PS3 N-Control Avenger Now Available To Pre-Order (Limited Release Launch)

N-Control has just announced that they are no taking pre-orders for their PS3 version of the N-Control Avenger controller add-on. The N-Control Avenger has been available to Xbox 360 players since February 2011, but soon PS3 games will also be able to benefit from the adapters enhanced gaming control.

The PS3 N-Control Avenger like the Xbox 360 version has been designed to enhances the gamer’s manual dexterity and situational awareness by improving accuracy and reaction time. By reducing the amount of movement required to press a button or triggers, and also allowing you to access nine functions simultaneously.

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Evernote Receives Major iOS Update And iPad User Interface Redesign

Evernote has today released a new update to its iOS applications that brings with it some great new user interface improvements to the iPad version of the application. Making the Evernote iPad application much more suited to the iPad. Now allowing easy to view scrolling through notes, which are now laid out in a more user friendly style called the Slideshow View.

Other great updates to the application include iOS rich text support and shared notebooks. Together with passcode lock security features, which is only available to Premium Evernote users.

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Fossil’s Meta Watch Delayed Again

Unfortunately for some Fossil has today announced that their new Meta Watch which was expected to be launched in the last couple of months has been delayed again and will now launch sometime in September. The delay has been caused by a problems discovered within the devices’ programming clips used for micro-USB connections and the analog-digital version’s steel case.

The meta watch has been designed to allow developers to create applications for the watch enabling additional functions using the embedded Bluetooth technology.

 

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Now Available (video)

If you have been patiently awaiting the arrival of the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet, you will be pleased to know that the new tablet is now available to purchase from the Lenovo website, starting from $499.

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet has been designed with business users in mind and is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual-Core 1GHz processor and is equipped with a 10.1” WXGA (1280×800) 16:10 IPS panel with Corning Gorilla Glass for extra strength and protection. Watch a video of the new Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet in action after the jump.

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USB 3.0 Support In Windows 8 Will Be “Robust” Promises Microsoft (video)

If you have been waiting for USB 3.0 support to bite and bring the speeds we have all be wanting from devices since it was first was unveiled. You might be please to know that Microsoft have today confirmed that their new Windows 8 operating system will have “robust” support for USB 3.0 devices and controllers.

Microsoft has also created a new test tool the Microsoft USB Test Tool (MUTT) which is 1,000 different USB devices on one single USB thumb drive. Watch the video after the jump to see a few test carried out.

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Mad Catz Unveils Official MLG Arcade FightStick

Mad Catz has this week unveiled a new line of Official Major League Gaming (MLG) Professional video game controllers they have created for use with PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles. The new Official MLG Tournament Edition FightStick have been created to appeal to the serious fighting game enthusiast and competitive gamers, and will be a limited edition controller finished with exclusive MLG artwork.

The Tournament Edition FightStick uses arcade-quality components supplied by legendary Japanese arcade manufacturer, Sanwa Denshi, and features a Japanese-style ball-handled joystick and 30mm action buttons placed to match the Vewlix arcade cabinet configuration.

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Custom Made R2-D2 Bike Helmet

Star Wars fan and pastry artist by day and freelance illustrator and artist by night, Jenn Hall has created a fantastic motorbike helmet in the style of R2-D2. Complete with blinking light on the side.

After a number of layers of different coloured spray paint, sanding, some custom add-ons created from PVC pipe and a few hundred cans of clear coat to finish off, the R2-D2 masterpiece was then ready to wear.

R2-D2 Bike Helmet

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New VAIO Z Series Teardown (video)

Ever wondered what goes inside the new Sony VAIO Z Series notebook? Well Sony have released a new video showing the components and baring all with a VAIO Z Series being dismantled by a Sony technician.

Sony engineer Shinji Oguchi is a creator of the newly announced VAIO Z laptop and is currently on his first trip to the United States from Tokyo. Watch him open up the VAIO Z like a pro and dismantle it piece by piece explaining how the new VAIO Z laptop differs from past VAIO Z models.

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MusicTandem iPad App Automatically Creates And Streams Playlists From YouTube Videos

If you enjoy listening to music and watching music videos a neat little application has been created that allows you to automatically create playlists from YouTube videos allowing you to then play them when ever you fancy.

Once installed all you need to do is still back and allow MusicTandem do the work. Simply type in one of your favourite artists, tags or genre to start watching a continuous stream of music videos and discover new artists.

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Sony A77 Detailed Specifications And More Photos Leaked

More information has been leaked from Germany this time about the new Sony A77 specifications together with a few new images of the camera that is shortly to be launched by Sony.

The A77 will be equipped with a 24.3 MP Exmor HD CMOS sensor supported by 19 points AF sensor with 11 cross sensors. It will also include ISO 100-16000, with expandable ISO 50 option, 1920 x 1080 60p/24p AVCHD 2.0 together with P/A/S/M manual controls while recording video.

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Acer Iconia Tabs Receiving Android 3.2 Update

Acer is reported to be currently rolling out a new update to its Iconia Tab A500 or A501 tablets taking their operating systems from Android 3.0 Honeycomb up to 3.2. The update brings with it a few new useful features such as the ability for you to scale up the smaller apps, originally designed for smartphones, to the full screen size of the tablet.

The update also provides performance tweaks and speed increases and now enables the ability to sync media from the SD card.

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