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Mimo Magic Touch brings touchscreen finesse to OS X

Mimo Magic Touch brings touchscreen finesse to OS X

Apple users working with their untouchable Mac computers will be pumped up to see that Mimo Monitors have brought forth a brand new USB powered-and-connected 10.1-inch monitor that works with OS X like a charm! This Mimo Magic Touch monitor is the first of many models that'll be offered by Mimo Monitors ready to rock with OS X with just a download of a special driver. This model also works with Windows 7 and can be used as a display-only unit for Windows XP, Vista, and 2000.

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AViiQ unveils the Portable Battery Pack

AViiQ unveils the Portable Battery Pack

AViiQ makes all sorts of accessories for smartphones and other devices. We've talked about the company's Portable Charging Stations several times over the years. Those portable charging stations are designed to charge multiple USB gadgets from a single outlet. AViiQ is back with a new Portable Charging Station product that adds in a rechargeable portable battery.

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iPhone 5 ReadyCase “swiss army knife cover” blasts past funding goal

iPhone 5 ReadyCase “swiss army knife cover” blasts past funding goal

Now that the whole world is addicted to KickStarter-like programs such as Indiegogo, groups creating items such as the rather intense multi-functional ReadyCase for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S can jump in from a whole different direction. What we're seeing here is a funding effort that had a $15,000 USD goal, has already raised $58,740, and still has 21 days left to go to raise more. The product is a set of cases, one that works for the iPhone 5, the other that works with the iPhone 4/4S, both of them absolutely strangely wonderful.

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Apple Lighting port not identical on both sides

Apple Lighting port not identical on both sides

A bit of investigation done on Apple's iPhone 5 and the Lightning cord and docking port this week has turned up an oddity: the pins on both sides are not the same as one another. It would appear, according to Double Helix Cables' own pro Peter that the 8-pin lineup is not in the same order on both sides of the cord's head. Because of his discovery that one pin does the same as the pin that's directly behind it, Peter has proven that Apple must be using some sort of process to dynamically identify which pin order the cord is currently using - depending on which side is up and which is down, that is.

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