Archive for Jul 26, 2010

Android PlayStation emulator demo surfaces

Android PlayStation emulator demo surfaces

I bet there are lots of people out there who have memories of playing games on the first generation PlayStation. At the time the consoles was fantastic and its cool that today we can play games that look better than that original console on our mobile phones.

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Props from Lost being auctioned off

Props from Lost being auctioned off

Lost was a cool show, though it did get a bit tedious after the first few seasons. Now that the show is over all the props from the series are being auctioned off. Among the items are things like that satellite phone Naomi carried, Dharma Beer, that sweet orange Camaro Hurley drove, and more.

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Danish inspired table PC looks like the 60’s

Danish inspired table PC looks like the 60’s

If you liked that coffee table that was filled with circuit boards and other components last week, we have the perfect end tables to go with it today. The little table looks like a speaker from the 1960's to me and has a computer case underneath.

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Cups made from Jell-O are perfect for summer picnics

Cups made from Jell-O are perfect for summer picnics

Jell-O is the ubiquitous desert that is a staple at all sorts of institutions raging from the elementary school cafeteria to the old folks home. The jiggly and fruity treat is typically served in squares or bowls. A new Jell-O use is being shown off as the result of the second annual Jell-O Mold competition in Brooklyn, New York.

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G.Skill unveils 48GB DDR3 RAM kit

G.Skill unveils 48GB DDR3 RAM kit

G.Skill has announced the launch of a new RAM kit that packs in a whopping 48GB of DDR3 RAM operating at 1900MHz. The RAM kit has 12 different 4GB sticks of RAM and is designed specifically for a high-end EVGA Super Record SR-2 mainboard.

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Panasonic consumer 3D HDC-SDT750 camcorder leaks

Panasonic consumer 3D HDC-SDT750 camcorder leaks

Last Thursday we mentioned that there were rumors of a new 3D consumer focused camcorder coming to market from Panasonic. That camcorder was mostly an unknown last week with no real details or photos of the thing turning up along with the rumor.

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August 9th Acer Stream launch official

August 9th Acer Stream launch official

Acer's Stream Android 2.1 smartphone has just got an official UK launch date, though it's a little later than the previous August 3rd release tipped.  According to the press release, Expansys will be exclusively offering the Stream - complete with a 3.7-inch AMOLED WVGA touchscreen, 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and 5-megapixel camera - from August 9th, priced at £399 ($615), though the retailer's own product page is currently showing August 7th as the due-date.

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Samsung Haven headed to Verizon for the basic phone crowd

Samsung Haven headed to Verizon for the basic phone crowd

There are lots of people out there who don’t want a fancy Android phone or any other smartphone for that matter. These folks want a basic phone that will make calls and that's about it. Samsung has a new handset just for such cell phone users called the Haven that is headed to Verizon Wireless.

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AMD offers beta OpenGL driver for 3D internet

AMD offers beta OpenGL driver for 3D internet

AMD has announced that it has a new beta driver available for download. The new driver is ATI Catalyst 10.7 beta for OpenGL ES 2.0. The beta driver supports the new WebGL industry standard for plug-in free 3D graphics in the web.

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Active Media Products Debuts DOM flash module for servers and embedded systems

Active Media Products Debuts DOM flash module for servers and embedded systems

Active Media Products has announced a new storage solution for servers and embedded systems that don’t need much storage space and need to save as much space as possible. The new Disk-On-Modules are flash modules offering 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB of storage space.

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Nadia aesthetics inference camera concept shows ratings not previews [Video]

Nadia aesthetics inference camera concept shows ratings not previews [Video]

Not all that long ago, if you wanted to know if you'd taken a decent photograph you'd have to wait for the prints to come back from being developed; since then we've been able to squint at preview displays and try to judge things that way.  Andrew Kupresanin's Nadia camera concept takes things one step further: described as an "aesthetics inference camera", it automatically checks images with the ACQUINE quality inference engine and gives you a simple percentage score rating the shot for visual pleasantness.

Video demo after the cut

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Thecus unveils Network Video Recording solutions

Thecus unveils Network Video Recording solutions

Thecus has unveiled a new line of networked video recording solutions for video surveillance and other video recording applications. The new NVR solutions are offered in both rack mount and desktop styles and support multiple cameras.

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