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Sony axes “premium standard” line, including Xperia X, X Compact

When Sony launched its new Xperia X line, some of the models lacked the punch to make them appealing as flagship devices. It turns out that the Sony received the numbers proving so as well. At its investor conference in Tokyo, it revealed how its “Premium Standard Models”, which included the Xperia X and the Xperia X Compact, didn’t live … Continue reading

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Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 (2nd gen) goes up for preorder in US

Sony has announced that the second-generation version of its Digital Paper, model DPT-RP1, is now available to preorder in the US.

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Nokia 3310 released, but you shouldn’t buy this retro reboot

This week the folks at Nokia have released their most popular phone – or their most notorious phone – in a full retro reboot styling. That is the Nokia 3310, re-released with new technology inside a casing that looks much like the original device. The original device became synonymous with both being ubiquitous as a smartphone – the smartphone – … Continue reading

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Nine Days With an Absurd $9,000 Gaming Laptop

There may exist inside of you a desire that burns white hot for the Acer Predator 21 X, but you will never buy this laptop. It is not for you, because if you want this laptop, you probably can’t afford it, and if you can afford it, you are probably old enough to not want to spend $9,000 on a laptop that weighs as much… Read more..

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Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

It’s easy to get hooked on having Amazon Alexa around, but though the affordable Echo Dot’s always-listening microphones are good, there’s no beating the true portability of a battery-powered speaker. Rather than splash out on an Amazon Tap, though, Nintey7’s Vaux offers an upgrade route to make an Echo Dot mobile. For $49.95 you can not only cut the power … Continue reading

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Dodge Demon pricing is out, and the craziest option is just a dollar

What would you pay for an 840 horsepower, street-legal (but only just) drag racer with Guinness World Record pedigree? Dodge is counting on speed-hungry shoppers being willing to spend upwards of $84,995 when the frankly ridiculous 2018 Challenger SRT Demon goes on sale later this Summer, the most powerful Challenger to-date.

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Huawei Honor Band A2 fitness tracker unveiled with an OLED display

Huawei has introduced its newest Honor-branded wearable, the Honor Band A2. As the name suggests, this is a followup model to the Honor Band A1, which was released in 2016.

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Google Jamboard virtual whiteboard is now available for purchase

At Microsoft’s press event in Shanghai, it unveiled a new Whiteboard app that took advantage its Surface lineup, from the Hub to the Studio to the New Surface Pro. As if on cue, Google has finally unchained its own cloud-connected virtual whiteboard device. Half a year in the making, the Jamboard is now available to make your meetings more productive … Continue reading

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This could be what the Galaxy S8 Active looks like

With the regular Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus still relatively new devices, we haven’t heard too much about their rugged counterpart, the Galaxy S8 Active.

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Microsoft Research holographic display can fit in eyeglasses

Of the three major “synthetic” reality platforms, Microsoft’s HoloLens comes closest to the dream of overlaying digital objects on top of real world ones and interact with both of them in the same way. However, it shares the same limitations as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in terms of the bulk of the headset required for it to function. … Continue reading

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