Pandora has up to date its iOS app to incorporate a brand new standalone Apple Watch app, bringing all of your Pandora music proper to your wrist.
As reported by MacRumors, the brand new standalone app is offered to obtain on WatchOS 6.
Launched February 13, the discharge notes for the most recent replace says:
Introducing our new standalone Apple Watch app!
Depart the telephone at residence and produce your entire listening with you due to our up to date Apple Watch app. Now you’ll be able to stream your favourite music and podcasts, straight out of your wrist – no telephone required.
Pandora launches Apple Watch app.
— Stefan Constantine (@WhatTheBit) February 13, 2020
Pandora is a US streaming service that permits you to create stations out of your favourite songs, artists or genres, looking or shopping to search out really helpful stations on your temper or exercise. The brand new standalone watch app will permit customers to take heed to each music, stations and podcasts straight from their Apple Watch.
Pandora’s final massive replace got here in October final yr, when its iOS app obtained an overhaul. It is customary iOS app notes state:
Create stations out of your favourite songs, artists or genres, search or browse to search out really helpful stations on your temper or exercise, and uncover podcasts that talk to you. Obtain at this time and get immediate entry to your favourite artists and podcasts, whereas staying updated on the newest singles and releases. From rap and pop to rock and nation, play your favourite artists and keep updated on at this time’s high hits and releases. Begin streaming all the present world hits and revel in your individual customized music expertise.
How to get an Apple Watch on an installment plan
In the event you do not wish to pay full worth up entrance in your new Apple Watch, you will get it on an installment plan out of your service. Whereas Apple would not provide its personal Apple Watch installment plan (or an improve program, prefer it does for the iPhone), these plans can be found from the 4 main U.S. mobile carriers: Verizon, AT&T, Dash, and T-Cellular.
These plans can help you unfold out the price of your Apple Watch over anyplace from six to 24 months. That is particularly useful in the event you’ve received your eye on the costlier stainless-steel fashions. Every service has its personal setup for his or her Apple Watch installment plans. Here is how they stack up.
Observe: At present, all 4 carriers solely promote the aluminum and stainless-steel variations of the Apple Watch Collection 5. The titanium and ceramic Version watches are solely accessible by means of Apple.
Whlie in earlier years Verizon has opted to supply the Apple Watch at a better month-to-month price in alternate for a shorter general cost interval, for the Apple Watch Collection 5, the service has opted to hitch the 24-month bandwagon. This brings down the price of the month-to-month installments, although you may nonetheless have paid full worth in your Apple Watch when all is alleged and performed.
Verizon gives most mobile fashions of the Apple Watch Collection 5, together with each the aluminum and stainless-steel variations, in addition to the Nike+ mannequin. The Hermès isn’t accessible from any service.
Here is what Verizon’s Apple Watch Pricing appears to be like like:
- 40mm Aluminum: $20.83/mo.
- 44mm Aluminum: $22.08/mo.
- 40mm Stainless Metal: $29.16/mo.
- 44mm Stainless Metal: $31.24/mo.
- 40mm Stainless Metal w/Milanese Loop: $31.24/mo.
- 44mm Stainless Metal w/Milanese Loop: $33.33/mo.
Until in any other case famous, these watches all include both a Sport Band or a Sport Loop.
See at Verizon
AT&T gives decrease month-to-month funds than Verizon, however you may be paying off your watch over the course of 30 months. For the Apple Watch Collection 5, AT&T gives the 40mm watch in each aluminum and stainless-steel in all accessible colours.
The pricing breaks down like this:
- 40mm Aluminum: $16.67/mo.
- 44mm Aluminum: $17.67/mo.
- 40mm Stainless Metal: $23.34/mo.
- 44mm Stainless Metal: $25/mo.
- 40mm Stainless Metal w/Milanese Loop: $25/mo.
- 44mm Stainless Metal w/Milanese Loop: $26.67/mo.
See at AT&T
Dash asks you to pay in your Apple Watch in 24 month-to-month installments. The service is at present providing 50% off of your month-to-month watch installment funds once you activate a brand new watch plan on an account with at the very least one lively handset. The provide evidently doesn’t lengthen to the 44mm stainless-steel Apple Watch with Milanese loop, which is the one model of the Stainless Metal Apple Watch Collection 5 at present bought by Dash.
- 40mm Aluminum: $10.42-$20.84/mo.
- 44mm Aluminum: $11.04-$22.09/mo.
- 44mm Stainless Metal w/Milanese Loop: $33.34
See at Dash
T-Cellular’s funds work a bit in a different way in comparison with these from different carriers. Whilst you nonetheless pay a special quantity monthly relying on the dimensions of your Apple Watch, in the event you choose up a chrome steel watch, you’ll pay the identical every month for each the 40mm and 44mm fashions. This additionally in all probability has to do with the up-front cost you may additionally must make when shopping for a chrome steel Apple Watch, which is $171.99 for the 40mm watch and $221.99 for the 44mm model.
- 40mm Aluminum: $20.84/mo.
- 44mm Aluminum: $22.09/mo.
- 40mm Stainless Metal: $22/mo.
- 44mm Stainless Metal: $22/mo.
Remember that if you are going to buy your Apple Watch by means of T-Cellular, you will not be capable to get the mannequin that comes with the Milanese Loop band, you may must buy the band individually.
If there’s the rest you wish to learn about shopping for an Apple Watch Collection 5 on an installment plan, tell us within the feedback.
February 2020: These are the most recent costs from every of the main 4 U.S. carriers.
Intel Core i9-10900 10 Core Comet Lake Desktop CPU Benchmarks Leak
The Intel 10th Gen Core i9-10900 ES desktop CPU with 10 cores and 20 threads has been acquired and benchmarked by XFastest. The identical chip was pictured not too long ago by the tech outlet, promising us benchmarks within the coming weeks and now we get to take a look at what 10 cores and 20 threads from Intel have to supply us in comparison with the competitors.
Intel Core i9-10900 ES 10 Core & 20 Thread Comet Lake-S Desktop CPU Benchmarked
Beginning with the specs, the Intel Core i9-10900 would reportedly function 10 cores and 20 threads. It comes with a base clock of two.eight GHz and a lift clock of as much as 5.zero GHz with Turbo Enhance, 5.1 GHz with Turbo Enhance Max and 5.2 GHz with Thermal Velocity Enhance. This chip options 20 MB of cache and has a TDP of 65W (PL1) at base frequency however the PL2 frequency can be so much increased since this can be a 10 core chip we’re speaking about.
The chip that XFastest benchmark is an engineering pattern and comes with a decrease base clock of two.50 GHz as talked about on the IHS. The ES chip additionally ran at a lot decrease increase frequencies of three.2 GHz increase throughout all 10 cores and 20 threads and four.four GHz increase in single-core workloads. It seems to be a really early pattern and as such, the efficiency of this chip shouldn’t be in comparison with the ultimate product which launches in a number of months.
Intel 10th Gen Core Comet Lake Desktop CPU Household:
|CPU Identify||Cores / Threads||Base Clock||Single-Core Enhance Clock||Turbo Enhance Max three.zero (Single-Core)||All Core Enhance Clock||Cache||TDP||Value|
|Intel Core i9-10900Okay||10/20||three.7 GHz||5.1 GHz
5.three GHz (Velocity)
|5.2 GHz||four.eight GHz
four.9 GHz (Velocity)
|Intel Core i9-10900KF||10/20||three.7 GHz||5.1 GHz
5.three GHz (Velocity)
|5.2 GHz||four.eight GHz
four.9 GHz (Velocity)
|Intel Core i9-10900||10/20||2.eight GHz||5.zero GHz
5.2 GHz (Velocity)
|5.1 GHz||four.5 GHz
four.6 GHz (Velocity)
|Intel Core i9-10900F||10/20||2.eight GHz||5.zero GHz
5.2 GHz (Velocity)
|5.1 GHz||four.5 GHz
four.6 GHz (Velocity)
|Intel Core i9-10900T||10/20||2.zero GHz||four.5 GHz||TBD||TBD||20 MB||35W||TBD|
|Intel Core i7-10700Okay||eight/16||three.eight GHz||5.zero GHz||5.1 GHz||four.7 GHz||16 MB||125W||TBD|
|Intel Core i7-10700KF||eight/16||three.eight GHz||5.zero GHz||5.1 GHz||four.7 GHz||16 MB||125W|
|Intel Core i7-10700||eight/16||2.9 GHz||four.7 GHz||four.6 GHz||four.eight GHz||16 MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i7-10700F||eight/16||2.9 GHz||four.7 GHz||four.6 GHz||four.eight GHz||16 MB||65W|
|Intel Core i7-10700T||eight/16||2.zero GHz||four.four GHz||TBD||TBD||16 MB||35W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10600Okay||6/12||four.1 GHz||four.eight GHz||N/A||four.5 GHz||12 MB||125W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10600KF||6/12||four.1 GHz||four.eight GHz||N/A||four.5 GHz||12 MB||125W|
|Intel Core i5-10600||6/12||three.three GHz||four.eight GHz||N/A||four.four GHz||12 MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10600T||6/12||2.four GHz||four.zero GHz||N/A||TBD||12 MB||35W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10500||6/12||three.1 GHz||four.5 GHz||N/A||four.2 GHz||12 MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10500T||6/12||2.three GHz||three.7 GHz||N/A||TBD||12 MB||35W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10400||6/12||2.9 GHz||four.three GHz||N/A||four.zero GHz||12 MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i5-10400F||6/12||2.9 GHz||four.three GHz||N/A||four.zero GHz||12 MB||65W|
|Intel Core i3-10350Okay||four/eight||TBD||TBD||N/A||TBD||eight MB||125W||TBD|
|Intel Core i3-10320||four/eight||three.eight GHz||four.6 GHz||N/A||four.four GHz||eight MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i3-10300||four/eight||three.7 GHz||four.four GHz||N/A||four.2 GHz||eight MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i3-10100||four/eight||three.6 GHz||four.three GHz||N/A||four.1 GHz||eight MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Core i3-10100T||four/eight||2.three GHz||three.6 GHz||N/A||TBD||eight MB||35W||TBD|
|Intel Pentium G6400||2/four||three.eight GHz||three.eight GHz||N/A||TBD||four MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Pentium G6400T||2/four||three.2 GHz||three.2 GHz||N/A||TBD||four MB||35W||TBD|
|Intel Celeron G5900||2/2||three.2 GHz||three.2 GHz||N/A||TBD||2 MB||65W||TBD|
|Intel Celeron G5900T||2/2||three.zero GHz||three.zero GHz||N/A||TBD||2 MB||35W||TBD|
Intel Core i9-10900 10 Core ES Desktop CPU Benchmarks
Coming to the benchmarks, the chip scored 1670 factors in multi-thread and 182 factors within the single-thread Cinebench R15 benchmark. In Cinebench R20, the identical CPU scored 3714 factors inside the multi-thread and 441 factors within the single-thread checks. Its single-core efficiency within the CPU-z benchmark was rated at 507.eight factors whereas the multi-thread efficiency is rated at 5343 factors. The chip managed to succeed in temperatures of as much as 68C which is a bit sizzling for a chip working at these frequencies and one can solely think about what the temperatures can be like with the ultimate clock speeds.
Total, these outcomes are nothing particular and put the Core i9-10900 simply on par with a Core i9-9900 given its decrease clock speeds at this level. The ultimate variant would probably surpass Core i9-9900Okay in the case of single and multi-thread efficiency however it could be a tough choice to go along with an Intel-based desktop setup this time round contemplating the listing of options and spectacular efficiency & worth that AMD’s Ryzen 3000 collection have to supply.
As of proper now, the Ryzen 9 3900X is one of the best chip to get beneath $500 US, providing 12 cores and 24 threads with beautiful single-core efficiency and tons of multi-threading horsepower. Except or till the Core i9-10900 collection is priced under or round $400 US, it could be a tough purchase for a lot of customers who’re more likely to swap to AMD this era.
Intel’s 10th Gen Comet Lake-S Desktop CPU Household Will get Listed By Retailers
Along with the benchmarks, a number of 10th Technology Comet Lake-S Desktop CPUs have been listed by retailers as noticed by Momomo_Us (through Videocardz). Costs and specs for the boxed variants are listed for every respective processor however a phrase of warning, the costs which are talked about are presently pre-listings that are normally inflated previous to the official launch. These costs are anticipated to fall down additional and match the unique MSRP for every CPU throughout launch.
— 188号 (@momomo_us) February 20, 2020
|Espresso Lake-S CPUs||Listed Value||Comet Lake-S CPUs||Listed Value||Distinction|
|Core i5-9600||264 EUR||Core i5-10600||279 EUR||+ 15 EUR|
|Core i5-9500||240 EUR||Core i5-10500||253 EUR||+ 13 EUR|
|Core i5-9400||241 EUR||Core i5-10400||227 EUR||– 14 EUR|
|Core i5-9400F||181 EUR||Core i5-10400F||194 EUR||+ 13 EUR|
|—||—||Core i3-10320||203 EUR||—|
|Core i3-9300||184 EUR||Core i3-10300||190 EUR||+ 6 EUR|
|Core i3-9100||141 EUR||Core i3-10100||153 EUR||+ eight EUR|
|Pentium G5600||114 EUR||Pentium G6600||116 EUR||+ 2 EUR|
|Pentium G5500||100 EUR||Pentium G6500||103 EUR||+ three EUR|
|Pentium G5400||71 EUR||Pentium G6400||80 EUR||+ 9 EUR|
The Czech & Slovakian shops present costs which are as much as 15 Euros increased than the predecessor of the respective CPU. The Core i5-10600, for instance, is listed for round 279 Euros whereas the Core i5-9600 is listed on the identical retailer for 264 Euros.
If Intel truthfully thinks they’ll compete in opposition to AMD with the identical pricing construction as their current elements, then I believe we could be much more Ryzen 3000 gross sales within the DIY section within the coming quarters because the early processor efficiency figures for Intel’s 10th Gen lineup does not look that spectacular in any respect.