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  • News: Qualcomm buys Palm, iPaq patents from HP

    Qualcomm has acquired a large patent portfolio related to Palm, iPaq and the Bitfone device management platform from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed sum.

  • News: TiVo says it's still making hardware despite layoffs

    TiVo has reportedly laid off most of its hardware engineers as it shifts its focus to cloud services. But the company that popularized time-shifted TV watching isn't killing off DVR hardware for now.

  • News: Never get caught without a charging cable

    I don't know if anyone has coined a term for it yet, but there is some variation of Murphy's Law at play that ensures your smartphone or tablet will run out of power when you need it most. Finding a power source is generally pretty simple, but without the proper charging cable for your device you may still be out of luck.

  • News: Three easy ways to organize digital and paper documents

    Filing is no easier in the digital age. Now we have electronic receipts stashed in email messages or on cloud services or on our phones, in addition to the paper documents stuffed in file cabinets and perhaps left in little piles here and there around our homes.

  • News: Sharp announces massive 15.6-inch Windows tablet with a Retina-class display

    When in doubt, bigger is better, and Sharp's latest Windows tablet packs a massive plus-sized screen and some kingly specs, though it's more of a curiosity than anything else.

  • News: Juniper should reevaluate switching, security products investor says

    Juniper's switching and security products are underperforming in the market, says an investor recommending the company review strategic options for those offerings.

  • News: Asus simplifies router configuration to protect external hard drives

    Asus is now distributing a firmware update that will change the default security settings on its broadband routers after files on thousands of external hard drives were found easily accessible over the Internet.

  • News: Cisco promises to fix admin backdoor in some routers

    Cisco Systems promised to issue firmware updates removing a backdoor from a wireless access point and two of its routers later this month. The undocumented feature could allow unauthenticated remote attackers to gain administrative access to the devices.

  • News: Thunderbolt 2 cables are now longer, and more expensive

    Optical cables that connect peripherals to Thunderbolt 2 ports in Apple Macs are getting longer, but also more expensive.

  • News: Keep a watchful eye on your kid with the Trax wearable sensor

    Parents who want a little extra peace of mind will love Trax, a small wearable GPS sensor made for kids and pets. Trax, designed by Wonder Technology Solutions, pairs with a mobile app so you can use your phone to keep a watchful eye on your loved one's whereabouts and receive alerts if they stray too far.

  • News: Default settings leave external hard drives connected to Asus routers wide open

    Files on thousands of hard drives connected to broadband routers from Asus are easily accessible over the Internet due to unsecure default settings, according to industry experts and tests conducted by PC World Norway and TechWorld Sweden.

  • News: Prices of 4K monitors fall to under $800

    Prices of 4K monitors have fallen to under US$800, finally coming within the reach of users who didn't want to spend thousands on displays.

  • News: Over-the-air TV on your phone or tablet? There's a Tablo for that

    Cord cutters, rejoice! There are tons of great products coming your way from CES 2014 that are aimed at people who like to stream their content, as well as those who want to watch and record over-the-air TV. Tablo is both.

  • News: Dell's 28-inch 4K desktop monitor will only cost $700

    Dell's making good on its promise to deliver a sub-$1,000 4K PC monitor during CES 2014--and amazingly, "sub-$1,000" didn't mean "999." Dell's new 28-inch UltraHD monitor is priced at $699 and is going on sale worldwide on January 23. The new monitor features the same resolution (3840-by-2160) as Dell's UltraSharp 24-inch and 32-inch monitors announced in December.

  • News: Vendors hope wireless charging will resonate with consumers

    A handful of vendors have introduced products based on resonant wireless power transfer at International CES, which will increase charging distances and allow users to charge multiple products at the same time.

  • News: Viewsonic: Monitors aren't just for PCs, but your phones, too

    In August, Viewsonic executives said that we should rethink the concept of the traditional monitor, extending it into the mobile generation by building Android into it. At CES, Viewsonic tried a simpler version of the same vision: simply allowing mobile phones and tablets to connect their content to the larger display.

  • News: PS4 tops in console battle as Sony promises streaming game service

    Sony sold more than 4 million PlayStation 4 units in December, putting it on top in the console war with Microsoft, Sony announced at International CES 2014 on Tuesday.

  • News: Nvidia's G-Sync monitor tech makes PC games look smooth as silk

    At CES 2014, Nvidia is demonstrating an interesting new display technology that it first announced back in October. Called G-Sync, it's a circuit board that display manufacturers mount inside the monitors they sell--it can't be added to an existing display. The board eliminates annoying visual artifacts such as tearing and stuttering by synchronizing the display's refresh rate to the video card's output.

  • News: Asus shows off WQHD gaming monitor and jumps into the 4K display frenzy

    Asus showed off two new displays at CES on Monday. The Republic of Gaming Swift PG278Q (pictured above) targets gamers with a 27-inch monitor that boasts resolution of 2560 by 1440 pixels and a super-fast response time of just one millisecond. The company also joined a number of other manufacturers in announcing a 4K computer monitor, the PB287Q, which delivers resolution up to 3840 by 2160 pixels in a 28-inch display.

  • News: Quantenna chipset to anchor speedy first 'Wave 2' Asus router

    LAS VEGAS--Although range, power, and quality of service are equally important when considering the purchase of a new router, speed sells. And chipset vendor Quantenna claims to be the foundation of one of the fastest new routers on the market, the Asus RT-AC87U.

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