Preview: Cube i7 Stylus hybrid tablet
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Core M and Wacom pen on the cheap 

Tablets have matured, and the latest Apple and Microsoft designs are proof that they are no longer merely content consumption devices. Equipped with powerful Core M processors and a host of other goodies, this new breed of tablet is aiming to kill ultraportable notebooks.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 reviewed
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Review: MTK Helio X10 on a budget

Xiaomi’s second-generation Redmi Note was released a couple of months ago, and it started shipping just weeks ago, but you still can’t buy it directly if you happen to live in the west. Are Europeans and Americans missing out? Yep, they surely are. 

Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router 2 1TB reviewed
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Review: Taking the Xiaomi route

Xiaomi is no stranger to the networking market, and the Chinese tech giant already made it clear that phones, tablets and routers are its core products. Accessories and laptop bags are not. 

Xiaomi Mi4c is the best mid-range phone you can’t have
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Review: Snapdragon 808 in a perfectly balanced 5-incher

Xiaomi’s new Mi4c is a bit of a puzzle. It’s basically a Mi4i on steroids, while the Mi4i is itself a stripped down version of the company’s flagship Mi4. 

Elephone ELE MediaTek Android Wear smartwatch listed
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Round, all-metal, 400mAh battery

The Elephone ELE smartwatch has been listed, and as we suspected it is based on MediaTek’s MT2601 system-on-chip (SoC). 

Cherry Trail Atom Z8300 tested in Tronsmart Ara X5 micro PC
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Review: 14nm Atoms hit sweet-spot for tiny boxes

Intel's new Cherry Trail Atoms are poised to revamp a few of market segments, namely 2-in-1s, tablets, and cheap mini PCs. So how does the new 14nm silicon compare to good old Bay Trail?

Cheaper Gear VR, More From Oculus
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VR is coming to the masses.

Oculus and Samsung had a few milestone announcements to make at yesterday's keynote for the Connect 2 developer event. Gear VR got an update and halved in price. Oculus signed a few important content partnerships.

Pebble Time Round Is Beautiful
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Pebble is on a roll, round watch rolls in in November.

The Kickstarter darling Pebble is doing its best to avoid being squeezed out of the market by Android Wear and Apple Watch. In its latest attempt at staying relevant, Pebble is launching the Pebble Time Round. And it just might have most, if not all, of the ingredients right.

Huawei’s Nexus isn’t the only hot Chinese phone launch
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Big and small brands rolling out flashy 5-inchers

By the end of the month, we will have a couple of new Nexus devices, including the first Nexus-brand phone manufactured by a Chinese brand, Huawei.

Overpriced Android One In Europe
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Cheap phones meant for the Philippines to be sold in Spain.

Google has no confidence in the economic recovery of Spain and Portugal, nor in the purchasing power of the two countries' population. The company has decided to bring its low cost Android One initiative to these European markets. The catch is that the first phone to arrive is way too expensive.