Tag Archives: software

Opera browser coming to Nintendo DS in June

Opera announced that the Nintendo DS will be the next gaming console to use its browser for console web surfing. Starting June 4, Opera will be available to all U.S. gamers. Opera has been available to Nintendo players in Japan and Europe since the tail end of 2006, with the beta version for the Wii available in the U.S. since ...

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Download: Zync plug-in, makes YouTube even more social

NousTube is a cool little plug-in for Yahoo! Messenger that allows you to watch YouTube movies with your friends as you converse through IM simultaneously. This is a nice alternative to sending your friend the URL and waiting for them to watch the movie. This is how YouTube SHOULD be as a social networking tool. You can even pause and ...

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Chumby multigadget for versatile tech needs and hacking inspired fun

You want a Chumby, you just don’t know it yet. A Chumby is a DIY versatile multigadget that is capable of displaying a variety of options and can be built into literally anything. The Chumby is basically a processor, some memory and a screen, but the lengths at what you can do with these few supplies are nearly endless. Users ...

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BabySim infant emergency simulator for blossoming nurses

BabySim is a new technology being used by nursing students at Canterbury Christ Church University. Nurses are often called upon for duty for the birth of a child with emergency medical needs. The portable BabySim is an anatomically correct infant doll which is meant to simulate the real-life needs of a newborn. Using this technology, which also comes with software ...

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Silicon Power Vista Certified USB flash drive and memory card

Taiwan-based USB manufacturer Silicon Power announced its newest Touch 510 180x USB flash drive / memory family and its capability to support Microsoft Vista and its Ready Boost technology. The Vista Ready Boost system will allow users to use the Touch 180X as an extension of memory. Acting as a extra push for your system RAM while still being able ...

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Panos Cube photo effect for Photoshop

Some really cool things can be done with Photoshop. Most people really don’t want to spend the money to purchase a plug-in to do something that you can supposedly do yourself. But dammit if it isn’t a whole lot easier. The Panos Cube effect from PanosFX allows Photoshop users to add pictures onto a cool looking cube graphic in 18 ...

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Test: A bike ride with the PSP GPS

While we’re still waiting for the PSP GPS module to be released in North America, we can take a look at what  it can do in Japan. The guys at NikkeiBP have taken the PSP GPS module for a spin this weekend, this time they’ve used  the MaPlus Portable Navi software. Data stored in the 1.8GB UMD is enough for ...

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Meizu rips off Windows Vista, after iPhone and iPod nano

Meizu (the Chinese company famous for ripping off other people’s designs and making them work better than the original) has done it again. After taking inspiration from the iPod nano and the iPhone, Microsoft is not spared either. But really, this time is just a soft rip-off, since it’s Meizu’s skin hacked by Meizu fans to make it look like ...

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Rumor!: Quieter 360 coming through software upgrade

Sources say that the answer to a noisy 360 system is coming soon and is in fact already running as an upgrade on some systems. The software update was supposedly sent out to journalists to test with their debugging console. This update is said to reduce the noise from the disk reader of the Xbox 360. Depending on how this ...

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