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04.26.12
Samsung intros 'world's thinnest' external DVD writer, tries to convince you to pack it with your tablet
04.26.12

Samsung intros 'world's thinnest' external DVD writer, tries to convince you to pack it with your tablet

Generally, a new optical disk drive is nothing to write home about, but how about one that's speci...

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12.05.11
Samsung SE-208BW SmartHub packs DVD writer, we ask why then take it for a spin (video)
12.05.11

Samsung SE-208BW SmartHub packs DVD writer, we ask why then take it for a spin (video)

Is there any better way to ring in 2012 than to drop 129 bills on a shiny new wireless-enabled DV...

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09.02.11
Samsung outs new Blu-ray and media hub drives: dammit, the ODD still lives
09.02.11

Samsung outs new Blu-ray and media hub drives: dammit, the ODD still lives

You've seen our musings on the continued relevance of optical drives and it seems Samsung agrees...

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07.27.11
Editorial: Apple's officially over the optical drive, for better or worse
07.27.11

Editorial: Apple's officially over the optical drive, for better or worse

I don't like it. Not one iota. But frankly, it doesn't much matter -- Apple's officially done wit...

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05.30.11
Gigabyte announces S1080 Windows 7 tablet with USB 3.0 and optical drive dock
05.30.11

Gigabyte announces S1080 Windows 7 tablet with USB 3.0 and optical drive dock

We're here at Computex's pre-show event to get some hands-on time with a few new products. As exp...

By R. Lai,   05.30.11
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05.11.11
Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)
05.11.11

Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)

This comes from the same touchy-feely Kajimoto lab in Japan that brought us the tactile kiss tran...

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05.02.11
Tactile kiss transmission device finally makes it okay to smooch your computer (video)
05.02.11

Tactile kiss transmission device finally makes it okay to smooch your computer (video)

They say the vast majority of communication is done physically rather than verbally, but in the rea...

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03.25.11
Buffalo reveals slimline external BDXL burner for $275, affiliated media still makes your wallet weep
03.25.11

Buffalo reveals slimline external BDXL burner for $275, affiliated media still makes your wallet weep

BDXL is the optical storage medium du jour, but the options for those wanting its capacious quad-la...

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02.22.11
Kiss Controller lets you play a bowling game with your tongue... while it's in someone else's mouth (video)
02.22.11

Kiss Controller lets you play a bowling game with your tongue... while it's in someone else's mouth (video)

Oh, this isn't weird at all! The Kissing Controller, an experimental project by one Hye Yeon Nam, i...

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