Doug Aamoth

Aamoth handles tech-related news, reviews, how-to's and videos as an editor at TIME. He lives in Boston and has spent around 20 years in the tech industry.

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Dell Outs ‘Inspiron Duo’ Tablet/Netbook Hybrid

This thing is crazy, and maybe in a good way. At Intel’s developers conference today, Dell showed off what appeared to be a netbook at first glance. Then the guy holding it apparently swiveled the 10-inch touchscreen around 180 degrees inside its own frame, closed the computer as one would do with a standard notebook, and …

App of the Week: MarkdownMail

If you’ve been looking for a simple way to send HTML e-mail from your iPhone, MarkdownMail ($1.99) may be the answer. The application makes use of a simplified coding syntax developed by John Gruber known as Markdown, which it leverages to quickly create things like hyperlinks, bolded words, italicized words, bulleted lists, headings, …

Olympus E-5 DSLR Sports Swiveling LCD, 720p Video

Olympus has finally unveiled the long-awaited replacement to its E-3 DSLR camera, the E-5. It’s a 12-megapixel four thirds camera that’s due out in October with a starting price of around $1,700 for just the body.

The E-5 is compatible with both CompactFlash and SD cards, features 720p video recording at 30 frames per second, HDMI

Boxee Set Top Box Features 1080p Video, QWERTY Remote

Internet-to-TV video service, Boxee, has been available as a free software download for a while now, but the company has been working with hardware partner D-Link on a dedicated hardware box for the better part of a year.

The Boxee platform in and of itself grabs stream-able video from all over the web—YouTube, Hulu, Netflix, CNN,

Top Ten Monday Tech Deals

Summer’s over, the kids are back in school, and you finally have a chance to slip back into some semblance of a routine. Here are some handpicked gadget deals to offer one last bit of distraction.

Garmin nuvi GPS with voice recognition: $99.99, today only (Amazon)

You yell at your GPS anyway, so you might as well have one that listens.

Acer Prepping Keyboardless Dual Touchscreen Laptop?

This may be nothing or it may be the very future of portable computing as we know it! As with all rumors, it’s probably somewhere in between.

Apparently Acer is working on a 15-inch notebook that swaps out the hardware keyboard and trackpad for a second touchscreen. The design appears similar to Toshiba’s

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

10% ($0 to $8,375)

Sure, you make very little money.

Lenovo Laptop Charger Doubles as a USB Hub

Smart. Lenovo has managed to stuff four USB ports into the brick of a notebook power adapter. And while notebook adapters with built-in USB charging ports exist already, this one actually turns three of its four ports into a USB hub while reserving the fourth for straightforward charging.

So if you’re looking to plug a bunch of

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