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Jul 1
Xiaomi Mi 5 specs leak

Xiaomi Mi 5 specs leak

The device, codenamed Libra, will most likely come with Snapdragon 820 SoC.
Huawei Honor Band Zero smartwatch

Huawei Honor Band Zero coming soon

While the Huawei Watch still has to launch, the company unveils the first images of a new smart wearable, although technical details are not avai...
Oukitel's smartphone with 10,000 mAh battery emerges

Oukitel's smartphone with 10,000 mAh battery emerges

The huge battery along with not too powerful MediaTek processor should easily allow for several days, if not a full week of operation.
MSI GT72 (Broadwell) Notebook Review

88% MSI GT72 (Broadwell) Notebook Review

Top-Notch. Since our last update article on the MSI 17 inch gaming laptop, the manufacturer has modified certain features. Although our test model, the GT72-2QE16SR21BW, lacks Nvidia G-Sync technology, the Wide-View display entices us to take a closer look.
Intel Core i7-5700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.7 kg
Leaked datasheet reveals Samsung Galaxy A8 specifications

Leaked datasheet reveals Samsung Galaxy A8 specifications

Previous rumors appear mostly on target if these latest leaks from a mobile service provider prove to be true.
Doogee Valencia2 Y100 Smartphone Review

79% Doogee Valencia2 Y100 Smartphone Review

Great screen for cheap. The 5-inch phone retails for just around $100 and it already sports an 8-core MediaTek processor. What other surprises does this model carry?
Mediatek MT6592 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 5" | 122 g
Lower smartphones sales expected from LG and Samsung

Lower smartphones sales expected from LG and Samsung

Both LG and Samsung will not meet their respective sales targets for the G4 and Galaxy S6, according to analysts.
OnePlus 2 manufacturer confirms fingerprint scanner

OnePlus 2 manufacturer confirms fingerprint scanner

The new fingerprint scanner is said to be even faster than Apple's Touch ID.
Meizu announces the MX5 smartphone

Meizu announces the MX5 smartphone

Meizu unveils their new MX5 handset with great specs for the price.
Jun 30
Motorola Moto X 2nd gen smartphones get Android 5.1 update

Android 5.1 update hits second-gen Verizon Moto X

The soak tests announced earlier this month are now a thing of the past and now the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based update to firmware version 23.16.3...
LG Tribute 2 and Volt 2 cheap Android smartphones with 4G LTE

LG Tribute 2 and Volt 2 hit Boost Mobile

These two budget smartphones come loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop and pack IPS displays, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processors, as well as 4G LTE c...
Huawei Honor 7 officially launched

Huawei Honor 7 officially launched

The new device has been priced considerably lower than previous rumors suggested.
Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy A8 caught on video

Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy A8 caught on video

The Galaxy A8 is going to be the thinnest smartphone ever made by Samsung.
Huawei shows off M2 Tablet in new promo video

Huawei shows off M2 Tablet in new promo video

The MediaPad M2 Tablet will have stereo speakers and an 8-core processor.
Samsung to launch golden Z1 Tizen smartphone

Samsung to launch golden Z1 Tizen smartphone

South Korean manufacturer celebrates its 1 millionth sale with new color options for the Z1 Tizen.
Xiaomi in no hurry to launch smartphones in the U.S.

Xiaomi in no hurry to launch smartphones in the U.S.

Xiaomi VP confirms that the Chinese manufacturer has no immediate plans to enter the smartphone market in the United States.
HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Long-Term Review

89% HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Long-Term Review

Under observation - Part 2, 3, 4 and 5. HP's ZBook 15 G2 has been in our long-term test for some weeks now, and it has to show whether it can keep what it promises in the long run after passing through our regular test procedures. Besides our experiences with the review sample, we will also deal with the topic of two external batteries to increase the runtimes. The following article discloses the experiences we have made until now.
Intel Core i7-4910MQ | AMD FirePro M5100 | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
The Surface Pro 4 is said to look similar to the predecessor - but there are many new features under the hood (Picture: Microsoft)

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 - Rumors, Facts and Dates

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 might be launched with Windows 10 in October. We summarize all relevant rumors about the Surface Pro 4 and give a perspective on the upcoming tablet. There is already one officially confirmed fact.
Jun 29
Samsung Z1 smartphones loaded with Tizen OS sold over 1 million units in India since launch

Samsung Z1 sales exceed one million units

This Tizen OS-powered handset sold over 1 million units since launch only on the Indian market.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC with 64-bit Kryo cores

Samsung manufactures Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chip

This new chip uses the 14 nm node process and promises to be more power efficient than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, while the first devices power...
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 4G LTE Android smartphone with IP67 rating

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 hits the US via Amazon

This IP67-rated Android smartphone comes with IP67 protection from the elements, 4G LTE connectivity, and the 8 GB variant (SM-G388F) retails for...
New details and photos emerge on Oppo Mirror 5s

New details and photos emerge on Oppo Mirror 5s

The new Oppo smartphone may sport a 5-inch display with a Snapdragon 400 series SoC.
Face Off: Asus ROG G751 vs. Dell Alienware 17 vs. MSI GT72 Dominator

Face Off: Asus ROG G751 vs. Dell Alienware 17 vs. MSI GT72 Dominator

All guts, all glory. Chances are good that these portable gaming machines are more powerful than your existing laptop or even desktop. With prices easily reaching north of $2000, we compare our three top choices to see which has the bigger muscles.
Sony Xperia Z3+ First Impressions

Sony Xperia Z3+ First Impressions

Underdeveloped. The spec sheet of Sony's new premium-range phone has quite a bit to offer. However, it exhibits some shortcomings in practice. For example, our review sample struggled with multiple small and big peculiarities that we did not expect.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.2" | 144 g
More photos leak on upcoming Meizu MX5 smartphone

More photos leak on upcoming Meizu MX5 smartphone

New information suggests a MediaTek SoC and a 20.7 MP rear camera.
LG G4 Stylus now available in Europe

LG G4 Stylus now available in Europe

The G4 Stylus is coming this week for 259 Euros.
There are no pictures of the OnePlus Two yet. The OnePlus One managed a good overall rating of 87% in our review. (Picture: OnePlus One)

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.
Acer Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM Notebook Review

76% Acer Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM Notebook Review

A good "Start". Acer's entry-level office laptop with the somewhat bulky name Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM can score with a long battery life and useful keyboard among other things. But is that enough to prevail over the multitude of equally low-priced contenders?
Intel Pentium N3540 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
AppleCare+ has been updated to further benefit consumers

AppleCare+ has been updated to further benefit consumers

The company is giving owners of Apple products more reasons to splurge and protect their devices with AppleCare.
Jun 28
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Notebook-Center.ru: Fujitsu Stylistic Q704: Акулам Бизнеса, CNet France: Apple MacBook Pro 15 pouces Retina (2015), Laptop.bg: Ревю на Toshiba KIRA (KIRAbook) – какво прави най-добрият ултрабук на Toshiba толкова специален, 3DNews.ru: Обзор Apple MacBook Pro with Retina 15" Mid 2015: что-то новое, что-то старое, PC Store: Toshiba Satellite Click Mini: таблет с екстри., Notebook-Center.ru: Acer Extensa 2510G: Без Мании Величия, Notebook-Center.ru: MSI GS30 2M Shadow – Стратегическое Оружие Геймера, PC Lab.pl: Acer Aspire Switch 10 E – test, 01Net: Test : Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, le petit PC convertible grand par son endurance, PC Lab.pl: MSI GT72 Dominator Pro – wideotest, Laptop.bg: Ревю на Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition (VN-791G) с Intel RealSense 3D камера – тънък и мощен геймърски ноутбук, Computer Totaal: MSI Prestige PE70 2QE - Krachtige desktopvervanger, Computer Totaal: ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501J - Krachtige ultrabook met UHD, 01Net: Test : Dell XPS 13 Edition 2015, voilà l'ultraportable Windows de nos rêves !, Prohardver.hu: Asus G501 – a karcsú gamer notebook, Techzine: Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi: dure teleurstelling, Tablety: Asus Transformer Book T100TAM – test i recenzja, Notebook-Center.ru: Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 3 – Бескомпромиссное Решение, Notebook-Center.ru: С Lenovo Ideatab A7600 Скучать Не Придется, Notebook-Center.ru: Asuspro Advanced B551LL – Гарантия Успешного Бизнеса, Notebook-Center.ru: Lenovo Thinkpad Х250 – Возьми От Жизни Все, Hitek: Microsoft Surface 3, Notebook-Center.ru: Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E555 – Часть Твоего Бизнес-Плана, 01Net: Test : Yoga 3 14 pouces, enfin un ultraportable endurant chez Lenovo [MàJ], Hispazone: Review: Microsoft Surface 3, Tablety: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 (SM-T555) – test i recenzja, Mobicroco: LG Spirit 4G LTE im Praxis-Test, Erenumerique: Test Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 , Une belle tablette à la résolution d’un autre âge
MSI PE60 2QE Prestige Notebook Review

84% MSI PE60 2QE Prestige Notebook Review

Elvis. Great voice, appealing performance and best entertainment value. The Prestige series aims to impress consumers and business users alike with its luxury features. Will it manage to do that with the standard tools? The manufacturer has eliminated the classic MSI vulnerable "keyboard", a wise decision that makes us happy.
Intel Core i5-4210H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30-B Notebook Review

85% Toshiba Satellite Z30-B Notebook Review

Not enough pixels! Toshiba's Z30-B-100 is a lightweight Subnotebook that aims to signalize mobility. That is largely achieved, but is a TN screen with a standard HD resolution still up-to-date in 2015?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
HTC Hero codenamed

HTC Hero codenamed "Aero"; may be coming this October

The HTC Hero phone reportedly still slated for a Q4 2015 release.
Sony Xperia Z4 Compact appearing on various benchmark apps

Sony Xperia Z4 Compact appearing on various benchmark apps

New data suggests that the Xperia Z4 Compact will sport a FHD display.
Lenovo may be readying new retro ThinkPad

Lenovo may be readying new retro ThinkPad

IBM ThinkPads are some of the most renowned laptops for their exceptional design and longevity. Will Lenovo launch a new ThinkPad with the retro ...
Jun 27
Asus G501JW (FHD) Notebook Review

85% Asus G501JW (FHD) Notebook Review

Slim gamer. Recently, we reviewed Asus' new member of the ROG series, the high-end US model. Our current model for the German market is about 600 Euros (~$672) cheaper but makes compromises in features. Nevertheless, it even performs partly better than the more expensive model we reviewed.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15,6" | 2 kg
Microsoft could be launching two new Lumia smartphones with Windows 10

Microsoft could be launching two new Lumia smartphones with Windows 10

New leak suggests two new Windows 10 devicies with FHD and QHD panels, respectively.
Apple iPhone 6s - rumors, facts and dates

Apple iPhone 6s - Rumors, Facts and Dates

Apple's next iPhone generation is expected in autumn 2015. We summarize all the relevant rumors about the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and give a perspective on the upcoming flagship device from Apple.
Photos of the Galaxy Note 5 are not available yet. Unless the phablet gets a folding screen, it might resemble the pictured Galaxy Note 4 (our image).

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.
Archos announces PC Stick Mini-PC with Windows 10 for 120 Euros

Archos announces PC Stick with Windows 10 for 120 Euros

The Mini-PC arrives this July with USB, HDMI, and Windows 10 and will weigh just 60 grams.
Huawei to beta test Android 5.1 on Honor 6

Huawei to beta test Android 5.1 on Honor 6

Huawei is letting existing owners of the Honor 6 help beta test the upcoming EMUI 3.1 and Android 5.1 for a final launch later this summer.
Schenker S405 (Clevo W840SN) Ultrabook Review

79% Schenker S405 (Clevo W840SN) Ultrabook Review

Maintenance-friendly. Schenker's 14-inch Ultrabook stands out with its very individual configurability. However, its noise and temperature development could be better.
Intel Core i7-5500U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 14" | 1.8 kg
Jun 26
Apple Watch smartwatch hits seven new markets, three following next month

Apple Watch hits seven new markets

This smartwatch hits Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan today, while three more countries will follow next mont...
ZTE Axon premium Android smartphone with 4 GB memory

ZTE Axon coming to the US next month

This premium Android handset with metallic case and 4 GB of memory will launch on July 14 in New York.
HP Chromebook 11 G4 with Bay Trail processor coming soon

HP Chromebook 11 G4 coming soon

Fourth Chromebook 11 version from HP packs a Bay Trail processor, up to 4 GB of memory, and will soon hit the market starting at $219 USD.
Microsoft to deploy Windows 10 on USB flash drives

Windows 10 could arrive on USB flash drives

Unconfirmed information claims that Microsoft will release Windows 10 on flash drives for the first time, next to traditional DVD media.
Lenovo Vibe S1 spotted at TENAA

Lenovo Vibe S1 spotted at TENAA

The smartphone is revealed to be model S1C50 with an 8-core SoC and 2 GB RAM.
Huawei P8 Max: 6,8-Zoll-Phablet für 545 Euro

Huawei P8 Max launches tomorrow in China

The P8 Max phablet will retail for the equivalent of 545 Euros. It includes a 6.8-inch FHD display and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Oppo announces Joy 3 smartphone

Oppo announces Joy 3 smartphone

The entry-level device will have a 4.5-inch display and a quad-core MediaTek SoC.
Jun 25
Vertu Signature for Bentley luxury phone

Vertu Signature for Bentley coming in September

This luxury handset sales for over $20,000 USD and combines materials and finishes inspired by the ultimate Bentley.
Oppo R7 and R7 Plus are available for pre-order in U.S.

Oppo R7 and R7 Plus are available for pre-order in U.S.

The Chinese manufacturer will be selling the new phone internationally.

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