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Orbitsound announces M9 and M12 soundbars with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless subwoofer

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UK-based audio outfit Orbitsound has just announced a new bluetooth-enabled range of soundbars. You may remember the British firm for its T14, T12 -- or more recently -- T9 offerings, but the latest line-up cuts the cable, opening up a host of new audio sources. So, it's out with...
Orbitsound announces M9 and M12 soundbars with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless subwoofer

Sony unveils 2012 Walkman range: Android 4.0 F series and refreshed entry-level E series (eyes-on)

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The Walkman F800 is Sony's latest PMP; a 3.5-inch Android media player that replaces the company's middling Z series. Perhaps the most intriguing point is that the new media player will arrive with Android 4.0 from the start, alongside the usual raft of WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity options. Storage...
Sony unveils 2012 Walkman range: Android 4.0 F series and refreshed entry-level E series (eyes-on)

Ouya, a $99 Android Game Console, Plays the Kickstarter Game

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The creator of a new video game console is looking to change the way both players and developers interact with games on the TV — provided there’s room for another console on the market. Created by game industry vet Julie Uhrman and designed by Yves Behar, the Ouya is an...
Ouya, a $99 Android Game Console, Plays the Kickstarter Game
Google Glass Will Send Sounds Straight Through Your Skull (GOOG)

Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

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Sure, the portable GPS may still have a home among multi-car families, or drivers that have yet to make the jump to a smartphone, but we wouldn't be surprised to see the dedicated device's share decline over the next few years. At the same time, in-car infotainment systems are...
Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system
NEC developing app-controlled, speaker-equipped light fitting

Samsung's Galaxy S and iPhone-compatible speaker docks (eyes-on)

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Samsung and Apple may be at each others throats in the courtroom, but the two will be getting along just fine with Sammy's new speaker docks. Sprinkled in with the availability details of its 2012 Smart TV lineup, the company's prepped a quartet of stereo speaker-systems affixed with dual-docks...
Samsung's Galaxy S and iPhone-compatible speaker docks (eyes-on)

Vizio's 2013 sound bars bringing big audio, Bluetooth connectivity to living rooms (ears-on)

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An HDTV without a sound system to match is like a Ferrari on 14-inch rims -- still a beautiful sight to behold, but its performance falls short of what could be, given the right accessory. Vizio knows this, and so has announced its 2013 lineup of sound bars to...
Vizio's 2013 sound bars bringing big audio, Bluetooth connectivity to living rooms (ears-on)
Amazon announces Kindle Fire HD 7-inch for $199, available September 14th

Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi / Bluetooth cards in Alienware gaming laptops eyes-on

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Last month, Dell announced that its Alienware gaming laptops would be outfitted with Qualcomm Atheros' Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi cards. Aside from sporting low-latency capabilities, the add-on also sports some Bluetooth connectivity. Here at E3, we were able to spend some time with the tech to see just how...
Killer Wireless-N 1202 WiFi / Bluetooth cards in Alienware gaming laptops eyes-on

Samsung Vacuum Tube Soundbar ears-on

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One thing Samsung hasn't held back on this year at CES is displays. Big, small, curved and bendy... Samsung's on it. But, it's not totally forgotten the rest of your digital world, the Korean firm also knows that you sometimes need something to go underneath those screens. Enter the...
Samsung Vacuum Tube Soundbar ears-on
Nokia Lumia 920 WP8 update rolling out with camera, Bluetooth, and battery improvements

iShower is ready to get wet: water-resistant Bluetooth speaker now shipping for $100

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Move over, Pantene, because you may need to make room for a new addition to showers across the globe. That's because the iShower, a water-resistant music system for use as you get squeaky clean, is now shipping for $100. Despite its name, the iShower should have no trouble playing...
iShower is ready to get wet: water-resistant Bluetooth speaker now shipping for $100

iLuv outs three more Bluetooth speakers, NFC and Qi-certified wireless charging join the fray

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Looking for wireless charging and Bluetooth connectivity in your next speaker dock? If so, iLuv's most recent CES announcement may be of interest. The MobiRock is the company's first Bluetooth unit to sport Qi-certified wireless charging pad for re-juicing sans wires while blasting the latest Big Boi album. That's...
iLuv outs three more Bluetooth speakers, NFC and Qi-certified wireless charging join the fray

Dell Streak Tablet Computer Will Hit Stores This Summer

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Dell Streak Tablet Computer Will Hit Stores This Summer is a post from Chris PirilloWe first heard of the Dell Streak tablet computer in January during the Consumer Electronics Show. Today, Dell has officially announced that the device will be available this summer. Additionally, the company says that the tablet...
Dell Streak Tablet Computer Will Hit Stores This Summer

Logitech pushes 3 headphones, 1 earphone into UE range

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Logitech is bolstering its new Ultimate Ears range with four different headphones: one in-ear option and three headsets. Of the three can-style headphones, the UE 9000 boasts the highest price tag. Able to be folded flat like a pair of sunglasses, the headphones can take advantage of being both wireless...
Logitech pushes 3 headphones, 1 earphone into UE range
The People's Box: Ouya launches Kickstarter for sub-$100 console
DICE+ is a die for digital boardgames

How To Make Your iPhone Last For Years (AAPL)

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Your iPhone is expensive. It's pretty. And it's probably proven to be an indispensable tool. Why not take care of it to make sure it sticks around long enough to serve you well? Here are some tips on what you can do to guarantee your iPhone will be functional and...
How To Make Your iPhone Last For Years (AAPL)

TNW's Complete Guide to Notifications in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

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This article is an excerpt from TNW’s full review of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Over the history of OS X, Apple has come up with various ways to allow an app to communicate with the user when it was not being actively used. The light that appears below an...
TNW's Complete Guide to Notifications in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

iWatch 2 concept is the iPod nano of the wearable computer age

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I often wear an iPod nano as a watch, but with Android wrist-top devices that offer more functionality hitting the market, it’s feeling a little behind the times these days. Something like Antonio De Rosa’s new iWatch2 concept design is much more in keeping with what I’d expect Apple to...
iWatch 2 concept is the iPod nano of the wearable computer age

Editor's Letter: Google glass gone wild

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. It seems like ages since Sergey Brin staged one of the most dramatic product launches of all time at last year's Google I/O, guiding a bemused audience through a cavalcade of extreme antics...
Editor's Letter: Google glass gone wild

Withings rolls out baby and toddler Wi-Fi scale

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Accessory manufacturer and designer Withings, has announced the availability of its Internet connected baby and toddler scale, the Withings Smart Kid Scale. The Smart Kid Scale has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, which allows for the instant transfer of data measured by the scale to be sent directly to the...
Withings rolls out baby and toddler Wi-Fi scale

Switched On: The fork, the ficus and the flandoodle

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. As sensors and crowdsourcing give us ever more granular data into the norms and deviations of the world around us, enterprising developers and hardware companies have trotted out various combinations of atoms and bits to package that...
Switched On: The fork, the ficus and the flandoodle

Meet the Vers 1Q: the wooden, portable Bluetooth speaker gets Kickstarted, ships this November

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If you're in the market for a battery-powered speaker and are willing to splurge a bit, then you'd be wise to check out the 1Q from Vers. The diminutive, 3-inch cube-shaped music system is said to provide some impressive tunes all by its lonesome, but it can also be...
Meet the Vers 1Q: the wooden, portable Bluetooth speaker gets Kickstarted, ships this November

Insert Coin: MeterPlug estimates electricity costs per device, aims to save you some cash

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Decking out homes with smartphone-controlled appliances and using gadgets to keep tabs on electricity usage isn't exactly new, but the MeterPlug thinks it can do a better job of tracking exactly how much dough your devices are burning in electricity. The plastic dongle plugs in-between an outlet and a...
Insert Coin: MeterPlug estimates electricity costs per device, aims to save you some cash

The Instagram Socialmatic Camera Concept Would Bring The Photo Sharing App To Real Life

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Once upon a time a company pioneered simple photo sharing. By allowing consumers to easily take and share pictures, photography became a part of everyday life. Now, several generations removed, Polaroid is essentially an empty shell of the once iconic brand it used to be. The Instagram Socialmatic Camera is...
The Instagram Socialmatic Camera Concept Would Bring The Photo Sharing App To Real Life
Google Glass gets some competition from the Vizux M100 smart glasses
Sony preparing Chrome OS laptop, Google working on UI overhaul

Miselu Neiro Android-powered synth hands-on at SXSW (video)

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This is the Miselu Neiro, a "portable, net-enabled social music device" which was announced this weekend at SXSW. We were able see and handle the first-ever prototype fresh off the lab bench at the SoundCloud Open House in Austin. The app-based, Android-powered synth features a two octave velocity and...
Miselu Neiro Android-powered synth hands-on at SXSW (video)
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