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Mophie Outride turns your iPhone into a rugged sports camera

Mophie Outride turns your iPhone into a rugged sports camera

There are numerous digital cameras on the market that are ruggedized and intended to be used for action sports. These cameras include things like the Contour line and GoPro cameras. With the popularity of the iPhone, there are lots of people that already have a high-quality camera they take with them everywhere thanks to the Apple smartphone.

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Apple to appeal Samsung “advertisement” court ruling

Apple to appeal Samsung “advertisement” court ruling

Earlier today it was announced that after ruling the Samsung Galaxy Tab not "cool" enough to be mistaken for an iPad, a UK judge has demanded that Apple place "an advertisement" for Samsung declaring the result for all to see. This judgement has, as expected, been appealed by Apple and has been granted the right to take the case to the court of appeal by the same Judge Birss that presided over this main case. In the event this ruling stands, Apple will have to pay for notices in the Daily Mail, Financial Times, Guardian Mobile magazine, and T3 as well as displaying a notice on Apple.com that the Samsung tablet does not infringe on Apple's registered designs.

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Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse offers button overload

Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse offers button overload

Logitech has outed its latest peripheral, the G600 MMO Gaming Mouse, encrusted with buttons to give massively multiplayer online gamers plenty to keep their fingers busy. The G600 includes a total of twenty buttons, a dozen of which are clustered together into a contoured panel on the side of the mouse, and while Logitech ships them pre-programmed by default, they can be customized to any choice of function or macro.

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Apple patents the MacBook Air wedge shape

Apple patents the MacBook Air wedge shape

It's time for all wedge shape looking devices in the world to be on their guard, because Apple has just been issued a broad patent containing the wedge shape of the MacBook Air. This notebook computer has been out on the market for several years not, but its unique shape has never before been owned by Apple. What we've got here is a granting of ownership over the wedge that may well have Apple heading to court with a vast portion of the Ultrabook computers on the market today - wedges watch out!

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BMW Zagato Coupé is one-off automotive beauty

BMW Zagato Coupé is one-off automotive beauty

Custom cars seldom come as alluring as this, the BMW Zagato Coupé, a one-off, hand-crafted design study - which still manages to be road legal - in aluminum and glass. Created to mark the renewed partnership between BMW and coachbuilders Zagato, and set to debut officially at the 2012 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este,

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Augmented Reality Sandbox makes mudpies with Kinect

Augmented Reality Sandbox makes mudpies with Kinect

AR isn't just about flashing Google Project Glass alerts up in your line of sight, it's also about getting your hands dirty with some mediated reality thanks to an Augmented Reality Sandbox project by UC Davis. The handiwork of researchers at the W.M. Keck Center for Active Visualization in the Earth Sciences, the digital sandbox uses a projector and Microsoft Kinect sensor to track the contours of the sand and overlay a real-time topographic map complete with virtual water flow.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 4, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 4, 2012

Today's morning wrap-up is a year's special edition: May the 4th be with you - Star Wars abound! At the moment we've got a severe lack of Star Wars news, I'm afraid, but don't let that get you down, we've got everything else in the gadget galaxy you could possible desire. Start your Mother's Day weekend off right with our Mother's Day 2012 Guide to Gadget Gifts! Then head down to the two oddest stories we've got for the day already: Yahoo CEO grilling and This man made snack-time suck.

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NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter lets you watch Earthrise

NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter lets you watch Earthrise

One of the most iconic images ever taken by an Apollo mission is called "Earthrise" and was snapped by Apollo 8 on December 24, 1968. The Apollo 8 spacecraft was in orbit around the moon with its little window facing the surface of the moon when the ship was rotated and the astronauts looked up and became the first humans in history to view the Earthrise on the moon.

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Billions of Super-Earths with 41% in ‘habitable zone’

Billions of Super-Earths with 41% in ‘habitable zone’

Grenoble University is today reporting that their international team of astronomers has taken data they've collected on Super-Earths and figured that additional discoveries could number "in the billions." Over the past few years and the past few months especially, we've been hearing an unbelievable amount of reports of newly-discovered Earth-like planets, this most recent announcement showing that of these "billions" of Super-Earth planets, a whopping 41% sit inside a zone orbiting their stars where they could potentially support life. The HARPS high-precision "Planet Hunter" device works with a 3.6m telescope at the Silla Observatory in Chile to bring us these results today.

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