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More Digital Home Opinion

  • Opinion: Network not work: life without internet

    Could you live without the internet? We certainly can't, and it seems even Google is beginning to rethink its online-only approach with its ARM-powered Chromebook laptops.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: Job one

    Your first clip of the first Steve Jobs movie awaits; Disney's CEO got harsh words from his Apple counterpart; and dude, you're getting a solution to all Dell's problems. The remainders for Thursday, January 24, 2013 are not left-handed.

  • Opinion: The problem with 4K TVs

    If you think your shiny new HD TV is the bees knees, think again. A new generation of TV - 4K or Ultra HD - is on the way which will promises to make your so-called Full HD set look like a blurry mess.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: Ever smaller

    The next iPhone may scan your fingerprints, and the future iPad will--almost shockingly--not be bigger and heavier. The remainders for Wednesday, January 16, 2013 are lighter than air.

  • Opinion: ChargeCard: A smartphone sync cable for your wallet

    Earlier this week I told you about the ChargeDr, a great little accessory for anyone who routinely travels with a tablet.

  • Opinion: Answer Line: 4K HDTVs Explained

    MLStrand56 asked the HDTV & Home Theater about these new 4K HDTVs. "4 thousand WHAT???"

  • Opinion: Reviving a dead Apple remote

    Reader Greg Wills is thinking of pulling the plug on some well-used gadgets before their time. He writes:

  • Opinion: Displair gives you a touchscreen out of thin air

    You can build more than you might expect with just a little bit of air flow and two microns of water. Like a virtual touchscreen display that appears out of nowhere. That's what Displair can boast anyway, with one of the more eye-catching demos I saw at CES 2013.

  • Opinion: Smart fork says stop eating so fast

    Hey, stop eating.

  • Opinion: Old console becomes new gadget

    Are you the type that thinks video games were so much better back in the simpler times, before 3D graphics and realistic settings? Perhaps you're a fan of the Super Nintendo? Hyperkin would like to speak with you.

  • Opinion: Incipio launches tape-less tape measure

    I'm currently on the apartment hunt, and it seems like every time I want to go check out a new place, my tape measure is no where to be found. Incipio's AR Stanley Case for the iPhone 5 could help me out in such situations. The case houses a detachable widget that, when paired with an app, helps you measure any short distance using augmented reality. This new virtual tool debuted at CES this week, and I had a chance to test it out.

  • Opinion: Nighty-nighty goes high-tech with VTech's baby monitors

    I confess to having had a very strained relationship with baby monitors when my daughter was just an infant. They would crackle at her every stirring, and I would tense up, preparing for the crying fit that was sure to come.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: True or false?

    T-Mobile's still racking up the iPhone activations, despite not, you know, selling the iPhone. Elsewhere, a low-cost iPhone might be in the offing, and the patent suits just keep coming. There will be a quiz on the remainders for Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

  • Opinion: App Spotlight: Speek brings hassle-free conference calls to iOS

    The days of rushing back to your desk just so you can set up or join a conference call are over.

  • Opinion: Lessons From The DEMO Tour: Hardware Is The New Software

    Just before the holidays, we wrapped up the first leg of our DEMO Tour. In partnership with some amazing VC firms--Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins in Silicon Valley and First Round Capital in New York City--the DEMO team met with about 30 mobile startups and developers vetted from more than 100 applicants for the Tour alone.

  • Opinion: Answer Line: Where can I rent 3D Blu-rays?

    Douglas Kelner has a 3D HDTV and 3D Blu-ray player. He doesn't like buying discs, and wants to know where he can rent 3D movies.

  • Opinion: Intel's TV service to miss CES debut over content delays

    Intel's rumored cable and streaming TV service that was expected to debut at the International CES has hit a few snags, making its unveiling at the event very unlikely, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Opinion: Google still figuring out Project Glass features

    Nine months after Google announced its "Project Glass" glasses, the search giant is still deciding on features.

  • Opinion: Send more than ebooks to Kindle devices and apps

    Attentive reader Sarah Wagner wants more from her Kindle. She writes:

  • Opinion: When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

    Netflix's streaming service went down about midday Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but-Christmas) video fix for about 20 hours. Our Christmas gift to you: our latest video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you'll be ready the next time this happens.



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