Vuzix Tac-Eye LT Monocular Display System Launched

Vuzix has launched their new Tac-Eye LT Monocular Display System this week. Which enables you to add a AMOLED display in front of one of your eyes.

The Tac-Eye LT provides a 800 x 600 see-through display and comes in three different configurations: VGA-in, video-in or a combination of both, and accepts NTSC, PAL, and RS-170 video signals.


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Microsoft Sold Almost 1 Million Xbox Consoles Last Week

Microsoft has announced the sales figures for its Xbox console for last week, and it would appear that the black Friday shopping week was Microsoft’s most popular week as they have announced sales of nearly 1 million Xbox 360 consoles last week.

Microsoft sold a total of 960,000 Xbox 360 consoles in the US last week and a total of 750,000 Microsoft Kinects, with more than 800,000 Xbox 360 consoles sold within 24 hours.

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PS3 System Software Update Version 4.00 Goes Live

After announcing they would roll out their new PS3 update this week. Sony has now met their deadline and released their PS3 system software update version 4.00.

The new update is in preparation for the launch of Sony’s new PlayStation Vita gaming console, and will prepare PlayStation 3 consoles to serve as a content management device.¬†Enabling users to be able to copy their games, music, photos, and videos between their PS Vita and PlayStation 3. Together with other features that will allow you to backup PS Vita games including saved data directly onto your PS3 hard drive.

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iTether App Removed From Apple App Store

Well that didn’t last long, yesterday we reported on a tethering application for the iPhone that had turned up in the iTunes App store, called iTether, and now Apple has removed the application form the app store.

The developers of the application, Tether, were contacted by Apple yesterday and told that the application would be removed from the app store, and Apple told them that the application would be a burden to the carrier networks.

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Official Samsung Galaxy Nexus Volume Bug Fix Coming Next Week

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been suffering from a volume bug, and Samsung has already updated new Galaxy Nexus devices with the software update before they are sent out to retailers.

The software update has also been leaked and has been available to download online, and now Google has confirmed that they will release the official software update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus next week.

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Google Rolls Out New Google Bar Design (video)

Further to their on going re-design process across all their services. Google has today started rolling out a new design for their Google Bar which has now been redesigned to enable you to quickly and easily navigate between Google’s services.

Now rather than having a black bar across the top of your screen when you are logged in to your Google account. Soon you will be welcomed with a new drop-down Google menu nested under the Google logo. See it in action after the jump.

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Amazon Kindle Fire Update Released, Breaks Root

Amazon has released a new software update for their Kindle Fire tablet, the update is Kindle Fire 6.2, and according to the guys over at Gizmodo if you have rooted your Kindle Fire device this software update will break the root.

The Kindle Fire 6.2 Software update comes automatically when you are connected to WiFi, and once the update is done your device is no longer rooted, although this can be reversed and the device can be rooted again.

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Security Researcher Shows Off Hidden Smartphone App Which Logs Your Data (Video)

Trevor Eckhart is a security researcher who has appeared a lot in the news over the last week, as he discovered hidden software form mobile phone monitoring company Carrier iQ on a number of smartphones.

The company Carrier IQ had been virtually unheard of until Trevor discovered their software on his device, after posting the information online the company threatened him with legal action, luckily the Electronic Frontier Foundation helped him out, and Carrier IQ backed down, and now we have a video from Trevor which shows exactly what this software does.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Ban Removed In Australia

Back in October, an Australian court decided to ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from going on sale in the country, after Apple had sued Samsung in Australia claiming the tablet infringed on Apple’s patents.

The Galaxy Tab 10.1 was also banned in Germany, and Samsung released a revised version of the device in Germany, and now it would appear that the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 will finally go on sale in Australia, as the Federal court in Australia has lifted the original ban.

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Samsung Announces Dual Core Exynos 5250 2GHz Processor

Samsung has announced their latest Exynos processor, the Exynos 5250, which is Samsung’s first dual core processor clocked at 2GHz, and the chip is based on ARM’s Cortex A15 architecture, which is reported to be 40 percent faster than the current Cortex A9.

The Samsung Exynos 5250 will support stereoscopic 3D displays and also displays with a WQXGA resolution which is 2560 x 1600 pixels, so we can expect to see this new processor in some tablets from Samsung.

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iLIDmk-1 iPhone Wallet Case (Video)

The iLIDmk-1 is a case for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S and it was designed by Darren Inglis and a few of his mates from Melbourne Australia, and according to Darren, the iLIDmk-1 is the worlds thinnest iPhone wallet.

As well as protecting your iPhone, the iLIDmk-1 also doubles up as a wallet and it has room to store your money, credit cards, keys, and even a memory card, and thats not all the case can also be used as a stand for your iPhone.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Gets Taken Apart

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus hasn’t gone on sale in the US as yet, but that hasn’t stopped the guys from iFixit getting their hands on one, and as usual they have taken the device apart to see what is hidden inside.

According to the iFixit guys the Galaxy Nexus was a bit difficult to get inside, and replacement of the glass on the device is going to be expensive as it is fused to the AMOLED display and the handsets frame.

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