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Asus PadFone, tablet Station get imported stateside courtesy of Negri Electronics, yours for $860

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Having to fiddle with a separate Android tablet and smartphone and a laptop just won't cut it? You might be eager to get your mitts the ASUS PadFone if that's your sentiment, but folks in the US won't be exactly find these at their local Best Buy. Still, despite...
Asus PadFone, tablet Station get imported stateside courtesy of Negri Electronics, yours for $860

Manny Pacquiao training on the mitts with veteran trainer Freddie Roach. Manny is getting ready for Joshua Clottey for their bout on Saturday, March 13

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Manny Pacquiao training on the mitts with veteran trainer Freddie Roach. Manny is getting ready for Joshua Clottey for their bout on Saturday, March 13

HP's $169 Slate 7 tablet apparently delayed until June

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Maybe it's that $169 price, or maybe it's the inclusion of an honest-to-goodness memory card reader, but we know some of you can't wait to get your mitts on HP's new Slate 7 Android tablet. Back when it was first announced, the company indicated it'd be available by April,...
HP's $169 Slate 7 tablet apparently delayed until June

Hands-on with Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover

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Logitech announced its Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for the new iPad and iPad 2 a couple of weeks ago, and today we got our grubby mitts on the thing. In case you forgot, it attaches to your Apple tablet like a Smart Cover when not in use, but perhaps you...
Hands-on with Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover

SparkFun launches ProtoSnap MiniBot for the budding roboticist

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SparkFun struck a chord with many when it released the ProtoSnap series last year. The perforated perfboard housed not only a tiny Arduino compatible chip, but a small host of sensors and components that made assembling simple projects a snap (pun not only intended, but relished). Tomorrow, the company...
SparkFun launches ProtoSnap MiniBot for the budding roboticist

Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

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The jailbreak for for iOS 6.1, going by the name Evasi0n, has arrived. Over 270,000 people have downloaded it today to jailbreak their iPhones and iPads to introduce a host of new capabilities to their devices. In fact, people have been so eager to get their mitts on Evasi0n that...
Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

Microsoft employees 'sign off' on Windows Phone 8 RTM

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Windows Phone 8 may not have a firm release date, but reports are flooding in that it's just been released to manufacturers (RTM) so they can work on their side of the equation: hardware production. According to LiveSino, pictures posted to Chinese social network Sina Weibo show members of...
Microsoft employees 'sign off' on Windows Phone 8 RTM

ZTE's quad-core Era hands-on

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ZTE showed up to Barcelona and Mobile World Congress with briefcases overflowing with handsets, we stopped to have a peek at its newest which features a quad-core CPU: the Era. Running the Tegra 3 quad-core processor at 1.3Ghz with an Icera i450 HSPA+ modem, 4.3-inch qHD display, an 8-megapixel...
ZTE's quad-core Era hands-on

Sony Xperia ZL for AT&T garners FCC approval

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Hirai and Co.'s Xperia ZL is already slated to hit Canada in April, and a surprise FCC visit means that it could arrive in the US soon. Uncle Sam got its mitts on hardware that supports LTE bands 2, 4, 5 and 17, along with HSPA over 1900, 1700...
Sony Xperia ZL for AT&T garners FCC approval

Google Play movies now available in India and Mexico

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Google Play's book collection opened up in India and Mexico just a few weeks ago, and now Mountain View's movie hoard is available in both countries on the web and through the content's Android app. It's no coincidence that the video service has gone live this week either --...
Google Play movies now available in India and Mexico

Skyfire web browser for iPad adds support for multiple accounts with HotSwap feature

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Skyfire, the Safari alternative for web browsing on your iOS devices has added a handy new feature for those of you who share an iPad with multiple people. The feature is called “HotSwap” and allows the setup of multiple accounts for everyone who puts their dirty mitts on your beloved...
Skyfire web browser for iPad adds support for multiple accounts with HotSwap feature

Ears-on with Klipsch's latest intra-aural headphone lineup: Image S4 (II) series, X7i

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Been fancying a new set of in-ear headphones as of late? If you'll recall, it was last week when Klipsch quietly revealed its new $200 Image X7i and a trio of Image S4 (II) series in-ears. Today, after getting our mitts on the new Image One on-ear models at...
Ears-on with Klipsch's latest intra-aural headphone lineup: Image S4 (II) series, X7i

Dyson's new $1,500 Airblade Tap tested in hands-on video

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CNET UK's Luke Westaway gets his mitts washed, and then dried, by Dyson's fancy new bathroom tap. [Read more]...
Dyson's new $1,500 Airblade Tap tested in hands-on video

Razer's ambidextrous Ouroboros mouse now shipping, ready to placate left-handed gamers

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Had your eye on Razer's symmetrical gaming mouse? Peek at your email -- the firm's online storefront is quietly tipping customers that the Ouroboros is now shipping. Much like that other transforming rodent, the Ouroboros can change its shape by extending its palm rest or swapping out select components...
Razer's ambidextrous Ouroboros mouse now shipping, ready to placate left-handed gamers

Manny Pacquiao on the mitts with Freddie Roach

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Manny Pacquiao on the mitts with Freddie Roach

Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller hands-on (video)

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Although we managed to get our mitts on the Wii U and updated GamePad here at E3 following Nintendo's keynote, the recently unveiled Pro Controller turned out to to be harder to find. We were thankfully able to visit the company's amusement park massive booth on the show floor...
Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller hands-on (video)

Axio's EEG headband helps you teach your brain to focus (hands-on)

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Usually when an EEG sensor headset graces these pages, it's used to peer into your thoughts or grant the wearer the power to control other gadgets with his or her mind. While such uses have appeal, start-up company Axio has a new EEG headband that aims to help you...
Axio's EEG headband helps you teach your brain to focus (hands-on)

Astell & Kern's AK120 portable MQS player graces the FCC with its $1,300 sound

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Audiophiles eager to get their mitts on iRiver's Astell & Kern-branded AK120 should take note: the portable Mastering Quality Sound player just passed through the FCC's labs. The $1,300 AK120 is the bigger, 2.4-inch sibling to the $700 AK100, promising to net deep-pocketed audio perfectionists improved stereo imaging and dynamic...
Astell & Kern's AK120 portable MQS player graces the FCC with its $1,300 sound

Canon PowerShot G15 features f/1.8-2.8 lens and DSLR-like controls, we go hands-on (video)

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Not completely sold on Canon's large sensor-packing PowerShot G1 X? The company's latest jumbo compact offers a comparable smooth focus effect, thanks to its super-wide f/1.8-2.8, 28-140mm optical zoom lens, with image stabilization that boosts your shooting capability by up to four stops. The camera, which is designed to...
Canon PowerShot G15 features f/1.8-2.8 lens and DSLR-like controls, we go hands-on (video)

How Big Is Too Big? Samsung’s New Galaxy Note Said To Sport 5.5-Inch Screen

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I don’t know too many people who would look at the Galaxy Note and its 5.3 inch display and say “y’know, it would be great if this thing was just a little bigger,” and I now I know why. As it turns out, those people live in Korea, work for...
How Big Is Too Big? Samsung’s New Galaxy Note Said To Sport 5.5-Inch Screen

Sony 'Protoypte-SR' spotted at TGS 2012: the HMZ-T2 tacks on a camera, plays with user perception (video)

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Remember the Sony HMZ-T2 3D head-mounted display that we tried on back at IFA? Well, it's being prominently featured here at TGS, too. Tucked away at a smaller, much more modest booth around the corner, however, is something a smidge more interesting. Kept behind glass and a safe distance...
Sony 'Protoypte-SR' spotted at TGS 2012: the HMZ-T2 tacks on a camera, plays with user perception (video)

Chromium OS gets ported to Raspberry Pi

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Hexxeh has already proven his love for Chromium OS and the Raspberry Pi, obviously the next step was for the hacker to combine his passions into one project. Thus was born Chromium OS for the tiny ARM-powered computer from the UK. The initial commit of the port was officially...
Chromium OS gets ported to Raspberry Pi

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft: three very different takes on portable gaming at GDC 2012

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Tim Cook says the darnedest things. Why, just last week Apple's head honcho suggested that iPad users are ditching their home consoles in favor of Cupertino's favorite slate. Bold words, ones that can't be sitting well with the gaming industry's big three. Steady thy rifle, hardcore gamer, Cook has...
Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft: three very different takes on portable gaming at GDC 2012

Motorola GLEAM+ shimmies on to shelves, into European pockets

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There are many typographical accoutrements manufacturers can hang on existing product names to let you know that this one's different, better. Motorola's plumped for the humble "+" to let us know this isn't just any Gleam, it's a new, improved beast. So what's changed since last time? Well, it's dropped...
Motorola GLEAM+ shimmies on to shelves, into European pockets

Amazon's Kindle comes to China: Paperwhite for $138, Fire HD for $244 (16GB) or $293 (32GB)

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Amazon launched its Kindle e-book platform into China last Christmas, but locals looking to get their mitts on the company's hardware had to look, ahem, elsewhere. Fortunately for everyone but grey market importers, Amazon has released the non-cellular Paperwhite and the two 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets to the...
Amazon's Kindle comes to China: Paperwhite for $138, Fire HD for $244 (16GB) or $293 (32GB)

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

New iPod lineup now available for pre-order on Amazon

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Amazon is now selling the brand new Apple iPod lineup — well, it’s selling pre-orders for the new units, at any rate. The iPods will ship to buyers within the next two to five weeks; Apple’s own store promises shipping for the iPods will start in October. So, six...
New iPod lineup now available for pre-order on Amazon

Globe and Mail Trolls Internet with Editorial Supporting Aaron Swartz Prosecution

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Since the death of Aaron Swartz, there’s been an outpouring of anger directed at the Carmen Ortiz and Stephen Heymann, the federal prosecutors whose aggressive case against Mr. Swartz is widely believed to have led the Internet pioneer to take his own life. On the other hand, supporters of the...
Globe and Mail Trolls Internet with Editorial Supporting Aaron Swartz Prosecution
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BlackBerry 10 to get video editor, screen sharing according to forum leak

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The Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha we wrapped our mitts around last week didn't tell us much about RIM's big QNX-based OS update (being loaded with PlayBook OS 2.0 and all), but Crackberry forum user Biggulpseh seemingly has the deets that the folks in Waterloo weren't ready to reveal. So-called...
BlackBerry 10 to get video editor, screen sharing according to forum leak
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