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Lenovo boasts foldable tablets, AR headsets, and more at tech show

Tech World 2017 | Lenovo boasts foldable tablets, AR headsets, and more at tech show

This year's Tech World has even more prototypes on display from wearable smart glasses to fully autonomous electric vehicles.
Images of the budget Nokia 2 surface

Images of the budget Nokia 2 surface

The Nokia 2 looks to be Nokia's first attempt at entering the extreme budget market space but images and leaked specifications aren't doing a good job of painting it in a good light.
New Nubia device spotted on Geekbench

New Nubia device spotted on Geekbench

A new Nubia mid-ranger has been spotted on Geekbench but we're having a hard time figuring out what SoC is listed. Sources claim it is the Snapdragon 617 but a number of factors make that rather unlikely.
LG V30/LG-H932PR specs on Geekbench show Snapdragon 835 processor and 4 GB RAM

Possible LG V30 surfaces on Geekbench

The handset that was spotted on Geekbench is known as LGE LG-H932PR, its list of specs including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB RAM, and Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Previous rumors also mentioned a variant with 6 GB RAM, but nothing is official yet.
Samsung to supply Apple with 7 nm A12 SoCs for next year's iPhone

Samsung may supply Apple with 7 nm A12 SoCs for next year's iPhone

The South Korean manufacturer has purportedly struck another deal with Apple to provide both OLED panels and A12 SoCs.
The device we're all waiting for just got a little further away. (Source: The Ledger Gazette)

Microsoft crushes hopes of current Windows Phone users — no full Windows 10 coming to existing handsets

A Microsoft exec has clarified that Windows 10 on ARM will not be coming to any existing Windows phones, as the OS is designed for a "desktop experience" rather than a phone one.
Source: Atari

More features of the Ataribox surface

The console will focus on both old and new titles, possibly positioning Atari to capitalize on the retro-fueled success of the NES Classic Edition. New press renders show off some connectivity, but very little is known about the console at this point.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active may launch by the end of July

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active may launch by the end of July

An Amazon listing of a screen protector for the S8 Active has touted an August 1 release date, so we have reason to believe that the device will be launched in that period, too.
Xiaomi 5X may launch on July 26, same date as the Meizu Pro 7

Xiaomi 5X may launch on July 26, same date as the Meizu Pro 7

Xiaomi are apparently sending invites out for an event on that date. The Pro 7 will be Meizu's flagship for the year but we still can't confirm what the 5X is supposed to be.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Android smartphone shows up with Nougat on board

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) with Nougat gets its WiFi certification

Unveiled back in January, this 5.5-inch handset launched last week in South Korea with Bixby Home on board, as well as Samsung Pay support. Now, it looks like the US might get it soon as well since the handset has just received its WiFi certification.
Amazon Anytime messaging service might launch soon

Amazon Anytime messaging service apparently in the works

This app is expected to handle virtually anything that consumers need when it comes to messaging - SMS, video and voice calling, games, photos, stickers, and more. Message encryption is expected to be in the list of features as well.
Samsung Galaxy C10 leaked image July 2017, dual camera setup clearly visible

Samsung Galaxy C10 spotted with dual cameras

Although many rumors claim that the Galaxy Note 8 would be the first Samsung handset to feature a dual camera setup, it looks like a few mid-rangers with this technology inside are also heading for the market, as shown by the latest Galaxy C10 leaked images that made it online.
More images of the Meizu Pro 7 surface as its launch date draws closer

More images of the Meizu Pro 7 surface as its launch date draws closer

The Meizu Pro 7 is set to be launched alongside the Pro 7 Plus on July 26. The standard Pro 7 is powered by MediaTek's Helio X30 flagship SoC, while the Pro 7 Plus houses Samsung's new Exynos 8895.
Xiaomi's new device may actually be the 5X, not the X1 as previously thought

Xiaomi's new device may actually be the 5X, not the X1 as previously thought

It would seem that the previously reported Xiaomi X1 is actually the 5X. It retains the $295 price tag, while having a spontaneous downgrade to a Snapdragon 625 in a move that fans of the OEM won't take kindly to.
Nokia 8 with Snapdragon 835 to hit stores on July 31

Nokia 8 with Snapdragon 835 to hit stores on July 31

The Nokia 8 is billed to go on sale on July 31. It's also expected to have a price tag in the region of $675, which isn't a bad deal by any means.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Android smartphone spotted with Nougat on board

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) with Nougat on board spotted online

This 5.2-inch handset that launched earlier this year with Android Marshmallow on board has just received its WiFi certification with Android 7.0 on board, so the arrival of this software update is imminent.
Xiaomi's upcoming X1 to compete with the Oppo R11

Xiaomi's upcoming X1 to compete with the Oppo R11

$295 for a Snapdragon 660 device that doesn't appear to disappoint in any other aspect is an incredible deal. For context, this device could have passed for a 2016 flagship, easily. It's looking like a must-buy
What it feels like to look at the inside of a Rift headset. (Source: Oculus)

A much more affordable Oculus VR headset is on its way

Following the success of affordable virtual reality devices such as Samsung's Gear VR, Facebook is working on a new Oculus device. Codenamed Pacific, it is expected to cost hundreds of dollars less than the Rift and be completely standalone.
Huawei has big plans with a whole new chip to launch in 2017

Huawei working on a whole new chip

The chip that is supposed to launch later this year allegedly combines CPU, GPU, and AI features and is expected to allow smartphones to be used as car keys for various brands such as BMW, Audi, or Porsche.
Don't be fooled, the new Samsung device is almost definitely not the S9

Don't be fooled, the new Samsung device is almost definitely not the S9

Here, we take a look at the new Samsung device sighted on Geekbench.
Lenovo TB-X704Y details leaked on GeekBench, launch expected for IFA 2017

Lenovo TB-X704Y hits FCC

Not long after surfacing on GeekBench, this upcoming Lenovo tablet with a 7,000 mAh battery as the only confirmed specification so far has also been spotted at FCC. The official announcement is expected to take place in early September at IFA.
Images of the Redmi 5 surface

Images of the Redmi 5 surface

These devices look quite good but owners of a Redmi Note 4, 4X, or 4 Prime would probably be better served sticking to their devices.
Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the smallest Galaxy of them all? (Source: CNet)

New Samsung Galaxy variant spotted on Geekbench, could feature the Snapdragon 840

A new Samsung Galaxy variant, purportedly the Galaxy S8 'lite', has hit the Geekbench benchmarks list and interestingly, the device seems to feature an unannounced Snapdragon 840 chipset.
Leak reveals all the Snapdragon SoCs coming to Nokia smartphones this year (Source: Nokia Power User)

Leak reveals all the Snapdragon SoCs coming to Nokia smartphones this year

The Nokia 2 through 9 will sport the spectrum of Qualcomm SoCs from the Snapdragon 212 up to the 835. The lack of a "Nokia 4" is likely due to the unlucky number in many Asian cultures.
Source: Steam

Valve releases a bug fix - for the original Half-Life

The update fixes some crashes and patches a possible security hole in the original Half-Life title. But the question must be asked: does this update confirm Half Life 3? No.
The Intel Pentium G4560 may be impossible to find on store shelves later this year. (Source: Intel)

Intel may limit or discontinue the Pentium G4560

Intel may be artificially reducing stock of the Pentium G4560 due to the CPU's cannibalization of sales of the Core i3 line, which is double the MSRP of the Pentium while only offering a small bump in performance. Expect prices for the G4560 to continue rising.
Look mom, no bezels. (Source: GSMArena)

Case-maker renders reveal Galaxy Note 8 design, dual cameras in tow

Leaked case renders for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phablet lend credence to earlier reports of a bezel-less Infinity display and presence of dual cameras in what could be Samsung's most impressive comeback in the phablet space after the Note 7 debacle.
Google Allo client for desktop to launch by the end of the summer 2017

Google Allo desktop client coming soon

Although the initial launch period announced by Google has passed, it looks like the Allo app for the desktop environment is still in the cards and should arrive in just a "few more weeks," reveals Google's Amit Fulay.
Xiaomi teasing Mi 6 Plus reveal a day before Huawei's Summer showcase

Xiaomi teasing Mi 6 Plus reveal a day before Huawei's Summer showcase

The existing Mi 6 will finally be joined by its bigger brother if these short teasers are of any indication. The 5.7-inch Mi 6 Plus is expected to have up to 6 GB of RAM and a large 4000 mAh internal battery.
Redmi Note 5A marks the first entry in Xiaomi's new generation of affordable mid-range devices

Redmi Note 5A marks the first entry in Xiaomi's new generation of affordable mid-range devices

Xiaomi are set to introduce the first device in their fifth generation of Redmi devices less than six months after the Redmi Note 4X was released. The Note 5A may be powered by a Snapdragon 625, though, and we have a feeling fans of the OEM won't be too thrilled.
Your next iPhone might have a mirror-like finish

Your next iPhone might have a mirror-like finish

An unconfirmed leak suggests that the iPhone 8 will feature a reflective finish as one of its color options. A trio of standard colors will also be available, but it is unknown which colors they are.
LGE LG-M700 details surface on Geekbench, to launch as LG Q6 on July 11, 2017

LG Q6 surfaces on Geekbench

Although an official trailer reveals that LG plans to launch a new device to feature a FullVision display, the details remain secret for now. However, the Geekbench device known as LG-M700 might be the handset to launch tomorrow with a Snapdragon 430 inside, next to 3 GB RAM.
Sony G8441 Android flagship specs on AnTuTu reveal Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor

IFA 2017 | Sony G8441 hits AnTuTu

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-powered flagship device surfaced with Android 8.0 on board, and some leaks claim that it will be unveiled at IFA 2017 as Xperia XZ1, next to a Compact version.
Lenovo confirms IFA 2017 keynote on August 31st (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo confirms IFA 2017 keynote set for August 31st

The keynote is scheduled for 23:00 local time the day before the official start of IFA 2017 where new product announcements are expected to be announced.
The Essential Phone was pre-orderable for US$699 in May and should have shipped in June. (Source: Essential)

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone hits delays, trouble

Android brainchild Andy Rubin's Essential Phone should have shipped in June, but that date is over 10 days past. In the midst of the delay, CNBC's Todd Haselton has reported that Essential's head of PR has apparently left the company.
The Meizu Pro 7 will be powered by a Helio X3O, MediaTek confirms

The Meizu Pro 7 will be powered by a Helio X3O, MediaTek confirms

The Meizu Pro 7 is set to be the first device powered by MediaTek's flagship Helio X30 SoC. Hopefully, it gives other flagship devices a run for their money.
Microsoft's rumored upcoming phone might feature HoloLens like capabilities along with the ability to run full Windows. (Source: Digital Trends)

New Windows Mobile device being prototyped by Microsoft, likely AR/VR focussed

A new mobile device prototype, which could likely be focused on AR/VR, is doing the rounds in Microsoft HQ that could possibly signal the company's efforts for a comeback in mobile.
Moto G5S and G5S Plus may launch on July 25

Moto G5S and G5S Plus may launch on July 25

Motorola doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon, with a new leak revealing specifications of the upcoming G5S Plus. It's expected to launch alongside its slightly smaller, less powerful sibling, the Moto G5S Plus.
Samsung cancels plans for the S8 Mini

Samsung cancels plans for the S8 Mini

Despair, ye folks who love pint-sized devices, Samsung will not be continuing with their plans for an S8 Mini!
Nokia 8 Android smartphone promo poster leaks online

Nokia 8 leaks online

This upcoming 5.2-inch handset is expected to feature IP68-rated protection from the elements, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB or 6 GB RAM, a dual-camera setup, an iris scanner, and more.
Image source: VentureBeat

Moto G5S Plus specs leaked

A possible new model of the Moto G5 may bring more premium materials, a larger screen, and a dual-camera setup for vastly improved photos.
Motorola Moto G5 Android smartphone in Blue Sapphire finish

Motorola launch event coming later this month

The event is scheduled to take place in New York City on the 25th of July, and it is expected to involve a few new Moto Mods, as well as the Moto Z2 Force flagship, a handset that has been in the rumor mill for a while now.
Mid-range Asus ZenFone 4 spotted on Geekbench

Mid-range Asus ZenFone 4 spotted on Geekbench

The expansive ZenFone 4 series is nearing its launch and a new model equipped with the Snapdragon 660 has now appeared with the model name Z01KD.
Jawbone fitness trackers, Jawbone finally out of business as of early July 2017

Jawbone is apparently gone

Although the company declines to comment, multiple sources confirm that the brand that delivered many Bluetooth headphones, wireless speakers, and fitness trackers is now gone and its CEO and many employees moved to Jawbone Health Hub.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 spotted on Geekbench - Snapdragon 835

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 spotted on Geekbench - Snapdragon 835

The Mi Mix 2 has made its trip to popular benchmark platform, Geekbench. Snapdragon 835, 6GB of RAM, Android 7.1.1 Nougat.`
HTC U11 Android flagship in blue finish, mid-range sibling rumored to launch soon

Mid-range HTC U11 variant surfaces online

The leaked specs and features of this upcoming HTC handset include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, a 5.2-inch full HD display, Bluetooth 5.0, 16 MP cameras on both sides, as well as a 2,600 mAh battery and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The Surge S1 aims to balance performance and power-efficiency for upper-mid range handsets. (Source: Fonearena)

Xiaomi's Surge S1 SoC could find possible takers in the upper-midrange segment

The S1 Surge SoC hopes to carve its own space in the hotly contested ARM processor market with a likely launch on some upcoming Nokia phones.
Huawei Mate 10 billed for October release

Huawei Mate 10 billed for October release

The Huawei Mate 10 may be set for an October release. Edge display, 18:9 aspect ratio, Augmented Reality, iris scanning, Kirin 970. Sounds exciting.
A leaked photo showing a case for the Galaxy Note 8. (Source: Twitter)

The headphone jack survives on the Galaxy Note 8, leaked photo shows

A new smartphone case for Samsung's upcoming phablet all but confirms the existence of a 3.5 mm headphone jack on the device. The photo of the case was revealed yesterday, but has not been commented on by Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Android phablet to get successors with a dual-camera setup

Next-gen Galaxy A and Galaxy C to feature dual cameras

Both expected to hit the market after the arrival of the Galaxy Note 8, the Galaxy A and Galaxy C families are expected to offer a dual-camera setup, but nothing has been confirmed by Samsung yet.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)