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Up close with ASUS' quirky Windows laptop/Android phone hybrid

Computex hasn't even officially started, and we're already blown away by ASUS' rather eccentric Transformer Book V from this morning. The name doesn't tell the whole story; it's actually a Windows 8.1 hybrid laptop that lets you dock an Android phone on its back -- a bit like the PadFone concept, …

Asus Unveils Five-Mode, Three-In-One Dual-OS Device

Taiwanese PC maker Asus took the wraps off a series of devices at Computex today, with the headliner being the Transformer Book V — a device that wants to be everything all at once.<p>The Transformer Book V is what Asus terms a “five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop” that features a Windows and …

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Pebble Smartwatch in Red or Black: $90 shipped ($60 off) with .edu email ($120w/o)

<b>Update:</b> Amazon is also offering it for $119.99, but if you are eligible for the Best Buy student discount that remains the best deal.<p>Best Buy dropped the price on the Pebble Smartwatch in Black or Red by $30 to $119.99 with free shipping (price shows up in cart). Add a $30 discount for those with …

How to get drunk and yell at random members of Congress

A site called DrunkDialCongress lets you do the one (well, two) things you're dying to do most right now.<p>The buffoons in Congress might now be talking.<p>But you, I feel, are beyond all that. You want to ululate. You want to fulminate. And you want to lubricate.<p>There is a new site that will help you …

KnowRoaming SIM sticker slashes roaming fees abroad

KnowRoaming opens preorders for a SIM card sticker that connects travelers to local cell networks. But there is a small catch.<p>International phone-roaming fees can be enough to make you never want to step outside your own home. Sure, you can pick up a local SIM card everywhere you go, but that's an …

Want the iOS 7 look on Android? Check out iLauncher

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Advancing the state of the art for in-ear headphones, at a lower price

The 1964 Ears V6-Stage is a tour de force of in-ear headphone design, and they're hand-crafted in Portland, Ore.<p>When I first reviewed the 1964 Ears V6custom in-ear headphones earlier this year I not only loved the sound, I got the distinct feeling the company tries harder to please its customers …

Google adds remote lock and password reset features to Android Device Manager

Android users can now remotely lock down a misplaced or stolen device from the web. Google has rolled this critical feature into Android Device Manager, which launched last month with location tracking and remote wipe functionality. Now the web tool lets you lock any Android smartphone running …

The Virtual Path To Freezing Malware

When malware infects our computers, we often wish we could consign that infernal software and its creators to some digital hell. Well, it turns out that an effective way to stop viruses and other dangerous code is placing it in a kind of limbo.<p>This new technique for trapping and neutralizing …

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

This ad blocking software is getting users to pay for it to advertise

As marketing stunts go, this one is impressive. AdBlock is a free piece of software you can add to your web browser to, well, block ads. Its creator, Michael Gundlach, says it is used by 20 million people. But he wants more.<p>And—in a twist—Gundlach apparently believes the best way to tell people …

HTC One mini hits AT&T on August 23rd for $99.99

AT&T announced today that it will be selling the HTC One mini starting on August 23rd for $99.99 with a new two-year contract. The One mini is very much a "mini" version of the flagship HTC One: it's smaller, thinner, and lighter, and has a 4.3-inch, 720p display; a Snapdragon 400 1.4GHz dual-core …

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LifeProof announces the first ever waterproof iPhone 5 case without a screen protector

<b>Update: Now available for preorder from Best Buy in black or white for $90 with free shipping.</b><p>LifeProof has made their first major product announcement following last month’s merger with their top competitor, OtterBox. The ultra-tough case maker is bringing their popular Nuud style to the iPhone 5 …

8 Unusual Gizmos That'll Keep You Cool This Summer

Many people opt for central air conditioning or the simple window AC unit, but where's the fun in that?<p>From beds with built-in liquid cooling, to office chairs that can keep your backside chilly, there's a surprising amount of technology that exists for one sole purpose: to keep you cool in the …

This Flash Drive Sports a Keypad, 256-bit Encryption, and Government Specs to Keep Your Spy Files Top Secret

There are USB flash drives and then there is the Aegis Secure Key.<p>First off, this thing is government rated on a variety of levels. Not only can it …

ComiXology rolls out digital comic subscriptions & bundles

Digital comic book startup ComiXology is now offering its customers the ability to subscribe to monthly and bi-weekly comic series through its website, the company announced today.<p>With subscriptions, customers will have their credit cards charged every time a new issue of a particular comic series …