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Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
The Asus Transformer Pro T304 with detachable keyboard. (Source: ASUS)

Asus launches the Transformer Pro T304 as a Surface Pro competitor

The Asus Transformer Pro T304 resembles the Surface Pro 4's design to the point of being almost indistinguishable from it. It even offers similar specs and accessories, plus a competitive price tag.
Google has admitted that less than half of the active Android devices in 2016 received security updates. (Source: Phone Arena)

Google promises better security for Android in 2017

Google has promised to provide more frequent and timely security updates for Android in 2017 due to the increasing number of Android-powered devices and the corresponding threat from malware.
The Getac F110 G3 is an 11.6-inch Skylake-based ruggedized tablet. (Source: Getac)

US Army goes for Windows with an order of nearly 10,000 ruggedized tablets

The US Army has ordered 9,783 Getac F110 G3 ruggedized tablets. The 11.6-inch tablets run Windows 10, have bonded-touch displays, dual battery capability, 4G LTE, NFC, barcode scanners, and pack full security suites.
The kickstarters say the device will work with both Android and iOS, utilizing a proprietary private signal that works up to 100 feet away. (Source: Superscreen)

Superscreen is a tablet that wirelessly streams content from your smartphone

Superscreen is a kickstarter project that aims to provide you with the big screen of a 10-inch tablet without the redundancy of owning two separate devices.
Xiaomi Redmi 4x Android smartphone, Xiaomi opens second factory in India

Xiaomi opens second factory in India

Thanks to the addition of a second factory in India, the Chinese brand is now capable of producing one smartphone per second during operational hours. Xiaomi India's head reveals that Xiaomi manufactures locally 95 percent of the Xiaomi handsets sold there.
People who work during their flight are among those affected by the ban.

Laptops and tablets are banned by the US and UK on various flights

First the US, now the UK. A US ban on carry-on consumer electronics larger than a cellphone, such as laptops, tablets, and e-readers, has been expanded to include UK flights. The ban covers flights to and from airports in several Muslim-majority countries.
Meet the new iPad. (Source: Apple)

Apple unveils a new iPad, new iPhone 7 model

The new iPad starts at $329 and will be available starting March 24. It features a 9.7-inch screen, a 64-bit A9 processor, and iOS 10. Also, a (PRODUCT) RED model for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is now available.
Asus ZenPad 8 Android tablet could get a 12-core successor soon

Mystery Asus tablet hits GFXBench

This unknown Android Nougat-driven tablet that surfaced on GFXBench is listed with a MediaTek MT8173 processor that usually has four cores, but this time it was detected as a dodeca-core part.
Asus gearing up for a new 9.6-inch Android tablet

Asus gearing up for a new 9.6-inch Android tablet

A GFXBench entry strongly hints at a Galaxy Tab S3 competitor from Asus with a MediaTek SoC and a similar 9.6-inch 4:3 QXGA display.
Ben heck tears into the Nintendo Switch. (Source: The Ben Heck Show)

Ben Heck tears the Nintendo Switch apart

Ben Heck, known for poking around in modern and retro electronics, tore into the Nintendo Switch to see what was inside. The console seems to be fairly accessible and serviceable.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Pro tablet with Windows 10

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 and Mi Pad 3 Pro leak online

Both upcoming tablets are expected to retail for less than $250 USD, offering 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, Intel Cherry Trail processor, and Android Nougat (Mi Pad 3) or Windows 10 (Mi Pad 3 Pro) on board.
Family Link offers parents a new way to manage Android devices. (Source: Google)

Google offers a solution to content management through Family Link

The service (currently invite-only) allows parents to restrict their children's use of Android devices. Parents can control what apps are downloaded, limit screentime, and lock a device at certain intervals during the day.
All sorts of PCs and tablets are on sale in honor of Pi Day (Source: Microsoft Store)

Microsoft celebrates Pi Day by slashing prices on select laptops and desktops

The limited-time deals extend across various laptop, desktop, and tablet models. There are also discounts on Xbox One consoles and select games and accessories.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 now available for pre-order in Europe

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 now available for pre-order in Europe

Early adopters will receive a free keyboard cover and kickstand worth 129 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 spotted on Best Buy for $599 USD

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 spotted on Best Buy for $599 USD

The Tab 3 is the latest (and most expensive) tablet from Samsung. Sporting high-end specs expected of a flagship, it will be available soon for about $600.
Teclast X3 Plus Windows tablet with Intel Celeron N3450 processor

Teclast X3 Plus Windows tablet now available

This 11.6-inch Windows slate starts around $360 USD and comes with a Celeron N3450 processor inside, next to 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Unfortunately, the keyboard shown in the promo images is not included in the package.
Is it a HTPC, UMPC, or tablet? The latest Apollo Lake designs coming from China are hard to classify. (Source: ECDREAM)

Tiny Apollo Lake mini PCs are coming soon

Ultra-mobile PCs based on Intel's Apollo Lake SoC are in the works and should start being released soon. These flexible concept PCs will pack the latest generation Celeron processors, touchscreens, and batteries, allowing many use-cases.
Lenovo MiiX 720 Windows 2-in-1 now available for 1200 Euros

Lenovo MiiX 720 Windows 2-in-1 now available for 1200 Euros

The new Lenovo tablet will have both Thunderbolt 3 and a higher resolution display to give it the leg up over the similarly-priced Surface Pro 4.
E FUN Nextbook Ares 8A Android tablet with Intel Atom processor

E FUN Nextbook Ares 8A tablet hits Walmart

Carrying a price tag lower than $70 USD, this 8-inch tablet comes with an Intel Atom processor and runs Android Marshmallow out of the box. Its specs also include 16 GB internal storage, a 2 MP main camera, and more.
Google Android usage graph in early March 2017 shows Nougat nearing the 3 percent barrier

Android Nougat's market share continues to grow

Google's data collected in the first few days of this month show that Nougat's market share is nearing the 3 percent barrier, while Lollipop and Marshmallow continue to dominate.
The "Weeping Angel" exploit tricks users into thinking the TV is powered off while it is actually on and recording. (Source: Samsung)

Wikileaks reveals trove of CIA hacking tools for iOS and Android-driven devices

WikiLeaks has released a trove of information revealing the range of the CIA's hacking exploits and cyber-ordinance, including malware to use Samsung smart TV's for surveillance.
TSMC said in December that the 10 nm process was "totally on track." Perhaps not. (Source: Electronic Engineering Times)

10 nm process pushes back smartphone production, launch dates

Low yields from 10nm FinFET process means that Apple A11, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 and other chips are in short supply as the industry moves into what's shaping up to be a year of transformation for high-end smartphones.
Nintendo has yet to reveal actual sales numbers for either the Switch or Zelda at this time. (Source: The Verge)

Switch console breaks Nintendo's sales records on release

Nintendo's new console and copies of the new Zelda title are selling like hotcakes in the days shortly after the Switch's debut. While the tablet is well-equipped, there's still some uncertainty regarding Nintendo's notoriously lacking online service.
MWC 2017 | Alcatel Plus 12 2-in-1 Convertible

MWC 2017 | Alcatel Plus 12 2-in-1 detachable coming this June for 500 Euros

The 11.6-inch entry-level Windows detachable will ship with a Celeron N3350 CPU, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, and LTE connectivity that can be shared wirelessly with other nearby devices.
Chromebooks have found a stronghold in the education sector due to their low cost and easy maintenance. (Source: Google)

HP launches inexpensive convertible chromebook for education

Google has announced the launch of a new rugged Chromebook convertible from HP.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

February 2017 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet 7" $50 USD Android slate shipments resume March 2017

Barnes & Noble's NOOK Tablet 7" now back in stock

Last month, not long after its late 2016 launch, this $50 USD Android tablet was recalled due to the faulty charger that shipped with it. Now it looks like the issues have been ironed out and the NOOK Tablet 7" is available for purchase once again.
The HP Pro x2 is the first device to sport the new NanoSaver slot. (Source: Kensington)

Kensington releases lock for ultra-thin devices

Kensington has announced the release of the first security lock designed for ultra-thin systems. The NanoSaver Keyed Laptop Lock has a head of only 10mm, and is making its debut in the HP Pro x2 2-in-1.
Jide Remix Pro tablet hits FCC, US launch is imminnent

Jide Remix Pro tablet hits FCC

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 652-powered 12-inch tablet was first announced kast summer and now it seems like this slate with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage is finally ready to launch in the US.
Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 rugged Windows convertible tablet with Intel Skylake processor

MWC 2017 | Panasonic intros Toughbook CF-33 rugged convertible

This new Toughbook detachable hybrid is the first in its category with a 3:2 aspect ratio display and, just like its predecessors, targets professionals that have to face tough work conditions.
The titillating idea of a "Surface Phone"-type device is made more plausible with the announcement of octa-core Atom (x86) processors. (Source: Harry Kim)

Eight-core x86 Atom chips for smartphones to release in H2 2017

Intel's Atom chip is living on through Chinese manufacturer Spreadtrum, which is continuing to produce Atom chips and will release an octa-core Atom chip designed for smartphones in the second half of the year.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Tablet Review (First Impressions)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Tablet Review (First Impressions)

One for everything. It has been quite a while since Samsung upgraded its premium tablet. We were therefore eager to see how the new device, which is equipped with a lot of features and even the S Pen, performs. Here are our initial impressions from a hands-on with the Tab S3 in Barcelona.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 9.7" | 434 g
The Book One distinguishes itself by having both a 360 degree hinge and a detachable tablet. (Source: Porsche Design)

Porsche Design tries their hand at a different kind of convertible—a notebook

Porsche Design is jumping into the notebook market with both feet via their US$2500 premium 2-in-1 convertible, the BOOK ONE. The Book One is differentiated by its aggressive design, high price, included Wacom stylus, and the fact that the screen both swivels 360 degrees and detaches.
Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Convertible Review (First Impressions)

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 Convertible Review (First Impressions)

Office to go. Samsung promises the highest productivity for people on the go with the new Galaxy Book 12. The Windows based tablet is always shipped with Keyboard Cover and S Pen. We had the chance to have a closer look at the convertible at the MWC in Barcelona. Here are our first impressions and benchmarks.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12" | 754 g
The Plus 12 should be a decent workhorse for people requiring connectivity on the go. (Source: TCL)

MWC 2017 | TCL releases 2-in-1 Windows tablet with 4G LTE

TCL has announced an inexpensive 2-in-1 convertible Windows tablet called the Plus 12. Unique for a budget Windows tablet, the Plus 12 includes an LTE modem in its keyboard, as well as a fingerprint sensor.
UHS-III standard will support MicroSD transfer rates of up to 624 MB/s

UHS-III standard will support SD card transfer rates of up to 624 MB/s

The new specification is coming this year and will make VR recording at even higher resolutions possible.
Samsung Galaxy Book Windows convertible with Kaby Lake processor and up to 8 GB RAM

MWC 2017 | Samsung Galaxy Book Windows convertible now official

The new convertible comes in 10.6-inch and 12-inch sizes, both powered by Kaby Lake processors and using a fanless design, capable of providing up to 10 hours of autonomy on a single charge.
Lenovo Tab 4 coming this May for as low as $109 USD

MWC 2017 | Lenovo Tab 4 coming this May for as low as $109 USD

The new Tab 4 Android tablets are geared towards families and children with optional LTE and features for both entertainment and productivity.
Lenovo Miix 320 detachable coming this April for under $200 USD

MWC 2017 | Lenovo Miix 320 detachable coming this April for under $200 USD

The upcoming 10.1-inch Miix 320 is largely identical to the current Miix 310 but with a higher resolution 1920 x 1200 display and improved Dolby Advanced Audio speakers.
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Windows 10 tablet successor might arrive at MWC 2017

Samsung Galaxy Book might arrive with Windows 10, LTE, S Pen support

The description of an app that surfaced on Windows Store apparently by mistake revealed that Samsung's upcoming slate would debut with Windows 10 on board, offering 4G LTE and S Pen support.
Archos 101 Saphir rugged Android tablet

MWC 2017 | Archos 101 Saphir rugged tablet now official

This upcoming slate has a 10.1-inch display, using a MediaTek processor next to 1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. The 101 Saphir is IP54-certified for protection from the elements, also featuring a shock-proof body.
Source: Verizon

Verizon will pilot 5G wireless speeds in the U.S. this year

The wireless giant will begin rolling out 5G connectivity in 11 urban centers during the first half of 2017. The new protocol will only be available to select customers.
Exec of Intel's Communication and Devices division, Aicha Evans, holds up a modem. (Source: The Motley Fool)

Intel announces new gigabit-LTE modem for laptops, phones, and other devices

Intel has announced the XMM 7560, a competitor to Qualcomm's X20 Gigabit LTE modem. The XMM 7560 should offer transfer speeds of up to 1Gbps, be compatible with networks worldwide, and will see wide-scale release in 2018.
On mobile, RemixOS will look no different from stock Android. Once plugged into external hardware, the UI will completely transform. (Source: JiDe)

"Continuum"-style feature to be added to Remix OS

Jide has revealed plans to make RemixOS a Continuum-like feature for Android phones.
Huawei MediaPad T3 Android tablet surfaces at TENAA

Huawei MediaPad T3 spotted at TENAA

This 8-inch slate should hit the market as Honor MediaPad T3 once/if it gets out of China, and its specs are expected to include a quad-core processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, all with Android Nougat on top.
Mac Otakara has stated that Apple may update their current iPad Pro and iPhone lines in March. (Source: Otakara)

Apple rumored to update iPad Pro, iPhones in March

According to Japanese website Mac Otakara, the Cupertino Giant will add several new sizes of iPad Pro and new colors to the iPhone SE and iPhone 7 lines.
A teardown of what might be the Nintendo Switch gives us a good look at what's inside. (Source:

Supposed teardown of Nintendo's Switch gives an idea of what makes it tick

A teardown of what might be Nintendo's Switch gives us a peek into what we might see in the upcoming console.
LG G Pad III 8.0 Android tablet receives Nougat update February 2017

LG G Pad III 8.0 gets Android Nougat

Canadian carrier Fido is apparently the first one to release this update to these 8-inch Android slates that arrived back in May 2016, carrying Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board.
Archos 133 Oxygen Android tablet, Archos to make Kodak tablets soon

Archos to release Kodak-branded tablets soon

This French maker of affordable Android devices has been selected by Kodak as a brand licensee for the European market and the first Archos-made Kodak tablets are expected to become available by the end of May 2017.

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