Author Archives: Evan Selleck

Evan Selleck has an innate love for technology, gadgets, and shiny things. He's a father, which is the only thing that out-classes his love for writing. He's been writing about technology for three years.

XtremeMac Introduces Three New USB Chargers

XtremeMac Introduces Three New USB Chargers

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas isn't all about the high-end devices that get announced here. Sure, they get all the time and attention, but we can't forget about the accessories, either. XtremeMac has officially unveiled a series of new USB chargers that may look like any other USB charger out there, but they have a few extra features in store.

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T-Mobile G-Slate by LG Shown off at T-Mobile CES Event

T-Mobile G-Slate by LG Shown off at T-Mobile CES Event

Today, T-Mobile took the stage, and brought LG on board with them, to officially announce, and show off, the T-Mobile G-Slate by LG. The first Android-based tablet device from LG to feature Android as its main Operating System (OS), along with the first Android-powered tablet device to access T-Mobile's 4G network.

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Dell Streak 7 Shown Off at T-Mobile Event

Dell Streak 7 Shown Off at T-Mobile Event

After wrapping up their announcement on 4G, Dell came up on stage with T-Mobile and officially showed off the brand new 7-inch Dell tablet, called the Dell Streak 7. The device is already official, thanks to a press release sent out a little before, but the two companies wanted to show off their first 4G device, which will be launching on T-Mobile.

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Skype Looking to Buy Qik for $100 Million, Insider Claims

Skype Looking to Buy Qik for $100 Million, Insider Claims

According to an insider, Skype may be looking to pick up Qik and add them into their fold soon. Qik's name became popular more recently with the introduction of video calls on mobile phones, and Skype's rumored purchase of the unit would lead some to believe that Skype is trying to stay ahead of the pack when it comes to that particular feature. According to the report, the deal would be somewhere in the park of $100 million.

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Avatar Kinect, Hulu Plus & Netflix Kinect Functionality Unveiled at CES 2011

Avatar Kinect, Hulu Plus & Netflix Kinect Functionality Unveiled at CES 2011

For some, Microsoft's keynote, where CEO Steve Ballmer (and others) takes the stage and talks about what's to come from the Redmond-based company is the kick-off for the Consumer Electronics Show. This year, Microsoft took some time to talk about their recently released motion-controlled peripheral, Kinect, and the features that will be added into the accessory soon. For those who believe that Kinect's usage through the Xbox 360's system isn't as in-depth as they'd like, Microsoft is happy to add functionality to two main features, along with adding an entirely new way to interact with your friends on Xbox LIVE.

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Apple Retail Employees Facing Blackout Dates for Three Weeks at End of January

Apple Retail Employees Facing Blackout Dates for Three Weeks at End of January

When a company of any size blacks out a few days, or even weeks, at any given point in time, it usually means that something big is coming, or happening. It's meant to make sure that the stores have plenty of employees on hand. In Apple's case, it usually means that a big product launch is just around the corner, and the company is taking the necessary precautions to make sure that when the time comes, they've got plenty of employees ready to work.

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Casio Developing Watch That Communicates with Phone Through Bluetooth Low Energy Link

Casio Developing Watch That Communicates with Phone Through Bluetooth Low Energy Link

For most companies, the Consumer Electronics Show is about showcasing real devices, or devices that are in development but that will be launched at some point in the (near) future. Casio has chosen to take some time out of their schedule at this year's show in Las Vegas to showcase a brand new conceptualized watch that, unlike many other Bluetooth-enabled watches, focuses more on saving power, while still delivering the features that people would expect from a device of this nature.

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Microsoft Touch Mouse Announced, Available in June [Video]

Microsoft Touch Mouse Announced, Available in June [Video]

While it may look similar, the Touch Mouse isn't the same thing as the previously released Arc Touch Mouse from Microsoft. This time around, the Touch Mouse is meant to look more like a traditional mouse peripheral, but the distinction between a "normal" mouse and this one is pretty clear right off the top: there's a "matrix of capacitive touch-sensing electrodes" right on the top, allowing for several different multitouch gestures.

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Twitter for Mac Launching Tomorrow in Mac App Store?

Twitter for Mac Launching Tomorrow in Mac App Store?

Twitter for Mac, which is one of the most popular Twitter applications for Apple=branded computers, is rumored to be getting an upgrade in just a matter of hours. With Apple announcing that the Mac App Store would launch on January 6th, people are already getting excited to see what's coming down the pipe from the digital storefront. While we already know there will be plenty of productivity applications available, we've yet to see what could come from the "other side" of the development process. If you're a fan of Twitter, or Tweetie/Twitter for Mac, then you'll be happy to know that Twitter for Mac is launching tomorrow with the Mac App Store.

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Nike+ SportsWatch Will Track You While You’re Running

Nike+ SportsWatch Will Track You While You’re Running

Working out isn't always the easiest thing for someone to do, even for those who try to convince themselves that they need to do it. For Nike, the more active you are, the better -- after all, the more likely you'll be to buy their products, right? With that in mind, they want to help you get in shape, without throwing it in your face. Instead, they'll wrap it on your wrist. This new watch from Nike, called the Nike+ SportsWatch, is integrated with GPS, and will track your work out to help you out if you're not doing too well.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Announced at CES 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Announced at CES 2011

Android has been seeing plenty of time on stage at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, and it doesn't look like there's any sign of it actually slowing down any time soon. Sony Ericsson is helping the little green 'bot's cause, as the company has just officially announced the brand new Xperia Arc device. While it may not be the PlayStation Phone that we've all been so eagerly anticipating, it is a device that, upon first glance and then subsequently digging into the specs, we can't help but feel a few notches of excitement about.

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