Hand Held Hack #27 – Video – “Amazon Tablet Updates”

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[powerpress] Amazon updates its tablet line-up, is it time to shop for a new smartphone? Researchers have created a thin hologram that may allow holographic displays on hand held devices. (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.handheldhack.com/category/netcasts/feed/ http://www.handheldhack.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2Bj2_zj4MzY
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Hand Held Hack #27 – Audio – “Amazon Tablet Updates”

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[powerpress] Amazon updates its tablet line-up, is it time to shop for a new smartphone? Researchers have created a thin hologram that may allow holographic displays on hand held devices. (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.handheldhack.com/category/netcasts/feed/ http://www.handheldhack.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2Bj2_zj4MzY
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Are Holograms Coming to Your Hand-Held Devices?

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Are holograms coming to our hand-held devices? [youtube]https://youtu.be/HifYH0888eo[/youtube] The world's first 'nano hologram' could bring 3D technology to your smartphone Wired - By: Alexandra Simon-Lewis - "Holograms have been a part of our imagination since the dawn of science fiction. But fiction is now starting to cross over into reality. A team of scientists from RMIT University and the Beijing Institute of Technology have designed the 'world's thinnest' hologram. It is said the hologram is capable of being integrated into everyday products such as smartphones. The work was led by RMIT's Min Gu led the project and claims the holographic technology can be seen without 3D goggles and is 1,000 times thinner than human hair. The academics dubbed the technology a 'nano hologram'. At present, the constraints that hold back…
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Is It Time to Buy a New Smartphone?

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Should you take the leap and get a new smartphone? There's no better time to buy a new smartphone than right now CNBC - By: Todd Haselton - "If you're in the market for a new smartphone, there's no better time than right now to buy one. Almost every single smartphone maker has its latest flagship out on the market, which means your device isn't going to be outdated in a week or a month, which is what most people worry about. It's a message I want to relay because, while eating lunch this afternoon, I overheard one of my CNBC colleagues speaking about buying a new phone for his daughter, questioning whether or not he should buy one now or closer to the start of the school year. 'Now!'…
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Amazon Refreshes its Tablet Line-up

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Inexpensive tablets with Amazon features... a win/win? Amazon hits 'refresh' with its tablet lineup LowellSun.com - By Hayley Tsukayama - "Amazon has cut the price of its Fire HD 8 tablet by $10, with an upgraded model that will be available next month for $80. The company also announced a new version of the 7-inch Fire tablet, which will keep its $50 price tag. It also introduced two new versions of its tablet for children -- a $100 update to its Fire 7 Kids Edition and brand new $130 Fire HD 8 Kids Edition -- and a limited promotion that will slice 20 percent off for anyone who buys at least three Fire devices at once. The price cut comes as Amazon and other manufacturers try to settle on the…
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