Gnarly Aliens Vs. Predator Chess Set Ready For Battle

Too bad it’s only confined to deviantArt, where much awesomeness awaits chance discovery. Seen below is 1/2 of a novel chess set allegedly made by user joker-laugh. The detail is incredible–if the Xenomorphs look rad, try the source link down south for a glimpse of the Predators. Also, if youre a big fan of the series, the Xenomorphs are actually modeled after their different incarnations across the saga.

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Custom Skyrim Inspired Mandolin Goes On Sale

Another day, another brilliant manifestation of Skyrim’s epic appeal. Last time it was a Monopoly-set, now it’s something more creative. This wicked mandolin surfaced over at Etsy last month and has since made the round in various blogs. Dubbed the Dragon Mandolin, the merchant (sounds medieval right?) Tony Templeton claims on his page that the custom-body also applies to guitars. This might be the time to recommend such to a friend who’s in a metal band.

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Kivic One Adds AirPlay, DLNA And More To Your Car Stereo

Kivic One is a new device designed to be used in your car, and it brings a range of new features to your car stereo, like the ability to play your favourite music through your car stereo with Apple’s AirPlay.

It also comes with support for WiFi direct and DLNA so you should be able to use it with your Android smartphone or tablet as well as your iPhone or iPad.

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Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition Arriving 17th January

Anyone who hasn’t already purchased Gran Turismo looking to take the plunge, will be pleased to know that the new Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition will be arriving later this month, on January 17th.

According to the official PlayStation 3 blog the new Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition will feature all the content of the original Gran Turismo including more than 1,000 cars, 20+ locations with 70+ track layouts.

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1mm Bezel 3D Cinema Screen LCD HDTV Unveiled By LG

If you are one of those people like myself that aren’t too keen on bezels around the edge of your HDTV screens. You might be interested in the new Cinema Screen LCD HDTV unveiled by LG this week at the Las Vegas CES show which sports a tiny 1mm bezel.

The new LG Cinema 3D Smart TV has been created to sport the tiny bezel to help viewers comfortably slip into immersive 3D viewing, says LG. Providing the perfect display for either viewing 3D movies, TV or gaming.

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LG Spectrum 4G LTE Poses For The Camera

It looks like LG is showing off their latest Android smartphone at CES 2012, as the guys from The Verge have got some photos of this new 4G LTE device which is headed to Verizon wireless, the LG Spectrum.

It doesn’t look like there is any sort of official announcement with the full specifications as yet, but what we know so far is that it will come with a 4.5 inch True HD IPS touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass, it is powered by a dual core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S3 processor, and also features 1GB of RAM.

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Mophie Unveils Rugged 6000 mAH Juice Pack Powerstation Pro

Mophie has been showcasing its new wares at CES this week and has unveiled a new addition to its external juice pack range in the form of the Juice Pack Powerstation Pro.

The Mophie Powerstation Pro is equipped with a generous 6000 mAH battery pack. Together with a rugged “impact resistant” casing and water tight port covers. Enabling you to store it in places your other devices would not likely venture.

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New Vodio iPad App, Brings Flipboard Approach To Videos

A new iPad application just launched called Vodio brings a similar experience to videos in the way that Flipboard does for articles on Apple’s tablet. Vodio uses Channels that are divided into categories including Entertainment, Movies, Music and Tech, while other more interesting categories are available under the ‘Cool & Inspiring’ section. You can then break each category down further and into more specific categories if desired.

Whilst using Vodio you can also say whether you like or dislike a video and the app will learn from your choices a little like Stumbleupon and provide more accurate suggestions in the future.


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USB 3.0 Headed To Tablets And Smartphones By The End Of The Year

The USB Standards setting organization has announced that USB 3.0 will be headed to smartphones and tablets by the end of 2012, and it looks like devices will get a microUSB 3.0 port.

The new USB 3.0 on your tablet or smartphone will enable faster data transfer between you device and your computers, with speeds of around 800 Mbps, this means that a file which would normally take 15 minutes to transfer would only take around 1 minute and 10 seconds.

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Belkin Advance N900 Wireless Dual-Band Router Comes Equipped With IntelliStream Technology

Belkin has unveiled a new addition to their router line-up with the launch of their new Belkin Advance N900 DB Wireless Dual-Band N+ Router, which is equipped with IntelliStream technology.

The Belkin IntelliStream technology has been designed to make sure any available bandwidth is routed to the most demanding applications. Making sure that your gaming never suffers when others maybe trying to suck your bandwidth watching films or streaming media.

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Volkswagen E-Bugster All-Electric Concept Unveiled

Volkswagen has leaked a few images of its new E-Bugster all-electric concept car that will be making its debut at this week’s North American International Auto show in Detroit.

The E-Bugster has similar lines to the popular VW Beetle car and can manage around 100 miles per charge, and uses the same components as the Golf Blue-e-motion, on sale in 2013, but in a different configuration.


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