Google Pixel 3 Lite shows up in Russia (allegedly)

Rumor has it that Google is working on a third (and maybe even a fourth) Pixel phone. And now Russian site Rozetked has published a series of hands-on photos and details for a device that’s allegedly the Pixel 3 Lite. While it’s not clear if this is really a Pixel device that Google plans to […]

Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 will sell for $350 and up (maybe)

Russian phone maker Yota Devices Baoli Yota as announced that it’s third dual-screen smartphone is on the way. The company made the YotaPhone 3 announcement at the China-Russia Expo in Harbin, but Yota is being a bit vague on the specs, design, release date, and pretty much everything but the price. Here’s what we know: Like […]

Oysters SF: One of the first Sailfish OS smartphone that doesn’t come from Jolla

While Finnish startup Jolla recently introduced a new limited-edition (1000 units) smartphone called the Jolla C, for the most part the company is done making hardware and instead wants to license its Sailfish OS software for use on other phones. Earlier this year, Intex unveiled the Aqua Fish, one of the first Sailfish OS phones […]

Russian court ruling could force Google to unbundle some apps from Android phones

Google offers its Android operating system as free, open source software that any device maker can pre-install on a smartphone. But some of the most popular, useful Android apps such as Gmail, Google Maps, and the Google Play Store are not free… and if you want to include those apps on a phone or tablet you […]

T-Platforms launches a Linux-based, MIPS-powered all-in-one PC (in Russia)

Most modern desktop and notebook computers ship with Intel or AMD processors and Windows or OS X software. A few companies are positioning products with ARM-based chips as desktop computers. But the Tavolga Terminal TB-T22BT is something different. This all-in-one desktop PC has a MIPS-based processor and runs Debian 8 Linux software. The computer is […]

Baikal-T1 is a dual-core MIPS chips for Russian communications tech

Last year Russian government officials said they wanted to reduce reliance on Intel and AMD chips and move to processors designed and built in the country. Now the folks at Imagination Technology have announced that they’re working with a group of engineers to create a dual-core MIPS-based processor for communications applications. It’s called the Baikal-T1, […]