ViewSonic V430 Android Smartphone Announced

ViewSonic has added another Android smartphone to its range with the launch of the ViewSonic V430, which comes with a 4.3 inch WVGA multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.

The ViewSonic V430 is powered by a single core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and it comes with 512MB of RAM, Android comes in the form of Android 2.2 Froyo.

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Tascam iXZ Mic And Instrument iOS Interface Unveiled

If you are looking to take your music creation on your iPad a little further this handy microphone and instrument interface adapter unveiled by Tascam might well be worth adding to your list of gadgets to get.

The new Tascam iXZ has been designed to turn your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into a recording studio, enabling you to plug-in a microphone, guitar or bass to use the latest guitar amp, sampling, recording and iOS DJ apps to create or record your music.

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Motorola’s 7 Inch Xoom Tablet Leaked?

We have been hearing rumors over the last few months that Motorola intends to launch a smaller version of its Xoom tablet, with a 7 inch display, and the guys from This is My next have obtained a photo which is reported to be of the new 7 inch Motorola Xoom Tablet.

The device is reported to come with a microSD port and a micro HDMI port, it looks to be running Android from the photo, although there are no details on which version as yet.

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Pantech Breakout Gets Official

We have been hearing that the new Pantech Breakout is headed to Verizon Wireless over the last few weeks, and now it official the Pantech Breakout will be available from Verizon on the 22nd of September in stores and online.

The Pantech Breakout comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and it features a 4inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, processing is provided by a 1GHz single core processor.

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Batman: Arkham City Latest Villain Revealed (video)

It look like Batman will have his work cut out in the new Batman game reading for release. As Rocksteady has revealed yet another villain that will in the new Batman: Arkham City game joining the likes of Penguin, Solomon Grundy, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, The Riddler and Two Face naming just a few.

The latest villain to be unveiled is Deadshot who is equipped with a mask with eyeholes and a targeting system over his right eye, together with wrist-mounted guns and two sidearms, as well as a sniper rifle. View the video after the jump to reveal a little more insight into the character.

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Windows 8 To Feature The Ability To Make Phone Calls?

We have already had a good look at some of the new functions as well as the new apps in Microsoft’s Windows 8, and now it would appear that there will be another new feature in Windows 8 when it launches.

The guys over at I Started Something spotted something interesting in Windows 8, as you can see in the photo below there is something called ‘Missed Calls’, which would indicate that Windows 8 tablets could have the ability to make and receive calls.

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Gear of War 3 Weapon And Character Videos Leaked (video)

Gears of War 3 is set to be launched tomorrow, however new videos have been leaked a little early showing the games new weapons and characters.Whetting your appetite a little more before the big day.

The videos after the jump reveals how the weapon skins will look in game together with a three minute gameplay preview of Gears of War 3 Blood Drive (bottom). Enjoy!

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Korea’s KT Telecom Announces NFC Enabled iPhone Case

We have heard that Apple may be looking to bring NFC (Near Field Communications) payment to the new iPhone 5, but now it would appear that Korean mobile carrier KT Telecom could be the first company to bring NFC payments to the iPhone in the form of an NFC enabled case for the iPhone 4.

The company has just launched its own NFC payment system for the iPhone 4, and it comes in the form of the iCarte 420K NFC case, that can be used for purchases with retailers, restaurants, cinemas an more.

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Awesome Daft Punk Replica Helmet Complete With Programmable LED Faceplate (video)

If you are a fan of Thomas Bangalter’s helmet from the Daft Punk music duo. Harrison Krix of Volpin Props has created his very own awesome replica helmet which took around 4 months to build from scratch and even includes its very own programmable LED faceplate. Watch the video after the jump to see the construction process and the helmet in action.

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“Its Playing” iOS Video Player With AC3 And Open In Support

If you are looking for an iOS media player with AC3 support you might be interested to learn that a new application has been released called “Its Playing” that supports AC3 audio and is equipped with a volume boost feature and plenty of other useful enhancements.

Other features on the new iOS player includes the ability to open files from other iOS applications on your iPad or iPhone which support “Open In..” commands such as Dropbox and Mail making it even easier to play media files.

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