Month: January 2020

New discrete GPU will double current Ice Lake performance Intel has unveiled its upcoming Xe discrete graphics chip that will be arriving in later 2020, with limited details. At Intel’s CES 2020 keynote, they showed off their graphics chip and how it’s going to be implemented. They started with a standalone DG1 “software development vehicle” […]

Malwarebytes reports a low-end smartphone that has unremovable malware Malwarebytes is reporting that malware has been detected already pre-installed on a smartphone provided by Lifeline, a government-subsidized program that offers smartphones to low-income Americans. The smartphone model in question is the Android-based Unimax (UXM) U686CL made for Assurance Wireless, the company that provides the cellphones […]

Microsoft Teams rolling out a secure walkie-talkie feature Soon, you’ll be able to use Microsoft Teams to speak to your colleagues quickly and easily, via Walkie Talkie. The feature will turn smartphones or tablets into a walkie-talkie that will work over Wi-Fi. It can also be used over the cellular network. Microsoft is embedding the […]

Facebook admits to lawmakers that they need to track users at all time Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri and Senator Chris Coons of Delaware asked Facebook to respect the decision of users and to keep their locations private. Facebook has now issued a response to those two senators explaining why it tracks users’ locations even […]

Blue light may not be as disruptive to sleep as night mode is Researchers at the University of Manchester have found that blue light may not be as disruptive to our sleep patterns as originally thought. The team found that using dim, cooler lights in the evening and bright warmer lights in the day may […]