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Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner goes on sale for $59

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Lomography's Smartphone Film Scanner has reached that moment that every crowdfunding project strives for, but often seems elusive: everyday sales. The peripheral is now sitting in stock at an ordinary, post-Kickstarter $59 price. As you'd expect, the functionality remains what we were promised earlier in the year. Slot in...
Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner goes on sale for $59

Cambridge Soundworks Oontz XL and Ultra hands-on

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That slick-looking piece of hardware we know you looked at while clicking in here is Cambridge Soundworks' Bluetooth Oontz XL. Also on display was its bigger brother -- at least as far as price and battery is concerned -- the Oontz Ultra. The Oontz XL rings in at $149...
Cambridge Soundworks Oontz XL and Ultra hands-on

Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover mini brings tactile typing to the iPad mini for $80

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It was inevitable that Logitech would expand its Ultrathin iPad keyboard cover lineup to include an offering fit for the iPad mini, and the time has finally arrived. Priced 20 bucks less than it's full-sized counterpart, the $79.99 Ultrathin Keyboard mini brings tactile typing and some added protection to...
Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover mini brings tactile typing to the iPad mini for $80

Jarre Aeroskull speaker dock packs dual 15-watt woofers, recently departed Apple Dock Connector

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Just in time for Halloween, Jarre's new Aeroskull dock embodies 70 watts of total power in a human-like cranium, complete with a pair of speaker-packing shades. Jarre is showing off the colorful chrome tune machine in black, white, blue, green, orange, pink, purple and yellow finishes, with a matching...
Jarre Aeroskull speaker dock packs dual 15-watt woofers, recently departed Apple Dock Connector
Nyko unveils PlayPad Android gaming controllers to be released this fall

ASUS launches dual-band router with combined 1900Mbit/s speeds

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Some of ASUS's big Computex 2013 launches today involved the latest 802.11ac WiFi flavor, and since you'll need to feed them with a router packing the same tech, ASUS has also announced one of those: the RT-AC68U. The company claims it's the first dual-band 802.11ac router with AC1900 date...
ASUS launches dual-band router with combined 1900Mbit/s speeds

OUYA Android game console on track for March launch for backers, ahead of June retail release

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OUYA, the company behind the Android gaming console that became a Kickstarter sensation when it raised over $8.5 million on the crowdfunding platform, has announced its release schedule for the much-anticipated device – Kickstarter backers will get the console in March, online preorders will arrive in April and retailers will...
OUYA Android game console on track for March launch for backers, ahead of June retail release

LG outs Pocket Photo mobile picture printer, says it's the smallest of its kind

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Hankering for an instant photo solution without the vintage Polaroid look? LG's Pocket Photo, which measures up at approximately 2.8- x 4.7- x 0.9-inches and is touted as the world's smallest mobile picture printer, might fit the bill. Images are slung from smartphones to the Optimus Vu-sized hardware via...
LG outs Pocket Photo mobile picture printer, says it's the smallest of its kind

ClamCase Pro makes your iPad look like a thick MacBook Air

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When we reviewed the original ClamCase, we found a few flaws that kept it from being a homerun: a cramped keyboard, a mediocre plastic build and a cumbersome power switch. It was decent, but it could have been better. The peripheral's makers seemed to agree -- the ClamCase Pro...
ClamCase Pro makes your iPad look like a thick MacBook Air

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: accessories

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we've got a slew of accessories -- and you can head...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: accessories

N-trig release teases that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 will come with active pen support

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Stylus maven N-trig has revealed that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 laptop/tablet hybrid will be the first to shop with the company's new G4 DuoSense pen and multi-touch digitizer. As such, it'll be able to use a new active pen stylus that the company, perhaps unsurprisingly, promises will provide a "pen-on-paper...
N-trig release teases that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 will come with active pen support

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: printers

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we have printers on our minds and on our desks --...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: printers

Razer ready to dump massive mounds of Mass Effect 3 gear on an unsuspecting public

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Prodigious piles of peripherals -- that's what Razer has in store for you -- all of them bearing the mark of Mass Effect 3. Most of the goods are simply rebrands of existing products: the Chimera wireless headset, the Vespula mouse pad, Onza 360 Tournament Edition controller, BlackWidow Ultimate...
Razer ready to dump massive mounds of Mass Effect 3 gear on an unsuspecting public

Ion introduces Air Copy: mobile scanner for smartphones, tablets and laptops

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Ion's Air Copy has just stepped into the wireless mobile scanner arena, and it brings support for slinging scanned documents and photos as big as size A4 to Android, iOS, Windows 8 and OS X devices via WiFi. Once documents are scanned, they're saved as high resolution 300 DPI...
Ion introduces Air Copy: mobile scanner for smartphones, tablets and laptops
'Mass Effect 3'-branded Razer peripherals and accessories unlock in-game items

Surface Pro staff tease new accessories, explain battery life and storage

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Now that the Surface Pro is a fait accompli, there's more than a few questions circulating from prospective buyers. The project's Panos Panay and his team have stepped up to answer them on Reddit, and they've shedded some light on just about everything, including later plans. The Pro-specific connectors...
Surface Pro staff tease new accessories, explain battery life and storage

Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

iPhone 5's Lightning Connector Is A Bigger Problem Than Apple Thinks

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Among other things, one of the iPhone's competitive advantages is the unparalleled ecosystem of - no, not apps - accessories. But the iPhone 5's new Lighting connector threatens to destroy that advantage. There are only a relatively small number of iPhone models with tens of millions of sales each, and...
iPhone 5's Lightning Connector Is A Bigger Problem Than Apple Thinks

VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

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While Velocity Micro announced the VMultra earlier this year at CES, it's only now ready for primetime. The VMultra combines a USB hub, an SD card slot, a DVD±RW drive and 500GB of storage into a surprisingly slim package that connects to any computer via USB 3.0. If you...
VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

Creative D5 Air Airplay speaker hits IFA, readies itself for a late-September release

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There's nothing quite like a behind closed doors briefing at a busy tradeshow like IFA. Creative wasn't quite ready to take its new D5 Air out onto the showroom floor just yet, but the company did let us take a sneak peak at the thing in a small testing...
Creative D5 Air Airplay speaker hits IFA, readies itself for a late-September release

iPhone 5 Lightning Connector to Support Direct USB Peripheral Hosting?

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Macotakara reports that Apple's new Lightning dock connector is capable of hosting USB peripheral devices, meaning that Apple could potentially allow users to connect devices such as keyboard and other accessories directly to their Lightning-equipped mobile products. Apple's Lightning to USB cable Even if the report is true, however, it...
iPhone 5 Lightning Connector to Support Direct USB Peripheral Hosting?

Twelve South HiRise takes iMacs and Apple displays to new heights, tidies up in the process

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Many of those who buy iMacs and Apple-designed displays are eager to avoid clutter in the first place, which makes an organizer all the more logical for those who'd like Desk Zero almost as much as Inbox Zero. Accessory maker Twelve South's newly available HiRise aims to clean it...
Twelve South HiRise takes iMacs and Apple displays to new heights, tidies up in the process

Dell announces its first multi-touch monitor, the S2340T, and a wireless trackpad for Windows 8

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In addition to trotting out a new Windows 8 Ultrabook and putting its Windows RT tablet up for pre-order, Dell just announced its first multi-touch display along with a wireless trackpad optimized for Win 8. Starting with the 23-inch S2340T, it has 1080p resolution and a 90-degree articulating stand...
Dell announces its first multi-touch monitor, the S2340T, and a wireless trackpad for Windows 8

Belkin fills the void with first third-party Lightning accessories for Apple devices

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When Apple dropped the 30-pin connector in favor of Lightning for the iPhone 5, new iPods and new iPads, it also dropped much of the current accessory market: short of an expensive adapter, years of collecting docks and more exotic peripherals were for nought. Belkin is stepping into that...
Belkin fills the void with first third-party Lightning accessories for Apple devices
Logitech to sell Harmony remote division after 'unacceptable' Q3 results

IK Multimedia's iRig HD adapter for iOS, Mac lets guitars ride the Lightning port

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IK Multimedia spent a lot of time at CES 2013 courting Android musicians, but we neglected to mention equal attention spent on iOS at the show through the iRig HD. The company's new adapter pipes audio from a guitar or other instrument with a quarter-inch plug into Lightning-equipped Apple...
IK Multimedia's iRig HD adapter for iOS, Mac lets guitars ride the Lightning port

iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

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Back in 2009, we might have been a little, well, acerbic in our reaction to the initial iTwin. Yet here we are in good ole 2013, and the plucky USB networking key is alive and well. In fact, it was CES when we saw its latest incarnation -- iTwin...
iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

Vodafone Sure Signal now plugs directly into the wall, doles out more 3G at once

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Femtocells are rarely subtle devices, including Vodafone's earlier Sure Signal models. That's what makes a newly revamped version of the Sure Signal so noteworthy -- it's very nearly unintrusive. The new edition plugs directly into a wall outlet and doesn't occupy more space than a night light, letting it...
Vodafone Sure Signal now plugs directly into the wall, doles out more 3G at once
Microsoft's 'HomeOS' automation platform detailed in research paper

Logitech gambled big on video conferencing, lost

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Logitech's PR machine is on the loose this morning, trying to dampen expectations before the company announces its quarterly financial results later in the day. The key message is that we shouldn't expect any great shakes from the video conferencing side of the business. In fact, there'll be a...
Logitech gambled big on video conferencing, lost
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