Nexus 9 tablet with 4G LTE now available

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The Google Nexus 9 tablet is now available with 4G LTE. Last month Google and HTC began offering WiFi-only models for $499 and up. Now you can pick up a Nexus 9 with 32GB of storage and 4G wireless from T-Mobile for $600 (spread out over 24 monthly payments of $25 each). The Nexus 9 […]

Microsoft to crack down on malicious browser add-ons in 2015


Earlier this year Microsoft announced that it would begin cracking down on Windows software designed to hijack web browsers in specific ways. Now the company is laying out a timeline for enforcement: starting in January Microsoft’s security products will begin flagging certain types of software as “browser modifiers” or adware. Specifically, Microsoft is taking aim […]

Pipo X7 is a Windows-powered TV box

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Chinese device maker Pipo has unveiled a new device that it’s calling an Intel TV box, but which could also be described as a tiny desktop computer. The Pipo X7 features an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and runs Windows 8.1 with Bing. Sure, you can plug it into a TV to stream content from […]

Microsoft releases 6 MSN apps for Android, iOS

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Microsoft is bringing some of its core apps for Windows and Windows Phone to Android and iOS. The new MSN apps for News, Weather, Sports, Money, Health & Fitness, and Food & Drink apps are now available in the App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon Appstore. The apps stay synchronized with your Microsoft Account, which […]

Smaller Lenovo Yoga 3 convertible with 11.6 inch screen on the way

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Lenovo recently launched its first Yoga 2-in-1 ultrabook with an Intel Core M Broadwell processor. The Yoga 3 Pro weighs 2.6 pounds, works as a notebook or tablet, has a high-resolution 13.3 inch display, long battery life, and a new hinge that allows the machine to be thinner than its predecessors. Now it appears Lenovo has […]

Deals of the Day (12-11-2014)


Looking for a good deal on a 2-in-1 Windows tablet/notebook? The Microsoft Store is offering both an Asus Transformer Pad T100 and an Acer Aspire Switch 10 for just $249 each. Meanwhile, if you’re looking for something with a bigger screen, there are good deals on models with 11.6 inch displays in today’s roundup. Don’t […]

Intel gives a sneak peek at new, smaller NUC mini-desktops

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Intel’s NUC line of computers are tiny desktop computers that measure just about 4 inches by 4 inches. But that doesn’t mean they couldn’t be smaller: Intel’s next-generation models with 5th-gen Core “Broadwell” processors will likely come in several different sizes, including a model which is about half the height of its siblings. We got an early […]

Chromecast adds guest mode: Stream without sharing WiFi password

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Google has rolled out a software update for the Chromecast media streamer that lets you connect your phone or tablet to a Chromecast even if the devices aren’t on the same WiFi network. The new guest mode feature lets you send content from your phone to a Chromecast at a friend’s house without having to share […]

Synaptics SecurePad is a laptop touchpad with a fingerprint reader


Synaptics makes the touchpads that are used on millions of laptops and in recent years the company has added new features such as support for multitouch gestures and pressure-sensitive “force” detection. Now Synaptics is introducing a new touchpad that could bring enhanced security to your next laptop. The Synaptics SecurePad puts a fingerprint reader right […]

Nokia HERE maps hits the Google Play Store

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Nokia’s HERE Maps service provides maps, turn-by-turn directions, transport information, and trip planning for smartphones. This summer the company launched the first Android version of HERE Maps, but it was only available for Samsung devices at the time. Now HERE beta is available in the Google Play Store, and it’s a free download for devices running Android […]