Widerun bike trainer allows you to explore Alpine trails from your home

Widerun bike trainer allows you to explore Alpine trails from your home

NEWS  /  17 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

This bike trainer will allow you to navigate VR worlds ranging from the Great Wall of China to the Alps. If you're feeling adventurous, you can even have a go at the zombie apocalypse! It works with Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and external displays and provides resistance feedback and 60° of steering.

Cyanogen OS will also bundle Microsoft apps and services

Cyanogen OS will also bundle Microsoft apps and services

NEWS  /  17 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Cyanogen has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to integrate the latter’s apps and services into Cyanogen OS.

ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 review

ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 OC Edition: Built like a tank

REVIEW  /  16 Apr 2015

The ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 OC Edition card arrived late to our lab, but does have what it takes to outshine its competitors? Find out if the "slow and steady wins the race" adage holds true for this ASUS card!

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro available in China on May 6, to launch in new champagne gold finish

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro available in China on May 6, to launch in new champagne gold finish

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun just announced on his Weibo account that the Mi Note Pro will go on sale in China on May 6. The company is also launching the model in a new color finish, champagne gold.

Alleged cases for Apple iPad Pro leaked, reveal two ports and 7mm thin design

Alleged cases for Apple iPad Pro leaked, reveal two ports and 7mm thin design

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Famed Apple leaker Sonny Dickson managed to obtain alleged cases for the 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro. The cases reveal some interesting specs which could possibly appear in the tablet. Read on to find out more.

Microsoft’s LTE-capable Lumia 640 and 640 XL handsets will go on sale this Saturday

Microsoft’s LTE-capable Lumia 640 and 640 XL handsets will go on sale this Saturday

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

The Lumia 640 and the 640 XL are powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM. Out of the box, both run Windows Phone 8.1 OS with the Lumia Denim; but they're also upgradeable to Windows 10 when the OS drops later this year.

Oppo launches the World’s lightest closed back Planar Magnetic headphones

Oppo launches the World’s lightest closed back Planar Magnetic headphones

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Oppo has just announced the launch of the PM-3 Planar Magnetic headphones and their new HA-2 headphone amplifier. Find out more after the jump.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P8 and P8 Max

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P8 and P8 Max

FEATURE  /  16 Apr 2015

Huawei's new flagship device is here. The 5.2-inch Ascend P8 boasts an ultra-thin, full metal design, octa-core processor, dual-sim capabilities and Huawei has loaded it with interesting hardware and software features to give it an edge over the competition. Oh and there's also a 6.8-inch phablet version, the P8 Max!

Live video-streaming app Meerkat arrives on Android in open beta

Live video-streaming app Meerkat arrives on Android in open beta

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Live video-streaming app Meerkat is now available for Android users to try out in open beta. Hit the link to find out more!

Nokia will purchase Alcatel-Lucent for 15.6 billion Euros

Nokia will purchase Alcatel-Lucent for 15.6 billion Euros

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Nokia will purchase Alcatel-Lucent for 15.6 billion Euros. Find out why Nokia has set its sight on the French telecommunications equipment company.

New MacBook teardown reveals that it is near impossible to fix

New MacBook teardown reveals that it is near impossible to fix

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

A teardown of Apple's latest MacBook reveals that with many components either soldered or glued, the notebook is near impossible for users to upgrade and fix.

Hearthstone out now on phones

Hearthstone out now on phones

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Blizzard's highly addictive card game finally lands on phones and we take it for a spin. First impressions inside! Plus, info on BlizzCon tickets; when to get them, where to get them, and of course, how much they cost.

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2015: Editor's Choice - Part 1

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2015: Editor's Choice - Part 1

FEATURE  /  16 Apr 2015

The first of our HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2015 Editor's Choice articles focuses on the best consumer electronics devices and gadgets, from cameras to smartphones and phablets, to headphones and 4K TVs. Check out which devices released last year got the nod from our expert panel.

Huawei unveils the 64-bit, octa-core-powered, 6.4mm thin, full-metal Ascend P8

Huawei unveils the 64-bit, octa-core-powered, 6.4mm thin, full-metal Ascend P8

NEWS  /  16 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Huawei launched its latest flagship smartphone today, the Ascend P8. Running on Android Lollipop 5.0 and powered by an octa-core Kirin 930 64-bit processor with 3GB RAM, the 5.2-inch full metal build smartphone boasts a Full HD display and a 13-megapixel camera with best-in-class optical image stabilization.

Apple, Canon and Samsung dominate usage statistics on the Flickr community

Apple, Canon and Samsung dominate usage statistics on the Flickr community

NEWS  /  15 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Flickr just released device usage statistics for its community. The results are not surprising; Apple iPhones, Canon and Samsung devices dominate the charts in the past year. Read on to find out more.

Bloomberg: OnePlus 2 to launch in Q3 and a cheaper model by the end of the year

Bloomberg: OnePlus 2 to launch in Q3 and a cheaper model by the end of the year

NEWS  /  15 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Bloomberg reports that the next generation flagship smartphone from Chinese company OnePlus will be unveiled in Q3 while a cheaper model is scheduled for launch before the end of the year.

Aftershock W-15 review

Aftershock W-15: Desktop computing in a mobile computer

REVIEW  /  15 Apr 2015

It may look unassuming from the outside, but the W-15 actually has a desktop processor under the hood. Why would anyone want that? And does it actually provide any more performance? Answers to these questions and more in our review.

Jabra announces launch of new Jabra Boost

Jabra announces launch of new Jabra Boost

NEWS  /  15 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

Jabra has just announced the launch of a new energy-conserving Bluetooth Mono headset, the Jabra Boost. Details after the jump.

AMD and NVIDIA want to make sure you're ready for GTA V

AMD and NVIDIA want to make sure you're ready for GTA V

NEWS  /  15 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

With Grand Theft Auto V being the hottest game on PC right now, both AMD and NVIDIA are scrambling to release drivers that offer improved performance for the game.

ASUS brings the whole village of Zenfone 2 accessories

ASUS brings the whole village of Zenfone 2 accessories

NEWS  /  15 Apr 2015  /  1 weeks ago

With the successful launch of the new Zenfone 2 series, the company rides in its wake to release an eclectic mix of Zenfone 2 accessories.

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