Suzuki Outs Colorful Compact Car Concept For Hipsters

Okay, so maybe consigning it to the hipster crowd is a little cruel. Can’t be helped though, just look at those colors! Also, it’s a compact car! Exclamation points aside, Suzuki seem proud enough to tout their latest non-creation to the press. See, the way the trend is going now, every major automaker is preparing to unleash small compact cars to flood city streets. Better kiss that guzzling SUV goodbye then.

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Oops! Russian Mars Probe Caught In Epic Fail

The bad part is the epic failure transpired in low orbit. To think everything went down (or should it be up) smoothly on Wednesday when a rocket lifted off at Baikonur. The problem is the moment the probe was supposed to enter its designated orbit on its long Martian journey, well, zip. Nada. Turns out the boosters wouldn’t activate.

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Robot Polar Bear Pillow Soothes Obnoxious Snorers (Video)

Only the Japanese are ingenious enough to wrap a really smart gadget inside a cute polar bear. It’s called Jukusui-kun, which means deep sleeper. What it does is adjust a person’s sleeping position to keep them from snoring. The magic is one of its paws moves to the sleeper’s head and tickles it. Sort of annoying, but apparently it works. Just check out the video after the jump.

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This Aluminum Survival Rifle Converts To A Fishing Rod

Aluminum AND carbon fiber. Survival rifles aren’t really that exciting anymore. Often found in emergency kits for downed airmen who might be trapped in the hostile outdoors; the compact weapons are designed with ultimate simplicity in mind. No surprise then that the latest from Mountain View Machine & Welding, the Pack Rifle,  barely manages a handful of parts. Even better, it’s convertible.

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Nvidia: PC Better Than Consoles

Nvidia is well known for speaking its mind, whether in its legendary tussles with Intel or just on a matter of principle. Of course, as is usually the case with corporations, matters of principle boil down to money, which Nvidia has made a lot of, mostly on PC hardware. It stands to reason then that it would cater to its customer base and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang doesn’t disappoint in that regard.

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Today turned out to be a mystical day after all, since nothing short of supernatural energies could have made Microsoft relinquish its white-knuckled grip on our sadly vulnerable attention spans and, by extension, wallets. is getting a makeover, bringing it in line with the new Metro UI as well as finally adding auto-renewal cancellation functionality.

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Verzo Kinzo Smartphone Lands for $459 with Boring Features

If you want, a “luxury” smartphone and the looks and style are more important to you than the hardware inside the device the Verzo Kinzo might be just the device you need. The smartphone runs the outdated Froyo OS with a custom UI over the top. I would wager it would be a long time before you get an update thanks to that custom UI too.


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T-Mobile Springboard Tablet Release Delayed Until November 16th

If you have been waiting patiently for the arrival of your new T-Mobile Springboard Tablet you might be a little disappoint to learn that T-Mobile has now pushed back the release date until November 16th.

It was originally though that the T-Mobile Springboard would be released on the 7th of November, and no information has been released as the reason for the delay.

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Sony Launching UMD Passport For PS Vita

Sony has unveiled plans to launch a UMD Passport for its PS Vita console once it officially released. Gamers with large libraries of UMD games from previous PSP consoles will be able to sign up for access to the new UMD Passport. However you wont be able to simply port your game across to play on the new PS Vita device.

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Apple iOS 5.0.1 Update Not Solved Battery Issues For All Users

Apple rolled out their new iOS 5.0.1 update this morning in an attempt to help stop batteries draining quite so fast on their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, after battery problems were reported by a number of users using iOS 5 over the last couple of weeks.

Well the iOS 5.0.1 update has been used for sometime, and even after initial trials stating that the update would fix the problem, the update doesn’t seem to have fixed the problem for everyone. With many users complaining that their battery life is still draining away just as quickly.

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Iomega eGo Mac Edition Portable Storage Launched

Iomega has added a new portable storage solution to its range in the form of the Iomega eGo Mac Edition, design specifically for Apple Mac users. The new Mac version has as rugged design and is equipped with 2 x FireWire 800 ports and 1 x USB 2.0, but unfortunately no Thunderbolt connection.

Its sleek rugged design and included Iomega Drop Guard case has been created to provide a safety net if you should drop your drive giving you added protection from drops up to 7 ft.

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