Nikon Outs New Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Lens

Nikon has today added a new prime lens to its Nikon DX-format range of lenses with the addition of the new Nikon AF-S-DX-Micro-NIKKOR-40mm-f-2.8G-Lens. The new Micro lens has a minimum focusing distance of just 0.53 feet (6.4 inches) enabling you to take extreme close-up photographs together with HD video in a life-size 1:1 reproduction ratio.

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Propellerhead Announces Reason 6 Together With Essentials & Balance Audio Interface (video)

Propellerhead software has today launched its latest Reason 6 software together with Reason Essentials & Balance Audio Interface providing the complete audio recording and editing solution.

Reason 6 has been redesigned to provide an “easy to grasp” interface for independent-minded musicians and allows them to customise and build there own virtual rack adding drum machines, loop players, samplers, synths, reverb, delay, distortion, mastering effects and more to create the perfect sound. Watch a promotional video for Reason 6 after the jump.

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TiVo Finally Arrives On The iPhone (video)

TiVo has today finally launched an iPhone application with is now available to download for free from the Apple iTunes App store and is available for both TiVo DVR and non-TiVo DVR customers.

The new application which has been available on the iPad for some time is now available in your pocket allowing you to Schedule TV show/movie recordings and ongoing (Season Pass) recordings, together with the ability to browse the channel guide without interrupting the show you’re watching whilst at home.

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Revealing Laser Cut Designer Shirts Are Quite Fashionable

Diana Eng. Laser fashion pioneer. Okay, we’re not so sure she’s the first person to have been given that title, but what the hay. Seen below is a sultry model in a laser patterned distressed shirt. Distressed shirt? A tshirt that looks kinda frayed and rugged. So Diana Eng got a bunch of comfy distressed shirts and messed around with a laser cuter, eventually producing the intricate lace floral designs seen in the photo below.

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Deep In Russia, Six Volunteers Prepare For Mars

Three Russians, a couple of guys from Europe, and a Chinese dude are in a slightly secret facility some distance from Red Square doing pretend. Pretend what? Pretend they’re on a space ship to Mars. This is no joke, as the program is sponsored by the European Space Agency. The simulation itself is hardly a weekend drill, lasting more than 500 days in authentic conditions. That means no Facebook time for any of them. Seen elow is a panoramic shot of the (rather drab) facility.

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Paper Craft Retro Gadget Selection

We have featured a number of paper craft projects here on Geeky Gadgets including a few of our own but these highly detailed paper craft retro gadgets are definitely in a league of their own. The paper gadgets have been created by Zim and Zou and you can view a time lapse video of their creation after the jump.

The paper craft creations include a Leica camera, Sony Walkmans from the 80′s together with a Polaroid instant camera together with a other 80-90′s gadgets all recreated in fantastically high detail.

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Windows 8 Will Feature Support For Xbox 360 Games On Your PC

We are expecting Microsoft to launch Windows 8 before the end of next year, and have already seen many of the features in Windows 8, now there is a rumor that Windows 8 will offer support for Xbox 360 games on your PC.

The news comes from Insideris, who are citing anonymous sources, and the rumor suggests that you will be able to play Xbox 360 games on your PC, to do this you will apparently need a subscription to Xbox Live.

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Sony S1 Android Honeycomb Tablet Hits The UK In September

We have been hearing more about Sony’s new Android tablets the S1 and the S2 over the last couple of weeks and now it looks like the Sony S1 will go on sale in the UK in September.

According to the guys over at This is My Next, the Sony S1 will be available to pre-order in the UK from the 1st of September at Sony Centre stores around the UK.

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Star Trek Official PADD iPad App

If you are a Star Trek fan an own an iPad you might be pleased to know that a new iPad App has been released this week, the Official Star Trek PADD (Personal Access Display Device). The iPad application provides users with an interactive database of Star Trek information and photos using an authentic reproduction of the LCARS style interface, first introduced in the The Next Generation series of Star Trek.

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Zoom H2n Handheld Recorder Contains 5 Studio Quality Microphones (video)

If you are looking for studio quality recording in a portable solution the new Zoom H2n handheld record might well be worth a look when it arrives in stores in September 2011.

The Zoom H2n is equipped with not one but 5 studio-quality internal microphones and offers four unique recording modes:  Mid-Side (MS) stereo, 90° X/Y stereo, 2-channel and 4-channel surround sound. Watch a promotional video of the new Zoom H2n handheld recorder after the jump.

 

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