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Penguin Tux is the official mascot of Linux, he is celebrating his 20th anniversary.

25 years of Linux: Happy anniversary!

Congratulations, little penguin! 25 years ago, Linus Torvalds announced his own open-source OS.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in pink gold finish finally coming to the US market

Pink gold Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge coming to the US

More than four months after its arrival in South Korea and not before Europe, either, the US market finally receives this color option for the Ga...
LG X Cam Smartphone Review

82% LG X Cam Smartphone Review

Camera expert. LG's latest product line with an "X" in its name combines mid-range smartphones with handpicked features that are normally found in the smartphone premium range. LG's X Cam stands out with a special "x-tra" in the camera section. Find out whether the camera module's quality is also "x-tra" good.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.2" | 118.2 g
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Android smartphone with MediaTek Helio X20 processor

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launches in China

The new handset has a 5.5-inch full HD display, is powered by a MediaTek Helio X20 processor, and starts as low as $135 USD.
Samsung SM-W2017 Veyron Android flip-phone on AnTuTu

Samsung Veyron shows up on AnTuTu

The successor of Samsung's SM-W2016 clamshell smartphone has been spotted on AnTuTu sporting a Snapdragon 820, 4 GB RAM, and 64 GB internal stora...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 blown up due to USB Type-C convertor recharging

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 blows up in China

The incident took place while charging the phablet with a micro USB to Type-C converter for the cable and only occurred once so far.
LG Nexus 5 gets unofficial Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update

Google Nexus 5 gets unofficial Android 7.0 firmware

Although Google decided not to offer Nougat for most existing Nexus devices, Nexus 5 users can already load an early build of Android 7.0 release...
Everyone who buys a selected Lenovo smartphone will find Microsoft apps on them in the future. (Picture: Lenovo)

Lenovo: Microsoft apps on selected Android devices

Chinese manufacturer Lenovo will install apps like Office, Skype and OneDrive on selected Android devices. Is that something that will make users...
Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market (Source: Canaccord Genuity)

Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market

Both manufacturers almost exclusively collect all profits made in the smartphone market with larger profit margins than the rest of the competiti...
Lenovo  Yoga Tab 3 Plus: New Android Tablet leaked (Source:

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus: New Android Tablet leaked

A new Lenovo Tablet leaked before its official announcement. The Yoga Tab 3 Plus is meant to round-off Lenovos line of Yoga Android-tablets. It i...
Amazon Kindle Fire 7 Android tablet might get a successor soon

A new Amazon Fire tablet shows up at FCC

The description of a new tablet that has been spotted earlier this week looks like an unannounced Amazon device might soon hit the market.
Most currently available models from Sony will get Android 7. (Bild: Sony)

Android 7: These devices by Sony, HTC & Lenovo will get an update

Following the release of Android 7, three manufacturers have announced which devices will get an update to Google's latest operating system.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge get August security update

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge get a new security update

The unlocked variants of the two flagship models have just begun to receive this month’s security update all across the United States.
Android Nougat statue at Googleplex, Android 7.1 Nougat/MR1 spotted

Android 7.1 Nougat apparently in the works

Android 7.1 was spotted in the Developer Console, and it looks like it might arrive as MR1 - the first Maintenance Release update to the latest m...
Samsung Pay turns one-year old and nears 100 million transactions

Samsung Pay nearing 100 million transactions

Samsung's digital wallet platform is now one-year old and has about five million users each month.
Google is planning regular feature- and security updates starting with Android 7.

Google Android 7: Regular Maintenance-Releases planned

Google is planning to release regular Maintenance-Releases for Android 7 Nougat starting as early as this fall. According to rumors, this year's ...
Samsung Cloud Together Android app now available for download

Samsung Cloud Together now available for download

This app helps its users to manage popular cloud storage services such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Dropbox.
Asus ZenPad 10.0 Z300M-6A039A Tablet Review

83% Asus ZenPad 10.0 Z300M-6A039A Tablet Review

The same, but one size bigger, please. The hardware in Asus' ZenPad 10.0 is largely identical to that of the 8.0-inch version, which convinced us in terms of price-performance. Thus, the total rating will mostly depend on the quality of the main differentiator - namely, the 10-inch display.
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 10.1" | 503 g
Xiaomi MIUI 8 Android UI now available for Xiaomi Mi 4i, Redmi Note, and more

Xiaomi launches MIUI 8 Android UI

Although it was introduced back in May with the Mi Max phablet, the new iteration of Xiaomi's Android UI now rolls out to older handsets, includi...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S Android tablet to get Marshmallow firmware

Samsung Galaxy Tab S will get Android Marshmallow

The two-year-old Galaxy Tab S launched with Android KitKat, then its firmware was updated to Lollipop, and now Samsung has decided to provide a M...
Is Samsung working on a second hand-smartphone program?

Samsung: Refurbished phones program next year?

Samsung could start selling refurbished high-end-smartphones next year, a Reuters-report suggests. It is unclear whether this program will launch...
Google launches Android 7.0 Nougat with multi-window support and more

Google releases Android 7.0 Nougat

The new Android version packs multi-window capabilities, VR mode, an improved Doze mode, the Vulkan3D graphics API, and more.
Will Huawei reveal a new sub-brand during IFA this year?

Huawei IFA-Teaser: New Sub-Brand incoming?

Rumors about a new Huawei sub-brand could be revealed during a press event September 1st at 10.30 am CEST, one day before the start of Europe's g...
Leaked renders could be the Meizu Pro 7 or Pro 6 Plus

Leaked renders could be the Meizu Pro 7 or Pro 6 Plus

The next Meizu flagship may incorporate rounded Gorilla Glass edges and a dual rear camera setup with an overall design more akin to the Samsung ...
Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

The Kickstarter campaign has met its goals to begin producing a notebook shell that can act as external displays for Windows PCs, Macs, and Andro...
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Lifestage: Video first and funny frames. (Picture: Facebook)

Facebook: New app "Lifestage" wants to win over Snapchat users

"Lifestage" is Facebook's attempt to win over younger users who find that Facebook is just not cool enough. The app is mainly designed for high s...
Samsung SM-P580 Android tablet sketch

Samsung SM-P580 tablet spotted online

The leaked sketches show a 10-inch slate with a stylus, while the features revealed include a Samsung Exynos 7870 processor and a microSD slot.
Samsung LEVEL Active Bluetooth headset available in the US since August 19th, 2016

Samsung LEVEL Active headset now available in the US

This Bluetooth-enabled headset was specially designed for active people engaged in outdoor activities and can be paired with the Samsung Level ap...
Huawei G9 Plus Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor

Huawei G9 Plus launching this week

This new Android mid-ranger is very similar to the GX8 successor that arrived last month, using a Snapdragon 625 processor and offering two versi...
Android and iOS duopoly growing larger

Android and iOS duopoly at record levels as of Q2 2016

The steady fall of Windows Mobile 10 and BlackBerry OS have paved the way for Google and Apple to take nearly 100 percent of the worldwide smartp...
Blackberry Priv

86% BlackBerry Priv Smartphone Review

Hot handset. Opposing the trend of touch control, Blackberry still incorporates a physical keyboard with slider mechanism in its Priv top model. Our report reveals whether this balancing act between classic and modernity is successful, and what features the smartphone has to offer beyond that.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5.4" | 188 g
Initial Galaxy Note 7 torture tests show difficult serviceability and poorer scratch resistance

Initial Galaxy Note 7 torture tests show difficult serviceability and poorer scratch resistance

First iFixit teardown claims the phablet to be just slightly easier to repair than the Galaxy S7 Edge while informal scratch and drop tests show ...
ZTE set to launch a new Nubia smartphone in Europe

ZTE set to launch a new Nubia smartphone in Europe

A press event celebrating the announcement is scheduled before the end of this month in Germany ahead of IFA 2016.
HTC Desire 628 affordable smartphone now available

HTC Desire 628 affordable smartphone now available

The 5-inch smartphone will be available in Sunset Blue and Cobalt White starting for 200 Euros up to 230 Euros depending on the RAM and storage s...
Archos 50e Neon Smartphone Review

76% Archos 50e Neon Smartphone Review

Price Cutter. At a mere 80 Euros, the 50e Neon is a cheap Archos smartphone. In the following review, we will check what the low budget device is capable of.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 152 g
Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380M-6B026A Tablet Review

84% Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380M-6B026A Tablet Review

Zen for the masses. Asus takes the opposite approach of the first version that could be categorized in the upper price and performance sector: The manufacturer apparently ordered a brand-name, quality tablet for a budget price. We will find out just how obvious the extreme cutbacks are in the following report.
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 8" | 354 g
Unknown HTC Google Nexus smartphones spotted at FCC

Unknown HTC Google Nexus smartphones spotted at FCC

The FCC database has seemingly confirmed existing rumors of the continuing partnership between Google and HTC for at least two more Nexus smartph...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (2016) at TENAA, launch confirmed for September

IFA 2016 | Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 confirmed to arrive at IFA

The launch of the 8-inch variant of the updated Galaxy Tab S3 Android slate has been confirmed a post by Samsung Colombia.
The 64 GB SKU will cost users $50 USD more than the 32 GB version

Huawei entering US market with the Honor 8 smartphone

The Honor 8 launches this August 27th for $399 USD and will act as an anchor for Huawei into the crowded U.S. smartphone market.
Lenovo Moto Z product pages appear on online UK retailers

Lenovo Moto Z product pages appearing on online UK retailers

The Moto Z could launch for 495 Pounds in the UK, though exact shipment dates are still unknown for the region.
Samsung Gear S3 launch event taking place on August 31st

IFA 2016 | Samsung Gear S3 coming at the end of the month

The successor of the one-year old Gear S2 will have three versions and will be unveiled on the last day of August, in Berlin.
Meizu M3E launches in China for 175 Euros

Meizu M3E launches in China for 175 Euros

The 5.5-inch budget device has already attracted 3 million new registrations within just 24 hours of its announcement.
Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

Lenovo teaser video hints at new product announcements for IFA 2016

The manufacturer is expected to show off a host of products and refreshes next month in Berlin including unannounced MotoMods and Yoga convertibl...
Asus ZenWatch 3 smartwatch leaks online, might launch at IFA 2016

Asus ZenWatch 3 shows up online

After two square-shaped smartwatches, Asus will finally release a round smartwatch soon, as revealed by the images spotted on NCC.
Samsung Cloud now available for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Cloud hits the Galaxy S7 series

The latest software update for the two Galaxy S7 models on the market brings the security updates for July, various fixes and optimizations, as w...
HTC Desire 10 Pro Android smartphone render, launch expected in late September

HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle allegedly coming next month

Both handsets are expected to launch at the end of September loaded with Android Marshmallow and Sense UI on top, but no pricing details have bee...
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android phablet already shipping via T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless

Verizon and T-Mobile already shipping the Galaxy Note7

Although the official launch date is August 19th, both carriers have started shipping Samsung's latest Android phablet.
Sony Xperia XA

81% Sony Xperia XA Smartphone Review

Golden times? With its Xperia XA, Sony sends a new designer piece into the smartphone mid-range ring. Esthetes in particular should notice the slim lateral display bezel and the plain build right away. But are the inner values enough to keep the rivals at a distance?
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.0" | 137 g
New leaks emerge on the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Redmi 4, and Redmi Pro Mini

New leaks emerge on the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Redmi 4, and Redmi Pro Mini

We summarize a handful of unconfirmed information regarding upcoming Xiaomi smartphones including their potential for AMOLED and OLED panels.

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