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Jul 25
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Mediatek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz SoC

ARM 4 cores @ 1500 MHz 28nm
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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q SoC - benchmarks and specs

Cortex-A5 ARM 4 cores @ 1200 MHz 45nm
Jul 24
AMD's Bristol Ridge and Stoney Ridge Architecture

AMD's Bristol Ridge and Stoney Ridge Architecture

Bristol Ridge or Stoney Ridge, respectively, is the code name for the 7th generation of A-series APUs and the successor to the Carrizo and Carriz...
Dell Inspiron 15 5568 Convertible Review

79% Dell Inspiron 15 5568 Convertible Review

Fusion. With a 15-inch convertible, Dell tries to merge the most important qualities of a laptop and tablet in its new Inspiron. However, some compromises have to be made to achieve this high goal.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Battery report of an affected unit (Source: Kridsada Thanabulpong)

Users claiming battery issues with aging Surface Pro 3 tablets

Some Surface Pro 3 units equipped with internal batteries provided by Simplo appear to be discharging unusually fast. Microsoft has yet to announ...
Cat unveils S60 smartphone with integrated IR camera

Cat S60 with integrated thermal camera now available

The S60 is the world's first rugged smartphone with an integrated thermal camera for consumer use. Prices start at around 650 Euros.
Intel Coffee Lake may be 14 nm with hexa-core options for notebooks (Source: PC Watch)

Intel Coffee Lake series may be 14 nm with hexa-core options for notebooks

The chipmaker could be pushing its 10 nm plans further back with at least two Skylake refreshes in the 14 nm manufacturing process.
Dell Precision 3510 Workstation Review

80% Dell Precision 3510 Workstation Review

Economy project. The mobile workstation Dell Precision 3510 is an inexpensive entry-level model with many positive characteristics, but the review configuration can still not convince us.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | AMD FirePro W5130M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

87% Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

Better take the entry-level model with i5. This update will reveal why the expensive i7 model does not pay off for typical buyers. In addition, we will compare the test model to the popular Surface Pro 4, MateBook, Miix 700 and Spectre x2 12 convertibles.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12" | 1.3 kg
Jul 23
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.
VOYO VBook V3 Convertible Review

71% VOYO VBook V3 Convertible Review

VOYOga. When looking for a bargain in the Windows convertible or 2-in-1 sector, buyers more frequently run into offers from the Far East markets whose dumping prices quickly obliterate any justified concerns regarding service life and possible warranty claims. With VOYO's V3, we are looking at a device that expertly plays around with the name.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

A class of its own. Lenovo goes all-in with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FRS1VS00. The icing on the cake is the OLED screen. Our review update will find out how the flagship convertible from Lenovo performs.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.3 kg
Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow now on 13.3 percent of active Android devices

Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow now on 13.3 percent of active Android devices

Google Dashboard lays out the current distribution of Android versions. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is gaining ground while Lollipop, KitKat, Jelly B...
Jul 22
Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, global smartwatch market falling for the first time

Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time

While global shipments fell 32 percent in the second quarter, Apple's smart wearables faced an impressive downfall - no less than 55 percent.
Sony Xperia F8331 flagship smartphone leaks

Sony Xperia F8331 flagship smartphone leaks

The model appears to be sporting a new design not found on any existing Xperia X smartphone and will purportedly have 4K recording capabilities.
TSMC may be producing the next generation of Apple SoCs

TSMC may be producing the next generation of Apple SoCs

The Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer could be responsible for both the unannounced Apple A10 and Apple A11 SoCs for future iPhones.
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

78% Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

On-the-go workstation. Versatility is the name of the game as the P40 Yoga targets light workstation users with touchscreen features and a dedicated Quadrio GPU. For a starting price of $1500 USD, however, we were expecting a bit more in terms of performance and features.
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA Quadro M500M | 14.1" | 1.8 kg
Microsoft planning to launch a modular iMac rival

Microsoft iMac rival could be in the works

The Redmond giant is apparently getting ready for the rebound of the PC market with a modular device that could act as an iMac alternative, a por...
Motorola Moto Z modular Android handset coming to Verizon Wireless

Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force coming to Verizon next week

These 5.5-inch handsets powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and support for Moto Mods are available for pre-order and will be availabl...
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NVIDIA GeForce 910M

384 Kepler cores @ 641MHz, 64 Bit DDR3 @ 2000MHz
The packaging of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 reveals core specifications

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 specifications leak

The retail packaging suggests a 10-core SoC, 3 GB RAM, and a large 4100 mAh battery for the 5.5-inch smartphone.
Google Play Store ready for testing on the Pixel and Acer R 11 Chromebooks

Google Play Store ready for testing on the Pixel and Acer R 11 Chromebooks

The Google Chromebook Pixel and Acer Chromebook R 11 can now be updated for testing Play Store apps on Chrome OS. Full compatibility with all app...
Hands-on video compares an alleged iPhone 7 against the iPhone 6s

Hands-on video compares an alleged iPhone 7 against the iPhone 6s

The hands-on video shows what appears to be a dummy 4.7-inch iPhone 7 against the current generation iPhone 6s. A new camera, antenna setup, and ...
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Smartphone Review

80% Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Smartphone Review

Expensive entry. Samsung launches a 2016 update of its entry-level device Galaxy J1, but the price was increased. Samsung is once again not very generous in terms of features. Can the smartphone justify the additional price, or should you have a look at the rivals?
Samsung Exynos 3475 Quad | ARM Mali-T720 | 4.5" | 131 g
Jul 21
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Mobile NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)

2048 Pascal cores @ 1443MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 4000MHz
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Mobile NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) - Benchmarks and Specs

1280 Pascal cores @ 1405MHz, 192 Bit GDDR5 @ 4000MHz
Samsung Gear S2 de Grisogono limited edition smartwatch

Samsung Gear S3 and Galaxy Tab S3 might launch in September

Italian technology journalist Antonio Monaco has confirmed an older rumor, so it looks like the Galaxy Tab S3 and the Gear S3 will arrive at IFA ...
NVIDIA Tegra K1 slides at CES 2014

NVIDIA to announce Tegra-Next SoC in August

The chip is expected to show up on August 22nd at the Hot Chips conference in California.
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 now official, to hit the market later this year

Corning announces Gorilla Glass 5

Internal drop tests reveal that Gorilla Glass 5 is almost two times more durable than Gorilla Glass 4 while offering similar resistance from scra...
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Qualcomm Adreno 510

HTC 10 Lifestyle now available in Europe

HTC 10 Lifestyle now available in Europe

Online retailers in Poland and the Netherlands are already listing the 5.2-inch HTC 10 Lifestyle with a high starting price of 680 Euros. The sma...
Toshiba Mobile Zero Client bringing virtualization to desktops and notebooks

Toshiba Mobile Zero Client bringing virtualization to desktops and notebooks

Toshiba's zero-client solution aims to let employees work on-the-go without violating existing company protocols.
Chuwi to launch Vi10 Plus 2-in-1 detachable with dual-boot this month

Chuwi to launch dual-boot Vi10 Plus 2-in-1 detachable this month

The 10.8-inch Windows 10/Android hybrid tablet will include an Intel Atom SoC and up to 4 GB of RAM with a decently sized 8400 mAh battery.
Jul 20
Wiko Lenny 3 Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Lenny 3 Smartphone Review

The 3rd Generation. The Wiko Lenny 3 applies a fresh coat of paint to the budget smartphone series. Wiko hopes the improved screen and cameras will receive good customer reviews. We reviewed the smartphone and here are our findings.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 177 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

July 2016 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is re...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

July 2016 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly ...
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua waterproof Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua and M5 get Android Marshmallow

Both handsets have just begun to receive Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and the latest security updates.
Meizu MX6 Android smartphone with MediaTek Helio X20 and fingerprint reader

Meizu unveils MX6 Android handset

This 5.5-inch smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, has 4 GB memory and 32 GB internal storage, being expected to debut in China at ...
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HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Cortex-A72/-A53 ARM 8 cores @ 2300 MHz 16nm
Sony Xperia X Performance Android smartphone now available in the US

Sony Xperia X, Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA now up for sale in the US

All the three models now available in the US have 5 inch screens, being powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon and MediaTek processors, with prices that ...
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ARM Mali-T720 - Benchmarks and Specs

1 Midgard (3rd-gen) cores @ 600MHz
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AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge APUs) - Benchmarks and Specs

384 GCN 1.2/2.0 cores, mem: 64/128 Bit
Xiaomi could unveil an Atom-powered notebook come July 27th

Xiaomi could unveil an Atom-powered notebook come July 27th

A less powerful notebook than originally rumored may be announced next week at a press event in China.
Huawei launches GX8 successor in China

Huawei launches GX8 successor in China

Known locally as the Maimang 5, this 5.5-inch mid-range smartphone will likely launch elsewhere as the G9 or GX9.
ZTE Axon 7 now available for pre-order in the U.S. for $400 USD

ZTE Axon 7 now available for pre-order in the U.S. for $400 USD

The smartphone launches on August 17th in two color options and the first set of buyers will receive a free case cover.
Jul 19
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Android tablet gets Marshmallow update on T-Mobile

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 gets Android Marshmallow

The update has about 1 GB in size and delivers Android 6.0.1 to the LTE variant of the Galaxy Tab S2 on T-Mobile.
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AMD Radeon R8 M445DX Dual Graphics - Benchmarks and Specs

704 GCN cores @ 720 / 1020MHz, 128 + 64 Bit DDR4/DDR3 @ 933 / 1000MHz
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AMD Radeon R7 M440 - Benchmarks and Specs

320 GCN cores @ 1021MHz, 64 Bit DDR3 @ 2000MHz
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ARM Mali-T830 MP2 - Benchmarks and Specs

2 cores
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti - benchmarks and specs

2816 Maxwell cores @ 1000MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 7000MHz

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