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Panasonic Announces An Epic Cameraphone

dmc-cm1 Meet the Panasonic DMC-CM1 cameraphone. Inside is a massive image sensor on par with top-tier pocket cameras, yet the whole package is still rather svelte. With the DMC-CM1 Panasonic is returning to the smartphone market in an important way. Two years ago Panasonic pulled the plug on its smartphones following disappointing sales of the Eluga handsets. Quite frankly, those handsets were not… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 15th

Gadgets

“It’s Just So Big”

Screen Shot 2014-09-12 at 9.08.34 AM As soon as Apple announced the new, larger iPhones, cries went up, prompted by the sheer size of the new devices. Will it fit in the pocket of my skinny jeans? How will it sit in my small hands? Can it double as a cheeseboard? These valid questions are hard to answer without a tangible representation with which to test. Read More

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Matt Burns

September 12th

Apple

Gadgets

Mobile

Apple Just Uploaded A U2 Album To Your iPhone And iPad — And Seriously, WTF

wtf (1 of 1) Seriously. Go look. Depending on your iCloud setting, U2’s latest album might be sitting in the Music app, ready to play. Otherwise, the album is most likely still shown, available to download from iCloud from your iPhone, iPad, or iTunes app. Worse yet, it’s rather difficult to rid your phone and iTunes account of the album. Read More

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Matt Burns

September 11th

Apple

Gadgets

The iPod Classic Is Dead

Image (1) ipod.jpg for post 175039 My friends, I come to you with sad news. Our old friend, the iPod classic, is no more. Apple unceremoniously removed the much-beloved media player from its iPod product page, leaving just the shuffle, nano, and touch to carry the iPod standard. This was years in the making. The click wheel-enabled iPod was just no longer relevant in the day of high capacity flash storage and streaming music… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 9th

Apple

Gadgets

All The News From Today’s Apple iPhone And Apple Watch Event

apple0288 Apple unleashed the latest iPhone and new Apple Watch today and all the pics, specs and details can be found here. Read More

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Matt Burns

September 9th

Apple

Gadgets

The Garmin Vívosmart Is Part Activity Tracker And Part Smartwatch

vivosmart Garmin’s first foray into activity trackers was a solid try, but left a lot to be desired. The vívofit just doesn’t have a lot of features to make it stand apart from its peers. But the company’s latest activity tracker, vívosmart (say veevo-smart), does just that. The vívosmart combines good looks, activity tracking with smartphone alerts and controls — too bad… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 4th

Gadgets

Watch Samsung Unveil The Latest Galaxy Note And More Right Here

samsung-AP-sm Samsung is widely expected to unveil the next Galaxy Note today and the event is being streamed live for your enjoyment. The festivities start at 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time and can be watched above. Of course we’ll be there too, serving up breaking news and hands-on reports — that is, if the new Note will fit in our hands. Get it? Because the Note is so large? Jokes! Read More

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Matt Burns

September 3rd

Gadgets

Garmin Integrates Foursquare Data Into Latest GPS Personal Navigators

garmin Fun fact: Personal navigators are still a thing. Garmin is rolling out a new series of 5-, 6-, and 7-inch GPS nüvi Advanced Series navigators and are attempting to keep the devices relevant with the inclusion of Foursquare data. The Foursquare data of businesses, stores, restaurants and other destinations is searchable within the Garmin GPS unit’s “Where to” menu… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 3rd

Gadgets

Toshiba’s Encore Mini Tablet Runs Windows 8.1 And Is Just $119

encore-mini Want to jump into Windows 8.1 on the cheap? Toshiba has you covered. For just $119, you can snag the new Encore Mini, which runs Windows 8.1 on a teeny-tiny 7-inch, low-resolution screen. Inside is a quad-core Intel Atom CPU, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and a microSD card slot. The 7-inch screen is of the 16:9, 1024 x 600 variety. There are of course front- and rear-facing cameras, a micro USB… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 3rd

Gadgets

Prepare For The Smartwatch Assault

smartwatches Consumer electronic companies are giddy. They can’t help themselves. They have a new thing. A new gadget. A new widget to sell to you. After years of notebooks, tablets and boring slabs of metal and glass, Samsung, LG, Motorola and all the rest finally have a chance to build something different: The smartwatch. This is going to be a mess. Read More

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Matt Burns

August 28th

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