Archos 97 Carbon Android Tablet Lands In The US

Archos announced their new 97 Carbon Android tablet recently, and it has now gone on sale in the US direct from the Archos Store, the device will set you back $249.99.

The Archos 97 Carbon comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 9.7 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, plus a single core 1GHz processor and features 1GB of RAM, there is also 16GB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards.

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Sony Xperia Tipo Headed To O2 And Orange UK

We recently heard that the SIM free version of the Sony Xperia Tipo would go on sale in the UK next month, and now it looks like the device is headed to a couple of the UK’s mobile carriers, O2 and Orange.

Both carriers should be offering the Sony Xperia Tipo on contract and their pay as you go offerings from August, the handset comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Nexus 7 POGO Dock, Cases And Official Accessories Leaked

The Nordic Hardware website has published leaked slides revealing new official cases dock and accessories that will soon be available for Google’s new Nexus 7 tablet.

The slides reveal that a POGO dock for the Nexus 7 will start shipping on August 24 and will be priced at $44.99, allowing you to charge your Nexus 7 tablet whilst docked.

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Wikipad Gaming Tablet Specifications Revealed

During an interview with GamesBeat this week, Wikipad the manufacturer and developer of the Wikipad gaming tablet has revealed specifications that will ship with the first devices.

Unfortunately though the new Wikipad gaming tablet will not initially ship with a 3D display, like a prototype that was showcased at this year’s CES exhibition. However the Wikipad will be equipped with a 10.1 inch IPS display offering a resolution of 1,280 x 800 and a 16:10 aspect ratio.


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X-RHex Lite Dynamic Self Righting Robot (video)

One of the major problems facing robots is the ability to self right themselves if they happen to stumble while exploring an environment. However the University of Pennsylvania’s Kod*lab has now created a simple yet innovative solution which upgrades the X-RHex Lite and allows it to self righting itself when it gets into trouble.

X-RHex Lite Robot

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Firmware Leaked

Samsung announced their new Galaxy note 10.1 a while back, the device is expected to go on sale in the US shortly, and now it would appear that the full system firmware for the device has been leaked.

You can find out more information about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 firmware over at Sammobile and it comes with Android 4.0.4 and there is a download available over at Sammobile.

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Google Adds Google+ Hangouts To Gmail (video)

Google Gmail users who have enjoyed using the video chat feature embedded in Gmail which was first added by Google back in 2008, will be pleased to learn that Google has this week rolled out a new update for their Gmail video chat service.

Google have now added Google+ Hangouts within Gmail replacing the old video technology, allowing you to benefit from Google’s network rather than the peer-to-peer technology, which the old video system used.

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Nokia 808 PureView Lands In The UK Next Week

We recently heard that the various UK mobile carriers would not be offering Nokia’s 41 megapixel smartphone on contract, the Nokia 808 PureView and now it would appear that the SIM free version of the device will go on sale in the UK next week.

According to the guys over at Clove, they will have the Nokia 808 PureView in stock some time next week, the handset will be available for £499.99 including taxes.

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T-Mobile Galaxy Note Launches August 8th For $249

We recently heard that the T-Mobile Galaxy Note would be launching shortly and now we have an official launch date, T-Mobile will be offering the Galaxy Note from the 8th of August.

The T-Mobile Galaxy Note will be available for $249 after a $50 mail in rebate when you sign up to a new two year contract with the carrier, and comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Kuratas Robot is Awesome!

Honestly, don’t know if the Kuratas robot is real or fake. All I know is I want one. This massive robot is about 13 feet tall and is big enough for a human pilot to ride inside. The bot can be controlled remotely according to the video using an iPhone and external controls.

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