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Aug 19
The Galaxy Note5 is not coming to Europe

The Galaxy Note5 is not coming to Europe

The phablet is already available in certain Asian countries and will be coming to the US this Friday. European users, however, will only receive ...
Google introduces new router called OnHub

Google introduces new router called OnHub

Google has introduced a new WiFi router to change internet use in the home.
Face Off: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs. Dell Venue 8 7000

Face Off: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs. Dell Venue 8 7000

Best 8-inch Android tablet? Android tablets have flooded the market from manufacturers big and small. We help narrow down your choices in the competitive 8-inch category to the three best currently available. Which one comes out on top?
Asus GL552JX Notebook Review

85% Asus GL552JX Notebook Review

Gaming with limits. The Asus slogan for the new 15-inch ROG device is "Gaming Without Limits", which is unfortunately not the case because of the GeForce GTX 950M. If the limited performance is sufficient for you, you get a well-balanced multimedia notebook with an SSD, great input devices and a convincing display for 1,200 Euros (~$1354), which is, however, not without some flaws.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
The case of the Apple iPhone 6s is similar to the predecessor (Picture: 9to5Mac)

Apple iPhone 6s - Rumors, Facts and Dates

Apple's next iPhone generation is expected in autumn 2015. We summarize all the relevant rumors about the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and give a perspective on the upcoming flagship device from Apple.
Aug 18
Panasonic launches three new affordable smartphones

Panasonic launches three new affordable smartphones

All new devices have been launched in India, are 4G LTE enabled and come with dual SIM functionality.
Purported Microsoft

Purported Microsoft "Surface Phone" specs leak

The device, codenamed "Project Juggernaut Alpha", is apparently undergoing internal test at this moment. According to the report, it might be unv...
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 global preorders start

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 global preorders start

However, there is a significant price difference between the devices sold locally and those available for preordering abroad.
Samsung Level On Wireless Pro Bluetooth 4.1 headphones with Ultra High Quality Audio

Samsung intros Level On Wireless Pro headphones

These premium Bluetooth 4.1 headphones introduce Ultra High Quality Audio, a technology that offers a high definition experience, but also featur...
Google's

Google's "Project Ara" modular smartphone delayed until 2016

Initially, the first Project Ara smartphone, codenamed Spiral 2, was supposed to be launched at the end of this year. The device was going to be ...
Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB01 Convertible Review

83% Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB01 Convertible Review

Luxury for less than $300. The C100PA Chromebook Flip is the latest model to borrow the 360-degree hinge design from Lenovo’s Yoga series. But with sleek aluminum construction, a comfortable keyboard, and a remarkably affordable price point, there’s a lot more to this story.
Rockchip RK3288 | ARM Mali-T624 | 10.1" | 874 g
Motorola Moto G (3rd Generation) Smartphone Review

84% Motorola Moto G (3rd Generation) Smartphone Review

"G" as in good. Motorola gives the third generation of its Moto G a refined face lift and delivers a superb money-performance bundle: A decent camera, long battery life, and up-to-date operating system. What's more, the device is now waterproof.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.0" | 155 g
Apple and Asus losing tablet market share in Western Europe

Apple and Asus losing tablet market share in Western Europe

The tablet market has stabilized in western Europe as of Q2 2015 with just a slight decrease of 1.2 percent in total shipments. Samsung and Micro...
Reports claim more than 50 million Windows 10 users worldwide

Reports claim more than 50 million Windows 10 users worldwide

At about the same time that Cyanogen reported 50 million CyanogenMod users, there may already be over 50 million users running Windows 10.
New benchmarks suggest iPhone 6S could have 2GB of RAM

New benchmarks suggest iPhone 6S could have 2GB of RAM

A supposed iPhone 6S prototype has been benchmarked with great results.
More leaked photos of the next Nexus 5 emerge

More leaked photos of the next Nexus 5 emerge

The image seemingly confirms the previously leaked render images of the latest Google Nexus.
Aug 17
MSI GP62 2QE Notebook Review

79% MSI GP62 2QE Notebook Review

Gaming on a tight budget. The MSI GE series is already the manufacturer's entry-level gaming series. Now, the GP series is taking that extra step to make gaming even more affordable. What exactly has been cut along the way?
Intel Core i7-5700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Google unveils Android M's official name

Google unveils Android M's official name

Not only have we learned the new Android's codename, but also the version number.
Xiaomi sells 800,000 Redmi Note 2's in 12 hours

Xiaomi sells 800,000 Redmi Note 2's in 12 hours

The handset officially launched on August 12th and has been priced at $130 for the basic 16 GB version and $160 for the 32 GB one.
Android M features shown in Samsung's infographics

Android M features shown in Samsung's infographics

One of the most important features of Android 5.2 („M”) is going to be giving users control over which elements of the device (microphone, camera...
Over 300 mln smartphones sold in Q2 2015

Over 300 mln smartphones sold in Q2 2015

India was the main growth motor in the „Emerging Asia-Pacific” region, with an increase of over 40% year-to-year.
Kirin 950 SoC outperforms competition in first benchmarks

Kirin 950 SoC outperforms competition in first benchmarks

Kirin 950 will allegedly make its way to the market inside handsets like Huawei Ascend Mate 8, which should be launched in early 2016.
Samsung launches the SM-G9198 clamshell phone

Samsung launches the SM-G9198 clamshell phone

With Snapdragon 808 under the hood, the handset is advertised as the most powerful clamshell phone in the world.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet Review

81% Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet Review

Limited. Amazon's newest iteration of the HD 6 tablet was designed with kids 3 years and up in mind. It is shipped with both a thick foam bumper and accidental damage protection. Our review will clarify how this child-friendly tablet is targeting its demographic.
Mediatek MT8135 | PowerVR G6200 | 6.0" | 360 g
Toshiba Satellite P50-C-10G Notebook Review

79% Toshiba Satellite P50-C-10G Notebook Review

Ups and downs. Toshiba's Satellite P50 might convince with its good screen and decent system performance. However, inconsistencies are noticed in the build and particularly in temperature development. Nevertheless, the stylish all-rounder is a worthy player in the multimedia category.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 930M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Aug 16
New images show LG Nexus 5 2015 with fingerprint scanner

New images show LG Nexus 5 2015 with fingerprint scanner

The rumor mill is in full force about the next Nexus 5. Will this be a 5.2-inch smartphone with a rear fingerprint scanner?
HP 10 G2 Android tablet spotted at FCC

HP 10 G2 Android tablet spotted at FCC

HP may be preparing for the successor to the HP 10 tablet.
Samsung hints at Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung hints at Gear S2 smartwatch

The Samsung Lookbook briefly shows what could be the new Smartwatch Gear S2.
Aug 15
Dell Chromebook 13 premium professional Chromebook with up to 12 hours autonomy

Dell launches Chromebook 13 next month

This 13.3-inch Chrome OS-powered notebook is "an ultimate business-ready solution" that uses powerful 5th generation Intel processors and offers ...
Lenovo Phab Plus 6.8-inch Android phablet launches in China

Lenovo launches 6.8-inch Phab Plus handset

This new phablet comes with dual SIM and 4G LTE connectivity, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Soc and full HD display, but will only be available in Chin...
iFixit tears open the OnePlus 2

iFixit tears open the OnePlus 2

How repairable is the new OnePlus 2? Surprisingly better than the original OnePlus One.
Sony Xperia Z5 Plus may come with a 4K display

Sony Xperia Z5 Plus may come with a 4K display

Sony could be the first major manufacturer to launch a consumer 4K smartphone if these rumors prove to be true.
New Huawei Mate 7 spotted at TENAA

New Huawei Mate 7 spotted at TENAA

The model could either be the Mate 7S, Mate 7 Mini, or Mate Plus. Huawei has already confirmed the Mate 7S for IFA 2015.
Asus ZenBook Pro UX501JW-FI218H Notebook Review

83% Asus ZenBook Pro UX501JW-FI218H Notebook Review

A new perspective. It is not long since we had the US model of the Asus UX501JW in our hands and we were impressed by the overall concept including the 4K display. Now, the ZenBook is available in Germany with a matte display. Unfortunately, not everything has turned out for the better.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2 kg
Wiko Rainbow Lite Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Rainbow Lite Smartphone Review

Hot rainbow. The Wiko Rainbow Lite competes as an affordable 5-inch smartphones. As a result of its low price, the phone doesn't support LTE. We also discovered a rather "hot" issue during our review.
Mediatek MT6582 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 5" | 160 g
Aug 14
Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B Review

80% Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B Review

Successful follow-up. A bright IPS screen in Full HD resolution, over 7 hours of battery life and a noiseless device starting at less than 400 Euros (~$444) is here for the taking. However, Toshiba's new lineup totters in terms of stability and configuration options.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
HP Pavilion 17-g054ng Notebook Review

79% HP Pavilion 17-g054ng Notebook Review

On the right path. For just 600 Euros (~$667), the HP Pavilion 17-g054ng offers a modern quad-core APU including Crossfire graphics, a lot of storage as well as a great Full HD display. But how does the AMD platform perform compared to the Intel competition?
AMD A10-8700P | AMD Radeon R8 M365DX | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
HTC to layoff 15 percent of its workforce as of Q3 2015

HTC to layoff 15 percent of its workforce as of Q3 2015

Poor financial results are forcing the Taiwanese manufacturer to restructure.
Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros

The 5.5-inch FHD smartphone confirms previous leaks with its cheap price and mainstream hardware.
Lenovo 2015 Q1 results show a 52 percent drop in profits

Lenovo 2015 Q1 results show a 52 percent drop in profits

Manufacturer responding to weak performance with more layoffs.
Samsung Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are now official, with commercial availability expected later this month

Samsung unveils Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

These two long-awaited devices have similar specs but different designs and will be available globally later this month.
Aug 13
Samsung to reveal next Gear watch at IFA in September

Samsung to reveal next Gear watch at IFA in September

The next iteration of Samsung's Gear watch is only weeks away.
LG to deliver Hi-Fi music for its premium smartphones

LG to deliver Hi-Fi music for its premium smartphones

The service will allow downloading 24-bit audio files to users of capable devices, including the LG G4, G3, G2 and G Flex 2.
Samsung Z1 Tizen OS update with minor changes in India

Samsung Z1 gets minor Tizen update

The update brings the OS to version 2.3.0.1 and packs minor fixes and tweaks.
New Samsung 3D V-NAND SSDs for enterprise and data center customers

Samsung launches three new enterprise SSDs

Next to its announcement about the mass production of new 3D V-NAND flash memory chips, Samsung also unveils three business SSD products that use...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 and Snapdragon 212 SoC for cheap smartphones

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 412 and Snapdragon 212

These new chips bring 1080p video playback and recording support, X5 LTE connectivity, as well as improved graphics performance to low-end smartp...
Upcoming Apple iPad Mini 4 may be as thin as 6.1 mm

Upcoming Apple iPad Mini 4 may be as thin as 6.1 mm

Supposed rendering shows a significantly thinner chassis and hints to a faster processor.
Sony doesn't want Vaio owners to upgrade to Windows 10

Sony doesn't want Vaio owners to upgrade to Windows 10

"Although Microsoft is offering the Windows 10 upgrade, it is strongly recommended that you wait to install it until the drivers & installation i...
HTC halts One M9+ sales in the Netherlands

HTC halts One M9+ sales in the Netherlands

Manufacturer cites unknown LTE issues as the cause for the sales freeze.
Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P50W-C Notebook Review

77% Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P50W-C Notebook Review

Flexible piece of gold. The new Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 is one of the few convertibles with a large 15.6-inch display. Thanks to the special hinges, you can use different operating modes, but do they make any sense for such a big device?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg

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