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NVIDIA launches RTX 2000 series graphics with ray-tracing technology

NVIDIA is launching the first graphics cards with support for real-time ray tracing. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards go up for pre-order today and should be available in stores starting September 20th. Prices start at $499. The new graphics cards are based on NVIDIA’s new Turing graphics […]

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Lilbits 327: Will Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 850 be fast enough?

Qualcomm is working on a new processor designed specifically for Windows tablets and laptops. It’s called the Snapdragon 850 and it’s basically a sibling to the Snapdragon 845 chip that powers the latest high-end Android smartphones, but it’s optimized for larger devices that have more space to help dissipate heat, which could allow the chip […]

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Maker of the Turing phone files for bankruptcy in Finland, but claims the company is still alive and well

A few years ago a startup called Turing Robotic Industries unveiled an unusual smartphone called the Turing Phone. It places an emphasis on privacy and security, has a boxy design with geometric patterns on the back, and it was one of the first modern smartphones to lack a headphone jack. It also doesn’t have a […]

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Turing’s “Outer Blueprint” for phones with ridiculous features

Against all odds, and following numerous delays, the folks behind the Turing Phone started shipping handsets this summer. The company’s first phone┬áis a 5.5 inch smartphone with a Snapdragon 800 processor, 3GB of RAM, and Sailfish OS software. It’s designed for security and has no USB port or headphone jack, presumably because those present vulnerabilities […]