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BLOCKS modular smartwatch is coming soon for $259 and up

After raising more than $1.6 million through a crowdfunding campaign in 2015, the makers of the BLOCKS modular smartwatch have been working to get their product to market, and now the team is showing off the finished product for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show. It’s a watch with a 1.4 inch, 400 […]

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Hands-on with Lenovo’s 2018 ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, and X1 Tablet

Lenovo is launching its 2018 line of ThinkPad X1 devices at the Consumer Electronics Show this week with three new models: the 2018 ThinkPad X1 Tablet, and the latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga laptops. They’re all premium thin-and-light machines designed for the business market and, unsurprisingly, they’re not cheap. Prices start at […]

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Hands-on with the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen laptops

Samsung’s Notebook 9 Series laptops are getting a design and hardware refresh for 2018, with new models weighing as little as 2.2 pounds and supporting up to an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. The new model has a magnesium alloy case that almost feels like light-weight plastic (it’s not cool to the touch the […]

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TCL previews 2018 Alcatel smartphone lineup with 18:9 displays for everyone

TCL’s new Alcatel-branded smartphones for 2018 feature a new design, a new naming convention, and a new screen shape: all of the company’s upcoming phones will sport 18:9 (or 2:1) displays. While we’ll have to wait for Mobile World Congress in February to get detailed specs for the new phones, TCL is providing an early […]

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Powercast brings wireless charging-at-a-distance to CES

Powercast is showing off its wireless charging technology at the Consumer Electronics Show, and unlike Qi and Powermat wireless charging systems, Powercast says it can charge some devices that are as much as 80 feet away from a charger. At that distance, the company says its currently technology is only good for very low-power devices […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet gets processor, screen upgrades for 2018

Lenovo it’s introducing a 3rd-generation ThinkPad X1 Tablet this week, and the new version of the company’s premium 2-in-1 supports up to an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of PCIe NVMe solid state storage. It also has a 13 inch, 3000 x 2000 pixel IPS display, which is […]

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Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant is a smart speaker… with a screen

Google was rumored to be working on a Google Home smart speaker with a display, which would basically be the company’s answer to Amazon’s Echo Show. But while Google hasn’t announced any first-party hardware, this week the company did announce that at least four companies plan to launch “smart display” devices with Google Assistant integration. One […]

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Lenovo Miix 630 Windows tablet with Snapdragon 835 coming this spring for $800

Lenovo is launching its first Windows tablet powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The Miix 630 is a 2-in-1 tablet with a detachable backlit keyboard and pen support, much like the company’s Miix 520 and Miix 510 tablets. But the new model features a Snapdragon 835 processor for long battery life and always-connected 4G LTE […]