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Sidekick 4G Latest review

Sidekick 4G Latest review

It’s been nearly two years since we last reviewed a T-Mobile Sidekick, and it would be a vast understatement to say things have changed. Then, they were designed by Danger and manufactured by Sharp, and were the messaging phone of choice. Today, following fiasco and failure, the Sidekick empireis in ruins. But good ideas and their originators live […]

Prince William grows in stature

Prince William grows in stature

William grows in stature (AP Photo/APTN) LONDON — It may take several decades before Prince William becomes Britain’s king, but it was this day, in spirit at least, when he became enshrined as his nation’s figurehead. As he greeted his new bride just steps away from his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, William unwittingly initiated a […]

Royal wedding overview: A nation celebrates

Royal wedding overview: A nation celebrates

Royal wedding overview: A nation celebrates LONDON — The sun peeked through those leaden London clouds only for a fleeting moment, yet this was Britain’s shining, gleaming, golden day, when a ceremony between a young man in a bright red tunic and his ivory-clad bride captured the world’s attention. Prince William and the lady who […]

Where to now for William and Kate?

Where to now for William and Kate?

Where to now for William and Kate? Prince William and Princess Catherine have done the hard stuff. They’ve remembered their lines, waved and smiled for the crowds, and even appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for those two eagerly awaited kisses. Now comes the fun part. The royal honeymoon destination remains shrouded in mystery […]

Hats in the spotlight at royal wedding

Hats in the spotlight at royal wedding

Beatrice and Eugenie arrive at royal wedding In a morning full of roaring ovations as royal family members and other VIPs arrived at Westminster Abbey, few received such loud applause as Princess Beatrice, 22, and 21-year-old Princess Eugenie, daughters of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York. The pair wore gravity-defying hats, […]

William & Kate balcony kisses complete wedding

William & Kate balcony kisses complete wedding

Prince William & Kate balcony kisses complete wedding If you looked away from the screen for a moment, you probably missed it. It was a quick smooch. Kate turned to her groom, said something with a smile, and the prince reached over, rather hurriedly, and gave her a very quick kiss. Maybe that’s why he […]

New titles for William and Kate

New titles for William and Kate

William & Kate to be Duke and Duchess of Cambridge LONDON (Reuters) – Kate Middleton will be given the title Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge when she marries Britain’s Prince William on Friday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement. Queen Elizabeth made her grandson William the Duke of Cambridge to mark the marriage […]

The Beckhams look their best at royal wedding

The Beckhams look their best at royal wedding

The Beckhams arrive at the royal wedding Fashion icons David and Victoria Beckham arrived for the royal wedding, looking suitably stylish. Soccer star David looked dashing in a Ralph Lauren suit, with his hair slicked back, and medal pinned to his chest. However, there was one minor question raised after their entrance.Some say Beckham pinned the […]

How William and Kate will honor Diana

How William and Kate will honor Diana

How William and Kate will honor Princess Diana at wedding The late Princess Diana will be sorely missed at Friday’s royal wedding, when her eldest son Prince William ties the knot with Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey. But William, 28, and Middleton, 29, have found a way to honor Diana, who died in a 1997 car crash at […]

Panasonic, Yahoo, more admit defeat, sign deal with Klausner

Panasonic, Yahoo, more admit defeat, sign deal with Klausner

It’s easy to mock the little guy when he takes a handful of giant corporations to court. Such litigious overzealousness usually gets tangled up or tossed out altogether — Klausner Technologies, however, is laughing all the way to the bank, with a stellar track record taking on some of tech’s biggest names over the past few […]

Sirius Satellite 2.0 to include DVR-like features, personalized stations?

Sirius Satellite 2.0 to include DVR-like features, personalized stations?

The problem with Sirius Satellite Radio? You can listen to hundreds of stations, but only if you tune in live. As it stands, licensing restrictions make it impossible to record Howard Stern asking intrusive questions about people’s sex lives. But that could change with version 2.0 of the platform, which is rumored to be on track […]

Amped Wireless' UA600EX adapter quadruples your laptop's WiFi range when you're on a boat

Amped Wireless’ UA600EX adapter quadruples your laptop’s WiFi range when you’re on a boat

For every gadget you can use on land, there has to be one youcan use at sea, right? Just in time for yachting season, Amped Wireless released the weatherproof UA600EX High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro USB Adapter, which promises to extend your notebook’s WiFi range in areas where there are no hotspots to be mooched. […]

Xoom Camera Connection Kit makes us lust for Photoshop on Honeycomb

Xoom Camera Connection Kit makes us lust for Photoshop on Honeycomb

Soon enough you’ll be able to transfer photos from your digital camera straight to your Xoom, provided you’re willing to shell out $20 for the Xoom Camera Connection Kit. We already knew that the tablet was capable of reading USB drives with a little trickery, but Motorola’s upcoming update will officially unlock that functionality (albeit in a […]

SIM-sized satellites to lift off with Endeavour this afternoon

SIM-sized satellites to lift off with Endeavour this afternoon

They won’t be beaming GPS or radio signals back to Earth anytime soon, but these one-inch-squaresatellites could one day travel to distant planets — without fuel. Developed over a period of three years by a team of undergraduates at Cornell University, the Sprite chips could eventually be used for communication, flying in clusters like tiny […]

Panasonic Viera AR Setup Simulator app augments the reality of your TV dream (video)

Panasonic Viera AR Setup Simulator app augments the reality of your TV dream (video)

A cardboard cut-out, really? You pasted a 50-inch rectangle of stiffened paper to the wall in order to preview the flatscreen of your dreams within your new Vitsoe shelving system? For shame. A true nerd, nay, a real man would have cast aside those arts and crafts for Panasonic’s new Viera AR Setup Simulator app. Just […]