Katherine Boehret at WSJ.com has a breakdown of three all-in-one printers that starts off with a promising, "All-in-one machines that print, copy and scan are becoming much more compact and affordable, and most important, easier to use.
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During this morning's scanning tech news, I stumbled across a strange AP News story on Wired's site announcing "a new service that lets shoppers compare prices and buy things with a few quick taps on their cell phones." In other words: text.
Toshiba, LG and Samsung sure think so.While the tech world is alive today at CTIA 2008, news of products seemingly designed to compete with Apple offerings -- Toshiba's "Fusion" Satellite laptops, LG's Vu phone for AT&T, Samsung's Instinct phone for Sprint -- has emerged, and I'm getting the same kind of emotional rumblings that I had when companies first replaced matte black with silver on consumer products.
Resident cheapskate Rick Broida uncovered this gem on the Crave blog, and I have to say, it's tempting: eCost.com is selling a 320GB FreeAgent External USB Seagate Recertified Hard Drive (7200 RPM) ...
Apparently so, according to yesterday's Science Daily. In a recent study by Duke University and the University of Waterloo, Canada, researchers found that even brief exposure to established brands can cause people to inherit the behaviors championed by those brands.
Are you slightly obsessive-compulsive about your machine? Maybe worried that humidity or temperature might wreak havoc on its CPU?
I don't know about you, but for me, a workday without coffee is like a cross-country trip without an RV. It just isn't the same.
The good folks over at Lifehacker have a nifty step-by-step tutorial on how to easily rip your [non-HD] DVDs to your PC. While the back-up files provide nice insurance in case anything ever happens to your original discs, more compellingingly, they make it even easier never to leave your couch.
When I referred to potential Blu-ray player shoppers having an easy choice to make last week - Sony PS3 or, ummm, a Sony PS3 - I mentioned it was the only Blu-ray player currently on the market that could be upgraded to the format's Profile 2 functionality. Profile 2, or BD-Live, makes Blu-ray players capable of downloading content, which I should point out -- with only a few sour grapes -- means Blu-ray will now have the same ability that HD DVD players had from day one.
I had put myself on a self-imposed exile of sorts on writing about high-def DVDs , but a post over at Tom's Hardware got me all riled up, so I'm lifting the ban. Turns out that since January 1 (right before the pre-CES announcement that Warner Brothers was leaving HD DVD), prices for every standalone Blu-ray player have spiked.