Monday, May 11, 2020

#TRENDING 10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #19: Samsung, Google, Zoom and more.

Another week has gone by and so here are some news stories to look back at.

Samsung Galaxy A51

Samsung launches another great budget phone: Samsung has released another great "value for money" smartphone in the Galaxy A51 which falls into the highly contested mid-range category. The A51 does all the basics right in a good screen, battery, and cameras. Check it out here

Video conferencing app : Zoom

Alternatives to Zoom: With the current ongoing pandemic, the demand for video conferencing has spiked. But with the recent security concerns with zoom, here are a few good alternatives to the app.

Also, Google confirmed there's a bit of some unification going on with its various communication services. A move that surprised many. This could also mean a better presentation of their communications apps that might help you figure out which of them you should use. Read more details here.

Google Stadia

Google Stadia now available on the One Plus 8 series: Google is gradually making stadia compatible with more devices and the latest to receive support is the one plus 8 series of phones. Check out the other devices that support the service.

Still in gaming, let's have a look at UbiSoft's Assassin's Creed: VALHALLA. There have been a lot of changes in this series of Assassin's Creed, including its new combat system, the hidden blades that are of course back. The game will cut across fighting bandits, different Viking clans, and other surprise groups. Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Valhalla will be ready at the end of this year's holiday 2020 will be ready to play on the Playstation 4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Xeries X and PC.


More games coming to Stadia

More on stadia: Google is partnering with more gaming companies to break more titles to the service. They have announced a few more titles including EA's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Fifa, and more. Check it out here

SoC manufacturer Qualcomm


Effect of COVID-19 on tech: It is safe to say COVID-19 has affected many aspects of our lives, and that includes the smartphone industry. See how Qualcomm expects it to affect phone shipments in the coming quarter.

And you can also check out our memes for the week here

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