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Kelly Hodgkins

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Discovery, Sony and IMAX announce plans for round the clock 3D television network

January 6th, 2010

Discovery Communications, Sony Corporation and IMAX Corporation, a trio of entertainment powerhouses, are teaming up to deliver the first dedicated 3D television network in the US. The network will feature 24/7 programming from Discovery, Sony Pictures Entertainment, IMAX and other third party 3D content creators with a focus on genres that look stunning in 3D. …

Google Nexus One headed to Verizon Wireless and Vodafone in Spring 2010

January 5th, 2010

Google’s Nexus One announcement went smoothly as planned — Nexus One confirmed, Android 2.1 detailed and T-Mobile as the launch partner confirmed. All done, all good, except for the little bombshell that was presented at the end. The Nexus One will be hitting both Verizon Wireless and Vodafone this Spring! All you folks who eschewed …

WebOS to get 3D gaming and native application support in 2010?

January 3rd, 2010

WebOS 1.3.5 was released to the masses last week and its inner workings were promptly picked apart by eager webOS hackers. One of the most exciting finds was the inclusion of the SDL library in this latest version of webOS. SDL is an acronym for Simple DirectMedia Layer, an open source library that provides a …

GoToMyPC now available for the Mac

January 3rd, 2010

While kicking back at BGR headquarters and enjoying some post-holiday relaxation, we stumbled upon a nice little suprise for all you Mac users out there. No longer in beta, GoToMyPC has officially launched for the Mac. Folks with Mac OS 10.5 and higher can download and install GoToMyPC on their Mac and remotely access their …

Microsoft files patent for muscle-based computer controls

January 1st, 2010

While everyone is going “ga-ga” over Apple’s dynamic tactile feedback keyboard patent, Microsoft has quietly filed a patent for several methods of controlling a computer using Electromyography (EMG). The technique would record the electrical activity of muscles and translate those signals into instruction sets which would control a computer. EMG technology is not new, it is used in …

Clearwire ends 2009 on a positive note, looks forward to 2010

January 1st, 2010

Sprint/Clearwire has enjoyed the bounty of being the largest 4G carrier in the US in 2009. The Kirkland, Washington based company has expanded its Clear WiMAX service from a mere 2 to 27 total markets in 2009 and is offering 4-6Mbps broadband wireless connectivity in five major cities including Baltimore, Las Vegas, Chicago, Atlanta and …

HTC to debut a new touchscreen tablet at CES 2010?

December 31st, 2009

Forget the iSlate, an unconfirmed rumor suggests that HTC may have multiple models of a new touchscreen tablet, a device that the Taiwanese handset manufacturer has been secretly working on for the last 18 months, ready for debut. One model of the rumored tablet will feature a Qualcomm processor (Snapdragon?), a touchscreen display (multi-touch?), new …