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Lenovo Moto Z

89% Lenovo Moto Z Smartphone Review

Moto-mania. Lenovo's new flagship Moto Z does not only feature high-end technology, but also wants to attract customers with the modular expandability as well as the extremely thin chassis design. Does the concept work in practice or are there even any drawbacks like reduced battery runtimes?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.5" | 136 g
Sep 30
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) 5.7-inch Android phablet now up for pre-order

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) debuts in Korea

This 5.7-inch phablet hits South Korea via SK Telecom, powered by a Samsung Exynos 7420 SoC and priced at roughly $590 USD.
Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad T460s vs. ThinkPad X1 Yoga vs. ThinkPad Yoga 460

Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad T460s vs. ThinkPad X1 Yoga vs. ThinkPad Yoga 460

14-inch ThinkPad. The traditional PC is becoming obsolete according to Lenovo. Are these 14-inch convertible ThinkPad alternatives really any better than the classic and long-established T series?
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle 5.5-inch Android smartphone launches in India

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle debuts in India

This 5.5-inch handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, next to 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, all with Android Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI on top.
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i5-7200U Notebook Review

Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i5-7200U Notebook Review

Small update, no effect?! Dell secretly updated its top seller: The XPS 13 is one of the first models that gets the latest Kaby Lake processors from Intel. The chassis does not appear to be changed, and the display is similar as well. We once again do a live review and will update the article continuously.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Honor 8 Smartphone Review

87% Honor 8 Smartphone Review

Blue marvel. The Honor 8 comes to us in an appealing 2.5D-glass casing and classy colors. But is a stylish casing and dual-camera enough to convince buyers in the highly competitive mid-range? We will find out in our test.
HiSilicon Kirin 950 | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 5.2" | 153 g
Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus Android tablet leaks online

Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus leaks online

This tablet is expected to come in both 32 GB and 64 GB versions, both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, next to 3 GB of memory.
Australia gets to see the Google Pixel Phones one day later due to the time difference.

Google: Pixel-Nexus size comparison & Google statues in Australia

Now that we have renders of the two Pixel phones, a size comparison with their predecessors makes sense. Meanwhile Google is busy putting up statues of their MadebyGoogle initiative all over the globe, people in Australia see a different date though.
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Le Max Pro Android phablet, LeEco to enter the US market in October 2016

LeEco formally enters the US market in October

Chinese manufacturer LeEco will hold a launch event in California on October 19, thus marking its official debut on US soil.
Android Wear 2.0 is delayed. Don't expect it to come out before early 2017.

Google delays final Android Wear 2.0 update to early 2017

Google just announced a third developer preview of its next major Android Wear OS 2.0. It does introduce the Google Play store to Android Wear watches but delays the final release by a few months, Google says.
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Huawei might unveil the Mate 9 on November 3rd this year.

Huawei press conference on November 3rd: Mate 9 incoming?

Huawei is holding a press conference on November 3rd in Munich, Germany. While the invitation does not specify the device being introduced on that day, we are pretty sure, it will be the Mate 9.
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Apparently, the renders of the Pixel XL are based on CAD models from the factory.

Google: 360 degree video of the Pixel XL shows device from all sides

Based on factory CAD models, the 360 degree video shows the bigger of the two Pixel Phones that Google will officially unveil on October 4th of this year.
Mastercard launches new developer API platform

Mastercard launches new developer API platform

The Mastercard Developers platform offers access to a range of APIs for digital payments, data and security, including newer categories such as AR, VR and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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Aorus X5 v6 and X7 v6 gaming notebooks now available

Aorus X7 v6 gaming notebook to ship with a QHD 120 Hz display

Both the 15-inch and 17-inch notebooks are shipping with 120 Hz/5 ms displays, GTX 1070 GPUs, and an overclocked Core i7-6820HK CPU for a starting price of $2399 USD.
Sep 29
Spotify new design 2016, Spotify might buy SoundCloud

Spotify might acquire SoundCloud

The two companies are said to be in advanced talks, but there is no official confirmation yet. Spotify would benefit from SoundCloud's rich indie collection, but there could be more to such a deal.
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Acer Chromebook R13 convertible now up for pre-order

Acer Chromebook R13 now up for pre-order

This Chrome OS-driven convertible notebook with a 13.3-inch touchscreen is up for pre-order with a price tag of $429.99 USD and will begin shipping next month.
Xiaomi Mi 5s Android smartphone, Xiaomi to open 1,000 retail stores by 2020

Xiaomi to open 1,000 retail stores by 2020

Although the Chinese company only has 25 retail stores right now, they are planning to go all the way up to 1,000 by 2020.
Finally! OnePlus started updating the OnePlus X to Android 6.0.1 today.

The OnePlus X is getting Android 6.0.1 more than a year after its release

Better late than never. OnePlus X customers will be happy to hear that OnePlus released Oxygen OS 3.1.2 today, which will update the OnePlus X to Android 6.0.1 more than one year after its initial release.
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Gold is just one of six available color options for the Huawei Mate 9.

Huawei Mate 9 leak: Pictures, pricing and planned configurations

Two leaks targeting the Mate 9 phablet by Huawei reveal a bunch of high quality pictures and give us detailed information about this years successor to the Mate 8 including planned pricing.
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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.
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) - Benchmarks and Specs

5120 Pascal cores @ 1607MHz, 2x 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 10000MHz
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 SLI (Laptop)

4096 Pascal cores @ 1443MHz, 2x 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 8000MHz
Acer Aspire E5-575G (i5-7200U, GTX 950M) Notebook Review

80% Acer Aspire E5-575G (i5-7200U, GTX 950M) Notebook Review

Lots of hardware for little money. Thanks to a GeForce GTX 950M and a cutting-edge Kaby Lake processor, Acer's Aspire E5-575G should render even sophisticated games smoothly - and this at a competitive price of just 600 Euros ($673). What is the catch?
Intel Core i5-7200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Apple & Deloitte team up to bring iOS to the workplace

Apple & Deloitte team up to bring iOS to the workplace

Apple and Deloitte are joining forces to help businesses design and implement solutions for iPhone and iPad. Key to this partnership is Deloitte's dedicated team of iOS specialists that will help customers.
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook)

640 Pascal cores @ 1354MHz, 128 Bit GDDR5
Apple may be returning to Nvidia graphics for future Macs

Apple may be returning to Nvidia graphics for future Mac products

Nvidia is looking for new applicants who can "help produce the next revolutionary Apple products."
Sep 28
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Firefox OS is now gone for good

Mozilla buries Firefox OS for good

Although Mozilla had hopes to keep this operating system around for use in at least some other devices instead of handsets, the company has finanlly decided to completely stop all work on it.
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AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)

512 GCN 1.2/2.0 cores, mem: 64/128 Bit
Samsung Pay celebrates its first anniversary

Samsung Pay celebrates its first birthday

One year since its official US launch, Samsung Pay is now rolling out a few new features, store coupons, and cloud storage backup.
HP Pavilion 15-aw004ng Notebook Review

75% HP Pavilion 15-aw004ng Notebook Review

Good Package. The Hewlett Packard Pavilion 15-aw004ng is an interesting notebook. The 15.6 inch allrounder packs a matte FHD screen, a SSD and an AMD dual graphics setup. The price for all these goodies: 550 Euros. A price like that for a packet like this can convince most buyers to look the other way when faced with certain flaws, such as, below-average battery life and a one year warranty.
AMD A10-9600P | AMD Radeon R8 M445DX | 15.6" | 2 kg
Google Play Music goes live in India

Google Play Music now available in India

Almost five years after the music store went live in the US, Google finally releases Play Music on the Android dominated Indian market.
The BlackBerry Priv, presumably the last BlackBerry-developed smartphone

BlackBerry: All internal hardware-development ceases

Because of the continuing failure produce any profit, BlackBerry is ceasing all internal hardware-development. All future BlackBerry hardware will be engineered by partners, BlackBerry is going to concentrate on software and security.
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Will Apple release the MacBook Pro 2016 with Skylake CPU? (Image: Martin Hayek)

Apple: New MacBook Pro and MacBook Air with Skylake processors?

According to an analyst at IHS Markit, Apple will release new MacBook Pro models and a new MacBook Air with Intel Skylake processors instead of Kaby Lake silkon because production started too early for Kaby Lake.
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FitBit Charge 2 fitness tracker now available in the US and other markets

Fitbit Charge 2 hits the US market

This fitness tracker hits now multiple new markets, with more to be added next month, and a Special Edition Series to launch in December.
Eurocom: Mobile Servers now with VMware ESXi vSphere Hypervisor 6.0

Eurocom: Mobile Servers now with VMware ESXi vSphere Hypervisor 6.0

Eurocom launches VMware ESXi vSphere Hypervisor 6.0 in line of its Mobile Servers P7 Pro SE and P5 Pro SE with Intel Xeon E3 series processors. Both laptop series are fully upgradeable and configurable.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge get September update on T-Mobile with Samsung Cloud features

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge get Samsung Cloud and the last security update

The new firmware contains the September Security Maintenance Release, but it also delivers the Samsung Cloud features like sync for photos, videos, and other files.
Wearables: Enterprise Device Shipments reach 154 Million by 2021

Wearables: Enterprise device shipments reach 154 Million by 2021

ABI Research forecasts global wearable device shipments to increase from nearly 202 million in 2016 to more than 501 million by 2021. 17% of these will be attributed to enterprise end users in 2016.
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A few of the 26 pictures that photographers made with the Xiaomi Mi 5s camera.

Xiaomi shows off low light capabilities of the Mi 5s camera

Xiaomi released 26 professionally made pictures showing the low light capabilities of the new Xiaomi Mi 5s smartphone and its internal 12 megapixel Sony IMX 378 camera.
The Blackberry DTEK60 will soon expand BlackBerry's smartphone lineup.

Blackberry DTEK60 leak: New Android smartphone looks like Alcatel Idol 4s

Starting October 11th, BlackBerry could start selling the DTEK60 smartphone for 699 CAD in Canada, a new leak suggests. Once again BlackBerry uses TCL hardware. The Android phone resembles the Alcatel Idol 4S with updated specs.
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Lenovo Moto Z Android smartphone to get Nougat update by the end of 2016

Lenovo Moto Z and Moto G4 to get Nougat later this year

A Lenovo official has recently unveiled that the Moto Z and the Moto G4 families are scheduled to get Android 7.0 in the fourth quarter of this year.
LG V20: Available starting this Week

LG V20 available starting this week

LG Electronics announced that the new smartphone LG V20 will become available to customers starting this week. The LG V20 will make its public debut in LG's home market of South Korea.
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Intel Core m3 7Y30 Notebook Processor

Kaby Lake x86 2 cores @ 1000 - 2600 MHz 14nm
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Intel Core i5 7Y54 Notebook Processor

Kaby Lake x86 2 cores @ 1200 - 3200 MHz 14nm
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Intel Core i7 7Y75 Notebook Processor

Kaby Lake x86 2 cores @ 1300 - 3600 MHz 14nm
Huawei Honor 6X Android smartphone coming mid-October

Huawei Honor 6X coming next month

This 5.5-inch handset is expected to hit the market next month, featuring dual cameras and a fingerprint scanner, as well as mid-range specs overall.
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 and up to 6 GB RAM

Xiaomi Mi 5s & Mi 5s Plus now official

These 5.2-inch and 5.7-inch handsets are both powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip, and will soon hit the Chinese market.
Samsung Galaxy On8 Android smartphone with 5.5-inch display and 3 GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy On8 launches in India

This 5.5-inch, Exynos 7580-powered handset will go on sale via Flipkart starting October 2 and carries a price tag of roughly $240 USD.
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Mediatek MT6737 Notebook Processor

Cortex-A53 ARM 4 cores @ 1250 MHz 28nm

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