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Jan 31
HP Spectre x2 12-a003ng (K3D42EA) Notebook Review

84% HP Spectre x2 12-a003ng (K3D42EA) Notebook Review

All-in-one PC? We are not talking about a heavy laptop here, but rather an 850 gram (~1.9 lb) tablet that aims to emulate a full-sized PC with its fold-out stand and sleeve keyboard. Two Type C ports herald the start of the new generation of cabling. But just how can a flat-screen be connected?
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.2 kg
Gigabyte P34W v5 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

84% Gigabyte P34W v5 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review

Fifth time's the charm. The latest 14-inch refresh comes new with Skylake, DDR4, HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C, and a WQHD display option. Are these updates major enough to get users over the fence?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M | 14.0" | 1.8 kg
Jan 30
ZTE Grand X3 Android smartphone hits Cricket Wireless

ZTE Grand X3 hits Cricket

This Cricket Wireless-exclusive handset has low-end specs, starting with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC and the 5.5-inch HD display, but also re...
Huawei Honor 5X Gold Android smartphone headed for the US market

Huawei Honor 5X hits the US via Amazon tomorrow

This affordable 5.5-inch 4G LTE, dual-SIM Android handset with fingerprint reader becomes available for the US market one day later than expected...
Oppo F1 Plus Android smartphone specs revealed

Oppo F1 Plus coming in April

Oppo has launched the F1 smartphone and also announced a larger variant, dubbed F1 Plus, that is scheduled to be released in April.
Microsoft shipped 4.5 million Lumia smartphones in Q4 2015

Microsoft shipped 4.5 million Lumia smartphones in Q4 2015

While Microsoft's mobile phone business has been cut in half, its Cloud services are booming.
Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 specifications potentially leaked

Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 specifications potentially leaked

Kernal source code from GitHub reveals possible technical details on the Galaxy J7 2016 smartphone.
Toshiba updates Satellite L50-C and L70-C series with even more SKUs

Toshiba updates Satellite L50-C and L70-C series with even more SKUs

The 15.6-inch L50-C and 17.3-inch L70-C now come in brighter colors starting from 800 to 1100 Euros.
Top 5 smartphone manufacturers saw increase in shipments for 2015

Top 5 smartphone manufacturers saw increase in shipments for 2015

According to IDC, smartphone shipments this past year from the world's largest manufacturers were up 10 percent compared to 2014.
Jan 29
HP EliteBook 745 G3 (FHD) Notebook Review

84% HP EliteBook 745 G3 (FHD) Notebook Review

Right down to business. Just last week, we evaluated HP’s new 745 G3 update with WQHD IPS screen and Windows 7 preinstalled. Today’s configuration features a lower-end 1080p panel, but it’s also correspondingly more affordable. How does it hold up against the bevy of available business choices?
AMD Pro A12-8800B | AMD Radeon R7 (Carrizo) | 14.0" | 1.6 kg
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android flagship to offer record battery life

Samsung Galaxy S7 to offer record battery life

In addition to its previously rumored improved dust and water resistance, the next-gen Samsung flagship is expected to offer over 17 hours of vid...
Jolla crowdfunded tablet now cancelled

The Jolla Tablet project is officially dead

While a few lucky early Indiegogo backers will get their tablets, the others will get their money back.
Lenovo-owned Motorola to launch a new Moto smartphone this summer

Lenovo's new Moto phone allegedly coming in July

The new Moto handset by Lenovo will aim the US market and promises to be more attractive and innovative.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

February 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$374) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly up...
OnePlus X premium smartphone now available without invite

OnePlus X drops the invite system

Less than two months after doing the same for the OnePlus 2 flagship, this Chinese phone maker ditches the invite system for its cheaper sibling...
Qualcomm facing declining sales for fiscal year 2016

Qualcomm facing declining sales for fiscal year 2016

Company blames rise in Asian competitors for its lower profits and sales of Snapdragon SoCs.
Toshiba: Neue Modelle bei den Convertibles Satellite Radius 11

Toshiba unveils new Satellite Radius 11 convertible SKUs

The manufacturer continues to expand its lineup of notebooks with the multi-functional Radius 11 by offering two new budget-friendly SKUs with Pe...
LG launches K4 and K10 budget smartphones

LG launches K4 and K10 budget smartphones

The global rollout will begin this week in Europe followed by CIS and other markets in the coming weeks to months.
Jan 28
Apple iPad Air 2 to get a successor mid-March 2016

iPad Air 3 might launch in mid-March

The iPad Air 2 tablet will get a successor in less than two months and the new slate is expected to launch next to a new 4-inch iPhone.
Samsung smartphone shipments during 2015 exceeded 320 million units

Samsung shipped almost 325 million smartphones during 2015

Global smartphone shipments exceeded 1.4 billion during 2015, and Samsung was the leader of the market, with 324.8 million units shipped, 2.1 per...
Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition Android smartphone with Intel Atom Z3590

Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition gets a new processor

The Special Edition of this 5.5-inch handset now features the Intel Atom Z3590 processor, next to BoostMaster fast-charging technology and up to ...
Dell Precision 7710 Workstation Review

88% Dell Precision 7710 Workstation Review

High performer. Dell has recently completely revised its big mobile 17-inch workstation, which brings many innovations in the new model year. Apart from a new chassis, especially new interfaces, processors, graphics chips, and displays offer a significantly added value. We have tested in detail how the Dell Precision 7710 actually performs.
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 | AMD FirePro W7170M | 17.3" | 3.6 kg
Worldwide tablet sales down 12 percent year over year

Worldwide tablet sales down 12 percent year over year

Analysts at Trend Force are reporting double-digit falls for the first time since the company began tracking tablet sales.
Google discounting Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P for a limited time

Google discounting Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P for a limited time

Nexus 5X and 6P buyers can save up to 80 Euros and 100 Euros, respectively, on order placed before February 12, 2016.
PC market continues to shrink in EMEA regions

PC market continues to shrink in EMEA regions

PC shipments have declined by 18.2 percent to 20.8 million units as of Q4 2015 according to analytics firm IDC.
Jan 27
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.
Samsung cancels Galaxy S7 Edge+, Galaxy S7 handset unofficial render

Samsung reportedly cancels Galaxy S7 Edge+

With the S7 Edge+ now gone, the initial batch of three or four different Galaxy S7 devices mentioned by the rumors is down to only two - Galaxy S...
Google Chrome for iOS gets updated to version 48 with WKWebView

Google updates Chrome for iOS

Version 48 of this mobile browser promises to be as stable as Safari, with 70 percent less crashes than previous versions.
VAIO S13 laptop coming soon to Japan and the US

New VAIO laptops coming next month

Two years after the launch of Sony's last VAIO portables, the brand gets ready to launch multiple devices in Japan and the US.
Gionee unveils Marathon M5 mini

Gionee unveils Marathon M5 mini

It’s very similar to the recently released M5 Lite model but comes equipped with less RAM and storage space.
Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T375 Android tablet currently on the market

Samsung to launch new Galaxy Tab E slates soon

Inside reports claim multiple Galaxy Tab E tablets will hit the market soon, but Samsung still has to confirm this.
Lumia 650 available for preorder before official launch

Lumia 650 available for preorder before official launch

The upcoming Windows 10-based smartphone is reportedly going to be positioned as an affordable business handset.
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Smartphone Review

89% Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Smartphone Review

Hello, Lumia! The new Windows flagship is finally here. Besides powerful components, you also get great features like Windows Hello and Continuum. The biggest drawback of the device is the software, because Windows 10 Mobile does not seem to be quite ready yet.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.7" | 165 g
MediaTek launches three afforfable LTE-enabled chipsets

MediaTek launches three afforfable LTE-enabled chipsets

The new units come with LTE support and have been designed with ultra-cheap smartphones in mind.
LG G4 Android flagship has a bootloop problem caused by hardware

LG G4 has hardware issues

LG Electronics confirmed that the booting issue encountered by owners of some G4 handsets is caused by a loose contact between components, this p...
Huawei Honor 5X Android smartphone gets January software update

Huawei Honor 5X gets minor software update

Not long after its launch in China and before reaching the US market, this affordable mid-ranger gets a security update that contains January's p...
Oppo announces 50 million smartphones sold in 2015

Oppo announces 50 million smartphones sold in 2015

The milestone represents a 67 percent growth for the company and places the manufacturer in the Top 10 ranking for the world's largest smartphone...
Jan 26
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Journal du Geek: Prise en main : Dell XPS 13 2015 avec écran tactile, Tablety: Test i recenzja Microsoft Surface Pro 4, CNet France: Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro, PC Lab.pl: Asus G752VT (GeForce GTX 970M i Core i7-6700HQ) – test, Laptop Media: Ревю на Alienware 17 R3 (Late 2015) – когато искаш да притежаваш най-добрия гейминг лаптоп, на всяка цена, Laptop.bg: Ревю на HP Pavilion 15 Gaming – още един сериозен играч сред достъпните геймърски лаптопи, Prohardver.hu: Fujitsu Lifebook E746 – Skylake öltönyben, 01Net: Test : Lenovo Yoga 900, puissant et endurant, le sans-faute n'est pas loin, 01Net: Test : Dell XPS 13, le champion des ultraportables de ce début d'année ?, 01Net: Test : HP Pavilion Gaming 15, trop timide sur la 3D pour combler les purs gamers, 01Net: Test : Toshiba Satellite Radius 12, l'utraportable qu'on choisit surtout pour son design, 01Net: Test : Dell XPS 13, un bel ultraportable à l'écran tactile énergivore, Laptopkalauz: MSI GP62 és GP72 Leopard Pro teszt, Mobicroco: Gigaset ME im Test: Handschmeichler mit starker Leistung, Cyberbloc: Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Im Test , Benchmark.pl: Dell XPS 13 – najmniejsze 13 cali na rynku, Notebook.cz: Test: MSI GS60 Ghost Pro - maximum herního výkonu dosažitelného v tenkém těle, nově s Intel Skylake, Notebook.cz: Test: Lenovo Yoga 900 - třináct palců s překlopnou konstrukcí, na cesty pro náročné uživatele
Toshiba expands Satellite Z30-C series with Skylake SKUs

Toshiba expands Satellite Z30-C series with Skylake SKUs

The two slim 13.3-inch models will each carry a magnesium chassis and a sixth generation Intel Core i5 processor.
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700 Convertible Review

87% Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700 Convertible Review

The superior Surface Pro? With its IdeaPad Miix 700, Lenovo aims to win potential Surface Pro 4 buyers. A keyboard dock and ActivePen are included and do not have to be purchased separately. The other equipment is also appropriate: A bright, high-contrast screen and fast SSD are on board. The installed Core M processor ensures noiseless operation. The entire bundle is even cheaper than a comparable Surface Pro 4 package.
Intel Core m5-6Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 780 g
Samsung flagship devices get January 2016 security update

Samsung flagships get this month's security update

The entire lineup of Samsung Android flagship handsets receives this month's update that patches critical security issues.
LG reporting falls in profits and revenue for all of 2015

LG reporting falls in profits and revenue for all of 2015

The manufacturer's weakening smartphone business fell from a profit of 316.1 billion Won in 2014 to being 48.3 billion Won in the red.
Microsoft Arrow Launcher Android app gets updated

Microsoft updates Arrow Launcher

This Android launcher by Microsoft Garage now features double tap screen to lock and most issues reported so far have been solved.
Panasonic unveils Eluga Turbo smartphone

Panasonic unveils Eluga Turbo smartphone

The device sports some decent specifications considering its quite affordable price..
Samsung Gear S2 Classic New Edition smartwatch debuts in China

Samsung launches Gear S2 Classic New Edition in China

China is the first country to get this highly-anticipated smart wearable, that merges fashion with technology, with many other markets following ...
Xotic PC Asus G752VY Notebook Review

89% Xotic PC Asus G752VY Notebook Review

Vapor cooler. After recently checking out the "entry-level" configuration with the G752VT, it's now time to move up to the G752VY with Asus' vaunted vapor cooling solution. Is this really a revolution for notebooks or just another empty marketing term?
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M | 17.3" | 4.5 kg
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Smartphone Review

88% Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Smartphone Review

Mirror, mirror in my hand. Sony's new Xperia Z5 Premium flagship not only shines with high-performance technology and an exceptionally high-resolution ultra HD panel, its back can double as a mirror. Our report elucidates how well the Premium smartphone fares against the smaller Xperia Z5 and established competition.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.5" | 181 g
Alleged Samsung employee shares details on the Galaxy S7

Alleged Samsung employee shares details on the Galaxy S7

The source reiterates on the March 11th launch window and the new 12 MP f/1.7 rear camera that is expected to be flushed with the design.
Alleged Apple iPhone 5SE photos leak

Alleged Apple iPhone 5SE photos leak

The "iPhone 5SE" is expected to resemble the iPhone 5S upgraded with iPhone 6S internals and with more color options.
Rumors point to a March 11th launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S7

Rumors point to a March 11th launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S7

More evidence suggests an official announcement and U.S. launch date for the Samsung flagships within the next two months.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

February 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularl...

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