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Lenovo Moto E3 Smartphone Review

79% Lenovo Moto E3 Smartphone Review

Moto Cheap. The affordable Moto E3 is an entry-level smartphone with a water-resistant finish and relatively large battery. The budget of 130 Euros (~$140, RRP) is quite tight but Lenovo is a specialist in offering a lot of smartphone for little money...
Mediatek MT6735P | ARM Mali-T720 | 5" | 141 g
With a similar form-factor and specifications to the XPS 15, these two notebooks will be competing for much of the same market. (Source: ExpertReviews)

15-inch Yoga 720 up for order on Lenovo's website

Lenovo's Yoga 720 is a 15-inch quad-core convertible notebook that also packs an Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU. It has just gone live on Lenovo's website for US$1259 and is expected to ship in 4-5 weeks.
Honor 6X Smartphone Review

83% Honor 6X Smartphone Review

Good and affordable. Although Honor's 6X does not cost much, it is a serious competition for considerably more expensive smartphones in terms of configuration and performance. It is even equipped with a dual-camera. Our review reveals how the Android phone of Huawei's subsidiary Honor fares in our tests.
HiSilicon Kirin 655 | ARM Mali-T830 MP2 | 5.5" | 162 g
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 spotted on Best Buy for $599 USD

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 spotted on Best Buy for $599 USD

The Tab 3 is the latest (and most expensive) tablet from Samsung. Sporting high-end specs expected of a flagship, it will be available soon for about $600.
Samsung already introduced foldable screen tech that has four phases: curved, bent, foldable and rollable. (Source: ET News)

Samsung's foldable smartphones to enter production in Q3 2017

The competition is heating up between Samsung and Chinese smartphone makers as they race to create the world's first foldable smartphone. Sources say Samsung may produce thousands of prototype smartphones in Q3 2017.
Teclast X3 Plus Windows tablet with Intel Celeron N3450 processor

Teclast X3 Plus Windows tablet now available

This 11.6-inch Windows slate starts around $360 USD and comes with a Celeron N3450 processor inside, next to 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Unfortunately, the keyboard shown in the promo images is not included in the package.
Archos 50 Saphir Smartphone Review

79% Archos 50 Saphir Smartphone Review

Hard shell – slow core? The 50 Saphir from the French manufacturer Archos is a robust smartphone for harsh environments. The smartphone is not the most powerful of its kind, but it provides a lot of stamina in return.
Mediatek MT6737T | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5" | 222 g
The UX550 has a more modern, sleeker design than its chunky predecessor. (Source: Taiwan Excellence)

Asus ZenBook with GTX1060 confirmed; release date unknown

Asus has yet to officially announce a 15-inch ZenBook Pro with GTX 1060, but the Taiwan Excellence Awards website reveals some details.
Is it a HTPC, UMPC, or tablet? The latest Apollo Lake designs coming from China are hard to classify. (Source: ECDREAM)

Tiny Apollo Lake mini PCs are coming soon

Ultra-mobile PCs based on Intel's Apollo Lake SoC are in the works and should start being released soon. These flexible concept PCs will pack the latest generation Celeron processors, touchscreens, and batteries, allowing many use-cases.
Dell Latitude 5480 (7600U, FHD) Laptop Review

86% Dell Latitude 5480 (7600U, FHD) Laptop Review

Mid-range workhorse. Dell's business-oriented 14-inch Latitude 5480 is a rather unassuming notebook with a host of security features and configuration options. Its standout feature is without a doubt the stellar battery life, but compared to the predecessor, the display brightness has taken a major hit.
Intel Core i7-7600U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.8 kg
It's undeniable that the Surface Book has one of the most unique designs in mobile computing. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft cuts Surface Book prices with new no-dGPU options

Microsoft has cut the barrier of entry for the Surface Book by US$200 on both the high and low ends by offering i5/128GB/8GB as well as i7/1TB/16GB SKUs without dedicated GPUs. While the Surface Book is still running on Skylake and lacks Thunderbolt 3 or USB Type-C, it is still an attractive device due to its unique design, active stylus, and solid build qua...
Both Google and Microsoft have a vision for big-screen digital collaboration in the office. (Source: Google)

Surface Hub, meet Google Jamboard

Google has announced that its collaborative computing effort, the 55-inch Surface Hub competitor known as the "Google Jamboard", will be available in May of this year for US$4999, plus a US$600 yearly management fee. It is still significantly cheaper than Microsoft's US$9000 55-inch Surface Hub.
Acer Chromebook R13 CB5-312T-K0YK Convertible Review

81% Acer Chromebook R13 CB5-312T-K0YK Convertible Review

Touch Chromebook. Acer's Chromebook convertible offers an IPS touchscreen, a silent operation, and long battery runtimes. ARM technology is used inside. The whole package costs approximately 400 Euros (~$425).
Mediatek MT8173C | PowerVR GX6250 | 13.3" | 1.5 kg
The FreedomPop V7 is available now in the UK and Spain. (Source: FreedomPop)

FreedomPop begins selling its own smartphone

The FreedomPop V7 is a decidedly budget smartphone aimed at users that need only the basics. FreedomPop will begin selling the device in the UK and Spain before rolling it out to other markets.
Nintendo has yet to reveal actual sales numbers for either the Switch or Zelda at this time. (Source: The Verge)

Switch console breaks Nintendo's sales records on release

Nintendo's new console and copies of the new Zelda title are selling like hotcakes in the days shortly after the Switch's debut. While the tablet is well-equipped, there's still some uncertainty regarding Nintendo's notoriously lacking online service.
MWC 2017 | Alcatel Plus 12 2-in-1 Convertible

MWC 2017 | Alcatel Plus 12 2-in-1 detachable coming this June for 500 Euros

The 11.6-inch entry-level Windows detachable will ship with a Celeron N3350 CPU, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, and LTE connectivity that can be shared wirelessly with other nearby devices.
Acer Spin 5 SP513-51 Convertible Review

80% Acer Spin 5 SP513-51 Convertible Review

Spinning. All big manufacturers offer devices in the competitive mainstream convertible segment. Acer wants to attract customers with the Acer Spin 5. How does the 360-degree convertible perform?
Intel Core i3-6100U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Xiaomi Mi 5s

88% Xiaomi Mi 5s Smartphone Review

S like Special? Last year, the Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone impressed us with its outstanding price-to-value ratio. This time around we'll take a look at the successor Mi 5s, which comes with more flash storage, a sturdy metal chassis and features - at the time of writing - the fastest available Snapdragon SoC.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.15" | 145 g
Asus Zenfone AR

MWC 2017 | Asus Zenfone AR Hands-On

The 5.7-inch AMOLED smartphone will be the first to support both Google Daydream and Tango when it launches this May.
Chromebooks have found a stronghold in the education sector due to their low cost and easy maintenance. (Source: Google)

HP launches inexpensive convertible chromebook for education

Google has announced the launch of a new rugged Chromebook convertible from HP.
Lenovo P2 Smartphone Review

87% Lenovo P2 Smartphone Review

P as in "potent battery". Lenovo launches a powerful mid-range handset called P2 on the market. The highlight is supposed to be its gigantic battery that is hidden in a relatively compact casing. The battery life is, in fact, top notch but what about the smartphone's other aspects?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 | Qualcomm Adreno 506 | 5.5" | 177 g
The titillating idea of a "Surface Phone"-type device is made more plausible with the announcement of octa-core Atom (x86) processors. (Source: Harry Kim)

Eight-core x86 Atom chips for smartphones to release in H2 2017

Intel's Atom chip is living on through Chinese manufacturer Spreadtrum, which is continuing to produce Atom chips and will release an octa-core Atom chip designed for smartphones in the second half of the year.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Tablet Review (First Impressions)

91% Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Tablet Review (First Impressions)

One for everything. It has been quite a while since Samsung upgraded its premium tablet. We were therefore eager to see how the new device, which is equipped with a lot of features and even the S Pen, performs. Here are our initial impressions from a hands-on with the Tab S3 in Barcelona.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 9.7" | 434 g
Face Off: Asus Zenbook UX3410UA vs. Acer Swift 3 vs. Lenovo Yoga 510-14IKB

Face Off: Asus Zenbook UX3410UA vs. Acer Swift 3 vs. Lenovo Yoga 510-14IKB

Mainstream performers. The latest 14-inch Zenbook is faster, lighter, smaller, and brighter than both the Swift 3 and Yoga 510. Unfortunately, it also runs significantly louder as well.
The Book One distinguishes itself by having both a 360 degree hinge and a detachable tablet. (Source: Porsche Design)

Porsche Design tries their hand at a different kind of convertible—a notebook

Porsche Design is jumping into the notebook market with both feet via their US$2500 premium 2-in-1 convertible, the BOOK ONE. The Book One is differentiated by its aggressive design, high price, included Wacom stylus, and the fact that the screen both swivels 360 degrees and detaches.
Acer Liquid Z6 Plus Smartphone Review

81% Acer Liquid Z6 Plus Smartphone Review

Acer's large smartphone. Acer's Liquid Z6 Plus is a middle-class smartphone with a large Full-HD display, fingerprint sensor and a huge battery. The middle class is highly contested, however - so is the Liquid z6 Plus able to stand out in any way?
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.5" | 169 g
Lenovo Miix 320 detachable coming this April for under $200 USD

MWC 2017 | Lenovo Miix 320 detachable coming this April for under $200 USD

The upcoming 10.1-inch Miix 320 is largely identical to the current Miix 310 but with a higher resolution 1920 x 1200 display and improved Dolby Advanced Audio speakers.
Lenovo announces Yoga 520 and Yoga 720 convertible notebooks

MWC 2017 | Lenovo Yoga 520 and Yoga 720 convertible notebooks now official

The 13.3-inch Yoga 720-13IKB and 15.6-inch Yoga 720-15IKB will launch this April for $860 and $1100 USD, respectively, while the 14-inch Yoga 520-14IKB will come a month later for $800 USD.
Motorola unveils Moto G5 and G5 Plus mainstream smartphones

MWC 2017 | Motorola unveils mainstream Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones

The 5th generation Moto G smartphones will come in 5-inch and 5.2-inch sizes with Snapdragon 430 and 625 SoCs for as low as 199 Euros.
BlackBerry KeyOne Smartphone Review (First Impressions)

BlackBerry KeyOne Smartphone Review (First Impressions)

Press me! TLC's new KeyOne is a new Blackberry smartphone with a physical keyboard. The KeyOne combines a 4.5-inch touchscreen with a pressure-sensitive keyboard, which can also be used as a trackpad at the same time. Here are our initial impressions of the device at the launch of MWC in Barcelona.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 | Qualcomm Adreno 506 | 4.5" | 180 g
Samsung patent details expandable slide-out display device

Expandable slide-out display patents by Samsung surface online

Although foldable handsets are not available for purchase yet, Samsung takes everything one step further already by detailing a device with an expandable slide-out touchscreen display.
Huawei's P10 and P10 Plus continue Huawei's partnership with Leica. (Source: Huawei)

MWC 2017 | Huawei P10 and P10+ now official, feature photo enhancement

The new flagships from Huawei, the P10 and P10 Plus, feature improved rear-facing cameras from Leica, as well as a Leica engineered front-facing cameras. In addition to the new photo enhancements, the P10 and P10 Plus will be available in a myriad of colors.
The LG G6 features a unique 2:1 (or 18:9) aspect ratio. (Source: LG)

MWC 2017 | LG officially unveils G6: Ultrawide on-the-go

The LG G6 is now official: 5.7" display with an aspect ratio of 2:1, Snapdragon 821, 4 GB of RAM, and an interesting dual-camera setup. Noticeably absent is support for LG's Friends.
The Gram 13 is a compelling ultra-light ultrabook package for only US$1000. (Source: LG)

LG Gram 2017 models now up for sale in the US

LG's latest Gram ultrabooks are now up for sale with prices ranging from US$999 for the 13-inch non-touch up to US$1699 fully specced Gram 15. The Gram series are known for being incredibly lightweight, with even the 15-inch model only weighing 2.40 lbs.
The Exynos 8895 might appear in the international version of the Galaxy S8. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung launches Exynos Series 9 8895 SoC

The Exynos 8895 is built on Samsung's 10 nm FinFET process and offers some notable improvements over last generations Exynos processors.
Asus ZenBook Flip UX360UAK-BB351T Convertible Review

86% Asus ZenBook Flip UX360UAK-BB351T Convertible Review

Stylish, slim, enduring. With the ZenBook Flip UX360UAK, Asus delivers a stylish and slim 13.3-inch convertible that can boast with an outstanding battery life. The configuration is also good: SSD, IPS panel, backlit keyboard. The whistling fan is an annoyance. This flaw should not appear in a 1000-Euro ($1061) device.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 could be in for a refurbished return. (Source: Hankyung)

Note 7 resurrected: Samsung could begin to refurbish and sell Galaxy Note 7

According to a South Korean news outlet, Samsung may refurbished recalled Galaxy Note 7 units with smaller capacity batteries and new outer casings.
HP Spectre x360 15-bl002xx Convertible Review

86% HP Spectre x360 15-bl002xx Convertible Review

Better yet? HP's 2017 version of the Spectre x360 15-inch convertible features a latest-generation Intel processor alongside a switch to discrete graphics. The updated design incorporates smaller bezels a la Spectre x360 13 and the 4K display - improved over last year's model - is now the sole panel option.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 15.6" | 2 kg
Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe

87% Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe ZS570KL Smartphone Review

Late luxury. Asus' latest ZenFone 3 Deluxe flagship smartphone will also be available on the European market soon. With Qualcomm's current premium SoC, a high-resolution 23-megapixel camera, and a large 5.7-inch AMOLED panel, the handset features some technological highlights. But how will it fare in the test compared with other equally first-rate competitors?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.7" | 172 g
Blackview R6 Smartphone Review

77% Blackview R6 Smartphone Review

Priced (too) tightly? Blackview's R6 wants to offer a configuration that is usually only found in much more expensive smartphones for just 130 Euros (~$137): Full HD screen, fingerprint sensor, decent camera. Is this possible in view of the tight budget?
Mediatek MT6737T | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.5" | 198 g
Mac Otakara has stated that Apple may update their current iPad Pro and iPhone lines in March. (Source: Otakara)

Apple rumored to update iPad Pro, iPhones in March

According to Japanese website Mac Otakara, the Cupertino Giant will add several new sizes of iPad Pro and new colors to the iPhone SE and iPhone 7 lines.
A teardown of what might be the Nintendo Switch gives us a good look at what's inside. (Source:

Supposed teardown of Nintendo's Switch gives an idea of what makes it tick

A teardown of what might be Nintendo's Switch gives us a peek into what we might see in the upcoming console.
Showtime Glass offers screen protection with some glitz. (Source: MOXYO)

Glitz and glam on the go: MOXYO Showtime Glass adds sparkle to your iPhone's screen

Showtime Glass is a tempered glass screen protector for iPhones. It has embedded glitter that "sparkles in any light condition" but is not visible when the display is on.
Acer Aspire Switch One 10 SW1-011-14UQ Notebook Review

78% Acer Aspire Switch One 10 SW1-011-14UQ Notebook Review

A convertible laptop for home. Acer wants about 250 Euros (~$265) for their new 10.1-inch convertible Windows laptop: the Switch One. The few hundred bucks will get you a silent computer with long battery life - and a surprisingly bright, contrast-rich IPS display.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.3 kg
Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Smartphone Review

83% Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Smartphone Review

Flagship lite 2.0. Huawei's P8 lite was actually the slimmed down version of Huawei's second-last flagship phone. Nevertheless, it has now been reworked with a new design, Full HD panel, and many other improvements. Our report reveals whether the P8 lite (2017) is a good deal.
HiSilicon Kirin 655 | ARM Mali-T830 MP2 | 5.2" | 147 g
Smartphone makers are reluctant to keep making larger phones each year, but they can still make the screen bigger. (Source: Android Central)

Xiaomi says a Mi Mix successor is in the works

Xiaomi's CEO revealed that the company is working on a successor to the almost bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix. Even though that phone was only released in China, its worldwide acclaim indicates that consumers welcome the design trend.
Chuwi Hi13 Windows convertible with Apollo Lake processor to retail for $369 USD

Chuwi Hi13 convertible coming next week for $369 USD

Although it comes with a slower processor and lacks dedicated graphics, this Chinese convertible features a 13.5-inch display with 3,000X2,000 pixels and pen input, 4 GB RAM, and 64 GB internal storage.
Fujitsu refreshes Lifebook P727, T937, and Stylistic R727 with Kaby Lake

Fujitsu announces Lifebook P727, T937, and Stylistic R727 with Kaby Lake

The 12.5-inch P727 and 13.3-inch T937 convertibles and 12.5-inch R727 detachable will all launch later this month for starting prices between 1100 and 1400 Euros.
The GPD Win is a 5.5" Windows 10 PC aimed at gamers on the go. (Source.

GPD updates Win mini PC

The pocket-sized PC gets some notable improvements, including a faster Intel Atom processor and a higher quality keyboard.
HP Envy 15 as133cl Notebook Review

79% HP Envy 15 as133cl Notebook Review

Green with envy. Kaby Lake is trickling down from the expensive Spectre series to the more affordable Envy lineup. While the new Envy 15 is thinner and lighter than its predecessors, it unfortunately shoves touchscreen down our throats with heavy throttling under extreme loads.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg

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