Lightpack Ambient Display Backlight Hits Kickstarter (video)

If you fancy add ing a little extra ambient light to your HDTV, PC or mac you might be interested in an awesome new open source concept called the Lightpack.

Lightpack has been designed to make it easy to add ambient light to almost any display, and connected to a PC, Mac or HTPC via a simply USB connection, and can even be controlled via your mobile device. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Lightpack project and see it in action.

Lightpack Ambient Display Backlight

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The Bureau XCOM Declassified Announced And Trailer Released (video)

Fans of the XCOM series of games which were first released back in 1993 and more recently with the XCOM Enemy Unknown game which launched last year and finally arrived on Mac systems yesterday.

Will be pleased to learn that the 2K has finally officially announced the mysterious XCOM first-person shooter, called The Bureau XCOM Declassified that was first announced way back in 2010. Watch the trailer after the jump to learn a little more.

The Bureau XCOM Declassified

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Fujifilm FinePix JZ700 8x Zoom 14 Megapixel Compact Camera Unveiled

Fujifilm has created a new addition to its range of cometic cameras in the form of the Fujifilm FinePix JZ700, which has been equipped with a 8x Zoom in 18.6mm with 1080p Full HD movie recording capabilities.

The Fujifilm FinePix JZ700 operating system fitted with a 8x FUJINON lens offering a focal length of 24mm wide-angle to 192mm telephoto, 35mm format equivalent.

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

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Snapzoom Universal Smartphone Scope Adapter (video)

If you are looking for a way to record footage and take photographs with your smartphone through your binoculars or scope, a new concept called the Snapzoom might be worth more investigation.

The Snapzoom universal smartphone scope adapter has been designed to make it easy for you to attach your smartphone to the eye piece of your scope. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Snapzoom project and see it in action.

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Google Drive Now Allows Offline Editing And Automatic Saving

Google has rolled out a new update to their Google Drive service which expands the services offline capabilities, now allowing you to make alterations whilst offline and also create new files.

Another useful features added this week to Google Drive will automatically make sure that  all of your Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides will be available offline, as long as you have enough space on your system.

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Toshiba Portege Z10t Windows 8 Hybrid Tablet Unveiled

Toshiba has unveiled a new hybrid notebook tablet its created in the form of the Toshiba Portege Z10t, which has been designed to run Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system, and easily transform from a tablet into a notebook when needed, using a keyboard dock.

The Toshiba Portege Z10t is fitted with a 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 resolution display, and can be powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 processors.

Toshiba Portege Z10t

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XCOM Enemy Unknown Elite Edition Launches On Mac (video)

Mac gamers looking for something new to sink their teeth into might be interested to learn that the XCOM Enemy Unknown Elite Edition game has today been released on Mac.

The XCOM Enemy Unknown Elite Edition includes the Slingshot and Elite Soldier Pack add-on content, as well as the Second Wave update, which includes a series of gameplay modifiers that add further depth and flexibility to the campaign. Watch the trailer after the jump to see it in action, and whet your appetite.

XCOM Enemy Unknown Elite Edition

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PhysX Fluid Dynamics Demo Trailers Released (videos)

A range of videos have been released showing PhysX fluid dynamics, as part of a recent paper published by Nvidia employees Miles Macklin and Matthias Muller, called “Position Based Fluids”.

The trailer show case new fluid simulation techniques, using a Position Based Dynamics approach, and the demo were all run in real time on a single GTX 580. Watch the videos after the jump to learn more about the PhysX Fluid Dynamics project and see it in action.

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Sony HDR-GW66VE Waterproof Camcorder Unveiled

Sony has this week added a new addition to their range of Handycam camcorders, in the form of the newly launched Sony HDR-GW66VE.

The new Sony HDR-GW66VE has been designed to withstand being submerged to a depth of 10 metres for unto an hour, and is also fully dust proof and shockproof up to a height of 1.5 metres.

Sony HDR-GW66VE

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Tumblr iOS App Update Adds New Social Features And More

Users of the Tumblr iOS App are sure to be please to learn that a new update to the application has now added a numb erof new social features, together with the obligatory bug fixes and performance tweaks.

New features of the Tumblr iOS App include the addition of features allowing users to share posts via Twitter, Facebook, and more.

Tumblr iOS App

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