WearIT brings its prototype smart watch to CE Week, we go eyes-on

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It’d be hard to go hands-on with the WearIT smart watch given that it’s still very much a prototype and its touchscreen is … well, it’s not enabled yet. But we did get a chance to put our hands to the device and snap a gaggle of pictures, highlighting its 1.54-inch capacitive touchscreen and trio… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 teardown shows easy fixes, skimpy battery

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We’ve already deconstructed Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 on a metaphorical level, and now it’s iFixit’s turn to go the literal route. The DIY repair outlet found the pen-friendly tablet to be one of its easier tablet teardowns in recent memory: just about everything inside that frame can be swapped out individually. It’s even possible to… Read more »

Sanyo Eneloop Mobile Booster provides $79 of USB power-suck

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What was a Japanese-only device has finally made it to the US shores. Sanyo’s Eneloop Mobile Booster (aka, KBC-L2) battery supplies 5V 500mA of juice to a pair of simultaneously connected USB devices or 1,000mA to a single, more power-hungry tablet. The 5,000mAH Lithium-ion pack is baked right into the device (rechargeable Eneloop AA owners… Read more »