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The Chromebook Pixel: beautiful vehicle, low-grade gasoline

The Chromebook Pixel: beautiful vehicle, low-grade gasoline

With the Google-made Chromebook Pixel we've got several points that the company hopes will be made right from the start - the first being an erasure of the hardware from our experience. They say this in the "Chromebook Pixel: For What's Next" presentation video provided today at the launch of the product - Andrew Bowers, Group Product Manager on the Chromebook project with Google literally says, "we basically wanted the hardware to disappear." If that's the case, does it really make sense to release the Pixel at all?

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New Dragontrail facility chemically treats glass for strength

New Dragontrail facility chemically treats glass for strength

In the smartphone market devices seem to always be getting thinner with each new generation. In the quest to make devices thinner and thinner manufacturers have turned to all sorts of technology including special glass for the touchscreen displays. Glass company Asahi Glass Co. Ltd, or AGC, has announced that it has set up a new facility to chemically treat glass for the smartphone industry.

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LG Tab-Book Windows 8 tablet/hybrid hits Korea with LTE this week

LG Tab-Book Windows 8 tablet/hybrid hits Korea with LTE this week

LG's convertible Windows 8 tablet/notebook hybrid will be hitting store shelves in Korea this week, the company has confirmed, freshly branded as the LG Tab-Book and packing LTE connectivity. Announced back in October 2012 as the H160, the Tab-Book runs Microsoft's full OS - not the RT version - on an Intel Core i5 processor, with a sliding 5-point multitouch display if you don't want to plug in an external mouse.

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Bill Gates shows off his 80-inch Perceptive Pixel display

Bill Gates shows off his 80-inch Perceptive Pixel display

Bill Gates conducted a Reddit AmA today (Ask me Anything) to talk about developments with his charity, as well as answer question on his past as Microsoft CEO. Gates provided a ton of insight on his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the progress its making towards providing vaccines for various illnesses. However, when asked what devices he uses, he decided to snap a quick photo of his Perceptive Pixel 80-inch touchscreen, for which he actually used for his AmA.

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Samsung WB250F and DV150F WiFi smart cameras hit stores

Samsung WB250F and DV150F WiFi smart cameras hit stores

Samsung's new smart point-and-shoot cameras for 2013 have begun to turn up in stores, with the WB250F and DV150F revealed at CES last month already hitting shelves. The WB250F, which has an 18x optical zoom and 14.2-megapixel sensor, and the DualView DV150F, which has displays front and back for easier vanity shots, are each on sale from today, priced at $249.99 and $149.99 respectively.

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PSA: How to free up space on your Microsoft Surface Pro

PSA: How to free up space on your Microsoft Surface Pro

This week we're hearing quite a few responses from the public on their surprise at the amount of actual usable hard drive space on the new Microsoft Surface Pro. While the standard ways to free up the space taken up by apps, photos, and videos that you don't necessarily need, there's also a slightly more dangerous route you might take. One of the largest space-users on the Microsoft Surface Pro (see our full review here) is the Windows 8 on-board recovery partition.

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BlackBerry 10 event wrap-up: RIM sheds name for bright future

BlackBerry 10 event wrap-up: RIM sheds name for bright future

Today we've seen quite the showing by the company formerly known as Research in Motion, starting with no less than a complete re-naming of the company to "BlackBerry". If that gesture weren't enough to convince the public that the group was and I all-in on their 2013 bid to necessitate the BlackBerry universe, two new devices and a fully functional reboot of the operating system were certainly meant to. We've got hands-on with both of the newly delivered smart devices, accessories they'll be using, and details on the whole day ready for your perusal right this minute.

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BlackBerry Z10 hands-on

BlackBerry Z10 hands-on

This week we're having an up close and personal look at the BlackBerry Z10, the very first all-touch hero for the new operating system known as BlackBerry 10. This machine is the first of two smartphones to use the operating system, the other being the touchscreen/QWERTY keyboard combination device BlackBerry Q10, both of these devices being prepped for 4G LTE action inside the USA and abroad. The BlackBerry Z10 is made to bring on the most impressive display ever offered by BlackBerry (formerly known as RIM) with 4.2-inches of LCD at 1280 x 768 pixel resolution (that's 355 pixels per inch, if you'd like to know).

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Dell XPS One 27 Review: a real touchscreen Windows 8 All-in-One hero

Dell XPS One 27 Review: a real touchscreen Windows 8 All-in-One hero

Here in the first few months after Microsoft introduced Windows 8 to the world, we're still looking for the perfect set of homes for this touch-friendly operating system - and in the Dell XPS One 27 (Touch Screen enabled model 2710), we may have found the best all-in-one solution yet. This beast works with a 27-inch 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution (Quad HD) display ready for 10-finger touch on an articulating stand. This stand will allow you to move 60 degrees, nearly flat to an ever-so-slightly forward-leaning position - your choice!

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Razer Edge Pro Gaming System touts Synaptics ClearPad touch technology

Razer Edge Pro Gaming System touts Synaptics ClearPad touch technology

This week the folks at Synaptics are making it clear what they've contributed to one of the most decorated gaming products at CES 2013: the Razer Edge Pro Gaming System. This machine has been shown as using none other than the Synaptics ClearPad 7300 Single-Chip Touch Controller, made with technology that's able to work with not only this device, but a wide variety of devices across the touch spectrum.

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