Egreat i6 mini PC review

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Looking for a small, cheap computer that runs Windows? There’s no shortage of options these days, with many models selling for $200 or less. But some of these cheap mini-desktops suffer from a shortage of ports or poor WiFi performance. The Egreat i6 doesn’t suffer from either of those problems. This little desktop features 802.11b/g/n […]

Asus Zenfone 2 review ($299 smartphone with 4GB of RAM)

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Want to buy the latest flagship phone from Apple, HTC, or Samsung? You’ll have to spend $600 or more. Want the latest flagship from Asus? You can pick one up for $299 or less. But can a phone in that price range be any good? Yes. The Asus Zenfone 2 is a smartphone with a […]

Cube i6 Air 3G dual-boot Android/Windows tablet review

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Looking for a low-cost tablet? There are hundreds of models that run Android or Windows software. Trying to decide which operating system to use? Generally if you want a wide selection of touch-friendly, full-screen apps you’re probably better off with Android. If you want support for desktop apps including Office, Firefox, or Photoshop, you’re better […]

Intel Compute Stick mini-computer (with Windows) review

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The Intel Compute Stick is a desktop computer that’s so small it doesn’t have to sit on your desk at all. Just plug the HDMI connector into a TV or monitor, connect a power source, and you can basically turn any display into a fully functional PC. The Compute Stick comes in two models: there’s […]

Mele PCG03 Windows mini PC review

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Chinese device maker Mele first caught my attention nearly 3 years ago when the company launched a TV box that could serve double duty as a little Linux PC. The company continues to offer a range of products including TV boxes with ARM chips and Android software. But they’ve also branched out into true PC […]

Dell XPS 13 Broadwell notebook review

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It’s tough to make a laptop that stands out in 2015. There’s plenty of competition for the title of thinnest, lightest, best display, longest battery life, or best overall performance. But Dell managed to make a splash when the company introduced the latest version of its XPS 13 notebook at CES in January. It’s now available […]

Dell Chromebook 11 (with Core i3) review

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Most Chromebooks are small, inexpensive laptops designed to run Google’s Chrome OS software. But Dell’s Chromebook 11 stands out from the crowd thanks to a business-like design, a sturdy case, and a decent keyboard, among other things. Dell’s Chromebooks are targeted at the education market, but they’re available for anyone to purchase. Prices start at […]

InkCase Plus mini review: E Ink case for smartphones

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The InkCase Plus is an E Ink display that you can pair with your smartphone and slap into the cover of a smartphone case. It lets you view pictures or read eBooks without turning your phone’s screen on. This can help save battery life and make it easier to view some content in direct sunlight or […]

Asus EeeBook X205 budget Windows laptop review

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Asus practically invented the netbook with the launch of the Eee PC line of low-cost, mini-laptops in 2007. While the netbook moniker has fallen out of fashion in recent years, there’s no shortage of inexpensive portable computers these days, including Chromebooks, 2-in-1 tablets, and more basic laptops. Still, Asus has a longer history in this space […]

Rikomagic MK80 octa-core TV box mini-review

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Rikomagic’s MK80 TV box is one of the most powerful, versatile Android boxes I’ve tested to date. It’s also one of the most expensive, priced at around $150 and up. But while there are plenty of devices that let you run Android apps on a TV, the MK80 stands apart thanks to its speedy octa-core processor, […]

Tronsmart Orion R28 Android box mini-review

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Tronsmart offers a pretty wide range of boxes designed to bring Android apps to your TV. They come in different shapes and sizes, sport a range of processor and storage options, and sell for as little as $50 or as much as $150 or more. The Tronsmart Orion R28 is one of the company’s more recent […]

Allwinner A83T octa-core tablet mini-review (InFocus C2107)

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Allwinner’s A83T processor is an octa-core chip designed for entry level and mid-range tablets. The chip maker unveiled the processor in September, and tablets featuring the chip should begin shipping soon. Allwinner sent me one of the first of those tablets to test. The InFocus C2107 is a 7 inch Android tablet made by Foxconn. It […]

Rikomagic MK902 II Android box with RK3288 (mini-review)

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The Rikomagic MK902 II is a TV box that brings Android apps such as Netflix, YouTube, or XBMC/Kodie media center to your TV. Launched this summer, the box sells for about $127, and features some of the most powerful hardware currently available in a small, Android-powered TV box including a  quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 processor,  2GB […]