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Xiaomi Mi Laptop Pro with Intel Tiger Lake-H35, NVIDIA graphics, and high-res displays coming in April

Xiaomi is launching two new laptops in April that feature 11th-gen Intel Core 35-watt processors, NVIDIA’s entry-level GeForce MX450 graphics, high-resolution displays and thin and light designs that look… familiar. The Xiaomi Mi Laptop Pro 14 inch is a 3.3 pound laptop with a 2.5K LCD display featuring a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 120 Hz […]

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Chuwi CoreBook Xe laptop with Intel Xe Max graphics coming in April for $699

Chinese PC maker Chuwi will release its first laptop featuring Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics next month. The upcoming Chuwi CoreBook Xe will be available April 20 for $699 and it’s a notebook with a 15.6 inch full HD display, a 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake U-series processor, and Intel’s discrete graphics, which Chuwi says offers performance […]

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Xiaomi’s Black Shark 4 brings gaming features to phones starting at $385

Smartphones designed for gamers are definitively a thing these days, with an emphasis on features like high-quality audio, high screen refresh rates, and low-latency touch sampling. Some models are pricey, like the new Asus ROG Phone 5 that sells for $950 and up. And then there’s the Xiaomi Black Shark 4, which have much lower starting […]

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Tablets with Intel Jasper Lake chips are on the way

Intel’s Jasper Lake processors are inexpensive, low-power chips with featuring the company’s 10nm Tremont CPU core architecture. Officially unveiled in January, they’re expected to arrive soon in laptops like the next-gen Acer Chromebook Spin 511 and 512. But it looks like they’re also headed to tablets. Chinese PC maker Chuwi is starting to show off […]

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Lilbits: Windows Terminal, Mageia 8, Oppo Find X3 Pro, and a modular electronic blocks kit for STEM education

Elecrow, the company behind the CrowPi educational laptop powered by a Raspberry Pi, have launched a new crowdfunding campaign for a more ambitious STEM education product called Crowbits. They’re sets of electronic modules including controllers, power supplies, input and output devices, and sensors. These blocks can be snapped together magnetically to create various projects including […]

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Hisense A7 CC Color E Ink smartphone now available globally for $510

The Hisense A7 CC is an Android smartphone with a 6.7 inch display, an octa-core processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and support for 5G wireless networks. It’s also one of the first smartphones to feature a color E Ink display. First launched in China last month, where the phone sells for about $370, […]

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Hisense A7 5G CC is a $380 smartphone with a color E Ink display (for China)

About a month after launching the new HiSense A7 5G smartphone with a 6.7 inch grayscale E Ink display, Hisense has added a color model to the lineup. The new Hisense A7CC has the same basic features as its black and white sibling, including an octa-core processor, support for 5G networks, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of […]

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Pipo W12 is a Windows 10 tablet with a Snapdragon 850 chip and 4G LTE for under $500

It’s been more than a year since Chinese PC maker Pipo introduced a Windows 10 tablet with a 12.3 inch display, a detachable keyboard, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 processor with built-in support for 4G LTE. I’m not sure if the tablet ever went on sale in China, but to the best of my knowledge […]

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US labels Xiaomi a Communist Chinese military company, pushing US investors to divest

The United States Department of Defense has updated a list of companies it considers “Communist Chinese military companies,” and one of the most notable additions is Xiaomi, the world’s third-largest phone maker in terms of shipments. Thanks to an executive order signed by president Donald Trump in November, that means US investors to sell or […]