Giada F110D is a small, fanless Bay Trail computer

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Chinese computer maker Giada has offers a line of tiny desktop computers in a variety of shapes and configurations. One of the company’s newest models is a slim, low-power computer called the Giada F110D. Notebook Italia reports it will be available with a 4.5W Intel Celeron N2807 or a 10W J1900 Bay Trail processor and both […]

LG to launch webOS 2.0 for smart TVs in 2015

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LG started shipping smart TVs with webOS software this year, bringing a relatively easy-to-use way to stream content from the internet to a television. Now LG has announced that webOS 2.0 for smart TVs is coming next year. The company plans to begin showing off its latest smart TV software at the Consumer Electronics Show […]

Amazon Prime Now: 1-hour delivery (in New York City)

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Want to get your Amazon delivery quickly? You can pay for same-day or 1-day delivery on many items. In less of a rush? There’s free 2-day shipping for Amazon Prime members. But what if you’re in more of a rush? Now you can choose 1-hour delivery… if you happen to be a Prime Member living in […]

Yureka smartphone packs 64-bit CPU, Cyanogen OS for under $150


Indian smartphone maker Micromax has launched a new brand called Yu which aims to deliver high quality smartphones and entry-level prices thanks in part to a partnership with software maker Cyanogen. The first member of the Yu family is now available in India. The Yureka is a phone with a 5.5 inch screen, a quad-core […]

Android Text To Speech update improves voice quality


Google has released an update to its Text-to-speech app for Android, and it removes the “high quality” voices the company introduced earlier this year. Don’t worry though… they’re only gone because Google says its standard voices now sound better than the high quality voices they replace (although some users disagree). They also take up a […]

Blu Studio 7.0 is a smartphone… with a 7 inch screen

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Budget device maker Blu is launching its first product with a 7 inch screen, but it’s not a tablet. The Blu Studio 7.0 is an Android smartphone with a 7 inch display. It’s not the first 7 inch phone on the market. But unlike the HP 7 VoiceTab, Asus FonePad, and most other devices in this category […]

Deals of the Day (12-17-2014)

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Yesterday we pointed out that the Microsoft Store is selling an 11.6 inch Acer Aspire E11 notebook for $149. That model’s still available for that price… but if you want a version with more than 32GB of storage there’s another option. Target is selling a model with a 250GB hard drive for $153 today only. […]

Sony’s latest gadget makes ordinary glasses smart

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Google Glass-style smart glass products may not exactly be mainstream yet. But Google’s not the only company working on wearable, head-up displays. Lenovo, Toshiba, and Sony, all have their own models under development. Now Sony is unveiling a new product that’s designed to turn a normal pair of glasses into a smartglass product. The new […]

BlackBerry Classic is now available for $449

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The BlackBerry Classic is a smartphone that looks a lot like the company’s older phones thanks to its QWERTY thumb keyboard, trackpad, and navigation buttons. But the phone also has modern touches including a touchscreen, a dual-core processor, and BlackBerry 10 software with support for BlackBerry and Android apps. BlackBerry started taking pre-orders for the Classic […]

Indian court bans OnePlus from selling phones with CyanogenMod

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The makers of the OnePlus One announced plans recently to bring their smartphone to India. But while the version sold in most parts of the world features a custom version of Android developed by Cyanogen, OnePlus is working on a different Android-based operating system for its Indian customers. Still, the original plan had been to […]

Andromium could turn your smartphone into a desktop (crowdfunding)


Over the past few years there have been a few projects aimed at letting people use their smartphones as notebook or desktop computers. Motorola’s Atrix line of Android phones were designed to work with Lapdock keyboard docks, but they’ve been discontinued. Canonical tried to breath new life into the category by crowdfunding the Ubuntu Edge […]

Vido introduces $100 W8C Freedom Light tablet

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It’s not hard to find Windows 8.1 tablets that sell for $100 or less these days. But that doesn’t mean there’s not still room for improvement. Most of the sub-$100 Windows tablets available in the US (such as the WinBook TW800, Vulcan Challenger II, and Toshiba Encore Mini) feature just 1GB of RAM and 16GB […]

Lumia gesture controls let you answer calls by picking up a phone

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Microsoft is introducing a new beta app for recent Lumia smartphones that lets you perform some key actions without touching the screen. For example you can answer a ringing phone by holding it to your ear, switch to speakerphone by placing the phone face up on a table, or mute the microphone by placing it face […]