Hisense’s monster 6.8-inch X1 Android smartphone due in Q2

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The line between smartphone and tablet may have been blurred with devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, but Hisense unveiled something crazy at CES this week, basically a smartphone in a tablet body. Launching in China before the U.S. this summer, the Hisense X1 features a 6.8-inch 1080p IPS ...

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Watch-out, Archos launching $50 smartwatch by summer

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Smartwatchs are a new category and there are only a options available on the market today, but Archos is hoping to change that with its new smartwatch line launching this summer. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Gear that carries many of the features of a smartphone, Archos’ devices will be ...

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Samsung and Trek team up to take cycling into the next generation

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We’ve noted some products at CES that were a bit out of the norm, but Samsung and Trek, an American bicycle manufacturer, have two prototypes on display this week that could be very useful to cyclists, integrating smartphones with bikes. The two concept bikes demonstrate the possibilities ...

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Yahoo acquires Aviate, promises to fold into Android experience

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In another move to bring Yahoo back to its prime, today Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took to the stage at CES 2014 to announce its newest acquisition that aligns perfectly with its “team and vision” — Aviate. Aviate is an Android app that has been in beta for the last few months and ...

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Android and Windows 8.1 play nice on ASUS’ Transformer Book Duet TD300 convertible

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There were lots of great products unveiled Monday at CES 2014, but ASUS announced a real game-changer with the world’s first quad-core, dual operating system tablet/notebook convertible, the Transformer Book Duet TD300. What makes this device so interesting is that it can be either an ...

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Samsung TecTiles invade Las Vegas hotels for CES 2013

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In the midst of all the CES craziness, we stumbled upon this little piece of information. Apparently, Samsung has teamed up with Caesars Entertainment to install over 4,500 TecTile NFC tags in eight Caesars hotels in Vegas. These TecTiles can be found in several places, including the casino ...

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HTC Teases With Package of Seemingly Related Android Stuff

I am not sure what to make of the following items. Last week, I received a package on Wednesday that looked and felt an awful lot like it would contain a review unit cell phone. The name on the box indicated it was from HTC's PR firm, Waggener Edstrom. Excited that it might be a new HTC ...

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