Tizen update turns the Samsung Galaxy Gear into a Gear 2 (almost)

samsung galaxy gear

Samsung is now offering a free software update to owners of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch that kind of turns last year’s smartwatch into this year’s Gear 2 watch. No, the software update won’t give you a slightly faster processor or a heart-rate sensor, but it will replace that Android software that came with the […]

Deals of the Day (7-21-2014)

HP Spectre 13t-3000

There was a time when an ultrabook with a 13.3 inch, full HD touchscreen display, an Intel Core i5-4200U Haswell processor, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage would carry a price tag of around $1000. Today you can pick one up for just $580. Sure, it’s a refurbished model, but that’s still a pretty […]

Reports: HTC smartwatch, tablets on the way

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HTC may be preparing to launch a whole range of new Android devices this year. Reports have already suggested the company is building Google’s next Nexus tablet. Now @evleaks reports that an HTC Android Wear watch is on the way as well as two more tablets. The Google Nexus 9 is expected to be an […]

Probox2 EX Android box is designed for video, gaming,

probox2 ex

Google will take another crack at the living room this fall with the launch of Android TV, a new version of Android for smart TVs and TV boxes. But Chinese device makers aren’t waiting for Android TV. They’ve been offering small, cheap TV boxes running Android for a few years. These boxes typically have the same […]

VolksPC mini PC run Android and Debian Linux simultaneously

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Tiny, low-powered PCs with ARM-based processors like the MK802 or Tronsmart Vega S89 usually ship with Android software that lets you stream videos, play games, or surf the web on a TV. But many of these little devices can also run other Linux-based operating systems such as Ubuntu, Debian, or Fedora. Now the folks at VolksPC […]

Hisense Sero 7+ is a budget Android tablet

hisense sero 7 plus

Hisense is adding another low-cost Android tablet to the Hisense Sero family. The Hisense Sero 7+ showed up at the FCC and WiFi certification sites recently, and it looks like an update to last year’s Hisense Sero 7 LT. The Hisense Sero 7+ features entry-level specs, and it will probably have an entry-level price. The slightly more […]

Dell Chromebook 11 with Core i3 CPU on the way

dell chromebook 11

Acer may have been the first company to launch a Chrome OS laptop with an Intel Core i3 Haswell processor. But it won’t be the last. Dell unveiled details about an updated Dell Chromebook 11 with an Intel Core i3 processor at an event in Japan. Dell already offers a Chromebook 11 for education and enterprise […]

French retailer lists NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE for €400

nvidia shield tablet

Can’t wait to get your hands on NVIDIA’s upcoming Shield Tablet with a Tegra K1 processor and support for streaming PC games over the internet? If you live in France you can already order one from Rue Du Commerce. Sure, NVIDIA hasn’t actually confirmed that the tablet exists yet and the product page was probably […]