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LG shows a potential application for its 77-inch flexible OLED as a smart desk. (Source: LG Display)

LG bends the limits of display technology

LG has announced a massive 77-inch OLED display that is both flexible and transparent. While this giant panel probably won't find its way into home theaters any time soon, its technical and professional applications are intriguing.
The ThinkPad 701c is one of the most sought-after models for collectors. (Source: Tech Radar)

ThinkPads have accomplished a lot in 25 years

Lenovo is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the ThinkPad lineup with an event in New York City. Let's take a look at a few of the product line's accomplishments over the years.
Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB (7700HQ, FHD, GTX 1050) Laptop Review

82% Lenovo Yoga 720-15IKB (7700HQ, FHD, GTX 1050) Laptop Review

Convertible Powerhouse. The Lenovo Yoga line has long been the leader in the 2-in-1 notebook market. With the redesigned Yoga 720, the Chinese manufacturer looks to expand that dominance. Can the 15-inch model be flexible enough for consumers, or will it snap under pressure?
Intel Core i7-7700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Samsung Galaxy XCover 4

81% Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 (SM-G390F) Smartphone Review

Robust and stylish? Samsung aims to provide a smartphone that survives in rough environments, but also radiates elegance at the same time. The handset is, in fact, robust and not too bulky. We checked whether its everyday suitability is just as impressive.
Samsung Exynos 7570 Quad | ARM Mali-T720 | 5" | 172 g
Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Tablet Review

92% Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Tablet Review

A great tablet, but not a pro. The iPad Pro 10.5 is Apple's second generation of the Pro-series. The screen is definitely the star of the show. It has not only grown in size, but it also offers 120 Hz, HDR and claims coverage of the P3 color space. The tablet is on its way to the top with the A10X SoC, but it will still not be a satisfying notebook replacement.
Apple A10X Fusion | Apple A10X Fusion GPU / PowerVR | 10.5" | 469 g
Microsoft Surface Laptop (i5-7200U) Review

85% Microsoft Surface Laptop (i5-7200U) Review

All screen and no substance. The new Surface Laptop sounds and looks more special than it really is. While the unique 3:2 touchscreen is bright, crisp, and colorful for graphic artists, almost everything else fails to impress.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.5" | 1.3 kg
The YotaPhone 3 ("Yota3") is expected to have a similar design as its predecessor (pictured) with a slight performance boost. (Source: YotaPhone)

The YotaPhone 3 aims to refine the concept of an E Ink phone

Specifications for the next iteration of the YotaPhone were disclosed after the China-Russia Expo in Harbin. Insider sources suggest that the device may not be the high-spec flagship device that consumers were expecting.
Asus VivoBook Flip 12 TP203NAH (N4200, HD) Laptop Review

79% Asus VivoBook Flip 12 TP203NAH (N4200, HD) Laptop Review

Unremarkable. The Asus convertible has an Apollo Lake processor on board and offers a lot of storage space. The battery life can be called average at best. At a price of almost 500 Euros (~$560), the device is not one of the most affordable models.
Intel Pentium N4200 | Intel HD Graphics 505 | 11.6" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 2 (i5-7Y54) Tablet Review

86% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 2 (i5-7Y54) Tablet Review

Evolution, not revolution. The first generation of Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Tablet was decent, but it had its fair share of flaws. A year later, the latest version has seen little more than a chipset refresh with a few component updates. Is that enough to remain competitive?
Intel Core i5-7Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 615 | 12" | 1.1 kg
iFixit gives unfavorable review for the Surface Laptop (Source: ifixit.com)

iFixit gives unfavorable review for the Surface Laptop

Want to crack open a Surface Laptop? You'll have to destroy it with a knife first.
The Vivo's optical fingerprint reader was shown in a leaked video. (Source: WeiBo)

New phone from Vivo may feature a fingerprint reader embedded under the screen

A new phone from Vivo appearing in a leaked video was shown to be unlocked by fingerprint through a sensor embedded within the screen on the device. Rumors suggest that this type of sensor might be appearing in new smartphones soon.
Gretel A9 Smartphone Review

76% Gretel A9 Smartphone Review

iPhone for less than US $100? The Gretel A9's role model is immediately obvious: Apple's iPhone. Even the operating system reminded us of iOS, and just like its antetype, the A9 is available in rose gold as well. Truth be told all this plagiarism is quite uncalled for, because the A9 offers a lot for less than US $100. If only the cameras were not so terrible …
Mediatek MT6737 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5" | 166 g
Fujitsu Lifebook T937 (i7, 512 GB) Convertible Review

85% Fujitsu Lifebook T937 (i7, 512 GB) Convertible Review

Turned on its head. A business notebook with an all-around worry-free package - already noticeable from opening the box. But the abundant accessories cannot hide the weaknesses.
Intel Core i7-7600U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Trade in your old MacBook or iPad and get up to US$850 off a new Surface. (Source: Microsoft)

Today marks the global launch of the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop

The Surface Laptop and Surface Pro from Microsoft are now both available around the world in 25 different countries. In the US and Canada, Microsoft has launched a program that allows a user to turn in an older computer for up to US$850 credit towards a new Surface device.
The new two-tone logo etched into the anodized aluminum lid looks much more mature than the glowing green plastic it replaced. (Source: Digital Trends)

Razer finally reduces both bezels and bling on their Razer Blade Stealth

Razer is targeting the boardroom over the livingroom with their new gunmetal grey finish for the Razer Blade Stealth ultrabook, doing away with the RGB backlighting and glowing green logo. Instead of huge bezels with a smallish 12.5-inch screen, the new Stealth will just have regular ones with a 13.3-inch display in both QHD and QHD+ resolutions. The new Ste...
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Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Plus, SM-G955F) Smartphone Review

92% Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Plus, SM-G955F) Smartphone Review

Galactic overachiever. Samsung does not make any compromises for its flagship smartphone Galaxy S8+ (Plus) and equips it with a lot of high-end features. You also get a great display with a new aspect ratio and the design is convenient as well. There is not much criticism for the compact phablet from Korea.
Update: A new firmware with improved reliability for the Bluetooth chip and the SD card reader has been released.
Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa | ARM Mali-G71 MP20 | 6.2" | 172 g
Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphone Review

92% Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphone Review

Smaller and fine-spun. Samsung's successor of the successful Galaxy S7 immediately catches the eye with its new design language: narrower edges and more screen. The Galaxy S8 is also a slightly more balanced product than its sister model, and its price is even lower.
Update: Additional reference values for the Snapdragon 835 powered S8 (SM-G950U) added.
Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa | ARM Mali-G71 MP20 | 5.8" | 155 g
Huawei's upcoming flagship, the Honor 9, is set to be revealed before the end of the month. (Source: Huawei)

Leaping tiger: Huawei overtakes Apple in global smartphone sales

Huawei overtook Apple in global sales volume in December of 2016, according to Huawei India exec Allen Wang. This puts Huawei just behind Samsung in terms of numbers of handsets sold globally.
Fujitsu Lifebook P727 (i7, 16 GB, LTE) Convertible Review

84% Fujitsu Lifebook P727 (i7, 16 GB, LTE) Convertible Review

Legacy Ready. Fujitsu was one of the last few manufacturers whose convertibles were still equipped with the older rotating hinges, and the Lifebook P727 is Fujitsu's first convertible with real 360° hinges that is supposed to lure over a few Dell, HP, and Lenovo customers. Our extensive review is going to reveal whether or not the Lifebook is capable thereof.
Intel Core i7-7600U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12.5" | 1.2 kg
HP Elite x3 Phablet (incl. Lap Dock) Review

86% HP Elite x3 Phablet (incl. Lap Dock) Review

Business racer. HP is the only manufacturer offering a premium device with Windows 10 Mobile, which is mainly targeted towards business customers. Besides a large display, the customer also receives a strong battery, and a robust case, which can even run x86 programs with HP Workspace.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.96" | 195 g
Huawei P10 Plus Smartphone Review

89% Huawei P10 Plus Smartphone Review

Boosted performance? Huawei's P10 Plus is the larger and better equipped sibling of Huawei's P10 high-end smartphone that achieved "Very Good" in our rating. Will the 5.5-inch P10 Plus do an even better job? We put it to the test.
HiSilicon Kirin 960 | ARM Mali-G71 MP8 | 5.5" | 165 g
Source: Amazon

Asus Chromebook Flip C213 now listed on Amazon

The C213 is meant for education markets, but its solid spec sheet, ample connectivity, and option for an HD+ screen could make it a sleeper hit among Chromebook users.
Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite

84% Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite Tablet Review

The boombox among its brethren Huawei has equipped its MediaPad M3 Lite with a total of four speakers in order to produce a vivid and powerful soundscape. That said, at a first glance the device is a typical mid-range tablet with a few tricks up its sleeves.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 | Qualcomm Adreno 505 | 10.1" | 460 g
Sony Xperia E5 Smartphone Review

77% Sony Xperia E5 Smartphone Review

Solid entry into the smartphone world. In our test, Sony's Xperia E5 entry model presents itself as a solid smartphone in the lower price range. You can find out in our review whether a purchase is worthwhile in light of the strong competition.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5" | 147 g
Oukitel U16 Max Smartphone Review

78% Oukitel U16 Max Smartphone Review

Chinese gold standard. The giant new smartphone from the Far East not only tries to impress with size and weight but also with features that are decent for the price of about 130 Euros (~$145). We ask ourselves where the Chinese took shortcuts this time.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 6" | 223 g
AMD teased Ryzen mobile chips for every portable form-factor.

COMPUTEX 2017 | AMD talks up Ryzen Mobile, showcases more laptops

AMD gave a few more details on its future plans for Ryzen-powered laptops, including 2-in-1, thin-and-light, gaming, and consumer form-factors. Two new AMD-powered (FX, not Ryzen) laptops from Acer and Dell were also showcased.
Face Off: Super Thin Ultrabooks at a Cost

Face Off: Super Thin Ultrabooks at a Cost

An Ultrabook too thin? We compare and contrast the small but near feature-less Zenbook 3 against the Spectre 13 and Yoga 910. The end result is less about quality and more about how much a user is willing to sacrifice for having the more portable option.
Source: Dell

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell announces Inspiron 24 5000 AIO with AMD APU and GPU options

The All-in-One features AMD APUs and an optional Radeon RX560. The 23.8-inch display can be configured with or without touch and ships with an optional articulating arm.
Dell XPS 13 9365 (7Y54, QHD+) Convertible Review

87% Dell XPS 13 9365 (7Y54, QHD+) Convertible Review

Great display. In the 13.3-inch XPS 13 convertible, Dell bets on a razor-sharp QHD+ display, which offers a good color presentation. However compared to the XPS 13 FHD model, the screen causes a significantly lower battery life. Thanks to a passively cooled CPU, the computer always runs quietly.
Intel Core i5-7Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 615 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
The Iconia One 10 features two micro-USB OTG ports to allow other peripherals while charging. (Source: Acer)

COMPUTEX 2017 | Acer announces new Iconia tablets for entertainment and productivity

Acer has announced the release of a plethora of new products at this years Computex at the company's home country of Taiwan. Both 10-inch Android tablets, the Iconia One 10 will focus on productivity while the Iconia Tab 10 targets media consumers.
Acer Spin 1 convertible with Active Stylus support and Intel Celeron/Pentium processor options

COMPUTEX 2017 | Acer Spin 1 convertible now official

The new Spin 1 convertible comes with a slimmer, lighter, and sturdier design than its predecessor, featuring Intel Celeron and Pentium processor options, up to 128 GB internal storage, and 4 GB RAM.
Lenovo ThinkPad T470s – What is the best display option?

87% Lenovo ThinkPad T470s – What is the best display option?

Agony of choice. We compare the displays for the new ThinkPad T470s. WQHD, Full HD or touchscreen – how does the choice influence the picture quality as well as the battery runtime?
Intel Core i7-7600U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Japan Display 600 dpi display vs 400 dpi and 112 dpi comparation

Japan Display announces 600 ppi E-Ink display

Thanks to its collaboration with E Ink Holdings, JDI is now capable of delivering ePaper panels with the same resolution as top-of-the-line smartphone displays and high-quality prints.
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 LTE (Z500KL) Tablet Review

85% Asus ZenPad 3S 10 LTE (Z500KL) Tablet Review

For traveling. With the ZenPad 3S 10 LTE, now the LTE version of the Asus tablet series runs through our tests. You can find out in our detailed review, whether the purchase of the LTE device costing 450 Euros (~$504) is worth it.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 | Qualcomm Adreno 510 | 9.7" | 490 g
Image: Huawei

Huawei announces MateBook E convertible notebook

The MateBook E improves on several aspects of the original, including a higher resolution screen, a redesigned keyboard and hinge, and options for new Kaby Lake processors.
The Surface Pro makes enough iterative upgrades over the Pro 4 to make it a solid entry in the series, but the omission of USB Type-C is still glaring. (Source: Microsoft)

Just call it the Surface Pro: Microsoft unveils Surface Pro update in Shanghai

Microsoft has unveiled an update to the Surface Pro 4, dubbed simply "Surface Pro". The new Surface Pro sports slightly redesigned chassis that makes it both thinner and lighter while rounding out the sharp edges, and also boasts a better screen and battery over the previous generation.
Dynamic Stretchable AMOLED Display by Samsung Display shows up May 23rd

World’s first stretchable display to be unveiled this week

This whole new technology will be displayed at the Society for Information Display 2017 in Los Angeles. The event starts tomorrow and runs until Thursday. Unlike flexible panels currently available, stretchable OLED displays can bend in both directions.
Dell Latitude 5289 (i5, 256GB, 8GB) Convertible Review

84% Dell Latitude 5289 (i5, 256GB, 8GB) Convertible Review

Flexibility and stamina. Convertible notebooks with 360° hinges have become more and more popular in the past years and even businesses have started using them. Naturally, Dell would like a piece of the pie and has consequently launched the Latitude 5289. Read our detailed review to find out why it will have a hard time asserting itself despite its convincing performance.
Intel Core i5-7300U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12.5" | 1.3 kg
Gearbest hosting sale on more Chuwi tablets and convertibles

Gearbest hosting sale on more Chuwi tablets and convertibles

The 14-inch and 15-inch LapBooks and Hi13, Hi10 Pro, Hi10 Plus, and Hi12 tablets are now slightly cheaper to make room for their successors.
Teclast Tbook 16 Power 2-in-1 (x7-Z8750, 8 GB) Review

79% Teclast Tbook 16 Power 2-in-1 (x7-Z8750, 8 GB) Review

Magnesium. With its rare Atom x7-Z8750, 8 GB of RAM, and Android 6 / Windows 10 dual-boot capabilities, Teclast's Tbook 16 Power stands out against the crowd. By pushing it through our extensive test course we've found several problems along the way.
Intel Atom x7-Z8750 | Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 897 g
Image: Lenovo

Lenovo updates Flex line of notebooks with a new design and improved internals

The new and improved Flex 5 14" and Flex 5 15" have slimmer bezels, Intel's 7th generation Kaby Lake processors, and NVIDIA's GeForce 940 MX GPU.
Upcoming Lenovo Ideapad 720S brings narrow bezels to a 13-inch form factor

Upcoming Lenovo Ideapad 720S brings narrow bezels to a 13-inch form factor

The Ideapad 720s incorporates a larger 14-inch display compared to the outgoing 13.3-inch Ideapad 710s with narrower bezels and a new magnesium/aluminum design.
Lenovo Ideapad 320/320S series launching in time for back-to-school season

Lenovo Ideapad 320/320S series launching in time for back-to-school season

The updated notebooks start at just $439 USD with a 15-inch 768p display or $749+ USD for a Full HD version with GeForce 940MX graphics, backlit keyboard, Windows Hello Support, and a larger internal battery.
Huawei Mate 9 Phablet Review

89% Huawei Mate 9 Phablet Review

Think big! You should have a look at Huawei's latest product if you like big high-end phablets. Besides the new Kirin 960 SoC, you get a dual-camera, modern Android 7.0 with the new EMUI 5.0 as well as a big battery. The highlight is a 5.9-inch IPS display. A good device, no question, but our review shows where it struggles.
Update: New information regarding the storage. Firmware B182 is available.
HiSilicon Kirin 960 | ARM Mali-G71 MP8 | 5.9" | 192 g
Huawei P10 Smartphone Review

89% Huawei P10 Smartphone Review

Next please! Ten is more than nine - and Huawei develops its P10 according to this strategy. A faster SoC, more storage, bigger battery, and a better camera. The design is rounder and the fingerprint scanner has been moved to the front. Not revolutionary, but the Chinese manufacturer does not show weaknesses with the Huawei P10.
Update: Updates regarding flash storage and WLAN performance.
HiSilicon Kirin 960 | ARM Mali-G71 MP8 | 5.1" | 144 g
Samsung Chromebook Pro Chromebook with pen support

Samsung Chromebook Pro now available for pre-order on Amazon

This Intel Core m3-6Y30-powered Chromebook with pen support and a 360-degree rotating touchscreen can be finally pre-ordered for $549.99 USD, about $100 USD more than its ARM-driven sibling known as Samsung Chromebook Plus.
HTC's U Ultra is the latest in a long line of HTC devices to meet a tepid reception. (Source: HTC)

HTC pledges to streamline operations after 8th consecutive quarter of losses

Taiwanese ODM HTC has reported its 8th consecutive quarter of losses this Q1 2017. The latest financial report from the company revealed its lowest revenue in a year. The upcoming flagship HTC U 11 is a possible bright-spot for the company this year.
The completely non-serviceable SSD of the 2016 Apple MacBook Pro. (Source: iFixit)

Opinion: With the Surface Laptop, Microsoft joins Apple to push a disturbing trend

Editor Douglas Black argues that designing a non-budget computer with a soldered SSD is a great leap in the wrong direction.
Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB (7200U, FHD) Laptop Review

86% Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB (7200U, FHD) Laptop Review

Classy and versatile! Lenovo crams energy-efficient components into their new 13-inch convertible while at the same time managing not to skimp on battery capacity. Find out what else the Yoga 720 has to offer in our extensive review.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint display issue solved by a software update on AT&T

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ on AT&T get the red tint fix update

Although this patch has been around for a while, it is now finally available for AT&T users as well. Once applied, it offers an easy way for Galax7 S8/S8+ users to eliminate the red tint issue.

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