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Klaus Hinum, Wed, 09 Oct 2019 23:15:55 +0200
Keeping the Galaxy Fold mint could get expensive. (Source: Samsung)

Breaking a Galaxy Fold's screen more than once could cost as much as a whole premium phone

Samsung has released an updated schedule of repair charges for a number of its newer phones. The recently-released Galaxy Fold is at the top of this list. It sh...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 7.3" | 276 g
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 09 Oct 2019 22:25:00 +0200
Semiconductors are not going anywhere any time soon. (Source: Flickr)

The semiconductor market will reach US$573 billion by 2024

New research has shown that the market for semiconductors is estimated to grow to US$573 billion in 5 years. This may be driven by a demand for these materials in wireless communications, vehicles and online connectivity. However,...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 08 Oct 2019 21:34:00 +0200
Image via Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 10 gets a faster processor and USB Type-C, keeps same $149 price tag

Amazon updated the Fire HD 10 with a faster processor and a new USB Type-C charging port that supports fast charging. There are a few additional upgrades as well. Thankfully, the price tag remains constant at US $149 for the stand...
Sam Medley, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 19:02:00 +0200
Apple iPad 7 2019

Apple iPad 7 2019 Tablet Review: Small changes with a big impact?

Live Review The iPad 7 2019 is a soft upgrade on the iPad that Apple released last year. The new iPad sports a new screen format, iPadOS and support for accessories like the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, but there are few major changes this year. Read on in this live review to find out whether the serious of small changes can combine to make a big difference.
Update: Display section expanded. Communication & GPS and Input Devices & Operation sections added.
Apple A10 Fusion | Apple A10 Fusion GPU / PowerVR | 10.2" | 483 g
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:50:05 +0200
Sony PlayStation 4 console gets new firmware October 2019 with new Party features and Remote Play to Android devices

PlayStation 4 firmware update coming this week with updated party features and more

Scheduled to arrive globally this week, the PlayStation 4 system update labeled 7.0 is expected to bring Remote Play to smartphones and tablets running Android 5.0 Lollipop or later, 16-player parties, chat transcription, enhanced...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:51:00 +0200
Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to Stadia. (Source: Rockstar Games)

Red Dead Redemption 2 will be a Stadia title on launch

Google has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 will come to its Stadia platform on it November 2019 launch. The wildly popular Rockstar game will thus be available for streaming via the new service from its very first day. At pre...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 04 Oct 2019 22:52:00 +0200
Google Shopping is back. (Source: Google)

Google Shopping re-launches in the US, integrates with Lens this time around

Google has announced the re-institution of its Shopping service, albeit for users located in the US only. The company claims that the renewed feature can analyse millions of retail listings and other data in order to show customer...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:33:00 +0200
Chromebooks may get a new recovery method soon. (Source: MobileSyrup)

Chromebooks may become recoverable using an Android device soon

Chrome OS PCs have many advantages; however, one of their worst drawbacks is that system recovery requires external media. Now, it appears Google is developing an alternative method: Chromebook restore via Android phone. This new ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 19:09:00 +0200
A 5G variant of the Galaxy Tab S6 is enroute. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Tab S6 to get 5G variant, will be first 5G tablet on the market

Samsung has been helping to blaze the 5G smartphone trail and it looks set to do the same for tablets. A new Galaxy Tab S6 variant has been spotted going through a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth certification process that also carries the la...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 07:50:00 +0200
The Surface Neo: Straight out of the Matrix. (Image source: Microsoft)

Surface Neo: Microsoft redefines the world of computers again with the Surface Neo, its foldable Windows 10X tablet

Not content with just releasing newer versions of existing Surface products, Microsoft has upped its game and announced two foldable Surface devices. The larger is called the Surface Neo and features two 9-inch displays, a fold-ou...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 02 Oct 2019 19:41:00 +0200
The Surface Pro X: The true next-generation Surface Pro. (Image source: Microsoft via The Verge)

Surface Pro X: A US$999 7 W ARM 2-in-1 with 2x USB Type-C and LTE that is orderable from today

The next-generation Surface Pro is here, and it starts at US$999. The Surface Pro X, previously leaked as the Surface Campus and Surface 7, has a 13-inch Pixel Sense display with a 2,880 x 1,920 resolution and is just 5.3 mm thick...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 02 Oct 2019 18:05:00 +0200
The Surface Campus, formerly referred to as the Surface 7. (Image source: @evleaks)

Say hello to the Surface Campus, an ARM-powered Surface running Core OS (Windows 10X)

Microsoft has more up its sleeve than just the Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro 7, according to veteran leaker Evan Blass. Leaked marketing images give a first glimpse at the device, while Blass has hinted about the OS that it wil...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 02 Oct 2019 01:33:00 +0200
The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 featuring USB Type-C. (Image source: @evleaks)

Surface Pro 7: Official marketing images leak ahead of tomorrow's launch

The wait for the next Surface hardware event is almost over. However, Evan Blass has come through early and delivered the first look at the Surface Pro 7, courtesy of what are likely leaked marketing images. The device looks like ...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 02 Oct 2019 01:18:00 +0200
The Surface Pen may be totally wireless this generation. (Source: Engadget)

Microsoft may have a new wireless charger in the works

A new registration of Microsoft's with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hints at a new accessory that could be launched tomorrow in conjunction with the Surface 7 line. It is a wireless charger with a 300 milliwatt capa...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 01 Oct 2019 20:02:00 +0200
Leaked Microsoft Surface marketing images with mention of LTE service availability. (Image source: Twitter/WalkingCat)

Leaked Microsoft Surface promo images and latest rumors: new colors, connectivity upgrades, borderless Surface Pro 7, Alcantara-less Surface Laptop 3

New alleged details about Microsoft’s upcoming new Surface products have emerged. Apparently, a selection of fresh colors for the next generation of Surface devices is inbound, and the newest edition to the Surface Laptop line wil...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 30 Sep 2019 23:07:00 +0200
The Mi Mix Alpha's screen could appear in even more impressive formats soon. (Source: TNW)

Mi Mix Alpha-grade screens could arrive on laptops soon

Visionox is a company involved in the manufacture of flexible display panels. Its latest trick has been the Mi Mix Alpha, Xiaomi's new limited-edition wraparound-screen phone. It has recently opened a new assembly line on which si...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 29 Sep 2019 16:26:00 +0200
Fingerprint sensors will continue to do well in the future. (Source: Nextgov)

The fingerprint scanner market's value is set to double over the next 5 years

The market for fingerprint readers (from capacitive to thermal, and consumer- to government-grade) is estimated to be worth about US$3.5 billion at present. This worth is thought to grow to as much as $7.1 billion by 2024, however...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:23:00 +0200
The next iteration of the Mate X could be marketed as a serious cometitor to Samsung's Galaxy Note. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Huawei patent reveals possible Mate X successor with stylus

Despite all the bans and restrictions imposed on Huawei that ultimately lead to a delay of the Mate X, the company is considering the release of improved versions that also includes a stylus, as revealed by the latest published pa...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:35:00 +0200
The 12-inch variant comes with a 3:2 1366 x 912 touchscreen. (Source: HP)

HP Chromebook x360 12b and 14b convertibles launching soon

The 12b model is the first 12-incher to join the Chromebook x360 lineup form HP. It integrates a 3:2 1366 x 912 touchscreen and it weighs around 3 pounds, while the new 14-incher gets 768p or 1080p 16:9 displays and weighs ~3.5 po...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:00:00 +0200
The silicon-interconnect fabric resembles a semiconductor wafer with chips directly placed on it. (Source: IEEE Spectrum)

Motherboards must die: researchers working on silicon-interconnect fabric alternative

Current PCBs are eating too much space and researchers think these can easily be replaced with a new silicon-interconnect fabric that would lead to more powerful devices in reduced form-factors. The use of such new fabrics would a...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 26 Sep 2019 17:03:00 +0200
Apple Music is getting new features. (Source: Apple)

Apple Music upgrades to a dark theme and Chromecast support

Music is a rather unique Apple app in that it is cross-platform (or, in other words, has an Android version). Its latest updates also make it compatible with Google's Chromecast. It has also acquired a dark mode, presumably to ali...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 25 Sep 2019 20:14:00 +0200
The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 might not be launched until 2020. (Image source: Microsoft)

New Microsoft Surface Pro 7 leak: Still no 32 GB RAM but at least a powerful 10nm processor is present

A 3DMark entry for an apparent Microsoft Surface 7 Pro device has been spotted, with the benchmark record providing various details about the specifications of the upcoming 2-in-1 detachable. The unit was tested on the Sky Diver 1...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 25 Sep 2019 03:45:00 +0200
The Google Assistant may get harder to activate in the future. (Source: XDA)

Google plans to make the Assistant's attention more selective in the future

Google has announced that future updates will make it more difficult to activate the Assistant by mistake. The company has also taken pains to reassure users that their audio data will not be collected by default in the same relea...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 24 Sep 2019 19:13:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is coming to the US soon. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy Fold US release is slated to be 100% offline

Samsung has announced that it will release the Galaxy Fold to the US market once and for all on September 27, 2019. However, the devices are only to be made ava...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 7.3" | 276 g
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 23 Sep 2019 19:28:00 +0200
Chrome OS Canary has a new trick. (Source: Google)

Chrome OS may get lockscreen media controls soon

An XDA contributor has observed that it is now possible to control media on their Chrome OS device even though the screen is locked. The feature has not been part of this system by default in the past, but is reportedly there in i...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 21 Sep 2019 20:20:00 +0200
A smart material reacts to a magnetic field. (Source: Physics Open Lab)

The smart materials market is now projected to reach a US$100+ billion valuation by 2026

Smart materials may prove to be the basis of the electronic components of the future. Their market's value was estimated at US$36 billion in 2017. That figure is now thought to grow until it hits $127 billion in 7 years from now.
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:32:00 +0200
The iPhone 11 smartphones feature two or three camera sensors inside square-shaped housings. (Image source: Apple)

If you hate the square camera design for the Apple iPhone 11 then you're going to loathe the next-gen iPad Pro

An image of an apparent final design mockup of the next-generation Apple iPad Pro has found its way online, and if you are not a fan of Apple’s choice for the main camera design on the iPhone 11 series then there’s a good chance y...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:33:00 +0200
Google Maps may gain this new setting soon. (Source: Twitter)

Incognito Mode is coming to Google Maps on phones

Google's I/O 2019 event saw announcements for plans to bring Chrome's Incognito Mode to mobile services such as Search. This is now reportedly in testing for Maps. It is accessed by tapping the avatar associated with a Google acco...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:18:00 +0200
The C433 is a more affordable version of the recently released C434. (Source: Asus)

Asus to release Chromebook Flip C433 this October

The latest member of the C400-series of Chromebooks from Asus is a slightly more affordable version of the existing C434 model. Its specs are very similar, except it is missing the i7-8500Y CPU option and the 14-inch IPS FHD touch...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:58:00 +0200
More users may be able to apply this theme soon. (Source: Android Police)

The Google Assistant and App is seeing a roll-out of dark theme again

Google Assistant had been reported to gain a dark theme at the start of 2019. However, this update did not get to all users at once. Now, it appears that the Mountain View giant is pushing this change again. This new roll-out, whi...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 15 Sep 2019 20:08:00 +0200
A wall outlet for the future. (Source: Leviton)

A new power socket with USB type C Power Delivery ports has modern devices in mind

Leviton's new duplex wall socket also has in-built USB outputs. These welcome and increasingly welcome upgrades to electrical fittings are type-C ports with the Power Delivery (USB-PD) standard. This means they are rated to charge...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 14 Sep 2019 17:44:00 +0200
Opera GX has been downloaded over 1 million times by now. (Source: Opera)

The Opera GX browser attracts over 1 million downloads

GX is a version of the Opera browser specificially designed with gaming in mind. It has been available as an early-access build since June 2019, and has proved so popular that it has accrued over 1 million downloads to date. Opera...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 14 Sep 2019 14:47:00 +0200
The LG G Pad 5. (Source: XDA-Developers)

Rather surprisingly, LG's upcoming G Pad 5 tablet will be powered by the three-year-old Snapdragon 821

Android tablets are a dying breed and LG is doing its best to beat that fact into our heads. The South Korean company is apparently set to release a new tablet, the G Pad 5. It will feature a 10.1-inch display, LTE support, and ra...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 14 Sep 2019 10:19:00 +0200
The Surface Pro 6 was released in October 2018. (Image source: Microsoft)

Configuration details for Microsoft Surface Pro 7 leak out

Some details of Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Pro 7 have apparently been leaked with five different configurations being mentioned. It seems the entry-level Surface Pro 7 will feature an Intel Core i3 processor while the top-end de...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:42:00 +0200
The new Chuwi UBook Pro is getting a larger 12.3-inch screen. (Source: Chuwi)

Chuwi to refresh its UBook 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Amber Lake CPUs

Users who pre-ordered the UBook launched in early 2019 were not really impressed with the outdated CPU and have been requesting an upgrade to a newer model. Chewi listened and is now preparing to launch the UBook Pro powered by th...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:46:00 +0200
The seventh-generation 2019 iPad costs from US$329. (Image source: Apple)

Apple's 2019 iPad: The seventh-generation tablet goes large

Apple has now unveiled the latest addition to its iPad lineup in the shape of the seventh-generation iPad. The new tablet has increased in size from its 2018 predecessor, growing from 9.7 inches to 10.2 inches. The device is curre...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:48:00 +0200
Apple Arcade goes live on November 1, 2019. (Source: Apple)

Apple's TV+ and Arcade titles, formats and pricing structures are outlined in full

The latest Apple keynote introduced the new iPhones and iPad, yet did not stop there. It also outlined the company's new gaming- and TV-streaming services in detail. They will both go live in November 2019, cost US$4.99 per month ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 11 Sep 2019 21:13:00 +0200
Fastest mobile SoC? We'll find out in a few days. (Source: The Verge)

A closer look at the A13 Bionic SoC powering Apple's new iPhone 11 models

The new A13 Bionic is still a hexa-core CPU chip, but, thanks to TSMC's latest 7 nm EUV manufacturing process, this SoC now integrates 8.5 billion transistors. It also features a new quad-core GPU plus an octa-core NPU, and all of...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:30:00 +0200
The Surface Pro 7 is expected to introduce new design elements. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft's upcoming Ice-Lake-powered Surface device allegedly spotted on Geekbench

It looks like the first next gen Surface model was already tested back in June, but the results were spotted only recently. According to the Geekbench report, the upcoming Surface is powered by an Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1 quad-cor...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:54:00 +0200
Apple claims its new products are 'all-new' -- they aren't. (Source: Apple)

Opinion: Sorry Apple, your 'new' products are not 'all-new'

Apple and its market machine is in full spin mode following the launch of the iPhone 11 range along with the Watch Series 5 and 10.2-inch iPad. Yes, it is true these devices are new. However, I take exception to Apple labeling the...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:58:00 +0200
The Pantone-validated 4K touchscreen works with Wacom's magnetic rechargeable stylus. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2019 | Acer showcases ConceptD 9 Pro convertible workstation

The ConceptD 9 Pro is using the same chassis as the Predator Triton 900, but comes tailor-made for demanding CG artists with Nvidia's RTX Quadro 5000 GPUs and a Wacom ERM stylus. It also packs gen 9 i9 octa-core CPUs coupled with ...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:41:00 +0200
The Galaxy Fold is highly sought after by tech early adopters. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Fold sells out in Korea 24 hours after going on sale

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has already sold out in its home market of Korea just a day after its launch. Admittedly, only around 2,500 units were on sale of the blee...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 7.3" | 276 g
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 08 Sep 2019 05:43:00 +0200
The GPD handheld comes with two detachable controllers. (Image source: Baidu)

GPD channels Nintendo for unnamed console that borrows heavily from the Switch

Some images of a potential GPD prototype device have been leaked onto Baidu, showing something that is not entirely dissimilar to the Nintendo Switch. GPD has become renowned for its innovation in the gaming device field, and it c...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 07 Sep 2019 02:59:00 +0200
The new JBL Pulse 4 in action. (Source: JBL)

IFA 2019 | JBL introduces the Pulse 4, a 20W portable LED speaker

The JBL Pulse 4 is the latest in a series of portable Bluetooth speakers that also light up as they stream audio. This iteration also has an IPX7 rating and an estimated 12 hours of playback. Its LEDs are controlled by a proprieta...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 07 Sep 2019 00:05:00 +0200
The new Arun power station. (Source: IFA International)

IFA 2019 | The new Arun power station has both USB and AC outputs to charge a laptop at up to 100W

The charging accessory brand Arun has a new travel product that can charge both mobile devices and full notebooks. This "power station" has variants with 22000mAh or 30000mAh capacities, both of which has a full AC outlet, as well...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 20:23:00 +0200
The QTM527 mmWave antenna module. (Source: Qualcomm)

IFA 2019 | Qualcomm unveils the new QTM527 mmWave antenna module for the Snapdragon X55 modem

Qualcomm has introduced its latest "add-on" for its 2nd-generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55. The QTM527 is an antenna that confers mmWave reception on the chipset. It is intended to enable the X55 to handle fiber-level connect...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 18:38:00 +0200
The long-awaited Samsung Galaxy Fold has officially been re-launched and will be in user hands by the end of the week. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Fold officially launches in Korea, due this Friday

The wait is over. Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Fold in its home market of Korea. Locals will get the Fold in a 5G variant with 512 GB of storage on board while other markets will also get the 5G option or a 4G LTE ve...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:23:00 +0200
Huawei may increase its share of the Chinese market to 50% in 2020. (Source: CNBC)

Huawei is now projected to gain as much as half the Chinese mobile device market in 2020

The respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo now estimates that Huawei could seize up to 50% of its domestic market next year. However, he also believes that the OEM will now miss a previous projection of 260 million units shipped this year...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:39:00 +0200
The reversible Type-C connector will be used for the new USB4 standard. (Source: Notebookcheck)

USB4 spec finalized, brings Thunderbolt 3 compatibility and speeds up to 40 Gbps

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has finalized the specification for USB4. A few things are different this time around including the way the it named, as well as its support for another standard in the form of Thunderbolt 3.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Wed, 04 Sep 2019 13:35:00 +0200

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