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Now you can by Palm’s tiny smartphone as a standalone device for $199

Last year Palm re-entered the smartphone space. Sort of. A California-based startup got the rights to use the Palm name and revived the Palm brand last year by launching a tiny smartphone with a 3.3 inch display, mid-range specs, and Android 8.1 software with a custom user interface. But the Palm phone was initially sold […]

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Motorola’s 5G Moto Mod pre-orders begin March 14, Verizon’s 5G network goes live (in two cities) April 11

5G is coming soon. It just won’t be very widespread at first. A bunch of smartphone makers unveiled their first 5G-enabled devices at Mobile World Congress last month, and most major US wireless carriers plan to start bringing their 5G networks online in select markets this year. Now it looks like Verizon and Motorola may […]

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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 with 4G LTE coming in November for $600

The Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 is a convertible laptop with a 12.2 inch full HD touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, pen support, and an Intel Celeron 3965Y Kaby Lake-Y processor. Samsung introduced the update to last year’s Rockchip RK3399-powered Chromebook Plus in June, and now the company is introducing a new model. It’s pretty much […]

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Motorola introduces Moto Z3 smartphone with optional 5G Moto Mod

Motorola’s latest modular smartphone features a 6 inch, 2160 x 1080 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage… all of which makes the Moto Z3 seem more like a 2017 flagship than a 2018-era smartphone. But there’s one Moto Z3 feature that sets it apart. The phone will […]

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Red Hydrogen One smartphone launching this summer in US and Latin America

High-end camera maker Red’s first smartphone is launching this summer. The company has announced the Red Hydrogen One will be available through AT&T and Verizon in the US and from wireless carriers Claro and Telcel in Latin America. The phone went up for pre-order last year, with prices starting at $1195, and in some ways […]

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Unannounced HTC U12 shows up at Verizon’s developer site

HTC may not be ready to launch its new flagship phone yet, but someone at Verizon apparently didn’t get the memo. The wireless carrier has posted a page for the unannounced HTC U12 on its developer website. This isn’t the first time we saw the HTC U12. Pictures started making the rounds earlier this year. […]

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Report: TCL and Verizon to launch a new Palm smartphone (whatever that means)

Chinese electronics giant TCL is probably best known in the US for making televisions. But the company also sells phones under the Alcatel and BlackBerry brands. In fact, most recent phones sold under the BlackBerry name are actually manufactured by TCL. The company produces the hardware and BlackBerry licenses the name along with the BlackBerry […]

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Upgrading my home and work network: an epic saga

A rather complicated chain of events has led me to completely overhaul some of the technology in my house, which also happens to be Liliputing headquarters. This summer Crashplan announced it would be discontinuing its consumer-oriented cloud backup service. So I started looking for an alternative… and ultimately decided that it was time not only […]