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Some of the Honor Play 8A's color SKUs. (Source: Honor)

Honor Play 8A may make it to India soon: new rumor

The Honor Play 8A is a budget smartphone that resembles the Xiaomi Mi Play in numerous ways. However, at an approximate price of US$124, the 8A may be the cheaper of the two, although this may make it the more attractive option fo...
PCI-SIG is almost ready to release the finalized specs for the PCIe 5.0, even if there is no sign of any consumer-grade PCIe 4.0 devices at the moment. (Source: PCI-SIG)

Full PCIe 5.0 specs releasing Q1 2019, PCIe 4.0 to be a short-lived standard

Consumer PCs will finally benefit from PCIe 4.0 devices this year thanks to AMD's support via the Ryzen 3000 CPUs, but the high-end sector will also be getting a taste of the PCIe 5.0 some later in 2019, and the two standards are ...
The a6400 is Sony's latest alpha-series APS-C camera. (Source: Sony)

Sony's latest APS-C mirrorless camera, the alpha A6400, is officially announced

The alpha A6400 is Sony's most recent mirrorless offering. This camera boasts a 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor, as well as "the world's fastest autofocus" of 0.02 seconds. The A6400 also features a state-of-the-art BIONZ X image p...
Project Ara hasn't been heard of for years, but Google may still be working on it. (Source: Wikipedia)

Could Project Ara possibly be back? Google has secured a new patent for a familiar-looking modular device

Project Ara had once been hotly anticipated as the future of mobile devices with enhanced future-proofing and general upgradeability. The prototype produced through this Google initiative was a basic frame to which various interch...
A piece of promotional material allegedly associated with the Turing GTX card. (Source: Videocardz)

New rumor implies the RTX 2060 will be faster than the corresponding Turing GTX card

An ever-increasing body of leaks point to '1660 Ti' as the name for one of the first GTX cards to feature the Turing architecture. It suggests that it may be an RTX 2060 counterpart, just without ray-tracing. A new rumor has indic...
The Z5 Pro GT joined a very short list of 2018 slider phones on its debut. (Source: Lenovo)

The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT has had its general release delayed

The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT is a long name to say (or type out), but for the Snapdragon 855, a triple camera and as much as 12GB of RAM it may be worth it. It had been launched in December 2018, with a general release planned for January...
The Pixel 3 XL Lite is looking more and more real by the day. (Source: GSMArena)

Probable Pixel 3 XL Lite has popped up on Geekbench - with 6GB of RAM

The possibility of mid-range counterparts for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL is the subject of much rumor and speculation at present. It is thought that these new Google phones may be powered by the Snapdragon 670 and 710 respectively. A ne...
A device that could be the Galaxy S10 Lite has made an unprepossessing Geekbench debut. (Source: BGR)

Possible Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite posts underwhelming Geekbench scores

A device with the model number SM-G970U has shown up on Geekbench. Despite its decent specs (Android 9.0, 6GB of RAM and the Snapdragon 855 under its own codename msmnile), it has posted a score of less than 2000 in single-core te...
The new leak resembles this render for the OnePlus 7 somewhat. (Source: Stuff)

Alleged OnePlus 7 with full-screen display surfaces in arguably dubious leak

A relatively unknown leaker has posted an image of a heretofore unseen, notchless phone, portrayed as lined up against a another that could be the OnePlus 6T. This phone exhibits what looks like the OnePlus Launcher, and, like the...
Image via Lexar

CES 2019 | Lexar announces first commercially available 1 TB SD card

The Lexar Professional 633x SD card, announced at CES earlier today, is the largest capacity SD card available to date at a whopping 1 TB. Despite its large size, the card is somewhat disappointing in performance; the 633x is rate...
The LaCie 2019 Mobile Drives are will come in spinning platters and SSDs. (Source: LaCie)

CES 2019 | Seagate and LaCie launch new drives

Seagate and LaCie have launched new drives that will appeal to both mobile and power users including gamers. The new drives will come in a range of capacities and sizes as well as a mix of spinning platter and SSDs.
Toshiba MG08 16 TB HDD (Source: Business Wire)

Toshiba unveils a 16 TB hard drive — the industry's largest so far

The Toshiba MG08 hard drive uses a 9-disk helium design and comes with a 2.5 million-hour MTTF and a 550 TB per year workload rating. In addition to the increased capacity and data density, the 16 TB storage capacity also comes wi...
Windows 10 will get some new features including reserved storage and you might hate it

The next Windows 10 version will feature "reserved storage" and you might not like it

The next major Windows 10 release will reserve 7 GB of your device's storage space to avoid failing big updates due to a Windows Update bug. Due to this bug, the system is not checking for enough space before launching after an up...
The Samsung Notebook Flash. (Source: Samsung)

CES 2019 | The Samsung Notebook Flash is to be released internationally

Samsung had previously released its Notebook Flash in South Korea, as part of a campaign to highlight its next-generation connectivity capabilities. Accordingly, the Flash has Gigabit WiFi, which can deliver speeds of up to 1.7Gb/...
UFS 3.0 AndroBench benchmark results (Source: Ice universe on Twitter)

UFS 3.0 benchmark results show up online and they look impressive

Although first devices with UFS 3.0 memory onboard should arrive later this year, what appears to be the first benchmark of this new memory standard has surfaced online. According to this benchmark, an unnamed UFS 3.0 solution man...
The D-Link 5G broadband gateway. (Source: D-Link)

CES 2019 | D-Link launches next-gen 5G-NR broadband modem

D-Link has announced a new product it is calling a 5G-NR broadband gateway (or the DWR-2010) at CES. It is intended to use 5G in order to set up home WiFi networks that, as D-Link claims, deliver download speeds that are over 40 t...
According to a new report, this render for the Mi 9 is more or less accurate. (Source: 91Mobiles)

Full Xiaomi Mi 9 spec list leaked in "new report"

The Xiaomi Mi 9 is likely to be the OEM's 2019 flagship. Earlier leaks indicated that it will incorporate a triple-camera set-up, as well as the Snapdragon 855. Gizchina claims to have access to an exclusive 'report' that shares m...
The new Asus Mini PC ProArt PA90 weighs in at a hefty 5.8 kg. (Source: Asus)

Asus announces Mini PC ProArt PA90 workstation featuring Intel Core i9-9900K

Asus has issued a press release to reveal the new Mini PC ProArt PA90 compact workstation computer. The Taiwanese manufacturer has managed to pack some impressive hardware into the device, including up to an i9-9900K processor, 64...
The Sony Xperia XZ4 is becoming linked to extra-high benchmarks as well as extra-long screens. (Source: NDTV Gadgets)

New leak claims putative Sony Xperia XZ4 has shown up on Geekbench

Yesterday, a device that could have been the Sony Xperia XZ4 apparently made it through Antutu Benchmark. Now, a second rumor claims that it has done the same with Geekbench 4, with equally impressive results. On the other hand, t...
There may be a mid-range version of the Vivo Nex Dual Display available soon. (Source: TheNewsMinute)

A mid-range version of the Vivo Nex Dual Display may be available soon

The second-generation Vivo Nex was received with a distinct amount of interest, particularly due to the way in which its dual-screen design addressed the need to use its single compound camera module for selfies. Now, a new TENAA ...
The Samsung Galaxy S9 line now has a stable Pie-based ROM, but it's not all good news. (Source: TheNerdMag)

Galaxy S9 series reportedly experiences battery drain on Pie

As a sort of early holiday present, Samsung announced that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ would be updated to Android 9.0 (Pie) from December 24 onwards. However, few regions have actually seen the upgrade for these devices as yet. Some us...
POCO India's "Christmas Reveal" could be a new RAM SKU for the Kevlar F1. (Source: BuyingGiftOnline)

Update | POCO's India division hints at "Big Christmas Reveal" for tomorrow

POCO India, a division of Xiaomi's popular sub-brand, has sent a tweet suggesting that a so-called '#NewPoco' is to be released tomorrow (December 25). Any excitement around such an announcement may be tempered by speculation that...
The Zanco smart pen is available on Kickstarter now. (Source: Zanco)

A crowd-funding campaign for a mobile phone in pen form has raised 575% of its goal already

The Zanco smart pen is a stylus with (nearly) all the features of a smartphone crammed into it. It has physical buttons, a click-pad, front and rear cameras and even a teeny tiny screen. It is intended as a smartphone replacement ...
The next-gen Galaxy S could also make this kind of charger obsolete. (Source: Samsung)

New rumor suggests Samsung has improved fast-charging standard for the Galaxy S10

The Samsung Galaxy S10 series appears to have an impressive range of next-generation features incoming. A new tweet from IceUniverse suggests that it will make the 15W fast-charging solution found in older Galaxy flagships "histor...
Some of the purported marketing materials on which the 'GTX 1660 Ti' claim is based. (Source: Expreview)

NVIDIA rumored to release a non-RTX Turing card in January

A Videocardz correspondent claims to have received tips to the effect that NVIDIA will be bringing out a Turing-based card without ray-tracing capabilities next year. It may be called either the GTX 1160 or GTX 1660 Ti, and may be...
The Titan RTX. (Source: NVIDIA)

The results of Titan RTX overclocking and testing have surfaced online

NVIDIA's Titan RTX, the best-spec'd (and most expensive) iteration of Turing architecture out there, has been reportedly overclocked and benchmarked. A Twitter enthusiast has claimed that it achieved just over 41,000 in the graphi...
The UMIDIGI F1 runs Android 9.0 on first boot. (Source: UMIDIGI)

UMIDIGI announces the F1, an Android 9.0, 5000+mAh battery phone for less than US$250

UMIDIGI has released details on its upcoming new smartphone, the F1, on its official website. This device will come with Android Pie out of the box, as well as SD card support and a 5,150mAh battery. UMIDIGI claims that inbuilt AI...
The 5G in the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 can apparently enhance the IoT around it. (Source: Engadget)

Xiaomi uses the Mi Mix 3 5G edition to demonstrate next-gen IoT

Xiaomi has showcased the fact that 5G is for IoT devices too. This was done via a Tweet by a company spokesperson, containing a video showing how quickly the 5G-enabled variant of the Mi Mix 3 could relay commands to a connected l...
A rear-panel image linked to the Nova 4 on TENAA's website. (Source: TENAA)

Huawei Nova 4 now rumored to come in two different camera SKUs

Gizchina claims to have unearthed a slide showing details on the specs of the upcoming Huawei 'punch-hole' camera pioneer device, the Nova 4. This slide appears to clearly indicate that this phone will have two separate variants, ...
One of the new Olixar cases for the Samsung Galaxy S10. (Source: MobileFun)

An online store has posted a page for Samsung Galaxy S10 case preorders

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is still probably months away from release. However, this has not stopped the case-maker Olixar from designing a whole range of cases for it already, or the e-tailer site MobileFun from posting a product pag...
The latest edition of the OnePlus 6T will be available soon. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

OnePlus launches 6T McLaren Edition with 10GB of RAM and Warp Charge

OnePlus unveiled its special McLaren edition of the 6T today in the UK. This version of the OEM's current flagship comes with 10GB of RAM and improved fast charging. The McLaren Edition will become available in two days and cost U...
The next-gen Radeon RX cards will be Navi 10-based. (Source: PC Builder's Club)

AMD Navi 10: now rumored to rival RTX 2080 at the highest end

The Navi 10 is AMD's upcoming 7nm-based architecture for its next-gen GPUs. A post on the Chiphell forum now alleges that it could compete with NVIDIA's RTX 2080 in certain configurations. This contravenes earlier leaks pitting th...
The Samsung Galaxy A8s in its three colors. (Source: GizChina)

Samsung Galaxy A8s announced in China

The Samsung Galaxy A8s, which is set to be the world's first Infinity-O display phone, has had all of its details officially released today. There are also real-world photos of the phone now available. This announcement confirms t...
The Elephone PX. (Source: Indiegogo)

Elephone PX: the crowdfunded phone with a dual pop-up selfie camera

The pop-up camera module was one of 2018's most innovative alternatives to the smartphone notch. Elephone is developing a phone that elaborates on Vivo's original concept somewhat by adding a dual camera to the mechanism. This dev...
The image showing a possible next-gen Kingpin. (Source: Instagram)

New EVGA Kingpin card teased on Instagram

The Kingpin series is a super-high-end, super-powered line of premium GPUs designed by EVGA. Given this reputation, IT correspondents speculate that the next generation of these cards will be based on the RTX 2080 Ti. The existenc...
Does ZOTAC have another variant of its Amp card line-up? (Source: ZOTAC)

'Accidental' ZOTAC leak hints at upcoming GTX 1070 variant with GDDR5X memory

Videocardz has claimed that ZOTAC had accidentally posted a link for a new version of its GTX 1070-based Amp Extreme card - one with GDDR5X rather than the more usual GDDR5. However, this card has 8GB of this memory, as before, wi...
A render for the Vivo Nex 2. (Source: India Today)

Possible Vivo Nex 2 model with 10GB RAM seen on Geekbench

A phone from the OEM Vivo with the model number V1821A has appeared on Geekbench. This device is likely to be the upcoming Vivo Nex 2, as it packs the Snapdragon 845 which lines up with other leaks about the phone. The phone poste...
The mid-range counterparts to the Snapdragon 855 may be here soon. (Source: Qualcomm)

Snapdragon 6150 pops up on Geekbench, shaping up to be a decent mid-ranger

The chip currently known as the Snapdragon 6150, which could be the 675's successor, has appeared on Geekbench incorporated into an unnamed reference device. It is an octa-core chip, as expected, and runs at 1.8GHz. The 6150 poste...
QNAP TVS-x72XT NAS with Thunderbolt 3 and 8th generation Intel processors (Source: QNAP Systems)

QNAP unleashes the TVS-x72XT NAS, 8th gen Intel Core processors and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity in tow

In addition to the 8th generation Intel Core processor options and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, the new TVS-x72XT NAS by QNAP also features HDMI 2.0, M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slots, and 10 GbE connectivity. The lineup includes models with...
The latest Antutu benchmark rankings are dominated by two chipsets. (Source: The Leaker)

OnePlus appeared twice on Antutu's top 10 for November, but Huawei got all the top spots

The OnePlus 6 and 6T grabbed the ninth and sixth place in the top 10 in terms of Antutu benchmarks for November. However, the Kirin 980 allowed Huawei to bag all top 3 rankings, and the Honor Magic 2 to come in fourth. The rest of...
The NVIDIA Titan RTX GPU. (Source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA launches Titan RTX

The latest ray trace-supporting and Turing-powered card, the Titan RTX, was launched at today's (December 3, 2018) Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems. With its 24GB in GDDR6 memory, 576 multi-precision Tensor Core...
Huawei may build its own OS. (Source: ETNews)

Huawei to launch proprietary OS for its smartphones

A new report from a Korean media outlet details Huawei's plans to introduce an in-house OS for its mobile devices. Should this prospect be realized, the Chinese company may drop its Android skin (EMUI) for completely separate soft...
QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS with Intel Celeron J4105 and stylish set-top design (Source: QNAP Systems)

QNAP launches the HS-453DX Silent NAS with a stylish set-top design

QNAP's new HS-453DX silent NAS is a storage accessory for home users that sports an Intel Celeron quad-core processor, 4K real-time transcoding, and 10 GbE connectivity. The best part of it all is that these capabilities are provi...
The Vivo Nex. (Source: Vivo)

Vivo Nex may make it to Europe soon - and cost over €800 (US$900)

The world's first pop-up-camera phone, the Vivo Nex, is set to launch in Europe soon. According to a new report, it may cost as much as €849 (about US$967) in this region. On the other hand, as this is mainly based on rumor so far...
AWS may be able to compete better with its own line of cloud-powering CPUs. (Source: Tableau)

Amazon announces own-brand CPUs, but they're not for your PC

Amazon Web Services has announced the development of its own in-house CPUs to power the next generation of its cloud and deep learning services. These processors, called the Graviton and Inferentia respectively, were unveiled at t...
Samsung 860 QVO SSD now official with 1, 2, and 4 TB capacities, available for purchase in December 2018 (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Samsung brings up to 4 TB of affordable SSD storage to home users with the new 860 QVO SATA drive

The new 860 QVO SSD drive uses a Samsung MJX controller and will be available next month in 1 TB, 2 TB, and 4 TB versions. This 2.5-inch SATA drive provides sequential read/write speeds of up to 550/520 MB/s and random read/write ...
Samsung 860 QVO SSD (SATA, 2.5 inch) Review

Samsung 860 QVO SSD (SATA, 2.5 inch) Review

The affordable 860 model. Samsung has added a new model for the SATA-3 connection to its 860 series. In addition to the Evo and the Pro, now there is also the 860 QVO, which is significantly more affordable than its siblings (in theory). Our test clarifies where you have to lower your sights for the reduced price.
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Recent renders of the Samsung Galaxy S10. (Source: NewsBeezer)

Samsung Galaxy S10 variants reportedly registered with Russian authority

Samsung devices with the model numbers SM-G975F, DS SM-G975F and SM-G975X have been spotted in a certification on the website of the Russian body ROSTEST. These numbers could well pertain to the Galaxy S10, and suggest that at lea...
The OnePlus 6T Mirror Black is exclusive to T-Mobile in the US. (Source: GadgetsNow)

The OnePlus 6T is free on T-Mobile for Cyber Monday! - sort of...

The US carrier T-Mobile is offering US$580 in bill credits when a OnePlus 6T is bought on a monthly plan today (November 26, 2018). However, this deal requires an eligible device to trade in and for the customer to add a new line ...
Cards, cards everywhere (on eBay). (Source: HolyNerdvana)

Crypto crash may have led to deluge of second-hand GTX 1070s onto online markets

The recent 'crypto crash' may have resulted in a large-scale dumping of slightly older cards onto sites like eBay. Consequently, this may drive down the prices others with the same GPUs (e.g. gamers) can ask for their listings. In...

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