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The £100 Montie Gear Y-Fork Slingshot—designed by Nichols Pennington—is made of aluminium, with a paracord-wrapped handle and a Thera-Band Gold flat band with a leather pouch. It can throw 0.5-inch ball bearings or .44 cal lead ball.
The first time humans descended to the deepest spot on Earth, they were joined by a rare Rolex specially designed to withstand the immense pressures under water. And now that James Cameron plans to go deeper, Rolex wants to tag along again.
Apparently the iPad’s new screen really pushes the limits of what’s possible in something that small, and one of the unfortunate consequences seems to be excess heat. We know the iPad has twice the number of LEDs powering the screen’s backlight and apparently they’re the heat source that’s likely the most to blame for the smoking tablets.
You can now buy a £100 box that streams a large catalogue of available-to-anyone video that's nearly as high-fidelity as Blu-ray. The Apple TV is not the first blow to video on discs, but it definitely hit a vein.
The three main complaints about Devon Works' original Tread watch were that is was gigantic, it was noisy, and it was expensive. So the company addressed all three of those issues with their recently unveiled Tread 2 available later this year.
The iPad 2's camera was "really terrible," and you look like an idiot when using it. The latter factor is still firmly in place, but at least this time around Apple's tablet takes pretty decent photos. Still, don't do that.