Serious About Tech

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Author: Zachary Webb

Zac is a web developer and podcaster. https://zac.webbco.us

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Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL & OnePlus 7 Pro – Episode 20

Google gives the masses a cheaper camera phone in the Pixel 3a and 3a XL. At Google I/O 2019, Google announced its Pixel 3a series smartphones. These are premium mid-range phones that provide a flagship camera experience. Many reviewers are raving over it, but do they seriously pack the punch with the rest of the […]

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Amazon wants one-day Prime shipping, and the Galaxy A50 is a great mid-range phone – Episode 19

Amazon wants to bring in 1-day shipping. Amazon announced that it is wanting to upgrade all Prime shipping to one-day for all Prime subscribers. They already have on-day shipping options for some Prime products for Prime subscribers in eligible areas. However, shipping logistics cost money, but since Amazon makes billions, they continue to upgrade the […]

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Branding change! New logos and look for Serious About Tech

Serious About Tech has been around more than two years now, and the branding we have used was getting outdated. So I got Water, who I met on the This is Tech Today Discord server, to create a new logo and graphics for Serious About Tech. I think they look awesome, and hope you do […]

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Sony’s tall Xperia phones & Nokia 9 Pureview – Episode 18

Sony Xperia 1 Cinematic video is often shot in 21:9, but does that mean we need smartphones which can natively view such content? Sony seems to think so since they released their Sony Xperia 1, 10, and 10 Plus smartphones with 21:9 ratio displays. The Xperia 1 is their flagship offering, with a 6.5″ OLED […]

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Galaxy S10 and more from MWC 2019 – Episode 17

Galaxy S10 smartphones Samsung unpacked the Galaxy S10 series in San Fransisco, California on February 20, 2019. The S10 series includes three phones this year, the S10E, S10, and S10 Plus. They all have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, 6 or 8GB of RAM, and 128, 256, or 512GB of storage, choices varying by model. […]

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Moto G7: Has budget gotten too expensive? – Episode 16

Motorola released its G7 series of budget smartphones. But has the price of these “budget-friendly” phones gotten too high? Find out in episode 16 of the Serious About Tech podcast.

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Electric Cadillac and Collection #1 Data Breach – Episode 15

Cadillac is moving into electric vehicle territory. Cadillac, owned by GM, is planning to sell electric vehicles and SUVs in order to retain its shrinking market share. Learn more at Business Insider. Collection #1 Security Breach collection Troy Hunt, a security researcher, released Collection #1. Collection #1 a large collection (87GB) of email and password […]

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End of life date set for Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft has officially set an end-of-life date for Windows 10 Mobile. What is Windows 10 Mobile? Windows 10 Mobile is the smartphone operating system that Microsoft created in 2015 as a successor to Windows Phone 8. It was installed on Nokia Lumia phones and Microsoft’s own Lumia phones after it bought that brand from Nokia. […]

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Snapdragon 855 and 8cx, should 5G matter to you, and what to expect at CES 2019 – Episode 14

Snapdragon 855 and 8cx Qualcomm announced the Snapgradon 855 and Snapdragon 8cx in early December at their annual Tech Summit in Maui, Hawaii. The 855 is a smartphone processor and the 8cx is a new chip for laptops running Windows or ChromeOS. Qualcomm has the 835 and 850 being used in Windows ultrabooks to provide […]

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Snapdragon 855 Announced

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 was announced today at the Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii. Qualcomm claims this new chip, a 7nm processor manufactured by TSMC, will be three times as fast of the Snapdragon 845 and up to 2x the performance of competing mobile processors such as the HiSilicon Kirin 980 and Apple A12 Bionic. […]

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