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  • May- 2020 -
    30 May
    Solar

    UK’s £450 million solar park in Kent given consent to operate

    The United Kingdom’s largest solar farm, the 350 MW Cleve Hill Solar Park in Kent was given the go ahead by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy(BEIS), Alok Sharma. Cleve Hill Solar Park is located on the north Kent coast which is one mile from Faversham and less than 60 miles from central London. The project, located on Graveney Marshes on the North Kent coast in Southeast England, has been opposed by the Kent Wildlife Trust and the Campaign to Protect Rural England, which they fear the 890-acre, close to 900,000-panel project will threaten local wildlife.…

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  • 30 May
    5G

    Gullible 5G conspiracy theorists purchase $350(£339) “5GBioShield” USB stick that costs just $6

    There have been various 5G myths spreading across not just the UK as reported in a previous article, and in many other countries like Ireland, Cyprus and Belgium, claiming that 5G is responsible for the coronavirus, and the locals have damaged 5G masts across these regions. Facebook has tried to curb the spread, but most never really took heed, and continued damaging 5G masts across the UK. So a company behind the 5G BioShield USB stick decided to make a fortune out of it, and it paid off really well. Glastonbury town council’s 5G advisory committee actually recommends it Toby…

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  • 29 May
    Apple

    Omdia reports that the iPhone 11 is the most sold phone in the first quarter of 2020

    Omdia Research, has a Smartphone Model Tracker and have reported that the iPhone 11 was the best selling phone in the first quarter (Q1(Jan-March)) period. Apple is reported to have sold 19.5 million units in that period. If you are unfamiliar with Omdia, the research company was established following the “merger of the research division of Informa Tech and the acquired IHS Markit technology research portfolio.” The Omdia report explains that even though the COVID-19 pandemic is raging, Apple still managed to sell that many iPhones, and even surpassed the iPhone XR by 6 million units! Despite the devastating impact…

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  • 29 May
    ARM

    ARM releases the Cortex A78 and Cortex X1: 2 powerful cores for 2021 flagships

    The UK based chip maker ARM(Advanced RISC Machine where RISC stands for Reduced Instruction Set Computing) has launched not one, but two SoCs(System on Chips) mainly for Android smartphones. The main announcement was the Cortex-A78 which is an upgrade to the Cortex-A77 that was released last year, and based on the Cortex-A roadmap. The other announcement which came as a surprise is the new Cortex-X1. The Cortex-X1 is developed out of its new Cortex-X Custom Program. A78 and X1: Power efficiency vs absolute performance Both the A78 and X1 are geared for performance computing, but the main difference between both…

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  • 28 May
    AMD

    DDR5: The latest RAM standard is faster, and clocks way higher. Coming soon to a Desktop near you… In 2021

    As you know, we are at this time of the year when the new RAM standard has been released, and it’s DDR5. This announcement has caught the eyes of both enthusiasts and professionals alike. 6 years ago, the DDR4 standard was launched, and many made the switch in less than 2 years. The new DDR5 RAM promises double the performance than current DDR4 modules, while lowering power consumption.   DDR5 features   Clock Speeds The latest generation of DDR(Double Data Rate) memory gets a speed bump. The older DDR4 had an average clock speed of 3200MHz, but DDR5 has an…

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