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Android M will bring a lot of new features at release

Android M will bring a lot of new features at release

Google today spoke about the new features that the Android M operating system will release with.
Nvidia SHIELD Android TV console now available

Nvidia SHIELD Android TV console now available

Powered by Nvidia's Tegra X1 SoC and its Maxwell-based GPU, this compact device is capable of playing 4K TV content and supports over 200 games.
Google Project Tango 3D-sensing tablet retails for $512 USD via Google Store

Project Tango tablet now available for $512 USD via Google Store

Google slashed the price of the tablet in half and made it available invite-free via Google Store, but it still has to hit some markets across th...
New flagship from Doogee to rival LG Flex series

New flagship from Doogee to rival LG Flex series

A confident source close to Notebookcheck claims Doogee will soon launch a metal smartphone with curved display
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555 Tablet Review

85% Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 SM-T555 Tablet Review

Understatement. With a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels in a 4:3 format, Samsung's 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab A presents itself as an ideal e-book reader, web-browsing device, and email machine. However, our test proves that the quad-core android has a lot more to offer.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 9.7" | 456 g
CarPlay and Android Auto coming to 14 Chevrolet 2016 models

CarPlay and Android Auto coming to 14 Chevrolet 2016 models

Chevy will add compatibility for Android Auto and CarPlay for many of next year's models.
Two Google Nexus smartphones might be released this year

Both LG and Huawei might produce a Nexus smartphone

New rumors hint at the possibility of two different Nexus smartphones being released later this year. LG will produce the smaller 5.2-inch handse...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Limited Edition and wireless charger

Samsung unleashes Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Limited Edition

This handset is the result of Samsung's collaboration with Marvel and comes with a wireless charger designed to match its Iron Man-inspired looks...
Sony launches Xperia Z3+

Sony launches Xperia Z3+

The new smartphone will be available globally, as opposed to recently launched Xperia Z4 that can only be bought in Japan.
LG G4 First Impressions

LG G4 First Impressions

Say "cheese!" LG has once and for all completely dedicated itself to photography with its new flagship. A higher resolution, bigger lenses, a higher luminosity, and an improved image stabilizer... it almost lets us forget that the G4 is a superb smartphone - optionally available in leather. Unfortunately, it also has some old weaknesses.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5.5" | 155 g
Asus ZenFone 2 Smartphone Review

84% Asus ZenFone 2 Smartphone Review

4 GB of RAM! We all knew it was inevitable, but it's finally here -- the first major consumer smartphone with 4 GB dual-channel DDR3 RAM. Not only that, but it can also be had for just $300. Is this 5.5-inch monster enough to lure users away from popular Chinese brands like the OnePlus One?
Intel Atom Z3560 | PowerVR G6430 | 5.5" | 170 g
Android factory reset does not wipe all data

Android factory reset does not wipe all data

Researchers recently conducted a study revealing that 500 million Android devices may not fully wipe disk partitions.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Samsung Galaxy A8 will have a 5.5-inch display

Samsung Galaxy A8 sent for testing to India, specs leak

According to GFXBench, Samsung's upcoming A-series flagship will feature a smaller display than previously reported.
Honor 4X Smartphone Review

81% Honor 4X Smartphone Review

Big meets affordable. Honor, Huawei's subsidiary, launches a device in the growing phablet sector with its new Honor 4X. The austerely designed casing contains a lot for approximately 200 Euros (~$220): LTE Cat4, a sufficiently fast octa-core SoC, dual-SIM functionality, and a bright IPS screen. A well-rounded package.
HiSilicon Kirin 620 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 5.5" | 173 g
Android Wear update brings WiFi to certain smartwatches

Android Wear update brings WiFi to certain smartwatches

A new update to the Android Wear platform will allow certain wearables to use WiFi connection along with some other new features.
Oppo officially launches R7 and R7 Plus midrange smartphones

Oppo officially launches R7 and R7 Plus midrange smartphones

The Chinese manufacturer's new phones come with really good looking design.
Face Off: HTC One M8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

91% Face Off: HTC One M8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

One for all? Just like the three musketeers, the latest high-end smartphones are ready for the duel: Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and Sony Xperia Z2. We compare the three smartphones in detail. Even though none of the manufacturers manage to satisfy every smartphone user, there is a winner.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC | Qualcomm Adreno 330 | 5.1" | 145 g
LG launches G4 Stylus and G4c smartphones

LG launches G4 Stylus and G4c smartphones

Both new smartphones are positioned as less expensive alternatives to the company's flagship G4.
LG Spirit 4G Smartphone Review

83% LG Spirit 4G Smartphone Review

Curvy. The LG Spirit is a middle-class Smartphone with a stylish, curvy back. However, unlike its back, the front and, by extension, the display is straight. How does the device match up against the competition? Is it all looks?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 4.7" | 120 g
Asus Zenfone 2 now available in the USA

Asus Zenfone 2 now available in the USA

With great performance and a reasonable price tag, the Zenfone 2 enters the US market as one of the most interesting budget smartphones.
Sharp's new smartphone, Aquos ZETA SH-03G, comes with ultra slow-motion video recording

Sharp's new smartphone, Aquos ZETA SH-03G, comes with ultra slow-motion video recording

Even though the recently-launched device comes with a 5.5-inch display, it is still shorter than the 5.1-inch Samsung’s Galaxy S6.
Sharp unveils Aquos Pad SH-05G tablet with Snapdragon 810

Sharp unveils Aquos Pad SH-05G tablet with Snapdragon 810

The tablet's unusual lightness does not, luckily, come at the expense of its battery capacity.
Samsung reveals new features for the next Gear smartwatch

Samsung reveals new features for the next Gear smartwatch

The SDK for the third generation of Samsung's Gear smartwatch was released to developers and it reveals a few facts about the new watch.
Asus readies ZenPad tablets with Intel CPU's for Computex

Asus readies ZenPad tablets with Intel CPU's for Computex

The new tablets will come in two sizes: a 7-inch one based on Intel SoFIA platform and an 8-inch most likely with Atom Z3560.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

May 2015 update. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by our e...
Sony Xperia A4 is now official in Japan

Sony Xperia A4 launches in Japan

The compact smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 801, supports LTE and packs a 21 MP camera.
Huawei P8 Smartphone Review

88% Huawei P8 Smartphone Review

Light artist. The Huawei P8 is the latest flagship device from the Chinese company, which does not only have an elegant design, but also offers a lot inside the aluminum chassis: Build quality, camera and display can meet the highest demands. However, the connectivity and the performance do not leave a high-end impression.
HiSilicon Kirin 930 | ARM Mali-T628 MP4 | 5.2" | 147 g
LG Leon Smartphone Review

83% LG Leon Smartphone Review

Surprise bag. A quad-core SoC, high-speed LTE Internet alongside an NFC module, Android 5.0 and 8 GB of storage. This bundle, in the form of the 4.5-inch LG Leon LGH340N, is officially available for just 149 Euros (~$170). Our report reveals how well the mid-range smartphone fares in real life.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 4.5" | 120 g
YotaPhone 2 now comes in white and gets Android 5.0 update

YotaPhone 2 now comes in white and gets Android 5.0 update

The dual-screen smartphone just got a white version and Android 5.0 update. It is also substantially cheaper.
AT&T announces first self-branded tablet

AT&T announces first self-branded tablet

AT&T unveiled its own tablet called the Trek HD, and it will be available starting at May 12th.
Huawei Mate 8: more details leak

More details about Huawei's upcoming Mate 8 leak

Allegedly, Huawei's upcoming flagship phablet will use in-house Kirin 930 octa-core SoC, a QHD display and a 21 MP camera sensor from Sony.
Huawei MediaPad M2 is now official

Huawei unveils MediaPad M2 tablet

The device features an 8-inch Full HD IPS display and Huawei's own 8-core processor alongside 2 GB of RAM.
HTC One M9 Smartphone Review

88% HTC One M9 Smartphone Review

Nice soundbox. HTC tries to keep old strengths with the One M9 and does not really change the design of its flagship smartphone. The speakers still create a very good sound, but the latest version once again reveals problems in respect of the reworked camera. The battery runtimes could be longer as well.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 | Qualcomm Adreno 430 | 5.0" | 157 g
Kyocera Torque Smartphone Review

85% Kyocera Torque Smartphone Review

Testosterone phone. The Kyocera Torque is quite a handful: The ruggedized smartphone does not believe in slim lines but rather in protection in compliance with military standards, innovations and business features. More about that in the report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 4.5" | 182 g
ZTE unveils Nubia Z9 with ultrathin bezels

ZTE unveils Nubia Z9 with ultrathin bezels

The new ZTE Nubia Z9 features Frame Interactive Technology (FIT), allowing the user to perform various tasks by touching or swiping along the sid...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

May 2015 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$130) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of ...
The Nexpaq smartphone case is highly customizable

The Nexpaq smartphone case is highly customizable

A Kickstarter project, Nexpaq, aims to give users the ability to attach modules with different functions to their smartphones.
Xiaomi launches the flagship Mi Note Pro

Xiaomi launches the flagship Mi Note Pro

The new Xiaomi Mi Note Pro comes with 5.7-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 810 processor and 4 GB of RAM. All at a reasonable price.
Sony introduces selfie-oriented Xperia C4

Sony introduces selfie-oriented Xperia C4

Equipped with a 5 MP front camera, Xperia C4 it is touted by Sony as „the selfie smartphone”.
Upcoming Oppo R7 Android smartphone features full metal unibody design

Oppo confirms full metal unibody design of upcoming R7 smartphone

The handset will not be "bezelless" as anticipated, but will feature a full metal unibody design and Oppo will unveil it during a special event o...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

May 2015 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commente...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

May 2015 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularl...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to be launched in June

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to be launched in June

Samsung is preparing to launch its Galaxy Tab S2 tablet in June. The device is reportedly going to be the thinnest tablet on the market.
A new study reveals the dangers of free apps on the Google Play Store

A new study reveals the dangers of free apps on the Google Play Store

MIT conducted a study on the Google Play store that revealed some track users and some even connect to malware sites.
Oukitel Original One Smartphone Review

75% Oukitel Original One Smartphone Review

Small and replaceable. This $70 smartphone is a blast from the past with its low specifications and small 4.5-inch display. Is the tiny price of entry worth it for a smartphone running Android KitKat?
Mediatek MT6582 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 4.5" | 104 g
Opera for Android updated with Opera Turbo feature

Opera for Android now features Opera Turbo

This updated browser for Android now comes with Opera Turbo, as well as tabs sync with other instances and automatic text wrap.
T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone gets Android 5.1.1 update

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge gets Android 5.1.1

The update began rolling out via OTA yesterday and brings guest accounts to the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, in addition to the usual tweaks and fixes...
LG Watch Urbane Android Wear premium smartwatch

LG Watch Urbane now available in the US

This Android Wear premium smartwatch reaches the US market via Google Play, AT&T, and Verizon, priced at $349 USD.
Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro Android smartphone hits T-Mobile

Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro hits T-Mobile

This affordable 4.5-inch LTE-capable smartphone has a MSRP below $150 USD, has a quad-core processor, and comes loaded with Android 4.4 KitKat.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)