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

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

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

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

Following the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has also been certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), indicating that the handset’s launch date is nearing. Specs-wise, from what all has been revealed so far, the device is powered by an Exynos 7880 chipset, and sports a 5.2-inch touchscreen. It has 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP main camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. The

Sony revises Xperia shipment forecasts for 2016 down to 17 million

Sony revises Xperia shipment forecasts for 2016 down to 17 million

Sonys mobile division started off well – it was making more per phone than any other Android maker. But the company will not reach its 20 million phones shipped forecast – it already cut it once by a million and now by two more. In total, Sonys forecast is that it will ship 17 million Xperia phones. The blame has been put on Europe. On the positive side, the forecast for operating income for the year remains unchanged as

Tag Heuer Connected is back, costs like a true Swiss luxury watch

Tag Heuer Connected is back, costs like a true Swiss luxury watch

Tag Heuer updated its Android Wear-powered watch, the Connected, and the price now properly reflects its luxury status – a wallet-shrinking $9,900. Thats a long way off the $1,500 of the original and the design hasnt changed much. Lets talk specs first. The watch has a 46mm Titanium Grade 2 casing (12.8mm thick), lugs and push button. The titanium has been coated with carbide and a anti-fingerprint coating. The glass is scratch-resistant

Gen Bristol Ridge PRO APUs with Extended Support

Gen Bristol Ridge PRO APUs with Extended Support

There are a number of directions for ‘professional grade’ processors in the market, varying from embedded to long-life support to server functionality. AMD’s PRO lines of processors are akin to their consumer counterparts, except they run a guaranteed lifecycle of support with ‘image stability’ (guaranteed OS images) and extended OEM warranties. AMD’s PRO line typically

The SilverStone SX700-LPT SFX 700W PSU Review

The SilverStone SX700-LPT SFX 700W PSU Review

As PC gaming continues to grow, more and more PCs are finding their way into the living room. As such, the demand for small, elegant computers that are powerful enough to be used as gaming machines is constantly on the rise. Several reputable manufacturers have presented products specifically designed for living room PC gaming, from subtle gaming cases to specialized

SSD Shipments Up 41.2% YoY, PC Sales Up on Q1

SSD Shipments Up 41.2% YoY, PC Sales Up on Q1

Sales of SSDs in the first quarter of 2016 were up 41.2% year-over-year, based on findings from TrendFocus*, a storage market tracking company. Shipments of all types of SSDs, including drives for client and server systems, were up sequentially and year-over-year, which again proves that NAND-based storage devices are taking the place of traditional hard drives both inside