Acer’s latest 15 inch Chromebook costs just $200

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Acer was the first company to introduce a Chromebook with a 15.6 inch display when it introduced the $250 Chromebook 15 in January. A few months later the company added a more powerful model with a Core i5 processor for $500. Now Acer is going the other way, introducing a cheaper model with a starting price […]

Google Nexus sales are down (which isn’t that surprising)

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Google makes most of its money through advertising and web services, but the company also brings in money through “other revenues” and sales of devices such as Nexus phones and tablets. So when Google reported its earnings for the latest quarter, the company noted that revenue is up year-over-year in just about every area. But […]

Acer Aspire E11 goes Braswell

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Acer is updating its affordable portable line of laptops with new models sporting Intel’s low-power Braswell processors.  Last year the company launched the Acer Aspire E11 and V11 notebooks with 11.6 inch displays and Intel Bay Trail chips. Now Acer is introducing a new model called the Acer Aspire ES 11 which use Intel’s Celeron […]

Razer Forge TV now available for pre-order for $100 and up

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Razer is taking pre-orders for its Forge TV game console and media streaming device. You can order the Razer Forge TV for $100 or opt for the Forge TV Bundle for $150 to get a wireless game controller with the box. Since the Forge TV itself doesn’t come with any remote control or gamepad, the […]

Samsung goes round, LG Watch Urbane launches, and other smartwatch news

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Samsung today announced that it is releasing an SDK to developers for its next smartwatch so they can create content that will be compatible with the new design. In the announcement, as noted by Android Central, the company showed off a weather themed watch face and a few app displays showing a decidedly round look. […]

Acer teases an upcoming Predator gaming tablet

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Acer is introducing a new line of Predator computers for gamers. That includes a new high-end desktop PC, new 15 and 17 inch laptops, and eventually a tablet. The company isn’t saying much about the tablet yet, but it’s expected to launch in the third quarter of 2015. Here’s what we know about the Predator […]

Ubuntu 15.04 released for phones, PCs, cloud, and Internet of Things

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Ubuntu has long been one of the most popular GNU/Linux distributions for desktop and notebook PC users. But the company behind Ubuntu has been working to expand its reach and with the launch of Ubuntu 15.04, the operating system supports a range of devices including PCs, servers, smartphones, and “internet of things” hardware. Most of […]

Xiaomi unveils $200 unibody Mi4i

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Hugo Barra and Xiaomi took to the stage in New Dehli today to reveal the company’s latest smartphone. What they showed off was a surprisingly powerful new device with a surprisingly low price tag. This is the new Xiaomi Mi4i, an update to their Mi4. It’s both thinner and lighter than the previous model, at […]