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  • Toshiba Qosmio DX730 all-in-one PC

    The Qosmio DX730 is Toshiba's first ever all-in-one PC. Housed in a slimline 23in LCD, the DX730 is a full HD touchscreen model with a Freeview tuner, Blu-ray player and a terabyte of storage. Running Windows 7 Home Premium, it has 6GB of RAM and comes in either Intel Core i3 or Core i5 versions.

  • News: Blockbuster Plans September Surprise for Netflix

    Netflix arch rival Blockbuster will hold an event Friday, at which it has vowed to unveil "the most comprehensive home entertainment package ever."

  • News: Amazon launches Kindle integration with public libraries

    Amazon on Wednesday announced the launch of its previously-promised Kindle library lending, which will allow Kindle and Kindle app users alike to borrow ebooks from 11,000 local libraries in the United States.

  • News: Apple reportedly unveiling next-gen iPhone on Oct. 4

    The much anticipated introduction by Apple of its next-generation iPhone, possibly the iPhone 5 or iPhone 4GS, is reportedly going to happen on Oct. 4.

  • News: Remains of the Day: A touch of color

    Is a white iPod touch in the offing? Well, seems more likely than T-Mobile getting the iPhone 5 this year. Elsewhere, robots test iPad apps, John Sculley talks Steve Jobs, and an upcoming blockbuster evokes a classic Mac icon. Prepare for your feature presentation: the remainders for Tuesday, September 20, 2011.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 19: Diving Into the Office Hub

    Today I am continuing the conversation from Day 18 about productivity on the go with a "Mango" smartphone. The Office Hub in Windows Phone 7 sets the device apart from the competition as a platform for mobile productivity.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Now we're cookin'!

    This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod includes a number of new speaker systems, as well as options for charging your i-devices, using your iPad in the kitchen, and mounting your tablet on your hand or leg.

  • Opinion: Little Mr. Roboto Set to Take on Ironman Triathlon

    It's one thing to take on an Ironman competition when you're six feet tall and two-hundred pounds of pure muscle. It's another thing entirely when you're just 20-inches tall like Evolta. The tiny Japanese robot is warming up to swim, bike, and run its way across a 143-mile-long Ironman course in Hawaii on October 24th. Given the size difference Evolta is expected to make the arduous trek in 168 hours, ten times longer than the average "strongman."

  • Opinion: Google+ Social Networking Now Open to Everyone

    Google opened the gates to its social network, Google+, to everyone today and rolled out more than a dozen new features to the service, many of them aimed at mobile phone users.

  • News: UAVs, Modding, and a New Chumby at Maker Faire NY 2011

    Last weekend, New Yorkers were graced with the awesomeness that is Maker Faire. This year there were more than double the people in attendance as compared to last year, a smogasbord of food, tons of booths to puruse, and a whole load of Arduino boards and parts. Here are just a few things that were cool, techy, and a little wacky.

  • Charm-laden HTC Rhyme launches on O2 in the UK

    HTC's latest Google Android smartphone, the HTC Rhyme, will be offered on the O2 network in the UK and will be available in a distinctive plum colour that seems to be pitched at ladies. It has a 3.7in capacitive touchscreen, a 1GHz processor, 4GB of RAM and a Charm accessory to discreetly alert you to incoming calls

  • News: Apple to announce two new iPhones - analyst

    Apple is preparing to launch two new iPhones - an 'iPhone 4-plus' aimed at the Chinese market and an iPhone 5, according to an analyst firm.

  • News: Adobe Systems launches Flash Player 11 and Air 3

    Adobe Systems announced Flash Player 11 and Adobe Air 3 software Wednesday to help developers build more sophisticated applications with dozens of new features across smartphones and tablets as well as desktop computers.

  • News: Pew survey: Half of phone texters prefer voice calls

    Three-quarters of American adults with cellphones send and receive texts, but more than half of them prefer voice calls instead. Although that changes if someone texts a lot.

  • News: Verizon to sell HTC Rhyme for $200 beginning Sept. 29

    Verizon Wireless will begin selling the new HTC Rhyme smartphone for $199.99 starting Sept. 29.

  • News: Patent madness! A timeline of the Android patent wars

    How Android has gotten the entire mobile industry to sue itself.

  • News: IT managers start supporting employee-owned smartphones

    Despite the increasing use of smartphones at work, more than one-third of companies still don't provide any support for personal phones or outright prohibit their use at the office.

  • Opinion: Cyborg Plants Render Humans Even More Obsolete

    The cyborg plant is not a new concept. The robot plant replacement is even less new: You can buy one for a price of $4.19 from ThinkGeek, after all. But a team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich isn't interested in solar-powered plastic toys or surgically-altered self-lighting plants that hang on a wall (creepy!)--they're giving plants the ability to feed, water, and sun themselves, by augmenting them with iRobot technology and wheels.

  • Sony Reader PRS-T1 comes with Wi-Fi; free Harry Potter book

    The Sony Reader PRS-T1 is a very lightweight [168g] 6in screen e-book reader with Wi-Fi onboard. This adds convenience, since you can browse the Sony Reader Store online and download your chosen books directly to the 8.9mm thick device

  • Opinion: Skype iPhone, iPod Touch App Has Security Hole

    Skype is working to fix a security hole in its iOS app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows a hacker to steal a person's entire address book. The vulnerability, located in the app's chat message window, can be exploited with JavaScript code. It was pointed out by security researcher Phil Purviance of AppSec.



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