Alcatel OneTouch launches $250 6 inch, LTE phone for Straight Talk

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Alcatel Onetouch is launching two new smartphones in the US, where they’ll be available exclusively through Walmart and/or wireless carrier Straight Talk/Tracfone. The Alcatel Onetouch Pop Star LTE is a $150 phone with a 4 inch, WVGA display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, and a $150 price tag which is only really interesting because it’s […]

Asus VivoTab 8 Windows tablet coming in October for $199

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Asus is launching its most affordable Windows tablet to date. The Asus VivoTab 8 should hit the streets in October for $199. The 8 inch Windows tablet is basically the same tablet as the VivoTab Note 8 which launched earlier this year… if you take away the active digitizer, stylus, and $330 starting price. Asus […]

First look: HP Slate 17 Android tablet

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As expected, HP plans to launch a 17 inch Android tablet called the HP Slate 17. It features a full HD touchscreen display, an Intel Celeron N2807 Bay Trail quad-core processor, and a starting price of about $450. The system looks more like an all-in-one desktop computer than a tablet. But it has a built-in battery […]

Asus VivoMini is a $149 barebones PC


Asus is launching a new mini PC in November featuring an Intel Haswell processor and a starting price of $149. No, the new Asus VivoMini isn’t another Chromebox. It’s a barebones PC that can support Windows, Linux, or other operating systems. Since it’s a barebones PC you’ll need to supply your own operating system though… […]

HP unveils new Stream laptops for $199 and up

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HP is adding two new low-cost laptops to the HP Stream family. The $300 HP Stream 14 will be joined by the $230 HP Stream 13.3 and $200 HP Stream 11.6 inch laptops in November. These are inexpensive, portable Windows notebooks with Intel Celeron Bay Trail processors, solid state storage, and fanless designs. There’s no […]

SmartRings are a thing: MOTA crowdfunds $100,000 to build one

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The MOTA SmartRing is a wearable device designed to let you view notifications at a glance to let you know when new email, text messages, phone calls, or calendar appointments pop up on your phone. But while most wearable devices that meet that description these days are watches, the MOTA SmartRing is… well, a ring. […]

OnePlus 2 smartphone scheduled for mid-2015

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The OnePlus One has earned a reputation as one of the best phones you might not be able to get your hands on. The $299 handset features premium specs such as a 5.5 inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, and 3GB of RAM. But up until now you’ve needed an invitation to […]

Now you can run Photoshop on a Chromebook (kind of)

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Want to do some serious image editing on a Chromebook? Now you can… maybe. Adobe and Google have announced that Photoshop can now run on Chromebooks. There are a few catches though. Adobe Photoshop will be available to folks using Chromebooks if: They’re located in the United States. They’re Adobe education customers. They’ve paid for a […]

Qooq’s latest tablet for the kitchen sports a Tegra 4 chip

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NVIDA’s new Tegra K1 processor may be one of the fastest ARM-based chips around, but last year’s Tegra 4 isn’t exactly sluggish. That’s the chip that powers the HP Slatebook 14, the NVIDIA Tegra Note 7, and the ZTE FunBox game console, among other things. Now French tablet maker Qooq is turning to the Tegra […]