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Carrier-free version of Asus ZenPad Z8 tablet is ZenPad 3 8.0

Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 is now official

This apparently new 7.9-inch Android slate is, in fact, the Asus ZenPad Z8 without Verizon Wireless branding.
LG to increase R&D on OLED production

LG to invest more heavily on OLED production

The South Korean manufacturer will throw another 1.75 billion USD in OLED manufacturing.
Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

85% Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

Business device with stamina. Toshiba primarily did a facelift with the Portégé Z20t-C: The C models come with Skylake processors now and bring a Type-C USB port (USB 3.1 Gen 1). Despite a price north of about 2000 Euros (~$2234), the device is not flawless.
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Apple shares up 6 percent despite negative quarterly figures

Apple shares up 6 percent despite negative quarterly figures

Investors remain headstrong as Apple's recent Q2 2016 revenue dip was not as bad as analysts were predicting.
Huawei MateBook m5-6Y57 Convertible Review

84% Huawei MateBook m5-6Y57 Convertible Review

Light, but not that mobile. The smartphone-behemoth Huawei releases a Windows convertible - and aims high by targeting business customers in the premium segment. Is the small 2-in-1 a threat to the likes of a Surface Pro 4 or the HP Spectre x2 12?
Intel Core m5-6Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.2 kg
LG to open new European headquarters in Eschborn, Germany

LG to open new European headquarters in Eschborn, Germany

The South Korean's UK branch will close and transfer to a new building previously owned by Vodafone. No jobs will be lost when the transfer compl...
Huawei P8 Android smartphone, Huawei plans to open 15,000 retail stores

Huawei to open 15,000 retail stores worldwide

Planning to sell a record 140 million smartphones this year, Huawei is getting ready for world domination and expects to open an impressive numbe...
Microsoft to cut more jobs in hardware and sales departments

Microsoft to cut more jobs

The additional cuts will hit the hardware and sales departments of the company, affecting almost 3,000 employees.
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 successor is already being tested

Samsung allegedly testing a new Exynos processor

The unannounced Exynos 8895 chipset has been spotted on Indian import tracker Zauba, so it is certain that Samsung is working on it.
HP remains number one in EMEA ahead of Lenovo, Dell, and others

HP remains number one in EMEA as of Q2 2016

The increase in business PC sales have not been enough to offset the large falloff of consumer PC sales in the region.
Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Starting this October, retail prices of Asus notebooks will go up in the country as a direct response to the British exit.
Apple iPhone sales have reached the one billion units mark

Apple has sold one billion iPhone handsets so far

After two straight quarters of declining sale figures, Apple leaves the one billion iPhone units sold barrier behind.
OnePlus 3 in Soft Gold limited edition Android handset now available

Soft Gold OnePlus 3 launches today

According to OnePlus, the new color option "needs to be seen and heard to be properly appreciated."
Intel has begun shipping Kaby Lake to manufacturers

Intel has begun shipping Kaby Lake to manufacturers

The announcement was made through a conference call with investors. The first consumer models sporting the 7th generation CPU should be making th...
Nokia purportedly planning high-end Android smartphones

Nokia purportedly planning high-end Android smartphones

Two flagship Nokia smartphones may be coming as early as this Holiday season with OLED displays and PureView cameras.
Yahoo corporate HQ, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion

Verizon buys Yahoo for $5 billion

Back in February, Yahoo started to search for "strategic alternatives" and now this $5 billion worth deal has just become official.
Oppo F1s launch event scheduled for August 3rd

Oppo sends out invites for F1s launch event

The successor of the popular Oppo F1 is expected to feature a 16 MP front camera and will be unveiled on August 3rd, as previously rumored.
Intel Q2 2016 earnings reveal stable sales and half the profits

Intel Q2 2016 earnings reveal stable sales and half the profits

Revenue is up just slightly YoY while core divisions remain relatively stagnant in terms of sales.
Dell Precision 3510 Workstation Review

80% Dell Precision 3510 Workstation Review

Economy project. The mobile workstation Dell Precision 3510 is an inexpensive entry-level model with many positive characteristics, but the review configuration can still not convince us.
Intel Core i7-6700HQ | AMD FirePro W5130M | 15.6" | 2.4 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

87% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED) Convertible Review

A class of its own. Lenovo goes all-in with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FRS1VS00. The icing on the cake is the OLED screen. Our review update will find out how the flagship convertible from Lenovo performs.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.3 kg
Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, global smartwatch market falling for the first time

Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time

While global shipments fell 32 percent in the second quarter, Apple's smart wearables faced an impressive downfall - no less than 55 percent.
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

78% Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

On-the-go workstation. Versatility is the name of the game as the P40 Yoga targets light workstation users with touchscreen features and a dedicated Quadrio GPU. For a starting price of $1500 USD, however, we were expecting a bit more in terms of performance and features.
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA Quadro M500M | 14.1" | 1.8 kg
Microsoft planning to launch a modular iMac rival

Microsoft iMac rival could be in the works

The Redmond giant is apparently getting ready for the rebound of the PC market with a modular device that could act as an iMac alternative, a por...
Motorola Moto Z modular Android handset coming to Verizon Wireless

Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force coming to Verizon next week

These 5.5-inch handsets powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and support for Moto Mods are available for pre-order and will be availabl...
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 now official, to hit the market later this year

Corning announces Gorilla Glass 5

Internal drop tests reveal that Gorilla Glass 5 is almost two times more durable than Gorilla Glass 4 while offering similar resistance from scra...
Toshiba Mobile Zero Client bringing virtualization to desktops and notebooks

Toshiba Mobile Zero Client bringing virtualization to desktops and notebooks

Toshiba's zero-client solution aims to let employees work on-the-go without violating existing company protocols.
Sony Xperia X Performance Android smartphone now available in the US

Sony Xperia X, Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA now up for sale in the US

All the three models now available in the US have 5 inch screens, being powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon and MediaTek processors, with prices that ...
ARM Cortex-A72 mobile processor core

SoftBank buys ARM for $32 billion

Once the deal closes, ARM is expected to continue as an independent business within SoftBank, keeping its Cambridge headquarters as well.
Acer TravelMate P658-M-537B Notebook Review

85% Acer TravelMate P658-M-537B Notebook Review

Interface initiative. A superb diversity of interfaces and ease of upgrading were apparently at the very top of Acer's development list for its latest 15-inch business laptop. The screen and security features are also compelling. But can the important input devices, ergonomics and engine also keep up?
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Windows 10 ecosystem expected to fail Microsoft's own forecast

Windows 10 will not run on 1 billion devices by mid-2018

Microsoft officials admit that Windows 10 cannot meet the ambitious goal of being installed on 1 billion devices by mid-2018.
Intel XMM 7360 modem could be in half of all iPhone 7 units produced

Intel XMM 7360 modem could be in half of all iPhone 7 units produced

The deal could bring in $1.5 billion USD into Intel's pockets according to analysts from Cowen and Company.
HP Elite X3 could be coming this September for 700 Euros

HP Elite X3 could be coming this September for 700 Euros

A laptop docking station bundle may also be an option for around 1200 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android flagship outsells Apple's iPhone 6S in the US

Samsung Galaxy S7 is outselling the iPhone 6S in the US

The Galaxy S7 series recorded a market share of 16 percent in the US, while Apple's iPhone 6S and 6S Plus only got a slice of 14.6 percent of the...
Dell Latitude 15 E5570 Notebook Review

83% Dell Latitude 15 E5570 Notebook Review

Business notebook with long runtimes. Skylake, DDR4, M.2-SSD – Dell updates its Latitude 15 E5570. You still get a very good keyboard, simple maintenance as well as a docking port, and Dell also managed to improve the battery runtimes.
Intel Core i5-6300U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Samsung Pay customers are happier than those using Apple Pay

Samsung Pay beats Apple Pay once again

After outgrowing Apple Pay, now Samsung's mobile wallet also records a higher customer satisfaction number than its competitor.
Acer unveils TravelMate X3 series for small businesses

Acer unveils TravelMate X3 series for small businesses

The affordable series will carry a new ultra-thin design and will be available this September for 480 Euros.
Vivo X7 launch day queue, first day sales were impressive

Vivo X7 sold over 250,000 units on its first day

While LG sold around 1.6 million G5 units in the first month, Vivo managed to sell more than 250,000 X7 handsets during the first day on the mark...
Consequences of Brexit already reaching PC and smartphone manufacturers

Consequences of Brexit already reaching PC and smartphone manufacturers

Some manufacturers are considering job cuts or simply raising prices of products to pass on the devaluing Pound directly to customers.
Toshiba to expand its business PC efforts across Europe

Toshiba to expand its business PC efforts across Europe

The manufacturer will commit itself more fully to European businesses in hopes of double-digit growth rates.
Apple losing ground in the smartphone market in China

Apple falls to fifth place in China

Local manufacturers like Huawei, Vivo, Oppo, and Xiaomi are dominating while Apple continues to face patent infringement issues.
Hugo Barra envisions Xiaomi as a premium smartphone brand

Hugo Barra envisions Xiaomi as a premium smartphone brand

The Chinese manufacturer is losing ground to Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo and is thus looking to offer more premium smartphones to better separate itse...
More Kaby Lake rumors arise for Surface Book successor

More Kaby Lake rumors arise for Surface Book successor

Major hardware revisions for the Surface series not likely to come before 2017.
Lenovo ThinkPad P50 Workstation (Xeon, 4K) Review

84% Lenovo ThinkPad P50 Workstation (Xeon, 4K) Review

Better with 4K? Once again, we review the mobile workstation from Lenovo. This time, however, the ThinkPad P50 is equipped with a Xeon processor and a 4K screen, but the latter does not make sense for every user.
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 | NVIDIA Quadro M2000M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo to be the three largest smartphone manufacturers in China

Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo to be the three largest smartphone manufacturers in China

Lenovo, Xiaomi, and HTC continue to slip in terms of YoY shipments while LeEco is predicted to experience a fourfold growth rate.
Samsung Monitor (Source: Samsung)

Samsung denies reports of OLED and LCD business separation

The South Korean manufacturer will not be spinning off its lucrative LCD or OLED display businesses despite a recent Korea Times report claiming ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Edition Android flagship, second

Samsung's Olympic Games Edition flagships now official

The custom Galaxy S7 Edge flagships were formally introduced yesterday and can be pre-ordered in Germany for roughly $970 USD.
Motorola Moto online store launching in Australia July 2016

Motorola launches the Moto online store in Australia

The store will go live in a week and will provide quick access to the entire portfolio of Motorola products available in Australia, as well as wa...
Intel Kaby Lake may be dropping the Core m5/m7 name

Intel Kaby Lake may be dropping the Core m5/m7 name

New leaks suggest that the 4.5 W Kaby Lake Y series will have Core m3/i5/i7 SKUs instead of the expected Core m3/m5/m7 SKUs.
Walmart Pay app for Android and iOS works in over 4,600 stores across the US

Walmart Pay hits 4,600 over stores in the US

This free mobile-payment service that was announced back in December 2015 is now available for users of Apple and Android devices, supporting an ...
Samsung unveils UFS microSD memory cards with capacities up to 256 GB

Samsung introduces world's first removable UFS memory cards

The new UFS cards come with sizes between 32 GB and 256 GB, delivering a significant performance boost compared to the solutions currently availa...

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)