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  • News: T-Mobile Launches SpringBoard, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Tablets

    T-Mobile drops two new tablets into the mix today: The T-Mobile SpringBoard and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. The two 7-inch tablets flesh out the company's offerings, which also include the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the still-available 8.9-inch T-Mobile G-Slate.

  • News: 42% of digital camera owners don't take photos

    More than two in five (42 percent digital camera owners don't take any photos, says Serif.

  • News: Republic Wireless kicks off beta of $19 monthly wireless service

    Republic Wireless on Tuesday launched a limited beta program of its $19-a-month hybrid wireless service using, to start, the LG Optimus smartphone running Android 2.3.

  • News: Remains of the Day: The 'S' is for 'sold out'

    The iPhone 4S is a hit overseas, Apple's original headquarters is decidedly non-spaceship-like, and Mark Zuckerberg says some nice things about Steve Jobs. The remainders for Monday, November 7, 2011 have nothing nice to say, so they'll say nothing at all.

  • Opinion: Five Tips for Great Thanksgiving Photos

    It's that time of year again--the local pancake house has put pumpkin pancakes back on the menu, and my family is gearing up for the day when we'll have a turkey feast, a panoply of pies, and, yes, give thanks for another year. If Thanksgiving is a special day to get together with friends and family and share those things as well, then you probably want to capture moments throughout the day with your digital camera. In the past, I've given you some advice on how to get the best Thanksgiving photos--check out my past holiday photo shooting tips, for example. This year, I have a few additional suggestions to help you take some photos you can treasure for years to come.

  • News: Texas Instruments and Brookstone debut iPhone Pocket Projector case

    Electronics giant Texas Instruments (TI) and specialty retailer Brookstone have announced the Pocket Projector for iPhone 4, a case for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S that incorporates TI's Pico projector technology to offer on-the-go video projection.

  • Opinion: Google TV Gets Its First Porn Channel

    Here's something you won't find on Apple TV: Porn. Vivid Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based purveyor of adult entertainment, has unveiled Vivid for Google TV, an app that streams sexually explicit content to Google TV set-top devices.

  • News: Ford MyKey technology prevents drivers from texting, speeding

    The days of teenagers speeding or making phone calls while driving in their parent's Ford may be numbered when new technology, which blocks people from receiving phone calls and also places a speed limit on the vehicle, arrives in Australia.

  • News: Samsung mobile exec joins Windows Phone team

    Gavin Kim, a high-ranking executive in Samsung's mobile group, has left for Microsoft to help it build the fledgling Windows Phone 7 product line.

  • Opinion: This Book Wants to Make You a Genius

    Let’s face it: There are a lot of people in this world who could afford to be a bit smarter, including many who are reading (and writing) this article. Hope abounds for us, however, as the How To Be a Genius book offers insight into and advice on how to become a smarter person. The book is packed with 101 different techniques to stimulate and “exercise” your brain before time and age cause it to gradually grow duller and... hmm... what’s the word? ..uh...

  • Opinion: Your Tweets Stink! Scent Machine Lets You Smell the Internet

    Sometimes, getting numerous notifications on your phone from Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and many other websites just isn't enough to grab your attention. So, meet Olly, a gadget that will release a smell every time you receive a notification.

  • News: New Tech Lets You Look Like a Jedi While Unlocking Your Phone

    Sure, those multi-touch gestures on your smartphone are pretty slick with a quick finger gesture you can unlock your phone, answer a call, check your notifications, and so on. However, you still have to actually touch the screen, and I’m sick and tired of missing calls or waiting 20 minutes to read a text or email just because I’m trying to whip up some of my awesome homemade pizza dough and my hands are dirty.

  • News: Apple to use new LEDs for next-gen iPads - report

    Apple will need new LED back-light solutions for the next-generation iPad if it increases the resolution of the display.

  • News: Barnes & Noble launches Nook Tablet

    Barnes & Noble launched its widely expected tablet Monday, taking on the soon-to-be released tablet from book-selling rival Amazon with a machine that has slightly better specs.

  • News: Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Takes on Amazon's Kindle Fire

    Barnes & Noble announced a $249 Nook Tablet Monday that competes with Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet that sports customized version Android OS, runs Android apps, streams video from content partners such as Hulu, and can be used as an e-book reader. The Nook Tablet is $50 more than Amazon's Kindle Fire, but for that, you get more than Amazon offers - or than any other tablet offers.

  • News: Apple security chief John Theriault retires

    Apple's Vice President of Global Security, John Theriault, has left the company, it has been confirmed.

  • News: iPhone 4S Battery Life: How Does It Compare to Other Smartphones?

    The iPhone 4S’s battery-drain problem has been a hot issue over the past week. Apparently the location-services system in iOS 5 is the main culprit behind the rapid loss of battery power. Apple has acknowledged the situation and released a beta version of iOS 5.0.1, a future update that corrects the problem.

  • Opinion: Siri Outages Indicate Apple Still Doesnt Get the Cloud

    For the moment, at least, Apple’s new Siri feature is back online and cheerfully responding to instructions, but it’s hard to say how long that’s going to last. I had trouble getting Siri to respond to my requests from 10am to 2pm Pacific time on Friday and that’s in addition to the long block of downtime the service experienced on Thursday. All the trouble raises the question: Why can’t Apple get cloud services right?

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Less is more

    We're back with another iPad case roundup, and this week's installment features some great examples of minimalistic designs that protect your iPad without getting in the way of its beautiful design, as well as some great products that surround the beauty of the tablet with a luxurious—and sometimes quirky—exterior.

  • News: Digital Lego Clock Goes Tick-Tock

    If you’re a regular GeekTech reader, chances are you’re a Lego fan, so I hope you appreciate this awesome LEGO Mindstorm clock as much I do.



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