A Novel Idea From Pandigital: an Android-Powered E-book Reader

The Android-powered Novel e-book reader from Pandigital sports a 7-inch color LCD, access to Barnes and Noble's eBookstore, and costs less than $200. Will it take on the iPad?

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This Week in Geek: Froyo-Free Edition

Forget Google I/O and the ongoing Apple chatter; let's take a look at some of the news stories that you may have missed. It's This Week in Geek!

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2010: A Preview

Going to Maker Faire, or just wishing you could go? Read on for a preview of awesome DIY projects--including a life-size mousetrap and a high-altitude space balloon--that'll be at this year's show

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Make Your Own Trackball With an Optical Mouse and a Deodorant Rollerball

A quick and inexpensive hack lets you make a computer trackball with parts cannibalized from an optical mouse and a roll-on ball from a stick of deodorant.

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Hacking an iPad SIM in an iPhone: Why You Should Care

Get unlimited 3G Internet for less than $30 a month by splicing an iPad MicroSIM with an old gift card and inserting it into your iPhone. Read on for details on how to accomplish this quick hack.

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This Week in Geek: iPhone Hacking, HTML5, and Fast New Drives

Miss the GeekTech blog this week? Catch up on an iPhone running Android, new SSDs, and more. It's This Week in Geek!

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Turn Your iPad Into a Netbook With ClamCase

A newly designed case from Clamcase integrates a Bluetooth keyboard into a protective shell for the iPad, effectively turning the Apple tablet into a slick black netboook.

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Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Spirit Jailbreak lets you free your devices running the iPhone 3.1.2, 3.1.3, or 3.2 firmware without connecting them to a computer.

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This Week in Geek: CPU News and Farewell to Two Tablets

We check out six-core processors, cover tablet trouble, and more. It's This Week in Geek!

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New Dell Leak: Upcoming Tablets And Netbooks Named Sparta, Athens

Dell's leaked roadmap for their upcoming touchscreen devices indicates a line of 11-inch tablet netbooks debuting later this year.

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Color E-ink: Electrowetting Brings Color and Video to E-book Reader Screens

A new release from a group of Dutch researchers paves the way for efficient e-book readers with color and video e-ink displays.

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Lego Augmented Reality Coming to a Store Near You

"Mixed reality" 3D animation brings LEGO sets to life before you buy.

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Multitouch Trackpad Gestures coming to Linux, Chrome, and Other OSes

Gesture Suite from Synaptics lets you use scroll, rotate, zoom, and flick gestures to control your Linux notebook from its touchpad.

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3D on Your iPad... With and Without Glasses?

Two apps for the iPad give you a 3D experience, using two different methods.

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Flip Slide HD Gets Touchscreen, More Storage

Cisco's latest video camera records in HD, has HDMI out, sports a touchscreen, and costs $280

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