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Aston Martin is going green

Published on 12/07/2018 @ 8 AM EST

In a bid to avoid bans in cities, the luxury car maker is retrofitting their older vehicles as electric cars. Launching in 2019, the Heritage EV program lets Aston Martin owners bring their vehicles in to be professionally switched over. They’re also building the Rapide E, an all-electric sports car that goes 200 miles on a single charge.

Chrome 71 comes with loads of upgrades

Published on 12/06/2018 @ 9 AM EST
Chrome 71 for Android will feature auto ad blocking, a new favicon, and billing warnings. The latter helps alert users to websites requiring a subscription for purchase. On the dev side, developers are able to customize their web apps in fullscreen.

Samsung is giving away a free Galaxy

Published on 12/06/2018 @ 9 AM EST

If you were looking for a great end-of-year deal from Samsung, here it is. With the purchase of select QLED TVs by December 18th, you get a free Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, or Galaxy S9+. Of course, the select TVs are on the pricier side but it’s just as every bit enticing.

Not-so-incognito mode

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 6 PM EST

Research from DuckDuckGo shows that Google results are still being personalized even if a user logs out of their Google account or uses incognito mode. Google denies this, claiming the study is faulty.

NYPD is now using drones

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 9 AM EST

The new kit is comprised of 11 DJI Mavic Pros, 2 DJI Matrice 210 RTK quadcopters, and a DJI Inspire 1. The gear will aid in rescue missions, CSI, hazmat, and hostage situations.

The 5G Qualcomm chip is here

Published on 12/05/2018 @ 9 AM EST

The Snapdragon 855 is set to be the chip in virtually every Android smartphone in 2019. Offering super-fast 5G, it will support multi-gigabit download speeds.

Like the Apple A12 bionic and the Huawei Kirin 980, the 855 brings Qualcomm down to a 7nm process for manufacturing. As a result, this means more transistors per chip which equals faster performance.