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iPad 2 vs. Motorola Xoom vs. Galaxy Tab In A Drop Test

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The guys at Square Trade have thought to drop test different tablets to see how well they fare. They started out the test series with an iPad 2 covered in a Smart Cover and a bare iPad 2. The tablet wearing the Smart-Cover survived the drop and its display remained intact. Unfortunately, the other iPad 2 which did not have the cover on did not do very well in the test, to say the least.

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EDWARD: The Environmentally-Friendly Electric Diwheel With Active Rotation Damping

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A group of mechanical engineering students from the University of Adelaide, Australia, have designed a very cool eco-friendly vehicle. They dubbed their creation EDWARD, which is actually the acronym for "Electric Diwheel With Active Rotation Damping."

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DashCam: The iPhone BlackBox App For Your Car

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DashCam is an iPhone app developed by St. Edward Enterprises that allows drivers to track the route they are travelling on Google Maps and display speed and distance as well. To do this, the app uses the iPhone’s rear camera, Google Maps and the GPS. The recording can be used as evidence should an accident happen or for learning purposes. Users can share the video recording on various sites such as Facebook or YouTube, it also makes a pretty sweet HUD.

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Nintendo DS Gets A Little Wappy Dog

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If you're not sure if you can take care of a real pet, perhaps training with a virtual one would be a good start. Activision Publishing will launch Wappy Dog, a virtual pet game for handheld devices scheduled for release this holiday season.

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Intel’s Ultrabooks Are Super Slim and Powerful

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Intel introduced the "Ultrabook" at Computex in Taipei this week. It's their new notebook concept that is a mix between the functionality of a tablet and the super slim design of a laptop.

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More Social Networking Capabilities Expected From iOS 5

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The latest news about Apple, which coincidentally has come directly from the Apple's mouth -- this is unusual since Apple typically doesn't talk about unreleased products -- will support Twitter Pictures, a new photo-sharing service Twitter is planning to launch. In other words, iOS users will be able to load photos on Twitter directly.

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Quad-Core Android Tablet Demo Video Unveiled By NVIDIA

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Nvidia’s newest SoC, dubbed Kal-El is a stunning combination between a quad-core CPU and a 12-core GPU able to offer amazing dynamic lightning and movement performances. Kal-El is part the Tegra 3 architecture bringing four 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 cores on a single processor and a 12-core Nvidia GPU able to render 3D stereo, all crammed on the same chip. As surprising as it might seem, this killer combination has been particularly designed for smartphones and tablets, not your big ole desktop computer.

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Codename HTC Mazaa: The First RAW Capable Smartphone?

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New photos have recently been leaked featuring the HTC Mazaa, an Android smartphone the company has kept away from prying eyes so far. The device allegedly incorporates a 12 Mp camera and can shoot in RAW mode, Eldar Murtazin, the well-known techster suggests. He is also the person who has offered the Mazaa name for HTC’s new device.

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ASUS Introduces The Eee PC X101: PadPhone Tablet Dock Leaked

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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.

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