Apple Refused iPad Mini US Trademark

It has been reported today that Apple has been refused a trademark for their iPad Mini tablet by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

The application by Apple was rejected due to the name of the tablet being “merely descriptive” and did not create a unique meaning, says the BBC today.

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GameStick Exclusive To GAME Stores In The UK

UKm gamers looking forward to the arrival of the new GameStick which has enjoyed a successful Kickstarter campaign, will be pleased to learn that the Android games console will soon be available to purchase from GAME UK.

The new GameStick Android games console will be exclusive to GAME UK and is now available to pre-order for £79.99, which includes both the controller and HDMI stick for playing on large screen HDTVs.


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MiiPC Next Generation Android PC For The Home Launches (video)

If your family PC is looking a little long-in-the-tooth and has seen better days, you might be interested in a new system called the MiiPC, pronounced ‘Mee-PC’, which has been developed to be the next generation of family PCs.

The MiiPC has been developed by ZeroDesktop and has just launched onto Kickstarter looking to make the jump from concept to production.


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Raspberry Pi Model A Now Available In THe US For $25

Those of you in the US waiting patiently for the arrival of the new Raspberry Pi Model A, will be pleased to learn that the awesome Raspberry Pi Model A mini PC has now landed and is available to purchase for $25.

The Raspberry Pi Model A is a cut down version of the original Raspberry Pi Model B mini PC, and has been designed specifically for use in low power projects, and has already been available in Europe for sometime.

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Google Nose Search By Scent Feature Launched By Google (April Fool)

Google has also been busy over the weekend creating their new search by scent feature which they have named Google Nose, and has been created to provide an easier way to research certain items.

So if you are wondering what a new car smells like or the inside of an Egyptian tomb, it might be time to give Google Nose a  go. Watch the video after the jump to see the new feature in action.

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Dash Car Tracker And Dashcam Device Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new innovative device has been created by Jonathan Cohn called the Dash Car Tracker, which has been designed to enable you to tracker your car and visually see what is going on under bonnet via your iOS or Android device.

The Dash Car Tracker is a Bluetooth low energy device that plugs into your vehicle and wirelessly transmits data to the companion smartphone application. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Dash project and see it in action.

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Archos Titanium Tablet Range Now Available From $169

The new range of tablets from Archos in the form of the Archos Titanium 80 and 97 are now available to purchase in stores starting at prices as low as $169.

The Archos Titanium range of tablets are fitted with 1.6 GHz Rockchip RK3066 ARM Cortex-A9 processors supported by ARM Mali 400 graphics, and the range is expected to expand over time, with other sizes being added in the future.

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DUO 3D Sensor DIY Kit Hits Kickstarter For Funding (video)

If you have ever wanted to build your very own Microsoft Kinect style 3D motion sensor, the DUO 3D Sensor DIY kit might be the perfect solution for you.

DUO 3D Sensor  has been designed to be the worlds very first DIY 3D sensing solution, and has been created by Code Laboratories who provides solution for real-time interactive systems and specialises in the field of computer vision and multi-camera systems. Watch the video after the jump to learn more.

DUO 3D Sensor

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