Intel enters the laptop discrete GPU market with Xe Max

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Enlarge / This is Intel’s DG1 chipset, the heart of the Xe Max GPU.

This weekend, Intel released preliminary information on its newest laptop part—the Xe Max discrete GPU, which functions alongside and in tandem with Tiger Lake’s integrated Iris Xe GPU.

We first heard about Xe Max at Acer’s Next 2020 launch event, where it was listed as a part of the upcoming Swift 3x laptop—which will only be available in China. The new GPU will also be available in the Asus VivoBook Flip TP470 and the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1.

Intel Xe Max vs. Nvidia MX350

8 new uses for your old smartphone

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The excitement of getting a new phone is often tempered by nagging regret. A lot of times, it’s not like there was anything really wrong with the old phone (unless there was — a bulging battery or a shattered screen is always a bad look). If it was a breakup, the conversation with an old phone would start, “You’re terrific. It’s not you. It’s me. I just wanted a newer model.”

Ashamed of yourself? Don’t be. There’s no need to stick the old phone into a drawer or use it as a doorstop or furniture shim. There are lots of

How to become a technical writer – Monetize your knowledge!

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technical writing

Here at Android Authority, we have already discussed how to make money as a copywriter. This is a flexible, profitable gig that anybody can use to earn some cash online. But if you want to charge the big bucks, you should become a technical writer.

In this post, we will discuss what a technical writer does and how to become one.

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What is a technical writer?

A technical writer is a writer who explains complex, technical subject matters, in

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