HP TouchPad Tablet Isn't Ready for Prime Time

While HP's WebOS has some elegant features, the TouchPad needs some refinement.

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Lytro Light-Field Camera Lets You Focus After You Shoot

Lytro cameras promise to let you shoot first and focus later. The company's first-generation light-field camera is due by the end of the year.

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Windows Phone 7 Mango is a Substantial Upgrade

The new version of Windows Phone 7, code-named Mango, includes substantial improvements to the OS's search capabilities and entertainment options.

Alienware Aurora: Flashy Looks in a Smallish Case

Alienware's Aurora is a desktop performance-level gaming PC that's housed in a relatively small case.

How to Install an SSD in Your Laptop

Laptops are ideal candidates for solid state drives: These drives are more rugged and shock resistant than standard hard drives, since they have no moving parts.

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A Special Message From Your Camera's Mode Dial

When it comes to accessing some in-camera controls, a fancy touchscreen can't hold a candle to a good ol' mode dial. Here to tell you all about it is a mode dial.

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Livescribe's Echo Smartpen Gets Social and More Connected

Livescribe's Echo smartpen has been revamped to include shortcuts for sending notes to popular Web services, such as Facebook and Google Docs. The entry-level 2GB version now costs $99.

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Dell XPS 15z Preview: A MacBook Pro Rival For Far Less Money

Dell has announced the thinnest 15.6-inch Windows laptop ever, the XPS 15z. At less than an inch thick and 5.5 pounds, this laptop goes after the 15-inch MacBook Pro and costs $800 less.

Casio G'zOne Commando: Rugged Android Phone Takes Abuse

Casio G'zOne Commando brings Android to the outdoors in a sleek, yet rugged phone, and has been designed for people who require a smartphone that can endure the toughest elements.

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HTC Droid Incredible 2: Great, But Where's the 4G?

The HTC Droid Incredible 2 for Verizon is a fantastic upgrade from its predecessor in terms of its display, design, and camera, but it lacks 4G support and doesn't run the most recent version of Android.

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Samsung Series 9 Stacks Up Well Against the MacBook Air

While Samsung's Series 9 laptop is $350 more than the MacBook Air, it features a faster processor, a matte screen, an ethernet jack, and twice the RAM. If you can afford it, Samsung's high-style superthin laptop will make you the envy of your friends.

HTC ThunderBolt Smartphone Brings Real 4G Speed to Verizon

The HTC ThunderBolt connects to Verizon’s 4G LTE network at lightning-fast speeds, making this impressive piece of hardware useful for those who routinely run high-bandwidth apps.

Using the Versatile Olympus XZ-1 May Take Some Practice

With an F1.8 lens, a full array of manual controls, and some creative in-camera extras, the Olympus XZ-1 is a very versatile camera, though not the easiest one for novices to use.

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Samsung Droid Charge: Verizon 4G Phone is Fast, Frustrating

The Samsung Droid Charge for Verizon offers a nice AMOLED display and fast LTE downloads, but you'll have to deal with iffy battery life, a cluttered UI, and a clunky design.

Casio Tryx: A Unique Shape-Shifting Camera

Casio's Tryx camera has a unique, shape-shifting body that and can be twisted into a number of shapes to aid with different shooting situations. The edges of the camera turn into a 360-degree rotating frame that can support the camera like a kickstand or be used as a grip for both left-handed and right-handed shooters.

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