Withings Activité fitness-tracking watch hits the FCC

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The next wearable device from Withings is on the way. The Withings Activité watch showed up at the FCC this week. Withings already offers a fitness tracker called the Pulse O2 which you can either clip to your belt or clothing to monitor your steps and other activity. Or you can attach it to a wristband […]

Windows 10 Technical Preview launches October 1st

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The next version of Microsoft Windows will hit the streets in mid-2015. But you’ll be able to test drive early builds of the Windows 10 starting October 1st, 2014. That’s when Microsoft will open the doors to its new Windows Insider Program, which lets anyone sign up to test technical preview builds of Windows 10. […]

Microsoft skips a number, introduces Windows 10

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The next version of Microsoft Windows won’t be called Windows 9 or “threshold.” It’s Windows 10. The software company’s vision for its next operating system is a single OS that runs on a wide range of devices including phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, and PCs. In some ways, it’s Windows One… with a zero after the […]

Deals of the Day (9-30-2014)

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The Asus Transformer Book T100 was released nearly a year ago, but it’s still one of the best 2-in-1 Windows tablets available for under $300. And right now it’s available for way under $300. The 10 inch tablet features an Intel Atom Z3740 Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. It also comes […]

Google Drive for Education: unlimited online storage for schools and students

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Tired of worrying about whether you have enough online storage space? Earlier this year Google launched Google Drive for Work, offering enterprise customers unlimited cloud storage for $10 per month. Now Google is bringing unlimited storage to the education space. Drive for Education is now included with Google Apps for Education. There’s no additional fee for […]

Alcatel OneTouch launches $250 6 inch, LTE phone for Straight Talk

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Alcatel Onetouch is launching two new smartphones in the US, where they’ll be available exclusively through Walmart and/or wireless carrier Straight Talk/Tracfone. The Alcatel Onetouch Pop Star LTE is a $150 phone with a 4 inch, WVGA display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, and a $150 price tag which is only really interesting because it’s […]

Asus VivoTab 8 Windows tablet coming in October for $199

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Asus is launching its most affordable Windows tablet to date. The Asus VivoTab 8 should hit the streets in October for $199. The 8 inch Windows tablet is basically the same tablet as the VivoTab Note 8 which launched earlier this year… if you take away the active digitizer, stylus, and $330 starting price. Asus […]

First look: HP Slate 17 Android tablet

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As expected, HP plans to launch a 17 inch Android tablet called the HP Slate 17. It features a full HD touchscreen display, an Intel Celeron N2807 Bay Trail quad-core processor, and a starting price of about $450. The system looks more like an all-in-one desktop computer than a tablet. But it has a built-in battery […]

Asus VivoMini is a $149 barebones PC

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Asus is launching a new mini PC in November featuring an Intel Haswell processor and a starting price of $149. No, the new Asus VivoMini isn’t another Chromebox. It’s a barebones PC that can support Windows, Linux, or other operating systems. Since it’s a barebones PC you’ll need to supply your own operating system though… […]