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The Honor MagicBook 14 also featured AMD processors. (Image source: Honor)

Honor MagicBook Pro key specs leaked: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H or Ryzen 5 4600H APU choice but likely soldered DDR4 2666 MHz RAM

Key specs for the upcoming AMD-powered Honor MagicBook Pro laptop have been leaked, and it seems buyers will be able to choose between a Ryzen 7 4800H APU and a Ryzen 5 4600H chip. However, some have been lamenting the presence of...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 13 Jul 2020 11:33:00 +0200
The Realme 6i will be launched in India on July 14. (Image source: Flipkart via @Sudhanshu1414)

Realme 6i details leaked on Flipkart - launching just in time to take on the Redmi Note 9 for under ₹15,000 (US$200)

Details of the upcoming Realme 6i for the Indian market have been accidentally leaked on Flipkart. Fortunately, a tipster managed to screenshot the information before it was taken down. It seems the Realme 6i will sport a MediaTek...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:44:00 +0200
The GX soundbar with a 65-inch Gallery TV. (Source: LG)

LG unveils its latest soundbar as the "perfect companion" to the GX Gallery series of OLED TVs

LG has designed its new GX soundbar as a matching accessory for the 65-inch 'Gallery' OLED TV. Beside this, it features eARC in its HDMI ports; Bluetooth for wireless functions such as streaming directly from a mobile device, and ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:57:00 +0200
The new Dell XPS desktop. All images via Dell

Dell launches new XPS desktop with Comet Lake CPU and plenty of GPU options

Dell launched a new XPS desktop today. The desktop can be configured with high-end specs like a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU and either an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT. The desktop is also designed to be upg...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Dell has introduced new 27 and 32-inch monitors in its S-series lineup. (Image Source: Dell)

Dell introduces new monitors in its S-series lineup tailored for home entertainment

Dell has introduced new 27-inch and 32-inch monitors in its S-series lineup tailored primarily towards multimedia consumption and not-so-demanding gamers. The 27-inch lineup is comprised of 2K and 4K IPS monitors with support for ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0200
The mysterious Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition could be a custom SKU specifically designed for the Japanese market. (Image Source: NEC)

NEC launches 15.6-inch Lavie laptop with mysterious Ryzen 7 4000U Extreme Edition APU

The new 15.6-inch Lavie N1585 laptop is currently the only model equipped with the unannounced Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition APU, which appears to have identical specs to the Ryzen 7 4800U model. Other specs include 16 GB of RAM plus 1 ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:08:00 +0200
Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 865 Plus. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 865 Plus offering 10% better GPU performance and Prime Core clock speed

Qualcomm has now unveiled its newest flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 865 Plus. The Snapdragon 865 Plus offers 10% better graphical performance and a higher peak CPU performance versus the Snapdragon 865, as well as significantly bett...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:09:00 +0200
Intel 8000 series Thunderbolt 4 controller. (Source: Intel)

Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 combining the best of Thunderbolt 3 and USB4 with universal connectivity and enhanced security

Intel has announced the Thunderbolt 4 protocol and new Thunderbolt 4 controllers, which build on the capabilities of Thunderbolt 3 and also form the basis for the USB4 spec. Thunderbolt 4 offers the same throughput as Thunderbolt ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:19:00 +0200
Poco has launched the Poco M2 Pro in India

Poco M2 Pro launched with a quad-camera setup, support for 33W fast charging, and more

Poco has launched the Poco M2 Pro in India. It comes with a 6.7-inch FHD+ screen, a quad-camera setup, a 5,000mAh battery that can be charged at 33W, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC. Prices start at INR 13,999 (US$187) for the ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:00:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4C global variant has been launched in Malaysia. (Image source: Shopee)

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4C global version with heart-rate monitor launched in Malaysia for just 99 MYR (US$23)

The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4C has been launched in Malaysia. The global version of the budget activity tracker has gone on sale there for 99 MYR (US$23). The Mi Smart Band 4C is basically a rebranded Redmi Band and offers users a he...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:20:00 +0200
The new Durabook R11. (Source: Durabook)

Durabook claims that its new ultra-slim yet rugged tablet is ideal for fieldwork in 2020

Durabook has launched its latest tablet, the R11. Like others from this OEM, it has military-grade drop, shock, ingress and temperature resistance. However, this one is also only about 20 millimeters (mm) in height and weighs 1.2 ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:00:00 +0200
Hyper Scape is Ubisoft's newest Battle Royale game

Ubisoft enters the Battle Royale arena with Hyper Scape

Ubisoft's highly-anticipated Battle Royale title Hyper Scape is finally available for Twitch streamers. The game pits 100 players against each other in a futuristic urban map. Players can obtain a key for the game by watching it l...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:25:00 +0200
OnePlus has released a new range of smart TVs in India

OnePlus launches a new line of affordable smart TVs

OnePlus has unveiled its new range of smart TVs for the Indian market. The OnePlus TV Y costs INR 49,999 (US$670) and comes with a 55-inch 4K-ready HDR 10 screen, MEMC, and OnePlus' in-house Gamma Colour Magic chip. The OnePlus TV...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:17:00 +0200
Honor unleashes the X10 Max. (Source: Honor)

Return of the big screen: Honor launches the 7.09-inch X10 Max

Honor has launched a pair of new Dimensity 800-powered phones today (July 2, 2020). Despite this, the 2 phones are quite different, particularly in terms of their displays. The 30 Youth Edition has a 6.5-inch 90 hertz (Hz) panel, ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:08:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi TV Master Series boasts 98.8% screen real estate. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi launches the 65-inch Mi TV Master Series: Gaming-friendly 120 Hz OLED with MIUI for TV priced at 12,999 yuan (US$1,840)

Xiaomi has officially launched its first OLED TV in the form of the 65-inch Mi TV Master Series set, which will be sold at a price of 12,999 yuan (US$1,840) in the company’s domestic market. The smart TV is bursting with gaming-fr...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:10:00 +0200
The new Vizio OLED 4K TVs were launched on June 30. (Image source: Vizio)

Vizio OLED 4K TVs announced: Competitively priced 55-inch and 65-inch models with a ProGaming Engine featuring VRR support and HDMI 2.1

Vizio has unveiled its 2021 TV Collection that includes two OLED 4K TVs that should appeal to future owners of next-gen consoles. The 55-inch and 65-inch Vizio OLED 4K TVs feature the company’s ProGaming Engine and HDMI 2.1 suppor...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 01 Jul 2020 22:02:00 +0200
The Noctua Louqe NH-L12 Ghost S1 edition. (Source: Noctua)

Noctua partners with Louqe to launch a new Ghost S1 edition of the NH-L12 cooler

The NH-L12 is a cooler that, according to its maker Austria-based Noctua, offers many advantages for compact PC builds. However, it did not completely fit in the Ghost S1 case by the Swedish company Louqe. Therefore, the 2 firms h...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:56:00 +0200
The Realme C11 is Realme's new entry-level smartphone

Realme C11 launched with Redmi 9C-like hardware

The Realme C1 is the company's latest affordable smartphone that costs RM 429 ($100). It comes with a MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, a 5,000mAh battery, two rear cameras, and a micro USB port. The phone is up for sale in Malaysia and is...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:36:00 +0200
The Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C are now available for purchase in Malaysia

Xiaomi unveils the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C in Malaysia

Xiaomi Malaysia has just listed the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C on its official Facebook page. Both phones come with a MediaTek Helio SoC, 5,000mAh battery that can be charged at 10W, a 6.5-inch HD+ screen, and a paltry 2GB of RAM. The ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Ninebot Number 9 Gokart Pro can be folded away to fit into a car trunk. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Ninebot Number 9 Gokart Pro: Enjoy your favorite racing tracks while drifting at up to 23 mph for 8,998 yuan (US$1,270)

Xiaomi is now selling a flashy go-kart in the form of the Ninebot Number 9 Gokart Pro. The vehicle can reach speeds of up to 23 mph (37 km/h) and features 4x 8 W speakers and dynamic-cornering capability. The designer of the 8,998...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 23:03:00 +0200
Samsung has combined picture technology with energy efficiency for the QT67 QLED TV series. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung QT67 QLED TV series launches: Six first-class energy-efficient models starting from 990,000 won (US$824)

Samsung has announced the launch of the QT67 QLED TV series, with six models making up the new lineup. Along with the incredible high-definition pictures, the new QT67 QLED televisions from the South Korean manufacturer have been ...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 21:48:00 +0200
Creative SXFI Trio in-ear headphones sport hybrid triple drivers. (Image Source: Creative)

Creative launches the SXFI Trio USB-C in-ears with hybrid triple drivers and in-line Super X-Fi Amp

Creative has launched the SXFI Trio in-ear headphones that feature an in-line SXFI Amp and a hybrid triple-driver system that yields a 100 dB SNR and 0.008% IMD. The in-line Super X-Fi Amp allows for holographic audio that simulat...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 18:32:00 +0200
The new OWC Envoy Express. (Source: OWC)

OWC launches the Envoy Express, the "world's first Thunderbolt 3-certified" SSD enclosure

There are many products on the market that claim to convert M.2 NVMe SSDs into fast portable external storage. However, OWC claims that its own such housing is the first to come certified for Thunderbolt 3 speeds. Accordingly, it ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:05:00 +0200
Xiaomi launches the Redmi 9: FHD+ display and a MediaTek Helio G80 headline a notable upgrade on the Redmi 8

Xiaomi launches the Redmi 9: FHD+ display and a MediaTek Helio G80 headline a notable upgrade on the Redmi 8

Xiaomi has now launched its latest budget phone, the Redmi 9, in China. The phone delivers an impressive feature list, including five cameras in total, a MediaTek Helio G80, a 5020 mAh battery, and a FHD+ display. Starting at just...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:06:00 +0200
Realme X3 and Realme X3 SuperZoom are now available for purchase in India

Realme X3 and Realme X3 SuperZoom launched in India; prices start at INR 24,999

Realme has officially launched the Realme X3 and Realme X3 SuperZoom in India. Both phones come with a 6.6-inch 120Hz LCD panel, a 4,200mAh battery that can be charged at 30W, quad-rear cameras, dual-selfie cameras, and more. Pric...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:00:00 +0200
Over 100 themes can be used on the Xiaomi Mi Band 5. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 BIS certification signals upcoming India launch - optimistic price speculation of ₹2,499 (US$33) offered

The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 activity tracker has been spotted in Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification, leading to speculation that the popular wearable will soon be launched in India. Although no concrete prices have been given...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:12:00 +0200
Dell 27 Curved Gaming Monitor S2721HGF. (Source: Dell)

Dell's new 27-inch curved and flat panel gaming monitors feature fast refresh rates and support for NVIDIA/AMD adaptive sync tech

Dell has announced two new gaming monitors that promise a smooth, stutter-free gaming experience. The Dell 27 Curved Gaming S2721HGF is a 1500R curved VA FHD panel with a 144 Hz refresh rate while the Dell 27 Gaming Monitor S2721D...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:19:00 +0200
The Alienware RGB Gaming Keyboard MK410K fits nicely with Alienware's spaceship design language. (Image source: Alienware)

Alienware's new RGB mechanical gaming keyboard looks like a spaceship engine

Alienware's new MK410K RGB Gaming Keyboard offers CherryMX Brown switches in a design that looks right at home with their new "Spaceship Engine" design. It would also be an interesting way to round out a future-themed custom build...
Craig Ward, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:00:00 +0200
The Acer Enduro N7. All images via Acer

Acer launches new Enduro line of ruggedized laptops and tablets

Acer announced several new ruggedized mobile devices today. The Enduro line boasts two rugged Windows laptops, two rugged Windows tablets, and a rugged Android tablet.
Sam Medley, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0200
The Acer Chromebook Spin 713. All images via Acer.

Acer announces two new convertible Chromebooks, the Chromebook Spin 713 and Chromebook Spin 311

Acer announced two new convertible Chromebooks today. The Chromebook Spin 713 is a premium Chromebook with a 2K 3:2 13.5-inch screen aimed at enterprise users and those in search of a high-end Chromebook. The Chromebook Spin 311 i...
Sam Medley, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0200
The Predator X25 features a 360 Hz refresh rate. (Image source: Acer)

The Acer Predator X25 joins the 360Hz club, while the XB3 series features RGB lighting that adapts to on-screen content

Acer announced a slew of new predator gaming monitors today. The ultra-high refresh rate X25 and the updated 24.5-inch, 27-inch, and 31.5-inch XB3 refresh to the XB series present a range of options to consumers.
Craig Ward, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0200
Acer has refreshed its Orion 3000 gaming desktops with new CPU and GPU options

Acer refreshes the Predator Orion 3000 gaming desktop with 10th-generation Intel CPUs; prices start at $999

Acer has released a new version of its Predator Orion 3000 gaming desktop powered by 10th-generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 chips. One can choose from a wide range of NVIDIA GeForce GTX and RTX GPUs, starting with GTX 1650 and ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0200
Acer Nitro 50 gaming desktop is now available with new CPU options

Acer's Nitro 50 gaming desktop is now available with 10th-generation Intel Comet Lake CPUs, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super GPU, and more

Acer has unveiled a new version of its Nitro 50 gaming desktop featuring 10th-generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 CPUs. It can be configured with up to 64GB of RAM and a variety of storage options. The desktop will be a...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0200
Acer has released a new version of its Predator Orion 9000 gaming desktop (image via Acer)

Acer Predator Orion 9000 launched with a liquid-cooled Intel Core i9-10980XE, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, tempered glass side panel, and more

The refreshed Acer Predator Orion 9000 gaming desktop comes with 10th-generation Intel Core i9 chips that can be paired with up to two NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080 Super, or RTX 2070 Super GPUs. One can add up to 128GB of ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:00 +0200
iOS 14 has a few convenient new tricks up its sleeve. (Images via Apple)

WWDC 2020 | Apple announces iOS 14 with some nice aesthetic tweaks and several useful features

At WWDC 2020 today, Apple unveiled iOS 14. There are several quality-of-life improvements, some aesthetic changes, and quite a few new features for users to look forward to.
Sam Medley, Tue, 23 Jun 2020 05:46:00 +0200
The Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro launched: 90 Hz display and the 5G-capable MediaTek Dimensity 800 starting at ~US$280

Huawei has now launched a "new" phone, the Enjoy 20 Pro. The Huawei Enjoy 20 Pro sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90 Hz, display, a triple rear camera setup, and a 4000 mAh battery. The star of the show, however, is the MediaTek Dimensity 8...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 19 Jun 2020 22:08:00 +0200
Odroid-H2 Plus: A powerful Raspberry Pi alternative that supports NVMe (Image source: Hardkernel)

Odroid-H2 Plus: A powerful Raspberry Pi alternative that supports NVMe

The Odroid-H2 Plus is a new alternative to the Raspberry Pi. The single-board computer is well suited for different applications thank to its powerful processor. The single-board computer is already available for pre-order.
Silvio Werner, Fri, 19 Jun 2020 18:32:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 supports up to 11 exercise modes. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 temporarily sold out on its first official day of sale; available for US$31.99 on AliExpress for the non-NFC variant

Xiaomi officially released the Mi Band 5 for sale today, and the popular activity tracker has already apparently sold out. While the official Xiaomi store is reporting refreshed stocks will be available by June 30, those who canno...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 18 Jun 2020 22:47:00 +0200
TCL has launched new 4K and 8K TVs in India

TCL launches a new range of 4K and 8K QLED TVs in India; prices start at INR 45,990

TCL has unveiled its new range of QLED TVs for the Indian market. The C715, C815 series of smart TVs have 4K panels of varying sizes, while the X916 has only one 75-inch variant that is 8K-ready. Prices start at INR 45,990 ($602) ...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 18 Jun 2020 17:03:00 +0200
The OPPO Find X2 will be on sale soon in India. (Source: OPPO)

OPPO launches the Find X2 in India, but where are the Pro variants?

The Find X2 phones are OPPO's premium, Snapdragon 865-powered flagships for 2020. The OEM has launched it in India. However, it appears the country only gets the vanilla variant, which has 12GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage an...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:27:00 +0200
An RB5 platform-based developer's kit. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm launches the new RB5 platform for next-gen robotics

Qualcomm has unveiled the RB5 platform, aimed at the consumer- and enterprise-grade robotic devices of the future. To this end, it is based on the QRB5165 processor, which can handle the imaging sensors, digital signals, machine l...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 17 Jun 2020 18:53:00 +0200
The new Corsair One a100 SFF gaming PC packs double AIO coolers in a mini tower design. (Image Source: Corsair)

Corsair launches One a100 compact gaming PC with high-end Ryzen 3000 CPUs

Need a supercharged AMD-based small form factor PC? Corsair has got you covered with the new One a100 mini tower system that resembles an Xbox Series X console. The One a100 systems feature high-end AMD Ryzen 9 3900X/3950X CPUs, R...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:16:00 +0200
The ROG Strix B550-F Gaming motherboard. (Source: Asus)

PCIe 4.0 for all: Asus announces its B550 motherboard line-up

Asus has unleashed its panel of motherboards that support AMD's B550 chipset on the US market. They enable up to 20 PCIe 4.0 lanes when equipped with a Ryzen 3000-series APU. These cost-effective new components are of the OEM's po...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:45:00 +0200
The Doogee S88 Pro. (Doogee)

The Doogee S88 Pro is a rugged phone with a 10,000 mAh battery, IP69K rating, and protection against extreme temperatures and acid for just US$250

Want a phone you can use anywhere without fear of damage? Doogee has one to sell to you. The new Doogee S88 Pro offers a completely rugged chassis with protection against impact, ingress, and extreme temperatures. All for US$250.
Ricci Rox, Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:16:00 +0200
The Lenovo Flex 5G. (Source: Lenovo)

Verizon launches the Lenovo Flex 5G in the US

The Lenovo Flex 5G is the first "Always On, Always Connected" ultrabook to launch with the connectivity that gives it its name. It is capable of the ultra-wideband (UWB) variety of the same, which covers a lot of the mmWave band. ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 16 Jun 2020 21:35:00 +0200
The Anker PowerExpand Elite dock. (Source: Anker)

Anker launches the PowerExpand Elite Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Anker's latest dock allows the user to connect external monitors via both Thunderbolt 3 and HDMI ports at 60 hertz (Hz). It also has a range of other I/O besides, an SD card reader and a 3.5mm AUX port included. One of its type C ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 16 Jun 2020 17:06:00 +0200

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