Griffin IntelliCase Is A Smarter Case For All Round iPad 2 Protection

Griffin has this week launched a new iPad 2 case that has been designed to incorporate the wonders of Apple’s Smart Cover and add a few extras of its own. The Griffin IntelliCase not only protects your screen but the back of your iPad 2 as well. Using a combination of protective hard shell polycarbonate for the back and flexible TPU for the screen.

Just like Apple’s Smart Cover the new Griffin IntelliCase has strategically-placed magnets within its cover to trigger the magnetic sensors within your iPad, automatically turning on and shutting down your iPad when its closed.

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Halo Spartan Soap Battles Germs When You Bathe

It’s just the helmet though, which means you won’t be rubbing Master Chief all over your body any time soon. But at least it’s scented three different ways. The people–or person–at Digital Soaps made sure their new Halo line packs a lot of novelty, thus explaining the color scheme of the Spartan soaps selling at their Etsy haven.

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DropSync Automatically Keeps Dropbox Files Synchronised On Android Phones

If you use Dropbox and own an Android phone a new application is now available that will help you keep your Dropbox files on your Android smartphone synced with your Dropbox account automatically.

DropSync can be used in conjunction with the Dropbox Android application, and enables you to select a folder which will then automatically sync keepingfiles updated with alterations made either your smartphone or from another machine with access to your Dropbox account.

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Roland TR-808 Flash Drive

If you are looking for a little bit more of a unique flash drive to store your music creations on what could be better than this retro styled 8GB TR-808 Flash Drive. The USB flash drive is based on the legendary Roland TR-808 Drum Machine.

The Roland TR-808 Flash Drive is now available to pre-order for $40 with an estimated shipping date sometime in mid September to October.

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Tiny Glass Lens Could Be Used For Smartphone Projectors

Alps Electrical has developed a tiny aspherical glass lens that could be used in future smartphones for projectors, the lens measures just 1.0 by 1.0 by 0.8mm making it one of the world’s smallest of this type of lens.

The FLGS3 lens and these type of lenses are used in transceiver modules for optical communications, and are currently used for undersea cables and base stations, but they have also started to be used in palm sized projectors.

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Sharp Galapagos A01SH 7 inch Android Honeycomb Tablet Announced

Sharp is the latest company to add a new Android tablet to their range with the launch of the Sharp Galapagos A01SH, which will come with a 7 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixel and will run Android Honeycomb 3.2.

The Sharp Galapagos A01SH comes with a dual core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, plus 1GB of RAM and 8GB of built in storage, there are two cameras with a 5 megapixel camera on the back with an LED flash and a two megapixel camera up front for video chat.

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GameBox For Facebook Enables Facebook Games On Your iPad

If you enjoy playing Facebook games but would prefer to move a little further away from your computer and be able to play on your iPad. You will be pleased to know that a new application just added to the Apple iTunes Store called GameBox For Facebook, will allow you to do just that.

Currently Gamebox for Facebook only allows you to play a couple of Facebook games: Digital Chocolate’s Army Attack, and Zynga’s CityVille, but more games area expected to be added shortly.

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Sony S1 And S2 Leaked Screenshots Reveal Android Honeycomb 3.2

Yesterday we saw a new video from Sony teasing us on their new S1 and S2 Android tablets, we know that these two new Android tablets will come with Honeycomb, but we didn’t know which version until now.

Both the Sony S1 and Sony S2 Android tablets will come with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, and the details were revealed by the guys over at Carrypad who spotted some screen shots on a Sony support site, the screen shots have now been pulled from the Sony site, but you can see some of them below.

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Qbo Open Source Robot Can Now Control Music Via Hand Gestures (video)

Qbo the cute open source robot created by the Thecorpora, which was created around six years ago, to provide a low cost, open-source robot enabling anyone to enter the robotics and the artificial intelligence world. Has now been updated to recognise hand gestures to control the playback of music.

Qbo has been programmed to use its stereoscopic vision and only pay attention to hands that are nearby, successfully distinguish, in real-time, among several hand gestures associated with several commands including: play/pause, stop, volume up/down, next/previous song. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Sony PS Vita US And UK Launch Delayed Until 2012

When Sony announced the PS Vita earlier in the year, we also heard that their new handheld gaming console would go on sale before the end of 2011, now it looks like it will only be Japan that will get the PS Vita before the end of the year.

Sony’s executive vice president, Kazuo Hirai has announced that the Sony PS Vita will go on sale in Japan by the end of the year but it wont go on sale in the UK, US and Europe until 2012.

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Skype Enables Video On 17 More Android Devices

Skype has today rolled out a new version of its Android Skype application to 2.1 which brings with it video call support for an additional 17 of the most popular Android devices.

But even if your Android phone is not listed, if you are using Android 2.2 (Froyo) and above, you should still be able to enable video calling in your Skype settings. If you can not see the video call settings on your device then unfortunately at the moment your Android smartphone is not compatible.

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