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HP launches Pavilion x2 12 inch Windows tablet with up to 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage

HP is expanding its Pavilion x2 line of low/mid-range tablets with a new 12.1 inch model. Not only does the new Pavilion x2 have a bigger screen than its predecessors, but it also comes with beefier specs… or at least the option for them. The HP Pavilion x2 12.1 inch tablet will be available with […]

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Lenovo IdeaCentre 610S is a tiny computer with a detachable projector

Lenovo is no stranger to the tiny desktop space. The company’s IdeaCentre Q series notebooks have been around for years, and Lenovo has positioned them as machines for home theaters, among other things. But Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre 610S is basically a theater-in-a-box, because this small form-factor computer comes with a wireless projector that can be stacked […]

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LG Gram 15: A big laptop that weighs just 2.2 pounds

The LG Gram line of laptops are notebooks that weigh about a kilogram, which is roughly 2.2 pounds. The company has been offering models with 13.3 inch and 14 inch displays for a little while, and now LG is showing off a 2.2 pound laptop with a 15.6 inch display. Normally I don’t pay a […]

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Lenovo Yoga 900S is a 12.5 inch, 2.2 pound convertible notebook

Lenovo’s next entry in the Yoga series of convertible laptops is a 12.5 inch model that measures half an inch thick, weighs 2.2 pounds, and features support for an optional 2560 x 1440 pixel display. The Lenovo Yoga 900S is coming in March for $1099 and up. Lenovo will offer the notebook with up to […]

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Brad’s mobile reporting kit for CES 2016

It’s CES time again, and as a writer who focuses on mobile tech news, it’s time to put that tech to the test. This week I’ll be reporting from a dozen different locations around Las Vegas as I cover the latest announcements. Right now things are relatively calm as I sit in my hotel room, […]

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WiFi is coming to Internet of Things with new WiFi HaLow standard

There’s a good chance you use WiFi to connect your phone, tablet, or computer to the internet… and to other phones, tablets, and computers on your home or work network. But right now a lot of low-power wearables, smart home products, and other “Internet of Things” devices rely on Bluetooth or other technologies. The Wi-Fi […]

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Asus Zenfone Zoom smartphone with optical zoom lens coming in February for $399

Asus is finally bringing its smartphone with a 3X optical zoom lens to the United States. The company unveiled the Zenfone Zoom at CES 2015. A year later, the company says the phone is just about ready to launch: it should be available in the US in early February for $399. The phone’s most distinctive […]

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E Fun introduces Nextbook Windows laptops for $200 and up

Budget tablet maker E Fun is getting into the budget notebook space. During the second quarter of 2016 the company plans to launch its first two laptops. The Nextbook 14 is a $200 laptop with a 14 inch display, while the Nextbook 11.6 is a convertible notebook with 360 degree hinge, a touchscreen display, and […]

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MediaTek launches new chips for IoT, smartwatches, Blu-ray players

Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek is probably best known for making the processors powering many of the affordable smartphones coming out of China. But the company is unveiling three new chips at CES, and none of them is designed for phones or tablets. Instead the new processors take aim at smartwatches, Internet of Things products, and Ultra-HD […]

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Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 phone with Continuum launches in February for €569

Acer’s first Windows 10 smartphone is coming in February. The Acer Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5 inch phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and support for Microsoft’s Continuum for phones software, which lets you connect an external keyboard, mouse, and display to use your phone as if […]