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Allerta intros Pebble smartwatch, inPulse's attractive younger sibling

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Remember the inPulse Smartwatch? Say hello to its attractive younger sibling, the Pebble e-paper watch. Allerta's latest creation -- which is launching today on Kickstarter for $99 in three colors -- is "the first smartwatch to offer full iPhone and iOS compatibility". It features a 1.26-inch 144x168-pixel black and...
Allerta intros Pebble smartwatch, inPulse's attractive younger sibling

The iPhone 5 Display: Thoroughly Analyzed

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When Apple rolled out the iPhone 5, they announced that it had a full sRGB gamut, which the new iPad almost achieves and would be a substantial improvement over the 4 and 4S displays.  The slight increase in screen resolution and size means we are looking at a new...
The iPhone 5 Display: Thoroughly Analyzed

3M and Nanosys team-up to roll out quantum dot-enhanced LCDs

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Nanosys' eye-popping QDEF (Quantum Dot Enhancement Film) might be inching closer to a display near you. A new partnership with 3M aims to get the color-loving tech commercialized and into mainstream products. The film uses quantum dots to create an LCD with a wider color gamut -- apparently translating...
3M and Nanosys team-up to roll out quantum dot-enhanced LCDs
145-inch 8K plasma display announced by Panasonic and NHK

Apple patents low-power, "always-on" mobile device status indicators

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for a system in which the status of a portable device can be persistently displayed on-screen without having to turn on the display or primary backlight....
Apple patents low-power, "always-on" mobile device status indicators

HP Labs builds a glasses-free, portable 3D display with wide viewing angles (video)

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Typical attempts at a glasses-free 3D display have trouble with viewing angles; we're all too familiar with having to sit in a sweet spot to get the effect. HP Labs might have just solved this last problem with a prototype 3D LCD that would better accommodate the real world....
HP Labs builds a glasses-free, portable 3D display with wide viewing angles (video)

Logitech's K810 keyboard pairs with up to three devices, has a button for switching apps in Windows 8

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It was last week that Logitech announced two mice and a trackpad, all optimized for Windows 8. As it turns out, the outfit wasn't quite finished unveiling its Win 8 lineup: the company just outed the Illuminated Bluetooth Keyboard K810, which has a hotkey for toggling between open programs....
Logitech's K810 keyboard pairs with up to three devices, has a button for switching apps in Windows 8

Quantum dots help return 'Triluminos' RGB LED lighting to Sony HDTVs

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While 4K TVs are excellent, for the next couple of years most of us will still be selecting a 1080p model when we're out shopping, and now we've got a little more detail about some of the new ones Sony announced last week. After letting its "Triluminos" RGB LED...
Quantum dots help return 'Triluminos' RGB LED lighting to Sony HDTVs
Amazon announces new Kindle e-reader with "paperwhite" display

The Kindle Paperwhite Is A Reader's Dream

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The e-reader arms race moves at a glacial pace. Barnes & Noble does one thing, Amazon follows. Amazon adds a feature and, slowly but surely, B&N adds the same thing. While the Kindle itself has been updated five times since 2008, it seems like it’s been around for decades and...
The Kindle Paperwhite Is A Reader's Dream

Fly Or Die: The Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

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It’s a bit hard to officially review the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight as it’s almost exactly the same as the previous version but with one important improvement: it glows. Arguably, the Nook and the Kindle are equal contenders in the race to the e-reader throne and although I...
Fly Or Die: The Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

VESA announces embedded DisplayPort version 1.4, claims better battery life and performance improvements

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The embedded DisplayPort (eDP) standard consumes less power than the on-the-way-out LVDS method, and a new update from VESA should cut down on energy usage even more. The reduced power-sipping comes thanks to a new partial-frame update feature for Panel Self Refresh, regional backlight controls, additional link rate options...
VESA announces embedded DisplayPort version 1.4, claims better battery life and performance improvements

Razer Sabertooth Xbox 360 controller ups the ante on tourney gaming, we go hands-on

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Razer's Onza Xbox 360 controller is very, very nice. Sure, it's got an unbelievably long, non-detachable wire sticking out of it, but its build quality is top notch and its ultra-clicky face buttons are a pleasure to use. In the company's second Xbox 360 controller -- the Sabertooth --...
Razer Sabertooth Xbox 360 controller ups the ante on tourney gaming, we go hands-on
Amazon Kindle paperwhite hands-on
Pebble smartwatch raises a record $3.6 million through Kickstarter [video]

Apple getting ready to ditch the traditional iPhone, iPad, and iPod dock connector

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An updated “micro dock” would make room for bigger batteries, 4G radios, and other components far more important to the iPhone and iPad in a PC free world. We’ve heard that Apple is getting ready to ditch the dock connector as it’s currently sized and implemented on iPods, iPhones,...
Apple getting ready to ditch the traditional iPhone, iPad, and iPod dock connector

Review: Amazon's New Kindle Is The Best E-Reader You Can Buy (AMZN)

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E-readers have been around long enough now that they've been nearly perfected by now, but the number one complaint has always been they're useless in the dark. Tablets have helped, but they're often too bulky or overpowered for someone who just wants to read. Barnes & Noble tried to solve...
Review: Amazon's New Kindle Is The Best E-Reader You Can Buy (AMZN)
The Basis B1 Fitness Band Is Amazing But Still Needs Polish

Insert Coin: Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner does as its name implies

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. The fine folks over at Lomography are at it again, but...
Insert Coin: Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner does as its name implies

Hands-on with the PowerA's Moga Pro

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Perhaps the form factor of PowerA's previous Moga -- a Bluetooth-enabled Android game controller -- was too mobile for you? PowerA's got you covered, showing off its full controller-sized Moga Pro this week at CES 2013. The differences from Moga's previous iteration are clear and many: a rechargeable battery...
Hands-on with the PowerA's Moga Pro

Arduino-based SocialChatter reads your Twitter feeds so you don't have to (video)

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If you prefer reading your RSS feeds without the backlight, there's hardware for that, and if you'd prefer not reading your Twitter feeds at all, there's now hardware for that as well. Mix an Arduino Ethernet board, an Emic 2 Text-To-Speech Module and the knowhow to put them together,...
Arduino-based SocialChatter reads your Twitter feeds so you don't have to (video)
Pebble raises record $10 million on KickStarter, sells 85,000 watches

The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

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The Nook HD+ came out last December to mixed reviews. The device had a great screen but problematic bugs caused laggy performance and low scores. The company has come out with an updated version and we took a look. The 9-inch Nook HD+ is a Retina-quality tablet with a very...
The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars
Amazon quietly discontinues the Kindle Touch, urges customers to choose new Paperwhite model

Ultrabooks, Tablets and PCs, Oh My: Acer Unveils Windows 8 Lineup

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The final version of Microsoft’s newest operating system isn’t due for another four months, but that isn’t stopping device manufacturers from showing off their upcoming Windows 8 products. Acer Aspire S7 13.3 At the Computex 2012 trade show in Taiwan yesterday, Acer got things started by revealing two Ultrabooks, two...
Ultrabooks, Tablets and PCs, Oh My: Acer Unveils Windows 8 Lineup

Amazon Announces New Backlit Kindle Reader For $119 (AMZN)

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Amazon announced a big update to its Kindle Touch reader today called Kindle Paperwhite. The new reader has a backlight for reading in the dark, and a higher resolution for crisper text. It'll cost $119 and start shipping on Oct. 1. The 3G version will cost $179.  The regular Kindle...
Amazon Announces New Backlit Kindle Reader For $119 (AMZN)

10 Excellent Mother's Day Gadget Gifts For Under $200

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Mother's Day is approaching fast. It's this Sunday, May 13. Don't have an idea for a gift? Check out these tech items all priced under $200 to enhance Mom's life and make her day special.A Birchbox Subscription Birchbox is a startup that delivers hand-picked beauty and lifestyle samples each month...
10 Excellent Mother's Day Gadget Gifts For Under $200

Canon plays down 5D Mark III light leak issue, will provide free camera 'inspections'

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Canon has completed its promised investigation into the light leak issue reportedly plaguing the new 5D Mark III. Some users have complained that keeping the top LCD panel's backlight on can affect the automatic exposure in low light situations, but the company has found that while the displayed exposure...
Canon plays down 5D Mark III light leak issue, will provide free camera 'inspections'

BlackBerry Q10 review roundup: A great phone with a not-so-great app selection

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale BlackBerry’s new keyboard-equipped Q10 doesn’t hold many surprises: On the outside, it’s only slightly different from devices like the BlackBerry Bold, and on the inside it’s running BlackBerry 10, which we’re already very well acquainted with. But that doesn’t mean the...
BlackBerry Q10 review roundup: A great phone with a not-so-great app selection

Amazon’s Kindle iOS app now ready for the new iPad’s Retina Display

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Amazon has released a major update to its Kindle iOS app today that will let it take advantage of the new iPad’s Retina Display, fixing an issue some reviewers brought up regarding blurry text on earlier versions of the app. The Kindle version 3.0 app for iOS also offers...
Amazon’s Kindle iOS app now ready for the new iPad’s Retina Display
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