Archive for Courtney Boyd Myers

3D-on-the-go with Samsung BD-C8000 portable Blu-ray player

3D-on-the-go with Samsung BD-C8000 portable Blu-ray player

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Samsung US has announced its sleek, black BD-C8000, the world's first portable Blu-Ray player that can handle new 3D discs. While the new player's screen is 2D only, it enables 3D playback when connected to a 3D-capable TV (and, obviously, used with 3D... >>

Samsung 65-incher is world's biggest 3D LED TV

Samsung 65-incher is world's biggest 3D LED TV

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In the US, Samsung has announced three new 3D TVs, one of which, the LED C8000 Series, is the world’s largest 3D-capable set. The TV has a 65-inch screen, Precision Dimming technology, 240Hz refresh rate technology, dynamic 8,000,000:1 contrast ratio... >>

“The Best BlackBerry Ever”?

“The Best BlackBerry Ever”?

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On Tuesday morning in New York City, technology journalists and film crews lined the street of 42nd St. and 11th Avenue for an exclusive announcement from AT&T and Research In Motion (RIM). Most people in line were fairly certain they were waiting for... >>

Google opens up multiple sign-in functionality

Google opens up multiple sign-in functionality

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Currently, in order to log into multiple Google accounts, you have to use multiple browsers or sign out of separate accounts – but this is about to change. According to the unofficial Google blogspot, Google Operating System, it is testing a feature... >>

Gun-toting Samsung robots patrol Korean DMZ

Gun-toting Samsung robots patrol Korean DMZ

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South Korea has strengthened its military with a team of robots, who will work side-by-side with soldiers in the Demilitarised Zone (referred to as the "DMZ"), the 160 mile long, 2.5-mile wide strip of land separating South Korea from North Korea. The... >>

Droid X by Motorola
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Droid X by Motorola

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A week of toting around the new Droid X and reactions from friends remind me of the days I used to walk my Newfoundland dog around campus. "Woah, that thing is huge!" the boys would shout, followed by, "How much does he weigh?". The new Droid X is comparable... >>

Droid X hopes to steal iPhone 4's thunder

Droid X hopes to steal iPhone 4's thunder

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With today’s most powerful enterprise services being delivered to mobile devices, it's no wonder why everyone is so obsessed with mobile. "It’s the new way of computing", said Google CEO Eric Schmidt at the recent Motorola Droid X press conference... >>

Forget the World Cup, here's the RoboCup

Forget the World Cup, here's the RoboCup

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Humans aren't the only ones playing football right now. From 19th to 25 June, robots from world-renowned universities will compete in Singapore for RoboCup 2010. This is the other World Cup where players range from 6-inch wheeled Wall-Es to 5-foot-tall... >>

Soluto: the anti-frustration software that will fix your PC

Soluto: the anti-frustration software that will fix your PC

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A new piece of software, that looks to disrupt the PC software and hardware industry with what it is calling "anti-frustration" software that can "map the PC Genome", has been launched. "It will make the world a happier place", Soluto's chief product... >>

IKEA robotics in da house

IKEA robotics in da house

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Too tired to pull up a chair? One day, that chair may come to you. "IKEA Robotics", developed by NYU ITP student Adam Lassy, is a conceptual study on changing environments using IKEA furniture. For the ITP spring show, Lassy modified a table and chair... >>

First Look: Sprint HTC Evo
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First Look: Sprint HTC Evo

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Made exclusively for Sprint by HTC, the new Android 4G smartphone "EVO" has arrived. Evo is the first Android 2.1 phone supported by Sprint’s new 4G high-speed WiMAX network in the US. When we played with the Evo last week, it was like holding something... >>

Stateside HTC Evo 4G hands-on

Stateside HTC Evo 4G hands-on

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Look no further Wall-E, the Evo is here. Made exclusively for Sprint, HTC's Evo is the first Android 2.1 phone in the US supported by Sprint’s new 4G high-speed WiMAX network. Speaking at the launch event in New York, which Pocket-lint attended, Dan... >>

Will the RoboCops rise by 2015?

Will the RoboCops rise by 2015?

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RoboCop, released in 1987, features a crime-fighting cyborg set in the year 2015: one part veteran police officer Alexander James Murphy (played by Peter Weller), who, after his brutal murder, is resurrected by mega-corporation OCP to be one part Kevlar... >>