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Apr 26
HP EliteBook 840 G3 Notebook Review

87% HP EliteBook 840 G3 Notebook Review

Just missed. With the third generation 840-series EliteBooks, HP has big ambitions aiming to compete with the best lightweight business notebooks. But there is a problem that already has a traditional link with the manufacturer.
Update 04/18/2016: Excellent WQHD panel
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.6 kg
Apr 25
Apple may be switching to Intel for new iPhone wireless modules

Apple may be switching to Intel for new iPhone wireless modules

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf recently hinted at losing a major customer to a competitor in a recent earnings call.
Huawei VR hardware, VR sales might beat smartphones by 2020

VR sales to beat smartphone sales by 2020

A top HTC China official said the peak of the smartphone market is already behind and the sales of virtual reality devices will exceed smartphone...
Apple patent shows wireless headphones with Lightning cable

Apple patent shows wireless headphones with Lightning cable

The headphone cable provides power for charging and data and, if disconnected, will switch seamlessly to a wireless headset.
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Xiaomi Rifle SoC to be unveiled next month

The Chinese company's first SoC is expected to launch next to the Xiaomi Max and Mi Band 2, during the event scheduled to take place on May 10th.
Onda unveils oBook 11 Pro Surface Book clone

Onda unveils oBook 11 Pro Surface Book clone

The 11.6-inch oBook 11 Pro and 10-inch oBook 10 Plus from the Chinese manufacturer strongly resemble the Microsoft Surface Book down to the fulcr...
Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono to get a successor this fall, soon after the Gear S3 launch

Samsung might unveil the Gear S3 smartwatch at IFA

While Gear S2's successor is expected to come out this fall at IFA, insiders also claim that a luxury limited edition will come at Baselworld 201...
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun posing with Mi Band 2

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 spotted in the wild

The new fitness band from China's leading smartphone maker features an LCD display and a physical button.
Huawei Honor V8 spotted at TENAA, to come in three variants

Huawei Honor V8 to launch in three variants

The new handset is expected to launch on May 10th, powered by a Kirin processor and loaded with Android Marshmallow.
Meizu M3 cheap Android smartphone with octa-core processor

Meizu M3 hits China

Although it starts below $100 USD, this new 5-inch handset has LTE support, an octa-core processor, and a 13 MP main camera.
JXD S192 Android gaming tablet with NVIDIA Tegra K1 and 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

JXD S192 gaming tablet now up for pre-order

Although powered by the Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC, this 7-inch slate only runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and its pre-order price is around $315 USD.
Xiaomi Mi 5 Android handset,

Xiaomi QuickPass mobile payment system coming soon

The phone maker and UnionPay are working on QuickPass, a mobile wallet for Xiaomi handsets, but its date of arrival is unknown for now.
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Android smartphone gets S Bike Mode

Galaxy J2, Galaxy J5, and Galaxy J7 get S Bike Mode

Soon after Samsung introduced this feature with the J3, the other members of the Galaxy J lineup get S Bike Mode as well.
Aorus X5S v5 Notebook Review

81% Aorus X5S v5 Notebook Review

One is better than two. The refreshed X5 shows that a single more powerful GPU is the better choice against two weaker GPUs in SLI.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 15.6" | 2.5 kg
Huawei Honor 5X down to 200 Euros

Huawei Honor 5X down to 200 Euros

The already inexpensive Honor 5X just got even cheaper with a price drop of 30 Euros at various European outlets.
Dell Latitude 11 5175 Tablet Review

85% Dell Latitude 11 5175 Tablet Review

The perfect business slate? Dell's Latitude 11 5175 is a Windows tablet that offers a generous portfolio of extensions for its customers. Is that enough to find buyers? We will clarify just how well Dell's Latitude 11 5175 competes against its rivals and where it is situated technically in our in-depth test.
Intel Core m5-6Y57 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 10.8" | 710 g
Apr 24
Sony Xperia Z3 gets Android N developer version

Sony Xperia Z3 gets Android N developer version

Nexus smartphones are no longer the only Android devices to get official preview versions of upcoming major Android updates.
Apple iPhone SE Smartphone Review

90% Apple iPhone SE Smartphone Review

Power dwarf. The less expensive versions of the iPhone have not been a real success so far. This could change with the iPhone SE, because it is very fast, enduring and fills a niche with its 4-inch screen.
Apple A9 | Apple A9 / PowerVR GT7600 | 4" | 113 g
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Q1 2016 financial figures from Alphabet, AMD, and Microsoft now public

Q1 2016 financial figures from Alphabet, AMD, and Microsoft now public

Revenue and profits for Alphabet are up while AMD and Microsoft are down by double-digit percentages YoY.
Sony Xperia X gets a detailed teardown

Sony Xperia X gets a detailed teardown

Sony Mobile breaks down the Xperia X to show off unique camera features and other core components.
Apr 23
Apple reportedly slowing production on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Apple reportedly slowing production on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Apple is reducing its orders on the latest iPhone 6s flagships as a response to slowing demand. In turn, investors are growing worrisome.
Samsung, Apple, and Huawei continue to dominate the smartphone market

Samsung, Apple, and Huawei continue to dominate the smartphone market

Shipments have fallen 1.3 percent YoY with Chinese brands making up a significant chunk of the 292 million smartphones shipped.
USB Type-C could replace the traditional audio jack

USB Type-C could replace the traditional audio jack

Audio through USB Type-C would allow for extra features, though it would also call for new authentication protocols and adapters for existing ear...
Apr 22
Fujitsu Lifebook T396 Windows 10 convertible with Intel Skylake processor

Fujitsu unveils new Lifebook portables

Quite a few Lifebook models, including a convertible and a rugged notebook, are expected to hit the market this spring starting at $899 USD.
Apple iBooks Store now banned in China, next to iTunes Movies

China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies

The ban arrives only six months after the two services reached the local market, but Apple Pay and Apple Music are still available in China for n...
LG G5 Android flagship sales in Korea still very strong

LG selling 8,000 G5 flagships a day in Korea

Demand for the latest LG flagship remains strong in Korea, where G5 sales in the first three weeks on the market are more than double compared to...
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 might succeed both the Note Edge and Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 might feature a 5.8-inch curved display

Rumored to show up as early as June, the next-gen phablet is expected to pack a 5.8-inch curved display, as well as a 4000 mAh battery.
Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575 Subnotebook Review

81% Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575 Subnotebook Review

Endurance runner. Acer's 13.3-inch subnotebook shines with an outstanding battery life and a fast SSD. However, the screen is disappointing.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Motorola Moto G4/Plus render, product might launch in early June

Motorola launch event coming in early June

While rumors claim the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus will soon be ready to launch, the only thing revealed by a Motorola official is that an "exciting...
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy S5 Sport on Sprint get Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport and Galaxy Note Edge on Sprint get Android Marshmallow

The new firmware contains Android 6.0.1, as well as the latest security patches from both Google and Samsung, next to the usual minor tweaks and ...
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S W700N Tablet 2-in-1 Review

85% Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S W700N Tablet 2-in-1 Review

Super AMOLED style. The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a smart 12-inch tablet that comes with a usable keyboard good battery life and an impressive screen.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.1" | 693 g
Amazon Kindle Fire new colors and 16 GB option April 2016

Entry level Kindle Fire gets 16 GB option and three new colors

The $50 USD Kindle Fire can now be acquired in blue, magenta, and tangerine, but those looking for more storage can also get the 16 GB version fo...
Lenovo Zuk 2 Pro Android flagship with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and 6 GB RAM

Lenovo Zuk 2 Pro launches in China

This new handset features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 6 GB LPDDR4 memory, as well as 128 GB UFS 2.0 internal storage.
Acer Liquid Zest Plus mid-range Android handset

Acer announces Liquid Zest Plus mid-range smartphone

This upcoming handset features a generous 5,000 mAh battery and a 13 MP main camera with laser, phase detection, and contrast detection autofocus...
Canonical Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus logo mascot

Canonical launches Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Codenamed Xenial Xerus, this new long-term release is the first one to offer support for mainframes, also introducing the new Ubuntu MATE communi...
Acer Predator 17X will carry GTX 980 GPU and up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM

Acer Predator 17X will carry GTX 980 GPU and up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM

The Predator 17 gets thicker and more powerful with this triple-fan system and overclockable hardware.
Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook

Acer unveils ultra-slim Aspire S13 notebook

Efficienctly tuned for long battery life: The latest Aspire S series model is coming this May in Obsidian Black or Pearl White starting for just ...
Acer Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1 detachable with liquid cooling

Acer unveils Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1 with liquid cooling

Acer's New York press conference boasted the upcoming Switch Alpha 12 tablet with fanless LiquidLoop technology and ULV Core ix options starting ...
Apr 21
Xiaomi Max first render leaks online

Xiaomi Max render spotted online

One week after its alleged front panel was spotted online, a full render of the Xiaomi Max shows up and reveals a few additional details.
Chromedroid statue render, Google Chrome mobile has one billion users

Google Chrome reaches one billion users

This mobile browser now joins YouTube, Maps, Google Play, and Gmail, each of them having more than a billion users.
Windows 10 Mobile to support Snapdragon 625 and 830 SoCs

Windows 10 Mobile to support Snapdragon 625 and 830 SoCs

The recent Windows 10 Mobile Redstone update hints at unannounced Snapdragon SoC.
Gold Samsung Galaxy S7 Android flagship, Samsung still leads the global smartphone market

Samsung continues to lead the global smartphone market

With a share of almost 28 percent, Samsung remains the leader of the global smartphone market at the end of Q1 2016.
Huawei P9 Lite datasheet reveals core specifications

Huawei P9 Lite datasheet reveals core specifications

A retailer specifications sheet reveals almost everything about the P9 Lite including its aluminum chassis and expected starting price.
Asus F555UB-XO043T Notebook Review

75% Asus F555UB-XO043T Notebook Review

Allrounder. Asus sells their 15.6-inch allrounder-notebook for around 600 Euro (~$680). The F555UB can handle gaming and is capable of very decent battery run times. The display and the keyboard are not nearly as impressive.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Acer Liquid Z630S Smartphone Review

82% Acer Liquid Z630S Smartphone Review

Careful update. With the Liquid Z630S, Acer launches an improved version of the Z630 sister model on the market. The "S" in the name stands for more working memory, a stronger processor, and larger internal storage. Find out in our report whether the surcharge is worthwhile.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.5" | 156.3 g
AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge get April security update

AT&T updates Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

The two flagships have just begun to receive a new firmware that contains the latest security updates, as well as palm rejection enhancements.
Corsair unveils Rapidfire keyboards with world's first Cherry MX Speed switches

Corsair unveils Rapidfire keyboards with world's first Cherry MX Speed switches

The new Silver switches offer a travel depth of just 1.2 mm for faster inputs and typing.
Pink gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge now available

Pink gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge now available

The pink gold color option for the Galaxy S7 lineup joins the four choices currently available, but only in South Korea for now.

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