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Amazon debuts 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD
Improved production for iPhone 5′s thinner display may boost Q4 sales to 46.5 million

Don’t expect a thinner new iPhone; look for a bigger battery

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Following rumors last week that Apple could switch to “in-cell” display technology for the next iPhone, an analyst report reiterated the same. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested on Monday that Apple will integrate the touch sensor and display for a next-generation iPhone, which could reduce the thickness of the handset...
Don’t expect a thinner new iPhone; look for a bigger battery
The New Amazon Kindle Fire HD Wins on Hardware, Services, and Price

Amazon's New Kindle Fire: 8.3-Inch HD Screen, Longer Battery Life

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Amazon, Inc. at a press event in Los Angeles today showed off an updated version of its Kindle Fire tablet, which Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has said makes up 22 percent of tablet sales in the U.S. Called the Kindle Fire HD, the new Kindle Fire is 20 percent faster,...
Amazon's New Kindle Fire: 8.3-Inch HD Screen, Longer Battery Life

RIM's latest patent details automatic volume adjustments based on handset placement

www.engadget.com
That moment when you physically hurt your ear by mashing your cellphone up against it in a futile bid to hear the person on the other end. That's the very moment that RIM's gunning to make history with its latest patent, which was filed way back in November of 2007...
RIM's latest patent details automatic volume adjustments based on handset placement
Amazon unveils faster Kindle Fire, new 8.9-inch 'Fire HD' with double the RAM, better battery life, and improved performance

3it3ot: A dancing NXT robot

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Mindstorms maniac NeXTSTORM created this awe-inspiring "club dance robot" named 3it3ot. 3it3ot's main body is based on my previous robot named TubeIt. In 3it3ot's body you'll find one NXT brick, one NXT motor (moves the head up/down), one touch sensor (to detect head's position), one HiTechnic IR-Link and one...
3it3ot: A dancing NXT robot

Apple Invents New Touch Pad Electrode Design & Diamond-Like Carbon Coating to Help Keep Battery-Powered Devices Cooler

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Last week we learned about Apple inventing an all-new touch sensor panel that would support larger displays like those found on a MacBook Air or Pro. Today, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals yet another major touch related invention relating to an...
Apple Invents New Touch Pad Electrode Design & Diamond-Like Carbon Coating to Help Keep Battery-Powered Devices Cooler

Synaptics lets Linux gadgets give the iPad 10 fingers

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Apple’s multitouch finger controls on the iPad have inspired a wave of copycat tablet computers that will be out later this year. Those copycats are likely to get help from touch-sensor company Synaptics, which is announcing today that it has created a Linux version of its multitouch sensor system....
Synaptics lets Linux gadgets give the iPad 10 fingers
Sony explains Xperia V's sensor-on-lens touchscreen tech
'iPhone 5S' could feature new 'touch-on display' technology

Lots Of What iPhone 5 Does, Others Do Better

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Apple's forest so cleverly makes us forget the trees. The iPhone 5 has been improved significantly over the previous generation--from its screen to its shell to its dock connector. But most of the tech specs featured by Tim Cook and crew at Apple's event on Wednesday can be found in...
Lots Of What iPhone 5 Does, Others Do Better
You're having trouble finding a new iPhone 5 due to its design

Google reportedly gearing up to launch its own, 12.85-inch Chrome OS touch notebook in Q1 2013

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According to news outlets in Asia, Google is set to follow its rivals and launch an own-brand Chrome OS-powered 12.85-inch touch notebook in the first quarter of 2013. Chinese Commercial Times reports (translated) that Taiwanese manufacturers Compal Electronics and Wintek have been tapped to handle OEM and touch panel production...
Google reportedly gearing up to launch its own, 12.85-inch Chrome OS touch notebook in Q1 2013

iFixit's iPad mini teardown confirms stereo speakers and shrunken iPad 2 internals

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Another day, another teardown. The iFixit team wasted no time procuring an iPad mini and quickly opened it up for a gander. The teardown reveals that Apple’s (AAPL) latest tablet has a glass screen that’s much easier to remove than previous iOS devices and much friendlier than the iPhone 5′s in-cell display that...
iFixit's iPad mini teardown confirms stereo speakers and shrunken iPad 2 internals
Smartphones evolving from flat to flex with new shapeshifting prototypes

Fast Take: What To Expect From Apple When You're Expecting The iPhone 5

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This Wednesday, you may have heard, Apple has an event scheduled. And since the invite contains the numeral "5," everyone's pretty certain the company will reveal the new iPhone 5 that day. But an Apple event always prompts an outpouring of leaks, opinions, near-miss "exclusives," guesswork, and frantic opinionated writing....
Fast Take: What To Expect From Apple When You're Expecting The iPhone 5
iPad 5 may be slimmer & lighter thanks to backlighting & touchscreen improvements

Twitter-controlled N900 LEGO robot

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NIKO is a collaborative effort to build a Twitter-controlled robot as part of the Noika PUSH N900 Mod in the USA campaign. Recently team member Eric posted this short video showing his progress. At the end of Sunday I got the N900 posting to Twitter, taking a photo with...
Twitter-controlled N900 LEGO robot

Tactus' morphing smartphone and tablet display hands-on

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Tactus Technology, a small start-up out of Freemont, CA, made a big splash at this year's Society for Information Display (SID) conference. The company, which came to Boston, MA toting a single product, showcased an early prototype of its morphing touchscreen display. The screen, which looks and acts like...
Tactus' morphing smartphone and tablet display hands-on
Apple patent could lead to thinner iPhone and iPad screens

Atmel's XSense promises curvy touchscreens that'll ruin your shirt line (video)

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Touchscreen gurus Atmel may not be the most famous name around, but you'll find its gear inside devices like the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy Tab. Now it has pulled the dust-sheets from the latest innovation to emerge from its Californian headquarters: XSense. It's a flexible, super-thin, film-based touch...
Atmel's XSense promises curvy touchscreens that'll ruin your shirt line (video)
Atmel unveils sensor film that could revolutionize touchscreens

Apple's solar cell multitouch panels may harvest energy for future iPhones

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for an invention that integrates a touch sensor array with a solar panel, allowing for portable device to be both power-efficient and compact....
Apple's solar cell multitouch panels may harvest energy for future iPhones

Apple Reportedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays for Smart Watch

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Japanese blog Macotakara points to a pair of reports in today's edition of Taiwanese newspaper Economic Times addressing rumors surrounding Apple's smart watch effort. According to the first report [Google translation], Apple has begun sampling 1.5-inch OLED displays from RITEK subsidiary RiTdisplay. The report also claims that RITEK's joint venture...
Apple Reportedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays for Smart Watch

Report: Apple's iPhone 5 supply shortage due to in-cell display tech

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Following Apple announcing record sales of 5 million units for the iPhone 5 launch weekend, analysts were quick to point out original estimates of up to 8 million units could have been achieved if it wasn’t for supply shortages—especially at the retail inventory level. A report from Bloomberg today suggested the reasoning behind...
Report: Apple's iPhone 5 supply shortage due to in-cell display tech
Tactus demos "morphing tactile surface" tablet at CES: a marriage of touchscreen and real buttons
First impressions of Apple's new iPod touch: Superb

The most amazing thing about Apple's LTE-equipped iPhone 5? Its battery life

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The iPhone 5 was introduced earlier today and with it came the news that it would support the super-fast 4G LTE network standard. This means that you’ll get blazing fast internet on the new device right out of the box. But that’s not the amazing thing. That’s reserved for the...
The most amazing thing about Apple's LTE-equipped iPhone 5? Its battery life
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