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See how Corning, the creators of the Gorilla Glass, envision the future [VIDEO]

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The company behind Gorilla Glass has posted a rather interesting video showing how our everyday lives could be improved if everything we interact with is covered with Gorilla Glass enhanced displays.

As you probably all know, Gorilla Glass is the type of tough glass that protects smartphones and tablets from scratches and damaging. So imagine that everything in your home has an embedded display protected by Gorilla Glass and watch this impressive demo: Read more »

NVIDIA announces quad-core Kal-El SOC, coming to a tablet near you this August

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NVIDIA announced their new quad-core Kal-El processor at the MWC 2011 and even showcased bragging about its computing skills. It should be the next Tegra 3 but for now we’ll have to get used to the codename Kal-El.

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Vodafone Webbox keyboard connects your TV to the internet

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Vodafone launches the Webbox, a keyboard which enables Internet on your TV, via a GSM/EDGE mobile data connection. Unfortunately, 3G isn’t supported yet, but a 3G version will follow later on.

Connecting the Webbox to the TV sets is done by the standard RCA cables. Plug them in, push the power button on the device and Read more »

Acer Iconia tablets at the MWC 2011: A for Android, W for Windows 7

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Tablets are on fire today with 3 new entries by Acer. While the A100 and A500 pretty much fit the standard tablet profile, the W500 leads the pack with intuitive design and top-end features.

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Here’s why the Samsung’s SuperAMOLED Plus displays are the next best thing [UPDATED]

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With the Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II comes the second generation of SuperAMOLED displays – they have better readability, they consume less power and are overall thinner than the first generation units. The Samsung Infuse 4G was actually the first phone to use a SuperAMOLED Plus screen, but it’s AT&T-only availability means that it will be the Galaxy S II that will popularize the new display around the world.

Building up on an already impressive display, we expect a picture perfect experience. Here’s a bit more on the technology behind the new display… Read more »

Next Galaxy Player coming, meet the Galaxy Wi-Fi 5.0

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Much like the Galaxy S had its Galaxy S player counterpart (newly named Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.0), the new Galaxy S II has the Galaxy S Wi-Fi 5.0. It will be the more affordable, sim-free Galaxy S II for everyone to enjoy multimedia on.

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Third generation Snapdragon announced, dual-core CPU, powerful graphics and stereoscopic 3D inside

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Following Wednesday’s announcement of the HP TouchPad, today Qualcomm officially announces the Snapdragon chipset – the APQ8060 – that powers the first webOS tablet.

The dual-core CPU will be found in both tablets and smartphones and it puts an emphasis on powerful graphics and stereoscopic 3D maging… Read more »

Latest Sony Ericsson XPERIA phones come with ANT+ sensor technology, what the heck is that?

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In the hectic hustle and bustle of our everyday lives there isn’t much time left to spend on our wellness and fitness, which ultimately results in poor health and unneeded suffering. Sony Ericsson will try and change that by enabling a technology called ANT+ in it’s XPERIA X10, X8 and Arc devices.

ANT+ and Sony Ericsson

As we reported couple of days ago, Sony Ericsson released an update to the XPERIA X10 and X8 family of devices. Amongst the announced bug fixes and new features included, the ANT+ capability was mentioned. The Sony Ericsson Arc was said to support ANT+ right out of the box too.

You may not know what ANT+ is, but if you are into sports, this should mean a lot to you. You know Nike+? I bet you do. It uses ANT+ connectivity too. That’s where the + comes from.

So join me as I explore what ANT+ is and what it can do for you.
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AR.Drone controlled with a Microsoft Surface causes nerd envy

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If you have a Parrot AR.Drone and a Microsoft Surface laying around what would you do? Make the Surface control the AR.Drone of course, what else!

This is just what these guys did… Read more »

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play torn to pieces, as PSP2 re-enters rumorland

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The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play has just been taken apart by a bunch of curious Chinese geeks, eager to see what hides under the skin of the PlayStation phone. At this point we already know so much about the handset that it’s might come as a shock to you that it hasn’t even been officially announced yet.

The tear down treatment revealed that the two trackpads were supplied by Synaptics, while the screen is packing the Bravia Engine, much like the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc display. The Scorpion CPU used is most likely identical to the one on the HTC Desire Z, but according to the source, it’s clocked at 1Ghz, rather than 800 MHz. Read more »

Two new watches launched at CES from Nike and Casio help you stay fit and connected

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Nike and Casio demonstrated at CES 2011 their new watches aimed to make life a little bit easier on you. Prices and availability is still unknown, but they should surface soon enough.

Nokia+ SportWatch GPS

With the help of TomTom navigation technology, Nike+ SportWatch GPS helps you track the calories you burn, how much time you’ve run, your location, heartbeat rate and also, well, shows you the time. The onboard memory module in the form of a USB dongle can save up to 50 different workouts and lets you upload them to Nike’s online community. Read more »

Microsoft announces Touch Mouse, it’s like a Magic Mouse for PC

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I was sure it was only a matter of time before Microsoft launches a full-touch mouse similar to Apple’s Magic Mouse. And the time has come – meet the Touch Mouse.

It’s not as compact as the Arc Touch Mouse, but supports various gestures thanks to its multi-touch capabilities.

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Next-gen Microsoft Surface gets revealed at CES 2011, makes your jaw drop

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You remember Microsoft Surface when it was first showed to the public almost three years ago, right? Well, at this year’s CES Microsoft revealed their latest generation of the magic touch table.

Micosoft Surface 2.0

This time they have cooperated with Samsung to create a truly impressive user experience, and although Microsoft claim it’s cheaper than the original and if you badly want one it’s going to set you back $7,600. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Player is like a phone-less Galaxy S, will show up at CES

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The Samsung YP-GB1 Galaxy Player is slated to make an appearance at CES. In case you haven’t heard of it, it’s a phone-less Galaxy S – basically, it’s Samsung’s iPod Touch…

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AR. Pursuit augmented reality games is another reason to buy the AR. Drone

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I’m sure there are lots of reasons to get the cool AR. Drone by Parrot, but in case you need more – here is another one for you. The iOS AR. Pursuit multi-player game is an awesome way to get some 3D action.

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