Leaked Google Pixel 6a promotional images show the phone ahead of its launch

The Google Pixel 6a was announced at Google IO in May, but it won’t go on sale until July. While we wait, more promotional images of the mid-range device have leaked, giving us yet another look at the device’s hardware and software.

These photos are courtesy of a well-known informant. Evan Blass (opens in new tab) on Twitter, and they look exactly like Google’s official promotional photos. All three colors are on display – chalk (white), sage (green) and charcoal (grey) – and there are some lifestyle shots to pore over too.

This $280 phone is a lesson in affordability – I hope Apple and Samsung are paying attention

You will probably never use a Tecno phone. Until this week, I had never heard of the Chinese brand or its Camon line of appliances. Now, I’m unlikely to forget them.

The company recently held a fancy launch in New York for its new Tecno Camon Series 19 Pro Android 12 phones, though the products aren’t on sale in the US (or UK). I honestly wondered what they were doing there and more importantly why I was there.

Apple could develop an AirTag 2, based on a condition

Since the Apple AirTag tracker launched in April 2021, we haven’t heard anything about a possible second-gen version of the device – but it looks like an AirTag 2 is still on Apple’s cards.

This according to Ming Chi Kuo (opens in new tab), one of the most respected Apple analysts out there and someone who is generally accurate in terms of predictions and leaks. However, it is not certain that we will see a new version of AirTag.

Xbox Summer Game Fest event will include over 30 playable demos

As part of Summer Game Fest, Microsoft announced an ID@Xbox event that will see over 30 pre-launch playable demos of Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S made available over the next week.

This will mark ID@Xbox’s third Summer Game Fest event and will run for a week, from Tuesday, June 21st to Monday, June 27th. During this week, you’ll be able to peruse the demos and try out some games for yourself, with Microsoft encouraging those who do to leave some feedback for the developers.

Next Google Nest Wifi Router Is Quoted to Get a Wi-Fi 6 Upgrade

We haven’t seen a new Google Nest Wifi product since 2019, but rumor has it that Google is about to release a substantial update to its range of mesh routers – and this time the latest Wi-Fi 6 speeds and technologies are going to be supported.

This is according to an anonymous source speaking to 9to5Google (opens in new tab), which can generally be reliant on for accurate information. It also looks like the smart home networking kit Google offers will be streamlined to some extent.

AMD’s next-gen starter processors could be the Ryzen 7950X, 7900X, 7800X, and 7600X

AMD’s next-gen processors will be led by four Ryzen 7000 CPUs, the latest being from the vine.

The claim by one of Twitter’s most well-known hardware rumor sellers, Greymon55, is that AMD is planning to initially release the Ryzen 7950X, 7900X, 7800X, and 7600X, with other models to follow later.

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Using Microsoft Teams could become a lot of fun soon

Your conference calls could soon get a little more distracting if rumors of a new addition to Microsoft Teams are confirmed.

The video conferencing platform apparently plans to bring several games to Microsoft Teams in what appears to be an effort to help boost employee morale.

With the RTX 4080 on the horizon, should you still buy an older, cheaper GPU?

As we stand on the cusp of a new generation of graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD, a familiar discussion has taken root online – are the previous generation of GPUs still worth buying when something newer, brighter and more powerful is on the horizon?

I can clear this up for you: uh, yes.

The argument remains the same as the last generation releases – that it’s pointless to buy a product on the verge of becoming ‘out of date’ and prices often don’t drop far enough to be worth the money. There It is logic to this argument, but it doesn’t take into account one big problem: the GPU market hasn’t followed logic for a long time.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 color options leak when a launch appears to be near

We’re counting down the days to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and a few new leaks give us a better idea of ​​what color variations to expect, as well as pointing to a launch in the not-too-distant future.

First, well-known informant Evan Blass (opens in new tab) shared a code that apparently reveals the color options the Galaxy Watch 5 will be available in: it looks like we have Silver, Sapphire and Graphite for the standard version and Silver, Sapphire and Pink Gold for the smaller model.

OnePlus 10T: here’s everything we know so far

We’ve heard numerous claims about which flagship phones we may and may not see on OnePlus this year, with conversations mostly referring to a standard OnePlus 10 and a OnePlus 10 Ultra. But now it looks like we might not see any of them, with a OnePlus 10T coming out.

This phone so far seems positioned as a slightly inferior high-end handset to the OnePlus 10 Pro, so it could end up being the OnePlus 10 in all but name. However, leaks suggest it has the Pro in at least one area – that being the loading speed, and there’s a possibility it also has a better chipset.