• Everything you need to know about monitor refresh rates

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    Best answer: Monitor refresh rate matters a lot for gamers, but it's less important for productivity, web browsing, or watching movies and TV. It can still be valuable in these situations, though.
    What is refresh rate?
    A monitor's refresh rate, measured in hertz , represents the number of times per second that the display is capable of refreshing and displaying a new frame. For example, a 144Hz monitor will be capable of displaying up to 144 individual frames per second.
    Note that refresh rate is not the same thing as frame rate and frames per second , although the two are closely related...
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  • Google Tensor SoC: Everything you need to know

    Google Tensor SoC: Everything you need to know

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    Google's latest phones are powered by its custom silicon, and there is a lot to like here.
    Google makes some of the best Android phones money can buy, and a large part of what makes its phones stand out is the cameras. Although Google hasn't changed the hardware sensor itself in over three years, it was able to leverage its software prowess to deliver truly outstanding photos from Pixel phones, including the Pixel 5a .
    While Google likes to focus on software as a differentiator for its phones, the company is now turning to custom silicon to give Pixels an added edge. With the Pixel 6 and 6...
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  • Google wants Material You everywhere, and now developers can get in on it

    Google wants Material You everywhere, and now developers can get in on it

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    Google gives app developers access to Material You.
    What you need to know
    Google is bringing Material You design to third-party app developers.
    Dynamic colors will soon be available outside of Google's first-party apps.
    Google is also making it easy to design apps for larger displays.
    With Android 12 available on Pixel smartphones, Google is hammering down on app support for its new Material You design language.
    During the Android Developer Summit, Google announced Material Design 3 availability in Jetpack Compose, which will enable third-party app developers to implement Material You...
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  • Best phone plans in 2021: T-Mobile, Verizon, Google Fi, and more

    Best phone plans in 2021: T-Mobile, Verizon, Google Fi, and more

    1 month ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Getting the best phone plan for your needs can be tricky. All three of the major carriers in the U.S. market their plans so heavily, that it can be tricky to know which plan is actually the best. That's not to mention the fact that there are dozens of MVNO carriers in the country that use the big networks, and often offer lower prices. But at what cost?
    There are a number of things to consider before you sign up for a new phone plan. Perhaps the first you'll need to consider is your location, and where you plan on using the plan. Unfortunately, in some areas, major carriers still have a...
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