Weekly Roundup: Galaxy S6, free Whatsapp voice calls, Xiaomi, Surface 3 and more

Weekly Roundup: Galaxy S6, free Whatsapp voice calls, Xiaomi, Surface 3 and more

NEWS  /  03 Apr 2015  /  7 weeks ago

We're starting a new Weekly Roundup feature for tech news busy folks might have missed during the week. This week, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge hit Singapore, Xiaomi's low prices are going to go lower (for one day only), the Microsoft Surface 3 gets our hands-on, plus more.

This is the Microsoft Surface 3

This is the Microsoft Surface 3

FEATURE  /  31 Mar 2015

Microsoft has announced the Surface 3, a 10.8-inch 2-in-1 device that bears many similarities as the 12-inch Surface Pro 3. We've fondled it for quite a bit, and here are our first impressions.

Microsoft's new Surface 3 is the baby brother to its older Surface Pro 3

Microsoft's new Surface 3 is the baby brother to its older Surface Pro 3

NEWS  /  31 Mar 2015  /  7 weeks ago

Microsoft has just announced the Surface 3, a smaller and handier version of the Surface Pro 3. We have the lowdown on the specs and other details inside.

HP makes Bang & Olufsen its new audio partner

HP makes Bang & Olufsen its new audio partner

NEWS  /  25 Mar 2015  /  8 weeks ago

With Apple buying Beats Electronics, it was only a matter of time until HP found a new audio partner. Today, HP announced it is teaming up with Bang & Olufsen, the 90-year old Danish company known for its high-end audio products.

Samsung, Dell, and more Android device makers to pre-install Microsoft apps

Samsung, Dell, and more Android device makers to pre-install Microsoft apps

NEWS  /  24 Mar 2015  /  8 weeks ago

Samsung has announced that it will be pre-installing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, and Skype on select Samsung Android tablets this year. And it isn't the only Android OEM to do that.

Microsoft rumored to be preparing Surface Pro 4 to challenge new Apple MacBook

Microsoft rumored to be preparing Surface Pro 4 to challenge new Apple MacBook

NEWS  /  12 Mar 2015  /  10 weeks ago

After the success of the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft is said to be hard at work preparing its new Surface Pro 4 hybrid device to challenge the recently announced MacBook from Apple.

Hands-on with the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet

Hands-on with the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet

FEATURE  /  12 Mar 2015

We had some extensive hands on time with the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet at Dell's launch event yesterday. As the world's thinnest 8-inch Android tablet, it still packs a lot of interesting capabilities, so here's a more detailed look at it.

Introducing the Dell Venue 8 7000

Introducing the Dell Venue 8 7000

NEWS  /  10 Mar 2015  /  10 weeks ago

We've seen it at CES and now we've seen it locally! The Dell Venue 8 7000 is the world's thinnest tablet and it's out right now in Singapore.

After much anticipation, ASUS finally launches the Transformer Book Chi T300

After much anticipation, ASUS finally launches the Transformer Book Chi T300

NEWS  /  06 Mar 2015  /  10 weeks ago

After a long wait, ASUS has finally launched the Transformer Book Chi T300. Measuring just 16.5mm thick, it is dubbed as the world's thinnest 2-in-1 convertible device.

Hands-on: Nokia N1

Hands-on: Nokia N1

FEATURE  /  04 Mar 2015

Announced in November last year, but currently only available in China, MWC 2015 is our first chance to get a closer look at Nokia's return to the device market: the 7.9-inch N1 tablet.

MediaTek offers single chip supporting all 3 wireless charging standards

MediaTek offers single chip supporting all 3 wireless charging standards

NEWS  /  03 Mar 2015  /  11 weeks ago

MediaTek's MT3188 is world's first ASIC to be compatible with all 3 of the leading wireless charging standards. With this chip, Mediatek carves a path to speed the development of the wireless charging scene. More details inside.

Sony announces launch of the mid-range Xperia M4 Aqua at Mobile World Congress 2015

Sony announces launch of the mid-range Xperia M4 Aqua at Mobile World Congress 2015

NEWS  /  03 Mar 2015  /  11 weeks ago

Sony has just announced the arrival of their first octa-core 64-bit smartphone – the Xperia M4 Aqua at Mobile World Congress 2015.

Sony unveils the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810-powered Xperia Z4 Tablet at MWC 2015

Sony unveils the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810-powered Xperia Z4 Tablet at MWC 2015

NEWS  /  03 Mar 2015  /  11 weeks ago

Sony unveiled the Xperia Z4 Tablet, which runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset and sports a 10.1-inch (2,560 x 1,600 pixels) display. Read on to find out more about the Xperia Z4 Tablet.

MediaTek announces the MT8173 with ARM Cortex-A72 processor at MWC 2015

MediaTek announces the MT8173 with ARM Cortex-A72 processor at MWC 2015

NEWS  /  02 Mar 2015  /  11 weeks ago

MediaTek today announced the MT8173 platform, the world's first tablet system-on-chip (SoC) with an ARM Cortex-A72 processor at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015.

Intel announces Atom x3, x5 and x7 mobile chips at MWC 2015

Intel announces Atom x3, x5 and x7 mobile chips at MWC 2015

NEWS  /  02 Mar 2015  /  11 weeks ago

At MWC today, Intel announced a new family of mobile Atom chips that will come in three tiers, x3, x5 and x7, similar to the naming standard used by Intel's high-end Core processors. Expect to see the X3 family of chips in entry-level mobile devices, while the x5 and x7 will power mainstream and premium tablets and 2-in-1s.

Lenovo introduces new Tab 2 A8 and Tab 2 A10-70 tablets at MWC 2015

Lenovo introduces new Tab 2 A8 and Tab 2 A10-70 tablets at MWC 2015

NEWS  /  02 Mar 2015  /  11 weeks ago

Lenovo has just introduced two new affordable Android tablets at MWC 2015 - the 8-inch Tab 2 A8 and 10-inch Tab 2 A10-70.

Sony to unveil something "slimmer, lighter, brighter" at MWC 2015

Sony to unveil something "slimmer, lighter, brighter" at MWC 2015

NEWS  /  27 Feb 2015  /  12 weeks ago

Sony announced on Twitter that it will be revealing something "slimmer, lighter, brighter" on the first day of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015.

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) review

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) - Compact and Speedy Intel Tablet

REVIEW  /  11 Feb 2015

ASUS is taking the 8-inch tablet segment seriously with its MeMO Pad 8, which is powered by the latest Intel Atom 64-bit "Moorefield" processor and Android 4.4 KitKat. With the entry of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, is there still space for the ASUS MeMO Pad 8? We find out in this review.

Hands-on with HP's new commercial mobility products

Hands-on with HP's new commercial mobility products

FEATURE  /  10 Feb 2015

We went to HP's Mobility Press Briefing today and gleamed new information on HP's new products and what the company has in store for the future. Here are our picks on what you should be keeping your eye on.

Rumor: HTC-branded tablet coming this year, will be based on Google Nexus 9

Rumor: HTC-branded tablet coming this year, will be based on Google Nexus 9

NEWS  /  10 Feb 2015  /  14 weeks ago

Tipster @upleaks claims that HTC is working on its own tablet based on the design of the Google Nexus 9, but it is unlikely to be announced in this quarter.

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The ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi might be unbelievably slim and light, but that doesn't mean it cannot do serious work. Seeing is better than believing, so at an exclusive event for HardwareZone members, participants got run try out the Transformer Book T300 Chi for themselves.

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