Apple TV Price Dropped, New Model In the Works?

A number of retailers have reduced the price of Apple’s set top box, the Apple TV, both Best Buy and Amazon has reduced the price of the Apple TV from $99.99 down to $89.99, the price remains the same on the Apple store online.

This could mean that Apple is about to launch a new Apple TV, and Amazon’s listing for the existing Apple TV has the “2010″ label next to which which could mean that a 2011 model is on the way.

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Nokia Windows 8 Tablet Coming By June 2012?

Nokia recently announced their first Windows Phone smartphones, one of which goes on sale in the UK today, the Nokia Lumia 800, and now it would appear that we have some more details on Nokia’s plans for Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablets.

We recently heard that Nokia were considering making a Windows 8 tablet, and now more details have emerged thanks to Nokia’s boss in France who confirmed to LesEchos that Nokia should have their first Windows 8 tablet ready for June 2012.

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Amazon Kindle Fire Teardown Reveals TI OMAP 4430 Processor

When Amazon announced their first Android tablet, the Kindle Fire,  back in September we were told it would come with a dual core processor, although we weren’t given any information on the actual processor that would be used inside their tablet.

The guys over at iFixit have taken apart the new Amazon Kindle Fire, and now we know that it comes with a dual core TI OMAP 4430 processor, plus 8GB of Samsung flash storage and 512MB of DDR2 RAM.

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Robots And Other Marvels Being Assembled At Google X Lab

The New York Times ran an interesting piece last Sunday about a secretive location in the Bay Area. Turns out to be the mysterious X Lab run by Google. It’s so secret, that irony of ironies, the very story that introduced it to the public imagination merely hinted at what goes on inside. It’s a cool read though. According to the collaborative duo Clair Cain Miller and Nick Bilton, the Google X Lab does stuff so far out it’s almost hard to believe. Plus: Robots!

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Awesome Portable UN-30 Turbojet Engine For Sale

Sometimes, you just absolutely positively need to have a turbojet engine. But not on your bicycle, as such an insane setup would land you in the hospital. After trolling certain corners of the internet, a viable turbojet engine of proven quality (at least that’s what the product site claims) has come to this writer’s attention. It’s called the UN-30 and despite its size, looks dangerous. If there were a like button around here, the UN-30 would get liked. A lot.

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Solar Powered LuminAID Shines Really Bright

Whether it’s cheap laptops or reusable clothing, it seems anyone who wants to make an impact as an inventor these days should address the developing world. This seems to be the general trend as each week there’s news of a gadget whose sole function is to provide energy efficient sustenance for poor families. Not that it’s wrong, but this wave is indicative of the direction game changing breakthroughs will be going for the foreseeable future. The LuminAID is no different. Conceived by two architecture grads from Columbia in New York, the LuminAID is a super-portable lamp solution.

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Innovative Nozzle Gun Cleans Anything With Bubbles

The title of this post might not inspire much enthusiasm, but hold on a moment. Seen below is a ultrasonic nozzle device that supposedly cleans objects better using bubbles. Don’t be confused, because while it may look like a DIY hairdryer, it really is a cutting edge gadget that could impact whole industries. The people responsible for it are Dr. Peter Berkin and Prof. Tim Leighton (the folks gazing intently at a harmless mug) from the University of Southampton. The gadget itself is called the Southampton for reasons seemingly obvious.

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LinkedIn Launches CardMunch iOS App To Convert Business Cards Into Contacts

LinkedIn the business-related social networking site has this week launched a new Card Munch application for iOS devices that takes the pain out of adding contact from business cards.

CardMunch will take a photograph of a business card you have been given and transform it in to a digital text adding the contact to your address book contacts, and then adding them as connections on LinkedIn.

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HP WiFi Touch Mouse X700 Connects Using Your Network Rather Than A Dongle

If you are in the market for a new mouse and would like to free up a USB port in the process. HP has unveiled its latest mouse creation in the form of the new WiFi Touch Mouse X700, which has some very curvy lines in its design.

The WiFi Touch Mouse X700 requires no dongle for you to use it, but instead connects to your computer through your local network. Other features of the new mouse also include a neat touch strip rather than a wheel for scrolling.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Delayed For The UK?

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is due to go on sale here in the UK this Thursday, the 17th of November, but now two different retailers are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus wont arrive until the 22nd or 23rd of November.

UK retailer Clove posted on their blog earlier that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus wont be available with them until the 23rd of November, and now UK mobile operator Three has announced on Twitter that they wont have the Galaxy Nexus available until the 22nd of November.

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Weapon Shaped Pillows Adds A New Twist To Pillow Fights

There is no excuse to lose your next pillow fight if you arm yourself with these fantastic weapon shaped pillows which have been designed to add a little more fun to your standard pillow fight.

The pillow weapon designs which include everything from a lightsaber to a throwing star have been created and screen printed onto soft pillows by Bryan Ku.Who obviously knows how to have a great pillow fight.

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