Real life 6G speed tests revealed by Japanese tech giants — 100Gb/s transmissions could become the norm for mainstream wireless network data transfer within a few years

Verification test in the 100 GHz and 300 GHz bands
A consortium of Japanese technology behemoths, including NTT DOCOMO, NTT, NEC, and Fujitsu, have revealed the results of their real-world 6G speed tests.  The ground-breaking achievement shows the group’s ability to achieve ultra-high-speed 100Gb/s data transmission, marking a pivotal moment... Read more

iFi’s third-gen ‘affordable’ Zen DAC is in – and it’s got a phono stage pal too

Zen DAc 3 seen from the back, on white background
Regular readers will need no further introduction to iFi, the digital-to-analog audio specialist responsible for the loveable iFi Uno and iFi xDSD Gryphon DACs, to name only a few. But what you probably won’t know until now is that iFi... Read more

NYT Strands today — hints, answers and spangram for Tuesday, April 16 (game #44)

Marc McLaren
Another day, another Strands puzzle to solve courtesy of the gaming experts at the NYT. I doubt this will cause too many problems for too many of you, but if it does then simply scroll down for my selection of... Read more

Quordle today – hints and answers for Tuesday, April 16 (game #813)

Marc McLaren
How’s your day going? If solving Quordle is part of your routine then it could be about to get much better – or potentially much worse. Today’s is not the hardest ever, but then again I’m not sure any Quordle... Read more

A new Gmail feature could soon make it way easier to manage your subscriptions

No joke, Gmail is 20 and we're probably better for it
Google is reportedly working on a new way to help users bring order to their messy Gmail accounts on mobile. Initially discovered by industry expert AssembleDebug, a “Manage Subscriptions” section will be added to the app’s sidebar menu, housing all... Read more

Disney Plus rumored plans prove the further we get from cable, the closer we get to cable

Disney Plus rumored plans prove the further we get from cable, the closer we get to cable
Streaming television was supposed to kill cable and broadcast TV. Ad-free, endless choice, on-demand, and on your schedule meant the no-compromises television experience of our dreams. Except it hasn’t quite turned out that way and now it’s starting to look... Read more

Microsoft pinches one of the best macOS features for Windows 11 – here are three other ideas it should steal from Apple

Windows 11 Start menu
It looks like Windows 11 could be getting a new device management feature that will seem a bit familiar to anyone who has ever used Apple’s rival macOS Sonoma operating system for Macs and MacBooks. As MSPoweruser reports, an early... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 colors: every rumored shade

A Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 in blue
Despite being Samsung’s most expensive phone, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 isn’t available in very many colors, so once you’ve decided you want to spend big on a flagship foldable, you’re quite limited in your shade selection. So far,... Read more

Spotify Said to Be Working on ‘Advanced Mixing Tools’ for Playlists

iQoo Neo 7 SE Tipped to Get MediaTek Dimensity 8200 SoC, May Launch Soon
Spotify is tipped to be working on a new feature that will allow users to remix their playlists with “advanced mixing tools”. The mixing tools could allow users to add different transition styles, as well as sequence tracks with a... Read more

Hong Kong Approves BTC and ETH Spot ETFS, India’s Web3 Sector Lauds Decision

Hong Kong Approves BTC and ETH Spot ETFS, Indian Web3 Community Lauds ‘Landmark’ Decision
In a rather pro-crypto move, Hong Kong has greenlit the trading of Bitcoin and Ether Spot Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). With this move, traders in Hong Kong will get the chance to invest in Bitcoin and Ether via traditional stock markets.... Read more