Being on the forefront of new technology is always exciting. And since Stuff Live, the biggest gadget show in Britain, is set to happen this weekend in London, we're always excited to get a sneak peek at what's to come. Like this lounge chair that hovers, for instance. Now this is something I'd like to see.
It looks a little like a tool to remove the head from your favorite miserable robot, but this is actually a diagram from one of Sony's latest game controller patents. The as-yet unnamed controller takes the accelerometer and LED-based tracking system of the Wiimote and adds ultrasonics to gauge its absolute position relative to your TV (via the PSEye microphone array) and other controllers.
Good things, they say, come to those who wait, and it certainly feels like we've been waiting long enough for the HTC Touch HD. From the first early leaks, official reveal and through to the disappointment that HTC wouldn't be releasing the smartphone in the US, this 3.8-inch WVGA touchscreen has managed to grab attention away from the best Apple, Sony Ericsson and the rest have to offer. Now, finally, the HTC Touch HD has landed in the UK, and SlashGear have one of the first.
Full gallery and first-impressions of the HTC Touch HD after the cut