Nextbit says the Smart Storage cloud service will shut down on March 1st. Nextbit emailed users with the news, saying that from March 1st all Robin phone owners would be signed out of Smart Storage. To secure their data, they’ll either have to sync it to their phone, or head to Nextbit’s...
Razer recently acquired Nextbit and we knew that they were closing shop on their hardware and now the community forum is gone too. Individual pages will 404 now and Nextbit's old store is just empty with everything being sold out.
Razer is generally known for their computer products, but lately they've been getting into the Android ecosystem as well. Today, it's been announced that Razer has just acquired the team responsible for the Nextbit Robin.
A Nextbit Robin running Android 7.1.1 has appeared on GFXBench, suggesting that the company will skip over Android 7.0 and go straight to the current version. There's no information on when the update could be released, but it's good news for those with the cloud-based phone.
The Nextbit Robin isn't the newest smartphone on the block, but the device is definitely worth taking a look at since Amazon has just chopped off $111 from its usual $250 sticker price. For $139, we're not sure why anyone wouldn't want to buy the Nextbit Robin.
Nextbit is now testing Android 7.0 Nougat on the Nextbit Robin. The update is available to those who are signed up as beta testers. You can sign up to do so at Nextbit's forums. If selected, stay on the lookout for a 1GB update.
Here are some of the best deals of the week for smartphones, smartwatches, and accessories. These deals are highlighted by the Nextbit Robin being available for just $200, the Huawei Watch on sale for $203, and the Jaybird X2 headphones on sale for $80.
Nextbit hired Foxconn to assemble the Robin, and also granted them permission to use some of their low level firmware on the device.
There's a vulnerability (called Pork Explosion) with this low level firmware that allows an attack with physical access to a device to gain a root shell (with...
Nextbit will be practically giving the Robin away on September 22 and 23. The Nextbit Robin will be selling for $199 for those two days, making it an incredible steal for those who want a stylish alternative to the current offering of metal and glass phones that are on the market.
The devs behind Paranoid Android just announced a new version of their customer ROM.
The biggest news here is that it now supports the Nextbit Robin, but they've also made some big changes to the OnePlus 3 release too (like DASH charging).