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Pentagon Spending $1.3 Million To Develop Unmanned Sewing Machine

Automated Sewing Machines

Now that the Pentagon has managed to fly unmanned aerial drones into war zones they are shifting their focus to another battle, sewing machines. A recently revealed pentagon document discovered a $1.3 million investment in the future of unmanned sewing machines. The Pentagon’s venture capital arm awarded the money to technology firm Softwear Automation who… Read more »

Vinci Tab II Brings Android-Powered Fun And Education To Children

Vinci Tab II

The team at Vinci on Thursday revealed the 7-inch Vinci Tab II, the company’s second “learning tablet” for children. The tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor and is being offered with or without WiFi based on parental preferences. The Vinci Tab II is build on the back of the Google Android platform… Read more »

MacBook Pro 2012 Release Hinted By Price Drops

Apple Macbook Pro 2012 Price Reduction

The MacBook Pro 2012 series may soon be upon us. Apple is not exactly secretive about the upcoming release of new products, while they made hide specs, the design of those products and other details there is always one obviously giveaway that a new product line is coming soon, Apple product price drogs. Best Buy… Read more »

Remee Sleep Mask Allows You To Control Your Dreams [Video]

Remee Sleep Mask

Lucid dreaming is not a common occurrence for most slumbering people, yet two 30-year-old investors have created a sleep mask they claim can make your dreams a reality or at least controllable. Known as the Remee Sleep Mask the gadget uses specially timed LED lights to notify you of your dreams. According to the inventors… Read more »

Android 4.0 On A Stick. AliExpress Starts Selling Model MK802 PC

Android USB Stick

Computing has come a long way since the days when computers could take up entire rooms just to complete basic mathematical equations, now there are products like the MK802 PC, a USB sized Google Android 4.0 based PC that can plug into any display with an HDMI port. Billed as an alternative to the Raspberry… Read more »

Amazon Kindle, Kindle Fire Both To Receive Front-Lit Options

Amazon Kindle and Kindle Fire with Front Light

Amazon is about to give e-reader and tablet users a reason to keep reading in the dark. The company is currently prepping a front-lit version of its Kindle e-reader and a new, bigger version of the Amazon Kindle Fire. A source close to the company’s production tells Reuters that plenty of prototypes for the new… Read more »

Macbook Pro 2012 Models Could Be Made With Liquidmetal

Mabook Pro 2012 LiquidMetal Lineup

The internet has been abuzz lately with talk of a new Apple Macbook Pro lineup for 2012 which may include with it a new liquidmetal that replaces the companies currently aluminum body design. News of the switch to liquidmetal was first reported by SlashGear however experts are still debating whether the proposed liquidmetal will be… Read more »

New iPad Gets Cellular Tag, Drops 4G Naming Convention

new iPad Gets Cellular Tag and Drops 4G Naming Convention

Apple has decided to drop the “4G” name from its market materials, replacing the wording with “cellular” after customers began complaining that 4G data services were not offered in many areas. The announcement for the US market comes only a short time after the company made the same concession in Australia when regulators in that… Read more »

Target Will Pull Amazon Kindle Devices From Store Shelves

Amazon Kindle Getting Pulled From Target Store Shelves

Target has announce plans to pull the Amazon Kindle line of devices from its store shelves, a move that showcases the increasing tension between brick and mortar stores and the online retailer. The move to pull Amazon products was confirmed on Thursday by Target representative Molly Snyer who said the company would immediately begin “phasing… Read more »

Apple Flashback.S Variant Surfaces, Activates On Macs Without Password

iMac Viruses Surfacing Regularly

If you thought the Apple Flashback malware was behind us think again, research firm Intego has discovered a new variant called the Flashback.S which targets the same Java vulnerability that Apple recently patched without the need to enter a password for the variant to install. The new installation places the exploit in a user’s home… Read more »

Apple Will Ditch 17-Inch MacBook Pro By End Of 2012 [Analyst Prediction]

17 Inch MacBook Pro Line Going Away

Apple will get rid of the 17-inch Macbook Pro in 2012 according to reports by several prominent technology analysts. According to the report by KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Apple will ditch the MacBook Pro to go after a more “Air-style” ultraportable refresh for the entire Apple notebook lineup. According to Kuo the move will be… Read more »

New Mac Trojan Virus ‘Sabpad” Emerges Following ‘Flashback’ Fix

Mac Virus Trojan

Apple has always touted its operating system as more secure than Microsoft Windows, a claim security analysts have scoffed at, claiming over the years that Apple’s product simply wasn’t targeted as much because it wasn’t used as much. Now with the emergence of more Apple sales the company is being hit by its second virus… Read more »

Apple iPad Mini To Launch In Q3, Cost Less Than $300

Apple iPad Mini Rumors For Q3 2012

Reports are circulating that Apple will launch a iPad Mini device in Q3 2011, a tablet that will be smaller than the company’s current iPads and offer a more approachable price tag for many Americans who have shied away from the company’s $499 devices. According to Chinese-language news site NetEase the “iPad mini” will be… Read more »

Apple’s Mac Pro Line Hit With Ordering, Shipping Delays

Mac Pro Line Delays

If you were planning to order a high-end Apple Mac Pro desktop you could be hit with delays that are nearly a month in length. AppleInsider reported on Monday that some users who ordered 12-core systems in March are still waiting for their desktop systems to arrive. While orders for some buyers at first claimed… Read more »

Google Project Glass: Augmented Reality Headgear [Video]

Google Project Glass

Google’s Project Glass, which is in its conceptual phase, intends on augmenting your perception of reality by superimposing images in front of your eyes using specially designed virtual-reality headgear. While Project Glass is still an infantile stage, the creators over at Google are interested in acquiring public feedback which they will take into account while… Read more »

Third-Generation Roku 2 HD Box Now Awaiting FCC Approval

Roku 2 HD Media Box

Digital media box provider Roku has sent the third-generation Roku 2 HD box to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for final approval. The new box uses the same design as previous versions of the company’s product line but highlights the return of full-size composite outputs instead of the former 3.5mm jack alongside an HDMI port…. Read more »