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More Peripherals Opinion

  • Opinion: 3D Printer Now Prints Human Body Parts

    An elderly woman is the first person in the World to be fitted with a 3D-printed body part--a new lower jaw.

  • Opinion: Samsung's Next OLED Displays to Feature Tough Lotus Glass

    Although Corning just announced Gorilla Glass 2.0 was just last month at CES 2012, it seems that the company is teaming up with Samsung to develop OLED screens that are as tough as Gorilla Glass.

  • Opinion: This Cabinet Can Charge 40 iPads, Might Be Overkill for Your House

    You probably don't have 40 iPads laying around your house. But if you have a business or school that does, this cart from Anthro might be for you. The Anthro Charging Cart & Cabinet for Tablets is a storage cabinet on wheels that can store and recharge up to 40 iPads or Android tablets.

  • Opinion: Pirate Bay Launches 3D-Printed 'Physibles' Downloads

    Care to download and print your dinner? Not today, of course, but the possibility may exist in the not-to-distant future. The Pirate Bay, a notorious and extremely popular torrent site, has created a new category for files that allow 3D printers to create physical objects.

  • Opinion: Blu-screen thinking

    With the recent Thai floods resulting in inflated hard-drive costs, we've been forced to look elsewhere for our storage needs.

  • Opinion: Do I Really Need to Replace My Inkjet Cartridges?

    Hajime's printer warns that ink cartridges need replacing, but other indicators deny this. Hajime asked the Printers forum for help.

  • Opinion: Sony Not Fazed by PlayStation Vita Japanese Sales Drop

    When life hands you lemons, you make...sure no one sees you pucker while you suck on one. That pretty much sums up Sony's position on sales of the PlayStation Vita in Japan, which have plummeted since the device launched in the Land of the Rising Sun on December 17, 2011.

  • Opinion: Barnes & Noble Nook Now Free -- Sort Of

    Does the eReader yearn to be free? For some time now, pundits have predicted a select group of eReaders and tablets would soon become loss-leader specials: tech gadgets provided at little or no up-front cost to consumers, who in turn must purchase a digital media subscription of some sort.

  • Opinion: SteelSeries Announces Bluetooth Controller for Mobile Gamers; New Headsets, and Mice for PC Gamers

    The most unexpected new product in SteelSeries' 2012 line-up aimed at stalwart PC loyalists is undoubtedly the SteelSeries Ion Bluetooth controller, which promises not only to work with PCs but also Android smartphones and tablets.

  • Opinion: Ion Docs 2 Go Lets You Scan Docs and Photos Directly to iPhone, iPad

    More people are who depend on iPads and iPhones to handle chores that once required a PC to complete, but some routine tasks seem to be hopelessly difficult or needlessly complex. How, for example, can you capture photos and documents on an iOS device?

  • Opinion: Voice Controlled Apps Interface With Ford Vehicles

    Apps are on everyone’s mind at this year’s CES and Ford is no different. The Detroit car giant paired up with INRIX, a leading provider of traffic information, to create a new version of their SYNC Destinations app.

  • Opinion: Sony Unveils New Floating-Lens Stabilization and Projector-Camcorders

    Sony today announced several new additions to its Handycam and Bloggie camcorder lines, including a new dual-1080p 3D camcorder that replaces last year's Handycam TD10, five new camcorders with built-in projectors for displaying video on a wall, and three new models that feature the company's new "Balanced Optical Steady Shot" technology, which allows for the entire lens barrel to visibly "float" in order to correct extreme hand shake.

  • Opinion: Sharp's Huge Whiteboard Carries Executive Price Tag

    Sharp debuted interactive touchscreen displays at CES in Las Vegas that are built to make Web meetings more interactive. The 60-, 70-, and 80-inch panels replace the ubiquitous whiteboard with Sharp's proprietary AQUOS LCD display built for Web and in-person meetings by integrating with video conferencing and technologies like WebEx, GoToMeeting, and Skype.

  • Opinion: Xerox Mobile Scanner Sends Scans Wirelessly

    Ever found yourself away from your office with a paper copy of something that needs to be sent out? Xerox's new Mobile Scanner will create a PDF or JPG without the need for a computer or power outlet. All you have to do is turn it on, select the file format, and insert the document. The scan starts automatically.

  • Opinion: Huawei Announces Two Razor-Thin Android 4.0 Smartphones

    Huawei on Monday announced two new smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, one of which the company claims is the "world's slimmest smartphone." "Every millimeter counts," the chairman of Huawei Device, Richard Yu, said when introducing the Ascend P1 S and the thicker Ascend P1. Yu noted that the Huawei brand already has cachet in the Japanese and Chinese markets, but this is the first "hero" or flagship product from Huawei to land in the U.S.

  • Opinion: 3D Printing Draws Closer to Mainstream with Cubify

    If 3D printing is something that excites you, get ready for a rush.

  • Opinion: Power Bar Charges Your Magic Trackpad, Batteries No Longer Needed

    Am I the only one who gets really irritated when a new gadget requires you to change its batteries? To me, there's little worse than the constant cycle of having to track down new batteries every time it runs out a juice. Apple's Magic Trackpads are a great example of this.

  • Opinion: Barnes & Noble: Pros, Cons of Selling Off Nook

    For a company better known for its box stores than computing boxes, Barnes & Noble has done an impressive job of carving a technological place for itself in the burgeoning e-reader and tablet hardware market. Now it seems the company wants to cash in on all that hard work and take a back seat to companies like Amazon and Apple by spinning off its Nook hardware business, or possibly selling it entirely. Is it a good idea? Is it a dumb idea? Here are some pros and cons.

  • Opinion: Out of the Frying Pan? Nintendo 3DS Sells 4 Million Units in U.S.

    Welcome back to the land of happy press stories, Nintendo: The company says it's now sold four million 3DS game systems in the U.S., adding that its no-glasses 3D handheld has so far sold "more in its first nine months than the Wii did." Altogether, Nintendo sold 12 million total hardware units — Wii and 3DS sales combined — in the U.S. in 2011.

  • Opinion: Can My Neighbor and I Share an Internet Connection?

    John asked if he and his neighbor could save money by sharing one Internet account, via Wi-Fi.



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