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    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Now there’s a tool that lets anyone jailbreak a Windows RT device Tweet Email Earlier this week a developer figured our how to jailbreak a Microsoft Surface RT , allowing the tablet to run unsigned desktop-style apps . Now another developer has put together a tool that makes it relatively easy for anyone to jailbreak a Windows RT tablet or other . device It’s available for download from the xda-developers forum Normally a Windows RT device can only run third party apps if they’re downloaded and installed from the Windows Store , and Microsoft only accepts full-screen Metro-style apps into the Windows . Store The RT Jailbreak tool lets you install any app that’s coded to run on Windows devices with ARM-based processors . In other

  • CES gets pretty with this fingernail-painting machine (video)

    Updated: 2013-01-11 16:00:00
    LAS VEGAS—With the astounding number of products and devices being shown at CES, there are always a few that are weird enough to give you pause (this year’s best example being the Mondo Spider), and a few things that you simply wouldn’t expect to see. One of the things that we never expected was the a booth where folks were eagerly crowding around kisoks, awaiting their turn to stick their fingers into what looked like a futuristic washing machine—but was actually an inkjet printer for painting fingernails. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

  • Come join us tonight in Las Vegas for a special Engadget CES Partycast!

    Updated: 2013-01-11 16:00:00
    Engadget Menu CES Reviews Events Podcasts Engadget Show Features Videos Galleries Store Topics HD Mobile Alt Announcements Cameras Cellphones Desktops Displays Gaming GPS Handhelds Home Entertainment Household Internet Laptops Meta Misc Networking Peripherals Podcasts Robots Portable Audio Video Science Software Storage Tablets Transportation Wearables Wireless Acer Amazon AMD Apple ASUS AT Canon Dell Facebook Google HP HTC Intel Lenovo LG Microsoft Nikon Nintendo Nokia NVIDIA RIM Samsung Sony Sprint T-Mobile Verizon About Us Subscribe Like Engadget engadget tip us Come join us tonight in Las Vegas for a special Engadget CES Partycast By Tim Stevens posted Jan 11th , 2013 at 11:00 AM 0 The show is winding down , but we're not done yet . Tonight at 6:00pm PT 9:00pm ET we'll be having our

  • Jailbreak tool gives Windows RT tablets desktop-like functions

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  • E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color

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  • Reuters Retracts Report On Phil Schiller?s Statement Regarding Cheap iPhone

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  • Android-powered keyboard, remote and set-top-box turn a TV into a complicated Android media center

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  • OLED and 4K at CES 2013: The fantasy and the reality (video)

    Updated: 2013-01-11 15:00:00
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  • Boeing's Dreamliner will be subjected to FAA review following fire, won't be grounded

    Updated: 2013-01-11 14:25:00
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  • Archos reveals the FamilyPad 2, a faster 13 inch Android tablet

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    LAS VEGAS—It's official: We've entered the tablet age, and 2013 looks to be a great year for slates. Tablets appeared in all forms at the International CES and were just about everywhere you looked—and the noteworthy and innovative models featured Windows 8, not Android, inside. Tablets were also the focus of discussion for component makers: Every major chip announcement involved jockeying for position in the tablet market, and even storage suppliers waxed poetic about tablets driving the demand for flash storage. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

  • Apple Executive Smashes Low-Cost iPhone Rumor

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  • Blackberry users suffer fresh server chills across UK, Europe, Africa (update: it's a Vodafone problem)

    Updated: 2013-01-11 12:15:00
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  • Chrome 24 fixes two dozen bugs, promises to speed things up

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  • Samsung ATIV Tab Windows RT Tablet Will Not See A US Release

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  • IBM caps two decades as heavyweight champion of the patent world

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  • Google starts giving more developers the ability to reply to Google Play comments

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  • Plextor trots out M5M series mSATA drives at CES

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  • BenQ unveils two 1080p 3D projectors at CES

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  • iFrogz's Caliber Advantage iPhone 5 gaming case hands-on

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  • Zoom iQ5 professional stereo microphone hands-on

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  • Microsoft confirms R2 Studios acquisition, makes Krikorian a VP with the Xbox in mind

    Updated: 2013-01-11 04:00:00
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  • Samsung confirms no Windows RT tablets for US markets, blames tepid retail demand

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  • Live from the Engadget CES Stage: the Engadget Podcast with Jon Rettinger and Phil DeFranco

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  • Rapoo TV claims to make 'any HDTV smart,' is compatible with iOS and Android

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  • Live from the Engadget CES Stage: the Engadget Mobile Podcast

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  • Windows RT Jailbreak tool is out, makes running unsigned code a pushbutton affair

    Updated: 2013-01-11 02:29:00
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  • Live from the Engadget CES Stage: the Engadget Eurocast

    Updated: 2013-01-11 01:30:00
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  • GE looking to saddle up with TI, bring dual-piezo jet cooling to market

    Updated: 2013-01-11 01:21:00
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  • Translusense clear keyboard eyes-on

    Updated: 2013-01-11 01:10:00
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  • NPD report finds Xbox 360 'dominated' 2012 console sales, 890,000 Wii Us sold in the US so far

    Updated: 2013-01-11 00:46:00
    , Engadget Menu CES Reviews Events Podcasts Engadget Show Features Videos Galleries Store Topics HD Mobile Alt Announcements Cameras Cellphones Desktops Displays Gaming GPS Handhelds Home Entertainment Household Internet Laptops Meta Misc Networking Peripherals Podcasts Robots Portable Audio Video Science Software Storage Tablets Transportation Wearables Wireless Acer Amazon AMD Apple ASUS AT Canon Dell Facebook Google HP HTC Intel Lenovo LG Microsoft Nikon Nintendo Nokia NVIDIA RIM Samsung Sony Sprint T-Mobile Verizon About Us Subscribe Like Engadget engadget tip us NPD report finds Xbox 360 dominated' 2012 console sales , 890,000 Wii Us sold in the US so far By Donald Melanson posted Jan 10th , 2013 at 7:46 PM 0 It's a trend that's been clear for some time now but NPD's year-end report

  • Synaptics Sensa tablet prototype could enable thinner tablet bezels with thumb-rejection

    Updated: 2013-01-11 00:00:14
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Synaptics Sensa tablet prototype could enable thinner tablet bezels with thumb-rejection Tweet Email Today screen bezels are kind of necessary for tablets . While some folks like the idea of an edge-to-edge touch-sensitive screen , the truth is that if the touch surface stretched all the way across a tablet , there’d be no way to hold a device without accidentally tapping or swiping when you just wanted to grip the . device But Synaptics is demonstrating a technology that could allow tables with thinner bezels , or possibly even no bezels at . all The Synaptics Sensa tablet prototype has sensors on the back of the tablet that can detect the location of your hands . That way when you put your thumb on the screen , the tablet can

  • Google launches Chrome Beta Channel for Android

    Updated: 2013-01-10 23:30:31
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Google launches Chrome Beta Channel for Android Tweet Email Google is now offering a Beta Channel of its Chrome web browser for Google Android 4.0 and later . Just like the desktop version , Chrome Beta for Android offers a chance to check out new features and improvements before they’re widely available in the stable . channel On the other hand , it also means that you get to experience bugs that will probably be squashed by the time they make it to the Stable . channel The first beta version of Chrome for Android is Chrome 25, and among other things , it offers improved HTML5 and JavaScript performance . But there’s a long list of known problems including generally sluggish performance , particularly on the Galaxy Nexus and

  • Broadcom to build new ARM-based chips with integrated LTE

    Updated: 2013-01-10 23:00:59
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Broadcom to build new ARM-based chips with integrated LTE Tweet Email Broadcom is probably best known in the mobile space for making wireless chips , but the company also produces processors . For instance , the Raspberry Pi runs on a low power Broadcom . chip Now it looks like Broadcom plans to step things up a bit . The company is  licensing ARMv7 and ARMv8 technology for upcoming chips featuring ARM Cortex-A9, Cortex-A15, and Cortex-A50 . designs That means we could eventually see 32-bit and 64-bit ARM-based processors from the company , and as The Verge points out the company has the technology to build chips that have integrated . LTE That’s something that most other smartphone and tablet chip makers don’t do at this point .

  • J5 Create Android Mirror cable turns your PC into a big display for your Android phone

    Updated: 2013-01-10 22:00:23
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About J5 Create Android Mirror cable turns your PC into a big display for your Android phone Tweet Email If you have a recent Android phone , odds are you have a microUSB cable you can use to connect it to a PC to charge your phone and transfer files . The J5 Create Android Mirror JUC600 is a cable that does that but it also lets you mirror your Android display on your PC That means you can view Android apps on a larger screen and play games , send text messages , or do just about any other Android activity on a notebook or desktop . PC You can either use a keyboard and mouse to interact with Android using the window on your PC , or just pick up your phone and use it normally everything you do on your phone will be mirrored on the big

  • Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processors coming in the first half of 2013

    Updated: 2013-01-10 21:20:24
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Rockchip’s RK3188 quad-core processors coming in the first half of 2013 Tweet Email Chinese chip maker Rockchip is showing off its upcoming quad-core RK3188 processors . The company expects to start sending samples to hardware partners in February , which means that we could see these quad-core chips show up in tablets and other devices in March , April , or . May Rockchip has a demo of a touchscreen display hooked up to the new processor , but the software hasn’t been fully optimized to take advantage of the chip’s features so it doesn’t really look like anything special . yet The RK3188 is a 28nm quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip with speeds up to 1.8 . GHz It has Mali 400 quad-core graphics with speeds up to 500 MHz , and support

  • $40 Asus Nexus 7 dock slated to ship in January

    Updated: 2013-01-10 20:15:27
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About 40 Asus Nexus 7 dock slated to ship in January Tweet Email Half a year after Google started selling the Nexus 7 tablet , an official dock is about to hit the streets . B H started taking pre-orders last month and now The Verge reports the tablet should ship by the end of . January The 40 dock is made by Asus , the same company that manufactures the Nexus 7 for Google . Aside from standing the tablet up in landscape mode so you can watch videos , look at the clock app , or do whatever else it is you do with a horizontally propped-up tablet , there’s a built-in audio jack so you can connect some external speakers and turn it up to 11 or at least 10. You can also pug in a power cable and use the dock as a charging station for your .

  • Samsung resurrects the Galaxy S II, adds Jelly Bean, launches the Galaxy S II Plus

    Updated: 2013-01-10 19:00:26
    , , Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Samsung resurrects the Galaxy S II , adds Jelly Bean , launches the Galaxy S II Plus Tweet Email The Samsung Galaxy S II was one of the most impressive Android phones on the market when it launched . But that was way back in early 2011. Nearly two years later the phone’s processor , screen , and other features look a little dated but that hasn’t stopped Samsung from bringing the phone back from the dead to give it another shot at . glory Samsung plans to release a new handset called the Galaxy S II Plus soon . It’s basically the same phone , except it will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and include a few minor hardware . changes For one thing , the new model will ship with 8GB of storage instead of 16GB . If that doesn’t

  • GameStick $79 Android gaming console removed from Kickstarter (update: It’s back)

    Updated: 2013-01-10 18:14:54
    : Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About GameStick 79 Android gaming console removed from Kickstarter update : It’s back Tweet Email Kickstarter has pulled the product page for the GameStick a 79 Android-based gaming console that’s about the size of a USB thumb drive . According to Kickstarter , there’s an intellectual property dispute which led to the . action If the dispute is resolved , the project should return , but according to Engadget if things aren’t worked out within 30 days , the project might just be canceled . altogether Update : And it’s back online . Apparently the problem had nothing to do with the video game console and was actually just with the demo video The video’s been fixed and the Kickstarter campaign is back on . The good news is that while the

  • Amazon AutoRip gives you free MP3s when you buy CDs… including any you’ve bought for the lat 15 years

    Updated: 2013-01-10 17:30:03
    . Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Amazon AutoRip gives you free MP3s when you buy CDs including any you’ve bought for the lat 15 years Tweet Email Can’t decide whether you’d rather buy a CD or purchase the latest album from Weird Al Yankovic in MP3 Amazon’s new AutoRip service means you don’t have . to When you buy an eligible CD from Amazon , the company will automatically add the MP3 version of the album to your Amazon Cloud Player account , which means you can stream them to any computer or mobile device that supports Cloud Player , or download the MP3s for offline playback . There’s no need to rip the CD yourself once it . arrives While that’s a pretty nifty incentive to pick up new albums from Amazon , what’s really kind of crazy is that the company is also

  • Archos launches Titanium 7 through 10 inch tablets, prices start at $120

    Updated: 2013-01-10 16:40:02
    , Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Archos launches Titanium 7 through 10 inch tablets , prices start at 120 Tweet Email French tablet maker Archos has added a few new tablets to its Titanium range , and for the first time the company has revealed prices as well as exactly what it is that earns a tablet the right to be called . Titanium All 4 of the company’s new Titanium tablets have IPS displays , 1.6 GHz Rockchip RK3066 dual core processors , ARM Mali 400 quad-core graphics , and aluminum cases . They’re also Google certified devices running Android 4.1 and featuring the Play Store as well as Archos Media Center . software Here’s a run-down of the new tablet : family Archos 70 Titanium 7 inch tablet 119 Archos 80 Titanium 8 inch tablet 169 Archos 101 Titanium

  • Pick up a refurbished Kindle for as little as $25

    Updated: 2013-01-10 16:20:35
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Pick up a refurbished Kindle for as little as 25 Tweet Email In the market for a new , old eReader It looks like someone is holding a liquidation sale on refurbished Amazon Kindle products . You can pick up the original Kindle Fire for 120, the Kindle 4 for 55, or if you’re really cheap , a 1st-generation Kindle for just 25. You won’t get some of the latest features with these devices . For instance , the Kindle Paperwhite not only has a front-lit display , but also a higher resolution display than most earlier . Kindles But the prices are pretty hard to . beat eBay.com Here are some of the Kindle Deals available from eBay today 1st Gen Kindle : 25 Kindle 2 : 40 Kindle 4 : 55 Kindle Keyboard : 60 Kindle Keyboard w 3G : 65 1st gen

  • Gigabyte S1082 Windows 8 tablet coming soon for $649 and up

    Updated: 2013-01-10 16:00:08
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Gigabyte S1082 Windows 8 tablet coming soon for 649 and up Tweet Email Gigabyte’s S1082 isn’t the thinnest or lightest Windows 8 tablet around . But it’s a fairly versatile model with full-sized HDMI , VGA , And Ethernet jacks , among other . things Like the pricier Gigabyte S1185, this model also features an optical trackpad and mouse buttons built into the sides of the tablet . That can make it easier to use Windows 8 desktop style apps , while you can rely on the touchscreen for Metro-style . apps If the design of the S1082 looks familiar , that’s because it’s actually the third time Gigabyte has used this case for a tablet PC . But the Gigabyte S1080 and S1081 each shipped with Intel Atom processors . The new model has a more

  • Polaroid launches some more mediocre Android tablets for $129 and up

    Updated: 2013-01-10 15:00:03
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Polaroid launches some more mediocre Android tablets for 129 and up Tweet Email Polaroid may be best known for making cameras and this year the company has a rather intriguing mirrorless camera running Android 4.1 on the way . But the company has been offering low-cost Android tablets since last year So far we haven’t seen particularly  good tablets from Polaroid . But the company does know how to make a cheap tablet at one point there was a Polaroid tablet with Android 4.0 selling for 100 Now Polaroid is showing off a new line of tablets with slightly better specs and starting prices of 129. The Polaroid Booth at CES is filled with tablets in a range of sizes . There’s a 7 inch model , an 8 inch model , and a 10 inch . tablet The

  • Hands-on with the Gigabyte S1185 Windows 8 tablet (video)

    Updated: 2013-01-10 14:00:07
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Hands-on with the Gigabyte S1185 Windows 8 tablet video Tweet Email The Gigabyte S1185 is a Windows 8 tablet that should ship soon for about 1000 and up . It features an 11.6 inch , 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display and an Intel Ivy Bridge processor , but those aren’t the only things that set the S1185 apart from most other Windows 8 tablets on the market . today Gigabyte includes a number of features that you don’t often see on tablets , including an optical sensor on the right side of the screen which you can move your thumb over to control an on-screen cursor . You can then use buttons on the left side of the tablet to left or . right-click In other words , you can use the capacitive touchscreen to navigate through Windows , but

  • Hands-on with the first quad-core tablets from Archos (video)

    Updated: 2013-01-10 13:00:32
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Hands-on with the first quad-core tablets from Archos video Tweet Email Archos is going quad-core with two of the newest members of the Archos Elements tablet line . The Archos 80 Platinum is an 8 inch tablet with a 1024 x 768 pixel display , while the Archos 97 Platinum HD features a 9.7 inch , 2048 x 1536 pixel . screen Both will be available with Allwinner-A31 ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core . processors Archos also has a dual-core version of the 9.7 inch tablet , featuring a Rockchip RK3066 processor . It’s called the Archos 97 Titanium HD The high-definition screen on the Archos 97 looks great when viewing high resolution images , and features wide viewing angles and excellent color . depth But I kind of found the Archos 80 Platinum

  • Gigabyte tweaks Intel NUC, designs mini-desktop with up to Core i7 CPU

    Updated: 2013-01-10 05:27:59
    , Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Gigabyte tweaks Intel NUC , designs mini-desktop with up to Core i7 CPU Tweet Email The Intel NUC Next Unit of Computing is a platform for a tiny desktop computer that measures just over 4 x 4 and which features an Intel core i3 processor . But that’s not good enough for . Gigabyte The PC maker has taken Intel’s design and tweaked it by adding support for Core i5 or Core i7 chips , among other . things In order to do that , Gigabyte added a few more vents to the case than Intel’s NUC normally has . But that’s not all the company added : The Gigabyte mini PC also features support for USB 3.0, while Intel’s model tops out at USB 2.0. There are also HDMI input and output ports , an Ethernet jack , and . WiFi Gigabyte is showing off

  • Samsung shows off flexible displays (again), this time with a working phone prototype

    Updated: 2013-01-10 01:00:00
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Samsung shows off flexible displays again this time with a working phone prototype Tweet Email Samsung has been showing off flexible display prototypes for years , but so far we haven’t seen a phone , tablet , or other mobile device hit the streets with a screen that you can roll up and put in your . pocket But now the company is showing off a bit more than a flexible display the company showed off a demo of a smartphone with a flexible display that folds around the sides of the handset so you can see content on the sides as well as the . front The new display technology is called Youm , and Samsung says it offers improved contrast and . color What’s significant is that Samsung is starting to show off the screen in working

  • LG introduces 2.5 pound Z360 ultrabook

    Updated: 2013-01-10 00:00:23
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About LG introduces 2.5 pound Z360 ultrabook Tweet Email The LG Z360 is one of the thinnest and lightest ultrabooks I’ve ever seen . It measures 0.5 inches thick and weighs 2.5 pounds , which makes it one of the most portable 13.3 inch laptops around . The only other models in its class that I’m aware of are the Samsung Series 9 and maybe the MacBook . Air The ultrabook has a 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display with wide viewing angles , up to an Intel Core i7 processor , and room for two microSD card . slots While the notebook has a plastic case , it’s a very sturdy feeling ultrabook that’s thinner than most metal . models LG has made a couple of interesting design decisions with the Z360. One is the touchpad which doesn’t feature physical

  • Install Ubuntu Linux on the $100 Zealz GK802 quad-core mini PC

    Updated: 2013-01-10 00:00:10
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About Install Ubuntu Linux on the 100 Zealz GK802 quad-core mini PC Tweet Email The Zealz GK802 is a little device about the size of a chunky USB flash drive . But unlike a flash drive , the GK802 is a fully functional little computer with a quad-core CPU , 1GB of RAM , and 8GB of storage . It ships with Google Android software , but it can also run Ubuntu and other Linux-based operating . systems Now there’s an easy way to install Linux on the GK802. Retailer Geekbuying sells the GK802 for 100 and the store has received a beta build of Ubuntu 11.10 for the device . This week Geekbuying made the software available for download If you’re wondering what to do with that software though , ARMTVTech’s deadhp1 has a few good . ideas He’s put

  • KindleFree makes Fire HD launcher apps easier

    Updated: 2013-01-09 22:45:33
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About KindleFree makes Fire HD launcher apps easier Tweet Email You can root the Amazon Kindle Fire HD or install custom ROMs such as CyanogenMod on the tablet . But if you want the best of both worlds , there’s a new app called KindleFree which simplifies the process of installing an alternate app launcher on a Kindle Fire HD running Amazon’s stock . software KindleFree installs a custom launcher and the Google Play Store on a Kindle Fire HD tablet . There’s also an option to remove lockscreen ads from the Kindle home . screen The developer offers free and paid versions of the app , and despite the fact that you can use KindleFree to install the Play Store , they’re both available for download from the Play . Store You can find

  • LG reveals Tab Book Z160 Windows 8 slider

    Updated: 2013-01-09 22:01:50
    Home Products Top News Reviews Deals Mini PCs Contact About LG reveals Tab Book Z160 Windows 8 slider Tweet Email The LG Tab-Book Z160 is a Windows 8 tablet and ultrabook rolled into one . Or rather , it’s an 11.6 inch tablet that hangs out on top of a . keyboard When you want to use the computer as a notebook , just press a button on the side of the device and the screen pops up and reveals a keyboard . To use it as a tablet , just fold the screen down over the . keyboard The Z160 is a bit heavy for a tablet , thanks to the included keyboard . But at 2.3 pounds , it’s pretty light by notebook standards , and feels like a pretty portable . device It took me a few minutes to figure out how to switch between tablet and notebook modes , because you don’t pull on the screen manually the way

  • iPhoto bug: black or all white photos when editing on MacBook Duo

    Updated: 2013-01-01 00:17:00
    : : Gordon's Tech Tech tips and notes with a bit of commentary . OS X and XP . mostly Monday , December 31, 2012 iPhoto bug : black or all white photos when editing on MacBook Duo I haven't used iPhoto on our white MacBook running Lion for years . I did so recently and I discovered I was afflicted by the  Photo turns black while editing . bug At first if I clicked the enhance' button the image vanished to be replaced by an all white icon . If I click Shadow or some other edit controls it went entirely . black I upgraded to the very latest version of iPhoto 9.4.2 and repaired permissions repaired database cmd-opt-start Now I have exactly this : behavior iPhoto editing shadows makes displayed . Apple Support Communities I am using a MB core 2 Duo at 2.16 MHz with 4 MB RAM with MacOS 10.7.4

  • Making Siri Useful

    Updated: 2012-12-20 18:40:00
    : Gordon's Tech Tech tips and notes with a bit of commentary . OS X and XP . mostly Thursday , December 20, 2012 Making Siri Useful I'm getting more value from Siri lately . I think it's partly the enhanced noise canceling of the iPhone 5, though that may have other problems The trick , of course , is that I'm getting trained to use Siri . Even in my post-50 state of degeneracy , I'm a quicker study that Siri though she does seem to be learning my voice I mostly use Siri to create reminders , notes , appointments or text messages while driving . This means I can't look at the screen or touch the screen in fact the screen is usually locked . In this use case this is what : helps Assign relationship names wife , etc in Contacts . Siri cannot recognize my wife's name even with phonetic

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