Engineers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have invented a light focusing device that will concentrate light to just a few Nanometers. This could lead to new technology in communications, computing, television, and imaging (just to name but a few).
Releasing their November totals for sales of the Xbox 360 in the United States, Microsoft reports that after a huge Black Friday week uptick, the Xbox 360 pulled off a total of 1.26 million units for the month. The week of Back Friday saw unit sales of 750,000 units.
Gigabyte Technology stepped out of its PC hardware walled garden to release OTG G66B1, a portable lithium-ion power-bank that can store 6,600 mAh of power, letting you keep some in reserve for your smartphones and tablets. It conducts all its business over USB.
Referees at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan will be able to refuse to use technology to monitor whether a ball has crossed the goal line or even reject the signal that the system sends. In the competition, FIFA will test two of the systems, the Hawk-Eye and the GoalRef
Even though Samsung has already made a couple of attempts to integrate a pico projector into a phone, its newest solution is an interesting accessory for Galaxy smartphones. Mobile Beam Projector is a standalone device which allows you to project various contents.
In their official Blog, the people behind the new Android gaming console OUYA have stated that the unit is on-target to ship by it's promise date of December 28th to game developers. The OUYA console had a successful kickstarter campaign and was backed by 100s of devs.
Hardkernel decided to enter the battle against Raspberry Pi and Intel NUC boards with its newly designed ODROID-U boards. Being the smallest and the cheapest, they think they could be a competitive player in this segment and they do have something to offer.
In a patent recently made available, Sony has developed the idea of a motion controller that can be used in both a connected or disconnected configuration. It looks like the controller has all the typical controls one would expect and also some orbs at the front.
Clay Jam, a game by Fat Pebble, that let's you flatten claymation monsters is now available for the iPad, iPod, iPod Touch and Android too! The best part of being able to roll a boulder down a hill and smoosh monsters is that all this clay squashing fun is free!
Want to place your Minecraft creations anywhere you would like in the real world? Would you like to place that giant effigy of yourself in the front of your school or perhaps send a creeper to your boss's house? Now you can with the Minecraft Reality App for iOS.
The highly anticipated Oculus Rift ship date has been moved out to March of 2013 according to an update notice on the Oculus team's Kickstarter webpage. The Oculus Rift ia a video headset that will immerse the user in a one-of-a-kind gaming experience.
Mobile payments processor Square announced that it is now pushing over $10 billion worth transactions per year. The company crossed the $5 billion per year mark just this spring, and $8 billion/yr. from a few weeks ago. Its recent deal with Starbucks is doing wonders.
Barnes & Noble finally launched the Nook Reader app for Windows 8 and Windows RT, available through Windows Store. The release comes rather late, as one would've expected Microsoft's $300 million investment in the company to force a speedier release.