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Jul 4
Toshiba introduces new line-up of consumer notebooks

Toshiba introduces new line-up of consumer notebooks

Toshiba celebrates 30 years in the notebook business by revealing a new portfolio of consumer notebooks. We check out the upcoming models on disp...
Jul 3
Apple iPad Pro to feature a 12.9-inch display, Q4 2015 launch

Apple iPad Pro to launch in Q4 2015

The new tablet with an impressive 12.9-inch display should launch in the last part of the year, while Samsung and Sharp are expected to supply th...
BlackBerry Venice Android smartphone leaked image

BlackBerry Venice to launch on AT&T

The company's new handset will be powered by Google Android 5.1 and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor.
Archos 50d Helium smartphone with 4G connectivity and Android 5.1 Lollipop

Archos unveils 50d Helium Android smartphone

This new handset has a 5-inch IPS display, a quad-core processor, offers 4G LTE connectivity and comes loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop, all for ...
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

July 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 o...
Dell Inspiron 15-5558 Notebook Review

79% Dell Inspiron 15-5558 Notebook Review

Dark screen. Dell sends a 15.6-inch all-rounder into the fight for buyers' favor with its Inspiron 15-5558. The laptop pleases with an IPS screen that, however, has a much too low brightness. Dell could have been a bit less tightfisted with the GPU.
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce 920M | 15.6" | 2 kg
Apple iPhone 6s may have faster LTE and longer battery life

Apple iPhone 6s may have faster LTE and longer battery life

Internal image shows an integrated Qualcomm MDM9635M 9x35 Gobi modem for reduced power consumption and faster LTE speeds.
iPhone gains nearly 2% market share

iPhone gains nearly 2% market share

Apple's smartphone line is gaining ground on the competition.
Demand for notebooks remain weak on eve of Windows 10 launch

Demand for notebooks remain weak on eve of Windows 10 launch

While the smartphone market is looking healthy, laptops and monitors are both facing weak demand in comparison.
New data suggests up to three different OnePlus 2 models

New data suggests up to three different OnePlus 2 models

Sketches and benchmarks also reveal dual rear cameras and a fingerprint sensor.
Jul 2
Samsung Z1 smartphone, direct predecessor of upcoming Z3

Samsung Z3 to be the next Tizen phone

The Tizen smartphone that will succeed the Z1 will not be Z2, but Z3, confirms a new inside report, although Samsung is still silent on the matte...
Next-gen Apple Watch concept rendering

Samsung to provide displays for Apple Watch

Samsung joins LG as flexible OLED display panel supplier for the next-gen Apple Watch, claims a recent inside report.
CTL H4 Chromebook with Rockchip RK3288 processor

CTL H4 Chromebook for Education starts at $199 USD

This new Chrome OS laptop has a rugged design and is powered by a quad-core Rockchip processor, offering up to 10 hours of autonomy.
Alcatel cancels OneTouch Hero 2+ phablet with Cyanogen OS

Alcatel OneTouch cancels Cyanogen OS-powered Hero 2+ phablet

The 6-inch phablet with excellent features for the price will no longer launch, but Alcatel OneTouch and Cyanogen remain dedicated to bring a sim...
Samsung trademarks the name

Samsung trademarks the name "Galaxy S6 EdgePlus"

The move suggests a potential launch of a larger S6 Edge model in North America.
Xiaomi announces new CFO and expansion in Brazil

Xiaomi announces new CFO and expansion in Brazil

The Chinese manufacturer is introducing the Mi brand to Brazil. Hugo Barra has also announced the first Xiaomi smartphone production site outside...
First images of LG G4 S have surfaced

First images of LG G4 S have surfaced

Initial images and details of the upcoming LG G4 S show a 5.2-inch 1080p display and other core specifications.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

July 2015 update. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly up...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

July 2015 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$374) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly update...
Asus N551JW (GTX 960M) Notebook Review

85% Asus N551JW (GTX 960M) Notebook Review

High-quality entertainment. The latest edition of Asus' paragon multimedia laptop promises more power in all sectors. The whole thing only has one catch: The buyer has to dig deeper in the pocket.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Jul 1
Samsung LEVEL U headset with Bluetooth connectivity

Samsung announces LEVEL U Bluetooth headset

This new headset brings together fashion, comfort, performance, as well as wireless Bluetooth capabilities and excellent autonomy.
Samsung NAND flash memory chips

Next-gen iPhones could use Samsung NAND memory chips

Industry insiders claim that Samsung and Toshiba compete to become the provider of NAND flash memory chips for Apple's next-gen smartphones.
Xiaomi Mi 5 specs leak

Xiaomi Mi 5 specs leak

The device, codenamed Libra, will most likely come with Snapdragon 820 SoC.
Huawei Honor Band Zero smartwatch

Huawei Honor Band Zero coming soon

While the Huawei Watch still has to launch, the company unveils the first images of a new smart wearable, although technical details are not avai...
Oukitel's smartphone with 10,000 mAh battery emerges

Oukitel's smartphone with 10,000 mAh battery emerges

The huge battery along with not too powerful MediaTek processor should easily allow for several days, if not a full week of operation.
MSI GT72 (Broadwell) Notebook Review

88% MSI GT72 (Broadwell) Notebook Review

Top-notch. Since our last update article on the MSI 17-inch gaming laptop, the manufacturer has modified certain features. Although our test model, the GT72-2QE16SR21BW, lacks Nvidia G-Sync technology, the Wide-View display entices us to take a closer look.
Intel Core i7-5700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 3.7 kg
Leaked datasheet reveals Samsung Galaxy A8 specifications

Leaked datasheet reveals Samsung Galaxy A8 specifications

Previous rumors appear mostly on target if these latest leaks from a mobile service provider prove to be true.
Doogee Valencia2 Y100 Smartphone Review

79% Doogee Valencia2 Y100 Smartphone Review

Great screen for cheap. The 5-inch phone retails for just around $100 and it already sports an 8-core MediaTek processor. What other surprises does this model carry?
Mediatek MT6592 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 5" | 122 g
Lower smartphones sales expected from LG and Samsung

Lower smartphones sales expected from LG and Samsung

Both LG and Samsung will not meet their respective sales targets for the G4 and Galaxy S6, according to analysts.
OnePlus 2 manufacturer confirms fingerprint scanner

OnePlus 2 manufacturer confirms fingerprint scanner

The new fingerprint scanner is said to be even faster than Apple's Touch ID.
Meizu announces the MX5 smartphone

Meizu announces the MX5 smartphone

Meizu unveils their new MX5 handset with great specs for the price.
Jun 30
Motorola Moto X 2nd gen smartphones get Android 5.1 update

Android 5.1 update hits second-gen Verizon Moto X

The soak tests announced earlier this month are now a thing of the past and now the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based update to firmware version 23.16.3...
LG Tribute 2 and Volt 2 cheap Android smartphones with 4G LTE

LG Tribute 2 and Volt 2 hit Boost Mobile

These two budget smartphones come loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop and pack IPS displays, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processors, as well as 4G LTE c...
Huawei Honor 7 officially launched

Huawei Honor 7 officially launched

The new device has been priced considerably lower than previous rumors suggested.
Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy A8 caught on video

Ultrathin Samsung Galaxy A8 caught on video

The Galaxy A8 is going to be the thinnest smartphone ever made by Samsung.
Huawei shows off M2 Tablet in new promo video

Huawei shows off M2 Tablet in new promo video

The MediaPad M2 Tablet will have stereo speakers and an 8-core processor.
Samsung to launch golden Z1 Tizen smartphone

Samsung to launch golden Z1 Tizen smartphone

South Korean manufacturer celebrates its 1 millionth sale with new color options for the Z1 Tizen.
Xiaomi in no hurry to launch smartphones in the U.S.

Xiaomi in no hurry to launch smartphones in the U.S.

Xiaomi VP confirms that the Chinese manufacturer has no immediate plans to enter the smartphone market in the United States.
HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Long-Term Review

89% HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Long-Term Review

Under observation - Part 2, 3, 4 and 5. HP's ZBook 15 G2 has been in our long-term test for some weeks now, and it has to show whether it can keep what it promises in the long run after passing through our regular test procedures. Besides our experiences with the review sample, we will also deal with the topic of two external batteries to increase the runtimes. The following article discloses the experiences we have made until now.
Intel Core i7-4910MQ | AMD FirePro M5100 | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
The Surface Pro 4 is said to look similar to the predecessor - but there are many new features under the hood (Picture: Microsoft)

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 - Rumors, Facts and Dates

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 might be launched with Windows 10 in October. We summarize all relevant rumors about the Surface Pro 4 and give a perspective on the upcoming tablet. There is already one officially confirmed fact.
Jun 29
Samsung Z1 smartphones loaded with Tizen OS sold over 1 million units in India since launch

Samsung Z1 sales exceed one million units

This Tizen OS-powered handset sold over 1 million units since launch only on the Indian market.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC with 64-bit Kryo cores

Samsung manufactures Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chip

This new chip uses the 14 nm node process and promises to be more power efficient than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, while the first devices power...
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 4G LTE Android smartphone with IP67 rating

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 hits the US via Amazon

This IP67-rated Android smartphone comes with IP67 protection from the elements, 4G LTE connectivity, and the 8 GB variant (SM-G388F) retails for...
New details and photos emerge on Oppo Mirror 5s

New details and photos emerge on Oppo Mirror 5s

The new Oppo smartphone may sport a 5-inch display with a Snapdragon 400 series SoC.
Face Off: Asus ROG G751 vs. Dell Alienware 17 vs. MSI GT72 Dominator

Face Off: Asus ROG G751 vs. Dell Alienware 17 vs. MSI GT72 Dominator

All guts, all glory. Chances are good that these portable gaming machines are more powerful than your existing laptop or even desktop. With prices easily reaching north of $2000, we compare our three top choices to see which has the bigger muscles.
Sony Xperia Z3+ First Impressions

Sony Xperia Z3+ First Impressions

Underdeveloped. The spec sheet of Sony's new premium-range phone has quite a bit to offer. However, it exhibits some shortcomings in practice. For example, our review sample struggled with multiple small and big peculiarities that we did not expect.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.2" | 144 g
More photos leak on upcoming Meizu MX5 smartphone

More photos leak on upcoming Meizu MX5 smartphone

New information suggests a MediaTek SoC and a 20.7 MP rear camera.
LG G4 Stylus now available in Europe

LG G4 Stylus now available in Europe

The G4 Stylus is coming this week for 259 Euros.
There are no pictures of the OnePlus Two yet. The OnePlus One managed a good overall rating of 87% in our review. (Picture: OnePlus One)

OnePlus Two - Rumors, Facts and Dates

The smartphone OnePlus 2 will be officially announced on July 27. We summarize all relevant rumors about the OnePlus Two and give a perspective on the upcoming smartphone flagship. There are already some officially confirmed facts.
Acer Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM Notebook Review

76% Acer Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM Notebook Review

A good "Start". A good "Start". Acer's entry-level office laptop with the somewhat bulky name Aspire E15 Start ES1-512-P1SM can score with a long battery life and useful keyboard among other things. However, is that enough to prevail over the multitude of equally low-priced competitors?
Intel Pentium N3540 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg

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