The Twitter app, with its one-column tweet stream, now just got a sidebar with extra information. Now you can see more info, like individual tweets, people’s profiles, videos, photos and various “media” providers that you can see in-line.
Source: Huff Post
Apple’s lost is Gizmodo’s gain. Check out how they came up on the next iPhone 4G (and yes Steve Jobs is pissed).
You are looking at Apple’s next iPhone. It was found lost in a bar in Redwood City, camouflaged to look like an iPhone 3GS. We got it. We disassembled it. It’s the real thing, and here are all the details.
• Front-facing video chat camera
• Improved regular back-camera (the lens is quite noticeably larger than the iPhone 3GS)
• Camera flash
• Micro-SIM instead of standard SIM (like the iPad)
• Improved display. It’s unclear if it’s the 960×640 display thrown around before—it certainly looks like it, with the “Connect to iTunes” screen displaying much higher resolution than on a 3GS.
• What looks to be a secondary mic for noise cancellation, at the top, next to the headphone jack
• Split buttons for volume
• Power, mute, and volume buttons are all metallic
Do you guys know about augmented reality?
This vid right here gives you a pretty accurate glimpse into the future of tech and how this app which arguably change the way we live and gather information in a few short years. Check out this super-cool app from Stella Artois using augmented reality.
Turns out those leaks about a BlackBerry Bluetooth companion watch were dead on: The Allerta InPulse Bluetooth companion watch—not a watchphone—isn’t actually a RIM product, and should ship in February for $150. So what does it do?
Think of it as an extender for your BlackBerry, or a wrist-mounted dashboard. It won’t place calls or compose texts; it’s really just there to give you a heads-up and preview whenever your BlackBerry mothership gets a call, receives a message, or has some other, being-a-BlackBerry-related news to share with you. Also, yes, it’s a watch, for telling time. It may not do a whole lot, but the hardware sounds nice:
* 1.3″ full colour organic light-emitting-diode (OLED) display
* Bluetooth® v2.0+EDR
* 150 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery
* Glass lens and full metal body
* 22mm interchangeable wrist band
* Vibrating motor
* Micro-USB port (for charging)
* Over-the-air firmware updates
* Dimensions: 51mm height x 38mm width x 12mm depth
iROBOT is coming people.
Justin Timberlake‘s “Play” cologne (rhymes with “alone,” remember) for Givenchy tries to emulate handheld gadgets with Play/Rewind/Forward touch buttons, but it’s all a trick. You can never rewind to that less-smelly, less-desperate time before you bought this stuff.
Influenced, in the most irritating way, by “mobile multimedia gadgets, those quintessential objects of modernity and style that have become both everyday objects and icons of our era,” this cologne features a touch-based play button that presumably sprays whatever club-scented girl-repellent lies within the bottle. It’s a pretty silly idea and actually features poor design: No 3.5mm headphone jack? Did JT learn nothing from the T-Mobile G1? But if you want to smell like an international pop star, or at least like an international pop star’s publicist, it’s available in Europe right now. [Givenchy via Boing Boing Gadgets]
For all you crackberry addicts here is something to nibble on until the purported November release. The guy with the Zoro mask is kinda weird. If anyone knows who he is please let me know!
UPDATE : His name is Brew Ninja, and he is weird! Anyway props to him for this exclusive info on the touch screen blackberry.
The BlackBerry Storm / Thunder, which should be coming to Verizon sometime in November for $199, has finally been caught on video! At roughly 2:55, BREW Ninja whips out the touchscreen-y smartphone and shows off some of its apparently underwhelming (to him, at least) features—an accelerometer, a screen that functions as a button, and an ugly-as-sin on-screen keyboard. Watch the entire video for more info on the HTC Coke (which seems to be taking a couple of design cues from the Diamond) and LG’s fashion clamshell for Sprint, the Lotus. [BREW Ninja via Crackberry]
According to CNET, RIM is planning to ship the newly announced BlackBerry Bold (aka 9000) with some newfangled music capability that the folks at Apple may not be all that pleased with. The program in question has been dubbed “Blackberry Media Sync”—and it will make it possible to transfer music to the phone via iTunes. There has been no official word yet, but my guess is that Steve’s reaction will be to bypass diplomacy and stomp on RIM Godzilla style. [CNET]
From master builder Ben Heck:
Ben builds his new game systems by taking apart old video game consoles such as the Atari 2600, or the NES and cutting up the internal printed circuit board (PCB) until it can fit in his hand. He then designs a custom case, which is cut on a CNC machine, to enclose the now-handheld device. His creations have been featured in such publications as Wired, Popular Science, and Maxim, and on G4tv shows such as The Screen Savers, Attack of the Show,and X-Play. They are also commonly presented on high popularity Blogs such as engadget.
Now if you are on the computer as much as we are here over at Street Knowledge Media, you know sometimes you are literally sleeping on the screen some nights.Well this right here is dream come true for all us bloggers,webmasters, and hackers who have little room to spare in their apartment workspace.This bed rests above your head and easily comes down out the ceiling(especially when you come crashing down after a coffee headache).
Cool shit, something we could use in our little work area while we are blogging and producing our viral videos.
More pics @ Gizmodo