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Apple reportedly building prototypes of an Apple TV
Last Friday we reported that based on a quote found in Walter Isaacson’s biography of the late Steve Jobs, it appeared as though Apple could finally be producing a television of their own, which is not to be confused with the Apple TV, but an actual television set.

Origo 3D Printer caters for kids
While we’ve looked at how the wonders of miniaturization have turned the Roland iModela iM-01 into an extremely small 3D printer, here is the Origo 3D Printer that might change the way the world works. Still in the prototype stage, the Origo 3D Printer was specially designed for kids, letting their imagination run free so that they can design and churn out their very own toys. Developed by Artur Tchoukanov […]

3G MacBook Pro prototype: Return to sender
The world first learnt of a 3G MacBook Pro prototype in August earlier this year where it was spotted on eBay, subsequently pulled off and finding its way back to the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. I guess that is only fitting, and the person wasn’t as tough as Brian Lam of Gizmodo when he was personally contacted by Steve Jobs to return the lost iPhone 4 prototype that was lost […]

DoCoMo aims for 10 min battery charge
Earlier at the CEATEC pre-tour show, a rather interesting gadget by NTT DoCoMo was spotted. In essence it’s basically a battery pack for your smartphone, much like Mophie’s Juice Pack and other external battery cases, but the kicker here is that this battery pack supposedly charges full in 10 minutes.

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NEC MGX prototype notebook to run on Android
In the market for a notebook that’s not only thin but apparently foldable? If you are, the good news is that NEC may be putting into production such a notebook in 2013, and here’s the kicker – instead of running on Windows or going the ASUS route with MeeGo as its choice of platform for their portable notebooks, this NEC notebook will instead be running on Android.

iPhone 5 prototype lost in China?
While we’ve already heard that the official iPhone 5 announcement will be next week on October 4th, that doesn’t mean people aren’t going to guess and speculate about the phone until then. According to the folks at MIC Gadget, it looks like the “teardrop-shaped” iPhone 5 is the real deal and should be either the iPhone 5 or the iPhone 4S. They reported that the folks at Foxconn managed to […]

Galaxy Skin: Samsung concept phone with foldable AMOLED display
Have you ever wished you could roll up your phone and put it into your pocket? While that future may not be upon us just yet, concept designer by the name Heyon You has created a concept Samsung device that has made use of Samsung’s flexible and foldable AMOLED display.

Sony debuts Walkman prototype running Android
With Apple’s iPod touch running on iOS, Sony has decided to debut something similar with their Walkman prototype which will be running on Android. Based on the photo above we can’t help but feel that it’s reminiscent of the Sony Ericsson Xperia series of Android handsets, but it’s a design that works so why not keep it, right?

Panasonic 3D Lumix prototype to be revealed at IFA
If you’re interested in getting your hands on a 3D camera, Panasonic is expected to unveil a 3D prototype camera that will be under their Lumix series of digital cameras. The camera is expected to feature dual-lens and is capable of shooting photos in both 2D and 3D along with HD videos that will also be available in 2D and 3D.

Protoype 3G MacBook Pro auction removed
A few days ago we covered the prototype 3G MacBook Pro that was put up for auction on eBay well it turns out that the seller who got his/her hands on the machine didn’t manage to sell it, despite bids for the laptop climbing up to at least $70,000. Apparently Apple managed to stop the auction before any selling could take place, which verifies the legitimacy of the computer.

Flying car built by Russian ex-pilot
You can take the man out of the plane, but you certainly can’t take the plane out of the man – case in point, former pilot Valery Bulgakov who hails from Russia who actually spent a huge chunk of his own time to build this prototype of a flying car. This model won’t take to the skies in a way you imagine, as it is meant to be low flying, […]

Apple patent suggest antenna hidden under the keys
A couple of days ago we reported that a prototype MacBook Pro that sported a 3G antenna was seen on eBay, and just a few days after that, an Apple patent was released that suggested something similar, albeit improved upon.

Apple MacBook Pro 3G prototype strikes eBay
Once in a while, something interesting crops up on sites such as eBay and Craigslist, and this time around the former was spotted carrying a prototype of the MacBook 3G from Apple. Yes sir, you won’t find any bloke looking suspicious of everyone else in the bar, looking out for a particular tech blog editor and intending to make a quick buck out of the situation. No sir, this prototype […]

Vibrating glove improves sense of touch
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology might have come across something which will definitely help one improve their sense of touch – via a vibrating glove which is currently in the prototype stage. This glove sports a special fingertip that was designed to improve your sense of touch, where a small vibration is applied to the side of the fingertip so that tactile sensitivity and motor performance are improved.After […]