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HP’s Slatebook 14 isn’t the first Android laptop, but it may be the nicest yet

A new Android-powered laptop broke cover this weekend, and it’s probably the most interesting so far.<p>HP hasn’t yet officially announced the Slatebook 14, but it’s likely only a matter of time, as the video above was found on HP’s official website by the folks at <i>Notebook Italia</i>.<p>The Slatebook 14 …

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How To Set Up Your Raspberry Pi For The First Time

My Raspberry Pi arrived with the evening mail—by midnight, my husband and I had turned it into a working print server. And neither of us had any background in computer science.<p>Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card that’s so simple, anyone can program it. Designed as an introduction …

TiVo, Roku, and Sling: Catching up with modern-day TV pioneers

The three services broke ground and helped changed the way we watch TV. At CES 2014, they showed that they're still going strong.<p>Time-shifting, streaming, and place-shifting have become a part of the modern television experience. All were pioneered by retail electronics products -- TiVo and the DVR …

Televisions

Get a 4,000mAh mobile charger for $16.99 shipped

This slim battery pack, which should recharge a smartphone at least twice, normally sells for $29.99<p>Quick housekeeping note: After much deliberation, I will no longer be spotlighting deals from 1Sale (formerly 1SaleADay). I've heard from too many readers who've had too many unhappy experiences with …

Customer Service

Get a Dell C1660w wireless color laser printer for $99.99

Plus: two sweet trial offers for Hulu Plus and Spotify.<p>Quick question: I thought yesterday's $34.99 Fitbit Zip deal would be hugely popular, but it didn't seem to generate much excitement. For future reference, were you not all that interested in the product? Did the cashback "hoop" seem too large …

Freebies

15 best Android multiplayer games

Android gaming has been steadily getting better. Before, we had simple puzzle games and we could invite our Facebook contacts to be our friends in games. Multiplayer games used to mean just leaderboards. There are now a ton of games that support actual multiplayer play, including real time co-op or …

Dyle Mobile TV Tuner

Belkin’s Dyle is a mobile TV tuner for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It lets you watch over-the-air digital channels on the go, without the need …

iblazr External LED Flash

An enhanced LED flash that plugs into the 3.5mm audio port of Android and iOS devices. It has four LEDs and a rechargeable battery that lasts up to …

Rechargeable Batteries

Motorola Moto X

The Motorola Moto X runs Android 4.2.2 and has a 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16/32GB storage, 4.7″ 720p screen, 10mp rear camera and LTE …

Mobile Technology

PowerPot X & XL

Larger variants of the PowerPot. The PowerPot X & XL have an improved USB regulator with 2 USB ports. They can charge a single device at 10W or 2 …

iMpulse Mobile Controller

A keychain-sized gadget packed with features. The iMpulse controller works with iOS and Android devices. It can be used as a gamepad, a media …

Sony 4K UST Projector

The 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector uses laser technology to beam video at up to 4096×2160 just a few inches from your wall or screen. Its modular …

15 best free Android games of 2018!

We all know that free Android games aren’t always free these days, but many of them are very close if you have a little patience. Most Freemium bottlenecks occur when players get impatient and waiting the game out can usually get around those pitfalls. What we have here are the best free Android …

Alex Rodriguez Suspended for 2014 Baseball Season

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for the entire 2014 season, or in the words of New York’s <i>Daily News</i>: “He’s out.”<p>On …

Baseball

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …