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EverQuest II gets new SOEmote technology

EverQuest II gets new SOEmote technology

This news is interesting on two different levels. First, I'm rather surprised that EverQuest II is still played enough that Sony Online Entertainment is adding features to the game. Second, the new SOEmote feature is actually very cool. The idea behind the new feature is to bring emotions to your in game avatar by mimicking the player's own expressions.

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Verizon announces BlackBerry Curve 9310, available July 12th

Verizon announces BlackBerry Curve 9310, available July 12th

RIM may not be having the best of times, but it’s still continuing to pump out handsets. Today the company announced the launch of the BlackBerry Curve 9310 in conjunction with Verizon, with the phone running BlackBerry 7.1 as well as featuring a dedicated BBM key for serious messaging addicts. Verizon and RIM are pitching the phone as a social solution, making sure to point out that Facebook and Twitter apps are front and center.

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Researchers from Finland record the sounds of Northern Lights

Researchers from Finland record the sounds of Northern Lights

A group researchers from Finland reports that they were able to record the sounds made by the Northern lights for the first time. The researchers were from Finnish Aalto University and used three different microphones placed in different locations above the ground. The team discovered proof using the microphones that the Northern Lights actually make sounds for the first time.

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Windows Phone 7.5 getting official web presence

Windows Phone 7.5 getting official web presence

This week the folks at Microsoft responsible for the mobile sect of their world have promised a dedicated homepage for Windows Phone version 7.8 specifically. This page will be the future home for Windows Phone 7.8 news, not unlike the page that currently exists for Windows Phone 7.5 and brings with it some excitement surrounding this nearly-next release of the Windows Phone platform. While the next wave of Microsoft smartphones will be rolling out with Windows Phone 8, you'll be back on Windows Phone 7.8, and you're going to like it, whether you think you want to or not.

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Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen shown off on video

Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen shown off on video

Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system may not be the most popular on the market, but the software giant is constantly tweaking things to make the smartphone operating system better. A new version of Windows Phone is being worked on right now, and version 7.8 will bring a new start screen that looks interesting. The video here is from Microsoft's Ben Rudolph and shows a Nokia Lumia 900 running Windows Phone 7.8.

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It’s a “Beats” World, We Just Listen To It

It’s a “Beats” World, We Just Listen To It

Did you see this product announced, back on March 5? I didn't think so, but if you've been watching American Idol, you should have seen ads for Beat's audio "Beatbox portable," which is, "an AT&T exclusive." I have been trying to wrap my head around the idea that a wireless carrier would want to procure exclusive distribution for a portable speaker, and then spend millions of dollars advertising it (a 30 second spot on American Idol costs approximately $500,000). Oh, and the price of the speaker itself? $399.

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Tesla dismisses rumors of bricked batteries

Tesla dismisses rumors of bricked batteries

Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk took to the company's blog today to respond to rumors being spread that its EV Roadster batteries can get "bricked" as in becoming completely inoperable if owners don't keep the cars plugged in. Musk calls this an "irrational fear" and that it stems from a complete misunderstanding of Tesla's battery system.

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V-MODA Limited Edition Crossfade LP2 headphones review

V-MODA Limited Edition Crossfade LP2 headphones review

There's nothing quite a pair of limited edition headphones with interchangeable metal plates on the outsides to get your engine revved up for DJing, gaming, and listening to some death metal on a Sunday afternoon - and V-MODA knows it. What we've got here is a the V-MODA Limited Edition Crossfade LP2 model set of over-ear headphones and a full-on review to let you know how seriously excellent they truly are. What you've got here is the sound quality of the original Crossfade LP covered with a whole new level of quality in a fine package -- the originals have been used by everyone from Deadmau5 and Will.I.Am up to kings like Paul Oakenfold and Tiesto.

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