Apple to debut M2 chip with four new Macs this year: Report

Apple is reportedly planning to launch several new Macs with an M2 chip later this year. In “Power On” newsletter, Mark Gurman claimed that company to debut a 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, 24-inch iMac, and a redesigned MacBook Air, all outfitted with the rumoured M2 chip, reports The Verge. The M2 is believed to be shipping this year, and current rumors suggest that it could be a replacement for the M1. The M2 is expected to have the same 8-core CPU as the M1, but there will be speed…

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Save big on laptops, monitors, and tower PCs in Amazon’s 24-hour sale

Time to gear up, PC enthusiasts: Amazon’s throwing a one-day blowout on laptops, monitors, and desktops, with juicy deals on gear from Acer, BenQ, Dell, HP, and Sceptre. The sale ends just before midnight on Tuesday, Pacific time. We sifted through all the hardware to sniff out our three favorite deals. First up, there’s the Acer Nitro 27-inch 1440p FreeSync display for $271 instead of the usual $350—a savings of $79. This ultra-fast, pixelicious IPS display has a 144Hz maximum refresh rate, and FreeSync works all the way up to…

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‘If I choose not to speak out of fear, then there’s no one that my silence is standing for’: Amanda Gorman

American poet Amanda Gorman, whose poem resounded through the inauguration of American president Joe Biden, is a force to be reckoned with. She became the youngest inaugural poet in US history. Her work is unafraid and fiercely political, and in a Ted Talk and performance, she explains why poetry is inherently political, pays homage to her honorary ancestors, and stresses the value of speaking out despite fears. As she says in the Ted Talk, “Poetry has never been the language of barriers. It’s always been the language of bridges.” She…

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vivo X80 Pro takes impressive photos in the dark, latest leak reveals

The vivo X70 series brought impressive smartphones with mighty cameras, and the company is planning to keep it going with the next lineup. A photo appeared online, revealing the upcoming vivo X80 Pro looks, which will have four shooters, one of them being a periscope lens. The device will be powered by a Dimensity 9000 chip, and thanks to its dedicated ISP will take impressive night shots in a low-lit environment. On top of that, it will offer a preview before taking the picture, which is something that we’re yet to see…

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Flagship Smartphone Could Switch To MediaTek Chipset Next Year

Samsung could jump ship next year for its Galaxy S23 lineup and start using the MediaTek chipset for its smartphone as per a new media report. The company has mostly stuck to Qualcomm and Exynos chipset variants over the years, but moving to MediaTek and its Dimensity hardware could be a big development for both the companies involved. If the report has a strong base of truth, we could have the next Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphone powered by one of the premium MediaTek SoC. The source quoted in the report…

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AmazonBasics wireless keyboard review: A quiet, affordable alternative to clacking keys

The AmazonBasics Wireless Keyboard, which Amazon trumpets as “quiet and compact,” is built for this age of open work environments. When personal space is at a premium and even the clattering of a keyboard can feel intrusive, this discreet device helps everyone get along. A surprising number of features for the price The budget-priced keyboard measures 5.6 x 17.7 x 0.9 inches and is constructed of lightweight plastic. Because it weighs a hair over one pound you may best tempted to throw it in a laptop bag and take it…

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