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BladeLight

BladeLight

Cutting something in the dark like during camping time will be a lot easier now with the new BladeLight from SOG that will solve the problem of handling a flashlight when cutting in the dark. It features a top quality 5.7-inch stainless steel. It got 6 LEDs molded into the GRN handle, 3 on each side. It can be used as a flashlight providing 25 lumens of bright white light, even while in its molded sheath. It is powered by a single standard alkaline battery, the push button switch on the bottom of the handle seals with an O-ring, giving the BladeLight an IPX-7 rating for water resistance to full immersion up to one meter.

10 tips to make your phone's battery last longer

10 tips to make your phone's battery last longer

As smartphones have become more capable - for playing gaming, watching movies and shooting video - battery performance has worsened and now most modern smartphones won’t last a full a day before you need to reach for a charger.

Phone manufacturers are working hard to improve battery performance - Motorola in particular with their RAZR i and RAZR MAXX - but if you buy most other smartphones, be ready to charge every evening.

Apple to host October 23 event, iPad mini expected

Ipad Mini

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc will host an event on October 23 where it is expected to unveil a smaller iPad that will take on the less expensive devices offered by Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc.

Webcam + sunshine + time = 3D model of your world

3d photo made by Webcam + sunshine + time

WANT a detailed three-dimensional model of your house or back garden? Just stick up a webcam and wait. Current 3D models of outdoor places, such as those seen in Google Earth, are typically created using laser scans or painstaking manual measurements. But anyone may soon be able to make one - using just daylight, time and a webcam.

3-Axis Analog Joystick

3-Axis Analog Joystick

Touchscreen joysticks are quite common and enable a pretty precise navigation on the screen. But, the problem with such a joystick system is that while you are using it, you are unable to get a full-screen view. Now, a research group at Keio University has devised a new solution through which you can convert your smartphone's camera into a joystick.