Author Archives: Evan Selleck

Evan Selleck has an innate love for technology, gadgets, and shiny things. He's a father, which is the only thing that out-classes his love for writing. He's been writing about technology for three years.

Ion Audio Book Saver Book Scanner Scans 200-Page Books in 15 Minutes

Ion Audio Book Saver Book Scanner Scans 200-Page Books in 15 Minutes

Carrying around books seems to be getting phased out. Even for students, there are plenty of different options out there, whether it be tablets or laptops, to provide an option for minimizing the usage of physical books. eReaders, of course, have made it easier for everyone to get rid of those space-taking novels, or back-breaking college textbooks. But what if you've got a book already, and you want to put it on your eReader without having to pay for it again? That's where Ion Audio's Book Saver Book Scanner comes in.

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Silent Hill: Downpour Details Emerge

Silent Hill: Downpour Details Emerge

A couple of days ago, we reported that the eighth entry into the Silent Hill series would be called Downpour, and that water would be playing a big role in the game's mechanics. Published by Konami, Silent Hill: Downpour is bringing back fan-favorite features, as well as including a big addition to the series that may breathe a breath of fresh air into the long-standing series.

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John Carmack Believes NVIDIA Can Make a Good ARM Core

John Carmack Believes NVIDIA Can Make a Good ARM Core

During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, NVIDIA announced that their "Project Denver" was moving forward, and that they would be focusing some attention on building an ARM core. In a recent tweet, gaming legend John Carmack told the world that he believes NVIDIA "can make a good ARM core." It's a mild vote of confidence for NVIDIA, but even a small one like this from Carmack is a step in the right direction.

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Karotz Rabbit Robot Will Tell You the Weather After it Wakes You Up [Video]

Karotz Rabbit Robot Will Tell You the Weather After it Wakes You Up [Video]

Having a personal robot tell you all of your pertinent, and need-to-know information every morning is probably a dream come true for some people, especially if it's a small rabbit-like robot that kids would find adorable. That's exactly what Karotz is. A small, rabbit-looking robot that's meant to help you throughout your day, from waking you up, to telling you how the weather is outside before you step out the door.

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Nintendo 3DS Listed for March 18th Release Date in the UK

Nintendo 3DS Listed for March 18th Release Date in the UK

At the beginning of January, a leaked image showed that the Nintendo 3DS would be launching in the UK on March 1st, 2011, and allowed interested customers to register their interest in the device before the launch. While it was believed the leaked promotional material was from game retailer Gamestation, nothing has been confirmed. We know the device is set to launch in Japan on February 26th, 2011, but with new listings from UK retailers, it may be a bit longer before the 3D-enabled portable gaming unit lands in the UK.

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INQ Cloud Touch Could be the Facebook Phone

INQ Cloud Touch Could be the Facebook Phone

The Facebook phone has kind of dropped off the radar recently, especially with Facebook having a pair of announcements not too long ago, and none of them revealing a phone that integrates Facebook in a new and bold way. According to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)'s recently filing, dating back to December 23rd, 2010, it looks like the rumors about the Facebook phone are going to pick up speed again, as a new device from INQ has popped up.

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iPad With Cell Access Built-In Coming in the Future to Verizon

iPad With Cell Access Built-In Coming in the Future to Verizon

With the iPhone officially landing on Verizon's network, there's already talk about what will happen to the iPad. Or, more accurately, what's to be added to the second generation iPad that's rumored to be announced soon. According to Verizon's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Francis Shammo, who was talking with Bloomberg, an iPad with cellular access built-in is indeed coming to Verizon.

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CES 2011 is Over and I’m Still Alive

CES 2011 is Over and I’m Still Alive

Before the Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas, I wrote up a piece about how I was excited, and equally uneasy, about the trip to Vegas and the impending show. It's the biggest tech show around, and while it may not seem like it, there really is a lot to do. But, time marches on, and here we are a couple days after the show has officially wrapped up. So, I figured I'd tell you how it all went, and whether or not I'm looking forward to next year's extravaganza.

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