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SpinPadGrip rotating stand handle for tablets seeks Kickstarter funding

A company called PowerSkin, which already makes protective cases, now promises to put a literal new spin on tablet stands. Come September 1, it’s going to be seeking Kickstarter crowdfunders to come along for the ride.

LG unveils ‘smartly-priced’ L Fino, L Bello KitKat smartphones

This is a little less “game-changing” than what we expected LG to announce in the buildup to next month’s IFA, but it’s still early days. And all in all, the L Fino and L Bello aren’t that bad… for “smartly-priced” smart handhelds.

Swing Copters for Android and iOS has been released and it’s more difficult than Flappy Bird

The new game from Flappy Bird creator, Dong Nguyen has just been released in both Google Play and App Store and it’s called Swing Copters. Think of this game as a vertical-scrolling version of the phenomenal hit, Flappy Bird. This time however, you’ll be controlling a little guy with a propeller hat instead of the flying bird.

HTC confirms IFA 2014 presence, 64-bit Desire phone incoming?

The already crowded list of IFA protagonists is about to overflow, as HTC has just joined Samsung, Sony, Huawei, LG, Acer and Asus in a collective effort to tease the hell out of Berlin’s prestigious consumer electronics trade show.

Cambridge Audio unveils Bluetooth wireless speaker trio

Cambridge Audio is really good at one thing, and that’s speakers (and the accessories that go with). The way they go about crafting audio products, one might think it’s equal parts engineering and magic. You’ll always hear more coming out of Cambridge Audio speakers than what they look like they’re capable of. And the sound is nothing shy of impressive.

Sharp’s new phone barely has a bezel. Is that a good thing?

It’s a widely accepted point of view that bezels are unsightly, unnecessary and a plain old bummer. But are they really that bad?

ZTE Nubia 5S Mini LTE available stateside for $280 with 13 MP/5 MP cameras

A household name in the Chinese mobile phone industry for years now, ZTE is slowly but steadily coming out of its fail-proof shell, taking a leap of faith on a US market that’s still reticent to OEMs hailing from that particular part of the world.

HTC One M8 for Windows available with Verizon pacts at $100, coming soon to AT&T

The convolutedly but appropriately named HTC One M8 for Windows has gone official at last, after a lengthy buzz buildup, and as expected, its loyalty lies exclusively with Verizon. For a limited time only though, as AT&T will be adding the Windows Phone to its rich smartphone portfolio before long.

Barnes & Noble, Samsung intro low-end, low-cost Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

It’s alive! The Nook brand, although badly hurt by the downfall of e-readers, lives on in the form of a Frankensteinian hybrid that combines Barnes & Noble’s Android skin with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI for the most non-Android Android experience not hailing from Amazon’s labs.

HTC One M7 getting Android 4.4.3 KitKat update in Europe

HTC has done a commendable job this year when it comes to Android updates. As promised, the manufacturer released the KitKat update for its HTC One M7 and other devices within a few months after receiving the update, even the Sense 6 update. After rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for its flagship device, reports suggest the same update is now rolling out for the HTC One M7 in parts of Europe.

Get ready for onslaught of Lenovo phones: Vibe X2, Apollo Yoga and more

Now that Lenovo is officially a more relevant player of the smartphone game than the suffering PC landscape, it makes perfect sense for the creators of the breathtaking Vibe Z2 Pro to focus on beefing up their mobile army. With or without Motorola’s support and expertise.

Second MakerBot-Ready App enables you to 3D-print personalized iPhone cases

3D printer manufacturer MakerBot today announced that the second MakerBot-Ready App is now available. The app, developed by Fraemes, enables users to 3D-print as many personalized iPhone cases as they want with no design experience necessary.