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New Viliv S7 netbook with swivel screen

New Viliv S7 netbook with swivel screen

Some how among the chaos that the Sony Vaio P brought on the new Viliv S7 MID (mobile internet device) appears to have been overlooked. With a brief overlook this tablet style netbook appears to be yet another good contender in a growing market of affordable Internet ready notebooks.

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Apple to dominate 40 percent of smartphone market by 2013?

Apple to dominate 40 percent of smartphone market by 2013?

According to analyst Generator Research, in the next five years we will see Apple’s smartphones outselling Nokia’s handsets and snatching up 40 percent of the global smartphone market. This may be due to the leaning curve that Symbian S60 requires compared to the simple user interface of the iPhone.

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Lego releases a line of kid oriented electronics

Lego releases a line of kid oriented electronics

We have all had Legos at some point in our lives. Some of us, including myself, still have Legos around the house. With the age of gadget loving kids getting younger and younger Lego has set out to deliver kid friendly electronics that incorporates an all time classic toy.

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Scan 3D objects from home with the RealView 3D scanner

Scan 3D objects from home with the RealView 3D scanner

Scanning pictures has become so common and readily available to the general public that people are doing it at home from their desks. Even some new digital picture frames can scan a photo. What happens when users would like to scan a 3D object and have it modeled on their PC?

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Apple files patent for camera hidden in an LCD screen

Apple files patent for camera hidden in an LCD screen

We all know what Apple has been pushing out the patents for ideas that range from being very practice and useful to just outright off the wall. The latest of patents made by Apple to be released into the world is an iSight camera that is placed behind the display screen in what is depicted as a MacBook.

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Palm Pre takes home Best In Show award at CES

Palm Pre takes home Best In Show award at CES

Palm just won Best In Show as well as the People’s Voice Award over Sony’s new Vaio P at he Consumer Electronics Expo (CES) on Sunday with the announcement of the new Palm Pre. This new smartphone runs the new webOS operating system that Palm has been working on recently.

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2TB SD cards in the works?

2TB SD cards in the works?

SanDisk just released their 16GB microSD card for double the previous storage space of the 8GB versions. We all suspected a 32GB microSD card was in the works, but it would be a while before that came to market. Who would have suspected a 2 terabyte card?

The SD association just wrote about a new SDXC (eXtended Capacity) memory card that still has yet to have a release date. The SDXC specification that will allow manufacturers to develop up to 2TB memory cards in the future. This would provide users with a better “digital lifestyle” with capacity ranging from 32GB up to 2TB. These cards will have read/write speeds of up to 104MB per second in 2009 with a road map to 300 MB per second.

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Palm announces webOS Mojo SDK

Palm announces webOS Mojo SDK

Palm’s new next generation operating system, Palm webOS, takes the power of Windows Mobile and combines it with the simplicity of a web browser. Palm has just privately prereleased the Mojo SDK, which is based on the HTML5 and JavaScript standards that most web developers are already familiar with.

Mojo allows users to build applications complete with gesture-based navigation, transitions and scrolling as well as use the notification system to alert users without interrupting what they are dong.  Users can also leverage local storage capabilities of HTML5 so that data is available even when users are in offline mode. Developers can also use JSON-based messages to tap into a wide range of device services including location, contacts and calendars.

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Amulet Remote responds to voice commands

Amulet Remote responds to voice commands

Remote controls have undoubtedly made the worlds population just a little bit lazier if nothing more. The Amulet Remote seems to be aimed at taking this just a little bit further. No need to be straining your fingers as you flip through channels anymore, just shout at the remote.

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Make your belt buckle play MP3s

Make your belt buckle play MP3s

Why do we want to be able to play music from everything? From pillows and pants to personal massagers, we seem to have just about everything.  But what would all these devices be without a MP3 playing belt buckle? After all cowboys don’t have much to play with in terms of listening to music.

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CES 2009: VTech LS6245 trying to bring back landlines

CES 2009: VTech LS6245 trying to bring back landlines

We know that people are widely giving up their landlines for mobile phones these days, but we happened upon a cordless phone that was just too beautiful to pass up. The VTech LS6245 is the first cordless phone for 2009 that features the DECT 6.0 technology complete with Bluetooth capabilities.

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Newber brings call transfers to the iPhone

Newber brings call transfers to the iPhone

Newber is a new iPhone application that allows users to transfer calls to a landline for instances such as the phone dying. This application acts as a second business line for those who really get a lot of use out of their phones.

Using GPS this application can determine the pre-programmed number that you are closest to and transfer the call to that number, or if you would like you may also choose another number from the list.

Coincidentally this application was submitted to Apple back on October 15th with no word on availability or even an approval. If you are interested in trying it out now you can head over toMynewber.com to sign up for a beta test.

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