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How to root a Kindle Fire running software version 6.3

Amazon is rolling out new software for the Kindle Fire which brings Book Extras, sharing of passages, improved Personal Document features and other updates to the 7 inch tablet. Unfortunately if you receive the update on a rooted Kindle Fire it will remove root access. The good news is it’s relatively easy to root a […]

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Asus Transformer Prime software update will add Ethernet, more

Asus will roll out a software update for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet this week. Software version 9.4.2..21 will update a number of system apps while adding a few new features to the 10 inch Android tablet. The Transformer Prime features a 10 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core […]

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Alesis iO Mix turns an iPad into a 4-track recording studio

Pro audio equipment maker Alesis has been making accessories for iPhones and iPads for a while, helping turn Apple’s portable devices into the brains of full-fledged digital audio recording gear. But where earlier tools like the iO Dock simply added high quality audio inputs to Apple’s tablet, the new iO Mix adds a 4-track mixer […]

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Official CyanogenMod 9 nightlies available for HP TouchPad

The developers of the CyanogenMod version of Android are now offering nightly builds of the latest software for the HP TouchPad tablet. Every night a new version of Android 4.0 featuring the latest bug fixes and other improvements will be available for download from the CyanogenMod website — but it’s important to note that nightlies […]

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BlueStacks Beta brings Android apps to Windows, now with better graphics

BlueStacks makes software that allows you to run Android applications on a Windows PC without rebooting your computer or switching operating systems. Last year the company launched a public alpha of its software, and today BlueStacks went beta. The latest version of BlueStacks adds support for apps it couldn’t previously run including Fruit Ninja and […]

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Deals of the Day (3-27-2012)

The Alienware M11x isn’t the thinnest or lightest laptop available with an 11.6 inch display. But it’s one of the most powerful, thanks to an Intel Core processor and NVIDIA graphics. Alienware is known for making gaming computers, and the m11x series is no different. Today you can knock $100 off the list price with […]

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Novatech launches £430 nFinity ultrabook in the UK

British PC maker Novatech plans to start offering a line of ultrabooks soon. Like ultrabooks from Acer, Asus, Dell, and HP, the Novatech nFinity will be thin and light computers with Intel processors. But Novatech will undercut the competition on price. The cheapest nFinity ultrabook model will run £430, or about $687. That’s not bad when […]

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Rumor: Netbooks with larger screens, fanless designs coming

Netbooks aren’t as sexy as they were a few years ago, now that hundreds of tablets have invaded the portable computing space. But chip maker Intel still sees a future for tablets with Intel Atom processors — and the company is reportedly sharing some advice with hardware partners for how to make next-generation netbooks more […]