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Good Questions: Cell Phone Vibration, Telling Time And Clinking Glasses – CBS Local

Posted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s Friday, so we’re answering some of the Good Questions you’ve e-mailed us this summer. Chris from Hopkins wants to know: what makes cell phones vibrate? Employees from Sprint said there is a circuit board inside your phone with a ringer attached, and a vibration motor attached. After that it gets a little high-tech. A tech expert told WCCO that when your vibration mode is on and…

Best Buy dreams of laptop revival amid ‘crashing’ tablet sales – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

Asus Transfomer Pad TF103C

Best Buy dreams of laptop revival amid ‘crashing’ tablet sales – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

Asus Transfomer Pad TF103C

Buyer’s Guide: Discounts on 2013 Retina MacBook Pro, iPad Air, AppleCare … – Mac Rumors

Posted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

This week’s Buyer’s Guide includes some deals on the previous-generation 2013 Retina MacBook Pros, which are now available at rock bottom prices thanks to the launch of new 2014 Retina MacBook Pros on Tuesday. There’s also a decent discount on the 2014 MacBook Air, and some discounted prices on an array of different Apple accessories. Retina MacBook Pro For users who are looking for a deal on a Retina MacBook…

MacBook sticker sellers see sizable sales surge after Apple’s ‘Stickers’ ad airs – Apple Insider

Posted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

Friday, August 01, 2014, 08:16 am PT (11:16 am ET) By Sam Oliver Apple’s latest television advertisement — which shows a number of MacBook Airs that have been customized by their owners with fanciful stickers — has reportedly been a boon for shops that sell the vinyl decals, with some receiving four times as many orders as they did before the ad’s release. Chart showing the affect of Apple’s ad…

HP’s SlateBook 14 Android laptop ships, but with a higher price than expected – PCWorld

Posted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

Hewlett-Packard’s SlateBook 14 laptop with the Android OS has started shipping on schedule, but it’s priced at US$429, which is $30 more than the company had said it would cost. The laptop, which has a 14-inch screen and Android 4.3, was announced in June. At the time, HP said it would be priced at $399. It is available on HP’s website. The SlateBook 14 was introduced after customers told HP…