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Aug 12
HP Pavilion 14-al003ng Notebook Review

72% HP Pavilion 14-al003ng Notebook Review

Bad Connection. With the Pavilion 14, HP offers a compact notebook designed for multimedia. Thanks to its Nvidia GPU, it is also gaming capable to some extent. In addition, the price is quite affordable. However, HP did not correct some unfortunate flaws.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14" | 1.5 kg
Samsung Gear 360 Camera Review

Samsung Gear 360 Camera Review

360 Degree View. Virtual Reality and 360 degree photography are the hype and Samsung is delivering what the customer wants with a new camera. In this review, we will check to see whether the camera is worth the investment.
0.5" | 145 g
Aug 11
HP Stream x360 Windows convertible

HP Stream lineup gets its third refresh

The third-gen HP Stream lineup starts at $199 USD and will hit the market starting at the end of August.
Kyocera DuraForce Pro rugged Android smartphone with action camera

Kyocera DuraForce Pro rugged smartphone coming this fall

This rugged handset is the first of its kind to feature an action camera and should launch this fall.
Seagate 60 TB SAS SSD largest SSD in the world as of August 2016

Lenovo announces 48 TB SSD, Seagate to reach 60 TB

The new drives under development by Lenovo and Seagate promise to offer a very large amount of storage space, but both will target servers instea...
New details emerge on AMD Raven Ridge

New details emerge on AMD Raven Ridge notebook platform

The successor to both Bristol Ridge and Stoney Ridge will be a scalable architecture from as low as 4 W up to 35 W with a launch window by early-...
Moto G Play now available for 170 Euros

Moto G Play now available for 170 Euros

The budget Moto G family is growing in size to accommodate one more 5-inch smartphone with a Snapdragon 410 SoC in a water-resistant chassis.
Aug 10
Samsung Z2 SM-Z200F Tizen smarpthone specs confirmed

Samsung Z2 specs confirmed

The third Tizen-powered smartphone will remain in the low-end area of the market, offering a 1.5 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, and 8 GB of storage spa...
Micron 3D NAND technology for mobile devices now official

Micron intros its first 3D NAND memory for mobile devices

Micron's first mobile-optimized 3D NAND chip offers 32 GB of storage space and is compliant with the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1 specificat...
HP Pavilion 11-k103ng x360 Convertible Review

77% HP Pavilion 11-k103ng x360 Convertible Review

Couch potato. HP's 11.6-inch convertible offers a high-contrast IPS screen as well as a lot of storage, but the battery runtimes are too short.
Intel Celeron N3050 | Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-731G Notebook Review

78% Acer Aspire ES1-731G Notebook Review

Home office. Acer combines a Braswell processor and a GeForce graphics core from the entry-level range. This will not create a gaming notebook. However, the laptop is indeed able to run some classic games. In addition, the Aspire brings other pros: It works quietly, comes with a decent keyboard and it has a big storage space.
Intel Pentium N3700 | NVIDIA GeForce 910M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Samsung V-NAND SSD for enterprise, Samsung leading the global enterprise SSD market

Samsung leads the global enterprise SSD market

With a 34 percent share of the global enterprise SSD market, the South Korean conglomerate is now the top supplier of SSDs used in corporate data...
Kobo Aura ONE 7.8-inch e-reader coming soon

Kobo Aura ONE e-reader coming soon

After reaching the FCC last week, this 7.8-inch e-reader gets listed by a Dutch retailer on its way to the official launch.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android phablet has the best smartphone display says DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note7 has "the most innovative and high performance" display

Same as its predecessor, the new phablet gets the crown for best display currently available in a smartphone/phablet from DisplayMate.
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)

2560 Pascal cores @ 1682MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5X @ 10000MHz
Livefan S1 Ultrabook available for 600 Euros

Livefan S1 Ultrabook available for 600 Euros

The 13.3-inch notebook from China offers a QHD IPS display, Core M CPU, 8 GB RAM, and a design that borrows liberally from the MacBook 13.
Sony Xperia XR renders leak

Sony Xperia XR renders leak

The Xperia XR could be the largest smartphone yet in the Xperia X series with USB Type-C and 4K-capable cameras.
Lenovo Yoga 710-14ISK Convertible Review

83% Lenovo Yoga 710-14ISK Convertible Review

Time for Yoga? Lenovo ups the ante and releases an elegant convertible with ULV processor and dedicated GPU. In our in-depth review, we will take a look to see how well this combination works.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14" | 1.6 kg
Aug 9
HTC-exclusive JBL Reflect Aware C noise-canceling headphones

HTC launches JBL Reflect Aware C noise-canceling headphones

These $200 USD high-end noise-canceling headphones with USB Type-C connectivity will only be available from HTC until early 2017.
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AMD Radeon RX 470

2048 Polaris cores @ 926MHz, 256 Bit GDDR5 @ 6600MHz
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AMD Radeon RX 460

896 Polaris cores @ 1090MHz, 128 Bit GDDR5 @ 7000MHz
Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rolls out

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rolls out

While the update is scheduled to hit carriers next week, the open market receives it today.
HP Powerup Backpack accessory with 22,400 mAh rechargeable battery

HP unveils Powerup Backpack with 22,400 mAh inside

This backpack is up for pre-order on Amazon for $199.99 USD and is scheduled to begin shipping out on October 1st.
AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (RX 460M)

AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (RX 460M)

First benchmarks of the AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (RX 460M) graphics card for Notebooks that should appear in a HP Omen laptop.
1024 Polaris cores, 128 Bit GDDR5
Ashes of the Singularity Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Ashes of the Singularity Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

DirectX 12 warfare. Ashes of the Singularity is a resource-intensive DirectX 12 strategy game with large-scale battle sequences, which jumps on the same bandwagon as Supreme Commander. What type of notebook and desktop hardware is necessary to allow stutter-free gameplay?
Medion Erazer notebooks with GTX 1060/1070 options leak

Medion Erazer notebooks with GTX 1060/1070 options leak

The 17.3-inch notebook is expected to have a configuration with the Core i7-6700HQ and GTX 1060 for 1900 Euros.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 4K benchmarks leak for notebooks

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 4K benchmarks leak for notebooks

The GeForce GTX 1070 for desktops launched in May 2016 and now its laptop variant will bring the 4K experience to high-end gaming notebooks.
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.
Aug 8
Samsung Pay vulnerability allows hackers to wirelessly skim credit cards

Samsung Pay has a serious vulnerability

This security issue affects any credit card, debit card or prepaid card that works with Samsung Pay, but the gift cards are safe from wireless sk...
Incipio Group acquires Griffin, Incipio Offgrid battery case with microSD support for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

Incipio acquires Griffin

Not long after announcing the acquisition of Skullcandy, the Irvine-based accessories company moves on and buys Griffin Technology for an undiscl...
Samsung Gear IconX US launch delayed until August 19

Samsung Gear IconX delayed in the US

Although these activity tracking earbuds are already available in other markets and were expected to hit the US on August 14th, it looks like the...
Toshiba BG1 chips with TLC 3D NAND now available with capacities up to 512 GB

Toshiba's new storage modules for tablets, ready to hit the market

Although Toshiba is out of the tablet market, they have just added a new TLC 3D NAND to its BG1 SSD card portfolio, a storage solution mainly aim...
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (2015) Android handset

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (2016) might arrive soon

Samsung's affordable mid-ranger arrived back in early 2015, and now it looks like its successor has been imported to India for testing.
TP-Link Neffos C5 Smartphone Review

79% TP-Link Neffos C5 Smartphone Review

Bright entry. The Chinese manufacturer TP Link, which is known for network products, debuts on the smartphone market with three new smartphones from the Neffos series. The entry-level Neffos C5 offers a comparatively bright display and flexible usability.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.0" | 141 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

August 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks below 500 Euros (~$554) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly ...
Samsung gives small overview of the design of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet

Samsung gives small overview of the design of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet

Engineering challenges include incorporating a curved display with back and front Gorilla Glass protection whilst retaining the integrated stylus...
Latest iPhone 7 rumors claim 3 GB RAM, no audio jack, no IP68 certification, and new color options

Latest iPhone 7 rumors claim 3 GB RAM, no audio jack, no IP68 certification, and new color options

We've compiled a quick update on some of the newest rumors one month before Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6s successor(s).
ZTE makes available the ZMax Pro smartphone for under $100 USD

ZTE makes available the ZMax Pro smartphone for under $100 USD

Buyers will get a 5.5-inch FHD display, Snapdragon 617 SoC, USB Type-C, and Android Marshmallow all for a very low price in the United States.
MSI Radeon RX 470 Gaming X 4 GB Review

MSI Radeon RX 470 Gaming X 4 GB Review

Slimmed-down RX 480. AMD's new Polaris architecture made its debut with the top model Radeon RX 480 about two months ago. We can now review the smaller sibling. Our article is supposed to give an idea of the GPU’s performance classification.
Intel Core i7-4790K | AMD Radeon RX 470 |
Aug 7
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 1,000 Euros

August 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 Euros (~$1139) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list ...
Oppo unveils F1s smartphone with 16 MP front-facing camera

Oppo unveils F1s smartphone with 16 MP front-facing camera

The 5.5-inch F1s will retail for about $275 USD with a 16 MP front camera that's more powerful than its rear 13 MP camera.
Samsung already mocking smartphones with no audio jack

Samsung already mocking smartphones with no audio jack

The slight jab during the Galaxy Note 7 presentation was clearly aimed at Lenovo and the speculation surrounding Apple's upcoming iPhone refresh ...
Nvidia mobile Pascal expected to officially debut at Gamescom 2016

Nvidia mobile Pascal may officially debut at Gamescom 2016

Sources close to DigiTimes say the mobile Pascal series will indeed launch later this month with price drops on Maxwell-based systems coming very...
Aug 6
Lenovo Moto Z Play makes its way to TENAA

Lenovo Moto Z Play makes its way to TENAA

The mid-range 5.5-inch Moto Z Play will be thicker than the Moto Z with a larger battery and the same rear pins for MotoMod compatibility.
HTC revenue has fallen 43 percent YoY as of Q2 2016

HTC revenue has fallen 43 percent YoY as of Q2 2016

Net losses are down YoY from 87.4 million Euros to 74.3 million Euros. The company will continue to rely on the HTC 10 and the Vive VR headset to...
Huawei announces 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 phablet

Huawei announces 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 phablet

The VR-ready phablet will carry a QHD AMOLED display with a HiSilicon Kirin SoC for 310 Euros. A European launch has not yet been announced.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

August 2016 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$326) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly upda...
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

August 2016 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our...
HP Pavilion 15 UHD T9Y85AV Notebook Review

80% HP Pavilion 15 UHD T9Y85AV Notebook Review

No frills gaming. The Pavilion 15 is a great blend of multimedia and performance gaming in a modest and portable multimedia chassis. Its connectivity options and serviceability, however, leave a lot to be desired.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Apple iOS App Store on iPad tablet

Apple's iOS 9.3.4 update now available

Although iOS 10 is very close to launch, Apple has just launched a new iOS 9 update that fixes a vulnerability of the previous version and, appar...

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