Turn Your iPhone Into An RC Remote With The iPhly

It works the same on an iPod touch too. Called the iPhly and created by an RC enthusiast app developer, the iPhly is an app/gadget system that works like a universal remote for RC airplanes. Once the app is purchased from iTunes, attach the iPhone on a specially molded dock that transmits the control signals to the aircraft. Apparently it can also be used for RC trucks.

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Some Android Phones Getting Netflix App

HTC Incredible, Nexus One, Evo 4G, and G2. If you’ve got either of these kicking around in your pokcet, congratulations, you can now get your Netflix on in a major way. Or rather in the same way iPhone users have been. Sure, they’ve also got subtitle support now and the daylight savings time Android version doesn’t but at least now there is an Android version.

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Android Flash Player 10.3 Now Out

We’ve not had any problems with Flash on our Android devices, but we’re not saying no to any extra security and/or optimization. Especially when the new Adobe Flash 10.3 Android update is brimming with both. An HTC EVO crash here, a Samsung Galaxy display issue there, we’re pretty sure there are plenty of people happy to see this release, even if we’re not going to reap the benefits ourselves.

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Halo Creators Bungie Preparing Mobile Game Named “Crimson”?

Bungie have always been masters of two things: creating masterful FPS games with super-tight mechanics and creating insane hype and speculation regarding said FPS games. Well, that was rather Microsoft’s PR department, but still. They know hype, having been at the epicenter of it going on ten years. Which means they probably know the storm of speculation their recent  filing for a trademark for “computer game software for use on mobile and cellular phones” is going to start.

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Either Xperia Play Or PS1 Games Not Selling Very Well

The only scrap of information we have to go on here is the number of downloads PS1 games are clocking up on the Android Market, which apparently barely break the “low hundreds”. And while that can easily be blamed on the wide variety of other devices nostalgics can and indeed do buy PS1 games on, we’re still a bit skeptical, mostly because we’ve had a look around Dungeon Defenders Second Wave ourselves and  couldn’t find someone to get one solitary game of Xperia-exclusive PvP going with.

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Meet The Circuit Bending Master

Dig this: he’s been at it for almost half a century. 40 years to be specific. The name’s Rheed Ghazala and he’s a circuit bender. A circuit what? Circuit bender. He noodles around with battery operated electronic devices and turns them into musical instruments. Pictured below is his latest creation, a Thereglyph, whose name is derived from the popular Theremin, an electronic musical gadget that goes back ages.

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A Graphic For All The Internet Trolls Out There

Ah trolls. Pestilential creatures who lurk in the comments sections of various blogs as well as different internet fora. We recently unearthed this ancient graphic from the ruins of a lost city depicting the vile creature in all their malformed ugliness. The worst part is, we actually know people who fit this stereotype, receding hairline and pointy teeth included.  It’s hard being always right even when you have to argue in ALL CAPS. RIGHT !?!?

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Samsung Galaxy S2 Review (S II)

Samsung had great success with the original Galaxy S smartphone, and they have just recently released the new Samsung Galaxy S2 or Galaxy S II, a smartphone we have been waiting to get our hands on since it was announced back in February.

The first thing you notice about the Samsung Galaxy S II is the display, it features a stunning 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display, and it is also very slim and light, it comes with Android 2.3.3 out of the box and also features Samsung’s TouchWiz UI, and it also features a dual core processor.

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Motorola Xoom Android 3.1 Honeycomb Update Coming This Week

Motorola has announced that it will be rolling out the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update for their Xoom tablet this week, although they haven’t given an exact date, we presume it will be sometime today or tomorrow.

The Android 3.1 Honeycomb update for the Motorola Xoom will bring a range of new features to Motorola’s tablet, which will include support for Android Market movie rentals, full support for Adobe Flash 10.2.

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