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    Moto X Style Pure Edition Hands-on [Video]

    Motorola officially announced their next generation Moto X yesterday, and as it turns out, it’s getting split in two — kind of. Both the Moto X Style and Moto X Play will be hitting the market soon, but if you’re in the United States, you’ll only be seeing the Moto X Style. Both phones take […]

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    LG Just Brought Back the Flip Phone, But With Android

    How quickly things change. The once ubiquitous flip phone has been consigned to the dumpster of history, replaced by the now ubiquitous non-flippy smartphone. Fortunately, we believe in recycling here in the 21st century, and that means nothing stays in the dumpster of history too long before getting dug out. So today, we have LG […]

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    Asus Goes Even Cheaper With the ZenFone 2E

    We’re big fans of the ZenFone 2, Asus’ low-cost phone that doesn’t fall too short of a flagship. The ZenFone 2E doesn’t pretend to be anywhere near a flagship, but at an even lower price, it’s looking like another great value. The ZenFone 2E is smaller at 5″, but still runs Android 5.0 like the […]

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    Samsung Announces the Galaxy Tab S2, Their New Flagship Tablet

    Samsung has refreshed their premium tier tablet today with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab S2. The new tablet will build on last year’s Tab S launches, getting thinner and lighter while increasing the processing power inside. The Galaxy Tab S2 will come in 9.7″ (389 g) and 8.0″ (265 g) models, both housed in […]

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    Microsoft Brings Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to Android

    After bringing free versions of their Office apps to Android tablets in January, Microsoft only needed to bring Android phones into the fold to give Office a truly cross-platform, cross-device presence. They’re taking that step today, releasing free versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android phones. The apps existed in preview form for the […]

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    Hello Kitty Gets Her Own Watch Face on Android Wear

    Android Wear, Google’s smartwatch operating system, has really racked up the custom watch faces over its relatively short existence. Now sitting at over 1,500 watch faces available on the Google Play store, Google is adding 17 new faces this week, including the Hello Kitty face we’ve been waiting for since pretty much the beginning. Watch […]

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    Asus ZenFone 2 Costs $199 Unlocked, Yet It’s a Flagship Phone

    After hitting stores in some parts of Asia earlier this year, the Asus ZenFone 2 is officially coming to North America, and it’s coming soon—you’ll be able to buy it tomorrow. Asus chairman Jonney Shih announced the North American release of the ZenFone 2 at a press conference held in New York earlier today. While […]

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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, […]