Category Archives: Android

New ZTE Zmax Pro Coming?

ZTE Z986 with 6″ Screen, SD 625 and Android 7.1.1 Seen on GFXBench The ZTE Zmax Pro is still the best-value phone available. It offers a Snapdragon 617 CPU with a 6-inch HD screen, 32 GBs of internal storage, and … Continue reading

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro

I stopped into B&H yesterday and ran across the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. This was announced last year and is the first phone to incorporate Google’s Tango Augmented Reality initiative.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Has An Odd AnTuTu Score

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The Ultimate VR Phone: Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium official global site The first Snapdragon 835 phone (before Samsung) with a 4K screen (Samsung is stopping at 2K). The rumor is it’ll be US$800. Which will probably seem just fine when people see a new … Continue reading

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Second Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

Reminder: Bands or stripes that appear in photos are the screen refresh interval interfering with the camera sensor. The screen is absolutely clear, sharp, and doesn’t strobe in person. Click any image to enlarge. Because I absolutely had to know … Continue reading

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Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

After reading several reviews of the two new Chromebooks from Samsung — the Plus and the Pro — I wanted to get my hands on the Plus ASAP. A tech sojourn this past weekend found me in luck: Click any … Continue reading

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Asus Demotes Tablets

Asustek adjusting tablet operations Asustek’s global tablet shipments fell from 12.1 million units in 2013 to 9.4 million units in 2014, 5.9 million units in 2015 and 3.3 million units in 2016. Asustek will focus on mid-range and high-end models … Continue reading

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iFive Mini 4s: Nothing Really New

Five Technology revealed a new iPad Mini clone within the past few weeks, the iFive Mini 4s. The full specs are now out and some retailers are selling it.

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Asus ZenPad S3 10: Google Books PDF Test

The Asus ZenPad S3 10 is a new 9.7-inch iPad clone from Asus. It has a hexacore MediaTek CPU, slim design, light weight, and build quality that is world-class. I stopped by B&H Photo last week to see something else … Continue reading

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Android 7.0 And Daydream VR

Android 7 is out today for select Nexus phones. Android 7.0 Nougat review—Do more on your gigantic smartphone Daydream: Android becomes a virtual reality platform For now, we know there will be some kind of accelerometer and gyroscope performance metrics … Continue reading

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