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TCL launches its 10-series smartphones with prices ranging from $250 to $500

After spending the past few years manufacturing phones sold under the BlackBerry and Alcatel brands, TCL is launching a line of smartphones under its own name. They all have quad cameras, big screens, and price tags below the $500 mark. They also all have headphone jacks and microSD card readers. The TCL 10 Pro is a […]

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TCL pulls the plug on BlackBerry smartphones

BlackBerry hasn’t actually made any smartphones in years. The BlackBerry KeyOne and Key2? Those were both made by TCL. Now BlackBerry has announced its partnership with TCL is ending.  That means that after August 31st, 2020 there probably won’t be any new BlackBerry-branded smartphones unless the company can find another hardware partner. While BlackBerry was an […]

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TCL 10 Pro, TCL 10L,and TCL 10 5G smartphones coming soon for under $500

While TCL may not be the first company you think of when it comes to smartphones, the Chinese electronics company has actually been making phones for years… most recent BlackBerry, Alcatel, and even Palm smartphones are actually made by TCL. This year the company plans to sell phones under its own brand name — starting […]

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TCL Plex could be the start of a new chapter for TCL smartphones

Chinese electronics company TCL is probably better known for its televisions than its smartphones. But over the past few years the company has produced and sold a number of phones sold under the BlackBerry and Alcatel brand names. Now TCL is introducing a new phone that it plans to put its own name on. The […]

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Lilbits 377: Signs don’t look so good for Gemini

Remember that GST Gemini dual-screen laptop crowdfunding campaign I told you about the other day? Indiegogo has put it “under review,” and stopped accepting contributions. It’s unclear at the moment if this has anything to do with the product itself, the name (it’s hardly the first “Gemini” device to show up at Indiegogo), or something […]

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TCL unveils DragonHinge tech for folding phones, won’t ship until 2020

As expected, TCL is showing off its technology for foldable smartphones this week at Mobile World Congress. The company’s new DragonHinge tech can be paired with a flexible OLED display to enable phones that fold in a variety of different ways. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to buy a foldable TCL smartphone anytime […]