Acer C720 Chromebook with Core i3 review

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Acer was one of the first companies to launch a laptop running Google’s Chrome operating system, and the company has updated its Chrome OS laptops a number of times over the past few years. This year’s lineup includes models with bigger screens, ARM and Intel Celeron and Bay Trail processors, and Acer’s most powerful Chromebook […]

Deals of the Day (9-18-2014)

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In the market for a big discount on an ultrabook or tablet? If you don’t mind buying refurbished models, today might be your day. Woot is running a sale on Asus Zenbook thin and light laptops with models starting at just $500 (although I’d recommend checking out some of the higher-priced Zenbooks like this $650 […]

OnePlus One smartphone “pre-order” period begins in October

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The OnePlus One smartphone features top-tier specs at a mid-range price. For $299 you get a phone with a 5.5 inch, full HD display, 3GB of RAM, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. But it’s tough to actually get your hands on the first phone form OnePlus. There’s a limited supply of phones from this […]

Now you can run most Android apps on a Chromebook (unofficially)

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Google recently rolled limited support for running Android apps on a Chromebook. At launch only 4 Android apps were added to the Chrome Web Store: Duolingo, Evernote, Vine, and Sight Words. But while you’re waiting for more Android apps to hit Chrome’s app store you can actually get just about any Android app to run […]

Notion Ink launches a $330 Windows tablet for India

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Notion Ink grabbed headlines a few years ago when the Indian company designed one of the first Android tablets with an NVIDIA Tegra processor and unusual features including a custom user interface and a sunlight viewable display from Pixel Qi. But the Notion Ink Adam tablet got mixed reviews at best and over the past […]

Amazon unveils Fire OS 4 “Sangria” for smartphones, tablets

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Amazon is updating the software that runs on its tablets and smartphones. Fire OS 4 “Sangria” is based on Google Android 4.4 KitKat, but like earlier versions of the operating system it features a distinctly Amazon design. The home screen, settings panel, and other components are all Amazon… as are the app, music, video, and […]

New Amazon Fire HD 7 launches for $139 and up

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Like the look of Amazon’s new 6 inch tablet, but wish it came with a 7 inch screen? It does. The new Fire HD 7 is basically the same tablet as the Fire HD 6… it’s just a bit bigger, has stereo speakers instead of mono, and has a starting price of $139 instead of […]

$99 Fire HD 6 is Amazon’s cheapest, smallest tablet

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Amazon’s been selling Kindle Fire tablets for a few years, but the new Fire HD 6 is both the cheapest and the smallest model to date. This little tablet features a 6 inch screen (making it smaller than some smartphones) and sells for just $99 and up. The Amazon Fire HD 6 has a 1280 […]

Amazon Kindle Voyage eReader now available for $199

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As expected, Amazon is expanding its line of Kindle eReaders with a new model called the Kindle Voyage. It’s a $199 device with a high-resolution, front-lit display, a touchscreen, and touch sensors built into the sides of the display so you can turn pages without putting your finger over the screen. The Amazon Kindle Voyage […]

Amazon launches $79 Kindle with a touchscreen

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Amazon is updating its line of Kindle eReaders and tablets, and the new entry-level Kindle is a $79 device that has a touchscreen display and a processor that’s twice as fast as the model it replaces. The new Kindle features a 6 inch, Pearl E Ink display with 167 pixels per inch and 4GB of […]