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ASUS has begun selling a variant of its new ROG NUC compact mini PC configured with an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H CPU (Meteor Lake) and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 GPU in mobile form, for an eye-watering €2,500 ($2,700). For those who HAVE to own one, a European electronics seller is more than happy to lighten your bank... Read more...
An independent report is suggesting that production of the OLED displays for Apple's upcoming 11-inch iPad Pro is falling behind as we speak, possibly leading to shortage at launch. The 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are expected to be announced somewhere between March and April. In a recent X post for paid... Read more...
Motorola's budget phone division has injected the North American market with a couple of new devices—the $200 Moto G 5G and $300 Moto G Power 5G. On paper, they offer some positive specification bumps for very little of your hard-earned cash. Let's dig dipper. Recent Moto G offerings have, how shall we kindly say... Read more...
SUVs may be what the head wants, but deep down Dodge knows American's love their muscle cars. This might explain why there's a multi-energy lineup of 2024 Dodge Chargers, from 550 horsepower 3.0L twin turbos to 670 hp all-electric halo variants complete with an elaborately fake exhaust system (more on that... Read more...
Two of the darlings in Samsung's smartphone portfolio—the Galaxy A35 and A55—have arrived, bringing some serious game to the midrange arena, including an upgrade to an aluminum chassis, some meaningful camera upgrades, and the company's Knox Vault built-in security solution once found on higher-end models. Aside... Read more...
Porsche just turned its all-electric Taycan sports sedan into a track crusher with two new Turbo GT variants. The GT not only broke the lap record at California's haloed Laguna Seca racetrack with a time of 1 minute 27.87 seconds, it shamed its rival Tesla (the previous record holder) by nearly three seconds in the... Read more...
OnePlus is possibly ditching MediaTek for Qualcomm with its upcoming Ace 3V mid-range smartphone. The phone is set to launch this month and will initially be available in China only. If the specs are anything to be believed, however, we hope the phone makes it way stateside at the very least to bring some much-needed... Read more...
Mercedes-Benz and its AMG (Aufecht, Melcher, and Großaspach) performance arm has introduced new plug-in hybrid versions of its venerable E-class. Packing more than 600 horsepower, AWD, a 0-60 mph time of just 3.7 seconds, 40 miles in EV mode, and a top speed of 174 miles per hour, this car, especially in... Read more...
It looks like Apple is finally ready to jump into the foldables arena, but not in the way most of us might think. Apple's first foldable reportedly will neither be a phone or a tablet, but a MacBook and it's coming in 2027. It seems like Cupertino is making sure it gets it right this time. An X post by prominent... Read more...
The little space probe that could—Voyager 1—has started to worry its NASA handlers and earthbound fans. Following a few technical close calls, the spacecraft has been sending unintelligible gibberish since November of last year. This behavior is still without a fix and could be an ominous sign for the this 47-year old... Read more...
Carl Pei's Nothing has put the much ballyhooed Phone (2a) up for preorder here in the U.S. for only $349. As we reported before however, the phone can currently only be purchased for developers as part of the Glyph Developer Program. Will Nothing sell the phone to the general public for the same price, no less? For... Read more...
An American Express credit card data breach has occurred with hackers obtaining the information from an unnamed third-party merchant processor. No word on how many customers are impacted yet, but the breach has leaked American Express card numbers, member names, and card expiration dates.  Unknown hackers managed... Read more...
Samsung is ready to show that it can not only play in the budget smartphone space, but also dominate, if it so chooses. Launching as an India-only variant, the Samsung Galaxy F15 5G is aggressively priced with some surprisingly strong specs to make a worthwhile contender. We need a phone like this in North America... Read more...
A leaked render of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 has broken cover with one very promising detail. Sure, it looks like Samsung isn't pushing new boundaries with its design language (again), but the device is thicker all-round. Could this mean that the Flip 6 will finally get decent battery life or is the extra space for... Read more...
UPDATE: Well, that didn't take long! Wendy's is clearing the air that it's not planning on rolling out dynamic pricing, claiming it was a misinterpretation by the press regarding slide 15 of its earnings presentation. A spokesperson told Quartz, "To clarify, Wendy’s will not implement surge pricing, which is the... Read more...
A leaked render of the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 6 foldable smartphone proves that Samsung is responding to the competition and critics regarding the shape of the Fold 5, as well as the main display crease, among other things. The renders shows a more squarish profile when in the open position, while looking almost like... Read more...
It's official, the OnePlus Watch 2 is now one of the longest-lasting Wear OS smartwatches on sale, capable of up to 100 hours of use. This is possible thanks to a dual-engine architecture powered not just by a regular chipset running Wear OS, but also an efficiency chipset that runs RTOS (Real Time Operating System)... Read more...
For better or worse, Samsung's Galaxy AI will be making its way across more Galaxy devices as part of the new One UI 6.1 update. The brand new Galaxy S24 series got to enjoy Galaxy AI first, but now four product lines in the Samsung stable will be able to partake in some mobile AI smarts along with some genuinely... Read more...
Samsung teased the Galaxy Ring at Unpacked 2024 in January, and now the company has confirmed more details about its inaugural wearable health tracker. It will be able to monitor blood flow, ECG, make contactless payments, and is expected to be available this July. Wearable tech is getting serious, smaller, and... Read more...
As a lead up to Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, OnePlus is teasing its latest OnePlus Watch 2, a Wear OS 4-powered smartwatch that comes nearly three years after the first model. Besides the adoption of Google's best-yet watch OS, the watch's biggest claim is something called "Smart Mode" that promises up to... Read more...
A new leaked render of the supposed Nothing Phone (2a) shows in better detail a unique eye-like horizontally-aligned dual camera setup. This seems to be in line with our coverage noting how Nothing used "See the world through fresh eyes" as the running tagline for the (2a). Thanks to Nothing CEO and founder Carl... Read more...
Popular, albeit struggling, camera maker Fujifilm is crossing its fingers that its latest X100VI fixed-lens camera will be a similar hit like its X100V sibling, with some handy upgrades packed in nearly the same form factor. If you didn't know already, sales (new and used) for the X100V blew up thanks to a single... Read more...
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