Classic FPS for mobile Review: Doom & Doom II for Android are even better at higher framerates The Android ports for Doom and Doom II are pretty great, especially if you grew up playing them. But with support for 16:9 and 90-120 frames per second added recently, we thought it was finally time we take a look at these two legends of gaming and let you know our thoughts on them. … [Read more...] about Why Samsung only cares about ‘Android’ and ‘Google’ when it’s convenient
For cloud vendors like AWS, Google, or Microsoft, there is a very clear incentive: The more people use their ML frameworks, the more compute and storage resources will eventually gravitate toward their respective clouds. But what stakes does Facebook have in this game? Why dedicate the resources -- human and otherwise -- needed to develop and maintain not one, but two ML frameworks, and where is this going? … [Read more...] about Opinionated and open machine learning: The nuances of using Facebook’s PyTorch
With the global pandemic forcing people out of work, money is going to be tight for the foreseeable future. A financing plan like this would be the perfect way to get more people to enjoy the PS5 without breaking the bank. It's hard enough to justify a purchase of several hundred dollars this holiday, but one low cost per month like a phone plan? That's a lot easier to swallow, especially if Sony throws in PS Plus and PS Now with it, granting players online multiplayer and access to hundreds of games on demand. … [Read more...] about PS5 needs its own ‘Xbox All Access’ program if it wants to beat Microsoft
The original naming convention — Pixel 5 and Pixel 5s — makes more sense in the alternate-universe good timeline of 2020, where there's no COVID and the Pixel 4a launched on-time at a jam-packed Google I/O. The 4a could enjoy a solid four months of sales before the premium Pixels arrived. But in our current, bad 2020 timeline, Pixel 4a phones are just now making their way out to customers, only three weeks before the expected arrival of the two new models. … [Read more...] about From the Editor’s Desk: The Google Pixel 5s, explained
Beyond that, though, these are the same great phones that they've always been, even two years later. The Note 5, especially, feels like a new phone, and given that there's no Note 7 on the market anymore, it's still the phone we recommend if you need pen input on a phone. That the Note 5 and S6 edge+, each big phones, still feel so spritely and modern in mid-2017, is a testament to what Samsung accomplished with its then-new form factor and decision to ditch plastic for metal and glass. But hey, that's just our opinion! … [Read more...] about Galaxy Note 5 and S6 series owners, how’s the Nougat update treating you?