SHIFT13mi Linux-friendly tablet with replaceable mainboard scheduled for 2021 release

German smartphone maker Shift makes phones that are designed to be modular and easy to repair. And now the company has introduced a tablet with the same design ethos. The SHIFT13mi will be a 2-in-1 tablet with a 13.3 inch touchscreen display, a detachable keyboard, support for Windows 10 or Linux, and upgradeable, replaceable, and repairable […]

ZTE Axon 7 mini launches (in Germany, at least)

The $400 ZTE Axon 7 smartphone offers a lot of bang for your buck, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display. But what if you’re looking for something a little smaller? Then there’s the ZTE Axon 7 Mini… which is a little […]

eBay’s Amazon Prime-like customer loyalty program coming this year

Amazon Prime subscribers get free 2-day shipping on millions of items, plus a bunch of other perks including access to streaming movies and videos. But the $99 per year subscription fee might be a bit high for some. So Walmart, Newegg, and other retailers have been rolling out their own free shipping plans at lower […]

Amazon Fire TV gets USB storage, Bluetooth headphone support, Fire TV Stick launches in Europe

Amazon has announced that it’s bringing new features to its $99 Fire TV and $39 Fire TV Stick devices. The next over-the-air software update will bring support for Bluetooth headphones and USB storage, among other things. The Fire TV Stick is also now available for purchase in the UK and Germany, where the the TV […]

TrekStor launches first Android tablet based on Intel’s IRDA reference design

There’s no shortage of cheap Windows and Android tablets with Intel Atom processors on the market these days. But last month Intel announced the company would make it even easier for device makers to build Android tablets with Intel chips. The Intel Reference Design for Android (IRDA) provides manufacturers with a list of officially supported […]

Amazon Fire TV launches in Europe

Amazon is bringing its Fire TV digital media box to Europe, starting with the UK and Germany. German customers will be able to snag one when it ships on September 25th for €99, but folks who are already Amazon prime subscribers will be able to get one for half that price. The Amazon Fire TV will be […]