Pulse Surface Controller Turns Any Surface Into A Playable Midi Controller (video)

The Pulse Controller is a new device which has been created and developed by musician Stephan Vankov, that has been designed to transform any flat surface in to an instrument.

Once attached to a surface the Pulse software then reads impulses it hears when the surface is hit to tapped. Enabling you to transform your table in to a drum set or piano.Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Proview Looking To Negotiate With Apple Over iPad Trademark?

Yesterday we heard that a court in China had ruled that Apple’s iPad be removed from stores in certain parts of China, although the ruling was deliver by a lower court in China, and there is a case going on between Apple and Proview in the High Court in China.

Now it would appear that Proview may be looking to negotiate with Apple over the ownership of the iPad trademark in China, according to the Times of India, although the court cases will still continue for the moment.

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iPhone 5 Coming In September Or October?

Apple normally releases the iPhone around June or July, last year was the exception with the iPhone 4S being launched in October, and now it would appear that Apple may follow the same pattern for this years iPhone.

According to a recent report from Macotakara, Apple intends to launch the next generation iPhone, which may be called the iPhone 5, although the iPhone 4S is the fifth generation iPhone, in either September or October of 2012.

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Nokia Lumia 719 Leaked By Bluetooth SIG?

It looks like Nokia will be launching another new Windows Phone smart phone at Mobile World Congress next week, as details have been leaked on a new device, the Nokia Lumia 719.

The Nokia Lumia 719 has just had approval for the Bluetooth SIG, and the device is destined to be launched in North America, South America and Asia.

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RIM Launches BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0

We recently heard a rumor that RIM would be launching the latest version of their PlayBook OS today, and now has confirmed that BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is available from today.

BlackBerry PlayBook OS brings a range of new features to RIM’s PlayBook tablet, which include new email, calendar and contacts built in to the OS, as well as a range of social network integration.

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LG Prada 3.0 Lands On T-Mobile UK

The LG Prada 3.0 or the Prada phone by LG has been available SIM free in the UK for over a week and now it is available with one of the UK’s mobile carriers, T-Mobile.

The LG Prada 3.0 features a 4.3 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, the device is powered by a dual core 1GHz processor.

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iPhone 4S Headed To China Telecom In March

The iPhone 4S recently went on sale in China, and now it is headed to another mobile carrier in the country as China Telecom has announced that they will start selling the iPhone 4S on the 9th of March.

China Telecom is the second carrier in China to carry Apple’s iPhone 4S, China Unicom previously had exclusive rights to sell the smartphone in China.

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Mass Effect 3 Kinect Commands Revealed

If you are looking forward to playing the new mass Effect 3 using your Kinect motion controller. You might be interested in this new Kinect commands sheet sheet which has been discovered ahead of the games official launch.

** Warning: There might be very slight spoilers in the commands. You have been warned! Check it out after the jump.

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HISS App Integrates Growl Into OS X Mountain Lion Notification Centre

Apple’s developer preview release of OS X Mountain Lion has only been out a few days. But already developer Collect3 has been hard at work investigating and developing new apps for the yet officially unreleased new Apple OS X operating system, set to replace Lion shortly.

One of the discoveries within the new developer preview release of OS X Mountain Lion. Was it’s new Notification Centre feature which had been added by Apple to reflect similar functionality found on its iOS devices that use the feature.


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Asus Equips Latest Netbooks With Instant On Technology

Asus has announced that it will be equipping its latest Intel Atom-powered netbooks with “Instant On” technology. Which is currently used in the Asus Zenbook UX31, enabling it to resume from sleep nearly instantaneously.

The Asus Instant On technology will be appearing first on the Eee PC 1025C and 1025CE netbooks, and will help them resume from sleep in around 3 seconds. Both will be available later this month for $299 and $319 respectively,

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