Some iPhone X units have faster LTE speeds than others, new study shows

Some iPhone X units have faster LTE speeds than others, new study shows

Apple has been trying to divorce itself from chipmaker Qualcomm in bits and pieces, which you may already know about from the headlines about the ongoing legal spat. You may not know, though, that one of the consequences of this staggered departure is that some iPhone X units carry Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 modem chips while others have XMM7480 chips made by Intel. According to a new study from Cellular Insights,

Some Ryzen 5 1600/X buyers have found their 6-core CPU has 8 cores

Some Ryzen 5 1600/X buyers have found their 6-core CPU has 8 cores

Some folks who’ve bought Ryzen 5 1600 or 1600X processors have found that their chips have two more cores than expected, which can only be described as a massive win on the CPU lottery. These CPUs should have six cores and 12 threads, but reports on Korean forums (spotted by Wccftech) say some users have found they have eight cores (and 16 threads) out of the box. The processors still run at the clock speeds quoted

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

A report from TechnoBuffalo discusses some details about an unannounced, unheard of device that LG had been working on, one that would look like the companys flagship G6 device. The document obtained by TechnoBuffalo suggests that LG will be selling a miniature version of the LG G6. Since the LG G4, there has been some kind of mini version of every flagship before the G6; the G4c and the G5 Mini. The report mentions the device will

iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

Some iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 HighlightsUsers are facing battery issues after upgrading to iOS version 10.1.1 Phones reportedly shutting down abruptly from 30 percent battery level Switching off Raise to Wake feature fixed issue for some users Even though the battery capacity on Apple’s devices is not impressive when compared on paper with its Android competitors, the optimisation of hardware with iOS ensures that the battery life is never a concern for the users. However, the iOS 10.1.1 update has reportedly broken this perfect blend between hardware and the software for some users, resulting in certain…

Google Pixel users reporting a major camera issue

Google Pixel users reporting a major camera issue

A number of Google Pixel owners have reported that the Pixels camera (Pixel XL is affected too) having an issue. And no, this is now about the halo effect or sun flare that Google has already addressed. The issue is more intrusive and pertains to the cameras app. A member of the Pixel User Community first started a thread on October 27 regarding the issue hes been having with the Pixels camera. It freezes up with pink/purple vertical

BlackBerry Leap: For Some, a Leap of Faith

BlackBerry Leap: For Some, a Leap of Faith

It seemed for a long time as though this day might never come, but we’re finally able to write about BlackBerry’s recovery. After years of battling irrelevance, making bad decisions and watching its market evaporate, the company seems to have found a stable path. It has pivoted from being primarily a handset maker to a provider of services for all platforms, and the strategy seems to be working. In terms of hardware