Logitech Launches Solar K750 Keyboard For Mac Users

Logitech first announced their new K750 solar powered keyboard for PC users back in November 2010 and have wasted no time rushing the Mac version out 9 months later.

The K750 solar is a full-size keyboard complete with number pad and solar panel stretching along the top from left to right. Logitech explains that the new K750 keyboard can be charged from standard indoor lighting, and once fully charged can work in complete darkness for up to three months if needed. Its also equipped with a 2.4GHz module providing trouble free wireless connectivity.

Logitech K750 Mac Keyboard

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Nano-Structured Glass Creates New Five-Dimensional Computer Memory

Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have created new nano-structured glass and used it to create a new type of computer memory. Since the team of researchers published their paper in May this year, the new technology has been developed further and the team has now adapted it for a five-dimensional optical recording device. The new five-dimensional memory using the Nano Structured Glass means that data can be stored on the glass will last forever.

Nano Structured Glass

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New Glass Roofed Apple Retail Store Arriving In Santa Monica?

Details of a new building set to arrive on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, California have been discovered that look suspiciously like a new Apple retail store. The new proposal for a 8,084 square foot commercial building, to replace the existing three story Borders Bookstore has been filed at the Santa Monica Planning Commission.

Even though the new application is listed as “Howard Robinson” and the property owner as ASB/Blatteis Promenade Holdings, LLC the architect drawings give the game away a little.

Apple Retail Store Santa Monica

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Synology DS411 Quad Drive DiskStation NAS Media Streaming Storage Solution

Synology has this week introduced a new NAS solution to their range in the form of the new Synology DS411. Capable of holding four drives the new Synology DS411 has been designed for small businesses and home users in need of a fast high capacity storage, backup and media streaming solution.

Synology DS411 is capable of accepting four drives up to a total of 12 TB in storage (3TB each) and will provide an average 105.3 MB/sec reading speed under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment, together with a 47.8 MB/sec writing speed.

Synology DS411

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Apple Store Goes Offline (Updated)

Is Apple preparing to launch a new product? As the Apple Store has been taken offline and the “We’re Updating the Store” message has appeared in its place. No new product launches have been announced which could indicate a reason why the Apple Store is currently offline.  But Gizmodo is taking a stab in the dark and suggesting that a it might be for the launch and arrival of Apple’s new 1080p Apple TV.

Apple Store offline

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Cobra Tag Makes Sure You Never Lose Your Keys Again

If you are like me and misplace your car keys form time to time, a new device and application called Cobra Tag  has been developed to help you find them without a fuss.

Cobra Tag uses Bluetooth, GPS and a smartphone app to create the secure system. Simply attach the Tag part of the system to your car keys or anything else you would like to not lose and install the free Cobra Tag application on your smartphone.

Cobra Tag

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HP Pre 3 Arrives In The UK

If you have been patently waiting for the arrival of the new HP Pre 3 mobile in the UK you will be pleased to know that your wait is now over. The HP Pre 3 8GB is now available to buy from Palm’s Eurostore unlocked for £299.00 – $492.03.

The new HP Pre 3 is powered by a Qualcomm 1.4GHz processor supported by 512MB of RAM. Its equipped with a 3.58 inch touchscreen display and a slide out QWERTY keyboard. Onboard storage comes in two options either 8GB or 16GB and supports USB mass storage. More information on its US arrival will be released shortly say HP.

HP Pre 3

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Samsung Unveils 830 Series SSD

Samsung has today announced a new line of solid state drives (SSD) the Samsung 830 Series. The new Samsung 830 Series SSDs builds on the success of Samsung’s 470 Series SSDs and provide full support for SATA’s 6Gbps max throughput. Making the new 830 Series capable of transfer speeds in the region of 500MB/s high sequential reads and 350MB/s write.

Samsung’s 830 Series SSD drives are encased in a brushed metal enclosure and are available in 64, 128, 256 and 512GB storage capacities.

Samsung 830 Series SSD

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Kanex’s C247DL Dual-link DVI Adapter Connects Your Old Mac, PC Or Game Console To Apple’s LED Cinema

If you would like to connect an older Mac machine or any device equipped with a DVI, even a PC with a decent graphics card installed,  to a new Apple’s LED Cinema display, the KanexDual-link DVI Adapter C247DL can help you out.

The Kanex C247DL is a Dual-link DVI with USB to Mini DisplayPort converter allowing easy connection to Apple’s LED Cinema Display. Converting the video signal from dual-link DVI and delivering resolutions up to 2560×1600 together with integrated audio using a USB connection.

Kanex C247DL

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Sony Announces PS3 Price Drop To $249

During its GamesCom presentation in Cologne, Germany today Sony announced it would be dropping the price of both its PS3 console models across all territories.

Now the Sony 160GB PS3 system will priced at $249 in the US, €250 in Europe, with immediate effect. The PS3 price will also drop to 24,980 yen in Japan but on August 18th. The 300GB PS3 model will be priced at $300 in the US, €300 in Europe, and 29,980 yen in Japan.


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Google Maps Android App Receives “Bubble Buttons” For Easier Navigation And Calls

If you use Google Maps on your Android device you might be interested in a new feature called “Bubble Buttons” which has arrived with the latest update from Google.

Bubble Buttons, as you can see in the image below, the larger buttons have now been added to map results enabling you to make a calls and navigate with ease on your Android smartphone.

Bubble Buttons Google Maps

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New-Look Wii Unveiled, Arriving In The UK For Christmas

A new redesigned Wii console has been unveiled, that will be shipping to UK stores in the next couple of months in preparation for the upcoming holiday season, according to the The Official Nintendo Magazine website.

As you can see from the new packaging photo below the new Wii has been designed to lay flat on a surface rather than stand upright. The new design may be in preparation for the release of new Wii U console which also sits flat on surfaces. Bringing the two consoles designs inline with each other.

New Wii

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