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Review: The Razer Deathstalker Ultimate gaming keyboard

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PC enthusiasts expect to pay extra for premium peripherals, and Razer's new Deathstalker Ultimate ($250) pushes that expectation to the breaking point by including a flashy new touchscreen interface that's unlike anything we've ever seen in a gaming keyboard. The keyboard chassis is light and durable, sporting shallow chiclet-style...
Review: The Razer Deathstalker Ultimate gaming keyboard

10 reasons why Windows 8 makes sense for business

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Even in the best of times, businesses don't like upgrading their PC operating systems. The process is expensive and time-consuming, and usually demands retraining a technically challenged workforce. And now Windows 8 threatens to make workplace system swaps even less attractive than before. Between the removal of the familiar Start button and...
10 reasons why Windows 8 makes sense for business

Panasonic FX80: Turbo charged touchscreen compact camera outed

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Panasonic has ripped the wrappers off a host of new Lumix compact cameras today, including the temptingly high-end Panasonic FX80, a 12.1-megapixel slimline snapper with bright F2.5 wide angle lens, 5x optical zoom, full HD video recording and a touchscreen interface. The lens is made by Leica and goes to...
Panasonic FX80: Turbo charged touchscreen compact camera outed

Apple patent application describes a flexible screen with a slap bracelet for, you know, your wrist

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Apples and oranges watches. Today's bumper pack of patent applications from Cupertino included this nugget, outlining a small flexible screen that's paired with a "bi-stable spring." In normal lexicon, we're talking about one of those slap bracelets that go from completely straight to wrap-around in an instant. Interestingly enough,...
Apple patent application describes a flexible screen with a slap bracelet for, you know, your wrist

REVIEW: Toshiba's Funky New Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid (MSFT)

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Toshiba's new flagship laptop for Windows 8 is the U925t Satellite.  When you first pick it up though, it feels like a super thick and heavy tablet. That is until you slide the device's face away from you and pull the screen forward, giving it the look of a more...
REVIEW: Toshiba's Funky New Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid (MSFT)

The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

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I just finished setting up my second Windows 8 computer. The first one, a Lenovo Yoga ultrabook/tablet, has a touchscreen. The second one, a Lenovo desktop tower, is hooked up to a standard Dell flat-panel LCD monitor that I bought a few years ago. While I installing the last piece...
The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

Garmin dips into in-car GPS and media with Suzuki

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Garmin branched out into in-car GPS and media systems for the first time Monday through a deal with Suzuki. "Most" 2013 model year Suzuki cars will get a 6.1-inch touchscreen interface that both covers the prerequisite GPS navigation as well as support for playing back from phones and iPods through...
Garmin dips into in-car GPS and media with Suzuki
Rumor Patrol: How Apple Could Surprise Us With A New iPod Nano

Sony Anycast Touch live-broadcasting system hands-on (video)

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The Anycast Touch is not only a sleeker incarnation of Sony's all-in-one studio, with a slider design and a manageable-enough 6.6-kg (13-pound) body; it's also the company's first such system to feature a touchscreen interface. The machine sports two touch-enabled displays, allowing users to adjust audio controls, type via...
Sony Anycast Touch live-broadcasting system hands-on (video)

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 boasts unique features for the premium compact class

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This holiday shopping season won't not be short of excellent premium point-and-shoot camera options. The latest model vying for a spot on your wish list is the Olympus Stylus XZ-2, a camera that offers a few things that you won't find in the rest of the premium compact field....
Olympus Stylus XZ-2 boasts unique features for the premium compact class

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

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For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

New Ethan Stowell restaurants implementing Viableware payment system

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If you choose to dine at Ethan Stowell’s newest Seattle-based restaurants, Bar Cotto and Rione XIII, then you’ll likely encounter a unique way to pay for your grub. The eateries are now using payment technology from Kirkland-based Viableware that allows guests to peruse a digital copy of the bill, calculate tips,...
New Ethan Stowell restaurants implementing Viableware payment system
Dell's Windows 8 three-way product intro: 10-inch business Ultrabook, all-in-one desktop, and a new tablet

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)

Traktor DJ: Native Instruments introduces an iPad DJ app you'll actually want to use

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There has been no shortage of DJ applications for the iPad. From Algoriddim’s djay to offerings like iDJ from Numark, companies have gotten many things right. But we’ve yet to see true, fully-featured applications that can stand up to the rigors of what a pro or even serious hobbyist will...
Traktor DJ: Native Instruments introduces an iPad DJ app you'll actually want to use
Cadillac ATS hands-on: How tech helped Caddy pull alongside the BMW 3 Series

Microsoft Surface gets the thumbs down

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Writers praise the tablet's touchscreen and battery life, but criticise the lack of apps, its poor camera and its weightMicrosoft's Surface - the company's first tablet computer produced in-house, and a crucial part of the software giant's strategy to survive the decline of the PC - has been given a...
Microsoft Surface gets the thumbs down

Buy a Cadillac, get a free iPad. Is there more to this story (like ease-of-use concerns)?

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Never look a gift iPad in the mouth. Still, you have to wonder why Cadillac is giving you a free iPad when you buy the new Cadillac XTS sports sedan this summer. Call us suspicious: Is Cadillac worried about whether the Cadillac CUE infotainment system is about to be the...
Buy a Cadillac, get a free iPad. Is there more to this story (like ease-of-use concerns)?

DailyDirt: I'd Like My Drink Sonicated, Not Stirred...

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Chemists routinely use equipment like rotary evaporators, centrifuges, and ultrasonicators to extract, separate, and mix various chemicals in the lab. But, the same equipment can also be used to prepare unique and tasty drinks. Why settle for ordinary? Classic beverages are getting a makeover thanks to the creative use of...
DailyDirt: I'd Like My Drink Sonicated, Not Stirred...
David Tisch, Brad Feld, Gary Vaynerchuk & Others Put $1 Million Into Vengo, The Mini Vending Machines From TaxiTreats Maker

HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

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HP has announced a major new initiative and a slew of new devices that enable users to print from any device to a web-enabled printer by simply using email.The idea – which builds off the Google Cloud Print announcement we saw back in April — starts with giving each...
HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

TheKube2: 'world's smallest touchscreen MP3 player'

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Bluetree Electronics announced today the United States launch of what it says is the world's smallest touchscreen MP3 player, theKube2. The diminutive audio player comes in at about the size of a small ice cube, and it features a touchscreen interface for audio navigation and control. The player is compatible...
TheKube2: 'world's smallest touchscreen MP3 player'

Do Consumers Really Want Touch?

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It’s a blip: a Russian Microsoft portal aptly named MicrosoftPortal discovered a boolean setting called “CanSuppressStartScreen” that suggests that users of the upcoming version of Windows, thus far called “Blue,” will be able to bypass the start screen and drop right into the classic Windows environment? While this sounds like...
Do Consumers Really Want Touch?

Sony launches three new Haswell-powered ultrabooks, including the Vaio Duo 13 laptop-tablet

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Sony has unveiled three new ultrabooks within its Vaio range, each of which can be converted into tablets: the Vaio Duo 13 and Vaio Pro 13 and 11. The new devices are powered by Intel’s new fourth generation processor — Haswell — and run Windows 8. Pricing is still to be confirmed,...
Sony launches three new Haswell-powered ultrabooks, including the Vaio Duo 13 laptop-tablet

Over 100 million iPod touches sold, Apple says

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Apple has sold over 100 million iPod touches since the device was launched in 2007, the company tells The Loop. The media player was conceived as a stripped-down iPhone, lacking any calling, texting, or cellular data functions, but otherwise sharing the same touchscreen interface and many of the same features....
Over 100 million iPod touches sold, Apple says

Popcap brings zombies to iPhone

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The casual gaming legend is looking to extend its reach on new platforms with Zombatar and an iOS version of Solitaire BlitzLeading casual game developer Popcap has created a new app for fans of its hit tower defence title, Plants vs Zombies.Due out later this year on iOS devices, Zombatar...
Popcap brings zombies to iPhone
The Most Common Mobile Development Trap: "Porting" To Mobile

2013 Chevy Sonic, Spark models get Siri support via MyLink

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As promised, Chevrolet's 2013 Sonic and Spark cars have been updated to support Siri Eyes Free. The bridge is handled through MyLink, a touchscreen interface built into the vehicles. To use the function a person has to connect a cellular-equipped iOS device via Bluetooth; commands are issued by pressing a...
2013 Chevy Sonic, Spark models get Siri support via MyLink

Motorola Mobility launches Android-powered HMC3260 'Cloud Broadband' media streamer

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Motorola will be supplying China's WASU Digital Group, a cable and broadband provider, with the HMC3260 Android entertainment device for cloud-based, broadband internet streaming. Dubbed "Cloud Broadband" by the operator, the device will provide the primary connection for "hybrid fiber coax networks," while also offering a touchscreen interface, based...
Motorola Mobility launches Android-powered HMC3260 'Cloud Broadband' media streamer

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Triptease, Ridiculous Fishing, MessageMe, Intuit Pay, The Great Brain Experiment, Field Trip, Look and Find Elmo, The Croods and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.The selection covers apps released for the first time in the last seven...
30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week
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