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LG Launches New Smart Bulb, Connects via Bluetooth or WiFi

Posted in Lighting by Tam Yue on March 24th, 2014

LG Smart BulbLG announced the release of a new Smart Bulb in the coming days in Korea that interacts with you through your iOS or Android device. This new LED light bulb comes with some pretty nifty features which are already leaving us wanting in the US.

This simple but handy features include blinking the light when you have a call on your device, and having a light slowly brighten as a silent alarm from your mobile device. The LG Smart Bulb can also be set to turn on and off for …

Apple Updates iMac Processor, WiFi

Posted in Apple,iMac by Darrin Olson on September 24th, 2013

Apple iMacs updated with new processor and updated WiFiApple announced today an update to its iMac computers, improving performance through faster processors, WiFi, graphics and storage options.

The 21.5 inch and 27 inch models of the iMac both will come equipped with Intel’s faster, Haswell fourth generation quad-core processors. They will also both support the 802.11ac WiFi standard (if you have an 802.11ac base station to connect to, of course) for data transfer speeds boasted as much as three times faster than the previous …

Acer AC700 WiFi now on sale for $350

Posted in Acer by Conner Flynn on July 11th, 2011

Acer’s new AC700 for $350 is an affordable entry into the world of Chrome OS even if it is WiFi-only. A 3G version is coming later this summer for a larger price if that is more your speed.

The AC700 has an Atom N570 processor, 16GB of storage, and 2GB of RAM. There’s also a 1.3MP webcam, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, 2 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out, and a 6 hour battery life. Best of all, it’s available right now.

Motorola XOOM WiFi Tablet Now $499

Posted in Motorola by Conner Flynn on July 7th, 2011

Looks like Motorola has dropped the price of the WiFi-only XOOM tablet. The Android tablet is now available for just $499 if you still don’t have one.

The Motorola XOOM WiFi sports a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) display, a 1GHz nVidia Tegra 2 dual core processor, Google Android 3.1, a 24Whr battery, 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, a 2MP front-facing camera, and a 5MP rear camera with auto-focus and a LED flash. Are you getting one now?

HP TouchPad 32GB WiFi Now Available At Walmart

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on May 22nd, 2011

That’s right. Now when you are stocking up on all of your other supplies at Walmart, you can also pick up the HP TouchPad 32GB WiFi for $599. To refresh your memory, the HP TouchPad features a 9.7-inch (1024x 768) touchscreen display, a fast 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera.

Other features include an accelerometer, a light sensor, Bluetooth, a micro-USB port, a 3.5mm headset jack and a 6300mAh battery. At least you can get it all at one place.

Seagate passes WiFi-enabled GoFlex Satellite hard drive through the FCC

Posted in Seagate by Conner Flynn on May 15th, 2011

The latest gadget to pass through the FCC is the GoFlex Satellite hard drive from Seagate. Right now, if you want to add a network attached storage device to your network it is a time consuming process of connecting cables, finding a location for your drive near a router, and configuring your network. Seagate will make this process a whole lot easier with this device.

The device packs in 802.11 b/g/n WiFi capabilities, allowing you to add the Satellite to your network without stringing wires from your router to the drive. This also means you can put the Satellite anywhere you have network access. Nothing on pricing or release yet.

Motorola Xoom WiFi getting Android 3.1 update in the ‘next several weeks’

Posted in Android by Conner Flynn on May 11th, 2011

Itching to get Android 3.1 on your WiFi Xoom? Well, we have some good news. Google said yesterday that the new limited edition Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be getting updated to Android 3.1 in the next couple of weeks, and it looks like it will be the same with the WiFi-only Xoom.

Motorola has announced that it will get the update “within the next several weeks.” That’s good news right? They also said that the Verizon 3G Xoom is rolling out over the air this week as well. This is definitely good to hear.

Sprint To Launch WiFi-Only Motorola Xoom On May 8th

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 1st, 2011

Sprint has announced that they will be launching the WiFi-only version of the Motorola Xoom on their network on May 8th, so now it is official. The device will cost $599.99. The Android Honeycomb tablet features a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 touchscreen display, a 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor, a 2.0-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 5.0-megapixel rear-facing camera with dual LED flash.

Other features of this tablet include 1GB DDR2 RAM, 32GB of storage space, 3G (optional), WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 720p HD video recording, 1080p Full HD video playback and Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

WiFi HTC Flyer hits the FCC

Posted in HTC by Reuben Drake on April 28th, 2011

Want to know where to find the FCC label on the HTC Flyer? This handy drawing will help. If you really love the device you can display it on your fridge like a proud parent. The 7-inch Android device has just been approved by the FCC. It appears to be a WiFi-only model, also tested for BlueTooth compliance, but lacking 3G.

Hopefully you took care of your pre-order last week. Now all you need to do is wait for this $499 piece of Gingerbread. We hope that it ships soon now that we have this cool drawing.

WiFi-Only Dell Streak 7 Android Tablet to hit Canada on April 29th

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on April 24th, 2011

Good news for our friends in the north. Dell has announced that it will launch the WiFi-only version of its Streak 7 Android tablet in Canada on April 29th. The tablet will cost you $399.99 via Dell Canada.

You might remember, the Streak 7 features a 7-inch 800 x 480 Gorilla Glass capacitive touchscreen display, an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, a 1.3-megapixel front camera, a 5.0-megapixel rear camera, 16GB of internal memory, a microSD/SDHC card slot, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and Android 2.2 is running the show.

Amazon ships WiFi-only Streak 7 in the US

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on April 19th, 2011

Here’s some good news for those of you who have been eagerly waiting for that $380 WiFi-only Dell Streak 7 you pre-ordered. Amazon has now started to ship them out to it’s US customers.

You might remember, the device features a dual-core 1GHz Tegra T20 processor, 16GB of storage, dual cameras, and an upgrade to Android Honeycomb (3.0) at some point. So if you pre-ordered one, it should be arriving soon. Check that mailbox regularly.

HTC Flyer WiFi Tablet headed to Best Buy

Posted in HTC by Conner Flynn on March 23rd, 2011

HTC announced their latest tablet yesterday, the HTC EVO View 4G. It’s a WiMAX enabled version of the HTC Flyer Android tablet. And now Best Buy has announced that they will begin selling the HTC Flyer WiFi Android tablet this spring. To refresh your memory, the HTC Flyer comes with a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.

The HTC Flyer WiFi will have Google Android 2.4 Gingerbread, a 1.5GHz Qualcomm processor, a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front for video chat and a 5 megapixel camera on the back. HTC hasn’t announced official pricing on the Flyer WiFi Android tablet yet, but hopefully we will know soon.

WiFi-only Dell Streak 7 coming soon?

Posted in Wi-Fi by Conner Flynn on March 18th, 2011

If you were waiting for Dell to release a WiFi-only version of the Dell Streak 7, it looks like you are in luck. The guys over at StreakSmart have discovered a WiFi-only mobile device from Dell that received WiFi certification from the WiFi Alliance.

The device is model number M02M002, which syncs up with the 3G + WiFi Dell Streak 7′s model number M02M. Since the device has been certified to be single-mode WiFi-only, this can only be a WiFi-only version of the Dell Streak 7. Dell had never officially announced that they were going to launch one, so this is a nice surprise. The device was even spotted on Amazon up for pre-order at $379.99, though we don’t have any ship dates.

Netflix and free AT&T WiFi coming to 3DS this summer

Posted in Nintendo 3DS by Conner Flynn on March 2nd, 2011

At GDC 2011, Satoru Iwata and Reggie Fils-Aime revealed a ton of info about the 3DS. As far as video content, the news is that the 3DS will get Netflix this summer as well as the ability to pause a video on your handheld and continue watching on your Wii.

We aren’t sure but we assume that you can also do the same with an XBox or PS3 as well. Nintendo is partnering with AT&T to provide free WiFi access at 10,000 hotspots starting in late May. It will also use the SpotPass passive connection feature that works even when no game is in the system and when its in sleep mode, to download new content.

Motorola Xoom gets official price: $799 unsubsidized on Verizon, $600 for WiFi-only

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 16th, 2011

We now have official word on the Xoom’s pricing thanks to Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha. Reuters is reporting a price of $799 for the 32GB Honeycomb tablet when bought with 3G (which will be upgraded to 4G) from Verizon without subsidies, while a WiFi-only version will cost only $600.

That price is in line with the 32GB iPad, but the 3G Xoom is $70 more expensive than the Apple alternative. We don’t know when those models will be available, but rumor is that pre-orders or reservations could begin as early as tomorrow, with the tablet launching in full next Thursday.



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