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Razer’s phone for mobile gamers coming soon for $699

As expected, gaming company Razer is launching its first smartphone. While there are plenty of great phones with speedy processors and high-resolution displays on the market, the Razer Phone has a few special features that help it stand out. On paper it looks like a pretty great phone for folks that need a high-performance mobile […]

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Nextbit Robin support ends July 31, but the phone might still be worth buying

The Nextbit Robin smartphone launched in early 2016, offering a distinctive design, an unusual method for leveraging cloud storage, and specs that are very similar to what you get from a Google Nexus 5X (give or take). At the time the phone sold for about $400. These days you can often find it on sale […]

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iOS 11 lets you “offload apps” to save space, while retaining data and settings

There’s no such thing as an iPhone with a microSD card. So if you’re running out of storage on your phone, the easiest way to free up some space is to delete photos, music, or videos or uninstall some apps you don’t use very often. Now Apple is making the latter option a bit more […]

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Razer acquires phone maker Nextbit

The Nextbit Robin is one of the more unusual phones to launch in the past year or two, thanks to a distinctive design and an emphasis on cloud storage: customers get 100GB of cloud storage when they buy the phone, and apps that aren’t frequently used are stored online and downloaded only when you need them […]

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Deals of the Day (10-18-2016)

A few weeks ago a number of stores started selling Nextbit’s Robin smartphone for $199, which is a deep discount from the list price of $299. But you know what’s an even better price? $179. And that’s how much MobilePros1 is selling the phone for right now. The Nextbit Robin is an odd little phone […]

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Deals of the Day (8-18-2016)

The Nextbit Robin is an unusual smartphone from a company that wants you to use cloud storage for not only music, videos, and other data… but also for apps that you may not be using at the moment. But even if you’re not a fan of the phone’s software, there’s a lot to like about […]

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Nextbit Robin phone for Verizon, Sprint is canceled

The Nextbit Robin is a $399 smartphone that raised more than $1.3 million through a Kickstarter campaign in 2015 and which started shipping earlier this year. The phone has decent specs, an unusual Android-based operating system that blends built-in storage and cloud storage for apps and data, and a unique design. One thing it doesn’t […]

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Nextbit Robin smartphone now available for $399

The Nextbit Robin smartphone is now available for purchase. First unveiled in September, the phone has decent specs and a decent price tag… but the most noteworthy thing about this $399 smartphone is probably its cloud-based software. The Robin runs Android, but it’s a customized version of Google’s operating system that offloads apps and data that […]

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Nextbit Robin smartphone has lots of (cloud) storage

Tired of running out of storage space on your smartphone? There’s a new phone that could offer practically unlimited storage… kind of. Nextbit is a startup founded by former Google and HTC employees, and the company’s first smartphone is called the Robin. It has 32GB of built-in storage, but what really makes the phone special is […]