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Jan 30
LG: Overheating problems resolved, G Flex 2 will arrive on schedule

LG insists that the problems with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 are resolved

According to the company, the overheating issues are now fixed and the G Flex 2 smartphone powered by Snapdragon 810 will be released on schedule...
Saygus V2 waterproof Android smartphone now up for pre-order

Saygus V2 now on pre-order for $549 USD

This waterproof Android handset comes with IPX7 protection rating, impressive cameras with optical image stabilization, as well as a Full HD 5-in...
Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review

75% Acer TravelMate P246-M-598B Notebook Review

Simple. Are 15.6-inch devices too big, and do you need a portable machine for outings? If you are not a perfectionist, Acer's 14-inch laptop with eight hours of battery life might be the ideal TravelMate for you.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 2.1 kg
Jan 29
Samsung Galaxy J1 Android smartphone with 4.3-inch display and dual-core processor

Samsung Galaxy J1 is now official

This low-end Android handset has been unveiled in Malaysia and comes with a dual core processor, 4.3-inch display, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal s...
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Android smartphone with Snapdragon 410, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage

Xiaomi Redmi 2 gets updated

The budget Android smartphone powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor now has 2 GB of memory and 16 GB of internal storage, twice as much ...
Fujitsu announces new LifeBook notebooks

Fujitsu announces new LifeBook notebooks

Fujitsu recently unveiled a few new Lifebook notebooks. The new models come with features such as a battery life of up 24 hours and a palm vein s...
LG announces strong Q4 2014 financial results

LG announces strong Q4 2014 financial results

LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) recently announced its financial results for Q4 2014, as well as aggregated results for 2014 as a whole. The main takea...
Toshiba unveils new Satellite C70-B and C70D-B Notebooks

Toshiba unveils new Satellite C70-B and C70D-B Notebooks

Today Toshiba expanded its range of reasonably priced DTR laptops. Two of the new Satellite C70-B models come equipped with the Core i5-5200U, a ...
Dell Precision M3800 is now available with Ultra HD screen and Thunderbolt 2

Dell updates its Precision M3800 mobile workstation

The 15.6-inch ultrabook workstation can now be purchased with an Ultra HD screen, a Thunderbolt 2 port and more storage.
Lenovo Tab S8 Tablet Review

86% Lenovo Tab S8 Tablet Review

Light as a feather. Lenovo's Tab S8 does not even weigh 300 grams but is quite a bargain. It offers a Full HD screen, an 8-megapixel camera, and front-facing speakers for 199 Euros (~$225). Discover whether Lenovo's tight calculation is also worthwhile for the customer in our review.
Intel Atom Z3745 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8.0" | 300 g
Jan 28
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Intel DC S3610 Series SSD for data centers

Intel announces DC S3710 and DC S3610 Series SSDs

These two new SSDs for data centers offer increased performance over their predecessors, but also provide reduced power draw and increased reliab...
ZTE Blade S6 5-inch 4G LTE Android L smartphone

ZTE unveils Blade S6 4G smartphone

This 5-inch Android Lollipop smartphone offers 4G LTE connectivity and a Sony-made 13 MP made camera for only $250 USD.
One K73-5N (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review

87% One K73-5N (Clevo P771ZM) Notebook Review

Megalomania? 17-inch chassis, 88-Watt CPU and GeForce GTX 980M: This is the One K73-5N in the high-end configuration. Read our review to find out whether this kind of performance makes sense and how the components affect the thermals.
Intel Core i7-4790K | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.9 kg
Lenovo N20 Chromebook Review Update

80% Lenovo N20 Chromebook Review Update

Chromebook with Intel Inside. Boot up, log in and start working - the Chromebook makes life easy. Lenovo offers an Intel-based 11.6-inch Chromebook. This small, mobile device has a matte panel and long battery life.
Intel Celeron N2830 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Jan 27
HP Stream 11 X360 Convertible

75% HP Stream 11 X360 with 3G Convertible Notebook Review

Connected EU traveller. The HP 11 X360 is an entry-level 2-in-1 with a 3G roaming data bundle that could suit many European travellers. With a touchscreen and a solid build this bold laptop might be the perfect buddy for your ticket.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Gigabyte P34W v3 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M

Gigabyte P34W gaming laptop now features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics

The updated P34W gaming laptop now packs a new graphics card, a mSATA SSD and a generous 2 TB hard drive, as well as a Full HD display with wide ...
Meizu M1 Note mini: mid-range smartphone with an attractive price

Specifications of Meizu M1 Note mini leaked through GFXBench

The benchmark reveals the smartphone's display size and resolution, SoC model and available communications one day before Meizu's "Connected" eve...
Microsoft announces Q4 2014 financial results

Microsoft announces Q4 2014 financial results

US-based software giant Microsoft recently issued a report detailing its financial performance during the fourth quarter of 2014. Overall, the co...
OnePlus Two 2 Release Date

OnePlus Two release date rumored for Q3 / 2015

A recent report from Forbes unveils new information regarding the OnePlus One successor. The Chinese manufacturer will allegedly launch the OnePl...
HTC One M9 Hima surfaces in the Geekbench database

HTC One M9 Hima surfaces in the Geekbench database

The HTC One M9 Hima was recently spotted in the Geekbench 3 database. According to the benchmark's website, the handset will feature an octa-core...
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Smartphone Review

80% Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Smartphone Review

The red dragon. Xiaomi has become the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, but the company's devices aren't yet prevalent in Europe or America. We took a look at the Redmi Note 4G phablet to see whether the imported Asian device is a good alternative to the usual options on the Western market.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 5.5" | 199 g
Jan 26
Panasonic Toughbook 31 rugged laptop updated with 5th generation Intel Core

Panasonic updates the Toughbook 31 rugged laptop

The rugged flagship now features fifth generation Intel Core processors and up to 18 hours of autonomy using the internal battery, which can be e...
Microsoft acquires Revolution Analytics

Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics

The Redmond giant has reached an agreement to purchase the company behind world’s most popular programming language for statistical computing and...
HP Spectre 13 x360: thin case, Broadwell CPU and a 360-degree hinge. (Photo: HP)

Broadwell-powered HP Spectre 13 x360 surfaces on the web

The 13.3-inch convertible will offer a high-resolution screen mounted on a 360-degree hinge.
Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Review

Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Review

All-around smart? Motorola puts its Moto 360 smart watch with leather band and classic design into the smart watch race -- and, at first glance, the Moto 360 makes a good first impression. Our report will check to see if this $249 USD gadget, in everyday use, holds up to this initial impression.
Texas Instruments OMAP 3630 1GHz | 1.56" | 49 g
Jan 24
HP Omen Notebook Review

78% HP Omen Notebook Review

Black, stylish, fast. HP launches a very compact and thin 15.6-inch gaming notebook with the Omen, which has a very good design and attracts gamers with powerful core components. The price of 1,600 Euros (~$1793) comes with high expectations for the ergonomics and the performance, but not all of them can be fulfilled.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Jan 23
An optional keyboard dock is offered for both the Pro Tablet 10 and the Pro Slate 10.

HP launches a new education-focused tablet

The Bay Trail powered device comes in Windows and Android flavors sharing the same specifications.
12-inc MacBook Air Display

12-inch Apple MacBook Air shown in leaked photos

A new leak shows a detailed view at what's allegedly the display of the upcoming 12-inch MacBook Air. According to the source, this could be the ...
Microsoft Windows 10: these are the new features

Microsoft Windows 10: these are the new features

One Windows for all devices: Microsoft recently unveiled Windows 10, a new version of its operating system that comes with a lot of new features....
Windows 8.1 with Bing price scheme leaks online

Windows 8.1 with Bing price scheme leaks online

A document posted on Microsoft's OEM Partner Center reveals the exact prices that the company asks for Windows 8.1 with Bing to be included on ta...
Asus X555LD-XX283H Notebook Review

74% Asus X555LD-XX283H Notebook Review

Inexpensive all-rounder. A Core i3 processor and GeForce 820M graphics core make the Asus laptop a versatile all-rounder that offers enough power for everyday use and playing the odd game. Could buying a device for around 450 Euros (~$505) be a mistake?
Intel Core i3-4010U | NVIDIA GeForce 820M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Jan 22
Elite x2 1011 G1's detachable keyboard dock houses several ports and an additional battery.

HP announces Elite x2 1011 G1 convertible

This Broadwell-powered device offers a variety of wireless communications and supports Wacom pen input.
QNAP TS-x31+ Series Turbo NAS with Cortex-A15 dual-core processor and 1 GB memory

QNAP announces TS-x31+ series Turbo NAS

The new TS-x31+ series uses the dual-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor and 1 GB DDR3 RAM while able to accommodate two or four 2.5-inch drives, thus ...
Asus ZenWatch (Wi500Q) Smartwatch Review

Asus ZenWatch (Wi500Q) Smartwatch Review

Timeless design, short on time. The Asus ZenWatch offers both an upscale design as well as high-end materials without the use of plastic. The smartwatch offers quite a few useful additional features as well. Although the battery capacity is not that generous, it lasts for at least a full day.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 1.63" | 70 g
Jan 21
Equivio official website announces purchase by Microsoft

Microsoft buys Equivio

The Redmond giant plans to use Equivio's technology in Office 365, thus improving the product's current legal and compliance tools.
Comparison of Laptop Graphics Cards

Comparison of Laptop Graphics Cards

In the following briefly we will list all graphics cards for Notebooks, which are available at the market. Additionally we represent approximate ...
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sortable and filterable benchmark and specs list of all currently built video graphic adapters in notebooks / laptops.
Computer Games on Laptop Graphic Cards

Computer Games on Laptop Graphic Cards

List of all laptop graphic cards and what games can be played fluently with them.
AMD Q4 2014 Financial Results

AMD releases disastrous Q4 2014 earnings report

The last quarter of 2014 spelled financial disaster for AMD. After turning a small profit in 2013, the chip-maker recently reported a loss of 403...
HP Slate Pro 12

HP Pro Slate 8 & Pro Slate 12 officially announced

HP recently unveiled two new high-end Android tablets, the HP Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12. The two devices are based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon ...
Samsung Galaxy S6 to be unveiled on March 2nd

Samsung executive: Galaxy S6 to be unveiled on March 2 at MWC 2015

A top Samsung executive has been quoted today by the South Korean media claiming that the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be unveiled on March 2 in Barcel...
Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

88% Schenker XMG U505 (Clevo P751ZM) Notebook Review

Desktop competition. A desktop processor in a 15-inch notebook, can it work? This is the question for the Schenker XMG U505. We review the high-end device with a GeForce GTX 970M and a 65-Watt CPU.
Intel Core i7-4790S | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
Acer Iconia Tab 8 W W1-810-16HN Tablet Review

78% Acer Iconia Tab 8 W W1-810-16HN Tablet Review

Surfboard. Acer's Iconia Tab 8 W is an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet available for around 150 Euros (~$169). The tablet features the same hardware as the competition: a bright IPS screen, a Bay Trail processor, 1 GB of working memory, and 32 GB of storage capacity. Does the Iconia have a unique selling point at all?
Intel Atom Z3735G | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8.0" | 406.3 g
Jan 20
Aorus' most compact gaming laptops switch to Nvidia's Maxwell-based GPU, promising lower temperatures and smoother framerates.

Aorus updates its X3 and X3 Plus gaming laptops with GTX 970M graphics

The thin gaming powerhouses from the Gigabyte-owned brand now pack even more graphical performance and still offer customization options such as ...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to come with dual curved edges

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to come with dual curved edges

According to Sammobile, Samsung is working on an "Edge" version of the Galaxy S6 flagship, one which will feature a curved display on both sides....
Allview P6 Energy

Allview's P6 Energy: 5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery priced at 190 Euro

Allview announced today the AllView P6 Energy, a new affordable smartphone. The dual-SIM handset comes with a very large 5000 mAh battery, a quad...
ZTE Blade V2 officially announced

ZTE Blade V2 officially announced

Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has just unveiled a new mid-range smartphone. The ZTE Blade V2 comes with main features such as 5-inch 720p d...
Jan 19
HTC to unveil its first smartwatch on March 1st at MWC 2015 alongside the M9 Hima

HTC to unveil its first smartwatch on March 1st at MWC 2015 alongside the M9 Hima

HTC recently started handing out invites for a press event scheduled on March 1st at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. The One M9 / Hima flagship smartphone...
Trekstor SurfTab Wintron 10.1 Tablet Review

77% Trekstor SurfTab Wintron 10.1 Tablet Review

A Well-Rounded Packet. The new Trekstor tablet costs 199 Euros and it offers a full Window 8.1 tablet experience with an one year MS Office 365 Personal license. In contrast to most cheap Windows tablets, the Trekstor tablet is equipped with 2 GB of RAM.
Intel Atom Z3735F | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 10.1" | 661 g
Samsung Galaxy J1 price

Samsung SM-J100H price leaked by Russian retailer

A Russian online retailer has leaked the price of the first smartphone in the upcoming J-Series from Samsung. The leak reveals that the entry-lev...

Benchmarks, comparisons and FAQ articles

Comparison of Laptop Graphics Cards

In the following briefly we will list all graphics cards for Notebooks, which are available at the market. Additionally we represent approximate values of different bench marks (3D Mark at the moment) in italic style beneath the display adapters.

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sortable and filterable benchmark and specs list of all currently built video graphic adapters in notebooks / laptops.

Computer Games on Laptop Graphic Cards

List of all laptop graphic cards and what games can be played fluently with them.

How much graphic memory makes sense?

This article explains, how much graphic memory is useful for which video cards and which applications are accelerated thus.

Upgrade / Replace a Notebook Video Card

Generally, it is not so easy to upgrade / replace notebook video cards than desktop video cards. If it is possible and how to actually replace a video card is described in the following article.

Case Study: Replacing the Video Card of a Dell Inspiron E1705 (9400)

Andi, a Dell Inspiron E1705 (9400) user, demonstrated how to replace the GPU of his Dell notebook and provided us with a description of the whole process.

Mobile Graphic Cards for Professional Users (Quadro, FireGL)

In the following editorial we will take a closer look at the pro cards à la Quadro and FireGL, which are usually built into mobile work stations and professional notebooks. These are supposed to be especially efficient in connection with professional applications based on OpenGL.

All F.A.Q. articles can be found here

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