iModela USB 3D Printer Launches For Under $1,000 (video)

If you like the thought of being able to create your own designs and creations using a 3D printer but have been put of by the larger than life price tags on them . You might be pleased to know that a new iModela USB 3D Printer has been launched and is available to purchase for around $977. Sure it still a hefty amount but when compared to other 3D printers on the market this little USB device looks like a great entry level 3D printer for the money.

The iModela USB 3D printer has been designed to provide you with a way to creating designs from wax, foam, balsa wood, and plastic via PC software that allows you to design original 3D models or download them. Watch the video after the jump to see the iModela USB 3D Printer in action.

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$25 Raspberry Pi PC Gets A Sweet Logo

If like us you are a fan of the new Raspberry Pi PC which has been designed to be sold for around $25 and make PC’s available to all. You might be interested to know that Raspberry Pi have now selected a winner for their logo competition and the winning design is a perfect match for the $25 Raspberry Pi PC.

The winning logo was created by Paul Beech, and received the largest number of votes from the panel of judges due to its graphical simplicity, its adaptability and ease of reproduction. Congratulations Paul!

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Dragons Heading To Minecraft?

Developer and creator of Minecraft,  Markus “Notch” Persson over the weekend tweeted a picture of a blocky, untextured dragon soaring around his Minecraft world and explained that he’s currently “developing epicness for Minecraft!”.

Could this mean that the world of Minecraft could soon include dragons? Let hope so. As you can see by the tweeted image below the Minecraft Dragons are still in a very early stage at the moment and still don’t have any textures on them.

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Tweet Speaker App Reads Your Twitter Feed To You

If you would prefer a different way to keep up to date with your Twitter feed a new iPhone application has been launched this week called Tweet Speaker that will read your Tweets to you. Providing you with a handy alternative to reading your Twitter feed.

The creators of the app have designed its to be easy to use in any situation and give you a similar experience to that of a live podcast of your Tweets, whether on a walk, stuck in traffic, in the kitchen, or on the go.

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iPhone 4 Cases May Not Fit The iPhone 4S

If you have a collection of cases for the iPhone 4, and have ordered yourself a new iPhone 4S, it looks like the older iPhone 4 cases may not work with the iPhone 4S, as the photo below demonstrates.

According to the guys over at Android Sale, the iPhone 4S buttons are slightly lower than that of the existing iPhone 4, which would apply to the UK versions of the iPhone 4 cases and also the AT&T versions in the US.

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Xbox 360 Battlefield 3 Second Disk Will Include Higher Resolution Texture Pack

If you have been considering purchasing the Xbox 360 edition of the new Battlefield 3 game when it arrives later this month you might be interested to know that DICE will be including a higher resolution texture pack on the second disk in the pack.

The higher resolution texture pack can be loaded on to your Xbox 360 console  which will added a more refined graphic experience to your gaming within Battlefield 3 than if you just used the optical disk version of the game.

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T-Mobile Springboard And Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablets Announced

We knew that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet was headed to T-Mobile, it is now official and T-Mobile has also announced another 4G Android tablet, the T-Mobile Springboard.

Both of these new T-Mobile Android tablets will come with T-Mobile TV,and the T-Mobile Springboard is made by Huawei and it will come with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, a 7 inch HD display, a 5 megapixel camera and a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera.

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Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Starts Shipping, Costs $899

Some of our readers will remember the Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook that was announced recently, good news if you have been waiting to get your hands on one as Acer has just announced that the Aspire S3 ultrabook is now shipping.

The Acer Aspire S3 comes with a 13.3 inch display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, and it measures just 0.51 inches thick and will be available with a choice of Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors.

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Starbucks Rolls Out Free Wifi to 650 UK Stores

Starbucks has today unveiled a new free Wi-Fi services they have rolled out to 650 of their UK stores allowing Starbucks customers to now enjoy free Wi-Fi access without the need for a registered Starbucks Card to log or the need to be members of the Starbucks Rewards programme to access the free Wi-Fi.

The new service now allows you to simply click ‘Connect’ and enjoy one-click, high speed Wi-Fi access. Each Wi-Fi session lasts for 2 hours but you can have an unlimited number of sessions every day – just reconnect after 2 hours.

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Multiplayer Comes To Mass Effect 3

Over the past months there has been a lot of talk and speculation as to whether the new Mass Effect 3 game will indeed include multiplayer support or not. Well today Australian games magazine PC PowerPlay has unveiled its latest issues front cover which states that Mass Effect 3 will be coming with multiplayer support.

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iPhone 4S Pre-orders Hit 1 Million In 24 Hours

It looks like the iPhone 4S is going to be an even bigger success for Apple than last years iPhone 4 launch, as Apple has just announced that iPhone 4S pre-orders have gone one 1 million in the first 24 hours.

This would make it Apple’s most successful iPhone launch to date, when compared to last years figures of 600,000 iPhone 4 units ordered within the first 24 hours.

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iPhone 4S Benchmarks Unveiled (video)

Even before its official October 14th launch a few early benchmarks for the new Apple iPhone 4S have been taken and released into the wild. Together with a quick look at the settings and configuration options for the Siri Assistant application which will come as part of iOS5 and be available on the new iPhone 4S. You can view the early iPhone 4S benchmarks after the jump.

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