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Ricoh has new rear converter for Pentax lenses, plus products in development

Ricoh announced a new rear converter that extends the zoom of Pentax telephoto lenses by 1.4x, yet measures less than an inch. In addition, Ricoh gives a glimpse of products currently in development, including a new medium-format camera…

.com has company! What new top-level domains like .bike mean for you

Thousands of new top-level Internet domains like .bike and .voting are starting to become available. Will they change how we use the Internet, or are they just a fad?

Toshiba releases $280 13-inch Intel-powered Chromebook

To this point, Acer, Samsung and Asus have released devices running on Google's Chrome OS. Now, Toshiba has decided to step into the Chromebook ring, launching a model today aimed at those light on cash.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 release date now set for April 8?

A new rumor suggests that the first significant update for Windows 8.1 could arrive in the second week of April, days after Microsoft's Build conference wraps up. Read on to learn more here.

Fridge or freezer? This new Frigidaire converts with the flip of a switch

Need an extra fridge and freezer, but don't have the cash to buy both? Check out this new 2-in-1 hybrid from Frigidaire and get the best of both worlds
Home Theater

Comcast closes in on ‘TV Everywhere’ promise with cloud-based DVR launch in Boston

Comcast began rolling out a cloud-based DVR to its Boston customers today as part of an expansion of its premium X1 cable TV service. The new service allows Comcast customers to view recorded content outside of their own Wi-Fi network for…

MochaMeet wants to help you spend more time with your friends

MochaMeet wants to help you keep in better touch with your friends. We review it. Can it keep us in touch with our long lost friends? Find out here.

Escali’s SmartConnect kitchen scale estimates the nutrients in your food

By syncing with your mobile device and pulling nutritional data from a database, Escali's SmartConnect kitchen scale can measure the nutrients in your food. Read on to learn more here.

North Korea ‘upgrades’ to copycat version of Mac OS X

Copycats in the eastern part of the globe aren't exactly new, from the Chinese League of Legends clone to the Chinese copycat versions of the Apple store. North Korea's new Red Star OS is just the latest entry in this pattern of Asian…

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC coming to PC and PS4 on February 27

The Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC is currently available for Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners, but PlayStation 4 and PC users will have to wait until February 27.
Android Army

Facebook debuts open-source Android security tool that encrypts data on SD cards

Facebook decided to share security software it developed to protect its Android app from malware, which encrypts the data stores on MicroSD cards used by phones and tablets. The decision to open-source is good news for other developers.