Kickstarter $299 Micro 3D Printer Pledges Pass $500,000 On First Day (video)

If you read my article earlier today about the new Kickstarter $299 Micro 3D Printer that started off offering packages from $200 on Kickstarter.

You might be pleased to know that the Micro 3D Printer has already blasted past $500,000 in pledges on just its first day advertised on the Kickstarter crowd funding website. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about this small desktop printer that is taking Kickstarter by storm.

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Will.i.am Developing His Own Wrist Worn Phone Smartwatch (video)

Will.i.am has revealed on a UK talk show this week that he is currently in the process of developing a new wrist worn smartphone watch or phone smartwatch, which ever you prefer.

Details are still a little thin on the ground at the moment but he has setup a development company and you can see the smartphone watch in action briefly in the video clip after the jump.

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Samsung Chromebook 2 Notebooks Now Available To Pre-Order From $320

If you are patiently waiting for the launch of the new Samsung Chromebook 2 notebooks, you will be pleased to know that they are now available to preorder from $320, with shipping starting later this month.

The Samsung Chromebook 2 is available in two models either the Samsung Chromebook 2 11.6 inch or the slightly larger Samsung Chromebook 2 13.3 inch.

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Microsoft And Nokia Deal Gets Chinese Regulators Approval

The last thing we heard about the Microsoft and Nokia deal was that it is expected to be concluded in April, and now Nokia has announced that the sale has received regulatory approval in China.

Microsoft are purchasing Nokia’s mobile phone and services division, which basically gives Microsoft’s Nokia’s smartphone business, including the Lumia Windows Phone brand.

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Amazon Fire TV Knocks Google Chromecast Off Amazon’s Best Seller List

The Google Chromecast has been the top device on Amazon’s best seller list for electronics, since it launched, the device originally knocked the Amazon Kindle from the top spot when it launch, and now it would appear that the new Amazon Fire TV has taken the top spot.

Amazon does not revealed how their best seller list is curated, although as TechCrunch points out, it must use data over a short period of time as the Amazon Fire TV was only launched last week.

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BT Sport iOS And Android Apps Now Supports Google Chromecast

Adding to the ever growing list of supported devices, Google and BT Sport have today announced that Google’s Chromecast media streaming device is now supported by BT Sport apps from both iOS and Android devices.

Allowing users to stream footage directly to your large screen HDTV via Google’s Chromecast HDMI dongle from the official BT Sport iOS and Android applications.

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Intel Demonstrates New Thunderbolt 2 Networking At NAB 2014 Offering 10Gbps

At NAB 2014 this week Intel has been demonstrating its latest version of its Thunderbolt 2 technology, with a bandwidth increase up to 20Gbps from the previous version.

Pushing the Thunderbolt 2 connection technology even further, Intel has now unveiled its new Thunderbolt 2 Networking solution. Intel Thunderbolt 2 Networking a new way to directly connect computers together whether they be a Mac or a PC with a standard Thunderbolt cable.

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Nvidia Shield April 2014 Update Adds Web Game Streaming And More As Promised (video)

A few weeks ago Nvidia announced that they would be rolling out a major software update this month called the Nvidia Shield April 2014 for their relatively new Nvidia Shield Android gaming console. Today Nvidia has released more details and a beta release of its Nvidia Shield April 2014 update enabling their handheld console to stream games directly through the web, provided you have a fast enough Internet connection connecting your handheld console.

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StoreDot Can Charge Your Smartphone In Just 30 seconds, But Not Until 2016 (video)

A new smartphone charger has been developed called the StoreDot charger that will go in to production in 2016 and will be capable of charging your smartphone in around 30 seconds. See it in action in the video below.

When this amazing StoreDot charger technology does arrive it’s sure to revolutionise the way we use our devices as currently we need to wait a few hours at least to charge our smartphones from flat.

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LaCie Adds Thunderbolt 2 Connectivity To Flagship Storage Range

LaCie has today announced the addition of Lightning 2 connectors to its high-end storage solutions as well as announcing the arrival of the 2big, 5big and 8big storage products using 6TB HDDs.

Offering huge storage solutions for users with 12TB in the 2-drive 2big, 30TB in the 5big and 48TB in the 8big rackmounted version that LaCie says is its first rackmounted Thunderbolt 2 connect storage they have created.

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Raspberry Pi Compute Module Lets You Design Your Own PC

The Raspberry Pi Foundation responsible for creating the range of Raspberry Pi mini PCs that are available to purchase for around $35. Has this week announced the launch of a new mini computer device that takes the technology even smaller in the form of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module that is aimed at business and industrial users.

The new Raspberry Pi Compute Module contains the similar tech to that included with the Raspberry Pi including the BCM2835 processor and 512Mbyte of RAM as well as a 4 Gbyte eMMC Flash device equivalent of the SD card in the Pi.

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