Contour Unveils ContourROAM Waterproof Sports Camcorder

This week sports camera maker Contour has unveiled its latest addition to their range in the form of the waterproof ContourROAM sports camcorder. The new ContourROAM can accept up to 32GB MicroSD cards enabling it to record up to 8 hours of movie footage when shooting in full 1080p mode. If you need more space the cards can easily be popped out and swapped if required.

The new sports camcorder is waterproof up to 1m and is also equipped with a multi-direction microphone designed to capture the ambient audio of all your adventures and when combined with its 1080p video (25 or 30 fps), and stills using its 5 megapixel sensor you shouldn’t miss anything.

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HTC Vigor With Verizon LTE Turns Up At The FCC

The last thing we heard about the HTC Vigor was back in August, and now this new Android smartphone from HTC has just passed through the FCC and it looks like it will be headed to Verizon Wireless shortly.

We previously heard that the HTC Vigor is expected to feature a 4.3 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and also come with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Headed To Orange UK

It looks like the new Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray that we showed you guys on the weekend is headed to another mobile network here in the UK, we already know that the Xperia Ray will be available with UK mobile operator Three and now Orange will also be selling it in both black and white versions.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray features a 3.3 inch multi-touch touchscreen display, and will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, plus a 1GHz processor.

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New Xbox Live 2011 Dashboard Unveiled With Preview Screenshots

Microsoft has unveiled a look at their new Xbox Live Dashboard they will hopefully be launching in the next couple of months and which Microsoft says is the most significant update to the Dashboard since NXE.

The new dashboard design brings with it improved Kinect sensor functions and features enabling you to now use the Kinect with most of the user interface rather than just a few selected areas. The new Xbox Live 2011 dashboard update also brings with it a feel of Windows 8 say Engadget who have used the new interface hands on.

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Mystery BlackBerry 9980 Devices Appears Online

Photos have appeared online of a new BlackBerry smartphone, which is reported to be the BlackBerry 9980, and as you can see from the photos below it features an interesting design.

According to the guys over at Engadget, this new BlackBerry device will be a limited edition, and the photos show a prototype of the device.

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Corsair Updates Its Flash Voyager GT And Survivor Flash Drives With USB 3.0 Support

Corsair has announced this week that it has now updated its Corsair Flash Voyager GT and Survivor flash USB drives to support USB 3.0 transfer rates. All are fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 and are still one of the fastest USB 2.0 drives on the market.

The Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 now provides data transfer rates of up to four times the speed of USB 2.0 drives, and even twice the speed of standard USB 3.0 flash drives. Corsair’s 64GB model now provides a maximum read speed of 135 MB/sec and a maximum write speed of 83 MB/sec.

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All Samsung Wave Smartphones Getting Bada OS 2.0 Upgrade

Samsung has announced on Twitter that all existing Samsung Wave smartphones will be upgraded to the latest version of Samsung’s Bada OS 2.0 before the end of the year.

And it looks like older Samsung Wave devices will also be getting the upgrade, although Samsung has pointed out that the features may be different on older devices depending on CPU, memory etc.

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Ecko Launch Headphones With Working Zip Feature

Ecko is looking to add six new earbuds headphone designs to its range next month with the launch of the Zone, Chaos II, Stomp, Lace, Zip, and Chain headphones ranging from $12.99 to $39.99 in price.

The most intriguing of the range will be the Zip styled earbud headphones that combine a traditional functioning clothing zip within the headphone design, as the image below reveals.

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Amazon To Launch Netflix Like Digital Book Library?

We know that Amazon is working on its new Amazon Tablets, which we are expecting to launch some time in November, it would appear that Amazon is also working on a few other things, one of those is a new digital book library, sort of a Netflix for books.

According to a recent report by the WSJ, customer of the new Amazon digital book library would pay Amazon an annual fee to access a library of digital books.

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Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Coming 15th September?

We know that Microsoft is going to release the latest version of Windows Phone 7 shortly, and now it looks like we may have a possible date for the release of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.

According to a recent report, Microsoft may release Windows Phone 7.5 Mango this Thursday, the 15th of September, and it could be available to existing Windows Phone 7 devices this week.

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Acer Iconia Tab A501 Headed To AT&T With 4G, 18th September

Acer and AT&T have announced the Acer Iconia Tab A501 will be available with AT&T from the 18th of September, and it will come with 4G connectivity, and features Android Honeycomb.

The Acer Iconia Tab A501 comes with a 10.1 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, there is also a dual core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

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Look At This Han Solo Blaster Modded Into A Soldering Gun

Remember Han Solo’s iconic  gun that looked like a broom handle pistol? So the guy responsible for the monstrosity pictured below got a toy version of it and did some risky engineering. The result? A tool that wouldn’t be out of place in the Fallout 3 universe.  If only it shot lightning bolts. We just love Fallout.

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