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Jun 27
Lenovo TB-8703N Android tablet at TENAA

Lenovo TB-8703N tablet hits TENAA and GeekBench

This 8-inch slate has a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to get successor with 64 GB RAM and blue color option

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might come in blue

The latest rumor concerning Galaxy Note 5's successor reveals 64 GB of internal storage and black, silver, and blue color options.
Acer Aspire Switch 12 Alpha SA5-271-56HM Convertible Review

87% Acer Aspire Switch 12 Alpha SA5-271-56HM Convertible Review

Absolute silence. A liquid cooling system in a convertible does not work? Of course it does! For the first time ever, Acer has installed a silent cooling technology in a high-performance convertible based on Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors. This innovation is not the only reason that it is going to get rough on the competition.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12" | 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire F15 F5-573G-53V1 Notebook Review

81% Acer Aspire F15 F5-573G-53V1 Notebook Review

Inexpensive multimedia talent. In the Aspire F15, Acer combines a ULV processor with enough RAM and a dedicated GPU. These specifications appear good on paper and the price is significantly under 1000 Euros ($1104). We will reveal the weaknesses of the Acer Aspire F15 in our in-depth review.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
More images and specifications leak on ZTE Nubia Z11

More images and specifications leak on ZTE Nubia Z11

Several pictures showing off the thin design and small body of the smartphone have leaked just days before the official unveiling.
LeEco Le Max 2 Pro could come with Snapdragon 823 SoC and 8 GB RAM

LeEco Le Max 2 Pro could come with Snapdragon 823 SoC and 8 GB RAM

The first smartphone with 8 GB RAM may be just around the corner and could even be revealed this Thursday at a press event in Beijing, China.
Fujitsu unveils Celsius H760 mobile workstation

Fujitsu unveils Celsius H760 mobile workstation

The 15.6-inch notebook updates the outgoing H730 with new internal features including Skylake Xeon options, DDR4 ECC RAM, Thunderbolt 3, and opti...
Jun 26
Alleged benchmarks for GeForce 1080M surface online

Alleged benchmarks for GeForce 1080 Notebook surface online

A forum poster is claiming a 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics score of 16893 points and a core clock rate of 1442 MHz out of the GTX 1080M.
Toshiba updates Tecra A50-C-1W2 with Core i7-6500U and LTE

Toshiba updates Tecra A50-C-1W2 with Core i7-6500U and LTE

The 15.6-inch Tecra A50-C business notebook will now have integrated LTE options with configuration prices reaching 1800 Euros.
LG launches Product Security Response Team for its smartphones

LG launches Product Security Response Team for its smartphones

The new website aims to be a user-friendly stop for LG smartphone owners to read up on current Android vulnerabilities, download updates, and rep...
ASUS Zenboook UX360CA Convertible review and test results 8.4/10play icon

ASUS Zenboook UX360CA Convertible review and test results 8.4/10

The ASUS Zenbook UX360CA convertible 13.3 inch laptop scored 83% in our full review. Here's an overview video with some of our test results. Highlights: Battery life, style, size, screen. Lowlight: The keyboard could be better. Full review link below. Follow us on Facebook to catch these videos live...
HP Spectre 13 Notebook Review

85% HP Spectre 13 Notebook Review

007 Spectre. HP designed a conventional notebook with a "thickness" of just 10 millimeters, so it is thinner than some first-gen tablets (original iPad: 13 mm). Our full review shows how HP accomplished to fit a fully featured Windows 10 PC into one of the thinnest designs currently available.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Jun 24
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 Android tablet gets Marshmallow update in the US

Unlocked Galaxy Tab S2 tablets in the US get Android Marshmallow

The update aims unlocked 8- and 9.7-inch WiFi variants of the slate and comes three weeks after Verizon released it for the locked models on its ...
Google sets end-of-life dates for its current selection of Nexus devices

Google sets end-of-life dates for its current selection of Nexus devices

Google is committing to a two-year long support cycle for its newer Nexus smartphones and tablets while smaller patches for security flaws will c...
Samsung to focus on fewer smartphone models for higher profits

Samsung to focus on fewer smartphone models for higher profits

The South Korean manufacturer may be switching from the traditional growth-oriented strategy to a newer profit-oriented strategy in the face of a...
Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Windows convertible with Intel Skylake processor

Samsung unveils Notebook 7 Spin convertible

This new portable comes in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch variants, powered by Intel Skylake processors and featuring up to 16 GB DDR4 memory.
Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and modems will support Galileo navigation

Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and modems will support Galileo navigation

Consumer smartphones with common Snapdragon SoCs like those from the 800, 600, or 400 series will receive OTA updates this coming Q3 2016.
LG Nexus 5X Android handset to get a HTC-made successor

HTC Sailfish specs surface online

This smartphone is said to have a 5-inch full HD display, an unspecified quad-core 64-bit processor, and 4 GB of memory, all with Android N on to...
Microsoft Edge boasts longer battery life than Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft Edge boasts longer battery life than Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft's own testing conditions show Edge outlasting Chrome and Firefox by as much as three and two hours, respectively.
Jun 23
Pantech Sky IM-100 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor

Pantech launches Sky IM-100 smartphone

This handset is powered by a Snapdragon 430 chip, next to 2 GB RAM and a 3000 mAh battery, having a price of roughly $380 USD.
Huawei Honor 5C now available in parts of Europe

Huawei Honor 5C now available in parts of Europe

The 5.2-inch smartphone will have an aluminum chassis, scratch resistant back, and respectable core specifications for just 200 Euros.
MSI: Compact gaming desktop PC

MSI: Compact Gaming Desktop PC "Vortex" and VR backpack announced

MSI shows a mobile solution for VR (Virtual Reality) without any annoying cables at Computex 2016. There is also an update for the compact gaming...
MSI: Next generation of high-end gaming notebooks GT73 and GT83 announced

MSI: Next Generation of the High-End Gaming Notebooks GT73 and GT83 announced

MSI updates its lineup of gaming notebooks and announces three new models at their local expo in Taipei. The wait for Nvidia's next GPU generatio...
MSI: GS32, GS63 and GS73 Gaming Notebooks with next-gen Nvidia GPUs

MSI: GS32, GS63 und GS73 Gaming Notebooks Overview

The Gaming specialists from MSI show their new mobile gaming notebooks at this year's Computex in Taipei. All notebooks should be equipped with n...
Samsung Galaxy S8 could include UHD display and dual rear cameras

Samsung Galaxy S8 could include UHD display and dual rear cameras

The UHD display aims to improve VR experience where the higher pixel count can have a much larger impact.
Huawei EMUI 5.0 custom ROM coming fall 2016

Huawei EMUI 5.0 expected to arrive this fall

The new version of Huawei's custom ROM will mainly target Western users as the company continues to increase its presence in the United States.
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

81% Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Duos Smartphone Review

Dynamic Duos? Samsung offers an affordable 5-inch smartphone with its Galaxy J3. It still relies on traditional virtues, such as an integrated micro-SD slot and removable battery. But is that enough to survive in the highly competitive low-cost sector?
Spreadtrum SC9830A | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 138 g
Amazon Kindle June 2016 variant with

Amazon Kindle gets faster, thinner, lighter

The redesigned Kindle still starts at $79.99 USD, but offers twice as much memory as the previous model and is also available in white.
Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet Review

84% Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet Review

Mid-range. The suffix "Pro" in the name of Huawei's new tablet suggests that it has some additional features that distinguish the tablet from the conventional devices. However, this is deceptive since we find a normal mid-range device for private customers. Nevertheless, our report reveals why that is not a disadvantage.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 10.1" | 461 g
Oppo A37 mainstream smartphone now available for $200 USD

Oppo A37 mainstream smartphone now available for $200 USD

The affordable smartphone is stylish and slim with an emphasis on camera quality.
ZTE growing in popularity amongst European users

ZTE growing in popularity amongst European users

The Chinese manufacturer is now the 5th largest smartphone manufacturer in Europe by market share as of Q1 2016.
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Upcoming ARM Cortex-A73 could support HDR and 4K UHD at 120 Hz

The ARM "Egil" can bring HDR video and 4K UHD HEVC and VP9 decoding to future smartphones.
Jun 22
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) Android tablet launches in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) launches in South Korea

This 10.1-inch slate starts at $309 USD and features an octa-core processor, 2 GB RAM, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
HP Chromebook 11 G4 successor coming soon with Intel Braswell processor

New Braswell-powered Chromebooks coming soon

Lenovo N22 is a new Chromebook that has been spotted online, while the HP Chromebook 11 G5 is an update of last year's Chromebook 11 G4.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android phablet will not get a flat-screen successor

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to feature a dual-edge curved design

Despite some early rumors that claimed the contrary, it looks like Samsung has no plans to launch a flat Galaxy Note 7.
Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 80HE004LGE Convertible Review

82% Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 13 80HE004LGE Convertible Review

A lot of room for improvements. Lenovo charges around 1,000 Euros ($1112) for the Yoga 3 Pro. You will get a thin and attractive 13.3-inch convertible with a folding display. The device does, however, reveal some drawbacks.
Intel Core M-5Y70 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Apple patent reveals all-glass curved display

Apple patent reveals all-glass curved display

The curved glass display takes the concept of the Samsung Galaxy Edge to the extreme with virtual volume buttons and sliders.
LG G Pad X 10.1 Android tablet gets Marshmallow update on AT&T

AT&T LG G Pad X 10.1 gets Android Marshmallow

Next to the usual Marshmallow features, the new firmware also comes with several changes to AT&T Services such as AT&T Locker and Ready2Go.
Jun 21
Latest OnePlus smartphonr suffering from overly aggressive RAM management

OnePlus 3 facing RAM management criticisms

Early adopters of the OnePlus 3 are seeing no benefit from having 6 GB of RAM compared to competing devices with just 4 GB RAM.
Samsung Pay hits three new markets on three continents

Samsung Pay hits three new markets

This service is now available in Spain, Singapore, and Australia, each becoming the first market in its region.
Zeiss unveils universal VR One Plus headset for 129 Euros

Zeiss unveils universal VR One Plus headset for 129 Euros

The headset will launch this August and be compatible with most Android and iOS smartphones from 4.7-inches up to 5.5-inches in screen size.
Sony Xperia X Performance Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Sony Xperia X lineup now up for pre-order in the US

The new Sony handsets come unlocked and will all be available in stores by mid-July.
Asus ZenFone Max Smartphone Review

83% Asus ZenFone Max Smartphone Review

Long, longer, ZenFone Max. Asus launches a smartphone on the market that follows one goal: The ZenFone Max is to achieve ultimate battery life. This begins with the hardware in the form of a strong 5000 mAh battery and ends with energy-saving software solutions. Read in our report whether the mid-range handset by Asus manages to oust the present reference in our battery test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.5" | 202 g
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.
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Mediatek MT6580M SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Cortex-A7 ARM 4 cores @ 1300 MHz 28nm
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Spreadtrum SC9830A Smartphone SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Cortex-A7 ARM 4 cores @ 1500 MHz 28nm
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HiSilicon Kirin 650 SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Cortex-A53 ARM 8 cores @ 2000 MHz 16nm
Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i7, 940MX, 3K) Notebook Review

89% Lenovo ThinkPad T560 (Core i7, 940MX, 3K) Notebook Review

All of everything! Equipped with a Core i7 processor, 3K display, and dedicated graphics, the T560 aims to take the lead in our business charts. But, is the generous number of features justify a price of almost 2000 Euros (~$2267).
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Jun 20
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Intel Atom x5-Z8350 SoC

Cherry Trail x86 4 cores @ 1440 - 1920 MHz 14nm
ZTE Nubia Z11 smartphone could be coming this June 28

ZTE Nubia Z11 smartphone could be coming this June 28

Chinese manufacturer to hold launch event in Beijing while TENAA leaks unannounced 5.5-inch Nubia NX541J with large 4900 mAh battery.
1 TB SSD SKUs now available for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

1 TB SSD SKUs now available for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

The new high-end configurations are coming to Europe early next month with pre-orders starting this week.

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