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Briefly: E Ink e-paper smartwatch display, Eye-Fi for smartphones

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E Ink, a manufacturer of monochrome displays, has announced it is creating a 1.73-inch e-paper screen for use with smartwatches. Offering 16 shades of greyscale, a resolutiion of 320x240, and low power requirements, Slashgear reports that the display will be surfacing in the Sonostar Smartwatch, due to be shown later...
Briefly: E Ink e-paper smartwatch display, Eye-Fi for smartphones

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
Dude, This Diplomat's No Stiff

38 Special: Facebook bankers got it right

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Facebook shares stay flat, and that's okay. FORTUNE -- Facebook (FB) shares didn't pop. They didn't crumble. They closed the day at $38.23 per share, or less than a percentage point higher than where the company's IPO had priced last night. The typical media narrative, of course, is catastrophic. Conventional...
38 Special: Facebook bankers got it right

Results From HP and Dell May Be Pretty Good After All

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Probably the last thing you’d expect from Hewlett-Packard and Dell right now is a set of positive quarterly results, but that’s exactly what Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore is expecting from the two companies when they report quarterly results next week. (Dell reports Wednesday Tuesday; HP on Thursday Wednesday.) Is...
Results From HP and Dell May Be Pretty Good After All

Look, See: Warby Parker Launches $150 Prescription Shades

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There are plenty of places to turn if one is looking to buy prescription glasses, but the problem is that most of those options are expensive. So David Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal started Warby Parker last year to breathe some new life into the eyewear industry by selling designer, prescription...
Look, See: Warby Parker Launches $150 Prescription Shades

Location aware iPhone app Checkmark is what Reminders should have been

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Checkmark is a new app that lets you set alerts based on location and time that finally delivers on the promise of Apple’s Reminders app. When Apple introduced Reminders in iOS 5, I remarked that it would probably be the traditional ‘one app’ that the company introduces but never seems...
Location aware iPhone app Checkmark is what Reminders should have been

Amazon Holiday Sales Show Buyers Enjoy Tablets, Movie Lamp

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Kindle tablets, "Fifty Shades" novels and the leg lamp from the movie "A Christmas Story" all had spots at the top of Amazon shoppers' lists, according to the online retailer's review of the holiday season....
Amazon Holiday Sales Show Buyers Enjoy Tablets, Movie Lamp

Taser's on-officer cameras catch you in the act, right to remain silent imperative

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Taser International has released an update to its on-officer system, the AXON Flex. The new rig provides law enforcement officials with body-mounted cameras that capture video evidence "from the officer's perspective." These recording devices can be affixed to the hat, collar, shoulder or on specially designed Oakley shades and...
Taser's on-officer cameras catch you in the act, right to remain silent imperative

Glass Explorer Edition gets unboxed, photographed

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We already know what Page and Co. will be packing along with Glass devices, but now that participants of the Explorer program have begun picking up the spectacles, we're getting a second-hand unboxing experience. For those in need of a refresher, the glasses will be accompanied by a microUSB...
Glass Explorer Edition gets unboxed, photographed

It's curtains for curtains: Digital shades go opaque on command

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Sonte Film window coverings made from a special material that responds to electric current can go opaque or clear at the bidding of a smartphone app. [Read more]...
It's curtains for curtains: Digital shades go opaque on command

AR goggles take crime scene technology to CSI: Miami level

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Dutch researchers are looking to catapult crime scene investigation into the 21st century through the use of augmented reality (AR). The prototype system, designed by the Delft University of Technology, employs a pair of AR goggles, two head-mounted cameras and a portable laptop rig to allow investigators to build...
AR goggles take crime scene technology to CSI: Miami level

Leaked photo shows Nokia Lumia 920 with five color options

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Ahead of Nokia's September 5th Windows Phone event, there's been plenty of speculation about the Lumia 920's PureView classification, and we're also getting a sneak peek at the hardware we may see tomorrow. Yesterday, leaked press photos of the Lumia 920's wireless charging pad suggested that the phone will...
Leaked photo shows Nokia Lumia 920 with five color options

10 Firefox Add-ons to Beautify Your Browser

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You’ve clearly made an educated decision in choosing the Firefox browser, so why not make further decisions about how it looks? As you may know, Firefox can give you a totally personalized browser experience, with plenty of options to customize its look and feel.We’ve trawled the plethora of available...
10 Firefox Add-ons to Beautify Your Browser

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat learns habits, matches your neon decor (video)

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Honeywell has had WiFi-capable thermostats on the market for some time, but few of them would be a great match for home interiors that have escaped 1980s beige chic. The company's new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is going a long way toward bringing that design fully into the present century....
Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat learns habits, matches your neon decor (video)

wetheurban: HOT OR NOT: INSTAGRAM GLASSES Ok, this seriously...

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wetheurban: HOT OR NOT: INSTAGRAM GLASSES Ok, this seriously takes Instagram to a whole new level. With over 50 million users (Android and iOS combined), there seems to be nothing that can stop Instagram from photo domination. German designer Markus Gerkes has created the first ever "Instaglasses" concept. Seemingly...
wetheurban: HOT OR NOT: INSTAGRAM GLASSES Ok, this seriously...

Oakley cooking up its own smart glasses, hoping to trump Project Glass with improved style

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Oakley's Thump glasses haven't exactly succeeded in fending off the competition when it comes to portable music playback, but that isn't stopping it from working feverishly to develop the next round of vaguely intelligent eyewear. CEO Colin Baden told Bloomberg that the company has been toying with ways to...
Oakley cooking up its own smart glasses, hoping to trump Project Glass with improved style

Samsung sells 20 million Galaxy S3s, adds new colors

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Samsung trots out four new shades of its best-ever selling flagship phone. [Read more]...
Samsung sells 20 million Galaxy S3s, adds new colors

Stylecaster Acquires Beauty Tool And Facial Recognition Startup Daily Makeover

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Interactive fashion community StyleCaster has acquired facial recognition startup and beauty tool Daily Makeover. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but StyleCaster says that the company has raised an additional $2 million in funding. StyleCaster aims to be a one-stop-shop for fashionistas. The online fashion community encourages users...
Stylecaster Acquires Beauty Tool And Facial Recognition Startup Daily Makeover

Google makes the Nexus 7 tablet official: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a $199 price

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Some of the mystery has been taken out of it, but Google has officially taken the wraps off of the Nexus 7, its first reference-grade tablet. The 7-inch slate is the first and currently only device shipping with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and takes advantage of its optimization for...
Google makes the Nexus 7 tablet official: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a $199 price

Acer Iconia W510 review: Wide-screen tablet with a clever dock

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Acer's Iconia W510 is a 16:9, widescreen Windows 8 tablet with a nicely-designed keyboard dock. When sidled down and locked into said dock, the W5 appears and functions as a small, netbook-sized laptop. Alas, the W5 dock is a pricey option--the $750 W510-1422 and $800 W510P-1406 configurations that include...
Acer Iconia W510 review: Wide-screen tablet with a clever dock

Apple Wins Surprising Anti-Big Brother Surveillance Patent

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One of the most surprising patents ever to be granted to Apple has been made public today by the US Patent and Trademark Office. It is one of the most interesting patents that I have ever read. It reads like a science fiction novel borrowing from George Orwell's 1949 book...
Apple Wins Surprising Anti-Big Brother Surveillance Patent

Penguin and Random House merge, promise a brave new e-book future

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The pressure of digital transitions can lead traditional media companies to circle the wagons -- for better or for worse -- and book publishers certainly aren't immune as e-books take hold. Bertelsmann and Pearson are worried enough to be merging their respective Random House and Penguin publishing wings into...
Penguin and Random House merge, promise a brave new e-book future

Philips hue: the 'world's smartest' LED lightbulb that saves you time during Red Alerts

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Historically, altering the lighting color of a room required draping a gossamer-thin cloth over a lamp or buying a new bulb from the store. Philips has sought to solve that most taxing of first-world problems with the hue, a smartphone-controlled LED bulb that can cycle through shades at your...
Philips hue: the 'world's smartest' LED lightbulb that saves you time during Red Alerts

Warby Parker's Future So Bright It Raises $37 Million to Sell More Shades

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Warby Parker, which aims to build a trendy brand selling eyeglasses, has raised $36.8 million in venture capital, according to a regulatory filing. The filing was first noticed by Fortune, which reports that General Catalyst Partners appears to have led the round. Warby Parker previously raised about $12 million from...
Warby Parker's Future So Bright It Raises $37 Million to Sell More Shades

Shades of the iPad? Back in 2006 in BusinessWeek, @paulboutin predicted an "iBook nano," sorta: http://bit.ly/9LXIcS

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Shades of the iPad? Back in 2006 in BusinessWeek, @paulboutin predicted an "iBook nano," sorta: http://bit.ly/9LXIcS

The morning lowdown 7/9/12: Kindle Fire rumors, Shades of Grey numbers and more

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Young tablet owners more willing to pay for news (paidContent) Amazon’s next Kindle Fire will ship in Q3 with improved display (All Things Digital) 20 million shades of green: Racy book hits milestone (WSJ) Newspapers are running out of time...
The morning lowdown 7/9/12: Kindle Fire rumors, Shades of Grey numbers and more
AT&T jumps into home automation and security with Digital Life

ZTE Open announced at MWC 2013, we go hands-on

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Alcatel wasn't the only one to flash some Firefox OS hardware at Mozilla's big MWC event. ZTE was also showing off two shades of its new smartphone, the Open. The device will launch in orange and blue in global territories starting in Q2. It has a very handy 3.5-inch...
ZTE Open announced at MWC 2013, we go hands-on

JBL's extra-tiny Soundfly BT wall outlet speaker gets spoiled by the FCC

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JBL is known for its portable speakers, but an FCC filing has revealed that it's willing to make speakers that are almost inconspicuous. The Soundfly BT would represent your everyday Bluetooth speaker save for the very uncommon ability to optionally plug directly into a wall outlet, skipping the power...
JBL's extra-tiny Soundfly BT wall outlet speaker gets spoiled by the FCC
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