Cherry Trail Atom Z8300 tested in Tronsmart Ara X5 micro PC
Published in Reviews

Review: 14nm Atoms hit sweet-spot for tiny boxes

Intel's new Cherry Trail Atoms are poised to revamp a few of market segments, namely 2-in-1s, tablets, and cheap mini PCs. So how does the new 14nm silicon compare to good old Bay Trail?

Cheaper Gear VR, More From Oculus
Published in Mobiles

VR is coming to the masses.

Oculus and Samsung had a few milestone announcements to make at yesterday's keynote for the Connect 2 developer event. Gear VR got an update and halved in price. Oculus signed a few important content partnerships.

Pebble Time Round Is Beautiful
Published in Wearables

Pebble is on a roll, round watch rolls in in November.

The Kickstarter darling Pebble is doing its best to avoid being squeezed out of the market by Android Wear and Apple Watch. In its latest attempt at staying relevant, Pebble is launching the Pebble Time Round. And it just might have most, if not all, of the ingredients right.

Huawei’s Nexus isn’t the only hot Chinese phone launch
Published in Mobiles

Big and small brands rolling out flashy 5-inchers

By the end of the month, we will have a couple of new Nexus devices, including the first Nexus-brand phone manufactured by a Chinese brand, Huawei.

Overpriced Android One In Europe
Published in Mobiles

Cheap phones meant for the Philippines to be sold in Spain.

Google has no confidence in the economic recovery of Spain and Portugal, nor in the purchasing power of the two countries' population. The company has decided to bring its low cost Android One initiative to these European markets. The catch is that the first phone to arrive is way too expensive.

Amazon Improved the Fire Tablets
Published in News

The sizes are increasing, pricing still affordable.

It's time for Amazon to launch the updated family of Fire tablets and boy are they ever. There are now a six-incher, and 7, 8 and a 10.1 inch version. The interface is more logical and content deals are better than ever.

Toshiba Launches Affordable 10" Two-in-one
Published in Notebooks

Great, affordable alternative to Chinese tablet-laptops.

Toshiba is showing real awareness of the changing market reality and has launched an affordable two in one. The machine is very well specced, comes with a keyboard and you don't need to sell a kidney to get it with 64 GB of storage.

Timex Acquires Inspiration From Withings
Published in Wearables

Timex analog activity tracking watch is a version of Withings Activite.

Traditional watch makers are still looking for the perfect formula for staying relevant in the era of the smartwatch. Analog activity tracking is one good idea and Timex is trying it out with Metropolitan+.

India gets Alcatel OneTouch Watch
Published in Wearables

Alcatel's affordable stunner up for grabs in India.

We love the design of Alcatel OneTouch Watch. It's beaten almost all of the more established players in that respect. After the announcement in Berlin a few weeks ago, it's now available for purchase.

Dell XPS 12 2015 Edition
Published in News
11 September 2015

Dell XPS 12 2015 Edition

XPS 12 is now a two-piece shapeshifter.

Dell is on a roll with new Windows tablets. The Venue 8 5000 is coming soon and now we find out that so is the 2015 edition of the XPS 12.