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Expo Notes: Livescribe hopes to make the pen mightier in the digital age

The smartpen maker came to Macworld/iWorld to show off its Livescribe 3 smartpen and tout the third-party apps that now work with the smartpen.

on macworld.com

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Microsoft's Surface Power Cover set to ship next week

Prepare to spend almost $200 for the extra battery capacity.

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iToi's video chatting accessory is a sight to behold

This iPad case may look kind of odd, but it addresses a lot of the issues you can run into with FaceTime and Skype chats on your tablet.

on techhive.com

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Hands-on: When iPads get drunk, they dock with the TrewGrip keyboard

If you've ever longed for a keyboard for your iPad mini or phone that's vaguely suggestive of a pasta shell, perhaps the TrewGrip is for you.

on techhive.com

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 benchmarks and hands-on

We go hands-on with Microsoft's new Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and some of the new covers for Microsoft's flagship device. Plus, we have benchmarks!

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.

Reports: Power Cover to add battery boost to Surface tablets

Taking a cue from convertible tablets, the Surface Power Cover keyboard will include a battery to give users a bit more time before the tablet runs out of juice.

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Microsoft's Surface slates get permanent price drops, cheaper Touch Covers

No matter whether the cost reductions come as compensation for lackluster sales or to clear the way for a new generation of tablets, Microsoft's Surface slates just received a permanent price reduction.

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Wall power outlets are so 2012

In the future, phones, tablets and wearable computing gadgets won't come with chargers, they'll use inductive chargers built into desks, kitchen counters, bedside tables, cars, and other surfaces.

Tech For Life: More apps and gear for air travelers

We're still stuck at the airport, but not to worry -- we've got the right apps and accessories on hand to take some of the agony out of flying.

on techhive.com

Tech For Life: Cooking up a storm with kitchen-friendly gadgets and apps

Whether you aspire to become a four-star chef or just avoid a four-alarm fire the next time you cook dinner, the right accessories and apps can be invaluable in the kitchen.

on techhive.com

Prototype Bluetooth headset tracks user movements

The wearable concept from Plantronics is aware of which direction the user is looking, opening up a vast opportunity for software development.

Tech For Life: Apps and gear for enjoying the great outdoors

Just because you're unplugging for a little bit doesn't mean you want to leave all your technology behind. We've got gadgets and apps that can make the great outdoors even better.

on techhive.com

Microsoft offers free Touch or Type covers with Surface RT tablet purchase

Customers in the United States and Canada can now get a free Touch Cover or Type Cover with the purchase of a Surface RT tablet. Touch Covers usually cost $120 (or $130 for limited edition versions) and Type Covers usually cost $130.

Evolution of the smartwatch

With all the recent hoopla about Pebbles and iWatches, now is a good time to review the evolution of the smartwatch.