Ulefone Paris budget smartphone reviewed
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Review: Octa-core, metal frame, 2.5D glass for $119

Although most Asian budget phones come in the 5.5-inch form factor, many export brands have recognised the need for 5-inch devices with a good spec and low price.

Cube i7 Stylus tablet reviewed
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Review:
Core M for the masses

Now that Apple is selling a $99 stylus and a Microsoft Surface clone, we decided to check out whether or not it’s possible to get a tablet with proper high-end specs for mid-range money.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 reviewed in Teclast X98 Pro tablet
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Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.

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.