07/21/2011, If you were a MeeGo developer and you just got your hands on a brand new Nokia N950 developer phone, I’m pretty the last thing most of you would do is give the phone to your kid to tear it open for you. Not the folks over at Ireland’s Technology Blog though because that’s exactly what they did. One of the writers for the blog recently got his hands on […]
07/18/2011, Over the weekend at the San Diego Yacht and Boat Show, the folks over at Fox 5 were taping a video demonstration of the water-powered jet pack, the JetLev in action. In case you didn’t know what the JetLev is, it is a jet pack that makes use of water propulsion technology to send its users into the sky. It is made of a fuel tank that is strapped to […]
07/15/2011, Ever wanted to see how the strings of a guitar looked like each time you strummed a chord or plucked a note? Well, thanks to a guitarist who thought it would be a great idea to put his iPhone inside his acoustic guitar, we now can. Justkylevids on YouTube recently placed his iPhone 4 – which has the rolling shutter effect when it comes to capturing images (FYI – other […]
07/15/2011, If you’re thinking about picking up the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide, but want to know what you’re getting into before you put down some money for it, you’re in luck. Instead of having to make a trip to your closest T-Mobile retail store to have a hands-on experience with the phone, the folks over at PhoneDog have shot an unboxing video for you to watch in the comfort of your […]
07/14/2011, After teasing the public with Netflix on the Nintendo 3DS last month at E3, it looks like the service is finally here for 3DS owners to get their hands on. While the Nintendo 3DS’ tiny screen isn’t exactly ideal for watching movies for long periods of time, users now have the option of streaming Netflix videos on their handheld console.
07/13/2011, If you haven’t heard yet, Netflix has lifted its prices by 60% or so. In a blog post, Netflix has announced new plans and price changes. From now on, users will have to pay $7.99 and $11.99 for 1 and 2 DVDs out at-a-time plan (complete list on the full post). The streaming feature will be billed separately from the mail-in DVD feature: Plan 1: Unlimited Streaming (no DVDs) for […]
07/13/2011, While most of us are still waiting to get our hands on the latest Chromebook from Acer, some lucky people have already gotten their hands on the computer before the rest of the world. Well, the folks over at Spanglish Review are one of them, and they’ve been kind enough to share with the world what to expect when unboxing the Acer AC700 Chromebook. Unfortunately the video is in Spanish […]
07/13/2011, Flickbooks LLC, a Swiss developer, has just announced the relaunch of its fun flipbook app called Flickbooks. The app that turns videos into high-quality flipbooks is now available with new editing features as well as a streamlined process whole process of creating a Flickbook easier. In case you didn’t know what Flickbooks is, it is an app that can record a 5-15 second video on the iPhone, be edited, and […]
07/12/2011, Folks who love watching live content in the comfort of their own homes will be glad to know that Ustream is now available to them on their 10-inch Honeycomb tablets. In case you didn’t know, Ustream is an app that allows users to watch live videos (and regular videos) that have been recorded by other members of the Ustream community. It also allows you to shoot your own live videos […]
07/12/2011, The thing about portable media players is that they tend to rely on the use of headphones/earphones, which is great when used in loud and noisy environments, but it could potentially damage your hearing, especially if you’re the type that likes to listen to their music super loud.
07/11/2011, It looks like Apple could be taking steps towards a physical button-less future for its iOS devices. The folks at 9to5Mac recently discovered in the latest beta of iOS 5 (beta 3) an upgraded version of AssistiveTouch. This accessibility feature designed for people who have trouble accessing the iOS device’s hardware buttons, using multi-fingered gestures or even rotating the device lets users perform a lot of different moves through an […]
07/08/2011, Image stabilization is a technology commonly used for digital cameras, but here, we are talking about real-time image stabilization for live video streaming, specifically for video chat services, which requires different algorithms and more computing power. Silicon Valley-based SRI International, a nonprofit research and development organization, is announcing that Google Talk for Android 3.0+ devices integrates its 2D video stabilization software. It is fun to video chat while walking using […]
07/08/2011, It looks like consumers who got their hands on the LG Optimus 3D are in for a nice treat. Instead of having full 1080p HD video recording at only 24fps as advertised, the phone records 1080p HD video at 30fps – which is a pretty big improvement for people who are looking forward to shoot videos using this Android smartphone. According to speculations, this must have been the main reason […]
07/06/2011, At the Facebook HQ today, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of some exciting new features to the world’s most popular social network, Facebook. After spending the past six months working on most of these features, it looks like the summer holidays for Facebook users are going to get a lot better with the unveiling of Group Chat, an improved design for the chat buddy list, and video calling.