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LG launches the X Venture, an affordable active smartphone

Bear Gryll-types and the accident prone: if the Galaxy Active is too much for you, LG’s offering a cheaper alternative.

Looking for a rugged device that won’t break the bank? LG wants you to consider its second-generation X Venture smartphone. It’s made for people who are active and it’s cheap enough that, if you’re on AT&T, you could probably grab one as a backup simply for adventurous weekends.

The LG X Venture features a 5.2-inch Full HD In-Cell touch  [Read More…]

Amazon launches new Kindle tablets, keeps prices low

Amazon today introduced four new Kindle tablet models, including two Kids Editions. Here they are as follows: Kindle Fire 7 Amazon’s all-new Fire 7 tablet is the cheapest of the bunch, coming in with a price-tag of $ 49.99. The slate is said to be thinner and lighter than its predecessor and arrives with an improved […]

ZTE Blade X Max launches for under $150

ZTE have announced a new 6″ device running Android 7.1.1 for under $ 150. The ZTE Blade X Max will launch on Cricket Wireless for only $ 149.99 and go on sale Friday, May 12. For under $ 150 the ZTE Blade X Max boasts: ·         Android 7.1.1: The Blade X Max ships with Android Nougat 7.1.1 out […]

CTIA launches a new service to keep you from buying stolen smartphones

Stolen phones are a painful part of the smartphone market.

Someone steals a phone off an unsuspecting (or at the very least unwilling) person, wipes the device and sells it off to the first person they can. That person thinks they got a sweet deal on a new phone… right up until the device turns on and is disabled by an IMEI block placed by the carrier or the manufacturer once the owner reports it stolen. No one wants  [Read More…]

ZTE launches 6-inch, $149 Blade X Max with Cricket Wireless

Another budget phone for AT&T’s discount brand.

ZTE and Cricket Wireless have teamed up to launch another budget device in the U.S. market, and this one is definitely worth looking at.

The Blade X Max, similar to the Max XL that launched at Boost Mobile last month, is a massive 6-inch device with entry-level specs for $ 149. For that, you get an octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, along with a  [Read More…]

Amazon launches Echo Show with video chat

Your relationship with Alexa just got a lot more personal.

Amazon just launched its latest gadget in the personal assistant line. The Echo Show is a $ 230 stand-alone touch screen device that is designed exclusively for Alexa. Now, when you ask Alexa to order that doll house, you’ll see what it looks like first.

The Show, which houses a 7-inch touch sensitive screen and two Dolby front-facing speakers, as well as eight microphones, can hear your  [Read More…]

Fugoo launches the Style-S and Go speakers for active users

Bluetooth speaker specialist, Fugoo is this week extending its “Go Anywhere” lineup by adding two new products, the Style-S and Go. The Style-S is a water-proof, dust-proof, mud-proof and shock-proof Bluetooth speaker that can deliver up to 93 dB loudness. Fugoo says the speaker weighs only 1 pound and 7 ounces, so it can fit […]

The Oppo F3 launches with dual selfie cameras

The Oppo F3 has just been announced and features a dual-selfie camera setup, along with the 5.5-inch FHD display and MediaTek quad-core processor.

Blackberry launches online keynote tutorial videos for the KeyOne

There was a time in my life where Blackberry ruled. I loved the brand, I loved the name. I loved the device, the keyboard – I was proud to be associated. Then the mobile tech world moved on – Unfortunately Blackberry did not. I could go on and on about failed attempts or lack of […]

Google launches second-gen Jump camera for filming VR

Google has launched the second-gen Jump and the Jump Start initiative, which gets the appropriate tech for making VR into the hands of content creators.

Google is certainly not backing down from virtual reality any time soon. In fact, it’s announced the next generation of the Jump camera for capturing three-dimensional 360 video.

The second-gen Jump camera — preceded only by the GoPro Odyssey — comes packed with 17 Yi Halo 4K-capable cameras. Seventeen! There are 16 cameras continuously  [Read More…]