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Liquid Image lets you record in HD with Xtreme Sport Cams

Liquid Image lets you record in HD with Xtreme Sport Cams

Liquid Image has developed a new line of sport cams built into their APEX HD and SUMMIT series of skimasks. All are capable of taking HD video, and most are able to shoot in 1080p. The only ones that cant are the lower tier in the SUMMIT series. Available only to the APEX HD series is live WiFi streaming from your mask to a smartphone, tablet or computer.

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X-Reality Pro by Sony

X-Reality Pro by Sony

This has been consistent with recent technology - resolution from our smaller devices or even YouTube doesn't render clearly when streamed over our larger televisions. Sony's new televisions will incorporate their X-Reality Pro software into every one of their future Bravia televisions. It properly pixelates what your video or image should look like in real time.

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Intel Ultrabook comparison, then and now

Intel Ultrabook comparison, then and now

Intel seemed most impressed at how compact the new Ultrabooks are compared to the previous models. Closed, the original Ultrabook was 1.26 inches thick, whereas the new generation will only come out to 17.8 millimeters. The barebones/transparent view below shows how the all the hardware has slimmed down.

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Next generation of Ultrabooks can sport a touchscreen display and vocal control

Next generation of Ultrabooks can sport a touchscreen display and vocal control

There are 75+ designs of the Ultrabook already, and now Intel is working with manufacturers to present multiple hybrid/touch designs. From the demonstration, the touchscreens within the Intel were extremely fluid - and didn't skip a beat. We've all been waiting for manufacturers to incorporate touchscreen technology into their hardware, and the unveiling wasn't too surprising.

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Wi-Spi video surveillance RC vehicles

Wi-Spi video surveillance RC vehicles

I'm sure there are better gadgets for spying on your next door neighbor, but they probably aren't as fun to use or play with as the Wi-Spi video surveillance vehicles. InteractiveToy has constructed both the Wi-Spi helicopter and Wi-Spi Intruder. The Intruder is a basic remote control car with a video camera built into the grill.

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Nest thermostat will help conserve energy and money

Nest thermostat will help conserve energy and money

Nest is a thermostat management system that allows you to find out the temperature that best suits your lifestyle - and set it there. This reduces the uniform cooling and heating that we normally do to reach a more desirable temperature. It connects via WiFi so you can also control the temperature from your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Imagine locking up your house, going on vacation, and forgetting to adjust your air condition levels. With Nest, you can just pull up the application on your cellphone adjust it instantly.

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Solar lighted cover for Kindle

Solar lighted cover for Kindle

SolarFocus has released the first solar-charged cover for the Kindle e-Reader. As if your Kindle didn't already have great battery life, they've gone ahead and integrated a 1500mAh battery into the case. There is also an LED light that pops out once a button is pressed on the cover.

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Hackers may have compromised source information of RIM, Nokia, & Apple

Hackers may have compromised source information of RIM, Nokia, & Apple

A document was found from a hacking group known as 'The Lords of Dharmaraja' that could compromise important information of RINOA SUR(RIM, NOKIA, and Apple). An image of the document describes RINOA SUR had provided the Indian military with source code information of many software companies. And apparently, RINOA was providing backdoor access for the ability to operate within India.

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Mogees contact microphone brings out the musician in you

Mogees contact microphone brings out the musician in you

Contact microphones turn vibrations into electrical signals, and can then be transcoded into sound waves. This is precisely what the Mogees project does, and it does it well. The gadget can stick to any surface and turn it into your musical playground. There are multiple settings to help produce one's desired sound, but the real key resides in the gestures.

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ZiiLabs unveils their 100-core ZMS-40 chip for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

ZiiLabs unveils their 100-core ZMS-40 chip for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Do you remember when owning a dual-core device actually meant something? Well that time is approaching its end, because ZiiLabs recently unveiled a processor with - get this - 100 cores. Yeah, the ASUS Transformer Prime touts a quad-core Kal-El processor, but ZiiLabs is really changing the game.

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Apple iPad used to help a man cross the US border

Apple iPad used to help a man cross the US border

It's one thing to walk into a supermarket and have the cashier scan your iPhone or iPad for a coupon - but having a border patrol officer scan an electronic passport photo off an iPad is just too much. And apparently, federal critics would have to agree. The man, Martin Reisch, simply had his iPad scanned and was let into the country.


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tyPad Hands On: Quality Does Matter

tyPad Hands On: Quality Does Matter

Accessory Workshop’s products have been on the market, but what stood out above the rest was their tyPad (Generation II) bluetooth keyboard. It includes a substantial leather casing for both the keyboard and your iPad. What’s great is how handy we found it to be after a thorough testing; lets just say that typing up lecture notes is now a feasible task on the iPad.

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