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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 will bring speed, security and smarts to high-end phones

On Wednesday, Qualcomm revealed its first concrete details of the Snapdragon 845, the next-generation mobile chip that stands a good chance of being in your next smartphone. The 845 will ship in early 2018, and appear in phones sometime after that. Qualcomm calls the Snapdragon 845 a chip to improve both artificial intelligence and immersion, blending […]


Ryan Reynolds Is Your Detective Pikachu

Image: The Pokémon Company/Getty/Dimitrios Kambouris For reasons that I can’t even begin to understand, Danny DeVito has not been cast as Detective Pikachu’s titular gumshoe. That honor belongs instead to one Ryan Reynolds. Today, Legendary Entertainment announced to The Hollywood Reporter that Reynolds has been cast as the Detective Pikachu in its upcoming live-action film […]

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Bose SoundSport Free true wireless headphones review: These splash-proof earbuds will please athletes and audiophiles

Priced at $249, Bose’s SoundSport Free true wireless headphones cost close to $100 more than Apple’s $160 AirPods. But depending on where and how you plan on using them, we feel that Bose’s first stab at wireless headphones are certainly worth the money. Mentioned in this article Hardware With their 1.25- by 1- by 1.2-inch […]

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Snapdragon 845 unveiled with 25-percent faster CPU, 30-percent faster graphics

reader comments 3 Share this story Qualcomm is hosting the “Snapdragon Technology Summit” in Hawaii this week, where it unveiled its flagship system-on-a-chip (SoC) for 2018: the Snapdragon 845. Qualcomm has a near-monopoly on the high-end smartphone SoC market, so unless you’re buying an iPhone or non-US Samsung phone, you can expect most 2018 flagship […]