There’s been a new breakthrough in submarine technology and it has nothing to do with either stealth, sonar, or design. It’s a flexible underwater fin whose mechanics were derived from a species of Amazonian knifefish. Why is it important? Cos future robo-submersibles could use it to move around in the deep.
A new invention has been posted on the Kickstarter website that in my opinion definitely has lots of potential. The new mBrace device has been designed to simply add a carrying handle to your 15″ unibody Macbook Pro to help you carry it around the office.
According to Digitimes, HTC will be launching the HTC Flyer Android tablet in march of this year, and it will reportedly come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
The rumor says that the HTC Flyer looks like a larger version of HTC’s Desire smartphone, and that these new Android tablets will be launched in conjunction with a mobile carrier.
Yesterday Nintendo officially announced the new Nintendo 3DS, it will go on sale in the US on the 27th of March for $249.99 and in the UK on the 25th of March for £249.
A number of online retailers have now started taking pre-orders on the Nintendo 3DS, both Amazon and Gamestop, and the new handheld gaming console comes in both aqua blue and cosmo black.
Apple are getting close to having 10 billion apps downloaded from their App Store, and they have just announced the top iOS apps of all time, the list comprises of both paid and free applications.
Ad they have listed the top apps for the iPhone and iPad, with Doodle Jump taking the top spot for top paid iPhone apps, and Facebook taking the top spot for top free iPhone apps.
You will be pleased to know that Google has now finally enabled incoming number porting on its Google Voice service, which now allows you to add your own number. The feature has been requested for some time by Google Voice users, but Google has always held back on releasing the feature, until now and has quietly rolled out the new feature for a one off fee of $20 (payable via Google Checkout)
AMD has today announced it has created the worlds first and only APU for embedded systems with its new low-power AMD Embedded G-Series platform with new x86 core integrated with GPU and DirectX 11 support.
The AMD Embedded G-Series, based on AMD Fusion technology, delivers a complete, full-featured embedded platform and incorporates the new low-power, x86 CPU based on the “Bobcat” core with a DirectX 11-capable GPU and parallel processing engine on a single piece of silicon designed for set-top boxes, SFF PCs and many more applications.
The HTC 7 Pro Windows Phone 7 smartphone went on sale in Germany the other day, and now it looks like it will launch in the UK in February as it is now available to pre-order form UK retailer Clove with a price of £369.
The HTC 7 Pro features a 1GHZ processor and a slide out QWERTY keyboard, it comes with Windows Phone 7 and features a 3.6 inch WVGA display.
HTC has announced that the HTC Gratia will go on sale in the UK in February, the HTC Gratia was announced back in October and it is basically the European version of the HTC Aria.
The HTC Gratia comes with a 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen display, processing comes from a 600MHz Qualcomm processor and there is also dual band 900/2100 HSPA/WCDMA and integrated 802.11 b/g WiFi.
Many Nexus One owners have been wondering when their handset will get the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, the last thing we heard about this was back in December, and all we knew what that Android 2.3 for the Nexus One was being worked on.
Now it seems that we are getting closer to the release of Android 2.3 for the Nexus One, as someone from Google recently spoke to ComputerWorld and Android 2.3 should be hitting the Nexus One very soon.
As well as announcing the new ST6500 compact camera, Samsung also added another three compact cameras to its range with the launch of the Samsung ST65, ST90 and ST95.
All three models are capable of recording High Definition video in 720p, whilst the ST95 is capable of encoding in H.264, and this model comes with a 3 inch touchscreen display
It looks like Sony Ericsson is about o release a follow up to their Vivaz smartphone, and it looks like the Symbian OS will be replaced in this new version with Google’s Android OS.
The Sony Ericsson Vivaz 2 will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it looks like it will feature a 1GHZ Qualcomm MSM7630 processor with Adreno 205 graphics.