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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

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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.

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Microsoft uses Kinect to interpret sign language from deaf people

It can already read hand and body movements, but Microsoft's Kinect technology is incorporating sign language into its motion-sensing vocabulary, too.

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Every existing smartphone and tablet can now be a 3D scanner

Microsoft research team claims it has devised a way to turn 2D images into a 3D renderings in less than two minutes.

Livescribe's latest smartpen draws heavily on iOS

The Livescribe 3 smartpen captures your notes as you jot them down, syncing them with a companion app for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Portable power

This week's roundup of new iOS-related gear offers new ways to power up your iPhone, and even new ways to power up multiple iOS devices at the same time. Power to the people, uh-huh!