Sony releases Android M preview for Open Device program

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Less than a month after Google released a developer preview of Android M for the latest Google Nexus devices, Sony is giving developers to test an early version of the next version of Android on some of its devices as well. Sony has released an Android M Developer Preview for Sony Xperia devices as part […]

Is this the 2015 Motorola Moto G smartphone?

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A few years ago Motorola introduced a smartphone that shook up the idea of what we should expect from a low-cost smartphone. The 2013 Moto G sported a 720p display, a quad-core processor, and decent build quality for under $200, at a time when most phones in that price range cut quite a few more […]

Hands-on with the HP Pavilion x2 (2015) 2-in-1 tablet

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HP’s next-gen Pavilion x2 is a 2-in-1 Windows tablet with a detachable keyboard dock, front-facing Bang & Olufsen speakers, and a USB Type C port. It also has a sturdier keyboard base than last year’s model, making it easier to use the new HP Pavilion x2 like a laptop without worrying that it’ll fall over. […]

Asus Zenfone 2 giveaway

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The Asus Zenfone 2 may be one of the best smartphones priced at $299 or less… but you know what’s even better than a cheap phone? A free phone. Asus provided Liliputing with a demo unit to review, and now that I’m finished testing the phone, it’s time to let someone else have a turn. This […]

Toshiba Satellite Click 2-in-1 tablet on the way

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Toshiba sells a line of 2-in-1 tablets with detachable keyboard docks under the Toshiba Satellite Click name. The company has been offering models with 13.3 inch displays since 2013. Earlier this year the company unveiled a smaller model with an 8.9 inch display called the Satellite Click Mini. And now it looks like there may be […]

Unlock the Asus Zenfone 2 bootloader (unofficially)

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The Asus Zenfone 2 is a smartphone with a fast processor, a good display, and a reasonable price tag: for $199 you can get a model with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, or you can pay $299 for a model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. While I was pretty impressed […]

Deals of the Day (6-19-2015)

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Apple may not be selling new 1st-gen iPad mini tablets anymore, but you can pick up a refurbished model for $209. Want a newer tablet with a faster processor and a better screen? Apple charges $299 and up for an iPad mini 2 or $100 more for an iPad mini 3. But right now Best Buy […]

Amazon launches Fire OS 5 dev preview (Android 5.0 for Fire HD tablets)

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Amazon is preparing to launch a new version the operating system that powers its Fire HD tablets. Amazon Fire OS will be based on Google Android 5.0 Lollipop… but users probably won’t see much difference when the software launches. That’s because Fire OS is Amazon’s custom version of Android with Amazon’s own user interface, app […]

Apple is done selling iPads without Retina displays (mostly)

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When Apple introduced the iPad mini with a Retina display, the company continued selling the original iPad mini with a 7.9 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display for a lower price. And when the iPad mini 3 was introduced, the original iPad mini continued to stick around. But now Apple has stopped selling the original […]

Nextbook Ares 8 is a $78 Android tablet that’s not awful

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Budget tablet maker E Fun’s latest low-cost Android tablet is really low-cost. The Nextbook Ares 8 is an 8 inch tablet with Android 5.0 software and a $78 price tag. It’s available exclusively from Walmart, and for a tablet that costs less than a Kindle eReader, it’s actually not bad at all. I got a chance […]