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[CES 2011] Asus’ Pads and Slates for CES

Asus teased us last week with pictures of their upcoming pads and slates and decided yesterday at long last to lift the curtain on three EEE Pad models and one EEE Slate! First you’ve got the Slider, who looks like a tablet/noteb[...]
[CES 2011] Asus’ Pads and Slates for CES
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Gamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPad

Pre-sale orders are now being taken for Ten One Design’s new touch-screen controller for iPad, Fling. Fling attaches direction to the screen, and is made of transparent and flexible material, leaving your view of the on-screen action u[...]
Gamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPad
Gamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPadGamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPadGamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPadGamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPadGamers, welcome Fling, the first tactile controller for iPad

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Hercules introduces new multimedia speakers, XPS 101

This newest addition to the Hercules multimedia speaker line will suit music lovers, movie freaks, and game geeks alike with high-quality performance. The subwoofer houses 3 drivers: one 6’’ main active driver, and two 6’’ passive pres[...]
Hercules introduces new multimedia speakers, XPS 101
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New Year Break for Akihabara News

New year is coming, and here in Japan it means the country will stop working for a whole week. And so do we. We wish all our readers a Happy New Year, and we’ll see you next week!
New Year Break for Akihabara News
New Year Break for Akihabara News

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Asus EEE Pads photos published

The TechInStyle blog published today photos of the three upcoming EEE Pads, scheduled for unveiling at CES next week. No specs at all yet, but we can see that one of those babies is a double-slate model, and one has a keyboard included[...]
Asus EEE Pads photos published
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Samsung presents newest camera versions, NX11 and WB700

Samsung is updating their camera series, with the new WB700 and NX11. WB700 is the continued version of the WB650 point&shoot, going from 15x to 18x zoom, and from 12 to 14Mpixels. The NX11 is the newest NX frame camera, heir to t[...]
Samsung presents newest camera versions, NX11 and WB700
Samsung presents newest camera versions, NX11 and WB700Samsung presents newest camera versions, NX11 and WB700Samsung presents newest camera versions, NX11 and WB700Samsung presents newest camera versions, NX11 and WB700

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An HDMI adapter for iDevices by Sanwa

Sanwa released yesterday an HDMI adapter compatible with iPhone 4 and iPad. It allows you to display videos from your device on your TV with a 720p quality, as well as pictures, presentations via Keynote, and any file Goodreader can op[...]
An HDMI adapter for iDevices by Sanwa
An HDMI adapter for iDevices by SanwaAn HDMI adapter for iDevices by SanwaAn HDMI adapter for iDevices by SanwaAn HDMI adapter for iDevices by SanwaAn HDMI adapter for iDevices by Sanwa

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The Nintendo 3DS can prevent your girlfriend from cheating

Well, not your real girlfriend obviously that would be insane. Not that this is not. Remember how we talked about the Love+ phenomenon, well Engadget published yesterday a news about the latest installment of the series on the 3DS. The[...]
The Nintendo 3DS can prevent your girlfriend from cheating
The Nintendo 3DS can prevent your girlfriend from cheating

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Japanese sushi chefs concerned by overseas hygiene standards

The All-Japan Sushi Federation, led by legendary sushi chef Masayoshi Kazato, is getting concerned that sushi might be categorized as “dangerous food” because of poor hygiene in overseas restaurant. They are planning on lau[...]
Japanese sushi chefs concerned by overseas hygiene standards
Japanese sushi chefs concerned by overseas hygiene standardsJapanese sushi chefs concerned by overseas hygiene standards

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IC stickers for iPhone by SoftBank

SoftBank, one of the three mobile phone providers in Japan, released yesterday stickers with IC capability for the iPhone 4. IC cards are very frequent in Japan and can be used almost everywhere, be it department stores, restaurants or[...]
IC stickers for iPhone by SoftBank
IC stickers for iPhone by SoftBank

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Samsung Galaxy Player will show up at CES

Samsung announced yesterday that they will showcase a new, Froyo-based, PMP at CES 2011. This Galaxy Player is 9.9mm thick and is meant to be a replica of Samsung’s hit Galaxy S phone. With 1GHz CPU, WVGA 4″ (800×480) LCD s[...]
Samsung Galaxy Player will show up at CES
Samsung Galaxy Player will show up at CESSamsung Galaxy Player will show up at CES

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A Nikon patent for lens with automatic AND manual zoom

DSLRs and μ4/3s are getting better and better at video recording and, if you’ve tried to actually make some movies with those, you probably had to go through the painful experience of zooming manually while recording, which can b[...]
A Nikon patent for lens with automatic AND manual zoom
A Nikon patent for lens with automatic AND manual zoom

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HRP-2, the robot that moves like an old lady

Newscientist published an article last week about HRP-2, a robot unveiled this month during the Humanoids2010 conference in Nashville. Sébastien Lengagne of Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology[...]
HRP-2, the robot that moves like an old lady
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Century Announces Very Small Speaker

Century have announced mini speakers 61 mm (2.4 in) in diameter and 53.5 mm (2.1 in) in height, powered by either USB or three AAA batteries. This 60 g (2.1 oz) speaker has a regular 3.5mm audio jack, allowing it to be plugged into any[...]
Century Announces Very Small Speaker
Century Announces Very Small SpeakerCentury Announces Very Small Speaker

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More LG CES goodies appear

LG continues to tease with announcements for the 2011 edition of the CES in Las Vegas. This time they presented a new Mobile Digital TV with 3D capability. Not much is known about it yet, except it runs on LG2161R MDTV chip with NRT (N[...]
More LG CES goodies appear
More LG CES goodies appearMore LG CES goodies appearMore LG CES goodies appearMore LG CES goodies appear

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MSI Announces Two New Radeon Graphics Cards

MSI’s new high-performance graphics cards, the R6950-2PM2D1G D5 and R6970-2PM2D1G D5, with AMD’s new Radeon HD 6950 Cayman Pro and 6970 cayman XT GPUs respectively. These cards have Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVi interface[...]
MSI Announces Two New Radeon Graphics Cards
MSI Announces Two New Radeon Graphics CardsMSI Announces Two New Radeon Graphics Cards

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Lightsaber Desk Lamp For Studious Padawans (on their Written Exams)

If your ultimate workspace lighting setup ideally includes a lightsaber but you couldn’t afford the $299.99 price, Century comes to the rescue with a desk lamp with a detachable lightsaber 32 cm (12.6 in) long and 1.5 cm (0.6 in)[...]
Lightsaber Desk Lamp For Studious Padawans (on their Written Exams)
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A new Aspire One by Acer

Acer keeps upgrading the Aspire One series, this time with the AO522. Using an AMD C-50 dual core cpu at 2x1Ghz with radeon 6250 graphics supporting DirectX 11, it touts 6 hours autonomy on its 10.1inch (1280×720) screen. It also [...]
A new Aspire One by Acer
A new Aspire One by AcerA new Aspire One by AcerA new Aspire One by AcerA new Aspire One by Acer

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Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)

I just got a text from SoftBank gently reminding me that my beloved carrier is currently running a subsidy program for Apple iPads called iPad for Everybody – in the same vein as the iPhone for Everybody campaign started three ye[...]
Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)
Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)

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BenQ R100 Tablet PC to be released soon

Scheduled for the beginning of 2011, the R100 is a 10.1-inch (1024×600) tablet PC equipped with an ARM processor cadenced at 833Mhz. Measuring 191x244x15mm, it has USB, mini USB and mini HDMI outputs. It supports video quality up [...]
BenQ R100 Tablet PC to be released soon
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JVC RyomaX AV System Finally On Sale

Fifteen months ago, JVC Kenwood Holdings announced its new RyomaX brand, with its pioneer audio-visual system to go on sale in early 2010. Fast forward past early 2010, and JVC has finally announced the RY-MA1, an all-in-one AV system [...]
JVC RyomaX AV System Finally On Sale
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LG announces world’s biggest 3DTV for CES 2011

LG announced yesterday that they will present a 72 inches full LED 3D TV, the LZ9700 . Touted to be the world’s largest smart TV, it is scheduled for release during summer. It has THX certification, and features Trumotion 480Hz technol[...]
LG announces world’s biggest 3DTV for CES 2011
LG announces world’s biggest 3DTV for CES 2011LG announces world’s biggest 3DTV for CES 2011

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