xBounds Brings HDMI Mirroring To Android Smartphones (video)

During the DroidCon event in Amsterdam this week Dream Chip Technologies have introduced their new xBounds wireless display mirroring system for Android. Which has been designed to allow you to connect Android smartphones through regular WiFi to HDTVs, monitors and projectors.

The new xBounds systems brings true wireless display mirroring to Android and can be seen in action after the jump in a demonstration video.

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Mimo Magic Touch, 10 Inch Capacitive Touchscreen USB Monitor

Mimo Monitors has this week unveiled a new upgrade for their touchscreen 10 inch USB monitors, in the form of the Magic Touch capacitive touchscreen monitor, which Mimo has just added to their range of products.

The Magic Touch display will be available in two models when it arrives in stores next month. The Magix Touch Deluxe with Two USB ports and an external power supply or the Magic Touch with just a single USB 2.0 port.

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Samsung To Launch Google TV Next Year

We heard recently that LG may be showing off a Google TV device in January at CES 2012, and now it would appear Samsung is also working on a Google TV device, which we will see some time next year.

According to a recent report bu Reuters, Samsung and Google are in talks about producing Samung TVs with Google TV built in, and the company has said that we will see the first device at an event next year.

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Samsung And LG 55 Inch OLED Expected To Launch Next Year

According to a report on the ETN News website Samsung and LG may be showcasing their new 55 inch OLED screens at CES in January 2012. The companies are then hoping to start shipping the new OLED screens in the second quarter of 2012. Aiming to capitalize on the month before the arrival of the Olympic games later in 2012.

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BMW i8 And i3 Concepts To Debut At LA Autoshow (Video)

Some of our readers will remember the BMW i3 and i8 concept cars that we showed you a while back, both models will be shown off at this weeks LA Auto Show, and both cars feature hybrid engines.

As a reminder, the BMW i3 will have around 170 horsepower and will have a top speed of 93MPH, so we suspect this one will be designed to be used around town, whilst the i8 will be more of a sports car with a 0-60MPH time of under 5 seconds.

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Boxee Box Confirms Live TV Dongle

Further to the discovery of the Live TV code within an unreleased Boxee 1.5 software update Boxee has now confirmed that a new Boxee Live Tv dongle is soon to be released that will provide users with access to live over-the-air broadcast TV via the Boxee Box.

The new dongle is being manufactured by Hauppauge and will come complete with an antenna capable of receiving free HD TV signals. Boxee’s software will also support the device with a dedicated EPG for live TV.

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Race Marathon Runner Ryan Hall, Via Video Wall (video)

If you a have ever wondered what it would be like to race against one of the worlds fastest marathon runners, a new massive 60 ft video wall advertising the New York marathon allows you to see just what a 4.46 mile pace looks like.

Olympian Ryan Hall, has a stride that measures a massive 6ft 10 inches and even showed up to see if he could beat himself. Watch races compete against the video wall after the jump.

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LG To Debut Google TV At CES 2012?

The other day we heard that Logitech had decided to cancel their Google TV set top boxes, the Logitech Revue, but it would appear that other companies are still interested in developing devices with the Google TV platform.

According to a recent report by Bloomberg, LG will be showing off their first Google TV enabled devices at CES 2012 in January, and they are expected to unveil a new TV set with Google TV built in.

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Live TV Coming To Boxee Box

Boxee Box owners will soon be able to watch Live TV using a new dongle, after a feature was discovered by technology website GigaOm after they got their hands on a unreleased Boxee 1.5 software update.

A preview video shows how a antenna or cable can be connected to the “Live TV dongle” and then asks you for your location for it to be able to download and setup a program guide. View the video after the jump.

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Major Sony Music Unlimited Update Rolled Out

Sony has this week rolled out a major update to its Music Unlimited service for its PS3 consoles bring with it a newly redesigned user interface together with the added ability to now edit and create playlists directly from your PS3 console within the new “My Channels” menu.

Using the new My Channels menu provides access to more than 10 million tracks available in the Music Unlimited content library worldwide, and you can now customise radio stations using your preferred artists. Sony is also offering all PS3 users a 180 day  free trial to the Music Unlimited service.

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Epson Moverio BT-100 Head Mounted Display Is Worlds First With Transparent Lenses

Epson has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of devices in the form of the Epson Moverio BT-100 head mounted display. Unlike other head mounted displays Epson has been able to incorporate transparent  lenses in to their design making it a worlds first.

Even thought the resolution of the Moverio BT-100 is just 960 x 540 it provides the user with a screen equivalent to a massive 320 inch display standing around 20 meters away. The Moverio BT-100 have also been design to fit over everyday glasses making them more convenient to use, and have 1GB of internal storage that can be increased to 32GB using a SDHC card.

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Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative Aims To Bring Standardisation To 3D Active Shutter Glasses

The new Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative which we first mentioned back in August, aims to bring standardisation to 3D glasses allowing consumers to use the same 3D active shutter glasses on any 3D device, has finally been agreed and starts today.

Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and X6D Limited have today announced they are now collaborating on the standardisation of RF and IR systems for 3D active shutter glasses and 3D displays for televisions, personal computer monitors and projectors, as well as 3D theatres utilising XPAND 3D active shutter glasses. Making it easier for consumers to be able to use just one pair of glasses across all devices.

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