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Apr 1
Alcatel Onetouch Watch smartwatch with iOS and Android support starts at $149.99 USD

Alcatel Onetouch Watch now up for pre-order

This smartwatch with premium design and support for both iOS and Android is now available in the US directly from Alcatel Onetouch starting at $1...
HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook Review

85% HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook Review

Not without flaw. The good Elitebook to start with has been slightly improved owing to the Broadwell processor: A longer battery life and lower power consumption. Unfortunately, HP has not taken care of the laptop's shortcoming - the screen.
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 14" | 1.8 kg
Mar 31
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Laptop Mag: Gigabyte P35X v3, Gadgetspeak: Moto E 2nd Generation with Android 5, Hardwareheaven: Gigabyte P37X, Engadget: Moto E, Digital Versus: 14" of Aluminium Just For Gamers, It Pro: Android lollipop deserves better hardware, Digital Trends: Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi, Computer Shopper: Google Chromebook Pixel, Computer Shopper: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Laptop Mag: Lenovo Yoga 3 14, Laptop Mag: Lenovo ThinkPad T450s, Laptop Mag: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13-inch, Laptop Mag: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2, Hartware: Huawei Ascend G7, Chip.de: Tablet und Notebook , Chip.de: Smartphone, bieg dich!, Inside Handy: Samsung Galaxy S6, Inside Handy: Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, Inside Handy: LG Electronics G Flex 2, Futurezone.at: Ein Produkt der Kritik, Notebookinfo: Zweite Generation des Curved Smartphones ist eine runde Sache, Engadget: HTC One M9, Chip.de: Highend veredelt, Chip.de: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Netzwelt: Kaufen oder auf das M9 Plus warten?, It Pro: Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro, HardwareLuxx: neue Mittelklasse mit GTX 960M *Update*, Notebookinfo: Kompaktes Gaming-Notebook mit Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M, Mac Welt: Starker Akku, schnelle Grafik, Digital Trends: HP Zbook 15U G2, Digital Trends: Macbook Pro 13-inch, Notebookinfo: 2-in-1 Notebook mit Metall-Gehäuse und viel Potenzial, Chip.de: Ausstattung statt Mobilität, Netzwelt: Multimedia-Notebook mit AMD-Komponenten, Techzine: Asus Zenbook UX305FA: elegante lichtgewicht, Techstation.it: Nvidia Shield Tablet: Recensione, Techzilla.it: ASUS Transformer Book Flip: il convertibile mette i muscoli, Ixbt: 13-дюймовый ноутбук-трансформер Acer Aspire R 13, Ferra.ru: Драконовские меры. Обзор игрового ноутбука MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI, Notebook-Center.ru: ASUS N751JK – эволюция?, Notebook-Center.ru: MSI WT70 – разрушитель мифов, Notebook-Center.ru: HP ENVY 15 x360 – несбыточные обещания, PC Lab.pl: GTX 960M w laptopie MSI GE62, PC Lab.pl: 15-calowy laptop z Core i7-4710HQ i GTX-em 860M, 3DNews.ru: Обзор портативной рабочей станции MSI WS60: в новой роли, PCM: Review: Dell Alienware 17-R2, Computer Totaal: Dell Alienware 13 - Ook onderweg lekker gamen, Laptopkalauz: Asus ROG G751JY teszt, Laptopkalauz: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro teszt
Samsung Galaxy BLADE Edge Chef’s Edition April Fool's Joke

Samsung unveils Galaxy BLADE edge Chef’s Edition

Apparently the first product of its kind, this "smart knife" is nothing but a great April Fool's Day joke.
Samsung Browser unified app for TVs, tablets and handsets

Samsung Browser coming later this year

Samsung Browser is a Web browser for all the company's Internet-enabled products, including TVs, and uses only HTML5 for video.
Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi 2-in-1 Windows convertible starts at $699 USD

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi starts at $699

This Windows-powered convertible uses a fanless design, thanks to the Intel Core M processor and the SSD internal storage solution.
Microsoft Surface 3

Microsoft announces Surface 3 tablet

The device retains the iconic Surface kickstand and is powered by Intel's Atom x7 quad-core x86 processor, offering the full Windows experience.
LG G4 to be unveiled on April 28

LG G4 to be unveiled on April 28

LG started sending invitations to a press event scheduled for April 28. The LG G4 is expected to be the star of the event.
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE Android smartphone will not get Android 5.1 Lollipop

Samsung to skip Android 5.1 Lollipop

Samsung is busy to bring Lollipop to more of its Android-powered devices and will skip the release of any Android 5.1 firmware update, claim insi...
Asus GL771JM Notebook Review

84% Asus GL771JM Notebook Review

Gaming and more. In addition to decent gaming power, Asus' new high-performance laptop offers a combination of convincing qualities that also recommend it for productive deployment as a powerful desktop replacement for approximately 1300 Euros (~$1396). However, the newcomer is not completely without flaws. Our in-depth review reveals where they are found and what effect they have.
Intel Core i7-4710HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M | 17.3" | 3.3 kg
Mar 30
Will Nvidia's next SHIELD handheld console retain its precursor's design? (Pictured: current SHIELD Portable)

Nvidia's new SHIELD Portable leaked via wireless certification listings

The handheld console has been certified by Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
LG G4: leaked benchmark result reveals Snapdragon 808 chip

LG G4: leaked benchmark result reveals Snapdragon 808 chip

The LG G4 surfaced online today in the form of a leaked benchmark result. The specs revealed by the leak include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chip.
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AMD Radeon R7 M270

384 GCN cores @ 825MHz, 128 Bit DDR3 @ 1800 - 2000MHz
Asus Zenfone 3 to integrate a fingerprint sensor

Asus Zenfone 3 to integrate a fingerprint sensor

As more and more smartphone makers are integrating fingerprint sensors in their handsets, the Asus CEO announced that Zenfone 3 will get a finger...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge aces triple crash test

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge aces triple crash test

A new video shows that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge could come with some serious build quality. The smartphone was dropped on the floor three times...
HTC One E9+ Android phablet quietly launches in China

HTC One E9+ phablet lauches in China

This quietly launched Android phablet features a 64-bit MediaTek SoC, has a plastic-metal case design and a generous set of features.
Dell XPS 13 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

88% Dell XPS 13 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

Simply brilliant. Dell now offers the XPS 13 with a non-touch display and a more mainstream resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels for a much more affordable price. Not only is the new display brighter, but it's matte as well, which improves outdoor usability. The remainder of the hardware is very similar to the QHD+ version, so the new model inherits both its strengths and weaknesses.
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
LG mid-range Android smartphones March 2015 rollout

New LG mid-range smartphones roll out globally

The Joy, Magna, Leon, and Spirit Android handsets were unveiled one week before MWC 2015 and now they launch globally, starting with South Americ...
Mar 29
Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13 (Early 2015) First Impressions

89% Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13 (Early 2015) First Impressions

Encore une fois. Apple's workhorse in the form of a compact 13-inch goes into the next round. An overview of the most important modifications: New Force Touch touchpad, update to Intel's Broadwell CPU including an Iris Graphics 6100, faster PCIe-based SSD, and a larger battery. We are putting the 2015 model through its paces, and present our first results to bridge the time until publishing our complete test report.
Intel Core i5-5257U | Intel Iris Graphics 6100 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 Convertible Review

83% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 Convertible Review

Business convertible. The ThinkPad Yoga fuses two of Lenovo's lines to offer professional users the 360-degree display of a Yoga convertible in a hybrid device. Is it now finely tuned or poorly twisted?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 12.5" | 1.6 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly up...
Mar 28
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.
Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 alternative to Google Glass

Sony SmartEyeglass officially available for $840

These wearables similar to the notorious Google Glass are now officially available for $840 USD in ten different countries as a product for devel...
Intel NUC 5i5RYH Mini PC Review

Intel NUC 5i5RYH Mini PC Review

Small, yet good. Intel has offered small desktop PCs for a long time now. We wish to test their latest installment: the NUC with its brand-new Broadwell chip. In the following in-depth review, we will delve into its features and performance.
Intel Core i5-5250U | Intel HD Graphics 6000 | 690 g
Samsung Galaxy S6 First Impressions

Samsung Galaxy S6 First Impressions

One step forward – half a step back. Samsung wants to reclaim the smartphone throne with the Galaxy S6. The South Korean manufacturer wants to achieve this with noble materials and powerful components. The abandonment of a replaceable battery and the SD slot, however, could be pretty annoying for some users.
Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa | ARM Mali-T760 MP8 | 5.1" | 138 g
Mar 27
StarTech.com Thunderbolt 2 4K docking station

StarTech.com introduces Thunderbolt 2 4K docking station

This accessory offers a wide variety of ports and is designed to complement Apple MacBook Pro/Air, but should also work with other Thunderbolt-en...
Intel and Micron new 3D NAND die for SSD drives up to 3.5 TB

Intel and Micron launch new 3D NAND flash memory

This new 3D NAND technology allows standard 2.5-inch SSDs with over 10 TB of storage space as well as 3.5 TB gum stick-sized ones, and select par...
Razer Blade 14 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

85% Razer Blade 14 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

Sharp performer. The Blade is back with a honed edge to take the crown in the razor-thin gaming category. Does this refreshed model make the cut? Or is it just a dull point?
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 14.0" | 2 kg
Samsung Galaxy 6 dual SIM variant for Russia, China, Philippines

Dual SIM Galaxy S6 to hit Russia, China and the Philippines

Although Samsung did not initially announce a dual SIM variant of the Galaxy S6, it seems that three big markets will get it after all.
HTC One M9 Android flagship smartphone now can be pre-ordered in the US

HTC One M9 now up for pre-order

The new HTC One flagship can be pre-ordered from HTC.com for $649 USD unlocked and will hit the stores on April 10, as previously announced.
Gigabyte P15F v2 Notebook Review

79% Gigabyte P15F v2 Notebook Review

Maintenance friendly The P15F v2 could be seen as the affordable entry model into Gigabyte's World of Gaming laptops. The buyer gets a high-performance computer with good maintenance and upgrade options.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
HP Envy 15 x360 Convertible Review

75% HP Envy 15 x360 Convertible Review

Twisted. The Envy 15 x360 is almost an exotic species, as 15.6-inch convertibles are few and far between. HP uses the computer's attractive case to tempt customers, but the manufacturer is neglectful when it comes to the hardware.
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Mar 26
LG Watch Urbane LTE launches in South Korea

LG Watch Urbane LTE launches in South Korea

LG Electronics announced today that the LG Watch Urbane LTE will soon launch in South Korea. The smartwatch will be priced at 650,000 won, the eq...
With the next iPhone, Apple aims to cover all existing size categories.

Apple's next iPhone might be available in three sizes

Back by popular demand: the company is allegedly planning to please the buyers who prefer smaller phones by releasing a 4-inch iPhone 6C in addit...
Microsoft allegedly planning a Surface 2 successor

Microsoft allegedly planning a Surface 2 successor

A new report claims that Microsoft is planning to launch a successor to the Surface 2. After finding little success with Windows RT tablets, Micr...
ZTE Nubia Z9 Max and Nubia Z9 Mini Android smartphone

ZTE unveils Nubia Z9 Mini and Z9 Max smartphones

The two handsets offer 4G LTE connectivity, metal frame designs and rear glass panels, as well as good specs for their prices.
Samsung could acquire AMD soon

Samsung shows interest in acquiring AMD

Recent reports from South Korea claim that the two companies are already in talks but such rumors are very old and nothing has been officially co...
Samsung Xcover 3 has microSD slot and a similar design to S6 Active, claim rumors

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active could bring back the microSD slot

While both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge lack a removable battery, microSD slot, and water resistance, it looks like Galaxy S6 Active will bri...
HTC One M9 First Impressions

88% HTC One M9 First Impressions

Microevolution. HTC only changed a few things about the tried-and-true look of their top-of-the-line One M9. Instead they made significant improvements to the cameras and installed a modern Snapdragon 810 into the smartphone. In a rush of bold self-confidence, they also raised the recommended retail price.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.0" | 157 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Mainstream. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is...
Anniversary Column - Finances

Anniversary Column - Finances

10 years of Notebookcheck. What better occasion for the bean-counters of the company to shed some light on to the origins of the website and shar...
Mar 25
HTC is expected to unveil its One M9+ on 8th of April

HTC schedules "More than One" launch event for April 8

Most likely, the Taiwanese manufacturer will announce its new One M9+ smartphone. Rumored specifications include an octa-core Mediatek SoC and a ...
Toshiba eMMC NAND embedded flash memory 16 GB, THGBMHG7C2LBAIL

Toshiba announces new eMMC 5.1 embedded memory modules

These new JEDEC e-MMC 5.1-compliant embedded NAND flash memory chips will enter mass production in a few months and target a wide range of digita...
Leaked HTC One E9+ photos show glossy plastic build

Leaked HTC One E9+ photos show glossy plastic build

Several new photos of the HTC One E9+ leaked online today showing an all-plastic build. The main highlights include a qHD display and a 20MP prim...
Logitech MX Master wireless mouse officially announced

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse officially announced

Logitech recently unveiled the MX Master, the third mouse in the company's MX series. The main highlights are a Darkfield laser sensor and a batt...
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablets on AT&T get Android 5.0 Lollipop

AT&T Galaxy Note 3 gets Android 5.0 update

Owners of this Samsung phablet on AT&T now have access to the first Lollipop update for their devices. The firmware comes in a 1.2 GB package and...
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Notebook Review

80% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Notebook Review

Quiet and cool. Lenovo's ThinkPad Yoga 11e is designed for schools, which means the device is pretty sturdy. Such a notebook should have long battery runtimes – but the Yoga 11e is only average in this category.
Intel Celeron N2930 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.6 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

The price is hot. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$660) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly up...
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

March 2015 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our ...

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