Lenovo intros four IdeaCentre all-in-ones, including a super-wide 29-inch model

Lenovo Aims to Extend Leadership in All-in-Ones with Four New ModelsRESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – September 30, 2013: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced several new additions to its growing family of all-in-one (AIO) desktop computers. Led by the super-widescreen Lenovo B750, which delivers the world’s first 29″ 21:9 display, the new devices aim to extend Lenovo’s leadership in the competitive AIO...

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Intel makes ‘significant’ investment in wearable pioneer Recon

Intel says that it has made a “significant investment” in Recon Instruments, a company that has quietly emerged on the cutting edge of wearable computing. Intel did not disclose the size of the investment. For Intel, the stake means closer ties with a company who has a proven track record in wearable computing. Intel said Friday that it will also contribute expertise in manufacturing, operations, and technology, arguably...

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iPhone, iOS 7 Receiving Enthusiastic Reviews

The first iPhone and iOS 7 reviews are in from news organizations including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times: Walter S. Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal recommends iPhone 5s “for anyone looking for a premium, advanced smartphone.” He calls the phone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor “a potentially game-changing hardware feature” and iOS 7 “a radically new operating system.” Ed Baig of USA Today looks at both...

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Google’s first batch of BufferBox delivery lockers arrives in San Francisco

There may be a few less places to find an Amazon delivery locker after Staples and Radio Shack announced they were removing them from their stores, but Google’s competing offering is now getting a boost with its biggest expansion to date. The company announced today that it’s bringing its BufferBox lockers to San Francisco, marking the first expansion of the delivery service into the US since Google acquired the Canadian...

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SkyDrive expands OCR scanning, talks up data-saving ‘smart files’

Microsoft has added the ability to automatically scan uploaded photos to SkyDrive via optical character recognition, in an attempt to catch up to Google. Microsoft also touted the success it has had with “smart files,” a technology that only syncs a small percentage of SkyDrive’s files and folders on a local machine, allowing users to minimize the number of files stored locally. While it’s unclear how many...

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