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Huawei prepares new processor far more powerful than Kirin 990

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Rumors around Huawei’s next high-end processor are already circulating. It seems that the next SoC will be known as Kirin 1020 and will have a performance increase of 50% vs. Kirin 990 Equipping Mate 30 Pro.

If these If these values ​​are confirmed, we will see a surprising increase in performance across generations. As a comparison, the new Snapdragon 865 is just 20% more powerful than its predecessor.

What is known of the new Kirin 1020

  • 50% more powerful than Kirin 990
  • Developed in 5 nanometer lithography
  • Cortex cores The 77
  • Support to 5G

This performance increase will be due to the use of the new Cortex-A cores 77, which we can also find at Snapdragon 865. In addition, Huawei will use 5-nanometer lithography against Kirin’s 7-nanometer 990.

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The smaller the lithography process, the greater the processor power and efficiency. This is because more transistors will be included inside the processor.

Another interesting data is the exclusive support for 5G networks. This means that all smartphones that Huawei will launch with this processor will be ready for new mobile networks, but equally capable of 4G networks.

Huawei is always behind Qualcomm when it comes to mobile phones. to their processors. To get a sense, Kirin 1020 will be Snapdragon’s rival 865, however, Huawei’s SoC will only hit the market in October with the new Mate.

This means that if Huawei does not change this policy, This incredible performance gain could be in vain. By the time he hits the market, many may have opted for another Snapdragon device 865.

Huawei mid-range will also support 5G

The same source gives us a little more insight into the future Kirin 820. This new SoC will be targeted at Huawei intermediate devices and will support 5G networks.

It is also said that the first device to receive it will be the Huawei Nova 7 or 10 X. Templates that are sure to be introduced only next year.

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Attention! Bug on Android is frustrating users using PIN code

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Last September, some Pixel users who use the PIN code to unlock their Android could not sign in to their device. Two months later, it seems that this bug has not been fixed and is now affecting third-party smartphones.

There are users of smartphones from Sony and OnePlus who are starting to complain about the same problem. This bug is apparently affecting models running Android 9 or Android 10.

Users cannot access your smartphone by its PIN code

The bug in question occurs when users try to use your PIN code to enter your smartphone. After validating your code, the smartphone screen turns off and then back on the lock screen, as if nothing had happened.

That is, if you have no other method of authentication enabled or available, you will be unable to access your device. A scenario that can be problematic for those who really need to use their smartphone.

Problem will stem from a process of validating your password

Recent Discoveries maintain that the cause of this bug is a method called “Synthetic Password Key”. In short, this method compares the code you entered as stored in the system.

It appears that this procedure is not being completed, returning a null value. It is this null value that is causing Android to crash.

As far as we know, this problem is not widely dispersed in the market, affecting a small group of users. Even so, it is important to alert you to using various smartphone unlocking methods whenever possible.

Google has said that it is aware of the issue and has already referred the case to the appropriate department. However, a solution has not yet been shipped to market.

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You can now hear Samuel L. Jackson’s voice on your Amazon Echo

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Amazon has a habit of making celebrity voices such as singers or actors available in its Alexa smart column, to vary from the standard voice. The most recent addition is Samuel L. Jackson, whose “voice” can be added to the column catalog by 99 cents. All in English only is clear.

This way, Amazon Alexa users can now have Jackson’s voice answering music requests, weather status and all sorts of questions. Just ask Alexa to introduce you to Samuel L. Jackson or buy your voice manually.

Samuel L. Jackson’s voice has been recreated with technology

Instead of recording a ton of pre-made sentences, Amazon used a neural network that converts text to voice. Of course, the actor had to spend hours in the studio recording audio to create a sound base. However, the end result is a kind of deepfake vocal.

Comedy video “predicted” the actor’s voice on Alexa

In 2017, the comedy YouTube channel 80 gumdrops has released a video about a family that just bought an Amazon Alexa. The funniest part is that the column comes with the voice of Samuel L. Jackson by definition. During the video are played several sentences of his most iconic movies, complete with profanity and all.

Alexa will have an option “uncensored”

Samuel L. Jackson is known for his characteristic voice and a great use of profanity in his roles. As such, Amazon includes an unfiltered version of the voice, where the answers will be much more explicit. This option can be enabled or disabled in Alexa settings.

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