Crowdfunded NexDock laptop dock for smartphones begins shipping to backers (Updated)

Want to use your smartphone like a laptop? Two popular crowdfunding campaigns have launched this year in hopes of delivering hardware that lets you do that. Andromium’s Superbook looks like an 11.6 inch laptop, but it uses you Android phone’s processor, memory, storage, and software. The campaign is still ongoing, but the team has already […]

Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 phone now available for $649 (including dock, keyboard, and mouse)

Acer’s Liquid Jade Primo is a Windows 10 smartphone with support for Continuum software, allowing you to connect it to an external display and run some apps in desktop mode. The smartphone made its debut at CES in January, but the phone didn’t start shipping until April… and that was a European launch. Now the […]

HP Elite x3 priced at $699 (Windows phone for enterprise) UPDATED

The HP Elite x3 is the Windows smartphone I think some people were hoping the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL would be. It has top-tier specs, support for Microsoft Continuum software so you can connect a keyboard, mouse, and external display to run Universal Windows apps in desktop mode… and it uses virtualization to let […]

HP Elite x3 Windows phone/desktop hits the FCC

The HP Elite x3 is a smartphone that you can also use as a desktop computer. It runs Windows 10 Mobile software and supports Microsoft’s Continuum for phone software that lets you connect a keyboard, mouse, and external display to run some apps in desktop mode. But HP is targeting enterprise users: in addition to […]

Moly PcPhone: Mid-range phone with Windows 10 Continuum

One of the most interesting features in Windows 10 Mobile is the ability to connect some smartphones to an external display to run some apps in a desktop-style mode. Microsoft calls this feature Continuum for Phone, and two of the first phones to support it were Microsoft’s own Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. While […]

Acer Liquid Extend is a laptop dock for Acer’s Windows 10 phone

Acer’s first Windows 10 smartphone with support for Windows 10 Continuum starts shipping today (in some parts of the world — it’s coming to the US, but isn’t available here yet). You can connect the Acer Liquid Jade Primo to a docking station, connect an external mouse, keyboard, and display and use the phone like […]

Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 phone with Continuum is now shipping (in Europe)

The Acer Liquid Jade Primo is a smartphone with a 5.5 inch display, Windows 10 software, and support for Microsoft’s Continuum feature which lets you connect the phone to a keyboard, mouse, and display to run (some) desktop-style apps. It’s one of the first phones from a company other than Microsoft to support Windows 10’s […]

Windows 10 Continuum for phone supports mid-range Snapdragon 617 chips

Continuum for phone is a feature that lets you connect some Windows 10 smartphones to an external display to run some apps in desktop mode. When Microsoft first introduced the feature the company made it clear that you’d need a pretty powerful phone to make use of Continuum, and so far the only devices with […]

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 […]

Continuum for phone: You’ll need an Office 365 subscription to edit documents starting Q2, 2016

One of the coolest new features in Windows 10 Mobile is Continuum for phones: connect your phone to an external display, keyboard, and mouse and you can run Universal Windows apps in a desktop-like environment. Since Windows phones ship with Microsoft Office software, that means you can view and edit documents, respond to emails, and manage your […]