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Motorola kills Android Webtop

Motorola kills Android Webtop

Motorola has axed development of its Webtop system, claiming underwhelming sales means further investment in the idea of using a smartphone as the core of a desktop-replacement hub was unfeasible. Webtop, a custom feature of several recent Motorola Android smartphones, worked with desktop docks and notebook-like Lapdock clamshells to offer a full version of Firefox among other features; however, Motorola confirmed to CNET, the expectation is that core Android functionality itself will make its own Webtop work redundant.

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iPhone 5 Moshi cases rain down like jewels

iPhone 5 Moshi cases rain down like jewels

In a world inundated with iPhone cases of all shapes and sizes, terrible and mediocre, Moshi comes clean with a fashion-oriented collection that adds to their already-powerful set of protectors for legacy iOS devices. What we've got here is the Origo and the iGlaze, the second piece being part of the iGlaze collection we've had a look before on both the MacBook Air and the iPad 3. The Origo is a honeycomb silicone case that offers shock absorption like no other.

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iNUKE BOOM Junior shrinks the iPhone speaker beast

iNUKE BOOM Junior shrinks the iPhone speaker beast

Right at the end of last year the iNUKE BOOM was announced by behringer as the most ridiculously gigantic iPhone dock ever created - now the group has a much more reasonably sized companion. Instead of working with an 8 x 4 x 4-foot coffin of a speaker, one that cost $30k, you've got 8.7 x 16.5 x 9.8-inches of bulk at a much more reasonable $179.99. This device works with 2 x 1-inch tweeters, 2 x 3-inch midrange speakers, 1 x 5.25-inch woofer, and 10.6 pounds of weight - even if it is smaller, its still no pipsqueak!

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PadPivot NST makes your tablet/leg connection a reality

PadPivot NST makes your tablet/leg connection a reality

There's certainly no shortage of cases out there in the wild prepared for your mobile smart devices, that's for certain, but when it comes to device stands, PadPivot certainly stands out. What we're looking at here is a new stand from the company, this one called PadPivot NST. This tablet holder works to keep your e-readers, smartphones, tablets - especially the iPad, as they've used it in many of their example shots - ready for action, sitting pretty on your leg.

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Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Almost exactly two years ago, we first talked about the Jorno foldable mobile Bluetooth keyboard. At the time, the keyboard was expected to hit the market in 2011. The little keyboard was even supposed to be up for pre-order, but for whatever reason it never shipped. The guys behind the folding Bluetooth keyboard have taken to Kickstarter to raise the money needed to bring the product to market after all this time.

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iPhone 5 Lightning confusion prompts accessory stampede

iPhone 5 Lightning confusion prompts accessory stampede

iPhone 5 demand may be high, but confusion over what accessories will work with the phone and which adapters are included or even available is even higher. Some pre-order customers have been left scratching their heads over using the Lightning connector with existing accessories, after an initial promise on Apple's webstore that a Lighting to 30-pin Dock Connector dongle was included with the iPhone 5 was subsequently removed.

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