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Rdio Releases New Android App, Ought To Be Ashamed Of Its Windows Phone App

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Today, Rdio is releasing a brand new application for Android phones chock-full of fresh features, which is awesome. Mainly because it gives me an excuse to write up a related rant I would have published at some point anyway. But let’s get the new Android app part out of the...
Rdio Releases New Android App, Ought To Be Ashamed Of Its Windows Phone App

Apple's Television: Wave Your Hands To Change The Channel (AAPL)

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The Apple television rumor mill is working overtime, and now we learn the device might support hand gestures and voice commands according to sources cited in The Globe And Mail. We'd certainly expect Siri integration, but we're surprised by reports of waving your hands around as a means to...
Apple's Television: Wave Your Hands To Change The Channel (AAPL)

SmartKey TV HDMI dongle gives ICS brains to any boob tube (video)

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How many similar devices have to come to light, until a new category is born? Screentop? USBPC? We're going with "Pendroid." Whatever you want to call it, here's another one, this time up the SmartKey TV from Italian firm LiquidTv. Inside its tiny housing are a 1GHz ARM Cortex...
SmartKey TV HDMI dongle gives ICS brains to any boob tube (video)

Best Buy leaks possible Apple iTV details; 42-inch display, $1,499 price tag

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Best Buy has reportedly been testing the waters for a possible “iTV” offering from Apple. According to The Verge, the retail giant has been circulating a customer survey that provides some very specific details about an Apple HDTV to gauge consumer interest. Here are the details: 42-inch 1080 LED...
Best Buy leaks possible Apple iTV details; 42-inch display, $1,499 price tag

Apple’s Siri-enabled iTV already being tested by potential partners, report claims

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Prototypes of Apple’s upcoming HDTV are already being tested by multiple potential carrier partners Apple is trying to woo, The Globe and Mail reports. The Canadian paper calls the iTV “a product that has the potential to revolutionize TV viewing by turning conventional televisions into gigantic iPads,” and claims at...
Apple’s Siri-enabled iTV already being tested by potential partners, report claims

Updated Hyundai app brings remote control to your Blue Link fleet

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Hyundai Sonata and Veloster owners have had some level of remote access for a year now, but the latest version of the Blue Link app does even more. Along with remote start, door lock / unlock and control of the horn and lights, you can now run vehicle diagnostics,...
Updated Hyundai app brings remote control to your Blue Link fleet

Ben Heck's Android-controlled pot-stirrer does (most of) the cooking for you

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Ben Heck is always thinking up gadgets that make life easier, from completely hands-free luggage to a sensor system for improved cycling safety. His latest mod is meant for those of us who have burnt Ramen a few too many times. His so-called Ben-Stur Remote Control Android app works...
Ben Heck's Android-controlled pot-stirrer does (most of) the cooking for you

How Croatia’s RemoterApp conquered Nokia before heading for iOS, Android and Windows Phone

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One would think that in order to be successful, you’d have to be original and innovative. While in most cases this is true, and real innovators have a chance to grab a bigger part of the cake, others will use their skills and imagination to make a product which will...
How Croatia’s RemoterApp conquered Nokia before heading for iOS, Android and Windows Phone
Sources: New Apple TV launching in March, near-immediate availability hinted for new iPads

Sony broadcasts three-chip PMW-200 XDCAM with Android or iOS remote control app

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If you're the reporter and camera operator for K-STIX, Sony's got good news: they just unveiled the PMW-200 XDCAM, and you can control it with your smartphone. The camcorder features a broadcast-friendly 50Mbps data rate drawing from three half-inch CMOS sensors -- bigger than any other broadcast handheld cam,...
Sony broadcasts three-chip PMW-200 XDCAM with Android or iOS remote control app

Sony Japan announces ICS for tablets in late April, WiFi-only Tablet P April 21st

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Owners of Sony's Tablet S and Tablet P can look forward to receiving Android 4.0.3 next month, at least in Japan. Beyond the latest and greatest Google-provided underpinnings, the update will also expand their photo capabilities with activation from the lock screen and the ability to take panoramic pictures,...
Sony Japan announces ICS for tablets in late April, WiFi-only Tablet P April 21st
As the battle for the living room heats up, Brightcove bets big on Apple TV
Spotify Moves Beyond Facebook With a "Play Button" For the Rest of the Web

Sphero goes modular, spins out for a drive (video)

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Sphero's hooked up with a new whip, albeit a retro-fitted one. Skylar, a Junior Developer at Orbotix, modded an old RC car with an Arduino board, H-bridge and a few trackball parts, enabling the remote control ball to serve as its brain. Just in time too -- there's only...
Sphero goes modular, spins out for a drive (video)

AUDIO: Inventor of remote control dies

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A director at the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers led the tributes for the inventor of the remote control...
AUDIO: Inventor of remote control dies

Hey, Google, Great Show -- But What's Up With The Nexus Pricing Strategy?

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Google put on a great show in San Francisco yesterday, with a bunch of skydivers leaping out of a plane and landing on the roof of the conference center to demo Google's new computerized glasses. And Google released an impressive new tablet, the Nexus 7, that is designed to compete...
Hey, Google, Great Show -- But What's Up With The Nexus Pricing Strategy?

BeetleCam's back with armor on board, and it brought a friend packing a Canon EOS 1Ds MK III

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Having braved the wilds of Tanzania and emerged with some brilliant photos, but a camera destroyed by a lion, the remote control BeetleCam is back at it. This time around, the buggy's got a Canon 550D, is sporting an armored shroud and it brought a buddy with some serious...
BeetleCam's back with armor on board, and it brought a friend packing a Canon EOS 1Ds MK III
Spotify 'Play' widget lets you embed music for free on websites, Tumblr blogs

Sonos listens to reason, drops dedicated controller in favor of smartphone apps

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Sonos will halt the sale of its pricey CR200 remote control from June 1st, after acknowledging that it's been nudged into obsolescence by free software controllers for Macs, PCs, tablets and smartphones. It'll honor warranties and issue software updates for the "foreseeable future," but CEO John MacFarlane indicates the decision...
Sonos listens to reason, drops dedicated controller in favor of smartphone apps

AUDIO: Tributes to 'extraordinary' remote control inventor

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British inventor Trevor Bayliss and journalist Kate Williams discuss how the remote control has affected our lives...
AUDIO: Tributes to 'extraordinary' remote control inventor

Hands on with the remastered Rdio for Android

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Rdio, a music subscription service offering more than 12 million tracks, released a new Android client on Monday. The application is a full re-write of the software, rather than an update to the existing code, and better supports Android 4.0 smartphones and tablets, allowing the app to be controlled on...
Hands on with the remastered Rdio for Android

Some Interesting Gossip About The Apple Television From Asian Supply Chain Sources (AAPL)

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Topeka Capital analyst Brian White was traveling through Taipei last week, and he has some interesting gossip on the Apple television: Regarding Apple TV, the data points during our trip indicate the Company will use a special type of motion detection technology on future full blown Apple TV that we...
Some Interesting Gossip About The Apple Television From Asian Supply Chain Sources (AAPL)

President Obama’s new favorite toy Sphero gets new apps, will open up to devs on upcoming hack tour

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Sphero might just be one of the coolest iOS-game systems you’ve ever seen, and now the unique robotic gaming ball just got all the greater with the additional of two new apps: Chromo and MacroLab. Maker Orbotix has also introduced the first firmware since its December launch, and plans to encourage...
President Obama’s new favorite toy Sphero gets new apps, will open up to devs on upcoming hack tour
My Xbox Live app now lets you control your console from your iPad

My Xbox LIVE app adds iPad support in 1.6 update

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One mobile pillar at a time, or so seems Microsoft's approach to support for My Xbox LIVE. The app, previously available as a remote control perk for Windows Phone, Android and iPhone users, has just seen a 1.6 update that brings with it bug fixes for iOS, but more...
My Xbox LIVE app adds iPad support in 1.6 update

GoPro HD Hero 2's free ProTune upgrade will add 24fps and higher bitrates

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On the show floor at NAB 2012 GoPro had more to show off than just a finalized version of its $99 WiFi BacPac and Remote Control kit we saw at CES, announcing a ProTune firmware update that should bring an all new level of quality to its existing HD...
GoPro HD Hero 2's free ProTune upgrade will add 24fps and higher bitrates

EIZO FORIS FS2333 23-inch gaming monitor helps you see what evil lurks in the shadows

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How seriously do you take your gaming habit? Is it extreme enough to warrant the purchase of a monitor specially designed to highlight baddies hiding out in the shadows? Well then EIZO's about to make your day, as its FORIS FS2333 23-inch display packs intelligent imaging technology to amplify...
EIZO FORIS FS2333 23-inch gaming monitor helps you see what evil lurks in the shadows
Action Cameras That Capture Your Thrills and Spills
Lytro Light Field Camera teardown finds Bluetooth & Wi-Fi chip hidden inside

Hands-on with the Honeywld Power Zest ICS settop box at Computex 2012 (video)

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Looking for an unwieldy product name for your next game of tech Scrabble? How about Honeywld Power Zest? Yes, don't adjust your television, there's no "i" in Honeywld. Speaking of TVs, this err... zesty little item we discovered here at Computex is a settop box running Ice Cream Sandwich....
Hands-on with the Honeywld Power Zest ICS settop box at Computex 2012 (video)
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