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Panasonic Toughbook 31 rugged laptop updated with 5th generation Intel Core

Panasonic updates the Toughbook 31 rugged laptop

The rugged flagship now features fifth generation Intel Core processors and up to 18 hours of autonomy using the internal battery, which can be e...
Microsoft acquires Revolution Analytics

Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics

The Redmond giant has reached an agreement to purchase the company behind world’s most popular programming language for statistical computing and...
QNAP TS-x31+ Series Turbo NAS with Cortex-A15 dual-core processor and 1 GB memory

QNAP announces TS-x31+ series Turbo NAS

The new TS-x31+ series uses the dual-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor and 1 GB DDR3 RAM while able to accommodate two or four 2.5-inch drives, thus ...
Equivio official website announces purchase by Microsoft

Microsoft buys Equivio

The Redmond giant plans to use Equivio's technology in Office 365, thus improving the product's current legal and compliance tools.
AMD Q4 2014 Financial Results

AMD releases disastrous Q4 2014 earnings report

The last quarter of 2014 spelled financial disaster for AMD. After turning a small profit in 2013, the chip-maker recently reported a loss of 403...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Update January 2015. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by o...
Sony Xperia Z4 is expected to show up at MWC 2015

Sony Xperia Z4 passes certification in Japan

Though Sony's mobile division keeps reporting losses, their next flagship could be announced in six weeks.
All Sony retail stores in Canada are closing

Sony closing all its Canadian retail stores

Shortly after a Reuters report concerning the imminent sale of Sony's mobile and TV divisions, the Japanese company announce the closure of all i...
Samsung and BlackBerry are partners but Samsung does not buy BlackBerry

Samsung will not buy BlackBerry

While recent rumors revealed that Samsung wants to take over BlackBerry for no less than $7.5 billion, the later has just issued an official stat...
Mainstream Windows 7 support ends

Mainstream support for Windows 7 ends

While Windows 7 will no longer get any new Service Pack, minor security patches will be provided until January 14, 2020.
OnePlus One premium handset with CyanogenMod

OnePlus One sold close to one million units last year

OnePlus came close to selling one million One smartphones during 2014 and failed to surpass this barrier mainly due to insufficient supply capaci...
webOS 2.0 on LG smart TV

HP extends webOS cloud services support by two months

The shutdown of webOS cloud services was scheduled for January 15, but HP decided to maintain support for two extra months, so support is now set...
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-R1 mobile POS tablet with 4G LTE, credit card reader, and signature technology

Panasonic announces Toughpad FZ-R1 mobile POS tablet

This device is the world’s first Windows 8.1 slate to integrate a Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) reader for secure payments, offering built-i...
Samsung booth at CES 2015 showing handheld devices

CES 2015 | Samsung grabs no less than 80 awards

Samsung scored almost twice awards than LG across multiple categories, including TV, home theater system, home appliance, mobile phone, tablets,...
Dell Latitude 12 E5250 Notebook Review

81% Dell Latitude 12 E5250 Notebook Review

Little business partner. Following the positive rating of Dell's Latitude E5450 product line, we tested the 12.5-inch Latitude E5250. However, it did not completely fulfill the high expectations.
Intel Core i5-4310U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 12.5" | 1.7 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

January 2015 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regu...
The original iPhone has been released eight years ago

The iPhone turns 8 years old today

Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone handset in San Francisco way back in 2007, taking Apple and the whole mobile industry where they have never ...
LG wins 41 awards at CES 2015

CES 2015 | LG wins no less than 41 awards

LG G Flex 2 is LG's most acclaimed product shown at CES 2015, together with the company's line of TVs and various other devices bringing 41 award...
Dell Latitude 13 7350 Convertible Review

81% Dell Latitude 13 7350 Convertible Review

Ultrabook Convertible. Dell’s Latitude 13 7350 is a mixture of an Ultrabook, a tablet and a convertible. The combination of silent operation, good keyboard and long battery runtimes make it a companion for business users.
Intel Core M-5Y10 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Asus AsusPro Advanced BU401LA-CZ020G Ultrabook Review

87% Asus AsusPro Advanced BU401LA-CZ020G Ultrabook Review

Quality for little money? Asus wants to put the competition under pressure with affordable business laptops and equips its new 14-inch flagship with the currently fastest ULV processor, plenty of working memory, and a swift SSD to accomplish that. We will reveal why it is nevertheless not enough for first place in the category.
Intel Core i7-4650U | Intel HD Graphics 5000 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Toshiba Encore 2 Write Windows tablet with Intel Atom and 2 GB RAM

CES 2015 | Toshiba intros the Encore 2 Write Windows tablet

This Windows 8.1-powered slate is available in 10.1- and 8-inch variants and was specifically made to write and take notes, edit photos, and more...
Microsoft Excel Preview free to download from Google Play Store

Preview of Microsoft Office for Android is now available for everyone

The preview of the Office for Android suite optimized for tablets can be tested now by anyone without having to sign up, as its apps can be freel...
HP's ZBook 14 and ZBook 15u pair ULV CPUs with workstation graphics.

CES 2015 | HP updates ZBook 14 with Broadwell, introduces ZBook 15u

These workstation ultrabooks offer extensive hardware customization and four OS choices.
Microsoft Nokia 215 is a $29 USD feature phone with basic Internet capabilities

Microsoft launches Nokia 215 feature phone

This $29 USD phone has a 2.4-inch display, microSD support, Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, offers up to 20 hours of talk time and comes loaded with ...
Arbor Solution Gladius 10 rugged Android tablet with MediaTek processor, dual SIM, IP65 and 810G compliant

CES 2015 | Arbor Solution intros Gladius 10 rugged Android tablet

This 10.1-inch slate has a MediaTek octa-core processor, dual SIM slot, optional barcode scanner and is rated IP65, also meeting the 810G standar...
HP ZBook 17 G2 J8Z55ET Workstation Review

85% HP ZBook 17 G2 J8Z55ET Workstation Review

Construction graphics. The current workstation review is focused on AMD's FirePro M6100. It is a new component that is used in HP's mobile workstations for the first time and it is a nice alternative in the configurator. We tested how well it works in the updated HP ZBook 17 G2.
Intel Core i7-4710MQ | AMD FirePro M6100 | 17.1" | 3.8 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

January 2014 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comm...
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 Convertible Review

83% Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 14 Convertible Review

For work and play. The successful 12.5-inch ThinkPad Yoga has now spawned a 14-inch model with dedicated GeForce graphics. Lenovo has engineered this convertible to adapt to any situation both at the office and at home. Can this versatile solution replace that old ThinkPad or aging family computer?
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 14.0" | 1.9 kg
Samsung closes Experience Store in London

Samsung closes Experience Store in Westfield London shopping centre

After announcing the shutdown of ChatON and WatchON, Samsung now closes a retail location in London, leaving only nine Experience Stores across t...
HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook Review Update

79% HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook Review Update

A round bundle. The 13.3-inch size alongside a swift solid state drive and good battery life commends the ProBook 430 G2 as a portable companion. The laptop's screen proves to be its primary weakness.
Intel Core i5-4210U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire R13 R7-371T-779K Convertible Review

84% Acer Aspire R13 R7-371T-779K Convertible Review

Acer's All-in-One. Notebook, tablet or All-in-One PC, the Acer R13 meets almost all the requirements. Thanks to the new Ezel Aero Hinges, the device can be used in many operating modes and is also really fast with its two turbo SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration and Intel's i7 processor.
Intel Core i7-4510U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
Android One initiative for cheap Android smartphones expands

Android One hits three new countries

Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka add over 200 million people to the mass of users exposed to Google's initiative that aims to bring cheap smartph...
webOS 2.0 to power LG smart TVs starting next year

CES 2015 | webOS 2.0 coming in 2015

LG promises to unveil a new version of this mobile system at CES with major performance improvements and a few new features, but still exclusivel...
Fujitsu Lifebook E544 Notebook Review

80% Fujitsu Lifebook E544 Notebook Review

Reliable. Reliability is regarded as the main focus of a business laptop. Fujitsu's Lifebook E544 lineup provides a total package for 700 Euros (~$854). Our test reveals whether the mix of hardware, input devices, and security standards are satisfactory, or whether they are even good.
Intel Core i5-4210M | Intel HD Graphics 4600 | 14" | 2.1 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook E554 Notebook Review

81% Fujitsu Lifebook E554 Notebook Review

Not without faults. The Lifebook E554 is primarily aimed at corporate customers. The price level ranging from 600 to 1000 Euros (~$716 to ~$1194) also might make it interesting for private users. We have the current top model of the line at hand. It wants to entice potential customers with plenty of computing power, an IPS screen, a solid state drive, a 3G modem, and a very good battery life.
Intel Core i5-4210M | Intel HD Graphics 4600 | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Samsung ChatOn messaging service closes February 1, 2015

Samsung to close ChatOn in February

The South Korean company revealed the date when ChatOn is scheduled to go down, but also confirmed that US customers will be able to use it for a...
Asustor NAS models AS5002T, AS5004T, AS5102T, AS5104T

Asustor unveils four new NAS models

These new devices can host two or four drives for up to 24 TB of storage space and feature dual-core or quad-core Intel Celeron processors.
Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 Tablet Review Update

78% Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 Tablet Review Update

Stuck in a rut. The Venue 11 Pro was conceived as a tablet for use in the business environment. Dell outfitted the device with a Full HD IPS display and made it easy to access the tablet's inner workings. A quick SSD and a Core i5 processor do the device credit on paper too. But all told, can the tablet win us over?
Intel Core i5-4300Y | Intel HD Graphics 4200 | 10.8" | 810 g
Fujitsu Stylistic Q335 Windows 8.1 business tablet with quad-core Intel Bay Trail-T processor

Fujitsu intros two business Windows 8.1 tablets

These two new slates use quad-core Intel Atom processors, offer multiple features for business users and will hit the US market starting in mid-J...
HP ProBook 470 G2 (G6W68EA) Notebook Review Update

77% HP ProBook 470 G2 (G6W68EA) Notebook Review Update

Upgrade or downgrade? HP's new G2-version of their 17-inch business and multimedia hybrid features updated hardware components. The new model comes with an i5-4210U CPU instead of the i5-4200M and a Radeon R5 M255 replaces the Radeon HD 8750M graphics card. The display panel differs as well. How the changes impact performance, battery life, and picture quality is the subject of our review.
Intel Core i5-4210U | AMD Radeon R5 M255 | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5404 Notebook Review

84% Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5404 Notebook Review

Problem? No Problem! A laptop has to be robust, secure, and always ready in industrial environments. Dell now presents its Latitude 14 Rugged 5454 in the Dell-Latitude-Rugged-Extreme lineup. It lacks the "Extreme" in its name, which leads to a drastically reduced price.
Intel Core i5-4310U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 14" | 3.1 kg
Bitcoin 3D logo render, Microsoft accepts bitcoin payments

Microsoft now accepts bitcoin payments

The new payment option can only be used by customers in the US for now and is subject to multiple limitations, including a "no refunds" policy.
Samsung Galaxy RED Collection Christmas edition handsets for South Korean market

Galaxy Note 4 Velvet Red Christmas edition available in Korea

An offer apparently exclusive to carrier SK Telecom allows South Korean customers to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a Velvet Red color o...
Xiaomi Mi 3 Android smartphone, a model very popular in India

Xiaomi suspends sales in India

Xiaomi temporarily suspended sales in India due to a patent suit initiated by Ericsson which involves allegedly unfair use of various wireless te...
Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

78% Acer TravelMate P276-MG-56FU Notebook Review

All-rounder with gaming capabilities. Acer's new 17.3-inch notebook is designed for private as well as business users. A powerful Core i5 in combination with a fast GPU and good battery runtimes should be appealing for both customer groups.
Intel Core i5-4210U | NVIDIA GeForce 840M | 17.3" | 3 kg
MSN apps now for iOS, Android, and Kindle

MSN apps now available for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices

The MSN apps can be already downloaded from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Windows and Windows Phone Stores, as well as the Amazon App S...
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone features Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha features Corning Gorilla Glass 4

This handset was introduced back in August, but only now we find out that its screen was the first in the world to get Corning Gorilla Glass 4 pr...
Dell Venue 8 Pro (Model 3845) Tablet Review Update

79% Dell Venue 8 Pro (Model 3845) Tablet Review Update

Success. Intel's Bay Trail platform and Windows with Bing enable manufacturers to build cheaper and cheaper notebooks and tablets. Dell took advantage of these developments and just released an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a bright, high-contrast IPS display -- for just 160 to 180 Euros (~$199 to ~$224).
Intel Atom Z3735G | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 8" | 388 g
Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus both feature 4G connectivity

Apple remains the world's largest 4G smartphone vendor

While the market for LTE-enabled smartphones grew with over 50 percent between Q2 and Q3 of this year, Apple maintains its lead in terms of reven...
Nexus 6 now available via US Cellular

Nexus 6 hits US Cellular

This carrier sells the phablet in Midnight Blue and Cloud White starting at $199.99 USD for the 32 GB variant when purchased with a two-year cont...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)