Kobo Aura H2O Waterproof eBook Reader Launching Next Month For $179?

Waterproof eBook Reader

Newly leaked information this week is suggesting that Kobo is preparing to launch its new waterproof eBook reader in the form of the new Kobo Aura H2O early next month priced at $179.

According to the leaked information which has been made available via the Digital Reader website the new Kobo Aura H2O will be equipped with a large touchscreen 6.8 inch e-Ink screen offering a resolution of 1430 x 1080 pixels. Although this has not been confirmed by Kobo as yet.

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AliveECG A-fib Detection System iPhone Heart Monitor Case

iPhone Heart Monitor Case

iPhone owners that suffer from heart problems might be interested in a new iPhone heart monitoring case which has been launched this week called the AliveECG A-fib detection system which was unveiled earlier this year.

The AliveECG A-fib detection system is priced at $199 and consists of an iPhone 5 or 5S case that can be rested on your fingers or chest to record your electrocardiogram (ECG) reading.

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You Will Soon Be Able To Start Your Tesla Model S With Your iPhone

Tesla Model S

Whilst Tesla are working on a couple of new models, like the Tesla Model X and the Tesla Model III, the company is also working on a new firmware update for their Tesla Model S.

One of the new features that will be added in the next firmware update for the Tesla Model S, is the ability to start your car with your smartphone, this will be available on the iPhone first and then on Android smartphones.

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Swing Copters Lands On iOS And Android (Video)

swing copters

Earlier in the week Flappy Bird creator Don Nguyen revealed his new game, Swing Copters, and now the game is available for both Apple’s iOS platform and Google’s Android platform.

Flappy Bird became sol popular earlier in the year, that the games creator Don Nguyen removed the game from the various app stores after he said it was too addictive.

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Microsoft Trialing New Xbox One Free Play Day Feature


Being able to play test a game before you part with your hard earned cash on console machines has always been a little tricky and depended on whether the publisher or developer made available a free gameplay demonstration.

Microsoft now seems to be looking to change this and has quietly started trialling a new 24-hour free game unlock for games on its next-generation Xbox One games console.

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Acer Chromebox CXI Launches This September Starting At $180

Acer Chromebox

Acer has this week announced they will be launching a new Acer Chromebox CXI system next month that will be priced starting from just $180.

The new Acer Chromebox CXI will be the companies very first desktop system running Google’s Chrome OS and will be available in both the US and Canada. Unfortunately no information on worldwide availability has been released as yet by Acer.

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iPhone 6 To Come With 128GB Option (Rumor)

iphone 6

Yesterday we found out some more details on the camera on the iPhone 6 from a leaked schematic, now it would appear that we have more information on Apple’s next iPhone from another leaked schematic.

The leaked schematic for the new iPhone shows that there will be a new storage option this year, one with 128GB of built in storage, the current top storage size on the iPhone 5S is 64GB.

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mini Duino+ Open Source Ardunio Board Based On ATmega 1284p (video)

Ardunio Board

If building Arduino based projects is something you enjoy or would like to start building a new miniature Arduino board has been created by Kevin Houck called the Mini Duino+.

The Mini Duino+ is an Arduino development board based on the Atmega 1284p and is entirely open source and has been built to provide an Arduino board compatible using a midrange AVR. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Mini Duino+ project and see it in action.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Appears In TENAA

Sony Xperia Z3

We already know a lot of the specifications on the new Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone, the handset will be made official at IFA next month, along with the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

The Sony Xperia Z3 has now turned up in China’s TENAA, which is the equivalent of the FCC, and there appear to be two versions of the handset, one with GSM/TD-LTE/TD-SCDMA and another with WCDMA.

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Verve 2 By InXus Interactive Smart Sensor Connects Your Computer To The World (video)

smart sensor

If you enjoy creating Internet connected applications that can be triggered by a smart sensor you might be interested in a new device called the Verve2 which has launched over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this week.

Verve2 takes the form of the control box which is connected to your computer and Then in turn connected to a variety of different sensors depending on the project you are building. Each sensor can then be triggered to start a process on your computer such as a tweet, email or action via IFTTT.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+ Headed To Singapore

Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+

It looks like Samsung has another version of their Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone in the works, the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+, the handset is headed to Singapore on the 23rd of August.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+ comes with a 5.1 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the device will be powered by a quad core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and will also come with 2GB of RAM.

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