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HyperJuice external batteries offer up to 53 hours of Macbook run time

There’s no such thing as too much battery life… but if there was, the folks at HyperJuice would be on a mission to prove it. The company makes external battery packs that you can use to charge a phone, tablet, or Apple laptop. The biggest model is a 61,000mAh, 222Wh battery which can extend the […]

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EnerPlex offers solar cases to (slowly) charge your Galaxy S4, iPhone 5S

You’re on a camping trip. Your phone is dead, but you need to make a call. If you’ve got an EnerPlex case (and some sunlight), all you need is a little patience. The company offers a line of solar-powered smartphone cases for the iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S4. Stick your phone in the sun […]

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Future of Google TV? Meet the Hisense VIDAA Smart TV and Pulse Pro box

Google TV is basically a custom version of Android designed to bring online media and third-party apps to a television, while also allowing you to access live and recorded TV from your service provider. But it hasn’t exactly been a runaway success. Google’s been offering the platform for a few years, but the existing Google […]

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Gigabyte Brix Max: Haswell and Android-powered NAS media server

Gigabyte’s Brix line of devices are small computers that don’t look much larger than a small stack of CD cases. Now the company is developing a new model that’s a little different. Instead of a standalone PC, the Gigabyte Brix Max is designed to be used as a network-attached storage device and media server for […]

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Nuance brings Swype keyboard and voice assist to smartwatches

Smartphone screens keep getting bigger and bigger, which means typing with an on-screen keyboard is also getting easier and easier. But not all touchscreen devices have big screens — the average smartwatch has a 1.5 inch or smaller display. So how do you enter text? Nuance things it has an answer… or two. The company […]

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Hands-on with Sony’s Walkman ZX1 HD audio player with Android

Now that you can use pretty much any smartphone as an MP3 player, dedicated portable audio players aren’t as common as they once were. But Sony thinks there’s still room for a device that puts media playback front and center. The company launched a high-end portable audio player powered by Android in Japan in 2013, […]