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Blockbuster to be acquired by Dish Network

04/06/2011, Blockbuster, the movie rental service on its way to bankruptcy has been saved from the jaws of death. Dish Network has just announced that they will be acquiring the movie rental chain for $228 million. While this saves Blockbuster from disappearing off...

Kinect hack lets you as a tourist be your own 3D souvenir

04/05/2011, Each time you go for a holiday, do your family members have this expectation of you bringing home a bunch of souvenirs for them? If that’s the case, you might want to surprise them the next time round – giving you a miniature replica of...

TDK Sound Cube: a box full of music

04/04/2011, It looks like TDK is really intent on bringing back the old school to today’s modern world. Following up their Boombox from last week, they’ve gone ahead and released a new addition to their Life on Record audio series. This 9.8″ cube...

NASA to broadcast Soyuz events and launch in HD

04/01/2011, Great news for fans of the NASA TV HD channel. The space administration has officially announced that the launch for their next space mission will be broadcast live on the NASA TV HD channel. The mission that sees the ISS crew fly out to the ISS in the...

Toshiba 3D Monocle is a hoot

04/01/2011, We know that today is April Fool’s Day, so it is no surprise to see some companies throw some laughs our way, with Toshiba being one of them with their 3D Monocle. Of course, this is just a joke, but the product description reads as, “Ready to...

Object tracking algorithm picks things up on-the-fly

03/31/2011, Zdenek Kalal (now that’s definitely a name that is hard to guess its spelling!), who is a researcher at the University of Surrey, has conjured what could very well be one of the more advanced vision systems that are known at the moment to mankind....

TweePlayer offers new take on real life tweets

03/31/2011, Do you have a Twitter account? For the three of you who shook your heads, it is time to get one. After all, this hugely popular microblogging site now as another third party service known as TweePLayer to complement it – it intends to bring the...

Smartphone uses Qualcomm to hook up to picture frame

03/31/2011, They say that knowledge is power, but we think it is just potential power – at least until it is applied. Paul Jacobs demonstrated this nugget of wisdom by using mobile technology and Augmented Reality. In a demonstration, he showed off a smartphone...

LG claims top global market share in LED LCD monitors

03/30/2011, Korean electronics manufacturer, LG Electronics has been crowned the world’s market leader in LED LCD monitors in 2010, with 18% of the market share. Out of the 16.68 million LED LCD monitors that were sold worldwide last year, LG were accounted for...

SpeechGear now supports 35 languages

03/30/2011, SpeechGear, an industry leader in instant speech translation has just announced the availability of their new remote server module that increases the amount of supported languages by their systems. Their Compadre suite of conversation and document...

Crunchy Logistics brings the first multi-touch bar to the US

03/29/2011, Crunchy Logistics has recently uploaded a video demonstrating the first ever multi-touch bar table in the US. Called the mtBAR, this 28′ long bar table is actually one giant touchscreen that supports an unlimited number of touch points. A table that...

New York Times introduces digital subscriptions

03/28/2011, The New York Times, for the longest time one of the more established newspapers around, has kept up with the times and will be introducing a new business model for digital journalism which intends to establish a different method of consuming content...