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Deal of the Day: Apple iPhone 3G, 3GS, and 4G Solar Charger for $7.64 plus $1.73 Shipping

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 11:12 am

Our Deal of the Day today is the Golden Gadgets - Apple iPhone 3G, 3GS, and 4G Solar Charger for $7.64 plus $1.73 Shipping!.


Offer: Golden Gadgets has this new solar iPhone charger, usable with the Apple iPhone 3G, 3GS, and 4G. It's very small and weighs just 40 grams. It's regularly $12.99, but on sale for $8.99, plus use 15% off coupon code: GGFA15 to take the price down to just $7.64 (unknown expiration date). Shipping comes out to just $1.73.


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Tuesday Morning Roundup

By: Steve Dougherty | More News: Roundups | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 10:45 am

The latest happenings from around the web - October 19th, 2010




- Toshiba T235-S1345 AMD Turion II Notebook @ PC Perspective

- Building A Silent HTPC Article @ OCIA




- Asrock P55 Deluxe3 Mainboard @ Technic3D

- ASRock P55 Extreme4 Motherboard @ ThinkComputers




- Intel updates its prices @ eTeknix

- AMD Shows 32nm Fusion Llano APUs Running AvP @ Legit Reviews

- AMD Fusion Update: Llano APU and the HD 6800 Series @ HiTechLegion

- AMD demos Llano @ Tech Report

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Sony-Ericssons Cyber-shot S006 brings first 16.4mp phone camera

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 6:03 am

Think your 8mp camera on your cell phone camera is awesome? It's old tech now. Sony Ericsson has announced the first phone sporting a 16.4mp sensor: the Cyber-shot S006.


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Set to hit Japan in the spring, this smartphone is based around the popular 1 GHz Snapdragon processor with a 3.3 inch screen with the requisite built-in WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. The uber-camera also has ISO settings of up to 12800 for fast moving shots. Sony's OS will be installed on the phone which will be exclusive to KDDI, one of Japan's big cell phone providers. Here's to hoping it hits phones the rest of the world can get their hands on soon.

AMD shows off Llano APU

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPU, APU & Chipsets | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 5:37 am

AMD have shown off their upcoming Llano APU at a press event in Los Angeles.


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The upcoming Llano unit will be 32nm and manufactured at GlobalFoundaries - reports are saying the 32nm process has been a bit iffy so far, but obviously AMD have ironed those issues out with GloFo as this demo shows.


Now for a bit of GlobalFoundaries PR speak:


"AMD's Llano is the industry's first foundry product with High-k Metal Gate (HKMG), so it is an important proof point of our ability to deliver this new technology. Our 32nm HKMG technology ramp is currently in early production at Fab 1 in Dresden and we are making continued progress on ramping the process in support of AMD's 1H 2011 customer commitments."

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Bose enters the mobile game with Bluetooth headset

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 5:11 am

Bose, a name usually associated with premium priced audio hardware, is making a jump into the mobile game by announcing a new Bluetooth headset. Apparently there weren't too many ideas left when it comes to naming, because it has been dubbed "the Bose Bluetooth headset."


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This headset will come with noise cancelling properties, a design that foregoes the usual "ear hook," and self adjusting volume that levels things out depending on the noise in your environment. The one thing that is familiar for Bose fans will be the price: $149.99. The Bose Bluetooth Headset is expected to hit store shelves sometime in November.

NVIDIA releases new GeForce drivers, 260.89 WHQL

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Video Cards | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 4:02 am

Run an NVIDIA GeForce card? Want some free performance increases or added functionality for other NVIDIA services such as 3D Vision or SLI? Then you'll want to check out their new drivers...


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The new NVIDIA drivers are WHQL signed, not beta - will support GeForce 6 series and above as well as the ION platformed GPU's. The suite also includes 3D vision software, GPU-integrated audio device driver (version, and PhysX system software (version 9.10.0514).


There's a bunch of bug fixes, performance increases and support for new GPU's (GT 430).


As for performance increases, they are exclusive to the GTX 460 and 480 GPU's.

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It's party time anywhere with iGlo's Wi-Fi controlled LED light strip

By: Don Lynn | More News: Peripherals | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 3:54 am

Ever think, "man this party is lame; I bet some flashing lights would get it going?" iGlo is betting on this with their portable LED set that will make you and your iPad/iPhone the life of any shindig.




With real time LED flash and color control via an app, you can change up the frequency, brightness, and color of the lighting of the 5 meter long string via the WiFi connection. You can even make your own lighting programs for true customization to your favorite song, colors, or mood. It's an expensive little light set at $299, but being able to rave at any time makes it worth it, right?

Microsoft announces Kinect launch day game lineup

By: Don Lynn | More News: Gaming | Posted: Oct 19, 2010 3:31 am

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Launch day for Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect motion controller system is Novemer 4th, and as with any new gaming accessory this major the big question is "what games will be available?" Microsoft has answered that question today by outlining the 17 games that will be available on launch day. Check out the full list after the break.

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