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    Pick up the Asus MeMO Pad 7 LTE Tablet for 99 Cents

    One of our favorite budget tablets from last year is getting a little bit better in 2015. The Asus MeMO Pad 7 is getting an LTE model and an exclusive AT&T launch on April 10, when you’ll be able to get it on a prepaid or monthly plan. Other than LTE connectivity, this is the […]

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    What are Lenovo’s Plans for Motorola?

    Ever since Lenovo bought Motorola, we’ve been wondering what Lenovo has planned for the future of the Motorola brand. As we’ve seen, acquisitions of big names don’t always mean those big names will be kept around—after a honeymoon period, Microsoft has phased out the Nokia name from their Lumia line of devices, all but killing […]

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    Lenovo Vibe Shot Takes on the Samsung Galaxy Camera

    Lenovo is taking cues from the Samsung Galaxy Camera and introducing the Vibe Shot, a mid-tier smartphone loaded up with a better-than-usual camera. In other words, if you want to avoid the usual smartphone photo disasters, you should definitely consider something like the Vibe Shot. Unlike the Galaxy Camera, which adopted a point-and-shoot form factor, […]

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    Lenovo A7000 is a Pretty Awesome Budget Smartphone

    At CES 2014, Lenovo debuted the Vibe Z, their crack at a 5.5″ smartphone. Here in 2015, they’ve waited until MWC to unveil their next attempt. The A7000 looks to be a more affordable entry, in line with the budget market smartphone makers will be chasing this year. Instead of the 1920 x 1080 display […]

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    HTC One is Reborn as the HTC One M9 [Hands-on + Video]

    MWC is going down in Barcelona this week, and that means it’s time to meet a whole lot of new smartphones, including the flagships. HTC’s new high-end Android phone is called the HTC One M9 and it definitely looks like what we imagined a 2015 flagship smartphone would look like. The M9 sticks with the […]

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    HP Pro Slate is a Giant HTC One with a Stylus, and We Approve

    HP has been making a concerted effort toward cornering the enterprise hardware market, going so far as to plan on spinning off their business-oriented unit into a separate company. We’ve seen some impressive business laptops come out of that focused effort, including the EliteBook Folio 1040, but mastering the tablet has been much more difficult, […]

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    HTC Brings YouTube Livestreaming to their RE Camera

    The HTC RE, the periscope-like action cam, is getting a major upgrade in functionality—starting tomorrow, Android users will be able to livestream video from the RE to their YouTube channel. The Android version of the app will be getting an update including the new livestreaming functionality, which should go live on Google Play tomorrow. Using […]

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    Vibe X2 Pro Rocks a Super Powered Selfie Flash

    Lenovo’s still not quite ready to jump into the U.S. smartphone game (with Apple and Samsung’s dominance, why bother?), but just about everyone else will be seeing a new Vibe smartphone from Lenovo soon. The Vibe X2 Pro is that smartphone, and it continues the trend of Lenovo putting out some very solid devices here […]

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    HTC Desire Eye Review: Selfies go high-res

    Smartphone selfies are fun to take, but they’re lacking in one key area: image quality. You see, while, the rear cameras on smartphones have improved significantly over the years, front-facing cameras haven’t; they’ve been stuck in the 2-megapixel realm for what feels like forever. The HTC Desire Eye changes all that. It’s one of the […]

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    First Android 5.0 Lollipop Updates Arrive for Motorola Devices

    As expected, the first batch of devices getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop update are the stock Android devices from Motorola. The 2nd gen Moto X (stock Android version only) and 2nd gen Moto G (U.S. and global versions) will receive the OS update very soon, if they haven’t already. The rollout for those devices has […]

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    Gresso Releases Titanium-Clad Luxury Android Smartphone

    Usually luxury phones are low-tier trash juxtaposed with refined, luxury build quality. So, imagine our surprise when Gresso, one of the leaders in luxury phones, dropped one with all the luxurious trappings we’re used to along with specs that are actually pretty decent. The Gresso Regal is still all about the materials. The body is […]

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    Google Celebrates Lollipop With “L” Rejects

    As we now know, Android 5.0 Lollipop is coming very soon, first on the new Nexus 6. The OS update will feature new notifications that can pop up on your lock screen or within other apps without interrupting whatever you’re doing. It’ll also introduce Material Design, which is a succinct way of saying new fonts […]

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    Lumbering Phablet ZTE Grand X MAX Headed to Cricket Wireless

    A new phablet—which I understand to be anything in the 6″ range, but who knows anymore—is headed to Cricket Wireless at a pretty low price for something with so much screen real estate. The Grand X MAX, a 6″ phablet from the rising low-cost handset maker ZTE, brings its mid-range specs and huge screen size […]