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The PD Pioneer 65W quad-port charger. (Source: Notebookcheck)

RAVPOWER PD Pioneer 65W 4-Port GaN Tech USB C Desktop Charger hands-on review

RAVPOWER's PD Pioneer series consists of chargers based on gallium nitride (GaN) technology rather than traditional silicon. One variant offers the ability to charge four devices at once with a maximum combined output of 65 watts ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:13:00 +0200
AirConsole claims to have attracted 7 million players since its inception. (Source: AirConsole)

AirConsole claims to be cloud-gaming but for Xbox, PS4 or Switch titles

Cloud gaming allows PC gamers to stream their titles via any device rather than load them on a high-powered rig. AirConsole is a company that claims to do much the same for console games. However, in its case, the user's smartphon...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:33:00 +0200
Apple may integrate a hingeless two-pane design inspired by the Microsoft Surface Duo. (Image Source: theHacker34)

Artist envisions the iPhone Fold in detailed animated renders

The renders are based on the specs leaked by industry insider Jon Prosser and depict the foldable iPhone featuring an inner display that consists of two hingeless screens similar to the Microsoft Surface Duo design. Artist theHack...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:05:00 +0200
The iOS 14.2 developer beta introduces enhanced Shazam support, right in the control center (Image source: Apple)

Apple skips iOS 14.1 for some reason, seeds the iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 developer betas: Shazam integration in the control centre tops the feature list

Apple recently seeded the developer demo for iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2, seemingly skipping over iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1. While we're not sure of the reason for the nomenclature change, iPadOS and iOS 14.2 both introduce minor upda...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:19:00 +0200
The Apple A14 Bionic represents the smallest gen-on-gen performrance improvement in iPhone and iPad history (Image source: Apple)

Conservative performance gains on the Apple A14 Bionic could mean one thing: smartphones are fast enough and the spec war might almost be over

Apple’s A14 Bionic SoC reveal indicated what might be the smallest generation on generation leap we’ve seen to date from Cupertino. Is the near-static performance due to issues with the 5nm process? Or did Apple just fire the last...
Column by Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:08:00 +0200
The new JAM Audio Travel ANC headphones. (Source: JAM Audio)

JAM Audio's latest wireless headphones offer ANC and a fold-away design for US$60

JAM Audio has launched the Travel ANC wireless headphones. The OEM claims that they are rated for up to 24 hours of battery life, or 18 with active noise-cancelling (ANC) on. Their design also allows for folding up or folding flat
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:30:00 +0200
The A14 Bionic is the first 5 nm chipset. (Image source: Apple)

Apple unveils the A14 Bionic, the world's first 5 nm chipset with 11.8 billion transistors and sizeable performance gains over the A13 Bionic

The A14 Bionic is here, and it is the world's first 5 nm chipset. The new SoC, which debuts in the fourth-generation iPad Air, boasts 11.8 billion transistors, a 16-core Neural Engine, along with new CPU and GPU cores. The A14 Bio...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 22:55:00 +0200
Connected health in the home is on the rise. (Source: Parks Associates)

42% of US households with broadband internet now own at least one health-related device

Connected health devices are electronics that can provide links to organizations such as the Mayo Clinic or Electronic Caregiver so as to help monitor or even treat a patient in their own home. A new survey indicates that their ad...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:36:00 +0200
The Realme Watch S Pro. (Source: FCC via MySmartPrice)

Realme's first round-faced smartwatch may launch in the US soon following a full FCC specs leak

The Realme Watch S Pro is a new product approved for use by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Unlike this OEM's first wearable, it has a circular AMOLED display and a relatively large 420mAh battery. These details are k...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 18:53:00 +0200
The iPhone 12 Pro chassis leak reveals insights into the phone’s LiDAR and 5G capabilities (Image source: @EveryApplePro)

iPhone 12 Pro chassis leak showcases LiDAR, 5G antenna placement, and those wonderfully machined flat metal sides

Just days before Apple’s September 16th launch event, a chassis leak highlights the innards of the premium Apple iPhone 12 Pro, showing off where the phone’s 5G antenna will be placed, possible LiDAR scanner positioning, and its f...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 10:09:00 +0200
The FreeBuds Pro. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei claims its new FreeBuds Pro and FreeLaces Pro have "industry-leading" noise-cancellation

Huawei has also launched its latest hearables at its ongoing Developer Conference. The FreeBuds Pro have the AirPod form-factor; however, it is also claimed that they have "intelligent dynamic noise cancellation" and active noise ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 20:45:00 +0200
The Watch Fit will be out worldwide soon. (Source: Huawei)

The Huawei Watch Fit sees an international launch with pricing and availability info

Huawei has introduced the Watch Fit, its first smartwatch with a rounded rectangular fact, to more markets at its Developer Conference (HDC 2020). It has many features in common with the equally new Watch GT 2 Pro, but is much mor...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 19:53:00 +0200
The Watch GT 2 Pro. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei's Watch GT 2 Pro has a premium build and "pro-grade" health-tracking features

Huawei has launched its new range of wearables at this OEM's own Developer Conference (HDC 2020). Its flagship is unarguably the Watch GT 2 Pro, which has titanium and ceramic in its casing, as well as a "sapphire" display crystal...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 19:18:00 +0200
The VAVA Portable SSD Touch. (Source: Indiegogo)

VAVA crowdfunds the "world's most secure" portable USB type C SSD

The VAVA Portable SSD Touch is a new product launched via Indiegogo recently. It is a stick-like drive with a hardware-based fingerprint scanner on the top of its aluminium, supposedly shock-proof casing. It also apparently packs ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:34:00 +0200
The new Aukey Omnia Nano 20W brick. (Source: Aukey)

Aukey wants to help iPhone fans get ready for new devices with its first 20W PD charger

Aukey has launched a new member of its Omnia series of chargers. It is rated for the Power Delivery (USB-PD) standard; however, unlike some of its high-powered type-C siblings, this Nano goes at 20 watts (W). The OEM hints that th...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:12:00 +0200
The iPhone 12 range will come in three different sizes ranging from 5.4-inches to 6.7-inches. (Image: @EveryApplePro)

iPhone 12 could launch in two waves with both 6.1-inch models arriving first

Apple could be set to launch the iPhone 12 in two waves according to a report from supply chain rag Digitimes. Based on the supply of components, it believes that the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 models will be the first to ship followed by...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:12:00 +0200
The Note20 Ultra now has a 5x optical zoom.

Galaxy Note20 Ultra: Does the new lens make it the zoom master?

While the Galaxy S20 Ultra still relied on a hybrid optical zoom, the Galaxy Note20 Ultra now has real optical magnification on board. Our short comparison will reveal how big the differences are next to the competition and whether it offers enough to be on par with Huawei.
Samsung Exynos 990 | ARM Mali-G77 MP11 | 6.9" | 208 g
Daniel Schmidt, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 05:11:00 +0200
The most popular premium phones in India over 2Q2020. (Source: Counterpoint Research)

OnePlus makes it to the top of the Indian premium smartphone market again

Counterpoint Research has published its latest report on the premium (~US$400 or more) sector of India's smartphone market. It declined by 32% in the second quarter of 2020 (2Q2020) - although this drop was less severe than that o...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 06 Sep 2020 18:51:00 +0200
The new Zhiyun XS. (Source: Zhiyun)

Zhiyun introduces its new Smooth XS gimbal as a potential DJI OM 4 challenger

Zhiyun is known as a maker of smartphone-videography aids. The Smooth XS is the latest product in this line. It, like its recently-launch DJI counterpart, is a motorized gimbal with an optional tripod. However, unlike the OM 4, th...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:42:00 +0200
The iPhone 11 and Redmi Note 8 Pro have been shipped in their millions. (Image source: Apple/Xiaomi - edited)

Massive Redmi 8, Note 8, and Note 8 Pro global sales send Xiaomi into the smartphone stratosphere but Apple reigns supreme with the iPhone 11

A market analyst report concerning the best-selling smartphones of the first half of 2020 has placed the Apple iPhone 11 in top position with remarkable sales of 37.7 million units. The six months have also been kind to Xiaomi, wi...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 03 Sep 2020 12:15:00 +0200
An iPhone 12 or just a customised iPhone 11? (Image source: Sparrows News)

Apple iPhone 12 prototype hands-on video surfaces, but do not be fooled

An alleged video of an iPhone 12 prototype has been published online. The 15 second hands-on offers a good look at the device, but its camera arrangement suggests that someone is trying to pull the wool over people's eyes.
Alex Alderson, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 15:45:00 +0200
iOS 13.7 includes a built-in tool for tracking exposure to COVID-19, though you wouldn't know it from the update description. (Image via iOS)

Built-in COVID-19 tracking tool comes to iPhones with iOS 13.7

The latest version of iOS, released today, includes a new system for tracking and notifying users that have been exposed to COVID-19. iOS 13.7 now drops the need for public health officials to maintain an app for exposure tracking...
Sam Medley, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 04:51:00 +0200
Crystal Chronicles' Remastered Edition has been released. (Source: YouTube)

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition becomes available for various platforms

Square Enix has announced that the remastered Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles title has gone live. It has PS4, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS versions, across which gamers can form teams and explore all the dungeons. It also ha...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 30 Aug 2020 19:34:00 +0200
Epic's online App Store developer's page is now blank. (Source: Apple)

Apple follows through on its threat to cancel Epic Games' developer account

Apple had warned that it might terminate the developer account page on its Store for Epic Games. The studio is currently involved in action that challenges the Cupertino giant's app-revenue model. Now, this threat has come to frui...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 30 Aug 2020 00:29:00 +0200
Apple could become TSMC's largest customer in a few years. (Image Source: GSMDome)

TSMC hints at securing Apple SoC production deal including 2 nm chips for the next 5 years

The Taiwanese foundries are already building a new R&D center for 2 nm technologies and beyond in Hsinchu, which should be ready some time in 2021. The exact timeline for the 2 nm volume production is not yet known, but TSMC repor...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:27:00 +0200
The iPhone 12 Pro Max will support 120 Hz, according to Jon Prosser and Everything ApplePro. (Image source: EverythingApplePro)

120 Hz refresh rate, adaptive refresh and LiDAR camera options showcased in Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max leaks

The iPhone 12 Pro Max will have a 120 Hz screen and a LiDAR camera, according to new leaks by Jon Prosser and Everything ApplePro. There is even a video showcasing the two features, cementing the validity of the leak somewhat. The...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:09:00 +0200
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra comes with an SD865+ for the US market. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S7, and Galaxy Tab S7+ owners have started reporting the presence of the dreaded green tint display issue

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (Snapdragon variant), Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ have been taking to online forums to report the well-known green tint display issues that many flagship devices hav...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 25 Aug 2020 23:56:00 +0200
The "Osmo Mobile 4" poster. (Source: PhotoRumors)

DJI may launch an update for the Osmo Mobile 3 soon

The Osmo Mobile is DJI's take on the motorized smartphone gimbal, which may make for improved stability in video and selfies. A new leak points to a 2020 model of this product which, unlike the current third-generation iteration, ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 25 Aug 2020 17:15:00 +0200
Huawei Mate 40 Pro (top) & Apple iPhone 12 (bottom). (Image source: - edited)

New Huawei Mate 40 Pro renders based on leaks and CAD files show it to be a beauty that can easily rival the iPhone 12 for looks

There are two major smartphone releases on the horizon with the upcoming Huawei Mate 40 series and the Apple iPhone 12 series. New renders of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro smartphone show it off in the best possible way with its elegant ...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 24 Aug 2020 04:38:00 +0200
Lightroom 5.4.0 for iOS has a serious issue, don't install it. (Source: Adobe)

Lightroom 5.4.0 for iOS and iPadOS causes the irreversible loss of photo and preset data

Adobe representatives have acknowledged a critical fault in a recent update to its version of Lightroom for iOS. It follows multiple complaints from users that they have lost their photos, presets or both in the event these were n...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:11:00 +0200
The iPhone 12 5.4 is portrayed in vibrant colors. (Source: SvetApple)

The latest iPhone 12 renders hint at the base model's colorful potential

2020's iPhones are thought to come with a base model that has a 5.4-inch display and a design that, as with its larger siblings, recalls the iPad Pro. These details come to the forefront in the latest renders of this device. Made ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 19 Aug 2020 21:40:00 +0200
The tussle between Apple and Epic over Fortnite and App Store revenues is getting ugly. (Image: Epic Games)

Apple threatens to terminate Epic's developer account

The gloves are well and truly off in the fight between Apple and Epic Games. Following Epic’s decision to initiate a lawsuit against Apple over its App Store policies, Apple has responded advising Epic that its developer account w...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:55:00 +0200
The new Chargeasap Omega. (Source: Kickstarter)

Chargeasap's new up-to-200W USB type C power brick garners over US$450,000 on Kickstarter

Chargeasap, the maker of the Indiegogo hit the Flash power bank, is back on crowdfunding with another potentially groundbreaking power accessory. This Omega wall-wart has 2 versions: one that rated to charge at up to 100 watts (W)...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 17 Aug 2020 19:02:00 +0200
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has taken to Twitter to explain its lawsuit against Apple. (Image: Epic Games)

Epic's Tim Sweeney outlines his case against Apple in a Twitter thread

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has posted a thread on Twitter outlining some of the basic thoughts behind the company’s lawsuit against Apple, in particular. At its core, Sweeney’s argument is that Apple’s approach to the App Store fu...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:23:00 +0200
Fortnite maker Epic is now embroiled in a legal battle with Apple. (Image: Epic Games)

Update | Apple and Google ban Fortnite from their app stores, Epic responds with Apple lawsuit

In what is set to be a titanic court battle, Epic Games massive hit game Fortnite has been banned from both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Both tech giants argue that Epic has violated their respective store polici...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 14 Aug 2020 04:27:00 +0200
The latest iPad may only launch via press release. (Source: Apple)

A new leak purports to "adjust" Apple's launch itinerary

Recently, a leaker claimed to have spoiled the line-up of Apple's upcoming launch event, to be held online this year. It was to have introduced various products, the new iPhones and Watch included, in a specific order. Now, anothe...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 13 Aug 2020 19:31:00 +0200
Million of iPhones are assembled at Foxconn plants in China. (Image source: Bloomberg/IndustryWeek)

Apple and Samsung reign supreme in Q2 2020 US smartphone shipments but 70% of the 31.9 million shipped devices were made in China

Apple and Samsung have secured first and second positions in terms of smartphones shipped in the US for the second quarter of 2020, with Apple doing especially well by shipping a domestic record of 15 million iPhones. However, aro...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 12 Aug 2020 22:55:00 +0200
A render of what a foldable iPhone/iPad hybrid could look like (Image source: Roy Gilsing)

An iPad that folds into an iPhone? Apple’s apparently working on an eye-popping foldable for 2023, with a 3nm A16X and voice calling

Tipster @komiya_kj shared rather remarkable specs for a purported upcoming Apple foldable product. The foldable will evidently fill the gap between the iPad and iPhone by folding out into tablet form and folding into smartphone fo...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:58:00 +0200
Apple is rumoured to be launching four iPhone 12 models next month. (Image source: EverythingApplePro)

Leaked details reveal the prices, battery sizes and storage capacities of the Apple iPhone 12 series

Rumour has it that Apple has dropped the 64 GB storage option for the iPhone 12 series. The change will see a US$50 increase in the price of the cheapest iPhone this year, as the series will now start at US$749. Prices will rise t...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:37:00 +0200
The A14 Bionic is expected to offer substantial performance improvements over the A13 Bionic. (Image source: EveryhingApplePro)

Apple's 5 nm A14 Bionic chipset will apparently set new performance standards

The Apple A14 Bionic is probably about a month away, and a new leak has detailed some of the performance improvements that the upcoming chipset will offer. In short, we should be excited for the arrival of the iPhone 12 series and...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 10 Aug 2020 21:11:00 +0200
The Anker PowerCore Play 6K. (Source: Anker)

Anker's new PowerCore Play 6K is a mobile gaming grip, power-bank and phone-cooler in one

The PowerCore Play 6K is a power bank specifically designed with smartphone gaming in mind. Not only does it has a controller-grip-style shape, it also packs a fan for active cooling. It is compatible with Android and Apple mobile...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 10 Aug 2020 19:31:00 +0200
Future Apple Watch models are expected to feature microLED technology (Image source: Apple)

Apple may ditch OLED and introduce microLED-powered Apple Watches, but they’re at a least a few generations out

According to a DigiTimes report, the chairman of Epistar, a manufacturer of microLEDs purportedly working closely with Apple, claimed that smartwatch vendors are “showing an interest” in microLED technology. However, volume adopti...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:12:00 +0200
Updating these cameras may be holding the iPhones 12 back. (Source: Currys)

The iPhone 12 series may be delayed because their wide-angle camera lenses are out of stock

The well-regarded analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reportedly issued a new research note that may help explain why Apple may have to put off launching its iPhone 12 line until later in the year than usual. It seems the OEM is having troub...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 07 Aug 2020 17:51:00 +0200
Hackers could conceivably leverage the Secure Enclave exploit to steal personal data and biometric info from iOS users (Image source: Panda Security)

Alarming “Unpatchable” exploit in Apple’s Secure Enclave could put the data of millions of users at risk, per Chinese hackers

According to Pangu Team, a Chinese hacker group, an “unpatchable” exploit has been uncovered for Apple’s Secure Enclave, the co-processor that stores keys for Face ID, Touch ID, and passwords. This potentially puts the personal da...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:51:00 +0200
Apple CFO Luca Maestri. (Image source: Patently Apple)

iPhone to officially ship "a few weeks later" than usual

Apple announced a pandemic busting Q3 2020 result today, but also getting headlines is that its iPhone 12 launch is officially delayed. During the earnings call, Apple CFO Luca Maestri also confirmed rumors that Apple’s new iPhone...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:48:00 +0200
The iPhone 12 series will reportedly come in four screen sizes. (Image source: EverythingApplePro)

New leak details Apple iPhone 12 series screen sizes; hands-on images of 5.4-inch iPhone 12 model offered too

New leaks have presented a look at the various screen sizes of the iPhone 12 sizes. The iPhone 12 will be the easiest to use with one hand thanks to its 5.4-inch screen and may be a similar size to the iPhone SE. The iPhone 12 Pro...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 27 Jul 2020 22:54:00 +0200
Apple will be releasing a lot of new hardware between August and October. (Image source: Apple)

AirPods Studio, ARM MacBook and MacBook Pro 13, new iPad Pro, iPhone 12 series and HomePod refresh are all arriving between August and October

Apple is planning the mother of all hardware releases between August and October. The AirPods Studio, the iPhone 12 series and a HomePod refresh are all due, as are Apple's first ARM-powered laptops. The ARM MacBook and MacBook Pr...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:36:00 +0200
Gorilla Glass Victus is the first from Corning to deliver significant improvements in both drop and scratch resistance. (Image: Corning)

Gorilla Glass Victus delivers significant improvements to both drop and scratch resistance for the first time

Corning’s next-generation Gorilla Glass for premium smartphones, tablets and laptops is official. The sequel to Gorilla Glass 6 is called Gorilla Glass Victus and brings combines the best features of Gorilla Glass 6 and Gorilla Gl...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 26 Jul 2020 12:35:00 +0200
Mozilla is bringing out a VPN. (Source: Mozilla)

Mozilla now offers its own VPN

Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, has announced that it is also stepping into the virtual private network (VPN) arena. This new product apparently has over 280 servers in over 30 different countries, and has a no-logging or -tracking...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 24 Jul 2020 23:58:00 +0200
Is this an iPhone 12 battery? (Source: Twitter)

A new iPhone battery with a sub-3000mAh capacity is reportedly certified

A well-known Twitter leaker claims to have found a new Korean safety approval for a battery that may go to an Apple device with the model number A2431. Therefore, it may pertain to an iPhone 12 variant. If so, it may be much small...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 23 Jul 2020 22:50:00 +0200



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