air (2020), the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE out of the way, it’s expected that this event will be focused almost solely on the tech…

Google Photos will lock some new features behind a paywall

Google has been working on adding premium editing features to Google Photos for the last couple of months. Back in March this year, we first spotted evidence of this feature in an APK teardown of Google Photos v4.45. At the time, we learned that the features would only be offered to Google One members. In…

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Razer’s Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness

Razer's ambidextrous Viper 8K gaming mouse boast an 8,000Hz polling rate that's eight times faster than the industry standard. Razer Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors In the battle for the fastest gaming mouse, Razer just fired the first shot in a new front.…

Looks like a 200 dollar Poco

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is expected to have an SD 888 processor and 120 Hz AMOLED panel. (Image source: Weibo/WHYLAB)An alleged live photo of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has been shared on Chinese social media and has been met with something of a lukewarm response so far. The Snapdragon 888 phone has been…

Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…