A million Americans ordered the Apple Watch on Friday
Published in Wearables

Soft demand for pricier models

Analysts believe nearly one million people ordered the Apple Watch on the first day of sales.

Intel-based Asus Zenfone 2 up for pre-order
Published in Mobiles

$289 for 2GB version, $367 for flagship 4GB model

The new Asus Zenfone 2 is coming soon, and you can already pre-order two versions of the Intel-based flagship. 

Lenovo A1900 is a $60 quad-core phone
Published in Mobiles

Step aside Moto E, I’m cheaper

Lenovo’s new A1900 might be one of the cheapest brand name phones this year, yet it has a fairly nice spec. 

Zotac ZBOX gets Broadwell makeover
Published in News

14nm silicon coming to ZBOX Nano

Zotac’s ZBOX mini PCs are getting some fresh silicon, in the form of 14nm Intel Broadwell parts. 

Asus has high hopes for China smartphone market
Published in Mobiles

2 million pre-orders for Zenfone 2

Asus has received about two million pre-orders for its Zenfone 2 flagship handset, and this year the company plans to ship 30 million smartphones. 

Mlais M52 Red Note review, hooray for commoditised Android
Published in Reviews

$149 powerhouse fresh from Hong Kong

Chinese smartphones are going mainstream and western consumers are already familiar with brands like Xiaomi, Huawei and ZTE. 

Intel unleashes 750-series PCIe/NVMe SSD
Published in Memory

Leaves SATA drives in the dust

Intel has launched new 750-series solid state drives, based on PCIe and NVMe interfaces, enabling substantially higher performance than the company’s SATA SSDs. 

Asus Chromebit is a sweet little Chrome OS stick
Published in News

Turns any HDMI screen into a Chrome machine

Google announced a few Chromebook and Chrome OS updates yesterday, but the one that really caught our eye is the Asus Chromebit. 

Xiaomi Redmi 2A takes on Moto E
Published in Mobiles

$99, quad-core SoC, 1GB RAM

Xiaomi’s recently released Redmi 2 smartphone is designed to take on the Moto G, but the new Redmi 2A variant is a $99 design that puts the Moto E to shame.

Huawei Honor 6 Plus coming to Europe in May
Published in Mobiles

€399 for killer spec phablet

The Huawei Honor 6 Plus is coming to Euroland, and the oversized quasi flagship launches are relatively attractive price point.