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Click: a watchband adapter for the Apple Watch

Click: a watchband adapter for the Apple Watch

With the forthcoming Apple Watch, Apple has put an incredible amount of effort into making sure the device can be customized to meet any user's taste through a number of watchband styles, each in a wide range of colors. But what if you already have a watchband that you just adore, and would rather pair that with your new Apple wearable? This is where Click aims to fit in, as an adapter that will allow any 24mm watchband to slide into the Apple Watch's custom locking band slots.

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Apple replaces faulty European iPhone USB adapters

Apple replaces faulty European iPhone USB adapters

Apple has just made a public service announcement that informs its users in several countries in Europe and Asia that a certain make of its USB adapter for the iPhone poses risks as it is prone to overheating. The good news is that it is accepting responsibility for this QA failure and will replace faulty adapters at no cost.

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Toshiba Canvio turns any external drive into a streaming hub

Toshiba Canvio turns any external drive into a streaming hub

Realizing the growing need to have wireless access to data anywhere and everywhere, Toshiba has unveiled its Canvio Wireless Adapter. This small, pocket-sized device transforms any external hard drive that you might have into a your own personal cloud in a pocket.

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Xbox One Chat Adapter issue acknowledged: Microsoft working on it

Xbox One Chat Adapter issue acknowledged: Microsoft working on it

This week we’ve come to understand why we’ve not had perfect results with the first wave of Xbox One Chat Adapters for the Xbox One wireless controller out in the wild. Apparently - so says Microsoft - there is an issue that they’re investigating which affects chat audio through the controller with the Xbox One. While it is likely a software fix will be in order, we wouldn’t put completely out of the running the possibility that replacement units could be needed.

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DVDO AIR3 WirelessHD adapter delivers 1080p60 content over MHL

DVDO AIR3 WirelessHD adapter delivers 1080p60 content over MHL

DVDO has announced the AIR3, which is being touted as the industry's first 60GHz Wireless HD adapter with support for both MHL and HDMI connectivity. Or more specifically, the DVDO AIR3 is a wireless adapter that will allow the user to push 1080p60 HD content from HDMI and DVI as well as from smartphones and tablets that are equipped with MHL support. DVDO is pushing the AIR3 as being good for gamers as well as for those looking to stream video without having to string cables across the room.

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Amped Wireless announces the high-power TAN1 wifi adapter for Windows 8

Amped Wireless announces the high-power TAN1 wifi adapter for Windows 8

Amped Wireless has announced the launch of the world's first high-power wifi adapter for tablets, laptops, and ultrabooks running Windows 8, the TAN1. This adapter is purported to offer thrice the range and performance of your average everyday integrated wireless adapter. The TAN1 will be launched in "early 2013," which we assume to mean before March.

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Apple now selling Lightning to micro USB adapter in US

Apple now selling Lightning to micro USB adapter in US

Living in a house full of Android users while you're the lone iPhone 5 or iPad user can be a bit of a nuisance, and not because everyone else happens to despise your Apple ways, but because you have one Lightning cable while there are dozens of micro USB cables lying around. However, Apple has finally released their Lightning to micro USB adapter for US users.

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iPhone 5 Lightning connector adapters priced

iPhone 5 Lightning connector adapters priced

So, we know that the iPhone 5 will come with a different connector than what we're used to seeing. However, if you have some devices with a 30-pin connector laying around, the iPhone 5's new Lightning connector is probably going to cause some problems. That's where Apple's new adapters come in - they were detailed earlier today at Apple's event, but the company didn't talk pricing while it was up on stage.

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Amped Wireless boosts WiFi signals with two new USB adapters

Amped Wireless boosts WiFi signals with two new USB adapters

Amped Wireless has released two WiFi-boosting USB adapters, the UA1000 and the UA2000. The two models are high-power WiFi directional adapters that can handle high-speed access and extend the range of your wireless network by up to three times the distance of standard wireless adapters.

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Freetalk adapter puts Skype on your home phone

Freetalk adapter puts Skype on your home phone

If you are a big user of Skype and you want to free your ability to talk from a handset or speaker connected to your computer the Freetalk adapter is for you. This adapter's official name is the Freetalk Home Phone Adapter for Skype. The device is available in certain areas including the UK for £39.99 and connects to your AC outlet, home phone, and your network.

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Apple settles MagSafe class-action lawsuit, details cash payment to customers

Apple settles MagSafe class-action lawsuit, details cash payment to customers

Apple notified customers today that it has reached a settlement on the class-action lawsuit pertaining to faulty T-shaped MagSafe adapters on the MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks. The lawsuit was filed back in 2009 following several instances of the adapter becoming frayed and becoming a fire hazard. In a separate case, the strained MagSafe adapter was said to have caused a major fire at a home in Connecticut.

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LiveLens Adapter gives micro four thirds shooters aperture control

LiveLens Adapter gives micro four thirds shooters aperture control

I have a DSLR camera and I am not at all qualified to use the thing for quality shots. I bought it mostly for the much faster shutter so I could actually get photos of fast action without only ending up with an arm or elbow in the shot. The new micro four thirds cameras are pretty cool and a lot of people are moving to them now that there are lots of options.

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