Android-powered Recon goggles make snowboarding digital

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Don’t you hate it when you’re out snowboarding and it isn’t at all like playing a video game? All that hard work and none of the data like speed, altitude or temperature flashing in front of your face. Well, pick up your thermal socks because Recon Instruments has announced their next generation technology at CES 2011!

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Huawei’s IDEOS X5 targets lower-end smartphoners

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Operating on Android 2.2, the IDEOS X5 gives the option of a “fashionable variety of colours.” So, despite having little more than the standard fare of smartphone functions, it’s dressed to impress. With a 3.8″ multi-touch screen, 5MP camera for 720p video, FM radio and Flash 10.1 support, it’s will definitely get you through the day.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is a push for better smartphone photography

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Though it’s only got one lens, no projector and isn’t an all-around mind-blow like some of Sony’s other announcements at this year’s CES, their cellphone division is following the lead and pushing the envelope of just what in-phone cameras are capable of.

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Asus CES 2011 keynote transforms and slides with Eee tablets

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Going into this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, we were absolutely certain that there would be more than a few tablets on display. During the Asus press conference a couple days before CES officially opened its doors, the Taiwanese juggernaut unleashed several such devices. Want a beefier processor? Slide-out keyboard? The best of both worlds? Asus might have you covered.

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Sprint launches EVO Shift at CES

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Running on the 4G network, EVO Shift and its predecessor are both lightning fast but HTC has sacrificed a few things to bring us this slimmed-down version. The 3.6” captive-touch screen display is still large enough but trimmed down from the original EVO’s 4.3”. This sacrifice may have been made in part to accommodate a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a feature not offered on the original EVO.

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ASUS unveils new Eee family of tablets at CES

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Surprising no one with a technology pulse, tablets are big at this year’s CES. So with damn near everyone and their grandmother showing off what they’ve been working on over the last year, it’s advisable that your product better be among the sleekest if you want to get noticed.

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Lookout: Android Trojan with botnet capabilities

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To the dismay of Android users, it appears that the Google operating system has fallen victim to an external threat. Recently it has been discovered by sercurity-app maker Lookout, that an Android-specific Trojan is lurking around waiting to take advantage of unsuspecting downloaders. It’s called Geinimi and this Trojan was developed just for Android devices […]

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McAfee threat warnings for 2011 include URL shorteners and GeoLocation services

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Yes, a press release like this may as well be a sales pitch for getting you to buy some McAfee protection, but some of the things listed in the 2011: Threat Predictions report are very much worth noting if you want to avoid viruses, hackers, and other threats to your security.

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Talk-Torque 2 mute robot guides you through museum without talking

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The idea behind the Talk-Torque 2, which is almost more alien-like than robot-like, is that it can guide you through a museum using only gestures. The robot is supposed to “become a master at human communication without words,” directing your attention toward points of interest as it acts as a tour guide through a museum, art gallery, or some other similar exhibit.

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28 cool Android 2.3 Gingerbread tips and tricks

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Google is really serious about baking, so much so they’ve gone and released some tips for Gingerbread users. You’ll definitely wan’t to use your fresh Nexus S or other Android 2.3 handset to its fullest potential, so who better to get you on the right track than Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Google.

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Sony unveils PlayStation app for iPhone and Android, not all that it seems

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I’ve got some good news and some bad news for all the PlayStation gamers in the audience. The good news is that Sony has formally come forward and announced the official PlayStation smartphone app. The bad news is that it’s not at all what we’re hoping it is.

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