Gears & Gadgets

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 is official, coming to Android flagships in 2019

A Snapdragon 855 on top of a wafer of Snapdragon 855s. The 855 next to a penny. This isn’t to scale, but it gives us a general idea of how Qualcomm is imaging the chip layout. The most important thing here is the separate 5G modem. Qualcomm has announced its flagship System on a Chip […]

Gaming

Conan game announcement coming during Kinda Funny’s December 8 showcase

Funcom is going to announce a new Conan game on December 8 during the Kinda Funny Games Showcase. That event will start streaming on Twitch at 10 a.m. Pacific. The studio has been releasing games based on the sword-and-sorcery franchise since the 2008 launch of the online mulitiplayer game Age of Conan. Funcom also released […]

Gears & Gadgets

The full Photoshop CC is coming to the iPad in 2019

Photoshop CC on the iPad showing some toolbars. The same toolbars in Photoshop CC on the desktop. Photoshop CC on the iPad showing different layers. Adobe’s Project Gemini naturalistic painting app. Adobe Adobe is bringing Photoshop CC to the iPad. Set for release next year, Photoshop CC for iPad will bring the full Photoshop engine […]

Gears & Gadgets

Coming soon from Google: The Pixel 3, Google Home Hub, Pixel Slate, and more

The third annual Google hardware extravaganza is kicking off in just a few days. On October 9 at 11am, Google will show off its next flagship smartphone, the Pixel 3, along with a few other products. The new Pixel phone is usually the headline launch at these hardware events, but Google often announces four or […]

Gears & Gadgets

Skype support coming to Alexa later this year

Enlarge / Skype calling on Alexa hardware. Microsoft Later this year you’ll be able to say “Alexa, call Mom on Skype” and have Amazon’s digital assistant do the right thing with Microsoft’s messaging network. Microsoft and Amazon have been working to integrate their technology. Earlier in the year, Cortana and Alexa gained the ability to […]

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iOS 12.1 beta suggests a new iPad is coming this fall

Enlarge / The 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Andrew Cunningham While exploring the Setup app in iOS 12, 9to5Mac discovered an identifier referring to an iPad labeled “iPad2018Fall”. The identifier also added to a bevy of evidence and reports suggesting a new iPad Pro model is imminent. That’s not the only hint about new iPads in the […]

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Native support for Windows file sharing coming to Chrome OS

Enlarge / Adding an SMB location to Files. François Beaufort Chrome OS 70 will include native support for SMB file shares (spotted by Paul Thurrott), giving it built-in access to files stored on Windows servers. With this, Chrome OS users can add SMB file shares to the Files app and use them to store and […]

Gears & Gadgets

All three iPhones coming this fall will reportedly have edge-to-edge displays

Enlarge / The iPhone X, left, is expected to gain some new friends soon. Samuel Axon As September approaches, so too does the release of new iPhones from Apple. A report from Bloomberg provides a few more details about the new smartphones that we can expect from the tech giant this fall, along with insight […]

Gaming

Arcade junkies, get set: Halo is coming to Dave & Buster’s

[embedded content] Microsoft and 343 Industries announced Halo Infinite, the next entry in Microsoft’s flagship first-person shooter series, at E3 in June, but who knows when the game will be released. If you want to jump back into the science-fiction universe now, bring some coins and an appetite — Halo: Fireteam Raven is coming to Dave […]

Photography

Nikon’s full-frame mirrorless is coming August 23. Here’s what experts expect

[embedded content] Mirrorless cameras have evolved — but the category has grown up largely without much help from some of the industry’s biggest players. Afraid to cannibalize DSLR sales, Nikon and Canon’s early mirrorless efforts were focused on the entry level photographer and perhaps the enthusiast at most. Meanwhile, mirrorless cameras from Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus, and […]

Photography

Nikon's Full-Frame Mirrorless System Is Coming

Hot on the heels of Nikon’s European arm releasing a teaser video for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless camera system, the US branch has released an official development announcement. This will be the company’s second attempt at a mirrorless system after Nikon recently discontinued the Nikon 1 series (pictured above) about six and a half years […]

Emerging Tech

U.S. Customs says biometric entry and exit is coming first to this airport

Entering and exiting an international airport through customs powered by biometrics is becoming closer to reality than science fiction. The Orlando International Airport, the busiest airport in Florida, is slated to be the first U.S. airport using biometrics at both the entry and exit for travelers crossing borders. The airport’s commitment, which doesn’t yet appear […]

Computer

Foxconn is coming to America — more specifically, to its new Milwaukee HQ

Craig Ferguson/Getty Images Foxconn is coming to the United States. The Taiwan-based tech manufacturer, known for providing the requisite parts to bring many of your favorite Apple products to life, has always maintained a larger presence in Asia than in the west. And while that will likely remain the case, Foxconn is indeed extending its […]

Gaming

Fortnite among the Switch ports reportedly coming to E3

Enlarge / There’s reason to believe this blurry, leaked photo of Nintendo’s E3 booth materials is authentic. AAMARMO Twitter / 4chan A number of credible leaks and reports suggest that Epic Games’ ultra-popular battle royale game Fortnite will be getting a Switch port in the near future. The scuttlebutt around the Switch port started yesterday […]