It’s the dawn of a new, improved Chromebook generation that can better make a stand against dominant Windows laptops, and it should come as no surprise the niche veterans are slowly approaching oblivion. Before they can be put to rest though, lagging inventory has to go.
Why go through the hassle of selling decrepit gear on eBay and risk getting stiffed by professional con artists disguised as honest buyers? Or worse still, give up on a 100 percent functional tab just because it’s a little old and clunky? That’s what trade-in programs are for, and the latest such upgrade scheme from Best Buy is unusually generous.
A brand-new Toughpad 20 shall go on sale in July for an “affordable” $2,999 and up.
For all those who love the Photos apps on iPad and iPhone, it will come as good news that the same format has arrived on the Photos app on Macs with Yosemite. The 10.10.3 update includes the Photos app that completely replaces iPhoto and changes everything about how we manage photos on a Mac. Here more »
The only Samsung slates brought out this beginning of the year are the textbook definition of affordable, mediocre gear. Plus, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and 9.7 can’t be purchased stateside yet, not even in Wi-Fi-limited flavors. Meanwhile, it’s clearly just a matter of time until the high-end Galaxy Tab S 2 pair will break more »
Intel is just about ready to let you enjoy a “full” Windows 8.1 experience in the palm of your hand.
Surprised to see a non-Pro, third-generation Microsoft Surface debut on the heels of the Pro 3 instead of a much more logical Pro 4? Odds are a new high-end 2-in-1 laptop replacement is also coming by the end of the year, though the team behind the affordable Surface 3 responded to speculation with an ice-cold “no comment” on Reddit.
AT&T will sell a decidedly lackluster Asus: the LTE-capable MeMo Pad 7 with quad-core Intel Atom power, HD screen resolution and 1 GB RAM.
Acer has been dropping Chrome OS computers left and right lately, looking to diversify the Google-endorsed low-cost product portfolio with more premium models and touch-capable all-in-ones. Rumor is the Taiwanese manufacturer will soon join the ranks of Haier, Hisense and Asus in the sub-$200 Chromebook space, although technically, they already have a $180 11.6 incher more »
Verizon sure picked an odd day to open pre-sales for hands down the most exciting Android smartphones around this beginning of the year, but April Fools’ is officially behind us now, and there’s no reason to fear pranks anymore. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are still up for grabs via the nation’s leading more »
Face it, $400 isn’t a lot of money to score new mobile gear with, even in the age of ultra-low-cost Chinese flagships, Moto Es and Gs. If you hurry though, you can use it to buy not one, but two above-average LTE-capable Androids, and you’ll still have enough change to accessorize both gadgets.
Despite the abundance of quality earpieces, I’ll still see someone having a conversation with a huge phone or tablet up to their face. It’s still ridiculous, even if they may just be singing along to playing music. Everyone should own a good Bluetooth earpiece. They work better than the built in microphones and speakers of more »