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HTC Confirms Switch From AMOLED To Sony's Super LCD

397 votes | submitted 2010-07-26 14:30:22 by hackiewackie | 62 comments

HTC started off the week by confirming its switch away from AMOLED for many of its phones. Devices with a 3.7-inch screen, such as the Desire and Nexus One, are switching to a Sony Super LCD instead.

Android 3.0: 10 Things Google Should Change

296 votes | submitted 2010-07-26 14:25:55 by shiner76 | 92 comments

Current rumour states that Android 3.0 will see Android get a complete visual overhaul but that's about all we know about the possible future direction of the mobile OS. In no particular order, here are 10 things we would also like to see in the Android 3.0

Leaked: Panasonic's Consumer-Grade 3D Camcorder

332 votes | submitted 2010-07-25 21:02:00 by arbiinc | 35 comments

We'd heard Panasonic was planning a more affordable stereoscopic 3D camcorder, but it looks like we won't have to wait until a mysterious July 28th Tokyo unveiling to find out for sure. It's called the HDC-SDT750, and Panny's advertising it as the "World's first 3D Shooting Camcorder."

Anyway you slice it, doesn't a 6 Blade razor feel excessive?

365 votes | submitted 2010-07-24 18:47:27 by | 144 comments

It has come to our attention that ShaveMate, in its efforts to break into a stubble market dominated by Schick and Gillette, has recently introduced the ShaveMate Titan 6, which has six blades. Six.

GM To Pair OnStar with Smartphone App for Remote Controls

283 votes | submitted 2010-07-24 17:19:52 by iamkhayyam | 36 comments

GM plans to offer a mobile application for smartphones that will let OnStar users access vehicle status and maintenance information and actually control their vehicle directly from their handsets.

Why India’s $35 Tablet May Be Just a Dream

255 votes | submitted 2010-07-24 16:40:36 by stophaveatime | 59 comments

Current estimates on the cost of components show that getting the cost of a device below $100 isn’t easy.

My teenage son's $1,055 cell phone bill

111 votes | submitted 2010-07-23 21:58:04 by seattlegirluw | 67 comments

My wife knew something wasn't right when she pulled our phone bill out of the mailbox and saw that T-Mobile didn't send it in a smallish envelope as they usually do. It was curiously packaged in one of those oversized 9-by-12-inch envelopes instead.\r\n

Intelligent Vehicles making 13,000 km Trip with No Drivers

303 votes | submitted 2010-07-23 20:57:31 by bobosmitor | 57 comments

Don’t be freaked out if you happen to come across two bright orange vans with no drivers at the wheel.

Worlds Cheapest Tablet Comes From India: Costs $35

221 votes | submitted 2010-07-23 12:36:15 by nationdiggie | 44 comments

Indian Government announced Sakshat, world's cheapest tablet that is expected to go on sale by next year. Price? Well, 35 bucks and you get to fiddle around with the tablet, forever.

Fart Operated TV Remote

140 votes | submitted 2010-07-23 01:19:28 by spiderman0505 | 14 comments

OK, I know that sounds weird, but bear with me for a moment.  My Pops really enjoys two things; 1) channel surfing and 2) farting.

Human Not Included: A Camera That Picks the Best Pic to Take

289 votes | submitted 2010-07-22 14:15:47 by bizwiz2 | 27 comments

We hate to admit it, but so much of what makes a good picture doesn't involve a whole lot of human input--that's one reason why digital cameras have made superb snapshots so simple. But consider this: Much of what makes a picture artistic could actually be programmed into a camera.

Blinding laser beam newest police tool

238 votes | submitted 2010-07-22 05:34:44 by dilberto | 116 comments

Police agencies from around Puget Sound got a pitch Wednesday on a new weapon that can blind a suspect short term with a giant laser beam.\r\n\r\nThe promoters claim the lasers are effective day or night, and are designed to be effective anywhere from 3 feet to a mile-and-a-half away from a suspect - without causing eye damage.

Ars Technica reviews the Motorola Droid X

0 votes | submitted 2010-07-22 03:03:08 by mrbabyman | 0 comments

The Droid X brings together outstanding hardware specifications, an impressive feature set, all-day battery life, and excellent messaging software. Despite some weaknesses in the user interface, we were mostly impressed by Motorola's latest Android-based smartphone.

DIY iPhone 4 Steadycam with Gimbal is cheap, effective, cool

0 votes | submitted 2010-07-21 21:37:14 by bossm4n | 0 comments

Say you’re stoked on your new iPhone 4 and the integrated 5-megapixel camera’s ability to shoot really high quality 720p HD video, but you just can’t seem to steady your caffeine-and-sugar fueled hands enough to record a decently smooth video clip. What do you do? Well, you can either buy an expensive steadycam rig or give up caffeine and sugar...

Motorola Droid X Screen Failures, Privacy Issue

0 votes | submitted 2010-07-21 21:30:42 by gvoakes | 0 comments

Several reports are now surfacing outlining a number of Motorola Droid X problems and issues.

16 Amazing Photos Taken By Compact Digital Cameras (pics)

365 votes | submitted 2010-07-21 19:31:03 by bluenile | 52 comments

These photos demonstrate, remarkable photos are not a product of what camera you have, but how you use it.

Palm Facebook: "Hold it any way you like".

1 votes | submitted 2010-07-21 14:56:10 by antdude | 0 comments

"A good number of companies have been busy getting their shots in at Apple over the antenna fiasco such as RIM, Samsung, HTC, and Nokia, and many folks from the SPE Network. Now Palm is following suite in a more... subtle way..."