Chuwi Hi8 Pro is an 8 inch, dual-OS, Cherry Trail tablet with USB C

Chinse tablet maker Chuwi has a habit of offering low-cost tablets with decent specs… and occasionally the company goes all out and introduces a tablet with premium features, usually for far less money than a similar device from Samsung or Asus. The company’s newest tablet is an 8 inch model which packs an awful lot of […]

Misfit built a fitness tracker into Bluetooth earbuds

Say you like the idea of a gadget that can track you steps… but you don’t really want to have one strapped to your wrist or clipped to your clothing all day. Misfit’s latest activity tracker isn’t meant to be worn all day… just when you’re listening to music (or podcasts, or whatever). The Misfit […]

Microsoft ends support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 on January 12th

Windows 10 may ship with the shiny new Edge web browser, but it also includes Internet Explorer 11, which makes sense since there are some features that aren’t yet supported by Edge, like extensions. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari have all eaten away at Internet Explorer’s market share in recent years. But there are still millions […]

Stabilo Digipen makes handwritten notes digital

German pen maker Stabilo wants to launch a smart pen that can translate you handwritten notes into digital text. Write words on a notepad and they’ll show up on you phone, tablet, or PC screen. Shapes like squares and circles can also be recognized. The company is showing off a prototype at CES, plans to […]

Intel Skull Canyon mini PC with Iris Pro graphics coming soon

Intel plans to launch its most powerful NUC mini-computer to date. It’s code-named “Skull Canyon” and it features a powerful Intel Skylake processor with Iris Pro graphics. We saw the first teasers for the product last month. Intel still isn’t ready to announce an official launch date, or even to let journalists take pictures of the […]

Contract-free 4G LTE coming to Windows 10 PCs thanks to Microsoft SIM cards

Microsoft appears to be getting ready to launch a service that will let Windows 10 computer users connect to 3G and 4G LTE cellular data networks using a Microsoft SIM card. There are no contracts involved: you’ll just pay for the data you need when you need it, and Microsoft will let you pay with the […]

TipTalk turns your finger into a speaker (sort of)

Your phone is ringing, but it’s tucked away in you bag and you don’t want to go find it. No problem. You can take the call on you fingertip. Well, maybe. The TipTalk is an upcoming product that you wear on your wrist as a watch or bracelet. It pairs with you smartphone over Bluetooth […]

Nitro Duo is 2 touchscreen computers in one 5 inch case

The Nitro Duo is a small computer with a 5 inch touchscreen display, a full-sized USB port, a docking connector, and a series of programmable buttons for launching apps or performing other actions. Actually no, scratch that. The Nitro Duo isn’t a small computer with those features. It’s two. Under the hood this device features the […]

Lenovo and Google plan to offer first Project Tango 3D depth-sensing smartphone

Google’s Project Tango is an effort to bring 3D cameras and depth-sensing software to smartphones and cameras. The idea is that you’d be able to map an environment and interact with real-world items on your screen. For example you could scan your living room and see what it would look like with a different paint […]

Lenovo to phase out Motorola brand, but keep the “Moto” moniker

When Google acquired Motorola Mobility a few years ago, the smartphone company kept its name and independent identity. Then Lenovo bought Motorola from Google, and there hasn’t been much change. But this year Lenovo plans to phase out the Motorola name. Or at least the “rola” part of it. CNET interviewed Motorola COO Rick Osterloh, […]