Mute Unwanted Phrases On TV With The Arduino Enough Already Box (video)

If you enjoy watching TV but are fed up listening to certain celebrity names or phrases being over used. A new Arduino device called the Enough Already, developed by Matt Richardson might be able to help you recover control of your TVs audio.

His new creation is Arduino based and allows you to mute a TVs audio based on certain keywords or phrases. The little device uses a Video Experimenter Shield which is placed on top of the Arduino board enabling it to then decode the closed-captioning text of the programme currently showing on your TV. Watch the video after the jump to see the Enough Already, Arduino device in action.

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HP Introduces 64GB TouchPad

HP has today introduced a new 64GB version of its TouchPad tablet via its French website. The image below has been added to the front page of the HP France website and introduces the arrival of the 64GB TouchPad, which is now available to purchase from the site for €599.

It also indicates that the new TouchPad with increased storage will also be available in “White lacquered finish”, i.e. a white case with a black glass front. Together with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 1.5 GHz dual-core APQ8060.

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Assassins Creed Revelations, Agility & Hand-to-Hand Combat, Gamecom 2011 Trailer (video)

Another new trailer has made an appearance at this years Gamescom 2011 in Germany for the Assassins Creed Revelations game, that will be launching later this year, in November.

The new trailer released by Ubisoft focuses on the agility and hand to hand combat players of the games have become to relish, which have been developed even further in the new release. Together with some fantastic panoramic shots of the locations you can expect to play in once the new game is released.

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Three Unveils Huawei E586 MiFi Offering 21 Mbps Downloads

Three UK has this week announced that they will soon be offering a new Huawei E586 MiFi that will be able to provide customers with HSPA+ support and  21.1Mbps downloads and 5.76Mbps uploads.

The new Huawei E586 MiFi device is equipped with a OLED screen that displays data such as battery life, data consumption, connection speed and browsing time and comes complete with its own charging cradle.

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Samsung 700G7A Gaming Laptop Unveiled (video)

In the past Samsung’s laptops have never really featured as an option for gamers, but with the unveiling of Samsung’s new Series 7 700G7A high specified monster, Samsung might be rethinking and changing its direction more towards gamers.

The Samsung 700G7A is equipped with a 17.3-inch screen sporting a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution. Its powered by a Quad-Core Core i7 2Ghz processor which can be supported by up to 16 GB of RAM, while graphics are handled by a 2GB Radeon HD 6970m card. Watch a video after the break to see the rig in action.

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Recycled Bike Fork Bottle Openers

In this day an age its great to see unwanted and older items reused and modified to create useful gadgets and bring them back into use. Just like these recycled bike fork bottle openers that have been created by Etsy maker EH48.

Everyone of the bottle openers is unique and made from the bottom part of one side of a pair of bike forks. With the section that would normally grip the wheel hub, modified to create the working end of the bottle opener.

 

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The Right Way To Sort A Patent Dispute: A Quake 3 Showdown

You might have already heard that the creator of Minecraft Markus “Notch” Persson is currently being pursued by a lawsuit from Bethesda, (creator of the Elder Scrolls series of games) for using the word ” Scrolls” within a new game title he has developed.

The new Scrolls game developed by Persson is a fantasy strategy game, developing the trading card game style of play. However Bethesda haven’t taken kindly to the use of “Scrolls” and say its a trademark infringement on the Elder Scrolls trademark. But rather than firing back with lawyers, Persson has challenged Bethesda to a duel in Quake 3 to sort out the disagreement.

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Energizer Unveils iSurge Charging Station

If space within your travel bag is a little restrictive or you would like to cut down a little on the number of cables and adapters protruding from your plug socket. The new iSurge Charging Station created by Energizer might be worth a look.

The Energizer iSurge has been designed to provide an all-in-one AC adapter equipped with a top-mounted 30-pin dock for the iPod and iPhone, 2 x USB ports with 2.1 Amp output for fast charging of the iPad, 3 x standard, surge-protected AC outlets.

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T-Mobile G-Slate 3.1 Android Update Disables Bootloader

You you are the proud owner of a T-Mobile Android LG G-Slate a new Android 3.1 update has rolled out from LG that provides some great new features but also brings with it a possible problems for some users, as it locks down the bootloader on the device.

The 3.1 Android updated for the T-Mobile LG G-Slate introduces Google videos, USB accessory support and homescreen resizable widgets to name a few new items. But the locking of the bootloader function will now restrict many users that are used to personalising their T-Mobile G-Slate devices.

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Razer Tiamat, The Worlds First True 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Razer has unveiled a new leap forward in the creation of gaming headsets in the form of the Razer Tiamat 7.1 surround sound gaming headset, which Razer claims is the worlds first true 7.1 headset gaming headset to be available.

Rather than using virtual surround sound to create the illusion of 7.1 surround sound, the Razer Tiamat 7.1 is equipped with a 10 discrete drivers. Creating the perfect and true to life 7.1 surround sound experience for gamers.

 

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Acer Iconia Smart Arriving In September

Acer first introduced their new Acer Iconia Smart smartphone back in the middle of February of this year. But until now very little has been announced about its arrival date. But thanks to post published to the Acer Germany Facebook page it now looks like the Acer Iconia Smart will be arriving next month for around $730.

The Acer Iconia Smart is equipped with a massive 4.8 inch display sporting a 1024 x 480 pixel resolution and  a 21:9 widescreen ratio. Powered by a 1GHz Scorpion processor, Qualcomm MSM8255-1 Snapdragon supported by 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM and 8 GB of storage.

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