Samsung Galaxy A5Unannounced  (2017) gets reviewed on video

Samsung Galaxy A5Unannounced (2017) gets reviewed on video

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has passed quite a few of the mandatory steps before going official – with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications cleared, it also popped up on GeekBench and was also featured in a render video. Well, one of the preliminary units has apparently slipped out of the confines of NDAs and has gotten reviewed on video. Sadly, the video has since been taken down, but we’ll walk you through it. First

Intel vs AMD: which chipmaker does processors better?

Intel vs AMD: which chipmaker does processors better?

Building – or simply buying – a PC isn’t an easy task. With a seemingly endless list of components to consider, there is evidently a lot standing in the way between you and powering on that hardy rig for the first time. Among these necessities is the CPU, the central processing unit, or just the processor for short. The processor is an integral part of your computer, so much so that it’s often referred to as the brains

vivo X9 and X9 Plus feature 20MP+8MP dual front-facing cameras, new teaser confirms

vivo X9 and X9 Plus feature 20MP+8MP dual front-facing cameras, new teaser confirms

There have already been rumors that vivo’s upcoming X9 smartphone will feature dual cameras both on the front as well as the back. The company recently outed a teaser that just confirmed there will be a dual camera setup on the phone. Now, a new teaser image has been released, which not only confirms that both X9 and X9 Plus will sport dual front-facing cameras, but also reveals that these shooters will be of 20MP and 8MP, respectively.

LG Introduces New UltraFine 4K and 5K Monitors

LG Introduces New UltraFine 4K and 5K Monitors

Today LG and Apple made a joint product announcement of sorts. Apple announced their new MacBook Pro, which uses four Thunderbolt 3 ports for IO. During the launch event, Apple also noted that LG would be launching a new pair of monitors to go along with the MacBook Pro. These new monitors are branded as LG UltraFine, and LG is advertising them as monitors designed to seamlessly integrate

OxygenOS 3.5.5 Open Beta 6 released for OnePlus 3

OxygenOS 3.5.5 Open Beta 6 released for OnePlus 3

OnePlus has dropped the latest beta for the OnePlus 3. This is the OxygenOS 3.5.5 Open Beta 6 that is based on Marshmallow and available for download now. The list of changes in this version include: Added OnePlus FileDash functionality for convenient file transfersAdded ability to switch launcher layoutsIntegration of Google Map to share locational information in messagesRedesign of the phone calling UIAdded

Lenovo Phab2 Pro is now available alongside 35 AR apps

Lenovo Phab2 Pro is now available alongside 35 AR apps

Right on cue, Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro is now available to purchase from its online store in the US. The Chinese company revealed the launch date last week, and it’s stayed on schedule. The Phab2 Pro is special because it’s the first shipping phone to be Tango-enabled. Tango is Google’s augmented reality play for your handheld device. The Phab2 Pro is priced at $499.99 unlocked, and for now its launch seems to be limited to the US. Google

NVIDIA Releases 375.63 WHQL Driver update

NVIDIA Releases 375.63 WHQL Driver update

Update 10/23: NVIDIA has yanked the 375.57 drivers this weekend and replaced them with a new build, 375.63. The updated driver set fixes an especially annoying bug with tiles on Windows 10 that the previous driver introduced. They can be downloaded here. Following suit as this fall’s major games hit the (virtual) store shelves, NVIDIA has packaged another bundle of

LaCie Launches 6big and 12big: Up to 60/120 TB External Storage with Thunderbolt 3

LaCie Launches 6big and 12big: Up to 60/120 TB External Storage with Thunderbolt 3

LaCie this week has introduced two new workstation-grade external storage solutions using Thunderbolt 3 with the focus on big on-the-desk data storage. The 6big and 12big devices pack in six or twelve enterprise-grade hard drives respectively and can provide up to 60 TB or up to 120 TB of storage space. The HDDs can be implemented as a JBOD or work in various RAID modes.

vivo X9 teaser image confirms dual camera arrangement

vivo X9 teaser image confirms dual camera arrangement

Today vivo has outed its first teaser for an upcoming smartphone that the Chinese rumorsphere has labeled as being the X9. This should succeed the X7 in the company’s portfolio, even though that model was only made official four months ago. Things move fast in the competitive Chinese smartphone market. The teaser in question, which you can see to the left, doesn’t mention the yet-to-be-announced device by name. It

Netflix

Netflix

Updated: Google’s Chromecast Ultra will be releasing in November, adding one more compatible device that will allow users to watch Netflix in 4K – original review below. Netflix, the undisputed streaming king, has joined local services Stan, Presto and Quickflix in providing Australians with the future of entertainment consumption, and now we’re ready to see how it stacks up to the competition. Now that Netflix Australia

iOS 10.2 beta with Unicode 9.0 emoji set

iOS 10.2 beta with Unicode 9.0 emoji set

Apple released a new beta of iOS 10.1 to developers yesterday. It features a bunch of additions and improvements, but probably the biggest one for most users is going to be the new emoji. For starters, iOS finally added support for the Unicode 9.0 emoji set. This includes some new emoji, such as shrug, facepalm, rolling on the floor laughing, selfie, bacon, and a whole bunch of other food and animal emoji. Apple