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Facebook Hoax Spreading Like Wildfire

Unfortunately, some people take advantage of hacking frenzies like the ones we’ve been facing, to create hoax threats and scares because they know that contextual cues will help the hoax be believable.

It doesn’t help that the media preys on fear of its viewers, because fear sells. People innately seek to be fearful of something because it has been beneficial to the survival of our ancestors, and thus, we carry the same trait.

Forget 75 Inches, 85″ 3D TV On The Way

Just three days after we covered Samsung’s 75-inch 3D TV, it appears that Bang & Olufsen heard the news. The company has just announced an 85-inch BeoVision 4-85 3D television that’s going to start shipping next month. I bet many of you were shocked when we told you that 75″ Samsung was going to set you back $17,600 but guess how much 10 extra inches costs you? The BeoVision 3D TV will retail at $85,000. Talk about sticker shock!

Introducing The 16.2MP, Sony NEX C3

With summer just around the corner, consumers are looking for reliable, high-powered cameras that will allow them to take the best snapshots of their upcoming summer vacation. And you know, with a brand like Sony, you’re not likely to be let down. Sony has unleashed some information about the upcoming NEX C3.

This gorgeous device brings together elements of “classic tradition” with futuristic components. Together, the two vibes interweave to bring you a beautiful 16.2MP camera that supports 720p HD video recording and captures the most important photos in your life. The popout LCD screen provides excellent views for those low-angle shots with an intuitive and simple button configuration.

Samsung Announces All-Weather W200 Camcorder

Samsung has introduced a new pocket camcorder that is meant for all weather. While it’s not the most fashionable video camera out there, it’s not meant to be. The W200 is meant for rain or shine, wind and storm. The device can withstand shock, force, water, and dust. 2 meters for shock and 3 meters for water, to be specific. The device is coated with anti-drop material as well for those crazy times when you need footage, fast!

Next Generation Television Watches Your Every Move

Intel demonstrated a focused on camera that recognizes both facial and gesture input at Intel Developer Forum, Beijing 2011. The demo begun by showing an avatar being controlled by having the camera map on the user’s face. This mapping allowed the user to control the avatar’s head movements as well as the facial features, enabling the avatar to laugh, smile, frown, or look confused.

The gesture recognition allows users to control and navigate the user interface with the wave of a hand. This hand waving allows photos to move from right to left, zoom in and out and rotate pictures in clockwise or counterclockwise directions. The next demonstration showed how the software uses facial recognition to determine how many males and females are present in the room, their age, and their emotion (happy or sad). The application uses this information to…