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The Samsung Galaxy S11 could sport a central punch hole for the selfie camera. (Source: Ben Geskin)

Fresh Samsung Galaxy S11 rumors: New SAMOLED display, 108 MP camera, and several color options on the anvil

Leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S11 continue to grace the rumor mills and this time, we get to learn some additional information about S11's display, camera, and expected color options. The Galaxy S11 could sport a new AMOLED displ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:57:00 +0100
The PS5 could utilize external SSD cartridges for simple storage expansion. (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

PlayStation 5 console might come with expandable storage in the form of external SSD cartridges

There is a growing belief that Sony may be planning on offering expandable storage in the form of SSD cartridges for the PlayStation 5. A patent drawing originally thought to be a game cartridge is now being reconsidered as a poss...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 13 Nov 2019 03:11:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy A51's new renders. (Source: OnLeaks/PriceBaba)

New Samsung Galaxy A51 renders hint at a punch-hole, quad cameras and a 3.5mm jack

The Galaxy A51 will probably be one of Samsung's new phones for 2020. It has attracted its first 360-degree set of renders (from OnLeaks), which incorporate rumors and theories about the phone such as that it will have quad rear c...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:56:00 +0100
Honor announces the V30 launch at its colorful conference. (Source: ITHome)

The Honor V30 series' launch date is confirmed, as is its 5G aspect

The Honor V30 and V30 Pro are now scheduled for launch on November 26, 2019 in Beijing. This new series has also officially been confirmed to support 5G. It is also now linked to 90-hertz displays and a new alogrithm called Camera...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:08:00 +0100
5G connectivity promises a better future, but it might hide some health hazards as well (Source: H2S Media)

Health check: Is 5G really bad for you? Debunking some 5G-related myths and fake news

As 5G networks go live in more and more markets with each month, some questions regarding the health hazards that might come with this new technology remain unanswered. However, most 5G dangers that some websites have been warning...
Codrut Nistor, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:00:00 +0100
The Apple Watch Series 5 (Image via Apple)

Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Watch Series 6 will use flexible circuit boards for faster performance, better waterproofing

According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the Apple Watch Series 6 will mark a switch to flexible circuit boards made of liquid crystal polymer. These new circuit boards should make the Series 6 noticeable faster than the Series 5 and ma...
Sam Medley, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:27:00 +0100
The Vivo S5 has a different angle on the square-cam trend. (Source: Weibo)

Update | Vivo teases the interestingly quad-cam, Snapdragon 712-powered S5 ahead of its launch

The Vivo S5 is a probable successor to the S1 series that is rumored to rock the Snapdragon 712 processor. This phone has also been revealed to have a unique take on rear quad-cam design. It also has a punch-hole selfie camera: th...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:39:00 +0100
AMD Renoir Ryzen 4000 Zen 2 APUs could sport Vega 12 and Vega 15 iGPUs. (Source: The Inquirer)

Iris Plus and MX250 could be in trouble: AMD Ryzen 4000 Renoir Zen 2 APUs touted have a Ryzen 9 variant, expected to sport Vega 12 and Vega 15 iGPUs

AMD's upcoming Renoir Zen2 APUs could feature a Vega 12 iGPU, according to information from Komachi. Since the 7nm node affords accommodation of more cores, it is also being speculated that a Vega 15 iGPU is also highly probable. ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:54:00 +0100
There will be plenty of gamers hoping for a PS Vita 2. (Image source: YouTube/concept)

Speculation of PlayStation 5 game cartridge function or PlayStation Vita 2 development fueled by patent

Sony Interactive Entertainment has filed a patent application with Brazil’s Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial (INPI) that features a drawing of what looks like a game cartridge. Could the upcoming PlayStation 5 console ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:36:00 +0100
There may be no Galaxy S10e successor. (Source: Mashable)

New information points towards the lack of a compact Galaxy S11e model

The Samsung Galaxy S10e was a fan favorite of sorts, as it was one of the select few premium compact devices in the market. New information has now surfaced pointing towards a complete non-existence of what would have been the S10...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:07:00 +0100
Image via Max J.

OnePlus 8 Pro may have a 120Hz display

A new rumor claims that the OnePlus 8 Pro will feature a 120Hz display. While this rumor comes seemingly out of left field, it's not out of the question for OnePlus to continue to push high-refresh rate displays in its handsets. C...
Sam Medley, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:55:00 +0100
The Galaxy S11: A camera monster? (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

"Space Zoom" & "Hubble": Samsung Galaxy S11 cameras become powerful

Evidence now points to the next Galaxy S series featuring "far-reaching" camera revolutions. The probably February or March 2020 bound devices look set to follow the likes of Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi in including powerful zoom capa...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:32:00 +0100
Vivo makes the Exynos 980 for the X30 official. (Source: MySmartPrice)

Vivo discloses more detail on the 5G X30, except not really

The OEM Vivo held a press conference today (November 7, 2019) to introduce its X30, a phone that will ship with the dual-mode 5G chipset, Samsung's Exynos 980. Oddly, the phone itself was not displayed, nor was its spec-sheet. How...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 20:35:00 +0100
The Apple iPhone 12 could be released in September 2020. (Image source: PhoneArena)

Fetching iPhone 12 concept renders highlight Apple's design strengths and weaknesses

Artistic concept renders for the Apple iPhone 12 have offered fans an idea of what the Cupertino company could be planning for the next generation of its popular smartphone range. The notch is still present but slightly more modes...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 05:19:00 +0100
Vivo X30 teaser (Source: Weibo)

Samsung Exynos 980-powered Vivo X30 might show up tomorrow

Although tomorrow's conference is expected to focus on the introduction of Samsung's dual-mode 5G AI chipset, Vivo is also supposed to unveil the Exynos 980-driven X30 phablet. Its specs will allegedly include a 90 Hz 6.5-inch AMO...
Codrut Nistor, Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:38:00 +0100
AMD Navi 20-series could finally level-up the GPU competition next year. (Source: PCGamesN)

AMD Navi 21 Lite, Navi 22, and Navi 23 spotted in Linux driver patch, expected to offer tough competition to NVIDIA Ampere

References to upcoming Navi 20-series GPUs, the Navi 21 Lite, Navi 22, and Navi 23, have surfaced in new Linux driver patches confirming that AMD's RDNA 2 development is on track. Not much information can be gleaned from the drive...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 06 Nov 2019 07:05:00 +0100
The specialized Canon EOS Ra digital camera is not suitable for photographing normal subjects. (Image source: Nokishita)

Images and price of Canon EOS Ra camera leaked

A few images of the Canon EOS Ra camera have been leaked. The full-frame mirrorless digital camera has been specifically designed for night shots and astrophotography. A price tag for the upcoming device has also been leaked; thos...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:12:00 +0100
The reality is unlikely to match this 16-inch MacBook Pro concept. (Image source: EverythingApplePro)

Rumor | The 16-inch MacBook Pro will not be what we expect from Apple

While recent leaks suggest that Apple will soon introduce the 16-inch MacBook Pro, they also point towards the device not living up to the hype. Current evidence indicates that the new MacBook Pro will neither sport a major redesi...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:47:00 +0100
Samsung W20 5G teaser (Source: China Telecom)

Samsung W20 5G surfaces online, might sport a foldable or clamshell design

China Telecom has just teased the upcoming Samsung W20 5G, but the image they revealed comes with more questions than answers. For now, we don't know when this handset will arrive, if it will be a clamshell or foldable device, not...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:16:00 +0100
Dragon Age 4 teaser, launch might take place on December 4 (Source: BioWare)

BioWare teaser suggests that Dragon Age 4 could be unveiled next month

Although the launch date of the next Dragon Age game is not set in stone yet, BioWare has recently published a teaser on Twitter that labels December 4 as "Dragon 4ge Day" so at least some kind of Dragon Age 4-related official ann...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:38:00 +0100
The 108 MP ISOCELL Bright HMX when compared to regular sensors.

The Samsung Galaxy S11 is expected to feature a new 108 MP camera sensor

The Samsung Galaxy S11 is shaping up to be a gem, and a new leak touts the upcoming flagship to feature a massive 108 MP camera sensor. That, of course, also raises a few questions. One of which is: Will using a bigger sensor tran...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:11:00 +0100
Rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may use AMD 5500M

Rumor | Rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may use AMD 5500M

A recent claim made by a MacRumors contributor states that macOS 10.15.1 Catalina contains a string of code referencing the new AMD Radeon RX 5500M. This statement has kicked off rumors that the long-speculated 16-inch MacBook Pro...
Sam Medley, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 20:34:00 +0100
The Nokia 2.2. (Source: The Verge)

A new leak points to an impending successor for the low-cost Nokia 2.2

Some new leaks may be evidence that Nokia is preparing a smartphone called the 2.3 for release soon. It may have up to 3 variants, at least 1 of which could be single- and dual-SIM respectively. Not much else is known about this p...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:00:00 +0100
The S10 Lite will apparently have an even bigger battery than the S10+. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

Not quite light: New Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite leak paints an interesting picture

The past few weeks have seen the influx of rumors pertaining to the supposed Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite. A "Lite" phone sounds great, since we all want more capable, no-nonsense premium phones. The problem with all of this, however, ...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 13:25:00 +0100
Impressive camera hardware. (Xiaomi)

Update | Revealed Mi Note 10 details point towards an almost perfect sub-premium phone

It's becoming increasingly apparent that the much-anticipated Mi CC9 Pro will actually be sold as the Mi Note 10 in the global market. A new report has revealed just about everything about the device, and it's starting to look lik...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 12:01:00 +0100
The Huawei Nova 6 may look like this. (Source: 91Mobiles)

Huawei Nova 6: new leaks point to 5G and dual punch-hole selfie cameras

91Mobiles claims to have heard from a "trusted source" that the next-gen Huawei Nova will have a 5G variant. Furthermore, it will have 2 selfie cameras that are visible through the display, as with that of the Samsung Galaxy S10+....
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 02 Nov 2019 22:33:00 +0100
Gods & Monsters is one of the titles being prepared by Ubisoft for the PS5. (Image source: Ubisoft)

Another stab at the PlayStation 5's release date is made as more games for next-gen consoles are revealed

There’s been a new speculative guess at the PlayStation 5 release date thanks to the appearance of an Easter egg in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It’s arguably one of the most tenuous so far, but these kinds of hints have been acc...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 02 Nov 2019 05:51:00 +0100
The Motorola Razr's refresh may have been spoiled in detail. (Source: Mobielkopen)

The foldable Motorola Razr gets alleged new live image leaks

The respected Twitter leaker Evan Blass has kicked off a new round of Motorola Razr spoilers. They consist of new images that show how the new flexible-display device will look when open and closed. Blass also now asserts that its...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 01 Nov 2019 21:48:00 +0100
evleaks' "MatePad Pro". (Source: Twitter)

Huawei's next tablet may be a premium device with a punch-hole camera

Evan Blass has posted an image of a new tablet with a punch-hole display and a constant, minimal bezel. As this device is shown with what appears to be an M-Pen, it may pertain to a high-end successor to the Huawei MediaPad M6. Th...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:21:00 +0100
The PS5 is planned to launch in Holiday 2020. (Image source: LetsGoDigital/EA/Deep Silver - edited)

Development of PlayStation 5 games "progressing smoothly" as two more rumored titles are leaked

Sony’s Chief Financial Officer, Hiroki Totoki, has been revealing tidbits of information about the company’s PlayStation 5 console. The executive mentioned that software development by Sony’s partners was “progressing smoothly” an...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 09:07:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S10 series is currently comprised of the S10e, S10, and S10+. (Image source: Samsung)

Rumored Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite makes light work of all the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 devices in Geekbench multi-core test

A Geekbench record for a “samsung SM-G770F” has been spotted that handily reveals a few details about the mystery smartphone. Some believe this particular device could end up being the Galaxy S10 Lite, which would likely feature a...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:20:00 +0100
All ADB use might be wireless one day. (Source: Home Assistant Community)

Google may be working on improved wireless ADB for a future version of Android

The Android Debug Bridge (ADB) is an almost mandatory tool for developers, as well as those who simply like to modify their non-Apple phones in any kind of advanced way. It is traditionally dependent on wired connections, however....
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 30 Oct 2019 21:09:00 +0100
AMD introduced RDNA (Radeon DNA) microarchitecture in July 2019. (Image source: AMD)

The high-end Navi GPU AMD is providing for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Project Scarlett consoles may have just been sighted

A noteworthy piece of detective work may have resulted in the discovery of AMD’s “Big Navi” GPUs. This has led to wide speculation that there is a possibility this could be the much-talked about custom chip that will eventually be...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 30 Oct 2019 04:50:00 +0100
Samsung shows off clamshell-styled foldable phone concept

Samsung shows off clamshell-styled foldable phone concept

At Samsung's developer conference, the Korean colossus showed off a new foldable form factor concept. The concept video showed a foldable display that opened vertically, just like a classic flip phone. This design seems to be gain...
Sam Medley, Wed, 30 Oct 2019 03:53:00 +0100
A render based on Essential's new patent. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Essential allegedly files an under-display camera patent

It seems Essential Products truly has no plans to go away yet. A recent patent apparently filed in this company's name has been discovered. This claim is for its take on the under-display selfie camera.
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 23:13:00 +0100
Sharp's alleged schematic for a foldable gaming console. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Sharp's foldable ambitions may extend beyond phones to smart bands and even hand-held consoles

A tech blog claims to have dug up a number of Japanese-language patents, awarded to Sharp, that show this OEM's plans for its oneday line of foldable electronics. Some show rather slim-line devices that are most likely clam-shell ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:52:00 +0100
The next Snapdragon Wear processor may be one to take more seriously. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm's next-gen smartwatch SoC is now rumored to be called the Snapdragon Wear 3300

A leak from earlier in 2019 suggested that the next processor designed for Wear OS devices would be based on the Snapdragon 429, an SoC that features in low-end phones and tablets. It was hypothesized to be called the Wear 2700. H...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:04:00 +0100
A fan-made render of the Mi Note 10 series. (Image source: Techdroider via Xiaomiadictos.com)

Opinion | The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 & Mi Note 10 Pro could be the power user's smartphones of choice

While Xiaomi has announced that the Mi Note 10 is arriving and that it will feature a 108 MP primary rear-facing camera, the Chinese company has been quiet on other specs. However, leaked specifications from a renowned tipster sug...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:52:00 +0100
The Apple iPhone SE utilized the A9 SoC. (Image source: NDTV Gadgets)

iPhone SE 2 could be launched by Apple in March 2020 and will sell in the millions

A report from noted market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has detailed when Apple could set the long-awaited iPhone SE 2 into production. Apparently, the diminutive smartphone will start being mass manufactured in January 2020, with March s...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 06:40:00 +0100
Image via ESPN

Rumor | Overwatch 2, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands may appear at BlizzCon this week

BlizzCon, which starts this Friday, may have a few surprises in store for Overwatch and World of Warcraft fans. Citing inside sources, ESPN claims that Overwatch 2 will be announced at the convention. The next expansion for World ...
Sam Medley, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 04:07:00 +0100
An AirPods Pro render based on their leaks. (Source: EverythingApplePro)

AirPods Pro: The latest rumors point to new colors and water resistance

Apple's AirPods are currently projected to gain a Pro version soon, thanks to a recent slew of leaks and rumors. The latest of these may indicate that they will finally launch in colors besides white for a change. Furthermore, it ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 00:09:00 +0100
The GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER could prove at steal at US$229. (Image source: Wayward Strategy)

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER underlines its value for money in latest gaming benchmark

The GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER looks set to be a decent mid-range offering by NVIDIA, with the card offering almost GTX 1660 Ti performance at GTX 1660 pricing. The US$229 GPU is slated for an October 29 launch and has flexed its musc...
Alex Alderson, Sun, 27 Oct 2019 19:49:00 +0100
The Nokia 9. (Source: Ewan Spence)

The Nokia 9.1 PureView has reportedly been delayed, could be DOA

The Nokia 9 PureView was plagued by several launch delays that saw it finally released earlier this year, with an outdated SoC. Its successor, the Nokia 9.1 PureView, has apparently been hit with a similar delay.
Ricci Rox, Sun, 27 Oct 2019 10:31:00 +0100
2017's Moto Z2 Force was Motorola's last true flagship. (Source: CNET)

Motorola is working on a proper flagship phone: Finally a true Moto Z2 Force successor?

Motorola hasn't delivered a proper flagship in the last two years. That may be set to change in the near future, however, as a new report claims the company has its sights on a true flagship device that will sit above the sub-prem...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 27 Oct 2019 10:30:00 +0100
Lilith, daughter of Mephisto, is set to appear in Diablo IV. (Image source: Twitter/WeakAurus)

Diablo 4 becomes more of a reality thanks to the appearance of the Daughter of Hatred

Another artbook-related leak has added fuel to the fire that Blizzard Entertainment is finally preparing to reveal Diablo 4 to expectant gamers. A single page about a character that is expected to appear in the dungeon crawler has...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 27 Oct 2019 08:37:00 +0100
The Mi Note 3 was the last device in this particular Xiaomi series. (Image source: Kimovil)

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro confirmed by regulator certifications; expect premium hardware for half the price of a Samsung Galaxy Note 10

A certificate from Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has confirmed the existence of the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 device. In a further surprise, the documents also revealed that there will be a Pro ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 27 Oct 2019 06:38:00 +0100
We expect the Galaxy S11 to be powered by the Exynos 9830. (Source: Samsung)

Apparently, the new Exynos 990 will not power the Galaxy S11

Samsung announced a brand new SoC, the Exynos 990, yesterday. The chipset's support for 120 Hz displays and 108 MP cameras may have led the public to believe it would be the SoC powering the Galaxy S11 phones but that will apparen...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:50:00 +0200
The GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER: A good upgrade over the GTX 1650? (Image source: NVIDIA)

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER might actually be a good upgrade over the GTX 1650 after all

No sooner had news arrived that the GTX 1650 SUPER would be arriving next month, has a host of specifications been confirmed too. Surprisingly, it seems that NVIDIA has pulled the same trick for the GTX 1650 SUPER that it did with...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:56:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 in the heady pre-notch smartphone era. (Image source: PiunikaWeb)

Mi Note 10 packaging spotted: Xiaomi tosses out the rulebook in terms of model numbering

Xiaomi could be preparing to unleash a Mi Note 10 on a practically unsuspecting market soon. An image of alleged packaging material has been shared online, which of course could be fake. However, if it is genuine, then the crafty ...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 25 Oct 2019 08:26:00 +0200
The new NVIDIA SHIELD 4K TV streaming stick. (Source: Reddit)

The NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro is likely to launch alongside its new 4K dongle sibling

Recently, Amazon may have accidentally spoiled the launch of the NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro, an upcoming update to the 2017 streaming machine. A new leak indicates that the OEM has indeed prepared a 4K HDR streaming stick as well as the...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 24 Oct 2019 21:01:00 +0200

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