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This week in Crave: The volcanic edition

Too busy trying to pronounce the name of that Icelandic volcano to keep up with Crave? Here's some of the news we spewed while you were trying to say "Eyjafjallajokull."

Too busy trying to pronounce the name of that irascible Icelandic volcano to keep up to the minute on Crave this week? Here's just some of the news we spewed while you were trying to say "Eyjafjallajokull."

• Updated MacBook Pros have an updated relationship to TVs.

Steampunk computer desk
Consumer electronics meet the Victorian era. The Steampunk Workshop

• Spring Design's Alex e-book reader has landed.

• Not so fast on that iPad, world.

• As for iPad gripes, Rafe's got plenty.

• So, it turns out, does Chloe the Corgi.

• New SlideHD camcorder Flips the switch.

• Computer desk goes full steampunk ahead.

• You're never too young to while your day away in a cubicle.

• The WePad: Yes, we get the pun, too.

• Here's what it looks like when "Star Wars" meets samurai.

• C'mon, give us a haptic hug!

Got a great gadget tip for us? Write to us at crave at cnet dot com. And be sure to put "AY-yah-fyah-lah-YOH-kuul" in the subject line.