Archive for July, 2011

Star Wars Xbox 360 Revealed at Comic-Con

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

At the recent Comic-Con event in San Diego, California, Microsoft revealed a limited edition Xbox 360 that will be modeled on a Star Wars theme. The console will be modeled after the R2-D2 character, while a wireless gold controller will resemble C-3PO. When the console is turned on, it will emit the character’s signature beeps. It will feature a 320-gigabyte hard drive, the largest available on the Xbox 360 to date.

The Star Wars Xbox 360 will retail for about $450 and will come with a Kinect sensor and headset. It will also include an action-adventure game called Kinect Star Wars.

Read more about the limited edition Star Wars Xbox 360 at Yahoo! News.

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Google+ Reaches 20 Million Users in 2 Weeks

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Google+ Circles

Google+, the new social media startup from the search engine giant, is reported to have reached more than 20 million users a short 2 weeks after opening registration on an invitation-only basis.  According to MSNBC, it took Facebook and Twitter more than 2 years to reach the same level of membership.  However, the startup still has a ways to go to catch up with Facebook’s current 750 million users and Twitter’s 200 million.

Learn more about Google+ in this YouTube video.  If you’re intrigued, you can take an interactive tour and find out about registering on the Google+ website.

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Casio G-Shock Watch with Bluetooth

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Casio G-shock Bluetooth

Casio has revealed plans for a new G-Shock watch with a low-energy variant of Bluetooth 4. In addition to offering the water-resistant and shock-resistant features found in other models of the G-Shock, this new watch will connect wirelessly with your Bluetooth 4 smartphone, updating its time from your phone. It will also notify you when you have an incoming call or email message.

Casio claims that the G-Shock Bluetooth 4 watch will run for up to two years on a single battery. The watch’s availability and it price are still unknown.

Read more about the G-Shock Bluetooth watch on Wired’s Gadget Lab blog. If you’re interested in innovative watches, read about the Sportive All-in-One Training Watch.

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Tunewriter III Nostalgic Audio Recorder

Thursday, July 07th, 2011

If you have a collection of favorite music on vinyl or cassette, you can digitize it with this unique audio recorder.  The Victoria Tunewriter III is a multi-functional music system that allows you to play music from an MP3 player, vinyl record or audio cassette as well as record it and convert it to MP3 format or burn a new CD. 

Before your vinyl or tape music collection deteriorates further, modernize your music by converting it to digital.  An added benefit is that you can then share your favorite songs with family and friends. 

The Victoria Tunewrite III has a retro design that will make it a focal point on any room.  You can connect it to your home stereo or external speakers for enhanced sound quality or use the headphone jack to listen via headphones.

Find out more about the Victoria Tunewriter III on the Grace Digital Audio website.

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