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Razer Phone 2 launch details include Project Linda

Razer Phone 2 launch details include Project Linda

The computing power that we hold in our hands, pockets, and bags are nothing short of impressive. This has led not a few, including Samsung and Huawei, to try and turn our smartphones into “regular” computers, be it desktops or laptops. And almost all of them fall short of being perfect. That hasn’t stopped Razer, the newest kid on the smartphone block, from trying anyway. The result was Project Linda, and this phone-powered laptop might be appearing around IFA later this year, together with the next Razer Phone.

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Razer Project Linda hands-on: Android phone-powered notebook

Razer Project Linda hands-on: Android phone-powered notebook

This week we're taking a look at the Razer Phone taken to a new universe. This is the Razer Project Linda, a laptop (or notebook, whatever you prefer,) made to house the Razer Phone. This device does nothing without the phone, but with it, it becomes a fully functional Android-based notebook computer. For the moment, this remains a concept design - but there is a chance it could be made into a real-deal consumer product in the near future.

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Razer Phone Netflix HDR, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 support arrives

Razer Phone Netflix HDR, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 support arrives

Gaming computers also make great multimedia entertainment computers. That’s because the hardware and features necessary for smooth gaming also apply to things like playing high-quality video and audio. That definitely does seem to be the case with the Razer Phone, the smartphone by gamers for gamers that has just turned into a smartphone for video buffs as well. That’s thanks to the addition of support not just for Netflix’s HDR content but, at the same time, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 audio as well.

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These games are optimized for Razer Phone’s 120 Hz refresh rate

These games are optimized for Razer Phone’s 120 Hz refresh rate

There are very few in the market that can boast of double (or even quadruple) the refresh rate of most mobile devices. Even fewer, in fact only two, smartphones can claim that feat. The Razer Phone’s 120 Hz display is designed for games primarily and videos secondarily. It will be, however, all for naught if there are no games to actually take advantage of that feature. Fortunately, Razer has just published a lengthy list of Android titles that will play buttery smooth on the Razer Phone’s max display settings.

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Google’s top 10 tech searches of 2017 will surprise you

Google’s top 10 tech searches of 2017 will surprise you

Being just a few days away from the beginning of 2018, it's time to look back on 2017 and reflect on what's happened throughout the year. Google is doing just that today, sharing the top 10 searches for a bunch of different categories in 2017. While each list has some interesting entries, the consumer tech top 10 is particularly surprising.

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Razer Phone Review : Real Mobile Courage

Razer Phone Review : Real Mobile Courage

The first Razer Phone clearly wasn't designed to take on the competition with bright, flashy colors. Razer didn't make their first phone with curved edges, and it didn't include a front-facing 3D face-sensor setup for animated emoji messages. Instead, Razer took the top-notch knowhow of the team at formerly-NextBit and combined it with their own understanding of their massive cult of modern gamers. With some top-level branding and a genuinely nice box to package it all up, the Razer Phone is like no other company's "first try" I've ever experienced.

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Razer Phone update cranks up pressure on simpler phones

Razer Phone update cranks up pressure on simpler phones

Today the folks at Razer brought a few photo and audio improvements to their gamer-centric smartphone. The Razer Phone, as it's called, is generally aimed at media presentation and delivery, but since it also has a camera, Razer found that users wanted a camera experience that was as good as the device was capable. As such, this update brings some improvements to the quality of the photos produced by the Razer Phone camera.

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Razer Phone Unboxing: Devil’s in the Details

Razer Phone Unboxing: Devil’s in the Details

Inside the box sent to me for a SlashGear review is the Razer Phone - but more than that, it's a presentation of a phone worthy of the best on the market. It's almost as if Razer is trying to tell the end user that they've bought into a device that's more than just the Android phone they find at the top of this box. Inside is the work of a team of engineers that are obviously proud of the work they've done.

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Razer Phone is going to be tough to repair

Razer Phone is going to be tough to repair

The Razer Phone isn’t exactly the most beautiful phone in the market this year, but they do say that beauty is only skin deep. In this case, however, what’s true on the outside might be true on the inside as well. After mostly survive JerryRigEverything’s trinity of durability tests, the Razer Phone is now subjected to a teardown. And while it does survive it as well, it wasn’t the smoothest ride either.

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7 best premium smartphones of 2017

7 best premium smartphones of 2017

With the year almost over and all of 2017 premium racehorses in position, it’s time to take stock of what’s available to us so far. Just in time, too, since the holiday, and therefore shopping, season is upon us. Not everyone can be winners, and, let’s face it, we probably don’t want them to be. Sooner or later, choices have to be made. Picking out a new smartphone, especially when you’re playing for both teams, can be a pretty daunting quest. Since no one size fits all, and no smartphone can be perfect for everything and everyone, we’ve tried to present this year’s top models along different use cases and needs.

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Razer Phone durability does a bit better than its predecessor

Razer Phone durability does a bit better than its predecessor

Razer didn’t actually make a new smartphone from scratch. It had acquired Nextbit, who made the Nextbit Robin, and whose design language eventually ended up in the Razer Phone as well. But as much as the Robin was considered a breath of fresh air in a crowd of clones, it fared very poorly under the mighty hands of JerryRigEverything. With the Razer Phone looking a lot like the Nexbit Robin, one might ask whether it is just as fragile. Happily, the answer is “no”, but with some caveats.

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Larger Razer Phone teased by CEO amid DAC talk

Larger Razer Phone teased by CEO amid DAC talk

The CEO and co-founder of Razer defended the company's lack of headphone jack on their brand new Razer Phone this week. Users submitted "feedback" on the subject over the past week, and Razer's Min-Liang Tan responded this weekend in kind. The changes, he suggested, came not because of industry trends, but because there are more important things to fill that space with - like more battery capacity.

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