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Not only is Kingston in the storage business, it’s also in the business of conducting research and doling out advice--which isn’t a bad thing. In a presentation titled “Best Practices: Using and Promoting Secure USB Flash Drives in Your Organization”, Kingston identifies some best practices regarding USB flash drives... Read more...
T-Mobile will offer the revamped Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus beginning November 16. This tablet features a 7-inch multi-touch display, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 16 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, 3-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and 4G connectivity via... Read more...
Recognizing that people want to get their hands on Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, HTC has announced a few phones in the company's lineup that will be the first to receive the update. These phones include the HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XL, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Rezound, HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO Design 4G, and HTC Amaze 4G. This... Read more...
One in three college grads said that access to social media sites like Facebook and the ability to choose their own devices was more important to them than salary when considering a job offer. This according to a study of 2,800 college students and young professionals worldwide conducted by Cisco. More than 40% went... Read more...
What if Sony popped out a new Bloggie camcorder, with Wi-Fi? According to a drop in the FCC, that may be on deck. Pocket camcorders have shipped with Wi-Fi before, and Sony's Bloggie line has seen a great deal of success through the years, and it looks that the next one may be the barnburner that makes us forget about the death of Flip Video.... Read more...
Amazon, meet Barnes & Noble. Again. The Kindle Fire, which isn't even out yet, has company, and that company is named "Nook Tablet." Announced this week in The Big Apple, the Nook Tablet looks just like a Nook Color on the outside, but it's way different underneath. Unlike many low-end, cheap Android tablets, this... Read more...
More Android tablets? Yeah, we're thinking the same thing. But these truly are different, and in more ways than one. Panasonic's legendary Toughbook line is bleeding over to tablets this week, with the Toughpad A1 and B1 being labeled as the world's most reliable 10" and 7" tablets. The Toughpad A1 offers a stylus and... Read more...
In a blog post today, Google’s Vic Gundotra announced that Google+ Pages is now available worldwide. In a nutshell, Pages allows you to connect with things and entities, such as sports teams, favorite products, local businesses, and so on--as opposed to only other people, which is what G+ has offered thus far. The addition of Pages is... Read more...
More IOPS please! OCZ announced a pair of new PCI Express SSDs to augment its line of RevoDrive 3 products, and the two new SSDs offer more IOPS than their predecessors in the family. The RevoDrive 3 X2 Max IOPS (245,000 IOPS, available in capacities of 240GB-960GB) offers a step up from the 230,000 IOPS offered by the RevoDrive 3 X2, while... Read more...
It's no surprise that the RIAA is unhappy with the DMCA, given how fervently the organization supports the beautifully named E-PARASITE Act. However, a lawyer from the organization has shed new light on exactly why the recording industry (and presumably the MPAA as well) thinks the Digital Millenium Copyright Act is... Read more...
Best Buy appears to be having a bit of trouble pushing its mega store mentality over in Europe and has decided to shutter all 11 of its U.K. pilot big box stores. The electronics chain crunched the numbers and came to the conclusion that it makes more financial sense to refocus its efforts in Europe on its installed base of 2,500 small box... Read more...
Mozilla won't officially drop Firefox 8 onto the public until Tuesday, November 8 (otherwise known as tomorrow, at least at the time of this writing), but why wait? If you're anxious to get your mitts on the next stable release of Firefox, you can head over to Mozilla's FTP site and grab your copy now, a full day ahead of schedule. Either... Read more...
The AIO PC form factor isn't new by any means, but it's only recently begun to make a broad market appearance across a number of manufacturers beyond Apple or HP, who were among the first to pioneer the form factor. Better touchscreen technology, combined with lower prices, has made AIO PCs both practical and affordable. The ET2410 from Asus... Read more...
If you aren't playing the streaming game, you just aren't getting with the program. That's the message being handed down these days, and HP's making sure they aren't missing any bandwagon action. The new Wireless TV Connect was revealed today, enabling laptops to beam content to displays with "no delays and no hassles." In the box, you'll... Read more...
In-car entertainment and information is finally getting with the program. Ford has just announced performance upgrades and new features for MyFord Touch beginning with 2013 models, but perhaps more importantly, no-charge upgrade will be available to existing owners. The new system will feature simpler graphics that... Read more...
The holidays are just around the bend, and that means new camera systems. The mirrorless, interchangeable and Micro Four Thirds worlds have been blossoming recently, and as the market heats up, Panasonic's replacing one heralded body with another. Today, the LUMIX GX1 was revealed, joining the existing G Series with a 16.01-megapixel Live... Read more...
Bad news for those who love movies and love saving money. In the wake of both Netflix and Redbox raising rates, even Blockbuster can't resist. At this point, it's hard to ignore that the root cause has to be the studios -- Blockbuster is in no position to hike up rates at a time when it could use every ounce of market share it could muster.... Read more...
Despite Android’s dominance of the smartphone OS market, Apple unquestionably owns the top spot in the mobile handset OEM market. According to the a blog by Canaccord Genuity, the Cupertino company holds 52% of that market’s total profits as of Q3 2011. (Apple actually had 57% of those profits at the end of Q2 2011.) What is far... Read more...
Roku users should listen up: HBO GO is a GO. If you're an HBO GO subscriber, and you also own a Roku box, you can now get unlimited access to over 1,400 of your favorite HBO shows, including HBO original series, hit movies, sports, comedy specials–plus bonus features, and more. It's probably just one of many streaming deals to land in... Read more...
Read for AT&T LTE? Yeah, so are we. While some around here are lucky enough to be near one of the dozen or so AT&T LTE markets, the Big Apple has thus far been left out. Verizon Wireless is currently the American king of LTE (in terms of markets, anyway), but it's obvious that New York City is on the mind of the carrier. Speaking at... Read more...
Mozilla has been experimenting with an interesting idea called Boot 2 Gecko. Essentially, B2G (as it’s called) is a mobile operating system based on the Web, as opposed to what the project’s wiki calls “proprietary, single-vendor stacks”. Mozilla has something there--open Web technologies indeed increasingly provide... Read more...
Turns out there's more than just the ways we mentioned earlier this week to get a cheap TouchPad. Yes, the webOS tablet that barely was. It's still hanging around, in one way or another, and there seems to be yet another option for grabbing one. In fact, it's becoming the zombie tablet. It's dead, and so it's webOS... Read more...
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