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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Android smartphone surfaces again on GFXBench

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) hits GFXBench with updated specs

Although it surfaced on GFXBench a while ago, the refreshed Galaxy J3 returns with updated specs, namely more storage space and memory. Now, we only need to wait for this handset to get an official launch.
Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 Android smartphone launches on Cricket Wireless

Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 hits Cricket Wireless

Available on Sprint as Galaxy J3 Emerge, this handset has a 5-inch display, a quad-core processor, 1.5 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and runs Android Nougat out of the box. It can be acquired for less than $150 USD with activation.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 Android tablet with S Pen coming soon to South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 LTE coming to South Korea this week

Unveiled next to the Galaxy Book back at MWC 2017, the new Galaxy Tab has been well received, and pre-orders have recently begun in various markets. Now, the LTE version of this tablet is ready to hit the South Korean market.
Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor

Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus now official with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage

Although it arrived about two weeks ago, the Enjoy 7 Plus now gets a specs bump, receiving 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The Snapdragon 435 processor and the other specs remain the same.
Alcatel A30 Android Nougat tablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor

Alcatel A30 coming to T-Mobile in May

This tablet comes with almost the same specs as the A30 smartphone, the main difference being in the display department. This Qualcomm Snapdragon 210-powered slate runs Android Nougat out of the box and should hit the market next month for well below $150 USD.
LG K8 (2017) Smartphone Review

79% LG K8 (2017) Smartphone Review

Little brother. The 2017 LG K8 is a little more affordable, a little smaller, and less powerful than the LG K10. But is it perhaps the better deal for all those who are just looking for an affordable smartphone? We find out in our test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 | Qualcomm Adreno 308 | 5" | 142 g
Alleged image of upcoming Lenovo Moto Z2 Play low-end Android smartphone

Moto Z2 Play surfaces online

The alleged render of the cheapest upcoming Moto Z2 phone has made it online, but there are no specs to talk about at this stage. However, the design looks similar to that of the original Z Play, so the changes below the hood might not be radical, either.
Saygus V Squared Android smartphone vaporware could launch with Snapdragon 835

Delayed Saygus V Squared to use the Snapdragon 835 processor

Those still waiting for the Saygus V Squared to come out two years after being unveiled do not get any launch date, but at least the handset's specs have been upgraded with a Snapdragon 835 processor. It only remains to see if there are even more delays ahead or not.
Qualcomm confirms Windows notebooks powered by Snapdragon 835 (Source:

Qualcomm confirms Windows notebooks powered by Snapdragon 835

The Windows 10 ARM notebook is on schedule for a Q4 2017 launch as initially rumored. Qualcomm aims to challenge Intel in the mobile PC space where the chipmaker has held a near monopoly.
Xiaomi Mi 6 Android flagship with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and dual camera setup

Xiaomi Mi 6 to hit China later this month

This long-awaited flagship is finally official, promising to hit the market by the end of April, priced starting at $363 USD. Its specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, dual cameras on the back, up to 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage.
Lenovo Moto G5 Smartphone Review (First Impressions)

Lenovo Moto G5 Smartphone Review (First Impressions)

The next generation. With its latest reincarnation the Moto G tries to lure us with good value for money and a charming appearance. Our in-depth review is going to reveal whether or not the fifth generation Moto G is once again going to tread in its predecessor's footsteps and become yet another compelling midrange Moto smartphone.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 | Qualcomm Adreno 505 | 5" | 144.5 g
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.
Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa | ARM Mali-G71 MP20 | 6.2" | 172 g
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Android smartphone hits WiFi Alliance with Nougat on board

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) gets its WiFi certification

The upcoming Galaxy J3 with model number SM-J330F has just received its WiFi certification, and it looks like this affordable handset is going to ship loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat.
Huawei MediaPad T3 Android tablet now available April 2017

Huawei quietly intros two MediaPad T3 tablets

While the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425-powered, 8-inch MediaPad T3 comes with Nougat and up to 3 GB RAM/32 GB storage, the cheaper MediaPad T3 7 uses the MediaTek MT8127 chipset and has lower specs overall, also coming loaded with Marshmallow.
Lenovo unveils Flex 11 Chromebook convertible for $280 USD

Lenovo unveils Flex 11 Chromebook convertible for $280 USD

The Flex 11 incorporates a few features found on rugged notebooks including drop resistance up to 2.4 feet and sealed keyboards, trackpads, and ports against the occasional coffee spill.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Android phablet leaked images via Weibo

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 shows up online

Images of this all-metal 6.4-inch phablet with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor inside has just surfaced on Weibo, so it is very likely to see it unveiled next to the Mi6 later today.
Essential FIH-PM1 details on GFXBench reveal Snapdragon 835 processor and 4 GB RAM

Essential FIH-PM1 specs leak online

Andy Rubin's upcoming handset surfaced on GFXBench featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, next to 4 GB RAM, a 12 MP main camera with 4K video recording, as well as a display with about the same ratio as the LG G6 flagship.
The Snapdragon 835 SoC could power the rumored Microsoft CloudBook

The Snapdragon 835 SoC could power the rumored Microsoft CloudBook

Microsoft's "Chromebook killer" could soon be revealed as the newest member of the Surface family. An ARM-based system with a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC is likely in order to reduce costs.
ZTE Axon 7s Android smartphone now official in China

ZTE Axon 7s now official

This upcoming handset looks like the Axon 7 but uses the Snapdragon 821 processor instead of the Snapdragon 820 of its predecessor. The international launch date is not known yet.
LG Harmony Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and 1.5 GB RAM

Cricket Wireless unveils LG Harmony

LG Harmony is the same device that goes as LG K20 on both Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. Cricket Wireless now has it in stock carrying a price tag of $99.99 USD (plus the activation of a prepaid plan).
LG K10 (2017) Smartphone Review

81% LG K10 (2017) Smartphone Review

Power to the people. The LG K10 (2017) brings considerably more power than its predecessor and provides an even better quality casing. A polished performance for slightly over 200 Euros (~$217), but of course we will take a more careful look at the smartphone in the test.
Mediatek MT6750 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.3" | 138 g
The Onyx Boox Typewriter is the first E Ink laptop in the world. (Source: Charbax)

Onyx shows off producitivity-focused E-Ink convertible laptop "typewriter" and tablets in Hong Kong

Onyx has introduced two prototypes of E-Ink devices: A "Typewriter" laptop, and a high-resolution Android tablet aimed not just at reading but for productivity.
HP EliteBook prototyple with Rockchip SoC unveiled with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage

HP allegedly working on a Rockchip-powered notebook

The Rockchip-powered notebook with HP EliteBook branding was spotted at the Hong Kong Global Sources Fair this week, For now, it runs Remix OS and has 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, but these might change until its launch, especially the operating system.
HTC One X10 Android smartphone now official in Russia

HTC One X10 now official

This new 5.5-inch handset is powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 processor, next to 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, all powered by a generous 4,000 mAh battery. For now, it is only available in Russia, priced around $355 USD.
Sharp Z3 Android phablet with Snapdragon 652 processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage, 5.7-inch display

Sharp Z3 premium phablet launches tomorrow

This new 5.7-inch handset hits Taiwan this week, with more Asian markets to follow next month. Its specs include a Snapdragon 652 processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, 16 MP main camera with dual LED flash, all with Android 7.0 Nougat on top.
Alcatel 6060 - Idol 5 details spotted on GFXBench

Alcatel Idol 5 shows up on GFXBench

The 5.2-inch handset known as Alcatel 6060 at this stage surfaced on GFXBench with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor inside, next to 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, mid-range cameras, all with Android 7.1.1 Nougat on top.
Turing Phone Appassionato luxury Android smartphone coming September 2017

Turing and TCL team up for the Appassionato smartphone

This premium handset is scheduled to hit the market in September starting at $1,099 USD. It is made using durable Liquidmorphium material and will come with an AI assistant known as Amplified Intelligence.
Maze Alpha bezel-less Android phablet with up to 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage

Maze Alpha Android phablet surfaces online

This upcoming 6-inch phablet from China has a bezel-less design and is expected to come with Android Nougat out of the box, its top variant offering 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. Maze Alpha should arrive in the coming weeks.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Android phablet with 6.44-inch display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 expected to launch next week

The latest leak reveals a 6.44-inch screen size, as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor, a generous 5,000 mAh battery, all with Android 7.1 Nougat on top. The prices are expected to begin around $215 USD.
Oppo R6051 details on GFXBench allegedly reveals specs of Oppo R11

Oppo R11 hits GFXBench

Insiders familiar with this Chinese brand claim that Oppo will skip releasing the R10 and will go straight to R11, a handset that apparently surfaced on GFXBench labeled as "R6051" and features a 20 MP front camera and a 16 MP shooter on the back, most likely a dual camera setup.
Anbox runs in a Linux container, making it compatible with any distro. (Source:

Anbox brings Android to Linux

The tool runs Android in a container which allows it to share the kernal and system resources with the Linux distro on which it runs. The software is still in pre-alpha but looks promising.
Sony Xperia XA1 Android smartphone launches in India

Sony Xperia XA1 launches in India

This premium handset packs a borderless design and a 23 MP main camera, being powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 processor, and running Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The price is around $310 USD.
Micromax Evok Power Android smartphone with 4,000 mAh battery

Micromax launches Evok Note and Evok Power handsets

These new handsets use MediaTek processors and run Android Marshmallow, both coming with generous batteries and decent specs. They go on sale today exclusively via Flipkart, starting at less than $110 USD.
$89 USD Pinebook Linux laptop now shipping

Affordable Linux laptop Pinebook starts shipping

This Linux laptop available via a build-to-order system comes in 11.6- and 14-inch models, its specs including a 64-bit Allwinner A64 quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB eMMC internal storage, a full-size keyboard, as well as a touchpad with multitouch input support.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx Android smartphone launches on Sprint

Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx hits Sprint

Widely known as Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017), this 5.5-inch handset features a 2.2 GHz octa-core processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery.
Nokia 9 Android flagship unofficial render, launch expected by the end of August, priced at $700 USD

Nokia 9 Android flagship pricing confirmed

This upcoming 5.5-inch handset is rumored to feature 6 GB RAM, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, as well as a dual-camera setup with Carl Zeiss lens, all for a price tag of $699 USD.
The mintyPi 2.0 fits classic gaming in a small (and refreshing) case. (Source: Sudo Mod)

Sudo Mod's mintyPi 2.0 fits a game console in an Altoids tin

Thanks to the small size of the Raspberry Pi Zero W, Sudo Mod has created a beautiful retro gaming system into an Altoids case.
ZTE Quartz smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0

ZTE Quartz now official

This new smartwatch runs Android Wear 2.0 out of the box and comes with 3G/HSPA connectivity, 768 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, built-in GPS, all for a price of just $192 USD.
Vivo V5 Plus Limited Edition Android handset with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 and dual front camera setup

Vivo V5 Plus Limited Edition launches in India

This cricket-themed handset comes to mark the tenth IPL edition and has the same technical specs as the regular Vivo V5 Plus, being powered by the Snapdragon 625 processor and rocking a dual camera setup for selfies.
Asus ZenFone Go Smartphone Review

79% Asus ZenFone Go Smartphone Review

Go, ZenFone, go! Even lower mid-range devices have to have special features today. This is why Asus' ZenFone Go comes with an ergonomic design, HD screen, and removable battery. In this report, we will clarify if the affordable ZenFone Go is convincing.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5" | 135 g
HTC U Play Smartphone Review

83% HTC U Play Smartphone Review

Play nice. HTC's U Play is a mid-range smartphone with a very nice casing and some highlights: for example, HTC installs a personal assistant called Sense Companion. But is the U Play's everyday suitability also convincing?
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.2" | 145 g
ZTE Nubia Z17 mini Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652/653 processors and dual camera setup

ZTE Nubia Z17 mini launches in China next week

This 5.2-inch handset will come in two variants that feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 and 4 GB RAM or a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 and 6 GB RAM, both packing a 13 MP dual-camera setup on the back.
Huawei Y5 2017 Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6737T processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage

Huawei silently intros Y5 2017 entry-level smartphone

This new affordable 5-inch handset packs a quad-core MediaTek processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and runs Android Marshmallow with Huawei's EMUI 4.1 on top. Pricing and availability should be announced shortly.
Honor 6C launching April 24th

Honor 6C launching April 24th for 240 Euros

In addition to the Honor 8 Pro, Huawei will launch the budget Honor 6C as a 5-inch cutdown version of the Honor 6X. Core features include a Snapdragon 435 SoC with 3 GB RAM and a potential 720p AMOLED panel according to sources.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 Android tablet with Mediatek MT8176 and 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage

Xiaomi unveils Mi Pad 3 Android tablet

This new 7.9-inch slate only comes with Android on board, featuring the new Mediatek MT8176 chipset, next to 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The price in China is around $220 USD, but the launch date is not public yet.
ZTE Prestige 2 Android smartphone with 5-inch display, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage and sub-$80 USD price tag

ZTE Prestige 2 now available in the US

This 5-inch handset comes with a 1.1 GHz quad-core processor, 5 MP cameras, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and runs Android Marshmallow, all for a price tag of just $79.99 USD.
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Android smartphone

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro hits India tomorrow

This budget-friendly handset goes on sale for around $130 USD, offering a 5-inch Super AMOLED display, a quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage. Compared to the Chinese variant, this smartphone apparently has a faster processor and a slightly weaker battery.
Shares in UK chip designer Imagination Technologies have plunged more than 60% after Apple's announcement. (Source: Reuters)

Apple to cut ties with long-time GPU partner, may develop its own GPUs in-house

Apple, Imagination's largest customer, will no longer be sourcing their GPUs from the company in 15 months to two years. Instead, it seems highly likely that they'll create their own GPUs instead.
Holding a picture of the owner's face in front of the camera seems to be enough. (Source: iDeviceHelp)

Samsung Galaxy S8 can be unlocked with a photograph

A video has surfaced of Samsung's new Galaxy S8 being tricked into unlocking with a photograph, raising questions of security.
Although the Orange Pi lacks a traditional port for an external display, it does have an LCD connector to attach its own screen. (Source: CNX Software)

Orange Pi is a US$10 single-board computer with a 2G modem

The Orange Pi is a new single-board computer out of China that costs just under US$10.

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