Tag Archives: Phone

Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space

The stylish Robin automatically backs up your apps, bringing some much-needed innovation to the Android world. Similar Mobile View the transcript More Mobile Now Playing Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space (2:46) Most Memorable Moments of MWC 2015 (3:23) Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor roundup(5:02) When are VR and AR coming ... Read More »

NexDock is a ‘laptop’ that’s actually powered by your Windows or Android phone

While it’s a viable concept in itself, the NexPad is more intriguing for the future it points to. The NexDock promises to transform phones, tablets, and compute sticks into a laptop-like experience. Credit: NexDock 6COMMENTS Mark Hachman | @markhachman Senior Editor, PCWorld Feb 16, 2016 2:02 PM Microsoft’s Continuum technology for Windows 10 makes it possible for a Windows phone ... Read More »

Another SD820-powered Windows Phone device spotted on GFXBench

Last month, when a Snapdragon 820-powered Windows Phone device – dubbed HP Falcon – was spotted on GFXBench, we first treated the news with skepticism as there had been no news (or even rumors) whatsoever on that front, but subsequent reports confirmed the existence of such an HP device. Now, exactly a month later, another SD820-powered WP device has been ... Read More »

HTC Windows Phone 8X won’t receive Windows 10 Mobile update

Here’s some bad, if expected, news for owners of the HTC Windows Phone 8X from 2012. The handset will not be updated to Windows 10 Mobile, the latest version of Microsoft’s OS. This has been officially confirmed by HTC’s UK arm, so at this point you really should give up all hope on the matter. Not that there was a ... Read More »

PCWorld Show Episode II: Tanking tablets, the SwiftKey acquisition, and the new Windows phone

In this week’s episode of the PCWorld Show, we ponder why PCs are killing tablets, why Microsoft would buy SwiftKey, why anyone would make a new Windows phone, and why we love (or hate) USB-C. Similar Hardware & Accessories More Hardware & Accessories Presented by HP targets millennials with amped-up media features in mobile devices(1:29) Lian Li’s new PC cases ... Read More »

Vaio confirms its Windows Phone will be launched this week

Sony spinoff Vaio Corp. will launch a phone based on Windows 10 Mobile this week, following Acer into the suddenly hot market for third-party Windows phone hardware. Mynavi.jp reports that Vaio will be holding a press conference to announce the new phone on February 4. Executives from both Microsoft and Vaio are expected to attend, including Takuya Hirano, the president of ... Read More »