Sunday, May 17, 2020

#TRENDING 10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #20: Facebook, Samsung, Pixel and more.

In case you missed anything here's our recap of news events that occurred during the week...

#TRENDING 10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #20: Facebook, Samsung, Pixel and more.

Samsung's Exynos Processor surpasses Qualcomm's Snapdragon in performance!

Samsung's Exynos Processor surpasses Qualcomm's Snapdragon in performance!
 Samsung's in house SoC, the Exynos, is not on the same level of performance as the Snapdragon from Qualcomm or A Bionic from Apple, therefore, it was not used in all variants of the Galaxy S20. This meant that some Samsung devices may come with the more powerful Snapdragon or the less so Exynos based on region. Paying the same price for a device which is not as powerful as another version of that same device is not ideal for users, especially since the various test has proved that the difference is noticeable under ... Keep on Reading.

WhatsApp may soon support 50-person video calls through Messenger Rooms

WhatsApp Messenger

 Video calling platforms have received a great response for users across the world amid the coronavirus lockdown. Zoom became the most downloaded app in April, with other platforms like Skype, Google Duo, and Google Hangouts following closely. Latest to join the video call competition could be the mega-popular chat app (WhatsApp). From Messenger Rooms to extending WhatsApp group calls limit to eight to Instagram group live feature, Facebook is slowly rolling out all these new features globally... Keep on Reading. 

The Last Of Us Part II: Everything you need to know

The Last of Us, Part II
Naughty Dog's sequel to the much acclaimed action-adventure survival game Last Of Us was set to be released on May 29, 2020, but due to all the commotion  COVID-19 came with, it has been delayed till June 29, 2020. This title is exclusive to the Playstation only. Sorry Xbox fans, looks like another L is on its way. Its release was set to follow the same pattern in 2013 which involves them releasing the title a few months before the next console comes out, so it can be playable on both the older and newer models. The story accurately depicts the struggles of dealing with teenagers... Keep on Reading.

Facebook acquires popular GIF platform GIPHY & plans to integrate it with Instagram

CEO of Giphy
Facebook announced that it is acquiring animated-picture platform Giphy at a deal valued at $400 million (reported). People will still be able to upload their own GIFs, and Facebook intends to continue to operate Giphy under its own branding and offer integration to outside developers. What is GIPHY... Keep on Reading.

Is the Pixel 4A going to undercut Apple's iPhone SE?!!

Rumored Pixel 4a
Apple's decision to release a $399 iPhone was surprising, to say the least due to the mere reason that they are not known for releasing reasonably priced devices that can be considered as budget sensitive. Apple may have been pushed into releasing the iPhone SE because of the success of Google's Pixel 3A, a budget device that redefined what a budget phone is. Instead of packing a device with the best processor and large amounts of RAM, Google focused on the cameras instead... Keep on Reading

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