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The global Redmi Note 9 receives the September update. (Source: Xiaomi)

The Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro receive new updates globally

Xiaomi looks to be keeping up rather nicely with security patches—at least on some of its phones. After sending out the September update to the Indian model of the Redmi Note 8 Pro, the company is now rolling out the update to the...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:51:00 +0200
:CAF intends to take on the big app markets. (Source: CAF)

Epic Games and Spotify are founder-members of a new 'anti-app-tax' organization

Epic Games has been in open litigious conflict with Apple over the latter's 30% levy on developer revenue in exchange for the use of its App Store. Now, the studio has escalated this situation with the implementation of the Coalit...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 20:28:00 +0200
The RTX 3090 is a gaming beast, just not a native 8K one. (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090: Initial reviews show that native 8K gaming is a step too far the US$1,499 card in many triple-A games

The RTX 3090 may be an exceptional card, but it is not powerful enough for native 8K gaming across the board according to multiple reviews. The US$1,499 card can handle 8K gaming using DLSS 2.1, but that is not 8K gaming in the tr...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:16:00 +0200
The Canon EOS C70. (Source: Canon)

The new EOS C70 is the first Canon digita cinema camera with an RF mount

Canon has unveiled the EOS C70 4K Digital Cinema Camera, the first of its series to have compatibility with RF lenses. It features a next-gen Super 35mm sensor, yet weighs only 2.6lbs. It is rated for 4K DCI/UHD up to 120 frames p...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:03:00 +0200
The Snapdragon 775G will supposedly be built on a 6 nm process. (Image source: Qualcomm)

Leaked Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G details point towards huge performance gains; up to 120 Hz displays, 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage supported

The first details about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G have leaked, courtesy of Roland Quandt. Apparently, the Snapdragon 775G will be a huge upgrade for the Snapdragon 7xx series and will support a host of flagship components, incl...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:01:00 +0200
The Mate 10 and P20 series are receiving updates targeted at system improvements. (Image source:

Huawei updates the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P20 and P20 Pro with system improvements

Huawei has issued a new round of updates for the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P20 and P20 Pro. The new build, called EMUI, seeks to deliver system improvements for the four devices as they near the end of software support.
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:00:00 +0200
Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance is now playable in 1440p and 60 FPS. (Image source: Konami)

Konami re-releases Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance on PC

Konami has brought Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance to the GOG store. The two classic games are available for US$9.50 each and will work on Windows 7 through 10. The original Metal Gear and Konami Collector's Ser...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:57:00 +0200
Testing the HP Envy x360 15 (2020): Bad performance utilization of the Ryzen 5-APU

15.6-inch Convertible With Pen Support: The HP Envy x360 15 (2020)

The Envy offers a Ryzen 5-4500U APU, 16 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), and an NVMe SSD. In addition, there is a very good battery life. Not only can ...
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:45:00 +0200
The Galaxy A71. (Source: Filipino Tech Addict)

Samsung Galaxy A72 tipped to feature a more elaborate camera setup than the Galaxy A71

The Galaxy A71 sports four cameras at the back and new information indicates that the upcoming Galaxy A72 will do one better, by adding a 3x optical zoom lens to the mix, bringing it in line with more premium offerings. At the fro...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:41:00 +0200
AMD seemingly has three GPUs in development called Sienna Cichlid, Navy Flounder and Dimgrey Cavefish. (Image source: AMD)

AMD to offer at least three Radeon RX 6000 series cards with Dimgrey Cavefish as an entry-level model

The Radeon RX 6000 series will be made up of at least three GPUs called Sienna Cichlid, Navy Flounder and Dimgrey Cavefish. Dimgrey Cavefish will be the baby of the series and will be based on AMD's GFX103X graphics architecture. ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:30:00 +0200
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

ARM Cortex-A53 ARM 4 cores - 1700 MHz 12nm

76% LG K51S Smartphone Review – Too little, too late?

Faster would be appropriate. Will even an inexpensive smartphone like the LG K51S still be allowed to bring Android 9 in 2020? And is it worthwhile to buy it thanks to the quadruple camera and NFC, despite the older operating system? These are just two of the questions we want to answer in this review of the LG cell phone.
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 | PowerVR GE8320 | 6.55" | 195 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:33:00 +0200
The Geniatech XPI-3128 starts at US$25. (Image source: Geniatech)

XPI-3128: A cheap single-board computer with Wi-Fi that is compatible with the Raspberry Pi ecosystem

The latest member of the Geniatech XPI family packs a Rockchip RK3128 chipset, along with up to 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. A Wi-Fi module can be added to go with the board's four USB Type-A ports, HDMI port and 40-pin GPIO ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:01:00 +0200
The Pixel 4a (5G) is expected to have a polycarbonate back. (Image source: John Lewis)

Leaked Google Pixel 4a (5G) prototype shows how glass or aluminium models could have looked

A leaked Pixel 4a (5G) prototype has shown that Google may have been experimenting with glass and aluminium versions of the device. As it stands, Google is expected to release the Pixel 4a (5G) with a plastic back, as it has with ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:58:00 +0200
The Big Navi cards will feature massive triple-fan coolers. (Image Source: TheSportsRush)

AMD's Frank Azor hints at plentiful Navi 2x GPU launch stocks that could prove problematic for Nvidia this holiday season

Nvidia's RTX 3000-series launch was not that successful due to the extremely limited card stocks. The situation should be improved towards the end of October, right around the same time AMD is planning to release the Navi 2x GPU s...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:54:00 +0200
Apple is apparently on track to release new iPad Pros before the end of 2020. (Image source: Apple)

New iPad Pros rumoured to start shipping in Q4 2020 with a mini LED screen and an A14X Bionic chipset

Rumour has it that Apple will soon start selling a new generation of iPad Pros with mini LED screens. The fifth-generation devices may arrive as early as Q4 2020 too, contrary to past rumours. These may be the first iPads to the f...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:53:00 +0200
The RTX 3090 KINGPIN has broken the 3DMark Port Royal world record at 2.58 GHz. (Image source: EVGA)

EVGA's NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 KINGPIN hits 2.58 GHz in world-beating 3DMark Port Royal benchmark run

The EVGA NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 KINGPIN is currently the world's fastest graphics card, having achieved a score of 16,673 points in 3DMark Port Royal. The card managed the lofty score at 2.58 GHz, or over 50% higher than stock NV...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:49:00 +0200
The 12.5-inch Surface Laptop will start at US$699.99. (Image source: Microsoft)

New Surface Laptop will start at US$699.99 with an Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage

The pricing of the 12.5-inch Surface Laptop has leaked ahead of the device's expected announcement next month. Apparently Microsoft's budget answer to the regular Surface Laptop series, the 12.5-inch will start at US$699.99 with 4...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:45:00 +0200
The Galaxy S20 FE. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE US$599 price tag puts pressure on the OnePlus 8T and Pixel 5

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was released earlier in the week and is already listed for pre-order on stores like Amazon and B&H with a US$599 price tag. Comparatively, the OnePlus 8T and Pixel 5 have been touted to be prices higher t...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:15:00 +0200
The new Mi TV Master Ultra Edition features a narrow bezel design. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Mi TV Master Ultra Edition promo teasers confirm imminent launch for the 82-inch 8K mini-LED TV with 5G connectivity

Xiaomi has a special launch coming up in a few days, with the unveiling of the 82-inch Mi TV Master Ultra Edition 8K mini-LED TV with 5G connectivity. It’s claimed this will be the world’s first mass-produced 5G/8K mini-LED TV, an...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:12:00 +0200
The Ring Always Home Cam brings an autonomous drone into your house for home security. (Image: Ring)

Ring teases home security drone straight out of a dystopian nightmare, due 2021

Amazon-owned connected home security brand Ring has raised eyebrows with the launch of the Ring Always Home Cam. The device combines a charging base with an in-door camera drone that will activate on the detection of movement and ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:11:00 +0200
The VIA 15 Pro laptop still features a very good FHD LCD panel with 100% sRGB color gamut. (Image Source: Schenker)

XMG unable to equip the VIA 15 Pro AMD-powered laptops with OLED panels due to iGPU compatibility issues

The German OEM ran into incompatibility issues caused by the Vega iGPUs and was unable to fix these problems because Samsung no longer offers engineering support for those particular OLED panels. Schenker/XMG states that the deman...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 11:02:00 +0200
MIUI for TV 3.0 brings numerous visual enhancements for current Xiaomi TVs. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi's MIUI for TV 3.0 starts rolling out bringing a clearer UI layout and nifty dynamic animations with it

Xiaomi announced MIUI for TV 3.0 back in July and now it seems some users in China have started receiving the update. MIUI for TV 3.0 offers a new refined layout for the user interface, a selection of viewing modes, and dynamic an...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:59:00 +0200
Compact smartphone with a very good camera: The Google Pixel 4a

Pixel 4a: Google does almost everything right

With the Pixel 4a, Google has created a real success. The price is right, performance too, and minor defects can be ignored. Let's just hope that there will als...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 5.8" | 143 g
Mike Wobker, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:18:00 +0200
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Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 laptop and desktop benchmarks

Beautiful and demanding. When Flight Simulator went on sale, it had to struggle with various technical problems. About a month after the official launch, we also took to the skies and checked out this hardware-hungry title.
Florian Glaser, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 01:55:00 +0200
Asus ScreenPad 2.0 is so much better than before, but it could still use some work (Image source: Asus)

Asus ScreenPad 2.0 is so much better than before, but it could still use some work

Asus' integrated clickpad/touchscreen hybrid works well at smaller resolutions or for dragging windows back and forth between the main display. If you don't hav...
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 14" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:34:00 +0200
OnePlus unveils Warp Charge 65. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus confirms an upgrade to 65W Warp Charging in the upcoming 8T

Several leaks have painted the OnePlus 8T as a flat-screen refresh of the existing 8 flagship series. Now, it has released a new preview post to its community website revealing that it will get the next generation of this OEM's in...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:30:00 +0200
The ECG-enabled OPPO Watch. (Source: OPPO)

The OPPO Watch ECG Edition is now official

OPPO has unveiled an electrocardiography (ECG) -enabled version of its first-gen smartwatch in the course of its 2020 Developer's Conference. The wearable is essentially the same as the 46mm variant of this Watch, just with the ne...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:53:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 9 was launched five months ago. (Source: Xiaomi)

Redmi Note 10 Pro: Xiaomi's upcoming mid-range champ could feature the new Snapdragon 750G

After releasing the Redmi Note 9 back in April, Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi Note 10 series soon. The latest report claims that the Redmi Note 10 or Redmi Note 10 Pro will be powered by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 750G and coul...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:19:00 +0200
The Nokia 7.3 5G will supposedly have a 6.53-inch display. (Image source: @OnLeaks & @IpeeWorld)

Nokia 7.3 5G leaks confirm flat screen and quad ZEISS cameras for reasonably priced and Q4 2020-bound mid-range smartphone

Renders of the Nokia 7.3 5G have leaked, and they show a device that resembles the Nokia 8.3 5G. The device is rumoured to be launching in Q4 2020 with a Snapdragon 690 and up to 8 GB of RAM. The Nokia 7.3 5G will have five camera...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:32:00 +0200
The Pixel 5 blends the design of the Pixel 4 with the Pixel 4a. (Image source: Evan Blass)

Leaked Google Pixel 5 marketing renders confirm green colour option

Leaked images of the Pixel 5 have confirmed that Google has a green edition in the works. The muted colour scheme wraps around the back and frame of the device, unlike the Pixel 4 series. The device will be available with a Snapdr...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:56:00 +0200
Some RTX 3080 cards are crashing when they reach 2.0 GHz. (Image source: NVIDIA)

Some NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 cards are crashing at factory overclock speeds

GeForce RTX 3080 cards are finally getting into the hands of consumers, but some units are proving unstable at factory overclock speeds. 2.0-2.1 GHz seems to be the threshold for causing issues, with many cards crashing to desktop...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:47:00 +0200
Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity Review. (Image Source: Zotac)

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity Review — Heralding the dawn of 8K gaming

Ampere's Big Kahuna. NVIDIA announced the Ampere lineup earlier this month and one card that prominently stood out was the GeForce RTX 3090. The RTX 3090 was bigger both in size and specs compared to the RTX 3080 with the promise of sailing easily through 8K workloads. In this review, we subject the Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity AiB card to our battery of benchmarks to see what the hype is all about. Right off the bat, the RTX 3090 comes across as an extremely capable card with no equal. But whom is this card really aimed at? Read on to find out.
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 |
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:50:00 +0200
The Pixel 4a (5G) as shown by John Lewis. (Image source: John Lewis)

Leaked Google Pixel 4a (5G) marketing renders confirm relatively large chin and dual cameras for US$499 smartphone

John Lewis has, perhaps mistakenly, revealed the design of the Pixel 4a (5G) before its release next week. Google's mid-tier smartphone for this year will share many of its components with the Pixel 5, except for its rather larger...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:52:00 +0200
AMD's upcoming Ryen 5000U APUs could combine models from both Lucienne and Cezanne families. (Image Source: PurePC)

Renoir refresh incoming: AMD Ryzen 7 5700U APU spotted in Ashes of the Singularity benchmark, could feature Vega 11 iGPU

While the CPU performance increase seems negligible on the new Ryzen 7 5700U models, the results mustered by the iGPU side certainly suggest that the Lucienne APUs could integrate Vega 11 chips, at least for the top-of-the-line mo...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:34:00 +0200
The TicWatch Pro 3 GPS retails for US$299.99. (Image source: Mobvoi)

Mobvoi unveils the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS, its US$299 smartwatch with NFC and a heart rate monitor

Mobvoi's latest smartwatch is here, the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS. The new smartwatch features a 1.4-inch AMOLED screen, a heart rate monitor and a 577 mAh battery that can last up to 45 days. The TicWatch Pro 3 GPS retails for US$299 an...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Tiger Canyon slim K variant (Image Source: Intel)

Intel plans to release Tiger Lake-powered NUCs codenamed Tiger Canyon

The upcoming Tiger Canyon NUCs come in tall and slim variants with i3, i5, and i7 CPU options, and highlights include support for up to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, PCIe 4 NVMe SSDs, dual Thunderbolt 4 connectors and one HDMI 2.1 video...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:58:00 +0200
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GPU - Benchmarks and Specs

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GPU - Benchmarks and Specs

10496 Ampere cores @ 1400MHz, 384 Bit GDDR6X @ 19500MHz
The Snapdragon 875+ could mean further performance segregation in the high-end Android segment (Image source: Qualcomm)

"Lahaina" and "Lahaina Plus": Snapdragon 875 variants outed: the Snapdragon 875 Plus could turn into 2021's SoC of choice following Apple A14 performance woes

WinFuture's Roland Quandt recently claimed on Twitter that the Snapdragon 875 (codenamed Lahaina) would be joined by a high-performance variant, presumably the 875 Plus. This could lead to another generation of performance segment...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:18:00 +0200
An updated Nintendo Switch Pro will likely enable performance or visual enhancements on a range of Switch titles (Image source: Nintendo)

The rumored Nintendo Switch Pro could be about more than 4K graphics, with the unlocked framerate in recent titles indicative of an "easy performance boost"

Tipster Dusk Golem recently spoke about the upcoming Nintendo Switch Pro, claiming that unlocked framerates on a number of recently released Nintendo Switch titles are to allow for an "easy performance boost" on more capable Switc...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:49:00 +0200
The RTX 3070 will eventually be joined by at least three more RTX 30 series cards. (Image source: NVIDIA)

Leaked Galax slide confirms NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 20 GB, RTX 3070 Ti, RTX 3060 and RTX 3070 inferiority to the RTX 2080 Ti

Galax seems to think that the RTX 3070 is slower than the RTX 2080 Ti, despite NVIDIA's claims when launching the RTX 30 series earlier this month. A leaked company slide has effectively also confirmed that the RTX 3070 SUPER/RTX ...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:20:00 +0200
The PlayStation 5 will be released in Japan on November 12. (Image source: PlayStation)

Upcoming PlayStation 5 hands-on event in Japan could reveal more about the PS5 UI and other "really cool stuff"

The PlayStation 5 console will be offered up to some fortunate Japanese vloggers as part of the YouTube Gaming Week that is coming up soon, with the PS5 hands-on giving the potential for a full UI reveal among other things. SIE bo...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:39:00 +0200
The new LG K62 is one of three new mid-range devices from the Korean maker. (Image: LG)

LG launches new mid-range K62, K52, and K42 smartphones

LG has added three new smartphones to its K-series mid-range line up for 2020. The new LG K62, K52, and K42 will arrive in October in Europe followed by key markets in Asia, Latin America and the Middle ast.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:44:00 +0200
The RTX 3090 will be in very short supply at launch according to Nvidia. (Image: Nvidia)

Nvidia warns to expect low stock of impending RTX 3090 launch GPUs, more customer blowback inbound

With the Nvidia RTX 3090 launch a mere few hours away, Nvidia has advised potential buyers to expect a shortage of cards much as was experienced with the recent launch of the RTX 3080 cards. The company has issued a statement alre...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:56:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 8 and Note 8T differ by NFC support, which is available on the 8T. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Redmi Note 8 and Note 8T owners get the bum's rush from Xiaomi in regard to Android 10-based MIUI 12

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8T owners are not going to be too happy with the latest news about Android 10-based MIUI 12 for their devices. Delays are already expected anyway and now the general manager of Xiaomi Indonesia has clai...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:17:00 +0200
The Wi-Fi version of the tablet costs only 99 Euros (~$117). The LTE variant costs 20 Euros (~$23) more (MSRP: €119).

Huawei MatePad T8 reveals itself in our review: Without Google, it is not worth a lot

The Huawei MatePad T8 is a solid entry-level tablet, which sells for less than 100 Euros (~$118). The hardware of the T8 proves to be very competitive in our re...
Mediatek MT8768 | PowerVR GE8320 | 8" | 310 g
Marcus Herbrich, Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:49:00 +0200
The ROG Phone 3. (Source: Asus)

The Asus ROG Phone 3 will be released to North America soon, as confirmed by the FCC

Asus launched the ROG Phone 3, its latest gaming flagship Android phone, in July 2020. However, it never materialized on the US or Canadian markets. The device has just appeared on the FCC database, suggesting that it is finally a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:11:00 +0200
The Pixel 5 will apparently have a plastic back, despite its launch price of €629. (Image source: Dave Lee)

Updated | New Google Pixel 5 leak points to a plastic back as a headphone jack is confirmed for the Pixel 4a (5G)

The Google Pixel 5 will have a plastic back, according to YouTuber Dave Lee. The Pixel 4a (5G) will be the larger of the two models and will be the only one to feature a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Google will announce both the Pixel 5...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:01:00 +0200
Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

September 2020 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 USD/Euros reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.
Daniel Schmidt, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:00:00 +0200
Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

September 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, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:54:00 +0200

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