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Carrying cash can be a drag, but it's often an even bigger nuisance for shopkeepers with iPad point-of-sale terminals. Because of a focus on swiping plastic, storage solutions for your dollar bills take a back seat. The WindFall Cash Drawer is Heckler Designs' stylish US-made option that, accordin

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Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages. During this Independence Day-tinged week, the Engadget team has been peering into the past, present and future of manufacturing in the US. We touched on the implausible

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It sounds like the future. Whirring electric skateboards, the joyous chatter of children in a distant playground and an unusual absence of petrol-powered machinery. It looks like the future, too. Glistening lakes dotting the background, lawns so lush they're mistaken for artwork and an unmistakabl

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Over the past two years, the United States has seen a return to American manufacturing by some of the biggest names in tech. In 2012, Google introduced the ultimately failed Nexus Q, while Apple's Tim Cook teased an American-made Mac. One year later, Lenovo cut the ribbon on a new plant in North C

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The first week of July for those of us here in the States brings a barrage of cookouts, cold beverages and patriotism. In fact, we've dedicated the entirety of this week's double issue to the good ol' US of A. Crammed into the pages of this e-magazine is a first-hand account of the struggle to con

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North Carolina is fast becoming a haven for tech behemoths, with Chinese giant Lenovo becoming the latest to plant its flag in the Southeastern soil. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is readying a PC production facility near its US headquarters which will kick off operations next y

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Google didn't touch on it during its keynote, but The New York Times' John Markoff has the story on one fairly unique feature of its new Nexus Q home media device: the base of the unit proudly boasts that it's \"Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.\" That includes an unnamed company in the Midwes

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently being interviewed by AllThingsD's Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, and took time to answer the question of whether or not Apple is interested in manufacturing any of its products domestically. While pointing out that it does source components locally, including glass

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Arizona manufacturer NuVision has begun shipping a pair of 1080p LCDs -- the 42-inch 42LCM1 and 47-inch 47LCM1 -- intended for custom installers and specialty retailers. The sets include those extra features and electronics that cater to high-end audiences, including NiDO image optimization and colo

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Arizona manufacturer NuVision has begun shipping a pair of 1080p LCDs -- the 42-inch 42LCM1 and 47-inch 47LCM1 -- intended for custom installers and specialty retailers. The sets include those extra features and electronics that cater to high-end audiences, including NiDO image optimization and colo

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