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Amazon Sparks Set-top Box Competition With Release Of Fire TV

Let’s face it, television setups are complicated these days. We have broadcast, cable, satellite, and a plethora of streaming services. Getting said streaming services on to your TV might mean having an AppleTV, Roku, Chromecast or some other solution. The problem is that most of those solutions are complicated or at least involve multiple steps […]

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Google Grabs For Your Wrist – And Wallet – With Android Wear

With wearable computing the current “next big thing”, it would have been silly to think Google was going to settle for Glass as the only entry in that market. The search and operating system juggernaut unveiled Android Wear yesterday, a partnership with assorted handset makers to create new wearable devices running Android. Partners include LG, […]

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The Google Glass Backlash Has Officially Begun

If you were paying any attention last week, you may have heard the tale of one Sarah Slocum. It’s a story that has landed on Gawker, the UK’s Daily Mail, Mashable, SF Chronicle, The Examiner, LA Times, CBS, CNBC, and SFist. The story of how a young woman was attacked  and robbed for wearing Google Glass, and […]

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Google Buys Itself A Three Billion Dollar Nest

In a rather surprising move, Google purchases Nest for $3.2 billion. Obviously, this is excellent news for Nest CEO, Tony Fadell, but what does it mean for current and future customers of the Nest thermostat or smoke detector, and why did Google deem it worth over four times as much as Instagram? According to Fadell’s […]

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LG TVs Get Smart With WebOS

My love of webOS is no secret. For example, my TouchPad is my main tablet, despite being discontinued over two years ago. I recently attempted to use a Pre Plus as a daily driver and only gave it up because of battery issues. However, I am a rarity. LG believed in webOS too, which is […]

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CES 2014: Lenovo Teases With Tablets, Laptops, And More

Lenovo tends to show off impressive hardware every CES, leaving us waiting until the products actually hit the market. This year is no exception, with a slew of systems to make us positively quiver with anticipation. Unfortunately, we’ll have to keep holding our breath for American Lenovo smartphones. Four new impressive handsets were unleashed, but […]

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The Coolest Lighter In The Smokers Lounge

I just completed several days of testing the Lightercase, a gadget billed as the “World’s First Ever” protective smartphone case with a built-in no flame/fuel cigarette lighter and LED flashlight. The product only exists in a prototype stage, with an IndieGoGo campaign aiming at receiving enough funding to start production in time for the holidays. […]

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Tune In To The Alleged First Video Of LG’s WebOS TV Interface

Yes, this is about webOS, the little operating system that couldn’t. The mobile world has moved on, but that hasn’t completely shelved the OS. LG first announced the intention of putting webOS on smart TVs almost exactly a year ago. While LG would go on to acquire webOS, there’s been little movement beyond that initial […]

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Editorial: Panasonic’s Diversification Of Video-Enabled Cameras

Over a year ago, Techcitement mentioned that Panasonic was rumored to be bringing high-end video features to its mirrorless GH3 camera, the replacement to the blind test winning cult hit that was the GH2. At the time, it was pointed out that Panasonic wanted to bury the popularity of its budget DSLR-style camera with filmmakers, possibly to […]

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Camera Is A Good Start

The Galaxy moniker isn’t just for smartphones and tablets anymore. Samsung’s Galaxy Camera shows the world that the Android giant wants photography to be smart, too. The 16 megapixel point-and-shoot style camera sports a 21x zoom and a 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor. However, where the back of the camera would normally have a basic display and […]

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