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Nanovision MIMO UM-710 & UM-730 USB displays: Video Unboxing

Nanovision MIMO UM-710 & UM-730 USB displays: Video Unboxing

Last Wednesday we told you that two of Nanovision's MIMO 7-inch USB displays were breaking out of Korea and hitting the US, UK, Japan and Italy.  Today, they've landed at SlashGear.  The Nanovision MIMO UM-710 and UM-730 each use DisplayLink technology to connect to your PC or Mac with nothing more than a USB cable.  Check out the video unboxing and full gallery of both displays after the cut!

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Nanovision MIMO 7-inch USB displays confirmed for US, UK, Italy & Japan

Nanovision MIMO 7-inch USB displays confirmed for US, UK, Italy & Japan

Nanovision's compact 7-inch MIMO LCD displays, which use DisplayLink technology to connect to your PC via USB, at first seemed a pleasure limited to the Korean market.  SlashGear have been talking with the company, however, and we can exclusively tell you that the Nanovision MIMO UM-710 and UM-730 are both headed to the US, UK, Italy and Japan.

Spec details and preliminary pricing after the cut

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WowWee Rovio prototypes revealed

WowWee Rovio prototypes revealed

It's always interesting to see the various iterations of a gadget's design, before it reaches the shelves in all its shiny splendor, and today it's the family album of WowWee's Rovio mobile WiFi webcam robot.  Released at the beginning of October, the Rovio hasn't always had its Stealth Bomber-style, as these balsa prototypes from RoboCommunity prove.

Thecus Technology N3200PRO NAS with RAID-5 & optional WiFi

Thecus Technology N3200PRO NAS with RAID-5 & optional WiFi

Liked the look of Mvix's dual-drive RAID NAS but need room for a third hard-drive?  Thecus Technology may have the network-attached storage for you, then, in the shape of the N3200PRO.  With space for three SATA HDDs for total capacity of up to 3TB, the 160 x 170 x 215mm box offers home and small business users not only the convenience of a media server but the speed and data redundancy benefits of RAID 5.

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WowWee Rovio hacking begins: LED headlights

WowWee Rovio hacking begins: LED headlights

Back when the WowWee Rovio was first announced we knew it would prove to be a popular platform for modders and robotics fanatics to adapt.  The three-wheeled remote WiFi camera-bot has only been available for a few weeks, and already we're seeing the first hacks come in.  Today, it's the turn of Rudolph at RoboCommunity; a straightforward tweak, perhaps, but a sensible one - adding LED lights to the remote-controlled webcam "head".

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Spykee WiFi Erector Robot Video Demo

Spykee WiFi Erector Robot Video Demo

The first user videos of the Meccano Spykee WiFi robot are beginning to emerge, demonstrating the open-source 'bot in action.  Courtesy of Sven comes this first clip, a full demo of Spykee in its constituent parts, then assembled and terrorizing some children.  He also shows the internet interface, through which you can control Spykee from anywhere with a network connection.

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WowWee Rovio videos: WiFi remote webcam demo

WowWee Rovio videos: WiFi remote webcam demo

While we wait for the first Rovio reviews, WowWee are drubbing up enthusiasm for the WiFi-enabled remote webcam with some new demo videos.  Intended to give an overview of the robot and its functionality, the three clips show everything from using Rovio remotely through the web interface, using the webcam on its adjustable arm, and directing it to return to the charging base.

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