If like me you owned one of the original ZX Spectrum arsenal computers or fancy playing some retro games, you might be interested in a new crowd funding campaign that has launched over on the Indiegogo website to fund the development and launch of the new Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega retro games console.
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega console based on the design of the ZX Spectrum computer with its rubber keys, that was launched by Clive Sinclair back in the 1980’s. Watch the video below to learn more about the latest retro games console based on the iconic personal computer.
For £100 you will be able to get your hands on one of the limited edition Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega consoles that are being produced in a first run of 1,000 units.
“The Vega has been developed by Chris Smith, a former ZX Spectrum games developer who is the world’s leading expert on Sinclair Spectrum technology and author of the definitive technical book “The ZX Spectrum ULA: How to design a microcomputer”.
Retro Computers Ltd is making arrangements with the owners of the software rights to Spectrum games to donate a combined software royalty to a charity – Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. The company’s Chairman, Dr David Levy, had his life saved by the hospital when he was diagnosed with meningitis as a 3-year-old.
This Indiegogo campaign is to raise funds to manufacture the first 1,000 units of the Vega within the UK and to prepare us for the second production run.”
For more information on the new Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega jump over to the Indiegogo website for details and the ability to make a pledge starting from £100 to be one of the first to enjoy the retro gaming experience. Playing such games as Manic Miner, JetPac, Fred and others and every Vega sold will contribute to a children’s charity.
Apple has filed a patent for a new system which will be built into the iPhone that s designed to protect the device when it is dropped, the system will apparently reposition your iPhone in mid air.
The patent for a “Protective mechanism for an electronic device,” was recently awarded to Apple, and the system can apparently detect which part of your iPhone will land on the ground, and then move it so it lands on another part.
This certainly sounds like an interesting system, and it could be used to protect an iPhone from landing on its display when it is dropped, instead, the mechanism could change the device to land on another part.
Whilst this may sound a bit far fetched, the new patent could actually use existing technology in Apple’s iPhone to control where the device lands if it is dropped, and it will apparently make use of the vibration motor in the handset.
As yet there are no details on whether Apple plans to use this anti drop system in their future iPhones, as soon as we get some more details, we will let you guys know.
Sony has today over on its PlayStation blog revealed the exclusive PlayStation content that PS gamers will be able to enjoy and that will be included within the Bungie Destiny blockbuster space RPG.
The new Destiny The Dark Below DLC launches later this week on December 9th and brings with it a wealth of new maps, story missions as well as weapons and dear to equip your character with.
PlayStation gamers will also enjoy exclusive content that has now been revealed by Sony for the first time and includes:
“First up, another exclusive Strike to face on Mars: The Undying Mind. You can step back into the coveted dangers of The Black Garden to face a timeless Vex machine-beast that has survived for ages. Prepare for firefights amidst vine-laden pillars and decaying paths in an effort to destroy the ancient evil.
And if you need more firepower to match your new foes, look no further than the PlayStation-exclusive exotic weapon coming to The Dark Below, The 4th Horseman shotgun. Four barrels, five shots, and a sizzlingly fast fire rate will eat away at the Vex legions in short order.
Now steel yourself; here’s just a taste of the other content coming with the expansion.
• New story missions that pit you against a Hive god.
• New weapons, armor, and gear to further customize your Guardian.
• The ability to increase your Light level to 32, and five additional bounty slots.
• Three new competitive multiplayer maps: Pantheon, Skyshock, and The Cauldron.
• New cooperative Strike: The Will of Crota. Purge a twisted horror from the Cosmodrome.
• An additional resident of the Tower: Eris, a resolute survivor of an ill-fated mission.
• And a new six-player Raid: Crota’s End. Face him in the deepest dark.
If you want to try The Dark Below before it launches on December 9th, come to PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas and go hands-on with the upcoming expansion before its secrets are revealed to the rest of the world.”
For more information on the new Destiny The Dark Below Playstation content jump over to the PlayStation Blog website for details via the link below.
iPhone 6 owners that are looking for a new and very unique iPhone case might be interested in a new design created by Ramak Radmard and Lucidream in the form of the Lucidream eXo-Skeleton.
The Lucidream eXo-Skeleton iPhone case is constructed from premium stainless steel and has been specifically designed to provide an impact absorbing iPhone case with an integrated accessories connection, enabling functional customisation. To learn more about what this means from its creator watch the video after the jump.
“Inspired by the craftsmanship and quality of mechanical watch movements, we have distilled the precision of dynamically moving springs. eXo is bringing that craftsmanship, luxury and functionality to our digital now.
Building on a heritage of design and fine workmanship, eXo is a result of almost 3 years of research and development. The concept grew from the idea of having an exquisitely built ecosystem of accessories that integrates your devices with your everyday life. An ecosystem of quality crafted products that are built to endure. This has been an iterative process, it has taken more than 120 prototypes, testing different configurations, technologies and manufacturing techniques, in order to satisfy this intricate design.”
Adventurers, sailors or anyone else that might be walking or exploring forests or the wilderness in the near future may be interested in a new SOS rescue device called the Rescue Me Balloon.
The Rescue Me Balloon has been specifically designed to provide a compact, easy-to-carry canister that launches an SOS balloon, 150 feet above your position for a week, and illuminates an SOS signal using an LED light. Perfect when you need to be found quickly.
“In detail, Rescue Me Balloon is a cylindrical canister, similar to a lightsaber. It is Coast Guard Orange in color, about 6 inches in length and 2 inches in diameter and weighs about a quarter of a pound. The canister is easy to hold, and has a hoop for a clip for attaching to a belt, backpack, or life jacket, with glow-in-the-dark reflective tape to make it easy to find at night.
Inside the canister at the bottom is a small helium tank attached to a deflated and folded inflatable balloon. Also attached to the balloon is a 150 feet of monofilament string with a super-bright LED connected to small circuit board. In the Emergency Version, the circuit board is programmed to flash an SOS signal; in the Recreational Version, it is programmed to be a solid light. All of this is sealed inside the canister by a cap at the top with an O-Ring installed, making a water-tight seal when closed.”
For more information on the new Rescue Me Balloon jump over to the Kickstarter website for details and make a pledge from $40 to be one of the first to own one, and be prepared for that emergency before it happens via the link below.
Sony offers released they've already unveiled the particular Android os Lollipop AOSP code from their Sony Xperia Z3 mobile phone, the organization has unveiled the particular Android os several. 0 AOSP for some other equipment within their Unces range.
Various other equipment that obtain the Android os Lollipop AOSP add some Xperia Z3 stream-lined, the particular Xperia Z2, the particular Xperia Z1, along with the Xperia Z1 Lightweight.
For starters, scalp to the particular AOSP for Xperia area the following with Builder Globe. Get the particular desired software package binaries for Lollipop, as well as comply with the particular AOSP assemble guidance in order to download, configure, assemble and lastly adobe flash the source code onto your device. The origin code as well as binaries unveiled today may be used being a foundation for creating your own version regarding Android os for equipment through the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z2 as well as Xperia Z1 line, that have an revealed shoe loader.
You'll find available more details concerning the Android os Lollipop AOSP supply code for Sony’s Xperia Z3 as well as other Xperia Unces gadgets at Sony in the hyperlink below.
In the event you favor to not carry a new Turbo cable connection along always to be able to demand another Apple iphone 6 as well as i phone 6 As well as a mobile phones. A whole new i phone 6 situation developed by Acme Produced could be the right solution for your getting needs.
The Acme Produced i phone 6 situation features a new Turbo cable connection which is smartly hidden behind a new carbon dioxide nutritional fibre remain, you can use to see your own i phone 6 in often surroundings as well as family portrait orientations. View the discount video clip under for more info about it latest i phone 6 situation.
The Acme Produced i phone 6 situation venture currently is more than around the Kickstarter crowd finance web site and contains already shattered as a result of it is promise target using nevertheless 23 days outstanding in the venture. It is inventors clarify a bit more in relation to their particular i phone 6 situation design:
“The Fee situation is so much more than having the ability to demand your own mobile phone if you need. It’s comfort. It’s making sure you possibly can usually connect if you want to be able to. It’s figuring out anyone also have a method to back up your own data. At this point create must be with no Turbo Wire, the Fee situation elegantly conceals this available for you which means you don’t set off with no this.
As with everything Acme Produced, all of us get options along with turn them in to stylish design other improvements in addition to great features. The Fee situation is no exception to this rule. The Carbon Fiber handle in which perfectly obtains your own Turbo Wire additionally operates as being a stable kickstand intended for family portrait along with surroundings looking at.
As with everything Acme Produced, all of us get options along with turn them in to stylish design other improvements in addition to great features. The Fee situation is no exception to this rule. The Carbon Fiber handle in which perfectly obtains your own Turbo Wire additionally operates as being a stable kickstand intended for family portrait along with surroundings looking at. ”
To find out more around the fresh i phone 6 situation leap onto the Kickstarter web site intended for facts along with to manufacture a promise from simply just $35.
A new windows 8. 1 tiny COMPUTER can be preparing to kick off such as the actual ECS (Elitegroup Personal computer Systems) LIVA tiny COMPUTER that steps just 4. 6 back button 3. 8 back button 3. 3 inches bigger which is fitted using a Intel Bay Walk brand.
This LIVA Mini COMPUTER will come provided managing the actual windows 8. 1 64-bit os with Ask and includes a Intel Celeron N2807 brand backed simply by 2GB involving MEMORY.
Additional top features of the actual ECS LIVA Mini COMPUTER incorporate online connectivity supplied by 802. 11a/b/g/n Wireless and Bluetooth 4 low-energy online connectivity as well as slots with regard to tiny USB, USB 3. 0, USB 3. 0, HDMI, VGA, and also a Gigabit Ethernet. Barebones models were readily available and marketing with regard to as few as $165, with the fresh windows 8. 1 technique expected to store for approximately $200.
“Windows 8. 1 with Ask is often a model in the Glass windows NT os and an improve with regard to Glass windows 8 and definately will feature Web browser fitted and Ask Clever Research, enabled by default, to get factors throughout World-wide-web, Blog, whilst your COMPUTER. windows 8. 1 with Ask is also perfect for touch practical knowledge with comfortable computer that people can certainly end up being regarding. Other than faster medical periods, people could down load Blog through the Glass windows Shop and keep the customized options and Blog in your COMPUTER and units.
Using this sort of great things about windows 8. 1 with Ask installed, the actual palm-size total presented LIVA Mini COMPUTER delivers supreme advantage and displays the actual resolve involving living a better lifetime. ”
Sadly absolutely no home elevators recognized charges or perhaps worldwide supply may be produced as yet simply by ECS, yet after data concerns light all of us can keep a person current because always. To read more for the fresh LIVA windows 8. 1 tiny COMPUTER soar to the actual ECS web site with regard to facts by way of the url underneath.
Using on from your handful of conditions had been found out simply by Ps 4 game enthusiasts wanting to take pleasure in the completely new Change Alpha dog game play testing. Author 2K Online games announced in which right now the down sides have been reconciled pertaining to PS4 game enthusiasts, they're stretching this alpha assessment right up until next week offering avid gamers an extended chance to take pleasure in the completely new online game.
The particular Change alpha game play assessment ended up being required to attract above 100, 000 avid gamers, around most tools making it possible for this game titles developers to evaluate the balance in addition to limits on the completely new online game. Regrettably although Ps 4 game enthusiasts were not able to help engage in due to generate of a defective gaming system firmware replace previously in the week.
2K Online games spelled out somewhat more: “We feel we now have resolved many recognized troubles influencing this Change Massive Alpha dog on Ps 4 following PS4 only two. 0 firmware replace, ”-“The alpha examination is survive PS4 from a slow throw out and about to help documented contributors. Evolve’s closed alpha examination can be currently being prolonged on Xbox 360 One, PERSONAL COMPUTER in addition to PS4 by means of Thursday, November. 4 in 3 g. l. ET. ”
Change is going to be officially launching next 12 months through February 2015 in addition to enables 4 avid gamers try to defeat some sort of colossal that's in addition participant handled, with most avid gamers in addition to things have their own unique talents. Check out the game play beneath to determine this for action.
Apple ipad Fresh air owners as well as individuals which have just obtained the most up-to-date Apple ipad Fresh air a couple of pill of which desire to use a bodily keyboard set regarding lengthier papers and email messages. Could possibly be interested in the brand new BrydgeAir ipad keyboard set scenario containing just been recently introduced regarding the old and brand-new ipad Fresh air drugs.
The particular BrydgeAir can be found in just about all complementing hues to check the tip of which Apple company company sells with its ipad Fresh air pill, and attributes sterling silver, rare metal and greyish coatings. BrydgeAir has become available to invest in regarding £106 as well as $169 with shipping and delivery involved in order to particular areas around the world.
The particular BrydgeAir gives backlit important factors and links towards the ipad Fresh air utilizing low-energy Wireless 4. 0 connectivity as well as also providing added stereo audio sound system to enhance this music through your pill a step forward. The particular ipad keyboard set scenario can be made with aluminum and inside includes a one hundred and eighty stage hinge to position this monitor perfectly. Read the online video media beneath for more information in relation to it is pattern and operates.
“New, lighter weight BrydgeAir keyboard set seeks to create notebook efficiency in order to Apple’s ipad Air”
The latest ipad keyboard set scenario from Brydge Key boards is usually built with a battery that could supply approximately three months people according to music and keyboard set light application. To learn more and whole features soar up to the official Brydge site through the hyperlink beneath.
Sony introduced many new releases on IFA 2014 throughout Berlin, like the brand new Xperia Z3 Pill Sleek and stylish, nevertheless it seems the corporation is usually implementing a fresh 12-inch pill.
As outlined by a fresh document via Taiwanese distribution Digitimes, Sony is usually implementing some sort of 12-inch pill that'll see the mild of the evening in the 1st quarter connected with 2015. That they additionally mentioned it will eventually feature high-end requirements, plus a stylus also.
Sony Mobile Marketing and sales communications may kick off some sort of 12-inch pill in the 1st quarter connected with 2015. Several other suppliers are also developing large-size tablets for kick off in the 1st as well as minute sectors, as outlined by Taiwan-based offer archipelago makers.
The particular resources noticed that Sony’s 12-inch pill may characteristic high-end requirements as well as have a stylus, concentrating on primarily areas that have desire for graphics-related programs.
As often, this news originates from “Taiwan-based offer archipelago makers” consequently we might advise some sort of proverbial quantity of salt. Digitimes doesn’t have a very decent track record in terms of rumours, nevertheless maybe it's appropriate since many OEMs are rumored to kick off a more impressive 12-inch tablets. Apple company company is usually said to be implementing some sort of 12. 9-inch apple ipad Pro, while Samsung has recently inserted this big pill industry which consists of Universe Take note Pro.
Regardless, there’s zero recognized proof right now, nevertheless we’ll update an individual once we find out whatever else.
We already have an idea that the rugged Samsung Galaxy S5 Active will launch in Europe in the coming weeks, and that too with a hefty price tag.
But, which countries? Well, the folks at SamMobile revealed a list of countries, thanks to Samsung’s firmware servers, where Samsung Galaxy S5 Active will launch.
The countries included in the list includes UK, Italy, Netherlands, and few more (check below). Additionally, there’s a chance that Samsung Galaxy S5 Active may be exclusive to specific carriers in these countries when it launches.
Here’s a list of countries:
- TEN, Norway (Telenor)
- ATO, Austria
- PHN, The Netherlands
- LUX, Luxembourg
- BGL, Bulgaria
- FTM, France (Orange)
- AUT, Switzerland
- SEB, Baltick
- XEO, Polen
- MOT, Slovenia
- DBT, Germany
- XEF, France
- ITV, Italy
- NEE, Nordic countries
- SIO, Slovenia
- BTU, United Kingdom
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active comes with a similar set of specifications as the standard Galaxy S5. There’s a 5.1-inch 1080p display, a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage, 16MP camera for photos and videos, 2MP front-facing camera, a 2,800 mAh battery, and runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat as its operating system. Additionally, the handset comes with IP67 certification making it dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
Anyone planning to pick up the not-so-good-looking Samsung Galaxy S5 Active when it launches in Europe? Sound off in the comments below.