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The best part about the $38 tablet being sold by London-based Datawind is that it will really make you appreciate all the features loaded on the iPad, Kindle, or Nexus product that cost you 10-times as much.
Datawind said Monday that its ultracheap tablet, dubbed the UbiSlate, would be available for purchase in the United States from its website. But aside from the price tag, the tablet’s...Read more »
Smartwatches have the tech world buzzing. These latest smart devices are worn on your wrist like any other watch, but they tell you more than just the date and time -- smartwatches can connect to the Internet and take pictures just like our smartphones. Tech companies have given us a glimpse of what the future of mobile computing could look like.
If the wristwatch isn't where you expected...Read more »
Forget the newest, largest cellphone display or Apple's latest hire, this week's most significant tech news may be the office plans publicized by two of the world's largest technology firms.
On successive days both Amazon and Facebook announced they were planting flags in Tel Aviv. Facebook will operate an office through its $100 million purchase of mobile analytics firm Onava. Meanwhile,...Read more »
We take our high-speed Internet for granted here on Long Island. We have come to expect consistent service not only from the cable companies to whom we fork over more than $40 per month for the right to broadband access, but also from the businesses, public institutions and even the parks and public gathering places we frequent.
So it may seem quaint to Long Islanders that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo...Read more »
Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aimes hit the stage this past Thursday morning in New York City to announce that the Nintendo Wii U will hit U.S. retailers Nov. 18 with two price tags of $299 (basic model) or $349 (Deluxe edition which include NintendoLand gaming experience and more). Now that the cat is out of the bag, or should I say the Italian plumber is out of the pipe, is...Read more »
What? Do you really need more of a reason to pick up this game? Exclusive for use with the PlayStation®Move and Kinect™ for Xbox 360, players obtain godlike powers and "make it rain on them" Babylonians with a barrage of elements to bombard them with.
'Babel Rising' has the same effect as burning ants with a magnifying glass, except hurling fireballs and releasing tornadoes...Read more »
With the holiday gift-buying season going into high gear soon, some shoppers will be filling wish lists for the tech enthusiasts. Here is a list of affordable tech goodies for less than $30. Among our recommendations are palm-size portable speakers that pack a punch, a gadget organizer for travelers, and a gaming control pad for the iPad.
The list will be updated throughout the holiday...Read more »
AT&T just announced it will debut a wireless set-top box that streams HD cable broadcasts over a Wi-Fi connection – giving its U-verse customers the ability hook up cable TV anywhere within their home wireless network, without running those ugly coaxial cables throughout the home (HDMI and power plug still needed).
The wireless cable box, dubbed ISB7005, is produced by Cisco and...Read more »
Are you looking for some great surround-sound speakers but don’t have a boatload of cash to fork over for a Bose system? Are you looking for great sound to fill a small room?
Well, Orb Audio's satellite home audio surround-sound systems are worth a look.
Each speaker looks, well, like an orb, making them a bit of a fashion statement. So I was a bit skeptical when we received the...Read more »
Comic-Con 2011 kicked off Wednesday night at the San Diego Convention Center, and today promises to be full of even more exciting events, panels and reveals.
We're particularly looking forward to learning about the future of the Halo franchise along with news of Capcom's upcoming games, like Asura's Wrath and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.
This weekend is sure to be packed with...Read more »