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New iPods vs. Old: Specs, Design Reveal Big Improvements

Comparing technical specification of the most recent generation of iPods with their most recent predecessors show big improvements - not to mention better design aesthetics.


Disable Your Laptop's Touchpad While You Type, Windows 7 Edition

If you're a Windows 7 user, here's a utility that should solve the maddening problem of accidental touchpad swipes. And it's free!

iPod Touch Gains Retina Display, Dual Cameras

Apple overhauls its iPod Touch with retina display and dual cameras on the front and back of the device.


Apple Releases Redesigned iPod Nano, Shuffle

Steve Jobs unveiled an overhaul of its iPod lineup including redesigned iPod nano, shuffle, and a iPod Touch with Retina display


MIT's Touchscreen Memtable Supports Multiple Users

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are working on a conference room-sized table that can display images and text, allow multiple uses to input data and also record and playback the collaboration.

Apple Confirms Sept. 1 Media-Centric Event

Apple is holding a special event September 1 to announce something - what that something is however is anyone's guess.


Browse and Copy From Apple Device to Windows PC With iPad File Explorer

Browse the file system on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch and freely copy files back and forth with iPad File Explorer.


Sony PSP2 Might Get Back-Facing Touch Pad

What makes this particular rumor interesting is that the source claims to have spoken to three different developers who've seen an early prototype behind closed doors.

Has The Mouse Outlived Its Usefulness?

Details of the new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse show that it is still a traditional mouse in a new sleek form, but also point to a future where the mouse may no longer be the default means of working with a computer interface.

How New Technology Is Rewiring Our Brains

Touchscreens. TiVo. The Undo button. These new technologies and others have changed the way we interact with the world.