YouTube Movie Rentals Arriving On Philips Smart TVs

Later this year you can expect to see YouTube movie rentals appearing on Smart TVs worldwide, after YouTube announced that it would be updating its Smart TV applications to provide users with access to rent movies from its collection.

Currently YouTube have only announced that the new YouTube Smart TV app will be arriving on Philips Smart TVs, but its expected that the YouTube rental feature will also roll out to other Smart TV manufactures over the coming months.

YouTube Movie Rentals Smart TV

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Getac Z710 Rugged Glove Friendly Android Tablet Announced

Getac has unveiled a new addition to its range in the form of the 7-inch Getac Z710 Android tablet which the company says is the only rugged tablet built with a glove-friendly touchscreen.

The rugged Getac Z710 is equipped with a casing that allows the tablet to survive 6-foot drops and operating in temperatures from minus 20 degrees Celcius to 50 degrees C, and is is IP65 and MIL-STD-810G rated.

Getac Z710

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Panasonic GH3 Micro Four Thirds Camera Specifications Leaked

Anyone waiting for the unveiling of the highly anticipated Panasonic GH3 Micro Four Thirds camera, might be interested to learn that specifications have leaked and been published on the Internet.

Revealing a few of the features you might expect to be announced by Panasonic when they are expected to unveiled the predecessor to the Panasonic GH2 pictured below.


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KT Spider Laptop Provides Larger Screen And Keyboard For Android Smartphones (video)

Android smartphone users who would prefer to have the comfort of a larger screen and full QWERTY keyboard, to type out those larger than normal documents, might be interested in the new KT Spider Laptop.

KT has created the Spider Laptop to connect to Android smartphones for processing power, and contains no processor of its own, just a screen and keyboard, together with some handy additional ports for peripherals.

Spider Laptop

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Asus X301 Notebook Lands In Europe

If you have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Asus X301 notebook, those of you living in Europe will be pleased to learn that Asus has now started shipping the Asus X301.¬†Unfortunately the Asus X301 hasn’t arrived in the US as yet, but its reportedly already available in both Germany and Italy.

Asus X301

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JBL Flip, Micro Wireless And Micro II Bluetooth Speakers Announced

JBL has today launched a trio of new speakers, which have been added to its range in the form of the Flip, Micro Wireless and Micro II portable speakers.

Both the Flip and Micro Wireless speakers are equipped with Bluetooth connectivity. The Flip pictured below is a cylindrical speaker featuring 2 x high-performance drivers, and 1 x bass port, and can be used either vertically or horizontally.

JBL Flip Speaker

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Mosoro iOS Bluetooth LE Sensors And SDK Launched

Mosoro has this week taken the wraps of kits new compact Bluetooth LE module sensors, in the form of the 3D-Motion, Enviro, and Proximity, together with an SDK for developers.

The range of sensors have been created to provide developers with the tools and software to incorporate the sensors into iOS apps and easily create Bluetooth LE app-enabled accessories.

Mosoro Bluetooth LE Sensors

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iHook Nano Mount Lands On Kickstarter (video)

A new design has landed on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week, called the iHook. Which has been designed to provide a handy mount for Apple’s Nano media player.

iHook is constructed of high-grade anodised aluminium and will be available in the seven iPod Nano colours currently on offer from Apple. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the iHook project and see it in action.

iHook Nano Mount

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Apple Content Dispute Tool Launches To Report Ripoff iTunes Apps

Even though Apple tries to keep tight reins on applications submitted to its iTunes App Store, managing a 500,000 strong app library, can sometimes let the odd app slip through that causes problems for customers.

In the past Apple has been criticised for being a little too slow dealing with customer complaints about buggy and ripoff applications within their iTunes App Store.

Apple Content Dispute

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Amazon Adds 3,000 More Titles To Prime Instant Video With EPIX Deal

Amazon has announced today they they have sealed a deal for a multi-year licensing agreement in the U.S with EPIX that will bring another 3,000 more movie titles to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video users.

The 3,000 movies include titles such as The Avengers, Iron Man 2, The Hunger Games, Super 8, Thor and more, from Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Lionsgate


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ZaReason UltraLap 430 Linux Ultrabook Unveiled

ZaReason has launched a new UltraLap 430 Ultrabook which is possibly the worlds first to be sporting a Linux operating system as standard.

The ZaReason UltraLap 430 is equipped with a 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor, supported by Intel HD 4000 Graphics, and up to 16GB of memory as well as HDMI output, GbE LAN, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, and 1 x USB 2.0 port.

ZaReason UltraLap 430

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