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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 alternative: Alldocube iPlay 40H 10.4 tablet review

80% The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 alternative: Alldocube iPlay 40H 10.4 tablet review

2000 x 1200 10.4-inch IPS touchscreen. A no-frills $189 USD Android tablet that focuses on reliability and general performance over flashy features and displays. There are a couple of extra things that would have made it even better, but the iPlay 40H still works well as an inexpensive family tablet.
UNISOC T618 | ARM Mali-G52 MP2 | 10.40" | 445 g
Allen Ngo, Sat, 22 Jan 2022 05:24:00 +0100
The price of Bitcoin and most other notable cryptocurrencies has once again dropped significantly (Image: Jeremy Bezanger)

Crypto selloff: Bitcoin crashes below the US$40,000 mark, has dropped 47% in value since November

Another sudden selloff and crashing prices have turned into a major concern for crypto investors. The world's most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin has meanwhile lost almost half of its value since early November, painting a dire pi...
Enrico Frahn, Sat, 22 Jan 2022 03:39:00 +0100
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OPPO is slated to launch second-gen Enco X TWS earbuds soon

OPPO debuted flagship TWS earbuds with Dynaudio tuning in 2020. Now, they are tipped to get a second generation this year. According to a new leaked render for these accessories, they will retain their high-end co-branding and lar...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:30:00 +0100
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The Founders Editions of Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-Series of GPUs are now more expensive in Europe (Image: Christian Wiediger)

Nvidia officially increases RTX 30-Series GPU prices in Europe even further

As if GPU prices weren't already high enough, Nvidia has now silently increased the European prices for all Founders Edition RTX 30-Series graphics cards like the RTX 3070 due to purported currency exchange rate fluctuations.
Enrico Frahn, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:19:00 +0100
The FBI alerts customers to malicious QR codes that can direct them to phishing websites. (Image: Markus Winkler via Unsplash)

FBI warns that hackers are corrupting QR codes to conduct phishing attacks

The FBI has cautioned individuals who use QR codes to exercise vigilance when making payments or entering sensitive personal information. Cybercriminals are tampering with legitimate QR codes to create malicious codes that redirec...
Aleem Ali, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:54:00 +0100
The 12 Ultra might be back on. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Rumor | The Xiaomi 12 Ultra is dead, long live the 12U

A Xiaomi executive recently re-raised hype for a potential 12 Ultra super-flagship phone, despite prior rumors that it would be replaced by the Mix 5 Pro in 2022. Now, the same individual has referenced another, similarly-named up...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:32:00 +0100
The Redmi K40. (Source: Xiaomi)

Redmi K50 series to feature powerful chipsets ranging from the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 to MediaTek Dimensity 9000

The Redmi K50 series is set to debut next month. A new leak has now revealed what chipsets will power the different phones in the lineup, and things are looking up, with the least powerful chipset apparently being the capable Snap...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:07:00 +0100
The new P2001 Power Station. (Source: Oukitel)

Update | Oukitel debuts its first ever Portable Power Station on Kickstarter

Oukitel has launched its first-gen P2001 Portable Power Station as a reward via the OEM's latest crowdfunding campaign. This device is rated for a 2,000 watt-hour (Wh) capacity, and offers a range of outputs, AC and USB type C por...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:43:00 +0100
Amazon has a deal for the 27-inch Samsung S80UA 4K HDR monitor which is currently offered for a discounted price of US$279 (Image: Samsung)

Deal: Samsung S80UA 27-inch 4K HDR monitor with USB-C now on sale for US$279

With a 4K resolution, HDR support and additional features like USB-C and a height-adjustable stand, the 27-inch Samsung S80UA UHD monitor is almost a steal at its currently discounted price of only US$279 on Amazon.
Enrico Frahn, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:21:00 +0100
Samsung's current gen foldables could get their prices slashed by 35%. (Image Source: Samsung)

Foldable phones expected to get substantially cheaper this year

A new report coming from DigiTimes is suggesting that Samsung's current gen foldables could get their prices slashed by at least 35% in anticipation for the next gen models. The South Korean giant also plans to boost foldable sale...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:17:00 +0100
3D render of the new Ohio mega-site (Image Source: Intel)

Intel plans to build the world's largest chip-making facility in Ohio with $20 billion initial investment

The new Ohio mega-site is to accommodate eight fabs, and construction for two of these should begin by the end of this year, with effective production capacity scheduled for 2025. Intel is investing $20 billion initially, but the ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:26:00 +0100
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511 laptop review: Making cheaper better

80% Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511 laptop review: Making cheaper better

Super quiet. Is $550 enough for a decent laptop these days? The new Inspiron 15 3511 comes with the 11th gen Core i5 CPU to make it nearly as fast as most pricier Ultrabooks, but you'll have to live with a handful of cut corners including the lack of even a USB-C port.
Intel Core i5-1135G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs | 15.60" | 1.7 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:28:00 +0100
How a periscope zoom camera looks like from the inside. (Image source: Samsung)

Apple iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max to launch with periscope zoom cameras

Reputedly, Apple will hold off on equipping iPhones with periscope cameras until next year, starting with the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. However, Apple is tipped to opt for five-fold optical zoom, rather than matching Sa...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:30:00 +0100
The Watch GT 2 series can now be paired with fitness equipment. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch GT 2 series: Another feature lands on the ageing smartwatches aimed at improving smart life experiences

Huawei has added a feature to the Watch GT 2, Watch GT 2 Pro and Watch GT 2e's arsenals, having recently issued an update to the Watch GT 2. The new feature makes it possible to use the Watch GT 2 series as the heart of fitness eq...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:27:00 +0100
The long-awaited 2.0 update has finally arrived for the Polar Grit X smartwatch. (Image source: Polar)

The Polar Grit X smartwatch receives new features from the Grit X Pro with firmware 2.0.12 update

Polar has started distributing firmware version 2.0.12 to the Polar Grit X, a nearly two-year-old smartwatch. The update adds some features to the smartwatch that Polar previously reserved for the more expensive Grit X Pro, includ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:24:00 +0100
The Task Manager should eventually look like this in Windows 11. (Image source: Gustave Monce)

Microsoft gives Task Manager a brand new design in Windows 11 after years of stagnation

Microsoft is preparing to release a revised version of Task Manager, which is yet to receive a Windows 11 lick of paint. The new Task Manager is already hiding in the latest beta versions of Microsoft's operating system, and a dev...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:21:00 +0100
The OnePlus 10R could be launched in the coming months with a Dimensity 9000 chipset

OnePlus 10R: US$500 smartphone with a Dimensity 9000 SoC and 120Hz AMOLED screen slated for a Q2, 2022 launch

Android Central has learned from its sources that the upcoming OnePlus 10R will run a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 SoC. Other specs include GB RAM and a 120Hz AMOLED screen. It will be unveiled sometime in Q2, 2022, for US$500-600.
Anil Ganti, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:51:00 +0100
Samsung has combined its Galaxy S series and Galaxy Note range to come up with the S22 Ultra. (Image source: Samsung/@Ishanagarwal - edited)

Full Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G phone, display, and camera specifications reveal how Samsung combined the Galaxy S with the Galaxy Note

The alleged full specifications for the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra have been shared online. The details reveal how the South Korean OEM has taken the best parts of its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines and combined them. However, there...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:10:00 +0100
The 2021 model, the Lenovo ThinkPad T15 G2, was only orderable with Intel CPUs

Lenovo confirms upcoming ThinkPad T16 will feature AMD Ryzen 6000

Lenovo has not yet announced most of their 2022 ThinkPad lineup. At CES, only the premium models of the ThinkPad X1 line and the new ThinkPad Z series were unveiled. In an unprecedented move, Lenovo has revealed some information a...
Benjamin Herzig, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:21:00 +0100
Steam Deck compatibility is slowly growing. (Image source: Valve)

Valve has verified under 50 games for the Steam Deck so far

Valve has tested numerous games for Steam Deck compatibility, its RDNA 2-based handheld games console. So far, just over 40 have been certified as playable, including Cuphead and Death Stranding, among others.
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:07:00 +0100
Sony's market value plummets by US$20 billion following Microsoft's deal to acquire Activision Blizzard. (Image: Kerde Severin)

Sony's market value falls by US$20 billion after Microsoft's acquisition announcement

Sony's stock has fallen by US$20 billion following the news of Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. This is the sharpest drop in Sony's shares since 2008, demonstrating the impact of Microsoft's deal on the gaming indus...
Aleem Ali, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:59:00 +0100
The Galaxy S22 Ultra will be available exclusively with the Exynos 2200 in Europe. (Image source: Samsung via Mysmartprice & @Ishanagarwal)

Regional Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 configurations revealed for the Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra

Reportedly, only one region will receive the Galaxy S22 series exclusively with the Exynos 2200. While North America will continue to have access to Snapdragon versions of Samsung Galaxy S flagships, Europe will be saddled with Ex...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:42:00 +0100
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The best notebook displays in review

The Best Notebooks with the Best Displays

Is the display the most important part of a notebook, tablet, or convertible for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our overview of the best displays in current notebooks as reviewed by Notebookcheck might be helpful for you.
J. Simon Leitner, Fri, 18 Jun 2021 10:11:00 +0200
realme C25Y

75% realme C25Y Smartphone Review - Inexpensive fast charging phone with temperature problem

Powerful processor, powerless cooling. The realme C25Y is still rather unknown as a low-cost smartphone, but it attracts attention with fast charging technology and a lot of computing power. However, we experience an unpleasant surprise during the temperature measurement after long load in the test.
UNISOC T610 | ARM Mali-G52 MP2 | 6.50" | 200 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:20:00 +0100
The Galaxy S22 series will arrive as the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus and the Galaxy S22 Ultra. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy S22 series reservations to go live today with a monetary bonus ahead of February Galaxy Unpacked event

The Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra are almost here, with Samsung having scheduled its next Galaxy Unpacked event for February. However, reservations for the trio begin today, and Samsung is offering a tidy incentive ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:22:00 +0100
Verified Twitter NFT profile pictures launch in hexagonal shape, NFT avatars can be set in the iOS app only

Verified Twitter NFT profile pictures launch in hexagonal shape, NFT avatars can be set in the iOS app only

Twitter is rolling out a way to connect your crypto wallet to your account and pick any NFT image in the JPEG or PNG format there as your profile picture. The NFT avatars will appear in a hexagonal shape instead of a circle, and f...
Daniel Zlatev, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:16:00 +0100
Buyers have a 2% chance of winning a current-generation graphics card in Amazon Japan's loot boxes. (Image source: Amazon)

Amazon Japan brings loot boxes to desktop GPUs with a 2% chance of winning an RTX 3000 or Radeon RX 6000 graphics card for ~US$122

Desktop graphics card availability remains scarce, with almost all RTX 3000 and Radeon RX 6000 series cards still hard to come by. Amazon has started selling loot boxes in Japan, but people have a far greater chance of winning a G...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:13:00 +0100
EA could make Battlefield 2042 a F2P title soon

Battlefield 2042 could become free-to-play in the near future

Industry insider Tom Henderson has learned that EA could make Battlefield 2042 free-to-play in "some capacity" after the game's failed launch and the ensuing player exodus.
Anil Ganti, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:57:00 +0100
The Galaxy S22 series is coming. (Source: Ice Universe)

Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series set for February 9 debut as Samsung hypes up "the most noteworthy S series device"

Samsung has now confirmed its Unpacked event for next month, while raising hype for the Galaxy S22 series. According to notable leaker Ice Universe, the Galaxy S22 series along with the Galaxy Tab S8 lineup will make their grand d...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 07:06:00 +0100
Motorola Moto G31

79% Motorola Moto G31 smartphone review: OLED display at the expense of some features

It comes in a more manageable size, but is it also better? The Moto G31 has become lighter and a bit more compact, and it sports a Full HD display now. However, compared to the predecessor, there are also some compromises to be made. In our review, we will find out whether the smartphone is still a good deal for 200 Euros (~$226).
Mediatek Helio G85 | ARM Mali-G52 MP2 | 6.40" | 181 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 06:59:00 +0100
The Intel Arc Alchemist GPU is capable of taking on Nvidia's flagship products (image via Moore's Law is Dead on YouTube)

Intel Arc Alchemist desktop GPU with 512EUs trades blows with a high-end Nvidia Ampere graphics card in benchmarks

Intel's top-of-the-line Arc Alchemist dGPU manages to perform on par with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti on SiSoftware's benchmark. The listing tells us that it packs 16GB of VRAM and is clocked at 2.1GHz. Intel is expected to unv...
Anil Ganti, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 06:00:00 +0100
Underrated ADATA XPG Xenia 14 laptop on sale for $849 USD with 11th gen Core i5, 512 GB NVMe SSD, and 16 GB RAM (Source: Best Buy)

Deal | Underrated ADATA XPG Xenia 14 laptop on sale for $849 USD with 11th gen Core i5, 512 GB NVMe SSD, and 16 GB RAM

The Xenia 14 maximizes performance while maintaining both the desirable 16:10 aspect ratio and a weight of just under 1 kg. It's a bit more expensive even when on sale, but you're getting a bit more in return to make the investmen...
Allen Ngo, Fri, 21 Jan 2022 03:15:00 +0100
There are barely any scalpers who have listed the AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT GPU on eBay (Image: Gigabyte)

GPU shortage: Not even scalpers can find the AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT

Even though most reviews heavily criticized AMD's latest Radeon graphics card for its poor performance, the RX 6500 XT can only be bought from an incredibly small number of scalpers who usually snatch up every halfway decent GPU t...
Enrico Frahn, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:48:00 +0100
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

The Best Smartphones

January 2022 Update. Smartphones have become a staple of modern life and have become a truly universal tool to get us through the day. From connecting us with our friends to preserving precious memories, from providing entertainment during those dull moments of boredom to making the modern shopping experience so much more enjoyable to providing us with the latest news… we could go on and on. Thus, it is very important to make the right decision when shopping for a smartphone. Listed below you will find the best smartphones that we got our hands on in our lab, and that we put through their paces as part of our extensive review process.
Mike Wobker, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:56:00 +0100
The EYVA non-invasive glucose and healthtech monitor is being manufactured in India. (Image source: EYVA - edited)

EYVA: World's first non-invasive glucose monitor could cost the equivalent of just over US$200 - no blood required but it's not medical grade

The EYVA device is, according to the startup behind it, not only the world’s first non-invasive glucose monitor but also the world’s first healthtech gadget. The EYVA can check the user’s blood sugar levels and also measure things...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:50:00 +0100
ASRock's Z690 Aqua and Z690 Aqua OC Alder Lake motherboards have a hefty price tag of US$1,299 and US$1,399 respectively (Image: ASRock)

Alder Lake motherboard for US$1,399: ASRock launches the water-cooled Z690 Aqua OC with a hefty price tag

After Intel officially launched its brand-new Alder Lake CPUs a few months ago, more and more compatible Z690 motherboards are being released, some of which are apparently designed for very demanding gamers with deep pockets and s...
Enrico Frahn, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:36:00 +0100
The Best Budget Office Notebooks

The Best Budget Office Notebooks

January 2022 update. Equipped with everything required for daily basic day-to-day business use budget office laptops are a good choice for many users as they offer a great balance between price and features. Below, you will find our favorites with a particularly good price-performance ratio.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:33:00 +0100
The Best Multimedia Notebooks

The Best Multimedia Notebooks

January 2022 update. Made for content creation, working on the go, and gaming multimedia notebooks are true jacks of all trades. Below, you will find the highest rated multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:24:00 +0100
The best notebooks for less than 1,000 Euros

The Best Notebooks For Less Than 1,000 Euros

January 2022 update. You can still find great laptops even if on a tight budget. The price range of less than 1,000 Euros is filled with multimedia all-rounders, ultra-portable notebooks, and convertibles. The following table contains an overview over the best notebooks reviewed by us, regardless of manufacturer.
Florian Schmitt, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 22:04:00 +0100
The Best Ultra-Portable Notebooks

The Best Ultra-Portable Notebooks

Q1/2022 update. Particularly portable notebooks, also known as subnotebooks, are known for their particularly compact build, low weight, and long battery life. They tend to be the first choice of all road warriors and users who carry around their laptop wherever they go in order to work from wherever they are. Below, you will find the best subnotebooks reviewed by us.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:48:00 +0100
The Best Windows Tablets

The Best Windows Tablets (2-in-1 Tablets)

Q1/2022 update. Modern Windows tablets almost always feature an optional keyboard, either as cover or dock, transforming the tablet into a traditional notebook. One benefit over convertible laptops is the fact that a detachable display allows for much more comfortable tablet use when compared to a convertible with 360-degree hinge. Below, you will find the best Windows tablets reviewed by us.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 17 Jun 2021 23:22:00 +0200
The Best Smartphones for Less Than 300 Euros

The Best Smartphones for Less Than 300 Euros

January 2022 update. The price range of less than 300 Euros, or around $350, is one of the best-selling smartphone segments. Phones in this price bracket tend to offer attractive price-performance ratios. If you are looking for a solid high-quality smartphone on a budget the following list of all smartphones for less than 300 Euros reviewed by us may help.
Mike Wobker, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:48:00 +0100
The Best Convertible Laptops

The Best Convertible Notebooks (2-in-1 Laptops)

January 2022 update. Convertible laptops feature a special hinge that allows them to be used as both notebook and tablet. As a result, these laptops are incredibly versatile and cover a very wide array of use cases, from personal use on the couch or in the backyard to educational use to professional use where convertibles are often used and well-suited for presentations. Find the best convertables reviewed by us below.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:48:00 +0100
The Best Budget Multimedia Notebooks

The Best Budget Multimedia Notebooks

January 2022 update. Whether you are looking at gaming, office use, or photo and video editing, multimedia laptops cover a wide spectrum. Below, you will find the all-round notebooks with the best price-performance ratio as well as true bargains.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:47:00 +0100
The Best Compact Smartphones

The Best Compact Smartphones

Q1/2022 update. Smartphones with large display are a dime a dozen. However, things are rather bleak if you’re looking for a compact smartphone. Below, you will find the best compact smartphones reviewed by us.
Daniel Schmidt, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:47:00 +0100
The Best Smartphones for Less Than 500 Euros

The Best Smartphones for Less Than 500 Euros

January 2022 update. Not too long ago the price bracket between 500 to 600 Euros was occupied primarily by flagship devices. Nowadays, these have moved on and can usually be found in price ranges north of 1,000 Euros, leaving the bracket around 500 Euros for occasional affordable high-end devices as well as older top-of-the-line premium smartphones. The latter may not be up-to-date any longer but can still be a great alternative.
Mike Wobker, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:46:00 +0100
Razer and Hello Kitty strike a deal for the pinkest gaming accessories yet  (Source: Razer)

Razer and Hello Kitty strike a deal for the pinkest gaming accessories yet

If you're gonna go pink, then you may as well go all in. Razer is doubling down on the color by teaming with Sanrio for a partnership we never knew we wanted.
Allen Ngo, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:18:00 +0100
Amazon currently has a deal on the Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed wireless gaming mouse (Image: Razer)

Deal: Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed wireless gaming mouse now discounted by more than 40%

The wireless X Hyperspeed variant of Razer's popular Basilisk gaming mouse is currently on sale for US$35 at Amazon, which is a decent deal for gamers who are in need of a new and sleek pointing device.
Enrico Frahn, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 20:50:00 +0100
The new EOS R5 C. (Source: Canon)

Canon touts the new EOS R5 C as an "unlimited 8K" hybrid camera

Canon has launched a new variant of the EOS R5 flagship camera designed to address the original's well-publicized limitations. Accordingly, the new C version looks and acts much like its immediate predecessor - except with extra a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 20:38:00 +0100
The Surface Pro 8. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft releases the Surface Pro 8 and Pro 7+ to pre-order in India

Microsoft has announced that its latest flagship 2-in-1, the Surface Pro 8, is now available for Indian customers to pre-order. It has been joined in this new market by its 7+ counterpart, which also has Tiger Lake silicon but lac...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 20 Jan 2022 19:52:00 +0100
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