Canadian-Built Water Calligraphy Device Pays Tribute To Chinese Art (Video)

In more civilized parts of the world (ahem!), the measure of a man is his calligraphy. Sad to say this particular kind of bragging right is near extinction in this day and age.

That doesn’t mean calligraphy no longer inspires, as shown by Nicholas Hanna’s massive effort to reinvent the water calligraphy genre. The Beijing-based Canadian artists got his hands on a tricycle, an ubiquitous public/private transport in many Asian cities, and tricked it out to suit his needs.

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Apple OS X Lion 10.7.2 GM With iCloud Released To Developers

As well as announcing their new iPhone 4S, iCloud and other offerings in their keynote presentation yesterday, Apple has rolled out their OS X Lion 10.7.2 Golden Master Build 11C73 to developers. We also reported this morning that Apple has also rolled out its iOS 5 GM release to developers.

The latest OS X Lion 10.7.2 is a pre-release version and has been released solely for the purpose of testing iCloud features and is not an official update build.

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Shadowgun For Android Gets Previewed (Video)

Shadowgun was recently released for the iPhone and iPad, and we have already seen a demo of the game running on a prototype NVIDIA Kal-EL quad core tablet, and now we have a video of Shadowgun in action on a dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 tablet.

The guys over at Android Police have put together the video below of Shadowgun  running on a Tegra 2 Android tablet, and the game looks pretty impressive.

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Apple Will Buy Back Your Old iPhone 4 For Up To $200

If you considering upgrading your old iPhone 4 to the new iPhone 4S which Apple unveiled in its keynote presentation yesterday. You might be pleased to know that you maybe able to claim back up to $200 from Apple using their Reuse and Recycle program.

The amount that Apple will give you for your old phone depending on the model and of course its condition. A pristine white iPhone 4 pictures below will fetch around $200 while a black one will fetch around $180.

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CyanogenMod 7 Boots Up On The Droid3 (video)

If you are a Droid3 owner you might be interested to learn that a video was released yesterday showing how CyanogenMod 7 can now boot up on the Droid3 smartphone.

The workings of CyanogenMod 7 on the Droid3 still need to be addresses as most of the functions are still not working correctly but the boot up shows that the CyanogenMod 7 release for the Droid3 devices is definitely getting closer to a full release. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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BBC News Android App Now Includes Screen Widgets

The BBC have just rolled out a new update to their BBC News Android application which has brought with it home screen widgets.  You can now choose between large and small widgets and select which news categories you would like to view on the homepage for an at-a-glance look at the headlines.

Other features added in this latest update also include improved personalisation enabling you to now reorder the news categories to suit your preferences and the ability to store the app on the SD card.

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Apple Release’s iPhone 4S Camera Sample Photos

Apple’s iPhone 4S features a new camera over the existing iPhone 4, and it gets quite a specification bump from the original 5 megapixel sensor that is found on the iPhone 4.

The iPhone 4S camera features an 8 megapixel camera which features a CMOS backside illuminated sensor and a five element lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and it will be capable of recording full HD video in 1080p, and features built in image stabilization, plus temporal noise reduction.

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Sparrow Mac Email Client Now Provides Cloudapp Integration To Handle Large Files (video)

The fantastic Sparrow email application designed for Mac systems has today rolled out a new version taking the software to version 1.4. In the latest release Sparrow has worked hard to improve the user interface and performance of their application.

Together with a new integrated Cloudapp feature designed to help you manage larger files. CloudApp allows you to share images, links, music, videos and files. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.


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