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Jul 29
Spigen Galaxy Note 5 accessories up for pre-order

Spigen Galaxy Note 5 cases now up for pre-order

While Samsung's next-gen phablet is expected to show up on August 13, Spigen already begun to accept pre-orders for Note 5 cases and screen prote...
MSI gaming laptops, first in the industry to ship with Windows 10

MSI gaming laptops now shipping with Windows 10

MSI is the first notebook maker to sell gaming laptops preloaded with Windows 10, its machines also featuring Broadwell i7 processors and NVIDIA ...
Samsung S5K3P3 1.0 μm-pixel, 16MP image sensor

Samsung launches world's first 1.0 μm-pixel, 16MP image sensor

This new image sensor has a very low footprint, making it the ideal choice for the thin next-gen mobile devices.
Doogee's HomTom smartphone will have a huge battery

Doogee's HomTom smartphone will have a huge battery

Doogee, a relatively unknown smartphone manufacturer, is putting a 6,250 mAh battery in its latest device.
LG only made 1.2 cents per phone sold last quarter

LG only made 1.2 cents per phone sold last quarter

LG's great sales were not enough to bring in a lot of profit.
Microsoft Windows 10 now available as free upgrade and in retail stores

Microsoft launches Windows 10

"The best Windows ever" launches today in stores and is also available to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users as a free upgrade.
BLU Products Studio C 5+5 Android smartphone with LTE and price below $100 USD

BLU Products announces Studio C 5+5 and Studio C 5+5 LTE

The new Studio C 5+5 Android smartphone is available in both 3G and LTE versions, both priced below $100 USD and sporting 1 GB of memory, dual-SI...
Ramos Onemos MOS1 premium Android smartphone

Ramos Onemos MOS1 begins shipping in early August

Chinese tablet maker Ramos unveiled its first smartphone about two weeks ago and now they announced that Onemos MOS1 will go on sale online and i...
Notebookcheck hosting a giveaway for the upcoming Doogee F3

Notebookcheck hosting a giveaway for the upcoming Doogee F3

One winner will walk away with a free Doogee F3. Just leave your email here and come back next week!
Lenovo announces updated apps and upgrades for Windows 10

Lenovo announces updated apps and upgrades for Windows 10

Today the industry giant announces free Windows 10 upgrades for existing Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1 users as well as new versions of various apps.
Allview announces Wi8G and Wi10N tablets with Windows 10

Allview announces Wi8G and Wi10N Pro tablets with Windows 10

Buyers who pre-order either tablet by July 30 will also receive a free Windows Phone W1m.
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AMD Radeon R9 M385

128 Bit GDDR5 @ 6000MHz
Next Samsung Gear smartwatch could support Samsung Pay

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch could support Samsung Pay

Samsung may introduce a new Gear smartwatch alongside the Note 5 on August 13.
Jul 28
BLU Products Energy X Plus Android smartphone

BLU Products announces Energy X Plus smartphone

This handset comes with a generous 4,000 mAh battery and the Reverse Charge technology that allows it to act as a power bank, thus being able to ...
Cat S40 Android smartphone with rugged design

Rugged smartphone Cat S40 goes on sale on August 1

This 4.7-inch Android Lollipop handset offers excellent protection from the elements and entry-level specs, but lacks a removable power pack that...
BLU Products Vivo Selfie Android smartphone

BLU Products unveils Vivo Selfie smartphone

This $149 USD handset has a Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, as well as a wide-angle 8 MP front camera, shipping loa...
3D XPoint technology wafers by Intel

Intel and Micron unveil 3D XPoint memory chips

This is the first new memory category in 25 years and brings non-volatile memory speeds up to 1,000 times faster than NAND.
OnePlus 2 Android flagship killer starts at 329 USD in the US

OnePlus 2 starts at $329 USD

The 16 GB version of this "flagship killer" costs $329 USD, while the 64 GB model costs $60 USD more.
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AMD Radeon R9 M380

768 GCN cores @ 1000MHz, 128 Bit GDDR5 @ 6000MHz
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2015 clamshell design Android smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Folder successor coming next month

The new clamshell smartphone is the direct successor of a handset with the same name that Samsung launched back in 2014.
Motorola Moto G receives update

Motorola Moto G receives update

Motorola unveiled the latest Moto G smartphone on Tuesday.
Motorola announces new Moto X Style and Moto X Play

Motorola announces new Moto X Style and Moto X Play

The next generation of Moto X was introduced Tuesday by Motorola as two of three new smartphones announced.
HTC One M9 smartphones on T-Mobile get Android 5.1 Lollipop update

T-Mobile HTC One M9 gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

Quite a while after other major carriers, T-Mobile unleashes the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based update for the HTC One M9 handsets on its network.
Samsung Galaxy J5 now available in Europe

Samsung Galaxy J5 now available in Europe

At the moment, there is no information regarding availability on other European markets than Germany, where the Galaxy J5 has been priced at 235 ...
Meizu M2 specs and pricing leak online

Meizu M2 specs and pricing leak online

The Meizu M2’s leaked price is CNY 599 which translates to $96, making the device a very good bang for the buck.
HTC One M9 now 25% cheaper at HTC Summer Sale

HTC One M9 now 25% cheaper at HTC Summer Sale

HTC Summer Sale is only available via the company’s website and will finish tonight (July 28th) at 11:59 PDT. You have to be a resident of the Un...
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AMD Radeon R7 M380

640 GCN cores @ 915MHz, 128 Bit DDR3 @ 2000MHz
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event scheduled for August 13

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 coming mid-August

The event will take place on August 13 in New York and Samsung might reveal the new Note phablet and a new Galaxy S6 device, but no details have ...
All Toshiba notebooks will ship with Windows 10 starting July 29

All Toshiba notebooks will ship with Windows 10 starting July 29

The manufacturer is also reminding customers that its older laptops can be upgraded to the new Microsoft OS.
HTC Desire 626 coming this August for 300 Euros

HTC Desire 626 coming this August for 300 Euros

The Desire 626 will have a 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 410 SoC, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB eMMC.
Pictures of alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini leak online

Pictures of alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini leak online

Additional details claim Snapdragon 808 SoC and a 15 MP rear camera.
This rendering is supposed to look like the Galaxy Note 5 (Picture: nowhereelse.fr)

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - Rumors, Facts and Dates

Samsung's high-end phablet called Galaxy Note 5 is expected for autumn 2015. We summarize all the relevant rumors about the Galaxy Note 5 and give a perspective on the upcoming flagship phablet from Samsung.
This is the final design of the

OnePlus Two - Rumors, Facts and Dates

The smartphone OnePlus 2 will be officially announced on July 27. We summarize all relevant rumors about the OnePlus Two and give a perspective on the upcoming smartphone flagship. There are already some officially confirmed facts.
Schenker W505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

86% Schenker W505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

Familiar hardware. Old hat or still recommendable? This is the question for the Quadro GPUs K1100M, K3100M and K5100M, which are still not based on the current Maxwell architecture. Right before the launch of the successor, we once again put these three chips through our benchmarks.
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 | NVIDIA Quadro K5100M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550 vs. Acer Aspire E5 vs. HP ProBook 450 G2

Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E550 vs. Acer Aspire E5 vs. HP ProBook 450 G2

Affordable notebooks for school. It's not easy dropping over $1000 for a thin MacBook or Ultrabook, especially when all you need is something for schoolwork and videos. Instead, these three alternatives will be a little easier on students' wallets.
Rumors suggest Moto X will keep 1080p display

Rumors suggest Moto X will keep 1080p display

A new report by HelloMotoHK believes Motorola may decide not to increase the Moto X display's resolution.
Jul 27
LG G Pad 8.3 Android tablet

LG G Pad 2 specs leak online

The upcoming slate is said to use an 8.3-inch Full HD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC, being expected to arrive this fall.
Major security vulnerability discovered in Android devices

Major security vulnerability discovered in Android devices

The security flaw, described as „the worst Android vulnerability discovered to date”, can be found on as much as 95% percent of all Android devic...
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 closeup shot

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 5 spotted on Geekbench

The Verizon Wireless version of Samsung's next-gen phablet has been spotted and the latest rumors claim it might launch before the end of July.
Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android private beta

Microsoft releases private beta of Arrow Launcher for Android

This launcher from the Redmond giant comes with a to-do list, quick shortcuts to contacts, as well as other useful features.
Comparison of Laptop Graphics Cards

Comparison of Laptop Graphics Cards

Inclusive list of all graphics cards currently available for notebooks. Approximate 3DMark benchmarks results are provided in italic.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Computer Games on Laptop Graphics Cards

Computer Games on Laptop Graphics Cards

List of all currently available mobile graphics cards and their performance in games.
OnePlus 2 virtual reality launch page

OnePlus 2 invite registration now open

The invite list for this flagship seems already full and tomorrow OnePlus 2 will enter history as the world’s first product also launched in virt...
Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Bluetooth headphones and carrying case

Plantronics intros BackBeat SENSE Bluetooth headphones

This new pair of wireless headphones features smart sensors and generous autonomy to provide the best uninterrupted audio experience.
Second-generation Android One handsets launched

Second-generation Android One handsets launched

Android One phones are designed to be as affordable as possible, therefore we should not expect their specifications to be impressive. The freshl...
Alleged Apple iPad Mini 4 and existing iPad Air 2

iPad Mini 4 leaks online

The new iPad Mini is expected to launch next to the iPad Pro and to be a smaller version of the existing iPad Air 2 in terms of technical specs a...
Samsung's monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone

Samsung's monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone

The charging plate’s positioning at the centre of the monitor’s base also means the user can keep an eye on the phone while it’s charging, thus r...
Xperia C5 Ultra to feature bezel-less display

Xperia C5 Ultra to feature bezel-less display

Given the very thin bezels, the handset will most likely be smaller than other devices with the same screen size.
BlackBerry Messenger to shut down in Pakistan

Pakistan plans to shut down BlackBerry's secure messaging services

All BES connections in Pakistan may be closed by December, but BlackBerry and the local carriers involved still have to confirm the news.

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