This Facehugger Inspired Facemask Engulfs Your Face

So there’s this artist in Ukraine who recently outed a strange S&M mask/headgear that borrows from the facehugger aesthete. More than one blogger has opined that it’s a fitting sort of tribute to H.R. Giger, who conceptualized the original xenomorphs. Ah, H.R. Giger. The man’s a national treasure.

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Sony PSP And GameCube Combined To Create Fusion Micro Mod (video)

Modder Ashen has combined a Sony PSP and Nintendo GameCude to create a portable GameCube system which he’s named the Micro Fusion. The mod is not for the faint heart and has required some careful modding and tweaking to combine the two gaming systems and  gel them together. Great job Ashen!

On the rear of the device Ashen has added a fan and heat sink to help keep all the tightly packed components cool enough to run. Watch the video after the jump to see the Fusion Micro in action and how it has been constructed.

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Vodafone To Roll Out Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Tomorrow?

It looks like the first mobile carrier may be rolling out Windows Phone 7.5 mango tomorrow, according to a recent report the Vodafone group is scheduled to release the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update to its range of devices from tomorrow the 21st of September.

The news comes from German site Windows smartphones, who have said that the update will roll out to certain devices tomorrow and is expected to be available to all Windows smartphones on the network by the end of the month.

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Final Cut Pro X Receives First Major Update

Apple has today released its first major update to its Final Cut Pro X video editing software which when released cause a storm or criticism from professional video editors and production teams.

The new update version 10.0.1 brings with it a number of requested features, including support for full XML import/export of both project and event information, intelligent stem export for both video and audio files using a new feature called Roles. Together with Xsan integration, enabling editors in different locations to work with the same files, events, and projects.

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Lock Screen 2 App Brings iOS Locking To Your Mac (video)

If you would like to bring a slightly different method of locking your Mac system, especially after the recent security issue enabling any user to be able to change your login password in OS X Lion.

A great application called Lock Screen 2 is available from the Mac App Store that brings a little iOS magic to your lock screen by adding a slider which can be locked using passpatterns. Watch the video after the break to see how it works and if it can help you secure you Mac system a little easier.

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NVIDIA’s Quad Core Kal-El Processor To Feature Fifth Companion Core

We have already seen a video preview of NVIDIA’s new quad core mobile processor, codenamed Kal-El, which will be the next generation NVIDIA Tegra processor, which is scheduled to launch before the end of the year.

Now NVIDIA has released more details on their new Kal-El processors, and also something called vSMP (Variable Symmetric Multiprocessing technology, which is basically a fifth CPU Core that is designed to execute tasks at low frequency.

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AOC Unveils Portable USB 16 Inch LCD Monitor

If you are in the market for a portable USB powered LCD monitor. AOC has today announced the launch of their new 16 inch USB LCD monitor equipped with a resolution of 1366 x 768 and a 5ms response time, 50M:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 250cd brightness, which might be worth checking out.

The design of the monitor incorporates and integrated stand that can be folded flat against the back of the display for transport and then folded out when in use.


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Ultra Rugged ShieldPRO N22G Laptop Unveiled By NEC

If you are looking for a laptop that will take a few knock and drops through its life then the new ShieldPRO N22G just unveiled by NEC might well be worth a look. Its equipped with a casing that protects it from temperatures of -20 to 50 degrees Celsisus. Together with “complete protection” from dust and sand and the ability to survive drops from a height of 90cm on to hard concrete.


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HTC Rhyme Lands In The UK October 17th

Earlier today HTC officially announced the HTC Rhyme which is headed to Verizon Wireless in the US, we also heard it would be headed to the UK, and now HTC has confirmed that the HTC Rhyme will be available in the UK from the 17th of October.

It looks like the HTC Rhyme will be available exclusively through mobile operator O2 here in the UK when it lands on the 17th of October and it will come with Android Gingerbread.

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Battlefield 3 Beta Arriving September 29th On Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (video)

Dice has today announced that the new Battlefield 3 Beta testing will commence on September 29th for gamers on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.  Battlefield 3 Beta testing will be set on the Paris: Operation Metro map and will include two elite tactical units squaring off in the Rush Mode within Battlefield 3.

With one side attacking M-COM stations while the opposing squad defends and protects. View a demo video after the jump of the Paris: Operation Metro map.

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