Why doesn’t the Surface Laptop 4 have the latest Ryzen processors?

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 offers a rare opportunity for benchmarking nerds: a chance to test rival AMD Ryzen and Intel Core processors in the same device. But unlike with our AMD/Intel CPU comparison using the Surface Laptop 3, this time it’s an unfair fight: in the Surface Laptop 4, Intel’s latest 11th-gen Core Tiger Lake processors take on AMD’s older Ryzen 4000 Mobile processors, instead of the company’s latest Ryzen Mobile 5000 chips.

Why? Because AMD and Microsoft jointly develop “Surface Edition” versions of the Ryzen processor for the Surface Laptop 4. That cycle started more a year ago, according to Microsoft, before Ryzen 5000 was available.

Microsoft nevertheless claims that the Surface Laptop 4 will offer as much as 70 percent more performance than its predecessor, the Surface Laptop 3. In some tests under some configurations, Microsoft says, performance could nearly double—and our preliminary benchmarks seem to bear that out.

That’s nothing to sneeze at. The Surface Laptop 3 featured the Ryzen 7 3780U and the Ryzen 5 3850U. Both were quad-core parts. The Ryzen 5 4680U and the Ryzen 7 4980U featured in the Surface Laptop 4 are 6- and 8-core Ryzen processors, respectively. Performance will likely increase sharply just from the added core count.

The fact that these are Surface Edition chips is meaningful, too. AMD and Microsoft’s original Surface Edition partnership (the Ryzen 7 3780U and the Ryzen 5 3850U for the Surface Laptop 3) produced semi-custom parts that tweaked the existing Ryzen architecture and added numerous features, from extra compute units and better responsiveness, to an on-die pen controller and more. “When looking for the right processor to power the all new Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, we wanted the best graphics performance in a single processor,” Microsoft distinguished engineer Pavan Davuluri said in a news release at the time.

AMD vice president Jack Huynh later told PCWorld that Microsoft and AMD had essentially rebuilt the Ryzen firmware, optimizing it. The tweaks also improved battery life—though as our review of the Surface Laptop 3 (Ryzen 5) showed, not nearly as much as in the Surface Laptop 3 (Ice Lake). 

What we’re seeing this time around is something different. Microsoft is claiming that the Ryzen versions of the Surface Laptop 4 will exceed Intel’s 11th-gen Core in battery life, even though both consume roughly the same power. (AMD’s Ryzen 4000 Mobile processors consume 15W; Intel’s Tiger Lake processors define an “operating range” range of between 12W and 28W.)

That lives up to the promise AMD’s Huynh made in 2019: “We didn’t spend the past three years just to do one project,” Huynh said then. “This is the beginning of a long-term partnership with the Surface team. Just like what we did with Xbox. We don’t enter into these co-engineering projects to go small.”

The AMD-Microsoft chip partnership continues

While the development cycle prevented the Surface Laptop 4 from getting the latest and greatest Ryzen parts, Microsoft believes the latest Surface Edition chips still have plenty to offer. The company believes the improved battery life will be a significant selling point of the Ryzen 4000-powered Surface Laptop 4, executives leading the Surface Laptop development told us.

Microsoft expects the improved interaction between the Microsoft co-designed processor and the Microsoft Windows operating system to provide subtle improvements, such as shaving 10 percent or so off of the time it takes for the Windows Hello depth camera to identify your face. Microsoft has also optimized the power consumption on battery for Microsoft Teams, especially with regards to fan noise. It’s nothing close to the integration Apple’s custom M1 processor has with Apple’s Mac OS, but it’s at least on the same path.

Here’s Microsoft (via its Microsoft Mechanics YouTube channel) explaining some of the subtler points of the Surface Laptop 4:

Microsoft’s Surface executives believe there’s a lot of overlap between what they’ve accomplished with the Surface Edition chips inside the Surface Laptop 4, and what AMD has brought forth with its powerhouse Ryzen 5000 Mobile processors. That’s certainly a high bar, as our review showed the Ryzen 9 5980HS outperforming Tiger Lake by a considerable amount. Can Microsoft’s latest Surface Edition chips do the same? We should find out soon. 

This story was updated at 9:30 AM with additional details on the Surface Laptop 4 via Microsoft’s YouTube channel.

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How much is Hulu? Plans, prices, and deals for cord-cutters

In a crowded video streaming market, Hulu and Hulu + Live TV stand out as top-tier cord-cutting services. They include tons of great TV shows and movies, a live TV option for dropping cable entirely, and a bunch of add-ons for other premium streaming platforms. Hulu is available at a variety of price points and configurations, so if you’re wondering if Hulu is the right streaming service for you, read on to find out more.

What is Hulu?

There are two basic versions: Hulu starting at $5.99 a month and Hulu + Live TV starting at $64.99 a month. But these are just the entry-level prices, and as you’ll soon see, Hulu can be extensively configured with more content and features.

The standard Hulu has an extensive on-demand content library, including classic and original series and movies, as well as up-to-date episodes of popular shows from network TV. Hot TV shows and movies we’re watching now include the dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale, the reboot of Animaniacs, a dark comedy period piece called The Great, and the Andy Samberg feature film comedy Palm Springs.

As the name suggests, Hulu + Live TV includes live access to 65-plus channels you would otherwise find on cable, as well as all the on-demand content you would find on standard Hulu. This is a solid option for cutting your cable cord entirely. The channels you can access vary by region, but you can expect to find big name networks like ABC, CBS and FOX, as well more niche channels like Lifetime, TLC and Vice.

No matter which version of Hulu you choose, you’ll be able to create up to six user profiles, so each member of your household can create watchlists and receive personalized content recommendations. In addition, you can set up a Kids Profile, which filters content to create a family-friendly experience for the youngest members of your household.

How much do Hulu and Hulu + Live TV cost?

Whether you’re looking for something to replace your cable subscription, or you just want affordable access to your favorite shows, Hulu has a plan for you. The streaming service offers subscriptions at a variety of price points, with expanded content offerings available at additional cost. A Hulu free trial is available, and a great way to evaluate the service for a full month without having to commit.

If you’re looking for access to live channels, you’ll need the more expensive Hulu + Live TV, but for on-demand content at a more wallet-friendly price, the standard Hulu may be just what you’re looking for. Here are the subscription options:

  • Hulu: $5.99/month. Hulu’s basic package includes access to on-demand programming, supported by ads.
  • Hulu (No Ads): $11.99/month. This package includes Hulu’s full on-demand library, with ads removed.
  • Hulu + Live TV: $64.99/month. This package includes the on-demand library as well as live on-air channels.
  • Hulu (No Ads)+ Live TV: $70.99/month. Hulu’s most expensive package includes ad-free access to its on-demand content, as well as its full lineup of live channels.

Sarah (Cristin Milioti) and Nyles (Andy Samberg) are stuck in a time-loop in the romantic comedy Palm Springs, one of Hulu’s most notable original movies.

Hulu vs. Hulu + Live TV

OK, let’s delve into each main service option in greater detail.


The basic Hulu subscription, which starts at $5.99/month, offers a solid library of on-demand content. Here, you’ll find classic and modern TV shows from Fox, ABC, NBC, and other networks, as well as Hulu-exclusive original series, like the Emmy-nominated The Great, and the critically acclaimed PEN15 (97% on Rotten Tomatoes!). The movie library constantly changes, but Hulu also produces its own original films including Happiest Season, Palm Springs and Minding the Gap.

Basic Hulu also offers something many other on-demand services don’t: episodes from current seasons of network series. This makes it a great fit if you’re too impatient to wait a whole season.

At such a low starting price, this subscription is a solid pick for the streamer on a budget, but bear in mind that you’ll pay more if you want to avoid ads.

Hulu + Live TV

Starting at $64.99/month, Hulu + Live TV offers everything from the basic Hulu subscription, as well as 65-plus live broadcast TV channels. This may be a good option for you if you love Hulu’s on-demand library but also want cable news like CNN, FOX News and MSNBC; professional sports (including local sports networks); and typical cable channel fare like FX, Animal Planet and The Food Network.

The Hulu + Live TV subscription comes with up to 50 hours of recording space using its included cloud DVR. So, if you know you’re going to miss your favorite show, you’ll be able to save it to watch later. If 50 hours isn’t quite enough, you can upgrade to the Enhanced Cloud DVR Add-on at an additional cost. Now let’s get into all the other things yo can buy…

What are add-ons for Hulu and Hulu + Live TV?

To customize your Hulu experience to see even more content, you can take advantage of a variety of add-ons. These fall into a few different categories, with offerings available at a variety of price points.

Network, Partner, and Premium Add-ons

These add-ons give you access to additional live and on-demand content from a variety of networks and outside Hulu partners:

  • ESPN+: $5.99/month. Watch live sports from the NHL, MLB, and more, including access to college sports. This add-on also includes ESPN+ originals like Peyton’s Places and Ariel & The Bad Guy.
  • SHOWTIME: $10.99/month. This add-on is best-known for its selection of movies, such as 1917 and Hereditary. You’ll also get access to TV series like Shameless and Your Honor.
  • HBO Max: $14.99/month. One of the best on-demand libraries available, with network classics like The Wire and Game of Thrones, brand-new series like Euphoria and Lovecraft Country, and a wide selection of movies.
  • Cinemax: $9.99/month. This add-on offers movies like Long Shot and John Wick: Chapter 3, along with original series like Strike Back and Warrior.
  • STARZ: $8.99/month. A solid lineup of TV series, such as American Gods and Outlander. You’ll also get access to plenty of movies, like Little Women and Jumanji: The Next Level.
  • Entertainment (news and lifestyle content): $7.99/month. This add-on for Live TV subscribers includes access to a wide variety of news and lifestyle channels, including CNBC World, Science, and Cooking Channel.
  • Español (Spanish-language content): $4.99/month. Features Spanish-language content live and on-demand, including NBC Universo, ESPN Deportes, and Discovery Familia

Feature Add-ons

These add-ons allow you to upgrade your overall Hulu experience, with customization options available for additional cost:

  • Enhanced Cloud DVR: $9.99/month
  • Unlimited Screens (lets you simultaneously stream on as many displays as you like): $9.99/month

Best Hulu TV series

There are tons of episodic series on Hulu, some classic, some contemporary, and some exclusive to the platform. Here are some picks from our list of Hulu’s best TV shows. 


“Squirrelly Dan” (K. Trevor Wilson) and Wayne (Jared Keeso) deal with various comical “problems” in their small town in Letterkenny. (Hulu)

Letterkenny: Set in a small, fictional town in rural Ontario, Letterkenny follows a surprisingly cultured, liberal, and sex-positive group of farmers, hockey players and meth’ed out techno-goths. The wordplay is fast, alliterative and packed with Canadian slang and pop culture references.

The Handmaid’s Tale: Staged in an alternate reality in which many women have become infertile, Elisabeth Moss gives a tense, incisive performance as “Offred,” a fertile “handmaiden” forced to bear children for a wealthy family. Insidious systems abound in this dystopian drama, and make no mistake, this is one of Hulu’s best series.

The Great: Created by the Oscar-winning writer Tony McNamara, The Great is a dark, comedic, 18th century period piece that’s more into exploring sex and murder than dull opulence. Elle Fanning plays Catherine, the young woman who’s destined to become Catherine the Great

PEN15: This comedy-of-discomfort stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, who are in their 30s, but play themselves as 13-year-olds in middle school. The show is just weird enough to elicit laughs, but underlying everything are characters and storylines full of heart.

High Fidelity: This one is mainly for romantics and record nerds, and it’s every bit as good as its 2000 feature film counterpart. The showrunners had the excellent idea to replace the three white, straight guys in the original with two women of color and an LGBTQ+ character, and it works seamlessly.

Best Hulu original movies

Hulu is packed with feature films, some old, some new. But for this short list, we’ll focus just on Hulu-produced exclusives, as chosen by our movie and TV critic, Jeffrey M. Anderson. You can see more in his list of Hulu’s 10 best original movies.


Longtime friends Zack and Keire ride skateboards and live their lives in the powerful documentary Minding the Gap.

Minding the Gap: Filmed over the course of 12 years, this Oscar-nominated documentary follows the lives of three skateboarders as they grow up together. Packed with compelling human stories and great skateboarding.

Palm Springs: This critic-favorite comedy stars Andy Samberg, who’s stuck in a time loop on the day of a friend’s wedding. We called it “loose, cheerful, funny, clever, adorable, and thoroughly entertaining.”

Happiest Season: This is a fresh, modern take on a Christmas movie, but don’t let the seasonality fool you. Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis play a lesbian couple who are hiding their relationship from Davis’ character’s conservative family amid the pressures of Christmas formalities. Mary Steenburgen as Davis’ mom, and Alison Brie and Mary Holland as Davis’ sisters absolutely shine.

Boss Level: Like Palm Springs, this Hulu original is a time-loop vehicle—but this one centers on an ex-soldier who starts each day in a fight for his life, avoiding a team of assassins hell bent on killing him. The stellar cast includes Frank Grillo, Will Sasso, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh, and Mel Gibson as the bad guy.

Culture Shock: This horror-satire is part of Hulu’s Into the Dark series of feature-length episodes, and focuses on the journey of a pregnant Mexican woman (Martha Higareda) who makes the harrowing trip to the States to find herself in a creepy vision of the American dream.

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PSA: Lock in a year of Disney+ before tomorrow’s price hike

Packed with loads of Marvel, Star Wars, and classic Disney titles, Disney+ has been one of the best deals in streaming at just $7 a month, but that enticing price is about to go up.

Starting on March 26—tomorrow—the monthly price for Disney+ will increase to $8 a month. The previously announced price hike isn’t major, mind you, but a buck a month adds up.

Of course, signing up today for a monthly Disney+ subscription at the old price will only save you a dollar for one month, but we have another suggestion: grab a year of Disney+ instead.

The annual price for Disney+ is going up along with the monthly rate, from $70 a year (or about $5.83 a month) to $80 annually (or $6.66/month). So if you pony up for a year’s worth of Disney+ now, you can lock in your savings for a full 12 months.

Disney announced the price hike for Disney+ last December during its annual investors presentation, alongside a cavalcade of new movies and TV shows that will soon debut on the streaming service.

Besides a clutch of Marvel and Star Wars shows starring the likes of Loki, Hawkeye, Ahsoka, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Lando Calrissian, Disney also announced that two of its biggest upcoming cinematic tentpoles—Cruella, with Emma Stone, and Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson—will land on Disney+ on May 8 and July 9, respectively.

Those two movies will both be “Premier Access” titles, just like Mulan was last year. That means you’ll have to pay a fee (it was $30 for Mulan) in addition to your Disney+ subscription to stream the films.

Also heading straight to Disney+ will be Pinocchio, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemeckis, and Peter Pan and Wendy, starring Jude Law. Both of those movies are still in production.

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Mitä On seksi

Mitä On seksi ?

Seksi on kaikki, mikä saa sinut seksuaalisesti kiihottamaan. Seksi on muutakin kuin vain seksiä. Seksi sisältää myös suudella, halata ja suuseksiä. Voit myös harrastaa seksiä itsesi kanssa. Tätä kutsutaan masturbaatioksi.

Seksuaalinen halu on yksi ihmisen pääpiirteistä. Tämä on luonnollinen ja positiivinen tapa ilmaista tunteitasi. Seksuaalinen halu ei koske vain seksiä, vaan myös muita asioita. Kuten seksuaalinen ilo ja läheisyys, kehon ja lapsen anatomia, uskonnolliset esteet ja seksuaaliseen suuntautumiseen liittyvät arvot.

parhaat seksikaupat Suomessa

Mitä On seksi

Syyt harrastaa seksiä

Voit harrastaa seksiä monista syistä. Esimerkiksi:

Seksuaalisen nautinnon kokeminen;
Rakkauden ja muiden tunteiden ilmaiseminen;
Koe läheisyyttä ja läheisyyttä;
Rauhan ja …

Eri sukupuolimenetelmät

Voit harrastaa seksiä eri tavoin:

Seksuaalinen kanssakäyminen;
Stimuloi herkkiä kehon osia.
Voit harrastaa seksiä toisen henkilön tai itsesi kanssa (itsetyydytys).

parhaat erotiikkaliike Suomessa

Seksi ei ole vain oikean tekniikan käyttämistä. On myös tärkeää kiinnittää huomiota toisen osapuolen tunteisiin ja toiveisiin, luoda oikea ja intiimi ilmapiiri.

Kokeile eri tapoja ja katso, mistä sinä ja kumppanisi pidät parhaiten. Keskustele kumppanisi kanssa toiveistasi ja tunteistasi. Voit myös kokeilla seksiä itsesi kanssa.

Sukupuoli voi olla erilainen joka kerta.

Ihmisten sukupuolielämä voi muuttua elämänsä aikana. Esimerkiksi kehon muutosten tai sukupuolihalun tyypin vuoksi. Tämä on luonnollinen muutos. Jotkut ihmiset eivät harrastaa seksiä lyhyeksi tai pitkäksi aikaa.

Pari puhuu sängyssä.
Erot suhteissa ja seksielämässä
Ihmisillä on erilaiset suhteet toisiinsa ja heidän sukupuolielämänsä on erilainen. Esimerkiksi jotkut ihmiset harrastavat seksiä ennen avioliittoa ja toiset odottavat sen jälkeen. Joillakin ihmisillä on vain yksi kumppani ja joillakin on useita kumppaneita.

Jotkut harrastavat seksiä myös homoseksuaalien kanssa (homoseksuaalisuus).

Mitä On seksi

Seksuaalinen tyytyväisyys

Ennen jokaista sukupuolta sinun on varmistettava, että olet valmis ja halukas tekemään sen. Keskinäinen tyytyväisyys tarkoittaa, että molemmat ihmiset haluavat harrastaa seksiä keskenään. Molemmat osapuolet voivat lopettaa seksin milloin tahansa.

Älä anna kenenkään pakottaa sinua harrastamaan seksiä.

Belgiassa seksuaalisen kanssakäymisen vähimmäisikä on 16 vuotta. Tämä laki on suunniteltu suojaamaan lapsia seksuaaliselta häirinnältä. Jos kaksi nuorta, joilla on pieni ikäero, suostuvat harrastamaan seksiä keskenään, heitä rangaistaan ​​vähiten.

Nvidia cracks its own GeForce RTX 3060 anti-mining protection

Well, that didn’t last long. When Nvidia launched its $330 GeForce RTX 3060 just weeks ago, it shipped the card with anti-mining protection that automatically halved performance when it detected Ethereum workloads. Ethereum is a booming cryptocurrency partly responsible for the sky-high pricing of graphics cards right now. This morning, however, reports are trickling in that the RTX 3060’s mining protection has been circumvented—by Nvidia itself.


Japan’s PC Watch first reported that Nvidia’s 470.05 beta driver for developers automatically unlocks full Ethereum mining performance. Germany’s ComputerBase and HardwareLuxx soon confirmed the report. You don’t even need to flash the RTX 3060’s BIOS. The new drivers simply remove the limiter, with HardwareLuxx’s Andreas Schilling reporting that the card’s Ethereum hashrate hit 21.7 MH/s using standard drivers, and over 41 MH/s with the 470.05 beta drivers.

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We told you not to expect miracles when Nvidia announced the Ethereum protection. Now that these beta drivers are in the wild there’s likely no putting the rabbit back in the hat for the RTX 3060. Miners could likely avoid newer updates and load their hardware with this software instead.

The GeForce RTX 3060 sold out instantly despite its initial mining protection and currently goes for $600 or more on Ebay and other resale sites. This development will likely drive demand even higher until the current cryptocurrency bubble bursts. Between supply shortages, insane demand, logistics woes, and the mania swirling around Ethereum, it’s a terrible time to try to buy a graphics card. Even used two- or three-generation-old GPUs are selling for more than they launched for all those years ago. You’re better off streaming games via Nvidia’s PC-friendly GeForce Now service or trying to snag a next-gen console than overpaying for a new graphics card right now.

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How to see how much memory is in your computer

How much memory is in your computer, and how fast is it? It’s an important thing to know. Having too little memory in your PC can result in performance issues if you have a lot of programs or browser tabs open, and can keep your games from running their fastest. If you’re suffering from performance problems and aren’t sure how much memory is in your computer, it’s a worthwhile thing to check.

Most memory modules include all their relevant specs on a sticker slapped on their side, including capacity, speed, and even latency timings. You don’t need to go through the hassle of ripping apart your system to find that information, though. Windows 10’s Task Manager provides the most relevant details with just a few clicks, on laptops and desktops alike.

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See how much memory is in your computer

Checking how much RAM your computer has is easy. First, press Ctrl + Shift + Esc on your keyboard to summon Windows 10’s Task Manager.

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The default Task Manager view shows a giant list of processes currently running on your PC, but that’s not what we’re looking for. Instead, click the Performance tab near the top of your screen.

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You’ll see a graph in the main portion of the screen, along with a list of hardware on the left edge. Click Memory. All the information you need to know about how much RAM is in your PC will appear in the main portion of the screen. You’ll see the total memory capacity at the top of the pane, while more granular details appear underneath the performance graph.

The Speed and Slots Used categories are of particular note. Slots Used explains how many of the open memory slots in your PC are filled with RAM currently, while Speed lists, well, the memory’s operating speed. If you want to add more memory to your PC without fully replacing your existing RAM, you’ll need an open slot or two, and you’ll want the speed of the new RAM to match that of the existing memory. It’s best to avoid mixing and matching RAM and just replace all your memory at once if you can, though.

If you decide to upgrade your RAM after scoping out your PC’s memory specs, our guides to installing new RAM in a laptop and swapping out your desktop’s memory can help. People who use their computers for basic tasks—like email, word processing, and web surfing—can get by using an 8GB option like this $54 Patriot Viper kit. Any speed will do, really. Gamers are better off bumping that up to 16GB of memory at faster speeds, like this $97 Corsair Vengeance kit. If you’re upgrading a notebook’s memory rather than a desktop PC’s, our previously linked guide to installing new RAM in laptop wades into buying considerations.

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Best Upcoming Movies Of 2021 And 2022

Moviegoers are always looking for information about Upcoming Movies. In this post, we want to introduce you to the famous movies that will release in 2021 and 2022. Not much information is available about some of the movies. However, we have tried to provide you with all available data.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Director: Zack Snyder
  • Release Date: March 18, 2021
  • Subject: Introducing DC World Champions

In 2017, Warner Bros. decided to change the lead director of Justice League due to personal problems with Snyder, replacing Zack Snyder with Joss Whedon.
Whedon also changed and re-filmed many of the scenes; although the film was heavily criticized by DC fans after its release. Three years later, Warner Bros. plans to release a full-length, nearly four-hour version of the film, which was made and directed by Snyder himself.
DC superheroes must come together after Superman’s death to confront unimaginable evil. The release date of this film is on March 18, 2021.

“Nobody” Is ‌Best Upcoming Movies Of 2021

  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Director: Ilya Naishuller
  • Release Date: April 2, 2021

“Nobody” is an emotional action film that Ilya Naishuller is the director and Derek Kolstad is its writer and produced by David Leitch. The film tells the story of Hatch Mansell, a family man with a very fragile spirit and suffering from PTSD.

A syndrome that causes a person to be unable to stop their aggressive behavior due to an accident they have already experienced. When two thieves enter his suburban home to steal, he refuses to fight with them. But the story does not end here; and when a group is harassing a bus, he intervenes and causes him great trouble.
By doing so, the master of Russian materials seeks revenge against him and his family. Now Hatch must deal with them and defend his family.
The film will release on April 2, 2021, and it appears from the movie trailer that it is a movie full of excitement.

Fast And Furious 9 Movie Review

Fast And Furious 9 top upcoming movies
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
  • Director: Justin Lin
  • Release Date: May 28, 2021

Fast & Furious 9” is a sequel to “Fast & Furious 8”, which is produced in the action-thriller genre directed by “Justin Lin” and starring Wayne Diesel, Lucas Black, and Thiers Gibson.
Many fans of this series will have to wait until May 28, 2021, to see what adventures await them in this film. After the successful release of “Hobbes and Shaw”; we now have to watch the tenth film in the series of fast and furious without the presence of “Dwayne Johnson”.

This shows that this film wants to tell us a new and independent story. In the story of the film, after the events of Fate of the Furious (2017); Dominic Toretto and his family have to face his younger brother Jacob. He is a dangerous killer and is accompanied by their old enemy.
The creators announced the original name of this title as F9: The Fast Saga and announced that it will go fast and violent in this part as well! Also, according to the new news, this movie will be the last title of the fast and violent series.

Best Upcoming Movies: Cruella 2021

Cruella 2021 Movie Full Review And Release Date
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
  • Director: Craig Gillespie
  • Release Date: May 28, 2021

With all the cinematic emptiness of the new Disney movies and animations, the great commercial success that these films have achieved for this company cannot be ignored. Continuing to remake the old titles into Live-Action, Disney has turned to the 1961 101 Dalmatians animated 101 Spotted Dogs animation.
In this animation, we meet a spontaneous character named Corolla Doyle, who is a young fashion designer who loves to make strange clothes with dog skin and fur! He is one of the most inherent characters in history and his rank is 39th in the list of 100 characters of AFI (CBS).

In this film, the famous actress Emma Stone, who also won an Oscar for her role in Lalaland; will play the role of the crazy Corolla, which is one of the most important reasons for the film’s expected presence in this symbolic role. It is dark. In this film, beyond the story of the animation; we will get to know more about the strange and crazy inside of Corolla. Other cast members include Emma Thompson (two-time Academy Award winner) and Mark Strong. Disney has set May 28, 2021, for the release of the film.

Top Upcoming Movies: The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
  • Director: Patrick Hughes
  • Release date: August 20

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is a sequel to The Hitman’s Bodyguard, produced in 2017; which is one of the fascinating action-comedy films of 2017 with its fascinating story and excellent games.
It’s been four years since the previous issue and we still have a friendship between the two main characters in the movie; Michael Bryce (played by Ryan Reynolds) and Darius Kincaid (played by Samuel L. Jackson). But this time a new threat targets Darius’s wife (played by Salma Hayek) and this time the two must stand together against this threat. The film is scheduled for August 20, 2021, and we will have to wait for more information about the film.

2021 Upcoming Movies: Resident Evil

  • Genre: Action, Horror
  • Director: Johannes Roberts
  • Release Date: September 3, 2021

Over the years, it has become clear that making a movie based on a video game can be a daunting task, as turning dozens of hours of gameplay and storytelling into a two-hour movie or less can not provide the necessary story details, so most Game projects adapted from games have failed. One of these failed series is the Resident Evil film series, which by no means failed to show the tremendous potential of this franchise.
Following the release of six issues of the Resident Evil series in the world of cinema, this year is set to bring a major change in this popular franchise and the story of this film will be reconstructed. Unlike the previous titles, the new series has a special look at the story of the games in this series, and this will be good news for this film.

The story of the film takes place in 1998. It is supposed to tell the secrets of Spencer Emirate and Raccoon City.
The combination of these familiar names can be promising for a special title. Resident Evil Reboot is set to hit theaters worldwide on September 3, 2021.

Samsung will update Android phones for four years

Android updates might be the butt of many a joke, but Samsung is working hard to make sure it’s no laughing matter for Galaxy owners. Just months after promising most new Galaxy phones would be receiving three generations of Android version updates, Samsung today vowed to deliver four years of security updates to nearly every Galaxy phone made since 2019.

That’s an impressive promise for a phone company that, just a year ago, wasn’t guaranteeing anything in terms of updates. Most new phone purchases were good for a year or two of updates, but only the Pixel, which is made by Google, and Android One-based phones were on the record about how long you would be receiving updates.

Now Samsung is doing one better than Google, which guaranteed only three years of version and security updates for its Pixel phones. And that’s just a small group of handsets. Samsung is guaranteeing more than 130 models are in line to get updates going back to the Galaxy S10 from 2019:

  • Galaxy Foldable devices: Fold, Fold 5G, Z Fold2, Z Fold2 5G, Z Flip, Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy S series: S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G, S10 Lite, S20, S20 5G, S20+, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra, S20 Ultra 5G, S20 FE, S20 FE 5G, S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy Note series: Note10, Note10 5G, Note10+, Note10+ 5G, Note10 Lite, Note20, Note20 5G, Note20 Ultra, Note20 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy A series: A10, A10e, A10s, A20, A20s, A30, A30s, A40, A50, A50s, A60, A70, A70s, A80, A90 5G, A11, A21, A21s, A31, A41, A51, A51 5G, A71, A71 5G, A02s, A12, A32 5G, A42 5G
  • Galaxy M series: M10s, M20, M30, M30s, M40, M11, M12, M21, M31, M31s, M51
  • Galaxy XCover series: XCover4s, XCover FieldPro, XCover Pro
  • Galaxy Tab series: Tab Active Pro, Tab Active3, Tab A 8 (2019), Tab A with S Pen, Tab A 8.4 (2020), Tab A7, Tab S5e, Tab S6, Tab S6 5G, Tab S6 Lite, Tab S7, Tab S7+

So if you’re pondering picking up, say, a Galaxy S21 Ultra, which just so happens to be on sale at Amazon todayRemove non-product link, let this be the reason you commit: Not only will you get Android 14, you’ll also get the latest security updates through 2025.

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New Chromebooks will ship with Google’s Stadia pre-installed

Google’s making a play to turn Chromebooks into gaming platforms, stating this week that new Chromebooks will ship with the Google Stadia cloud gaming service pre-installed.

Did you know Chromebooks now come with @GoogleStadia already installed?” the official “Made by Google” account tweeted this week. “Start playing games without waiting for downloads or updates. Click the Stadia icon in your app menu to get started.”

Google news site 9to5Google reports that the Stadia link does not show up as an Android app, as has previously occurred. Instead, Google is installing Stadia as a Progressive Web App: an “app” that’s essentially a self-contained webpage, allowing you to play Stadia via a browser instead of an app. This also allows Google to quickly update the PWA with the most recent content and updates.

Google’s Stadia service sought to reinvent cloud gaming for a new generation, specifically low-cost Chromebooks that lacked the powerful GPUs necessary for gaming. Unfortunately the service struggled out of the gate, and early Stadia reviews were a mixed bag. 

Google already includes three months of Stadia support with each new Chromebook, as 9to5Google noted, potentially increasing the Stadia player base. Google has raised doubts about the future of Stadia by eliminating its own internal game studios, though the company said it was simply refocusing on existing third-party content—Assassins Creed, for example, rather than its own internal development.

Google Chromebooks are already an excellent way to play games available on the Microsoft Xbox platform, via the Xbox Game Pass app for Android. Modern Chromebooks that can run Android apps can play these games via the Microsoft cloud, something that PCs can’t do quite yet. Until they can, Google-powered Chromebooks have to be considered strong gaming machines in their own right.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: This is the $800 phone to buy

January has barely begun and we have already got our first heavyweight smartphone battle of 2021. Samsung has launched its lineup of Galaxy S21 telephones a bit sooner than typical this yr, and it’s clear they’ve Apple’s latest cellphone in its sights. Samsung hasn’t reinvented the S21 as a lot because it’s retooled it to tackle the iPhone 12, with a cheaper price level, sharper design, and a few new digicam tips. Now that I’ve had an opportunity to overview each handsets, here is how the 2 $800 telephones stack up.


Samsung’s Galaxy S is all the time on the forefront of Android smartphone design, and the S21 continues that custom. Samsung has crafted a really distinctive design the place the steel sides seamlessly mix into the digicam array, as if it had been snapped onto the again. The again is made from plastic reasonably than glass, nevertheless it nonetheless has a premium really feel, even when it’s not fairly as luxurious because the S20.


The S21 has a beautiful shade palette this yr.

After all, the iPhone is not any slouch within the appears to be like division. Apple launched a brand new, flatter design with the iPhone 12 that has a retro appeal harking back to the iPhone 4, and it feels nice to carry. The sq. digicam array is almost an identical to the iPhone 11’s and never practically as distinctive because the S21’s.

The 2 telephones are very comparable in dimension. The S21 is barely greater and a bit heavier. Nonetheless, Samsung has performed a improbable job with distributing the burden on the S21, so it doesn’t really feel as heavy because it weighs:

Galaxy S21: 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9mm, 164 grams
iPhone 12: 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4mm, 171 grams

Each telephones are available quite a lot of colours that mainly boil down to non-public choice, however Samsung’s distinctive design stands out right here as properly. The digicam array is handled as a design component and is made to face out with a daring steel housing. It’s one of the crucial distinctive designs Samsung has ever made, and it makes the iPhone 12 look a bit stale.
My choose: The Galaxy S21


Now that Apple has gone OLED and Samsung has gone Full HD, the iPhone 12 and Galaxy S21 have very comparable shows:

Galaxy S21: 6.2-inch Flat FHD+ Infinity-O Show (2400×1080), 421ppi, 120Hz
iPhone 12: 6.1-inch Flat Full HD+ Tremendous Retina XDR (2532×1170), 460ppi, 60Hz

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The iPhone 12 sticks with the notch.

Advertising phrases and tenth-of-an-inch apart, the one actual distinction between the 2 shows is the refresh charge. Samsung is as soon as once more utilizing a 120Hz display on the S21, and this yr it’s adaptive, that means it is going to change dynamically from a excessive refresh to low, relying on what you’re doing, with a view to save battery life. 

You’re additionally selecting between a gap or a notch. The iPhone 12 sticks with the reasonably giant notch on the prime of the display that homes the TrueDepth digicam and sensors for Face ID, whereas Samsung has a small gap within the middle for its selfie digicam.

The iPhone 12’s show is great, and because of the velocity of system-on-chip, it feels extraordinarily quick. However the S21 takes it a step additional with its buttery-smooth scrolling that feels easy.
My choose: Galaxy S21

Processor, RAM, storage, and battery

As typical, each telephones function the very newest in chip tech. The iPhone makes use of Apple’s personal A14 Bionic processor, whereas the S21 sticks with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888. Each telephones are extraordinarily quick—greater than the common app will ever want—however as soon as once more, the iPhone takes the crown.

Geekbench 5


Galaxy S21: 1,076/3,223
iPhone 12: 1599/4107


Galaxy S21: 4621
iPhone 12:

3D Mark Wildlife Limitless

Galaxy S21: 5645
iPhone 12: 8659

In terms of reminiscence, Samsung has dialed again the RAM a bit from the S20’s ridiculous 12GB, however the 8GB contained in the S21 needs to be lots. Apple has solely 4GB within the iPhone 12, however iOS 14’s optimizations make it appear to be there’s far more. Each telephones had been in a position to retailer dozens of latest apps screens and deal with transitions and app switching with out a problem. Samsung additionally beats Apple with base storage, providing 128GB within the S21 in comparison with the iPhone 12’s 64GB, although you’ll be able to improve to 128GB for $50.

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The Galaxy S21 is not nearly appears to be like—it is also one of many quickest Android telephones you should purchase.

Battery life is a little more difficult. On paper, the S21 boasts a 4,000mAh battery versus the iPhone 12’s 2,815mAh one, however real-world outcomes will probably be far more vital. The iPhone 12’s battery life bested that of Android telephones with practically twice as a lot battery capability in 2020 and it outperforms the S21 right here too. It isn’t a complete romp although. Each telephones did properly to final by way of a whole day, although I tended to get a bit extra juice with the iPhone 12.

In terms of charging, neither cellphone features a charger within the field, although each telephones provide quick charging with a succesful charger, 20W with the iPhone 12 and 25W with the S21. They each provide 10W wi-fi charging as properly, and the iPhone additionally gives MagSafe magnetic charging by way of non-obligatory equipment.

Elsewhere, each telephones have sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G, and Wi-Fi 6 for quick connectivity, in addition to IP68 water resistance. The iPhone 12 additionally has a U1 ultrawide band chip for exact location mapping, however you’ll must improve to one of many different fashions (S21+ or S21 Extremely) to get that on the S21. Like final yr, the iPhone 12 has 3D facial recognition, whereas the S21 has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor, which is improved however nonetheless not as safe or speedy as Face ID.
My choose: iPhone 12


Considerably surprisingly, each Samsung and Apple opted to stay with comparable digicam {hardware} in comparison with their respective predecessors. Within the S21’s case, the triple-camera system is an identical to the S20’s, whereas Apple solely barely upgraded the wide-angle sensor on the iPhone 12 with a wider aperture (f/1.6 vs f/1.8).

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In darkish images, the S21 tended to overly brighten images in order that they misplaced some element as seen right here on this shot. All three telephones did extraordinarily properly to seize a really darkish scene however the S21 (left) missed a little bit of the element that the iPhone 12 (middle) and Pixel 5 (proper) grabbed.

As an alternative, the enhancements are principally behind the scenes and like Google, Apple has greater than confirmed its capacity to course of stellar images. Time after time, the iPhone 12 produced images with crisper particulars, higher shade, and sharper distinction, the place the S21 usually overexposed photographs and missed some components. It is undoubtedly subjective and each telephones will snap reliably good images in a snap, however I most well-liked the iPhone 12 in practically each occasion, from vivid to low mild.

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On this shot of a flower, the S21 (left) blew out the colours and element a bit whereas the iPhone 12 (middle) and Pixel 5 (proper) dealt with the brilliant surrounding mild properly.

Nonetheless, the iPhone 12 doesn’t have anyplace close to the ability of 30X zoom. In truth, it doesn’t have a zoom lens in any respect, so that you’ll must get very near your topic. That is not one thing you are going to want all that usually, however if you do, the S21’s telephoto skills blow away the iPhone 12, which maxes out at 5X. Nonetheless, except you are planning on taking quite a few far-away photographs, the iPhone 12 is just the superior shooter.
My choose: iPhone 12.

OS and updates

As all the time, you’re getting the most recent OS with every of those telephones—One UI 3.1 primarily based on Android 11 with the S21, and iOS 14 with the iPhone 12—however the future isn’t fairly as clear. Because the launch of the Galaxy S20, Samsung has promised all new telephones will get three generations of Android updates, so the S21 is assured to get Android 14 when it arrives in 2023. Apple technically gives no such assure, however iPhones are usually supported for 5 years of upgrades. For instance, the iPhone 6s, which launched with iOS 9 in 2016, bought iOS 14 when it landed in September.

You’re additionally assured to get iOS updates on the day they arrive, one thing that isn’t so sure with the S21. Whereas month-to-month safety updates land shortly, new variations of Android usually take months earlier than they arrive on the most recent telephones.
My choose: iPhone 12


Samsung and Apple have been opponents for so long as they’ve been making telephones, nevertheless it’s been some time since they’ve had telephones that had been such shut opponents. Each telephones are improbable and both will carry distinctive worth in comparison with practically each competitor. Nonetheless, if OS to a particular shade is not an element, I might go together with the iPhone 12, regardless of its considerably stale design. You will not be sad with the S21, however you will be a bit happier with the iPhone 12. 

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