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Global tablet shipments continue to drop in Q2 2015 compared to first quarter

Tablet shipments continue to drop

The global tablet market declined during the second quarter when compared to same period of last year, but when compared to first quarter of 2015...
MSI gaming laptops, first in the industry to ship with Windows 10

MSI gaming laptops now shipping with Windows 10

MSI is the first notebook maker to sell gaming laptops preloaded with Windows 10, its machines also featuring Broadwell i7 processors and NVIDIA ...
Samsung S5K3P3 1.0 μm-pixel, 16MP image sensor

Samsung launches world's first 1.0 μm-pixel, 16MP image sensor

This new image sensor has a very low footprint, making it the ideal choice for the thin next-gen mobile devices.
Microsoft Windows 10 now available as free upgrade and in retail stores

Microsoft launches Windows 10

"The best Windows ever" launches today in stores and is also available to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users as a free upgrade.
Cat S40 Android smartphone with rugged design

Rugged smartphone Cat S40 goes on sale on August 1

This 4.7-inch Android Lollipop handset offers excellent protection from the elements and entry-level specs, but lacks a removable power pack that...
3D XPoint technology wafers by Intel

Intel and Micron unveil 3D XPoint memory chips

This is the first new memory category in 25 years and brings non-volatile memory speeds up to 1,000 times faster than NAND.
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event scheduled for August 13

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 coming mid-August

The event will take place on August 13 in New York and Samsung might reveal the new Note phablet and a new Galaxy S6 device, but no details have ...
Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android private beta

Microsoft releases private beta of Arrow Launcher for Android

This launcher from the Redmond giant comes with a to-do list, quick shortcuts to contacts, as well as other useful features.
BlackBerry Messenger to shut down in Pakistan

Pakistan plans to shut down BlackBerry's secure messaging services

All BES connections in Pakistan may be closed by December, but BlackBerry and the local carriers involved still have to confirm the news.
Apple Watch hits Best Buy

Apple Watch hits Best Buy next week

On August 7, Best Buy becomes the first independent retailer to offer Apple's smartwatch.
Over 337 million smartphones shipped worldwide during Q2 2015

Over 337 million smartphones shipped worldwide during Q2 2015

LG pushed out of the top 5 largest smartphone manufacturers list by Huawei and Xiaomi.
Intel Skylake promises 30 percent longer battery life

Intel Skylake promises 30 percent longer battery life

Leaked comparison slides touch on some key feature set differences between Broadwell and Skylake cores.
Qualcomm announces nearly 50 percent drop in profits

Qualcomm announces nearly 50 percent drop in profits

The weak Q3 2015 financial results show 14 percent less revenue and potentially hundreds of cut jobs.
ZTE Axon Lux premium Android smartphone

ZTE plans to increase marketing spending, aims the top three spots in the US

The Chinese company behind the Axon flagship plans to double its marketing spending each year for the next three years and plans to become a top ...
Microsoft Surface 3 LTE convertible hits AT&T for $599 USD and up

Microsoft Surface 3 with 4G LTE hits AT&T

This Windows 10-ready tablet can be acquired for $399.99 USD with any Lumia smartphone on AT&T Next, or 20 monthly payments of $30 USD each with ...
Custom luxury HTC One M9 in Rose Gold finish by Goldgenie

Gold HTC One M9 available from Goldgenie

Same as its predecessor, the custom luxury HTC One M9 by Goldgenie is available in Gold, Rose Gold or Platinum finish and costs around $2,500 USD...
Huawei P8 Lite Android flagship handset

Huawei expected to ship over 100 million smartphones this year

While global smartphone shipments in Q2 2015 grew 1.9% over the previous quarter to 304 million units, Huawei might become the first Chinese play...
Microsoft Cortana to hit six new markets

Microsoft Cortana rolls out to six new markets later this year

Windows 10 will bring the Cortana virtual assistant to seven markets at launch, but it will also reach six additional ones "over the coming month...
Google acquires Pixate, makers of mobile UI design and prototyping app and integrates the design team

Google acquires Pixate

Three-year old Pixate joins Google to help develop new design and prototyping tools as result of a deal with financial terms that remain secret, ...
Microsoft details multiple editions of Windows 10

Microsoft details multiple editions of Windows 10

Microsoft sums up Windows 10 editions for both consumers and enterprise users. The Windows 10 Education edition starts August 1, 2015.
Google+ Photos app running on Chrome OS

Google+ Photos shuts down in August

The Android service will shut down first, followed by Web and iOS, while users can switch to the new Google Photos service and apps.
Smartphone growth slows; Samsung remains #1

Smartphone growth slows; Samsung remains #1

The global smartphone market has slowed significantly. Meanwhile, Xiaomi inches closer to overtaking Lenovo in China.
AMD reports more losses while Google sees higher profits

AMD reports more losses while Google sees higher profits

The descent of AMD continues as the chipmaker reports less than $1 billion USD in sales for Q2 2015. Meanwhile, Google reports more sales and hig...
HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Long-Term Review

89% HP ZBook 15 G2 Workstation Long-Term Review

Under observation - the final. HP's ZBook 15 G2 has been in our long-term test for some weeks now, and it has to show whether it can keep what it promises in the long run after passing through our regular test procedures. Besides our experiences with the review sample, we will also deal with the topic of two external batteries to increase the runtimes. The following article discloses the experiences we have made until now.
Intel Core i7-4910MQ | AMD FirePro M5100 | 15.6" | 3.1 kg
Microsoft acquires FieldOne Systems to better compete in the field service management market

Microsoft buys FieldOne

The Redmond giant makes this move aiming to better compete in the field service management market four months after an agreement to integrate Mic...
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 coming this August for 2600 Euros

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 coming this August for 2600 Euros

The updated 20-inch professional tablet sports a 4K display and Core i5-5300U Broadwell CPU.
HP offering free one-day shipping for Windows 10 notebooks

HP offering free one-day shipping for Windows 10 notebooks

The manufacturer wants to be one of the first to give its online customers Windows 10 on day of launch.
LG G4 Android flagship in South Korea are disappointing

LG G4 faces poor sales in South Korea

Three months after its release on the South Korean market, this flagship fails to meet the amount of anticipated sales.
Intel Q2 2015 earnings infographic shows solid results compared to first quarter

Intel announces financial results for Q2 2015

Although the stats of this giant improved compared to Q1 2015, Intel is still behind its 2014 financial results.
New family plan with 4G LTE from T-Mobile, special offer by Labor Day

T-Mobile announces new family plan

This new plan offers two lines with 10 GB of 4G LTE data each, unlimited talk and text for $100 USD, while four lines cost usually $40 USD more (...
Nokia wants to return to the smartphone market

Nokia wants to return to the smartphone market

The Finnish company said in an official statement that it is currently looking for a „world-class partner” who would be able to handle the manufa...
HP Omen Pro 15 Workstation Review

84% HP Omen Pro 15 Workstation Review

Mobile workplace. The HP Omen Pro is a very exclusive workstation with a serious premium claim. While the design and the mobility leave a good impression right away, you only get old hardware components. We checked if the combination is convincing nonetheless.
Intel Core i7-4870HQ | NVIDIA Quadro K1100M | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Geeksphone pulls out of the smartphone business

Geeksphone quits the smartphone market

The Spanish smartphone maker decided to quit this market after six years in the business, but they plan to focus on wearables from now on.
PC manufacturers are selling fewer desktops, laptops, and ultramobiles

PC manufacturers are selling fewer desktops, laptops, and ultramobiles

Gartner reporting significant declines in PC business ahead of the Windows 10 launch. Worldwide PC sales in particular have fallen by 9.5 percent...
Lenovo ThinkPad E450 Notebook Review

80% Lenovo ThinkPad E450 Notebook Review

E as in Entry-level. Have 14-inch devices come back into fashion? The manufacturer offers a bundle including a dedicated graphics card, Full HD, an SSD, and a Broadwell Core i5 for an aggressive price. Is it a companion for university work and games alike?
Intel Core i5-5200U | AMD Radeon R7 M260 | 14" | 1.8 kg
Dell Precision M3800 workstation gets some new options

Dell Precision M3800 workstation gets some new options

Dell is now offering even more configurations for the popular workstation including UHD 4K displays, Thunderbolt 2 Ports, and additional storage ...
ZTE Spro 2 smart projector with Android and streaming/hot-spot features

ZTE Spro 2 smart projector hits Verizon

This projector runs Android and features hotspot, streaming, as well as a 5-inch touchscreen display.
HP Pro Slate 8 Tablet Review

87% HP Pro Slate 8 Tablet Review

Professional Slate. HP launches its Pro Slate 8 tablet for business customers. It has a high-resolution screen and security features alongside a stylus. But is it worth the demanded 600 Euros (~$668)?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 | Qualcomm Adreno 330 | 7.9" | 350 g
BlackBerry and Google bring Android to work website, redirected from AndroidSecured.com

Google and BlackBerry team up for a more secure Android

Although the first Android-powered BlackBerry handset still has to be announced, the company already teamed up with Google, unveiling they are wo...
Transistors processor technology roadmap

IBM Research builds the first functional 7 nm processor

The first 7 nm node test chips were built with GlobalFoundries, Samsung, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engin...
Google Glass smart wearable to get an improved version soon

Google Glass Enterprise Edition details leak out

The updated smart wearable is expected to launch soon packing a new Intel Atom processor, larger prism display, as well as extended battery life.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Workstation Notebooks

July 2015 update. Top 10 Workstation laptops with professional graphics cards reviewed by Notebookcheck
Microsoft cuts jobs in its phone-related departments

Microsoft announces new job cuts

Satya Nadella unveils the company will lay off 7,800 employees and will also launch less Lumia phones in the future.
Apple Watch smartwatch US sales dropped 90 percent

Apple Watch sales down 90 percent

US sales of the smartwatch from Cupertino are at 10 percent compared to the first week after launch, claims California-based research firm Slice ...
Gartner predicts 2.5 billion portable devices to be sold in 2015

Gartner predicts 2.5 billion portable devices to be sold in 2015

Analysts forecast a 1.5 percent increase in sales growth compared to 2014.
Queens Center mall in Elmhurst New York City new Apple retail store location

New Apple retail store opens this weekend at Queens Center mall

The Cupertino giant opens its first retail store in the borough of Queens in New York this Sunday at 10 AM.
Huawei Kirin 950 SoC specs sheet leaks online

Huawei Kirin 950 specs leak online

This upcoming SoC allegedly packs eight ARM cores with clock speeds up to 2.4 GHz and one ARM Mali T880 graphics processing unit.
Casio Wrist Camera watch

Casio smartwatch to debut in March 2016

The Japanese company introduced their first digital wristwatch four decades ago and now they are less than one year away from the launch of the f...
Leading managers are leaving Intel

Leading managers are leaving Intel

Intel are losing a handful of important figures including Presidents Renee James, Arvind Sodhani, and CVPs Herman Eul and Mike Bell.
Demand for notebooks remain weak on eve of Windows 10 launch

Demand for notebooks remain weak on eve of Windows 10 launch

While the smartphone market is looking healthy, laptops and monitors are both facing weak demand in comparison.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)