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Sony unveils high-tech binoculars with useful, creepy HD video recording ability

Sony has jumped head first into the binoculars business with two high-tech models that allow users to record high-definition video from far, far away.

Cool Tech

HP may not abandon webOS software – execs scramble to figure out a plan

Yesterday, HP's webOS team held an emergency meeting to address what the hell might happen to webOS. Department head Stephen DeWitt didn't have any answers, claiming that a plan to make a plan was underway.

Computing

Russian firm reveals plans for luxury space hotel

Commercial Space Station expects to welcome hotel guests in 2016.

Cool Tech

Google’s ‘Nexus Prime’ with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich allegedly set for October release

Google's 'Nexus Prime' smartphone will allegedly arrive in October running the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, just in time to do battle with Apple's rumored iPhone 5.

Android Army

World’s fastest two-legged robot goes for a run

Running robot can reach speeds up to 6.8 miles per hour, but still can't outrun the average human.

Cool Tech

Apple to release iPad 3 in early 2012 with Retina display, reports WSJ

Apple's rumored iPad 3 will come loaded with an ultra-high-resolution Retina display, and hit stores in early 2012, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Apple

Doctor Who premiere clips offer giant robots, killer jellyfish, and… Hitler?!

Two new clips from the Doctor Who midseason premiere offer inside (literally) look at "Let's Kill Hitler!"

Movies & TV

EA limiting digital and physical launch copies of Star Wars: The Old Republic

It sounds like Bioware and Electronic Arts are worried that Star Wars fanatics will descend on The Old Republic in massive numbers and send server performance into the Great Pit of Carkoon.

Gaming

DARPA offering $500,000 grant in November to fund Starship research

DARPA is looking to make starships a reality. The US defense organization is awarding a $500,000 grant to one organization willing to take on a 100-year research project for humanity's future.

Cool Tech

British Airways cabin crew given iPads

In an effort to impove customer service and efficiency aboard flights, British Airways is trialing the use of iPads with its cabin crew.

Mobile

After a single tweet, air traveler gets a Morton’s surprise at Newark airport

If you have ever eaten at a Morton's Steakhouse, you will understand the delicious nature of this social media-inspired act of customer service.

Social Media

Star Wars coins to become legal tender on South Pacific island

Star Wars coins being introduced in November on the tiny South Pacific island of Niue will be legal tender.

Movies & TV

Foursquare’s new feature allows users to check-in at specific events

Foursquares' new feature will formalize major events, allowing users to show-off specific event destinations and view details at venues

Mobile

RIM’s BlackBerry music service to launch soon

Reports suggest that Research in Motion, maker of BlackBerry smartphones, will launch its own music streaming service within the next couple of weeks.

Mobile