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Microsoft officially announces the Arc Touch mouse

September 1st, 2010

In a press release today, Microsoft officially announced its Arc Touch mouse. As the folks in Redmond explain: “The Arc Touch Mouse [is] the first mouse designed to flatten for portability and pop up for comfort. The new mouse features Microsoft’s first touch scroll strip for easy navigation — just move a finger slowly for controlled …

DROID Pro is DROID 2 world edition, LG enV Touch 2 to run Android?

August 19th, 2010

Engadget is reporting that a “source close to the situation” has informed them that the Motorola DROID Pro will simply be a clone of the current DROID 2 handset with an HSPA and GSM radio for global roaming. The blog notes that Verizon has been known to muck with device-branding and identity right up until device launch, and …

Next Sony PSP to have touch controls on back?

August 19th, 2010

According to website EuroGamer, the next Sony PSP will have the ability to control gameplay with “a touch-sensitive area on the back of the unit behind the screen.” The blog quotes “three separate development sources who have seen and used the new PSP,” and reports that: “Sony is showcasing the unfinished handheld to publishers at …

Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse breaks cover on German website

August 18th, 2010

It looks like the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse that was rumored months back is close to becoming official. German website notebooksbilliger has the fabled mouse, complete with pictures, available for pre-order for 70€ ($90) with an available ship-date of October 13th. The sleek mouse is — as the name suggests — arched for ergonomic navigation but can also be bent …

Images of fourth generation iPod Touch screen suggest front-facing camera

August 6th, 2010

MacRumors is reporting that they have acquired images of the front LCD screen for the yet-to-be-released fourth generation Apple iPod Touch. The upper ribbon-cable that connections the display to the logic board reads “Apple 2010” and the part looks extremely similar to the screen used by the iPhone 4. The front panel also has a …

Fourth generation iPod Touch case images leak?

August 5th, 2010

It looks like images of the fourth generation iPod Touch have been spotted on the internet, thanks in part to an accessories manufacturer. Hardmac.com has images of what looks to be a new iPT complete with an updated camera and LED flash. While the front of the device looks the same, and is in all likelihood Photoshoped, …

Microsoft Hardware Team tweets, teases of new hardware

August 3rd, 2010

The Microsoft Hardware Team has had a Twitter account — @msfthardware — for just over a week, and they are wasting no time in using the micro-blog service to tease the release of a new product. Yesterday, the company tweeted: “‘Don’t be so touchy…flat is where it’s at.’ We’ll share another glimpse of our upcoming …

BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider launching in June at AT&T

May 14th, 2010

While June has usually been strictly roped off as “iPhone month” for AT&T, this year looks like it will be different. A couple of our RIM sources have informed us that the BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider will be making its public debut in June on AT&T. Those dates can slip a bit, but middle to …

Symbian's S^4 interface gets previewed on video

February 26th, 2010

Symbian fans looking forward to the S^4 release can get a sneak peek at the interface for this upcoming OS courtesy of YouTube member mdanofierce. The two b-roll style  S^4 videos appear to be recorded from an emulator and reveal a multiple homescreen, touch-based interface that is peppered with widgets and a full-screen photo album …

Best Buy Sony eReader giveaway!

December 22nd, 2009

Nope, we’re not quite finished with this BGR giveaway series — we’re holding a brand new Sony Reader Touch Edition from Best Buy and it could be yours. Here are some specs followed by the official entry rules: 6″ touch-screen display 800 x 600 resolution and 5 adjustable font sizes Virtual keyboard 512MB internal memory …