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Iomega external drives to get USB 3.0 at no extra cost

Iomega external drives to get USB 3.0 at no extra cost

Iomega has announced plans to shift all of their external hard-drives from USB 2.0 to USB 3.0, with no change in pricing and extra ruggedness thrown in.  Starting with the eGo range - which will all get USB 3.0 connectivity by the end of October - and then looking to the Prestige and other lines in Q1 2011, Iomega will also be adding in 256-bit AES hardware encryption; the eGo drives will be capable of withstanding up to 7ft drops, which the company reckons is twice what rivals can manage.

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Mega-Straddle Bus Conceptualized for China, Fits 1,200 Passengers

Mega-Straddle Bus Conceptualized for China, Fits 1,200 Passengers

China's a busy place. With millions of people already filling their giant cities, and with the population to explode in the next 30 years, those in charge are forced with a dilemma. How to make it so people can get to one place, to another, without running into one another every six steps. While they may not have every solution nailed down, at least one ingenious designer out there has an idea: the mega-straddle bus. And yes, it does pretty much what it sounds like.

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Nokia N8 clone runs Android, sheds megapixels

Nokia N8 clone runs Android, sheds megapixels

Nokia continue to insist that they have no plans to ditch Symbian or MeeGo in favor of Android, and so we'll have to get our Google/Finn crossover kicks in unofficial ways.  Chinese firm iZiNN has cloned the Nokia N8 and slapped a copy of Android 2.1 on their copy, the CJ-3; it lacks the original's 12-megapixel camera (making do with just 5-megapixels) but does keep the HDMI output and 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen.

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Iomega eGo Portable USB 3.0 and Skin Hard Drive Review

Iomega eGo Portable USB 3.0 and Skin Hard Drive Review

External hard-drives are only getting larger, and manufacturers are pushing for the adoption of faster interfaces that will allow users to shuffle their data around with less delay. On the SlashGear test bench today is the Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive, complete with 500GB capacity and a USB 3.0 port; the company also sent over their new Skin Hard Drive, which takes a USB 2.0 unit and dresses it up with a colorful finish. Check out the full review after the cut.

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14-megapixel Altek Leo Android phone gets video demo

14-megapixel Altek Leo Android phone gets video demo

Nokia's 12-megapixels are impressive, but Altek reckon there's still room in smartphones for a few more pixels.  They brought their Android 2.1 smartphone, the Altek Leo, along to CommunicAsia 2010 this week, to demonstrate exactly what 14-megapixels, a Xenon flash and a 3x optical zoom look like in a handset.  According to CNET Asia, the Leo should drop in Q4 2010, priced at the equivalent of $499; check out a video demo after the cut.

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22 Megapixel Laptop drives huge multitouch wall [Video]

22 Megapixel Laptop drives huge multitouch wall [Video]

Remember the 22-megapixel multitouch wall display from a few months back?  Having all those millions of pixels whipping around to follow your gestures is all well and good, but the 30 PCs used to drive the 28 projectors involved sucks down power, produces masses of heat and isn't exactly practical for home users.  How about driving that same 22MP wall display, 28 projectors, from a single MacBook Pro?

Video demo after the cut

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Iomega iConnect Wireless Data Station Review

Iomega iConnect Wireless Data Station Review

Sharing files - whether a central document store, a single place for backup or a huge multimedia library - is becoming more popular, and we're seeing an increasing number of devices promise to take your regular USB storage and make it network-friendly. Latest to the SlashGear test bench is the Iomega iConnect, a compact box that can share both drives and printers to local and remote users. Cheaper and with more features out-of-the-box, can it unseat the Pogoplug? Check out our full review after the cut.

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Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro adds QWERTY, drops a few megapixels

Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro adds QWERTY, drops a few megapixels

Sony Ericsson have announced a QWERTY version of their Vivaz touchscreen S60 smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro.  Packing a 5.1-megapixel camera, 3.2-inch 360 x 640 touchscreen and a VGA output, the Vivaz pro also has a slide-out keyboard for speedier messaging.  Connectivity includes UMTS/HSPA (with both 900/2100 and 850/1900/2100 models planned), WiFi, Bluetooth, VGA TV output and a USB port, along with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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