New Wii Loses GameCube Support, Not Coming To US

New information is trickling out about Nintendo’s non-update to its formerly barely next-gen, soon to be stone age-gen console. Sure, it’s reportedly slightly slimmer and it has a newfound fondness for the horizontal plane, but apparently it’s losing something fairly important in the process: GameCube compatibility.

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Bored Dad + Cute Toddler + Go Pro Camera = Video Gold

See this cute little girl in the photo below. That is a two-year old somewhere in the UK. Her dad wanted to see what it was like to be two also he strapped his Go Pro camera to the girls bike helmet and took her to the playground. I bet a lot of parents wondered why this weird dad had a camera on his little girl. I know I wondered more about the fact that the dude is wearing Capri pants.

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Best Buy Wants to Return HP TouchPads Thanks to Poor Demand

The HP TouchPad tablet isn’t doing well on the market at all. I hardly think most of us are surprised by that. Android and the iPad own the market and many of the Android tablets are not selling well either. That fact didn’t stop HP from tossing the WebOS tablets onto the market at a premium price and so far, people have stayed away.

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Skype WiFi Arrives On iOS Devices, Enabling Access To 1 Million Hotspots Worldwide

Skype has just announced that its Skype WiFi service (formerly known as Skype Access) has arrived on iOS devices, with the launch of a new iOS application that is now available to download for free from Apple’s iTunes App Store.

Bringing over 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world uses of the application on their ipad, iPhone or iPod Touch. Providing Internet access for iOS devices in hotels, train stations, convention centres, bars, airports and many more locations, worldwide.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Holds Up Fastfood Joint

Not Pizza Hut though as a lot of people are speculating. In these trying times, all sorts of nefarious deeds are being perpetrated by unlikely characters be they ninjas attacking an Apple store or this latest travesty.

The scene of the crime was a Wendy’s branch in Rib Mountain, Wisconsin where a large man in a mask help up the cashier at gunpoint. Don’t know why people bother robbing fast food joints as food there is so cheap the suspect could have bought a lot of burgers if he just pawned his gun instead and used the money.

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14 Year Old Gets A Bionic Arm After Writing Letter

In a rare chain of events that would make a decent Hollywood tear-jerker, a 14 year old lad from Berkshire got a new arm from a Scottish robotics company courtesy of Mercedes. That’s a lot of parties involved if you ask us, but the backstory is rather complicated.

See, dear Matthew is missing a limb. It wasn’t cut off in a lightsaber duel or the tragic result of an accident. For Matthew it was congenital. He’s been making do with a prosthetic hand for ages until he wrote a cheeky letter to the Mercedes F1 team GP Petronas.

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Griffin TC Helo iPhone Controlled RC Helicopter

If you fancy using your iPhone for something a little more interesting than just making phone calls and listening to media. Griffin have the perfect solution with their Griffin TC Helo RC helicopter that’s controlled using a custom iPhone application and transmitter adapter.

The Griffin TC Helo helicopter is equipped with twin rotors fitted to an aluminium frame and finished with a black polycarbonate body, and charges via a USB connection. Your iPhone is then used to control the RC helicopter using an infrared transmitter which plugs into the headphone jack of your iPhone.

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StumbleUpon Introduces New Explore Box Feature (video)

StumbleUpon has today introduced a new feature called the “Explore box” which allows users to search recommendations on more specific level. The new beta “Explore box” feature enables you to stumble hundreds of thousands on specific topics rather than just being restricted to set up specifically defined categories.

Check out the video after the jump to see the new StumbleUpon “Explore box” feature in action.

StumbleUpon Explore Feature

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Dell Unveils Its Thinnest Monitor Ever S2330MX (video)

Dell have today introduced their thinnest monitor ever the Dell S2330MX. A 23″ ultra slim monitor that has been designed for home or business use. The new Dell S2330MX uses LED backlighting technology and has a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution with a 2ms response time. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about this Ultra thin monitors specifications and see it in action.

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Logitech Launches Solar K750 Keyboard For Mac Users

Logitech first announced their new K750 solar powered keyboard for PC users back in November 2010 and have wasted no time rushing the Mac version out 9 months later.

The K750 solar is a full-size keyboard complete with number pad and solar panel stretching along the top from left to right. Logitech explains that the new K750 keyboard can be charged from standard indoor lighting, and once fully charged can work in complete darkness for up to three months if needed. Its also equipped with a 2.4GHz module providing trouble free wireless connectivity.

Logitech K750 Mac Keyboard

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Nano-Structured Glass Creates New Five-Dimensional Computer Memory

Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have created new nano-structured glass and used it to create a new type of computer memory. Since the team of researchers published their paper in May this year, the new technology has been developed further and the team has now adapted it for a five-dimensional optical recording device. The new five-dimensional memory using the Nano Structured Glass means that data can be stored on the glass will last forever.

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New Glass Roofed Apple Retail Store Arriving In Santa Monica?

Details of a new building set to arrive on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, California have been discovered that look suspiciously like a new Apple retail store. The new proposal for a 8,084 square foot commercial building, to replace the existing three story Borders Bookstore has been filed at the Santa Monica Planning Commission.

Even though the new application is listed as “Howard Robinson” and the property owner as ASB/Blatteis Promenade Holdings, LLC the architect drawings give the game away a little.

Apple Retail Store Santa Monica

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