Samsung confirms its first Tizen phone is on hold… for now

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Samsung’s first smartphone powered by the Tizen operating system was supposed to launch in Russia this month, but launch day came and went and the phone was nowhere to be seen. Now Samsung has confirmed to the Associated Press and CNET that the Samsung Z is on hold until the company feels the Tizen ecosystem […]

Deals of the Day (7-28-2014)

Asus Transformer Book T100

The Asus Transformer Book T100 is a cheap 10 inch Windows tablet that gets long battery life, offers decent performance, and comes with a keyboard dock that lets you use the system like a notebook. Now it’s even cheaper: Newegg is selling a refurbished model for just $250. Note that the refurbished version of this […]

Allwinner’s $4 quad-core chip now shipping in $60 Android tablets

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Allwinner has begun mass production of the Allwinner A33 ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core processor and the company is selling the chip to device makers for as little as $4. That means it’s showing up in some pretty cheap tablets. You can already find a handful of tablets with Allwinner A33 chips, Android 4.4 KitKat, chips at […]

LG unveils Tab Book Android convertible with Intel Core i5

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There are a growing number of Android tablets with Intel Atom processors. But LG’s going a bit higher up the food chain with its new Tab Book 11. It’s an 11.6 inch Andorid tablet with an Intel Core i5 Haswell processor and a built-in keyboard that lets you use the system like a notebook… an […]

Leaks: 5.9 inch Nexus “Shamu,” Moto X+1, and Sony Xperia Z3

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Google probably won’t unveil the next Nexus phones or tablets for a few months, but that hasn’t stopped information about next-gen Nexuses (or Nexusi?) from leaking. But the tech industry has a hard time keeping anything secret for long and recently we’ve seen leaks about a few other high profile devices including new flagship phones […]

Lenovo Yoga 2 10 inch convertible tablet on the way?

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Lenovo may be preparing to expand its Yoga tablet family with a new 10 inch model called the Yoga 2 10. It’s not clear if this is a Windows or Android tablet, although there’s reason to believe it’s a new addition to the company’s line of Android tablets. While Lenovo’s Yoga devices that run Windows […]

Firstview S1162 notebook is an Android-powered Lenovo Yoga clone

Firstview S1162

Firstview’s new S1162 is a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch display, a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor, and Google Android software. It also looks an awful lot like a Lenovo Yoga tablet. Firstview is currently looking for distributors, but a representative tells ARM Devices that the S1162 should have a retail price of about $199. The Firstview […]

Deals of the Day (7-25-2014)

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At $229 the Google Nexus 7 is a pretty good tablet for the price. Knock $100 off the price and it’s a steal. ShopDivvy is selling refurbished Nexus 7 tablets with full HD display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage for just $130. Or for the same price you can […]

Freakbox is a $149 Android box from the devs at FreakTab

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A group of developers from the FreakTab community have decided that developing custom ROMs for existing Android phones, tablets and TV boxes isn’t enough. So they’ve decided to launch their own hardware. The team plans to begin selling the Freakbox soon for $149. It’s a set-top-box with a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor, 32GB of storage, […]