Lilbits (4-22-2014): Use Amazon’s smartphone by tilting?

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You’d think the key difference between Amazon’s upcoming (and as-yet, officially unannounced) smartphone and other Android devices would be tight integration with Amazon’s app, music, book, and video stores. And you’d probably be right for thinking that — but with hundreds of other options available for smartphone shoppers, it looks like Amazon may be trying […]

FunBox Android game console with Tegra 4 available for $159 (unofficially)

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The FunBox is a Chinese video game console with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, 2GB of RAM, and an Android-based operating system. Developed by ZTE and The9, the FunBox launched in China recently, and now it’s available internationally for $159… if you don’t mind ordering from a reseller at retail marketplace AliExpress. The box is powered […]

BlackBerry’s next tablet could be aimed at enterprise

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BlackBerry’s first foray into the tablet space didn’t go too well. The company’s BlackBerry PlayBookwas unveiled in 2010, launched in 2011, and never sold particularly well. BlackBerry eventually marked down the price significantly and never got around to releasing a follow-up. But the BlackBerry-watching bloggers at n4bb say it looks like there could be a […]

Asus ME181: 8 inch Android tablet with Bay Trail

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The Asus ME176 isn’t the only cheap Asus Android tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor coming soon. Asus also appears to be preparing to launch an 8 inch model which will likely cost about $50 more. A few retail listings for an unannounced Asus ME181 tablet have popped up, providing a few details […]

Deals of the Day (4-22-2014)

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The Mad Catz M.O.J.O. is a tiny video game console with an NVIDIA Tegra processor, a wireless game controller, an Android-based operating system, and support for games from the Ouya Store. When Mad Catz launched the M.O.J.O. micro-console, the company set a list price of $249, making it one of the most expensive devices of […]

NVIDIA Shield 2 game console could have Tegra K1, 4GB of RAM

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NVIDIA’s next handheld gaming device could feature the company’s new Tegra K1 processor, 4GB of RAM, and a higher-resolution display. The company started selling the original NVIDIA Shield handheld game console in mid-2013. I features a Tegra 4 processor, a 5 inch touchscreen display, and a built-in game controller that looks a bit like an […]

LG G Watch to come in black, gold, feature always-on display

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LG plans to launch its first smartwatch by this summer, and the company is providing a few more details about its upcoming watch powered by Google’s Android Wear platform. The LG G Watch will have a water and dust resistant design, it’ll come in black or gold (with black or white wristbands), and the watch […]

Lilbits (4-21-2014): Netflix price hike

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Apparently Amazon’s not the only company in the mood for price hikes. Just days after the price of an Amazon Prime membership in the US jumped from $79 per year to $99, online video service Netflix announced plans to increase its monthly subscriber fee. Netflix mentioned the price hike in the company’s latest shareholder report. The […]

Sony Xperia Z2 waterproof tablet comes to America for $500 and up

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The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is a 10 inch Android tablet with a waterproof case and a slim design, measuring just a quarter of an inch thick and weighing about 15 ounces. The tablet doesn’t skimp on specs either: It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and up to 10 hours of battery life. Sony launched […]

Shuttle DS437T is a fanless, barebones mini-PC

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Earlier this year Shuttle launched a small form-factor, fanless desktop computer called the Shuttle DS437. But that little PC wasn’t really designed for home use — the RS-232 ports on the front were a pretty good sign that the computer was meant for digital signage and other business uses. Now Shuttle is offering a new […]

Deals of the Day (4-21-2013)

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The Acer Aspire V5-123 isn’t the most powerful portable Windows notebook money can buy. But with list prices in the $290 – $330 range, it’s one of the cheapest. You can currently pick one up for an even lower price though. Rakuten is selling this 11.6 inch notebook through its eBay shop for just $270. The […]