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

Flyme 6 comes tomorrow with “Time Machine” feature

Flyme 6 comes tomorrow with “Time Machine” feature

Meizus OS Flyme is known as simple and easy to work with. In order to keep being relevant and useful to everyone, the newest Flyme 6 will come out tomorrow with a big update. Meizu already revealed the system update a month ago along with a list of devices that will get it. The most interesting feature is called Time Machine and will feature backup for contacts details you deleted two years ago. It looks a lot like Apples feature

ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTX 1080 for Mini-ITX PCs

ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTX 1080 for Mini-ITX PCs

ZOTAC has introduced its GeForce GTX 1080 Mini, the industry’s first video card for Mini-ITX systems running the GP104 GPU in its full configuration. The new graphics adapter will be compatible with miniature computers with proper cooling and will be the most powerful card for SFF PCs until something better emerges. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Mini (ZT-P10800H-10P)

Laptops for gaming :Holiday 2016

Laptops for gaming :Holiday 2016

: It’s been about a year since our last look at gaming laptops, and the one major change over last year is the launch of the 16 nm FinFET GPUs, specifically NVIDIA’s launch of their Pascal GPUs for laptops, with the GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 which launched in August. Over the last several months, all of the major gaming laptop manufacturers have updated their

GALAX Shows Off Phison PS5008-E8 SSD with 3D NAND

GALAX Shows Off Phison PS5008-E8 SSD with 3D NAND

GALAX is a relatively well-known name in the world of video cards because the company offers a lot of non-reference graphics based on NVIDIA GeForce GPUs. In the recent years, Palit Microsystems, the parent company of GALAX and one of the largest makers of graphics cards, decided to expand GALAX’s business with SSDs and memory modules. At an event in China this past

MSI Cubi 2 Kaby Lake UCFF PC Review

MSI Cubi 2 Kaby Lake UCFF PC Review

The Kaby Lake-U (KBL-U) series with 15W TDP CPUs was introduced along with the 4.5W Kaby Lake-Y ones in Q3 2016. The first set of products with Kaby Lake-U were ultrabooks. However, ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) PCs were not long behind. There are already three vendors in the market with Kaby Lake UCFF PCs – ASRock (Beebox-S), GIGABYTE (BRIX), and MSI (Cubi 2). MSI

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat manuals are now available

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat manuals are now available

Earlier today, we learned that the beta program for Nougat on Samsung’s latest flagship pair is officially over. This was shared along with a suggested release time frame of January 2017 for the consumer version. But, if that wasn’t enough to prove Samsung is really working hard on the OTA, it appears the support documentation for both models has now been updated to reflect the OS change and is already spreading

Intel Core i5-7600K (91W) Review: The More Amenable Mainstream Performer

Intel Core i5-7600K (91W) Review: The More Amenable Mainstream Performer

The Core i5-7600K, launched today, is the other unlocked processor from Intel’s 7th Generation line of Kaby Lake Processors. Kaby Lake is Intel’s third set of processors at 14nm, using the new 14+ process variant, which aims to give processors with a better frequency / voltage curve that translates into more performance, better efficiency, and the potential to push the silicon