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The Admiror 14-inch laptop. (Source: Avita)

Avita releases the Ryzen 7 3700U-powered Admiror laptop to the UK market

Avita, an emerging notebook brand, has already launched the Admiror mid-ranger to the US market. Now, it is to be available via UK retailers as well. It is a 14-inch USB type C-only model with an atypical design to match its Flami...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:36:00 +0200
A current OnePlus 8T render. (Source: OnLeaks x PriceBaba)

The OnePlus 8T will stay "smooth" for at least 3 years: Pete Lau

Pete Lau is the CEO of OnePlus, an OEM with a late-2020 flagship phone refresh on the way. He has taken to Weibo to discuss lag in mobile devices of this tier. The executive also indicated that the impending 8T will resist it unti...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:58:00 +0200
A next-gen Huawei Matebook may have broken cover. (Source: Huawei)

A new leak may point to a Tiger Lake-based Huawei laptop in the works

The prominent tipster _rogame_ has found a new entry on UserBenchmark for a laptop with a Tiger Lake Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB hard-drive. The results do not mention an OEM; however, the leaker insists the upcomin...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:17:00 +0200
Both the regular PS5 and Digital Edition (pictured here) get to utilize the souped-up I/O system. (Image source: Sony)

PlayStation 5 I/O unit gets seriously souped up to a potential 17.38 GB/s bandwidth thanks to potent combination of Oodle Kraken and Oodle Texture

A new video from PlayStation UK has offered up an explanation of some of the PS5 tech, including a mention of the console’s famous SSD and its 5.5 GB/s typical raw read bandwidth. However, thanks to assistance from Oodle Kraken an...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:08:00 +0200
The Canon EOS C70. (Source: Canon)

The new EOS C70 is the first Canon digital 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
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 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
Elkhart Lake for IoT is official. (Source: Intel)

The now-former Elkhart Lake series are "IoT-enhanced" Intel Atom, Celeron and Pentium processors

Intel has emphasised that its latest Pentium, Celeron and Atom processors are ideal for the Internet of Things (IoT) use-cases of the near future. They are ultra-low-power CPUs that can still drive multiple 4K displays and are rat...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:51:00 +0200
The Galaxy A42 5G. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy A42 is 5G because it has the Snapdragon 750G chipset: new leak

Samsung has officially teased the Galaxy A42, indicating it is to be the OEM's cheapest 5G handset on its launch. The statement revealed its price (in Euros), design and screen-size, while skimming right past its processor. A new ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:03:00 +0200
The new 980 PRO. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung launches the 980 PRO SSD globally

The 980 PRO NVMe M.2 is a new Samsung SSD designed for high-performance PCs - and, according to all its leaks, the PlayStation 5. Its maker has finally formally unleashed it on the world. Its ultra-high read and write speeds have ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:24:00 +0200
Yikes, Xbox Series X 1 TB SSD expansion card will purportedly cost at least $199 USD or half the price of a Playstation 5 Digital Edition (Image source: Microsoft)

Yikes, Xbox Series X 1 TB SSD expansion card will purportedly cost at least $199 USD or half the price of a PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

The proprietary Xbox Seagate drives are going to cost an arm and a leg relative to the prices of the new consoles themselves if you plan on expanding their storage capacities.
Allen Ngo, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:13:00 +0200
The DCS-8302LH Full HD Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera. (Source: D-Link)

D-Link releases a "True FHD" Wi-Fi security camera with AI person detection, weatherproofing and IPv6 support

D-Link has announced the DCS-8302LH Full HD Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera. Despite one part of its name, the OEM asserts it is sleek and sophisticated to have inside the house as well. It also packs features such as IR for night vision, AI...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:03:00 +0200
The incredibly fast XPG Gammix S70 features error-correcting technology. (Image source: ADATA)

The XPG Gammix S70 PCIe Gen4x4 M.2 SSD from ADATA will woo gamers and future PlayStation 5 owners alike with its 7,400 MB/s sequential read speeds

ADATA has revealed its new XPG Gammix S70 PCIe Gen4x4 M.2 2280 solid state drive that has the potential to reach incredible sequential read speeds of 7,400 MB/s. Video editors and gamers will no doubt be delighted by its potential...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:05:00 +0200
Want a PS5 in Singapore? Maybe wait until next year. (Source: iPrice Group)

PlayStation 5: a Singapore study extols the virtues of holding off on a purchase until later

The PlayStation 5 will launch in Singapore on November 19, 2020. On that date, its Standard edition will be the most expensive variant of its series yet in that country (as indeed it will for pretty much all its markets). However,...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 21 Sep 2020 22:50:00 +0200
Realme unveils the C17. (Source: Realme)

Realme launches the Snapdragon 460-powered C17 with a 5000mAh battery and a 90Hz display

Realme has officially unveiled a device based on the new Snapdragon 460 processor in Bangladesh. The C17 also has quad rear cameras, a 500mAh battery and a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a 90 hertz (Hz) refresh rate. It is priced at US...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:30:00 +0200
HP EX900 Pro 1 TB NVMe SSD Benchmarked

HP EX900 Pro 1 TB NVMe SSD Benchmarked

Medium performance for a medium price. The mid-range HP EX900 Pro isn't bad by any means, but it's a little late to the party now that the faster and cheaper SK Hynix Gold P31 has already hit the market.
Allen Ngo, Sun, 20 Sep 2020 03:36:00 +0200
The Redmi 9i is now live. (Source: Redmi)

The Redmi 9i launches in India as an improved version of the 9a

The Redmi 9i offers a 6.53-inch screen, a 3.5mm jack and a 5000mAh battery for about US$100 in various markets. Now, the OEM has launched another variant of this same phone with more RAM and storage in India. This 9a will go on sa...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:47:00 +0200
Lenovo now sells the Flex 5G in the US. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo releases the Flex 5G to the US market via its own site

The Flex 5G is Lenovo's premium 2-in-1 with the Snapdragon 8cx platform that allows it the same standalone connectivity as most 2020 flagship phones. It has been on sale in the US before; however, those units were locked to the Ve...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 01:02:00 +0200
The new Vecnos IQUI. (Source: Vecnos)

Vecnos launches its new IQUI "pen-sized" 360-degree camera

Vecnos is a spin-off from Ricoh that is dedicated to making compact lifestyle cameras. It has finally unveiled its first 360-degree camera in full. The IQUI fits its 4 proprietary lenses and their controls into a laser-pointer for...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:29:00 +0200
The OnePlus 8. (Source: OnePlus)

The OnePlus 8 is now available through the carrier Visible

OnePlus scored places for its flagship 8 series of smartphones with the US carriers T-Mobile and Verizon on its launch. Now, it has (technically) added a third: Visible, a pre-pay network. It now stocks the vanilla 8 in its Onyx B...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 20:05:00 +0200
The new Sony a7c. (Source: B&H Photo Video)

The new Sony alpha a7c is now the world's most compact full-frame camera

Sony has broken ground with its latest mirrorless unit, as the OEM has packed a full-frame sensor into dimensions normally reserved for APS-C cameras. The alpha 7c (or a7c) also offers a flip-out LCD touchscreen and in-body image ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 18:58:00 +0200
The 460: coming to phones besides the OnePlus Clover soon(?). (Source: Qualcomm)

Realme's first Snapdragon 460 phone may have been spotted on Geekbench

The Snapdragon 460 is a new Qualcomm processor that has hit the headlines thanks to its putative role in OnePlus' first-ever entry-level smartphone. It seems the OEM Realme is also preparing a device based on the cost-effective ch...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:38:00 +0200
Infinix may become better known in the future. (Source: Tecno)

The Infinix Note 8 leaks onto Geekbench 5 as a potential Poco M2/Redmi 9 rival

Tecno is a smartphone OEM that may be on the rise to challenge other, more readily recognizable names such as LG, OPPO or Realme. Its main brand is Infinix, which has been spotted on Geekbench 5 with a new phone called the Note 8....
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 18:06:00 +0200
The Ampere RTX Quadro's alleged specs. (Source: Twitter)

A next-gen RTX Quadro has more CUDA cores and memory than the 3090: new leak

The leaker Moore's Law is Dead has posted details of a card described as an NVIDIA Quadro based on Ampere. This would make it a successor to the current RTX generation of this high-powered content-focused series of GPUs. It beats ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 16:08:00 +0200
A leaker posts more evidence of 66W Huawei chargers. (Source: Weibo)

An EMUI 11 trailer video points to 66W charging for the Mate 40 series

Huawei unveiled its latest update to its Android skin, EMUI 11, at its 2020 Developer Conference. This involved a teaser video that contains a shot seeming to reference 66 watt (W) charging. This goes beyond the current upper limi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 01:00:00 +0200
The VAVA Portable SSD Touch. (Source: Indiegogo)

VAVA crowdfunds the "world's most secure" portable USB type C SSD

The VAVA Portable SSD Touch is a new product launched via Indiegogo recently. It is a stick-like drive with a hardware-based fingerprint scanner on the top of its aluminium, supposedly shock-proof casing. It also apparently packs ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:34:00 +0200
The Motorola Razr 2020 5G. (Source: WinFuture)

Update: Launched, leaks confirmed | The Motorola Razr 2020 5G has a full specs leak and an unboxing ahead of its official launch

Motorola is scheduled to launch its refreshed Razr 2020 later today (September 9, 2020). However, it is already out there in the form of YouTube hands-on and first impressions by prominent tech influencers. Furthermore, Roland Qua...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 22:18:00 +0200
Poco launches the M2. (Source: Poco)

The Poco M2 will sell via Flipkart starting September 15, 2020

Poco has launched a non-Pro variant for the M2 series in India, as indicated earlier. The phone is a rebrand of the Redmi 9/9 Prime, albeit with slightly different styling. This means it is powered by the Helio G80 SoC, has 6GB of...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 21:10:00 +0200
The Xbox Series S looks like a fancy speaker and this is why. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft issues a full spec breakdown for the Xbox Series S (and X)

Microsoft has just introduced the concept of the Xbox Series S. Now, it has gone into greater detail on its upcoming, all-new digital-only console. The product also gets an AMD Zen 2-based CPU and an RDNA GPU, albeit not exactly t...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:23:00 +0200
The next-gen Xbox consoles and PS5 consoles feature custom AMD components. (Image source: Microsoft/Sony - edited)

Next-gen console news: Barlog and Kratos spark God of War sequel speculation, Xbox Edinburgh turns up, pricey Xbox Series X SSD expansion leaked, and more random PS5 event dates

An image header on Cory Barlog’s social media has some fans believing a God of War sequel announcement is incoming. A mysterious Xbox “Edinburgh” device has been spotted and a leaked expansion SSD for the Xbox Series X has a hefty...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:51:00 +0200
The new Aukey Omnia Nano 20W brick. (Source: Aukey)

Aukey wants to help iPhone fans get ready for new devices with its first 20W PD charger

Aukey has launched a new member of its Omnia series of chargers. It is rated for the Power Delivery (USB-PD) standard; however, unlike some of its high-powered type-C siblings, this Nano goes at 20 watts (W). The OEM hints that th...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:12:00 +0200
The new Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones. (Source: Redmi)

Redmi launches its SonicBass Wireless Earphones in Nepal

The new Redmi SonicBass Wireless Earphones are accessories of the 'neckbud' variety alluded to in a leak earlier in 2020. Now, the brand has finally launched them in their first market, Nepal. They will cost the equivalent of abou...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:59:00 +0200
UGREEN USB C 2.5'' hard drive enclosure and USB cable (Source: Own)

UGREEN USB C 2.5" hard drive enclosure - An affordable solution for keeping alive the HDD/SSD of dead laptops

Thanks to the UGREEN USB C 2.5" hard drive enclosure, turning old HDDs and SSDs into external storage solutions is very easy to do, not to mention affordable. At less than US$25, this accessory supports drives up to 6 TB in size a...
Codrut Nistor, Sun, 06 Sep 2020 18:05:00 +0200
Next-gen Galaxy S leaks abound already. (Source: Samsung)

3C may have certified some Samsung Galaxy S21-series batteries

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series phones are nearly 7 months old now. Nevertheless, leaks about their possible successors have already emerged. One of them concern 2 new batteries from their OEM freshly approved for use by the Chinese...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 05 Sep 2020 21:30:00 +0200
A snippet of the full T15g Gen 1 PSREF. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo posts a full product specs reference for the ThinkPad T15g Gen 1 with the possible configurations available on its launch

The anticipated first-gen T15g is currently thought of as the "gamer's ThinkPad", due to the RTX 20-series graphics that, as some leaks have attested, is destined for this machine. Its maker Lenovo may have put this beyond a doubt...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 05 Sep 2020 20:43:00 +0200
SK Hynix Gold P31 1 TB NVMe SSD PCIe x4 Benchmarked

SK Hynix Gold P31 1 TB NVMe SSD PCIe x4 Benchmarked

3000+ MB/s read and write for $135. As the first U.S.-bound NVMe SSD from SK Hynix, the Gold P31 leaves a great first impression with maximum transfer rates that are hard to beat at its target price range.
Allen Ngo, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 04:59:00 +0200
The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus drive comes with a custom heat sink. (Image source: Sabrent)

PlayStation 5 SSD and leaked Samsung 980 Pro outmuscled by Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus but Cerny advises future PS5 owners to "hold off" on M.2 drive purchases

Sabrent has announced its Rocket 4 Plus SSD, which the company is claiming is the world’s fastest NVMe SSD. The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus SSD’s read and write speeds place it beyond the recently leaked Samsung 980 Pro and the PS5’s dr...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:01:00 +0200
The Asus ZenBook Flip S UX371. (Source: Asus)

The 2020 Asus ZenBook Flip S is the first notebook verified to conform to Intel's 11th-gen platform

Asus' Intel 11th-gen Core-based notebook line-up contains a ZenBook Flip S, for the first time in quite a while. This new variant (the UX371) features the new OLED NanoEdge PANTONE-validated panel as many of its new siblings. It a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 03 Sep 2020 00:13:00 +0200
Asus' latest cards are announced. (Source: Asus)

Asus intros its new RTX 30-based cards: ROG Strix and TUF Gaming flavors with new shrouds, fans and RGB accents

Asus has launched its new Ampere-based cards. They are based on the RTX 3090, 3080 and 3070 GPUs, which are distributed across new additions to the ROG Strix and TUF Gaming lines. Both are described as composed of "top-shelf" comp...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 23:35:00 +0200
PS5 promo headers could indicate imminent PS5 pre-orders. (Image source: Sony via Reddit - u/tizorres)

Sony gears up for PlayStation 5 pre-order pandemonium with new headers, and devs hoot about the PS5 SSD and Tempest 3D AudioTech engine, but there's no optical audio out

It appears Sony might be preparing for PlayStation 5 pre-orders as new headers featuring titles like Gran Turismo 7 and Demon’s Souls have appeared on some official media channels. Devs have been singing the praises of the PS5’s S...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 23:05:00 +0200
Sony VENICE is now part of the Cinema Line. (Source: Sony)

Sony announces a new Cinema Line for camera products of this caliber

Today (September 2, 2020), Sony has announced that it has implemented a new series for cameras of the pro film- and documentary-capable variety. Known as the Cinema Line, it now encompasses existing products such as the VENICE and...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 15:08:00 +0200
The Galaxy Z Fold2 is live. (Source: YouTube)

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G crosses the US$2000 mark with ease in Europe

Today (September 1, 2020), Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G for a number of markets worldwide, Germany included. This means we finally get to find out how the premium device is priced in various different regions. The ne...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 01 Sep 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Realme presents the X3. (Source: YouTube)

The Realme V3 launches as the cheapest 5G phone in China

Realme has unveiled the eye-catching new X7 series of smartphones today (September 1, 2020) today during a virtual event in China. This launch also introduced a new member of the V line, which is also powered by a MediaTek Dimensi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 01 Sep 2020 15:58:00 +0200
The Galaxy M51 is now live on a Samsung web-store. (Source: Samsung)

The Galaxy M51 is now up for pre-order on Samsung Germany's website

The Galaxy M51 has finally been confirmed as a smartphone that is soon to be released. It is now avaialble to pre-order, albeit only via Samsung's German website. However, it is also currently being teased on Amazon India, suggest...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 30 Aug 2020 18:52:00 +0200
The new 1 TB Samsung 980 PRO can reach a maximum read speed of 7 GB/s. (Image source: Samsung)

PC vs PS5: The new Samsung 980 PRO PCIe 4.0 SSD brings next-gen console challenging speeds of up to 7,000 MB/s for desktop computers

Samsung has launched its 980 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD that offers a maximum read speed of 7,000 MB/s (1 TB SKU). This means that PC gamers can fit a speedy solid state drive into their machines that challenges the much-heralded s...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 29 Aug 2020 23:31:00 +0200
The new skyBOX portable SSD. (Source: Indiegogo)

The skyBOX is a "credit-card-sized" wireless portable SSD that is now available on Indiegogo

HyperAccessory is a start-up that purports to pack the advantages of on-the-go storage with top-end data transfers into a form-factor with the footprint of the average bank-card. This skyBOX also features Wi-Fi 6, alongside capaci...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 29 Aug 2020 19:46:00 +0200
The latest in PENTAX Silver Editions. (Source: Ricoh)

Ricoh launches limited Silver Editions of the PENTAX K-1 Mark II DSLR

Ricoh has announced limited-editions of its PENTAX flagship, the K-1 Mark II. It has been joined by new versions of the D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8, 50mm f/1.4 and 85mm f/1.4 lenses in the same silver color. All 4 will be available in li...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 29 Aug 2020 00:56:00 +0200
The Hachi Infinite M1. (Source: Hachi)

The Hachi Infinite M1 is a projector that turns any surface into a touchscreen and is now available on Amazon

Hachi's Infinite M1 is an AI-powered projector that can throw a working interface onto the desk or wall in front of it. Its maker originally launched it at CES 2020, and is now prepared to ship it from Amazon or its own website. I...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 22:46:00 +0200
The Galaxy Note 20 and 20 Ultra. (Source: YouTube)

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 pre-orders in China are shown to be a tenth of those of the Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series are now available to reserve with online retailers in the Chinese market. This has led to an observation from the well-known leaker Ice Universe as to how its 2 variants are faring in this market....
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 25 Aug 2020 19:02:00 +0200
The Nokia C3. (Source: Nokia)

The Nokia C3 is a new budget phone that might launch in India soon

Nokia launched the C3 as a 5.99-inch HD+ display phone with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage in China recently. It also runs Android 10 with an octa-core processor, and costs about US$101. A new leak suggests this budget ph...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 23 Aug 2020 00:10:00 +0200


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