Tie Knot Water Balloon Filler is Genius!

My kids love to have water balloon wars. I do too if I am being honest. The drag for me is that neither of my kids can tie their own balloons and tying off a bunch of balloons that will hit you is no fun. This is where the cool ThinkGeek Tie Knot Water Balloon Filler comes in.

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RIM Launches BBM 6

RIM has announced the launch of a new version of its BlackBerry Messenger, BBM6 , and the new version now has support for BBM connected apps, which gives users an easier way to communicate with each other on their smartphones.

This means that BBM users can chat with each other from within the app they are currently using, for example a game that supports the service would allow you to chat directly from within the game without having to switch to the messenger app.

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McIntosh Amp Styled $1,500 Mantle Clock

McIntosh the high end amplifier manufacturer has this week introduced a new amp styled mantle clock which displays the time using amp meters, for those of you with deep pockets.

The new clock uses the  same sized faceplate and meters as used in the latest McIntosh stereo power amplifiers. With the hour and minute hands covering a twelve and sixty minute arc respectively, at the end of their arc they then ‘fly-back’ in a retrograde fashion.

McIntosh Mantle Clock

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Logitech Revue Price Drops To $99, As Poor Quarter Results Force CEO To Resign

Logitech is having a rough time at the moment and has today reported that its suffered a $30 million loss in the second quarter of 2011, with its sales reportedly flat compared to the last quarter. The poor financial situation Logitech is now in has unfortunately forced the current CEO of the company Quindlen to resign, with chairman De Luca taking over.

The good news for consumers though, especially if you have fancied purchasing a Revue is that Logitech have now slashed the price of their Revue box yet again down to a more reasonable $99. Any takers?

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G Lands On Verizon

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G LTE has gone on sale with Verizon Wireless in the US today, and as we mentioned previously there are two models available, one with 16GB of storage which is available for $529 and one with 32GB of storage which retails for $629.

Both models are available when you sign up to a new data contract with Verizon, and as a reminder of the specifications the Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800.

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Apple Top Smartphone Manufacturer, Android Top Platform According To Research

Nielsen have just released their latest numbers for the US smartphone market for the month of June, and according top their latest research Apple are the top smartphone manufactures with a share of 28 percent of the market for their iPhone.

Google’s Android OS has taken a total of 39 percent of the market according to the report, making it the top smartphone platform in the US for June, and out of the Android devices HTC is the top manufacturer with a share of 14 percent.

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Free Red Dead Redemption DLC Arriving Soon, As A Thank You To RDR Gamers

Rockstar has now confirmed that a new Red Dead Redemption DLC pack will be arriving soon and the best bit is that it will be free to all to download. Rockstar is releasing the new DLC for free to show its appreciation for the awesome long-term support from gamers for the Red Dead Redemption multiplayer modes, since it was launched back in 2010.

The new DLC will be called Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack will feature new fan-favorite multiplayer characters, together with new multiplayer locations for players of Deathmatch, Grab the Bag, Gang matches and others.

Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack

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NASA Launches Visualisation Explorer iPad App

NASA has this week launched  a new iPad application designed to enable users to explore the Earth and its surrounding Universe from the comfort of your iPad. The new NASA app provides and easy way to read stories about the advanced based research NASA is currently conducting using their fleet of research spacecraft using visualisation and spectacular imagery.

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Qualcomm Launches Augmented Reality SDK For iOS (Video)

Qualcomm’s augmented reality SDK has been available for Google’s Android devices for a while now and now Qualcomm has released a version of its Augmented reality SDK for Apple’s iOS.

The SDK is designed to make it easier for developers to integrate virtual content and real content together, and whilst Apple’s iOS already supports augmented reality, this new SDK should make it easier for developers to develop applications for both Android and iOS devices,have a look at the video below.

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