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Sharp SB LCD TVThey may not be the cheapest on the block, but Sharp’s 3 new LCD TVs are certainly less expensive than most. The SB series features their Spectral Contrast Engine, a 6ms pixel response, full 1080p HD resolution, and PC and HDMI inputs. The LC-52SB55U is 52 1/32-inches with a $2,300.00 price, the LC-46SB54U is 45 63/64-inches for $1,700.00, and the LC-42SB45 is 42 1/64-inches and only $1,4000.00. The first two are out now, while the third will be available in September.

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Asus Pulse Rate Laser MouseThe Asus Vit W1 Laser Mouse does everything else your old mouse can do plus it has a pulse rate sensor that lies beneath its plastic skin. The wireless device has a 30 ft. range, 5 buttons, a mini-USB receiver, and 12 dpi. We don’t know about you, but just knowing that we will be monitored would make us nervous and have an elevated heart rate. Especially if the little happy face starts to frown.

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Iomega ScreenplayNow you can play files stored on any USB drive on a stardard or with Iomega’s Screenplay TV Link. Connect via USB, then to your home theater system or television with HDMI, RCA, coaxial, or composite connection. It will also upgrade your picture from 720p to . With support for MP3, AC3, WAV, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and JPEG formats, the Link also comes with remote, power supply, and a one year warranty at a price of $99.95.

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LG/Netflix Blu-ray Player

LG and Netflix have teamed to create the first Blu-ray disc player that will also stream from Nextflix directly to your TV. In addition to beginning play in about 30 seconds, the BD300 will up-convert standard DVDs to 1080p and allow subscribers to view over 12,000 movies and TV shows. After adding them to your online queue, you can then access them on your TV. The player includes fast-forward and rewind applications, and you can rate your picks and advise others. Look forward to a fall debut for the BD300.

 

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Logitech Harmony 7.5 for Mac

A quick update for all you Logitech Harmony users out there on OS X, as the company has released a new version of their software for the Mac platform. The download weighs in at 29 MB, and is officially titles Logitech Harmony Remote Software 7.5. If you are using a Harmony remote with OS X, then this is obviously a recommended update.

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hardgraftiphoneWorking Class Heroes, the brand known for their minimalist felt gadget pouches, has returned with a new name and a brand new collection. Now known as Hard Graft, the new Dapper collection has been unveiled and three new designs have been added to the Hard Graft repertoire. Still constructed of high quality wool felt and leather, the Dapper collection features pockets reminiscent of those found on jeans, just big enough for an iPod or . And the collection now features three new pouch styles, two created specifically for the and the iPhone and a new Laptop Wallet featuring snaps along the open end.  Prices for the entire collection range from 19 to 89 Euros and Hard Graft’s online store is open for business.

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Fable II Collector's Edition

The long-awaited , which we got a look at during the Microsoft E3 Media Briefing, has finally been dated. You can expect to pick up your copy on October 21, 2008. The image you see above features the Fable II Collector’s Edition, which will retail for $79.99, while the standard version prices out at $59.99. So, what do you get in the Collector’s Edition for your extra twenty bucks? We’ll tell ya:

  • Bonus in-game content: Includes “The Hall of the Dead” dungeon, “The Wreckager” Legendary Cutlass Weapon and Otherworldy bonus
  • Bonus DVD which features the Making of Fable II with Peter Molyneux
  • Five printed Fate Cards
  • Hobbe figurine with accessories
  • 48 hour Xbox Live Gold trial code

Fable II is definitely one we are looking forward to. It looks like this game will be what the original should have been.


Eye-Shaped CameraWorking under a grant from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy, scientists Yonggang Huang and John Rogers have made an eye-shaped camera that they say could improve digital cameras and enhance imaging. They designed a mesh-like material with tiny squares connected by wires. This prevents breakage that would occur with simple bending. The pair are hoping that someday their eye cam can be used as an artificial retina or bionic eye.

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A2B BicycleUltra Motor will soon be releasing their A2B electric bike. The wide center stem houses the lithium-ion battery. When you get tired of peddling, the bicycle offers a 20 mph speed for up to 20 miles and can be upgraded with a second battery, basket, and/or rear carrier. The good news is that no license is required. The bad news is that it will set you back $2,500.00. Look for a September debut and remind yourself there will be no more high gas prices to pay, just a larger electric bill.

Read More | Ultra Motors via c/net


Skooba CheckthroughThere’s good news for travelers. The Transportation Security Administration will soon allow those with laptops to leave them inside their “checkpoint friendly” cases. In order to qualify, the cover must have a designated laptop-only section that would lie flat when it rolls through the X-ray machine. It cannot have metal zippers, snaps, buckles, or inner pockets. The new rule will take effect Aug. 16. Already approved are bags from Mobile Edge, Tagus, and the Skooba Design Checkthrough that will become available in the next few weeks.

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