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Huawei Mate Xs 2 smartphone has a single foldable display that wraps around the front and back

Huawei’s new Mate Xs 2 is a foldable phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, support for up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, and single foldable AMOLED display that wraps around the device when folded or works like a tablet-sized screen when unfolded. The Huawei Mate Xs 2 is available in China with […]

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This fanless mini PC with Intel Jasper Lake sells for $155 and up

A small fanless desktop computer powered by a 10-watt Intel Jasper Lake quad-core processor is available from AliExpress for about $155 and up. The starting price will get you a barebones model with an Intel Celeron N5105 processor and no memory, storage, or operating system. But you can also pay about $40 more for a […]

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OnePlus Ace smartphone features 150W charging and MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max

The new OnePlus Ace is a smartphone with a 6.7 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max processor, and support for 150 watt fast charging – the company says you can plug the phone in for just five minutes to get a 50% charge. OnePlus is launching the […]

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Alldocube posts teardown and repair video for the iPlay40 tablet

The Alldocube iPlay40 and iPlay40 Pro are Android tablets with 10.4 inch displays, Unisoc T618 processors, 8GB RAM, quad speakers that sell for around $200 and up. On paper they look pretty decent, but like most Chinese tablet makers, Allodcube offers limited customer service and support for customers outside of its home country. But the […]

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Vivo X Fold is a $1400 smartphone with an 8 inch, 120Hz foldable display

Chinese phone maker Vivo is the latest to enter the foldable market with the launch of the Vivo X Fold. It’s a mobile device with a tablet-sized with a 8.03 inch, 2200 x 1800 pixel, 120 Hz AMOLED display that folds in half like a book and a secondary 6.53 inch cover display that lets […]

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Xiaomi’s Black Shark 5 gaming phones come in three flavors

Black Shark is a subsidiary of Xiaomi that’s been selling gaming phones in the Chinese market and internationally for the past few years, and the company’s latest models come in three versions. The Black Shark 5, Black Shark 5 RS, and Black Shark Pro are set to go on sale in China April 2 with […]

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Lilbits: MangoPi’s SD-card sized Linux PC, supersizing the iPhone 13 Pro Max, and Intel’s most powerful desktop chip

Chinese company MangoPi made a bit of splash earlier this year by introducing a pair of tiny computer boards powered by RISC-V processors. Now the company is showing off a new computer-on-a-module that’s smaller than an SD card, but which packs four ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores, supports Linux-based software, and can handle 1080p video playback […]

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Hisense Hi Reader is an Android 10 eReader with a 6.7 inch E Ink display

E Ink displays are often associated with eBook readers, but they’re also available for digital signage and other applications. But Chinese electronics company Hisense is one of the only companies producing smartphones with E Ink displays, and the company has also used electronic paper for other devices like tablets and portable music players. Now Hisense […]

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Lilbits: Layoffs at ARM, new Ryzen desktop chips, and Shenzhen shutdown could mean more supply chain slowdowns

Two years after the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic, China is one of the few countries that’s still pursuing a zero-COVID strategy, enforcing strict lockdowns wherever cases are reported in an effort to prevent it from spreading. But those lockdowns can have ripple effects, and the latest could make the global supply chain issues […]

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Lenovo’s Legion Y90 gaming phone has a 144 Hz display, up to 18GB RAM, RAID 0 storage

Lenovo’s next smartphone designer for gamers has a big display with a high refresh rate, a cooling system that includes a vapor chamber and twin fans for active cooling, and dual USB Type-C ports, one on the side of the phone and one on the bottom. The Lenovo Legion Y90 is also one of the […]