Marshall Stanmore II and Oculus Go VR have great discounts on Amazon
Deals. We’ve got some different deals today. If you’re looking for a Bluetooth speaker, the Marshall Stanmore II is 40% off on Amazon leaving it at $200. If you want to try VR, the 32GB Oculus Go VR is currently $69 off leaving it at $130.
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OPPO working on developing its own mobile chip
OPPO is reportedly gearing up to start making their own chips. The Chinese company is reportedly working on their new chip dubbed ‘M1’ but it will be an auxiliary processor, meaning it will either be an NPU, a chip for a specific task or offer support for the main chip. The company’s VP said they are investing $7B for hardware and R&D over the next three years.
Facebook may not integrate WhatsApp and Instagram because of the FTC
The FTC is apparently weighing an injunction on Facebook to stop them from integrating WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger into their own services. The report also states that they have an ongoing antitrust investigation on Facebook for anti-competitive policies. The investigation started after Facebook announced this merger of their services, as it is basically creating a monopoly and killing competition in social apps.
Samsung Galaxy W20 5G sold out in minutes, and a new display coming in the Fold 2
The Chinese 5G version of the Galaxy Fold aka the W20 5G sold out in the Samsung store in only a few minutes despite the $2,850 price tag and Samsung is restocking it on December 20th. Now, moving on to the regular Galaxy Fold, reports claim that it sold 1M units worldwide. The new Galaxy Fold will apparently bring an Ultra-Thin-Glass display which would help with durability, be more resistant to scratches and get rid of the protective layer.
US and China could’ve reached a trade deal that avoids Apple tariffs
The US and China are close to reaching a trade deal. Apple is about to affected by this with a new 15% tariff that is going to start being applied this Sunday on products that come from China. iPhones and iPads could see a $150 price increase but with this deal they could avoid it. The deal could also ease a little tension from both countries and may other companies like Huawei could be benefitted by this. According to Bloomberg, this price increase would make Apple lose 8% in demand.
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We can expect a surprise announcement from OnePlus very soon