Google Nexus 5 is back in stock

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Google’s got a new Nexus phone… but not everyone wants a 6 inch phone with a $650 price tag. So even though the Nexus 6 is shiny and new, Google is continuing to sell last year’s model… kind of. Up until recently, the Nexus 5 was out of stock at the Google Play Store. Now that’s […]

Meet Microsoft Lumia: the new brand for Microsoft’s phones

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Microsoft acquired Nokia’s phone business this year, along with the rights to continue using the Nokia name on its products for a few years. But Nokia continues to exist as a standalone company, so it was only a matter of time before Microsoft changed the branding on its phones. And when I say a matter […]

AT&T: Buy a Fire Phone, get a Kindle Fire HDX 7 for $50

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AT&T is the exclusive US wireless carrier to offer the Amazon Fire Phone. Analysts suggest that the phone’s been a flop, and the fact that Amazon slashed the phone’s price by $200 just a month after launch is pretty good support for that argument. But Amazon’s other hardware including eReaders and tablets continue to be popular. So […]

LG G Watch R Android Wear smartwatch launches in November

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LG’s new smartwatch with a round display launched in South Korea this month. Now the company says it’ll be available in select markets in Europe, North America, and Asia starting in November. The LG G Watch R is an Android Wear watch with a 1.3 inch, 320 x 320 pixel plastic OLED display. The watch […]

Sony Smartwatch 3 goes up for pre-order for $250

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Sony’s been offering smartwatches for a few years… which is why the latest model is called the Sony Smartwatch 3. But the new model is the company’s first to feature Android Wear software. It’s also the first Android Wear smartwatch with built-in GPS, allowing you to use Google’s new location tracking features even when you don’t […]

Deals of the Day (10-23-2014)

hp pavilion x360 11

The HP Pavilion x360 line of computers are notebooks that convert into tablets when you push the screen back 360 degrees. The company offers models with screen sizes ranging from 11.6 inches to 15.6 inches. The Pavilion x360 11 is one of the smallest of the bunch, and it’s also one of the cheapest — […]

Canonical releases Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

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The developers of Ubuntu release new builds of one of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions every six months. And right on schedule the folks at Canonical have released Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. You can find download links and installation or upgrade instructions at the Ubuntu Wiki. Among other things, Ubuntu 14.10 includes a newer version […]

HP Stream 11 laptop now available for $200

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The HP Stream 11 is a Windows notebook with an 11.6 inch display, an Intel Celeron N2840 Bay Trail processor, and a fanless design. It also happens to be ridiculously cheap for a Windows notebook. After unveiling the laptop in September, HP is now selling the Stream 11 for just $200. That’s the list price. Don’t […]

Dell Latitude 13 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Core M coming soon

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The Dell Latitude 13 7000 Series is a 2-in-1 ultrabook with a detachable display which you can use as a tablet. It’s powered by an Intel Core M Broadwell processor, and Dell introduced the business-friendly notebook/tablet in September. Dell says the Latitude 13 7000 Series should be available by the end of October, and the folks […]

Dell is giving the Venue 11 Pro tablet an Intel Core M makeover

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The Dell Venue 11 Pro line of tablets feature 10.8 inch full HD displays, Windows 8.1 software, and a choice of Intel Atom or Intel Core processors. I reviewed a model with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor earlier this year and I was somewhat impressed… but found the $499 and higher price tags a little off-putting. […]