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Cell-Mate hands free kit
Cell-Mate was announced in 2009. It is headband clip that holds your phone to your head. The makers announced that there were: "no plugs or batteries to worry about, no loss of sound quality due to an aftermarket speaker, no Bluetooth signals to sync, just your phone like you've always known it".
It is certainly a different way to enjoy hands free conversations.
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Xi3 Modular desktop
This compact PC has some interesting features. Announced in 2011 for $850 the device has an AMD Athlon X2, 2Gb RAM and an 8Gb flash drive. It is scalable too, linking modules together to increase processing power.
$850 was a lot of cash for a cube...
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Palm announced its new operating system, WebOS in 2009. Its touch screen Pre and Pixie phone did not produce the desired sales for Palm which was acquired by Hewlett Packard.