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What's in a PlayBook? No, literally, what is in that thing? Well, most of the specs were known ahead of today's release, but there was a bit of confusion about whether RIM's 7-inch tablet did or didn't have a gyroscope, which has now been set straight (it does!) by the crew at iFixit. They did thei...

April 19th 2011 at 4:29pm 0 Comments
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The iOS App Store might already have its fair share of addictive and compelling games on offer, but when John Carmack comes calling with his latest megatextured shoot-em-up, you've got to sit up and pay attention. Rage HD: Mutant Bash TV isn't so much a full-fledged game in its own right as it is a...

November 19th 2010 at 2:47pm 0 Comments
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In an interview from this year's E3 that's only just been published, Nintendo 3DS platform producer Hideo Konno says that the upcoming handheld is in its "final shape." Reggie Fils-Aime, the company's leading North American voice, has more recently told us that, au contraire, the E3 consoles are no...

July 13th 2010 at 2:45am 0 Comments
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You didn't think the folks at iFixit would simply teardown the iPhone 4 and call it a day, did you? They've now gone the extra mile and done a detailed teardown of the iPhone 4's gyroscope with a little help from Chipworks. That's of course a MEMS (or microelectromechanical system) gyroscope and, a...

June 30th 2010 at 11:47am 0 Comments
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Looks like we didn't get the full dish from Sanjay Jha's bout of loquaciousness this morning. It turns out Moto's chief of handsets has also expressed his company's intention to bring the world its first 2GHz smartphone and to do so on an aggressively accelerated roadmap. By the end of the year, Sa...

June 10th 2010 at 3:32pm 0 Comments
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Although Gyration's announcement isn't likely to be viewed as the most exciting news to emerge from DigitalLife, the firm is nevertheless unveiling its forthcoming M2000 Travel Air-Mouse for the wand-lovin' road warriors. The device boasts UltraSense technology and "works on a flat surface or in the...

September 28th 2007 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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We've definitely seen a camera(phone) holding on for dear life whilst snapping pics of the world below, but an adventurous DIY'er apparently felt the need to conjure up an inexpensive alternative of his own. Aiming to keep the camera steady while the conjoined aircraft moved above, a relatively thin...

September 18th 2007 at 4:27am 0 Comments