TuneIn launches premium service with ad-free radio, audiobooks

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TuneIn is a sort of one-stop-shop fir internet radio stations, letting you listen to local or international broadcasts over the internet. Now the company is launching a subscription service called TuneIn Premium. For $8 per month, you get access to ad-free radio stations, live sports broadcasts, and a library of audiobooks. Like the free version of […]

Wileyfox launches line of mid-range phones with Cyanogen OS

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A new UK-based company called Wileyfox is getting into the smartphone game with two new phones designed to offer decent specs at a reasonable price. The Wileyfox Swift is a $200 phone with a 5 inch, 720p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, and a £129 ($204) price tag, while the Wileyfox Storm is a £199 ($314) […]

Nokia 222 is a $37 feature phone from Microsoft

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Microsoft is launching a new low-cost phone with a web browser, support for Facebook, Twitter, Skype GroupMe, and Messenger, and with a 2 megapixel camera. But the new phone isn’t running Windows software, and it doesn’t even have the Microsoft name on it. Instead, the new phone is called the Nokia 222 and it should be […]

Microsoft unveils concept tablet keyboard with E Ink touchscreen


There are plenty of keyboard designed for use with tablets, allowing you to use a touch-only device like a laptop. But while keyboards make it easier to tap out text quickly, they could do so much more. Microsoft has developed a prototype of a new type of keyboard cover with a built-in E Ink touchscreen above the […]

Amazon Fire tablet with SD card slot might be coming soon

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Amazon has a habit of launching new tablets in the fall… and blogger Dave Zatz has a habit of spotting upcoming Amazon products at the FCC website, in spite of Amazon’s efforts to hide its FCC listings. So maybe it’s not surprising that Zatz has spotted what he thinks could be an FCC posting for […]

Skylake CPU updates for Dell XPS 13 and Asus Zenbook UX303

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Asus and Dell are apparently planning to launch updated versions of their thin-and-light laptops, with the new models sporting Intel 6th-gen “Skylake” processors. As Notebook Italia has noticed, Asus Zenbook UX303UB and Dell XPS 13 have started to show up at European retail websites including LaSystems and GSX Digital. Both of these laptops appear to be […]

HP Spectre X360 convertible ultrabook with Skylake CPU coming soon

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Lenovo isn’t the only company preparing to launch a new convertible notebook with a new 6th-gen Intel Core “Skylake” processor. HP is also updating its Spectre x360 line of convertibles with a new model sporting an Intel Core i5-6200U processor. HP hasn’t officially introduced the new model yet, but European retail sites Fnac and Icecat have both […]

ECS Liva X2 Braswell mini PC now available for $170 and up

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The ECS Liva X2 is a tiny computer with a fanless design and a case that measures about 6.1″ x 3.3″ x 2″. Under the hood, the little PC features an Intel Celeron N3050 Braswell processor. ECS offers a few different configurations, with prices starting at $170 for a model with 2GB of RAM, 32GB […]

Deals of the Day (8-24-2015)

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The HP Slate 8 Pro is an Android tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, an 8 inch,1600 x 1200 pixel display, and a 5680 mAh battery. The tablet sold for about $350 when it launched in 2014, but today you can buy one for just $160. Woot is running a sale on a number […]

Microsoft releases Cortana voice assistant public beta for Android

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Microsoft digital assistant software is now available to test on any Android device. You don’t need an invitation and you don’t need to download a leaked copy. Just sign up as a beta tester to give a pre-release, but somewhat stable version of Cortana for Android a try. Cortana is a digital assistant app that […]

This is what a BlackBerry Passport with Android looks like (video)

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BlackBerry is expected to launch its first smartphones running Android software this year, including the upcoming BlackBerry “Venice” phone with a slide-out keyboard, and a version of the BlackBerry Passport phone with a 4.5 inch square display and a physical keyboard which also acts as a touch surface below the screen. The phones are expected […]

Moto X Play may come to the US as Droid Maxx 2

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Motorola recently announced two new versions of its flagship smartphones. But while the Moto X Style will be sold in the US as an unlocked phone called the Moto X Pure Edition, there was no word on US availability of the Moto X Play (with a larger battery). Now, Phandroid reports that Verizon and Motorola will […]

Lenovo Yoga 900 convertible with Intel Skylake coming soon

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Lenovo is getting ready to update its Yoga line of convertible, laptops with a new model sporting a 13.3 inch, 3200 x 1800 pixel display, an Intel Skylake processor, and Windows 10 software. The Lenovo Yoga 900 hasn’t officially been announced yet, but a few product pages showed up at a French retail site. The […]

Huawei Nexus 6 photos leaked (maybe)

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Google is expected to launch two different Nexus smartphones this year, with LG building a model with a 5.2 inch display and Huawei partnering with Google on a 5.7 inch model. We’ve already got a pretty good idea of what the smaller model will look like, thanks to a leaked photo. Now it’s time for […]