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NexDock XL is a 15.6 inch convertible laptop dock for your phone (or other gadgets)

The NexDock XL looks like a convertible notebook with a 15.6 inch display. But it’s really more of a smartphone accessory than a standalone device: connect it to your phone and you can run your apps on a big touchscreen display and use a full-sized keyboard and touchpad. It’s the latest in a line of […]

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NexDock Wireless lets you use your phone into a 13.3 inch touchscreen laptop (without wires)

The NexDock Wireless is a device that looks like a convertible notebook with a 13.3 inch touchscreen display. But it’s not a standalone laptop. It’s a smartphone accessory that lets you run your mobile apps on a bigger screen. And unlike most other smartphone docks that Nex Computer has shipped since running its first crowdfunding campaign […]

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NexPad portable display is ready to add a second screen to your phone or laptop for $249

The NexPad is a portable 12 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen display designed to add a second display to your smartphone or notebook. But it does that in an unusual way, thanks to a magnetic mount that can either hold your phone in place or allow you use the NexPad as a […]

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NexPad and NexMonitor docks turn your phone into a tablet or desktop

A handful of companies have been producing laptop docks for years, giving customers the ability to use their smartphones like notebook computers. Now one of the companies that helped create this space is moving beyond the laptop dock and introducing two new types of docks. The NexMonitor is a new desktop dock from the makers […]

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NexDock 360 is a 13.3 inch convertible laptop dock for smartphones (and other devices)

The NexDock 360 looks like a laptop, but it doesn’t have its own processor, memory, storage or operating system. Instead it’s designed to use your phone (or other devices like a Raspberry Pi) for those things. Plug your phone into the NexcDock 360 and you can interact with your mobile apps on a 13.3 inch […]

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NexDock Touch is a touchscreen laptop dock for smartphones (or Raspberry Pis and other mini PCs)

The folks at NexDock have been making laptop docks for smartphones for a few years. Here’s the basic idea: give your phone a bigger screen, a full-sized keyboard, and a touchpad by plugging your mobile device into a gadget that looks like a laptop computer. Now NexDock has introduced a new model called the NexDock […]

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Crowdfunded NexDock 2 laptop dock for smartphones (or Raspberry Pis) ships to backers

The NexDock 2 is a device that looks like a laptop — it has a 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 IPS pixel display, a full-sized backlit keyboard, a 51 Wh battery, and quad speakers. But it doesn’t have its own processor, memory or storage. Instead you can connect it to a smartphone, Raspberry Pi, or […]

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NexDock 2 is a new laptop shell for your smartphone (crowdfunding)

Nearly three years after running a crowdfunding campaign for a laptop dock powered by your smartphone, the folks at NexDock are back for another round. The NexDock 2 has a better screen, a more compact design, and an aluminum body (rather than plastic). You can connect a smartphone by running a cable to the USB-C […]

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Intel Compute Card will be the upgradeable brains of 2nd-gen NexDock laptop dock

The upcoming Intel Compute Card is basically a computer stuffed into a case that’s not much larger than a credit card. Intel unveiled the platform at the Consumer Electronics Show this month, and says when the first Compute Cards launch later this year, they’ll be able to power all sort of smart devices. Want to make […]

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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 […]