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The Week in iOS Accessories: Better batteries

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes several new ways of powering up your iOS device when a power plug isn't nearby.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Ready, aim, campfire!

This week's roundup of new accessories for your iOS gear includes a device that uses your campfire to power up your iPhone, plus the usual assortment of speakers, keyboards, stands, and more.

Gesture-sensing keyboard bridges gap between touch, traditional inputs

Microsoft Research has developed a prototype keyboard that understands basic gestures.

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Logitech's TV-controlling keyboard can light up a room

The Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 features backlit keys so you'll never have to fumble for that remote control when watching a movie in a darkened room.

Expo Notes: Livescribe hopes to make the pen mightier in the digital age

The smartpen maker came to Macworld/iWorld to show off its Livescribe 3 smartpen and tout the third-party apps that now work with the smartpen.

on macworld.com

Developer spotlight: Livescribe looks to offer a mightier pen

We may be living in a digital age, but the makers of the Lightscribe 3 smartpen thinks there's still room for pen and paper -- assuming it's high-tech pen and paper, of course.

Developer spotlight: Talking microphones with Blue

Blue Microphones tells us about the latest audio accessories they've made for the Mac.

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Fujitsu's PC-phone hybrids cut power consumption for unified communications

Fujitsu also showed a laptop with its PalmSecure palm-vein authentication built in at the Cebit trade show

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Clamcase announces new Clamshell keyboard case for the iPad mini

Good news if you like to type on your iPad but don't like external keyboards: Clamcase's new Clamshell gives you keys in a classy, minimalistic package that looks right at home with Apple's own design.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: CES-stravaganza, Part 2

CES week means more new iOS-friendly gear than we can cover in one roundup, so here's this week's second set of offerings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This time around, we've got keyboards, chargers, and much more.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: CES-stravaganza, Part 1

It's early January, which means it's time for the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Which also means plenty of new iOS accessories are being announced (if not yet actually shipping). Here's our first batch of interesting new gear.

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Hands-on: When iPads get drunk, they dock with the TrewGrip keyboard

If you've ever longed for a keyboard for your iPad mini or phone that's vaguely suggestive of a pasta shell, perhaps the TrewGrip is for you.

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HP embeds Leap Motion gesture controller in 11 desktop and all-in-one PCs

Leap Motion's finger-waggling tech is coming stock in a slew of HP desktops. Too bad the Leap Motion idea outshines the implementation.

on pcworld.com

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Intel app winner conjures music with a wave of the hand

Shikumi Design won $100,000 from Intel for its Kagura app, which could turn DJing into performance art.

Wheelchair-bound can navigate via tongue piercing

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a way for someone to navigate a computer or steer a wheelchair using a tongue piercing and sensors.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Bluetooth, Bluetooth everywhere!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes Bluetooth speakers, more Bluetooth speakers, and then, to top it off, some more Bluetooth speakers.