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Hands-on with MiiPC, the $99 kid-safe Android PC (video)

It was only two days ago that ZeroDesktop launched MiiPC, a $99 kid-safe Android PC, and the Kickstarter campaign's already surpassed its $50,000 goal. To jog your memory, MiiPC is an attractive 4.7 x 4.7 x 3.1-inch desktop computer running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It's powered by a 1.2GHz …

PlayStation 4's Blu-ray drive is 3x as fast as PS3's, PSN friends list cap raised, and other tidbits from Sony's GDC panel

The PlayStation 4's new DualShock 4 controller can be charged even while the PlayStation 4 is turned off. The PlayStation 4's new Eye motion camera has a tilt sensor so it can tell players when its facing the wrong direction or if it's fallen off your TV stand. The PlayStation 4's Blu-ray disc …

Retire before 40? Some folks say it can be done

To most people, "retiring early," means 55. But to Jason Fieber, that's too long to wait.<p>Everything Fieber does is with one goal: Retiring well before he hits the big 4-0. Fieber, a 30-year-old service adviser at a car dealership in Sarasota, Fla., even moved to the Sunshine State from his Michigan …

Letter to Our Readers

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Have you ever wanted to save something awesome you found on your Flipboard? Maybe it was a beautiful place you …

Welcome to the Next Generation of Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>What’s the only thing better than Flipboard? Flipboard 2.0! It’s a major new edition, with treats for everyone from …

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New Girl: “Chicago”

<i>The Mary Tyler Moore Show</i>’s “Chuckles Bites The Dust” is one of television’s crowning achievements, breaking the mold—for better and worse—of the TV …

Apple Working on 4K 'Ultra HD' Television Set for Late 2013 or Early 2014 Launch?

Apple's rumored television set project has a long history of claims from various sources, and while the "iWatch" has taken on a more prominent place in the rumor mill in recent months, an Apple television continues to be on the radar of a number of industry watchers.<p><i>Digitimes</i> now reports on word …

LG Optimus G Pro review

<i>Anything you can do, I can do better...</i><p>LG and Samsung are in the midst of a battle. An epic back-and-forth. A billions-of-dollars tit-for-tat. The two Korean conglomerates, part of the chaebol system that dominates commerce and politics in their home country, are immensely and constantly …

Google Translate for Android adds offline support covering 50 languages

Google just announced that it's bringing offline language support to its Google Translate app for Android. The company allows offline translations for fifty languages "from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic." Google readily admits that the results you'll get offline are "less comprehensive" …

Google's Knowledge Graph expands into movies on Android tablets thanks to facial recognition

Not content to let Amazon hold the limelight with its new X-Ray for TV feature unveiled this morning, Google is unveiling a similar feature for movies in the Google Play store. On an Android tablet (and sadly, only on Android tablets), when you hit pause on a movie it will automatically fill the …