Document seems to reveal a Microsoft built Touch Cover for the Apple iPad

Microsoft debuted the Surface Touch Cover in 2012. A combination cover/QWERTY, the accessory protected the tablet while at the same time it provided a flat, formless keyboard to help users type faster on the Surface tablet. But a flat typing surface was not good enough for most, so Microsoft came up with the Surface Type Cover. The Type Cover comes with buttons and keys making it more of a legitimate QWERTY keyboard for Surface users. And yes, it can double as a cover.

Microsoft now produces only the Type Cover for Surface users, but it doesn’t appear that the Touch Cover is going away. …

FCC document reveals low-end LG X charge budget handset

The LG X charge (LG-M327) is a low-end handset that LG has been working on according to FCC documents that have been discovered. Models like the X charge are the ones that you see pre-paid carriers give away to new subscribers, or find priced at a small percentage of what it would cost you to purchase a high-end or flagship device. This is a very competitive area of the smartphone market, and some manufacturers like LG and Motorola have really been able to get their feet wet on both ends of the spectrum.

The screen of the LG X charge will carry a 720 x 1280 HD resolution. While the size …

Rare color photos document the festivities at a 1941 state fair


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First held in 1846, the Rutland State Fair in Rutland, Vermont is one of the oldest state fairs in the United States

With agricultural exhibitions, races, and rides, the fair drew massive crowds each year from around New England and New York, eventually being renamed the Vermont State Fair in 1972.

In 1941, Farm Security Administration photographer Jack Delano documented the festivities at the fair in Rutland, even springing to shoot a few rolls in color.

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Leaked internal document reveals Verizon's LG G6 pre-orders will start March 17th for $672

A leaked internal Verizon document reveals that the nation’s largest carrier will start taking pre-orders for the LG G6 starting on March 17th. That is this coming Friday (and is also St. Patrick’s Day). The phone is priced at $672 smackers, or $28 a month with 24 payments due. As we previously told you, the launch date will be April 7th. Did we say that Verizon has a number of promotional gifts to give away to those who reserve an LG G6?

Everyone who pre-orders the LG G6 will receive a free Google Home. That is the smart speaker powered by Google Assistant that answers your questions, runs …