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Librem 5 smartphone gets a price hike and shipping delay in response to global component shortages

There’s a global chip shortage affecting a wide range of industries including personal computers automobiles, and niche devices like the Precursor, and Pocket P.C. handheld computing devices and the Analogue Pocket handheld game system. The latest fallout? Purism is pausing shipments of its Librem 5 Linux smartphone until this fall, and customers who place new […]

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Huawei Mate X foldable phone set to launch in September (maybe)

Chinese electronics company Huawei unveiled its first smartphone with a flexible OLED display in February, and the company had planned to release the Huawei Mate X in June. But now CNBC reports that the launch date has been pushed back to September. Is this because of the company’s widely-reported difficulties in face of a US […]

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OnePlus 2 shipments to North America delayed by 2-3 weeks

OnePlus will begin taking orders for the OnePlus 2 on August 11th, and the company plans to start shipping the phone to customers in Europe right away. But if you’re in the US or Canada, you may have to wait a few weeks longer to get your hands on a OnePlus 2. OnePlus says that “due […]

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NVIDIA Shield ship date pushed back to July (handheld gaming)

NVIDIA has announced that its handheld gaming console will ship next month. The NVIDIA Shield had originally been slated to ship starting June 27th, but the company says it discovered a “mechanical issue” during quality assurance testing. The company wants to resolve that problem before delivering units to customers — and that’s probably for the […]