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For many people, an iPad, or even a netbook, is a sizable investment that’s worth protecting. Pelican has just announced a new hard case for iPads and netbooks. Made of high-strength ABS, the Pelican 1075 HardBack Case is dustproof, watertight and crushproof, with a built-in purge valve to control air pressure.

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New firmware has been released for Western Digital’s My Book Live series of home network hard drives that makes the drives compatible with Apple’s new OS X Lion. Prior to this firmware update, there were issues with the My Book Live drives and Time Machine (a free data recovery program that is included with every Mac computer).

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Logitech’s new M185 wireless mouse is a great deal. For less than $20 you get a plug-and-play wireless mouse with a symmetrical design that’s just as easy to use with your left hand as it your right hand.

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The demo is eye-popping. Hold an iPad 2 in front of an Apple TV, download Real Racing 2 HD and suddenly the tablet becomes a telemetric steering wheel. Instead of the game view being seen on the tablet, it’s displayed in 1080p on your big-screen HDTV even as the engines reverberate out of your home theater’s subwoofer. 

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No flash in the pan, tablets have gone mainstream. Mobile touch screen computers are proving that you don’t necessarily need a physical keyboard to enjoy entertainment, gather information and communicate by text or live video.

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Hands-on Review

HP’s glossy TouchPad tablet has a lot to recommend it. Notably, the innovative webOS operating system manages multiple tasks simultaneously. It treats all your open applications as cards that you drag across the screen.

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Computers are great for dishing up information in a straightforward and easy-to-digest manner. The problem is that they can just as easily serve up information to individuals who are not authorized to see the information. A privacy filter can eliminate that risk.

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Identity theft and the gathering of personal information is big business, at least for the people determined to collect it. It’s one thing to innocently throw away a credit card bill only to have someone find the information in the trash and use it to their advantage.

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It is unfortunate that people’s memory can get worse with age. Computers, too, tend to lose memory as they get older. Fortunately, upgrading computer memory is an easy task, and not an expensive one, either.

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If you were expecting Windows on the new HP TouchPad, guess again. What distinguishes this sleek multi-touch tablet is that it’s neither an Android or iOS device. Instead, it’s HP’s first webOS tablet. 

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Since weddings are quick paced, one-shot events, backing up your image files as you work is imperative. Unless you plan on carrying a pocketful of memory cards, you’ll need a device to store your files so you can unload your memory card and pop it back into the camera. (Always carry spare cards in your kit.)

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Sometimes, being given more choices can make it harder to make a decision. That’s the situation with tablet computers today. New to the market, Acer’s Iconia Tab A500 is an Android Honeycomb tablet that will compete with the Motorola Xoom, the T-Mobile G-Slate and the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer.

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With more than 90 different wireless mouse models in stock at B&H, you might wonder why the world needs a better mouse. But HP thinks it does. Billed as the world’s first Wi-Fi mouse, the HP Wi-Fi Mobile Mouse connects to your computer without a USB dongle.

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Advancements in processing power and graphics technology, along with inexpensive memory, have contributed significantly to the realism of today’s video games. It’s amazing how far technology has come. Aside from computing horsepower, though, there’s another way to enhance the user experience.

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Optical discs have been common for more than 30 years now, and scratched discs have been common for just as long. Just about everyone has experienced a CD that skips or a DVD that freezes. Optical discs are read by lasers, and a little scratch or splotch of grease is all it takes to interrupt the reading process. Sometimes you can simply clean or polish a disc and it will work like new.

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