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Jul 8
These new GTX 1650 cards are based on either the TU116 or TU106 GPUs. (Image source: GALAX & Palit)

ASUS, Gigabyte and other OEMs release new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 variants with Turing video encoders

NVIDIA and its partners are continuing to release TU106 and TU116 versions of the GeForce GTX 1650. At least three new partners have now released new GTX GeForce 1650 models. All include the Turing NVENC encoder, which promises to...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:54:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5 global variant has a rumored price of €39.99 (US$45). (Image source: GeekDoing - Ahatic)

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5 global activity tracker packaging omits NFC, Alexa, and SpO2 - possibly held back for a Pro model

A couple of leaked images of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5 global activity tracker have offered up some clues of what a Pro model of the wearable could deliver. According to the poster of the images, the global Mi Smart Band...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:49:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi TV Stick is coming to the US. (Image source: Gearbest)

FCC confirms that the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick is headed to the US and the EU

The FCC has confirmed that the Mi TV Stick is on its way to the US. The device will be available in the EU too and will support a host of current connectivity standards. Xiaomi is expected to release the Mi TV Stick in two edition...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:47:00 +0200
The next Galaxy Unpacked event will be live streaming at 10 a.m. ET August 5. (Image: Samsung)

Galaxy Unpacked confirmed for August 5, Note 20, Fold 2 inbound

Samsung has confirmed that its next Galaxy Unpacked event will take place on August 5. The event, the first from the company to be held online only, will be streaming from 10 a.m. ET where it is expected that the Galaxy Note 20 an...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:14:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 8 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro top their respective charts for price/performance. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi and Redmi top four of AnTuTu's latest price-performance charts thanks to bestsellers like the Redmi Note 8 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro

AnTuTu has published its latest Android smartphone price-performance charts, and they make for good reading for Xiaomi in particular. The Chinese OEM and its subsidiary Redmi top four out of five charts. The Redmi Note 8 Pro leads...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:35:00 +0200
The Redmi K30. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi temporarily slashes Redmi K30 price tag by up to $85 in celebration of impressive sales landmark

Xiaomi released the Redmi K30 phones in China back in December last year. Since then, the phones have sold reasonably well, with Xiaomi announcing that it has sold three million units in the Chinese market, and temporarily slashin...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:56:00 +0200
The Lenovo Legion gaming phone is expected to be launched in July. (Image source: XDA Developers)

Snapdragon 865 Plus-wielding Lenovo Legion with 16 GB RAM rockets past the Snapdragon 865-powered occupants of AnTuTu's flagship performance chart

A report on Weibo has revealed the Lenovo Legion smartphone racking up a huge score on AnTuTu in part thanks to its still apparently non-existent Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor. The score of 648,871 points puts the Lenovo ...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:14:00 +0200
Tiny IOGEAR GUD3C460 USB-C docking station turns your Android smartphone into a desktop (Source: IOGEAR)

Tiny IOGEAR GUD3C460 USB-C docking station turns your Android smartphone into a desktop

This $40 USD 4-in-1 adapter is as small and light as most single-purpose adapters. If you want to make your USB-C ports more useful, then the IOGEAR GUD3C460 will be a boon to your home office or workspace.
Allen Ngo, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:39:00 +0200
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Choosing the right web browser

All web browsers have the same basic purpose, but their differences are more than just stylistic. Here are the most important things to be aware of in terms of which software to surf the Internet with.
Christopher Thomas, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 05:25:00 +0200
Coming with a very good touchscreen and a robust case: the Fujitsu Lifebook U939X

Fujitsu Lifebook U939X: A touchscreen should look like that!

Regardless how well or badly the manufacturers of tablets and convertibles design their screens, most of them keep the glass surface, which is very reflective and not always suitable in everyday usage.
Mike Wobker, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:30:00 +0200
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Xataka: iPhone SE (2020), análisis tras un mes de uso: ser pequeño es su mayor virtud y su mayor defecto, Xataka: Motorola Edge, análisis: el camino a la cima de la gama media está lleno de curvas (literalmente), Xataka: Huawei P40 Pro+, análisis: la estrella del zoom óptico en móviles en lo que llevamos de 2020, Xataka: Realme X3 SuperZoom, análisis: mucho de lo que se busca en un gama alta por la mitad del precio esperado, Xataka: Black Shark 3 Pro, análisis: todo lo que tiene de grande lo tiene de potente, Xataka: Huawei MatePad Pro, análisis: corazón de Huawei P40 Pro para una de las tablets más potentes del mercado, Fredzone: Test Du Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, Le Digne Successeur Du Redmi Note 8, Fredzone: Test Des Moto G8 Power Et Moto G8 Power Lite, L’Endurance À Petit Prix, Fredzone: Test Du Oppo Find X2 Lite, Le Moins Cher De La Bande, El Androide Libre: Poco F2 Pro, análisis: un gran móvil que abandona su esencia, El Androide Libre: Análisis Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite: un móvil diseñado para ser recomendado, El Androide Libre: Análisis del Black Shark 3: uno de los mejores móviles para jugar, El Androide Libre: Análisis del Honor 9X Pro, una maravilla en hardware con un pequeño problema, El Androide Libre: Análisis Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro: el móvil bueno, bonito y barato de Xiaomi, Top for Phone: Test du Huawei P40 : un haut de gamme au format pocket, Top for Phone: Test du Motorola Moto G8 Power : pour plus d’autonomie, Top for Phone: Test du Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro : une mise à jour du Note 9S, Top for Phone: Test du Honor 9X Lite : un sympathique remake, Everyeye.it: Redmagic 5G Recensione: Snapdragon 865 E Schermo Da 144 Hz A Buon Prezzo, Everyeye.it: Realme 6 Pro Recensione: Uno Smartphone Interessante, Ma Con Luci E Ombre, Everyeye.it: Realme X50 Pro 5G Recensione: Il Vero Flagship Killer Di Metà 2020, Leonardo.it Tech: Redmi Note 9 Pro: è ancora lui il best buy della fascia media? La recensione, Everyeye.it: Motorola Edge Recensione: Uno Schermo Che Spicca Dalla Massa, DGL.ru: Обзор Redmi Note 9 Pro: еще лучше!, DGL.ru: Обзор Xiaomi Redmi Note 9: недорогой смартфон, который просто обязан стать хитом, Leonardo.it Tech: LG V60 ThinQ: un vero top di gamma da non sottovalutare. La recensione, AndroidWorld.nl: LG Velvet: eerste indrukken na 24 uur met deze 5G-telefoon, AndroidWorld.nl: Huawei P40 Pro Plus eerste indrukken: hoe goed is 10x optische zoom?, AndroidWorld.nl: Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G review: de middelste is de beste?, AndroidWorld.nl: Poco F2 Pro review: respecteer dit flagship-alternatief, AndroidWorld.nl: Motorola Edge review: dit zijn de plus- en minpunten, Mobil.se: Test: Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus – Smidigare toppmodell, Mobil.se: Test: Xperia 10 Mark II – Sonys bästa mellanprislur på många år, Mobil.se: Stort test: Sony Xperia Mark II – Ett unikt flaggskepp, Mobil.se: Microsofts Surface Go 2 fyller en nisch, men för vem är den nischen?, Computerhoy: Oppo Find X2 Lite, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: Wiko View4, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: Samsung Galaxy A71, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: Black Shark 3, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: Huawei P40 Pro+, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: Poco F2 Pro, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, análisis y opinión, Computerhoy: iPhone SE (2020), análisis y opinión, FPT shop: Tìm hiểu MSI Bravo 15: Laptop cho mọi nhu cầu từ MSI, FPT shop: Lenovo Legion 5: Laptop chơi game giá mềm chạy AMD 4000 series, Nghenhin Vietnam: Swift 5 mới: nhẹ như siêu mẫu, mạnh như siêu nhân, giá 1000USD, The Gioididong: Đánh giá Acer Aspire A514 53G: Thay đổi cả ngoại hình dòng Aspire và cấu hình bên trong, mang đến trải nghiệm quá đã!, FPT shop: Khui hộp Xiaomi Redmi 9 tại Việt Nam: Helio G80, bốn camera, pin trâu, giá hấp dẫn, FPT shop: Samsung Galaxy S20+ giảm giá siêu sốc, còn chờ gì nữa không mua ngay?, FPT shop: Chọn điện thoại chụp hình đẹp, pin trâu, giá rẻ, đây là ứng cử viên nên cân nhắc!
The OnePlus TV Series offers 95% screen-to-body ratio. (Image source: OnePlus)

OnePlus TV Series is a huge hit for the Chinese OEM as it sells all its available units in just one minute of flash sales

OnePlus has been celebrating incredible sales for its recently launched smart TV series. According to the Chinese OEM, all of its new units were sold as part of a flash sale in just one minute. The recently launched OnePlus TV Ser...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 01:34:00 +0200
Jul 7
Single Take is now available to the Galaxy A71 and A51. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy A51 and A71's new updates add more S20-series features

Samsung has announced that the latest firmware updates for the Galaxy A51 and A71 port some features that had heretofore been exclusive to the OEM's flagships to these mid-rangers. They mainly consist of camera-app upgrades such a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 22:56:00 +0200
The new Sony FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM. (Source: Sony)

The Sony FE 12-24mm GM is the world's new widest F2.8 zoom lens

Sony asserts it has broken new ground with its latest FE G Master lens. Its zoom does indeed go down to 12 millimeters (mm) while maintaining a 2.8 aperture. This means it can summon an impressive field of view while retaining its...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 22:15:00 +0200
The OnePlus Nord will have a "flagship-level camera". (Image source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus Nord may have five cameras including a 48 MP sensor; probable placeholder retailer listing has people talking

Rumour has it that the OnePlus Nord will be leading with a 48 MP primary camera, not a 64 MP sensor. The device will be rocking five other camera sensors too, including an ultra-wide-angle lens. A retailer has published a listing ...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 20:01:00 +0200
The NC980 includes a dedicated GPU and a 45 W CPU. (Image source: Kingdel via AliExpress)

Kingdel NC980: A Mini-PC with a Core i7 processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU for US$460

The Kingdel NC980 is compact yet still manages to include a 45 W Core i7 processor and a dedicated GPU. The Mini-PC is available in multiple configurations and features nine USB ports among other ports.
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:55:00 +0200
The Astro City Mini will launch in Japan later this year. (Image source: Sega via The Verge)

Astro City Mini: Sega presents a retro mini arcade preloaded with 36 games

Sega has unveiled another retro console. Called the Astro City Mini, the mini arcade machine comes with 36 games pre-installed, including Altered Beast and Virtua Fighter among others.
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:49:00 +0200
Dell Latitude 7410 Laptop Review: The Lenovo X1 Carbon Has Met Its Match

89% Dell Latitude 7410 Laptop Review: The Lenovo X1 Carbon Has Met Its Match

Getting down to business. Dell's latest 14-inch business subnotebook feels like the most refined Latitude laptop in years. But for what you're paying, we think it could use a little more auxiliary features to better reflect the high price.
Intel Core i7-10610U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:46:00 +0200
A collection of new Vizio soundbars. (Source: Vizio)

Vizio's latest line in soundbars includes the innovative, CES award-winning Elevate 5.1.4

Vizio has announced new additions to its collection of soundbars, which are available either now or later in 2020. They are headlined by the Elevate 5.1.4, which stood out in its category at CES 2020 due to its Adaptive Height Spe...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:30:00 +0200
Black Shark fans can now pre-order the 3 Pro. (Source: Black Shark)

Pre-orders for the Black Shark 3 Pro on the brand's global e-store begin

The 3 Pro is Black Shark's Snapdragon 865-powered 2020 flagship that boasts a 7.1-inch OLED 1440p display. The Xiaomi gaming brand has declared international pre-orders for this device open as of today (July 7, 2020). Its price is...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:42:00 +0200
The Ryzen 7 4700G is an 8 core and 16 thread APU. (Image source: igor'sLAB)

AMD Ryzen 7 4700G manages over a 300 MHz overclock on 4.4 GHz boost clock at 1.425 V

Details about the overclocking potential of the AMD Ryzen 7 4700G have been revealed online. The Zen 2 APU, which is reported to have a 4.4 GHz boost clock and a 65 W TDP, has been shown to reach over 4.7 GHz at 1.425 V. The APU i...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:28:00 +0200
8BitDo has specifically designed the SN30 Pro for Android as an xCloud controller. (Image source: 8BitDo)

8BitDo: Popular retro controller company releases Xbox-themed SN30 Pro controller and gaming clip for Microsoft Project xCloud

8BitDo has presented a new controller for Microsoft's upcoming Project xCloud gaming platform. The controller is based on the popular SN30 Pro and features fully customisable buttons. 8BitDo has announced a Mobile Gaming Clip for ...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:15:00 +0200
The Pixel 5 looks mighty like the Pixel 4a XL. (Image source: PhoneArena)

Questionable Google Pixel 5 CAD renders surface

Some CAD renders purporting to be the Google Pixel 5 have appeared online. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to the supposedly cancelled Pixel 4a XL, the design would see Google abandoning its Project Soli radar system after just one...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:10:00 +0200
EMUI 11 will start rolling out in Q3 2020

Alleged list of devices eligible for the EMUI 11 update surfaces online

Huawei will reportedly start making the EMUI 11 update available to eligible devices in Q3 2020. Owners of the Huawei Mate 30, P30, P40, and Nova 5 series will receive it first. Alternatively, it is also expected to make its way t...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:46:00 +0200
The Apple A12Z Bionic GPU is nearly half of the entire SoC. (Image Source: TechInsights)

Apple might completely ditch AMD's graphics solutions and stick with custom A Bionic GPUs for MacBooks beyond 2021

Apple is planning to equip all 2021 MacBooks with ARM-based CPUs designed in-house and it looks like this switch could also happen for GPUs. Currently, most AMD laptops come equipped with AMD dGPUs, but, starting with the 2021 Mac...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:34:00 +0200
Samsung’s 8K Q900 television (Image source: Samsung)

H.266 video codec finally let you stream 8K and 4K video content without laying waste to your data cap

The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz institute recently announced the new H.266 video codec standard as a successor to H.265. The new codec promises equivalent image quality at half the bit rate. This could make 8K and 4K content accessi...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:21:00 +0200
The new 50 TB and 100 TB SSDs from Nimbus Data come in 3.5-inch form-factors. (Image Source: Nimbus Data)

Nimbus Data first to release 100 TB SSDs, but prices are way too high

Samsung promised to deliver 128 TB SSDs by 2018, but it looks like the demand for such large drives is not there yet. Nevertheless, Nimbus Data thinks that we are ready for 100 TB SSDs, unleashing this model upon us for US$40,000....
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:01:00 +0200
Two Ampere GA104 variants were recently uncovered (Image source: iGamesNews)

NVIDIA GeForce “RTX 3070 Ti” leaks along with fellow GA104 part: two different cards or is this the GTX 1060 all over again?

Tipster @kopite7kimi leaked specs for two different GA104 cards. However, contrary to expectations, we think that these might represent the same functional SKU and not two different card tiers, considering the very slight spec dif...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:49:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 will come in 41 mm and 45 mm sizes. (Image source: @evleaks)

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 leaked promo video and live images signal that the smartwatch is almost ready to wear

A promo video for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 has been leaked at the same time as some live images of the upcoming smartwatch were revealed via NCC certification. The video clip for the Galaxy Watch 3 focuses more on the software f...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:48:00 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11IGL05 laptop review: Quiet, efficient, and slow convertible

78% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11IGL05 laptop review: Quiet, efficient, and slow convertible

Fanless and slow. A laptop without fans can be an amazing thing, especially for people who are sensitive to noise. But Lenovo makes too many compromises with the extremely affordable convertible IdeaPad Flex 3 11IGL05. In the end, it is simply too slow, even for its low price.
Intel Celeron N4020 | Intel UHD Graphics 600 | 11.6" | 1.1 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:45:00 +0200
HiSilicon Kunpeng 920-based PCs are now available in China. (Image Source: 二斤自制 on YouTube)

8C/8T Huawei Kunpeng 920-powered ARM PC offers a disappointing performance for its US$1,000 price tag

Initial benchmarks of the Huawei Kunpeng 920 ARM processor in a desktop PC do not seem to paint a rosy picture. This particular PC was powered by an 8C/8T Kunpeng 920 soldered onto a Huawei motherboard and running custom Chinese L...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:51:00 +0200
Poco has launched the Poco M2 Pro in India

Poco M2 Pro launched with a quad-camera setup, support for 33W fast charging, and more

Poco has launched the Poco M2 Pro in India. It comes with a 6.7-inch FHD+ screen, a quad-camera setup, a 5,000mAh battery that can be charged at 33W, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC. Prices start at INR 13,999 (US$187) for the ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:00:00 +0200
The PlayStation 4 is set to get a new jailbreak. (Source: Sony)

PlayStation 4 firmware 7.02 kernel exploit surfaces; jailbreak back on the cards

Be glad, PlayStation 4 owners; a new jailbreak is on the way. Developer @theflow0 has now announced the existence of a kernel exploit on PS4 running firmware 7.02 or older. The kernel exploit currently has to be chained with a fir...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:47:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is not going to be a cheap smartphone. (Image source: @jimmyispromo)

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra live images leaked showing subtle differences to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus

Several live images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone have been leaked online. The real-life shots show the camera housing on the rear, the S Pen lying on the device, and a glimpse at the front and right-hand side. A ...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:55:00 +0200
Image via Wikimedia commons (w/ edits)

The United Kingdom will remove Huawei equipment from its 5G networks by the end of 2020

Despite its 20-year reliance on Huawei-made telecom hardware, the United Kingdom has now decided to remove Huawei from its 5G infrastructure by the end of 2020. The shift in policy is based on a new report from British cybersecuri...
Sam Medley, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:19:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4C global variant has been launched in Malaysia. (Image source: Shopee)

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4C global version with heart-rate monitor launched in Malaysia for just 99 MYR (US$23)

The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4C has been launched in Malaysia. The global version of the budget activity tracker has gone on sale there for 99 MYR (US$23). The Mi Smart Band 4C is basically a rebranded Redmi Band and offers users a he...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:20:00 +0200
best budget gaming laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Gaming Laptops

June 2020 Update. The following article contains a list of the best budget gaming notebooks reviewed by us. This overview will allow you to find the right notebook that fits your budget and requirements quickly and easily.
Florian Glaser, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:03:00 +0200
A future Huawei foldable could have a slightly different name. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei's new European trademark could make an apt name for the Mate Xs' successor

Huawei has filed a trademark application with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for the name Mate V. This would be an adroit term for, say, a device that can fold like a book in the current Galaxy Fold style....
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 00:08:00 +0200
Jul 6
The Mi A2. (Source: Xiaomi)

Will the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite receive Android 11? No, it seems

The Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite are two-years-old now and have both received two major OS updates. While owners of the phones may reserve some hope over their prospects of getting Android 11, new information clarifies that such hopes are...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:33:00 +0200
iQOO confirms the Z1x's SoC. (Source: Weibo)

New Master Lu benchmarking results may confirm 8GB of RAM for the iQOO Z1x

The iQOO Z1x is set to launch on July 9, 2020 and to rock the Snapdragon 765G processor on this date. However, the OEM has yet to confirm any more details on the new phone's internals. A new Master Lu listing for a device with an ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:28:00 +0200
best gaming laptops

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Laptops

June 2020 Update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
Florian Glaser, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:24:00 +0200
Top 10 Thin & Light Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Slim & Light Gaming Laptops

June 2020 Update. Here you will find the latest best slim and lightweight mobile gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Florian Glaser, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:20:00 +0200
Top 10 Stylus Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Stylus Convertibles

June 2020 update. Here you will find the best convertibles for pen/stylus inputs reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:07:00 +0200
Top 10 notebooks under 1,000 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 1,000 Euros

June 2020 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 1000 USD/Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:58:00 +0200
Covid-19 workplace restrictions might be about to ease for many workers. (Source: Flickr)

66% of professionals surveyed still don't know when going to the office will be a thing again: new study

A new study conducted in June 2020 by the company TeamBlind indicates that 33% of the workers who participated in it have been given a date on which they can resume office work. This figure varied when corrected for location or co...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:39:00 +0200
Razer CEO Min-Lian Tan makes official statement regarding the future of its U.S. retail stores (Source: Razer)

Razer CEO Min-Lian Tan makes official statement regarding the future of its U.S. retail stores

Despite the ongoing pandemic and slow death of malls, Razer will chug through the thick and thin with its retail locations in direct contrast to Microsoft.
Allen Ngo, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:32:00 +0200
Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

June 2020 update. Current smartphones are not just getting bigger and faster, they are also getting more and more fragile with each generation. Besides the display, the case is often made of glass as well and therefore subject to shattering when dropped. However, special-made and certified rugged smartphones are made to withstand massive abuse even without any protective shells. Here are the best outdoor smartphones reviewed by us.
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:30:00 +0200
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 500 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 500 Euros

June 2020 Update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 500 USD/Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:26:00 +0200
best laptops under 300 usd/euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Laptops under 300 Euros

June 2020 Update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 USD/Euros as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commented on by our editors. This page is intended to help our readers decide which product to purchase.
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:24:00 +0200
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

June 2020 Update. 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.
Staff, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:22:00 +0200
The RedmiBook 16.

RedmiBook 16 with Core i7 Icelake CPU confirmed for July 8 launch; expected to start under US$600

Xiaomi launched the AMD Ryzen 4000-series-powered RedmiBook 13, RedmiBook 14, and RedmiBook 16 back in May. The company has now confirmed that it's set to release a new RedmiBook 16, but this time out, one powered with Intel's 10n...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:06:00 +0200

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