Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is running out of stock… never to return

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Microsoft launched the Surface Pro 3 tablet in May, just 9 months after introducing the Surface Pro 2. The new model has a higher resolution 12 inch with a 3:2 aspect ratio, a starting price of $799, an improved multi-angle kickstand, and other improvements that Microsoft says make the Surface Pro 3 a tablet that […]

Dell is giving the Venue 11 Pro tablet an Intel Core M makeover

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The Dell Venue 11 Pro line of tablets feature 10.8 inch full HD displays, Windows 8.1 software, and a choice of Intel Atom or Intel Core processors. I reviewed a model with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor earlier this year and I was somewhat impressed… but found the $499 and higher price tags a little off-putting. […]

Google Inbox is a new (invite-only) tool for managing email

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Google is launching a new email app called Inbox. But it’s not just a client that lets you read your Gmail messages. It’s designed to help you pick out the messages that matter most from a flood of email and do more with the data gleaned from those messages. Inbox groups messages into bundles, shows […]

Deals of the Day (10-22-2014)

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The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 is a tiny desktop computer that looks a bit like a Nintendo Wii. But this little guy packs the heart of a full-fledged PC. Normally priced at $250 or higher, Lenovo is currently offering a model with Windows 8.1 64-bit software, a Celeron 1017U CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive […]

You can already jailbreak iOS 8.1

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Just days after Apple released iOS 8.1, the first tool for jailbreaking an iPhone or iPad running the device has been released. Team Pangu’s new jailbreak tool also supports devices running iOS 8.0. There’s not much the average user will actually be able to do with a jailbroken iOS 8 device at this point, but that […]

B&N launches Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1 for $300

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Barnes & Noble and Samsung are now selling their second co-branded tablet. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1 is now available for $300. That’s about the same price you’d pay for an ordinary 10 inch Galaxy Tab 4, but this model comes with the B&N NOOK app pre-loaded, plus $200 worth of free content […]

Razer Nabu smartband hits the FCC

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Gaming accessory company Razer introduced its first wearable device in January and this summer the company promised the Razer Nabu smartband would launch soon for under $100. Now the Razer Nabu is inching closer to launch with a stop at the FCC. The Nabu is a wristband with two displays, one that will be visible […]

Zotac ZBOX pico pocket-sized desktop PC review

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Zotac has been offering a line of tiny desktop computers for a few years, but the company’s new ZBOX PI320 pico is the smallest yet. It’s also one of the first to come not only with memory and storage, but also with an operating system pre-installed. It’s a fully functional PC that sells for about […]

Microsoft releases updated Windows 10 Technical Preview

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Microsoft has released an updated version of the Windows 10 Technical Preview. If you’re already using the Windows 10 preview that launched earlier this month, you can update to build 9860 by opening the Update and Recovery settings, selecting Preview builds, and tapping the “Download now” button. The update will also roll out to testers […]

Raspberry Pi display accessory will let you build a DIY “Pi Pad”

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The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, low-power, low-cost computer that sells for around $35. But while that price gets you a processor, memory, and a few ports you need to supply the display, input device, and even operating system yourself. What’s made the Raspberry Pi special though, has been the community of hardware and software […]

Deals of the Day (10-21-2014)

music deals

There’s no shortage of ways to find free or cheap music on the internet. But now there’s one more way: Microsoft has launched a new app for Windows and Windows Phone called Music Deals. Install the free app, fire it up and you’ll see a $0.99 album of the week as well as links to […]