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Articles tagged with: united kingdom

Program Your Camera To Shoot With A Clap

If you’re obsessed with your cameras, or even if you’re just an amateur photographer, there’s a new kickstarter project called Triggertrap. As of now, it’s a small box concept, but it will be able to modify the way you take photos.

One technical way of modifying the way your camera takes photos is by having your camera triggered by a laser beam. When the beam is broken, the camera snaps. A more user-friendly way of modifying your shooting habits?

Asus Reveals World’s Thinnest Notebook, The U36

Electronics manufacturer Asus, has been a leader of many firsts. They were the first to get netbooks to take off with the Eee PC 4G surf way back in 2007. I remember marveling at netbooks back then, and I still have my Eee PC1000H I bought in August of 2008- it still works well.

Asus has just revealed a 13.3″ notebook dubbed the U36 that is purportedly the thinnest in the world. It is powered by a fast Intel Core i5 CPU and a Super Hybrid Engine to cut down power consumption on the laptop.

Motorola Announces Milestone 3 (Droid 3) For China

Motorola has just announced its new Milestone 3 cellphone will be paired with China’s wireless carrier, Telecom. In case you haven’t been keeping up with the paces, the Milestone 3 is the latest version of the smartphone known as the Droid 3 over here in America.

Unfortunately for those in the United Kingdom, they’ll have to look towards other cellphone manufacturers when it comes to getting a new phone as the Droid 3 will not be making a debut in the UK.

Members Of Anonymous Hacking Group, Arrested

Well, what do you know? Three suspected members of the Anonymous Hacking group were arrested today in Spain. The arrests were made in Barcelona, Valencia, and Almeria. For those who may have forgotten, the Anonymous hacking group is responsible for the attacks on Sony, Spanish banks, and possibly other attacks.

The arrests were actually as part of an investigation that had begun in October 2010. It looks like some of the attacks made by members of the group used a web-based tool called Loic to bombard the target sites with data. Furthermore, Paypal, Mastercard, and Amazon were each targeted using this tool.

First Chromebook Launched In U.K., Kogan Agora

Computer manufacturer, Kogan, has just launched the first Chrome OS-powered laptop in Australia and the United Kingdom. The chromebook is dubbed the Kogan Agora and is an ultra portable laptop that runs the Chrome OS on an Intel Celeron 1.3GHz processor, with 1GB of DDR2 RAM. The RAM (memory) is expandable to four gigabytes, and the unit comes with a 30GB solid state drive.

The Kogan Agora features an 11.6″ WXGA HD LED display, featuring a decent 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.

Acer Iconia Tab A100 3G Hitting Stores Soon

The new Acer 3G Iconia Tab A100 is almost here. Consumers can pre-order the device through UK’s Amazon for $399 pounds. The Iconia Tab A100 ships out with a 7-inch touchscreen display and has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The device comes loaded with Android 3.0 Honeycomb, a Tegra 250 A9 processor, and a 3G Module Huawei EM770W and connectivity via Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n connection.

Samsung And Visa Bring NFC To London 2012 Olympics

Samsung and Visa are currently in talks about a partnership delivering NFC mobile payment technology for the London 2012 Olympics. Both companies are considering rolling an Olympics and Paralympics Games handset in London that will be specially equipped with the new NFC technology. The new phone will work with a Visa payment application and a special SIM card. The consumer will be able to make a purchase with the phone by opening the Visa application and holding it in front of a special contactless reader.

London currently has 60,000 contactless readers in place and VISA is working hard with banks and retailers to make that number even larger. Samsung and VISA sponsored athletes will be among the first to get their hands on the new phone, with consumers later able to buy the phone through…