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Compal PivoBook is a laptop with a display that works in landscape or portrait

Most laptops have 16:9 displays. Some have 16:10 or 3:2 screens. But one thing that pretty much every modern laptop has in common? The display is wider than it is tall. At first look, the PivoBook from Taiwanese manufacturer Compal looks the same. But there’s on key difference — you can flip the screen from […]

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Camera NX brings Pixel 2 portrait mode to other phones

The Google Pixel 2 has one of the best smartphone cameras on the market, and one of the niftiest features is its support for portrait-style photos that blur the background. While that’s not an unusual feature for top-tier smartphones, most other phones that have a portrait mode use dual cameras to achieve it. Google’s Pixel […]

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Windows 8 designed for use in portrait or landscape (kind of)

Windows 8’s new Metro UI provides a new user interface designed for tablets. The start screen features large tiles that are a bit of a cross between iOS-style app icons and Android-style widgets, since they let you launch programs with your finger — but also let you see information such as a brief weather forecast […]