Pebble E-Paper Watch Raises Over $3 Million In Kickstarter Pledges (video)

Last week we featured the Pebble E-Paper smartwatch concept which has been designed to provide a link to your iOS or Android smartphone from your wrist. Providing you with updates and messages as they arrive on your smartphone, and allowing you to connect to the phones GPS and systems.

The awesome watch concept is opening new avenues for developers and users, brining real-life functionality to your wrist, and just a few days after starting to raise pledges from the Kickstarter community. The Pebble Watch project has now passed the $3 million mark in pledges, and is still climbing with 32 days still to go.

Pebble Smartphone Watch

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LG Announces Smart TV 3D World Store

LG has today announced a new addition to its 3D Smart TV service that will enable viewers to access 3D content directly from their TVs, using a new 3D World Store service.

The new LG 3D Store called 3D World will provide viewers with a library of 3D entertainment including movies, sports, documentary, children’s programmes, and lifestyle series. That will be available to LG’s Cinema Smart TV users in 70 countries around the world.

LG 3D World

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Giant Lego Star Wars Diorama Spins To Play Movies Theme (video)

Professional Lego builder Rene Hoffmeister has helped to design and build a massive revolving Lego diorama, that when spun plays the Star Wars theme. The massive Lego project was created to celebrate the launch of the 3D re-release of The Phantom Menace in Germany, and is covered with four large Star Wars settings including the Death Star, Tatooine, Hoth and Endor. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

Rene Hoffmeister

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Braven Six Bluetooth Daisy Chain Speakers (video)

Braven the company formerly known as Spar has launched a new line of Bluetooth speakers in the form of the Braven Six. The new Braven Six series of 3 Watt stereo speakers are equipped with a subwoofer and 3.5-mm audio in and out jacks.

Together with a USB port which can be used to power your smartphone and recharge it using the Braven Six battery. That is equipped with enough juice to keep tunes pumping for up to 20 hours with the Brave 650.

Braven Six Speaker

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Mario Kart Exercise Bike Fitness Mod (video)

Fancy keeping fit whilst playing Mario Kart? If you do then you might be interested in this unique mod which uses an exercise bike and connects it directly to Mario Kart on a Super Nintendo gaming console (SNES).

The fitness mod has been developed by Canadian modder Brent Smith, who has used a Arduino board, together with a fewsensors/switches and some transistors, to convert the controls from the SNES controller on to the exercise bike, which can now be plugged straight into the SNES. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

Mario Cart Fitness Mod

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Western Digital 1TB VelociRaptor HDD Launched

Western Digital has unveiled a new addition to its VelociRaptor HDD range this week, in the form of a 1TB drive. The new Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB is the largest capacity 10,000 RPM drive currently on the market, and has seen and increase in storage space from 600GB to the massive 1TB.

Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB

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Is The iPad Mini Coming In Q3 For $249-$299?

If you have been following all of the iPad mini rumors, here is another to tease you with a device that may or may not be coming our way. According to a Chinese website, an iPad mini will ship in the third quarter of the year in order to lay the smack down on upcoming Windows tablets.
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Foursquare Passes 20 Million Users

Foursquare the location-based social networking service for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices has today officially announced its passed 20 million users and processed 2 billion checkins.

Just coming up to a year ago, back in May 2011, Foursquare enjoyed around 9.3 million users and processed around 600 million checkins total, averaging 3 million per day from its 10 million users.


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Samsung Confirms Launch Of Windows Phone 8 Devices

Recently we’ve heard some rumors that Samsung could be launching three new Windows Phone handsets in 2012. Two of these were rumored to be Windows Phone 8 “Apollo” devices. Now it looks like Samsung’s Taiwanese arm has confirmed that the company will indeed be releasing Windows Phone 8 handsets and could be selling them as early as October of this year.
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CryENGINE 3 SDK 3.4.0 Update Trailer (video)

Crytek has released a new update for its CryENGINE 3 SDK taking the release to version 3.4.0. The new update now provides developers with more tools, with new features such as character tessellation, adaptive tessellation, enhanced glass destruction, enhanced AI path finding and particle shadowing effects to name juts a few available. Watch the video after the jump to see CryENGINE 3 SDK 3.4.0 in action.


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