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Jul 31
YotaPhone 2 dual screen Android smartphone no longer coming to the US

Yota Devices cancels the US launch of the YotaPhone 2

This dual-screen handset will no longer reach the US market as expected "due to unforeseen delays including both production and delivery" of the ...
NUU Z8 Android smartphone with 5.5-inch display, MediaTek MTK6752 processor and 13 MP main camera with Sony lens

NUU Z8 32 GB now available for $299.99 USD

This 5.5-inch Full HD unlocked smartphone offers 4G LTE and a 13 MP main camera with Sony lens for a very competitive price.
How to roll back Windows 10 upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1

Windows 10 upgrade can be rolled back within 30 days

Microsoft included a tool in Windows 10 that allows users to roll back the upgrade within 30 days of installing it.
Nvidia recalls Shield tablets

Nvidia recalls Shield tablets

A fire hazard forces Nvidia to recall as many as 88,000 Shield tablets
Windows 10 ecosystem to reach 1 billion devices in the coming years

14 million devices got Windows 10 in the first day after launch

Microsoft revealed in a blog post that more than 14 million devices were running Windows 10 only one day after the release.
Sony promises to unveil a new way to capture split second photos on August 3

Sony might unveil Xperia C5 Ultra on Monday

Sony unveiled on Twitter that "a new way to capture split-second photos is coming" on August 3, most likely the Xperia C5 Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F Black Android smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo finally up for pre-order

After a few rumors that proved to be just rumors, the Exynos 7580-powered Galaxy S5 Neo is now up for pre-order in the Netherlands for roughly $5...
OnePlus 2 invites recorded near the amount of OnePlus One handsets sold

OnePlus reports over one million registrations for OnePlus 2 invites

While OnePlus One sold about 1.5 million units since launch, more than 1 million OnePlus 2 reservations have been recorded in just three days.
Xiaomi Mi Pad Android tablets might soon get Windows 10-loaded siblings

Xiaomi Windows 10 tablet might launch later this year

While Android Xiaomi smartphones already got their own Windows 10 Mobile ROM image, it looks like the next-gen Mi Pad tablets will come loaded wi...
Samsung Pay in action on a Galaxy S6 device

MasterCard and Samsung to launch Samsung Pay in Europe

While the US and South Korea will get Samsung Pay later this summer, MasterCard and Samsung announced they will bring their mobile payment servic...
Asus Zenbook UX305FA Subnotebook Review

87% Asus Zenbook UX305FA Subnotebook Review

Silent. With the Zenbook UX305FA, Asus offers a slim, light, silent 13.3-inch subnotebook with very good battery life. A price of just under 800 Euros (~$875) also makes it affordable.
Intel Core M-5Y10 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Jul 30
Samsung expected to cut prices on latest smartphones

Samsung expected to cut prices on latest smartphones

Samsung may be planning to cut the prices of its flagship smartphones soon.
Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200G on GFXBench database

Galaxy J2 SM-J200G spotted on GFXBench

The specs of a new SM-J200 Galaxy smartphone have been revealed by a GFXBench database entry, but Samsung declined to commend, as usual.
Microsoft Lumia Windows Mobile smartphone lineup

Microsoft announces the first Lumia smartphones to receive Windows 10 Mobile

The list of Lumia devices to be upgraded starts with Lumia 430 and goes up to Lumia 930, but does not mention a precise date.
Microsoft Windows 10 Phone on Xiaomi smartphone

Microsoft expands access to Windows 10 on Xiaomi handsets

The Redmond giant launched a Windows 10 Mobile ROM for the Mi4 back in June and now they plan to start the insider program in China with Xiaomi p...
HP details the Pro Tablet 608 G1 and the Windows 10 transition

HP details the Pro Tablet 608 G1 and the Windows 10 transition

Manufacturer will work closely with Microsoft for faster driver updates.
Fujitsu announces fanless Stylistic Q665 tablet

Fujitsu announces fanless Stylistic Q665 tablet

The 11.6-inch Stylistic Q665 tablet will have no active cooling and a weight of just 750 grams.
Toshiba Encore 10K Windows 10 hybrid with Windows 10 and x5 Cherry Trail processor

Toshiba Encore 10 and Encore 10K coming in September

This pair consists of a tablet and a hybrid that will both arrive in September sporting Intel Atom x5 Cherry Trail processors and Windows 10, pri...
Qualcomm announces WiPower wireless charging

Qualcomm announces WiPower wireless charging

The universal wireless charging solution should be compatible with aluminum alloy smartphones as well.
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Android smartphone with 5-inch HD display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC

Asus announces Zenfone 2 Deluxe and Zenfone 2 Laser

These two handsets, next to the Zenfone 2 Selfie, will launch in India on August 6.
Eurocom Armadillo 2 (Clevo W840AU) Notebook Review

79% Eurocom Armadillo 2 (Clevo W840AU) Notebook Review

An armored shell. It's not everyday that we run into a 14-inch Ultrabook with support for up to 32 GB of RAM. Can this this thin 14-inch Clevo replace your existing notebook for home and office use?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 14.0" | 1.9 kg
Pebble Time Steel Android Wear smartwatch

Pebble Time Steel shipments begin next week

Most backers of this smartwatch will get the watch with a leather band, while the steel band will arrive separately at a later time due to supply...
HP is again in the lead with 21 percent of notebook market share

HP is again in the lead with 21 percent of notebook market share

Market researchers at TrendForce rank the world's top five notebook manufacturers.
LG G4 receives new leather back covers

LG G4 receives new leather back covers

LG has expanded its range of back covers for the flagship G4 to 9 different colors and an upgrade option for 50 Euros.
Maingear notebooks now available with Windows 10

Maingear notebooks now available with Windows 10

Reseller promises improved gaming experiences and user-friendly recording and sharing.
Moto X Pure Edition is Moto X Style loaded with pure Android

Moto X Pure Edition starts at $399.99 USD

The handset is a Moto X Style loaded with pure Android 5.1 Lollipop and fully unlocked 4G LTE, expected to hit the US this fall.
Leak shows off Xiaomi Mi5 with no bezel

Leak shows off Xiaomi Mi5 with no bezel

The latest Xiaomi smartphone could feature a bezel-less design.
Global tablet shipments continue to drop in Q2 2015 compared to first quarter

Tablet shipments continue to drop

The global tablet market declined during the second quarter when compared to same period of last year, but when compared to first quarter of 2015...
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!
Fujitsu Lifebook A555 Notebook Review

80% Fujitsu Lifebook A555 Notebook Review

Different approach. By switching to economic ULV processors, the new LifeBook A555 loses some of its computing power - and gains longer battery runtimes and lower emissions. The greatest criticism is reserved for the disappointing screen.
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Jul 29
Alcatel OneTouch Conquest and Elevate affordable smartphones hit Boost Mobile

Alcatel OneTouch Conquest hits Boost Mobile, Elevate coming in August

Both handsets aim budget-conscious users and offer 4G LTE connectivity, featuring rather weak specs and coming loaded with Android Lollipop.
Meizu M2 Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6735 SoC and 13 MP main camera

Meizu M2 launches in China

This 5-inch Android smartphone retails for less than $100 USD handset comes with a 13 MP camera, quad-core MediaTek processor.
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.
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.
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...
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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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...

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