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Lenovo Tab 7 Essential Android tablet with MediaTek MT8161 processor (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo Tab 7 and Tab 7 Essential arrive in the US

The new Tab 7 Essential and Tab 7 tablets by Lenovo come with quad-core MediaTek processors, they both run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, and they use a 7-inch IPS display. These slates can be acquired in the US for less than US$100.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
HP Care lists the SD835 powered laptop. (Source: HP)

The HP 2US29AV could be one of the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops

Details of HP's first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptop could have just leaked, courtesy of HP Care. The site lists availability of Care Pack services for an yet to be announced HP laptop powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC.
Lenovo Moto Tab Android tablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (Source: Lenovo)

AT&T-exclusive Lenovo Moto Tab launches this Friday

The 10.1-inch Moto Tab by Lenovo will join AT&T's portfolio as a slim and powerful premium tablet made for entertainment. Its list of specs and features includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, dual speakers with Dolby Atmos, Kids Mode, and more.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

November 2017 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

November 2017 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.
Apple's iPhone 8 flagship family gets a new minor iOS update

Apple fixes the autocorrect bug on iPhones and iPads

The bug that came with iOS 11.1 and simply did not allow some users to type "i" by replacing it with "A" and a Unicode symbol has just been fixed by iOS 11.1.1. This update also takes care of an issue with Siri ("Hey Siri" sometimes not working).
Apple iPhone X smartphone with Face ID technology, Face ID-enabled iPads allegedly coming in 2018

Next year's iPads might feature Face ID

Although the hardware needed to manufacture Face ID-enabled devices is in short supply right now, Apple is expected to speed things up and to add this technology to at least one of the iPad tablets to launch in 2018.
Xiaomi announces their their full scale entrance into the Spanish market. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi launches into Western Europe with a new base of operations in Spain

Xiaomi has chosen Spain as the first country outside of China where they have a full business presence, due to the large and active fan-base there. Answers given during the Q&A session suggested that this new presence within Europe would simplify the importing of Xiaomi products to the rest of the European Union.
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The resulting company after the merger would rival Samsung for most IPs under one roof. (Source: Engadget)

[Update]Broadcom rumored to acquire Qualcomm

Since Qualcomm is known to go through some financial problems with the Apple lawsuit, the company could benefit from a change of management. Broadcom is currently considering to help with that, and Qualcomm's acquisition could result in a more consolidated market.
Image: Apple

IDC analytics point to 3-year decline in tablet sales

Marking the twelfth straight quarter of year-over-year decline, the third quarter of 2017 saw the tablet market slump 5.4%. Despite a bump in sales growth from 4 of the top 5 tablet retailers, the market as a whole continues its downward trend with no end in sight.
In spite of all the Qualcomm lawsuits, Apple is doing well and even managed to sell more products. (Source: Apple)

Apple's Q4 2017 earnings turn out better than expected

Revenues cap at US$52.6 billion and Apple managed to sell more iPhones, iPads and Macs compared to Q4 2016. The iPhone 8/X models are expected to increase revenues by as much as US$35 billion for Q1 2018.
The 10 nm next gen mobile CPU is expected to ship to OEMs in late 2017. (Source: WCCFTech)

Intel and ARM collaborating on next gen 3.5 GHz 10 nm Cortex A mobile processor

The next gen 10 nm mobile CPU runs at 3.5 GHz and 0.5 V, with an outstanding energy efficiency of 0.25 mW/MHz. Additionally, Intel and ARM will update the existing Cortex A55 to Intel's 22 nm manufacturing process, which will enable it to run at 2.35 GHz and 0.4 V.
In spite of all the troubles Qualcomm is going through right now, the Snapdragon SoC sales are going as planned. (Source: Wall Street Journal)

Qualcomm profits down 90%, Snapdragon sales still going strong

The ongoing Apple lawsuit proves to be a thorn in Qualcomm's side. Net income is down from US$1.6 billion to US$168 million compared to last year's Q4 report. SoC sales have not been affected, however, and the stocks did not drop too much.
The three new chips enable VR and HDR capabilities at UHD resolutions. (Source: ARM)

ARM readies Mali-D71 mobile display processor with VR and HDR capabilities

The Mali-D71 display processor introduces the new CoreLink MMU-600 and Assertiev Display 5 units that enable the HDR10 color space and VR features at 4K resolutions / 120 fps. These chips should be launched with early 2019 smartphones.
Third-generation iPad. (Source: Apple)

Third-generation iPad will be classified as 'vintage and obsolete' on October 31st

An Apple Authorised Service Provider has revealed that the third-generation iPad will be put on the 'vintage and obsolete' list at the end of this month, ending official repairs and the ability to order spare parts from Apple.
The Galaxy Tab A (2017) features an 8-inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 resolution. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab A (2017) tablet

The latest model in the Galaxy Tab A family gets an 8-inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 resolution and features the Snapdragon 425 SoC with Adreno 308 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. Additional specs include 32 GB of internal storage, 5 MP front camera and 8 MP rear camera, plus a 5,000 mAh battery that allows the entire family to enjoy the tablet for more time.
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The Microsoft foldable Courier Booklet PC concept from 2008. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft Andromeda is a foldable ARM-based Booklet PC rumored for 2018

Microsoft could launch a foldable Surface device in 2018, if rumors prove accurate. The device would be a spiritual successor to the cancelled Courier device first revealed in 2008.
The tent mode is made possible through the special 360-degree hinge system. (Source: Asus)

Asus launches the VivoBook Flip 14 TP401CA convertible notebook

Powered by the energy-efficient Core m3-7Y30 CPU that integrates the HD Graphics 615 iGPU, the VivoBook Flip 14 TP401CA is marketed as a budget convertible. It also comes with 4 GB LPDDR3 and 128 GB eMMC internal storage.
Does the Pixel 2 XL have a dodgy display? (Source: Google)

Pixel 2 XL screen prone to burn in?

Google is "actively investigating" burn in issues that have started to crop up on some user's Pixel 2 XLs. The latest report follows mixed reviews about the device's LG-sourced pOLED display, which some have said is unworthy of a high-end device priced as it is.
HP ZBook x2 convertible coming December 2017 (Source: HP)

HP ZBook x2 convertible tablet coming in December

The HP ZBook x2 is now official and should hit the market in December as the world's most powerful detachable PC. It features a quad-core Intel Core Kaby Lake-R processor, NVIDIA Quadro graphics, and starts at US$1,749.
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-inch and 13.5-inch (Source: CNET)

The Surface Book 2 13.5-inch stacks up to the MacBook Pro 13-inch with power and oomph

Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 13.5-inch ticks all the right boxes for a capable prosumer laptop while still retaining the platform's unique features. The new notebook is now available in completely fanless variants and features the latest 8th generation Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics.
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AT&T-exclusive ZTE Axon M foldable Android smartphone (Source: ZTE USA)

Foldable ZTE Axon M smartphone now official

The ZTE Axon M features the slightly outdated Snapdragon 821 processor, but it is the only handset to feature a dual display folding design with four operating modes nowadays. Sadly, it will only hit the market via AT&T next month.
The Rebel Alliance insignia is protected with a sheet of Gorilla Glass. (Source: Lenovo)

Deal | Get the Lenovo Yoga 910 Star Wars edition 2-in-1 notebook for $930

Lenovo and Disney join forces to release the Yoga 910 Star Wars special edition. There are two variants: one with the Rebel Forces insignia and one with the Galactic Empire logo. The Yoga 910 features the gen 7 i7-7500U CPU coupled with 8 GB of DDR4-2133 RAM and a 256 GB SSD.
NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 Android tablet for gamers will not receive Android Oreo

The Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 will not get Oreo

The Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 has been around long enough to move from Lollipop to Marshmallow and then to Nougat. Sadly, it has just been confirmed that this slate for gamers will not get an official Oreo update.
Alleco Alltab waterproof Android tablet (Source: Alleco)

Alltab underwater tablet now official

The Finnish-made Alleco Alltab is an Android tablet based on the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 that can operate down to 90 meters (TechRec version) or 150 meters (MilPro variant) and targets commercial and military divers.
Dr. Kwon Oh-hyun has announced his resignation from Samsung. (Source: AP)

Samsung CEO resigns amid "unprecedented crisis"

One of Samsung's three CEO's has announced his resignation from the South Korean giant. Citing the "unprecedented crisis" facing the company, Kwon Oh-hyun, CEO of Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display will step down in March 2018.
Lenovo Tab 4 8

79% Lenovo Tab 4 8 Tablet Review

Family friendly. Lenovo's Tab 4 8 is marketed as a tablet computer for the entire family, and it attempts to achieve that through optional accessories. Find out whether or not the tablet itself is worth the money in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 | Qualcomm Adreno 308 | 8" | 310 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

October 2017 update. Here is the current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by our editors and updated if needed. It is designed to help our readers with their purchase decisions.
Intel inside. (Source: Intel)

Intel Gemini Lake surfaces early as the Celeron N4000, shows large improvements in some areas

Intel's Gemini Lake based Pentium Silver and Celeron aren't scheduled for release until somewhere between the last week of October and the first week of November, but some early results for the Celeron N4000 have appeared on SiSoftware's benchmarks.
Asus ZenBook Flip S UX370UA (i5, 256 GB, FHD) Convertible Review

87% Asus ZenBook Flip S UX370UA (i5, 256 GB, FHD) Convertible Review

I'm blue Da ba dee da ba di! Colors are not the only interesting aspect of the new ZenBook Flip S. Asus has presented a very slim 13-inch convertible and the Intel Core i5-7200U at the heart of the device offers decent processing power. To find out how well the hardware works together and whether the stylish convertible can keep up with its competition, take a look at our detailed review.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus

85% Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus Tablet Review

Middle-class with glass. Lenovo's Tab 4 10 Plus is a mid-range tablet with high ambitions. It's aiming to attract buyers by offering a glass rear, generous memory configuration, and front-sided speakers. Find out in the test report whether the available accessory packs turn the tablet into something special.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 | Qualcomm Adreno 506 | 10.1" | 475 g
Google announces the premium Pixelbook (to no one's surprise)

Google announces the premium Pixelbook (to no one's surprise)

Google today announced the Pixelbook, their premium Chromebook that's has been the subject of a relentless stream of leaks over the past few months. The 2-in-1 Chromebook features a high-density 12.3, 3:2 aspect ratio display and powerful 7th generation Intel Core series processors.
Lenovo Tab 4 10

79% Lenovo Tab 4 10 Tablet Review

Multi-talented. With comprehensive accessory packages, Lenovo wants to equip its affordable Tablet Tab 4 10 for all usage scenarios. We find out about the quality of the tablet itself in our test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 | Qualcomm Adreno 308 | 10.1" | 505 g
Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 8 Tablet Review

86% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite 8 Tablet Review

Mini Me(diaPad). The 8-inch variant of the MediaPad M3 Lite brings a lot of polish and panache to the Android ecosystem. Despite its mid-range specifications, the M3 Lite proves to be a capable media machine. Is this the affordable compact tablet to get?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 | Qualcomm Adreno 505 | 8" | 310 g
The docking keyboard is not offered with the tablet. (Source: Jumper)

Deal | Get the Jumper EZpad 6 2-in-1 Windows 10 tablet for only US$169.99

The Jumper EZpad 6 is powered by Intel’s Atom Cherry Trail x5-Z8350 ULV quad-core CPU, comes with 4 GB DDR3LP memory plus 64 GB internal storage, and features an 11.6-inch 1080p IPS display. The docking keyboard is sold separately, but shouldn't bring the total cost to more than US$200.
The 2NX NNA has the advantage of ultra-low energy consumption over Apple's and Huawei's SoCs. (Source: Imagination)

Imagination releases new PowerVR mobile GPUs and its first Neural Network Accelerator

The PowerVR Series9XE GPUs are designed for entry-level mobile devices and cost-effective products, while the more advance Series9XM chips are aimed at mid-range smartphones/tablets, premium gaming set-top boxes and infotainment systems. Imagination's first NNA chip offers similar features to Apple's A11 Bionic and Huawei's Kirin 970 SoCs, but in a more ener...
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The refresh of the Amazon Fire HD makes it worth a second look. (Source: Amazon)

Amazon Fire HD tablet upgrades make it warrant a second look

Amazon has given its Fire 10 HD tablet some much needed improvements in its latest refresh of the Android-based device. It is now 30 percent faster than before and sports a new 1080p display.
The Galaxy Tab Active 2 gets a beefy performance upgrade. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 spec leak shows octa-core CPU

Samsung has beefed up the processing power of its 8-inch Galaxy Tab Active sequel with an octa-core processor. The Galaxy Tab Active 2 will also pick up twice the RAM.
The new Lenovo Tab 4 series of Android tablets. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo persisting with low- to mid-range tablets with new Tab 4

Lenovo has commenced the global rollout of its new Tab 4 series of Android tablets. Aimed at the mid- to low-end markets, they offer users good value and a recent version of Android.
Armis Labs warns that current security solutions will not detect BlueBorn, beacuse these are focused on IP attacks, not on airborne attacks. (Source: Armis Labs)

BlueBorne vulnerability could target billions of unpatched Bluetooth devices

Armis Labs discovered a Bluetooth vulnerability codenamed BlueBorne that could affect billions of devices including smartphones like Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy, tablets like Samsung Galaxy Tab, smartwatches like LG Watch Sport, or audio systems like the Pumpkin Car Audio System. BlueBorne can also attack unpatched Windows and Linux PCs, and a variety of...
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Dell Latitude 7285 (i5-7Y57, 256 GB, 3K) Convertible Review

87% Dell Latitude 7285 (i5-7Y57, 256 GB, 3K) Convertible Review

Reliable travel companion! Dell presents us with a versatile 12-inch convertible in a timeless, modest and elegant design. A very frugal Intel CPU runs inside. Whether this promises a long battery life and how the Dell Latitude 7285 performs, you can find out in our detailed review.
Intel Core i5-7Y57 | Intel HD Graphics 615 | 12.3" | 1.4 kg
Chuwi Hi9 tablet coming this October (Source: Chuwi)

Chuwi Hi9 tablet coming this October

The Chinese manufacturer quietly unveiled its budget 8.4-inch Hi9 tablet at IFA 2017 to little fanfare.
Apple's Siri is vulnerable to ultrasonic voice hacks.

Siri and Alexa are vulnerable to ultrasonic voice commands

Chinese researchers have been able to launch malicious voice command attacks on every major voice assistant including Siri and Alexa. Using ultrasonics, the researchers were able to hack devices with any victim completely unaware that their device had been compromised.
HP Pro 8 Android tablet for business with MediaTek MT8735 processor (Source: HP)

HP launches the Pro 8 Android tablet for business in India

The HP Pro 8 tablet is an 8-inch Android device which can be used in tough environments and is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor. It has a price tag of around US$300 and features 4G connectivity.
GearBest's Intel Super September sale offers a variety of discounted Intel-powered tablets and notebooks. (Source: GearBest)

Deal | GearBest has discounted prices on Intel-powered tablets and notebooks throughout September

Some of the highlights from GearBest's Intel Super September sale include: the Teclast X98 Plus II dual OS tablet powered by the Intel Cherry Trail X5-Z8350 quad-core CPU for US$149.99, the all-in one Onda C270 PC with curved LED display for $US379.99, and the Cube Mix Plus 2-in-1 Tablet PC powered by the Intel Kaby Lake Core M3-7Y30 dual-core CPU for $US345...
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CAT T20 rugged Windows tablet with Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor now official (Source: CAT Phones)

IFA 2017 | CAT T20 rugged tablet now official

The 8-inch CAT T20 is powered by the Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor and runs Windows 10. While its specs are not impressive, this slate can handle drops from up to 6 feet and is rated IP67 for protection from the elements.
The LG G Pad X2 8.0 PLUS, exclusive to T-Mobile. (Source: LG)

LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus is a T-Mobile exclusive, now available

If media consumption or productivity are your primary reasons for buying a new tablet, T-Mobile's new offering is an attractive proposition. The LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus has a Full HD screen, stereo sound, an octa-core processor, a micro SD slot, and a sturdy-looking kickstand. The included Plus Pack increases the tablet's battery life more than two-fold, making...
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Promotional material showing the cancelled Microsoft Surface Mini. (Source: Twitter | @evleaks)

More pictures plus official specs for the ill-fated Surface Mini, well, surface

The Microsoft Surface Mini never saw the light of day, but a pair of leaked images have, and they show the device from a trio of angles, as well as its specs in detail.
SanDisk Ultra 400 GB microSDXC memory card (Source: SanDisk)

IFA 2017 | SanDisk intros the world's largest microSD card to date

More than two years after the introduction of the 200 GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I as the world's largest microSD card, SanDisk sets a new world record by unveiling its 400 GB sibling.

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