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Posted by Allison Blackburn

New Alienware Area 51 is out of this world

Alienware have carved out a name for themselves over the last twenty years when it comes to gaming computers. The 2014 Alienware Area 51 gaming system has lived up to this name. Dell has said that the flagship gaming system offers performance that is state of the art, along with scalability, while at the same time being easy to use. [Image Courtesy of Alienware] The desktop gaming system offers a stunning new chassis and has been built around the Extreme Edition Core i7 processor of Intel. No surprises that it will support 4K gaming via three full-sized video cards. [Image Courtesy of […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Drones could sprinkle magic over Disney theme park shows

The world of Walt Disney has always been associated with magical and wonderful things and in the future it could be about to get even more magical with an up to date technology twist. Patents have been filed that suggest that the company could be intending to use unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to control large puppets. These could take over fireworks and be able to suspend displays that could float about in the Disney theme parks. [Image Courtesy of Disney] The first patent has the title of ‘Aerial Display System with Floating Pixels’ and it gives details about a […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Motorola to update its flagship Moto X

Motorola’s Moto X was one of the best smartphone releases last year and the company is already looking to release an upgrade this year. In an event last Thursday in downtown Chicago they showed off plans for upgrades to the Moto X as well as the Moto G, and also unveiled more details on the Moto 360 smartwatch and a Bluetooth earpiece accessory called the Hint. The new device is rumoured to be called the Moto X+1 (although others are saying it will remain as the Moto X classed as 2nd Gen) and comes with a 5.2-inch display with full HD resolution and 423 […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Mini mobile music mixing with Openmix

Openmix is said to be the smallest audio mixer in the world and is perfect for budding DJs on the move. The small device contains a miniature audio crossfader in a plastic or aluminium case that is around the size of an iPod Shuffle. Anyone can mix tracks smoothly from any audio source that have output jacks, include MP3 players, smartphones, laptops and tablets. [Image Courtesy of OpenMix] Gabriel Danet is the creator of Openmix. Danet is an interactive designer in France and he said that using the device is as easy as plugging it in, pressing the play button […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Asus smartwatch set to bring affordable wearable tech to all

Wearable tech has been booming in recent years and smartwatches seem to be being released and announce from all companies – now it’s Asus’ turn. In line with their ZenFone series, Asus is set to officially announce the Asus ZenWatch at IFA 2014 in Berlin this week. Not a great deal is known about the device yet but it’s set to be released onto the market in October. The watch will come in one size and chances are it will be operating with Android Wear as Asus is one of Google’s official partners for the OS. Asus are currently teasing […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Sony KW1 quirky camera that masquerades as a perfume bottle

Sony is targeting the ladies with their latest Cybershot camera, the KW1. It’s a quirky looking camera that masquerades as a perfume bottle. Along with looking sleek and sexy, the camera is jam packed with features that allow users to make themselves look more attractive in selfie photos. The camera boasts a lens that can rotate 180 degrees and it comes with Wi-Fi built in. [Image Courtesy of Sony] This could be Sony’s answer to the Casio EX-TR35; this is a selfie camera that has gone down very well in Asia. Even with a huge price tag of US$1,200 it has […]