Sharp Unveils RW-T107 Android Tablet Complete With NFC

This week in Japan Sharp has unveiled a new tablet named the Sharp RW-T107 which comes complete with a near field communication reader (NFC). The NFC reader which is thought to be the first to be integrated in to a tablet, can be used in stores to read membership cards, IDs, loyalty cards, special offer coupons and more.

As well as the unique NFC reader the new tablet runs Android Gingerbread and is equipped with a 7 inch touchscreen together with microUSB, headphone jack and HDMI connections and a SIM card slot.

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Dragon Age 3 To Be Mix Of Origins and Dragon Age 2

Another day, another bout of reassurances from Bioware that the second game in the series was a complete and unforeseeable fluke. This is, however, the first time we’re hearing anything about Dragon Age 3 except confirmation of its existence, so there’s still room for something other than disappointment. For now.

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Blizzard Dota Will Be Designed For Novices As Well

Is DOTA and its increasingly numerous brethren far enough removed from its humble Warcraft 3 beginnings for us to attempt that Warhammer-Blizzard joke we’ve been working on ? We haven’t really gotten the details down, but it was going to be something really meta along the lines of how Blizzard is coming full circle by ripping itself off just like it did Games Workshop all those years ago, only they didn’t really make DOTA, did they? But they made fans who made DOTA, so that has to count for something, right?

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D&D Daggerdale Dev Bedlam Closes Doors

We’re not sure when we can stop attributing these unfortunate events to the omnipresent economic crisis and just start seeing them as the cost of doing business again, but it probably doesn’t matter all that much for the 90% of staff currently suffering “temporary layoffs” over at XBLA game D&D Daggerdale developer Bedlam.

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All PS Vita Games Downloadable, According To Sony

Despite the popular notion that the PSP Go’s had rather a poor showing as a vehicle for digital downloads, we’re more of the opinion it had a poor showing as a vehicle for convincing gamers with hefty physical media collections to give them up entirely for no benefit whatsoever. Which, we’re sure you’ll agree, is a tall order for any handheld, especially one half-heartedly released at the end of the product’s life cycle.

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Klingon LED Coffee Table Is Impressive (Video)

Pine. Acrylic. An LED bulb. Such are the simple materials that form this Klingon coffee table. It’s not really Klingon-made and it isn’t found in any Star Trek movie. Keep in mind it’s a DIY project by a very skilled craftsman who decided to put an alien twist on his coffee table. The pointy legs are pine smoothed to a polished sheen supported by acrylic rods. The triangular table top, on the other hand, is adorned with an acrylic layer to subdue the diodes emitting pop-colored lights.

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Official Sony PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset Landing Sept 6th (video)

Sony is gearing up to launch a their new official PS3 wireless stereo headset on the September 6th. Allowing you to enjoy your PS3 games and in game communication without being tethered to the console.The new PS3 headset is equipped with 7.1 surround sound and uses a small USB dongle to create the Bluetooth connection required to your PS3 console.

The PS3 Wireless headset also provides quick access to microphone controls such as mute and volume control with a simple tap or slide of the finger on the headset. Watch the video after the jump to see a run through of the new PS3 headsets features in action.

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Miramax Streaming Movie Rentals Arrive On Facebook

If you are a fan of Miramax films such as Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, No Country for Old Men, and  Gangs of New York to name a few. You might be pleased to know that Miramax has now partnered with Facebook to bring streaming movie rentals to the social network.

As from today Miramax have launched their first digital App on Facebook called the Miramax eXperience, bringing the largest-scale streaming movie venture to the social network to date. The new application was built in just 8 weeks and is still in its beta development stage, but Miramax say they will be continually developing the application to meet users need and requirements.

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Amazon River Will Soon Be Added To Google Street View

Google is not content with just adding streets and buildings to their Street View they are now also planning an expedition in to the heart of the Amazon to capture 360 degree images of some of the regions most remote locations, for the world to explore from the comfort of their computer chairs.

The new project is a joint initiative between Google and the non-profit group Foundation for a Sustainable Amazon (FAS) and will involve the teams winding their way down both the Amazon River and the Rio Negro River in northwest Brazil.

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Robocop Xbox Live Avatar (video)

Fancy something a little different for your Xbox Live Avatar to wear? Well a new Robocop themed avatar suit is coming to the Xbox Live Market Place on August 25th giving you a little retro Robocop charm from the 1987 movie. Watch a fan made trailer introducing the latest addition to the Xbox Live Avatar Marketplace after the jump.

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Google Secures 18 Key Patents In Motorola’s $12.5 Billion Acquisition

When the acquisition of Motorola by Google completes Google will have added around 17,000 patent plus 7,500 pending applications to its armoury of patents. But Bloomberg is reporting just 18 of these patents could be worth the $12.5 billion Google is paying for Motorola.

David Mixon, a patent lawyer at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Huntsville, Alabama calculated, that out of all the patents Google will receive. There are inventions dating back to 1994 which form the heart of three Motorola lawsuits against Apple, and could really be the star patents in the haul for Google.

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RIM Launching New Blackberry App World 3.0

Following on from its recently launched new range of smartphones RIM is now looking to revamp its BlackBerry App World software and will be launching a newly updated version on August 22nd. Blackberry App World 3.0 will include a new storefront enabling users to be able to find and purchase apps , games and themes with ease.

New features have also been added to help you manage your applications. When you download an app, it will now be stored digitally in ­your own personal storage folder called My World. You can then retrieve the application at a later date or install it easily on a new Blackberry device which any additional cost.

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