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Watch this amazing aerial video shot in the snow

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Snow is an awful thing, right? It slows down traffic, makes a mess of the sidewalks and makes the very idea of going out seem like a nightmare.

Except that it doesn’t always have to be like that. If you have lots of free time, a spark of creativity, warm boots and a multirotor RC helicopter at hand you might turn all that snow into art. Read more »

VW’s new Beetle ad urges you to get in shape for the Super bowl

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Volkswagen’s game day commercial just went live on YouTube and it turns out that it is a real must-see.

It features Bolt the dog, a red Volkswagen Beetle and a nice twist. Read more »

Kinect for Windows now available, costs $250 in the US

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The Kinect controller for Windows has just become available. It is compatible with all Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs with a 2.66GHz dual-core or faster CPU and at least 2GB RAM.

Note that the Kinect for Windows comes with no pre-bundled compatible application or game. We are yet to see its powers in Windows environment. Read more »

Scottish accent isn’t Siri’s element, a hilarious video proves [VIDEO]

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Scottish accent is one of the trickiest to understand and many Scottish iPhone 4S users haven’t exactly been able to exploit Siri’s full potential.

As a result, a handful of irritated Scotsmen have decided to make a more appropriate Siri ad for Apple Scotland. The resulting hilarious video follows.
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Seeing flying people over New York City doesn’t mean you’re crazy, right? [VIDEO]

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New Yorkers were left to ponder their sanity the other day as three mysterious figures flew silently through the sky seemingly unaided.

An onlooker watches the three mysterious figures fly around New York

The supernatural occurrence took place not far from locales such as the Statue of Liberty as well as other well known areas around Manhattan, but how and why? Read more »

Here’s the face behind Siri’s voice [VIDEO]

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You know Siri, rght? The voice-powered personal assistant found in Apple’s iPhone 4S is a mysterious one. Nobody has seen her until the last episode of The Big Bang Theory.

There, Raj Koothrappali, one of the main characters in the CBS series, gets the new iPhone 4S and inevitably falls in love with Siri and her voice. What does he do? He meets her, of course. Here is how the mysterious face of Siri looks like. Read more »

Here are the best 2012 Super Bowl ads so far [VIDEO ROUNDUP]

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The Super Bowl is just a few days away and you know what that means – great and hopefully funny commercials for all of us! Because of the high viewership, averaging 100,000,000 people every year, many internet, car, movie and whatnot companies will be pouring out millions of dollars to air their ads.

So, we plunged into the depths of YouTube and singled the 2012 Super Bowl ads which float our boat and you’ll most definitely enjoy. Read more »

Brookstone’s WiFi cufflinks add hotspot functionality to your dinner attire

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These little beauties have enough tech inside to make James Bond blush whilst making sure you look sharp too.

A set of Brookstone's WiFi cufflinks

Brookstone’s latest creations are geeky enough to join the ranks of GameBoy cufflinks and 8-bit neckties, so what’s so special? Read more »

NEStalgia: A dose of super-sized gaming history as this giant joypad takes the world record

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Things that you used to think were huge as a kid, seem so much smaller once you grow up, your staircase or your Dad’s old car for example; but here’s something that appears to have grown up with us.

Giant NES Controller

There’s nothing like a super-sized NES controller to rekindle your childhood inner nerd. Read more »

VW teases its next Superbowl commercial – the Bark Side of the force

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Last February Volkswagen showed the World its “The Force” commercial, which quite frankly rocked.

Now it’s that time of the year again – the Superbowl, America’s sports event slash holiday and Volkswagen seem keen to take over the TV sportlight (get it) once again. What we have is a teaser promo for the sequel – The Bark Side. Read more »

All you need is projection mapping and ideas – an Audi video show

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If you’re not familiar with projection mapping (or video mapping), it’s a way to convey movement and artistic effects to an object that’s standing still.

We’ve seen those done by Samsung and LG on various buildings in various cities, especially 3D projection mapping. It looks awesome and, for me, is an art form all on its own. Read more »

Google+ adds meme-style photo captioning

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Google+ is going to add a simple edit tool for your future picture uploads, giving you the option to make captions to them.

Those of you familiar with meme captioning of pics should know what we’re talking about. Read more »

LG demonstrate that the best way to promote their flat-screen TVs is to steal them [VIDEO]

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Promoting theft doesn’t seem like the most obvious marketing strategy, but LG clearly like to go against the grain if this new ad is anything to go by.

man pretending t steal an LG TV

As marketing goes, this is a fine example of both a smart and more importantly, funny commercial to promote their latest flat-screen TVs, enjoy. Read more »

Vuzix SMART HD glasses want to open our eyes to the future of augmented reality

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Vuzix, a company best known for their range of peculiar looking futuristic spectacles, designed to give you the effect a 60-inch screen in front of your eyes, are planning to unveil their vision for the future of augmented reality at CES 2012.

Vuzix want us to see into the future of augmented reality

Vuzix backed by funding from Nokia, have been developing what they hope will be the future of augmented reality eye-wear. Read more »

iPad and GoPro camera drop from the edge of space in this impressive publicity stunt [VIDEO]

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Your personal electronics and an abundance of gravitational potential energy don’t always get along. We’ve seen drop tests emulating every day accidents and some recreating more severe scenarios, but this one takes the cake.

iPad in G-Form's Extreme Edge case on the edge of earth

G-Form, makers of various protective wares for both you and your gadgets have outdone themselves by dropping an iPad from a mammoth 100,000 feet up and filmed it tumbling back down to earth with a thump. Read more »