Tag Archives: functionality

Cronus adapter lets you play Xbox 360 with a PS3 controller and vice versa (video)

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There's nothing quite so enlightening as a solution to a problem you didn't realize you had. RaptorFire's booth, tucked away in the back corner of the LA Convention Center's South Hall was offering up just that, in form of Cronus, a little USB stick that the company promises will "change how you look ...

Facebook App Center launches tonight on Android and iOS with access to over 600 apps

Facebook App Center launches tonight on Android and iOS with access to over 600 apps

The next big thing for Facebook? Apparently, acting as a guide to which apps users may want to check out on their Android or iOS devices. Its App Center is launching tonight with a listing of over 600 curated apps and just as the leaks indicated, puts your friends recommendations of what to ...

Marvell unveils all-in-one 802.11ac WiFi chip for mobile devices: throws in Bluetooth and NFC

Marvell unveils all-in-one 802.11ac WiFi chip for mobile devices: throws in Bluetooth and NFC

Less is more, right? Marvell has announced a new 802.11ac-enabled chip that includes NFC and Bluetooth, all in one. The Avastar 88W8897 is geared at mobile devices and aims to compete with Broadcom's own chipsets, wich are already being sold inside "5G Wi-Fi" routers. Marvell's attempts to cram in those extra connectivity options ...

aTV Flash (black) version 1.6 for Apple TV will serve subtitles and more to your couch

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Snared the video you want with aTV Flash (black), but still foraging for subtitles the old way? Version 1.6 of the $29.95 package will now hunt them down from OpenSubtitles.org and download 'em directly to your jailbroken Apple TV 2nd-gen. In addition, Firecore's undermining software now has more codecs and languages, smoother video ...

ASUS announces line of Transformer Books, laptops with detchable touchscreens

ASUS announces line of Transformer Books, laptops with detchable touchscreens

In addition to various Windows 8 tablets and hybrid devices, ASUS announced the Transformer Book, a line of notebooks with detachable touch screens that can function as standalone slates. Wondering which side of the laptop / tablet hybrid fence these fall onto? Look no further than the large screen sizes: 11.6, 13 and ...

Apple Store now selling Nest Thermostat: automated toastiness to cost $250

Apple Store now selling Nest Thermostat: automated toastiness to cost $250

Apple liked it so much, it's decided to let the Nest Thermostat share shelf-space in its bricks-and-mortar stores and online. Following rumors that Tony Fadell's latest project would appear at his former employer's store, it's now been confirmed with an online listing. Following some brief downtime on the Cupertino corp's retail site, the ...

Batman Nokia Lumia 900 priced at £600, throws in some free movie tickets

Batman Nokia Lumia 900 priced at £600, throws in some free movie tickets

We said it was coming soon, and the Dark Knight-themed WinPho hasn't disappointed. Phones 4u has just announced that pre-ordered laser-etched Lumia 900s will be delivered on June 1st; that's this Friday. Off-contract pricing is pegged at £600, although multiple contracts are also available from the UK retailer. There doesn't appear to be ...

Panasonic Lumix FX90 gets remote app for iOS and Android

Panasonic Lumix FX90 gets remote app for iOS and Android

Taking full advantage of the Lumix FX90's WiFi capability, Panasonic has unveiled its companion apps for both iOS and Android devices. Throwing in shutter functionality and zoom control alongside a larger viewfinder, it's pretty much a glossy dumb remote; there's no further features to make the most of your precious smartphone, although the ...

Google’s Project Glass… it’s spreading (sample video)

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Now, we're not saying Google's elite are actually aliens managing human social affairs, but if you were our reader Ben who ran into a crew of Project Glass-equipped Googlers breaking for drinks at a Los Gatos wine bar, it might seem like a possibility. Beyond filing tons of paperwork, the team is clearly ...