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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
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.
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.
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.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop) - Benchmarks and Specs

5120 Pascal cores @ 1607MHz, 2x 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 10000MHz

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.

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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 27

Intel Core m3 7Y30 Notebook Processor

Kaby Lake x86 2 cores @ 1000 - 2600 MHz 14nm

Intel Core i5 7Y54 Notebook Processor

Kaby Lake x86 2 cores @ 1200 - 3200 MHz 14nm

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.

Mediatek MT6737 Notebook Processor

Cortex-A53 ARM 4 cores @ 1250 MHz 28nm
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Almost 60 percent swapped

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Almost 60 percent swapped

Samsung says it has got back almost 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in Europe so far, suggesting Samsung is making progress in its attempts to echange all faulty Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
Logitech SmartDock and Surface Pro 4 for Skype Business Meetings

Logitech SmartDock and Surface Pro 4 for Skype Business Meetings

The Logitech video collaboration team announced a new meeting room solution at Microsoft Ignite: Logitech SmartDock. Logitech and Skype for Business combine to create an elegant, affordable, easy-to-use conference room system.
Huawei H Android smartphone closeup, 5.5-inch handset available via LG Uplus

Huawei H smartphone launches in South Korea

This new 5.5-inch handset powered by a Snapdragon 617 processor and a 3,000 mAh battery launches exclusively via LG Uplus on September 29.
Skull Canyon NUC6i7KYK Review inc. Iris Pro graphics icon

Skull Canyon NUC6i7KYK Review inc. Iris Pro graphics tests.

Skull Canyon NUC 6i7KYK Review including Iris Pro gaming and graphics test results. Full review link below. The Skull Canyon NUC is interesting for those that need a higher-power graphics card than those found in most basic laptops. The system is delivered without RAM, storage or operating system so...
Acer Aspire E5 17-inch laptop with 940 MX. Review and test icon

Acer Aspire E5 17-inch laptop with 940 MX. Review and test results.

Acer Aspire E5 17 inch laptop review and test results. The Acer Aspire E5-774G-78NA includes a GeForce 940MX with GDDR5 RAM - a rare but desirable combination. We've put this 17 inch laptop through our usual series of lab tests and review and it comes out well with a good score of 7.8 / 10. The ful...
Alcatel Pixi 4 Plus Power Android smartphone with 5.5-inch display, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage

Alcatel unveils Pixi 4 Plus Power smartphone

This handset has no price and launch date yet, but it is obviously a low-end handset with just 1 GB RAM and 8 GB storage, but features an impressive 5,000 mAh battery.
Apple Pay mobile payments service to get a competitor from LG next year

LG Pay launch delayed until next year

Although expected to arrive this year, LG Pay is now scheduled to launch in 2017, apparently due to issues encountered during testing in South Korea.
Motorola Mobility: More layoffs, 500 employees left

Motorola Mobility: More layoffs, 500 employees left

Lenovo continues the layoffs at Motorola, hundreds of employees loose their job. Once, Motorola Mobility had 20.000 employees, now only 500 are left in Chicago.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacement: Many choosing to stick with Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacement: Many choosing to stick with Note 7

On September 2, Samsung announced a global replacement program for the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to an battery cell issue. Since then, the company has been working hard to expedite product shipments for the exchange program.
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.
UleFone Metal Smartphone Review

81% UleFone Metal Smartphone Review

Well-designed penny pincher. The little-known Chinese manufacturer, UleFone, is offering a new entry-level smartphone. The device may be cheap, but as the name suggests, the UleFone Metal offers a metal finish and good technical features.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 | 5.0" | 155 g
Gigabyte P57X v6 Notebook Review

83% Gigabyte P57X v6 Notebook Review

Plain, yet Pascal. Gigabyte hasn’t changed much in their latest refresh of the P57 series gaming machines, but the big headliner here is the introduction of newer NVIDIA Pascal architecture GPUs. With a GTX 1070 in charge, is the P57X v6 likely to turn any heads?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
Lenovo: ThinkPad E470/E570 leaked

Lenovo: ThinkPad E470/E570 leaked

Although Kaby Lake has already been announced, the business notebook-sector is still settled with Intels 2015 platform Skylake. This might change soon, because today the first Lenovo ThinkPads of the Kaby Lake generation were leaked.
Sep 26
Windows 10 now running on 400 million devices

Windows 10 now running on 400 million devices

After leaving the 300 million mark behind in May, Microsoft's operating system reaches now a new milestone, running on no less than 400 million devices.
Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) Android smartphone now available

Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) launches in China

This 5.5-inch handset launches in China for around $240 USD. It is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and comes loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review

Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review

Surprise! A graphics card in an external case - familiar. In the past, this technology has not worked as intended. In this review, we put all that aside and take a look at what the GPU is capable of.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6"

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