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 […]

Asus EeeBox E410 is a fanless mini PC with Intel Braswell


Asus is updating its EeeBox line of small desktop computers with a new model sporting an Intel Celeron N3150 “Braswell” quad-core processor and a fanless design. The EeeBox E410 also supports up to two displays, 4K video playback, and the desktop should be available soon. Asus introduced the first EeeBox in 2008, when it was marketed as […]

BlackBerry’s Android phones will still run a lot of BB software

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BlackBerry is expected to start selling smartphones powered by Google’s Android operating system this year. One of the first could be a touchscreen phone with a slide-out keyboard that’s code-named BlackBerry Venice, and which could launch in November. Another could be an Android version of the BlackBerry Passport smartphone with a 4.5 inch square display and a […]

Asus unveils Zenfone 2 Deluxe with 256GB of storage

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Some modern smartphones have a lot of built-in storage. While many entry-level phones have as little as 4GB of storage space, most have more… and it’s not uncommon to find phones that are available with 64GB or even 128GB of storage space. Asus thinks it can do better: the company has just unveiled a smartphone […]

Deals of the Day (8-22-2015)

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Hey look! It’s a special weekend edition of deals of the day. Amazon is offering a pretty nice deal on some great budget headphones and TigerDirect is giving away a free microSDHC card (after rebate). So I figured it’d be worth rounding up a few of the day’s best deals… and it turns out Best […]

Acer Aspire One Cloudbook with Windows now available for $190


Acer’s first “Cloudbook” series laptop is now available for purchase. The Cloudbook family of products are low-cost Windows laptops with the sorts of specs (and price tags) we’ve come to associated with laptops running Google Chrome OS in recent years. But these computer ship with Windows 10 software. Some models will be priced as low […]

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 3 8 leaked: Cheap tablet with long battery life

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It looks like Lenovo may be preparing to update its Yoga line of Android tablets with a new model featuring low-end specs, but one premium features: extra-long battery life. Lenovo hasn’t yet introduced the new tablet, but Ukranian retailer Rozetka has posted a product page for the Lenovo Yoga 3 8″ tablet, complete with pictures […]

Deals of the Day (8-21-2015)

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Asus is expanding its line of Zenbook UX305 computers. Earlier this year the company launched a low-cost ultrabook with a starting price of $699, an Intel Core M Broadwell processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It’s a pretty nice laptop… if you don’t mind having a relatively low-power Broadwell chip. Looking for something […]

Google Life Sciences team becomes an Alphabet company

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Google used to just be the company that ran the world’s most popular search engine. These days the search and advertising business is still a huge part of what Google does, but the company also develops the most popular smartphone operating system in the world, a web browser, and much more. In recent years the company […]

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 Special Edition review


Dell offers a line of convertible laptops with 13.3 inch touchscreen displays and a special hinge that lets you push the screen back 360 degrees and hold the tablet like a tablet. Prices for the Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 start at $500 for a model with an Intel Pentium processor and a 1366 x […]