Computer Peripherals

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Samsung Ativ One 7 Curved all-in-one PC

Curved displays from TVs see uptake in PCs, monitors

Curved displays may be a fad for TVs, but they could prove to be more popular as computer monitors.

Apple's Beats unit sued by Monster over headphone deal

Apple's Beats Electronics and its cofounders have been sued for allegedly easing out headphones developer Monster from a partnership ahead of last year's acquisition by the iPhone maker.

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The reversible USB Type-C connector is turning heads at CES

The new Type-C connector has shown up at the International CES this week, and it brings several improvements worthy of attention if you're a USB user.

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HP's Zvr 'virtual reality' display shows holographic projections

Holographic imaging meets virtual reality in HP's futuristic Zvr display.

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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2014

From device chargers to cameras, smartphones to speakers, here's the best tech gear to give and get this year.

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Apple admits to deleting your iPod music (because confusion)

Yes, it's OK -- let's not confuse the poor widdle users. Apple seems to have admitted that it did in fact silently delete music bought from Real Networks and others. But it's most certainly not Saint Steve's fault. In IT Blogwatch,...

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8 cool toys for Apple users

I keep coming across innovative solutions I want to write more about, so here's the latest collection.

Mobile broadband modems lose their appeal with consumers

Modems are one example in a long line of products that have been hurt by the popularity and functionality of smartphones. Cameras, handheld navigators and portable game consoles have also seen their fortunes wane as smartphones have...


6 great gifts your Mac will love you for

If you’re looking for cool tech gifts this season, look no further — here are half a dozen products your Mac will love you for.

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Prices for 4K monitors sink below $500

Prices for 4K monitors have dropped below $500, bringing them within the reach of cost-conscious buyers.

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Mobile 4K video gets wired to TVs

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices

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3 power-sipping monitors lower energy bills

Today's displays must be bright, fast -- and able to use electricity intelligently. We test three 27-in. power-saving monitors to find out how they perform.


Silicon Valley's next disruption: Reality!

Virtual reality and augmented reality are practically the same thing and will be served up to us in breathtaking and unexpected ways.

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Apple's A8X chip opens door to new devices

The A8X chip in Apple's iPad Air 2 is faster than its predecessors and could pave the way for the company to put its homegrown silicon in large-screen tablets, TVs, cars and even laptops.

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10 mirroring devices let you present without wires

Wirelessly sending a presentation from your laptop or tablet to a large screen is a breeze with one of these mirroring devices.

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Sharp's new LCDs can be almost any shape, could be in your next car

Eyeing use in car dashboards and consoles, Sharp has developed an LCD panel that can be cut to almost any shape.

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DoCoMo haptic handles put navigation in your palm

It's not quite the same as thumbing a ride, but a cylindrical gadget that nestles in your palm can get you where you want to go.


HP looks to split off PC, printer business

Reversing the corporate strategy CEO Meg Whitman set three years ago, Hewlett-Packard is set to announce as early as Monday that it will split off its PC and printer business into a separate, publicly traded company, according to the...

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