Archive for Sep 27, 2011

Boeing sends first 787 Dreamliner aircraft to ANA in Japan

Boeing sends first 787 Dreamliner aircraft to ANA in Japan

Boeing has just signed and hand delivered the first ever 787 "Dreamliner" aircraft to All Nippon Airways in Japan. We can't really say hand delivered because this aircraft is simply massive. It's so big in fact, that they've even announced it twice. Bringing years of aircraft technology from Boeing into one of the biggest, and most technology filled planes to date.

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Apple hinting just one new iPhone on October 4?

Apple hinting just one new iPhone on October 4?

Apple's iPhone event invite for next Tuesday's smartphone reveal may only have been in the wild for an hour, but that hasn't stopped the armchair analysts from digging through the graphics for clues. The Cupertino company is known for burying hints into its invites, and at first glance there are quite a few possibilities for this October 4 picture. Most notable, however, is the idea that Apple is hinting at a single new handset.

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Toshiba announces DX735 AIO computer

Toshiba announces DX735 AIO computer

Toshiba has announced a new AIO computer that will launch soon called the DX735. The computer has a 23-inch full HD multi-touch screen and is designed to be an entertainment hub for the dorm or home. The machine is designed to be space saving and offer a good viewing experience. Toshiba ships the machine with a Bluetooth wireless keyboard that has a 10-key number pad.

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Amazon lands digital video agreement with Twentieth Century Fox

Amazon lands digital video agreement with Twentieth Century Fox

Amazon has been making a lot of news this week over some leaked photos and a bit of information on its coming tablet. Apparently the tablet was based on the epic fail PlayBook from RIM. I hope the Amazon offering is better than RIM was able to offer. The deal that Amazon announced today is a video streaming agreement with Twentieth Century Fox that allows Amazon Prime members to get new video.

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Wacom Bamboo tablet range refreshed plus wireless kit

Wacom Bamboo tablet range refreshed plus wireless kit

Wacom has boosted its Bamboo range of tablets, introducing three new models and cutting cords with an optional wireless connectivity kit. The Wacom Bamboo Connect, Bamboo Capture and Bamboo Create each come with a pressure-sensitive pen, though the Capture and Create do support fingertip multitouch as well. The Connect and Capture have a 5.8 x 3.6 inch worksurface, while the Create increases that to 8.5 x 5.4 inches.

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Apple “Let’s Talk iPhone” event confirmed for October 4

Apple “Let’s Talk iPhone” event confirmed for October 4

Apple has confirmed that it is holding a press event on October 4 at 10am PT, with an invite to what's expected to be the iPhone 5 event just now dropping into the SlashGear inbox. As tipped, the big reveal - which is expected to be new Apple CEO Tim Cook's first major appearance at a product launch - will take place at the company's Cupertino campus, with the tagline "Let's Talk iPhone."

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Disney AppMATes turns the iPad into a virtual play mat for kids

Disney AppMATes turns the iPad into a virtual play mat for kids

Parents that have kids and an iPad around the house know that kids love to use tech no matter their age. Even the cats in my house use the iPad on occasion for gaming. Disney has unveiled some very cool new products that go along with the iPad called AppMATes. The AppMATes are a combination of an app running on the iPad and a car the child can hold for virtual driving action.

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Sprint LTE rollout tipped for early 2012

Sprint LTE rollout tipped for early 2012

Sprint took a big risk when it chose existing WiMax tech for its 4G networks. The hope was that the WiMax networks would already be widely available before the roll out of LTE started giving Sprint a leg up in the 4G race. That leg up never happened and LTE and WiMax are now fighting on even footing in many markets. Sprint had announced a while back that it was looking at rolling out its own LTE networks along with WiMax tech.

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iLuv outs WorkStation iPad 2 accessories including PC-style dock

iLuv outs WorkStation iPad 2 accessories including PC-style dock

iLuv has outed a bevy of new iPad 2 accessories as part of the company's WorkStation Series, including a PC-style desktop dock and various wireless keyboards. Of the range, it's the iLuv iMM737 "The WorkStation" and iLiuv iMM517 WorkStation Pro that stand out the most, the former having a posable mount for the Apple tablet and a wired keyboard with iOS-specific shortcut keys, while the latter has a Bluetooth keyboard and speaker-dock functionality.

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