Twitter Reaches 100 Million Users

Twitter has announced its latest milestone, the he site now has over 100 million users around the world, and more than 50 million users log in to Twitter every day, although 40 percent of Twitter’s active users sign in to read stuff rather than Tweet.

Twitter also announced that they  generate over five billion Tweets a month, and the site gets over 400 unique visitors each month, with half of the sites active users using mobile to sign in to the site.

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Nintendo Announces Star Fox 64 3D and New Red 3DS

Nintendo has announced a couple of new offerings that will be coming tomorrow. The first is a new color for the Nintendo 3DS game console. The little portable has been offered in black and a teal blue colors already. Starting tomorrow the console will also come in red at the same $169 the other versions sell for today.

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iPort LaunchPort iPad 2 Wall Mounted Inductive Charger (video)

iPort has unveiled their new wall mounted inductive charging system for Apple’s iPad 2 this week, which consist of three parts. A PowerShuttle hard case for your iPad 2 fitted with inductive charger, a BaseStation table top charger and a WallStation wall mounted charger.

The system starts charging your iPad 2 wirelessly, as soon as you dock it to either the WallStation or BaseStation, watch the video after the break to see it in action.

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New Masclear Is Some Sort Of Innovation

At least innovation in the aesthetic sense, ergo it looks better than an average face mask. Not surprisingly it’s a Japan-centric product where exists a huge market for face masks. Face masks came in vogue as an accessory across Asia’s bustling cities and became further ingrained in the public imagination post-SARS and Avian Flu. Now a company called Prosperity network Inc. has outed the Masclear, which is a clever mash up of the words mask and clear.

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Thermaltake Unveil Massive23 GT Laptop Cooler

If you have a gaming laptop that gets a little to hot for your liking, Thermaltake have this week unveiled their new Massive23 GT Laptop Cooler which has been designed specifically to help you keep your gaming laptop temperature a little more under control.

The Massive23GT is fitted with a huge 200mm fan which is sprinkled with LEDs to add extra effect together with a handy fan speed adjustment that enables you to adjust the speed of the fan to accommodate even the hardest and longest gaming sessions. Increasing the fan speeds from 500 to 800 RPM when required.

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Ghost City To Rise In New Mexico For Suspicious Corporate Experiments

Okay, maybe the title slanted this compelling bit of news a little too far in the conspiracy nut corner. It couldn’t be helped. A Washington D.C.-based tech company has announced plans to build a whole 35,000 resident simulation city in New Mexico bereft of actual residents.

Its purpose will be technology testing for various clients in the corporate world, whether they be industrial, scientific, commercial or all three combined. Is this suspicious? It should be. The project would cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $200 million. There’s no word on investors, but Pegasus Global Holdings Inc. might be footing the bill on its own.

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Star Trek Over The Last 45 Years (Infographic)

Space.com have created an infographic summarising the past 45 years of Star Trek from its humble beginning back in 1956 right up to the new movies expected to be released in 2013.

Six television series and 11 movies later the Star Trek and Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future is still going as strong as ever. The first series debuted in 1966 and ran for three seasons following the adventures of  James T. Kirk and the crew of an exploration vessel of a 23rd century galactic “United Federation of Planets” – the Starship Enterprise.  View the full infographic after the jump. Enjoy!

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Fantastic Smule MadPad iPad App Transforms Anything Into A Music Instrument (video)

A great new iPad/iPhone application has been developed by Smule called MadPad which enables you to transform everyday mundane objects into fantastic musical instruments.

You simply use the application to record small snippets of sound and video, which then become beat pads on your iOS device that you can press to create funky music and your own very original tunes. The best way to understand the MadPad concept and see how it works is to watch the video after the jump where all will be revealed.

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Xperia Play 4G Arriving At AT&T On September 18th

Today its been announced after first being revealed back in July that  Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play will be arriving at AT&T on September 18th, becoming AT&T’s first PlayStation-certified smartphone.

AT&T customers will be offered the exclusive “stealth blue” colour Xperia Play 4G and it will come bundled with a multimedia dock DK300 and MC100 music cable. Together with pre-loaded games including: Dungeon Defenders, Asphalt 6, Star Battalion, Madden NFL 11, The Sims 3 , Tower Bloxx: My City and Crash Bandicoot.

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Microsoft Signs Android Patent Deals With Acer, Viewsonic

Microsoft has been agreeing patent deals with a number of device manufacturers over the last few months who make smartphones and tablets using Google’s Android OS, the last thing we heard was that Microsoft was looking to get Samsung to pay around $15 for every Android device they produce.

Now Microsoft has announced that it has signed some more deals, this time it is with Acer and also Viewsonic and the deals are related to smartphones and tablets.

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NuForce Announces Icon iDo Audiophile-Grade iOS Headphone Amp

NuForce has today announced the launch of a new addition to its line of amps in the form of the new Icon iDo designed for use with Apple’s iPad,iPhone and iPod. The Icon iDo is a “Audiophile-Grade” headphone amp  supporting sampling rates up to 48kHz, 24-bits of resolution and a 10-20kHz frequency.

The NuForce Icon iDo plugs directly into your iOS devices 30-pin sync port to bypass the audio devices integrated audio converter and enable it to use its own amp on your audio files providing CD quality sound.

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