Microsoft Xbox One S Console: A Slimmer Design

Microsoft Xbox One S Console: A Slimmer Design

Today at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft has lifted the lid on their new Xbox One console design. The Xbox One is part of the eighth generation of consoles, and was originally released in November 2013. The new Xbox One S is assumed to have similar hardware inside, however the design is taking up 40% less volume. Typically when a device changes in volume this

iPhone 7 leak reveals the headphone jack isn’t going anywhere, possible dual SIM variant, as well

iPhone 7 leak reveals the headphone jack isn’t going anywhere, possible dual SIM variant, as well

A new leak, surfaced from social network Weibo in China, revealed several parts that are allegedly part of the materials list for the upcoming iPhones. There still appear to be two variants, one with a 4.7 inch screen and another with a 5.5 inch screen. Whats interesting is despite all the buzz and speculation surrounding Apples possible omission of the classic 3.5mm headphone jack, the parts that were leaked clearly show a lightning

Samsung confirms launch of Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

Samsung confirms launch of Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016)

Over a month after officially unveiling it, Samsung has confirmed the South Korea launch of the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016). The company has said that the tablet will go on sale in its home country sometime later this month. As for price, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) will carry a tag of KRW 359,000 for the WiFi version and KRW 399,000 for the LTE-enabled model. These prices translate into around $310 and

Oppo A37 is official: Snapdragon 410 and 8MP/5MP camera duo for $199

Oppo A37 is official: Snapdragon 410 and 8MP/5MP camera duo for $199

Oppo has announced a new entrant in its budget-minded A-series. The Oppo A37 will be priced around the $199 mark, with specific numbers varying by market, and has all the basics covered. The A37 sports a 5-inch 720p IPS LCD, and despite its position in the company lineup, it still has 2.5D curved edges and a layer of Gorilla Glass 4 on top. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset, there’s 2GB

HTC device codenamed “Sailfish” is said to be the successor to Nexus 5X, alleged specs revealed

HTC device codenamed “Sailfish” is said to be the successor to Nexus 5X, alleged specs revealed

A new HTC device with the codename Sailfish is said to be the successor to the LG Nexus 5X, and the codename checks off as all Nexus devices are codenamed with the names of creatures living in water. Android Police reports that a secret but reliable source has the juicy details about the upcoming HTC Nexus. HTC hasnt made a Nexus since the very first Nexus One and HTC fans have since been dreaming of a Nexus device built by the Taiwanese

iPad Pro 9.7

iPad Pro 9.7

Introduction and design Update: iPad Pro 9.7 will soon get its first major software upgrade with iOS 10, which Apple announced at WWDC 2016. Here’s our updated review. The iPad Pro is ambitiously touted as Apple’s new tablet that has the guts to replace your laptop, and it now comes in an ideal size that perfectly demonstrates bigger isn’t always better for everyone. Even though I was thoroughly impressed

Huawei Honor 5A: Announce

Huawei Honor 5A: Announce

Today Huawei announced a new member to the Honor 5 series, the Honor 5A, which brings a number of upgrades to the Honor 4A it replaces. The 5A comes with either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 SoC, which includes a 64-bit octa-core CPU based on ARM’s Cortex-A53 cores and Adreno 405 GPU built on the 28nm LP node, for the model specific to China Netcom, or a HiSilicon Kirin 620 SoC, which

GIGABYTE Aero 14: Thin Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and 10-Hour Battery Life

GIGABYTE Aero 14: Thin Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M and 10-Hour Battery Life

GIGABYTE has introduced its new Aero 14 gaming laptop, which weds a relatively thin form-factor with high-performance components such as an Intel Skylake-H CPU, and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M GPU, along with a high-resolution display and a  claim of a 10-hour battery life. The new notebooks are designed for those who would like to have decent performance in games, but who are not

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Review Updated

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Review Updated

Introduction, design and screen The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a phone I’d hate to have had to make. Its predecessor was a multi-award-winning phone, simply because it packed all the power of the ‘normal’ Galaxy S6 and yet… that curved edge. I wasn’t alone in loving it, whipping it out proudly whenever possible. But that was last year, and the world is bored of the curved design. We’ve seen it. It’s been done. So

Moto Z backs to add X-like class with leather, wood and more

Moto Z backs to add X-like class with leather, wood and more

Lenovo is doing a major rebrand of Motorola – from dropping the “Motorola” name itself (in favor of “Lenovo Moto”) to dropping the Moto X as a flagship. The new Moto Z will feature a modular design, which among other things will be used to easily customize the back. Several backs were photographed – from “ballistic nylon” (like the Moto X Force) through leather and a couple of wood options. Motorola’s

Best Apps and Games of the Week

Best Apps and Games of the Week

Cleanz Cleanz is a simple photo management app for iOS that takes the pain out of deleting images from your library. It adopts the Tinder method of swiping through images; swipe down to delete an image and swipe up to keep it. You can go through a bunch of photos quickly through this method and delete the ones you want. Surely beats using the clunky stock Photos app in iOS. iOS Live Focus

Sony Xperia X Preview

Sony Xperia X Preview

For some time now, Sony has been mostly absent from the US market. While we’ve seen devices here and there, there have been issues with keeping launches aligned, and for the most part by the time an Xperia phone launches in the US it’s already on the verge of being irrelevant as the 6 month launch cycle of Xperia phones in the past meant that slipping by even a few months resulted

Bose new headphones with wireless noise-cancelling and sports

Bose new headphones with wireless noise-cancelling and sports

Bose has announced four new products today, two of which are noise-cancelling and two for sports wear. The first is the QuietComfort 35, a wireless variant of the popular QuietComfort 25. The two are nearly identical, except now they are completely wireless and you get 20 hours of battery life with the Bluetooth enabled, or more if you choose to use a cable. The QuietComfort 35 is priced at $350. Next

AMD Radeon RX 480: Launching June 29th For $199

AMD Radeon RX 480: Launching June 29th For $199

Kicking off at this moment is AMD’s Computex 2016 keynote. The company has multiple announcements scheduled this evening, but we’re going to jump right into an area that has been of extreme interest for many of our readers: GPUs. Ahead of this evening’s event, AMD sent out an email to the press teasing the first of their discrete Polaris architecture based cards.

OnePlus 3 release date, news and rumors

OnePlus 3 release date, news and rumors

New photos of the OnePlus 3 have leaked showing off what we’ve seen in renders before. It looks even better in real life though with a real metal back and an oblong home button. The OnePlus 2 is a great phone, with a beautiful screen and a brilliantly low price, but there are plenty of things that could have been done better – or just done, full stop. OnePlus

AMD Announces the 7th Generation APU: Excavator mk2 in Bristol Ridge and Stoney Ridge for Notebooks

AMD Announces the 7th Generation APU: Excavator mk2 in Bristol Ridge and Stoney Ridge for Notebooks

The Carrizo SoC, using Excavator cores, was touted in the press as being the biggest upgrade to the base Bulldozer design since the introduction of Bulldozer itself. This was as a result of new high-density silicon libraries, a new voltage/frequency response unit based on internal sensor data, a redesign of the metal stack to afford high density, improvements to caches and scheduling, improved

Gionee S6 Pro detailed by TENAA: 5.5″ 1080p AMOLED, S652 chipset

Gionee S6 Pro detailed by TENAA: 5.5″ 1080p AMOLED, S652 chipset

In November last year, Gionee unveiled the S6 and soon there will be a pro version. The Gionee S6 Pro is coming on June 13 in China and it really cranks up the specs. The metal unibody will now be filled with the popular Snapdragon 652 chipset with 4GB of RAM. The 5.5″ display will have 1080p resolution, up from 720p. The Android version was bumped to 6.0 Marshmallow too and a 64GB storage option has been added (there’s a microSD

ZTE Axon: Review Updated

ZTE Axon: Review Updated

Introduction, design and display Update: Make way for the ZTE Axon 7, the 2016 successor to the original ZTE Axon (technically named Axon Pro in the US and Axon Elite in the UK). Here’s a look back at what the now cheaper ZTE phone did. The ZTE Axon is the best sign yet of Chinese phone manufacturers finally starting to build flagship-level US smartphones at a fraction of the price of the iPhone and Androids.

Corsair Dominator Platinum Special Edition and Vengeance LED Memory Modules

Corsair Dominator Platinum Special Edition and Vengeance LED Memory Modules

In the last 10 years, Corsair has greatly expanded its product lineup and nowadays it produces virtually the whole range of hardware and accessories for enthusiasts with the exception of motherboards, graphics cards, displays, and some exotics (like DIY liquid cooling kits). Nonetheless, memory modules reserve a special place in the company’s product family. At Computex, Corsair

Digital Storm Aura 34″ All-in-One Featuring 10-Core i7-6950X and GTX 1080 GPU

Digital Storm Aura 34″ All-in-One Featuring 10-Core i7-6950X and GTX 1080 GPU

Without missing a beat with the launch of the latest Broadwell-E processors from Intel, and the highest performing graphics card ever with the NVIDIA GTX 1080, Digital Storm has shoehorned both into their 34-inch all-in-one display. There were several manufacturers showing off the 34-inch all-in-one gaming system at CES, and the curved display makes for a commanding view. The