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Book publishers fight the one-screen problem

Book publishers fight the one-screen problem
May
14

Publishers of ebooks are meeting this week at the World e-Reading Congress, and a site called the Bookseller has an interesting writeup of one of the issues being discussed there: Whether the book market can compete with, of all things, Angry Birds. Apple’s iPad has become, publishers say, a “one-screen” device, and that’s led to […]

HP unveils WiFi Mobile Mouse and Link-5 wireless tech to free your USB

HP unveils WiFi Mobile Mouse and Link-5 wireless tech to free your USB
May
13

We don’t usually go wild for wireless mice, but HP has revealed a new rodent that controls your PC pointer via WiFi that’s piqued our interest. Dubbed the HP WiFi Mobile Mouse, it’s got five programmable buttons and a four-way tilt scroll wheel for nuisance-free navigation, plus a nine-month battery life from dual AAs. In […]

VIA QuadCore processor combines low-cost and low-power with ‘adaptive overclocking’

VIA QuadCore processor combines low-cost and low-power with ‘adaptive overclocking’
May
12

Computex is coming up fast and with it we’re expecting a slew of new gear. The event will also mark the first public showing of VIA’s new x86 quad-core processors aptly named, QuadCore (pictured above center next to a Nano X2). The new procs are manufactured using 40nm processes and combine four Isaiah cores on […]

iPhoto updated to version 9.1.3

iPhoto updated to version 9.1.3
May
12

Not a week after the last update, iPhoto 9.1.3 is available via Software Update as well as on Apple’s support site. The update is pretty thin — it simply fixes an issue where split events could be merged back together. Still, it’s recommended for users of iPhoto 11, so if you use that version, you […]

Google Music Beta walkthrough: what it is and how it works (video)

Google Music Beta walkthrough: what it is and how it works (video)
May
11

We made a few predictions about Google’s (then-presumed) music service in our streaming roundup last week, and thanks to the inability of an undisclosed amount of labels to take a whiff of whatever El Goog was cooking, it looks as if we’ve been left with something less robust, but nevertheless intriguing. It’s worth taking a […]

Portal turret replica has real laser, insatiable bloodlust

Portal turret replica has real laser, insatiable bloodlust
May
10

You might not remember Ryan Palser by name, but you’ll surely recall the good gent’s homemade Fallout 3 plasma rifle. He has since stepped his game up to bigger and badder video game weapon replicas, and has just completed the construction of the first of his forthcoming army of Portal laser turrets. Thankfully, Ryan has […]

NPD: Mobile accounts for half of digital game downloads

NPD: Mobile accounts for half of digital game downloads
May
10

NPD has released a report that cites mobile games as a big driver for digital downloads overall. Digital game consumption has been growing in leaps and bounds lately, and according to the latest report, nearly half of all of those digital game downloads come from mobile game platforms, of which, we already know, the iOS […]


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