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Friday, 24 Jun 2011

Power Your Gadgets Just By Using Them

Power Your Gadgets Just By Using Them

Australian researchers have discovered a new way to turn mechanical energy into electrical energy, which may give rise to self-powered gadgets in the near future.

Google Releases Reverse Image Search

Google Releases Reverse Image Search

A new feature in Google's image search engine lets you upload or link an image to find out where else it's been used on the Web.

HP Announces webOS Pivot for HP TouchPad

HP Announces webOS Pivot for HP TouchPad

HP has announced Pivot, a digital magazine that helps TouchPad users to find WebOS apps.

Video and Images of Nokia Windows Phone 7 Device Leaked

Video and Images of Nokia Windows Phone 7 Device Leaked

Nokia is supposedly keeping a tight grip around any information regarding its upcoming Windows Phone 7 device, but a video and image of the prototype, code named "Sea Ray", has been leaked.

Thursday, 23 Jun 2011

Mozilla's Firefox 5 Available On Android Market

Mozilla's Firefox 5 Available On Android Market

Mozilla's mobile version of its Firefox browser for Google's Android platform has been upgraded to its fifth iteration. FireFox 5 for Android will offer a number of bug fixes and new features.

DisplayPort 1.2 Gets Active Cable Support

DisplayPort 1.2 Gets Active Cable Support

VESA has announced an extension of its DisplayPort 1.2 standard to support active cables. Such active cables can run up to five times the length of passive cables.

Apple iPhone Rumors Round-up

Apple iPhone Rumors Round-up

Apple's refreshed iPhone, currently known as iPhone 5 to the masses, seems set for a September launch, according to a recent report from Bloomberg.

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011

Lytro - The Camera Start-Up That Could Change Everything

Lytro - The Camera Start-Up That Could Change Everything

Camera startup Lytro is bringing light field technology into consumer cameras, which lets you change the point of focus of a picture, after it's already been taken.

Loudspeaker Prices To Spike Soon?

Loudspeaker Prices To Spike Soon?

Neodymium magnets used in low-profile loudspeakers are set to increase in price by 40% on July 1. The cost for the rare earth metal has risen by 1400% since 2008

AMD Resigns from BAPco over SYSmark12 Concerns

AMD Resigns from BAPco over SYSmark12 Concerns

A disagreement over the weighting of the workloads in the recently launched SYSmark12 benchmark has led to AMD resigning from the industry organization.

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