Vivo’s new cell phone is the first to use the super-powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

If you’re looking for a new phone and your focus is on power, then the recently announced Vivo X90 Pro Plus might be the handset for you, as it’s the first phone to use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.

This flagship chipset is expected to power many of 2023’s flagship Android phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S23 and OnePlus 11, but Vivo seems to have gotten there first.

AMD RDNA 3 Custom Graphics Cards Could Follow In Nvidia’s Expensive Footsteps

Custom RX 7000 graphics cards from third-party card makers are set to release later than reference cards and can be quite expensive to boot, if the latest in the GPU vine is to be believed.

VideoCardz (opens in new tab) reports that the Board Channels forum (in China) claims that the only RX 7900 XT and 7900 XTX graphics cards to initially emerge on AMD’s launch day (Dec. 13) will be reference cards.

Graphics card sales plummet – but there are good reasons why

Graphics card sales are in a big slump, at least following the latest numbers from an analytics firm that regularly tracks the world of GPUs.

The headline statistics for the third quarter of 2022 from Jon Peddie Research (opens in new tab) (JPR) provide a pretty miserable preview, with sales of both integrated (in processors) and discrete (standalone) GPUs falling to 75.5 million units. This represents a 25.1% drop compared to the same quarter a year ago (and is a 10.5% drop when compared to the prior quarter of this year, Q2 2022).

Honor Magic Vs release date, price, specs and features

The Honor Magic Vs is the successor to the Honor Magic V foldable phone and looks set to give the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 a real run for its money.

The phone was revealed for China, so we know all the specs and features on offer, and the company has confirmed that it will be sold more widely from early 2023 onwards.

Best blender 2022: blenders from KitchenAid, Ninja and more

Editor’s Note: November 2022

This month we’ve added in a portable blender from ShakeSphere. It’s a great option if you’re always on the go and need a quick smoothie whilst you’re out the house.

With the talk of Black Friday deals starting to become a reality we’re going to start to see some deals spring up. Although blenders might not be the most discounted small appliances during big sale events, it’s still worth checking out KitchenAid mixer Black Friday deals, and the like, to save some money where you can.

Jennifer Oksien, Editor – Homes

The best blender are a quick and relatively easy way to eat healthily on a budget. By having one in the kitchen, you are just one step away from making a super delicious soup or nutrition-packed smoothie. You’ll just need to wash and chop the ingredients before tossing them in the blender.

You won’t be limited to just blending. Blenders are versatile counter-top appliances that can also be transformed into the best juicers, best food processors, and so much more. That means there won’t be the need to go out and buy yet more products to get your fill. 

Our favorite home gadget of the year is back in stock – and at an incredible price

We voted the Ninja Foodi Dual Zone Air Fryer Home Device of the Year at the 2022 Choice Awards sponsored by Sky Broadband. We think it’s the best fryer you can buy, as do many others – and that means it’s been rarer than chicken’s teeth these past few weeks. The smaller version is completely sold out in the UK and sells for silly money on eBay, but if you’re quick you can pick up the 9.6L model for a lot less than the Ninja scalpers are charging for the smaller one.

It’s worth noting that this air fryer has different names in different markets: it’s Ninja Foodi Max Dual Zone Air Fryer AF400UK in the UK and Ninja Foodi 6-in-1 10-quart Air Fryer with DualZone Technology (DZ401) in the US.

Why is Ninja selling out so quickly?