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Macworld 2010: Kanex XD and Microvision ShowWX

From Macworld Expo 2010, Roman Loyola takes a look at two Best of Show winners, Kanex's XD (an adapter box for connecting HDMI devices to the current 27-inch iMac) and Microvision's ShowWX (a pico projector).

Macworld 2010: FastMac U-Socket and Verbatim Titan XS

In this video, Dan Frakes reports from Macworld 2010 and talks about the new U-Socket from FastMac. U-Socket is a power outlet with built-in USB ports for your home. He'll also look at Verbatim's new Titan XS, a rugged and very small portable hard drive.

Macworld 2010 refocuses for new era, without Apple

Macworld 2010 will be the first San Francisco show in which Apple hasn't participated, but that doesn't mean the show won't have plenty to offer attendees.

Lithium-ion battery life could reach 20 years

Japanese research and development firm Eamex claims to have found a new way to increase the typical average life of a high-capacity lithium-ion battery.

Wacom announces Intuos4 Wireless pen tablet

Wacom's Intuos4 Wireless pen tablet will feature Bluetooth connectivity.

Bagmakers tout iPad carrying options

Accessory makers were quick to jump on the iPad bandwagon, with several bag vendors announcing protective bags and sleeves...some available months before the iPad is even shipping.

Apple details first iPad accessories

Here's an early look at the accessories that Apple plans to make available for its iPad tablet.

Skydda Design's BambooBook is full of bamboo and class

Skydda Design's BambooBook case for the 13-inch MacBook Pro is manufactured of bamboo and comes with its own vinyl carrying case.

BookBook provides a novel cover for your MacBook

Twelve South's BookBook case protects your MacBook or MacBook Pro in a hard leather casing that resembles a vintage, leather-bound book.

NAMM Briefs: AmpliTube 3, The Bridge, drum kits, mixers, more

Music vendors of all types converged on the Anaheim Convention Center for the International Music Products Association’s four-day winter meet-up. Here’s a brief wrap of what’s been going on.

Dress up your Mac with custom decals

Looking for a way to spice up your MacBook? Check out MovieMagicMan's wide assortment of decals, including superheroes, classic cartoon characters, and more.

Elgato announces EyeTV One tuner

Elgato has announced another television tuner for the Mac. The EyeTV One is specifically designed to work with antennas to deliver free, over-the-air HD broadcasts to a computer.

CES 2010 projects post-recession optimism

Consumer electronics sales may be projected to be flat in 2010, but that's not stopping vendors of smartphones, LCD TVs, and a wide range of other products from descending upon Las Vegas for this week's CES show.