Apple sue Qualcomm for $1 Billion

  • 22/01/2017 at 22:41 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Apple LogoApple and Qualcomm are now locked in a legal battle. The claim from against Qualcomm is that the company is anticompetitive in its methods to keep their monopoly on the semiconductor market in mobile phones.

Qualcomm chips are found in iPhones, Samsung, HTC, LG, Xiaomi, Sony, LeEco, HP, ZTE, ASUS, OnePlus, Moto and more. With so many companies using Qualcomm chips, it’s easy to see how the semiconductor company is a target for lawsuits. Samsung and Apple made up 40% of Qualcomm’s $23.5 billion revenue the last financial year.

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Zotac Zbox Magnus EN1070K makes tiny VR Gaming a reality

  • 18/01/2017 at 03:09 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Zotac ZBOX EN1070KThink of a gaming PC, and you’re likely to imagine a machine with a name like “The Beast”, with all the flashing LEDs and a specs list that sounds like it’s for a space shuttle. As other tech devices get smaller, gaming PCs only became larger in size. That is until Zotac’s Zbox Magnus EN1070K popped up.

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What you need to know about Nintendo Switch

  • 15/01/2017 at 22:03 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Nintendo SwitchThe Nintendo Switch now has a launch date and price, announced in Tokyo by Nintendo. The worldwide release date is the 3rd March and will retail for $300US. In this announcement, Nintendo confirmed some rumours about the specs of the Switch.

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Inside HTC new U Series smartphones: U Ultra and U Play

HTC U UltraHTC are announcing a big leap to start 2017 with the U Series. The smartphone is a premium device that wants to do more than other smartphones. There are two models, the U Ultra and U Play.

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Facebook announces new Facebook Journalism project

  • 12/01/2017 at 02:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

FacebookFacebook, likely in an attempt to further quell the spread of “fake news”, is collaborating with news agencies to bring you Facebook Journalism. This project will allow for greater communication and cooperation between the social media giant and journalists.

This is far from the first time social media has collided with direct journalism. Over the years these sites, in particular Facebook and Twitter, have become major sources of information and direct communication for journalists with the subjects of their stories. Often when something happens the social media profile of the subject of the event will be the first port of call. At times the social media post itself is the story.

However, this project is taking things much further.

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New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 Released

  • 10/01/2017 at 23:35 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Windows 10 Preview Build 15002Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 has been released for PC. Microsoft has included a host of new features and improvements.

Windows 10 Begins with the Start Menu

The changes to the smart menu include: Tile folders; Updated sharing experience with a focus on apps and integration; OneNote’s Screenshot feature has been moved to Windows 10; Support for high-DPI desktop apps has been enhanced; Windows resize smoother; A cleaner desktop with better placement and scale; VPN access made easier; Access multiple accounts easier; Lunar Calendar Support; Better notifications for developers and everyday users.

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A day in History: 10 Years since Apple released the iPhone

Steve Jobs Apple iPhoneApple fans and smartphone lovers can mark today as one of the most influential days in the history of consumer technology. Ten years ago today the iPhone was unleashed, changing the face of mobile tech, and launching Apple back from the brink of irrelevancy.

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