Best Buy to sell Rocketfish Android tablet soon

Best Buy to unveil Android tablet soon

The iPad is selling like hot cakes, but the only one profiting from the impressive sales of the device are Apple. Well, Best Buy has its own in-house “Rocketfish” brand. And these two factoids are on the verge of combining. Last Friday, Best Buy CTO Robert Stephens effectively confirmed the existence of an iPad-esque Rocketfish tablet on the horizon by sending out a tweet with the image of the device.

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HULC exoskeleton set for testing, real blood trials coming in 2011

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You wont see soldiers catching missiles in mid air, or flipping tanks with one hand.What you will see is bigger backpacks and heavy gear, up to 200lbs worth. The HULC stands for Human Universal Load Carrier, it’s an anthropomorphic exoskeleton part of a robotic militarized masterminded plan funded of Lockheed Martin.

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iPhone 4 to launch in 17 countries July 30

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News came today as Apple, makers of the notoriously famous iPhone 4, announced plans to launch their problematic smartphone to Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland on July 30th.

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Opera Mini Web browser approved for the iPhone

Opera Mini Web browser for the iPhone approved

Opera Mini Web browser is now available free to download on your iPhone. Apple has given it the green light, but shucks, still no Flash websites. If that were the case, Flash would be on the iPad next, and ya’ll know how Apple feels about that.

The title of Opera’s press release Monday came bluntly – Approved: Opera Mini App approved for the App Store. Apple is no longer worried about its Safari browser being the dominant runner in web, it’s not like the Company nets off it much. Compared to Opera, it’s super slow.

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Most mobile screens just don’t have the touch

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Our friends at Moto Labs have gone to great lengths once again to show scientifically what we already knew. Most mobile touchscreens are way behind the iPhone in their accuracy and sensitivity. Originally, using a simple test technique, their fingers, the team would slowly trace straight lines across the screens of each device using a basic drawing application. They said: “Results with straight lines indicate a high degree of sensor accuracy; less-precise sensors show the lines with wavy patterns, stair-steps, or both.”

Unfortunately, tech-nerds all over the internet were critical of this approach and demanded a more controlled data set. In other words don’t use their stubby, Cheeto-dust covered fingers.

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Nasa to send Man to Mars

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Barrack Obama has been a busy man, as we all know. He’s had to deal with a country in recession, sliding dollar value and an expensive war overseas.

With all this on his plate, he’s held his head high and accepted the Nobel Peace prize. And like any good politician, made grand promises he has absolutely no intentions of keeping. But SuperBama has another conquest on his itinerary.

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REVIEW – Scosche solCHAT Solar-Powered Bluetooth Speakerphone

REVIEW - Scosche solCHAT Solar Bluetooth Speakerphone

It is illegal to use a handheld cell phone while driving in California. A similar cell phone ban recently kicked in over in the province of Ontario. While you could certainly partake in a regular Bluetooth headset or even a wired headset, it may be more comfortable in the long run to consider a Bluetooth […]

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C-3PO Gets Resurrected as USB Flash Drive

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We’ve seen quite a few unique USB flash drives. Some are shaped like pieces of sushi. Some have been made to look like severed fingers. And who can forget about the USB humping dog that later gained some flash storage of its own. While I don’t expect this bot to do anything more than store […]

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REVIEW – LUXA2 H1-Touch Cell Phone Desktop Stand

REVIEW - LUXA2 H1-Touch Cell Phone Desktop Stand

A mobile phone is meant to be exactly that: mobile. We take our cell phones and smartphones with us everywhere we go, so it’s easy to get caught up in accessories that mesh with this type of mobile lifestyle. We look at cell phone cases, Bluetooth headsets, and the like. However, cell phones also serve […]

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Android Revolution Just Got Cheaper at Rogers Wireless

Maybe that whole “revolution” at Rogers Wireless isn’t going exactly as planned. Google Android was supposed to be a pretty big game-changer, but it may have been overshadowed by the iPhone. As such, Rogers Wireless has just reduced the pricing on both Google Android phones in its lineup. As you may recall, the so-called Android […]

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Five Gadget Gifts for Fathers Day

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As with so many other holidays on our calendars these days, Father’s Day may have snuck up on you and now you find yourself scrambling to find just the right gift. I could be completely off the ball here, but I’m thinking that dear ol’ dad doesn’t want to add yet another tie to his […]

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Get Ready for a Bigger Amazon Kindle This Week

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The first Amazon Kindle introduced the e-book idea to the masses and the Kindle 2 brought a lot of great aesthetic and usability upgrades. Well, we may be in store for yet another new Amazon Kindle and the announcement could be coming as soon as this Wednesday. We initially wanted to chalk this up to […]

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More Moto Android Coming with Motorola Ironman Smartphone

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It seems that the Motorola Calgary won’t be the only smartphone coming from Motorola that’ll be getting the Google Android treatment. Tack this one up in the unconfirmed rumor column for now, but it seems that the Motorola Ironman is in the works and it’ll be powered by Android. It’s unclear whether IRONMAN will be […]

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