Leaked images of the Google Pixel 6A show up with no headphone jack

Rendered images of the Google Pixel 6A have been leaked and give us a glimpse at what the midrange device may look like. The Pixel 6A, which belongs to the budget-friendly Pixel A-series lineup, looks almost identical to the standard Pixel 6. It seems to sport the same black camera strip on its rear that houses two cameras and a flash, along with a hole-punch selfie camera on the front. The bottom of the device appears to have a USB-C port, as well as a speaker and a microphone. As pointed out by 9to5Google, there appears to be no fingerprint sensor on the outside of the device – this might mean the scanner is placed beneath the screen just like the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, which Google recently issued an update for in an attempt to improve the scanner’s performance issues. A headphone jack also appears to be absent from the Pixel 6A. If the rendered images are accurate, the Pixel 6A could be the first midrange Pixel device to come without one. The Pixel 6A may also be a lot more compact with a 6.2-inch display.

NZXT introduces its new $800 gaming PC with no dedicated GPU

NZXT has introduced an interesting pre-built PC for the age of the graphics card shortage – one that’s powered by a Ryzen 5600G, a CPU with a built-in GPU that can reasonably be used for gaming. While, in normal circumstances, NZXT’s $800 Foundation PC might not be the first pick for those looking to get into PC gaming, the low availability and inflated prices of dedicated GPUs (and machines that include them) make it an interesting option for budget-minded buyers. The AMD processor / graphics card combo is the centerpiece of the build, but its other specs are also respectable: it comes with a 500GB NVMe SSD and 16GB of RAM. And while its 650W Bronze power supply won’t be winning any efficiency awards, it should be able to power something like an RTX 3060 if you’re able to get your hands on one in the future. Of course, having a dedicated GPU would be preferable for almost any gaming scenario, which is why most vendors include one – even the GTX 1650 included with the lowest-end HP Omen can outperform the 5600G’s graphics.

Motorola announces Moto G Power with 50-megapixel camera and three days of battery life

Motorola has announced the latest version of its budget Moto G Power smartphone, which keeps the $199.99 starting price point and three-day battery life, but with additional camera, display, and spec improvements. The new Moto G Power has a lot in common with the company’s previous model released earlier this year. The new model looks to improve on most aspects of the device in one way or another, though. The screen is now slightly smaller, at 6.5 inches instead of 6.6 inches, but adds a faster 90Hz refresh rate for smooth scrolling. RAM has been bumped up from 3GB to 4GB, and the two storage tiers have been doubled to 64GB and 128GB for $199.99 and $249.99, respectively. Motorola has also slotted in a new processor, switching away from the Snapdragon 662 processor in last year’s model to a MediaTek Helio G37, which should provide better performance and power efficiency. Lastly, there’s the new camera system, which has a new 50-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor on the back for adding blurred bokeh effects to shots.