Panasonic PT-LB3U Ultra Portable Projector

Panasonic have unveiled a new ultra portable projector they have added to their range, the Panasonic PT-LB3U. The new projector measures just 12-3/32″ x 2-23/32″ x 8-9/32″ and weighs just over 5lbs, perfect if you need to carry your projector with you. If you don’t it can be ceiling or wall mounted.

The Panasonic PT-LB3U can project an image from 33 to 300 inches with a 4:3 aspect ratio with a contrast ratio of 600:1. Its equipped with manual zoom and needs 300W at its maximum setting but only 0.3W of power in standby mode.

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Microsoft’s Bing Now Has Facebook Integration

Microsoft has announced that it will be integrating Facebook into its search results, and also into their search algorithm, which will fundamentally change the way that Bing search results are created.

Bing Search results will now show you personalized results, with results which your friends have liked, from news stories and many more, and it will also show faces of your Facebook friends, with up to three displayed next to a search result.

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CollabraCam: The $6 Multi-Camera Video Production, iPhone App (video)

Creating your own films on an iPhone is great fun and fantastically easy to do, but a new app called CollabraCam now enables you to take your filming to a new level using multiple iPhones as extra cameras to record footage and combine them all to create the ultimate production.

The iPhone CollabraCam application allow one iPhone device to become the ‘Director’ device and then wirelessly connect with up to four other iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad cameras as ‘operators’ also running the CollabraCam app over local Wi-Fi.

The footage from all the cameras can then be viewed on the Directors device, enabling the Director to monitor the live-streaming cameras and choose the best shots to edit in real-time. Watch the video after the jump to see the app in action.


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The World’s Smallest 3D Printer

A team at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) have created a mini 3D printer roughly the size of a milk carton to try and bring 3D printing to the masses and make it possible for people at home to be able to print 3D objects.

The Vienna University of Technology, 3D printer is much smaller, lighter and cheaper than current 3D-printers, and has been designed to work with blueprints which would be downloaded from the Internet allowing people to print 3D objects easily. The prototype of the 3D printer weighs just 1.5 kilograms, and cost around €1,200 or  $1,700 to make.

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Acer Iconia Tab A100 Delayed Until Second Half Of 2011

If you were looking forward to receiving or purchasing a new Acer Iconia Tab A100 this month you are going to be very disappointed. As Acer has now delayed there Acer Iconia Tab A100,  back until the second half of 2011, and the ability to pre-order the tablet on Amazon has also been removed.

The original launch date for the tablet was firstly April and then it slipped back to May. Rumours are also circulating that the Acer Iconia Tab A100 tablet might even be discontinued, but this has yet to be confirmed by Acer.

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HDHomeRun Streams Live TV Direct To Your iPad Even Over 3G Using EyeTV 3

If you are looking for a way to stream live TV to your iPad  then this handy little device from Elgato called the HDHomeRun with EyeTV can help you accomplish it. HDHomeRun comes bundled with EyeTV 3 a Mac only piece of software that will allow you to stream the Live Tv to any iOS device equipped with a small iOS application.  Unfortunately this does mean that Windows users cant stream to their iPads though, but you can use the HDHomeRun to stream direct to your PC.


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Toshiba Launches STOR.E Edition USB 3.0 Portable HDD’s

Toshiba has added another range of portable hard drives to its range with the launch of the Toshiba STORE.E Edition, which features a USB 3.0 port and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

The new STOR.E Edition hard drives come in a range of sizes which include 500GB, 750GB and 1TB, and it also come pre-loaded with Nero BackItUp software.

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Crestron R2 Control App For Android Launched By Slingbox Inventor

Blake Krikorian the inventor of Slingbox, (the TV streaming device that encodes video into the VC-1 format for transmission over the Internet) and Crestron have today announced the release of their R2 Control App for Crestron. A new Android software app that transforms virtually any smartphone or tablet into a fully-functional Crestron touch panel remote.

Using the newly created Android R2 Control App customers can now control AV, lighting, thermostats, security systems, together with thousands of other products via their Android device from anywhere in the world.

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