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Jul 10
The PS5 box art colorway fits the overall design language. (Image source: @PS5only)

PS5 games box art revealed with Spider-Man: Miles Morales starring front and center while alleged real-life DualSense controller looks gigantic

Sony has revealed the PS5 games box art with Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales being the first title to be shown off. Box art designs for both Horizon Forbidden West and GTA 5 have also been shared. A supposed real-life image of ...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 10 Jul 2020 03:22:00 +0200
Jul 9
The new Canon EOS R5 and R6. (Source: Canon)

Canon launches the EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras

Canon has finally unveiled the long-awaited 2020 EOS R series of mirrorless cameras. The OEM has confirmed the former has a 45MP sensor, whereas the latter is 20MP. They also have DIGIC X image processor and 5-Axis image stabiliza...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:52:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 & T14s now available with AMD Ryzen 4000

Update: Lenovo ThinkPad T14s with AMD Ryzen 4000 now fully customizable

A little late, but it is finally here: The AMD versions of the ThinkPad T14 Gen 1 and ThinkPad T14s Gen 1 are available. The two 14 inch business laptops are the first T series ThinkPads with AMD Ryzen 4000, also known as AMD Reno...
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:40:00 +0200
The Mi 10 Pro. (Source: Xiaomi)

Wang Teng: Prepare your wallets for the Mi 10 Pro+

According to Redmi product director Wang Teng, Xiaomi is currently working on a new Mi 10 flagship phone. The phone is expected to be the Mi 10 Pro+, going by recent rumors, and could very well break the US$1000 MSRP mark.
Ricci Rox, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:15:00 +0200
iOS 14 reimagines the home screen (Image source: Apple)

iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public betas just launched: how to update your iPhone 11 or iPad Pro

Apple recently launched the iOS 14 open beta program. iPhone and iPad users enrolled in the beta program can easily get hold of the first public beta build. iOS 14 features a number or improvements including a redesigned home scre...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 22:55:00 +0200
The new UGREEN HiTune TWS earbuds. (Source: UGREEN)

UGREEN releases its new USB type C HiTune TWS Earbuds

The latest truly wireless (TWS) earbuds from UGREEN upgrade to a USB type C port for charging and to an IPX5 rating for ingress protection. They also have a Qualcomm chipset which confers some up-to-date audio specs on these new H...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:40:00 +0200
Not all Redmi K20 Pro currently support full-screen gestures on MIUI 12. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Stable MIUI 12 for the Poco X2 stalls as Xiaomi extends MIUI 12 rollout for the Mi 9; full-screen gestures arriving for Redmi K20 Pro in a subsequent update

Xiaomi has pushed a new update to the Poco X2, but quite possibly not the one for which people had been hoping. The MIUI 12 upgrade has been extended for the Mi 9, though. However, full-screen gestures may not be arriving on the R...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:42:00 +0200
The Velvet UI is coming to older devices like the G7 ThinQ. (Image source: LG)

LG is bringing its Velvet UI to older devices, including the V35 ThinQ and G7 ThinQ

LG has announced that it will be porting the UI from its recent Velvet smartphone to older handsets, including the V50 ThinQ and G8 ThinQ. Other eligible devices include the V50S ThinQ, V40 ThinQ, V35 ThinQ and G7 ThinQ. These wil...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:35:00 +0200
Dell Latitude 7410 vs. Latitude 7400: Is Newer Really Better? (Image source: Dell)

Dell Latitude 7410 vs. Latitude 7400: Is Newer Really Better?

Want to upgrade your own RAM? Then you'll have to go with the older Latitude 7400. The newer Latitude 7410 adds a few new features while taking away some others...
Intel Core i7-10610U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:50:00 +0200
A first look at Google's "Prince" Smart speaker. (Image source: The Radio Use Website)

Pictures of new Google Nest Smart speaker appear on Japanese regulatory body

Pictures of Google's upcoming Nest Smart speaker have surfaced online. Published by a Japanese regulatory body, the speaker has an ungainly-looking design that is considerably larger than the Google Home.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 18:26:00 +0200
The OnePlus Nord's entire spec sheet has been leaked

Alleged OnePlus Nord spec sheet leaked ahead of launch

Prolific leaker Evan Blass has leaked the OnePlus Nord's spec sheet in its entirety. It confirms that the device will come with a 6.4-AMOLED panel clocked at 90Hz, a quad-camera setup at the rear, two selfie cameras, a 4,000mAh ba...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:51:00 +0200
Raspberry Pi: Transform the popular single-board computer into a smart speaker with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa integration. (Image source: Raspberry Pi Foundation)

Raspberry Pi: Transform the popular single-board computer into a smart speaker with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa integration

Fancy making use of a Raspberry Pi as a smart speaker? Well, two projects have demonstrated the steps for getting the popular single-board computer working with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. The realised projects support wake...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:47:00 +0200
Samsung may launch the Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Watch Active 3 series together on July 22. (Image source: OnLeaks & Evan Blass)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7 Plus and Galaxy Watch Active 3 may launch on the same day

Leaked marketing renders of the Galaxy Watch Active 3 seemingly put the upcoming smartwatch on a collision course with a July 22 launch date, two weeks ahead of Samsung's next Galaxy Unpacked event on August 5. Now, a rumour has e...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:35:00 +0200
The Creative SXFI Gamer builds on the Creative SXFI Air C. (Image source: Creative Technology)

Creative launches the SXFI Gamer USB-C headset with Super X-Fi technology and replaceable ear cups

Creative Technology has announced its latest headset, the Creative SXFI Gamer. Featuring replaceable ear cups, RGB lighting and USB Type-C connectivity, the SXFI Gamer retails for US$129.99 and £114.99 in the UK. The headset also ...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:27:00 +0200
The Nokia 1 launched in April 2018. (Image source:

Android 10 (Go edition) arrives on the Nokia 1

Android 10 (Go edition) has been made available for the Nokia 1, a handset that HMD Global released well over two years ago. The update will roll out in waves and is the second OS upgrade for the Nokia 1.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:07:00 +0200
The Dell XPS 15 9500 is now available in two colours. (Image source: Dell)

The Dell XPS 15 9500 grabs a new dazzling colour variant

Dell has given the XPS 15 9500 a fresh lick of paint. Only released in May, the XPS 15 9500 is now available in two colours in multiple regions. Called Frost with an Arctic White palm rest, the new colour option will be a US$50 su...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0200
The new Dell XPS desktop. All images via Dell

Dell launches new XPS desktop with Comet Lake CPU and plenty of GPU options

Dell launched a new XPS desktop today. The desktop can be configured with high-end specs like a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU and either an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT. The desktop is also designed to be upg...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Dell has introduced new 27 and 32-inch monitors in its UltraSharp lineup. (Image Source: Dell)

Dell introduces new monitors in its UltraSharp lineup tailored for home entertainment

Dell has introduced new 27-inch and 32-inch monitors in its UltraSharp lineup tailored primarily towards multimedia consumption and not-so-demanding gamers. The 27-inch lineup is comprised of 2K and 4K IPS monitors with support fo...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+'s specifications have been revealed

Galaxy Tab S7+ spec sheet leaked; will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, 12.4-inch screen, and more

Samsung is all set to release two new tablets alongside the Galaxy Note 20 series on August 5. The Galaxy Tab S7+ will feature a 12.4-inch AMOLED screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, up to 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage, a 10...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:37:00 +0200
Nvidia might launch the RTX 3000 entry-level and lower-mid-range solutions earlier than expected this year.(Image Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 and RTX 3050 Ampere GPUs rumored to already be in production

With the entry-level and lower-mid-range RTX 3000 GPUs already in production, we could expect a complete Ampere lineup by late 2020. This way, Nvidia can better counter AMD's RDNA2 GPUs that threaten to take over the gaming GPU ma...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:17:00 +0200
As Google Stadia continues to struggle, Nvidia GeForce Now adds 10 new titles to its growing library of games (Image source: Nvidia)

As Google Stadia continues to struggle, Nvidia GeForce Now adds 10 new titles to its growing library of games

Ultimate Chicken Horse, Neo Cab, and Endless World are now playable while existing games like Apex Legends will be compatible with Nvidia Highlights.
Allen Ngo, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 15:00:00 +0200
The OnePlus Nord will have a 4,115 mAh battery and an AMOLED screen. (Image source: OnePlus via XDA Developers)

OnePlus Nord to feature an AMOLED screen and a 4,115 mAh battery as leak reveals full design of sub-US$500 handset

The full design of the OnePlus Nord has been revealed. Sporting four rear-facing cameras and two front-facing ones, the OnePlus Nord will have more cameras than the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. OnePlus has confirmed that an AMOLED...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:54:00 +0200
The GeForce GTX 1060 remains popular for gamers on Steam. (Image source: NVIDIA)

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 and a 1080p resolution remains the most popular combination for gamers

NVIDIA may be on the verge of releasing its new Ampere architecture. However, the latest Steam hardware survey reveals that many gamers have yet to move to the company's Turing architecture. Instead, Pascal generation cards remain...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:22:00 +0200
Dell is offering up to 24% off multiple refurbished laptops. (Image source: Dell)

Deal | Save up to 24% with a limited offer on a refurbished XPS 13 9300, XPS 13 7390, XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 and Inspiron 5000 series laptops

Dell is offering up to 24% off several XPS, and Inspiron refurbished laptops. The offer includes the XPS 13 9300, XPS 13 7390, XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 and four Inspiron 5000 series machines.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:09:00 +0200
The GPD Win Max's current Indiegogo tally. (Source: Indiegogo)

GPD Win Max: crowdfunding for the 'mini console' moves on to a new stage amid user concerns about its charging tech

GPD's goal-based Indiegogo campaign for its 8-inch Win Max console-control-enabled mini notebook has ended in triumph, raking in about US$2.8 million from over 3,000 backers. However, the device is still available on this platform...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:54:00 +0200
The iQOO Z1x is now live. (Source: Weibo)

The iQOO Z1x: a new Snapdragon 765G, 120Hz phone starting at ~US$229

iQOO has launched the Z1x as the world's latest Snapdragon 765G-powered device. It also has the 120Hz refresh rate in its FHD+ LCD screen, as promised in its hype-phase. The phone also offers a 5000mAh battery that charges at 33 w...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:51:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 9 is coming to India soon. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Redmi Note 9: Coming to India and likely made in India - almost 99% of Xiaomi smartphones and 85% of Mi TVs sold in India are made there

The impending arrival of the Redmi Note 9 in India has been teased by Xiaomi India’s managing director. Some may decry the appearance of another smartphone from the Chinese OEM on the Indian market, but Xiaomi has reported that al...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:45:00 +0200
Apple's ARM-based Macs will support Intel's Thunderbolt high-speed I/O technology. (Image: Intel)

Thunderbolt support will come to ARM Macs says Apple

One concern that Apple Mac fans have had is whether Apple’s new ARM-based Macs will continue to support Intel’s Thunderbolt high-speed I/O tech. In statement provided to The Verge, Apple has confirmed that it will continue to supp...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:16:00 +0200
The Huawei Mate 40 Lite. (Source: Digital Chat Station)

Details of potentially the first Huawei Mate 40 series phone leak

A new leak has dropped some information on an upcoming phone that may just turn out to be the first Huawei Mate 40 series device: the Mate 40 Lite. The phone is expected to be branded as a Maimang-series offering in China as is ty...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:42:00 +0200
There are still some secrets waiting in the (white) wings for the PS5. (Image source: PlayStation)

PS5 backwards compatibility: Likely PS Now patent invigorates debate on whether Cerny's PlayStation 5 BC graphic was deliberately incomplete

A PlayStation-related patent has been doing the rounds on social media with many suspecting it could point to full PS5 backwards compatibility (BC) with the PS1, PS2, PS3, and PS4. Although the mystery around the patent has likely...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:47:00 +0200
MediaTek will unveil its Dimensity 600 chip soon

MediaTek's upcoming Dimensity 600 SoC will be released soon

A report states that MediaTek is on track to release its newest Dimensity 600 chip in the coming weeks. It is intended for low-cost 5G smartphones and is expected to make its debut in Q3 2020.
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:23:00 +0200
MSI Bravo 17

81% MSI Bravo 17 laptop review: All-AMD gaming machine

One-stop shop. While Intel and Nvidia dominated the gaming laptop market in the past years, more and more devices based solely on AMD components are now appearing. The Bravo 17 from MSI trumps with modern 7 nm components. A Ryzen 7 4800H is used as a processor, while a Radeon RX 5500M takes care of the graphics.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | AMD Radeon RX 5500M | 17.3" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:48:00 +0200
Durabook re-launches the fully-rugged Durabook R11 tablet for a starting price of $1849 USD (Source: Durabook)

Durabook re-launches the fully-rugged Durabook R11 tablet for a starting price of $1849 USD

The "easy-to-clean" 11.6-inch rugged tablet comes with three-year warranty as standard and a relatively bright 500-nit 1080p touchscreen designed for outdoor us...
Intel Core i5-8250U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:15:00 +0200
China is not happy with Britain's decision regarding Huawei. (Image via South China Morning Post, w/ edits)

China to UK: Drop Huawei and you will "bear the consequences"

Responding to the United Kingdom's decision to remove Huawei-made equipment from its 5G networks, Chinese ambassador Liu Xiaoming said that the shift in policy would "send a very wrong message." The decision has drawn ire from Chi...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:15:00 +0200
Jul 8
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CNet: Dell XPS 15 9500 review: The photo editor's new friend, CNet: Lenovo Yoga C740 (15-inch) review: A better everyday 2-in-1 for the work-from-home crowd, CNet: Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15: a dual-screen gaming speedster with great graphics, Laptop Mag: Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook review, Techradar: Dell XPS 13 (2020) review, Techradar: Asus Zephyrus Duo GX550 review, PC Mag: Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14, PC Mag: Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 (GX550), Tech Advisor: Acer Swift 3 (SF314-57) review, Trusted Reviews: HP Envy 13 (2020) Review, Trusted Reviews: Hands on: Acer Swift 5 (2020) Review, PC World: Lenovo Yoga C640 review: The battery life blows us away, PC World: Why this Acer Aspire 5 is usually the bestselling laptop on Amazon, PC World: Acer Predator Triton 500 review: A truly portable gaming powerhouse with 300Hz G-Sync, PC World: Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550 review: Two screens and a whole lot of speed, PC World: HP Chromebook x360 12b review: It's affordable and good, Pocket Lint: Acer Swift 5 (2020) initial review: The lightweight leader is back, Pocket Lint: Acer Nitro 5 review: Gaming needn't cost a fortune, Good Gear Guide: Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550 review: Two screens and a whole lot of speed, It Pro: Lenovo Yoga C940 review: A mighty fine 2-in-1, It Pro: Dell Inspiron 14 7000 review: Capable, but not uncompromising, Good Gear Guide: HP Chromebook x360 12b review: It's affordable and good, It Pro: Asus Zenbook Duo UX481 review: Innovation that comes at a cost, Unbox: Lenovo Yoga S740 Review: Your Next Premium Ultrabook?, Unbox: ASUS ExpertBook B9450F Review: Battery Monster That’s Impossibly Light, The Verge: Asus Zenbook Duo Review: Two Screens, Too Many Compromises, Engadget: Dell XPS 15 review (2020): The ideal 15-inch laptop for creatives, Talk Android: Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook review: Everyday champion, Engadget: ASUS ZenBook Duo review: A dual-screen ultraportable with compromises, Tech Nave: ASUS ExpertBook B9 laptop review - An excellent lightweight & durable productivity laptop, Gadgetspeak: Acer Chromebook 514, Hot Hardware: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Review: Ryzen Power With GeForce RTX Pop, Geek Culture: Geek Review: ASUS ExpertBook B9450, Hitech Century: Asus VivoBook S14 M433 Review – Affordable AMD powered Workhorse Tested, Pokde: Asus Expertbook B9 (B9450) Review — Ultra-Thin, Ultra-Light, Pokde: Acer Swift 3 AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Review – Affordable And Reliable, NLT: Review – ASUS ExpertBook B9450: A different kind of premium thin and light laptop, Ultrabook Review: Gigabyte Aero 15 XB review (2020 model – OLED, i7-10875H, RTX 2070 Super), Hitech Century: ASUS ExpertBook B9 [ B9450 ] notebook review – Amazing Lightness meets Exceptional Power, Techradar: Sony Xperia 1 II review, CNet: Motorola Edge Plus: The best cameras of any Moto phone -- but I wanted more, CNet: With upgrades, Amazon's 2020 Fire HD 8 costs more but remains a bargain, CNet: Amazon's affordable Fire HD 8 Plus seals the deal with some valuable extras, CNet: Microsoft Surface Book 3 13.5 review: A bold but ageing beauty, CNet: Microsoft Surface Book 3 15 review: Likable but not lovable, CNet: iPhone SE review: Classic iPhone design, but with 2020 processing power, CNet: Oppo Find X2 Pro review: Great display and camera can't justify the high price, Hardware Zone: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro review: The makings of a flagship smartphone killer, Hardware Zone: Huawei P40 Pro+ review: Five times the camera, 100 times the zoom
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus. (Source: ZDNet)

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE poised to take on the OnePlus 8T with a 50 MP camera and Snapdragon 865

Samsung is currently working on a new device: the Galaxy S20 FE. The new phone is expected to be a more affordable flagship for the masses and is poised to take on the upcoming OnePlus 8T with a Snapdragon 865 and the very impress...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 22:15:00 +0200
Note 20 screens may not be that big a step up from the Note 10+. (Source: Samsung)

No QHD+ at 120Hz for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series: new leak

A Twitter tipster has claimed that the upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series will not be capable of a 120 hertz (Hz) refresh rate when their displays are set to a QHD+ resolution, according to someone currently in possession of these dev...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 20:26:00 +0200
MSI alters its logo to commemorate its CEO. (Source: MSI)

The CEO of MSI dies aged 56

Shengchang Chiang - also often known as Charles Chiang - has been reported dead. He had taken over as the chief executive officer (CEO) of MSI in January 2019, having served as the company's head of its desktop division prior to t...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:37:00 +0200
Future Samsung phones might ship without a charger

Samsung might ship some of its future smartphones without a charger

According to a report by a South Korean media outlet, some upcoming Samsung phones might come without a charger in the box. Samsung says that most smartphone users already have a charger and don't need a new one every time they bu...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:13:00 +0200
The planned arrival of Android 11 is on September 8. (Image source: Google)

Global Android 11 release date confirmed; headed to Pixel smartphones on September 8

Google has revealed the planned launch date for Android 11, its next-generation OS. Currently undergoing public beta tests, Android 11 will arrive "everywhere" on September 8. This is probably only true for Pixel smartphones thoug...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:45:00 +0200
The Mi Smart Band 5 and Mi TV Stick will both retail for €39.99 (~US$45), Xiaomi has confirmed. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Mi TV Stick and Mi Smart Band 5 launching on July 15 at €39.99 apiece as Camera Shutter Control enabled for budget fitness tracker

Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi Smart Band 5 and Mi TV Stick will both retail for €39.99 (~US$45). The company has also teased that the two devices will be launched on July 15. Xiaomi has enabled Camera Shutter Control for the Mi...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:18:00 +0200
The eufyCam 2 Pro. (Source: Anker)

Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro is a new 2K, 100% wireless security camera system

The eufyCam 2 Pro improves on its previous generation in that its image sensor's resolution steps up to 2048x1080 (or 2K). It also incorporates night vision (color and IR), 2-way audio and a battery life of up to 12 months. This n...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:16:00 +0200
Lisa Su has confirmed that Zen 3 processors will be released this year. (Image source: AMD)

AMD confirms that Ryzen 4000 "Vermeer" Zen 3 and 7 nm processors will launch later this year

Ryzen 4000 desktop processors will be launching this year, AMD CEO Lisa Su has confirmed. Codenamed "Vermeer", the processors are based on the company's Zen 3 architecture and an improved 7 nm process.
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:04:00 +0200
The Lytte HarmoniQ TWS earbuds. (Source: HarmoniQLabs)

HarmoniQ Labs' upcoming TWS earbuds are 3D-printed for their comfort- and acoustics-focused features

HarmoniQLabs is a company that has an in-house 3D-printing process to make its new TWS earbuds. The OEM claims that the resulting unique shape created is better for prolonged wear and for passive noise cancellation. These new acce...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:47:00 +0200
Xbox Series X owners may get free next-gen upgrade DLC (Image source: Microsoft/Reddit/edited)

Rumoured Xbox Series X guidelines ban publishers from selling next-gen upgrades as paid DLC

In what looks to be a pro-consumer move, purported Microsoft guidelines prevent publishers from selling “next-gen upgrades” as paid DLC. This means that Xbox Series X owners might not have to double-dip on cross-gen titles to get ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:15:00 +0200
The mysterious Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition could be a custom SKU specifically designed for the Japanese market. (Image Source: NEC)

NEC launches 15.6-inch Lavie laptop with mysterious Ryzen 7 4000U Extreme Edition APU

The new 15.6-inch Lavie N1585 laptop is currently the only model equipped with the unannounced Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition APU, which appears to have identical specs to the Ryzen 7 4800U model. Other specs include 16 GB of RAM plus 1 ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:08:00 +0200
The 3995WX denomination suggests that we could see even more cores and threads compared to the 3990X model. (Image Source: Chiphell)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX CPU sample spotted in the wild, might launch next week

The Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPUs are supposed to integrate more business/workstation-oriented features along with server-oriented features borrowed from the Epyc-series like the 8-channel memory support for up to 2 TB of RAM capaci...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:36:00 +0200
The Redmi K30i 5G is the latest smartphone to receive MIUI 12. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Stable MIUI 12 updates lands on the Xiaomi Redmi K30i 5G

MIUI 12 has arrived on the Xiaomi Redmi K30i 5G. The device, which most people would struggle to tell apart from the regular Redmi K30 5G, is the latest smartphone to receive Xiaomi's new OS. The company has already pushed MIUI 12...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:36:00 +0200
The MIUI 12 update will be available for Redmi 8A users in August

Redmi 8A likely to get stable MIUI 12 update in August

Redmi 8A users will be pleased to know that they don't have to wait long for the MIUI 12 update. A Mi Community Forum moderator has stated that the device will get the software in August. It shouldn't be long before Xiaomi makes a...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:35:00 +0200
Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 865 Plus. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 865 Plus offering 10% better GPU performance and Prime Core clock speed

Qualcomm has now unveiled its newest flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 865 Plus. The Snapdragon 865 Plus offers 10% better graphical performance and a higher peak CPU performance versus the Snapdragon 865, as well as significantly bett...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:09:00 +0200
The RedmiBook 16 and RedmiBook 14 II are now available as Intel machines. (Image source: Xiaomi via Gizchina & ITHome)

New Xiaomi RedmiBook 14 II and RedmiBook 16 versions launched: Up to an Intel Core i7-1065G7, an NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU and 16 GB of RAM from ~US$670

Xiaomi has launched new versions of the RedmiBook 14 II and RedmiBook 16. Available with either Core i5-1035G1 or Core i7-1065G7 processors, the Intel editions of the two laptops have also been paired with an NVIDIA GeForce MX350 ...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:31:00 +0200

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