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A fresh render for the 'new' Motorola Razr. (Source: Yanko Design)

Motorola foldable phone is now rumored to cost €1500 (US$1665) when it reaches Europe

A new leak on the subject of Motorola's upcoming foldable phone states that it will have a launch event in the US prior to one in Europe. It is also thought to cost US$1500, which will translate to the same amount in Euros. A new ...
This may be an official Nex 3 leak, but that is not the whole story. (Source: Weibo)

Vivo's Nex 3 "waterfall" display is shown in real-life teaser

The OEM Vivo recently released a teaser in which it hinted that its upcoming flagship, the Nex 3, would have a state-of-the-art waterfall display. Now, the product line's manager, Li Xiang, has revealed a photo of a phone in which...
The GST Gemini is basically a combo of two tablets that attach magnetically one to another. (Source: GST)

GST crowdfunds Gemini dual-touchscreen notebook

The GST Gemini is currently in production and is scheduled to ship into Indiegogo backers in March 2020. There are regular, as well as Pro versions with 13 and 15-inch sizes. The regular versions are powered by Intel's Core i5-835...
Huawei is also looking to refine the "Falcon hinge" for the November Mate X models. (Source: Neowin)

Delayed Huawei Mate X primed for Kirin 990 SoC upgrade and P30 camera setup

Initially announced to be a Kirin 980 device, the Mate X, which got delayed once again, is said to be getting an upgrade to the unannounced Kirin 990 SoC. Besides a new ARM Cortex-A77 core cluster, the new SoC will also integrate ...
Honor 20

89% Honor 20 Smartphone Review: a quad camera in a midrange smartphone

In-screen cam and a lot of storage. Honor is pushing down the price for smartphones with high-end equipment. 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage as well as a quad camera sound great on paper and the other features look promising as well. Find out what the $500 phone really has to offer in our review.
HiSilicon Kirin 980 | ARM Mali-G76 MP10 | 6.26" | 174 g
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.
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...
Blackview A60 Pro

76% Blackview A60 Pro Smartphone Review: A compelling offer?

A modern design on a budget. If you are looking for a smartphone for less than 100 Euros (~US$111) with good performance, a modern design, LTE and a fingerprint sensor, then the Blackview A60 Pro may be the device for you. Read on to find out if Blackview has done well and in what areas the A60 Pro struggles.
Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761 | PowerVR GE8300 | 6.1" | 170 g
The alleged Weibo post in question. (Source: GizmoChina)

A Redmi executive may have leaked a new phone by going on social media with it

Lu Weibing, Redmi's general manager, has reportedly teased the brand's upcoming Note 8 by using it in the creation of a message about it on Weibo. The device tag for this post is allegedly "Note8Android". Its actual content is mad...
The Apple Watch 4's successor might be released soon. (Source: Apple)

Apple Watch screens may step up to micro-LED, but not until 2020

In a new research note written for TF International Securities, the tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has stated that he now believes that Apple will switch to micro-LED for its sixth-generation Watch. In the meantime, the Series 5 will s...
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...
Google Play Books now has Beta Features. (Source: Google)

Google Play Books' first beta includes a Custom Shelf setting

For the first time in history, Google has prepared a beta for Play Books. One of its first additions is the option to create Custom Shelves. This, according to lead engineer Dan Kimberg, is a hotly-requested feature for this app.
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...
Ulefone Armor 6E

84% Ulefone Armor 6E Smartphone Review – Outdoor Phone with Bargain Potential

At home outdoors. The Ulefone Armor 6E is strongly related to the Armor 6 and even the packaging's differences come down to just one sticker. The Armor 6E is cheaper and while it offers less storage space, it also comes with a more modern SoC and better protection against the elements. In this review, we are taking a look at the outdoor smartphone in order to determine if this makes it a bargain.
Mediatek Helio P70 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.2" | 268 g
Dell XPS 15 7590 OLED Power Consumption Measurements: White Can Be Almost Two Times More Demanding Than Other Colors

Dell XPS 15 7590 OLED Power Consumption Measurements: White Can Be Almost Two Times More Demanding Than Other Colors

Because of the way OLED works, it may be worth changing white backgrounds to something darker especially if your commonly used applications or web pages are predominately white. At the most extreme, white at maximum brightness will consume almost 14 W more than if the screen were only black.
Samsung Galaxy A10

82% Samsung Galaxy A10 Smartphone Review: Power in plastic

60 FPS gaming at an affordable price. Unsurprisingly, Samsung has made some compromises for the cheapest model in its Galaxy A series. However, the Galaxy A10 is no slouch and performs well for a sub-US$200 smartphone. Read on to find out in what areas Samsung has done well and where the Galaxy A10 falls short of its pricier Galaxy A-series siblings.
Samsung Exynos 7884B | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.2" | 168 g
A leaked promo arrangement for the Motorola One Pro. (Source: Evan Blass via Twitter)

The next Motorola One phone may be the Zoom...or the Pro...or both

Motorola is now linked to a new phone called the One Zoom. The latter part of this name may stem from its quad cameras with a 48MP main sensor. Prominent leakers also assert that it will have a light-up logo on the back, and may o...
The OPPO Reno2 has a release date. (Source: 91Mobiles)

2nd-generation OPPO Reno to be released in India soon

OPPO has sent press invites out to Indian outlets to the launch of its Reno 2. This phone will apparently double its hybrid zoom compared to its predecessor. However, it will retain the shark-fin-style pop-up camera from earlier t...
This year's Galaxy A80 surprised with a rotating rear cem setup and 48 MP sensors. (Source: Livemint)

Leaked Samsung Galaxy A 2020 models first to include the new 108 MP sensors

It looks like Samsung continues to ignore the imagining potential of its flagship smartphones, as the latest 64 and 108 MP will first be featured in the top-of-the-line 2020 A-series. According to a recent leak, the entire 2020 A...
Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 devices are suffering from severe CPU throttling. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft aware of severe throttling issue affecting Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 that leaves devices locked at just 400 MHz

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 models are suffering from severe throttling problems. The company is said to be aware of the issue and is preparing a firmware update to address the problem.
The XS and XS Max. That's the zenith of iPhone-name complications...right? (Source: MacRumors)

New accessory listings appear to confirm 2019 iPhone names

The tech world has largely been operating on the theory that the next generation of Apple smartphones will be called something along the lines of 'iPhone 11' for some time now. A French blog claims to have caught a leak from a cas...
Pushing the Mate X launch to November would allow Samsung to become the first company to market a foldable smartphone in September. (Source: T3)

Huawei Mate X foldable launch pushed to November, successor model may get more screens

Initially scheduled to release around the same time as the Galaxy Fold in May, the Mate X had to be rescheduled for a later date as Huawei started to face severe problems with the U.S. bans. Even though September was supposed to b...
The kickstand doubles as a handle for easy transportation. (Source:

CutiePi Raspberry Pi tablet to launch in late 2019

The tablet integrates an 8-inch touchscreen and is powered by a Compute Model 3 Lite carrier board coupled with 1 GB of RAM. It runs on a version of Raspbian specifically customized for touchscreen use and supports PIXEL apps thro...
An official photo of the dramatically curved display on the Vivo NEX 3. (Source: Vivo)

Vivo ramps up the NEX 3 hype ahead of IFA Berlin with new sketches of 'waterfall' display

Vivo has a habit of pushing the boundaries of smartphone design and the incoming NEX 3 looks set to continue the tradition. NEX product manager Li Xiang has posted sketches of the device today highlighting some of its design inspi...
Samsung needs EUV photoresist chemicals in order to manufacture its SoCs, CPUs and memory chips. (Source:

Trade war journal: Japan resumes high-tech chemical exports with South Korea

Japan claims that it never imposed an export ban on South Korea, explaining that export approvals now require a period of 4-5 weeks, or roughly the same period of time that has passed since the escalation of the diplomatic relatio...
Xiaomi Redmi 7A

83% Xiaomi Redmi 7A Smartphone Review – the cut-price phone

Surprisingly affordable. The Xiaomi Redmi 7A is available for $100. Its predecessor already had quite a lot to offer considering its low price. The Redmi 7A, at first glance, does not seem to offer a lot of changes. Can it keep up its great price-to-performance ratio?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 | Qualcomm Adreno 505 | 5.45" | 165 g
LG looks to be pairing back on the flashy features for its next flagship, the G8 X ThinQ. (Source: @OnLeaks @PriceBaba)

LG G8X ThinQ leaks out, teardrop notch, set for IFA reveal

LG’s next flagship smartphone the G8X ThinQ has been leaked ahead of its official unveiling at IFA Berlin next month. The device is a minor evolution of the LG G8 ThinQ in terms of its outward appearance shifting from a multi-func...
New Galaxy Note 10 accessories are already on sale in Australia. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 accessories are already on sale in Australia

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 range is still only up for pre-order but unusually a number of official Samsung accessories have already reached retail channels. Australian consumer electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi has been spotted by Noteb...
Asus ZenBook 15 UX534FA-A8038T with protective case and cable. (Image source: Asus)

Asus ZenBook 15 UX534 with Comet Lake Intel Core i7-10510U appears on French product page

The French-language site for Asus has started showing a product page for the ZenBook 15 UX534FA-A8038T laptop computer. The slimline device features the company’s innovative ScreenPad input device, and according to the listing it ...
A render based on the putative LG patent. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

LG may have patented a double-folding phone that is also portless

LG has allegedly patented a next-generation phone design in which the device in question has 3 separate segments that fold into a more conventional brick-like form factor. This is not completely unheard of; however, this patent al...
Power Overwhelming: Dell XPS 15 7590 Core i9 and GeForce GTX 1650 OLED Laptop Review

90% Power Overwhelming: Dell XPS 15 7590 Core i9 and GeForce GTX 1650 OLED Laptop Review

Pushing limits. The XPS 15 is back with new Core i9 options, new GTX Turing graphics options, and new 4K UHD OLED options. We test the highest-end configuration of the XPS 15 7590 to see what the latest series can offer when it's supposedly at its best.
Intel Core i9-9980HK | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Samsung's Galaxy Book S is the first ultrabook equipped with a Snapdragon 8cx from Qualcomm. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Book S debuts with Snapdragon 8cx, 23 hours of battery life and weighs under 1 kg

In the wake of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch, Samsung also made its Galaxy Book S official. The ultrabook is its latest Windows on Snapdragon (WoS) device and is the first to market with Qualcomm’s vaunted Snapdragon 855-based...
The Nubia Z20. (Source: ZTE)

Nubia launches the Z20: a new dual-display, Snapdragon 855+ flagship

ZTE's high-value sub-brand Nubia has just released its latest phone. The Z20 looks a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S10, if that phone had an additional display on its rear panel. This new device is powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus...
An alleged shot of a 2019 Pixel in the wild. (Source: 9to5Google)

Pixel 4/4XL now rumored to come with 6GB of RAM and 90Hz displays

A prominent Google-news blog claims to have heard from its sources that the Pixel series will be upgraded to 6GB of RAM in 2019. The 2 upcoming phones are also now slated to feature 90-hertz refresh rates, a feature that is to be ...
Fanmade renders of a foldable iPhone. (Source: InsanerTech)

Analysts say foldable iPhones are in the works, but would not launch before 2021

Previously rumored to release some time in 2020, the foldable iPhones may not even be the first foldable devices to be released by Apple. According to a new UBS market analysis, Apple may first release folding iPads in 2021, and i...
Samsung Galaxy Note 10, 10+ and Note 10+ 5G now official with a few impressive new tricks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, 10+ and Note 10+ 5G now official with a few impressive new tricks

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are finally official. Although most of the details were accurately leaked ahead of launch, there are some interesting tidbits that that only surfaced during the official reveal.
Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 available for pre-order this week, will be first Athena laptop to market

Update | Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 available for pre-order this week, will be first Athena laptop to market

Prices start at $979 with an expected ship date of September 9. Dell will start accepting orders on August 8, 9 AM EST sharp for its second generation XPS 13 2-in-1. Exact prices and SKUs will all be revealed by morning for the Ic...
With the Exynos 9825, Samsung is finally making the jump to 7 nm. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Exynos 9825 officially announced

Thanks to the new 7 nm EUV manufacturing process, the Exynos 9825 is expected to match and even surpass Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855. The exact core clocks for the new SoC will be revealed with the launch inf the galaxy Note 10. Due ...
A render based on the new "Pocophone F2 patent". (Source: LetsGoDigital)

A potential next-gen Pocophone patent has a punch-hole selfie camera

A tech blog claims to have dug up a new patent for a phone that looks suspiciously like a POCO F1, albeit with more cameras and a punch-hole display. As this design is indeed attributed to the OEM Xiaomi, it may just be possible t...
The Switch's successor may get a better screen. (Source: Pocket-lint)

New Nintendo Switch screens may get a Sharp upgrade

Nintendo has reportedly picked up IGZO technology for its upcoming 2019 Switch models. This type of backing for IPS-LCD screens has resulted in positive reviews for other OEMs in the past, as it can conserve power while offering a...
Xiaomi will have an exclusive on Samsung's new 108MP ISOCELL sensor. (Source: Ice Universe)

Xiaomi Mi MIX 4 to be first with Samsung's mega 108MP sensor

Xiaomi has revealed that it will be the first smartphone maker to feature Samsung’s brand new 108MP ISOCELL sensor. The super sensor will debut it in its forthcoming Mi MIX 4 that is also expected to pack a Snapdragon 855+ setting...
Is LG getting ready to bore us or blow us away at IFA Berlin next month? (Source: LG)

LG teases dual-screen phone for IFA that could incorporate a futuristic translucent display panel

LG has unveiled an intriguing video teaser for a multi-screen smartphone set to be unveiled at IFA Berlin next month. The teaser shows a smartphone that can fold out to double its display size but could even offer a tertiary displ...
Samsung Galaxy XCover 4s Smartphone Review

81% Rugged Smartphone Samsung Galaxy XCover 4s in Review: A Rarity for Outdoor Smartphone Fans

Blast from the past. After two years of research and development Samsung has finally released a successor to its Galaxy XCover outdoor smartphone. The XCover 4s not only comes with a robust case protected against dust and water ingress, but it also offers one special feature that almost no other outdoor cell phone can.
Samsung Exynos 7884B | ARM Mali-G71 MP2 | 5" | 172 g
The Asus ProArt monitor. (Source: Asus)

Asus showcases its ground-breaking ProArt PA32UCX monitor at SIGGRAPH 2019

Asus has gone to the SIGGRAPH conference this year to put its creator-focused hardware in full view. It consists of PCs such as the ZenBook Pro Duo and the new StudioBook series. However, the star of this show may be the new ProAr...
Android Q Developer Preview for the OnePlus 7 series is now available. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus' new Android Q preview build introduces Digital Wellbeing and an upgraded camera app

OnePlus has released Developer Preview 4 for Android Q, a version of its OS that gives the user the latest insights into how it may work when it has been released for general consumption. This build has been reported to have a wor...
Huawei will ship a HongMeng OS-based smartphone after all. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei's HongMeng OS could soon break cover, feature on a smartphone before end of the year

Huawei’s much ballyhooed in-house operating system HongMeng OS (aka Oak OS) could be revealed this week according to a Chinese report. Although there has been confusion about its capabilities, the same report also suggests we can ...
Chuwi at its Best: Chuwi MiniBook Netbook Review

76% Chuwi at its Best: Chuwi MiniBook Netbook Review

Two times brighter than the Topjoy Falcon. The Chuwi MiniBook is surprisingly a well-balanced and versatile netbook with its respectable system performance, bright 1080p touchscreen, and selection of ports. The unorthodox keyboard layout and twitchy mouse button will take some getting used to.
Intel Celeron N4100 | Intel UHD Graphics 600 | 8" | 662 g
Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition (2019)

77% Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition (2019) Review: Well-Padded Tablet for Kids

Rugged on the outside, Fire on the inside. Take Amazon's latest Fire 7 tablet, stick it in a rugged and colorful case, and voilà: a Fire 7 Kids Edition. Parents are not only going to benefit from Amazon's 2-year worry-free warranty but also from software specifically aimed at children of various ages. Let us find out what this means in detail.
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 7" | 456 g
This render shows what may be solar cells on the device's rear panel. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Xiaomi allegedly designs a phone with an in-built solar panel

A new patent, allegedly found on the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) Design Database, has led to speculation that Xiaomi is working on a phone with an array of solar-conversion cells on its rear panel. However, its appar...
The HTC U11. (Source: YouTube)

Android Pie for the HTC U11 finally reaches users in Europe

HTC initialized a roll-out of Android Pie for a 2017 phone, the U11, in May 2019. However, not all users were served with this update before it was suspended due to technical issues. It seems the OEM has rectified them, as U11 own...


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