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    Microsoft Hyperlapse Makes Videos Smoother

    We all know the problem with vacation pictures—we take so many that no one really wants to look through them all afterwards. It’s the same deal for action cam videos—that five-hour hike up the mountain was pretty awesome when you were living it, but your hike was not as exciting as the extended version of […]

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    iOS and Android Apps Coming to Windows 10

    Unlike Apple and Google, which have come to use their developers conferences as major press events for new announcements, Microsoft’s Build conference more or less kept things strictly about the developers, with a lot of discussion about new coding tools and backend software that shows off Microsoft’s still-formidable behind-the-scenes prowess. But, there was one big […]

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    LG G4 Hands-on and First Impressions [Video]

    Another flagship Android phone officially joined the fray today, with LG announcing the G4, a technical powerhouse that delivers premium specs along with a couple of design choices that could make it more attractive than its Android competitors. And, just like everyone else in 2015, LG is out for style points, earning them with optional […]

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    Dell Venue 10 7000 is a Big Sister to the Venue 8 7000 [Hands-on]

    The 2-in-1 market is really heating up, with excellent veterans like the Lenovo Yoga line and the Microsoft Surface Pro line mixing it up with promising new devices like the Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi. Now, Dell has their on take on the 2-in-1 market, and it’s breaking from its competitors in one major way—operating […]

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    Microsoft Brings Office Lens to Android and iOS Devices for Free

    Microsoft launched Office Lens last year on Windows Phone to much acclaim. The app uses your phone’s camera to scan documents and convert them into document files, but was a little more feature rich than even many of the paid third-party options out there. Now, Android and iOS users get to see what Office Lens […]

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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 […]