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.

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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.

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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.

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Synology DS411 Quad Drive DiskStation NAS Media Streaming Storage Solution

Synology has this week introduced a new NAS solution to their range in the form of the new Synology DS411. Capable of holding four drives the new Synology DS411 has been designed for small businesses and home users in need of a fast high capacity storage, backup and media streaming solution.

Synology DS411 is capable of accepting four drives up to a total of 12 TB in storage (3TB each) and will provide an average 105.3 MB/sec reading speed under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment, together with a 47.8 MB/sec writing speed.

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Apple Store Goes Offline (Updated)

Is Apple preparing to launch a new product? As the Apple Store has been taken offline and the “We’re Updating the Store” message has appeared in its place. No new product launches have been announced which could indicate a reason why the Apple Store is currently offline.  But Gizmodo is taking a stab in the dark and suggesting that a it might be for the launch and arrival of Apple’s new 1080p Apple TV.

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Cobra Tag Makes Sure You Never Lose Your Keys Again

If you are like me and misplace your car keys form time to time, a new device and application called Cobra Tag  has been developed to help you find them without a fuss.

Cobra Tag uses Bluetooth, GPS and a smartphone app to create the secure system. Simply attach the Tag part of the system to your car keys or anything else you would like to not lose and install the free Cobra Tag application on your smartphone.

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HP Pre 3 Arrives In The UK

If you have been patently waiting for the arrival of the new HP Pre 3 mobile in the UK you will be pleased to know that your wait is now over. The HP Pre 3 8GB is now available to buy from Palm’s Eurostore unlocked for £299.00 – $492.03.

The new HP Pre 3 is powered by a Qualcomm 1.4GHz processor supported by 512MB of RAM. Its equipped with a 3.58 inch touchscreen display and a slide out QWERTY keyboard. Onboard storage comes in two options either 8GB or 16GB and supports USB mass storage. More information on its US arrival will be released shortly say HP.

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