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BlackBerry's new Q10 handset for those who crave a real keyboard
Microsoft Unveils Xbox One, An All-In-One Entertainment Console
HP bulks up its incoming Windows 8 lineup with four new All-in-One PCs

Printers are for toys, not newspapers: 20 predictions for 2013

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The design experts over at frog design have taken a look at the current accessibility of broadband, cheap electronics, tablets and the rise of 3-D printing and see a new world that we might recognize from science fiction, but is really just a year away. The firm released its 20...
Printers are for toys, not newspapers: 20 predictions for 2013
Parrot's Starck-designed Zik headphones available in late July for $399
Google launches 'Google Keyboard' to bring Nexus touch typing experience to all Android 4.0+ devices

Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

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Anyone hoping to get one of Apple's long-awaited new televisions in their home by the end of the year may be out of luck, at least according to one analyst. In an investor note obtained by Apple Insider, JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz says his research "does not indicate any...
Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

Hack enables fast refresh mode on Nook Simple Touch (video)

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As anyone who's used an e-reader knows, page refreshes aren't the most elegant feature of E Ink. Well, if you've got a Nook Simple Touch a hack released by XDA Developers member marspeople could put an end to your page-changing woes. You'll need to root your device and install...
Hack enables fast refresh mode on Nook Simple Touch (video)

iOS, Android Facebook Messenger apps get voice messages

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Facebook has updated the iOS and Android versions of its Messenger app with support for voice messages. Holding down a button starts the recording process. Using a slide gesture cancels a message, while letting go sends it.......
iOS, Android Facebook Messenger apps get voice messages

Snapseed launches on Android with Google+ integration, now completely free

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While this shouldn't come as a huge surprise, today Google put to rest any lingering doubts about keeping Snapseed alive and well. After acquiring Nik Software last September, Google's just launched Snapseed for Android and refreshed the existing iOS app. The Android version features seamless Google+ integration (complete with...
Snapseed launches on Android with Google+ integration, now completely free

Samsung reveals F8000 LED TVs

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At CES today, Samsung unveiled its new line of flagship LED televisions, the F8000 series. The new range of televisions will range between 46 and 75 inches, and they feature a quad-core processor, allowing users to interact with their televisions with a range of gesture and voice controls. The processor...
Samsung reveals F8000 LED TVs

Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

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In my time talking to people about the internet of things, we sometimes get so excited about the possibilities of the technology that we forget about the consumer who has to install it or has their own vision for connected living that they are trying to implement. So this week...
Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices
Twitter makes nice with developers, with a timeline of upcoming changes

Ubuntu smartphone preview coming February 21 for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4

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Developers (and plenty of brave geeks) will soon be able to get a taste of Ubuntu’s smartphone version — assuming they have a Galaxy Nexus or Nexus 4. Ubuntu developer Canonical announced today that it will release a Developer Preview image, along with the necessary tools to install it,...
Ubuntu smartphone preview coming February 21 for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4

Google patents continuous gesture tech for touchscreens

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Google has filed a new patent with the USPTO that relates to touchscreen-based web searches on mobile devices. Rather than copying and pasting some text into a search engine, the tech will initiate Google web searches when users draw a lower-case 'g' on the screen and then continue on to...
Google patents continuous gesture tech for touchscreens

'Eye gestures' spotted in Google Glass app code, hints at wink-based photography

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While perusing the code for Google Glass's companion Android app, Reddit user Fodawim chanced across several lines of code that could be offer up some interesting navigation options for your Glass. Titled 'eye gestures,' it looks like the wearable's built-in sensors should be able to detect eye activity and...
'Eye gestures' spotted in Google Glass app code, hints at wink-based photography

Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation You know what sucks worse than email? Waiting in line to use an app that’s supposed to make using email easier. That’s exactly what you’ll have to do if you download the hotly discussed mobile email iPhone app Mailbox. Fortunately,...
Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

When your friends poke you on Facebook, this machine will poke you in real life

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I’m sure I’m not alone, but I’ve never really understood the Facebook poke. The attempt to get someone’s attention by virtually jabbing your finger in their side or arm, or wherever else you might picture the poke landing, just doesn’t make sense. Despite that, through all of the changes that...
When your friends poke you on Facebook, this machine will poke you in real life

Lenovo updates ThinkPad X1 Carbon with touchscreen display

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Lenovo has updated its ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook to include a touchscreen display, while keeping the rest of the computer's specifications relatively unchanged. The refreshed notebook has Windows 8 pre-installed, with the 14-inch, 1600x900 resolution display able to take advantage of the operating system's touch-based gesture controls.......
Lenovo updates ThinkPad X1 Carbon with touchscreen display

Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

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The company behind China’s leading mobile browser has quietly released an English-language browser for iPad that is competitive with Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Dolphin, not only in functionality, but also, crucially, in how it looks. A week and a half ago, I met with UCWeb’s CEO Yu Yongfu in San...
Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

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Cloud streaming provider Agawi (formerly "iSwifter") is making a second major push with its cloud-based game streaming service alongside Windows 8 this October. Beyond the social content it already brings to the iPad -- "more than 12,000" Facebook games -- Agawi's second run at streaming is more focused on...
Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

OLPC XO Touch 1.75 to use Neonode tech, take multi-touch on world tour

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The One Laptop Per Child's project just got one step closer to updating its venerable XO portable through a newly-struck licensing deal with Neonode. The XO Touch 1.75, a slight rebranding of the as yet unreleased XO 1.75 we saw last year, will use Neonode's MultiSensing to give the...
OLPC XO Touch 1.75 to use Neonode tech, take multi-touch on world tour
Wacom announces Intuos5 tablets with multitouch, soft-touch finish, and heads-up display software
Google makes Android 4.2 SDK and source code available for developers

TweetDeck version 1.5 arrives with columns, lots of columns (video)

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Version 1.5 of TweetDeck has arrived, with a heavy emphasis on ensuring you can navigate those columns easily. The update adds arrow buttons, a horizontal scroll bar and gesture support if your trackpad is similarly enabled. There's also a new action button appended to each tweet, which will give...
TweetDeck version 1.5 arrives with columns, lots of columns (video)

Microsoft reveals Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013 road map

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You, the consumer, probably don't care too much about Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013. But businesses and OEMs, they're pretty psyched. The next generation of Microsoft's light-weight OS offerings will bring the improved touch and gesture support of Windows 8 to low power platforms like car...
Microsoft reveals Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013 road map

How Google will let you control your Google Glass

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Google's illustration of how the mini embedded projector and camera could work together. Google Google has been granted a patent for a projection system to display buttons and controls from a headset, according to a patent filing granted to Google on Thursday (uncovered by Engadget). In the patent art, the projector...
How Google will let you control your Google Glass
Microsoft's Touch Mouse updated with support for Windows 8 multitouch gestures

Nintendo Wii U Forecast Calls for Heavy Sales, Easing Later

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Pent-up demand by Nintendo fans may ensure that the new Wii U console starts off with a bang, but maintaining interest over the long term may be prove to be the bigger challenge. A report released by IHS Screen Digest today is forecasting sales of 3.5 million units between next week’s...
Nintendo Wii U Forecast Calls for Heavy Sales, Easing Later

AMD announces Temash, Kabini, Richland, and Kaveri APUs at CES 2013

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AMD's press event here in Vegas just wrapped up, and if there's a single acronym to describe everything that we witnessed, it's this: APU. The two highlights were codenamed Temash and Kabini, two products that the company is touting as its first true system-on-chip APUs. In fact, each of...
AMD announces Temash, Kabini, Richland, and Kaveri APUs at CES 2013
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