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CES To Set Stage For Windows Phone Tango Update

Now, we're ready for the next major update to Microsoft's smartphone platform and it looks like next month's CES is where they're going to reveal the Tango update to WP7.

Dev Teams Race Toward Untethered Jailbreak For Apple iOS 5 Devices

Both Pod2g from Chronic Dev-team and MuscleNerd from iPhone Dev-team are working hard to provide an untethered jailbreak for iOS5, particularly with A5-powered iDevices. And they're both getting awfully close.

OpenCL Image Processing Running on Jaguar Android Tablet

ZiiLABS of Creative continues to show off stunning demos of their Jaguar tablet that runs heavily customized version of Android.This time, they are setting the showcase for their implementation of OpenCL Getting quite complex video effects in smooth live view mode is huge.

EXOdesk Prepares For It’s CES Debut

Imagine the possibility on having 40" inch multi-touch desk replacing the space where you have your keyboard and mouse. This is what EXOdesk will debut in January 2012 at the Consumer Electronics Show.

LG 3.0 Announces New Prada Phone

Finally a new LG/Prada 3.0 phone has been announced to the whole world. This announcement was made during the renewal of the Prada/LG partnership in Seoul, Korea.

Mobile Devices Capture NYPD Raid On Occupy Wall Street Protestors

If you follow politics at all you have likely heard about the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Essentially, the movement is about protesting social and economic inequality, corporate greed, corruption, and influence over the government by rich corporations.

Brookstone Issues iPhone 4 Pocket Projector Accessory

Yes, your Apple iPhone 4 may be a pretty cool little product, but it's not exactly conducive to sharing your experience with those around you. Well, this relatively simple idea from Texas Instruments and Brookstone should help with that. Say hello to the Pocket Projector.

Surrogates More Than Just A Movie, Thanks To Advances In Robotics?

It turns out that "Surrogates", staring Bruce Willis, might not have been just a movie after all. For those who haven’t seen it, in the near future when people don’t interact with the environment themselves and instead have human-looking robots they control remotely do everything for them. Telesar V might not be nearly as sophisticated as the robots in Surrogates, yet the concept is still pretty similar. Telestar V is a telexistence robot system being researched by a group at the Keio University led by Professor Tachi. The idea behind the technology is having a robot you can remotely control.

New Capta Acessory Changing The Way Smartphones Stick

These days there are hundreds of iPhone and Smartphone accessories out in the market. A good accessory stands out by either being unique or doing a better job than similar products. So what makes the camera tripod, Capta, any different than other tripods?

iControlPad Accessory Upgraded With Universal-ish Clamp

Well, a slightly updated version of the iControlPad has now been revealed and while the core idea remains the same -- real gaming controls on a touchscreen smartphone -- there is one notable difference: the clamp

The Lengthy Unlikely Process Of Getting Siri On iPhone 4

Unfortunately, getting the iPhone 4 to play nice with the Apple Siri Servers isn’t exactly a two-step process; in fact in its current form it takes about 20 steps and requires access to a working jail-broken iPhone 4S.

Apple Open Sources Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC)

I don't think I've ever used "Apple" and "open source" in the same sentence without having to throw in a "no" or a "not" in there somewhere.

Marchi Mobile Announces High-End eleMMent Luxury RVs

Who said that traveling the country in a recreational vehicle meant that you had to do away with the creature comforts of the country club? Certainly not the folks at Marchi Mobile, as they have just announced a new line of ultra-luxurious RVs called eleMMent.

190 Million Android Devices Shipped: Thats $2.25 Billion For Google

According to the latest financial figures of the company, over 190 million Android devices have sold around the world, with CEO Larry Page at...

Siri Ported to iPhone 4, Apple Blocking Devices?

It has been 18 since Apple ventured into the handheld electronics world. They kicked it off with devices like the Newton Message Pad and now we have the advanced iPhone 4 with iOS 5. You can do almost anything on your smartphone these days and the advent of smartphones like Android devices and iPhone iterations, and most recently tablets have spelled the demise of the PDA.

GM Announces All-Electric Chevy Spark EV for 2013

As the market for electric cars grows, General Motors have announced the upcoming 2013 launch of a new electric urban car, cleverly named the Chevy Spark.

Next year’s Ultrabooks to feature 2560×1400 displays, Ivy Bridge processors

These days it's fairly common to find notebooks with 1366x768 resolution displays, even if they happen to be 15-inch screens. That's the same with this first generation of Ultrabooks from companies like Asus and Acer. However, the Ivy Bridge-powered ultrabooks next year could make a quantum leap beyond full HD.

JVC Announces Hybrid Photo HD Video Camera Pegged at $900

If you’ve been looking for a balanced photo and video camera, JVC promises the new GC-PX 10 -- a true hybrid of both video and still -- with an ability to capture 12 megapixel photos and full HD video recording at 36 Mbps will satiate your needs.

$40 Heat Harvesting Material for Electrical Devices Discovered

We all know that most devices which use electricity and all the industrial processes create heat while in their operation and this heat is usually put into waste. And we all know that for several years already, different thermoelectric technologies have been created and developed to resolve this problem but to no avail. Experts say that the perfect material is one with high electrical conductivity and at the same time, with a low thermal conductivity so that it can carry a lot of electricity without overheating.

Windows Phone 7 devices start receiving Mango updates by the crateful

If you happen to have any of the WP7 devices that are already out there, you should be receiving the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango upgrade within the next little while as Microsoft has begun pushing it out to the masses.

Leaked photo confirms A5 processor for iPhone 5?

And as such, we need to take this supposedly leaked photo with more than a few grains of salt. Even so, it does appear to confirm the inclusion of the A5 processor in the next iPhone.

Spitmo trojan steals secure banking info from Android devices

From the "developers" at SpyEye, Spitmo is the first "in the wild" malware to target Android. Basically, it targets people who have already been infected by SpyEye on the desktop

DivX Plus Streaming by Rovi offers Blu-ray experience to connected devices

Who wants to deal with physical media anymore? It's so much easier when you just stream your content over an Internet connection, but you might not get the same high-level experience that you get with a physical disc and all the studios can be more concerned about piracy and illegitimate viewing. So, Rovi has come along with a new solution called DivX Plus Streaming.

Samsung announces 4 new Galaxy phones and naming system

Samsung has announced four new Galaxy Android-based devices, and has also come up with a new naming system for all Galaxy smartphones to simplify things for consumers. Or to make them more complicated. It really depends on how you look at it. The four new phones, the Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro, all run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and fall under the new naming system, or the “SRWMY” scale.

New Kindle 3G replaces fees with ads

The new ad-sponsored Kindle 3G will be sold for about $90, with no data plan, contract or monthly fees. But I imagine it’s going to take a lot of ads to gain back the money they’ll be losing on 3G fees.

V CAST Video becomes Verizon Video for Android devices

Verizon has decided to do a little rebranding by unleashing "Verizon Video" to the Google-fueled masses. In essence, you are able to watch a bunch of your favorite television shows on your preferred Droid device, whether that be a smartphone or a tablet. It's not unlike V CAST Video, except that they've upgraded the quality of the video content and expanded the selection.

Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 first to get NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor

Tegra 3 is just around the corner and it looks like Asus could be getting first dibs at Kal-El. It looks like the first device to launch with Tegra 3 will be the next-generation Asus Eee Pad Transformer Android tablet.

Ashton Kutcher’s 1,100 square-foot trailer redefines “excessive”

Ashton Kutcher's 1,100 square-foot semi “trailer” comes complete with seven flat-screen TVs, two levels, two bathrooms, granite countertops and a conference space, this behemoth needs hydraulic expansion and retraction areas to meet U.S. transportation laws’ size requirements while on the road.

17 more Android devices get loaded with Skype 2.1

Do you wanna do the Skype thing on your Android smartphone, but they haven't made it available to your handset yet? Today's news should be good, then, since Skype has just extended its Skype 2.1 for Android to the "majority of Android devices." More specifically, they've added no fewer than 17 devices to the list.

Samsung announces white version of Galaxy S II Android superphone

As far as Android phones are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S II is easily one of the best. That brilliant Super AMOLED display, that peppy Tegra2 processor, that super slim profile. She's an absolute beauty, but maybe you're not a fan of the color scheme. Well, Samsung is trying to spark some additional interest in this superphone by announcing a white variant.

Researchers predict gas prices will drive consumers to EVs

Texas-based research company Zpryme released a new report today predicting that oil instability in Libya and the Middle East, contrasted with the less-volatile electricity prices and federal initiatives, may drive consumers towards electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles to replace their current vehicles over the coming years.

Photograph The Cosmos With Astroclip iPhone Accessory

Astroclip is a Kickstarter project, created by designer matthew Geyster from Base One Labs in Boston, and it is the very first iPhone accessory that actually allows users to take photos of the moon and galaxy. This innovative add-on lets you hook up your iPhone 4 to a telescope and take photos of the cosmos using your smartphone’s camera.

HP TouchPad 4G from AT&T rocks upgraded 1.5GHz processor

What's that? You just picked up the HP TouchPad and you think you're the new king of the tablet kingdom? Think again. HP has already one-upped itself, because an upgraded version of the webOS tablet has been formally announced and it `comes with two notable bumps on the spec sheet.

As App Store Downloads Go Up, So Do App Prices

Apple has officially stated that no less than 15 billion (that’s nine zeros) apps will have been downloaded by the end of this year. According to the company, more than 200 million users will have visited the store during 2011. Not only that, but the average price of the downloaded apps is also predicted to go up, a 14 per cent price increase to be exact.

Electromagnetic energy from cellphones could power small devices, rather than fry your brain

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a way to put all that electromagnetic energy floating around to use. They’ve managed to create a device that captures and harnesses ambient energy so it can be used to power small electronic devices.

Bio Trust uses people’s faces as passwords

Remember all the spy movies where protagonists had to scan their retinas, or even their entire face to get into some secret base or vault? With 3M Cogent's new development, we can now bring that high security feeling into our living rooms

Android Trojan automatically subscribes you to premium SMS services

Uh oh. One of the troubles associated with developing an increasingly popular product is that you become a bigger target for the bad guys too. Google Android is not immune to these kinds of attacks and the most recent one could cost you a pretty penny. That's because it could start sending you daily jokes and daily horoscopes.

A4tech V-Track: Wireless, Padless Mouse for All Kind of Surfaces

We all know that mice, the peripheral devices that is, require a mouse pad or atleast a good solid surface to work on smoothly. You will have a hard time trying to move the pointer on the display if you are using the mouse on a surface as smooth as glass or on the the wooly blanket while sitting on the bed.

 Sony Announces 20 New Game Titles for Xperia PLAY  

Today Sony Ericsson announced that they're going to deliver more than 20 new games to the Xperia PLAY, including 10 exclusive titles optimized for the device itself which everyone else without the Xperia can gawk over. The new games will add to the more than 60 titles already available for Xperia PLAY, which of course will be showcased at the E3 games expo from June 7-9.

ASUS Introduces The Eee PC X101: PadPhone Tablet Dock Leaked

ASUS has recently introduced some of its new products: the PadFone and the super slim Eee PC X101 netbook. The netbook can run MeeGo or Windows 7 in dual-boot and is powered by an Intel 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom processor bringing a 600 graphics GMA.

Microsoft Encouraging Higher Prices for Windows Phone Apps

With Microsoft’s software update due this fall, nicknamed Mango, the company is trying to bring over developers to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile by encouraging them to charge more for Windows Phone apps. Microsoft hopes to compete with the highly successful iTunes App Store by offering up better quality apps, as opposed to cheap or free apps that involve fart sounds.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Slices Into Crossover Market

When you think about crossover vehicles, they typically fit somewhere between a standard sedan and a larger SUV. With the recent leak of the ThinkPad X1 from Lenovo, we find a notebook PC that's try to straddle between the consumer and business markets.

LG Slices Thinner with P430, P530 Blade Series Notebooks

There's so much more to the thin notebook market than the MacBook Air. Taking a swing down South Korea way, you'll discover that LG has just unveiled a pair of additions to its Blade Series of skinny laptops: the LG P430 and the LG P530.

Angry Birds Magic Forces You to Find Nokia NFC Friends

Last week we caught wind that Rovio was going to unveil a new game called Angry Birds Magic at WIMA this week. The kicker is that the new version of the game made use of NFC in some creative way. As it turns out, it's not all that creative.

iPhone Goes Retro with Pinball Magic “Appcessory”

As great as touchscreens may be, they rarely offer the same kind of visceral experience as you get with real buttons and real moving parts. That's kind of the idea behind Pinball Magic, a mini pinball cabinet for your iDevice that goes along with the free app.

AT&T Disabling 4G Access on 4G-Capable Smartphones

Let's forget for a moment what it really means to have a 4G network and just go with AT&T's FauxG definition. The wireless carrier says that its HSUPA network offers 4G speeds. Fine. However, it's not allowing any of its devices to access said network.

Geek Out with Netwalk Logic Game for iDevices

Have you ever wanted to live out the dream of being a network administrator for some nameless corporation? Okay, probably not, but you could still have some fun playing Netwalk for iPhone 1.0. You don't have to deal with bureaucracy and TPS reports, but you do need to get a functional network going.

Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard Mobile Game Snipes iOS Devices

When Apple first announced the App Store many moons ago, I didn't think that the iPhone was much of a threat to the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP. Based on more recent developments though, that opinion is changing. As is the case with the newly released Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard.

Mp3 Trojan Successfully Hacks 2009 Car Computer

Teams at the UCSD and the University of Washington have managed to hack into an unspecified 2009 vehicle using a trojan virus hidden in an Mp3 disc inserted into the audio deck. The virus allegedly altered the car stereo’s firmware creating an entry point to other components of the vehicle.

Use Sn0wbreeze 2.3 to Jailbreak iOS 4.3 iDevices with Windows

That didn't take very long at all. The new iOS 4.3 was only put out there last week and there's already a jailbreak for it. Whether you're rocking iOS 4.3 on an iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad, or iPod touch, you can do the jailbreak on your choice of Windows or Mac.