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  • News: gear4 Renew SleepClock offers sweet dreams

    Speaker maker gear4 think it’s hit on a way to use technology in a more relaxing fashion: its Renew SleepClock will be able to monitor how much of your sleep is fitful, restless sleep and how much is rejuvenating deep sleep. The device is an iPod speaker dock with a movement sensor inside

  • News: Sony shows 3D images with glasses -- without the TV

    Sony's Personal 3D Viewer, introduced at the IFA consumer electronics show, will offer consumers an alternative to 3D televisions and will be available by the end of this year, according to the company.

  • News: 4oD Catch Up app now available for iPhone and iPod touch

    Channel 4 has announced the launch of a new version of the 4oD Catch Up app that now supports the iPhone and iPod touch as well as the iPad.

  • News: Medion Android tablet for UK by Christmas

    Medion is to launch its first Android smartphone and Android tablets in the UK. The tablet, the 10.1in screen Medion Life Tab will hit UK stores by mid-December. A 16GB and a 32GB Wi-Fi-only model will be offered, with a 3G-enabled version due out in early 2012

  • News: Judge in Oracle, Google case may order mediation

    As the trial date nears in Oracle's dispute with Google over Android, the judge overseeing the case is proposing a last-ditch mediation in front of a magistrate judge.

  • News: Call of Duty XP 2011: Elite TV Featuring Arnett, Bateman

    Not only is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 completely overhauling its DLC and multiplayer content, but the developer and publishers are also helping produce online TV content, just for the fans.

  • Opinion: Nook Color 2 Coming This Month?

    Barnes & Noble's Nook Color e-reader has proven to be a favorite among consumers and critics alike. With its 7-inch capacitive touchscreen and Android 2.1 operating system, it blurs the boundaries between e-reader and tablet. In fact, with a few simple hacks, it functions as a capable Android tablet.

  • Opinion: Did Police Impersonators Try to Get iPhone Prototype?

    The case of Apple's second lost iPhone prototype just got even weirder, with one man claiming that police impersonators demanded to search his home for the missing handset.

  • Opinion: DIY LED Ambilight Reduces Eye Strain, Looks Awesome

    Watching your favorite television shows or movies in the dark usually means eye-strain on a level that's not exactly fun the next day. Did you know that adding ambient lights behind your television can not only help combat eye fatigue and strain, but also look pretty awesome when you have friends over?

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Sept. 2

    This week's iPhone 5 rumor harvest shows a certain desperation and perhaps oxygen starvation: The iOSsphere is living on rumors built on rumors built on other rumors.

  • News: Gracenote intros eyeQ integrated catch-up TV service

    Gracenote has announced the availability of an integrated electronic programme guide that allows viewers to search through content across all the disparate video on demand, libraries and catch-up TV services on smart TVs. Its eyeQ IPG (interactive programme guides) will work across EPGs in 22 European countries.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook getting the TouchPad deep discount treatment

    It seems the only way to beat Apple and its iPad in the tablet market these days is to knock down your prices to the point of unprofitability.

  • News: White iPod touch on the way?

    More evidence that Apple plans to release a white iPod touch has emerged after a Japanese website discovered a white headphone jack for the device.

  • News: Lost iPhone prototype case - two plead not guilty

    Two suspects in an incident that led to the loss of an iPhone 4 protoype in a bar in California last year have pleaded not guilty to charges of misdemeanor theft.

  • Opinion: 30 Days With Windows Phone 7

    Today starts a new "30 Days" series. This month I am abandoning my iPhone 4 to spend 30 Days With Windows Phone 7. I have an HTC HD7S with Windows Phone 7, and I am all set to see what Microsoft's mobile OS has to offer.

  • News: IT in cars will reduce road fatalities

    New safety technologies, rather than the banning of mobile device use in cars, will have a major role to play in reducing the number of road fatalities during the next 10 years, according to motoring researchers and academics.

  • News: Roku 2 delivers cheap, easy video streaming

    The last update to Roku’s line of portable streaming video players came in 2010, right as Apple was announcing the all-new Apple TV ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ). Roku’s tiny devices were overshadowed by Apple’s even tinier (though heavier) black box. This year Roku has updated its players yet again, adding features while outdoing the Apple TV with boxes that are smaller and lighter than Apple’s $99 player.

  • Video: Video: Sony Personal 3D viewer in action

    Sony is offering an alternative for consumers who don’t want to buy a 3D TV. Called the personal 3D viewer the head mounted display will be available by the end of the year though pricing wasn’t announced. It can be connected to a 3D camcorder for a live view of what’s being shot or used for movies and gaming, said Howard Stringer during the company’s press conference. The viewer also has headphones to deliver audio. While the 3D viewer may be isolating—it’s not like you can enjoy this with a friend—the experience is pretty unique. We had a chance to try the personal 3D viewer being filmed here on a 3D camera and the effect is actually pretty good. The picture is clear and bright and after taking some time to focus it it’s a really enjoyable experience and Sony said that once this comes on the market there’s going to be headband to secure this to your head so that you don’t have to hold it.

  • News: LG dumps active shutter 3D glasses

    LG is abandoning active shutter glasses for use with 3D screens, citing an overwhelming preference for the cheaper-to-produce passive glasses. An overwhleming 88 percent of it 3D LED TV sales are of models that use passive shutter technology. The company has seen a two-fold uptake in demand for its LED 3D TVs that come with passive glasses, LG told PC Advisor at IFA today.

  • News: Apple to use web-based diagnostic tool for iOS devices?

    Apple is reported to be working on a web-based diagnostic tool that could be used to fix iPhones, iPads and iPod touches without the owner having to go to an Apple Store.



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