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Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Vizio came to CES with a goal in mind: winning the 4K pricing wars. The company's new 4K TVs start at only $999.99, though it's also unveiled …

Channel Master is developing a whole-home DVR solution for cord cutters

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Channel Master, known for its over-the-air TV antennas as well as some early digital video recorders that go along with these …

Airtame wireless dongle mirrors your computer onto any HDMI display

Here's yet another option for wirelessly mirroring your computer screen to another display, but don't worry: This one is rather impressive. Airtame, the creation of a group of Danish folks, is an HDMI dongle that links your PC -- be it running Windows, OS X or Linux -- to whatever display it's …

The coolest girl at CES is the electrical engineer who built this robotic arm

LAS VEGAS — Marita Cheng took seven years to complete her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.<p>That’s because in between classes, she was founding a startup to help the disabled <i>and</i> a nonprofit to get more girls interested in robotics.<p>She’s basically my nerd superhero right now.<p>On the Eureka …

Your Jetsons-Style Smart Home Starts With These Bluetooth Plugs

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 01.03.14.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Zuli's new smart plugs use Bluetooth …

Why the Rap Genius Story Is Really About Google

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last week, lyrics-annotation site Rap Genius made headlines for a major Google no-no. The startup was accused of sending spammy emails asking bloggers to insert Rap Genius links into their sites in hopes of ranking higher on Google's …

Why This Startup Chose The Midwest Over Silicon Valley

A new app on the market claims to helps shoppers shop and spend smarter. Wisely combines the social search functions of sites like Yelp and Foursquare with an easy personal finance tracker, all in one app.<p>Wisely founders Mike Vichich and Tyler Felous met at the global consulting firm Accenture, …

This Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Target-Style Hacking

Look into the future a moment and imagine Christmas shopping 2014. Target offers a great deal on a perfect gift. At the register, you recall that someone stole 40 million credit card numbers from the retailer in late 2013. Then, you as flick your fingerprint across the front of the biometric reader …

Purported Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, Tab Pro 12.2, Tab Pro 10.1, Tab Pro 8.4 and Tab 3 Lite models receive Bluetooth certification

Samsung will soon flood the market with new tablet models, according to recent reports and leaks, introducing for the first time ever devices that will get a “Pro” moniker, as well as larger tablets with screen sizes measuring 12.2-inches.<p>We have already heard that the company is getting ready to …

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Why game developers must wait for the coming wearable computing breakthrough

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Ars Technica<p>On Christmas, game website Polygon released a feature that painted a picture of how wearable technology …

Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch: Interesting Concept, Unfortunate Execution

Depending on how you look at it, Qualcomm’s $349 Toq smartwatch is either an interesting concept for the future of wrist wearables or it’s an expensive, uncomfortable timepiece with notifications. Actually, it’s both.<p>Disclosure: I approach the smartwatch device class with no small amount of …

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How do you measure up? New health gadgets can tell you

An array of new personal health devices aims to help you beat depression, lose weight, reduce stress or improve your fitness level.<p>If it's January, it must be resolution time: that once-a-year phenomenon where Americans vow to do good things for themselves, like lose weight, get in shape and lower …

Samsung's new Smart Home service outlined, wants to connect to third-party services and products

We heard whispers that Samsung was planning big for CES, and we're not just talking TV panels. It's now revealed Smart Home, which attempts to tie together Smart TVs, home appliances and handheld smart devices into one single platform. Perhaps more importantly, the company says it's going to …

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 images reportedly shown in patent application

Images in a Samsung patent for a tablet cover seem to show the unannounced Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 model that’s supposedly going to be unveiled in the following weeks, maybe at CES 2014.<p><i>MovePlayer</i> has published several pictures from a patent that Samsung filed with Korea Intellectual Property Rights …

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Cyclones Look To Make History

On Sunday, the Iowa State women’s basketball team will attempt to do something it’s never done before, improve to 13-0.<p>Iowa State’s start to the …

CES 2014: Acer Introduces New C720P-2600 Chromebook and Iconia A1-830 & B1 Tablets

As the clock ticks down to CES, more companies are letting us have a sneak peek at their new products. Acer today announced a new model in their …

Ford to Offer AppLink Upgrade to 3.4 Million SYNC Customers

Back in 2007, Ford started the in-dash connectivity trend with their SYNC system. In 2010, with the help of partner and now subsidiary Livio, Ford …

Siterep Operation Happy Blue Year #happyblueyear

Vienna and Bratislava have a longstanding historical tradition and links. However, as far as Ingress is concerned there are some substantial differences as Bratislava is dominated by Enlightened, whereas Vienna is quite balanced. Therefore we wanted to offer both capitals the pleasure of a blue sky.<p>Our intention was to show that the Resistance in this region is well connected over country borders and able to carry out operations mainly based on local agents. Planning, deploying and cleaning …

All About Android 142: A Banner Year