Sony Bloggie 3D Camcorder Starts Shipping

The new Sony Bloggie 3D Camcorder, which was unveiled by Sony ealier this year, has now started shipping and is available to buy for $249.99. The new Sony Bloggie 3D Camcorder allows you to take 3D or 2D 1920 x 1080p MP4 HD video together with 5 mega pixel still images. Both can then be viewed on its 2.4″ LCD without the need to wear any 3D glasses.

The Bloggie 3D is equipped  two sensors/lenses, with 3GB of internal memory and can recorder up to 4 hours of footage on a full charge. Other features include SteadyShot image stabilisation, Auto Focus/Auto Macro, an Exmor CMOS sensor, Face Detection and a built-in USB arm for easy transfer of your recording to a computer.

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Gigabyte’s S1080 Wireless Tablet Arrives At The FCC

It look as though Gigabyte’s S1080 wireless tablet could be arriving in the US in the near future as its currently making its way through the FCC. The new S1080 tablet is powered by an Intel Dual Core Atom N550 and runs a full version of Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and is already available in Taiwan after being launched last month.

The S1080 is also equipped with a 10 inch screen, 2GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive, together with a 1.3 megapixel webcam, USB 3.0 connection, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, SD card reader and Ethernet port, but lacks a HDMI port and surprisingly has a VGA port to connect to external displays.

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Samsung Sliding PC 7 Goes Up For Pre-Order For $649

Some of our readers will remember the Samsung Sliding PC 7 that we told you about earlier this year, it is basically a Windows 7 tablet computer with a slide out QWERTY  keyboard.

The Samsung Sliding PC 7 has now appeared on Amazon for pre-order for $649, although there are no details as yet on when it will actually ship.

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Apple To Remove Incentive App Installs From Apps

It looks like Apple is removing app install incentives from the iOS App store, in an attempt to clean things up in the app store. Some developers have been using incentives within apps to get users to download more of their apps.

For example some iOS games, require in game credits to proceed further in the game, and to get these in game credits, certain developers have been making people download another one of their apps.

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Portal 2 Insane Cube Tricks (video)

If your still have a few problems getting to grips with the Portal gun in the recently launched Portal 2 game the video by Schrobotindisguise after the break will show you a few neat tricks that can be preformed using the cube.

Before the inevitable challenge chambers and leader boards Schrobotindisguise has decided to set a few of his own challenges to increase the re-playability of Portal 2.

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Bose Founder Dr. Amar Bose Leaves Shares To MIT

Its been announced by MIT, Dr. Amar Bose founder of the Bose, private company that creates high end audio products. Has donated his majority share holding of the company to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

The shares don’t come with voting rights, so MIT won’t have any say in how the company is run, and MIT are also not allowed to sell the shares. Instead, MIT will profit from cash dividends whenever the company chooses to issue them. In 2010 Bose Corp. reported a revenue of more than $2 billion.

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Alpha Bike Next Generation Concept Drops Chains And Gears

Five mechanical engineering students from the University of Pennsylvania were provided with one year and a significant sponsorship budget and to design and create a next generation bike, the result : The Alpha bike.

The new Alpha bike concept drops the traditional gears and chains and replaces them with a drive system integrated into the frame of the bike. The drive is provided by a new SWIFT Drive Technology which is an Integrated Free-Fixed Transmission that uses an electromechanical actuated clutch to switch the bike’s configuration between fixed-gear and free-wheeling modes.

The SWIFT Drive combines a number of different materials to provide the best match to provide strength and lightness and is constructed from a number of different components made from Titanium 6Al4V, AMS-6514, Bronze and 6061-T6 Aluminium.

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Nokia Launches Pink N8 Smartphone

Nokia has added another color to the Nokia N8, with the launch of the Nokia N8 Pink, and apart from the new paint job it shares the same specifications as the N8.

As a reminder the Nokia N8 features  a 12 megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss lens and a Xenon flash, the camera is capable of recording HD video in 720p and it also features HDMI out.

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I-O Data Unveils USB 3.0 3TB External Hard Drive

I-O Data has added a new external hard drive to its range with a massive 3TB of onboard storage and which is fitted with the latest USB 3.0 ports allowing for extremely fast connections and data transfer when compared to the older USB 2.0 ports.

The new HDCA-UT3.0K is supported by Windows, Linux and Mac OS, and the 3TB external storage can also be used to record TV shows or movies from your HDTV if the TV has a USB HDD Recording mode.

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Ultrafast 100 Terabit Per Second Optical Connection Sets New Speed Record

Researchers in Japan have unveiled new optical connections that are capable of transferring more than 100 terabits of information per second through a single optical fibre. To try and put this in perspective, the data transfered per second through the connection is equivalent to three solid months of HD video or the contents of 250 double-sided Blu-ray discs.

The new fibre optic connection uses a number of different technologies which slices the optical spectrum into many distinct channels which can then be used to simultaneously carry information at different frequencies, providing a much greater possible bandwidth.

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