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Not All iPhone Xs Use the Same Modem, and They Perform Differently

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Unlike Android handset manufacturers, which sometimes deploy different SoCs in identically named products depending on the market, Apple has historically stuck with a unified iPhone design. In 2016, the company started using two different modems, one from Qualcomm, one from Intel. Apple has continued this practice with the iPhone X, and while the data is preliminary, evidence suggests that the Intel and Qualcomm modems still offer different performance. The ranking, however, may have changed. A ...

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Uber Drivers Earn About the Same, Fare Hikes or Fare Cuts

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Uber raises fares so drivers can earn more money per trip. Sometimes Uber cuts fares to attract more riders. Uber offers bonuses to drivers for being active throughout the week. But: It turns out that no matter what Uber does to make things better for drivers, they tend to earn about the same other than bonuses. That’s the conclusion of a recent study conducted by Uber and a New York University professor. Regardless of the ...

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Latinos may not get the same hard sell on Obamacare this year

How Trump is upending Obamacare Latinos, who just a year ago were highly sought customers for the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace plans, may not get the same hard sell this year. The Trump administration’s laissez-faire approach toward the upcoming Obamacare enrollment period could reverse advances made in the number of Latinos covered, community activists fear. A shorter enrollment window and cutbacks in federal funding for marketing and navigator groups have the potential to cause Latino enrollment to slip, they say. Enrollment outreach efforts during the Obama administration targeted Latinos, both ...

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Oculus and HTC Both Slashed VR Prices, Didn’t See Same Benefits

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve been tracking the long-term growth of the VR ecosystem on PC thanks to Valve’s monthly Steam Hardware Survey and its reported data. This past summer saw major price cuts from both Oculus and HTC, with the Oculus Rift temporarily on sale with controllers for just $ 400, and HTC offering the Vive for $ 600. It took HTC some time to react to Oculus’ move, however, and it wasn’t immediately obvious what kind of ...

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Oculus and HTC Both Slashed VR Prices, Didn’t See Same Benefits

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve been tracking the long-term growth of the VR ecosystem on PC thanks to Valve’s monthly Steam Hardware Survey and its reported data. This past summer saw major price cuts from both Oculus and HTC, with the Oculus Rift temporarily on sale with controllers for just $ 400, and HTC offering the Vive for $ 600. It took HTC some time to react to Oculus’ move, however, and it wasn’t immediately obvious what kind of ...

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More of the same for Buckeyes, Tigers and Irish in disheartening losses

1:00 PM ET Auburn fans can measure their disappointment on Saturday by counting the amount of times Jarrett Stidham was sacked. (They need more than two hands.) Notre Dame fans can count the failed third-down conversions or one-possession losses they’ve endured in the past two seasons. Ohio State fans need only to point to an opposing quarterback planting a crimson-and-cream flag at midfield in the Horseshoe. After two weeks of the 2017 season, Auburn, Notre Dame and Ohio State are among the biggest disappointments in college football. It’s not because ...

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Intel Can Now Mesh Different Process Nodes on the Same Chip

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One constant of CPU manufacturing for decades has been that different components on the same die must share a common process node. It’s certainly possible to build a package that combines, say, a 14nm CPU with a large pool of on-chip cache built at 22nm, or to have a CPU built at one process node that has a GPU built at a different process node adjacent to it, but on the same physical piece of ...

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The Four Avatar Sequels Have The Same Villain, And It's Someone You Might Not Expect

Director James Cameron has revealed new details about the four long-awaited Avatar sequels, which are shooting back-to-back. Specifically, he told Empire about how the sequels will all have the same villain, but it’s someone you might not expect. [AVATAR SPOILERS FOLLOW BELOW] Cameron told the magazine that Stephen Lang’s Colonel Quatrich will be the villain for the four sequels. But, he died at the end of the first Avatar, didn’t he? He took two massive Na’vi arrows to the chest at the end of that movie. But apparently he did ...

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For the same two minutes every game, Yu Darvish is an awful pitcher

7:30 AM ET In the first inning Saturday night, Angels leadoff man Yunel Escobar dug into the batter’s box and stared out at a starting pitcher who has been, in his career, one of the worst in the game. Escobar took a fastball far outside, fouled off a center-cut fastball, then took three more balls. He jogged to first with a walk, and the Angels had a first-inning rally. Moments later, the No. 2 hitter, Kole Calhoun, dug into the batter’s box and stared out at a starting pitcher who ...

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US women's hockey team scores better pay, same benefits as men

US women’s hockey scores better pay, hits the ice When the women on the national hockey team started a protest for fair pay, they had no idea it would become a historic moment in women’s sports. But that’s exactly what happened. The U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team vowed to sit out a major international tournament unless they were making progress in their negotiations with USA Hockey, the sport’s governing body. On Tuesday the two sides reached a deal — three days before the start of the International Ice Hockey Federation ...

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