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This 10.1-inch, 4K resolution screen eats the same amount of energy as a lower-res panel

Japan Display has announced the creation of an incredible 4K resolution tablet screen, measuring 10.1-inches, which paves the way for such high …

Ducky Blade Air Mechanical Keyboard Equipped With New Cherry MX Low Profile RGB Switches

Following on from the recent unveiling by Cherry of its new Cherry MX Low Profile RGB Switches, peripheral manufacturer Ducky has released images …

Gear & Gadgets

Gallery: From buried bunkers to hobbit homes - a look at underground living

As well as offering the energy-saving benefits of the surrounding earth acting as insulation, many of these compelling structures seem to disappear …

Architecture

Vivo phone shows off first in-screen fingerprint scanner

Using the world's first phone with a fingerprint scanner built into the display was as awesome as I hoped it would be.<p>There's no home button breaking up your screen space, and no fumbling for a reader on the phone's back. I simply pressed my index finger on the phone screen in the place where the …

Review: BenQ’s PD2710QC monitor is great for MacBook Pros with its built-in USB-C dock

For the last few weeks I’ve been trying out BenQ’s PD2710QC 27-inch monitor as my daily driver. With an integrated USB-C dock, slim bezels, and a fair price, this monitor is worth checking out, particularly if you have Apple’s newer MacBook or MacBook Pro.<p>BenQ’s PD2710QC might not be on your radar …

HP ZBook Studio G4

<b>Pros</b><p>Good graphics performance. Stylish design. Multiple USB-C ports. Accessible components.<p><b>Cons</b><p>4K screen doesn't come with touch option. Less than …

Computer Hardware

Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook Pro is a sexier MacBook Pro at half the price

Xiaomi, a company best known for its pocket-friendly powerhouse phones, has dipped its feet into the laptop game again, having followed up last year’s Mi Notebook Air with the Mi Notebook Pro.<p>The Mi Notebook Pro has pretty solid specs. It packs a 15.6-inch display with narrow bezels (and thankfully …

MacBook Pro

Dell’s 8K monitor is stunningly ahead of its time

Buggy and beautiful<p>Dell’s UltraSharp UP3218K display is from the future. Usually, that’s a compliment around these parts, but on this rare occasion, I find myself ill at ease with this fragment from a time that is not yet upon us. With a native resolution of 7,680 x 4,320, this is the first widely …

Microsoft Is Quietly Building A Low-Tech Alternative To GPS

Designed for malls, skyscrapers, and other large buildings, the app relies on users, not satellites, for accurate maps.<p>GPS has changed the way we navigate the world, but that convenience still doesn’t extend to indoor spaces. Finding a meeting room in an unfamiliar office building or tracking down …

Google Play

MagC USB-C Adapter Adds MagSafe Protection To Your MacBook (video)

If you miss the good old days when Apple provided magnetic power cables using their MagSafe technology, and would like to add the awesome safety …

Gear & Gadgets

Razer’s Blade Pro THX Edition is an epic mobile production powerhouse with noisy fans

When Razer bought THX off of George Lucas’ hands, no one knew what they’d use their new multimedia technology arm for — until they announced the improvements to their most powerful laptop: the Blade Pro. The result is the Blade Pro THX, a new laptop with a color corrected 4K G-Sync display and …

Gear & Gadgets

Acer XF270HUA review: The best gaming monitor on the market

With a 144Hz refresh rate at 1440p, a stunning IPS display and AMD FreeSync this monitor is the best in the business<p>In 2015, the Acer XB270HU was my …

Acer

These 4K monitors bring ultra-high definition to your home office

Whether it's for work, play, or a little bit of both, a 4K monitor is a great way to upgrade your home office setup. WIRED rounded up four models …

Gear & Gadgets

You can finally pre-order the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 in the UK

Nokia will soon release two of its Android smartphones in the UK. The Nokia 3 will officially go on sale on July 12 and will set you back £129.99, whereas the Nokia 5 will hit the market on July 19 priced at £179.99.<p>You can already pre-order both devices on Amazon. The Nokia 3 is available in blue …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 goes on sale on Flipkart, Redmi 4 available offline

Xiaomi Redmi

Australians hoarding 23 million unused mobile phones

Of these, five million are broken, a figure which has increased by almost one million since last year.<p>These are the findings of a recent Ipsos …

Mobile

Everything you need to know about the $250 Honor 6X

<i>Update: Honor has announced the 6X is available in-store and online at Target. By Adam Ismail.</i><p>We liked last year’s Honor 5X smartphone, which …

Meizu Pro 7 Prototype Spotted Confirming Dual Camera and Possible Rear Screen

According to sources, the phone that you see below is a prototype model taken by an insider.<p>From the image, we can see the recurring unconventional …

Phones

OnePlus 5’s Optimal Performance on Benchmarks is Not Cheating, Says Co-Founder

OnePlus has been accused for cheating in benchmarks of OnePlus 5 to produce maximum performance. In other words, every time a popular benchmark app …

Maza Alpha Unboxing Video Released

In the wake of the pre-sale of the Maze Alpha, the company has published an unboxing video of the new smartphone, showing off the device as well as …

The OUKITEL K10000 Pro Manufacturing Video Published, GearBest Flash Sale

The OUKITEL K10000 Pro has been out for several weeks now and the company has now published a video featuring the factory manufacturing process of …

Elephone S8 Gold Edition Spotted, Real Pictures Released

The Elephone S8 is very close to being launched, if the June launch date listed on the company’s website is to be believed, and today, a new version …

The OnePlus 5 Uses The Exact Same Display As The OnePlus 3T

Early reviews of the OnePlus 5 have been flooding the internet since its announcement yesterday. Over the course of the next couple of days we are …

Mobile Technology

iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro: 5 ways to choose

It's a battle as old as time itself... or at least dating back to 2015 when Apple launched the iPad Pro seemingly to take on Microsoft's Surface Pro and prove an iPad can be both a tablet and a laptop.<p>While non-Pro iPads can be used with Bluetooth keyboards and passive styli, the iPad Pro is …

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA Review

Beautiful design; Vivid display; Comfortable keyboard<p>Blurry, low-res webcam; Shorter-than-average battery life<p>The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA is a …

Phones

The Vkworld Mix+ Will Feature Bezel-less 5.5-inch Display and Mirror Glass Back

It’s been around a month since the Vkworld Mix+ was announced and with its expected release coming in only a few weeks, more information on what the …

Technology

The Xiaomi Aqara Flood Sensor Alerts You When Your Home is About To Be Flooded

The Mijia crowdfunding product announced yesterday is a new member of Xiaomi’s smart home electronics. Called the Aqara Flood Sensor, what it does is …

Electromagnetism

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Possible Release Date Revealed

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Note 8 later this year and the device’s launch date is already the subject of a couple of leaks. Earlier on, …

Samsung Working On New Gear VR With 2000ppi

If you own a pair of VR glasses, you must have experienced the feeling of nausea that comes after using it for a while. Samsung plans to solve that …

OnePlus 5 Launched In China, Prices Revealed

Barely a day after the OnePlus 5 was officially unveiled in the U.S, the flagship phone has made its official debut in OnePlus’ home country of …

Mobile Technology