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Gizmag presents a round-up of recent rumors surrounding Sony's upcoming next-gen console

A wealth of rumors have surfaced regarding Sony's mystery next-gen console. Recent leaks allegedly detail the power of the system, while other reports claim that the company may ditch the popular and long-standing DualShock controller. We're going to try to find some degree of clarity in all the speculation.  Read More

Bone conduction audio may be included in Google Glass

A USPTO patent application suggests that Mountain View is planning to use bone conduction audio with its Project Glass headset. The patent describes how the tech might work with the headset and includes a number of images seen in previous Glass filings.  Read More

The Keon and Peak developer handsets for Firefox OS

Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox browser, has announced the availability of two developer preview phones for its upcoming Firefox OS platform. The devices are designed to get developers better acquainted with the OS, which faces an uphill battle against the dominant iOS and Android platforms.  Read More

The Xperia Tablet Z is reportedly the thinnest and lightest 10-inch device around

Sony has announced a new premium device, known as the Xperia Tablet Z. Unveiled on the company's Japanese mobile site early this morning, the tablet features a number of high-end specs and, like its namesake Xperia Z smartphone, is fully waterproof.  Read More

The Thinkpad X131e Chromebook from Lenovo

Lenovo has announced a rugged laptop designed specifically for the education sector. The system runs on Google's Chrome OS and depending on its reception, could spell bigger things for the future of Google's browser-based operating system.  Read More

Graph Search – the new social search engine from Facebook

Facebook has unveiled a new social search engine at an event at its Menlo Park headquarters. The feature, currently in beta, will allow users to search Facebook content, returning personalized results. The social network giant has also partnered with Bing to provide certain web results to the service.  Read More

A new library project in the U.S. marks the first public library to be built as an all-dig...

A new library to be opened in Bexar County, Texas, will provide visitors with a bank of e-Readers for borrowing e-books ... but books of the traditional paper variety will be glaringly absent. The project marks the first public library to be built as an all-digital service and just to make sure library-goers are in no doubt that it's the 21st century, the interior will feature a design influenced by Apple retail stores.  Read More

Spiral galaxy NGC 6872 is some five times the size of the Milky Way

A new study has led to the classification of NGC 6872 as the largest known spiral galaxy. The galaxy measures some 522,000 light-years across and resides 212 million light-years from earth. The stellar system exists in close proximity to the small disk galaxy IC 4970, which is thought to have recently collided with the larger system.  Read More

The Archos 97 Titanium HD features an impressive 2048 x 1536 display

Archos has announced a new range of high-end tablets at CES, known as the Titanium line. Four tablets will bear the new moniker, with sizes varying between 7 and 10.1 inches and prices ranging from US$119 to $249.  Read More

The Leap Motion controller that will be bundled with ASUS systems

Having already joined the motion control party by partnering with PrimeSense, the company behind Microsoft's Kinect, ASUS is now partnering with Leap Motion, the company responsible for a sensor that enables full control of a PC or Mac using hand and finger gestures. The 3D motion control tech will be bundled with selected ASUS' high-end notebooks and All-in-One (AiO) PCs by the end of 2013.  Read More

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