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A new rugged and ultraportable speaker called the Boombot REX has started its journey over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website this month.

The Boombot REX has been created to include revolutionary acoustic and industrial design, together with a noise-cancelling microphone and a built-in clip. Watch the video after the jump to see the Boombot REX in action.


Using Bluetooth technology to make a connection the Boombot REX has been designed to connect to iPods, smartphones, tablets, and laptops to stream audio when required.

The Boombot REX is also waterproof, and equipped with high power dual drivers and a bass woofer, and has been cretaed by Boombotix who explain:

"REX is ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 247 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-05 | Comments (0)

If you are looking for a professionally designed macro lens for your iPhone you might be interested in the new PhoneScope 3D which is currently on the Kickstarter website looking to raise funds to make the jump from concept into production.

PhoneScope 3D is a new macro lens that has been designed to magnify your iPhone’s camera view, illuminate the scene and even make 3D surface scans say its creators Spatial Vision & Design LLC.


The Phonescope 3D iPhone macro lens comprises of two parts a Macro Lens Clip and a Light Lens attachment, allowing you to magnify the lens of your iPhone by around five times, its creators explain:

"We developed a special type of lens to do ju ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 256 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-05 | Comments (0)

Toshiba had just announced their latest Android tablet, the Toshiba Excite 10 SE which comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and it is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor.

The Toshiba Excite 10 SE features a 10.1 inch touchscreen display, and it features a 3 megapixel rear camera, plus a microSD card slot and 16GB of built in storage.


Other specifications on the Toshiba Excite 10 SE include 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, a microUSB port and Bluetooth 3.0, it will go on sale in the US later this week on the 6th of December and will retail for $349.99, you can find out more details over at Toshiba Direct.

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Category: Techno News | Views: 230 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-05 | Comments (0)

Yesterday we heard that Sony would be releasing more details later this month on when they Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates would be available for their latest handsets, and now Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to some of their other Xperia devices.

Sony have said that the Sony Xperia U, Xperia P, Xperia Go and the Xperia Sola will all be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, and they have now started releasing the updates.


We’ve started rolling out* a new software update for Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia go and Xperia sola that brings bug fixes and performance tweaks.

The Ice Cream Sandwich firmware includes improvements to: stability, WiFi, tethering/portable hotspot, camera (capture and playback), NFC and Messaging.

All Xperia P users will ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 210 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-05 | Comments (0)

A new biometric security technology has been unveiled called Pipa Touch, which has been designed to enable access to your smartphone via a scan of your fingerprint.

Not only that but the new Pipa Touch technology can also be used with two-factor authentication on websites to make your logins even more secure. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Pipa Touch technology and see it in action.


Pipa Touch’s Two-Factor authentication model which has been developed uses your smartphone and and fingerprint to create powerful, Two-Factor security that’s easy to use.

"PIPA Touch is biometrics made simple. Let’s take the phone cover and make it smarter with a biometric lock. PIPA Touch wa ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 270 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-05 | Comments (0)

Wacom has unveiled its latest stylus offering for users of touchscreen smartphones and tablets. The new stylus will also work with touch screen Windows 8 devices. The stylus is called the Bamboo Stylus feel.


The new stylus uses Wacom’s patented electromagnetic resistance technology working with tablets that use Wacom feel technology in their designs and others. One example of a tablet that uses that technology is the Galaxy Note 10.1. The new bamboo Stylus feel brings high-quality pressure sensitive pens for note taking, sketching, and navigating on tablets.

The stylus delivers a combination of active pen and sensor technology emulating the feel of traditional ballpoint pen or pencil writing. The Bamboo Stylus Feel will be available on January 7 in two versions. A carb ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 255 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-05 | Comments (0)

We heard rumors previously that Samsung are working on their next Galaxy S smartphone, which is expected to launch some time early next year, and now according to the guys over at Sammobile, Samsung will be launching the new Galaxy S IV in April of 2013.

The Samsung Galaxy S IV is rumored to feature a 5 inch AMOLED display with a full HD resoluti0n of 1920 x 1080 pixels, plus a quad core processor and the latest version of Google’s Android OS.


Samsung are also apparently working on a new version of their Galaxy Note II smartphone, which will feature lower specifications than the existing model, and obviously retails for less than the current Galaxy Note II.

Source Sammobile

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 177 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

Yesterday we heard that Verizon were going to be releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Droid RAZR HD and the Droid RAZR Maxx HD some time this week, and now it would appear that the updates have started rolling out.

According to the guys over at Engadget, a number of owners of both devices have reported receiving the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, although it seems it is been rolled out in stages.


The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update brings a number of new features to both devices, which include voice search, updated notifications, Google Now and more. If you have received the Android 4.1 Jelly Bea update for the Droid RAZR HD or Droid RAZR Maxx, leave a comment below and let us know.

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Category: Future Mobile | Views: 197 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

Velocity Micro has taken the wraps off a new all in one system it is created sporting a 23.6 inch display and running Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system which launched at the end of October.

The new Velocity Micro Windows 8 PC is equipped with a 1920 x 1080 resolution display and powered by Intel’s latest core processors with three options available.


Including: Intel Core i3-2120 dual-core processor clocked at 3.30 GHz (3 MB cache), the Core i5-3470S quad-core processor clocked at 2.9 GHz (6 MB cache), Core i7-3770S quad-core processor clocked at 3.1 GHz (8 MB cache), all supported by up to 8GB of RAM. Velocity Micro explains:

"Specifically designed to fit the decor of any kitchen, living room, home office, or bedroom, the Edge AIO is a ... Read more »

Category: Microsoft News | Views: 441 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

A new trailer for the launch of the new Company of Heroes Blu-ray movie has been released this week, which will be arriving in stores on March 19th 2013.

The new Company of Heroes movie  based on the PC game of the same name, will be released by THQ and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on Blu-ray DVD with UltraViolet support.


Company of Heroes stars Tom Sizemore (Black Hawk Down, Saving Private Ryan), Chad Collins (Lake Placid 2, Sniper Reloaded), Vinnie Jones (The Tomb, Snatch), Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger, Band of Brothers) and Jürgen Prochnow (The Da Vinci Code, Das Boot).

"During the last major German offensive of World War II, a company of American soldiers is lost behind enemy ... Read more »

Category: Gaming News | Views: 231 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

Samsung has been rolling out the android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update recently, and now owners on the handset on US mobile carrier AT&T can get their hands on the Android 4.1.1 update for their device.

The Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III is available through Samsung’s KIES software updating tool, and it also comes with the latest version of Samsung’s custom TouchWiz UI.


Sprint and T-Mobile have previously released the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III on their networks, and now with the AT&T version available that means there is just one US carrier who is yet to release the update, Verizon Wireless. lets hope Verizon users do not have to wait too long to get their hands on the Android 4.1.1. update.

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Category: Future Mobile | Views: 254 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

orget about Hearthfire and Dawnguard, Skyrim’s Dragonborn DLC is all the expansion you’ll ever need if you’re a PS3 owner. Dragonborn will be hitting the PS3 before either of the previous DLC packs despite being the most recent, according to the official Bethesda blog.



Why the reversal? Apparently, if Bethesda were to release the DLC packs in proper order PS3 players would be waiting a long time for Dragonborn. "We think Dragonborn is our best add-on for Skyrim yet, and we didn’t want fans to wait long, so that’s our current focus. Each platform takes a lot of time and attention,” Bethesda said.

PC players are as always well catered for when it comes to Bethesda games, enjoying not only the prolific output of a robust modding community, but the full array of expansions.  Dragonborn i ... Read more »

Category: Gaming News | Views: 307 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

TokyoFlash has unveiled a new addition to their range of uniquely styled watches this week with the launch of the Kisai Space Digits LCD Watch, which has been inspired by intergalactic travel.

The Kisai Space Digits watch displays the time and date digitally on one screen, and is easy to read once you take a minute to study the watch face, or watch the video after the jump which explains everything.


On the Kisai Space Digits watch the time is displayed in hours and minutes using stylised digits and is read from left to right, and the date – month and day, is displayed from top to bottom.

As well as time and date, Tokyoflash has also equipped with watch with a built in alarm, an EL backlight and a custom design ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 183 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

Futuremark has today released a trailer for their next 3DMark suite called Fire Strike. 3DMark Fire Strike is a real-time DirectX 11 benchmark test for high-performance gaming PCs.

Which has been designed to push boundaries in terms of rendering quality and techniques, making use of a variety of DirectX 11 features including tessellation, dynamic particle illumination and shadowing.


Together with smoke simulation using grid-based fluid dynamics, volume ray casting with shadows, as well as a wealth of other post processing effects including depth of field, blooms, distortions and various lens effects. Anandtech explains:

"The Fire Strike benchmark is targeting the high performance desktops rather t ... Read more »

Category: Gaming News | Views: 181 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

Google has released its latest Android distribution data, and the latest versions of Android, which include Android 4.1 and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean are now on 6.7 percent of all Android devices, this has increased from 2.7 percent last month.

Next we have Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which is now on 27.5 percent of devices, then we have Android Honeycomb which is on just 1.6 percent of Android devices.




The highest Android distribution is still with Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is now on a total 50.08 percent of devices, followed by Android 2.2 Froyo on 10.3 percent, and then Eclair on 2.7 percent.

You can find out more details on the latest Android distribution figures over ... Read more »
Category: Techno News | Views: 164 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

We have been hearing rumors for quite a while that the next major release of Android will be called Key Lime Pie, this is expected to be Android 5.0, and now it looks like a Google employee has all but confirmed this will be the name.

Manu Cornet, who works for Google posted a graphic online which is apparently the ‘evolution of Android’, and it shows each version of Android up to the current Jelly Bean, plus one more, which looks to be Key Lime Pie, have a look at the graphic below.



There are no details as yet on when Google are expected to release the next major version of Android, we suspect it will be some time next ye ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 190 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

It would appear that Sony may have some good news for owners of its Xperia Android smartphones before Christmas, as Sony will be announcing their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update schedule around the middle of Dece,ber.

The news comes from Sony’s official Twitter account, who posted the new in response to a question for an Xperia smartphone owner, you can see the tweet below.


Hey, thanks for your questions. We’ll have more info on this in mid-December – keep an eye on http://blogs.sonymobile.com

We should have full details later this month on when Sony intends to release the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, the list of devices will include handsets like the Sony Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V, Xperia S and more.

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Category: Future Mobile | Views: 162 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II landed on Verizon Wireless last week, and now it would appear that the handset has already been rooted by the guys from the XDA Developers forum.

The Samsung Galaxy Note comes with the latest version of Google’s Android OS, Android 4.1 Jelly bean and the handset features  5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.


Other specifications on the Samsung Galaxy Note II include a quad core 1.6GHz processor, plus a choice of either 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of storage, the device also comes with a microSD card slot and a front facing 1.9 megapixel camera and a rear 8 megapixel camera.

You can find out more information on how the Galaxy Note II on Verizon Wireless can be rooted over at the ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 181 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)

One of the biggest names in the projection TV market has always been Mitsubishi. In years past, there were other names in the market including Sony and Samsung, but those two companies long ago abandoned rear projection TV fans. The lone holdout for all these years has been Mitsubishi offering a full line of big-screen rear projection TVs.

Mitsubishi has now announced that it plans to discontinue its line of rear-projection TVs. Consumers have increasingly gone to LCD and plasma TV screens with even plasma TVs slowly going extinct. Mitsubishi offered rear projection TVs of 70 inches and over in size.

The TVs were far from inexpensive suggested with prices of around $6000. Mitsubishi TVs used DLP technology and the company is vacating the rear projection TV market focus on other products such as projectors and printers.

via ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 279 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2012-12-04 | Comments (0)