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AnyTouch Turns Your Desk into a Microsoft Surface-like Display
Sep 3, 2012 - in News
DIY desktop interface project turns any flat surface into an interactive display.
Microsoft Has a Virtually Virtual Skywriting Patent
Jul 31, 2012 - in News
Microsoft was just awarded a "virtual skywriting" patent that is sure to cause some controversy, given the company's outspoken stance of its research and to protect its work via patents and a rigid licensing policy.
Netgear Intros Wi-Fi Booster For Extending Local Network
Jul 24, 2012 - in News
This gadget plugs directly into an electrical outlet and extends the local network's Wi-Fi broadcast.
Cadillac Has Impressive Car System, But Won't Offer Google
Jul 22, 2012 - in News
It is obvious that GM is extremely proud of its CUE entertainment system interface. If you have some time to play with the system in the brag edition of the spanking new Cadillac XTS sedan, you immediately understand why.
Kia UVO: Mainstream Infotainment In The 2012 Soul
Jul 18, 2012 - in Reviews
Kia and Microsoft come together to bring you UVO, a Windows Embedded Automotive-based infotainment system. We spent a week with Kia's 2012 Soul, armed with UVO, and have a full run-down of what we did and didn't like about the mainstream tech package.
Deals July 17: 32GB USB Flash Drive $14.99 FS
Jul 17, 2012 - in News
Check out the latest hot offers from LogicBuy!
Deals July 5: 23'' Dell UltraSharp IPS LCD $227
Jul 5, 2012 - in News
Some hot deals to help you get back into work after the holiday.
Sony Google TV Set-top Box Headed to UK, US, and Canada
Jun 26, 2012 - in News
Britain is finally getting a taste of Google TV as Sony reveals plans to launch new set-top box in multiple countries.
Belkin Brings Out Two New 802.11ac Routers
Jun 25, 2012 - in News
Belkin has entered the 802.11ac market with two new routers.
Nintendo 3DS XL Arriving in UK On July 28
Jun 23, 2012 - in News
UK to get 3DS XL at the same time as Japan.
Patent Application Hints MSFT is Working on Own MagSafe
Jun 16, 2012 - in News
Is Microsoft looking to make a MagSafe of its own?
Antec Introduces New Audio Line at Computex 2012
Jun 8, 2012 - in News
Antec is branching out.
Power Felt Converts Heat to Power
Jun 3, 2012 - in News
In the future, you could charge your phone simply by touching it.
Amazon's LoveFilm Now Offering HD Streaming in UK
Jun 2, 2012 - in News
European streaming service now serving up HD content in the UK and Germany.
SYNC With MyFord Touch: Automotive Infotainment For All
May 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Automotive infotainment systems are becoming smarter, and more powerful, featuring some of the same hardware as popular smartphones and tablets. It's time to apply our own unique analysis to technology finding its way into the automotive segment.
Scientists Made a Virus That Can Charge Your Batteries
May 18, 2012 - in News
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found a way to exploit the harmless kind of organisms that usually make you sick to charge your gadgets.
Netgear Intros ''World's First'' 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router
Apr 26, 2012 - in News
Netgear is releasing a new 802.11ac router in May, starting at $199.99.
Valve's Steam Box May Be Part of Apple's iTV
Apr 17, 2012 - in News
Is Valve building console hardware for Apple's iOS-based HDTV?
European Carriers Hit Out at Nokia's Lumia Line
Apr 17, 2012 - in News
European carrier say Nokia's line of Microsoft phones can't compete with offerings from Apple and Microsoft.
Lenovo's Intel Atom-powered Medfield Phone to Launch Next Month
Apr 12, 2012 - in News
Lenovo's Medfield phone to debut in May.
Former SGI Entity Sues Apple, Sony, Samsung Over Graphics
Mar 28, 2012 - in News
Graphics Properties Holdings (GPH) has made a name for itself to monetize about 300 former SGI patents. LG, RIM and HTC hunted as well.
Microsoft: Seriously, No Xbox Hardware at E3
Mar 16, 2012 - in News
They really meant it.
UK TV Network ITV Has Warned Apple Against 'iTV' Name
Feb 16, 2012 - in News
Sorry Apple, that name is taken.
Samsung's 55-inch OLED TV Launching This Spring
Feb 14, 2012 - in News
Slim, sexy, and scheduled for landing in just a few months' time.
Super Wi-Fi Name Could be an Issue; Access Clarification
Feb 2, 2012 - in News
After the launch of the nation's first "Super Wi-Fi" network, the Wi-Fi Alliance is now annoyed about the usage of its trademark. An update to last week's Super Wi-Fi network launch is also included.
First Super Wi-Fi Network in the U.S. Finally Deployed
Jan 26, 2012 - in News
The first commercial TV white spaces network has been launched, leading to a nation-wide public internet access.
Apple Patents Point to Thunderbolt on iOS Devices
Jan 7, 2012 - in News
Currently present in its line of desktop and laptop computers (but not the Mac Pro), could Apple be bringing Thunderbolt to its media players next?
Genesys Logic Offers USB 3.0 Webcam Controller GL3620
Jan 1, 2012 - in News
Genesys Logic claims that it will exhibit the world's first USB 3.0 Isochronous webcam controller chip GL3620 at CES 2012 in Las Vegas.
TRENDnet Launches Compact 200Mbps Powerline Adapter
Dec 22, 2011 - in News
This compact network adapter extends your current network in a home or office through the electrical lines.
Samsung Receives 3D Scanner Patent
Dec 7, 2011 - in News
Samsung has patented the concept of using a movable mirror to direct light beams in a scanner to retrieve spatial data and scan an object in three dimensions.