Microsoft Surface Duo is now available for $1400 (Innovative, buggy dual-screen phone for early adopters)

If you’ve had your eye on the Microsoft Surface Duo, the good news is that Microsoft’s dual-screen Android smartphone is now available and early reviews suggest the hardware is pretty decent. The bad news is those same reviews suggest the software is still pretty buggy, making the Surface Duo kind of inconvenient to use for […]

Huawei to ship smartphones with Harmony OS in 2021 (goodbye Android)

Huawei is one of the world’s top smartphone makers, but trade restrictions imposed by the US government over the past year are putting serious pressure on the company’s business model. Soon the company will no longer be able to buy chips from most major semiconductor companies, or even build its own chips using technology developed […]

Motorola’s new Razr is a foldable 5G flip phone coming this fall for $1400

As expected, Motorola is launching a new version of the Motorola Razr smartphone with a foldable OLED display. And as expected, the new model brings a faster processor, 5G support, and upgraded memory, storage, battery, and cameras. What’s a little surprising is that the new Motorola Razr is also cheaper than the previous model… although […]

At least LG is trying something new, I guess (More LG Wing leaks)

LG is holding an event on September 14th, when the company is expected to officially launch its next weird phone. And when I say weird, I mean the upcoming LG Wing is a foldable convertible smartphone with two displays… except rather than unfolding to create a tablet or book-like device, the screens swivel to create a […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 brings bigger screens, better hinge, speedier performance

About a year after releasing its first smartphone with a foldable OLED display, Samsung is ready for round two. As expected, the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 has the same basic design as the original Galaxy Fold… but more so. There’s still a 7+ tablet-like display that folds in half to let you slide the phone into your […]

PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition coming soon for $149 and up (Linux smartphone)

Most smartphones are designed to ship with a single operating system, usually Android or iOS. But the PinePhone is a smartphone designed to support a wide range of GNU/Linux distributions — so far there are 17 different operating systems listed on the PinePhone Software Releases wiki. But if you’d rather not have to load your […]

Lilbits: A handheld Nintendo Wii, a $200 OnePlus smartphone, and TuneIn drops out (one of its Pro features)

Some folks like to play classic console games by using emulators on smartphones, tablets, or handheld game systems with modern hardware. And then there’s the community of Nintendo Wii hackers who literally cut Nintendo’s 2006 game console down to size and stuff the components inside of custom cases. We’ve seen projects that put a Wii […]