Intel executives say that the latest 5G modem chip will be used in 2020 smartphones. That means, Apple, which is Intel’s biggest customer, can only launch a 5G iPhone next year. Sandra Rivera, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Network Platforms Group, Intel announced this at an event in California, United States, as reported by Digital Trends. She said, Intel will indeed give a sample of 5G modems to customers this year. However, they estimate, the products that use the chip will only reach the public next year. Continue reading
Google is working to improve its service capabilities for all Android users, including those who suffer from hearing impairment or deaf people with two applications called Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier. Continue reading
Google Now and Apple’s Siri is a digital assistant that has been improved since last year. When both pitted, which one is smarter? This thing is what Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster trying to find out. Testing is done by Munster by giving 800 same questions to Siri and Google Now. The goal is measuring accuracy and understanding in answering the questions.
Among the 800 questions, half were asked in the room, the other half outdoors. The questions themselves based on five categories: local information, commerce, navigation, general information, and order.
The next generation of Microsoft DirectX is officially announced at an event in San Francisco called Game Developers Conference. Microsoft claims the Application Programming Interface (API) inside DirectX 12 is faster and more efficient than its predecessor.
Based on calculations obtained through 3DMark, Microsoft DirectX 12 is capable in providing 50% increment in terms of hardware utilization on a PC. In other words, game developers will be more freely to utilize the entire computing core in graphic processing.