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Lenovo ThinkPad T460 (Core i5, FHD) Notebook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T460 (Core i5, FHD) Notebook Review

New wine in old wineskins. Many business customers with enough money to spare have sworn on Lenovo's pricey but also premium T lineup for several laptop generations. The manufacturer sticks to the tried in its newest 14-inch scion: The input devices and casing are the same as in the predecessor. Will the screen and technical features again meet the high demand?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.7 kg
General tablet market down 14.7 percent while detachables pick up steam

General tablet market down 14.7 percent as detachables pick up steam

Hybrid devices with dockable keyboards are eating into the tablet and PC markets. Tablet sales and prices have been dropping off with a couple of...
Samsung Q1 2016 financial results reveal higher profits and revenue

Samsung Q1 2016 financial results reveal higher profits and revenue

While Samsung's smartphone division has been performing spectacularly, its semiconductor and LCD divisions have been flat YoY.
Oppo and Vivo crack the top 5 list of world's largest smartphone manufacturers

Oppo and Vivo crack the top 5 list of world's largest smartphone manufacturers

Meanwhile, smartphone shipments as of Q1 2016 are up just two-tenths of a percentage compared to Q1 2015.
BBM finally gets Video Calling beta in Canada and the United States

BBM Video Calling hits Canada and the US

The beta of this feature requires Android 4.4 KitKat or later, but there is no special opt-in or sign up required - users simply need to use the ...
Amazon Kindle Fire 7 tablets, Amazon Q1 2016 sales report

Amazon tablet shipments in Q1 were impressive

Although the global tablet market dropped by almost 15 percent, Amazon has sold more than 50 times the amount of tablets they managed to sell in ...
HP EliteBook 850 G3 Notebook Review

87% HP EliteBook 850 G3 Notebook Review

Unsatisfactory screen. HP again delivers a decent, upper-range business laptop with its new EliteBook 850 G3. Unfortunately, the company has made a big mistake with the choice of the installed screen, which ruins the otherwise good impression that the device makes.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Samsung Z3 Tizen smartphone, Tizen 3.0 coming this fall

Samsung Tizen 3.0 coming in September

The new version of this mobile operating system is now 64-bit compatible and might launch powering the Gear S3 smartwatch.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich outlines his broad strategy for the company's future

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich outlines his broad strategy for the company's future

Aside from cutting over 10 percent of the company's workforce, Intel's latest restructuring efforts will refocus on five core concepts for the fo...
LG G5 Android flagship, 1.6 million units shipped in the first month since launch

LG sells 1.6 million G5 flagships in a month

While the LG conglomerate closed the first quarter with a small profit increase, the mobile division posted a loss of almost $170 million, althou...
AT&T headquarters and corporate logo, AT&T to shut down EDGE network by 2017

AT&T to shut down its 2G network by 2017

Although the company made this official already a while ago, AT&T has just confirmed that everything is all right and that its plans to shut down...
LeEco Le 2 Max smartphone sells out in under a minute

LeEco Le 2 Max smartphone sells out in under a minute

The first batch of Le 2 smartphones have already sold out in China. Meanwhile, LeEco CEO criticizes Apple on the lack of innovation with the iPho...
Motorola Moto G4 teaser image, launch expected on May 17th

Motorola announces May 17 launch event

The event will take place in India and the handsets expected to be unveiled are the 5.5-inch Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, both featuring a metal fra...
Oppo R5 Android smartphone, Oppo and Vivo top 5 smartphone makers globally

Oppo and Vivo are now top 5 smartphone makers

The global smartphone market recorded the smallest YoY growth in Q1 2016, but the top 5 changed as Lenovo and Xiaomi dropped out, being replaced ...
HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3 Notebook Review

87% HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3 Notebook Review

Great display, but expensive. The new EliteBook Folio 1040 G3 is the current premium model from HP. This is also the case for the price, but can the test model justify the additional price over the strong rivals?
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Apple keynote presentation iPad lineup

Apple's growth has halted

After more than a decade of continuous growth, the Cupertino-based company reports its first drop, mainly caused by weak iPhone sales.
Withings Activite Steel fitness tracker, Nokia buys Withings, Withings joins Nokia

Nokia buys Withings

This deal is expected to close in early Q3 2016 and values the French company at more than $192 million.
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 Convertible Review

87% HP Elite x2 1012 G1 Convertible Review

Business Elite. With the Elite x2 1012 G1, HP takes on Microsoft's Surface Pro 4. The convertible offers a keyboard dock, an active stylus and an LTE modem. At almost 1500 Euros (~$1690), the complete package doesn't come cheap, however.
Intel Core m5-6Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.1" | 1.2 kg
Microsoft Word Flow iOS keyboard freely available in the US via iTunes

Microsoft Word Flow iOS keyboard now available

The app developed by Microsoft’s experimental projects division known as Garage is now live in the US App Store.
Samsung Pay leads the South Korean market

Samsung Pay leads the South Korean market

This mobile payment system has almost 2.6 million users in Korea, each of them using it more than once a day in average.
HP EliteBook 840 G3 Notebook Review

87% HP EliteBook 840 G3 Notebook Review

Just missed. With the third generation 840-series EliteBooks, HP has big ambitions aiming to compete with the best lightweight business notebooks. But there is a problem that already has a traditional link with the manufacturer.
Update 04/18/2016: Excellent WQHD panel
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14" | 1.6 kg
Huawei VR hardware, VR sales might beat smartphones by 2020

VR sales to beat smartphone sales by 2020

A top HTC China official said the peak of the smartphone market is already behind and the sales of virtual reality devices will exceed smartphone...
LG G3 SoC LG Nuclun

Xiaomi Rifle SoC to be unveiled next month

The Chinese company's first SoC is expected to launch next to the Xiaomi Max and Mi Band 2, during the event scheduled to take place on May 10th.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun posing with Mi Band 2

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 spotted in the wild

The new fitness band from China's leading smartphone maker features an LCD display and a physical button.
Xiaomi Mi 5 Android handset,

Xiaomi QuickPass mobile payment system coming soon

The phone maker and UnionPay are working on QuickPass, a mobile wallet for Xiaomi handsets, but its date of arrival is unknown for now.
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Android smartphone gets S Bike Mode

Galaxy J2, Galaxy J5, and Galaxy J7 get S Bike Mode

Soon after Samsung introduced this feature with the J3, the other members of the Galaxy J lineup get S Bike Mode as well.
Dell Latitude 11 5175 Tablet Review

85% Dell Latitude 11 5175 Tablet Review

The perfect business slate? Dell's Latitude 11 5175 is a Windows tablet that offers a generous portfolio of extensions for its customers. Is that enough to find buyers? We will clarify just how well Dell's Latitude 11 5175 competes against its rivals and where it is situated technically in our in-depth test.
Intel Core m5-6Y57 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 10.8" | 710 g
Q1 2016 financial figures from Alphabet, AMD, and Microsoft now public

Q1 2016 financial figures from Alphabet, AMD, and Microsoft now public

Revenue and profits for Alphabet are up while AMD and Microsoft are down by double-digit percentages YoY.
Apple reportedly slowing production on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Apple reportedly slowing production on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Apple is reducing its orders on the latest iPhone 6s flagships as a response to slowing demand. In turn, investors are growing worrisome.
Samsung, Apple, and Huawei continue to dominate the smartphone market

Samsung, Apple, and Huawei continue to dominate the smartphone market

Shipments have fallen 1.3 percent YoY with Chinese brands making up a significant chunk of the 292 million smartphones shipped.
USB Type-C could replace the traditional audio jack

USB Type-C could replace the traditional audio jack

Audio through USB Type-C would allow for extra features, though it would also call for new authentication protocols and adapters for existing ear...
Fujitsu Lifebook T396 Windows 10 convertible with Intel Skylake processor

Fujitsu unveils new Lifebook portables

Quite a few Lifebook models, including a convertible and a rugged notebook, are expected to hit the market this spring starting at $899 USD.
Apple iBooks Store now banned in China, next to iTunes Movies

China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies

The ban arrives only six months after the two services reached the local market, but Apple Pay and Apple Music are still available in China for n...
LG G5 Android flagship sales in Korea still very strong

LG selling 8,000 G5 flagships a day in Korea

Demand for the latest LG flagship remains strong in Korea, where G5 sales in the first three weeks on the market are more than double compared to...
Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575 Subnotebook Review

81% Acer TravelMate P238-M-5575 Subnotebook Review

Endurance runner. Acer's 13.3-inch subnotebook shines with an outstanding battery life and a fast SSD. However, the screen is disappointing.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Motorola Moto G4/Plus render, product might launch in early June

Motorola launch event coming in early June

While rumors claim the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus will soon be ready to launch, the only thing revealed by a Motorola official is that an "exciting...
Canonical Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus logo mascot

Canonical launches Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Codenamed Xenial Xerus, this new long-term release is the first one to offer support for mainframes, also introducing the new Ubuntu MATE communi...
Chromedroid statue render, Google Chrome mobile has one billion users

Google Chrome reaches one billion users

This mobile browser now joins YouTube, Maps, Google Play, and Gmail, each of them having more than a billion users.
Gold Samsung Galaxy S7 Android flagship, Samsung still leads the global smartphone market

Samsung continues to lead the global smartphone market

With a share of almost 28 percent, Samsung remains the leader of the global smartphone market at the end of Q1 2016.
Pink gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge now available

Pink gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge now available

The pink gold color option for the Galaxy S7 lineup joins the four choices currently available, but only in South Korea for now.
Samsung Pay gets support for 20 new banks and credit unions in the US

Samsung Pay gets updated in the US once again

This time, the mobile payments service receives support for 20 additional banks and credit unions.
HP EliteBook 820 G3 Subnotebook Review

85% HP EliteBook 820 G3 Subnotebook Review

Let down by the display. The third generation of the HP EliteBook 820 is a compact subnotebook with a 12.5-inch screen, which is designed for business environments. Our review configuration, however, is unbalanced, because besides good performance, you also get a very poor TN screen. Coil whining is a problem for the small notebook as well.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-C business all-rounder now available for 800 Euros

Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-C business all-rounder now available for 800 Euros

The new models come with Skylake and are recommended for small-to-medium businesses.
Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet with full Ubuntu Linux 15.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS launches tomorrow

This new long-term support release will be the first full version of Ubuntu to offer support for both snap packages and .deb packages, as well as...
Intel announces massive layoff

Intel to lay off 11 percent of its employees

Unfortunately, this is not a rumor - the chip maker confirmed its plans to cut 12,000 jobs "by mid-2017."
Intel could be cutting more jobs this year

Intel could be cutting more jobs this year

Several internal sources close to Intel claim that the chipmaker will announce job cuts in the double-digit percentages after making public a qua...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 SoC confirmed by Microsoft

Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 apparently confirmed by Microsoft

The upcoming chip also known as MSM8998 has been spotted on a Microsoft support page, although Qualcomm still has to announce it.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Easy connect. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$135) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top...
Lenovo ThinkPad T460p (Core i7, GeForce 940MX) Notebook Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T460p (Core i7, GeForce 940MX) Notebook Review

Small hot-head. Quad-core processor and a discrete GeForce GPU implemented into a compact 14-inch case – the ThinkPad T460p is definitely not your regular business notebook. The good performance does, however, also result in high temperatures.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14.0" | 1.9 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

April 2016 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regula...

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