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The Modbook Pro tablet runs on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

By - July 3, 2012 3 Pictures
The Modbook Pro is not your average tablet - powered by Mac OS X Mountain Lion, and controlled via a Wacom stylus, it is one of the most powerful tablet computers to launch this year. It starts life as an Apple MacBook Pro, which is then transplanted into a tablet casing, and given full stylus support. The end result is a high performance tablet featuring the flexibility and precision of stylus-based control. Read More

GameDock turns iPhone into a retro videogame console

The GameDock is a new accessory in the works for iPhone and iPad that converts your mobile device into a retro game console, complete with controller support for two players and video output for big screen gameplay. The controller is similar to the original Nintendo Gamepad and features a single directional pad and two action buttons in a comfortable and well tested layout. Read More
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XP Mod for Android makes phones look and feel like Windows XP

By - June 21, 2012 4 Pictures
The recently-released XP Mod is an Android Launcher, or home screen replacement, that recreates the look and feel of Windows XP. Perhaps its most impressive feature is the functional Windows Explorer clone, which makes finding files stored on your phone a similar experience to browsing files on a PC, making the app more than mere novelty. Currently in beta, XP Mod is missing a few key features that will likely keep it from being an everyday application, but this could change with future updates. Read More
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Microsoft announces Surface tablet computer

By - June 18, 2012 6 Pictures
Microsoft held an intimate gathering of the press this evening in Los Angeles to announce its latest hardware venture, the Surface tablet, an official Microsoft branded product designed from the ground up for Windows 8. Surface features a 10.6" ClearType full HD display, as well as full sized USB ports and HDMI output. Microsoft also showed off the Type Cover, a screen protector that features a full laptop style keyboard and track pad, expected to launch along side surface. Read More
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Microsoft releases My Xbox Live for Android devices

By - June 15, 2012 7 Pictures
Microsoft has updated its My Xbox Live application, and now Android users can access their Xbox Live games, friends, and achievements, from anywhere. iOS users also received an update, adding the ability to use their phones to remotely control the Xbox 360, a feature that is expected to come to Android phones in the future. With My Xbox Live, Android users can enjoy a fully-featured Xbox Live client, as well as one of the best looking applications on the platform, as it does a great job of replicating the "metro" look of Windows Phone 7. Read More
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Apple unveils MacBook Pro with Retina display

By - June 11, 2012 4 Pictures
Apple has announced the next generation of the MacBook Pro. The new machine packs a 15.4 inch "Retina display" which promises improved viewing angles, reduced glare, and a resolution of 2880 x 1800: four times greater than the previous MacBook Pro. Along with the impressive new display, the latest MacBook Pros come with new performance options, such as NVIDIA's Kepler GT650m graphics card, and refreshed Intel quad core i7 processor. Apple has also announced that these new MacBook Pros are available starting today, and will sell for US$2,199 for the base model. Read More

Nintendo unveils the Wii U Pro controller

Nintendo recently held an online press event known as Nintendo Direct, at which the gaming giant revealed more information about its next game console, the Wii U. Among the announcements was the introduction of the WiiU Pro controller, a device catering to more traditional gamers. Read More
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