Google’s Asus Nexus 7 Android Tablet To Debut At Google I/O For $199

Yesterday we found out some more information about Google’s new Android tablet, the device is expected to be unveiled at Google’s I/O developer conference which takes place next week between the 27th and 29th of June.

Now according to a recent report from Digitimes, the Asus Nexus 7 tablet will be priced at $199.99, and the device will apparently go on sale in July, the $199 price tag is something we have heard previously.

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Tactile Robot Fingers Touch Is More Sensitive Than A Humans (video)

This week researchers at the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering have published a study in Frontiers in Neurorobotics, explaining that specially designed robots can be taught to feel with the sense of touch with even more accuracy than humans.

Its hoped the new technology can be used to help advance prostheses, personal assistive robots and consumer product testing. The new tactile sensor has been designed to mimic the human finger, and is even equipped with fingerprints that enhance the sensor’s sensitivity to vibration.

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Angry Birds Heikki pushed back to June 25th

A few weeks ago we told you that Angry Birds and Finnish Formula 1 star, Heikki Kavalainen were releasing a new game, Angry Birds Heikki. We still don’t have many details, but we can be sure it involves racing. The game was supposed to launch on the June 18th, yesterday, but it has been delayed.
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Apple Kills Future Product Hints inside iOS 6

Going back since the launch of iOS, geeks have poured over each new iteration of the Apple operating system looking for hints at future Apple devices. These little hints often surface as product names in the USBDeviceConfiguration.plist. Apple has recently rededicated itself to secrecy on new products.

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone Tango Update Gets Detailed

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Tango is currently available on the European version of the Nokia Lumia 900, Microsoft is also expected to release Windows Phone Tango as an update fort existing devices.

Whilst Microsoft hasn’t provided any information on when Windows Phone Tango will be released as an update, they have updated their website and listed all the new features in Windows Phone Tango, which gives us the impression they will be releasing the update shortly.

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Verizon Drops The Samsung Galaxy Nexus To $149.99 Online

When Verizon started selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus the handset was available for $299.99, Verizon then dropped the price down to $199.99 and they have now dropped it again in their online store.

Verizon are offering the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for $149.99 via their website, although it seems that they are still charging $199.99 for the device in their retail stores.

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iRobot Roomba 790 Robot Vacuum Announced

iRobot has announced the launch of their latest robot vacuum cleaner, the iRobot Roomba 790, which they describe as their most advanced robot yet, and it comes with a wireless command center plus a remote control.

The remote control can be used from anywhere in your home, and will let you steer the Roomba and schedule a cleaning, adjust the clock and even send it back to its docking bases.

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LG To Put Tablet Development On Hold

LG has announced that they have decided to put their development on hold for the time being, instead the company will be focusing on smaller devices like smartphones.

LG has launched a couple of Android tablet, like the LG Optimus Pad, although we suspect they have been less popular than LG had hoped, many tablet manufacturers face a similar situation, excluding companies like Samsung who have had success with their various Android tablets.

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