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The New Apple TV is Here

April 19, 2012
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Will the new Apple TV take over Blu-ray players? With the recent release of the third generation Apple TV, a wide debate ensues on whether the world is slowly handing itself over from optical discs to digital compression technology. Considering that digital distribution is still on its nascent years, we will undoubtedly find out how […]

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Ubisoft presents “Child of Eden” by Tetsuya Mizuguchi

June 17, 2011
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Child of Eden is a new game from Ubisoft and created by Tetsuya Mizuguchi, a renowned game designer and famous for creating the game “Rez” which came out 10 years ago and makes me feel like I missed an important part of gaming history since I never got around to playing Rez back in the […]

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How to always play YouTube videos in HD – automatically!

October 19, 2010
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Why settle with low quality 360p or 480p quality on YouTube if your broadband connection can easily stream in HD? And why settle with manually selecting “720p” (or better) each time you want to stream a YouTube video in HD? Well, you don’t have to. Here’s how… First make sure you’re logged in to YouTube […]

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5 reasons to replace your Nikon D5000 with the new D7000

October 11, 2010
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The new Nikon D7000 annonced a month ago is a very interesting looking camera for enthusiasts photographers and probably also newcomers to DSLR in general. But with a price tag of $1,199 at Amazon US and £1,029 at Amazon UK (body only), is it worth upgrading to Nikon D7000 if you, like me, already own […]

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3 Best Smartphones In The Market

October 6, 2010
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Smartphones are more than phones that you can not only make calls, but also use them to read and send emails, browse websites, use as personal organizers with to-do list and calendars, electronic books, automatic reminders and alarms, meetings and memos, business tools and digital cameras, GPS navigators and much more. 2010 has been more […]

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Free giveaway: Daniusoft “Video Converter for Mac” – 3 Licenses ($35 each)

September 16, 2010
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TechPatio is happy to announce the first free giveaway draw in the history of this blog. Thanks to Daniusoft for providing three licenses that we may give away for free to our readers! Daniusoft Video Converter for Mac is a full-featured piece of software that will convert video and audio in excellent quality. Obviously it […]

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Nikon introduces a new mouth watering DSLR camera: D7000

September 15, 2010
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Yesterday I was working myself to come up with reasons I do not need Nikons new 55-300mm VR lens. Today I got myself a much bigger task at hand because Nikon has introduced their new D7000 camera which has everything I miss about my current D5000. I can’t really cover everything about this camera in […]

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How to Choose the Right Digital Video Camcorder For You

September 14, 2010
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Are you going to buy a digital video camcorder, but you have no idea how to choose the right one for you? There are many people who have bought a digital video camcorder for many reasons such as capturing their child’s milestones, their pets, funny moments, vacation trips, and just about everything and anything under […]

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Sony HX5V – First Impressions (Quick Review With Video & Photo Samples)

August 7, 2010
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This is just a short “first impressions” review of the Sony Cybershot HX5V digital camera with GPS. I’m not going to go much into details and technical analysis, there are many other photo review blogs out there doing a much better job at that, than I would probably ever be able to do. Here’s a […]

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iPhone 4 Wrapup from WWDC ’10 San Francisco

June 7, 2010
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Steve Jobs just left the WWDC ’10 stage in San Francisco after having showed us the new iPhone, iPhone 4, and iPhone OS 4 which has now been renamed to iOS 4. Most of the iPhone 4 things we already knew thanks to the whole “I lost my iPhone in a bar”-story. Some questions were […]

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YouTube Opening Up for 1080p HD Video Next Week

November 13, 2009
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YouTube has been offering regular 720p HD videos (1280×720) for a while now, if the uploaded video was in HD as well, of course. Most dedicated video camcorders today records in 1080i or 1080p resolution and next week YouTube will be able to display those as well – all the way up to 1080p. Billy […]

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Q2 Plasma HDTV Sales Increased – LCD 40″+ Sales Flat

August 19, 2009
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As the LCD technology evolved, more and more was convinced that the days of plasma TV’s were over, and several manufacturers have even  opted to completely abandon the production of plasma displays. New figures from the U.S. for the second quarter of this year shows that plasma technology is far from dead. Compared with the […]

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