Now it would appear that Microsoft is in discussion with TV manufacturers, and they are planning to license the Kinect technology to companies like Sony and Vizio, which would mean HDTV’s with Microsoft’s Kinect built in.
On Monday we showed you a video of Apple’s Siri being used to control a home heating system, this was done by developer @plamoni who had managed to create a proxy server for Siri.
Now another developer has come up with a way to control an iPad app using an iPhone 4S and Siri, he used the code which was created by @plamoni, and the video below shows an app on the iPad being controlled by Siri.
If you are looking for a new stylish timepiece, which doesn’t cost a small fortune, then you may want to check out these cool looking Autodromo watches, which feature designs inspired by classic 1960’s and 1970’s Italian racing cars.
There are a three different designs to choose from, and they were deigned by industrial designer Bradly Price, and the watch dials take their inspiration from the racing cars instrument dials.
A new prototype Contact lens has been developed which can project information on to your retina, which is then visible by the wearer, in a Terminator style way. The new lenses have been created by University of Washington and Aalto University, in Finland and are still in the early stages of development.
Earlier this week a massive patch was rolled out for the new Battlefield 3 game to correct a number of issues being experienced by gamers across all three of the supported platforms. It first arrived on PC and is expected to arrive on Xbox 360 and PS3 very soon.
The patch earlier in the week has already fixed a number of issues for PC gamers, but still hasn’t fixed everything. But do not despair as DICE are currently working on another patch which will be released soon to correct issues.
All Starbucks drinkers in the UK equipped with either an iPhone or iPod can now benefit from the new one-touch mobile app, which has been launched by Starbucks in the UK today. The Starbuck one-touch mobile app will enable you to walk into any of the 700 stores throughout the UK and pay for your drinks using your smartphone.
RIM has announced that they have teamed up with Spanish mobile carrier Telefonica, and the two companies are testing out an NFC based payment system in Spain, which is called the Telefonica Wallet for BlackBerry.
The team that put together the first video of busting a few Battlefield 3 myths, which we featured earlier this month. Has now put together a collection of 5 videos showing the results of various myths and whether they actually work or not with the Battlefield 3 game.
The videos have been created and put together by YouTube user “fhrope” who puts questions asked about Battlefield 3 to the test. Watch the movies after the break to answer your questions and in-game myths.
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover, which is a rugged Android smartphone was announced back in August, and now it looks like the device will go on sale here in the UK next month.
The Samsung Galaxy Xcover is certified by the iP7 standard, which means it is protected from dust, water up to one meter and drops and knocks, and it will come with Android Gingerbread.
Simon Dale a 32 year old UK man has built his very own Hobbit House for his family after becoming fed up with increasing mortgage repayments.
The construction of the very unique Hobbit style house took Dale just four months and only £3,000. When Dale started the project he had no experience in building or architecture. But armed with just a chisel, a chainsaw and a hammer, together with scraps he could scavenge from skips, he’s created a fantastic house for his family any Tolkien fans would be proud of.
The HTC G1 was the first smartphone to launch with Google Android, the device launched back in 2008, it was available on US mobile carrier T-Mobile, and now the guys from the XDA developers have managed to port Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich onto the original Google Phone.
The video below shows Android 4.0 running on the HTC G1, and the port was done by jcarzz1 from the XDA Developers.
Whilst Nokia wont officially launch any of its Lumia Windows Phone smartphones in the US until early in 2012, one online retailer is now selling the Nokia Lumia 800 in the US, and the device is obviously an import.
Retailer Expansys is now selling the Nokia Lumia 800 in the US, its not cheap though as the company is asking $789.99 for the handset, for that price it may be better waiting until next year, when Nokia officially launches its Windows Phone 7 devices in the US.