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Project Ironman is an AR headset that may land on Verizon’s 5G network

A previously unrevealed AR headset has Surfaced on Twitter this morning. Dubbed Project Ironman, the device is reportedly being developed by Lenovo and Motorola as a flagship device for the Verizon 5G network. This doesn’t appear to be a totally new collaboration. Lenovo’s product page for the ThinkReality A3 specifically mentions tethering the glasses to […]

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Lilbits: Google’s Pixel 6a could be a cheaper phone with a Tensor processor

With a $599 starting price, the Google Pixel 6 isn’t exactly a high-end smartphone by today’s standards. But soon there may be a cheaper option. Google’s next mid-range smartphone is expected to the Pixel 6a, and a few days ago we got our first look at it courtesy of some leaked renderings. Now the folks […]

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TCL Tab Pro 5G is a 10.4 inch Android 11 tablet for Verizon

The TCL Tab Pro 5G is a 10.36 inch tablet with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Available from Verizon for $400, it’s TCL’s first 5G-ready tablet available in North America. TCL notes that customers can also save $100 off the purchase price if they pick up an eligible Android […]

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Yahoo Mobile is shutting down its wireless service just over a year after launch

Last year Yahoo and its parent company Verizon launched a low-cost wireless service called Yahoo Mobile. Pay $40 per month and you’d get unlimited cellular data (at speeds up to 12 Mbps) plus a free Yahoo Mail Pro subscription. Now, just 15 months after launching, Yahoo Mobile is shutting down. According to Yahoo Mobile, the […]

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Lilbits: Apple’s iMessage lock-in strategy, Surface Laptop 4, and Verizon’s hotspot is TOO hot to handle

Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised when something called a “hotspot” overheats, but Verizon has issued a recall on 2.5 million mobile hotspots that may pose a fire hazard after receiving 15 reports of devices overheating. Meanwhile, as Apple and Epic prepare to duke it out in court, Epic is building a case that Apple’s practices […]

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Lilbits: Rocket Lake-S, Piunara Raspberry Pi CM4 carrier board, and Linux for old NVIDIA Tegra devices

You can buy a desktop (or even a laptop) computer with an Intel Rocket Lake-S processor starting today. But should you? The first round of reviews are in, and it seems like Intel managed to pull off some performance gains in single-core performance despite sticking with 14nm. But depending on what you’re asking your computer […]

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The Nokia 8 V 5G UW is a Verizon-exclusive for $700 (everyone else can buy the Nokia 8.3 5G)

Most of the recent Nokia-branded phones available in the United States are sold as carrier unlocked devices that you can use with any supported wireless network. But the Nokia 8 V 5G is a Verizon exclusive which will be available starting November 12 for $700. While carrier exclusivity isn’t really a plus in my book, it’s […]

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TCL’s first 5G phone for the US is the $400 TCL 10 5G UW

TCL launched a set of mid-range smartphones under the TCL 10 brand earlier this year, but at the time the company said its first 5G smartphone would only be available in select markets. This week the United States becomes one of those markets. The TCL 10 5G UW will be available from Verizon October 29th […]

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Pre-order the weird LG Wing dual-screen phone from Verizon for $1000 starting Oct 1

The LG Wing may be one of the weirdest phones of 2020: it’s a dual-screen phone that doesn’t fold in half like a book, but rather twists to reveal a T-shaped design. And soon you’ll be able to buy one. Verizon has announced that the LG Wing goes up for pre-order for $1000 on October […]