Archive for Oct 26, 2011

Levetron Mech4 modular gaming keyboard rejects spills and noobs

Levetron Mech4 modular gaming keyboard rejects spills and noobs

We've all been there. An all-night session of Team Fortress 2 or Borderlands. An epic raid in World of Warcraft. A no-holds-barred, winner take all showdown in Yu-Gi-Oh Online. If you're in the bad habit of spilling your over-caffinated gaming fuel all over your expensive inputs, then AZiO's Levetron Mech4 keyboard might just be for you. Its spill-proof drainage design is a lot like high-end Lenovo Thinkpads, allowing you to power though a Level 4 Sprite disaster and keep racking up the headshots.

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HTC EVO Design 4G Review [Video]

HTC EVO Design 4G Review [Video]

Here we have the *near* smallest smartphone to carry the legendary EVO namesake, and with a 4-inch S-LCD display with qHD resolution and price tag of under $100 right out of the gate, we've got to wonder if this is the perfect package for petite palms. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is powered by a 1.2Ghz single-core processor from Qualcomm, all inside a smartphone that's a scant 4.80 x 2.40 x 0.50 inches in size. It's tall, it's substantial, and it's made to be your everyday hand-sized EVO at an inexpensive price.

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Sony PS Vita browser won’t support Flash at launch

Sony PS Vita browser won’t support Flash at launch

According to a report from Japanese publication Weekly Famitsu, the web browser on Sony's next-generation portable gaming device, the PlayStation Vita, will not support Adobe Flash at launch. It will support cookies, JavaScript 1.7, and some HTML5, but Flash didn't make the list. Also not supported are Game Archives that include classic PlayStation One games.

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Adidas unveils miCoach SPEED_CELL sports performance tracker

Adidas unveils miCoach SPEED_CELL sports performance tracker

Adidas has unveiled a new fitness tracker called the miCoach SPEED_CELL that can capture information from motion in every direction. This feature will make it useful for athletes in all types of sports, beyond just runners. At the moment, most fitness trackers such as Nike+, are geared towards running with one-directional metrics.

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Food Finish turns your food an edible chrome

Food Finish turns your food an edible chrome

Is that chicken dipped in gold? No, but it sure looks like it is, and because it was sprayed that way with what The Deli Garage calls Food Finish, it's completely safe to eat, too. Ever wanted the Midas touch, and not just with your household appliances, with all of your tasty treats as well? That time has come, ladies and gentlemen, and although you can't quite buy this spray here in the USA yet due to some sort of shipping regulations, you can sit in wait while the spray gains popularity internationally.

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Shadowgun released for Android and Hands-on

Shadowgun released for Android and Hands-on

In one fell swoop, it appears the the folks at Madfinger and NVIDIA have crushed the rest of Android with a game that takes the platform to a whole new level of gaming intensity. We got to check this game out earlier this month in its pre-release state, and today's the day the full version is released on the Android Market and through the official NVIDIA Tegra Zone. Is your Android rough and tough enough to bust a cap in a bunch of mutants, robots, and mutant robot hybrids? It all depends on if your processor is a Tegra! Ours is, right here on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and we're going hands-on again now with the final build.

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Samsung reveals Solar Powered Internet School for Africa

Samsung reveals Solar Powered Internet School for Africa

When technology giants like Samsung get it in their minds that they've got a mission to save the world, one might expect such epic wins as this Solar Powered Internet School to come to fruition. That's just what's happened this week as Samsung notes its first Solar Powered Internet School unit is currently undergoing pilot testing at the Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy in Boksberg and will be shipped out to other regions within months. Ship em all!

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LG DoublePlay ships early to T-Mobile for $99

LG DoublePlay ships early to T-Mobile for $99

The LG DoublePlay smartphone has gone on sale at T-Mobile about a week earlier than expected. The device sports a slide-out split QWERTY keyboard, but is most unique for its dual touchscreens. The second screen is smaller than the main display and sits between the split keyboard, making it easy for you to browse and chat at the same time.

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Apple launches ship-to-store in San Francisco

Apple launches ship-to-store in San Francisco

Apple has begun offering a new ship-to-store or in-store pickup option for its online customers in the San Francisco area. The program allows customers to place an order online to have the item shipped to their local Apple retail store for pickup, saving shipping costs for customers. The program also provides pickup customers with Personal Setup service of any new Apple product.

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Nikon D3 camera costume really works

Nikon D3 camera costume really works

If there's one thing I like about Halloween, it's the ability of ordinary every-day inventors to create designs that not only work, they fit on their person. That's what's happened here with a dude named Tyler Card and his fully functional custom-made camera costume. Photos go in the front, photos get displayed on the back. Is this the ultimate all-time best-ever camera enthusiast costume? Or is it just super neato?

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