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  • News: Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

    If you have a big library of Kindle books, Amazon is hoping you'll spend a little extra for the audio versions.

  • News: Apple rules, Android drools for responsive tablet touchscreens

    The results are in and gamers and musicians take heed: if you want a responsive tablet for data intensive gaming or music apps like Garage Band, then your best bet is the iPad. For everyone else, there's Android, but tablets running Google's open-source operating system aren't as finger-friendly as Microsoft's own Surface RT.

  • News: Nice curves! Samsung introduces the Galaxy Round, a phone with a curved screen

    Today, the barrier between smartphone and Pringles chip has become slightly thinner. Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Round, a 5.7-inch AMOLED display'd handset with a slight lengthwise curve. The phone will go on sale in South Korea beginning next week. There's no official word on availability for any other markets.

  • News: Ultimate guide to the paperless office

    You have no excuse for being buried under paper these days. The tools to digitize most or all of your pile are readily at hand and very affordable. We're not exactly a paperless society yet, but this guide will help you get to less paper, and that's a step in several right directions: increased efficiency, better security, and a reduced environmental footprint. We've also added a few ways to eliminate paper from your workflow, the better to declutter your office--and your mind.

  • News: Canon Australia launches new division

    Canon Australia has launched a new services business to take advantage of the $1 billion business process market.

  • News: As the digital revolution kills jobs, social unrest will rise

    Gartner is forecasting some major changes in technology, especially in areas like 3D printing, machine learning and voice recognition. They are all powerful trends that will reduce the need for workers, and, as a consequence, bring social unrest, the analyst firm said.

  • News: LG's making curved, 'bendable and unbreakable' smartphone displays

    Not to be outdone by Samsung, LG says it's ready to mass produce its first flexible OLED display panel for smartphones.

  • News: 5 Wi-Fi security myths you must abandon now

    Wi-Fi has evolved over the years, and so have the techniques for securing your wireless network. An Internet search could unearth information that's outdated and no longer secure or relevant, or that's simply a myth.

  • News: Facebook networking chief: No more secret ASIC commands

    Facebook's head of network operations has great expectations for software defined networking (SDN), though he may not be relying on commercial hardware vendors to bring SDN to the social networking giant's own infrastructure.

  • News: Kindle Paperwhite review: Ebook reader gets warmer, faster

    Last year the Kindle Paperwhite finally gave ebook readers what they'd been asking Amazon about for years: A Kindle that could be read in the dark without clipping on a book light. It was a good product, but early adopters complained that the screen lighting was a bit uneven. With the 2013 model, Amazon has fixed that problem, improved the lighting, and thrown in a bunch of nifty software updates.

  • News: 3D printers to become cheaper as shipments grow

    Worldwide shipments of 3D printers will nearly double by 2015, driving down the cost of the technology, according to analyst firm Gartner.

  • News: Heat it, bend it, slam it and the latest gadget glass won't break

    Pity the glass on the front of your smartphone. It typically gets subjected to a lot of abuse through its life and sometimes even shatters if the forces are too much. But glass manufacturers are continually pushing the boundaries of what's possible with the material, and some of the latest gadget glass is on show this week by Nippon Electric Glass at the Ceatec 2013 expo.

  • News: 5 ways to disaster-proof your data backups

    The anniversary of Hurricane Sandy reminds us that businesses can fall victim to the forces of nature. Whether it's a blaze that burns through your office, or a flash flood that sends water coursing through your server room, disasters can hit at any time, and the most likely casualty is your data.

  • News: DoCoMo shows 'touch display' for computer glasses

    Head-mounted computers like Google Glass are a useful way to view content and interact with the world on the move, but one drawback is the lack of a physical interface on which the user can click, drag or navigate content.

  • News: Dead Drops offline P2P file sharing network goes global

    Like some elaborate spy communications network, an art project that began three years ago by prompting people to embed USB thumb drives in structures has caught on like wildfire.

  • News: Sharp rivals iPad's Retina display with most pixel-packed Windows tablet yet

    It's hard to believe that not a single Windows 8 tablet has matched the screen resolution of Apple's iPad, but Sharp plans to change that with its Mebius Pad.

  • News: Sharp shows 7-inch next-generation MEMS display

    Sharp on Monday showed off its latest prototypes of a new type of display screen that it says brings several advantages over today's LCD (liquid crystal display) screens.

  • News: Apple TV adds Disney Junior, MLS soccer to its roster

    The Apple TV's home screen is getting right crowded. And on Thursday, Apple squeezed two new channels into its roster: MLS Live and (a favorite in my house) Watch Disney Junior.

  • News: Alloys adds Brother to print line-up

    Print and imaging distributor Alloys, has inked a new partnership with Brother.

  • News: MakeVR lets you design 3D-printed objects with handheld controllers

    3D printing always sounds like a fun weekend project--until you try to create your own 3D model, and discover that working with available creative tools requires an advanced degree in smartypants science.

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