Asus brings Zenfone 2 to North America for $199 and up

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The Asus Zenfone 2 smartphone has been grabbing headlines since Asus unveiled the phone at CES in January. Priced at $199 and up, it comes in a few different models — including some that sport 4GB of RAM and full HD displays. Asus has been selling the Zenfone 2 in select markets for a few […]

Fujitsu launches Q665 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Core M (in Japan)

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Fujitsu’s latest 2-in-1 tablet is a model with an 11.6 inch display, an Intel Core M Broadwell processor, a full HD display, and a detachable keyboard dock that lets you use the tablet like a notebook. The Fujitsu Arrows Tab Q665 is positioned as a tablet for the enterprise market: It has a fingerprint sensor, […]

LG G4 smartphone launches this week (in key markets)

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The LG G4 is a smartphone with a curved 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display, 3GB of RAM, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, and an optional leather back panel. LG introduced the G4 in April, and now the company is launching the phone in select markets. It should be available worldwide by this summer. […]

NVIDIA Shield Pro game console with 500GB may be real after all

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The NVIDIA Shield game console is set to hit the streets this month. It’s an Android TV box that you can use to watch online videos from YouTube, Netflix, or other sites, play Android games, or stream PC games using NVIDIA’s GameStream and GRID services. NVIDIA is offering a $199 model with a Tegra X1 […]

Report: Some mobile carriers could block ads

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A number of wireless carriers are reportedly planning to block online advertising on their networks. Don’t like ads? Then that might sound like a good thing. But it poses a few interesting questions. According to a report from the Financial Times, more than one mobile operator is considering flipping the switch on technology that would […]

Deals of the Day (5-15-2015)

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The Asus Zenbook UX305 ultrabook is a pretty good bargain at its list price of $699. But it’s an even better bargain if you can pick it up for $100 off. Right now the Microsoft Store is offering this 2.6 pound notebook with a 13 inch full HD display, an Intel Core M processor, 8GB […]

Dell launches Inspiron Micro Windows mini-desktop for $180 and up

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Dell has launched a new mini-desktop computer called the Inspiron Micro. It’s about the same size and price as a Dell Chromebox, but the Inspiron Micro runs Windows instead of Chrome OS. Prices start at around $180. Dell offers several different models with a choice of Intel Celeron J1800, J1900, or Pentium J2900 Bay Trail […]

Oculus Rift VR headset will work best with expensive gaming PCs

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The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is expected to ship in early 2016, making it one of the first high-profile VR devices that doesn’t use your smartphone as a display. But the Rift is just a headset. You’ll need to connect it with a computer if you actually want to play games, watch immersive videos, […]

Now you can buy a Panasonic Smart TV with Firefox OS (in Europe)

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Panasonic is the first television maker to use Mozilla’s Firefox OS to power its smart TVs. And now you can buy one of those TVs… if you happen to be in Europe. They should be available in additional markets within a few months. The Panasonic CR850, CR730, CX800, CX750, CX700, and CX680 TVs all use Mozilla’s […]