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Jun 1
The Huawei P40 Pro+. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei may have reserved the best displays for the P40 Pro Plus; pre-orders begin in China

The biggest difference between the Huawei P40 Pro and the more expensive P40 Pro Plus are the phones' telephoto lenses, as the P40 Pro Plus offers a 10x zoom lens versus the P40 Pro's 5x zoom. Apparently, though, there's also anot...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:40:00 +0200
Metal Gear Solid 4 turns 12 this month. Here are 3 reasons why it deserves a remaster (Image source: Wired)

Opinion | Metal Gear Solid 4 turns 12 this month. Here are 3 reasons why it deserves a remaster

Kojima's final years at Konami were turbulent to say the least, but his legacy should be preserved. Solid Snake's swan song title has yet to be re-released on any other platform even after over a decade in the market.
Allen Ngo, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:00:00 +0200
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro. (Source: Slickdeals)

EMUI 10 update for the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and P20 Pro set to hit Europe soon

Huawei is finally delivering the EMUI 10 update to the Mate 10 Pro, P20 Pro, Mate 10, and P20. While the rollout is pegged as a "global" one, it's a bit misleading, as European models remain on EMUI 9.1. That is expected to change...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:42:00 +0200
Xiaomi will launch its laptops in India on June 11th

Redmibook 13 slated for a June 11th launch in India

Xiaomi will reportedly unveil its first-ever laptop for the Indian market on June 11th. It is rumored to be a rebranded Redmibook 13 model featuring 10th generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. The entry-level model will likel...
Anil Satyanarayana, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:24:00 +0200
The Ryzen 9 3900XT actually debuted for slightly less than the Ryzen 9 3900X (Image source: AMD)

French retailer lists then takes down pricing for €499 AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, €459 Ryzen 7 3800XT, and €319 Ryzen 5 3600XT

A French online retailer appears to have unintentionally leaked pricing information for AMD's upcoming Matisse Refresh Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, and Ryzen 5 3600XT. The rumored CPUs will sell for more than their vanilla coun...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:22:00 +0200
Ocean Cove could up IPC by as much as 80 percent over Skylake (Image source: Intel)

Intel's 7nm Ocean Cove architecture might deliver 80 percent gains to IPC and higher clocks in 2022: enough to catch up with 5nm AMD Ryzen 6000 Raphael?

A leak on Weibo purportedly lists IPC and process node gains for Intel's upcoming Golden Cove and Ocean Cove architectures. The 7nm Ocean Cove, in particular, looks interesting, allegedly built on the 7nm process and offering upwa...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:02:00 +0200
One developer became US$100,000 richer after finding and reporting a critical security flaw to Apple's bounty programme. (Image source: TheDigitalWay / Pixabay)

Apple pays US$100,000 bounty to developer for finding critical login vulnerability

Apple has paid a US$100,000 bounty to Bhavuk Jain for a security vulnerability he found within the "Sign in with Apple" ability found on some websites and third-party applications. The bug could allow hackers to take full control ...
Craig Ward, Mon, 01 Jun 2020 06:02:00 +0200
May 31
The PS5 design may still be inspired by the well-known devkit's appearance. (Image source: Fan-made render via NeoGAF)

Next-gen console rumors: PS5 will be twice as thick as the PS4 Pro; huge Sega scoop could point to a new console or even a Microsoft team-up for a Sega Series X

The PS5 will supposedly be almost twice the thickness of a PlayStation 4 Pro and has a design that is completely different to everything that has been predicted so far according to a Sony “insider”. Sega may be planning a new cons...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 31 May 2020 23:37:00 +0200
The Nokia C5 Endi. (Source: Nokia)

Nokia launches the C5 Endi via Cricket Wireless

Nokia has conducted a new budget phone debut via Cricket Wireless in the US. The C5 Endi is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, has 3GB of RAM and triple rear cameras. It is joined by new SKUs of the C2, which have dual rear ca...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 31 May 2020 21:50:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 will support Amazon's Alexa AI assistant. (Image source: Gizchina)

Xiaomi Mi Band 5: Official launch date and release date revealed and new renders posted

The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is definitely coming soon thanks to details revealed by Xiaomi on the Chinese social media site Weibo. The company will be officially announcing the Mi Band 5 on June 11, and it will later be released for sale...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 31 May 2020 21:37:00 +0200
Disney+ has skyrocketed in recent months. (Source: Disney)

Disney+ is now the 4th most popular streaming service in the US: new study

Disney launched its own streaming services only about 6 months ago. Despite this, a new study has found that 25% of its US-based respondents have already subscribed to it. This puts it in the top 5 of such apps alongside more esta...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 31 May 2020 21:03:00 +0200
One of Eve Devices' new detachable keyboard concepts. (Source: Eve Devices)

Eve V 2020: Eve Devices is taking the design of its upcoming convertible's keyboard very seriously

Eve Devices is currently developing its second-generation 2-in-1 informed by feedback from its community, as is the brand's wont. It has collected this input on the tablet portion of this product, and has now moved onto its detach...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 31 May 2020 20:28:00 +0200
Huawei has confirmed that up to 13 devices are now eligible for EMUI 10.1. (Image source: Huawei via ITHome)

Huawei confirms that up to 13 devices are now eligible for EMUI 10.1

Huawei has confirmed that a host of its devices are now eligible to be upgraded to EMUI 10.1. The same applies to several Honor devices, too. Huawei's latest OS introduces several changes and is called Magic UI 3.1 for Honor smart...
Alex Alderson, Sun, 31 May 2020 18:55:00 +0200
Huawei P Smart 2020

77% Huawei P Smart 2020 Smartphone Review - Comfortable and stale

Old fare in new clothes? The Huawei P Smart 2020 comes with Google Services and looks very similar to its predecessor. While it received some new colors and slightly more storage, are the few small changes sufficient enough to keep the affordable smartphone current?
HiSilicon Kirin 710 | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.21" | 163 g
Florian Schmitt, Sun, 31 May 2020 18:31:00 +0200
The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro have started receiving EMUI 10.1 in Europe. (Image source: Notebookcheck)

Huawei begins the global rollout of EMUI 10.1 for the P30 and P30 Pro

Owners of Huawei's last Google-certified flagships have started receiving EMUI 10.1, putting the P30 and P30 Pro on software parity with the P40 series. The OS update brings plenty of small improvements and also upgrades the two d...
Alex Alderson, Sun, 31 May 2020 17:51:00 +0200
One UI is a brilliant skin by all metrics. (Source; Samsung)

Opinion | It's about time we got better mobile hotspot controls in One UI

Samsung's One UI skin is generally hailed as one of the best OEM skins available right now, and is packed full with in-depth power-user features. All of that seems to be sorely missing in one segment: mobile hotspot, with Samsung'...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 31 May 2020 16:16:00 +0200
The Redmi 9A is expected to succeed the Redmi 8A pictured here (Image source: Mi)

Redmi 9C, Redmi 9A, and Redmi 9 specs and pricing leak: Mediatek G70 and 5000 mAh battery under US$200

Tipster @Sudhanshu1414 recently revealed specs and estimated pricing for the entire Redmi 9 series. The Mediatek Helios-powered Redmi 9, the Redmi 9C, and the Redmi 9A are expected soon in India and international markets at a stic...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 31 May 2020 16:08:00 +0200
Pancake FPS Starter Kit gives PC gamers a solid non-VR Half Life: Alyx experience

Not quite Half-Life 3, but close enough - Pancake FPS Starter Kit helps you play Half Life: Alyx without a VR headset

The Pancake VR Starter Kit transforms Half Life: Alyx into something approximating a standard FPS game on PC. This allows users without the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, or Valve Index to enjoy the title.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 31 May 2020 15:49:00 +0200
The new Bookshelf app in the new Raspberry Pi OS. (Source: Raspberry Pi Foundation)

Raspbian is now Raspberry Pi OS, new 64-bit beta now available

Along with the recent launch of the new 8 GB variant of the Raspberry Pi 4, the Raspberry Pi foundation also decided to give its customized Linux variant a new name. Raspbian is now known as Raspberry Pi OS going forward and bring...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 31 May 2020 11:19:00 +0200
Don't expect the immediate successor to the Exynos 990 to be a complete overhaul. (Source: Samsung)

Why the Exynos 992 is unlikely to get ARM's new Cortex-A78 or Cortex-X1 cores

A few sites have been reporting that Samsung’s new Exynos 992 chipset that could feature in the Galaxy Note 20 line will incorporate ARM’s new Cortex-A78 cores and in-house custom team Cortex-X1 cores. However, given both the mino...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 31 May 2020 10:45:00 +0200
The Vivo iQOO 3 is currently the cheapest Snapdragon 865 device on the Indian market (Image source: Flipkart)

Cheapest Snapdragon 865 phone in India: Vivo iQOO 3 gets discounted to just US$423, 25 percent cheaper than OnePlus 8

A special discount offer makes the Vivo iQOO 3 the cheapest Snapdragon 865 phone available on the Indian market right now. Undercutting the OnePlus 8 by 25 percent, the discounted iQOO 3 offers remarkable value for money with an 8...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 31 May 2020 09:56:00 +0200
Worrying Intel DG1 3DMark Fire Strike scores leak: Intel's Xe architecture barely keeps up with 3 year-old Pascal NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

Worrying Intel DG1 3DMark Fire Strike scores leak: Intel's Xe architecture barely keeps up with 3 year-old Pascal NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050

3DMark Fire Strike scores for the Intel DG1 have just leaked. Intel's latest attempt at a discrete GPU appears to be barely faster than the 3 year-old NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. This raises serious questions about Xe and Tiger Lake ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 31 May 2020 09:55:00 +0200
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PS5 backwards compatibility all the way back to the PS1 would be a major pro for the next-gen console. (Image source: Vida Extra)

PS5 backwards compatibility will cover all PS2, PS3, and PS4 games according to Turkish retailer

The PS5 will offer backwards compatibility for PS2, PS3, and PS4 games according to a PlayStation 5 page recently published by a large Turkish retailer. PlayStation 5 owners will apparently be able to utilize the next-gen console’...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 31 May 2020 01:10:00 +0200
May 30
The Samsung Odyssey G9 has a quantum dot display. (Image source: Overclockers UK)

Stunning Samsung Odyssey 49-inch G9 1000R Curved Gaming Monitor now available for pre-order at £1,279.99 (US$1,581)

The 49-inch Samsung Odyssey G9 1000R Curved Gaming Monitor is now available for pre-order and those interested will have to pay up £1,279.99 (US$1,581) for the pleasure of owning the magnificent display. The monitor has a 240 Hz r...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 30 May 2020 23:56:00 +0200
A potentially more durable Galaxy Fold successor? (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Galaxy Fold Active? Samsung patents a waterproof version of its first foldable phone

Samsung has filed a patent for a foldable phone with a "waterproof housing". The document's images depicts this device as similar to the Galaxy Fold, but with a tougher-looking, possibly thicker, chassis. However, the internal tab...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 30 May 2020 23:07:00 +0200
GTA 5 clearly runs at a playable rate on the GPD Win Max. (Image source: GPD)

GTA 5 runs as slick as a whistle on the GPD Win Max as Indiegogo total for the new handheld game console tops US$2 million

The GPD Win Max handheld game console has already managed to attract over US$2 million in funding on Indiegogo and there is still 32 days of its crowdfunding campaign left. But when you see how well games like GTA 5 run on the min...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 30 May 2020 22:43:00 +0200
Purported Xperia 5 II renders. (Source: @NodSikharulidze)

Rumor | Xperia 5 II: New leak shows Sony's upcoming flagship won't be all that compact

Reports from a few months ago touted the upcoming Xperia 5 II to be Sony's much-awaited compact flagship phone. A new leak may have put paid to those hopes, though, as while the Xperia 5 II paints the picture of an impressive prem...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 30 May 2020 22:07:00 +0200
The Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant is currently less than half price at Best Buy. (Image source: Best Buy)

Deal | Lenovo Smart Clock: Pick up the smart home device with Google Assistant for less than half price

The Lenovo Smart Clock is currently on offer at Best Buy. The useful smart home device is usually priced at US$79.99, but it has been reduced by US$40 at the moment, bringing the price down to a very tempting US$39.99. The Lenovo ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 30 May 2020 21:20:00 +0200
The new Samsung Money card. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung launches its own Apple Card-esque service in the US

Samsung Money is a new partnership between this OEM and SoFi that offers a new type of Mastercard-issued debit card. It also extends benefits such as a fee-free account and potentially increased interest on savings. This new arm o...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 30 May 2020 20:42:00 +0200
 

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 16GB + 256GB HBRPEKNX0101AH SSD Benchmarks

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 16GB + 256GB HBRPEKNX0101AH drive specs and benchmarks
Klaus Hinum, Sat, 30 May 2020 20:11:09 +0200
 

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H) SSD Benchmarks

Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage 32GB + 512GB HBRPEKNX0202A(L/H) drive specs and benchmarks
Klaus Hinum, Sat, 30 May 2020 20:05:40 +0200
Every AMD Ryzen 7 4800H laptop we've tested thus far have been outperforming the Intel Core i7-10875H and Core i9-10980HK, but there's a catch (Image source: Eluktronics)

Every AMD Ryzen 7 4800H laptop we've tested thus far have been outperforming the Intel Core i7-10875H and Core i9-10980HK, but there's a catch

Every AMD Ryzen 7 4800H laptop we've tested thus far have been outperforming the Intel Core i7-10875H and Core i9-10980HK, but there's a catch
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 30 May 2020 20:04:00 +0200
The alleged ZTE tri-fold patent. (Source: PriceBaba)

ZTE reportedly patents a tri-folding tablet

The smartphone OEM ZTE has reportedly filed a patent with the Chinese National Intellectual Property Office (CNIPA) for a tablet-like device with a screen that can bend at 2 points to collapse into more of a phone form factor. It ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 30 May 2020 19:57:00 +0200
 

Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB SSD Benchmarks

Samsung PM991 MZVLQ1T0HALB drive specs and benchmarks
Klaus Hinum, Sat, 30 May 2020 18:01:01 +0200
8 core APUs are headed to the ThinkBook 14s. (Image source: Lenovo)

Energy Star and Geekbench confirm up to AMD Ryzen 7 4800U and 16 GB of RAM for imminent Lenovo ThinkBook 14s refresh

Energy Star and Geekbench have confirmed that a ThinkBook 14s refresh is on its away. Possibly launching imminently, the ThinkBook 14s will come with 8 core AMD Ryzen 4000 Renoir APUs and up to 16 GB of RAM.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 30 May 2020 13:53:00 +0200
iPad Pro 10.5 owners complain of constant reboots after applying recent iPad OS updates.

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 owners complain of constant reboots after updating to iPad OS 13.4 and above; squeezing near the battery could be a temporary workaround

Several iPad Pro 10.5 owners have voiced concerns on the Apple Community forums that their device is stuck in a constant boot loop every 180 seconds after performing an iPad OS update to 13.4 or above. The issue, which does not se...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 30 May 2020 13:26:00 +0200
Sony remains hopeful of giving the PS5 a global release later this year. (Image source: Sony)

Jim Ryan: PS5 on track for a global launch, but don't expect compatibility with the PS4

The PS5 remains on track for a global launch this holiday season, according to Sony's Jim Ryan. Do not expect PS5 games to work on the PS4 though, nor for the PS5 to be the cheapest console either.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 30 May 2020 13:12:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 8. (Source: Xiaomi)

New update arrives for the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8T; still no Android 10

While the Redmi Note 8 Pro received the Android 10 update months ago, the regular Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8T remain stuck on Android Pie, albeit on MIUI 11. A new update is now been sent out to the two phones, but also doesn't...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 30 May 2020 09:54:00 +0200
2021 is set to bring major UI and quality-of-life improvements to Windows 10 (Image source: Microsoft)

Windows 10 21H1 is set to bring UI changes, enhanced search, UWP File Explorer, enhanced Chromium Edge and more next year

Next year's Windows 10 revamp, known as 21H1, is set to deliver a number of enhanced features from a smarter search to better multitasking in Edge, to a touch-native interface for Edge.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 30 May 2020 09:34:00 +0200
The 64-core 128-thread AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is now selling at its lowest-ever price (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X sees lowest ever pricing: Comet Lake effect on the 64-core 128-thread HEDT part?

Shortly after Intel brought its Comet Lake S desktop CPU lineup into play, AMD slashed prices on the 64-core 128-thread Threadripper 3990X. The premium HEDT part is now available for its lowest price yet.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 30 May 2020 08:53:00 +0200
Lenovo Flex 5 2-in-1 with AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, 16 GB of RAM, and 256 GB SSD now on sale for $600 USD (Image source: Amazon)

Deal | Lenovo Flex 5 2-in-1 with AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, 16 GB of RAM, and 256 GB SSD now on sale for $600 USD

The budget 15.6-inch Lenovo convertible will come with a processor that's just as fast or faster than the Core i7-8565U as found on Ultrabooks almost twice the price. Lenovo have been championing the Zen 2 series with more and mor...
Allen Ngo, Sat, 30 May 2020 05:42:00 +0200
May 29
The wearables sector had a mixed 1Q2020. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's global wearables shipments grew by 71% for the first quarter of 2020

The latest IDC report on the wearables market (for the first quarter of 2020 (1Q2020)) shows that its watch sector declined. However, this shortfall was addressed by gains made by the audio and band categories. Apple remained the ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 29 May 2020 23:58:00 +0200
Gran Turismo is expected to make an impressive appearance on the PS5. (Image source: Alfa Beta Juego)

New PS5 game rumors appear as devs are told to make sure that upcoming PS4 titles are compatible with the PlayStation 5

New rumors about potential PS5 games such as Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Silent Hill, Gran Turismo 7, and Horizon Zero Dawn 2 have appeared online. In further game-related news, Sony has instructed developers to ensure PlayStation 5 co...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 29 May 2020 23:31:00 +0200
The Galaxy Watch Active 2 was launched in 2018. (Image source: Samsung)

New Samsung Galaxy Watch: Four variants of the possible Galaxy Watch Active 3 start revealing their secrets through FCC filings

A new Samsung Galaxy Watch has been discovered in recent FCC files, with a total of four different model numbers being spotted. It is believed that there will be two variants with LTE connectivity, while two other Samsung Galaxy W...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 29 May 2020 23:29:00 +0200
The MSI Modern 14 Ryzen Edition will seemingly be available from July. (Image source: MSI)

MSI Modern 14 to feature AMD Ryzen 4000 Renoir processors for as little as US$649

The MSI Modern 14 B4M starts at US$649 and can be equipped with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U. The device also has a 52 Wh battery, is 16.9 mm thick and weighs 1.3 kg.
Alex Alderson, Fri, 29 May 2020 21:05:00 +0200
Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

May 2020 Update Here you will find the current best tablets 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.
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 29 May 2020 20:37:00 +0200
The new GPU-Z version now detects more chips. (Source: TechPowerUp)

The new GPU-Z update adds support for 10th-gen Intel Core processors and the Windows 10 May 2020 update

TechPowerUp has announced a new version (2.32.0) of its popular GPU-Z tool. It adds support for a number of new cards and CPUs, 10th-gen Intel silicon included. This update also includes the more granular detection of stepping in ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 29 May 2020 20:37:00 +0200
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

May 2020 Update. Here you will find the latest smartphones 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.
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 29 May 2020 20:31:00 +0200
How good is the 108 MP camera of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro with the Google GCam?

88% Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro review: GCam port vs. stock camera – Serious differences to some extent

There's still a lot of potential in the Xiaomi phone. We compare photos taken with the stock camera app of the Mi 10 Pro with a current port of the Google camera app (GCam) for the Xiaomi smartphone. In our camera comparison you'll find out how big the differences are and if the GCam port solves the camera problems of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | Qualcomm Adreno 650 | 6.67" | 208 g
Marcus Herbrich, Fri, 29 May 2020 20:25:00 +0200
There will be no more McLaren themed phones from OnePlus

McLaren confirms that it is no longer working with OnePlus

McLaren has just acknowledged that its partnership with OnePlus has ended. The company doesn't explicitly state why the nearly two-year-old endeavor came to an end and hopes that it can work with OnePlus in the future. OnePlus sti...
Anil Satyanarayana, Fri, 29 May 2020 20:23:00 +0200

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