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BBC 3D radio is in the works

BBC 3D radio is in the works

If you're like the majority of consumers, chances are even though you enjoy going out to the theater to see the occasional 3D movie, you really haven't seen any value in buying a 3D TV for your home. And even if you have one of the costly television sets, there's still a good chance you rarely or never actually watch 3D content at home. But that isn't stopping the BBC from moving into the 3D universe in a very different way.

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Bose launches Wave Music III, Wave Radio III with digital tuner

Bose launches Wave Music III, Wave Radio III with digital tuner

Bose has launched its third-gen Wave music systems today with the Wave Music III and the Wave Radio III. They use Bose's proprietary waveguide speaker technology, which lets the small one-piece systems fill rooms with detailed and full-bodied sound. The new Wave music systems also include a built-in DAB digital tuner and improved FM/AM tuner.

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Alien hunting goes crowd-sourced with SETILive

Alien hunting goes crowd-sourced with SETILive

While the Search For Extra Terrestrial Life (SETI) may not be quite as flush as it used to be, its organizers are finding new and interesting ways to continue the search for life among the stars. Their latest initiative is SETILive, a crowd-sourced web application that lets anyone join the search of the nearby universe, no advanced degrees required. The SETILive website allows registered users to scan automatically-generated images based on radio frequency scans of sections of space that SETI believes are the likeliest to contain extraterrestrial life.

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Spotify less useful than radio says U2 manager

Spotify less useful than radio says U2 manager

Secretive licensing deals and "insufficient transparency" could scupper Spotify and other cloud-jukebox services, U2 manager Paul McGuinness has warned, suggesting that "we're unlikely to give [debut records] to Spotify" as the streaming music platform is more promotional than a money-spinner. McGuinness sees "the Spotify model" as part of the future of music, Digital Music News reports, but the supergroup manager also criticized confidentiality agreements between the service and labels as failing to show exactly what the benefits to musicians might be.

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Halloween theme stations hit Pandora

Halloween theme stations hit Pandora

I used to work with a woman that had to have music for whatever the season was playing in her office constantly. During Halloween, it was stuff like the Monster Mash constantly. I also live in a neighborhood where some of the people go all out for decorating on the holidays with smoke, flames, and spooky music. If you are the all out sort, there isn't any need to buy a CD this year if you are on Pandora.

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Soundcast Releases OutCast 3.4 Multi Room Wireless Speaker System

Soundcast Releases OutCast 3.4 Multi Room Wireless Speaker System

Soundcast Systems introduces the OutCast 3.4 multi-room multi-source sound system, the first wireless system that can access music from up to three sources and be heard throughout 4 separate areas of your home. It has a wireless broadcast range of up to 350 feet; this even includes traveling through walls, doors, ceilings, and floors. The Outcast 3.4 is intended to allow users to enjoy music indoors or out. The four omni-directional speakers are designed to deliver a rich even sound in all directions.

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Eton ARCPT300W Safety Hub Features USB Port, Radio

Eton ARCPT300W Safety Hub Features USB Port, Radio

The Eton ARCPT300W American Red Cross Axis Self-Powered Safety Hub is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. The device itself can be powered in three ways: through the hand crank (which powers the Ni-MH battery), using AAA batteries, and AC power. And you can also plug in your cell phone for charging using the hand crank, a very handy thing when the power is out.

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Hydrophilic H2O Shower Radio is designed for the shower

Hydrophilic H2O Shower Radio is designed for the shower

If you can’t wake up in the morning without a nice hot shower and some tunes, a new radio will let you combine those two necessities in one device that won't fry when it gets wet. The gadget is called the H2O Shower Powered Radio and the thing is more than just a waterproof radio. It gets all the power it needs to operate directly from the water flow in your shower.

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GPS Backpack for Dogs Created by Auburn University’s Canine Detection Research Institute

GPS Backpack for Dogs Created by Auburn University’s Canine Detection Research Institute

While robots are taking a major role in today's military scheme of things, there are always other options. Namely, animals. Simply put, a dog can get into places that a robot can't, and given the right method of controlling them, can be a lot more help than, say, a limited machine. That's where this backpack design comes into play. Designed within the walls of Auburn University's Canine Detection Research Institute, it's a backpack that puts a lot of features into a small space, all in the hopes of being able to guide a dog into a situation remotely.

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