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  • March 10, 2013
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Check this out: Neonode (the tech company that developed the IR touchscreen tech used in quite a few ereaders) posted the above demo video a couple weeks ago. It shows a sealed ereader submerged in an inch of water. Based on the menus, I think this is a stripped down Nook touch that has been…

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  • March 7, 2013
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There’s a satirical video going around today that makes fun of some of the  ways that guys are probably going to use Google’s still-not-yet-released HUD, Google Glass. It’s a funny video, yes, but have you seen the other one? While I was watching the video on Youtube I saw that someone else had made a…

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  • March 4, 2013
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This is the obligatory “gadget we’ve already seen twice is on display again” post for the YotaPhone, the dual screen Android smartphone that was first unveiled in December 2012. Charbax caught up with Yota Devices last week in Barcelona. There’s really not much to report beyond the fact that the phone still has 2 screens,…

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  • March 3, 2013
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Do you work in a paperless office? No? Then I have something for you. Here’s an interesting Kinect hack that appears to have been developed last Fall but only came across my desk today. It seems a Japanese engineer has come up with a new use for the Microsoft Kinect. As you probably know, the…

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  • February 21, 2013
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Struggling to find a good movie on Netflix or a new TV show on Hulu? Fanhattan has created a database of over one million streaming video titles, tracking available movies and television shows across 29 streaming services. You can access this database on the web or use the service’s iOS app. Follow this link to…

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  • February 21, 2013
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Struggling to find a good movie on Netflix or a new TV show on Hulu? Fanhattan has created a database of over one million streaming video titles, tracking available movies and television shows across 29 streaming services. You can access this database on the web or use the service’s iOS app. Follow this link to…

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  • February 14, 2013
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Color epaper screen tech is not having much commercial success, what with Mirasol abandoning the market and E-ink’s color screens remaining expensive niche products, but that doesn’t mean that the research has stopped. Ricoh has just unveiled their latest prototype for a 3.5″ color epaper screen that gets its color from 3 stacked layers of…

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  • February 11, 2013
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I have long said that txtr made a mistake when they introduced the beagle, their glorified picture viewer pretending to be an ereader, because for a small increase in cost I thought they could have spent a small amount more and given the beagle a real ability to display ebooks and not just page images….

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  • February 11, 2013
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I have long said that txtr made a mistake when they introduced the beagle, their glorified picture viewer pretending to be an ereader, because for a small increase in cost I thought they could have spent a small amount more and given the beagle a real ability to display ebooks and not just page images….

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  • January 25, 2013
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Charbax (aka the Biggest Camera Geek at CES 2013) has just posted a new video showing OLPC’s latest educational laptop. Giulia D’Amico is the VP of Business Development at OLPC, and in the following video she unboxes and talks about the all-new XO-4 Touch laptop. This device is running on a new Marvell Armada PXA2128…