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Multiple companies announce innovations at Computex

Published on 05/27/2019 @ 11 AM EST
Taipei’s PC-related event has shown us that smartphones are likely to improve as they’ll have access to significantly faster CPUs. Additionally, AMD announced its Navi GPU geared toward consumers, Intel has a new Core i9 that will have 4GHz speed, and Lenovo has an upcoming Project Limitless laptop with a battery that will last days.

The largest chipmaker in China will delist from NYSE

Published on 05/27/2019 @ 11 AM EST
Called Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), the company plans to delist in June. After 15 years as a public company in the US, SMIC is responding to added costs and administrative difficulties involved in trading with the US.

AMD announces new graphics card

Published on 05/27/2019 @ 11 AM EST
The company revealed its upcoming Navi GPU will also be released in PCs. The new graphics card—which may also be known as RDNA—is coming this July to a desktop computer series: AMD Radeon RX 5700.

MIT develops robot for heavy lifting

Published on 05/26/2019 @ 1 AM EST
By watching a person’s arm muscles, RoboRaise adjusts its strength and movements to compensate for partnered lifting of objects. The entire system includes sensors which attach to the user’s bicep for precise measurements.

IGTV welcomes landscape videos

Published on 05/26/2019 @ 1 AM EST
In addition to portrait format, IGTV on Instagram now supports landscape format videos, a popular request among users. The original plan for vertical-only was to encourage users to upload original content rather than sharing content that appears on other apps, such as YouTube.

Best Buy ends Galaxy Fold pre-orders

Published on 05/26/2019 @ 1 AM EST
The tech company claims that as Samsung has not confirmed the new release date, they cannot continue to take pre-orders for the anticlimactic foldable smartphone. It is not clear if Best Buy will begin again once Samsung fixes key issues with the device.