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Acer's Iconia W510: a $499 Windows 8 tablet with optional dock

RIM Introduces Two New BlackBerry Phones

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Research in Motion has announced two new BlackBerry devices today, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and the BlackBerry Pearl 3G. The announcement comes a day before the company’s Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES), where it will show off further software and hardware developments. Both phones offer significant upgrades to their respective...
RIM Introduces Two New BlackBerry Phones
HP bulks up its incoming Windows 8 lineup with four new All-in-One PCs
Synaptics Behind Nokia's Lumia 820 And 920 Glove and Fingernail-Sensing Touchscreens
Sony and Google unveil new Google TV box and double-sided remote, launching this summer
At First Blush, I'm Pretty Impressed With Google's New Chromebook Pixel Laptop (GOOG)

Hisense Pulse with Google TV set-top box hands-on (1080p)

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Hisense announced its low-cost set-top box, the Pulse with Google TV, a few days ago, and though pricing remains vague at "less than $100," we got a chance to see the device in action at IFA today. The Android-based Pulse supports content in 1080p, and includes HDMI, USB and...
Hisense Pulse with Google TV set-top box hands-on (1080p)

Researcher proposes Thumb on Hand gestures, no touchscreen necessary (video)

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Would you be willing to wear an additional device in order to avoid interacting with another? That's the conundrum posed to us by Christian Loclair, a master's student at the Hasso Plattner Institute. His thesis, titled Thumb on Hand Interaction, proposes that users control their mobile equipment with simple...
Researcher proposes Thumb on Hand gestures, no touchscreen necessary (video)

Next step in the Chrome OS journey

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Last year we announced a new kind of computer This is the next step All of you haiku fans (like many of us on the Chrome team) can stop here; the rest can read on for more details. A year ago we introduced a new model of computing with the...
Next step in the Chrome OS journey

Sorry, a $120 keyboard won’t save RIM’s $200 PlayBook

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Research In Motion introduced a new wireless keyboard for its PlayBook tablet on Tuesday: The $119.99 accessory also includes a convertible case to hold both the keyboard and tablet. In a video demonstration RIM emphasizes how the keyboard, and its integrated trackpad, can boost productivity by using the hardware with...
Sorry, a $120 keyboard won’t save RIM’s $200 PlayBook

Microsoft's $499 version of Surface tablet faces three-week delay

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Less than a day after pre-orders began for Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT tablet, new orders for the $499 model of the device face a shipping delay of up to three weeks. The $499 Surface, with 32GB of storage, doesn't include Microsoft's Touch Cover, a touch-sensitive keyboard and trackpad...
Microsoft's $499 version of Surface tablet faces three-week delay

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Apple is already getting San Francisco's Moscone Center ready for WWDC next week. Samsung came out with a new, more rugged version of its Galaxy S4 phone. It's waterproof! Here's a video demonstration of all the big changes coming soon to Windows. Bloomberg LP launched a $75 million...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

How Microsoft solves touch on the desktop

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Here at ExtremeTech we’ve talked fairly extensively about Windows 8, particularly about how the changes coming to the operating system will affect longtime Windows users. This certainly remains a concern, and the Building Windows 8 blog has been keeping us informed with semi-regular, gargantuan epistles, but I’ve still been thinking...
How Microsoft solves touch on the desktop

Hit the ‘L’ key to like photos on Facebook, and other cool keyboard shortcuts

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Last year, How-to-Geek put together a handy list of keyboard shortcuts that will have you navigating Facebook like a pro, barely having to touch your mouse or trackpad in the process. Last month Cnet added a few extra tips to the list, letting users know which identifier button to use...
Hit the ‘L’ key to like photos on Facebook, and other cool keyboard shortcuts

Apple looking into illuminated touchpads with varying colors, brightness

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An Apple patent application published on Thursday shows the company is investigating the illuminated touchpad technology, possibly for use in its MacBook line of laptops or a peripheral device like the Magic Trackpad....
Apple looking into illuminated touchpads with varying colors, brightness

Razer DeathStalker Ultimate keyboard adds LCD trackpad

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Razer, following on from the BlackWidow, is bringing out a new gaming keyboard with a touchscreen. The DeathStalker Ultimate uses the same customizable LCD trackpad and buttons as found on its Switchblade handheld PC concept and notebook computer Blade, as well as including tri-color backlit chicket keys, anti-ghosting for up...
Razer DeathStalker Ultimate keyboard adds LCD trackpad
HP releases KIRF iMac complete with Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad

First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

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Every time that a new laptop lands on my doorstep, I’m faced with the fact that I’m going to have to give up my beloved MacBook Pro for a testing period with the new device. Generally speaking this is a slight feeling of dread, but Dell’s promises with the XPS...
First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

Getting TextExpander, BetterTouchTool, and Parallels to behave with Mavericks

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Since the new OS X Mavericks is just a few days old, bugs and incompatible applications are to be expected until developers have time to run through the new APIs and patch up their apps. In the meantime, some non-functioning apps can be fixed with simple work-arounds or downloads....
Getting TextExpander, BetterTouchTool, and Parallels to behave with Mavericks
Making kitchen computers sexy: HP unveils Windows 8 all-in-one desktops with touch and wireless tech

Logitech Trackpad for Mac review: A viable Magic Trackpad alternative, with an unfortunate trade-off

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A couple of days ago Logitech announced the impending release of its Trackpad for Mac, a $69 alternative to Apple’s own Magic Trackpad offering. Logitech was quick to ship one our way, and it only took a few minutes of use in order to see the positives and perhaps fatal...
Logitech Trackpad for Mac review: A viable Magic Trackpad alternative, with an unfortunate trade-off

Help! I'm A BlackBerry Virgin! (RIMM)

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RIM was nice enough to send me a BlackBerry Bold 9900 to play around with. The FedEx guy just dropped it off. I'll admit right now that I have very little experience with BlackBerry phones. When it comes to covering mobile, I think iOS, Android, and even Windows Phone are...
Help! I'm A BlackBerry Virgin! (RIMM)

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

The Future of Smartphone Tech Is ... Knuckle-Dragging?

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New software tries to expand the "touch" in "touchscreen." Touchscreens were a pivotal innovation for computing: Much like the graphical user interface, much like the trackpad, much like the mouse, they gave us a brand-new way to put human bodies to the service of human technology. But the touchscreens we...
The Future of Smartphone Tech Is ... Knuckle-Dragging?

The new Chromebook/Chromebox reviews seem pretty positive. The...

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The new Chromebook/Chromebox reviews seem pretty positive. The most promising sign to me: the trackpad is actually said to work now! I’ll be getting one to try out this evening. Looking forward to posting some thoughts on it....
The new Chromebook/Chromebox reviews seem pretty positive. The...

TweetDeck version 1.5 arrives with columns, lots of columns (video)

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Version 1.5 of TweetDeck has arrived, with a heavy emphasis on ensuring you can navigate those columns easily. The update adds arrow buttons, a horizontal scroll bar and gesture support if your trackpad is similarly enabled. There's also a new action button appended to each tweet, which will give...
TweetDeck version 1.5 arrives with columns, lots of columns (video)
Touch-screen notebooks: My 2-year-old makes the case for Microsoft's Windows 8

Hands-on with Sony's PlayStation 4 controller

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Several months after it was first revealed, we now know what Sony's PlayStation 4 looks like, and surprise: it's a black box. While we still haven't gotten to see the PlayStation 4 in person, we've gotten a quick look at the DualShock 4, Sony's new controller. Where the new...
Hands-on with Sony's PlayStation 4 controller

Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook debuts at IDF (hands-on)

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Right after Intel's somewhat mundane announcement of the Ultrabook Convertible and Ultrabook Detachable sub-brands at IDF in Beijing, SVP Kirk Skaugen surprised us by whipping out an unnamed laptop coming from Toshiba, so we jumped onto the stage to get a sniff. Judging by the looks of it, we're...
Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook debuts at IDF (hands-on)
HP announces Spectre XT TouchSmart and Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4
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