Archive for May 29, 2013

NVIDIA SHIELD final hours recounted before Production Release

NVIDIA SHIELD final hours recounted before Production Release

Today the team behind NVIDIA's SHIELD device have spoken on the activities and preparations made for showing the device on "P-Relase" day. P-Release signifies the device is ready for production, and what the team has shared today is what went on behind the scenes right up until NVIDIA's most recent quarterly internal company meeting where CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showed off the very first SHIELD production unit. This device was first introduced back at CES 2013 earlier this year, and it'll be shipped to the first wave of pre-order users in June.

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DISH Hopper Social app brings Twitter chat and Facebook updates to HD DVR

DISH Hopper Social app brings Twitter chat and Facebook updates to HD DVR

Today an app has been released by DISH that will bring social networking to the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR machine, integrating Twitter and Facebook into the mix. This app is what DISH calls the "first set-top box application capable of providing contextually-relevant social feeds." Of course this isn't the only way you can chat through Twitter or see your Facebook updates on your TV, but it certainly is a unique bit of integration.

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Facebook IPO blunder sees NASDAQ hit with record $10m SEC fine

Facebook IPO blunder sees NASDAQ hit with record $10m SEC fine

Facebook's billion dollar IPO didn't just leave a lot of investors frustrated, it also left NASDAQ under the glare of a US Securities and Exchange Commission investigation, which has culminated in a $10m penalty. The fine comes as the SEC deems that NASDAQ ill-prepared for the Facebook floatation, not taking into account the likely demand by investors, and leading to significant disruptions on the day.

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Canon LE-5W portable projector set for summer with 3LED technology

Canon LE-5W portable projector set for summer with 3LED technology

As projectors continue to be a big business in an industry ripe with mobile devices, Canon's newest hardware has appeared with a foot in both camps. This is the LE-5W Multimedia Projector, coming in any color just so long as its black or white, working with 3LED technology to ensure the photos users have taken with their Canon cameras are projected with as vibrant and color-correct a light as possible. Of course this device isn't a camera in and of itself: instead you'll be running content through an HDMI cord or USB thumb drive.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook’s full AllThingsD interview video now available

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s full AllThingsD interview video now available

Apple CEO Tim Cook's full interview on the D: All Things Digital stage has been posted, with the 80-minute long video showing the chief exec weighing in on wearables, taxes, and more. Cook's appearance - and grilling at the hands of Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher - saw the Apple CEO relatively tight-lipped on the sort of breaking news his interviewers were digging for, though he did drop hints about a new iOS version at WWDC 2013 next month.

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Huawei Ascend P6 confirmed: June 18 event set for details

Huawei Ascend P6 confirmed: June 18 event set for details

The Huawei Ascend P6 has been revealed for the first time this week by is manufacturer, being made official with a single up-close photo that teases the industrial design of the device. This machine will be detailed in full at a June 18th event held by Huawei where they'll also make clear the full physical body of the device along with its unique user interface atop Android. While this isn't the first we've heard of the device, it is the first time Huawei has both confirmed it and called out the rest of the industry with a suggestion that they've created a machine that out-does the competition.

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