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Microsoft unveils Surface 3

- March 31st, 2015
Surface 3

While not as powerful as the Surface Pro 3, the new Surface 3 will be Microsoft’s thinnest and lightest tablet yet.

Some road warriors need powerful weapons, able to smite even the mightiest high-def video editing projects or Photoshop transformation effects.

For those who can do with something a little less beefy, Microsoft is hoping the latest iteration of the Surface tablet will fill a niche somewhere below the high-powered, high-priced Surface Pro 3.

Simply called the Surface 3, Microsoft’s new Windows 8.1-based tablet will go on sale this May, with pre-orders set to begin today and in-store hands-on availability later in April. Two models will be available, a 2 GB RAM/64 GB SSD configuration ($639) and a 4 GB RAM/128 GB SSD version ($769.) For the first time in a Surface tablet, a 4G LTE model will be available this August, at a yet-to-be-announced price.

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Refreshed crowd-funded SmartGuitar never needs tuning

- March 29th, 2015

Jamstik+

After the launch of the original jamstik, the Smart Guitar in 2014, Zivix, the creators went back to the drawing board to improve upon their original offering. And just a few days ago, they initiated a Kickstarter campaign for jamstik+, that reached its original funding goal of $50K U.S. in just four hours. They currently have over 900 backers with over $224K U.S. in pledges – four and a half times the original ask.
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Coin sized TrackR keeps tabs on your stuff

- March 24th, 2015

TrackR Coin

Can’t remember where you left your keys or maybe your phone? If you answered yes to either of these questions then TrackR bravo is the gadget for you. It’s a Bluetooth enabled device paired with a mobile app that using a distance locator, could locate missing items within 30m and possibly beyond. And it’s not just limited to your phone and your keys; it can track anything from pets and bikes to purses and wallets, anything that you attach it to.

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New Apple TV slated for June WWDC?

- March 20th, 2015

At Apple’s recent “Spring Forward” event the focus was on the Apple watch and the new MacBook but quietly, Apple reduced the price of the Apple TV in Canada by $20 to $89 without any changes to the product.  But little did I realize, that two little words on the Apple TV page at the Apple Store might be an indication of something new and exciting coming down the path.
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