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Razer Phone now available for $700 (120 Hz screen, 4000 mAh battery)

Razer’s first smartphone is now available for purchase. As a company known for its gaming hardware, Razer is positioning the Razer Phone as a device for gamers. But really, it’s a high-end flagship phone with a few special features including a display with a high refresh rate and front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby ATMOS and […]

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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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Razer plans to enter the mobile gaming space

Over the past few years PC gaming company Razer has started buying up smaller companies focused on the mobile space. The company acquired the maker of the Android-powered micro-console Ouya in 2015. And earlier this year Razer acquired smartphone startup Nextbit. While Razer’s product lineup is still very PC-centric, CEO Min-Liang Tan tells the South […]

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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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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 […]