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Meet the Motorola One Vision: Big screen, big storage, and 48-MP camera

Motorola on Wednesday announced its latest smartphone, but don’t look for it on US shelves anytime soon. It’s a shame, too, because it’s got the makings of a great device and a price we can appreciate.

The Motorola One Vision is an Android One endeavor which means it will receive monthly security updates and major software releases. In fact, its partnership with Google means it will “exceed software requirements”.

Looking at the hardware, we really like what we see in  [Read More…]

Meet the Alcatel AVALON V, a budget phone headed to Verizon

A budget phone for the masses.

Alcatel’s first phone to launch on Verizon Wireless has arrived, and it’s the $ 100 AVALON V. Priced to appeal to the mass budget market, the AVALON V features a budget specs list that includes a 5.34″ FWVGA+ 18:9 display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and a 2,460mAh battery. It’s running the out-of-date and soon to be even older Android Oreo OS, and Alcatel couldn’t confirm when it’ll be updated to  [Read More…]

Meet the first Chromebook with a numpad: the Acer Chromebook 715

These enterprise-focused Chromebooks also feature military-grade impact-resistant aluminum chassis.

Acer is busting out all the new toys at [email protected], and in between the next-age ConceptD devices and latest generation of Predator gaming machines, the company unveiled the first Chromebook with a number pad, and two models with fingerprint sensors: the Acer Chromebook 715 and 714.

The Chromebook 715 features a 15.6-inch Gorilla Glass screen, a backlit keyboard with a dedicated numeric keypad, and an integrated  [Read More…]

GE Kitchen Hub: Meet the 27-inch smart display for above your oven

GE Appliances thinks the future of connected homes includes a $ 1,200 Kitchen Hub that sits above your range. The company has come to CES with the 27-inch smart display which features Google Assistant and works with all sorts of connected and smart devices.

As if we didn’t see this coming, we’re finally knee-deep in the Jetsons-like era that with automation and remote control over our home life. And if this latest announcement is an indicator, it won’t exactly cost  [Read More…]

Meet the world’s first quad-camera phone, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

The world’s first quad-camera phone is now official and it’s called the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018). The new phone is part of the Korean tech giant’s increasing efforts to really put the spotlight on its line of mid-rangers. Although, the Galaxy A9 is more of a hybrid between a flagship and a mid-ranger. Let’s take a look at it and see what it offers.

The Galaxy A9 is a glass/metal sandwich like most premium phones launching today. It sports a  [Read More…]

Meet Arcadia Power, the company that wants to give you clean energy

Fossil fuels aren’t just harmful for the environment, they’re more expensive than renewable, clean energy resources. Unfortunately, most people are under the impression that green energy resources are difficult to access — but with Arcadia Power, conservation-conscious people can use an online platform to not only get free access to low-cost clean energy resources, but improve how your home runs.

Arcadia Power helps you connect to less expensive clean energy plans — and you get some peace of mind knowing  [Read More…]

Meet the Umidigi Z2 Special Edition with new color and upgraded camera (Promoted)

Umidigi just officially unveiled the UMIDIGI Z2 Special Edition, with an upgraded rear camera sensor and a new color that looks to be an evolution of the recently-popular Twilight style. It sacrifices in other areas, though – specifically in the RAM department.

The standard Umidigi Z2 features a 6.2″, 19:9 FHD+ display with a 90% screen-to-body ratio, making it a true full-screen phone. It runs on a Helio P23 processor and 6/64GB RAM/ROM, so it should be up to handling  [Read More…]

Meet Amazon’s latest Alexa-powered device, the Fire TV Cube

Amazon’s previously rumored Cube device is now official. And as expected, it’s a hybrid between a Fire TV and an Amazon Echo.

The new Amazon Fire TV Cube can do all sorts of things like connect to your TV and stream up to 4K UHD content from Amazon Prime services, Hulu, Netflix and more. It also works as a legitimate successor of the Amazon Echo, so you can direct requests at Alexa asking her to turn off the lights or  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is setting up three new smartphone factories in India to meet demand

Xiaomi is furthering its commitment to local manufacturing by setting up three new factories in India.

Xiaomi started assembling phones in India back in 2015 — committing to the government’s Make in India initiative — and now the company is announcing that it is launching three new smartphone manufacturing facilities in the country. Xiaomi made the announcement at its inaugural Supplier Investment Summit, where it is hosting 50 global smartphone component suppliers to educate them about the  [Read More…]

Meet Amazfit Bip: The little smartwatch with long battery life

If you can live with its limitations, or just want the battery life an always-on display, then the Amzfit Bip might just be the smartwatch for you.

Apple Watch, while not an Android thing, is a success by any measure. One problem users consistently run into, though, is battery life. For the most part, you’re going to need to charge most smartwatches every day. That’s without features like an always-on display, which is something Android Wear users and others  [Read More…]