Firstview S1162 notebook is an Android-powered Lenovo Yoga clone

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Firstview’s new S1162 is a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch display, a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor, and Google Android software. It also looks an awful lot like a Lenovo Yoga tablet. Firstview is currently looking for distributors, but a representative tells ARM Devices that the S1162 should have a retail price of about $199. The Firstview […]

Deals of the Day (7-25-2014)

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At $229 the Google Nexus 7 is a pretty good tablet for the price. Knock $100 off the price and it’s a steal. ShopDivvy is selling refurbished Nexus 7 tablets with full HD display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage for just $130. Or for the same price you can […]

Freakbox is a $149 Android box from the devs at FreakTab

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A group of developers from the FreakTab community have decided that developing custom ROMs for existing Android phones, tablets and TV boxes isn’t enough. So they’ve decided to launch their own hardware. The team plans to begin selling the Freakbox soon for $149. It’s a set-top-box with a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor, 32GB of storage, […]

Firefox for Android brings fresh content to your browser home screen

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Mozilla has rolled out a new feature Firefox for Android feature that lets you place custom “panels” on your home screen. Instead of just viewing your history, frequently visited sites and reading list you can now add panels for Vimeo, Instagram, Wikipedia, or other sites. This brings pictures, video, news, or other information to your […]

Lilbits (7-24-2014): Fire TV sales exceed Amazon’s expectations

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Amazon has gotten into hardware in a big way over the past few years. The company’s first smartphone ships this week, and Kindle eReaders and tablets are among Amazon’s best-selling products. This year Amazon also launched its first smart TV box, the Fire TV. It’s hard to know just how many of those products Amazon […]

Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet review

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The Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C is an Android tablet with an 8 inch display, an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, and a $199 price tag. It’s also a surprisingly powerful machine for the price. Or maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise: after all the tablet has the same processor as the Asus Transformer Pad T100 – a […]

Maingear Pulse 15 is a thin, light, and expensive gaming laptop

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Maingear is now offering a thin and light notebook aimed at gamers. The Maingear Pulse 15 has a high-resolution 15.6 inch display, an Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and NVIDIA graphics but the notebook measures just 0.75 inches thick and weighs about 4 pounds. Those specs don’t come cheap though: prices start at $2199. […]

Chrome for Android gets single sign-in, Material Design

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Google is rolling out an updated version of Chrome beta for Android which starts to incorporate Material Design features borrowed from the upcoming Android L release. This version of the Chrome browser also supports single sign-in, which means that as long as you’re using Chrome while logged into your Google account, you won’t have to […]

Now there’s a web browser for Android Wear smartwatches

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Want to surf the web on a 1.6 inch screen? Now you can. Wear Internet Browser is a web browser for Android Wear which lets you load web pages on your wrist. The app supports HTTP and HTTPS sites, features bookmarks and history, and features pinch-to-zoom… which will probably come in handy since even mobile-friendly websites […]

Deals of the Day (7-24-2014)

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The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a 2-in-1 Windows tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and a keyboard dock that allows you to use the system as a notebook. I recently reviewed the Switch 10 and found it to be a pretty good little device for work or play… but with a $379 […]

Razer Nabu smartband coming soon for under $100

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Razer’s first wearable device is scheduled to go on sale within the next few months and it’ll sell for $100 or less. That’s according to a report from Recode, whcih interviewed Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan. The Razer Nabu is a wristband that measures activity like a pedometer, shows notifications from your phone like a smartwatch, […]