Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is now official
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Powering phones in Q3

Qualcomm ended the last week with a big announcement of its Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, bringing big efficiency improvements to phones in Q3.

Apple investigating E Ink for folding phones
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Might save power but will appear too late anyway

Fruity and nutty cargo cult Apple is apparently investigating the use of E Ink screens on the outside of its much delayed foldable phones.

Hackers can take over a powered down iPhone
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Apple “feature” not properly thought through

An iPhone feature which means that it never powers down makes it a doddle to attack, according to a new report.

Smartphones should last longer than five years
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Comment: The one-year business model is a cruel industry joke

For years smartphone makers like Apple and Samsung have encouraged users to upgrade their phones to the latest model every year, however, the technology has not moved much in ages.

Google unveils the Pixel 6a at $449
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Coming with Tensor chipset

Google has now officially unveiled the Pixel 6a, the most affordable phone in the Pixel 6 lineup, and comes in at $449, just like its predecessor.