Nintendo 3DS Disassembled

Even before its officially launch Nintendo’s new 3DS portable gaming console has gone under the screwdriver and been unceremoniously taken apart, showing its internal workings to the world.

The new Nintendo 3DS device will be launching in Japan next month on February 26th with Europe and the US launch dates following in March 2011.

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Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, EMC Withdraw Bid For Novell Patents

We told you back in December that a number of technology companies, including Apple, Microsoft, EMC and Oracle had decided to club together and purchase a range of Novell patents, the deal was reported to be worth about $450 million.

It seems the companies have now withdrawn the bid to purchase the range of Novell patents, although none of the companies involved have given any indication on why they have decided not to purchase the 882 patents from Novell.

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Valkee Earbuds Combat Depression By Shining Lights Into Your Ears

If you are stuck on a low after the highs and lows of the holiday season a new concept Valkee earbuds have been developed to combat the dark blues of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

But rather than taking the traditional method of shining light into your eyes the new concept shines the light into your ear canal. After researchers at the University of Oulu, Finland, discovered that it’s not the eyes that need the light, it’s the brain and your ear canal provides a perfect route straight to your brain.

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Iogear Launches Two New Wireless Keyboards

Iogear has added two new wireless keyboard to its line up with the launch of the Multi-Link Bluetooth Keyboard (GKM611B) and the 2.4GHz Wireless Compact Keyboard (GKM681R).

The new Multi-Link Bluetooth Keyboard features Bluetooth and it can connect to up to a total of six different Bluetooth devices at once, and also features a 30 foot radius.

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Liquid Pistons May Replace Camera Phone Autofocus Mechanics

With smartphones design becoming ever smaller and packing more into a tighter space, engineers need to find new ways to create smaller and more efective solutions to provide the phones features. One such development is the creation of liquid pistons that have been designed to replace the bulky mechanical autofocus controls on smartphones camera.

A team of engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed an autofocus system that can focus without any traditional mechanical moving parts. The new technology is called  liquid pistons, watch the movie after the break to learn a  little more.

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Satarii Star iPhone Camera Dock Uses Motion Tracking (Video)

A company called Satarii have developed a new accessory for your mobile phone, the Satari Star dock, which is designed to be used with your smartphones video camera and it tracks your motion and moves around to capture video.

Have a look at the video of it in action below, it is working with an iPhone and as you will see in the video it track your movements using a remote sensor.

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MiLi’s MiFlip Backup Battery Charger And Stand

Mili has just added a new portable battery charger named the MiFlip to its range ,that also doubles as a handy viewing stand and is compatible with Apple’s  iPhone, iPod Touch and RIM’s Blackberry devices.

The MiFlip has been designed to combine three important devices into one and its unique flip design allows it to be carried in situe on your phone without adding much bulk or extra weight.

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Star Wars Death Star Cookie Jar

Here is something fun for all the Star Wars fans out there, a cookie jar shaped like the Death Star, which would make a great addition to any geeks apartment.

The Star Wars Death Star cookie jar measures 12 inches by 12 inches, so there is plenty of room to store all you favourite star wars themed cookies.

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ASUS Unveils New P8P67 WS Revolution Quad-GPU Motherboard

Asus has just unveiled its latest motherboard creation the ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution, equipped with not one, not even two, but four graphics card slots capable of being loaded with combinations of  NVIDIA GeForce SLI or AMD CrossFireX, perfect for even the most hardcore gamer looking to squeeze every last pixel from a game.

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Verizon iPhone Doesn’t Suffer From Death Grip?

Remember Antennagate, as it was aptly named, the whole fiasco which followed the launch of the iPhone 4 and many users reported problems with their iPhone’s signals when holding it in a certain way.

Back when the iPhone 4 was launched, Apple’s solution to the iPhone Death Grip was to give every iPhone 4 customer a free case or bumper, but it now looks like they may have solved the problem with the Verizon iPhone.

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