SlingPlayer now available in the Windows Store

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Download SlingPlayer ($14.99) from the Windows Store today and watch live or recorded TV shows remotely right from your Windows tablet or PC. With the SlingPlayer app for Windows, you can find interesting TV shows to watch using the SlingPlayer Gallery, change channels, and control your DVR right on your device! Don’t have a Slingbox? Click here to save $30 (and get free shipping) on a new Slingbox 350 or 500.


HP unveils EliteBook Revolve

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HP EliteBook Revolve

Today HP unveiled the EliteBook Revolve. The EliteBook Revolve is of course optimized for Windows 8 with a very slick design and some impressive specs:

  • The latest, third-generation Intel Core processors.
  • An 11.6-inch diagonal HD display packed into a 3.04 lb. design.
  • Constructed with durable, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and has an all-magnesium chassis.
  • It has USB 3.0, DisplayPort and secure NFC.
  • It comes with a 720p HD4 camera and dual-microphone array.
  • Solid-state drive (SSD) options up to 256 GB with Intel Rapid Start Technology.
  • And it has a full-sized, backlit keyboard and can come with an optional pen for handwriting.

The HP EliteBook Revolve is expected to be available in theU.S.in March 2013 and HP will announce pricing information closer to the date of availability so look for that from them early next year.


Microsoft Hardware Debuts Windows 8 Keyboard With Split Backspace-Spacebar Key

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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

Building on its previously announced lineup of Windows 8 hardware peripherals, Microsoft Corp. today introduced the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard, an ergonomic keyboard featuring an enlarged split spacebar with optional backspace functionality that enhances typing efficiency and speed. From its thoughtful design and ergonomic shape to the Windows 8-specific keys, the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is the perfect Windows 8 desktop companion for productivity and comfort. The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard will be available soon at the online Microsoft Store and other participating retailers. Estimated retail price is US$59.95.

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Sony Completes Full Acquisition of Sony Ericsson

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Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced that the transaction to acquire Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson’s (“Ericsson”) 50% stake in Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (“Sony Ericsson”) has been completed as of February 15, 2012 (Central European time). This marks the completion of the transaction jointly announced by Sony and Ericsson on October 27, 2011, and makes Sony Ericsson a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. Sony will rename Sony Ericsson “Sony Mobile Communications”, and further integrate the mobile phone business as a vital element of its electronics business, with the aim of accelerating convergence between Sony’s lineup of network enabled consumer electronics products, including smart phones, tablets, TVs and PCs.

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