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First Look at Sony’s New Action Camera

There are a few companies that exclusively produce action sports cameras, we looked at GoPro’s Hero2 offering a while back. Other top companies include Contour and Drift, both have excellent action camera offerings.

Some of the big electronics manufacturers are starting to get in on the action, JVC have already announced their ADIXXION action camera, due for release at the end of the summer, priced at $349.95.

Sony has been making video cameras since the 1980’s, they ..

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First Look at Sony’s New Action Camera

| July 10, 2012 |

Archos 97 Carbon Low-Cost Tablet Announced

The French company Archos have just announced a new entry-level tablet, named the 97 Carbon, it’s to be the first in a series of ‘Elements’ budget tablets from the company.

The display looks reasonable, 9.7-inch IPS affair, with a resolution of 1,024×768, 720p HD. It’s capable of sending 1080p video to a big screen, via the HDMI connection.

The core power comes from an ARM Cortex A8 processor, running at 1GHz. It features 1GB RAM and a ..

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Archos 97 Carbon Low-Cost Tablet Announced

| July 9, 2012 |

iPhone Alarm Clock Uses Light & Sound

My alarm clock is a bit harsh to say the least, with its high pitched screeching at stupid o’clock. Well, I can’t get around the time I need to get up, but I could make it a little less stressful with this little number.

The Wake-to-Light iPhone Alarm Clock can be set to ease you into a wakeful state, using music from your iPod and the integrated light. The alarm can be set to gradually increase, ..

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iPhone Alarm Clock Uses Light & Sound

| July 6, 2012 |

Case of Bass – Portable Retro Suitcase Party Machines

Ezra and Alex Cimino-Hurt are two brothers from Portland, they are on a mission to transform vintage suitcases and classic speakers into unique and stylish Boomboxes.

Each case can be tailored to your specific needs, including the amplifier size, input types, powers supplies and batteries. If you’re feeling creative, you also have the option of extra personal detailing.

The vintage suitcases are sourced from around the world, making for a great variety of shapes and colours; I ..

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Case of Bass – Portable Retro Suitcase Party Machines

| July 5, 2012 |

Samsung EX2F – Wi-Fi and Super Bright f1.4 Lens

Samsung have just unveiled this new high-end compact camera, packing some impressive features. Topping the list is the f1.4, 24-80mm lens, with optical image stabilisation.

The EXF2 has a built-in neutral density (ND) filter which enables the lens to achieve its full potential in very bright conditions. Samsung are saying this is the brightest lens of any compact camera; we are looking forward to testing that theory.

As with all the recent compacts from Samsung, the EX2F ..

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Samsung EX2F – Wi-Fi and Super Bright f1.4 Lens

| July 4, 2012 |

Polaroid Z2300 Camera with Instant Print Launched‎

Polaroid has just unveiled a brand new camera at the CEA Line show, in New York City this week. Its name isn’t the most memorable, just a pile of letters and numbers. The Z2300 is fully digital, with a 10 megapixel sensor.

With the myriad of compact cameras currently on the market, Polaroid certainly needs a unique selling point; the built-in inkless printer in the Z2300 looks to be just the ticket.

Polaroid are using zero ink ..

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Polaroid Z2300 Camera with Instant Print Launched‎

| July 2, 2012 |

Point and Click Dictionary, Excellent for Travel

This pocket sized gadget is a scanner which is able to instantly provide the meaning of words, this is accomplished by scanning them with a tiny camera. This box of magic also comes with a built-in speaker, enabling you to hear the correct pronunciation of words.

The portable dictionary scanner is loaded with 500,000 word definitions from the Collins English Dictionary.

It’s also capable of handling translations to and from four popular languages, these include French, Italian, Spanish, ..

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Point and Click Dictionary, Excellent for Travel

| June 28, 2012 |