Nokia N8 bound for Rogers Wireless Canada

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Nokia isn’t going down without a fight. The Finnish phonemaker is losing market share to the Androids and iPhones of the world, but it’s got some hot new handsets coming down the chute too. You know that iPhone-fighting Nokia N8? Well, that’s making its way over to Canada through Rogers Wireless.

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McGill University robotics remove man’s prostate

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Over at McGill University, a team of surgeons have successfully removed a patient’s prostate without the use of human hands. Instead, a couple of robot surgeons did the real work on the guy going under the knife. Part of the surgery team included the da Vinci robo-surgeon and the McSleepy robot anesthesiologist.

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Etch A Sketch app gets official for the iPad

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I wouldn’t compare the iPad to an Etch A Sketch, but there’s a Boogie Board that is basically an evolution of that technology. Continuing world domination of every possible use a tablet could have, the iPad now is an Etch A Sketch.

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Official: Every Samsung Galaxy S to get Froyo update November

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The Samsung Galaxy S Captivate is only showing up at Rogers Canada now, but the platform is available on all four major carriers in the United States. But it needs some new firmware and it seems that update is finally coming down the chute. Want to get in on some Froyo action?

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Turn your iPad into the world’s cheapest iMac (sort of)

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Maybe you’re on a budget and can’t afford one of those shiny new MacBook Airs. That’s okay. You already have an iPad and you can effectively transform it into an Apple iMac on the cheap. Well, sort of. At least it looks kind of like an iMac. Okay, no it really doesn’t but we can all pretend.

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Lenovo Android tablet waiting on release of Honeycomb

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Everyone is getting into the tablet game these days and it seems to make the most sense to strike while the pan is hot. Lenovo doesn’t think so. It’s exercising a fair bit of patience and apprehensive caution, because it’s not going to release a tablet device until some time next year.

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Windows Phone 7 incentives give some a free Xbox and others a Zune Pass

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That’s what you call synergy. Or leveraging your other brands. Or going all out with your marketing. Whatever you want to call it, it seems that Microsoft is taking this whole Windows Phone 7 business pretty seriously and it’s not afraid to give out some free stuff to attract your interest.

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Apple extends FaceTime video chat to Mac computers

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Apple announced during its “Back to Mac” event earlier today that FaceTime is indeed bound for the Mac and the beta version is available for download right now. Video chatting isn’t exactly anything new, on both mobile devices and especially on a full computer, but Apple wants to sell it to us on the novelty factor.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab is $600 this November 11 on Verizon Wireless

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amsung and Verizon are opening the doors on Galaxy Tab sales beginning this November 11th. The price is a whopping $600, that’s it, no discounts, subsidy, or anything else. My guess is the first round are in limited quantities, so they won’t have a problem selling it to early adopters who have a deep inner desire for a less than optimized Android tablet.

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Submarine-bike is an underwater adventure in itself

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I’m all for going green, but what options do you have if you want to go diving into the ocean? It’s not like there’s a bike lane down there, right? Well, there might be soon if Stephane Rousson has anything to do with it. What we have here is the Scubster.

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HP officially announces Palm Pre 2, webOS 2.0

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The original Palm Pre was the darling of CES 2009 and many industry experts pegged it as the first real competition to the Apple iPhone. While it achieved some success, it never really took off and Palm was eventually sold to HP. Well, that new relationship has birthed a successor in the form of the Palm Pre 2 and it’s all official.

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Completing the RIM PlayBook spec sheet picture

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Most of the main specifications for the upcoming PlayBook tablet from RIM are already out there, but a few more details have been revealed to give you a more complete picture. For example, the storage capacity options will mirror that of the iPad, giving consumers the choice of a 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB model. There’s no 3G connectivity in the PlayBook, as far as I know

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