LG 43UD79-B Launched: 42.5-inch 4K IPS with FreeSync

LG 43UD79-B Launched: 42.5-inch 4K IPS with FreeSync

LG is about to launch a new monitor that is one of the most feature-filled monitors on the market once it arrives. Referred to as the 43UD79-B, this 42.5-inch display has a native UHD resolution of 3840 x 2160 with a conventional refresh rate of 60Hz. It features an IPS panel with a non-glare coating, a peak brightness of 350 cd/m2, a contrast ratio of up to 1000:1, and

Intel Announces Q1 2017 Financial Results: Record Quarter

Intel Announces Q1 2017 Financial Results: Record Quarter

Today Intel announced their earnings for Q1 of their 2017 fiscal year, and the results were good. Intel delivered record revenue for the quarter, of $14.8 billion, up from $13.7 billion a year ago. Intel is a company that loves their margins, and they were once again over 60% for the quarter, coming in at 61.8%, which is 2.5 percentage points higher year-over-year. Operating

Nvidia Shield Preview Program will let you test new features before the masses

Nvidia Shield Preview Program will let you test new features before the masses

Want a look at the latest software releases headed to the Nvidia Shield Android TV box – before the general public? Then you’ll want to get signed up for the new Nvidia Shield Preview Program. The company is allowing owners of its Shield TV devices to get a sneak peek at Shield Experience Upgrade software releases by registering for the preview program here and enrolling any Shield devices they want associated with the scheme.

All you ever wanted to know about fog computing

All you ever wanted to know about fog computing

The Internet of Things (IoT) and the cloud are impossible to separate. Only about a third of the data collected by the growing army of sensors is analysed at source, but as the IoT grows, that is going to need to change. “Sensors and the data they create are the next big thing,” says Scott Gnau, CTO of data management platform firm Hortonworks. “Compute can now happen at the sensor level, and not solely in a centralised data

Qualcomm sends out invites for the Snapdragon 660 unveiling

Qualcomm sends out invites for the Snapdragon 660 unveiling

Qualcomm has sent out invites for the Snapdragon 660 unveiling – the rumor mills favorite chipset for premium mid-rangers of late. The 660 will follows in the footsteps of the excellent 652 but will be much closer to the companys flagship chip. It will use an octa-core processor with Kryo 280 cores, the same hardware as the Snapdragon 835. However, the 660 will be built on a 14nm process rather than 10nm. Still, the newest Kirin 960

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S

  Microsoft has launched a new version of Windows 10. Called Windows 10 S, it is aimed primarily at budget PCs for the education sector. Windows 10 S has been streamlined to be able to run on low-end computers with lower hardware requirements and smaller install size. It is also designed to work faster, with the login process now taking only about 15 seconds from boot, which is quicker than Windows 10 Pro on the same hardware. Schools will also be able to configure multiple machines with a USB drive. Using preconfigured options, simply plugging in the drive in a Windows 10…

Google Allo gets chat backups, incognito groups, and link previews as Duo passes 50 million downloads

Google Allo gets chat backups, incognito groups, and link previews as Duo passes 50 million downloads

  GoogleAndroidMobile softwareiOS Google’s Allo messaging app is in the process of receiving some new features today. No, it’s not getting a web-based client, or SMS support of any kind. Not yet, at least. But it does now feature chat backup capabilities, allowing you to store your past chats locally, in the cloud on Google Drive, or both. Next up, group conversations can be had in incognito mode too. Previously, this was only available for one-on-one chats. Incognito mode enables end-to-end encryption and lets you set an expiry time on your messages. Google Assistant and Smart Replies aren’t usable in this mode.…

Sennheiser Momentum 2 On-Ear Wireless

Sennheiser Momentum 2 On-Ear Wireless

The Sennheiser Momentum 2 On-Ear Wireless headphones are wireless Bluetooth headphones made using fancy materials and loaded with features that shouldn’t be confused with the full-size Momentum Wireless headphones. These ones have pads that sit on your ears rather than cups that fit around them, making them a more compact, and portable, pair. Their good looks, decent sound and active noise cancellation would make them a great

Top Fidget Spinners You Must Have

Top Fidget Spinners You Must Have

You can find a variety of relief gadgets on GearBest.com for killing time or relieving stress and anxiety. But in terms of toys, 2017 may be the year of the Fidget Spinner, also called Hand Spinner. These dazzling fidget spinners seem to be the biggest toy craze to hit the market lately. People all over the world are keen to play fidget spinner. But do you know which type of fidget spinners is the most popular one in your country, and how to buy it on GearBest.com? Top Fidgets Spinner 1. The cool black Bat hand fidget spinner in GB looks like the Batman logo. It’s…

Panasonic Lumix ZS70 / TZ90

Panasonic Lumix ZS70 / TZ90

Back in 2006, Panasonic launched what it claimed to be the world’s smallest compact with a 10x optical zoom, the Lumix ZS1 / TZ1. This was arguably the camera that started the now-popular travel zoom compact category, and Panasonic has contributed consistently to it over the years with very well regarded models. Last year it refreshed its ZS / TZ range with two new additions. The Lumix ZS60 (known as the TZ80 outside the US) blended

Fix for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint issue now rolling out in India

Fix for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint issue now rolling out in India

After South Korea and Europe, Samsung has now started rolling out the Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint issue fix in India as well. Weighing in at around 426MB, the update arrives as firmware version XXU1AQDG.   Both S8 as well as the Plus variant are getting the update. It’s worth mentioning that the flagships aren’t yet on sale in India – they’ll will be available for purchase starting May 5, although pre-orders

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs iPhone 7 Plus quick camera comparison

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs iPhone 7 Plus quick camera comparison

Earlier this week Sony had us over at an event promoting the pending launch of the Xperia XZ Premium – their flagship phone. We had already had a few hands-on sessions with the XZ Premium around the MWC 2017 back in March but now that Sony is getting ready to release the phone, we finally got a unit that we could play with as much as we wanted. The event’s venue on the sunny Troia peninsula in Portugal offered us a great

Gearbest opening SALE

Gearbest opening SALE

The best GearBest Summer Sales on one page! We know you all love the Summer Sales and extra discounts on GearBest. That’s why GearBest worked long and hard to show you live data on how to save the most for the product you always wanted to buy. Go to deals

DeutscheBank: Anniversary OLED iPhone will be delayed until next year

DeutscheBank: Anniversary OLED iPhone will be delayed until next year

AppleiOSRumors Analysts are becoming increasingly sure that the new OLED iPhone will be delayed – Deutsche Bank joins KGI in predicting that supply shortages of key components will not allow the overhauled iPhone to launch alongside the iPhone 7s. The 7s will be an incremental improvement over the current iPhone 7 without much novelty. The OLED-packing iPhone (aka iPhone 8), is a much bigger upgrade. The OLED screen is just one of the new components, rumors also suggest 3D sensing cameras and brand new 3D touch. We may be saying goodbye to the Home button and screen bezels with this update too.…

Meizu Pro 7 specs leak through source code

Meizu Pro 7 specs leak through source code

There hasn’t been much talk about the rumored Meizu Pro 7 but that may soon change. The people over at GizChina.it have managed to obtain and dig through some source code to extract some interesting specs. Those include the deca-core Helio X30 chipset and what could prove to be a dual camera on the back.   The source code lists the Sony IMX386 (12MP), the Sony IMX286 (12MP) modules as well as a Samsung

AirPods enjoy 98% customer satisfaction in user study

AirPods enjoy 98% customer satisfaction in user study

People love their new AirPods. The truly wireless earbuds by Apple scored a near-perfect 98% in a survey done by Experian and Creative Strategies. 942 AirPods owners participated in the survey out of which 82% were “Very Satisfied” and 16% were “Satisfied”.   To put the numbers in context the AirPods enjoy the highest level of customer satisfaction for a new Apple product by Creative Strategies. The iPhone

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

A report from TechnoBuffalo discusses some details about an unannounced, unheard of device that LG had been working on, one that would look like the companys flagship G6 device. The document obtained by TechnoBuffalo suggests that LG will be selling a miniature version of the LG G6. Since the LG G4, there has been some kind of mini version of every flagship before the G6; the G4c and the G5 Mini. The report mentions the device will