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AMD Radeon R9 M470

768 GCN 2 cores, 128 Bit GDDR5 @ 6000MHz
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AMD Radeon R9 M470X

896 GCN 2 cores, 128 Bit GDDR5 @ 6000MHz
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AMD Radeon R9 M485X

2048 GCN 3 cores, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 5000MHz
UMi Touch Smartphone Review

81% UMi Touch Smartphone Review

Entry-level made in China. The Chinese manufacturer UMi launches an affordable smartphone model dubbed Touch on the market that presents almost "too good" technical specs for this price range. Find out whether there is a catch in our report.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.5" | 199 g
Acer Aspire V3-372-57CW Subnotebook Review

82% Acer Aspire V3-372-57CW Subnotebook Review

Let the games begin. A subnotebook suitable for gaming, but with Intel Graphics - is that even possible? The Acer Aspire V3-372 puts an end to the question and it does so at an attractive price point. Is that alone enough though for us to recommend they system?
Intel Core i5-6267U | Intel Iris Graphics 550 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Acer Switch V 10 Windows 10 convertible with Intel Atom processor

Computex 2016 | Acer announces Switch V 10 and Switch One 10 convertibles

Both models feature Windows 10 and are powered by the latest quad-core Intel Atom processors, but will hit the US market this summer starting at ...
Samsung Galaxy C5 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

Samsung Galaxy C5 is now official

This mid-ranger is powered by a Snapdragon 617 processor, features a slim metal unibody design, packing 4GB of RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB of expandab...
Samsung Pay might soon launch with support for non-Samsung smartphones

Samsung Pay Mini might launch soon

This new mobile payment service will work on both non-Samsung Android smartphones, but will also support Apple handsets.
MSI to detail GS63/GS73 and GT73/GT83 refresh and PC backpack at Computex 2016

Computex 2016 | MSI to detail GS63/GS73 and GT73/GT83 refresh and PC backpack at Computex 2016

A backpack PC is coming for VR afficiocados while the current GS60/GS70 and GT72/GT80 gaming notebooks are getting much-needed updates and major ...
May 27
Microsoft cutting more jobs from its smartphone branch

Microsoft cutting more thousands more jobs from its smartphone branch

The Redmond company is continuing to distance itself from the Nokia and Lumia brands by cutting 1850 jobs with restructuring efforts totaling nea...
Acer Liquid Zest Plus Android smartphone with 5,000 mAh battery

Computex 2016 | Acer Liquid Zest Plus coming to the US in July

This 5.5-inch Android handset with a 5000 mAh battery and 13 MP tri-focus main camera will hit the US market for $199 USD.
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S now available for 900 Euros

Lenovo IdeaPad 710S now available for 900 Euros

The mainstream 13.3-inch notebook weighs 1.2 kg, is just 13.9 mm thick, and includes Iris graphics options.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

June 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly update...
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now official

Computex 2016 | Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook now official

The 19.9 mm thick 14-inch gaming notebook will carry a tremendously dense 94 Wh battery for up to a 10-hour battery life.
ZTE Axon 7 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and up to 6 GB RAM

ZTE Axon 7 is now official

This 5.5-inch premium handset is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor and features up to 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, but the 4 GB/64 G...
Microsoft Next Lock Screen 3.2 lock screen app for Android

Microsoft updates Next Lock Screen app

Version 3.2 of this lock screen app has a new logo, improved Weather functionality, better resource management, and more.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition limited edition Android flagship

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition coming next month

This limited edition variant of the Galaxy S7 Edge flagship comes in an exclusive black and gold color combination, also featuring a golden-color...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet now available in Europe

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet now available in Europe

After a three-month delay, the X1 Tablet is now finally shipping in Europe after being available in the US for several weeks.
Apple could be refreshing the MacBook Pro with OLED touch panels and Touch ID

Apple could be refreshing the MacBook Pro with OLED touch panels and Touch ID

The Q4 2016 refresh is expected to be a major redesign of the current generation with Skylake, Polaris, Touch ID, USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3, ...
May 26
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Sony Xperia X with powerful 23 MP rear camera launching this weekend

Sony Xperia X with powerful 23 MP rear camera launching this weekend

The 5-inch 1080p Sony smartphone will retail for approximately 600 Euros with multiple color options.
First notebooks with AMD Bristol Ridge spotted

First notebooks with AMD Bristol Ridge spotted

Notebooks sporting the 7th generation AMD APU are not expected to launch until after Computex, but Acer and HP have already listed models startin...
Toshiba Tecra Z40-C-106 Notebook Review

84% Toshiba Tecra Z40-C-106 Notebook Review

King of battery life.Toshiba's Skylake refresh edition of the Z40 business notebook is particularly convincing us with impressive battery runtimes. In our in-depth review, we check whether the very light and compact, and yet not exactly cheap companion meets the high demands of its target group.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.5 kg
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

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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.
Lenovo TB3-850M Android tablet back side image at TENAA

Lenovo TB3-850M Android tablet hits TENAA

This upcoming 8-inch slate has a quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage space, offering cellular LTE connectivity so it can be...
Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming laptop with

Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming notebook shows up online

Although this 14-inch machine for gamers powered by the high-end Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor should be unveiled at Computex, it has been spott...
PayPal app for BlackBerry support ceases June 30th

PayPal to discontinue BlackBerry, Amazon Fire, and Windows Phone apps next month

Support for the PayPal apps on these three platforms will cease on June 30th, but users of the BBM app will still be able to send payments using ...
Dell Latitude 12 E5270 Notebook Review

81% Dell Latitude 12 E5270 Notebook Review

Compact business companion. After recently testing the bigger Dell Latitude 14 E5470 extensively, the smaller scion is next in line. There is a big demand for compact devices that also always have enough computing power. Our test report reveals whether Dell successfully bridges the gap between computing performance and mobility.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.7 kg
HP expands Omen gaming lineup with GTX 965M and 4K UHD options

HP expands Omen gaming lineup with GTX 965M and 4K UHD options

The 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Omen models will retail for $899 and $979, respectively, come this July 10th.
Huawei P9 Plus now officially available

Huawei P9 Plus now officially available for 700 Euros

The 5.5-inch P9 Plus will carry the same Kirin 955 SoC, rear Leica cameras, and FHD display resolution as the 5.2-inch P9 with more RAM and inter...
Acer unveils Cloudbook Aspire One 11 AO1-132

Acer Cloudbook Aspire One 11 AO1-132 coming soon

The Taiwanese manufacturer will likely show off its latest Cloudbook SKU this coming Computex. Some resellers are jumping the gun with core speci...
May 25
QNAP TVS-x82 business NAS with up to 8 GB RAM and up to Intel Core i7 Skylake processor

QNAP announces TVS-x82 business NAS series

This new feature-packed business NAS family features up to 32 GB RAM and Intel Core Skylake processors, including the high-end i7-6700.
Android commands 84.1 percent of the mobile market share

Android commands 84.1 percent of the mobile market share

Android, Huawei, and Oppo are rising in numbers as Apple slips in market share.
Pebble Core smart wearable starts at $69 USD

Pebble announces Core smart wearable

Without the need of a connected smartphone, this new wearable streams music from Spotify and syncs GPS data with Runkeeper, Strava and Under Armo...
Acer Predator 15 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970M) Notebook Review

84% Acer Predator 15 (i7-6700HQ, GTX 970M) Notebook Review

Cool system. While the design of the Predator 15 is controversial, the cooling system is beyond any doubt. After the GTX 980M variant had to prove its capabilities at the end of 2015, we have tested the refresh with GeForce GTX 970M this time.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 15.6" | 3.5 kg
Samsung to drop Android Wear

Samsung to stop making Android Wear devices

With Tizen becoming Samsung's mobile operating system of choice for a wide range of devices, the company should drop Android Wear soon, but they ...
OnePlus 3 Android smartphone coming mid-June 2016

OnePlus 3 coming next month

The next-gen 5.5-inch OnePlus flagship killer is expected to bring NFC connectivity back, and it is expected to launch June 14th.
Apple iPhone 7s may incorporate glass casing

Apple iPhone 7s may incorporate glass casing

Catcher Technology CEO says Apple will look into glass in an attempt to better differentiate its iPhones from the competition.
Chromebooks are outselling Mac OS X devices for the first time

Chromebooks are outselling Mac OS X devices for the first time

An estimated 2 million Chromebooks have been sold as of Q1 2016 compared to less than 1.8 million Mac OS X devices.
HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation Review

80% HP ZBook Studio G3 Workstation Review

Too ambitious? The HP ZBook Studio G3 is the latest edition of the ZBook-series and follows the trend towards a slimmer device with powerful components. HP delivers a really good device in many aspects; however there are significant limitations in terms of emissions and the battery runtimes in particular.
Intel Core i7-6820HQ | NVIDIA Quadro M1000M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
May 24
Lenovo E31-70 Notebook Review

78% Lenovo E31-70 Notebook Review

Reliable Companion. A mobile 13-inch notebook should be highly reliable and also feature solid input devices to make the user's life easier. The E31-70 is Lenovo's affordable offering in this segment. This much we can say beforehand: the notebook meets most of the requirements.
Intel Core i3-5005U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Asus Zenfone Max second generation official with Qualcomm Snapdragon 615

Asus Zenfone Max gets new hardware

The second generation of this 5.5-inch handset comes with up to 3 GB RAM and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC.
Microsoft Windows 10 Start menu, Windows 10 screen size limits May 2016 change

Microsoft updates Windows 10 hardware requirements

Windows 10 desktop now requires at least 2 GB RAM, but Microsoft also approved 7-inch tablets and up to 9-inch Windows 10 Mobile devices.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update on T-Mobile

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android Marshmallow

Two months after Sprint, T-Mobile finally updates the Galaxy S5 to Android 6.0.1, but the new firmware also includes a "device slowness fix."
May 23
Apple iPad Pro 9.7 problems, Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 update

Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 update

This update apparently bricked some iPad Pro tablets and Apple has decided to withdraw it.
Samsung Galaxy A9 gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy A9 gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The A9 SM-A9000 has just become the first Galaxy A device to receive Android Marshmallow, with Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 expected to get updated so...
Samsung Galaxy C5 SM-C5000 now spotted at FCC

Samsung Galaxy C5 shows up at FCC

The device spotted at FCC has the specs and features already mentioned by earlier rumors and leaks - metallic body, Snapdragon 617 processor, and...
HTC 10 Smartphone Review

89% HTC 10 Smartphone Review

Successful comeback! After the HTC One M9 came up short of expectations last year, HTC has made many improvements and now offers a great premium-range smartphone with a decent camera.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.2" | 161 g
May 22
Mobile Processors - Benchmark List

Mobile Processors - Benchmark List

This is a benchmark list of mobile processors like Intel Core M, A10, A8, Atom, ... series - sorted by performance.

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