Nintendo Wii U Console Hits US, Europe, Japan And Australia By End Of 2012

Nintendo has announced that their next generation Wii console, the Wii U will be available in the US, Europe, Japan and Australia before the end of 2012, so we can expect the device available for the holiday shopping season.

The news came from Nintendo President Satuoru Iwata, and this is the first time that Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U will be available in 2012.

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Holographic Games Engine Created Using Kinect And Windows Phone (video)

A new hack using Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller together with a Windows Phone, has been published on YouTube by user programming4fun. Which demonstrates whats possible when you combine the two to create a Holographic Games Engine. In the video after the jump you can see as the 3D engine adjusts the image accordingly adapting to the users position, to give the illusion of a real 3D object.

 

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Samsung Galaxy Note Hits AT&T February 18th?

Earlier we heard that the Nokia Lumia 900 would be available on AT&T on the 18th of March, and now we have some details on another new smartphone headed to AT&T.

AT&T recently announced that they would have the Samsung Galaxy Note available on their network, and now it would appear that the device will be available from the 18th of February for $299 when you sign up to a new two year contract.

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Nokia Lumia 900 Hits AT&T 18th March For $99?

AT&T and Nokia recently announced the first LTE Windows Phone device for the US, the Nokia Lumia 900, and now it would appear that we may have some details on pricing and an actual launch date.

The guys from the BGR have received details on AT&T’s latest roadmap, and it would appear that the Lumia 900 will launch with AT&T on the 18th of March, and the handset will be available for $99 when you sign up to a new two year contract with the carrier.

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BeagleBone Installed With XBMC Eden Beta 2

Remember the BeagleBoard? Well, their makers have come up with yet another compact but powerful  single board computer called the BeagleBone. The tiny device is anything but small when it comes to features as it is loaded with a 4GB microSD card with Angstrom Linux. The package also includes a MicroSD to SD adapter and a Mini-B USB cable, aside of course from the assembled BeagleBone.

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iPhone 5 Coming This Summer With 4 Inch Display?

We haven’t had a good iPhone 5 rumor for some time, the latest one comes from the guys over at 9 to 5 Mac, who apparently received some information for a source at Foxconn in China.

According to the report the iPhone 5 is ready for production, and it will feature a larger 4 inch display than the existing iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, with a larger footprint as well.

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ZTE V9A–Light Tab 2 To Be Released Next Month

There’s plenty to choose from when your tablet hunting nowadays with an array of products coming out left and right and they all come in different sizes to suit your needs. For those on the lookout for an Android tablet that’s not as expensive as the top-tier offerings from the likes of Samsung and Acer, there will be another choice soon:  the ZTE V9A-Light Tab 2.

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HP To Make webOS Open Source By September

HP has released details on when they will make their webOS platform open source, by September of this year HP will release Open webOS 1.0 under the Apache License.

HP has also released the first part of its open source version of web OS, in the form of Enyo, which is the companies developer tool for writing applications that will run across multiple mobile devices.

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Rocketboost Control App Released For iOS Devices, PC

A control app has been released by Rocketboost for iOS devices, which, once set up properly, will allow you to control Rocketboost’s Rocketfish and Insignia speakers. Rocketboost is aiming for an airplay-like environment and with the release of this app, gives its users a chance to  just sit back and relax and control the speakers from afar.

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Researchers Unveil New Magnetic Soap Which Could Help Clear Oil Spills At Sea

Researchers at Bristol University in the UK have developed a new kind of composed of iron-rich salts dissolved in water, which responds to a magnetic field when placed in solution. Its hoped the new magnetic soap will be able to be used to help clear up oil spills from the sea, without polluting the surrounding waters.Soap is made of long molecules with ends that behave differently: One end of the molecule is attracted to water and the other is repelled by it.

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