Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Galaxy Tab S6 challenges iPad Pro, Jaybird Vista, Pixel 4 features, new Chromebooks (MobileTechRoundup show #476)

The Unihertz Titan is a massive new phone that is doing well on Kickstarter and we kicked off MobileTechRoundup show #476 talking about this new phones that may appeal to some people. We also spent time with some tablets and are getting ready for the busy fall smartphone season. Image: ZDNet Unihertz Titan reviewed: An Android “BlackBerry Passport” Pixel 4:… Read more →

US military purchased $32.8m worth of electronics with known security risks

Image: Lexmark US Department of Defense (DoD) employees have bought electronics worth over $32.8 million in fiscal year 2018 that have been known to contain security vulnerabilities, a report by the Pentagon’s inspector general said last week. These acquisitions were made by Army and Air Force employees using payment cards issued by the government for micro-purchases of under $10,000. As… Read more →

Best Buy three-day summer sale: $50 off Apple Watch 4, $200 off HP Chromebook

Prime Day provides boost for Amazon’s large retail rivals According to Adobe Analytics data, Amazon isn’t the only retailer cashing in on the Prime Day spending spree. ZDNet’s Natalie Gagliordi and TechRepublic’s Karen Roby break down the data and explain what it all means. Read more: There’s been a lot of sales this summer, from Memorial Day to Prime… Read more →

Lenovo teases trio of new Chromebooks, including 15.6-inch C340-15 convertible laptop

Lenovo Chromebook S340 With a new video Lenovo is previewing a trio of new Chromebooks to add to its already successful family of Chrome-running laptops. Though they are largely updates to previous models, the latest notebooks add a couple of wrinkles that the PC maker no doubt hopes will help them stand out amid competing models. The three new systems… Read more →

With Pixel 4, Google tries to out-ugly Apple

How big is that bezel? Image: Google Many phone buyers used to care about beauty. Well, taste at least. They would (less than) subtly parade their phones by casually placing them on bars or just pulling them out of their pockets or purses for no reason whatsoever. Their phones were a statement, one that their own personas could never quite… Read more →

Want 1.5TB of RAM in your PC? It will cost you!

Apple’s new Mac Pro can be kitted out with a whopping 1.5TB of RAM. But you don’t need to have a Mac Pro to have that amount of RAM because there are a number of server and workstation boards available that can accommodate that amount of RAM. But how much does that amount of RAM cost?  Short answer — a… Read more →