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Official iPad Mini and Fourth-Generation iPad Sales Begin in New Zealand

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While a number of customers have been able to get their hands on the iPad mini prematurely either through early deliveries or retailers who began selling the devices before the appointed time, sales have now officially started in New Zealand where it is now the morning of November 2. Twitter...
Official iPad Mini and Fourth-Generation iPad Sales Begin in New Zealand

Auraslate opens Android tablets up to developers, welcomes mischief

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HTC aside, not every manufacturer is willing, ready and committed to opening up its device portfolio to the idle hands of hackers. Which is why Auraslate, a recently launched start-up, is stepping in to fill that void, instituting a sea change in how devs translate their unsanctioned software concepts...
Auraslate opens Android tablets up to developers, welcomes mischief

IK Multimedia iRig BlueBoard and iRig HD hands-on (video)

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Last year at CES, IK Multimedia unveiled its iRig Stomp as a foot switch controller for wrangling the outfit's Amplitube software for iOS. Here at NAMM though, the company has cast off the wired connection for the Bluetooth-sporting iRig BlueBoard MIDI foot pedal. In addition to managing presets sans...
IK Multimedia iRig BlueBoard and iRig HD hands-on (video)

Sony VAIO Fit 15 Touch review: Great display, but lackluster performance and battery life

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The VAIO Fit 15 has had a makeover, emerging from Sony's design studio with a brushed-aluminum case and an excellent touchscreen. But shiny new looks don't distract from lackluster battery life and so-so performance. This is certainly no Ultrabook, weighing in at 5.7 pounds sans power adapter, but the...
Sony VAIO Fit 15 Touch review: Great display, but lackluster performance and battery life

Barnes & Noble drops 'GlowLight' Nook to $119, takes a few jabs at Amazon

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Barnes & Noble reduced the price of its Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight e-reader to $119 this morning, matching the entry-level price of the competing Kindle Paperwhite on the eve of the ship date for the new Amazon e-reader. In the news release announcing the move, Barnes & Noble calls out Amazon...
Barnes & Noble drops 'GlowLight' Nook to $119, takes a few jabs at Amazon

Five products that get the user experience right

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At our firm Astrid, we always say our goal is to compete on experience, not features. After all, a great user experience can feel magical and create evangelists – and a botched one can lose users forever. However, creating these experiences requires bold changes and buy-in by all parts of the...
Five products that get the user experience right

LandingZone MacBook Air docking station becomes a reality

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Gets funding sorted, hits production The coolest looking laptop docking station for the coolest looking laptop just got a bit more real - the LandingZone MacBook Air dock is hitting the production lines. Shown off by its makers InfiniWing at the Macworld event over in San Francisco this past...
LandingZone MacBook Air docking station becomes a reality

Kanex's DualRole is a USB 3.0 hub and Ethernet adapter for modern MacBooks

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The glitzy sheen of that Retina Display MacBook Pro or MacBook Air probably tarnished a little when you realized you'd need to sacrifice a USB or Thunderbolt if you wanted Ethernet connectivity. Just in time for Macworld, Kanex is shuttling out DualRole, a three-port USB 3.0 hub and Ethernet...
Kanex's DualRole is a USB 3.0 hub and Ethernet adapter for modern MacBooks

Apple confirms that 12W adapter will charge iPads quicker than older 10W adapters

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The morning of Apple’s iPad mini event earlier this week we told you there was a handful of new accessories coming including four new Lightning adapters and a 12W USB power adapter. We didn’t hear much about them during the event, but the new cables and adapters have hit Apple’s...
Apple confirms that 12W adapter will charge iPads quicker than older 10W adapters

Nintendo announces Wii Mini for $99.99; strips out Internet connectivity, available in Canada only

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The latest trend in the tech world these days seems to be to shrink down old hardware and tack on a “Mini” to it. Nintendo (NTDOY) announced on Tuesday a redesigned Wii Mini that’s more compact for $99.99. The rumor nailed the December 7th launch date, but didn’t report that the...
Nintendo announces Wii Mini for $99.99; strips out Internet connectivity, available in Canada only

Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

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Google’s Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is now available for sale in the Google Play store. For $59.99, customers can charge their Nexus 4 device wirelessly using the Qi inductive charger. The company says that it expects orders to begin shipping in less than one week.   At first glance, one...
Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

Sink or Swim: Three Waterproof iPhone Cases Put to the Test

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Smartphones can do many things, but one thing they can’t do is swim. Yet we still insist on bringing them with us to the bathroom, the pool or the beach because we can’t bear to be away from our handsets. Until a company releases a waterproof cellphone, the least you...
Sink or Swim: Three Waterproof iPhone Cases Put to the Test

Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France

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Yesterday, we noted that early iPad mini pre-orders were en route to customers and that resellers were receiving shipments ahead of Friday's official launch for the Wi-Fi models. French site igen.fr now shares some unboxing photos [Google translation] from a customer who pre-ordered a white iPad mini from French reseller...
Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France
Apple is releasing four new Lightning cables today (USB, SDCard, Digital AV, VGA), New iPads will require more wattage

Lowest price Mac desktops from MacMall: New Minis start at $551, iMacs at $1086

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From 9to5Toys.com: MacMall is offering 9to5 readers an additional 3% off of their already lowest prices on Mac Minis and iMacs this month yielding the lowest prices you’ll find anywhere (by as much as $50) with free shipping via this link.  The 3% is deducted at checkout and MacMall doesn’t charge tax...
Lowest price Mac desktops from MacMall: New Minis start at $551, iMacs at $1086
The MiFi just shrunk to the size of a thumb and got a microSD card NAS
Recent Art. Lebedev designs include a safety pin USB drive and a dinosaur radiator

Here’s why the U.S. State Department picked Amazon’s Kindle over iPad and Nook

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In a deal valued at $16.5 million, the U.S. Department of State has awarded Amazon.com a contract to put 2,500 Kindle electronic readers in educational centers around the world. Nextgov reports that the e-readers will be used for educational purposes, helping individuals overseas study English at libraries, educational centers, reading...
Here’s why the U.S. State Department picked Amazon’s Kindle over iPad and Nook

iPad 4 charges faster thanks to new power adapter

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The new 12-watt adapter that comes with the 4th-generation iPad can cut around 30-45 minutes off the charge time, says Insanely Great Mac. [Read more]...
iPad 4 charges faster thanks to new power adapter

Accessory Manufacturers Fear Missing Holiday Sales Rush as Apple Remains Mum on New iOS Device Dock Connector

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With a number of reports and now photos supporting the idea that Apple will be introducing a significantly smaller dock connector for its iOS devices in the coming weeks, iLounge reports that Apple's lack of advance notice is causing concern for accessory manufacturers worried that they will not be able...
Accessory Manufacturers Fear Missing Holiday Sales Rush as Apple Remains Mum on New iOS Device Dock Connector

Amazon Kindle Fire Review

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Amazon introduced their first Kindle device back in 2007 when the dedicated eBook reader population was made up almost exclusively by Sony’s Reader line of products. The eReader population has grown to include more brands than I can count and in the last 5 years, we’ve seen the technology in this...
Amazon Kindle Fire Review
Wireless charging is useless -- until it's essential

New iPad Notes: Battery Charging at 100%, Safari Scaling Images

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A couple of new findings as people spend more time with their new iPads. First, iLounge reports on findings by DisplayMate on the new iPads charging behavior. It turns out the iPad continues to charge for as long as an hour after it says its at 100%, suggesting the on-screen...
New iPad Notes: Battery Charging at 100%, Safari Scaling Images

More iPad Battery Notes: 25-Hour Hotspot Life, 2-Amp Current Draw from Discharged State

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Much has been made of the increase in battery capacity in the new iPad over the past week and a half, including its impact on charging and heat issues experienced by consumers. More recent discussions have focused on the device charging beyond the 100% indicator. A few other tidbits related...
More iPad Battery Notes: 25-Hour Hotspot Life, 2-Amp Current Draw from Discharged State

PlugBug World brings global travel to the MacBook / USB charger

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Globetrotting Mac users looking to slightly condense their cable packing will no doubt be happy to learn that the outlet-obsessed folks at Twelve South have announced the launch of the PlugBug World. The latest version of the hybrid charger adds five international plugs (US / Canada / Japan, UK...
PlugBug World brings global travel to the MacBook / USB charger

WD adds 2TB My Passport Studio drive just for Macs

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Western Digital just added a new 2TB capacity for its Mac OS X-oriented My Passport Studio external hard drive range. Other capacities include 500GB, 750GB, and 1TB, and the all-metal hard drive is compatible with Apple's Time Machine back-up feature out of the box. There is no power adapter needed...
WD adds 2TB My Passport Studio drive just for Macs

First iPhone 5 Unboxing Photos Reveal Packaging Layout and EarPods Travel Case

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BGR shares a few photos of what seems to be the first publicly-revealed unboxing of the iPhone 5. It is unclear how the source was able to obtain an iPhone 5, but the photos show the box itself and the rear of the device, as well as the trio of...
First iPhone 5 Unboxing Photos Reveal Packaging Layout and EarPods Travel Case

4 things to know about the new MacBook Pro

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We got our hands on Apple's much-coveted new laptop. Here's a first read. The new MacBook Pro: thinner than your index finger.FORTUNE -- Don't call it a MacBook Air. Apple's newest 15-inch uber-notebook may be thinner and lighter than older MacBook Pro models, but its redesigned aluminum body houses a...
4 things to know about the new MacBook Pro

Mac desktop lowest price special from MacMall: New Minis start at $551, iMacs at $1086

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From 9to5Toys.com: MacMall is offering 9to5 readers an additional 3% off of their already lowest prices on Mac Minis and iMacs this month yielding the lowest prices you’ll find anywhere (by as much as $50) with free shipping via this link.  The 3% is deducted at checkout and MacMall doesn’t charge tax...
Mac desktop lowest price special from MacMall: New Minis start at $551, iMacs at $1086

Live Coverage of Apple's iPad Mini Media Event

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Apple is holding a media event today at the California Theatre in San Jose, California, where it is expected to introduce the iPad mini, a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, a tweaked full-size iPad with Lightning connector, and updated Mac mini models. A release of the company's revamped iTunes software also...
Live Coverage of Apple's iPad Mini Media Event
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