In late 2008 filmmaker Rob Spence, caught our attention when he announced his plan to jam a video camera in his skull to replace an eye he lost to an unfortunate accident. Instead of connecting the camera to his brain, Spence sought to become a so-called “lifecaster,” recording the feed on an external device. Now his bionic eye is up and running, and he’s even partnered with a little company called Square Enix to create a documentary about state-of-the-art prosthetics and cybernetics. The short film, embedded after the break, was commissioned to celebrate the launch of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. But, this isn’t just some over-long commercial for a game, it’s a serious exploration of cutting edge leg, arm, and eye replacement technology.
If you have a home audio system that you want to stream the music from your computer to, playGo has a new offering that will let you do that with no software in only a few minutes. The playGo USB kit includes a sender and a receiver unit. The sender plugs into the computer via a USB port and the receiver connects to just about any audio gear. That includes connecting to stereos, powered speakers, or headphones.
SanDisk introduces the latest addition to the Sansa lineup of MP3 players, the Sansa Clip Zip MP3 player. In addition to sporting a microSDHC slot for expanded storage, the Sansa Clip Zip comes in two different storage sizes.
Samsung has announced four new handsets in its Galaxy series running Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
In case you were distracted by all the Sony fuss this morning, Nikon also chose today to announce a gaggle of fresh cameras. Most of the new models are incremental updates that will demand in-depth reviews when they`re released in September.
While most electronics developers are busy meeting the advanced, high-tech demands of our era, Telikin Company in Chalfont, Pennsylvania specializes in the production of simple, easy-to-use computers. These devices are touted as “senior friendly” LCD Touchscreen PCs that are available in two sizes: the 18.6″ Telikin Touch (clean neutral white color) and the 20″ Telikin Elite (stylish black color).
Steve Jobs has resigned from his role as CEO of Apple, but he will stay on as Chairman of the Board. Tim Cook, the current COO, will become CEO effective immediately.
Been just a teensy bit jealous of your 360-owning, Avenger-toting friends? Well, Playstation owner, that resentment ends now -- sort of. Having promised a DualShock 3 version by the end of 2011, N-Control`s gone and soft launched its controller appendage with a limited production run before it officially goes on-sale.
SOL REPUBLIC is a new brand launching today with the introduction of the Tracks headphones. Affordable and elegantly designed, the Tracks deliver high quality sound packaged in a solid build for a sweet price.
Just three weeks after unveiling five new BlackBerry OS 7-powered Bold and Torch handsets, RIM has today introduced three new updates to the BlackBerry Curve family aimed at the low to mid-range smartphone market; the Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370.