HP give up on Windows 7 tablet project

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Hewlett-Packard are thought to have terminated work on the Windows 7 tablet project, just months after it was unveiled by Microsoft with great fanfare at CES 2010. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had spoke highly of the promise of the…

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CES 2010: Final Thoughts

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The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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CES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up

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Another day, another Tech Digest CES 2010 round-up. Fancy Tweeting hands-free in your car or controlling your PC by breathing? Check today's top stories below and find out how. Twitter coming to Ford cars The digital equivalent of drink-driving? Motorola…

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CES 2010: Ion launch the iType full QWERTY keyboard add-on for the iPhone

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What is it with peripheral manufacturers turning perfectly portable devices into hulking behemoths with their (often unneeded) accessories? Enter the iType, Ion's full size QWERTY iPhone add-on. Still there's a use for this one I suppose. Laying your iPhone inside…

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CES 2010: Vuzix demo Wrap 920AR Augmented Reality visor

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Augmented reality is set to be massive this year, with smartphone apps the likely first stop off point for most. But holding up your iPhone's camera is a bit rubbish compared to the Vuzix Wrap 920AR Augmented Reality Visor. Now…

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CES 2010: Zyxio's new breathing-based PC controller, the Sensawaft

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Here's a neat demo-video courtesy of Engadget showing off Zyxio's new breathing-based PC controller. A novel mouse-alternative, the Sensawaft features a sensor which converts the direction, length and strength of your breathing into commands for the PC cursor. It…

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CES 2010: Microsoft's Ballmer announces the HP Slate

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A beacon of hope in an otherwise drab Microsoft keynote at this year's CES, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unvilied the HP Slate, a touchscreen tablet PC that the two companies have been working closely together on. "It's a beautiful…

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CES 2010: Canon show off new budget A-series cameras

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Canon have today been showing off some new additions to their budget set of A-Series cameras. £115 will bag you the PowerShot A3100 IS and is the most advanced offering on show here, featuring 12.1 megapixels, 4x zoom and optical…

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