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Kopin Golden-i Gen.2 wearable computer on course for 2010 launch

Kopin Golden-i Gen.2 wearable computer on course for 2010 launch

Oh, how we laughed at Kopin's Golden-i wearable computer when the company showed us renders earlier in the year; even though they promised it was heading to production, we were still dubious.  The joke is on us, it seems, as Kopin have announced that the Golden-i Gen 2 will be entering field trials in December this year, with production kicking off in earnest next year.  Units are expected to have a Bluetooth headset, 15-inch virtual PC display, head-gesture recognition and voice-control.

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nio Bluetooth cellphone guardian [Video]

nio Bluetooth cellphone guardian [Video]

If you've ever watched a taxi drive off into the distance with your cellphone on the back seat, left your phone under a napkin at a restaurant or just found you're halfway to work and your BlackBerry is still sat charging in the kitchen, then nio believe they have the solution.  The UK firm are offering a Bluetooth keychain and some proprietary software that you install on your cellphone; that creates a roughly 25m link between the two, which if exceeded causes both keychain and phone to flash and sound an alarm.

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LG SL80 and SL90 1080p super-slim HDTVs unveiled

LG SL80 and SL90 1080p super-slim HDTVs unveiled

LG have announced a pair of new LCD HDTV ranges, the SL80 and flagship SL90, complete with edge-to-edge glass displays and Yahoo! NetCast internet-connected widgets.  The SL80 will come in the shape of 42-, 47- and 55-inch models, while the SL90 - which measures just 1.15-inches deep - will come in 42- and 47-inch models complete with LED backlighting.

 

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WooAudio WES Electrostatic AMP reviewed: superlative sound

WooAudio WES Electrostatic AMP reviewed: superlative sound

So far, most of the headphone amplifiers that have graced these pages have been portable, budget items; the same very definitely can't be said for this brushed-steel behemoth, the WooAudio WES Electrostatic Headphone Amp and, dangling insouciantly next to it, Stax's SR-008 Mk2 Electrostatic headphones.  According to audiophile reviewer Steve Guttenberg, you're looking at "state of the art sound for a tiny fraction of the cost of a system built around speakers."

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