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Hasselblad's XPan camera that is the inspiration for a new OnePlus 9 camera mode. (Image: OnePlus)

OnePlus 9 series to get major camera update including a new Hasselblad XPan camera mode

OnePlus has announced a major camera update for its OnePlus 9 series of smartphones. The headlining feature is a new wide-format mode with a special 65:27 aspect ratio dubbed Xpan Mode drawing inspiration from its partnership with...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 12:58:00 +0200
@_Tom_Henderson_’s tease hints at a new Star Wars narrative experience from Quantic Dream (Image source: @_Tom_Henderson_)

Quantic Dream could be working on a new narrative-focused Star Wars game

A cryptic tweet by @_Tom_Henderson_ from Dualshockers seemingly hints that Quantic Dream’s next title after Detroit: Become Human will be a narrative focused Star Wars game.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 12:54:00 +0200
Navalny’s Умное Голосование (“Vote Smart”) app was taken down by Google and Apple (Image source:Vote Smart)

Apple and Google employees reportedly faced political coercion and prosecution threats in Russia over opposition voting app

With Russia’s parliamentary elections ongoing, Apple and Google removed a voting app published by opposition leader Alexei Navalny, reported under pressure from the Kremlin, setting a worrying precedent for other international tec...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 11:14:00 +0200
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Dell Inspiron 15 5518 laptop in review: The CPU is slowed down

82% Dell Inspiron 15 5518 laptop in review: The CPU is slowed down

Uneven package. The Inspiron 15 5518 offers a Core i5-11300H processor, a GeForce-MX450 GPU and 8 GB of working memory. The latter works in single-channel mode. Positive: The notebook delivers very good battery runtimes and offers space for two NVMe SSDs.
Intel Core i5-11300H | NVIDIA GeForce MX450 | 15.60" | 1.8 kg
Sascha Mölck, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:57:00 +0200
Aukey is one of the brands that’s been affected by the Amazon cleanup op (Image source: Aukey)

After Aukey and RAVPower, Amazon drops the ban hammer on over 600 Chinese electronics brands for fraudulent reviews

In an effort to clamp down on fake and compensated reviews, Amazon has banned over 3000 merchant accounts, connected to approximately 600 Chinese technology brands.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:36:00 +0200
MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH gaming laptop review: Slim build sacrifices GPU performance

86% MSI GS76 Stealth 11UH gaming laptop review: Slim build sacrifices GPU performance

Slim at all costs? The MSI GS76 Stealth is one of the slimmest gaming laptops on the market. Despite the thin build, MSI packs a GeForce RTX 3080 under the hood of the 11UH-074 premium model that we tested. Find out here whether this strategy was successful.
Intel Core i9-11900H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU | 17.30" | 2.4 kg
Florian Glaser, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 08:19:00 +0200
Motorola teases a new product event. (Source: Facebook)

Motorola announces an online event for new devices for the central European market

Motorola has announced that it intends to hold a virtual launch, held on its Czechian, Slovakia and Serbian Facebook pages. The OEM has yet to specify which devices will be revealed during these streams; however, some pages alread...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 19 Sep 2021 00:12:00 +0200
The Redmi G (2021) will feature dual 12 V fans. (Source: Xiaomi)

Redmi G (2021): More details of upcoming Xiaomi gaming laptop revealed by company

Xiaomi is set to release a second-gen product in its Redmi G gaming laptop series. The Redmi G (2021) will launch on September 22 and the company has now revealed some details of the laptop's cooling hardware and display via a ser...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 23:13:00 +0200
The GT Neo2's unusual style. (Source: Realme via Weibo)

Realme teases the GT Neo2 with high-end display specs and a novel finish ahead of its launch

Realme has already confirmed that the GT Neo2 is a smartphone that will launch later in 2021. Now, the OEM has elected to hype its upcoming device further with hints as to its display and its main attributes. It has also now showc...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 20:56:00 +0200
The OPPO K9 Pro is all but official. (Source: JD.com)

Rumor | The OPPO K9 Pro will launch within September 2021 as a new 64MP main-camera phone with a 120Hz display

OPPO is projected to launch a phone called the K9 Pro soon, with a rear panel possibly intended to remind one of a certain Xiaomi flagship. Now, its launch date may have been spoiled thanks to a new Chinese-market reservations pag...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 19:53:00 +0200
This phone's successor might drop some weight. And some height. (Source: Samsung)

Rumor | The Samsung Galaxy S22 will be the 'Mini' of its series

A famous leaker now asserts that Samsung intends to take the vanilla model of its next generation of flagship smartphones coming and make it a "compact" variant of the line-up. The resulting "Galaxy S22 Mini" is slated to be small...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 19:15:00 +0200
Xiaomi 12 may not launch with the final version of MIUI 13. (Image Source: Mi Community)

Leaked MIUI 13 screenshots further confirm floating widgets and new icons; Xiaomi 12 may not feature MIUI 13 initially, but Poco C3, Redmi Note 9, and Mi Note 10 make the cut

Screenshots of MIUI 13 have once again leaked on the web. The screenshots reveal iOS-like floating widgets along with new icons and layouts. MIUI 13 is expected to bring improved privacy, smoother animations, and custom notificati...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 17:07:00 +0200
The Elder Scrolls Online is set to be the first game to feature NVIDIA DLAA (Image source: Zenimax)

NVIDIA Deep Learning Anti-Aliasing (DLAA) set to boost image quality in The Elder Scrolls Online

During Zenimax’s Elder Scrolls Online update livestream, the company revealed that ESO will be the first game to feature NVIDIA’s upcoming DLAA (Deep Learning Anti-Aliasing) technology: this essentially leverages DLSS technology t...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 16:41:00 +0200
The next Samsung Galaxy Note will retain the Note 20 Ultra's design language, pictured. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Note 22 Ultra seen in development with a typical Galaxy Note design

According to a report, Samsung is developing a Galaxy Note 22 Ultra, the successor to last year's Note 20 Ultra. Allegedly, people have seen prototype components that sport a typically Galaxy Note design.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 15:52:00 +0200
RTX 3060 cards with GA104 GPUs may only be available in China. (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 cards start shipping with GA104 GPUs

NVIDIA has repurposed its GA104 GPUs for the GeForce RTX 3060, a card that it launched on the GA106. These graphics cards will have nearly half their GPUs disabled to meet the RTX 3060's specifications.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 15:46:00 +0200
The ISOCELL HP1 is the only 200 MP camera on the market at the moment. (Source: Xylone)

Rumor | Samsung may be contemplating a 200 MP camera for the Galaxy S23 Utra

Samsung debuted the world's first 200 MP CMOS sensor, the ISOCELL HP1, weeks ago. It appears that the company is considering using such a sensor on its 2023 flagship, the Galaxy S23 Ultra, after similar reports about the Galaxy S2...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 15:12:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G in China already offers 67 W charging. (Source: Xiaomi)

Early details of what could be the Redmi Note 11 surface in the wild

Xiaomi is gearing up to release its next-gen mid-range phone. Some details of that device, possibly the Redmi Note 11, have now surfaced and will thrill fans of the series who have high expectations for the phone's endurance metri...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 10:32:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy S21. (Source: NextPit)

Samsung Galaxy S22 surfaces on Geekbench, revealing details of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 898

The Galaxy S22 has now surfaced on Geekbench. While the resulting scores are uninteresting, the listing provides some details on the phone, with other takeaways being the presence of an Adreno 730 GPU, as well as information on th...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:32:00 +0200
Offers the same performance as a MacBook Pro: The Apple Mac Mini with the M1 chip

Apple Mac Mini: The affordable entry into the M1 world

The base version of the Mac Mini with the M1 chip is available for a maximum of 800 Euros (~$938), making it considerably cheaper than comparable iMacs or MacBooks. Nevertheless, performance is on par with the MacBook Pro.
Mike Wobker, Sat, 18 Sep 2021 07:45:00 +0200
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IKEA's gaming furniture has been designed in collaboration with the ROG division at ASUS (Image: IKEA)

IKEA: ASUS ROG gaming furniture will be released globally in October

After IKEA's new product line for gamers has generated a lot of interest during the trial period in two Asian markets, the Swedish furniture giant is now preparing to launch its gaming furniture globally next month with overall 30...
Enrico Frahn, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:25:00 +0200
The MSI Creator Z16 Hiroshi Fujiwara Limited Edition features AUO's AmLED display. (Image source: MSI)

MSI Creator Z16 limited edition model unveiled with a 165 Hz and mini LED display

MSI has unveiled a limited version of the Creator Z16 in collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara. The Creator Z16 Hiroshi Fujiwara Limited Edition features an AUO AmLED display that delivers mini LED backlights, a peak 1,000 nit brigh...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:18:00 +0200
An iQOO Z5 trailer. (Source: iQOO)

iQOO reveals its next premium mid-range phone will have a 5,000mAh battery and a 120Hz display

iQOO has confirmed that its next smartphone will be called the Z5 and will launch with a Snapdragon 778G 5G processor. Now, it has hyped the device yet more with mention of its generous battery capacity. This combination is also n...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 22:55:00 +0200
The 120Hz ProMotion display in the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will supposedly not be available in every iPhone 14 (Image: Apple)

Apple iPhone 14 rumors: Not every model will get a 120Hz ProMotion display

If the very early leaks from Apple's supply chain are to be believed, the recently introduced ProMotion display in the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will not be adopted by all of next year's iPhone 14 models.
Enrico Frahn, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 22:45:00 +0200
Desktop ARM processors from AMD soon? (Image Source: Boot Sequence on Youtube)

AMD ready to diversify its portfolio with ARM-based chips

Some AMD customers are asking for ARM-based processors, and AMD is willing to fulfill this demand. Moreover, AMD seems to be open to explore other architectures like RISC-V, as well. It is not yet clear what markets would benefit ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:02:00 +0200
Intel Core i3-10100Y Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Intel Core i3-10100Y Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Amber Lake-Y x86 2 cores @ 1300 - 3900 MHz 14nm
Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y Processor - Benchmarks and Specs

Amber Lake-Y x86 2 cores @ 1100 - 3400 MHz 14nm
An alleged Nokia G50 press shot. (Source: Roland Quandt via Twitter)

The Nokia G50 5G allegedly visits the FCC, sparking rumors of an imminent launch

Nokia is currently projected to launch a new 5G smartphone soon. Now, the appearance of a new device from this brand on the Federal Communications Commission have led to rumors this device is the G50 in question. Meanwhile, update...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:23:00 +0200
The latest PS4 System Update 9.00 is allegedly bricking some consoles

PS4 System Software Update 9.00 reportedly causing performance issues in some consoles

Many users have complained about degraded performance on their consoles after installing the latest PS4 System Software Update 9.00. While many consoles are unaffected, a few have been rendered unusable. Sony is yet to issue a sta...
Anil Ganti, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:13:00 +0200
The ASUS Tinker Board 2S has up to 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM at its disposal. (Image source: ASUS)

ASUS Tinker Board 2S is finally orderable in a Raspberry Pi form factor

A new alternative to the Raspberry Pi has finally arrived in the shape of the Tinker Board 2S. The single-board computer is available with up to 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM, has an M.2 2230 slot and a full-sized HDMI 2.0 port, among other ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:01:00 +0200
Microsoft continues to push TPM 2.0 as a requirement for Windows 11. (Image source: Microsoft)

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.194 blocks Virtual Machines that lack TPM 2.0

Microsoft has pushed a new change to Windows 11 with Insider Preview Build 22000.194, available to machines on the Beta channel. The change requires that all Virtual Machines require TPM 2.0 to function at all, bringing them in li...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 18:52:00 +0200
The Samsung W22 5G will share almost all its hardware with the Galaxy Z Fold3 on which it is based. (Image source: Evan Blass)

Samsung prepares to release another foldable smartphone in the style of the Galaxy Z Fold3

A first official marketing asset of a new Samsung foldable smartphone has leaked. The Samsung W22 5G will only be sold in China, as the W21 5G was when it arrived last year. Expect a more luxurious design but with the same hardwar...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 18:18:00 +0200
The Alder Lake-T processors seem to be a great fit for passively-cooled mini PCs. (Image Source: Phoronix)

Intel's Alder Lake product stack to include 35 W T-series desktop processors ideal for fanless mini PCs

The T-series returns with models that appear to have the same core count as their S-series K counterparts, but the TDP is limited to 35 W, so the core clocks are slightly lower and the overclocking capabilities are gone.
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:52:00 +0200
ColorOS 12 is live. (Source: OPPO)

OPPO unveils ColorOS 12, detailing which devices will get it and when

OPPO has made its latest OS skin official. It is based on Android 12, yet exhibits a considerably re-upholstered new UI rather than Google's new Material You design. It has also announced a roadmap that outlines which smartphones ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:46:00 +0200
The next ASUS ZenBook series will be some of the first laptops to utilise Samsung's 14-inch and 90 Hz OLED panels. (Image source: ASUS via Samsung)

Samsung Display starts mass-producing 90 Hz and 4K OLED displays for laptops

Samsung Display has announced that it has started mass producing new OLED displays intended for laptops. ASUS will have first dibs on the 90 Hz and 4K panels, which have made their way into current Zenbook and Vivobook Pro machine...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:26:00 +0200
The Galaxy Tab A8 2021 has thick bezels and a 10.4-inch display. (Image source: 91mobiles & @OnLeaks)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 2021 leaks with a simplistic and outdated design

According to reports, Samsung is planning on bringing another budget tablet to market in the form of the Galaxy Tab A8 2021. Supposedly the successor to the Galaxy Tab A7, the Galaxy Tab A8 2021 will have a 10.4-inch display surro...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:21:00 +0200
The E40 might look a bit like this. (Source: Evan Blass via Twitter)

An unexpected "Motorola Moto E40" appears on Geekbench

Some recent leaks point to a new series of Motorola Moto E smartphones set to launch throughout the rest of 2021. They have been slated to be called the E20 and E30. Now, a new Geekbench-derived tip suggest there is also an E40 ge...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:12:00 +0200
The iPhone 13 Pro series. (Source: Apple)

Apple's iPhone 13 series trade-in program throws up a few surprises

Apple has now opened its trade-in program for the iPhone 13 series. In typical Apple fashion, the company's own flagships are by far the most valuable, with the iPhone 12 Pro Max being worth almost twice as much as the most valuab...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:40:00 +0200
The Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 can now track your snoring as you sleep. (Image source: Fitbit)

The Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 receive a new feature with their latest software updates

The Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 have gained a new feature, albeit only for Fitbit Premium members. Both smartwatches can now track your noise levels as you sleep, and how loudly you are snoring, too.
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:22:00 +0200
Gigabyte U4 features a Core i7-1195G7 in a 990 g chassis. (Image Source: Gigabyte)

Gigabyte U4 announced with Core i7-1195G7 and dual M.2 slots in a 990 g chassis, but the battery seems inadequate for its potential

Gigabyte has announced the U4 ultrabook featuring the latest Core i7-1195G7 processor. The Gigabyte U4 weighs just 990 g and is only 16.4 mm thick. Gigabyte offers decent upgradability options including two M.2 NVMe slots along wi...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:36:00 +0200
Sir Clive Sinclair invented the pocket calculator and ZX series, among other devices. (Image source: Getty Images)

Sir Clive Sinclair, the father of modern computing and gaming, passes away aged 81

Sir Clive Sinclair has passed away aged 81. Often cited as one of the founders of modern computing and gaming, Sinclair invented the ZX series of computers, including the infamous ZX Spectrum. Sinclair invented the Sinclair C5 too...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:35:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy A72. (Source: NextPit)

The Galaxy A73 could be Samsung's phone to watch out for in 2022

In the absence of the Galaxy Note series, Samsung's Galaxy S series has taken up the mantle of being the smartphone maker's premium mainstream devices. The status quo may yet be upset, however, in light of recent Galaxy A73 leaks....
Ricci Rox, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:30:00 +0200
The Pixel 6 Pro may not be launching this month, but it could have an LTPO OLED panel from Samsung. (Image source: Google)

Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel Fold tipped to launch together with Samsung LTPO OLED panels

The Pixel 6 series launch is fast approaching, but a new report claims that Google has nothing planned for this month. Instead, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will arrive in October at the earliest, and with the Pixel Fold in tow. Th...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 13:43:00 +0200
The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra could be Samsung's largest tablet to date. (Image source: Ice Universe - edited)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: Giant tablet to feature a 14.6-inch OLED display, almost a 3K resolution and a huge battery

According to a new report, Samsung's next flagship tablet will have a monstrous 14.6-inch display and an equally large battery capacity. The tablet is expected to offer nearly a 3K resolution and a 120 Hz refresh rate to boot.
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 13:29:00 +0200
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Create a Samsung account and get the 4K Galaxy Chromebook Core i5 for only $419 USD (Source: Samsung)

Deal | Create a Samsung account and get the 4K Galaxy Chromebook Core i5 for only $419 USD

The 13.3-inch Galaxy Chromebook is one of the best convertible Chromebooks you can find in this low of a price range. Its 4K touchscreen alone already sets it apart from 99 percent of other Chromebooks in currently available.
Allen Ngo, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:36:00 +0200
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G review: The unrivaled folding smartphone

89% Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G review: The unrivaled folding smartphone

All-weather foldable. With the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Samsung has presented the third generation of its folding smartphone along with many detailed improvements. The foldable leaves a mature impression now, it looks more stable, and it has also become more affordable.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G | Qualcomm Adreno 660 | 7.60" | 271 g
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 06:58:00 +0200
Among other games, the YouTubers found a factory sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker for the Nintendo GameCube (Image: Cheap Finds Gold Mines)

Video: YouTubers find retro games worth US$100,000 in abandoned house

Underneath all the garbage and cockroaches, a small group of brave YouTubers have found original and factory sealed video games from the Nintendo GameCube and PS2 era. Their combined collector's value was supposedly in the six-fig...
Enrico Frahn, Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:14:00 +0200
The Huawei Watch D may arrive before the end of the year. (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

New Huawei Watch D discovered with references to blood pressure and body fat measurement capabilities

The first traces of a Huawei Watch D smartwatch have emerged online. The details arrive after a Huawei executive hinted in May that the company would launch a new smartwatch in 2021 that could measure your blood pressure without n...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:26:00 +0200
Polar is working towards a new way of reading blood glucose levels. (Image source: Polar)

Polar: Future smartwatches could measure blood sugar levels with a unique approach

Polar is developing a sensor to measure blood sugar levels via sweat. The company hopes to integrate the non-invasive sensor in a smartwatch to provide real-time monitoring.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:10:00 +0200
The new Moto E20. (Source: Motorola)

Motorola launches the super-budget Moto E20 in select markets

Motorola has made its latest Moto E-series phone official, although it seems exclusive to a handful of markets such as Brazil and the Netherlands at present. The decided sub-US$200 phone comes with a Unisoc processor, minimal RAM ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:45:00 +0200
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