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Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook review: Tough, durable and inexpensive

The Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook is a consumer version of Lenovo's very solid Chromebooks For Education products. It's built tough — rated to take a 2.4-foot drop and has a water resistant keyboard tray to keep spills out, but still comes in at a very reasonable $279.99. Finding a "rugged" Chromebook that's not EDU branded and uber-expensive isn't a common thing, so we were instantly interested. After a bit of time with it, the strengths outweigh the drawbacks and we like the Flex 11. It's not the most powerful Chromebook we've tried but it wasn't made to be. It's a decent, solid performer designed to take more abuse than most other products in its class. We think the durability factor and low price make the Flex 11 a great Chromebook for kids or someone who tends not to treat his or her stuff all that respectfully. And while the body is pretty darn durable, the keyboard leaves a lot to be desired. Read on for our full take. Read more

Moto C Plus review: Buy it only for Stock Android

What is the Moto C Plus? Who is it aimed at? Lenovo claims that the C Plus is aimed at the youth who want an affordable smartphone with excellent battery life, the latest software, expandable storage and a premium design. So basically, the whole package. That is a pretty high standard to set. So does the Moto C Plus succeed on these counts? It does achieve some of the goals Lenovo set out to achieve with it, but also stumbles quite a bit on others. The other challenge that the phone faces is the strong competition in this segment. There are phones like the Xiaomi Redmi 4, which seem to make all the right compromises in order to achieve their low price tag. So how does Motorola competes in the segment? The company is banking on the combination of stock Android and great battery life to help it fight. Does it succeed? Let's find out. Read more

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