Pixelbook: a high-end Chrome OS device

Pixelbook: a high-end Chrome OS device

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October 4 will be a busy day for Google. The company is unveiling its new smartphones: Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL ... but that's not all. The company has a surprise in its sleeve that should amaze its fans. And this surprise is ... a new Chromebook. Attention, we are not talking about any Chromebook. Pixelbook will respect its glorious elders in the Pixel range. Before being a brand of smartphones, Pixel was all about high-end laptops. This year, it will return with Pixelbook: a high-end Chrome OS device. We still know little about the Pixelbook, except that it will be a laptop that's capable of transforming itself into a tablet. Therefore, we are talking about a hybrid that can be used with a specific stylus pen. It will…
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HP Specter x360 13: The Best Convertible you Can buy right now

HP Specter x360 13: The Best Convertible you Can buy right now

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Let me start with this: HP Spectre x360 13 is the most beautiful convertible I have seen in a long time. I liked it in the press releases back in October last year and I liked its presentation during CES 2017. For readiness and enjoyability (keyboard + touchpad + screen), this cool gadget is among the best laptops I've seen this year, and I did had the pleasure to test many of them. HP Specter X360 is a 13-inch ultrabook with reduced edges, convertible hinge and touchscreen display. It uses Intel Kaby Lake Core i5 processors, it has 8GB of RAM, PCI-Express SSD memory, 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports, and a standard USB port with battery bank features. In its technical file there are at least three scaffolding: Full HD and…
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Cube iwork1x 2 in 1 – a cheap Tablet PC from China

Cube iwork1x 2 in 1 – a cheap Tablet PC from China

Tablets
Are you looking for a tablet with incredible specs that's really cheap? Cube iwork1x might just be what you are looking for. It is a 2 in 1 tablet PC device that features 11.6 inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Under the hood we find Intel Atom X5-Z8350 64 bit and Gen 8 Intel HD graphics, 4GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, HDMI output, 2MP front camera, Bluetooth 4.0. Cube iwork1x 2 in 1 This cheap tablet from China weights 0.74 KG and its size are of 29.96 x 18.06 x 1.02 cm / 11.8 x 7.11 x 0.4 inches. The Li-ion battery has a capacity of 8500 mAh and according to the manufacturer it will last up to 5 hours of video playback.…
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Kobo Aura One is a water resistant eBook reader

Kobo Aura One is a water resistant eBook reader

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Amazon's Kindle has been dominating the eBook Reader market for years now, even if other companies have created new and interesting readers with features that surpass the famous Kindle. The new Kobo Aura One might just be the player that could change the game, since it is a 7.8-inch screen eBook reader resistant to water. The global tablet sales have dropped significantly. While the eBook readers have a loyal audience that continues to invest in this type of equipment and even purchase new models when they are available. If these new models incorporate new features that will make the reading experience better, customers might just switch to the newer devices. Kobo Aura One could be the perfect example in this regard. The new Kobo has a 7.8-inch Carta screen with…
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Archos unveils 3 new Oxygen tablets

Archos unveils 3 new Oxygen tablets

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Archos has announced the launch of three new tablets in the Oxygen series, which will happen in May 2016. Most likely, the tablets' price will be between 100 and 150 Euros. The ARCHOS 70 Oxygen, Archos 80 Oxygen and ARCHOS 101b Oxygen, offer 7-inch screens @ 1920 x 1200 (FHD) / IPS), 8-inch @ 1920 x 1200 (FHD) / IPS) and 10.1 inches @ 1920 x 1280 (FHD) / IPS). All these tablets have common characteristics, namely: a MTK 8163A Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz, 2GB of RAM, Mali 720 MP2 GPU, a storage capacity of 16GB, a microSD slot, a main camera of 5MP having AF + LED flash, a secondary camera of 2 MP. As expected, there is also Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS on board. The Oxygen…
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Remix OS 2.0 brings Android on PC and Mac

Remix OS 2.0 brings Android on PC and Mac

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As the line between the tablet and the PC is getting thinner, there are devices like Surface or iPad Pro that make that line even more blurred. These devices are created to work both as a tablet or as a computer, but what happens if you want the same experience on your PC or on your MAC? Well, here comes Remix OS 2.0, an operating system that brings Android to your desktop PC / Mac. Behind this OS lies Jide, a Chinese company that managed to answer the prayers of many users around the world. Now, you can install Remix OS 2.0 on every machine with a x86 processor, either Intel or AMD. Note that this operating system is already at the second version. Even so, it remains in alpha…
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Hisense Magic Mirror

Hisense Magic Mirror

Tablets
IFA Berlin 2015: Last week, the Chinese company called Hisense launched Hisense Magic Mirror tablet that boasts a display / body ratio of 90%. This report is even more impressive considering that the screen has 8.4 inches with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels (360 ppi pixel density). Under the hood we find the Rockchip RK3288 quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB internal memory, 4580 mAh battery and Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. Hisense Magic Mirror is available for order in China at a price of $283 (the version with 16 GB internal memory).
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Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet

Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet

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These days, tablets are following the trend that's dominated by minimalism, computational power and thinness. Dell is joining the competition with the Dell Venue 8 7000, a tablet that's just 0.24-inch thin (6mm). If you want to make a comparison, this device is slightly thinner than iPad Air 2, a device that's notorious for its size. Venue 8 7000 has a strange name, but it does come with interesting features: a main 8 MP camera with Intel RealSense 3D technology that can capture detailed 3D information. Other important features include a 8.4" OLED infinity display that produces vivid images at a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and 359 ppi pixel density. Under the hood we find the Intel Atom Z3580 Quad-core CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz. The tablet has 2GB…
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HTC’s Nexus 9 review

HTC’s Nexus 9 review

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Nexus 9 was officially announced in mid-October and today you can actually buy it from specialized stores. After Asus and Samsung, Google decided to partnership with HTC in order to create a tablet that can compete with the best from this market. The big change is probably the screen which has a format of 4:3, just like the Apple's iPad. Another cool feature is the new Android installment, Android 5.0 Lollipop, an operating system that promises so much more compared to its former versions. You may wonder why the title of the article is not Google's Nexus 9 review... well, while I was scouting for information about this tablet, I learned that its actual name is HTC Nexus 9. In terms of specs and features, the tablet has an 8.9-inch…
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Samsung Galaxy Tabs 3: The Replacement for Traditional Browsing?

Samsung Galaxy Tabs 3: The Replacement for Traditional Browsing?

Tablets
Once seen as being in the shadow of Appleā€™s iPad, the Galaxy Tab series has just welcomed the third generation of this influential tablet, the Galaxy Tab 3.7.0, and has unleashed it onto the market. But while consumers may have lots of different compact tablets to choose from, such as the iPad Mini, the Kindle Fire HD, and the new Kindle Fire HDX, the race to find and buy the best compact tablet on the market is starting to open up to the latest generation of Samsung tablet. (more…)
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