As a basic, inexpensive digital music player for the gym, the Iomega Mixx is a decent choice, but beware of the poor battery life.
News site, which touts itself as a more customizable alternative to social-media sites like Digg, is scheduled to open up on Tuesday.
An earlier version of this blog incorrectly stated some of Mixx's content partnerships.
Mixx is a new social news service that's similar to Digg, but it's doing some interesting things that set it apart.
Also: iPhone developer Smule has raised $3.9 million in funding; Mixx has a new homepage; and Yammer is set to announce a hosted version of its software.
Online discovery site, which competes with Digg, Reddit, and Mixx, snags Funny Or Die, Atom, Scientific American, and 5min.com for its partner program.
Slated to ship later this month, the new Miix combines a Windows 8 tablet with a flip-style keyboard to transform it into a laptop.
The acting chief of the online-television site says one effect of getting a cash infusion means more pitches for original content -- but Hulu's ambitions there are relatively muted.
The social network wants to prove -- through its new partnership with data company Datalogix -- that clicks aren't the only way to gage a successful ad campaign.
Company behind the online productivity suite is capitalizing on the suspension of Google Notebook with a new import feature in its own Zoho Notebook.