During its quarter earnings call yesterday Apple released the sales figures for both the iPhone and the iPad for the quarter, and the company has once again had record sales of both products. Apple announced sales of 20.34 million iPhone's for the quarter, and increase of 142 percent for the same quarter in 2010, they also announced sales of 9.25 million iPad's for the … [Read more...] about Apple Announces Record iPhone And iPad Sales
Since the Japanese are so bent on creating robot surrogates, it comes as no surprise that a Japanese company is now specializing in touch; that is, the life-like imitation of human softness. Machines are just so darn cold, you know. What's pictured below might not look like much, but it's the Shockacube. There's nothing shocking about what it does, since it's meant for physical … [Read more...] about New Touch Sensor Gives Robots A Human Sensation (Video)
Ah, Cut The Rope. iPhone game supreme, you are. Until last month of course when it became available on Android. Anyway, given the rising popularity of the game, it doesn't seem surprising that merch will be rolling out soon. Pictured south are a complete set of Cut The Rope plush toys. How long before the DIY punters start manufacturing their own unofficial merch? Not long, … [Read more...] about Cut The Rope Plush Toys Invading Soon
You might have heard of the new twist in the Modern Warfare 3 vs Battlefield 3 saga currently unfolding. Namely, the fact that Activision either forgot or just plain didn't care enough to register the modernwarfare3.com domain when it started developing the game and as a result, after sitting on it for two years, the domain name holder has been using to wage a PR campaign in … [Read more...] about ModernWarfare3.com Domain Owner Revealed By GoDaddy
Prepare to mourn the golden years of Uwe Boll. Say what you will about the German scourge of video game IP, at least he wasn't under the impression that cartoon birds shooting out of a catapult make for compelling storytelling, or an entire narrative universe for that matter. … [Read more...] about Angry Birds To Get Ice Age-Style Movie?
I mentioned back in January that OnStar was moving to an accessory option that would work for just about any car rather than a GM only service. To get OnStar into the vehicles the driver needed to buy the mirror packing the tech inside. Best Buy has announced that it is pre-ordering the OnStar FMV or For My Vehicle mirror right now. … [Read more...] about OnStar FMV Mirror Hits Best Buy Pre-Order
If you are an iPhone user that likes to dabble in making things using Arduino, Make has a new device in the Maker shed that might tickle your fancy. The kit is a system that allows you to connect your iPhone with an Arduino gadget without having to jailbreak your iPhone. The kit has a cable and several other components. … [Read more...] about Make Offers $59 Redpark Breakout Pack for Arduino and iOS
Google's new social network, Google+ has already become popular with more than 10 million users announced at the end of last week, they already have a Google+ Android app and now Google has released an iPhone app, that we heard about recently. The Google+ iPhone app works with the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and the iPhone 4, and it works in a similar way to the Android version … [Read more...] about Google Launches Google+ iPhone App
If you are looking forward to the release of the new Batman game, Arkham City later this year, on October 21st. You might like to know there is a collectors edition available which has been unveiled today by Warner Bros, which includes everything you could possible want to support your Batman gaming passion. … [Read more...] about Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition Unveiled
Without carabiners, mountaineering as we know it would be in very poor shape. But Keybrid? In case you're wondering, that's 'key' plus 'hybrid.' It's a key with the functionality of a carabiner. But wait, it's not the kind of carabiner you'd want to bring along to a rockface because it's simply too small to support either rope or serious weight. … [Read more...] about Keybrid Carabiner Key Is Allegedly The First Of Its Kind
The person to blame for this wonderful bedside illumination sculpture is Luca Veneri, a particularly gifted designer who wants to provoke his audience. Of course, "audience" in the context of industrial design is difficult to comprehend. People live around industrial design rather than ogle it for its artistic virtues. Still, having this on a table will inspire much wonder and … [Read more...] about The Nuke Lamp: Does It Emit Radiation?
Autodesk SketchBook Pro is a great application which I use all the time to sketch out ideas both on my iPad an desktop and has been available on iOS devices for some time. The application has also been available for some time on Android smartphones but now Autodesk have launched the application specifically designed for Android tablets and Honeycomb. The Sketchbook Pro is a … [Read more...] about Autodesk SketchBook Pro Arrives On Android Tablets (video)