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Seasoned DJs have plenty of ways to hone their electronica acumen, but for less experienced audiophiles, Gemini has just unleashed FirstMix -- a USB-based controller designed to help the everyman get in touch with his inner Pete Tong. The device's layout is simple enough, with two scratch wheel...

June 1st 2011 at 9:44am 0 Comments
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Yes, this is what happens when you combine Kinect with a recliner on a motorized platform -- perfectly normal people doing awesome zombie impersonations! This week at Microsoft's MIX 11 web developer conference, the enterprising Clint Rutkas of Coding4Fun / Channel 9 fame showed off his Kinect-driv...

April 15th 2011 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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Microsoft delivered a big batch of mobile happiness at its annual MIX developers' conference this morn, promising a host of major features including multitasking, background audio, push notifications and raw sensor data (not to mention over 1500 new APIs) in the next version of Windows Phone. Of...

April 13th 2011 at 10:16pm 0 Comments
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We were wandering about here at MIX 11 -- Microsoft's annual web developer event -- when we stumbled upon these lovely people at this tiny Nokia stand peddling several Symbian phones. Judging from the smiles, we're pretty sure they're stoked about the recent Microsoft partnership announcement -- ju...

April 13th 2011 at 3:27pm 0 Comments
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Well, what do we have here? It's IE10 and Windows 32-bit running on a 1GHz ARMv7 chip... live, right here at MIX 11! Update: Wonder what kind of ARM chip that might be? NVIDIA just tweeted that it's actually a Tegra 2 SOC.

April 12th 2011 at 12:54pm 0 Comments