Author: Mike Harrison

Leaked photos of the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have surfaced in a video uploaded on YouTube. The video featuring the photos was uploaded on a channel called Tech Rat. It has since been claimed by Window Central’s Zac Bowden as legit photos of “near-final prototypes.” The leaked photos show that the foldable Microsoft Surface 2 will feature an external triple camera setup and a USB-C port that has been centered.  Microsoft Surface Duo 2 Leaked Photos: What They Show (Photo : Screenshot taken from YouTube video uploaded by Tech Rat) Microsoft Surface Duo 2’s leaked photos show that aside from…

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Urian B., Tech Times 26 July 2021, 11:07 pm (Photo : Screenshot From Pexels Official Website) Amazon Officially Denies Plans to Use Crypto as Payment Method and Alleged Plans of Launching New Crypto Token in 2022 Amazon has officially denied its plans to use Bitcoin as a method of payment along with alleged plans that the company will launch a new cryptocurrency token this 2022. This came shortly after rumors were spreading like wildfire causing the prices of Bitcoin to go on a bullish boost. Mr. Whale on Amazon Confirmation Mr. Whale, a Twitter account that covers Bitcoin related topics,…

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Nokia XR20 is a durable phone at first look, but a phone’s strength is tested not by looks, but by identifying its specs and a practical approach. However, as the device is not yet available for release, the specs would do, and one of its featured strengthening factors is its Gorilla Glass that adds more to its rigidness. Moreover, it does not skimp out on performance.  The return of the Finnish phone maker, Nokia, has been a mixed reception among the public. However, the company has been turning these receptions upside down by powering through with its build quality.  Nokia XR20…

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Facebook has set up a new product team that will work on Mark Zuckerberg’s “metaverse” vision. The announcement was made via Facebook post published by Andrew Bosworth, head of Facebook Reality Labs. Facebook Reality Labs will include the new product team as part of its division.  “Much of the work we’ve been doing at Facebook Reality Labs connects deeply to the Metaverse vision Mark has talked about,” Andrew Bosworth said in his Facebook post.  The Facebook Reality Labs head then went on to make the announcement, saying “Today we’re standing up a Metaverse product group under my organization to bring together…

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Intel has partnered with Qualcomm to release new chips and to strengthen the chip-making business that has been facing a massive down as components are facing shortages. Intel is still one of the most known chip companies for computers, and Qualcomm is the most prominent for smartphones. Together, they may be an unstoppable force in the tech industry. Initially, the newly appointed Qualcomm CEO, Christian Amon, has teased that the chipmaking company is looking at a venture that aims to rival the M1 chip from Apple. It may be so that this is the one he is referring to, their partnership with…

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Google’s Privacy Sandbox Initiative has moved to 2023 after it was initially supposed to be taking place and implementing its services this year. This would soon prevent the Google Chrome browsers to collect cookies from users and their internet usage, one of which slows down usage as storage gets used. Moreover, this move is also related to user privacy concerns.  Chrome has had a lot of updates in the past developments, and its major one includes that of protecting one’s search history, having an option to quickly delete it when needed.  Google Privacy Sandbox Initiative (Photo : by Ali Balikci /…

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The electronic health record company Epic offers financial incentives to healthcare systems that use its proprietary algorithms — and those algorithms can deliver inaccurate predictions, a Stat News investigation found. Epic is the largest electronic health record company in the United States, and it holds the health records for around 250 million people. The company has around 20 algorithms designed to predict things like how long a patient might stay in the hospital, which patients might become seriously ill, and which might develop a deadly condition called sepsis. Like many other groups that build health algorithms, Epic doesn’t publicly share…

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(Photo : Unsplash) As the past year has brought unexpected challenges to businesses and consumers around the globe, it is the right time to examine the digital trends and technologies that are transforming the insurance industry. In this digital era of life, insurance agencies of all sizes and shapes are looking for innovative and evergreen technologies and tech solutions. They look for solutions and tools that are easy to scale and update according to the changing industry demands and consumer needs to stay on top of competitors. Insurance agencies looking for a competitive advantage should consider the following digital trends…

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(Photo : Gaming Blockchain Protocol: Built for Digital Athletes and Social Gamers) Bitspawn, the new esport platform built on the Solana blockchain, offers player’s tournament solutions they’ve needed for a long time. The mission of Bitspawn is simple, to make esports accessible and profitable to all gamers across the globe. That means not just the players with huge followings, but everyone who plays. The gaming industry has previously faced roadblocks from shady tournaments and hosts, and Bitspawn was created as a solution to the need for legitimacy and accessibility in the gaming tournament world. The company, which is based in…

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Urian B., Tech Times 26 July 2021, 04:07 am (Photo : Screenshot From Amazon Official Website) PS5 Restock July 26-Aug 1 2021 Schedule: GameStop, Target, Best Buy, and More New PS5 restock is expected to drop on a couple of online retail stores before the end of July. While some gamers haven’t really been lucky in purchasing the console since the beginning of July, 2021 there’s still some hope as new stock is expected to drop soon! July 2021 PS5 Restock According to GamingIntel, there are rumored restocks to happen before the end of July 2021 which are spread out…

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