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Meizu unveils affordable M5 Note and first wearable ever, the Meizu Band

Looking for an affordable smartphone this season? Chinese device maker Meizu has your back. The company has just pulled the veil off its new M5 Note handset, which despite the name doesn’t feature a pen companion. The Meizu M5 Note features decent specs, starting with a 5.5-inch with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution complemented by

Meizu’s $33 fitness band outdoes Fitbit at a fifth the price

Meizu’s new fitness wearable doesn’t do anything new, but that’s not the point.

Meizu is entering the wearables market, and the popular Chinese smartphone maker is taking on one of its biggest rivals, Xiaomi, in the process. But the fitness tracker, aptly titled Meizu Band, further reinforces the notion that most wearables sold in North America are, if not overpriced, sold at a considerable premium.

By specs alone, the Meizu outclasses many of the current  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel phones are having issues with LTE band 4 connectivity

Google’s Pixel phone duo hasn’t been out long, but select users are already experiencing some troubles when using their devices. Some Pixel owners in North and South America are complaining about unexpected connectivity issues on the LTE band 4. The issue seems only to affect select regions and operators. For example, the folks at Android

The Xiaomi Mi Band 1S and Mi Band 2 are great fitness trackers that won’t break the bank

Wearables, and fitness bands in particular haven gotten a lot of press in the last few years and experienced rapid growth. More and more people want to take control of their health and the information gleaned from these trackers certainly help people make informed decisions. While almost everyone knows the biggest player in the game, Fitbit,

BB-8 now comes in a battle-damaged Special Edition with Force Band!

It still won’t give you a thumbs up, though.

BB-8 is adorable, fun to play with, and without a doubt one of the most successful Star Wars toys to arrive with The Force Awakens last year. Sphero, the company behind this clever robot ball, promised several updates to BB-8 over time and so far has delivered in big ways. BB-8 will sit with you and watch The Force Awakens now, and holographic projection messaging has improved  [Read More…]

Underdog flagship deal: Buy an HTC 10 and get the UA Band free

HTC is one of those companies that most of us love for the things it has done in the past. One phone that really excited Android fans was the HTC M7 for its best in class Boom Sound and its gorgeous and curved all metal body. Since that phone many fans have expected HTC to

How to get the Huawei Watch stainless steel mesh band look for less

Is there a cheaper version of the Huawei mesh band?

The stainless steel mesh band for the Huawei Watch is a beauty. It’s modern and classic at the same time, looks great with every outfit, and it’s popular. But with a starting price of $ 129, it’s not exactly nice to your wallet. We have some options that will still look great for way less.

PluStore stainless steel mesh band Threeeggs stainless steel watch strap  [Read More…]

Liquid Daffodil’s fanband lets you select the perfect theme for your Microsoft Band

Liquid Daffodil is a popular Windows developer with a multitude of apps to the name. Now the team has released the Microsoft Band companion app fanband on the Play Store. Own an Android-powered handset but wish to change the theme on a Microsoft’s Band wearable? No problem, fire up fanband and you’ll be able to configure a whole manner of things.

The app contains a bunch of themes and some handy features to make the experience  [Read More…]

Microsoft now lets you use Cortana with your phone and Band 2

Microsoft has made it so Cortana will work just fine with both an Android handset and the company’s Band 2 wearable. Thanks to the latest Microsoft Health app update, there’s now full Cortana integration with Android when you’re rocking a Band 2.

Unfortunately, as noted in Engadget‘s coverage of the update, this new feature only appears to function in the U.S. It’s also required to have Cortana installed on your Android smartphone before she’ll be able  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2 has a fancy new screen but costs only $23

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2 has been officially unveiled by the company. With an increased price of $ 23, the second generation of the wearable adds exciting new features for budget concious buyers. Features of the new band include a 0.42-inch OLED display, heart activity monitor, step counter, waterproofing and more. For the low price point it’s an absolute steal of a device.

As noted by Engadget, this new display will unfortunately take a toll on the  [Read More…]