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USB 3.0 jumps to light speed with new 10-meter optical cable

Corning's new 10-meter USB 3.Optical Cable is priced at $109.99 on Amazon.

Hot Deals Thursday: sweet savings on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, Lenovo Yoga 8, MS Office, and more

Today's top deals from LogicBuy include the best-yet price on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, super cheap prices on Microsoft Office for Home or Business, a Dell accessory bundle including headphones, and even a toy helicopter.

Expo Notes: Sit or stand, the Ergotron’s WorkFit works both ways

Standing desks are growing in popularity, and the WorkFit lets you switch between standing or sitting.

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Invasion of the body snatchers: wearable devices are coming for you

Privacy and form-factor are some of the big questions for this emerging category

Fitbit sued over rashes experienced by bracelet wearers

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The startup misled consumers in the promotion of its Force device, the suit alleges

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Archos turns to Bluetooth Low Energy to monitor activities in the home

A tablet linked to a range of sensors and control devices allows the programming of simple home monitoring and automation scenarios.

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Fujitsu glove uses NFC, sensors to speed hands-free work

The glove and a head-mounted display could, for example, hasten cabling jobs with NFC tags

Thunderbolt 2 cables are now longer, and more expensive

Other World Computing starts selling a 30-meter optical cable for $899, and Corning shows a 61-meter cable

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The top PC accessories for $200 or less

A nice router, handy storage, or cool headphones all make great holiday gifts.

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Xamarin lets Windows developers write apps for Google Glass

The company takes advantage of Google's recently released development kit

Beyond the basement, 3D printing evolves into big business

3-D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.

3D printing comes of age

Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin and GE are among the large corporations that for decades have used additive manufacturing, known more popularly as 3-D printing.

Stir's Kinetic Desk prompts you to take a stand

This desk raises, it lowers, it breathes -- and it’s watching you.

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Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 now available for preorder

You can order Microsoft's latest Surfaces today, but you can't buy all their accessories.

Microsoft covers every base with 8 new Surface accessories

From battery boosts to portable productivity to, um, music mixing, the slew of new Surface accessories covers most everyone's needs.