To add more fun to the fantastic idea of ‘talking to your computer’ [with Google Voice Search], here’s what BreakfastNewYork did; they came up with the Verbalizer, “an open source board to use with Google’s voice search for desktop ” .
This new phone from Sharp will probably give you a different first impression. Only opening it will reveal its true powers. The Sharp Aquos Hybrid 007SH is a Gingerbread-powered full featured smartphone. The device features a 180-degree swivel display (which is also 3D-capable) and an awesome 16MP camera.
Care to own a robot that looks similar to a giant spider and goes ‘clippety-clop’ with its six legs? Have a look at the hexapod KMR-M6 by Kondo Robot of Japan, which just does that.
If you are wondering which one is faster, the new iPad 2 or the Motorola Xoom, then here is your answer. The folks at AnandTech, used GLBenchmark 2.0 test to measure the speed of the three devices…iPad(original), iPad 2 and the Xoom. It turns out that Apple’s new device is just blazingly fast. As AnandTech puts it, “There’s just no competition here.”
Olympus will soon be releasing a super-tough “crush-proof” camera. The highly durable Tough TG-810 will be the world’s first 100kg crush-proof camera. The camera will also be “shock-proof”, atleast from a height of 2m, “freeze-proof”, atleast up to -10C and even “water-proof”, up to a depth of 10m. It will also feature a 3-sensor GPS and even a nanometer to ensure that you don’t dive too deep.
If you think Apple’s Retina is simply awesome and can show laser-sharp images, then you would certainly like Hitachi’s new IPS LCD mobile screen. At a whopping 720×1280 in resolution, Hitach’s new display is even sharper and brighter than that of iPhone 4′s. The display has a 329 dpi (dots-per-inch) versus iPhone 4′s 326 dpi. Not to forget you also get a significantly larger screen view at 4.5 inches versus 3.5 inches of that of the iPhone.
HP has just launched the TouchPad, the company’s answer to Apple’s iPad. The device features a 9.7-inch screen with 1024×768 pixels, identical to that of the iPad. However, notable differences include a 1.3 megapixel webcam that supports video calling and a complete support for Adobe Flash. The TouchPad is powered by a 1.2GHz dual core Snapdragon processor and runs on webOS 3.0.