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DLR Hand Arm System is super strong

05/13/2011, Some researchers over at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have managed to come up with a super advanced arm that is tougher than it looks. At first glance, all the exposed joints and electronics make the look arm fragile, especially when you find out it...

TinyChat launches location-based video group chat

05/13/2011, TinyChat, the world’s fastest-growing video group chat portal has just announced the launch of location-based video group chat feature on its service. Users of the chat service now have the ability to set their current location so that they can...

ESPN Live TV streaming app arrives on Android

05/09/2011, Fans of ESPN Live TV will be glad to know that they’ll finally be able to enjoy ESPN on the go with their Android devices. ESPN has just announced that subscribers of Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Verizon FiOS TV will be able use the...

Comcast Xfinity On Demand to be available on TiVo

05/09/2011, Great news to TiVo customers. Comcast and TiVo has just announced that they have teamed up to bring Comcast Xfinity On Demand to TiVo Premiere set-top boxes sold at retail. For the first time ever, Comcast customers in select markets will be able to use a...

Roku hits 15 million channel downloads

05/09/2011, If anybody’s wondering about the success of Roku’s internet TV platform, they can wonder no more. In a press release issued today, Roku announced that it has delivered 15 million channel downloads to its base of over 1 million Roku viewers....

DVD sales down by 20%, Netflix subscriptions up 33%

05/04/2011, Is the DVD format about to die out? According to a report by the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales in the US, Q1 2011 have dropped 20% when compared to Q1 2010. Studios blamed the fall in sales due to quirks in release cycles, but observers...

Sony Bloggie 3D camera available now

04/29/2011, The Sony Bloggie 3D camera that was unveiled at CES, and then put up for pre-order a few weeks later is now available for purchase online. The consumer-level camera introduces 3D video recording and image capture to users who are looking to dip their toes...

Android 2.3.4 confirmed to introduce native video calling

04/28/2011, As of now, not many Android phones have Gingerbread, or even have a front facing camera for that matter, but Google has just announced that the latest version of Android, version 2.3.4 will bring native video calling to the operating system. When you have...

Spotify to launch movie service?

04/28/2011, According to the latest news heard through the grapevine, serving music just isn’t enough for Spotify anymore. Apparently Spotify has been reportedly making deals with major movie studios to expand its streaming services to include movies as well as...

Windows 8 Metro UI settings menu revealed

04/27/2011, Some folks who’ve been playing around with the leaked Windows 8 beta have discovered even more examples of the Metro UI being used in the operating system. We all knew that Windows 8 was designed for tablets as well as PCs, but so we haven’t...

YesVideo will transfer your videos to Blu-ray for you

04/27/2011, If you’ve shot tons of photographs and video footage in the memory of your camcorders and SLRs and want to share them with your friends or just store them for archival purposes, what do you do? You could definitely burn a whole bunch of DVDs or CDs,...

Minebea Cool Leaf Keyboard tested

04/27/2011, The folks over at Akihabara News managed to get their hands on the Minebea Cool Leaf Keyboard and tested it out. From their first impressions, they seem to be pretty positive about it, saying that typing on the keyboard is just like typing on an Android...

YouTube to launch movie streaming service by next week?

04/26/2011, According to reports online YouTube, the world’s most popular video streaming service, will take its first foray into the premium video sharing industry. According to a report from Business Insider, YouTube will be launching its movie on demand...

Super Mario-themed proposal is surprisingly romantic

04/22/2011, For this week’s installment of uber-geeky news, we have a video clip of a guy proposing to his girlfriend (who happens to be a hardcore fan of the plumber extraordinaire, Super Mario). He decorated the walls of the living room where the proposal was...