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Microsoft's new keyboard is meant to be used with Smart TVs

This fall marks 20 years that Microsoft has been making keyboards (make that "computer hardware," as it was quaintly called back in 1994). Ironically, though, as the company approaches this milestone, it's now making accessories not just for PCs, but... Smart TVs? Yes indeed. The company just …

The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great

The future of TV is here. It’s just not evenly distributed.<p>If it doesn’t seem like the American television industry is in the middle of a dramatic transformation, that’s simply because the pieces are scattered all over the place. But they are starting to come together.<p>One transformative piece …

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Avantree Jogger Pro Bluetooth Stereo Headset with Microphone Hands-on Review

After reviewing Avantree Sacool Bluetooth Stereo Headset, it’s time to review <b>Avantree Jogger Pro Bluetooth Stereo Headset for Sports</b>. Just like its …

Qualcomm betting on octa-core tech and better LTE radio in China

Despite Qualcomm's odd stance on octa-core and 64-bit in the past, the company has clearly changed its mind since last week's launch of its Snapdragon 615, which includes both features. Qualcomm's marketing VP Tim McDonough, who briefly spoke to us after his meeting with Oppo at MWC, admitted that …

Corning exec slams sapphire -- rumored for Apple device

A Corning executive launched a blistering critique of sapphire crystal, used as a protective material for displays, on Tuesday. The subtext was obviously aimed at Apple.<p>In defense of its Gorilla Glass, Tony Tripeny, a senior vice president at Corning Glass, was asked the following question at the …

Corning SVP Calls Sapphire Glass Expensive And Environmentally Unfriendly

In news that will come as a shock to absolutely no one, it seems that Corning Glass (makers of Gorilla Glass) aren’t big fans of Sapphire glass.<p>Asked by Morgan Stanley analyst James Fawcett his thoughts about “one large handset and device maker” planning to use Sapphire in its products, Tony …

Who 'invented' the sound bar speaker?

The classic home theater setup -- with front left, center, and right, surround speakers, and a subwoofer -- was the de facto sound standard. High-end home theater buyers still use multichannel systems, but the multichannel home theater-in-a-box system is almost dead. Up until recently, I reviewed …

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Study predicts 54 million autonomous cars in 2035

A study by analyst firm IHS predicts milestones for autonomous cars entering the market, with global sales of 230,000 in 2025 and 11.8 million in 2035.<p>By 2035, the study predicts, 54 million autonomous cars will be in use.<p>IHS breaks down autonomous cars into five levels. Level 3 cars include …

Breaking Down the Arizona Cardinals Blitz Schemes Against the 49ers

The Arizona Cardinals will be battling for a playoff spot as they host the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17. Their defense has come up big for the team all season long and they will need another great effort when Colin Kaepernick rolls into town.<p>Check out the video to see Former NFL safety Matt Bowen …

2014 NFL Draft: Utah TE Jake Murphy declares

After two strong games to finish the season, Utah tight end Jake Murphy is making an early jump to the NFL.<p>Utah tight end Jake Murphy announced his intention to enter the 2014 NFL Draft on his Twitter page Friday.<p>Murphy, who stands 6'4 tall and weighs 252 pounds, only played in eight games this …

List Of Netflix Movies About To Expire Is Truly Tragic

Photo: Courtesy of Propaganda Films.<p>If you're still straggling to rejoin the real world until after the new year and are not sure how to spend your …

Microsoft's 2014 makeover: It's all up to the next boss

Somebody's got to be up for this job.<p>Months after Steve Ballmer announced plans to step down as chief executive, Microsoft heads into 2014 still searching for the right candidate. In the last few months of 2013, several names of rumored CEOs-in-waiting got bandied about -- Ford CEO Alan Mulally and …

Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later

Roku's line of set-top boxes have been popular thanks to their simple controls, large set of available apps (recently expanded to include YouTube for the new Roku 3) and hardware ranging in price from inexpensive to downright cheap. Still, despite an active and encouraged developer community with …