Moto Z Play units in Germany has been delayed till next month

Moto Z Play units in Germany has been delayed till next month

  A few days ago, Motorola Germany announced in a tweet that the Nougat update for the company’s Moto Z family of devices is now available in the country. So it was reasonable to assume that the update has started hitting all three phones in the series, including the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play. However, turns out that’s not the case, as the Moto Z Play hasn’t started receiving the update. This is despite the company promising a few weeks back that the device will be updated to Nougat towards January end. Motorola Germany has now revealed that…

Roku Premiere+

Roku Premiere+

Turning on the Roku Premiere+ for the first time feels a lot like coming home. There have been some small improvements around the house since you last visited – this new Roku model supports 4K and HDR, for example, the most important technical qualifications for a new streaming player in 2017. And the remote is subtly different as well, it’s matte black with rubber buttons instead of the old glossy plastic. But mostly, it’s

Computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Update: No, it’s not an Alienware, but the Dell XPS Tower Special Edition packs in everything the company’s gaming sector would without the ostentatious design. Check it out for yourself at number 3! Just a few years ago, it was the beginning of the end of the traditional desktop computer – or so we thought. Even as entirely new classes of hardware such as 2-in-1 laptops and tablets begin to take the lead, desktop PCs

Nighthawk M1: LTE Cat 16 Router up to 1 Gbps

Nighthawk M1: LTE Cat 16 Router up to 1 Gbps

Netgear this week announced the Nighthawk M1 mobile router, which is the industry’s first 4G LTE device with download speed up to 1 Gbps. The Nighthawk M1 is powered by Qualcomm’s X16 LTE modem with 4×4 MIMO announced a year ago and will be available only on Telstra’s 4GX LTE network in Australia. As soon as similar networks are launched in different parts of the

PlayStation Plus games for February 2017: free

PlayStation Plus games for February 2017: free

Each month, a new range of free downloadable games becomes available to North American, European and Australian PlayStation Plus subscribers, with titles across PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. We suggest you grab these games while they’re free, as you’ll then be able to play them as long as you have an active Plus subscription. As the free games are refreshed monthly, we’ve taken the liberty of keeping you updated

Micron 2017 Roadmap Detailed: 64-layer 3D NAND, GDDR6 Getting Closer, & CEO Retiring

Micron 2017 Roadmap Detailed: 64-layer 3D NAND, GDDR6 Getting Closer, & CEO Retiring

At Micron’s 2017 Analyst Conference yesterday in Scottsdale, Arizona, Micron executives provided updates on the status and future plans for all their major business units. While no new products were announced at this investor-focused event, their projections offer some insight about what’s in store for the memory industry in 2017 and beyond. With both NAND flash

Motorola delays Nougat update in Germany

Motorola delays Nougat update in Germany

Some bad news for Motorola owners were delivered by the German branch of the company. Two of the Moto handsets face delays on their Nougat updates. The company successfully launched the Moto Z upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat two days ago. Not two days later it said that Moto X update will have to wait until May. Moto X Play, Moto X Style and Moto X Force were all in the waiting line but it appears some last-minute

Apple Pays is the most popular mobile payment method in the US

Apple Pays is the most popular mobile payment method in the US

Theres no denying that when Apple does something, it usually sticks around, and Apple becomes associated with it. The best example of this is the mobile payment business: While Apple was not the first one to provide a widely available mobile-payment service in the US, it is certainly the most popular one these days. Boston Retail Partners surveyed more than 500 of the top North American retailers about mobile payment services and

Apple developing low-power ARM chip for the Mac

Apple developing low-power ARM chip for the Mac

Apple is currently working on an ARM-powered chipset for its Mac, according to sources at Bloomberg, The new chipset will run alongside the existing Intel processors to handle low-power tasks. According to Bloomberg, the new chipset will handle tasks such as Power Nap, a feature of macOS that allows the computer to perform tasks such as checking for emails and software updates when the computer is sleeping. Relegating

We may see Samsung Galaxy S8 this month after all

We may see Samsung Galaxy S8 this month after all

The Samsung Galaxy S8 isn’t going to officially be announced this month a MWC 2017, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be completely absent. Samsung’s flagship Android phone for 2017 will be teased on February 26 at the company’s Barcelona press conference, according to The Korean Herald. The sneak peak is said to come in the form of a one-minute video clip, which sounds like just enough time to catch

Nokia 150 hits the Netherlands as HMD prepares for European expansion

Nokia 150 hits the Netherlands as HMD prepares for European expansion

This isnt the Nokia launch that the Dutch may have hoped for, but the Nokia 150 is now available in the Netherlands. The black model will set you back a meager 37, the white version will arrive at a later date. Theres something to be said about the reliability of a phone with a month-long standby and 22 hours of talk time. By the way, this is HMD’s first phone back in Europe and even if you’re not interested in it, a certain

AMD Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against LG, MediaTek, Sigma Designs, and Vizio

AMD Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against LG, MediaTek, Sigma Designs, and Vizio

Late last month, AMD filed a legal complaint against a number of companies accusing them of infringing its patents covering graphics processing technologies. The company requested the United States International Trade Commission (US ITC) to investigate the matter and, if the ITC finds in their favor, ban products based on chips that infringe on AMD’s intellectual property

Apple’s share of worldwide smartwatch market last year was nearly 50%

Apple’s share of worldwide smartwatch market last year was nearly 50%

Apple claimed nearly 50% share (49% to be precise) of the worldwide smartwatch market last year, according to a new report from research firm Canalys. Fitbit and Samsung came in at second and third position with 17% and 15%. Talking about the last quarter, the report notes that Q4 2016 was the best quarter for the Apple Watch so far – of the total 9 million smartwatches that were shipped in the quarter, shipments

MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

Something was clear during 2016: RGB LED is here and it wants to be everywhere. It seems that a multicolored piece of computer hardware is the new thing, and every vendor wants to show it off. Usually the LED comes with a colored product anyway, so there are multiple angles for aesthetics, but some motherboard manufacturers have decided that sometimes a cleaner look is needed. MSI’s

Acer Introduces A Pair Of Predator Gaming Displays

Acer Introduces A Pair Of Predator Gaming Displays

Today Acer is taking the wraps off of a couple of new products at CES 2017, and to start things off, Acer is unveiling some new gaming displays under their Predator brand. First is the 30-inch Acer Predator Z301CT, featuring a curved 21:9 panel with built-in eye tracking, and second is the Predator XB2 line, with 240 Hz refresh rate. Both models announced today feature