Samsung Chromebook with Intel Celeron Bay Trail coming soon

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Samsung was one of the first companies to begin offering laptops with Google’s Chrome Operating System. But for the past few years the company has been offering models that are a bit different from the competition. While Acer, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, and HP have a number of models with Intel chips, the only models Samsung […]

Opera and MediaTek bring data compression to 2 new chips

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Opera makes web browsers for desktop and mobile devices… and one of the nifty features the company has been offering for a few years is a data compression tool that lets you cut your mobile data usage in half when using one of Opera’s mobile browsers. Earlier this year the company launched Opera Max, which […]

pcDuino3 nano is a smaller, cheaper mini PC with Arduino support

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The makers of the pcDuino line of products offer several small, low-power single-board computers with ARM processors and support for Arduino Shields. The latest model is the smallest (and cheapest) to date. The pcDuino3 nano is now available for $39. This tiny computer features an Allwinner A20 dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor with support for Android and […]

Deals of the Day (9-17-2014)

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Toshiba’s Excite Go is a 7 inch Android 4.4 tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735G Bay Trail processor and a 1024 x 600 pixel display. It’s not the most powerful tablet around, but it’s one of the cheapest to come from a major PC maker. It normally sells for just about $100. Right now you […]

Future Chromebooks could support wireless charging

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A growing number of smartphones and tablets support wireless charging. But soon you may be able to charge larger, more power-hungry devices such as laptops without plugging them in first. Qi and Rezence have been improving their wireless charging protocols to make it easier to charge devices… and possible to charge larger devices or even multiple devices. […]

HP Slate 7 Beats Special Edition tablet launches for $250

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HP’s launching a new 7 inch Android tablet called the HP Slate 7 Beats Special Edition. The company’s been working on it for a while (we’ve been seeing reports about the tablet for months), and as you’d expect the tablet features Beats Audio. The rest of the tablet’s specs make it clear that this is […]

ZTE ZMAX is a big phone with a small price ($252)

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ZTE’s latest smartphone for the US market features a 5.7 inch display, a hefty 3400mAh battery which the company says is good for up to 2 days of run time, and an affordable price tag. You can buy an unlocked ZTE ZMAX for just $252. There are a few things to consider before pulling out your […]

Amazon Kindle Voyage with high-res display coming soon?

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Amazon has a habit of launching new Kindle eReaders each fall… and autumn is just around the corner, so it’s not that surprising that Caschy’s Blog spotted listings for a new Kindle at Amazon’s German website. What is a little surprising is that it looks like the new Kindle Voyage could be an update that […]

Acer’s $150 Iconia Tab 8W Windows tablet hits the FCC

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The Acer Iconia Tab 8W is a tablet with an 8 inch display, a quad-core Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and Windows 8.1 software. It’s expected to hit the streets in November, and the most remarkable thing about the tablet is its price: The Iconia Tab 8W will sell for just $150. While the Acer […]

Toshiba Encore 2 Write is a pen-enabled Windows tablet

toshiba encore 2 write

Toshiba unveiled a few new Windows tablets this month, including a 7 inch model that sells for just $120 and a 2-in-1 notebook that transforms into a tablet. But it appears the company has a few more tablets on the way. According to an Intel fact sheet from the IFA trade show earlier this month, the […]

Deals of the Day (9-16-2014)

lenovo yoga 2 11

Lenovo’s Yoga line of computers are 2-in-1 notebooks with touchscreen displays. Tilt the screen back 360 degrees until it’s resting back-to-back with the keyboard and you’ve got a (kind of chunky) tablet. The PC maker has been offering Lenovo systems for a few years at this point, and at this point you can find models […]

Chromecast now streams Twitch, Watch Disney, iHeartRadeio

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Google’s $35 Chromecast continues to be one of the cheapest, simplest devices for streaming internet video to a TV. When the Chromecast first launched in the summer of 2013, it only supported video from a handful of sources. These days it supports hundreds of apps and services, and you can even use it to stream […]