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Medical CyberBots May Be Crawling Around Inside Your Body?

Medical CyberBots May Be Crawling Around Inside Your Body?

  It may sound like something straight out of “The Matrix,” but advances in robotic miniaturization have made it a reality. It isn’t a future concept anymore. “They’re Here!” Example: Israeli researchers from Technion (Medical Robotics Laboratory at the Israel Institute of Technology) created “ViRob”, with a diameter of just 1 millimeter wide, 14mm long, […]

Pilots of Alaska Airlines Goes Digital With iPad Flight Manuals

Pilots of Alaska Airlines Goes Digital With iPad Flight Manuals

Your average coach airline seat won’t have a power outlet, but you can bet the pilots have access to a couple of them. At least, we sure hope they do over at Alaska Airlines, because the company just green-lit a new program that will allow their aircraft to use iPad flight manuals instead of bulky, […]

Gigabyte announces S1080 Windows 7 tablet with USB 3.0 and optical drive dock

Gigabyte announces S1080 Windows 7 tablet with USB 3.0 and optical drive dock

We’re here at Computex’s pre-show event to get some hands-on time with a few new products. As expected many tablets are present, and one such device is Gigabyte’s S1080 Windows 7 tablet, which we almost mistook as Viewsonic’s Viewpad 7. Here you have a 14.94mm-thick chassis housing a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen LCD, along with an Intel Atom N570, […]

ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro boots an Intel Oak Trail CPU into Windows 7 Pro, virtualizes Android

ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro boots an Intel Oak Trail CPU into Windows 7 Pro, virtualizes Android

The ViewPad 10 era is over, here comes the epoch of the ViewPad 10Pro. Beyond the introduction of Intel’s Oak Trail Z670 1.5GHz processor, the new Windows 7 Pro / Android 2.2 dual-boot tablet throws in a 3G radio, 32GB of onboard storage (expandable via MicroSD or USB), and a 3500mAh battery that’s rated to last for […]

ViewPad 7x aims to become world's first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet, adds HSPA+ for good measure

ViewPad 7x aims to become world’s first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet, adds HSPA+ for good measure

Guess who’s sneakily beating the pack to the title of having the globe’s first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet… why, it’s none other than ViewSonic! The ViewPad 7x (1024 x 600 resolution) managed to leak out earlier this month, but now it’s fully official with Google’s Android 3.0.1 OS, HSPA+ connectivity, and a pair of cameras, one on the […]

Android makes Microsoft more money than Windows Phone

Android makes Microsoft more money than Windows Phone

According to a report by Citi analyst Walter Pritchard, Microsoft may be making more money off Google’s Android operating system than it makes off its own Windows Phone platform — five times more, in fact. Pritchard states that as a result of a patent settlement, HTC is required to pay Microsoft $5 for every Android phone sold. […]

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet hits Best Buy for $450

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet hits Best Buy for $450

The Acer Iconia Tab A500, an Android 3.0 (Honeycomb tablet) with a 10.1-inch display, is now available from Best Buy for $450. The Iconia Tab A500 — not to be confused with the Iconia Tab A501 headed to AT&T — is powered by a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor clocked at 1GHz, offers 16GB of onboard […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Latest Review?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Latest Review?

The BGR team picked up the new and improved Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 from Google’s I/O conference earlier this week, and I have been using it non-stop for the past few days. There’s a lot to discuss here: the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is the third Android Honeycomb-powered tablet launched by a major OEM in the […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Latest review?

Samsung Galaxy S II Latest review?

The Samsung Galaxy S II is Samsung’s second version of its extremely popular Galaxy S line of handsets — one it has done a great job of launching across a variety of carriers. The Galaxy S II raises the bar in every way from the first Galaxy S, as it should. But it also takes things […]

 Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Latest Review?

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Latest Review?

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia PLAY is the company’s first smartphone focused on bringing serious gaming and a powerful handset to the masses. The slide-out PlayStation-style game controller is innovative and it enables you to interact with games on your smartphone in ways that just aren’t possible on a touchscreen-only device. With that said, there are some […]

Apple’s ‘iCloud’ music service gets detailed

Apple’s ‘iCloud’ music service gets detailed

Apple is expected to finally unveil its cloud-based music service next month at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. Unlike similar products recently introduced by Google and Amazon that feature limited utility, Apple is thought to have deals in place with major record labels that will allow it to offer a paid service and a simplified […]

Apple to announce back to school special at WWDC? $200 off an iPad or free iPod touch?

Apple to announce back to school special at WWDC? $200 off an iPad or free iPod touch?

One of our Apple sources has informed us that they’ve been hearing Apple’s yearly back-to-school special will be announced at WWDC next month. We have been told Apple will continue to offer educational discounts on computers and either a free iPod touch, or $229 towards the purchase of any other iPod. Our source also let […]

Samsung Galaxy Pro Latest review?

Samsung Galaxy Pro Latest review?

In a world of smartphones with ever-increasing screen sizes and disappearing physical keyboards, the candybar form factor is becoming rarer and rarer. There are only a handful of Android devices with a physical keyboard, like the Droid Pro, Samsung Replenish, and Motorola Charm. Samsung has looked to fill in this under-saturated market segment with the Galaxy Pro, a […]

Droid Incredible 2 Latest review?

Droid Incredible 2 Latest review?

It wasn’t that long ago that we were jonesing for a Nexus One on Verizon. What HTC gave us instead was the Droid Incredible, with the same 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and gorgeous 3.7-inch AMOLED display — not to mention a better camera (8 megapixel vs. five), 8GB of built-in flash storage, an optical trackpad, HTC’s Sense UI […]

Torrenting On iPhone Without Jailbreak With NowStream ?

Torrenting On iPhone Without Jailbreak With NowStream ?

Do you want to download torrents on your iPhone. Torrenting on iPhone device is made easy withNowStream app. Even if your device is not jailbroken, you can still use NowStream. The application is introduced during the TechCrunch Hackathon Carnegie Mellon student, and future Google intern Sohail Prasad. Its a web based app allowing you to stream […]