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Bigbig Won Rainbow PC gamepad has an awesome smartphone app that we wish Sony and Microsoft could implement

Bigbig Won Rainbow PC gamepad has an awesome smartphone app that we wish Sony and Microsoft could implement

The $50 USD third-party controller is not only stylish and bright, but it has a neat app that let's users calibrate and customize the buttons and analog sensitivity on the fly.
Allen Ngo, 22 May 2022 11:42
The Xiaomi 11T Pro. (Source: NextPit)

Xiaomi 12T Pro to debut with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

The Xiaomi 12T Pro will succeed last year's 11T Pro later in the year and will be one of Xiaomi's few Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1-powered devices this year, and could be the only one to be sold outside China. According the other reports, ...
Ricci Rox, 22 May 2022 11:19
The Zen 4 AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop processors are expected to utilize TDPs starting at 65 W. (Image source: AMD - edited)

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X keeps pace with Alder Lake's best in leaker's optimistic clock predictions for key Raphael SKUs

A noted leaker has offered their take on the potential clock rates for key SKUs in the upcoming AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” series. The commenter has been quite optimistic with some of the clock rate estimates, with the AMD Ryzen 9 7...
Daniel R Deakin, 22 May 2022 10:24
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BOE may lose Apple-supplier status. (Source: BOE)

Apple may cancel BOE as an iPhone 14 display supplier over iPhone 13 blunder

BOE has been tipped as one of three sources of display panels for the upcoming iPhone 14 series. However, this lucrative contract now reportedly hangs in the balance following a dispute over a previous dispute concerning 13-series...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 21 May 2022 21:48
LG Gram 14T90P convertible review: The Lenovo Yoga and HP Spectre challenger

88% LG Gram 14T90P convertible review: The Lenovo Yoga and HP Spectre challenger

Gram(my) award winner. Can LG compete with the big boys like Lenovo, HP, Dell, or Asus in the subnotebook convertible space? The latest superlight Gram design is a significant improvement over older models to be a serious contender that users may want to consider.
Intel Core i5-1135G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs | 14.00" | 1.2 kg
Allen Ngo, 21 May 2022 21:19
Could the next-gen Razr be a true flagship? (Source: Motorola via Weibo)

Rumor | The Motorola Razr 3 will be the world's first Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1-powered foldable

Motorola has just released another new poster touting its upcoming Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 flagship smartphone. This one comes with strong hints that the device in question will be foldable, leading to speculation that the successor t...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 21 May 2022 16:26
The Buds 2 Pokemon Edition. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pokemon and Pepsi Special Editions are unveiled in South Korea

Samsung has unleashed the Galaxy Buds 2 in 2 limited-edition co-branded forms on its home market of South Korea. One is a Pokémon-themed bundle that could go with a matching Galaxy Z Flip3 from an earlier event, whereas the other ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 21 May 2022 15:47
The Google Pixel Watch is expected to make an appearance in fall 2022. (Image source: Google)

Google Pixel Watch gets Exynos 9110 co-processor and more RAM than the Galaxy Watch4 in attempt to squeeze the most out of Wear OS

New specifications for the upcoming Google Pixel Watch have been shared, including that it will apparently feature a co-processor to help out the Exynos 9110 with certain tasks. In addition, the Pixel Watch is expected to come wit...
Daniel R Deakin, 21 May 2022 13:02
A new diabetes monitoring wearable tracks alcohol and lactate, too (image: UC San Diego)

Scientists develop tiny wearable for painless monitoring of all three diabetes vitals, including blood sugar and alcohol levels

The UC San Diego Center for Wearable Sensors has created what they call a "multi-tasking wearable" for continuously monitoring not only blood sugar levels, but also the impact of drinking alcohol and participating in strenuous exe...
Daniel Zlatev, 21 May 2022 12:03
2x Samsung SSD 980 Pro 2TB MZ-V8P2T0 (RAID 0) SSD Benchmarks

2x Samsung SSD 980 Pro 2TB MZ-V8P2T0 (RAID 0) SSD Benchmarks

Samsung Elpis S4LV003 M.2 2280
A Tesla Model S crash is being investigated by the NHTSA (image: Richard Koehler/Mercury News)

Tesla’s stock tanks amid deadly crash investigation, harassment allegations, and ESG index drop, as Musk claims persecution

A recent chain of negative publicity swirling Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk led to a stock market rout that nixed US$66 billion off its market capitalization on Friday alone. The carnage may continue next week amid an NHTSA Autopilo...
Daniel Zlatev, 21 May 2022 11:29
Mercedes-Benz plans to use new silicon anode batteries in an extended-range G-Class EV model. (Image source: Mercedes-Benz)

Mercedes-Benz and Sila reveal new energy-dense batteries for extended-range G-Class EV

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will use new silicon anode technology from Sila in an extended-range version of its G-Class EV. The material has a high energy density and will be manufactured at the company's Washington state ...
Polly Allcock, 21 May 2022 09:57
The Realme Pad X 5G. (Source: Realme)

Realme Pad X 5G: Marketing images and color options of Realme's first 5G tablet revealed in new leaks

The Realme Pad X will makes its debut on May 26 in China and Realme has begun ramping up its marketing campaign for the tablet, with images of the device and its stylus, the Realme Pen, now revealed in new leaks.
Ricci Rox, 21 May 2022 08:42
Acer TravelMate P4 now comes in both Intel 12th gen vPro and AMD Ryzen 6000 Pro options with 16:10 displays. (Image Source: Acer)

Acer upgrades TravelMate lineup with Intel 12th gen vPro and AMD Ryzen 6000 Pro options

Acer has upgraded the TravelMate lineup of business laptops with the latest Intel 12th gen vPro and AMD Ryzen 6000 Pro processors. The TravelMate P2 is available in 14-inch and 15.6-inch versions while the TravelMate P4 and Travel...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 21 May 2022 07:16
Norman Reedus, who was the protagonist of Death Stranding, casually confirmed that work has started on a sequel. (Image via Death Stranding)

Death Stranding sequel casually confirmed by Norman Reedus

Norman Reedus, the actor who played the protagonist of 2019's Death Stranding, essentially confirmed that a sequel to the popular Kojima video game is already in the works. While there were no other details given, Reedus confirmed...
Sam Medley, 21 May 2022 05:18
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Tronsmart Onyx Ace Pro TWS (Source: Tronsmart)

Tronsmart launches the affordable Onyx Ace Pro TWS with Qualcomm aptX support and 13 mm drivers

Although there are countless TWS earbuds available in the sub-US$50 area of the market, the Tronsmart Onyx Ace Pro is one of the few capable of bringing together Qualcomm aptX support and 13 mm drivers. Now available on Tronsmart'...
Codrut Nistor, 21 May 2022 01:57
SK hynix Platinum P41 PCIe NVMe Gen 4.0 SSD (Source: SK hynix)

The SK hynix Platinum P41 flagship PCIe NVMe SSD hits Amazon

Yesterday, SK hynix has finally unleashed its first Gen 4.0 SSD with a 176-NAND layer, namely the Platinum P41. As unveiled back in early January, it is available in 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB versions. The prices start at US$104.99 a...
Codrut Nistor, 20 May 2022 23:53
The Mercedes Vision AMG is built on the AMG.EA platform, which is due to be released in 2025. (Image source: Mercedes-AMG)

Mercedes-AMG Vision all-electric concept sports car revealed

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled an all-electric concept sports car, the Vision AMG. The car is built on the AMG.EA platform, which is due to be released in 2025. The vehicle has a YASA axial flux motor and a high-performance battery set...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 20:58
IFA hypes its 2022 tickets. (Source: IFA)

IFA announces a return to Berlin in September 2022

The IFA tech trade show is now set to return to an in-person format set in its traditional Berlin venue in 2022. The conference will take place at the start of September of this year. Its organizers are celebrating this announceme...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 May 2022 20:06
The C8W Pro 2K. (Source: EZVIZ)

EZVIZ launches the new C8W Pro 2K outdoor security camera via Amazon

EZVIZ has announced pricing for its latest home security camera on its new Amazon page. The C8W Pro 2K is of the spherical outdoor form-factor for 360-degree coverage and AI-powered smart potential intruder detection and tracking....
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 May 2022 19:28
The 70 and 70 Pro in the wild. (Source: Machine Wang Tengxiao via Weibo)

Honor 70 and 70 Pro design is revealed in full thanks to new online and offline retail leaks

Honor has confirmed that it will launch the 70 series of premium mid-range Android smartphones later in May 2022. However, its 2 variants, the 70 and 70 Pro, have been snapped from all angles in a physical store ahead of this even...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 May 2022 18:50
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 13 review: Subnotebook with efficient Alder Lake i5

87% Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 13 review: Subnotebook with efficient Alder Lake i5

Extremely mobile. The Galaxy Book2 weighs less than 1 kg and is powered by a 12th generation Intel i5. It is also extremely thin thanks to its OLED display. The result is an extremely portable notebook that Samsung has endowed with stamina and performance, but also with the usual weaknesses.
Intel Core i5-1240P | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs | 13.30" | 885 g
Mario Petzold, 20 May 2022 18:30
The One-netbook T1 will lack the modern design of the Surface Pro 8. (Image source: One-netbook)

One-netbook T1 introduced with Intel Core i7-1260P to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 from US$599

One-netbook has confirmed details about the T1, previously known as the VOYO VBook 2023. The One-netbook T1 will be available with an Intel Core i7-1260P processor, fast LPDDR5 RAM and M.2 2280 storage. The One-netbook T1 should b...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 18:30
Garmin has considered a new and more accurate way of measuring SpO2 levels. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin patent revealed with aim of improving SpO2 monitoring in smartwatches

The USPTO has published a patent for 'three-wavelength pulse oximetry', filed by Garmin in 2020. The new style of sensor could make its way into commercially-available smartwatches, although Garmin is expected to launch the Foreru...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 18:04
A new ID. Buzz/Star Wars promo. (Source: Volkswagen)

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz sponsors the launch of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series

Volkswagen has announced a collaboration with Lucasfilm/Industrial Light & Magic to promote its latest e-vehicle, the ID. Buzz, in conjunction with the upcoming Disney+ series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. It consists of promotional material c...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 May 2022 17:56
World's first mini PC with Radeon RX 6650M dGPU (Image Source: MINISFORUM)

MINISFORUM announces the Neptune HX90G mini PC with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX APU and RX 6650M dGPU

The new Neptune series is advertised as the world's first mini PC lineup with AMD RDNA2 dGPUs. MINISFORUM is planning to first release a Ryzen 9 5900HX + Radeon RX 6650M model, followed by Ryzen 9 6900HX and Intel Alder Lake varia...
Bogdan Solca, 20 May 2022 17:38
The Redmi Note 11T Pro Plus will debut on May 24 in China. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T Pro Plus receives DisplayMate A+ rating for its 144 Hz IPS LCD with no PWM

The Redmi Note 11T Pro+ has become the first smartphone with an LCD display to receive a DisplayMate A+ rating. Xiaomi's upcoming smartphone does not use PWM to modulate display brightness, all but eliminating headache-inducing fl...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 17:37
Intel Alder Lake-P

Core i5 beats Core i7: Alder Lake-P creates problems for manufacturers and customers

We reviewed a few new Alder Lake-P CPUs from Intel over the last two weeks and our concerns are supported by the test results. The power consumption is very high, which is a challenge for the cooling solutions. It is also a problem for customers, because a Core i5 can be more powerful than a Core i7 and there can be massive performance differences in general.
Andreas Osthoff, 20 May 2022 17:19
TSMC expected to announce plans for its 1.4 nm production nodes next month

TSMC expected to announce plans for its 1.4 nm production nodes next month

With the first 2 nm chips planned for a 2025 release, TSMC could theoretically ready the 1.4 nm nodes by 2028. Samsung will most likely come up with a similar node around the same time, while Intel will try to get ahead of the gam...
Bogdan Solca, 20 May 2022 17:14
Numerous Android OEMs will bring Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus-powered smartphones to market from this summer onwards. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus: iQOO, Motorola, OnePlus and Xiaomi all to use Qualcomm's new flagship chipset as Realme GT2 Master Exploration Edition impresses in AnTuTu

Android OEMs have already confirmed their intention to equip upcoming flagship smartphones with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus. Not only has OnePlus confirmed a launch window for the rumoured OnePlus 10 Ultra, benchmark data for the ...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 17:04
The latest Hitman 3 update will deliver ray-tracing features on PC (Image source: IO Interactive)

Hitman 3 set to receive ray traced shadows and reflections, plus DLSS and FSR: demands a GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER as the min spec GPU

Hitman 3 is set to receive its DLSS and ray-tracing update shortly. The free update will add ray-traced shadows and reflections to the game, alongside DLSS 2.0 and FSR 1.0 upscaling. AMD's new FSR 2.0 won't be part of the package,...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 20 May 2022 16:50
The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is now official with CPU and GPU performance and efficiency gains. (Image: Source: Qualcomm)

Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 now official: First reference benchmarks indicate Dimensity 9000 levels of performance, new Adreno 730 handsomely beats A15 Bionic

Qualcomm has officially launched the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform — an incremental upgrade over the 8 Gen 1 targeted at premium Android smartphone experiences. The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 comes with increased CPU and GPU pe...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 20 May 2022 16:49
TeaserPlay's concept trailer leverages a wide range of Unreal Engine 5 features (Image source: Rockstar Games)

GTA: San Andreas gets a stunning concept trailer remake in Unreal 5, offers a peek at what next-gen Grand Theft Auto could look like

YouTuber Teaserplay outed a stunning concept trailer for what GTA: San Andreas could look like if it was built on Unreal Engine 5. The trailer leverages a range of UE5 features, including MetaHuman, Lumen, and Nanite. The trailer ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 20 May 2022 15:30
The AGON PRO AG274QZM features mini LED backlights, a 240 Hz refresh rate and a 2.5K resolution. (Image source: AOC)

AOC AGON PRO AG274QZM: 27-inch gaming monitor revealed with mini LED backlights, a 240 Hz refresh rate and a 2.5K resolution

AOC has introduced the AGON PRO AG274QZM, a 27-inch gaming monitor with mini LED backlights. Launched for £999 and €1,309 in the UK and the Eurozone respectively, the AGON PRO AG274QZM offers 1,200 nits of peak brightness, NVIDIA ...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 15:12
Qualcomm has unveiled its new Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC (image via Qualcomm)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC announced for mid-range smartphones

Qualcomm has lifted the covers off its first mid-range chipset of 2022. The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 packs four Cortex-A710 cores, four Cortex-A510 cores, and an Adreno 662 GPU. It is expected to make its debut alongside an Oppo phone i...
Anil Ganti, 20 May 2022 14:00
The new Wireless AR Smart Viewer Reference Design. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm Wireless AR Smart Viewer Reference Design launches to provide the basis for the next generation of smartphone-linked headsets

Qualcomm has released reference headsets based on its Snapdragon XR2 platform before; however, this new Smart Viewer stands out among them as it is wireless. The OEM asserts that its support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth results in m...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 May 2022 14:00
The Aqara D100 Zigbee smart door lock is compatible with Apple HomeKit. (Image source: Aqara)

Aqara D100 Zigbee smart door lock with HomeKit support launches

The Aqara D100 Zigbee smart door lock is now available in Singapore, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The device is compatible with Apple HomeKit, allowing you to unlock the door with Home Key or Siri voice com...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 13:50
The Outdoor Element Roku TV has an anti-glare screen so you can view it in bright sunlight. (Image source: Roku)

Outdoor Element Roku TV launches with 4K display and anti-glare screen

The Outdoor Element Roku TV is now available in the US. The device is optimized to tackle the elements, with an anti-glare screen and IP55 weather protection rating. The TV has a 4K display and supports HDR10. Plus, the built-in R...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 13:47
The Ryzen Edition will likely resemble its Intel counterpart, pictured. (Image source: Xiaomi)

RedmiBook Pro 14 2022: Xiaomi teases new AMD Ryzen Edition ahead of May 24 announcement with Ryzen 6000 H-series APUs

Xiaomi has dropped a teaser for the next version of the RedmiBook Pro 14 2022. Already available with Intel Alder Lake processors, Xiaomi is now giving the 14-inch laptop an AMD Ryzen refresh. This year's AMD Ryzen Edition will la...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 13:17
The Galaxy Z Flip4 will resemble its predecessor but with a larger cover display. (Image source: @OnLeaks & 91mobiles)

Latest Galaxy Z Flip4 leak points to a battery life boon for Samsung's next-generation foldable

It seems that the Galaxy Z Flip4 will offer significantly better battery life than its predecessor. Not only will Samsung's next-generation foldable rely on the more efficient Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform, but the CCC in China also...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 13:10
The Huawei 2022 Smart Screen V Pro mini LED TVs support VRR and ALLM. (Image source: Huawei via JD Mall)

Huawei 2022 Smart Screen V Pro mini LED TVs launch with VRR and ALLM

The Huawei 2022 Smart Screen V Pro mini LED TVs are now available in China. The devices have a 4K display with support for variable refresh rate (VRR) and auto low latency mode (ALLM). A speaker system built into the gadget has be...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 13:03
After an update, users have complained about fast-draining batteries in Garmin Fenix 6 smartwatches. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin Fenix 6 models develop battery health issues following update

A battery-related problem with Garmin Fenix 6 smartwatches has been reported. Users claim that their batteries are draining at ~2% an hour, significantly reducing the wearable's lifetime. The issue was discovered following a recen...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 12:56
The Poco X4 Pro was a Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G rebadge. (Source: Poco)

Poco X4 GT: Performance-focused smartphone details leak with a Dimensity 8100 in tow

A new leak has now revealed tentative details of one of Poco's next devices, the Poco X4 GT. The Poco X4 GT will be a performance-centric phone as is usual with the company's "GT" models, and will offer excellent performance thank...
Ricci Rox, 20 May 2022 12:53
Xiaomi has teased the Band 7 in multiple colours. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Band 7: Official teasers finally confirm release date with specifications also disclosed

Xiaomi has lifted the lid on the Band 7, potentially to be sold as the Smart Band 7 outside China. Not only has Xiaomi revealed what the Band 7 looks like, but it has also confirmed the fitness tracker's launch date and several fe...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 11:55
Concept designs of the Afon device show the blood glucose monitor as an easily portable and integrable sensor. (Image source: Afon/Iterate - edited)

Afon teases its non-invasive blood glucose monitor again while sharing recent crucial steps toward its finger-stick elimination goal

Afon is back teasing its promised portable and non-invasive blood glucose monitor. The Wales-based firm has already offered a glimpse at its device and has now shared details about further steps it has taken to make its blood suga...
Daniel R Deakin, 20 May 2022 11:07
The reported Bip 3 Pro could have the same features as the Bip U Pro (above). (Image source: Amazfit)

Amazfit Bip 3 and Bip 3 Pro health smartwatches leak in Zepp app source code

Two possible new Amazfit smartwatches have been discovered, the Bip 3 and the Bip 3 Pro. AndoirdTR found the devices in the source code of the Zepp app, which also suggests that the Bip 3 Pro will have the same functionality as th...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 10:31
The Withings ScanWatch Horizon is now available in the US. (Image source: Withings)

Withings ScanWatch Horizon with medical-grade SpO2 sensor launches in the US

The Withings ScanWatch Horizon has launched in the US for US$499.95. The device builds on the ScanWatch, with a more elegant design. A rotating stainless steel bezel doubles as an ECG monitor, plus the gadget has a medical-grade S...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 10:13
Survey: Laptop and Smartphone Service and Support Satisfaction 2022

Survey: Laptop and Smartphone Service and Support Satisfaction 2022

For the fifth year in a row, we are asking our readers about their experiences with manufacturer service and support. How did you fare in the event of a defect in your laptop or smartphone? Your participation will help future buyers in their decision making, so be sure to participate!
J. Simon Leitner, 20 May 2022 08:56
Lenovo currently sells its popular 14-inch convertible ThinkPad X1 Yoga at a considerable discount on eBay (Image: Lenovo)

Deal: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 goes on sale for US$899

The sixth generation of Lenovo's premium 14-inch convertible is one of the more versatile machines in the prestigious ThinkPad series of laptops. Thanks to a new deal, prospective buyers can now save some hard-earned money on the ...
Enrico Frahn, 20 May 2022 01:54
HP Victus 16 review: Affordable gaming laptop with AMD CPU and Nvidia GPU

82% HP Victus 16 review: Affordable gaming laptop with AMD CPU and Nvidia GPU

For penny pinchers. In the most affordable version of the Victus 16, HP combines a Ryzen 5 5600H with a GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which promises plenty of performance for the 144-Hz FHD display. If it only wasn't for the mediocre image quality…
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU | 16.10" | 2.4 kg
Florian Glaser, 20 May 2022 01:20
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