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j. k. rowling

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J.K. Rowling reaches out to shooting survivor who quoted Dumbledore

The Harry Potter author wrote to teenager Cassidy Stay, who quoted the wizardly headmaster at her murdered family's memorial service, sending her condolences -- and a wand.

By August 7, 2014

Review

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

If you absolutely must have a phone with an optical zoom, the K Zoom is basically your only option. It's bulky though, and the pictures it takes aren't any better than the Galaxy S5's. You'll be far better off with a cheap Android phone and a decent compact digital camera.

June 12, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 12, 2014
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Pentax K-50 and K-500

A reasonable option for an entry-level dSLR, the Pentax K-50 should satisfy if you need the weather-sealed design. But while acceptable, it and its cheaper sibling the K-500 lag behind the competition in image quality and performance.

July 18, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 18, 2013
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E-book glitch leaves new J.K. Rowling novel unreadable

Harry Potter author's first adult novel arrives to mixed reviews, but e-book readers who bought the book today couldn't even read it.

By September 27, 2012

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J.K. Rowling leads off Sony's Wonderbook series

At E3 2012 in Los Angeles, Sony showed off the new Wonderbook platform for the PlayStation 3. Making use of the PlayStation Eye camera and Move controller, the new title "Book of Spells" features new writing from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and aims to provide an immersive reading experience.

June 4, 2012

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Sony at E3 2012: New games, plus J.K. Rowling (pictures)

No, the Harry Potter author didn't show up in person, but Sony execs did demo "Book of Spells," a Rowling "augmented" book/game for kids, along with a few other games -- some hot, some... not.

13 Images By June 4, 2012

Editors' Take

Pentax K-3 (Body Only)

While the camera still has the weather-sealed body and same basic design, almost everything else about the Pentax K-3 from sensor to control layout is different.

October 7, 2013

Review

Pioneer VSX-823-K

The Pioneer VSX-823-K is a good deal for AirPlay fans looking for lots of HDMI connectivity, but it falls short on wireless features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

June 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 26, 2013
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Nikon 1 J4

Over a month ago, Nikon announced its Nikon 1 J4 everywhere but the US. Now it gets a little publicity boost by making it official here.

May 13, 2014

Editors' Take

Pentax K-5 IIs

The K-5 II gets an enhanced autofocus system, plus a sibling without an antialiasing filter. And they're accompanied by a couple of new lenses.

September 10, 2012