Time Warner iPad App Channels Removed, They Explain Why

Recently Time Warner released an iPad app that let people view live TV on their iPad, the app was available to subscribers of their TV and Internet services, but now it looks like some of the channels have been pulled from the application.

It looks like some of the TV networks were less than happy about their channels being available on the iPad, and after Time Warner has been contacted by both Fox Cable, Viacom and Discovery they have had to remove certain channels form the app, and they have issued the following statement.

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DIY iPhone Hotshoe Adds A Light Meter To Your DSLR

There is a cool application for the iPhone, called Pocket Light Meter, which turns your iPhone into a light meter and will tell you what settings to use on your DSLR to get the best photo.

The app uses the camera on your iPhone to let yoy know what shutter speed, f-stop and ISO settings to select on your DSLR, the only problem with the app is that you need to hold your iPhone up to get the setting and then use your DSLR.

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Witness Turns Your Mac Into A Burglar Alarm

Witness is a new app for your Mac and it will work with any Mac with a built in iSight camera, what it does is detect movement, so you can set it up in your home when you are out to make sure no burglars are trying to steal your precious gadgets.

If Wintness is activated it will automatically send an alert to your iPhone or iPad, along with photos and videos of what is happening in your house or apartment.

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Plasticine iPad, Stopmotion Creativity At Its Best (Video)

If your still waiting to get your hands on Apple’s new iPad 2 then this stopmotion video of a iPad made entirely from plasticine might help ease the pain a little and put a smile on your face. I have always enjoyed creating things from plasticine, but this innovative creation is an example of some fantastic modelling skills.

The video has been shot for a Post Digital Brief at the British Higher School of Art and Design (Moscow) and shows some great creativity. Watch the full video animation of this wonderful plasticine iPad after the jump. Enjoy!

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Worlds First USB 3.0 To HDMI Graphics Adapter

Sunix have developed what they say is the world first USB 3.0 to HDMI graphics adapter, designed to take advantage of the SuperSpeed interface and utilise the USB 3.0 bandwidth to even allow multiple HD monitors to be connected.

Due to the SUNIX VGA2788 Super-Speed USB 3.0 graphics adapter design it only draws a maximum of 400mA current allowing it to also be backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports as well if required.

Its also capable of being used with four USB 3.0 graphic adapters simultaneously and has automatic recognition of monitor type, resolution, and features. The high performance USB Graphics Engine supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1152 @ 32bit and supports widescreen aspect ratio of 16:9 Full HD 1080P video streaming.

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Digital Music To Overtake CDs In U.S. Sales By Next Year

The Mayan apocalypse of 2012 might be total hogwash, but that doesn’t mean a lot of grief isn’t coming next year. The music industry in particular is scheduled for some heartache thanks to iTunes and its ilk. Physical album sales are expected to drop 40% (that’s a loss of more than a billion dollars) and it only gets worse from there.

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GoPano 360 Degree Lens Creates Panoramic Video On Your iPhone (video)

The GoPano micro is a new Kickstarter project looking for funding to create a lens to be added onto the iPhone 4 to help you create 360 panoramic videos.

The GOPANO micro simply clips onto your iPhone 4 and using the accompanying application allows you to take 360 degree video. The developers already have the lens design completed and a web platform to host and share 360 video footage taken with the new system. Watch a video of the new GoPano micro after the jump.

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Continuance Rechargeable USB Batteries

A unique rechargeable battery concept called Continuance has been designed by Haimo Bao, Hailong Piao, Yuancheng Liu & Xiameng Hu. Which provides a new and innovative redesign of the traditional AA battery to now include a simple USB port.

The battery can either be charged via a USB connection or the device can use use to charge mobile and other devices via USB. As the design is still only a concept at the moment its still a little tricky to estimate how much juice would be lost to accommodate the USB port within the battery. But may with today’s advances in rechargeable materials the lose due to the reduced space might be negligible.

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Logitec Unveils New Propeller Style Wireless Router

Logitec have unveiled a new addition to their wireless router range, with the unveiling of the LAN-WH450N/GR wireless router. Its very unique tri-tenna design, which makes it look like its going to take off once its turned on, has been designed to provide its IEEE802.11 n/a/g/b connectivity the best chance to achieve its theoretical speeds of up to 450Mbps and supporting the 5GHz bandwidth.


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