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FM Radio coming to Cell Phones?!

276 votes | submitted 2010-08-19 15:07:08 by reelgirl | 159 comments

Cell phone makers find ridiculous the whole idea of making FM radios mandatory in their devices, but if such a law looks inevitable, the device makers could go along with it. For a (very steep) price.

Supercool Superpowered Shark Submarine

461 votes | submitted 2010-08-19 01:15:21 by louiebaur | 33 comments

The Seabreacher X is an amazing boat/submarine/shark-thingy which has been dubbed the ultimate millionaire's toy, and it's not hard to see why.

A Brief History of Sex Dolls (Infographic)

429 votes | submitted 2010-08-18 23:28:56 by hackiewackie | 26 comments

This infographic takes you through the not-so-erotic journey that has led to the development of this robotic companion with its artificial-intelligence-based personality and flesh-like synthetic skin.

What Are The Best Computer Speakers?

541 votes | submitted 2010-08-18 21:16:34 by darthsand | 187 comments

Not sure which PC speakers work best with your computer? Here is a list of our favorites, covering every price range.

Back-To-School Tech Guide 2010

195 votes | submitted 2010-08-18 16:48:46 by lucas123 | 20 comments

This guide for gift-givers and students rounds up the best gadgets and apps to ease the transition back to campus.

Google launching a Chrome OS tablet on Verizon

611 votes | submitted 2010-08-18 16:34:15 by leolaporte | 60 comments

The title pretty much says it all on this one, folks. Yes, our source tells us that Google is building a Chrome OS tablet. It's real, and it's being built by HTC. No surprise there, since HTC churned out the Nexus One for Google.

Canon's Pixma MG8120, MG6120 and EOS 7D Studio Debuts

278 votes | submitted 2010-08-18 01:18:13 by hackiewackie | 17 comments

Canon as a prelude to its larger releases next week put out two new photo all-in-one printers and a rare specialized DSLR. Together, the Pixma MG6120 and its MG8120 sibling have a new interface that uses capacitive touch instead of resistive for input.

Yahoo starts Bing transition, kills Search Monkey

158 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 21:23:19 by hedgie1 | 25 comments

Starting this week, searchers on Yahoo will start to see a little "Powered by Bing" message at the bottom of the results page, as the two companies start the public phase of their huge search deal completed last year.\r\n

HBO not streaming on Netflix anytime soon

201 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 21:21:54 by hedgie1 | 103 comments

\r\n\r\nIf you were hoping to see HBO's content show up on Netflix's streaming service, things aren't looking to

NASA's New Robot In Space Is A Star On Twitter

251 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 21:04:29 by sudhiru | 22 comments

Robonaut 2 is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station in November, fields Twitter questions in the meantime.

Motorola Droid 2 [Review]

419 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 20:00:25 by lbucha | 67 comments

The Droid 2 looks a whole lot like the first Droid at 4.6 by 2.4 by 0.54 inches (HWD) and 5.96 ounces, though it has slightly more rounded edges and a less pronounced "chin." Considering the Droid 1 was a huge seller, that was probably a wise choice on Verizon's part.

Final Adobe Flash Player Available For Nexus One

485 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 15:31:37 by deafbeat | 149 comments

With Adobe Flash Player 10.1 available for Android, Nexus One users will be able to access a variety of rich media directly from the browser. This includes in-line videos, multiple games and more.

Adobe AIR Apps on Android Phones by Q4 2010

232 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 10:39:22 by rocker8 | 28 comments

Finally its out. Adobe Air Apps will be supported by Android Phones . Some real tough time for Apple once again.

Malfunctioning iPod Brought a Tokyo Subway Train To A Halt

428 votes | submitted 2010-08-17 00:21:06 by hackiewackie | 66 comments

An unidentified, malfunctioning iPod brought a Tokyo subway train to a halt for an eight minutes during this morning's rush hour.

Samsung Galaxy tablet to hit Vodafone UK with 1GHz processor

173 votes | submitted 2010-08-16 14:14:50 by badqat | 17 comments

Slightly in advance of its rumored IFA debut, Samsung’s Galaxy S tablet has made its appearance within the inventory system of Vodafone UK. While the debut is not a lock that the carrier will offer the Samsung Tab on contract ,its appearance is a good sign for Vodafone customers interested in this Android-powered tablet device.

Blackberry Torch Review: The Best Blackberry Yet

300 votes | submitted 2010-08-14 17:20:48 by katikat | 59 comments

The incremental upgrades in BlackBerry’s new Torch 9800 won’t win over many Android or iPhone 4 users, but they should prevent BlackBerry loyalists from jumping ship.

Will smartphones kill the phone call?

317 votes | submitted 2010-08-13 22:57:37 by cranelake | 78 comments

The average number of cell phone calls people are making has gone done every year since 2007. Will smartphones, with their easy SMS, instant messaging and mobile email features, be the final nail in the coffin of voice calls?