Daily Archives: May 19, 2010

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HP Now Shipping Their Updated Envy 17

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The HP Envy 17, part of the newly revamped Envy lineup we talked about a couple weeks,  is now officially shipping from HP’s website. The Envy 14 is not yet available, but the Envy 13 that’s being discontinued still appears to be for sale. The revamped Envy series feature backlit...

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iPod Touch Prototype With Camera Leaks (video)

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Vietnamese site Tinhte is on a roll with the Apple leaks lately, bringing information about what could be the upcoming iPod Touch 4G. Video and pictures show concrete proof that the iPod Touch in question includes the 2MP camera that last year’s model was supposed to have. Serial numbers reveal...

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Wave Power Device Modeled After An Oyster

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Harnessing the ocean’s kinetic energy is not a new concept.  In fact, one of the first to do it was the Pelamis Wave Power Device, which may or may not have sunk with the imploding economy.  Today, Aquamarine Power announced plans for their Oyster 2 power generating wave device.  The...

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iPhone OS 4.0 To Bring Tethering From AT&T?

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When it comes to AT&T’s service, iPhone users have had a lot to grumble about these past few years. One big issue was phone tethering, something the cellular provider wouldn’t allow — until now. The latest beta of the iPhone OS 4.0 seeded to developers features a setting for tethering...

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God Damn, A Gundam Cell Phone

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Why people are so crazy about Gundam is beyond my scope of knowledge, but it might have something to do with the figurines, cartoons and whatever collectible crap they’ve rolled out over the past three decades.  As part of the 30-year anniversary Bandai has partnered with Japanese carrier Softbank to...

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Custom Keyboard App For The iPad

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The first thing I noticed about the iPad was its frustratingly large keyboard.  Who would have thought that a large keyboard would be problematic, but that’s exactly what it is.  This was put in further perspective when using a few iPhone apps on the iPad, enlarging them to 2x and...