CTL launches NL6 Education Chromebook with 180 degree hinge


Educational laptop maker CTL is updating its Chromebook family with a new model sporting an Intel Bay trail processor and a 180 degree hinge which lets you fold the screen so the computer lies flat. The new CTL NL6 Education Chromebook looks a lot like last year’s model, but it has a more powerful Intel Celeron N2940 […]

Deals of the Day (6-18-2015)

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system launches July 29th, and while the software is available as a free upgrade for anyone running a legitimately licensed version of Windows 7 or later, you’ll also be able to buy a Windows 10 license for installation on a new PC. Prices will start at $110 for an OEM version […]

Report: Next-gen Apple Watch to get a Facetime Camera

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The Apple Watch may have just hit the streets, but Apple is reportedly working on a next-gen model which will support additional features thanks to hardware improvements. Among other things, the Apple Watch 2 is said to include a camera for FaceTime video calls, support for connecting to WiFi networks so you can perform many […]

Gaming smartphone from Snail Games up for pre-order for $400


Snail Games introduced gaming smartphone at CES earlier this year, and now it’s available for pre-order from Amazon for $400. While the retail listing says the Snail Mobile W3D will ship in December, Snail says it should actually be available September 29th. Of course you can play games on most smartphones. But there are a few […]

Google Nexus 5 battery replacement surgery

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The Google Nexus 5 is a great smartphone that was released in 2013. But like many of the best phones on the market these days, it has a battery that’s not meant to be replaced. I’ve been using a Nexus 5 as my primary phone since shortly after it was released… and while the phone […]

Doogee F3 Ltd smartphone: 4GB RAM, 2K display

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There are phones on the market with 4GB of RAM. And there are phones with 2560 x 1440 pixel displays. But Chinese smartphone maker Doogee is one of the first companies to announce a phone with both of those features. The Doogee F3 Ltd features a 5 inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, and other premium […]

BitTorrent launches app to move files between mobile devices, no Wi-Fi necessary

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The name BitTorrent is generally associated with pirated content. However, the company behind the peer-to-peer file-transfer technology does more than supply a means to let you download movies without paying for them. The company has just released a new app designed to let you share content between mobile devices. Shoot is a cross-platform app for Android, iOS, […]

OnePlus 2 smartphone to have Snapdragon v2.1 chip

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OnePlus has announced that it’s second smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor… but the company promises the chip won’t overheat. Other phones with Qualcomm’s latest smartphone processor have run into heat problems which lead to CPU throttling. That causes the new Sony Xperia Z4, for instance, to perform more slowly than last […]

Deals of the Day (6-17-2015)


Looking for a cheap Windows laptop? Right now Newegg is selling an 11.6 inch Acer Aspire E11 for $160. It has an Intel Celeron Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and Windows 8.1 with Bing software. Think you’d rather have a 2-in-1 tablet? For $18 more you can pick up a Nextbook […]

Nest Cam is Google’s $200 connected camera

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About a year after Google acquired smart thermostat maker Nest and connected camera maker Dropcam, the company is launching its first security camera. The Nest Cam is basically an updated version of the DropCam Pro… but it’s called the Nest Cam and it has a slightly slimmer design. Like the Dropcam Pro, the Nest Cam […]

AMD’s Project Quantum mini PC packs serious graphics

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AMD has developed a platform for small form-factor desktop computers with high-performance AMD Radeon graphics. This week the company unveiled a new mini-PC design called Project Quantum, and it packs the chip maker’s upcoming dual-GPU Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card. In other words, Project Quantum should be able to handle 4K video at 60 frames […]

Zotac EN970 mini PC is a Steam Machine without Steam OS


Zotac’s first Steam Machine is a tiny desktop computer with NVIDIA GTX 970M graphics, 4 HDMI 2.0 ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, and Valve’s Steam Operating system pre-loaded. It’s expected to be available in November for about $1000. There’s no doubt the Zotac Steam Machine SN970 is designed for gamers. But what if you want […]