Qualcomm, the leading smartphone chipmaker, has outdone itself once again. At its Snapdragon Summit in Maui on December 4, the company unveiled the world’s first 8K HDR footage shot on a smartphone. The mind-blowing video was shot on a Snapdragon 845 mobile platform with a Sony Xperia XZ3 phone. This new footage is a testament to Qualcomm’s leadership in the field of mobile innovation and its continuous efforts to push the envelope.
The world’s first smartphone capable of shooting 8K HDR footage
A few weeks ago, Qualcomm released a video captured by the world’s first smartphone capable of shooting 8K HDR footage. The 1.5-minute video above was shot up and down the west coast and showcases the incredible color detail and range that 8K HDR video is capable of capturing. The new flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor works in tandem with a 33-megapixel Sony IMX586 image sensor that captures 8K HDR video with over a billion shades of color – making your favorite movies and shows look even more realistic than before. In fact, the video defaults to 4K when playing, but YouTube has opened up an 8K resolution option so that viewers can enjoy the video in its full resolution. If you thought your current smartphone camera was good, just wait until you see what Qualcomm has in store!
Microsoft is planning to launch an Xbox TV streaming device in the next year, according to a recent report from The Verge. The device, which is code-named “Project Scarlett,” will be a small dongle that plugs into a TV’s HDMI port. It’s not clear yet what services the device will offer, but it’s likely that it will include access to the Xbox’s library of games, TV shows, and movies.
Xbox games to your TV “in the next 12 months”.
Microsoft has announced that they plan to launch a streaming device that will allow Xbox games to be played on your TV within the next year. This new development comes in light of the increasing popularity of cloud-based gaming platforms. In June of 2021, Microsoft confirmed that they would also be releasing a Smart TV app and Xbox streaming stick within the same time frame. This news comes in the form of a report from Venture Beat, which cites "anonymous sources" familiar with Microsoft's plans. It is speculated that the device will be a small dongle that can be plugged into any HDMI port, similar to the Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire Stick. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!
Nissan has created a limited-edition watch to commemorate the launch of their new Z car. If you're a fan of the flashy sports car, you'll love this watch. But it comes with a hefty price tag of $1,249. If you're not interested in forking over that much cash, don't worry. We've found a cheaper alternative that's just as stylish and eye-catching.
There's a new collection of Citizen watches that might pique your interest
Citizen, the Japanese/Swiss watchmaker has teamed up with Nissan to create a set of special edition watches inspired by the "thrill and exhilaration" of the Japanese sports car. The Nissan Z isn't exactly pricey, but it still cost around $40,000 in the US. If that sounds too much or if the waiting game isn't cutting out for you, Citizen has just announced a new collection of atomic timepieces that might pique your interest. This is the first time Citizen has collaborated with Nissan to create a set of watches, and each one is designed to carry the look and feel of the Nissan Z – or Fairlady Z in Japan. Citizen promises that each watch is infused with its world-class technologies, so you can be sure that you're getting your money's worth.
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1, the reigning world champions, have a new partner in their corner: luxury Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen. The two brands have just announced a new agreement that will make IWC the team’s Official Timepiece.
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Now Has An Official Timepiece You Can Buy
The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team has been one of the most successful racing teams in the world for many years now. What you may not know is that the team also has a longstanding partnership with Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen. This partnership has borne new fruit in the form of the Mercedes F1 Team's official team watch. This watch is made from lightweight and rigid grade 5 titanium, making it both stylish and durable. If you're a fan of F1 or Mercedes-AMG, or if you just want a high-quality timepiece, this watch is definitely worth considering. However, be prepared to pay a pretty penny – it's not exactly cheap!
Are you a senior citizen who has just bought or been given a new PC? Or are you helping a loved one set up their new PC? Either way, we've got you covered. In this article, we'll take you through the five steps necessary to setting up a new PC for seniors.
1. Make sure it’s protected
The first step in setting up a new PC for seniors is to make sure that it's protected from cyber threats. Viruses, malware, and scams can do serious damage to a computer, and can even result in data theft. It's essential to have a good antivirus solution in place before using the PC for any purpose. We recommend TotalAV, which has received the VB100 award for detecting more than 99% of viruses.
Technology is great when it works, but when it doesn't, it can be incredibly frustrating. You're not alone if you've ever had to deal with one of these common tech annoyances. But don't worry, we're here to help. In this article, we'll show you how to fix five of the most common tech problems: pop-ups, slow Wi-Fi, blue screens of death, forgotten passwords, and noisy laptops.
Problem: You're sick of notifications but don't want to miss what matters
Problem: You're sick of notifications but don't want to miss what matters
Solution: Turn on alerts and sounds for only important emails
Are you one of those people who has notifications turned on for every email you receive, resulting in a never-ending buzzing and beeping soundscape that distracts you from your work? Or maybe you've turned them all off altogether, missing important updates in the process. If this sounds familiar, you're not alone. But there is a solution! You can turn on alerts and sounds for only important emails. Most email providers have settings that allow you to do this. For example, Gmail has an "important first" setting that will make sure the most important messages are the only ones that make a noise or show up on your lock screen.
Google’s recent announcement that it would be phasing out the Wear OS name in favor of “Android Wear” left many people scratching their heads. Why would Google do such a thing when wearable technology is only becoming more popular? With Apple, Samsung, and other major players in the smartwatch market, could Google be conceding defeat?
There’s no question that Google has its work cut out for it convincing users that Wear OS isn’t dead. But with rumors of an upcoming Google Pixel Watch, there’s still hope for the platform. In the meantime, we’ll be keeping an eye on Android Wear to see how it evolves.
Google showed WearOS 3 to the world at Google I/O 2021, is hugely depressing
Google I/O is the company’s annual developer conference, and this year it’s happening from May 12 to May 14. As per usual, the company is expected to unveil new hardware, software, and services. Early chatter suggests that Google will use the event to announce a major update to WearOS, its operating system for smartwatches. But it’s hard not to feel a little underwhelmed by the teasers that Google has released so far. It’s been nearly two years since the company announced a major update to WearOS at I/O 2017, and in that time the platform has only seen a handful of incremental updates. WearOS is no longer the dominant player in the smartwatch market—Apple Watch has long since overtaken it—and it’s starting to feel like Google has given up on its once-promising wearable operating system.
In today’s world, it seems like everyone has a smartphone. And with the Lenovo Yoga AIO 7, we want to make sure your smartphone is the best it can be. That’s why we’ve created a device that not only complements your smartphone, but also enhances it.
Lenovo has refreshed the AIO 7
Lenovo has announced a refresh to the Yoga AIO 7, its 27-inch all-in-one desktop PC. The new model will include a 4K monitor as well as a screen that can rotate 90 degrees. The Yoga AIO 7 is not going to be sold in North America, but will be available in other select geographical markets. Pricing for the new model has not been announced, but last year’s model started at $1,599. The new Yoga AIO 7 will include a feature that wasn’t available on the previous model: the ability to wirelessly cast your smartphone’s screen to the 27-inch rotation monitor. Your phone must support DLNA, AirPlay, Miracast, or LElink for this feature to work.
If you're like most Apple Watch users, eventually you'll need to restore your Apple Watch from a backup. Maybe you're having trouble with your Apple Watch, or maybe you just want to start using a new watch configuration. No matter the reason, restoring your Apple Watch from a backup can be a bit tricky. But don't worry, we're here to help. In this article, we'll show you how to easily restore your Apple Watch using your iPhone.
The new Recovery Mode on the Apple Watch
If you're having issues with your Apple Watch, or if you just want to wipe it clean and start fresh, you can now use the iPhone to restore it. This new Recovery Mode was added in watchOS 8.5, and it makes it easy to restore your Apple Watch without having to connect it to a computer. To restore your Apple Watch using the iPhone, you'll need to have the latest version of the iOS installed on your phone and the watchOS 8.5 update installed on your Apple Watch. You'll also need to have a Lightning cable to connect the iPhone and the Apple Watch.
The iPad Air M1 is a powerful device that is capable of replacing your laptop. It has a number of features that make it an ideal replacement, including its size, weight, and battery life. In addition, the iPad Air M1 has a number of apps that are designed for productivity, making it a great choice for business users.
Apple's new iPad Air runs the same M1 chip inside the company's latest MacBook Air
Apple's new iPad Air is a powerful machine that is quickly becoming a popular choice for those looking for an affordable alternative to a laptop. The iPad Air runs on Apple's homegrown M1 chip, which is the same chip that is used in the company's latest MacBook Air laptops. This chip gives the iPad Air the same processing power as well as the same portability and battery life as the MacBook Air. The only downside to the iPad Air is that it doesn't have a built-in keyboard, which can be a deal breaker for some people. However, thanks to its lower price and impressive specs, the iPad Air is quickly becoming a popular choice for those looking for an affordable alternative to a laptop.
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