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Kensington unveils DisplayLink USB 3.0 docks for home and office

Kensington unveils DisplayLink USB 3.0 docks for home and office

Kensington has been making all sorts of accessories for computers and tablets for a long time. The company has unveiled a pair of new docking stations that notebook users who take their machine with them to and from the home or office frequently will find useful. Both of these docking stations use DisplayLink technology to allow users to add a secondary larger screen.

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Zorro Macsk turns your iMac into a touchscreen device

Zorro Macsk turns your iMac into a touchscreen device

I'm sure there are a bunch of people out there that own iMacs that have wished the device was touchscreen enabled. If the iMac had a touchscreen from the factory, you could surf the web and watch video by simply touching icons on the screen rather than having to fiddle with a mouse. A new product has surfaced called the Zorro Macsk from a company called TMD Touch.

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Touchfire makes on-screen keyboards feel less virtual

Touchfire makes on-screen keyboards feel less virtual

One of the biggest complaints that users have about on-screen keyboards is that the virtual keyboards lack tactile feel. That means you pretty much have to look at the keyboard to be able to tell where your fingers are since you can't feel the keys like you can on a real keyboard. This may not be such a big deal on a smaller screen like the iPhone where you're likely to be looking at the screen as you type.

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AirBridge out-streams AirPlay for impromptu iPhone sharing

AirBridge out-streams AirPlay for impromptu iPhone sharing

AirPlay Mirroring on the iPhone and iPad is great, but startup Artifex Touch thinks it has a better solution for impromptu presentations, media streaming, group working and more with its AirBridge. A portable wireless adapter that clips to an iOS device and your nearest TV or projector, AirBridge is fresh to Kickstarter and, with the help of a clever companion app, streams video, games, and presentations over WiFi, either to the base station or directly to another iOS device user.

 

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Pebble smartwatch adds color option as backers asked for ship details

Pebble smartwatch adds color option as backers asked for ship details

Shipments of the Pebble smart watch are close at hand, with the $10m Kickstarter project inviting backers to pick their watch color - with a new option added in for good measure - and register a shipping address. The project, which sold out back in May, now offers the Bluetooth connected watch in black, white, red, orange, or grey, with those who originally backed the cheapest black version able to upgrade for $15.

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