Gadgets

Apple’s new iPad Pro 11 and 12.9 are now up for pre-order in India

Two weeks after the announcement of the new iPad Pro 11 and iPad Pro 12.9, the devices are finally listed for pre-order in India with shipments coming in on November 16. As of now, the iPads are available for pre-order at Maple Store and Unicorn store while Amazon.in will have them listed soon as well. Naturally, the available colors are ... Read More »

Apple iPad Pro smashes another benchmark record, this time at AnTuTu

The first Apple iPad Pro benchmarks arrived on Thursday, revealing a massive increase in GPU performance for the A12X Bionic over the A12 Bionic in the newest iPhones. Today AnTuTu also revealed the score for the latest slate, and it confirmed the superiority of the newer chipset. The iPad Pro 11” yielded the massive score of 557,679, or over 50% ... Read More »

New mini LED-backlit LCD panels to challenge OLED displays

Industry sources claim that the mini LED technology has matured enough and has even entered mass production this year, but it’s yet to reach volume production. And why should we care? Because mini LED backlighting for modern LCD IPS displays could potentially be a game changer for the industry. The mini LED tech can also be used as a support ... Read More »

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip review: The ultimate surge protector for the smart home (or smart home office)

The Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip from TP-Link makes no compromises in providing six switched smart outlets and three always-on fast USB charging ports along with power-surge protection. From a sleek design that fits in with modern home décor, to integration with its well-designed app, to an array of voice-control assistant support and scheduling, TP-Link has managed to make the ... Read More »

Honor Magic 2 appears on Geekbench two days ahead of official launch

Huawei’s subsidiary Honor is launching the Magic 2 slider on October 31. There might be two days until the launch, but the device has already appeared on Geekbench, revealing the Kirin 980 potential. The listing also revealed specs like Android Pie and 8 GB RAM, which were expected, but now are finally confirmed. The 3316 single-core score and the 9534 ... Read More »

The Full Nerd ep. 73: Core i9-9900K vs. the world, Intel 10nm CPU cancellation rumors?

In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray mine the knowledge gleaned from our Core i9-9900K review and discuss where Intel’s first-ever 8-core, 16-thread consumer chip fits in the wider world of processors. It’s the world’s best gaming CPU, but what does that really mean? The 9900K’s potent little brother Intel Core i7-9700K $409.99 See ... Read More »

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 trio and foldable phone detailed in insider report

Samsung’s plans for the early part of 2019 have been detailed by company insiders, who spoke to Bloomberg. The report reveals that Samsung is working on three Galaxy S10 devices, one of which could be a 5G-ready phone, and planning to finally show off its new foldable smartphone. The Galaxy S10 lineup will consist of three phones. A 5.8-inch Galaxy ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 gets updated camera UI

With the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, Google added a bit more polish to the camera app. There’s a new mode selector that’s more in line with Apple and Samsung’s camera interfaces. This replaces the menu that you used to have to tap to get to the “Portrait” mode on the Pixel 2 or 2 XL. Just swipe across ... Read More »

LG opens up pre-orders of the V40 ThinQ in the US earlier than expected

The LG V40 ThinQ was unveiled two weeks ago and historically, the company has been opening up pre-orders a month after the announcement. This time around, however, LG says that the feedback from customers has led to the decision of launching the pre-orders sooner. So now, the handset can be found in the US with a price tag of $949 ($920 at ... Read More »

Huawei Watch GT to run custom software on an efficient Cortex-M4 CPU

Huawei’s Mate 20 event is expected to bring a new smartwatch as well – the Huawei Watch GT. We saw a leaked render last week, but it was low resolution and it didn’t do the phone justice. So, here’s a much sharper version of the same image. It’s a beaut, with a dive watch style bezel and two plungers. The case is ... Read More »