Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 is a souped-up version of last year’s flagship

The Snapdragon 888 isn’t Qualcomm’s only high-end mobile chip for early 2021. The company has introduced a Snapdragon 870 system-on-chip that should deliver speedy performance in those phones where the 888 isn’t an option. Ultimately, it’s a slightly...

Detachable joy-cons add gaming controls to the back of your iPhone!

Forget Back Tap, the iPhone’s back surface just got a whole lot more functional. Behold the Tundra, a conceptual set of gaming joy-cons that snap to the back of your phone, adding controls to it. Unlike most controllers that add buttons facing you, the Tundra give you buttons that are accessible, but don’t occupy real estate on the front of your phone. They snap on in such a way that you can easily use them with your index, middle, and ring fingers. The index fingers can easily work on the trigger/shoulder buttons on the top, and the middle and ring-fingers can be used to mash the XYAB buttons and the D-Pad. Meanwhile, your thumb can use the on-screen controls too, giving you the best of all worlds!

While the Tundra currently exist only as a concept, they present a new direction for mobile gaming controllers, providing a sleek yet functional alternative to the large, ergonomic, console-style controllers that let you mount your phone into them. The Tundra exist as sleek units that don’t add weight, mass, or thickness to your phone. They can easily slip right into your pocket, phone and all, and if removed, come with a small, pocket-friendly storage/charging case like your AirPods!

Designer: Diego Schreibvogel Cases

Here’s everything Samsung announced at its Galaxy S21 event

Samsung devoted its first Unpacked event of 2021 to the Galaxy S21, but that’s not all the company had to share. In addition to three new phones, Samsung announced the Galaxy Buds Pro and its first SmartTag lost item tracker.Galaxy S21 and S21+ Sams...

Samsung’s Galaxy S21+ vs. the OnePlus 8T and the iPhone 12 Pro Max

It might only be January with CES just a day behind us, but Samsung is getting new phone season started with the reveal of three new Galaxy devices today. Right in the middle you’ll find the Galaxy S21+, with a 6.7-inch screen and a three-camera arra...

Samsung is bringing SmartThings dashboard to Android Auto

Samsung is bringing more cars into the SmartThings ecosystem. You’ll be able to start or stop the engine of compatible vehicles with the SmartThings app, and activate the heater or AC before you step inside your car. The feature won’t arrive until at...