Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet review


The Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C is an Android tablet with an 8 inch display, an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, and a $199 price tag. It’s also a surprisingly powerful machine for the price. Or maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise: after all the tablet has the same processor as the Asus Transformer Pad T100 – a […]

Maingear Pulse 15 is a thin, light, and expensive gaming laptop

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Maingear is now offering a thin and light notebook aimed at gamers. The Maingear Pulse 15 has a high-resolution 15.6 inch display, an Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and NVIDIA graphics but the notebook measures just 0.75 inches thick and weighs about 4 pounds. Those specs don’t come cheap though: prices start at $2199. […]

Chrome for Android gets single sign-in, Material Design

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Google is rolling out an updated version of Chrome beta for Android which starts to incorporate Material Design features borrowed from the upcoming Android L release. This version of the Chrome browser also supports single sign-in, which means that as long as you’re using Chrome while logged into your Google account, you won’t have to […]

Now there’s a web browser for Android Wear smartwatches

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Want to surf the web on a 1.6 inch screen? Now you can. Wear Internet Browser is a web browser for Android Wear which lets you load web pages on your wrist. The app supports HTTP and HTTPS sites, features bookmarks and history, and features pinch-to-zoom… which will probably come in handy since even mobile-friendly websites […]

Deals of the Day (7-24-2014)

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The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a 2-in-1 Windows tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and a keyboard dock that allows you to use the system as a notebook. I recently reviewed the Switch 10 and found it to be a pretty good little device for work or play… but with a $379 […]

Razer Nabu smartband coming soon for under $100


Razer’s first wearable device is scheduled to go on sale within the next few months and it’ll sell for $100 or less. That’s according to a report from Recode, whcih interviewed Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan. The Razer Nabu is a wristband that measures activity like a pedometer, shows notifications from your phone like a smartwatch, […]

Lenovo unveils prototype Smart Glasses

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Lenovo’s answer to Google Glass may be on the way. The company introduced a prototype of a wearable device that you wear like a pair of glasses this week and the company is also partnering with Vuzix to bring that company’s smart glasses to China. The move is part of Lenovo’s new NBD initiative to […]

HTC is probably working on a smartwatch… but it’s not ready yet

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HTC is probably developing a smartwatch. That’s not unusual… most major smartphone makers that haven’t yet launched a smartwatch seem to be working on one. What’s a little unusual is that HTC’s watch keeps showing up in leaks. Earlier this week we saw an image based on leaked information… then HTC seemed to leak the watch […]

ARM hints at next-gen “Maya” and “Artemis” chip designs

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The first chips based on ARM’s 64-bit ARMv8 designs are just starting to hit the streets this year. But the company is already working on next-generation designs code-named “Maya” and “Artemis.” The company’s CEO Simon Segars name-dropped the upcoming products when reporting ARM’s latest earnings this week. ARM doesn’t typically produce and sell chips itself. […]

Unlock your Moto X smartphone with a digital tattoo

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Worried you’ll get repetitive stress injuries if you keep unlocking your smartphone by tapping in a passcode or swiping an unlock pattern? Some you can use facial recognition to unlock many Android phones, Motorola’s also trying a new approach: digital tattoos. Slap a temporary, digital tattoo on a body part and for all you need […]

Deals of the Day (7-23-2014)

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On the eve of the San Diego Comic-Con, there are a few great comic book-related deals today. Amazon has some great deals on digital Batman comics and you can pick up some Batman games for PC at great prices too. Marvel Unlimited is offering a 1-month subscription to Marvel Unlimited for a buck, providing you with […]

HEXA Chromebook Pi Bay Trail Chrome OS laptop hits Canada

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The HEXA Chromebook Pi is an 11.6 inch laptop with an Intel Bay Trail processor, a fanless design, and Google’s Chrome operating system. It’s now available in Canada for $275. On paper the system seems a lot like the Asus C200 Chromebook I reviewed recently. It has the same processor and both models feature passive […]