Nextbit Robin hands-on: a bold smartphone that embraces the cloud

Yesterday at CES 2016, we finally got the chance to spend some quality time with Robin, Nextbit‘s “cloud-first” smartphone, and came away quite impressed. As a refresher, Nextbit launched Robin last September on Kickstarter and raised over $1.3 million. The company, which is based in San Francisco, is made up of seasoned handset makers like ex-HTC designer Scott Croyle. Needless to say, it’s refreshing to see a phone getting successfully […]

Faraday Future unveils outlandish FFZERO1 concept, serious modular EV platform

Remember Silicon Valley electric vehicle startup Faraday Future? Turns out it’s not a front for Apple, but it’s actually backed by Chinese giant Letv. Last night at CES 2016, after months and months of hype, the company finally gave us a glimpse of what it’s secretly been working on, and it’s not what you expect. See, Faraday Future’s been hinting about an EV designed to “redefine our relationship with the […]