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Intel Pocket Avatars Make You a Cartoon
Intel Pocket Avatars is a new app just released on iOS and Android that might be more cutesy than our usual interest, but the technology behind it is very impressive. In short, the app lets you record messages in real time to a cartoon avatar that...
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Access a Lifetime of Photos Anywhere with LyveHome
Since the recent advent of streaming music services, these days most smartphone storage is consumed solely by photos and videos—and the more you take, the more GBs you need. LyveHome—an absolute standout at CES 2014—is changing that with its photo...
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Pylon
Whether it's hosting a house party or having clients come to your office, chances are you've dealt with giving out your network details—and you know it's a bit of a pain. It can also be a security liability; with so many of your own devices connected...
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The ChargeCard
Few tech products are actually as portable as they claim to be. A hardware design team from San Francisco is out to make things right with tools designed for the "modern nomad." By reducing a USB cable down to its core elements, the team created...
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Citi Bike App
In the past few weeks, NYC-based readers may have noticed clusters of grey columns popping up left and right in nearly every neighborhood in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Those familiar with bike share programs in numerous metropolises around the...
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Food Tripping
A classic road trip may seem like the perfect opportunity to wrap your hands around a Big Mac or Gordita Supreme, but undoubtedly by the time you reach the next exit you're wishing you'd opted for something with a little more sustenance. To help...
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HTC One
Announced today, the new HTC One is one of the most exciting releases in recent memory from the Taiwanese manufacturer. At first glance, the flagship phone features an understated, yet premium form with its 4.7" edge-to-edge HD display set seamlessly...
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This Is Not an App
Turn your iPhone or iPad into a journal, a dream catcher, a sketchpad or even a thought recorder with This Is Not an App. Designed as an interactive adaptation of Keri Smith's thought-provoking "This Is Not a Book," the imagination-driving mobile...
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Nikon COOLPIX
The latest addition to the ever advancing world of photography sees three new cameras announced from Nikon today. Joining the COOLPIX line is the more advanced P7700, the tiny, credit card-sized S01 and the Android-powered S800c. Set to release...
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iPhone Photo Accessories from CES
While running around the labrynth of CES last week we noticed more than a couple standouts in the category of iPhone photography. From snap-on fisheyes and tripod-compatible add-ons to an app that sends physical post cards with the swipe of a finger...
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HABU
A mammoth music library should inspire pride, not anxiety. The problem is, how do you begin to sort through tens of thousands of tracks? Shuffle functions are too dumbed down, and there's no time to create a custom playlist for every occasion...
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GreenZero Chargers
Claiming to be the "most eco-friendly and efficient way to charge mobile devices," Bracketron's GreenZero battery and chargers eliminate stand-by energy consumption by automatically shutting off once your device is charged. Set to be released...
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Xperia Play
We spent some time with Sony Ericsson's new Xperia Play mobile phone, which combines the latest Android Gingerbread operating system with a Playstation gaming console. Geared toward the gaming-first niche of smartphone users, the Xperia Play is essentially...
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HTC Hero Featuring HTC Sense
Once again challenging the iPhone's reign as the touch screen device of choice for over two years, HTC's new model boasts industrial design and interface usability that makes us weigh our options carefully. For early-adopters looking to differentiate...
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Hands on with the T-Mobile G1
When it goes on sale tomorrow, the T-Mobile G1 will be the very first mobile device to utilize Google's open source operating system, Android. I've been using a G1 for the last couple of weeks and am really impressed—a relief...
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T-Mobile G1 Google Android Phone
Today in New York City T-Mobile, HTC and Google officially unveiled the much anticipated G1. The touch-screen phone is the first to use Google's open source Android platform. Available on 22 October 2008 for $179, this device offers the first...