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  • News: Roku 2 delivers cheap, easy video streaming

    The last update to Roku’s line of portable streaming video players came in 2010, right as Apple was announcing the all-new Apple TV ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ). Roku’s tiny devices were overshadowed by Apple’s even tinier (though heavier) black box. This year Roku has updated its players yet again, adding features while outdoing the Apple TV with boxes that are smaller and lighter than Apple’s $99 player.

  • News: The Magical World of Tablets and Touchscreens

    "Flower gleam and glow. Let your powers shine. Make the clock reverse. Bring back what once was mine. Heal what has been hurt. Change the fates' design. Save what has been lost. Bring back what once was mine..." -Rapunzel, Tangled

  • News: Sony, Hitachi, Toshiba to merge display businesses

    Sony, Hitachi, and Toshiba have agreed to merge their small and medium-size display businesses into a joint venture, that will have a government-backed investment company, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, as the largest shareholder.

  • News: Epson announces WorkForce Pro printers for small business

    On Tuesday, Epson America unveiled its new WorkForce Pro lineup of printers, including the all-in-one WorkForce Pro WP-4540 and WorkForce Pro WP-4530, as well as the WorkForce Pro WP-4020 inkjet printer. The printers are targeted at small businesses, providing users with faster print speeds and up to 50-percent cost savings compared to color laser printers.

  • News: Hands-On With Sonys New, Lightweight and Low-Cost E-Reader

    Price and design are the two big components that drive the e-reader market, and until now, Sony was severely dragging its feet in the former. But today that gets rectified with the introduction of the newest Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 (in maroon red and white). Priced at $149, Sony's Reader Wi-Fi is a whopping 35 percent cheaper in price from the Touch Edition model it replaces. In addition to the dramatic price drop, Sony has shaved weight off the design to make it the lightest e-reader on the market, by a hair; and, it has consolidated its lineup from three models to just one.

  • News: WikiLeaks cable: Apple slow to counter Chinese fakes

    Apple did not have a global security team, including in China, until March, 2008, when it hired employees from drug company Pfizer, to counter rampant counterfeiting of its products in China, according to a cable leaked by activist group, WikiLeaks.

  • News: Digitally sketch on paper with Wacom's Inkling

    When it comes to illustration on the computer, artists have had few choices: Scanning, which requires touch-up work (and, if necessary, vector traces); drawing with a mouse or trackpad; or, the most-appealing so far, working on a tablet or pressure-sensitive display. Wacom's Inkling, announced Tuesday, hopes to eliminate these intermediary steps and bring artists back to their roots: drawing on pen and paper.

  • News: Ten One releases Pogo Sketch Pro stylus

    Ten One Design started the iOS stylus craze with the Pogo Sketch; now, the company's attempting to top its previous offerings with the Pogo Sketch Pro.

  • News: Ladies love e-readers, are less keen on tablets

    Women have increasingly become the most frequent buyers of e-readers even as their interest in tablets and smartphones has remained relatively steady, according to Nielsen.

  • News: New Samsung printers print directly from iOS devices

    Samsung's new line of printers includes two machines that let iPhone and iPad users print directly from their mobile devices.

  • News: Booktrack Thinks E-Books Need Sound Effects and Soundtracks

    Have you ever wanted to listen along to the music of Beethoven as you finger-swipe through the pages of A Clockwork Orange on your iPad, or "enjoy" the novel's grisly action as audio sound effects? New York startup Booktrack is gunning for exactly this by adding musical scores and ambient noises to e-books.

  • News: Jawbone LiveAudio plug-in simulates 3D sound

    Owners of Jawbone’s popular Bluetooth Jambox speaker now have an additional way to listen to their music, as the company unveiled a free software update on Tuesday night for the speaker that includes a plug-in called LiveAudio. With LiveAudio, Jawbone aims to recreate the experience of hearing your favorite music live.

  • News: Apple releases Epson 2.8 printer driver update

    If you love your Epson hardware, treat it right. How? With Apple's 2.8 Epson driver update, released Tuesday.

  • News: Cisco aims for a go-anywhere router

    Cisco Systems made its fortune selling routers for the cores of enterprise and service-provider networks, but now the company is sending its technology farther from those cozy confines than ever before.

  • News: WikiHouse Puts Housing Design in Your Hands

    Prefab housing has been around since the 1940s. The entire point of prefab was not to have to worry about the construction--all that happened somewhere off-site. It was anonymous and standardized, and led to perfectly serviceable homes that lacked even a breath of personality. After decades in which prefab was relegated to postmodernist architects, the modern DIY movement got to it, resulting in WikiHouse: a mix of Wiki software, computer-aided design programming, and CNC machining techniques that puts building design straight into the hands of the end users.

  • News: Why Cheap Color Laser Printers Are a Dicey Deal

    Most people shopping for a color laser printer want one because they think it will print quickly, produce good-looking output, and cost less to run than an inkjet printer. But the sad evidence from our tests and research shows that for the cheapest color laser printers, the opposite is true: They tend to be slow, their print quality beyond plain text is mediocre, and their toner costs as much as (or more than) the ink for a comparable inkjet.

  • News: Logitech announces Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac

    Accessory vendor Logitech on Wednesday announced the environmentally conscious Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac, the company's first Mac-specific keyboard since the diNovo Edge Mac Edition and the diNovo Keyboard Mac Edition.

  • News: Minecraft Pocket Edition Hits Android App Store

    So, Minecraft. Or more specifically, Minecraft in your pocket: the long awaited (since it was announced at the end of May, at least) Minecraft Pocket Edition is now up for grabs -- provided you've got $6.99 to spare, and you're one of the folks who picked up Sony's Xperia Play.

  • News: Is your printer is compatible with Lion?

    Upgrading to a new version of OS X is a process that is always fraught with peril; no matter how smooth Apple tries to make the transition—and, by all accounts, the company makes it very smooth indeed—there always a number of factors that are outside of the normal upgrade process and must be researched and anticipated, lest they trip up the unwary user and cause all sorts of problems.

  • News: How We Tested cloud management services

    Abiquo: We installed their virtual appliance from ISO in two VMs on an ESXi server. On the first VM, we selected the Abiquo Server, Abiquo Remote Services, and Abiquo V2V Conversion Services for installation.



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