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Ollie Robot
2014-09-05 04:37:38

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ollie is almost here. Ollie is described by his creators as “an app-controlled robot driven by adrenaline” and he will soon be yours to buy for a measly $99. This is the latest must-have toy from the developers of the highly successful Sphero. It is available for pre-order and will be on sale from September 15, reports Mario Aguilar for Gizmodo. Aguilar managed to get his hands on a pre-delivery model and it sounds as though he has...

2014-04-10 23:28:42

This week Fundzinger has surpassed the 1000 client mark, becoming the top crowdfunding PR company in the world. Orange, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Fundzinger, the world's number one crowdfunding PR company, has reached the 1000 client mark. Fundzinger specializes in generating media coverage for projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. "Media coverage increases funding," says Romeo Mendoza, CEO of Fundzinger. "The more press coverage you can bring to your crowdfunding...

Toshiba Creates Smartphone Sensor That Can Focus After The Fact
2012-12-27 14:18:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Lytro camera is likely one of the cooler pieces of tech to be developed so far this century. What makes this camera so great is its ability to capture the entire light field in a given scene. This data is then stored in the digital image, making it possible to focus on all parts of the picture after it´s been taken. Photos taken with the Lytro camera are interactive in a sense, allowing the viewer to look at every part...

Trouble In The Cloud?
2012-08-05 06:11:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consumer electronics weblog Gizmodo was the victim of a sophisticated cyberattack in which a hacker was able to gain access to one of their social media accounts by first cracking into the iCloud account of a former contributor, various media outlets reported over the weekend. According to Emil Protalinski of ZDNet, the Gawker Media-owned website had their Twitter account hacked into Friday by a group identifying themselves as...

2011-11-09 10:00:00

World War II Interactive became Gizmodo's app of the day on November 3rd. The app reached #2 spot in iPad books (paid apps) on November 7th. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Internet Design Zone is happy to announce that their app, World War II Interactive, reached the #2 position in the iPad Books category in the App Store. After being voted as App of the day on November 3rd at Gizmodo.com, the app reached the #2 position in paid apps on November 7th. World War II Interactive is now in the top 10...

Not Guilty Pleas Entered In iPhone Prototype Theft Case
2011-09-03 05:26:38

  A pair of men have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges surrounding the sale of a lost Apple iPhone 4 they found in a bar early last year, the Associated Press reported Friday. The two men, 22-year-old Brian Hogan and 28-year-old Sage Wallower, both of California, were not in attendance during the Thursday court proceedings. Hogan faces one count of misappropriation of lost property, and Wallower faces that charge, as well as a second for possession of stolen property....

2011-04-28 13:53:00

Experience the ultimate life story TORONTO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - There's no denying that the human face undergoes a remarkable transformation from birth to adulthood to old age. Now, the 0 to 100 iPad app allows you to see this transformation unfold before your eyes, with a single representative for every age. Following its release on March 17, 2011, the app has seen a steady download rate. Over the past week, since being picked up by media across Canada and the US, including...

2010-12-15 05:45:00

Passwords stolen from gossip website Gawker were apparently used by hackers on Tuesday to flood Twitter with malicious spam about Acai berries. Users of the micro-blogging site were being warned not to click on any of numerous "tweeted" links to websites supposedly offering information about health benefits of Acai. The links are likely infected with malicious software that could harm personal computers, possibly giving hackers control of the machines. "Got a Gawker account that shares a...

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