Tag Archive: Flex

Samsung shows off its foldable smartphone with Infinity Flex Display

Samsung has been working on its foldable smartphone for years now, and today the tech giant finally showed off the fruits of its labor for the whole world to see.

The company’s senior vice president of mobile marketing, Justin Denison presented a prototype of the phone during a keynote at the Samsung Developer Conference.

Samsung ushers in a new era for mobile devices

The device is a 7.3-inch tablet when fully opened which becomes a phone when it’s closed. It  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new Infinity Flex Display will come to market in phones in 2019

Get ready for modern phones to be flexible.

Samsung took the stage at its developer conference to announce all sorts of new products and features, but the headline-grabbing one is its new flexible display technology called “Infinity Flex Display.” That’s an evolution of the current “infinity display” branding we see used on Samsung’s last couple generations of flagship phones, and this marks an entirely new generation of technology. It’s launching alongside a yet-to-be-named Samsung-branded flexible phone, currently  [Read More…]

Sprint Flex lets you lease a new smartphone now, buy or upgrade later

Do I really want to own this phone?

When you’re upgrading to a new device, it can be hard to know if it’s a device you’ll want to keep for a few years, especially if you haven’t held it and played with it yet.

When you upgrade, though, most carriers have two plans and want you to pick one: installments to own the phone or monthly fees to lease the phone. So what if you chose the latter but  [Read More…]

Review: Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook

When Google created the Chromebook line, it had yet to define a niche. It was unclear if Chromebooks were intended for casual web browsers, kids, those new to computers, or any host of other defining factors. The company tried different tactics (RIP Chromebook Pixel), but saw particular success in one area: education. The result is Chromebooks For Education, a series of Chrome OS devices that are intended to satisfy the needs of modern students while maintaining an affordable price for  [Read More…]

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook review: Tough, durable and inexpensive

The Lenovo Flex 11 is one tough SOB.

The Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook is a consumer version of Lenovo’s very solid Chromebooks For Education products. It’s built tough — rated to take a 2.4-foot drop and has a water resistant keyboard tray to keep spills out, but still comes in at a very reasonable $ 279.99. Finding a “rugged” Chromebook that’s not EDU branded and uber-expensive isn’t a common thing, so we were instantly interested.

After a  [Read More…]

You can spill a cup of water on Lenovo’s new $279 Flex 11 Chromebook

Lenovo’s new Flex 11 Chromebook is cheap, rugged and versatile.

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for manufacturers to differentiate their Chromebooks in the highly competitive laptop space. Lenovo’s $ 279 Flex 11 Chromebook, which goes on sale this week, has a trick up its sleeve — or its keyboard port.

The Flex 11 has sealed ports and a keyboard that can withstand up to a cup of water spilled on it, with draining channels to ensure that the  [Read More…]

Snatch a refurbed FitBit Flex for only $29.99 and get back on that resolution! (Deal of the Day)

With three weeks down in 2017, we’re at that part of the year where a lot of folks have already fallen off the wagon. Your resolution to get more active is hard to stick with, isn’t it? How many miles are you walking in a day? How many steps are you taking? Whether you’re trying

The new Fitbit Flex 2 and Charge 2 are worth your time

What are the new Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2 and where can you get them?

Fitbit always seems to offer the right product at the right time. It anticipated the rise of fitness wearables all the way back in 2008, when it debuted the original titular product, and has slowly iterated on that basic design since its first commercial undertaking, the Ultra, in 2011.

Fitbit had its iPhone moment in 2013 when it debuted  [Read More…]

LG G Flex 2 now VERY affordable on eBay

The LG G Flex 2 was announced back at CES 2015 and hit US carriers later in the spring with a subtle curved 5.5 inch 1080p display and was one of the first phones to be powered by the Snapdragon 810 processor.

Now, the phone is being offered by eBay seller qualitysellz for a staggering $ 249.99 with FREE shipping. The seller has a 99.3% user feedback and has currently sold more than half of its remaining inventory. The item description  [Read More…]

LG G Flex 2 Review: Gimmick turned useful

For awhile now, innovation in the mobile phone space has been stagnant in terms of hardware. These days new flagships simply have bigger, higher resolution screens, with faster processors and more RAM than most users know what to do with. In an attempt to make a name for themselves, both Samsung and LG have been playing with the idea of flexible touch screens. For Samsung, this came to fruition in the Samsung Note Edge and S6 Edge. For LG, it  [Read More…]