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A concept render of an Intel Xe GPU. (Image source: Intel)

Intel Xe-HP "High Performance" DG2 GPU spotted in open source documentation

We still have much to learn about Intel's Gen12 GPUs, but it turns out that Intel published information about the Xe-HP architecture in January. Spotted by @KOMACHI_ENSAKA in open-source documentation, the Xe-HP architecture will ...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 22:15:00 +0200
The NanoCell 2020 series starts at US$599. (Image source: LG)

LG NanoCell 2020 TVs: Up to 8K, 86-inches and priced from US$599

The 2020-editions of LG NanoCell TVs range from 49-inches to 86-inches and come in 4K or 8K flavours. With some editions available to purchase now, LG will start offering 8K models from next month. Varying between US$599 and US$4,...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 22:05:00 +0200
Gamers are playing more in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: KryptoSzene)

The Covid-19 pandemic has increased gaming time by up to 53% among German players

A blog has presented a new infographic showing the effect of the "coronavirus crisis" on gaming habits. It shows that 36% of causal gamers reported spending more time on this pursuit due to this situation, compared to 53% of non-c...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 21:49:00 +0200
Nod twice, please: Mobvoi TicPods 2 Pro reviewed

Nod twice, please: Mobvoi TicPods 2 Pro reviewed

Mobvoi, a Chinese company known in the market for wearables such as the "Ticwatch" smartwatch series or the wireless TicPods earbuds, heralded the second generation of TicPods with the "TicPods 2" and "TicPods 2 Pro" at the beginning of January. We received a review unit of the TicPods 2 Pro for testing and will describe our impressions here.
Daniel Puschina, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 21:21:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy A21. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy A21s gains more credence with a new certification

Recent leaks have pointed to a successor for the Galaxy A20s, a phone that may stand out among its new siblings as the only one with a brand-new SoC on its launch. A device with its rumored model number has just appeared again, th...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 20:52:00 +0200
The Nokia 4.2. (Source: Nokia)

The Nokia 4.2 updates to Android 10

Nokia has announced that its 2019 budget 4.2 handset can now be updated to Android 10, bringing improvements such as Digital Wellbeing and a dark mode to the phone. However, many users now face a long wait for this major software ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 20:16:00 +0200
OnePlus' Crackables have returned for a 2nd session. (Source: Twitter)

OnePlus' 2nd-gen Crackables puzzle game comes with a US$10,000 top prize

The official OnePlus Twitter channel has released a trailer for Crackables 2.0, a new version of a game premiered last year by the electronics OEM. This year, it is presented in partnership with Google, and consists of a series of...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 19:19:00 +0200
Do not install the One UI 2.0 update on your Samsung Galaxy A70

Android 10 update for Galaxy A70 reportedly bricks some variants of the phone

The Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy A70 reportedly causes some variants of the phone to stop working. You can get around the problem by sideloading Android 9 Pie on to your phone. If that isn't an option,...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:18:00 +0200
Will the Pixel 4a be a lukewarm upgrade over its under-specced predecessor? (Image source: Dave Lee)

Opinion | Will the Pixel 4a be a lukewarm upgrade over its under-specced predecessor?

With leaked retail boxes and final hardware specifications appearing online almost simultaneously, it is easy to get swept up in news about the Pixel 4a. Is it just a modest upgrade from the Pixel 3a, though? Current information w...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 17:58:00 +0200
Oppo's in-display selfie cams are almost ready to see commercial implementation and could beat Samsung by several months. (Image Source: Oppo)

Rumor | Upcoming Galaxy S21 could be Samsung's first handheld sporting an under-display selfie cam

Samsung was first to unveil patents for in-display selfie cams, but Oppo one-upped the Korean giant by presenting working phone prototypes integrating in-display cameras. While Samsung is now strongly considering to add in-display...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 17:38:00 +0200
Image via Apple

Chinese retailers cut prices on iPhone 11 devices to boost sales

Online Chinese retailers are selling the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at significant discounts. Retailers hope the cuts will spur Chinese consumers to buy an iPhone. However, many Chinese people are delaying the...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 17:36:00 +0200
Firefox 75 is collecting data from you by default, and you may not know it. (Image via Firefox w/ edits)

Firefox 75 includes telemetry that sends data about your default browser settings to Mozilla every day

The latest version of Firefox for Windows, Firefox 75, includes a default telemetry practice that sends users' default browser settings to Mozilla once a day. The data is sent via a Windows scheduled task. While disabling this tel...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:20:00 +0200
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands bastion concept art (Source: World of Warcraft)

Rumors | World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will support various game controllers — and consoles, hopefully — PlayStation 5 included

Although playing World of Warcraft with a game controller is possible, the game does not fully support this control method out of the box. However, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is expected to sport support for PlayStation 4 and ...
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:18:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T14, T14s & X13: AMD Ryzen 4000 versions do not feature Thunderbolt after all

Lenovo ThinkPad T14, T14s & X13: AMD Ryzen 4000 versions do not feature Thunderbolt after all

When Lenovo announced the new 2020 ThinkPad lineup in late February, the addition of Thunderbolt 3 to the AMD versions of the new ThinkPad T14, ThinkPad T14s and ThinkPad X13 was big news. Two months later and close to the release...
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:12:00 +0200
The One UI 2.0 update is now available for Galaxy A50 users worldwide

Android 10 update for the Samsung Galaxy A50 is now available in more regions

Samsung's massively popular Galaxy A50 is now receiving its Android 10 update. It comes in the form of One UI 2.0 and brings forth exciting features such as support for Google's new navigation gestures, a dedicated screen recorder...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:38:00 +0200
Lenovo has now acknowledged its mistake. (Image source: Lenovo)

Lenovo caught silently downgrading the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 to a GTX 1650 Max-Q

Lenovo has finally admitted that the X1 Extreme Gen 2 has a GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU, not the full GTX 1650 that it has been advertising the laptop as having in some regions. Albeit tacitly and over six months late, it is encour...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:25:00 +0200
The Vision X65 is Huawei's first OLED TV. (Image source: Huawei via & GSMArena)

Huawei launches the Vision X65, a 65-inch OLED Smart TV with gesture controls and a bezel-less design

Teased earlier this week, Huawei has now unveiled the Vision X65. Featuring a 65-inch OLED panel, fourteen hidden speakers and gesture controls, the Vision X65 certainly looks futuristic.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:14:00 +0200
Some of the latest fan-made PS5 concept designs have followed the DualSense's coloring scheme. (Image source: Ellejart/via NeoGAF)

SIE boss Jim Ryan confirms Holiday 2020 launch for PlayStation 5 but only offers "coming months" for a PS5 console design reveal date

With all the incredible fanfare surrounding the recent reveal of the new DualSense controller for the PS5, many may have missed some important details from Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Jim Ryan. The executive has offered re...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:13:00 +0200
All signs point towards the Ice Lake-U series powering the next MacBook Pro 13. (Image source: Apple)

Apple adds support for 15 W Ice Lake processors in latest macOS Catalina beta ahead of expected MacBook Pro 13 refresh

Apple has added support for 15 W Ice Lake processors in macOS Catalina, fuelling speculation about an upcoming MacBook Pro refresh. Supposedly arriving next month, Apple is said to be upgrading the baby MacBook Pro to a 14-inch di...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:33:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 7 originally ran MIUI 10. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Alleged list of Xiaomi smartphones tipped for upcoming MIUI 12 update includes Xiaomi Mi 10, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, Redmi K30, and Redmi Note 8

A list of alleged Xiaomi smartphones that have been lined up to receive an update to MIUI 12 has been published online. A total of 23 devices are included on the list, which features phones from both Xiaomi and Redmi brands. The M...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:50:00 +0200
Intel Core i9-9900T Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Intel Core i9-9900T Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Coffee Lake-S x86 8 cores @ 2100 - 4400 MHz 14++nm
Flagship Comet Lake-S CPUs may require beefy CPU coolers. (Image Source: Wccftech)

Comet Lake-S may require hefty CPU coolers: Core i9-10900F shown to have a 170 W PL1 (TDP) and 224 W PL2 for a 4.6 GHz all-core boost

It looks like Intel may have hit a hard limit on optimizing the power draws of the upcoming 10th gen Comet Lake-S if a recent stress test leak of the Core i9-10900F is anything to go by. The test shows that the Core i9-10900F has ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 11:43:00 +0200
Apple MacBook Air 2020 Core i5 Review – The best MacBook you can get? – No

88% Apple MacBook Air 2020 Core i5 Review – The best MacBook you can get? – No

Missed opportunity - or on purpose? The new 2020 MacBook Air is better thanks to an improved keyboard as well as more powerful CPUs. Many reviews even say it is the best MacBook you can get right now. If you have a closer look, however, you will still see the big problem with the performance and the cooling solution. Apple definitely missed an opportunity here.
Intel Core i5-1030NG7 | Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Klaus Hinum, Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 11:22:00 +0200
Zen 3 is the microarchitecture for Vermeer desktop CPUs and Milan Epyc server processors. (Image source: AMD)

Codename Vermeer: AMD's Ryzen 4000 desktop processors could be released in September

A new report has stated that AMD’s highly anticipated Vermeer family of Ryzen 4000 desktop processors could be released around September this year. The latest series of AMD desktop CPUs is based on Zen 3 microarchitecture, with th...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 11:15:00 +0200
Cleaner, sleeker, more seamless -- LG's new smartphone design language. (Source: LG)

LG reveals new design language for G-series flagship smartphone replacement

LG has all but confirmed that its flagship G-series smartphone line is dead with its reveal of the new design direction its next smartphone will be taking. The new sketches point to a highly refined, clean and elegant design aimin...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 10:56:00 +0200
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro. (Source: BGR)

EMUI 10.1 update now hitting the Huawei P30, P30 Pro, and Mate 20 Pro

Huawei recently unveiled a slight update to its skin—EMUI 10.1—and the first build is now being sent out to the company's last-gen flagships, the P30, P30 Pro, Mate 20 pro, and other phones in the Mate 20 series. EMUI 10.1 brings ...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:52:00 +0200
Early concept render of the Nokia 9.2 or Nokia 9.3. (Source: Techno Mobile)

Nokia's next flagship phone appears to have been delayed...again

One year after, we're yet to get a successor to the incredibly promising but ultimately disappointing penta-camera Nokia 9 PureView. The phone in question has apparently been delayed yet again, with Covid-19 touted as the reason t...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:26:00 +0200
Tuned is a new app for couples aimed squarely at couples. (Image via Apple App Store)

Facebook releases Tuned, an app that gives couples a "private space" to message each other

Tuned, an app designed for couples, is now available on iOS. The app comes from the NPE Team within Facebook. Though Tuned is billed as a private app for couples, users should be aware that anything sent through Tuned could be sen...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 04:40:00 +0200
When 8th gen Core i5 is faster than 10th gen Core i7: LG Gram 14 drops the ball on performance (Image source: LG)

Fail | Apparently, LG thinks it's okay to sell a 10th gen Core i7 laptop that's slower than the 7th gen Core i5 model

The latest LG Gram 14 drops the ball on performance when even its previous generation Core i5-8250U configuration can outperform the newer Core i7-10510U config...
Intel Core i7-10510U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 04:26:00 +0200
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TEX Shinobi: New mechanical TrackPoint keyboard with Lenovo/IBM ThinkPad 7 row keyboard (picture-source: TEX)

TEX Shinobi: New mechanical TrackPoint keyboard with Lenovo/IBM ThinkPad 7 row layout

For years, some ThinkPad fans are hoping that Lenovo brings back the old IBM ThinkPad keyboard layout with seven rows. A dream which remains unfilled, except for the one-off Lenovo ThinkPad 25. At least, there is a new external ke...
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:30:00 +0200
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Google is making Stadia Pro free for a limited time. (Source: Google)

Google announces a 2-month free Stadia Pro trial

Bored at home during a lock-down? Google may have a new solution. The Mountain View giant now offers 2 months' worth of paid access to its Stadia cloud-gaming platform for free. It applies to new users and to existing subscribers....
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:25:00 +0200
You can now get a free Galaxy A50 with every Galaxy S20+

Samsung throwing in a free Galaxy A50 with every Galaxy S20+ purchased in the US

You can now get a Samsung Galaxy A50 for free with every Galaxy S20+ in the US. The offer is only valid Verizon, AT&T and Sprint variants of Samsung's 2020 flagship. The promotion also holds for those who want an unlocked version ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:23:00 +0200
Fancy spending several thousand US dollars on an RTX 2080 Ti? (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti Cyperpunk 2077 Edition GPUs are fetching crazy amounts of money online

Having given 77 of 200 units away to fans, NVIDIA does not plan to sell the RTX 2080 Ti Cyberpunk 2077. However, several have appeared online and are fetching prices upwards of US$6,152. Act now if you want an over-priced piece of...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:53:00 +0200
Casio's new G-SHOCK Move. (Source: Casio)

The latest Casio G-SHOCK watch is the first of its line to have a heart-rate monitor

Casio's upcoming addition to the G-SHOCK line has heart-rate tracking functions for the first time. The watch's new sensor is also joined by others to track fitness-related activities while in use. It is also a Bluetooth device, w...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:49:00 +0200
Raspberry Pi: Turn the popular single-board computer into an ad blocker. Image source: Estefannie Explains It All)

Raspberry Pi: Turn the popular single-board computer into an ad blocker

The simple project should take all over ten minutes to set-up and turns a Raspberry Pi into your very own ad blocker. There is more to it than just blocking ads though, as it also gives you an oversight of your whole network among...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:44:00 +0200
The Flujo Signature Pro. (Source: Indiegogo)

Flujo claims to combine a multi-port notebook dock with an M.2 SSD enclosure in the Signature Pro

The advent of USB type C-only ultrabooks have led to a slew of portable solutions that purport to offer all other I/O required, many of which debut via crowdfunding campaigns. The Signature Pro from Flujo Technologies is no differ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:05:00 +0200
These 2020 Galaxy A variants are headed to the US market. (Source: Samsung)

The 2020 Samsung Galaxy A smartphone series is coming to the US

Samsung has announced that several new Galaxy A-line phones will become available in the USA soon. This "select" list includes the 5G versions of the A51 and A71. It also extends to the ultra-budget A01, which drops the entry-leve...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:01:00 +0200
Razer has already converted existing manufacturing lines to make face masks. (Image source: Razer)

Razer puts face masks into development to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic

Razer is now making face masks. Likely a temporary move during the COVID-19 pandemic, the move follows on from it redesigning its logo to promote social distancing.
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:46:00 +0200
The best smartphones Q1 2020

The best smartphones for Q1 2020 - 36 mobile phones in review

Smartphone Editors' Choice Awards Q1 2020 Believe it or not, 36 smartphones in various price categories have been extensively tested by our editorial department over the past weeks and months. Now it's time to look back and reveal the best devices in their respective classes. In the following mobile phone comparison you will find the recommendations of our editorial team and current deals.
Editorial staff, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:55:00 +0200
Several MediaTek phones have been found to be cheating in benchmarks

MediaTek allegedly cheated on a host of popular mobile benchmarking tests

MediaTek has been accused of artificially inflating benchmark scores on some of their devices. The shortcoming came to light when a reviewer found that a Helio P95 chip outperformed a Dimensity 1000L in PCMark. Some digging reveal...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:55:00 +0200
Who knows when Intel Lakefield will arrive. (Image source: Intel)

Intel Core i5-L16G7 fails to impress in 3DMark Fire Strike

Spotted running in a Lenovo device, the Core i5-L16G7 is one of Intel's upcoming Lakefield processors. Sporting five cores but no Hyper-Threading, some people believe that the Core i5-L16G7 is underpowered.
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:15:00 +0200
Will you care about the differences between the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in daily use? (Image source: OnePlus)

Opinion | Full OnePlus 8 & OnePlus 8 Pro pricing and specifications confirm OnePlus' flagship ambitions

With OnePlus set to unveil the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro on April 14, WinFuture has gone and confirmed pretty much every detail about both devices. While some decisions may leave you scratching your head, OnePlus' pricing struct...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:36:00 +0200
Acer ConceptD 5 17 inch

Acer ConceptD 5 17 inch: Good is not good enough

Acer's ConceptD 5 mid-range notebook for creative professionals is a rarity with its 17 inches. With an i7-9750H and the GeForce RTX 2060 it is positioned well....
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:40:00 +0200
HP's Elite Dragonfly is a very good business convertible

HP's Elite Dragonfly is a very good business convertible

The lightweight Elite Dragonfly from HP is primarily designed for mobile users looking for a light device without sacrificing familiar security features from th...
Intel Core i5-8265U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:28:00 +0200
Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Fold 2 will be released sometime in late July or early August

Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Fold 2 release date to remain unaffected despite global slowdown

Samsung is expected to release its upcoming flagships —Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Fold 2— as per schedule. Both devices will be unveiled sometime in late July or mid-August at an online event. It could be a while before both device...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:28:00 +0200
Huawei P40 Pro Review - Smartphone with an impressive camera

89% Huawei P40 Pro Review - Smartphone with an impressive camera

Trumpled to death? In our review, the Huawei P40 Pro presents itself as a great piece of hardware not least due to the fact that it is equipped with the best smartphone camera out there. We expected nothing less. Unfortunately, the ban from Google services makes a clear recommendation difficult. Read on to find out which users should still consider the Huawei phone and what drawbacks need to be taken into account.
HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G | ARM Mali-G76 MP16 | 6.58" | 209 g
Daniel Schmidt, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:19:00 +0200
Acer Aspire 5 A515-54G-56XE

Acer Aspire 5 Review: Casual gaming notebook with an upgrade kit

At an affordable price, Acer's Aspire 5 A515-54G brings solid gaming performance and a brand new Comet Lake processor to your desk at home. Yet we hardly found ...
Intel Core i5-10210U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 15.6" | 1.7 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:13:00 +0200
This is one of our favourites. (Image source: @REDOF03)

People have been having fun with the DualSense, Sony's PlayStation 5 controller

Sony unexpectedly announced the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller yesterday, but its design has had some unintended consequences. Not only did it cause its rival to trend on social media, but it has resulted in people making all ...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:13:00 +0200
The Surface Dup handheld is expected to launch towards the end of 2020. (Image Source: The Verge)

Microsoft's Surface Duo camera image quality revealed

Keeping in mind that the image uploaded to Instagram is actually a low resolution sample with compression already applied to it, the quality is not bad at all. Then again, maybe this device is not even supposed to have Huawei P40 ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:50:00 +0200
A render of how a Galaxy S smartphone with a quad-curved display could look. (Image source: Concept Creator & LetsGoDigital)

Renders combine the Galaxy S20 Ultra with a quad-curved display to show what a Galaxy S smartphone of the future could look like

Following the publication of a patent filed by Samsung for a quad-curved display, Concept Creator and LetsGoDigital have teamed up to imagine what such a smartphone could look like. Featuring the rear-facing cameras from the Galax...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:18:00 +0200

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