Deals of the Day (1-26-2016)

Didn’t get a chance to pick a Google Nexus 5X for $280 when it was on sale on Black Friday? Now you’ve got another change… kind of. BuyDig is selling 16GB models for $300 and 32GB models for $350, which is about $50 off the list price. But the company is also throwing in $20 […]

New Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe is the most powerful yet

The Asus Zenfone 3 isn’t expected to launch for a few more months, but Asus has added a new Zenfone 2 model to its lineup, and it’s got a faster processor than any of the models launched in 2015. The new Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition will be available with up to an Intel Atom Z3590 quad-core, […]

MeegoPad unveils 3 new Cherry Trail mini PCs

MeegoPad was one of the first companies to offer a PC Stick capable of running Windows software (even if it shipped with an unlicensed copy of Windows). Now there’s no shortage of tiny, affordable Windows 10 PCs… but MeegoPad seems to think there’s room for a few more. The company is launching three new tiny computers […]

Report: Amazon apps, services could be bundled with future smartphones

Amazon’s first attempt to design and sell a smartphone didn’t go very well. But according to a report from The Information’s Amir Efrati, Amazon isn’t giving up on the smartphone space. Instead, the company is reportedly in talks with smartphone makers that might bundle Amazon features with their phones. If the company manages to work […]

Remix OS for PC gets its first update, 32-bit support in the works

About two weeks after releasing Remix OS for PC, the developers of this Android-as-a-desktop operating system have released a first update. It’s available for download from the Jide website, or you can find more details at the xda-developers forum. Version 2.0.1 is a relatively minor update that fixes some bugs includes a functional battery indicator for […]

Deals of the Day (1-25-2016)

Lenovo offers a line of laptops with entry-level specs under its IdeaPad 100s family, and right now Best Buy is offering 11.6 models with either Chrome OS or Windows for just $150 each. Note that the Windows model also comes with a 1-year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal. If you’ve got an extra $50 […]

Cortana will now remind you to follow through on email commitments

Soon Windows 10’s Cortana digital assistant will be able to scan your emails and remind you of promises you’ve made. Microsoft calls the new Cortana feature “Commitments.” The process is similar to the way Cortana tracks packages and flights. When you’ve told your boss that you will have something finished by a certain date, or you […]

Give a Nexus 5 a microSD card slot (at your own risk) with this dirty hack

The last Google Nexus smartphone to feature a microSD card slot was the first Nexus phone. After launching the Google Nexus One in 2010, Google never again included support for a removable storage card in a Nexus phone. But that doesn’t mean you can’t add one yourself… if you’re willing to take apart and risk damaging it or removing […]