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Hands-on with Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon's next-generation 7 and 9-inch tablets

Loaded with more pixels than you'll know what to do with, the new Fire tablets also include 'X-Ray' features for second-screen TV viewing and a 'Mayday' button for real-time video tech support.

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Do newspapers 'deserve' to die? Not so fast

Frequent Chicago Sun-Times contributor Andy Ihnatko considers the layoff of the paper's photography department and the tough decisions old media companies need to make in a digital age.

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DC's new digital comics offer interactive features, layered multimedia

On Tuesday, at the opening of a new exhibition at the Time Warner Medialab in New York, DC Entertainment's President, Diane Nelson, and Co-Publisher, Jim Lee announced a new storytelling technology that would soon start appearing in DC's digital comics line.

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Sony Dev-50 digital binoculars fill a double bill as a still or video camera

Instead of a pair of metal tubes packed with lenses, the DEV-50 binoculars is a pair of 1080p HD camcorders joined together. Andy Ihnatko took them for a spin.

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Interview: Jonathan Coulton and Greg Pak on their Kickstarter project 'Code Monkey'

JoCo teams up with Greg Pak to bring his signature songs to life in comic form.

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20 must-grab digital Marvel Comics

Marvel's promoting free first issues of its comics. Please allow our comics steward, Andy Ihnatko, to make some recommendations.

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Pros and cons: Why I switched from iPhone to Android, Part 3

Andy Ihnatko wraps up his smartphone-switching digest with a look at the pros and cons of Android, and why Apple's far from doomed.

Customize and collaborate: Why I switched from iPhone to Android, Part 2

Andy Ihnatko continues his series on switching from iPhone to Android. This time: two more key Android features, involving customization and app collaboration.

Why I switched from iPhone to Android

Part one of Andy Ihnatko's story of why one longtime iPhone user has switched to the Samsung Galaxy S III.

Mac classics: Why BBEdit rules

Word processors come and go, but BBEdit has endured for more than twenty years. Andy Ihnatko knows why.

What I want in OS X

Andy Ihnatko has big hopes for future editions of the Mac operating system. And he'd like to see Apple's plans be just as big.

Cracking the idea of an Apple TV set

Andy Ihnatko tries to figure out the pros and cons of an Apple HDTV.

Steve Jobs is knocking on my door tonight

Andy Ihnatko loves the celebrations of Steve Jobs's life. He just doesn't think we should focus too much on what he would have wanted.

App sandboxing risks eroding the Mac's identity

Andy Ihnatko says that while it's understandable that Apple wants to keep the Mac simple and secure, it's risking the death of the Mac as a creative outlet for technical users.

Next to go...

Is the MacBook Air radical because it has only one USB port, no FireWire ports, and no optical drive? Just you wait, says Andy Ihnatko. Apple's got much more in store.