3 Sony Xperia Z5 phones on the way, including a 4K model? (Updated)

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Sony’s latest line of flagship phones haven’t been available for very long, but it looks like the company may already be getting ready to launch a successor to the Xperia Z3+ (also known as the Xperia Z4 in select markets). Specs for three new phones called the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium […]

First look at new smartwatches from Samsung, Motorola

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Samsung and Motorola are both expected to release new smartatches soon. The Samsung Gear S2 will run Tizen-based software and feature a round display, while the next-gen Motorola Moto 360 is expected to look a lot like last year’s model, but it will come in two sizes and feature lugs that make it easier to […]

Obi introduces high-style, low-cost smartphones for under $200

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There’s no shortage of affordable smartphones on the market, but former Apple CEO John Sculley thinks there’s room for a new type of low-cost phone. His new company Obi Worldphone has unveiled two new phones that will be priced under $200. The $129 Obi SJ1.5 and $199 Obi SF1 are smartphones with 5 inch displays and Google […]

Report: Motorola team to take charge of Lenovo’s smartphone business

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After Lenovo acquired Motorola’s smartphone business from Google last year, the company continued to release two lines of phones. Motorola manufactured global phones including the Moto X, Moto G, and Moto E, while Lenovo continued to crank out devices like the Vibe Shot and the upcoming Vibe P1. But it probably didn’t make sense to have two […]

WSJ: Amazon lays off engineers that worked on the Fire Phone

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The Amazon Fire Phone has had an odd history. While Amazon’s Kindle eReaders, Fire tablets, and Fire TV devices have been pretty well-received, the Fire Phone was seen by many as overpriced and gimmicky when it launched in 2014. These days you can pick one up for as little as $130, while Amazon apparently attempts […]

Next-gen Asus Zenbook UX305 to feature Core M Skylake CPU

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The Asus Zenbook UX305 made a bit of a splash when it launched earlier this year thanks to the thin-and-light laptop’s combination of a low price tag and surprisingly strong specs. Now it looks like Asus is getting ready to launch an updated model featuring Intel’s next-gen Core M processor based on “Skylake” architecture. Like […]

Windows 10 is running on 75 million PCs

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Less than a month after launch, Windows 10 is now running on 75 million computers. That’s according to Microsoft VP Yusuf Mehdi, who also shared some other stats from the first month of Windows 10, including the fact that more than 90 thousand unique PC or tablet models have been upgraded to Windows 10 and […]

Facebook’s M is a digital assistant baked into Messenger

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Facebook is throwing its hat in the personal digital assistant ring with a new service called M. It offers some of the same functionality as Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Google’s Now… but M is different in a few ways. First, M is built into the Facebook messenger service: you use it by sending a […]

Deals of the Day (8-26-2015)

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Sony may have gotten out of the personal computer business, but while you’re waiting for the spinoff VAIO company to bring its first products to the United States, you an find some pretty good deals on older Sony hardware. The Vaio Tap 11 is a 2-in-1 Windows tablet with a full HD display, an active digitizer, […]

Amazon ends free app of the day, launches Underground Apps

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Amazon is done giving away a different free Android app every day. But the company’s not done with Android freebies: instead the company has launched a new shopping app called Amazon Underground that lets you use your smartphone to shop for just about anything Amazon sells… and which also includes “over ten thousands dollars in […]