Button 2.0 Transforms Clothing Into Headphone Cable Holders

Every once in a while a design comes along that is so simple, it makes you think why the idea hasn’t been thought of before. The same is true about the Button 2.0 which takes the everyday design of the humble button, and transforms it into a awesome headphone cable holder.

As you can see in the photograph below the edge of one side of the thickened button has been grooved to provide enough space for the cable of your headphone to slot in and be kept in place.

Button 2.0

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PlayStation 3 Hackers Leak ‘Master Key’ Custom Firmware Online

The reports are circulating that critical security information for Sony’s PlayStation 3 gaming console has been leaked online, making it much easier for games to play pirated games on the console if desired.

The leaking of the crucial security information for the PS3 is being compared to the leak of the consoles ‘master key’ says the BBC website, after Sony’s PS3 console has been hacked using custom firmware.


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Raspberry Pi Graphics Code Goes Open Source

Today the Raspberry Foundation has announced that the graphics code for the $35 Raspberry Pi  mini PC is now available as open source code.  With the VideoCore driver code which runs on the ARM has been released under a FOSS license (3-Clause BSD).

This means that the BCM2835 used in the Raspberry Pi is the very first ARM based multimedia SoC with vendor provided fully open source drivers, rather than drivers which have been created or reverse engineered by developers.

Raspberry Pi

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SimCity Launching March 8th 2013 (video)

The latest instalment in the SimCity franchise will being arriving in stores on March 8th 2013, EA has announced today, with the latest and most advanced version of the series of city building titles now available to pre-order.

Watch the video after the jump to see SimCity in action, and learn more about the new version of the game to be released, next year, which has been built using Glassbox the most complex simulation engine in its class.

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The Hobbit’s First TV Trailer Released (video)

A new TV trailer for the upcoming premier of The Hobbit movie,  currently in production and arriving in theatres on 14th December 2012 has been released this week.

Providing fans with a little more to whet their appetites on before the big premier of the trilogy later this year, and will star Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug.

The Hobbit

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Mad Catz STRIKE 5 Gaming Keyboard Goes Up For Pre-Order

If you are in the market for a new gaming keyboard you might be interested in a new creation from Mad Catz which is called the STRIKE 5, which has gone up for pre-order today.

The Mad Catz STRIKE 5 gaming keyboard will set you back a $200, but comes equipped with a wealth of features designed specifically for gamers to enjoy.

Mad Catz STRIKE 5

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Halo 4 Gameplay Launch Trailer (video)

Halo fans will be pleased to know a new Halo 4 gameplay trailer has been released this week, which shows a minutes worth of action for you to enjoy, during the build up to the launch of the new Halo 4 game being developed by 343 Industries.

Halo 4 will be officially launching on November 6th 2012, with both regular and limited editions of the game being available on launch day. 343 Industries have packed the action into the 1 minute trailer, providing you with a glimpse of what you can expect once the new Halo 4 game is launched.

Halo 4

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Minix NEO X5 Android 4 Mini PC Launches For €99

J&W have launched a new Android Mini PC this week, which has been created to try and make Android computing a little more mainstream and provides a small form factor Mini PC for just €99.

The new J&W Minix Neo X5 Android mini PC is powered by a Rockchip Dual Core Cortex A9 CPU, supported by 1GB of DDR3 memory and graphics provided by a Quad Core Mali 400 GPU.

Minix NEO X5 Android 4 Mini PC

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Battlefield 3 Scavenger Mode Detailed (video)

It has been revealed that the fourth expansion for Battlefield 3, Aftermath, will include a new mode called Scavenger, that will force all player to start the round with just one pistol, one grenade and one specialisation.

Whilst the new Battlefield 3 Scavenger mode is enabled, flag points will be scattered around the maps, which need to be captured very quickly. The details of the new Scavenger mode were unveiled at a EA preview event in London this week.

Battlefield 3 aftermath

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UG007 Android 4.1 Mini PC, With Bluetooth And Dual Core CPU Launches

A new addition to the ever expanding Android Mini PC market has been unveiled this week with the launch of the new UG007 Android mini PC which comes running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

The UG007 is powered by a 1.6 GHz Rockchip RK3066 dual core processor supported by 1 GB of RAM and includes a generous 8GB of storage that can be expanded using the devices included microSD card slot.


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Dell XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet Available To Pre-Order

Dell has this week announced that their new Dell XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet is now available to pre-order starting at $500, with shipping commencing during December of this year.

The Dell XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, and is loaded with Microsoft’s Windows 8 RT operating system.

Dell XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet

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