Alcatel unveils new line of wearables, VR devices (and phones, tablets)

Alcatel is launching a few new phones and tablets at the IFA show in Berlin this week. But the company is also showing off a series of new devices meant to expand the company’s mobile ecosystem. That includes a new all-in-one VR headset that’s a cut above the box that comes with the Alcatel Idol […]

Alcatel introduces Pop 4 XL smartphone and Pop 4 tablets

Alcatel is expanding its POP 4 line of budget devices with a new 6 inch phone and 7 and 10 inch tablets. The new Pop 4 XL and Pop 4 7 and 10 join the previously announced 5 inch Pop 4 smartphone, which has a 720p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor, 1GB of RAM and […]

Samsung’s newest C-Lab projects: Glasses-free 3D, temporary tattoo printer

Samsung’s C-Lab is an incubator for projects developer by employees. First unveiled to the public in late 2015, we’ve seen C-Labs concepts including fitness trackers, hands-free voice tools for motorycle helmets, and an app that transcribes music when you hum it out loud. This week Samsung is showing off a few new (and old) C-Lab projects […]

Minix Neo Z83-4 fanless Windows 10 mini PC coming Sept 16th

The latest tiny desktop computer from Minix features a quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a fanless case, and Windows 10 64-bit software. Minix is unveiling the Minix Z83-4 mini PC today, and the company says it’ll be available for purchase starting September 16th for about $170. This […]

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 820 reference designs for VR headsets, TV boxes

There are a bunch of high-end smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor, but the chip maker thinks the CPU can also be used in other types of hardware. So Qualcomm is introducing new reference designs for products that utilize the Snapdragon 820 chipset, including a Snapdragon VR820 VR headset and a 4K Ultra HD […]

Sony unveils Future Lab T interactive smart table concept

Sony introduced a Future lab program in March, to showcase prototypes of hardware concepts that may or may not eventually come to market. The company is now taking applications for beta testers who want to try out the Future Lab N wearable “voice interaction system” for hands-free interactions with a phone. And now Sony has unveiled a […]

Huawei launches MediaPad M3 tablet, mid-range Nova and Nova Plus smartphones

Huawei is expanding its smartphone lineup with two new mid-range models: the 5 inch Huawei Nova and the 5.5 inch Huawei Nova Plus. Both phones have 1920 x 1080 pixel displays, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processors, 3GB of RAM, USB-C ports metal cases, and fingerprint sensors: mid-range phones are a lot better than they used to […]

HP Pavilion Wave is a compact desktop for the office or living room

HP is rethinking the concept of a desktop tower PC. The company’s new Pavilion Wave isn’t just smaller than a typical tower, it’s also shaped differently, covered in different materials, and designed to be useful in the home office or in the living room. The HP Pavilion Wave will be available September 16th for about $530 […]

Nubia Z11 smartphone launches globally (flagship specs, bezel-free design)

The Nubia Z11 is a smartphone with a 5.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, a fingerprint scanner, USB-C port, and 64GB of storage. In other words, it has the kind of specs you’d expect from a flagship smartphone in 2016. But Nubia also describes […]