XDA News In-Depth

News articles that go more in-depth than the typical news briefing.

Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro: Everything we know about Google’s 2022 flagships

Google's 2022 I/O Developer keynote was packed with a lot of interesting announcements, but the company couldn't let it pass without teasing its next flagship phones -- the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. Rather than let leakers have their fun leaking, Google decided to do an official tease-release by itself, giving us an early...

LG has a new 48-inch OLED gaming monitor, and one with DisplayHDR 1000

LG has announced three new UltraGear monitors aimed at the gaming market, including its first-ever OLED gaming monitor, the UltraGear 48GQ900. Along with that, there are two more reasonable-sized IPS monitors with higher refresh rates and more advanced HDR support. This will be launching in Japan this month, with other markets such as North America...

Microsoft Teams gets Live Share experiences and much more at Build

At this year's Build developer event, Microsoft has unveiled a range of new capabilities for Teams, promising to take online collaboration even further. This includes a new Live Share feature that Teams apps can leverage to enhance productivity during a Teams meeting. Live Share - a name Microsoft also uses for its real-time collaboration feature in...

MSI announces new PCs and peripherals and teases the Titan GT77 laptop

At this year's Computex, MSI has teased the return of its top-of-the-line Titan GT series with the Titan GT77 laptop. This is a powerful desktop replacement, and the next iteration is going to be powered by Intel's 12th-generation HX series processors, which were announced just a few weeks ago. MSI also revealed a wide range...

Panasonic’s TOUGHBOOK 40 is a modular Windows laptop that’s still IP66

If you're in the market for a rugged laptop, then you probably already know that Panasonic TOUGHBOOK is the leading brand, essentially setting the standard for the market. Today, the company is introducing the TOUGHBOOK 40, a new fully rugged Windows laptop. Unlike the TOUGHBOOK 55, the 14-inch semi-rugged laptop that Panasonic offers, the TOUGHBOOK 40...

HP has new mainstream Pavilion laptops with a 90Hz OLED display

Last week, HP has its big spring premium consumer laptop announcement, and now it's time for some new mainstream laptops. Today, the company is announcing the HP Pavilion Plus 14, and the Pavilion x360 14. The HP Pavilion Plus 14 The HP Pavilion Plus 14 is, well, whatever you want it to be. You can get it...

Interview: Acer talks redefining gaming with 3D, sustainability, and more

Acer just held its [email protected] conference, which is its hero event where the company announces new products from its entire range. That includes Swift, Spin, ConceptD, Predator, Vero, and more. As usual, there was a lot of cool stuff. Interestingly, about half of the 45-minute event was focused on Vero, Acer's portfolio of eco-friendly products. There...

The new Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 promises up to 30% better power efficiency

After several leaks and rumors, Qualcomm has finally unveiled its latest flagship chipset for smartphones -- the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1. As with all 'Plus' variants of flagship Qualcomm chipsets launched over the last few years, the new SoC offers minor improvements over the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, including better CPU and GPU performance...

HP’s new Spectre x360 13.5 is completely redesigned

If you're shopping for a new, premium laptop, it's the day you've been waiting for. While Dell has its new XPS 13 Plus and Lenovo has a fancy new Yoga 9i, HP has yet to announce a new Spectre x360, until today. The company did a whole spring consumer PC launch today, and aside from...

Acer has a powerful new Swift 3 OLED laptop

Today is [email protected], so the press releases are rolling out from Acer. The company announced a wide range of products today, including consumer laptops like a Swift 3 OLED, Spin 3, and Spin 5, along with more eco-friendly laptops from its Vero lineup. Acer Swift 3 OLED First up is the Swift 3 OLED, which is a...

Acer’s new Predator Helios 300 SpatialLabs Edition has a 3D screen

During its [email protected] event today, the company announced a handful of new gaming products under its Predator and Nitro lines. Most notable among them is potentially the new Acer Predator Helios 300 SpatialLabs Edition, a gaming laptop with support for stereoscopic 3D. There's also a new Predator Triton 300 SE gaming laptop, along with a...

Vivo brings its Vivo X80 and X80 Pro flagships to India and other international markets

Vivo launched its latest flagship lineup -- the Vivo X80 series -- in China towards the end of April this year. The new lineup includes two devices, the Vivo X80 and the Vivo X80 Pro, featuring several improvements over the Vivo X70 series from last year, including better displays, faster chipsets, improved cameras, and much...