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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
There is a new, more powerful version of SuperVOOC coming. (Source: Android Beat)

OPPO is slated to debut 65W charging in the Reno Ace

The OEM OPPO's Vice President, Shen Yiren, has reportedly sent Weibo messages to the effect that a new, improved version of SuperVOOC will be included in an upcoming device, the Reno Ace. This new upgrade will apparently charge at...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:07:00 +0200
Could this phone possibly be the Mate 30? (Source: TodoTech)

The Kirin 990 processor may have shown up on Geekbench for the first time

The Kirin 990 SoC is the latest LTE chipset released by Huawei. A phone that purports to be a new model from this OEM has appeared on the Geekbench results database. It suggest that this new processor is a good match for the Snapd...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:27:00 +0200
The 'new' Samsung Galaxy M30 will be on sale soon. (Source:

Get ready to meet Samsung's new battery monster, the Galaxy M30s

Following months of speculation, the existence of the Samsung Galaxy M30s as a retail product has been confirmed. It may be exclusive to Amazon India, a site that is currently promoting it as a device with an impressive 6000mAh ba...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 18:12:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy M10s may be released soon. (Source: linekraft)

The Samsung Galaxy M10s is now an Android Enterprise Recommended device

The Samsung Galaxy M10s now seems to be official. It has appeared on the Android Enterprise database, which reveals it to be a device with 3GB of RAM and 32GB in interal storage. Unlike the original M10, it also has a 6.4-inch dis...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 12 Sep 2019 22:37:00 +0200
The Motorola One line might be getting another new phone. (Source:

A new Motorola One variant shows up on Geekbench

The Motorola One line of smartphones has seen multiple new additions this year. A new phone with a name that fits in among them has just appeared on Geekbench. It may run on the MediaTek Helio P70 SoC and has 2GB of RAM.
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:41:00 +0200
The back of the OnePlus TV will look like this. (Source: Twitter)

OnePlus reveals carbon-fiber backing for its TV, among other specs

A OnePlus executive has been spilling more details on its first-gen smart TV, in order to build hype ahead of its launch. The latest of these hints is that its back panel will be finished in a carbon-fiber effect. It will also sup...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:40:00 +0200
Apple could be preparing to amaze everyone with a resurrected AirPower charging mat. (Image source: iMore)

AirPower resurrected and full iPhone 11 details revealed: names, models, prices, and release dates

According to a recently leaked image, the Apple iPhone 11 series will feature smartphones ranging from an entry-level US$749 device all the way up to an eye-watering US$1,299 top-end model. The picture shows that the top two SKUs ...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 09 Sep 2019 22:16:00 +0200
The new BLU BOLD N1. (Source: BOLD)

BLU launches a new brand with a "mission to bring smartphone prices back to reality"

The smartphone OEM BLU has unveiled a new sub-brand, BOLD. It will offer new "premium flagship and flagship-like" devices that buck the trend of rising prices in this market. The first BOLD phone, the N1, is powered by the mid-ran...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:39:00 +0200
The OPPO Reno A's alleged promo. (Source: IndiaShopps)

The OPPO Reno A is a new 6GB mid-range phone, according to its leaked promo

A tech blog claims to have dug up new renders and marketing material for a new OPPO Reno phone. It is apparently to be called the Reno A, and is powered by the Snapdragon 710 SoC. It is described as having 6GB of RAM and either 64...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 08 Sep 2019 22:53:00 +0200
The Pixel 3's replacement may have finally appeared on Geekbench. (Source: Digital Trends)

Update | The latest Pixel 4 Geekbench leak is the most confusing yet

The anticipated successor to the Pixel 3 has appeared on Geekbench. It shows that the device has 4GB of RAM, is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC and runs Android 10. Therefore, it stands a decent chance of actually being a Google...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 07 Sep 2019 18:32:00 +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
Microsoft acquires Movere (Source: Movere Blog)

Microsoft acquires cloud migration technology provider Movere

After more than a decade in the industry, Movere is joining Microsoft to boost its cloud capabilities. Movere is a discovery solution that allows for easy cloud migration, but also optimizes, monitors, and analyzes IT environments...
Codrut Nistor, Fri, 06 Sep 2019 14:45:00 +0200
The Sony Xperia 5. (Source: Sony)

Sony unveils the Xperia 5, a new compact version of its flagship phone

Sony has revealed that the long-awaited compact variant of its 2019 flagship is called the Xperia 5. It shares an OLED "TV-grade" screen with the 1; however, this panel measures 0.4 inches less than its regular-sized counterpart. ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 05 Sep 2019 17:52:00 +0200
The Red Magic 3 will get a refresh soon. (Source: Nubia)

The Snapdragon 855 Plus version of the Red Magic 3 reportedly gets an ultra-high score on AnTuTu benchmark

The Nubia Red Magic 3 is a gaming phone set to gain a new variant with the updated Snapdragon 855 Plus processor. Its first AnTuTu benchmark has reportedly been posted, and may have attained the highest score in these tests to dat...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:40:00 +0200
The RedmiBook 14 Enhanced. (Source: Redmi)

The RedmiBook 14 Enhanced reportedly attracts over 1.5 million reservations in China

The RedmiBook 14 Enhanced is essentially its brand's first ultrabook, but with 1 important difference: 10th-generation Intel Core silicon. Its fans in China can sign up to buy their unit on at present. Redmi has announced t...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 03 Sep 2019 18:41:00 +0200
The iPhone "11" is now projected to look like this. (Source: GizmoChina)

The iPhone 11 series will get Wi-Fi 6, according to the latest leak

An increasingly familiar name in tech rumor circles has posted on Twitter concerning the 2019 iPhones. This spec-heavy leak asserts that Apple will indeed stick with the screen sizes chosen by the company over the last few years f...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 03 Sep 2019 17:59:00 +0200
Is this the Vivo Nex 3 at the beach? Maybe. (Source: IndiaShopps)

The Vivo Nex 3 is allegedly involved in a new full-scale specs leak

Some new Weibo posts purport to show the Vivo Nex 3 in a candid real-life image. Furthermore, this site has also provided what may be a full panel of this upcoming flagship's specifications. It suggests that the device will have 4...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 02 Sep 2019 19:36:00 +0200
The Galaxy Fold's new sign-up sheet. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung re-opens reservations for the Galaxy Fold in the US and UK

Samsung has made its pre-registration page for its first ever flexible device, the Galaxy Fold, live in the US and UK. It enables potential buyers to submit their contact details in order to receive instructions as to how to order...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 02 Sep 2019 18:15:00 +0200
The rumored "new" OPPO A9. (Source: IndiaShopps)

The OPPO A9 (2020) is allegedly leaked in full

The OEM OPPO is now rumored to have a refresh for its A9 smartphone in the works. Its "2020" upgrade apparently involves the Snapdragon 665 SoC, quad cameras and a single 8GB/128GB SKU. It is also now linked to an impressive enoug...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 01 Sep 2019 20:13:00 +0200
The Moto G8 may look like this. (Source: OnLeaks)

The Moto G8 may get the Snapdragon 665 processor and a 48MP camera

Motorola has been subject to leaks concerning its new Moto G variants already. Their flagship may be called either the G8 or G8 Plus. The latest leak on this subject indicates that it will be powered by the Snapdragon 665 SoC. It ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 01 Sep 2019 17:35:00 +0200
The Canon EOS 90D. (Source: Canon)

Canon releases the EOS 90D, a new 32MP crop DSLR

The EOS 90D is Canon's latest APS-C camera that can shoot at 32.5MP with a crop of up to 1.6x. It is powered by a DIGIC 8 image processor and can shoot at up to 11 frames per second continuously. This camera's core unit will go on...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 31 Aug 2019 20:12:00 +0200
The Mi 9S may launch soon. (Source: XiaomiToday)

The Xiaomi Mi 9 5G is now rumored to be even cheaper than the iQOO Pro on launch

Xiaomi is slated to release a version of its popular Mi 9 smartphone with next-gen connectivity soon. A new report asserts that it will cost even less than the iQOO Pro 5G when it goes on sale in China. This second device starts a...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 31 Aug 2019 19:31:00 +0200
A new Samsung Galaxy A20 variant is on the way. (Source: SlashGear)

2 Galaxy A-series phones of the future pop up in new leaks

The existence of the Samsung Galaxy A20s has been confirmed, as a device by this name has just gained Bluetooth SIG certification. In addition, a new model number that may conform to the rumored A71 has appeared on Geekbench. This...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 31 Aug 2019 16:27:00 +0200
The new Honor 20S. (Source: Honor)

A new Honor 20 variant can be pre-booked in China right now

The online retailer has posted a new page for a new member of the Honor 20 series. Known as the 20S, it has a new range of colors compared to the existing models available outside China. It has the same front-facing camera ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 31 Aug 2019 15:13:00 +0200
A render that may correspond to this upcoming tablet. (Source: BGR India)

A new mid-range Samsung tablet gains Wi-Fi Alliance certification

Samsung has sent a new device to the Wi-Fi Alliance for certification. However, this document does not confirm much about this device, save that it is a tablet with the model number SM-T545. The same number has cropped up in a Gee...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 30 Aug 2019 23:53:00 +0200
The Lenovo Z6 Pro. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo Z6 Pro to be released in India, alongside 2 new phones

The Lenovo Z6 Pro is a quad-cam flagship with the Snapdragon 855 processor, and yet has not had much availability worldwide. This has been addressed somewhat with the announcement of a release event for this phone in India. It wil...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 30 Aug 2019 23:07:00 +0200
It's...the Redmi Note 8 Pro. ...right? (Source: Realme)

The Realme XT is this brand's first 64MP-camera phone

Even as Redmi prepared for the Note 8 Pro's launch, Realme was reportedly sending units of its new XT mobile device out to some media outlets. It is the OPPO sub-brand's long-awaited 64MP quad-camera phone. Realme claims that it w...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 30 Aug 2019 19:23:00 +0200
The new Sony a6600. (Source: Sony)

Sony releases the a6600, its new APS-C flagship camera

The a6600 is the latest premium camera from Sony. It is an APS-C mirrorless unit with a 24.2MP Exmor sensor, Fast Hybrid autofocus (AF) and a 3-inch 180-degree touchscreen. The OEM has also unveiled an entry-level a6000-series cam...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 29 Aug 2019 00:16:00 +0200
The ZTE Axon 10 Pro. (Source: ZTE)

The ZTE Axon 10 Pro launches in the US, starting at US$550

ZTE has released its 2019 flagship, the Axon 10 Pro, to the United States market. It has either 8 or 12GB of RAM, runs on the Snapdragon 855 processor and has 256GB of internal storage. It is available via ZTE itself, as well as s...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 28 Aug 2019 19:15:00 +0200
The Redmi K20 will get a successor. (Source:

Redmi confirms there will be a K30, and that it will have 5G

The Redmi K20 series will get a 2nd generation, according to the brand's general manager. Furthermore, it will also get 5G. It is not clear if this will apply to all variants of the K30, or just one of them.
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 23:16:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy A70s may be here soon. (Source: Tom's Guide)

Samsung Galaxy A70s becomes all but official with Wi-Fi Alliance certification

Samsung is now rumored to have a new version of its existing Galaxy A70 in the works. This phone (which currently goes by the model name SM-A707F) appears to be extremely similar to its predecessor in terms of specs. Now, a new re...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 17:41:00 +0200
Control gameplay in DirectX 11 may be a little better with the Radeon Adrenalin 19.8.2 download. (Source: Steam)

New AMD Radeon Adrenalin version confers support for Man of Medan and HDCP 2.3 in RX 5700 series

AMD has released Radeon Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.8.2, an update that adds compatibility with HDCP 2.3 on the RX 5700 series of graphics cards. It also boosts performance while playing Control using DirectX 11 compared to the prev...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 17:04:00 +0200
The OPPO Reno2 may look like this. (Source: DroidShout)

OPPO Reno2: main specs spilled in new certification

The OPPO Reno2 is to be released soon during an event which will take place in India. It may be launched in several variants with different CPUs. This theory may be borne out by new leaks that show 2 different model names, 1 of wh...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 27 Aug 2019 00:09:00 +0200
The new iQOO Pro. (Source: TME)

iQOO launches the Pro 5G (and 4G) flagship smartphone(s)

Vivo's premium sub-brand iQOO has released the Pro, which as it turns out has a 4G variant in addition to the expected 5G-supporting model. It is powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC and has up to 12GB of RAM. The Pro runs Monst...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:12:00 +0200
The Lava Z93. (Source: Lava)

Lava insists that its new, 3GB gaming phone is "too fast to be left behind"

Lava is an Indian smartphone OEM that has just released a new gaming phone. Called the Z93, it has 3GB of RAM and 32GB in internal storage, whereas many other companies in this space seem compelled to go for more in both respects....
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:57:00 +0200
The OnePlus will be released first in India. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus TV now officially slated for September 2019 launch; codename and specs leaked

The CEO of OnePlus (Pete Lau) has confirmed that the first-gen TV from this OEM will launch in a month from now (August 2019). It will be released to the Indian market initially. A Twitter tipster claims to have dug its CPU, GPU a...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:39:00 +0200
The OPPO Reno2 may have made its first appearance on Geekbench. (Source: OPPO)

New 8GB OPPO phone pops up on Geekbench

A device with the novel model number OPPO PCKM00 has appeared on the Geekbench website recently. It is described as having 8GB of RAM, the Snapdragon 675 processor and as running Android 9. This phone has attained a relatively goo...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:57:00 +0200
The UMIDIGI X is now official. (Source: UMIDIGI)

Sales of UMIDIGI's "in-screen fingerprint value king" will go live on August 26th

The UMIDIGI X, a phone that its OEM clearly believes offers the feature of an in-display fingerprint scanner in an exceptionally cost-effective way, is now live on AliExpress. However, the phone cannot be actually ordered until Au...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:44:00 +0200
The new Realme 5. (Source: Realme)

The Realme 5 really does undercut the Mi A3 in India

The Realme 5 series has been released in India, and has been followed closely by the Xiaomi Mi A3 in the same market. It turns out that the Mi A3 and the base model from the new line does indeed have the same processor, although t...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:09:00 +0200
The new Redmi phone on TENAA's website. (Source: TENAA)

Possible Redmi 7 successor appears on TENAA and in real-life images

A device with Redmi branding and the model number M1908C3IC has been certified by the Chinese telecomms authority TENAA. It is believed that this device will be called the 8 on launch. It has dual cameras and 3 RAM SKUs.
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:05:00 +0200
Xiaomi's Mi A3 listings on Amazon India. (Source: Amazon)

Xiaomi Mi A3 to launch in India on August 21, may start at about US$210

Xiaomi has announced that it will launch the Mi A3 as India's next Android One device on August 21, 2019. However, Amazon may have spoiled its reveal by publishing listings for its SKUs ahead of time. They show that these phones w...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:04:00 +0200
The Huawei Y9s. (Source: Android Enterprise)

Huawei Y9s with possible pop-up camera leaks out

It seems Huawei will release an alternative version of one of its 2019 mid-range phone soon. This device, the Y9s, has appeared on the Android Enterprise database. Its new product image shows a completely edge-to-edge screen, as o...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:01:00 +0200
The Motorola One Action is now official. (Source: Motorola)

Motorola One Action launches with groundbreaking rotated wide-angle camera sensor

The Motorola One Action has finally been unveiled. Like most of its siblings, it has a 21:9 screen and mid-range specs. However, it sets itself apart with its "industry first" wide-angle rear camera, which allows for the capture o...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:22:00 +0200
The Realme 5 Pro is an increasingly interesting prospect for late 2019. (Source: Flipkart)

Geekbench scores hint at Snapdragon 710 and 8GB RAM for the Realme 5 Pro

Realme's 5 Pro has just been confirmed by Flipkart as an upcoming release in August 2019. A model number that may conform to this phone has surfaced on Geekbench. It shows that it is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 710 SoC and...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:09:00 +0200
Sony has won an award for its Real-Time Eye AF technique. (Source: Sony)

Sony smashes through records at the 2019 EISA Awards

Sony has announced that it has hit a new record for wins at the Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) awards for this year. The company won 7 times at this event, 3 of which were for its innovative, extensive G-series FE len...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:50:00 +0200
The Realme 5's official teaser. (Source: Flipkart)

Realme 5 series to debut in India on August 20, 2019

The Realme 5 is now official. Flipkart is now promoting this phone as the first in its price-bracket to rock quad rear cameras and a 5000mAh battery. Furthermore, it will be launched alongside a Pro variant, which has the same num...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:05:00 +0200
The Snapdragon 665 may feature in a new Realme phone soon. (Source: Qualcomm)

The upcoming Realme 5 may be a Xiaomi Mi A3-beater

Realme is now connected to the launch of a new phone, provisionally called the RMX1911 - although it may be named the 5 on release. Geekbench scores with this model number show that it has 4GB of RAM and the same SoC as the Xiaomi...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:52:00 +0200
The iQOO Pro 5G may be the next Snapdragon 855 Plus phone. (Source: iQOO)

iQOO Pro 5G goes to Geekbench, rivals ROG Phone II's score

A phone called the Vivo V1916A has appeared on the Geekbench database. This model number has been linked to the upcoming iQOO Pro 5G, which is slated to come with the updated Snapdragon 855+ processor. Its scores match well with t...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 14 Aug 2019 20:09:00 +0200
SK Hynix' new memory is high-bandwidth indeed. (Source: SK Hynix)

SK Hynix announces its next-generation, "world's fastest" high-bandwidth memory

The chip-maker SK Hynix has released HBM2E, its new storage standard. It is described as having up to 50% higher bandwidth at double the size compared to the previous generation. This new chip is aimed at uses in machine learning,...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 12 Aug 2019 19:54:00 +0200

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