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Volvo Concept Universe Car Unveiled

04/18/2011, Today at the Shanghai Auto Show, Volvo unveiled its Concept Universe, a “state-of-the-art” luxurious sedan, focusing on a “human-centric” design, according to the Scandinavian company. The Concept Universe is primarily geared to the Chinese...

TurtleBot with Kinect Integration by Willow Garage

04/18/2011, Willow Garage is the Silicon Valley-based company behind the open source robotic platform aka ROS (Robot Operating System). We heard about Willow Garage last year when the startup gave away 1 million dollar worth of robots to various research teams and...

iPhone 5 is dual GSM+CDMA, looks like an iPhone 4

04/18/2011, The iPhone 5 will support both GSM and CDMA with the same hardware, but other than that, expect the design to largely resemble the iPhone 4 says Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst at Concord Securities. He also says that the antenna has been improved and that the...

Macbook Air gets a 25% boost with new SSD

04/18/2011, Reports are surfacing that Apple has introduced new SSD drives -reportedly- from Samsung (SM128C SSD) which replace the former Toshiba TS128C in the Macbook Air. The change gives the computer a boost of  20% in write performance and 25% in read...

Bang Bang Racing Android game, only for Tegra

04/18/2011, UK Developer Playbox has announced that it was expanding into the Android platform, with a twist: its Bang Bang Racing game will require NVIDIA’s Tegra chip to run. The game was originally created for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and Playbox says that...

Zap your brain with electricity to improve your gaming skills

04/17/2011, If you think that your gaming skills has maxed out after getting all the best hardware and peripherals, perhaps there is another way to up the standard through some sort of weird experiment – zapping your brain with electricity so that your brain...

Binary Chairs by BRC Designs

04/16/2011, When we published about the Binary Low Table, we wished to see a similar design applied to a sofa – although we thought that our rear end would probably not be too appreciative of that “effort” – it looks like BRC designs has fulfilled our wish...

Motorola Droid X2 benchmarked on video

04/15/2011, Motorola has yet to make any official announcement about the successor to the Droid X, the Droid X2, but already, we’re seeing this phone appearing all over the place. Techno Buffalo recently got their hands on the Droid X2, took photographs of the...

Orange-powered billboard needs no power grid juice

04/14/2011, Those who work in advertising agencies would know that ideas are nothing until they are properly executed. Of course, that would mean making dreams a reality, and sometimes it can prove to be impossible to pull off a particular idea, but this juicy one...

WordPress.com got hacked, here’s what to do

04/14/2011, Wordpress hacked - Automattic, the folks behind Wordpress.com got hacked at the "root" level, which means that the hackers potentially had access to *everything* those servers...

Android surpasses iOS globally, might eventually surpass PC

04/14/2011, InMobi, and advertising company based in the SF Bay Area, reports that its data shows that Android has surpassed iOS for the first time in terms of advertising impressions. The conclusion is derived from an analysis of the 32 Billion ad impressions served...

LED braces, only in Japan

04/14/2011, No idea on how we missed this one, but it seems that them nutty (in a good way, of course) Japanese have come up with yet another method to advertise a department store – through the use of LED braces that actually light up your teeth whenever you...