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WhatsApp has been losing users to Signal and Telegram because of privacy concerns. (Image source: CatalystIndependent/Stick - edited)

WhatsApp scrambles to stem the flow of users moving to rivals Signal and Telegram as millions protest against controversial privacy policy

WhatsApp has taken to social media channels to try to allay deep concerns that users have been voicing about data sharing and privacy. The company has decided to extend the deadline for its terms update acceptance from February 8 ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 20:32:00 +0100
A Realme Buds Wireless 2 Neo schematic. (Source: FCC)

Realme gets a start on debuting its 2021 budget phones and accessories

Realme is a brand that has built its appeal on affordable mobile and personal audio devices. Initial leaks suggest it is going to keep this going in 2021 with the launch of the C21 smartphone and the Buds Wireless 2 Neo. They are ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 20:30:00 +0100
The leak that led to the "Galaxy Tab M62" rumor. (Source: 91Mobiles)

Samsung Galaxy M62: not a new tablet after all, according to the FCC

A recent leak may have generated confusion, if also some potential enthusiasm, at the prospect of the first in a new line of Samsung Galaxy M-series tablets. However, the device in question has now undergone testing at the Federal...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 19:33:00 +0100
Glare is the biggest enemy of the Asus ScreenPad at the moment

Asus' unique ZenBook Duo ScreenPad is getting better, but it's not quite there just yet

The ZenBook Duo series is aching for a panel provider who can mass produce OLED displays in the form factor that Asus needs. The IPS ScreenPad for the UX482 wor...
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 14.00" | 1.6 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
GPD Win 3 Review: The Unofficial Microsoft Switch

GPD Win 3 Review: The Unofficial Microsoft Switch

Tiger Lake impresses in portable mode. 1080p gaming with integrated Intel Iris Xe is a hard sell to most gamers. On a portable 5.5-inch 720p screen, however, it becomes a whole different story.
Intel Core i5-1135G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs | 5.50" | 553 g
Allen Ngo, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:40:00 +0100
OPPO launches the A93 5G. (Source: OPPO)

OPPO hints at a March 2021 launch for the Find X3 flagship series; intros Snapdragon 480-based A93 5G

OPPO may have set a rough date for the launch of its 2021 premium smartphone series, likely to be called the Find X3 and X3 Pro. At the opposite end of its mobile-device spectrum, the A93 5G has debuted with Qualcomm's latest 5G-f...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:35:00 +0100
AMD Radeon RX 6600M GPU - Benchmarks and Specs

AMD Radeon RX 6600M GPU - Benchmarks and Specs

1792 Navi / RDNA cores
Strong software releases have helped push hardware sales for the Nintendo Switch devices. (Image source: Nintendo - edited)

Nintendo Switch reigns supreme in overall console sales for 2020 in the USA, Japan, UK, and Australia

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling game console in the USA, Japan, UK, and Australia in 2020. With the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S only arriving at the end of the year and then suffering from severe supply issues, sales of the N...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:36:00 +0100
AMD Radeon RX 6700M GPU - Benchmarks and Specs

AMD Radeon RX 6700M GPU - Benchmarks and Specs

2304 Navi / RDNA cores
Gigaset GS4 Review - No great cinema, but a good everyday smartphone

79% Gigaset GS4 Review - No great cinema, but a good everyday smartphone

Modern retro. Gigaset's GS4 is another smartphone manufactured in Germany that is positioned in the mid-range but still features wireless charging. The strong battery should enable long runtimes and a triple camera is also offered. The GS4 does many things right, but it also reveals shortcomings in the test.
Mediatek Helio P70 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.30" | 206 g
Daniel Schmidt, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 03:52:00 +0100
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 9i Core i7-1165G7 has slower CPU performance than the Yoga 9i Core i5-1135G7

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 9i Core i7-1165G7 has slower CPU performance than the Yoga 9i Core i5-1135G7

The IdeaPad series is marketed as a mid-range offering to contrast to high-end Yoga series. Apparently, this also means that certain Yoga laptops with lesser Co...
Intel Core i7-1165G7 | Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs | 14.00" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 03:43:00 +0100
More Ti-branded cards remain in the works, according to a new EEC listing. (Image source: NVIDIA)

Palit registers NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3050 Ti SKUs with the EEC

NVIDIA has just unveiled a 12 GB version of the GeForce RTX 3060, which will be available sometime in February. However, a new EEC registration by Palit suggests that even more Ampere cards are on the way. Specifically, the board ...
Alex Alderson, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 01:43:00 +0100
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The current HP Omen 15. (Source: HP)

A Best Buy leak may reveal US pricing for the RTX 3070-powered HP Omen 15

NVIDIA has all but confirmed that the 2021 HP Omen 15 gaming laptop will be powered by RTX 3000-series graphics. According to a clearly premature sales listing on bestbuy.com, they will comprise the RTX 3070 Max-Q hinted at in pre...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:27:00 +0100
The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a new top-end image sensor. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung provides a deep dive for the Galaxy S21 Ultra's new 108MP camera sensor

The Galaxy S21 Ultra launched with a new 108MP main shooter, even though the OEM did not introduce it by name exactly during the show. However, it is apparent that it is called the ISOCELL HM3, the first of its kind to debut with ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 23:38:00 +0100
The Best Notebooks for School-Aged Kids and College Students

The Best Notebooks for School-Aged Kids and College Students

January 2021 Update. When looking for a laptop for school the requirements can be numerous. The following list contains our Notebookcheck laptop recommendations for K12 and college students, whether you’re looking for a laptop that won’t break the bank, a high-performance all-rounder, or a high-end premium luxury device.
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:57:00 +0100
best chromebooks

The Best Chromebooks

Q1/2021 update. When it comes to inexpensive notebooks, devices with Google's Chrome OS have carved out a niche in the market. Chromebooks are usually a good choice for people who do not want to spend a lot of money, although they do require a permanent connection to the Internet to get the most out of them. In this article we will introduce the best models.
Florian Wimmer, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:51:00 +0100
The Best Notebooks for Photo and Video Editing

The Best Notebooks for Photo and Video Editing

January 2021 Update. The requirements for a laptop that is going to be used primarily for video and photo editing are rather unique. For example, a top-notch display paired with excellent application performance are two absolute must-haves. The following table contains an overview over the best laptops that meet the basic requirements for a portable workstation with a focus on video and photo editing.
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:42:00 +0100
The Best Stylus Convertibles

The Best Stylus Convertibles

Q1/2020 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, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:31:00 +0100
Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

Best Outdoor/Rugged Smartphones

Q1/2021 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, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:17:00 +0100
Die besten Smartphones mit 3,5mm-Klinkenanschluss

The Best Smartphones with 3.5-mm Headphone Jack

Q1/2021 update. Most OEMs claim that more and more people are switching to Bluetooth headsets, and that the analog headphone jack is no longer a necessity for many users. Nevertheless, some OEMs are clinging to their beloved headphone jack. Find the best smartphones with 3.5-mm headphone jack in our top 10 list.
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:12:00 +0100
The best notebooks for less than 1,000 Euros

The Best Notebooks For Less Than 1,000 Euros

January 2021 update. You can still find great laptops even if on a tight budget. The price range of less than 1,000 Euros is filled with multimedia all-rounders, ultra-portable notebooks, and convertibles. The following table contains an overview over the best notebooks reviewed by us, regardless of manufacturer.
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:06:00 +0100
The best notebooks for less than 500 Euros

The Best Notebooks For Less Than 500 Euros

Q1/2021 update. If price is the most important criteria for you when purchasing a new laptop then maybe this list will help you narrow your choices down. The following table contains an overview over the best laptops for less than 500 Euros reviewed by us.
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:49:00 +0100
The best notebooks for less than 300 Euros

The Best Notebooks For Less Than 300 Euros

Q1/2021 update. The price bracket of less than 300 Euros is sparsely populated as most devices fail to stay under this threshold. Devices that do make it tend to be limited to the bare essentials requiring a long list of sometimes massive compromises. The following table contains an overview over all devices in this incredibly low price range.
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:48:00 +0100
The best notebook displays in review

The Best Notebooks with the Best Displays

January 2021 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, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:46:00 +0100
The LG UltraWide 40WP95C operates natively at 5,120 x 2,160 pixels. (Image source: LG)

LG presents a 40-inch ultra-wide curved monitor with a 5K resolution and Thunderbolt 4 support

The new LG UltraWide 40WP95C is a monster of a monitor, with a 40-inch curved screen that operates natively at 5K. The nano IPS panel has a 21:9 aspect ratio, covers 98% of the DCI-P3 colour space and offers a peak refresh rate of...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:14:00 +0100
The ESCOBAR GOLD 11 PRO was the last smartphone that Escobar Inc sold. (Image source: Escobar Inc)

Escobar Inc goes dark after its flurry of smartphone scams

Escobar Inc has gone dark, just two months after it claimed to be suing Klarna for withholding funds from its smartphone sales. The company may be planning to release another device, but it has removed practically all evidence tha...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:10:00 +0100
The AYA NEO will soon be available to order on Indiegogo. (Image source: AYA)

The AYA NEO will be available globally for as little as US$699 from February

The AMD Ryzen 5 4500U-powered AYA NEO is coming to global audiences, and for as little as US$699. The Indiegogo campaign for the handheld console will begin as early as February, with device estimated to start shipping in April. O...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:01:00 +0100
Intel is not doing enough to compete against its rivals, according to new CEO Pat Gelsinger. (Image source: Intel)

Intel must deliver better products than 'lifestyle company' Apple can, claims new CEO Pat Gelsinger

With Bob Swan gone, new Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has set out a bold aim for the chipmaker ahead of the beginning of his reign next month. Apparently, he wants Intel to build better chips than the Apple M1, which has impressed with ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:45:00 +0100
The iQOO 7: now available to order in China. (Source: Weibo)

The iQOO 7 racks up ~US$30.9 million for its first day on the market

The iQOO 7 is the world's second Snapdragon 888-based phone in the world, although it is only available to order in China at present. These sales kicked off today (January 15, 2021), an event its OEM now claims made it 200 million...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:15:00 +0100
A new 800-series Snapdragon SoC is expected from Qualcomm. (Image source: Qualcomm/Inceptive Mind)

Possible Snapdragon 870 in Vivo V2045 smartphone shows up to +18% performance gains over Snapdragon 865 in Geekbench and holds up well against Snapdragon 888

A possible Snapdragon 870 processor has been spotted on Geekbench as part of a Vivo V2045 device. The recorded single-core and multi-core scores reveal decent gains of up to +18% over the Snapdragon 865. The “Snapdragon 870”, whic...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:57:00 +0100
A shot of the Windows 10X UI. (Source: YouTube)

The Windows 10X desktop leaks in a new video "demo"

A recent video from WindowsCentral's YouTube channel purports to demo the Windows 10X interface. The latest word on this version of the OS is that it will first arrive on devices that are single-screen, touchscreen-oriented or bot...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:16:00 +0100
A Xiaomi foldable smartphone is expected to be launched in 2021. (Image source: MyFixGuide)

Spy shots of Xiaomi foldable smartphone running MIUI 12 reveal a problematic issue that still needs ironing out

Live images of a Xiaomi foldable smartphone have been shared online, indicating that the Chinese company seems to be almost ready to launch its first commercial foldable phone. The Xiaomi foldable device, which is clearly operatin...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:32:00 +0100
DisplayPort 2.0 offers double the bandwidth of the Thunderbolt 4 connectors. (Image Source: HotHardware)

The first DisplayPort 2.0 monitors and GPUs to hit the market in late 2021

Initially supposed to hit the market in mid-2020, the DisplayPort 2.0 monitors got delayed by the global pandemic and are now expected to become available in the second half of 2021. DP 2.0 is clearly superior to HDMI 2.0, as it o...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:13:00 +0100
The ROG Zephyrus G15 will feature up to the Ryzen 9 5900HS and GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q. (Image source: ASUS)

European price of ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q and a 165 Hz display revealed

Cyberport has revealed the price of what will probably be the flagship SKU of the new ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15, and it is expensive. At €2,799, the ROG Zephyrus G15 features an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS APU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q GP...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:11:00 +0100
The GPD Win3 comes in two colours and two processor options. (Image source: GPD)

The GPD Win3 launches on Indiegogo for US$799 with over US$1.1 million raised in under 24 hours

GPD has launched its latest handheld games console on Indiegogo, and it has already proven exceedingly popular with fans. The Tiger Lake-powered machine has raised over US$1.1 million from backers in less than a day. The GPD Win3 ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:54:00 +0100
The Slimbook Titan offers plenty of performance for its starting price. (Image source: Slimbook)

Slimbook Titan launched with an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 and a 165 Hz display for €1,599

The Slimbook Titan offers an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H APU, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 and a 165 Hz display with a native QHD resolution. The machine currently starts at €1,599 and is intended for Linux users, but you can also configure i...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:48:00 +0100
It looks like a router, but this is actaully ASUS’ Fanless Chromebox (Image source: ASUS)

ASUS introduces low profile Fanless Chromebox with WiFi 6 and multiple 4K outputs, configurable up to an Ice Lake i7

ASUS recently announced the Fanless Chromebox, a small form-factor PC based on the ChromeOS platform, with a wide range of display outputs and great wireless connectivity.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:29:00 +0100
It's unknown how exactly this affects Xiaomi. (Source: Caixin Global)

Xiaomi slammed with US blacklist; refutes assertions of Chinese military ties

Without warning, the US government has now slammed Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi with an American investment ban supposedly due to ties with the Chinese military. Xiaomi, in return, refutes those claims but that's unlikely to c...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:24:00 +0100
Apple's next-gen MacBook redesign is said to drop the Touch Bar. (Image: Apple)

Kuo: MacBook Pro redesign to lose Touch Bar, continue Apple's Arm-based silicon transition and pick up MagSafe charging

Apple supply chain specialist Ming-chi Kuo has issued a new note to investors detailing some of the changes expected on the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. According to Kuo, the new models will drop in mid-2021 and wil...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:56:00 +0100
Dell is clearing stock of its 10th gen Core i7 Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 for $700 USD to make room for newer Tiger Lake models (Source: Dell)

Deal | Dell is clearing stock of its 10th gen Core i7 Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 for $700 USD to make room for newer Tiger Lake models

Ice Lake laptops had a lot of flak for launching at high prices, but these newer deals can be hard to pass for those who don't want to spend hundreds more for the latest 11th gen Intel processors.
Allen Ngo, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 07:20:00 +0100
Offers a lot of performance and good battery life: The Honor MagicBook 15

Honor MagicBook 15: Longer battery life with Ryzen 5 4500U

After we recently took a look at the MagicBook 14 with AMD's Ryzen 5 4500U, it's now the MagicBook 15's turn. It reveals small and big improvements but also known weaknesses.
Mike Wobker, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:35:00 +0100
The NUC 11 Enthusiast is the only new mini-PC with a dedicated GPU. (Image source: Intel)

Intel finally releases new NUC 11 mini-PCs with Tiger Lake processors and a dedicated GeForce RTX 2060 option

Intel's NUC 11 series is official, following months of delays. The company has unveiled three models of varying sizes and specifications, although all are based on its Tiger Lake-U platform. There is even a NUC for gamers with a d...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:49:00 +0100
HP ZBook Firefly 14 G7 in review: Mobile workstation with pointless Sure View privacy filter

82% HP ZBook Firefly 14 G7 in review: Mobile workstation with pointless Sure View privacy filter

Sure Non View. Remote work, home office, and the like are probably the buzzwords of the year. Hardware for professionals, in particular, has to adapt to the new work conditions, and ultra-thin workstations like the ZBook Firefly 14 come in handy here. But do these mobile powerhouses really offer enough performance for professional users?
Intel Core i7-10610U | NVIDIA Quadro P520 | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Christian Hintze, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 23:22:00 +0100
AMD EPYC Milan will eventually be followed by the Zen 4 Genoa series. (Image source: AMD)

32-core AMD EPYC 7543 Milan server processor rubs shoulders with 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X after smashing out gigantic Geekbench multi-core score

An AMD EPYC 7543 server processor from the Zen 3-based Milan family has been unearthed on Geekbench where it amassed a huge multi-core score of 25,909 points with the help of its 32 cores. This result places the EPYC 7543 at a sim...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:40:00 +0100
Samsung US’s PR team updates Twitter users about the event from an iPhone (Image source: Samsung)

Hilarity ensues as Samsung accidentally tweets about its Galaxy Unpacked event from an iPhone

Samsung recently made a PR gaffe when the marketing team unintentionally tweeted about the Galaxy Unpacked event from an iPhone. The post was taken down in short order, however.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:31:00 +0100
The Spectrum monitor we received for review was a mess, if we are being kind. (Image source: Eve)

Eve delays the release of its Spectrum monitors by between 2 and 6 months

Eve has delayed the release of its Spectrum monitors in what is the least shocking news of 2021, and probably 2020. The company had originally planned to begin shipping its latest product on February 26, but now will not until Apr...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:10:00 +0100
Keep track of things with a Galaxy SmartTag. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Unpacked 2021 | Samsung offers the future of recovering missing treasures with new Galaxy SmartTags

The Galaxy SmartTag is a new consumer-grade electronic tracker from Samsung. It has a versatile array of use-cases, from potentially protecting bags from theft to finding lost pets. It is rated for up to 6 months of use per charge...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:24:00 +0100
The NUC V6-i5 is available in two colours. (Image source: Emini)

The NUC V6 is a mini-PC with a Core i5 processor and a built-in LCD screen

The NUC V6-i5 offers an Intel Core i5-7200U processor, M.2 storage, DDR4 SO DIMM RAM, and a built-in LCD screen. The machine measures 118 x 118 x 78 mm and features plenty of I/O, including two video outputs and four USB ports.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:07:00 +0100
The LIVA Q1A and LIVA Q1A Plus are ARM versions of the LIVA Q1D and LIVA Q1L. (Image source: ECS)

ECS LIVA: ARM versions of mini-PCs introduced that run Android and Ubuntu natively

ECS has released ARM versions of its LIVA brand of mini-PCs. The Q1A and Q1A Plus have Rockchip SoCs, 2 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and measure just 74 x 74 x 34.6 mm. The two machines run Android 8.1 and Ubuntu 18.04 natively.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:04:00 +0100
Motorola has hinted that the Edge S will feature a powerful chipset. (Image source: Motorola)

The Motorola Edge S will debut a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series chipset

The Edge S will reputedly be Motorola's next premium smartphone, but new information suggests that the Snapdragon 865 or Snapdragon 888 will not be powering it. Instead, Qualcomm will leverage the Motorola Edge S launch to announc...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:01:00 +0100

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