Check out a device that adds a virtual touch screen to any paper or book -- putting us one step closer to the futuristic computing experiences teased in the film "Minority Report."
The Japanese manufacturer's color-rendering Flepia e-book reader is available for preorder in Japan for $1,000 and is scheduled to ship on April 20.
The pint-sized SNE-50K will be sold only in South Korea at first, but the consumer electronics giant has plans and prototypes for worldwide rollouts.
Former federal CTO Aneesh Chopra joins the show today to talk wireless policy and what the heck happened with SOPA/PIPA; we dish on what really happened with Molly's Galaxy Nexus; and the address book uploading controversy that just won't end. Plus, Into It/Not Into It, and one angry, angry voice mail. Good to be back!
Google buys an e-book company but faces trouble with its planned acquisition of ITA Software, the News Corp. iPad magazine is delayed, and a new virus parades as a Kama Sutra how-to guide.
Finally, the wait is over. We know just about everything there is to know about Apple's "magic" tablet, the iPad. So let's go over some of the rumors that led up to its release to see just how right, or wrong, they turned out to be.
It's only the first week of 2010 and we're already swimming in gadget announcements.
Sales of e-paper displays--primarily used in e-readers for now--are predicted to soar from 22 million units this year to 1.8 billion in 2018.
While Jeff Bezos was busy explaining Thursday why Amazon doesn't release sales numbers for the Kindle, he mentioned that a color-screen Kindle was still a distant dream.
It begins with iPhone 3 software details, progresses into face stealing, and somehow ends up at a claw machine containing a mountain of mammaries. Obviously words do nothing to express the joy of this week's Gadgettes.