Caviar’s combined iPhone XS / Apple Watch fever dream could be yours for $21,050

Russian accessory maker Caviar is known for strapping impractical gold-plated objects onto the backs of iPhones, like a gold-trimmed solar charging panel. But the company may have outdone itself this year with its latest variant of Apple’s phone: the iPhone XS Max “Swiss Dreams Watchphone” attaches a gold-plated Apple Watch onto the back of the […]

The Galaxy S10 could be Samsung’s last flagship with a headphone jack

Other than LG and its focus on audiophile-grade output, there’s been no stauncher defender of the headphone jack than Samsung. The phone giant regularly highlights the 3.5mm jack’s continued inclusion in marketing and device announcements, and its status as the most prominent manufacturer in the Android world means it has a major influence on how […]

Firefox running on a Qualcomm 8cx-powered PC feels surprisingly decent

Qualcomm’s new, purpose-built Snapdragon 8cx is the company’s chance to finally power a Windows laptop worth buying. Battery life and integrated cellular connectivity (read: your laptop always has an internet connection) have always been the company’s strengths, but its previous Snapdragon 850 didn’t have always have enough raw horsepower to muscle through a web browser […]

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an ‘extreme’ processor for Windows laptops

The “X” stands for “extreme.” That’s what Qualcomm’s marketing department wants you to think about the new Snapdragon 8cx. It’s a brand-new processor for always-connected Windows laptops and 2-in-1 convertible PCs, and and from Qualcomm’s perspective, it might seem a little extreme. Physically, it’s the largest processor the company has ever made, with the most […]

Verizon offers emergency first responders discounts on unlimited plans

Verizon has announced a new discount for emergency first responders. The carrier already offers special plans for government agencies, but the new discount applies to personal consumer plans for first responders, not just their professional lines. State and local police, fire, and EMS workers are all eligible State and local police, fire, and EMS workers […]

T-Mobile is releasing a Slow Cooker Sunday cookbook by CEO John Legere

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is essentially a character all his own, representing the carrier’s brand in an almost cartoonish manner, much in the same way that Mickey Mouse is a visual shorthand for Disney. Now, he’s releasing an actual cookbook called #SlowCookerSunday – Leadership, Life and Slow Cooking with CEO and Chef, John Legere. (Obviously, […]

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 promises big improvements to AI, performance, and connectivity

Qualcomm officially took the wraps off the Snapdragon 855, its next generation processor, yesterday at the Snapdragon Tech Summit. At day two of the conference, Qualcomm is providing all the details on what the new processor will offer for the next wave of flagship phones. Qualcomm is focusing on several key areas for improvement with […]