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  • Cheap Thrills: Port Your Cell Number to Google Voice for 20 Bucks

    Cheap Thrills: Port Your Cell Number to Google Voice for 20 Bucks | BLOG ENTRY

    Cell phone users can now port their phone number over to Google Voice for just $20, instead of having to pick a new number. By switching to the digital service, you can have calls to a single...

    February 2, 2011 4:20 PM ET
  • Introducing: Will.i.apps!

    Introducing: Will.i.apps! | BLOG ENTRY

    Black Eyed Peas’ frontman will.i.am recently became the latest rapper, after 50 Cent, Dr. Dre and Ludacris, to launch a spate of high-tech projects, including mobile apps and a high-profile partnership with computing giant Intel. A new range...

    February 2, 2011 8:55 AM ET
  • Recycled Case Gives iPad an Extreme Makeover

    Recycled Case Gives iPad an Extreme Makeover | BLOG ENTRY

    From iPod shells styled to look like raw meat to protective covers modeled after plastic cats, cases for Apple devices never cease to amaze with their sheer inventiveness and variety. Now, for roughly $68 US,...

    February 1, 2011 4:30 PM ET
  • Wireless 'Couch Mouse' Said to Work on Any Surface

    Wireless 'Couch Mouse' Said to Work on Any Surface | BLOG ENTRY

    Allegedly capable of working on any smooth surface, from blankets to sofas, the new Logitech Couch Mouse M515 threatens to make stalking Facebook crushes a full-time pursuit, letting you comfortably surf the Web in bed. Whether curled up...

    February 1, 2011 9:50 AM ET
  • Raise, and Then Battle, Monsters Via Twitter with Twimon

    Raise, and Then Battle, Monsters Via Twitter with Twimon | BLOG ENTRY

    The long-lost love child of Twitter and Pokémon, new iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad app Twimon also incorporates elements of Foursquare, video games and social networking, letting you grow and battle monsters with a tweet. A portable...

    January 31, 2011 4:10 PM ET
  • Tablet PCs Attack! Top iPad Alternatives

    Tablet PCs Attack! Top iPad Alternatives | BLOG ENTRY

    Tablet hype aside, most technology fans’ interest in slate-like touchscreen laptops begins and ends at the iPad (or iPad 2, reportedly due by February 2011). But these new contenders aim to take a bite out...

    January 28, 2011 8:20 AM ET
  • Sony Sets Release Date for the Impressive Next Generation Portable

    Sony Sets Release Date for the Impressive Next Generation Portable | BLOG ENTRY

    Sony Computer Entertainment America’s successor to the PlayStation Portable (PSP) gaming system, codenamed the Next Generation Portable (NGP), will be available at the end of 2011. The PlayStation Suite, a new gaming platform compatible with portable Android...

    January 27, 2011 6:32 PM ET
  • New Kindle Singles May Rewrite Rules of Publishing

    New Kindle Singles May Rewrite Rules of Publishing | BLOG ENTRY

    Amazon.com has just launched its new Kindle Singles program, which allows authors to digitally publish short works in the form of extended essays or pint-sized downloadable eBooks and sell them to prospective fans. Kindle Singles, narratives of...

    January 27, 2011 7:55 AM ET
  • Smartphone Trends: 4G Calling, Power Processing and More

    Smartphone Trends: 4G Calling, Power Processing and More | BLOG ENTRY

    The buzz surrounding annual technology gala CES 2011 has cooled, but cell phone makers continue to heat up the wires with word about their latest must-have mobile handsets. Promising a raft of new features including casual videoconferencing,...

    January 25, 2011 9:15 AM ET
  • Five New Gadgets That Rock

    Five New Gadgets That Rock | BLOG ENTRY

    It's still early in 2011, but a number of nifty new gadgets for music lovers are already whistling sweet nothings in our ears. To savor favorite tracks with a novel high-tech twist, consider tuning into all. Soul by...

    January 24, 2011 6:15 PM ET
  • Top Toy: New 4G Tablet PC, Android OS Sync Up

    Top Toy: New 4G Tablet PC, Android OS Sync Up | BLOG ENTRY

    With Motorola, Asus, Vizio and an army of rival manufacturers joining the Android tablet PC party, it’s unsurprising to see LG and T-Mobile’s long-rumored G-Slate jumping on the bandwagon as well. Among the first 4G high-speed...

    January 24, 2011 10:20 AM ET
  • Most Popular iPhone and iPad Apps Ever

    Most Popular iPhone and iPad Apps Ever | BLOG ENTRY

    Having just hit 10 billion (yes, with a “b”) downloads on its App Store, which recently debuted on Mac computers, Apple has revealed the most downloaded iPhone and iPad apps of all-time. Divided into four...

    January 22, 2011 3:10 PM ET
  • 'Star Wars' Blu-Ray Discs Slated for Fall

    'Star Wars' Blu-Ray Discs Slated for Fall | BLOG ENTRY

    According to Amazon.com, Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray will make its long-awaited release on September 27th, 2011. Like the vaunted original three films and crappier Prequel Trilogy (each selling solo for $44.99), you...

    January 21, 2011 2:38 PM ET
  • Glasses-Free 3D Becomes a Reality This Spring With the Nintendo 3DS

    Glasses-Free 3D Becomes a Reality This Spring With the Nintendo 3DS | BLOG ENTRY

    The Nintendo 3DS, a new handheld video game system, is set to arrive in the U.S. March 27th, making glasses-free 3D gaming a reality for $249.99. Units, available in “Cosmo Black” and “Aqua Blue,” will feature motion...

    January 19, 2011 4:32 PM ET
  • All Ears: The Latest in Listening

    All Ears: The Latest in Listening | BLOG ENTRY

    Sleek by 50 Cent ($TBA, www.sleek-audio.com) – First came custom cans from Dr. Dre, Quincy Jones and Ludacris. Now hip-hop heavyweight 50 Cent gets in the branded headphones game with these cord-free units sporting a 60-foot...

    January 14, 2011 10:10 AM ET
  • Weird But True: Grateful Dead Video Game Coming

    Weird But True: Grateful Dead Video Game Coming | BLOG ENTRY

    Following in the footsteps of the Beatles, Aerosmith and Metallica, the Grateful Dead is the next iconic band getting its own video game, featuring the act’s music and signature imagery and lore. An online game with supporting...

    January 13, 2011 6:28 PM ET
  • Welcome to the World of Tomorrow: The Top Gadgets of 2011

    Welcome to the World of Tomorrow: The Top Gadgets of 2011 | BLOG ENTRY

    Here’s an advance look at some of the hottest gear headed your way in 2011. 3D Laptops – Following in the footsteps of 3D TVs, video cameras and Blu-ray discs come several portable computing solutions that promise to...

    January 12, 2011 4:07 PM ET
  • Three Ways 3D Technology Will Change Your Life

    Three Ways 3D Technology Will Change Your Life | BLOG ENTRY

    Apart from glasses-free viewing, wider portability and shrinking prices, the biggest trend in 3D right now is growing ubiquity. No longer confined to TVs alone, here are three ways you’ll soon be enjoying a new perspective on...

    January 12, 2011 10:00 AM ET
  • Lady Gaga Debuts Camera Sunglasses, Instant Polaroid Printer

    Lady Gaga Debuts Camera Sunglasses, Instant Polaroid Printer | BLOG ENTRY

    Yesterday at CES, Polaroid debuted its new Grey Label line of digital photography gear, including the first gadgets “co-designed” by pop star Lady Gaga, initially named a creative director for the company in 2010. Three...

    January 8, 2011 10:20 AM ET
  • Exclusive Video: Top Audio Gear at the Consumer Electronics Show

    Exclusive Video: Top Audio Gear at the Consumer Electronics Show | BLOG ENTRY

    January 7, 2011 3:55 PM ET
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