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Samsung makes upgrading to Galaxy Z Flip 5 easy with savings of up to $600

Last updated: February 23rd, 2024 at 15:09 UTC+01:00 Samsung foldable phone customers often enjoy special treatment, and for example, Flip phone users wanting to upgrade to the latest Galaxy Z Flip 5 can benefit from attractive discounts. The enhanced trade-in deals for Flip users are some of the best you can find on Samsung's online shop for any Galaxy phone. And trading the first-generation Galaxy Z Flip for the latest Galaxy Z Flip 5 model can net you a whopping $400 discount. You could say that existing Flip…

Samsung is upgrading a bunch of audio capabilities on its phones, tablets and earbuds

Samsung has announced a variety of updates designed to give its devices' audio capabilities a boost, starting with a Galaxy Buds' capability that could make it easier to communicate in another language. The company launched a new feature called Live Translate with its Galaxy S24 series, which people can use as an interpreter for phone calls to, say, a restaurant in a foreign country they're visiting. Soon, Galaxy S24 owners will be able use their phones as a real-time translation tool for in-person conversations if they…

The best GPUs if you’re upgrading from a GTX 1650

Jacob Roach / Digital Trends Nvidia’s GTX 1650 is nothing short of a legendary graphics card. The humble, budget-focused GPU has achieved a massive status among PC gamers, sitting at the top of the Steam hardware survey for years. It’s taken a back seat to Nvidia’s newer RTX 3060 in recent months, but it’s still owned by around 4% to 5% of gamers who take part in the Steam hardware survey. It’s starting to age out of relevance, however. The GTX 1650 is four years old, and it’s struggling to keep up with modern games…

Samsung lets you save some cash when upgrading to Galaxy A15

Last updated: January 27th, 2024 at 18:25 UTC+01:00 As bizarre as it may sound for high-end phone enthusiasts, some of the best-selling Samsung phones in the USA have been the low-end Galaxy A1x models. Over the past few years, devices like the Galaxy A10e, the Galaxy A12, and the Galaxy A13 have found a place in top-10 shipment charts. Now, Samsung offers a new model for 2024. The Galaxy A15 5G went on sale in the USA last week. The phone costs $199 with no carrier strings attached or $8.33 a month through Samsung…

Upgrading from an old Ultra can net you big Galaxy S24 Ultra discounts

Last updated: January 19th, 2024 at 16:10 UTC+01:00 A new Ultra flagship from Samsung entered the scene earlier this week. The Galaxy S24 Ultra is Samsung's most feature-rich slab-type phone to date, and as you may probably know, it's available for pre-order starting at $1,299 with a free memory upgrade to 512GB in tow. The Galaxy S24 Ultra isn't a cheap phone, but Samsung makes it easier for device owners to upgrade through an enhanced trade-in program. Story continues after our Galaxy S24 Ultra hands-on video…

Electrocatalyst Breakthrough for Efficient H2O2 Production and Biomass Upgrading

By Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences December 21, 2023New Approach Developed for Electrocatalytic H2O2 Production and Biomass Upgrading. Credit: Hui XuChinese scientists have created a new electrocatalyst with oxygen-coordinated Fe atoms, significantly improving H2O2 production and biomass upgrading. This catalyst marks a significant step in sustainable chemical synthesis.Scientists from Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have synthesized an…

Study discusses impact of factor endowments on technology choice, industrial upgrading

Credit: Structural Change and Economic Dynamics (2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.strueco.2023.03.002 Assistant Professor Liu Zhengwen and Professor Zhang Bo of the School of Economics, together with Professor Justin Yifu Lin from the Institute of New Structural Economics and National School of Development have co-authored an article titled "Endowment, technology choice, and industrial upgrading." It has been published in Structural…

Upgrading to a 4K monitor? Amazon has a 27-inch for 20% off

Innocn Amazon has a great deal on a 4K gaming monitor that you might not ordinarily consider. While monitor deals are typically full of Dell, Alienware, and HP models, Amazon has a $160 discount on the Innocn 27-inch Mini LED 4K Gaming Monitor with a USB-C connection. It normally costs $800 but it’s currently down to $640, so it’s a fairly tempting proposition. If you fancy trying something a little different from the mainstream brands, take a look at what else it has to offer below. Why you should buy the Innocn…

Update Samsung apps after upgrading to One UI 6 (Android 14)

One UI 6, with Android 14 underneath, is beginning to roll out to quite a few Galaxy smartphones, and Samsung is likely going to keep updating more and more devices with the latest version of Android and One UI in quick succession going forward. If you haven't received Android 14/One UI 6 yet, there are some preparations you can make to ensure everything goes smoothly when the update eventually arrives on your device. If your device has been updated to One UI 6, there's one important thing you should do: update all…

Upgrading or building a PC? This monster graphics card gets a $270 price cut in this Black Friday deal

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 4080 16GB AMP Extreme AIRO specsGeForce RTX 4080 16GB9728 CUDA cores16GB GDDR6X RAM320W power consumptionIceStorm 2.0 Advanced CoolingFREEZE Fan Stop, Active Fan Control, Dual BIOSSPECTRA 2.0 RGB Lighting (compatible with external LED strip)Metal die-cast RGB LED BackplateAlso: The 80 best Black Friday deals so far: Live updatesThis is a monster of a graphics card, and it will take up a lot of space in any PC -- two or even three slots -- so don't expect to put this into a tiny system. The PC