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Cambridge Soundworks Oontz XL and Ultra hands-on

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That slick-looking piece of hardware we know you looked at while clicking in here is Cambridge Soundworks' Bluetooth Oontz XL. Also on display was its bigger brother -- at least as far as price and battery is concerned -- the Oontz Ultra. The Oontz XL rings in at $149...
Cambridge Soundworks Oontz XL and Ultra hands-on

Huawei Ascend G526 hands-on: a midrange 4.5-inch LTE handset

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The Ascend P2 is getting the bulk of the attention at Huawei's booth at MWC 2013, but the Chinese company has a history of hiding an unannounced phone or two in less-visited corners of the booth. This time around it's the Ascend G526 that blends into the background, hanging...
Huawei Ascend G526 hands-on: a midrange 4.5-inch LTE handset

Prototype Plugg radio dabbles in DAB, lets you put a cork in it

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Clicking off the radio to rid your ears of an annoying DJ or an overplayed pop song is easy enough, but it could be more satisfying. How? Well, you could stuff a literal cork in your radio, of course. Normal speakers wouldn't be phased by mere wine stopper, but...
Prototype Plugg radio dabbles in DAB, lets you put a cork in it

Case Manufacturers Ramping Up for Radically Redesigned iPod Nano, Updated iPod Touch

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In mid-July, Japanese blog Macotakara claimed that Apple has been undertaking a significant redesign of the iPod nano, moving to an oblong form factor with a larger, rectangular screen and a home button. As shown in a rough rendering accompanying the post, the changes would make the iPod nano appear...
Case Manufacturers Ramping Up for Radically Redesigned iPod Nano, Updated iPod Touch

Apple Patents Squeeze Sensitive Device Housings That Could Be Used In Future iPhones And iPads

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Apple received a patent from the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that describes a technology that would allow device casings to employ a combination of pressure and capacitive sensitivity to detect input. At the very least, the tech could be used to map functions like those Apple currently assigns to the home, power...
Apple Patents Squeeze Sensitive Device Housings That Could Be Used In Future iPhones And iPads
Leaked iPad 3 Components Reveal New Internals, But No New Design [Exclusive]
iPad mini details all but confirmed as launch nears

Roku 3 now available for $99.99 with private listening and improved interface

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When it comes to the "indies" of set-top media streaming boxes, Roku has been at the front of the pack for some time. The company tells us that it essentially splits 90 percent of the US market with Apple, thanks no-doubt to its relatively diverse product line and licensing...
Roku 3 now available for $99.99 with private listening and improved interface
Alleged Parts for Upcoming iPhone Leak Again, Mute Switch to Become Push Button?
Teardown: iPad mini is more like a "big iPod touch" than other iOS devices
Review: 3M Streaming Projector is good, but not perfect

REVIEW: Amazon's New Big-Screen Kindle Fire HD (AMZN)

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The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 isn't much different than the 7-inch model that launched a few months ago. It runs the same operating system, a heavily modified version of Google's Android that locks you into Amazon's ecosystem of apps, movies, music, and books. So I'm not going to spend too...
REVIEW: Amazon's New Big-Screen Kindle Fire HD (AMZN)

Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves

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iLounge follows up its reports from last week about Apple's future iOS device plans with a new report sharing details on Apple's rumored lower-cost iPhone. According to the report, the new device will indeed be constructed primarily of plastic and offers design similarities to the iPhone 5, iPod touch, and...
Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves

How Apple Created Entirely New Product Categories by Allowing a Tiny Bit of Freedom

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There are only so many ways to interact with the iPhone. Apple has dictated how each and every input method works – the ring/silent switch always turns the ringer on or off, the lock button locks the screen or takes a screenshot, and (until Apple “borrowed” an input method from...
How Apple Created Entirely New Product Categories by Allowing a Tiny Bit of Freedom

How good is Amazon's new Kindle Fire really?

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Amazon's latest tablet has received mostly positive reviews. Should it? FORTUNE -- When the first Kindle Fire arrived last year, some critics and users were quick to judge. The hardware could have been faster and better designed, the software less spastic. And where were the volume buttons? Fast-forward a year...
How good is Amazon's new Kindle Fire really?

LG G2 purportedly spied in promo shots, may carry backside volume buttons

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LG has teased the Optimus G's successor for awhile, but we've seen precious little of the phone's design. We may have just received a better peek: a tipster has sent @evleaks some images that appear to come from a promo video for the flagship device. While the snapshots are...
LG G2 purportedly spied in promo shots, may carry backside volume buttons

These are the apps that should be in your iPhoneography ‘camera bag’

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We’ve already given you a list of tips and tricks to get the most out of your smartphone photography, recommended cool accessories that will enhance your shots, but what we haven’t done is given you a little bit of insight into the apps we think every iPhoneographer should have, new...
These are the apps that should be in your iPhoneography ‘camera bag’

First Looks: Spigen SGP Ava Karen for iPhone 4/4S

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New from Spigen SGP/United SGP is Ava Karen ($48), a trifold wallet-style case for iPhone 4/4S. Despite the "Leather Case" message printed on the inside of the plastic shell, the body is actually composed of faux leather, available in either plain black or embossed brown. The iPhone shell is...
First Looks: Spigen SGP Ava Karen for iPhone 4/4S
Amazon reportedly preparing Kindle Fire successor for July 31st unveiling

Logitech introduces Harmony Touch universal remote

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Logitech has added a touch-enabled remote control to its catalog. An extension to its existing remote control line, the Harmony Touch is a universal remote that has a 2.4-inch color touchscreen for extra control options, complimenting the more standard back-lit navigation and volume buttons above and below the display.......
Logitech introduces Harmony Touch universal remote
HTC One X users report iPhone 4-like ‘death grip’ for Wi-Fi

iPhone 4S Up Close and Personal: Hardware

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In this chapter of our “I’m switching to iPhone 4S for a week” experiment, we’ll be taking an up close look at the hardware that makes up the iPhone 4S. When I say up close, I mean macro photography close – so close you can see the tiny specs of...
iPhone 4S Up Close and Personal: Hardware
Alleged iPhone 5S Home Button, Vibrator and Volume/Mute Flex Cable Parts Surface

'iPhone 5' Headphone Jack and Earpiece Component Surfaces

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Part leaks from the next-generation iPhone are beginning to ramp up, with component vendor SW-BOX.com having recently added a new headphone jack/earpiece/Wi-Fi cable part claimed to be from the device (via Cydia Blog). The new part joins a claimed micro-SIM tray that surfaced on the site several weeks ago and...
'iPhone 5' Headphone Jack and Earpiece Component Surfaces
Amazon’s Kindle Fire said to come in 2 sizes with metal casing

Briefly: Sonos mobile app updated, Raspberry Pi OS

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The Sonos Controller app for Android and iOS devices received an update today that improves functionality and adds features to both versions. A blog post on Sonos' web page described the new features, chief among which is optimization for 7-inch and 10-inch Android tablets. The Android version also supports landscape...
Briefly: Sonos mobile app updated, Raspberry Pi OS
New camera mod for Samsung Galaxy S III raises video recording to 30Mbps

Review: The New Nook HD Tablet Is Just About The Best Reader You Can Buy

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Features: 7-inch 1440 x 900 pixel 243 PPI screen MicroSD slot 1.3-GHz TI OMAP 4470 processor 10 hours of reading time 8GB $199/16GB $299 Pros: Multi-user profiles Excellent, high-density screen Thin and light Cons: Casing is made of plastic UI is approaching stock Android Proprietary plug   Short Version In...
Review: The New Nook HD Tablet Is Just About The Best Reader You Can Buy

Jabra Solemate Bluetooth speaker hands-on, soles off

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Hey, it's a shoe-themed Bluetooth speaker -- because, hey, why not, right? Jabra announced the punnily named Solemate yesterday, and we happened to run into one on the floor of this year's IFA. It's a small, solid little speaker with a hearty rubber sole that sits on the bottom,...
Jabra Solemate Bluetooth speaker hands-on, soles off
Logitech UE Boombox And Mobile Boombox Review: Bluetooth Speakers With A Rich Sound
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