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Mopho Cake III

Introducing the new, fancy-schmancy toy around the house, Mopho Cake III. Nothing much to add here, just testing the UI and posting facilities. So far, they look pretty good. 138 more words

Hatboy's Nuggets Of Crispy-Fried Wisdom

Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room -- or the world

Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android yesterday, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar. The app is a mobile extension of Chrome’s remote desktop screen-sharing service, which has enabled machine control from Chromebooks and Chrome browsers since it arrived in 2011. 157 more words


Fire TV: More a chess piece for Amazon than a worthy gadget (review)

The last thing most of us need is another box underneath our TVs.

So either Amazon is ignorant of what consumers actually want — or CEO Jeff Bezos is crazy genius. 1,511 more words


Tactus Taps Wistron To Bring Its Magical Physical Touchscreen Buttons To The Masses

Tactus makes keyboards that appear out of seemingly flat glass touchscreen surfaces, thanks a fluid-based layer that reacts to electrical signals to create rises and bumps that serve as keys and buttons. 282 more words


MIT's FingerReader Helps The Blind Read With A Swipe Of A Digit

At MIT’s Media Labs, researchers Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber and others are working on the “FingerReader,” a ring-like device that straps itself around your finger and reads printed text out loud with a synthesized voice, thanks to a mounted camera and heavily modified open source software. 413 more words


The 8 Best Alternatives to the Microsoft Surface

If you want a tablet built for productivity, but can’t stomach the Microsoft Surface, you might feel stuck.

You could go with the iPad. Apple tells us its tablet is made for work, the chosen device of high school football coaches, heart surgeons, and teary-eyed grandparents meeting newborns over FaceTime. 885 more words

Nokia halts Lumia 2520 tablet sales in Europe due to shock risk

European owners of Nokia’s Windows RT tablet are in for a shock.

Nokia announced today that it’s suspending sales of the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in the U.K., Denmark, Germany, Finland, and other European countries after discovering an issue with its charger. 156 more words