Tweetdeck Introduces A Web Version Of Their Chrome App

According to Tweetdeck, their extremely popular Chrome webapp with 400,000 users on board is getting ported to the true Internet, via a beta that Tweedeck account users can get whitelisted for. This isn’t major news by any means, but it’s pretty good news. Supported browsers will be Chrome, Firefox 3.6 and 4, as well as Safari, with Opera and Internet Explorer 9 support in the works. Via: Tweetdeck

HTC Pyramid May Be Called HTC Sensation Upon April 12th Launch, Or Something

We eager geeks are waiting for HTC to kick off its press event on April 12th. Mainly the reason being so excited may just be for the HTC Pyramid (which may also be called the Sensation, we don’t know) seen above in a leaked shot. The HTC Pyramid/Sensatio is purportedly using a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 4.3-inch qHD screen, 8-megapixel rear camera, a VGA front camera, WiFi b/g/n, 768MB of RAM and HTC Sense 3.0 on top of an unknown build of Android, possible Gingerbread. All will tell on April 12th.

Via: Pocket-Lint, SlashGear

Nikon Announces The New D5100, Capable Of Many Awesome Things

The Nikon D5100 With Lens KitIt’s a new D-Series edition DSLR by Nikon, and this time it’s called the D5100. Set to be released in “mid-April” for $799.95 or $899.95 with a kit lens (seen above) the D5100 contains the following awesome specs, which remain to be seen if they actually deliver, as is the case with all new DSLRs:

16.2 megapixel APS-C sensor
3″ 640×480 (920k dot) swiveling LCD
ISO 100-6400 (expandable to 25600)
HD video recording: [email protected]/30p
In-camera effects on movies (nice!)

Since I’m still waiting on Nikon for a certain D3100 to play around with, I may just have to adjust my sights on the newer, more awesomesauce (on paper) D5100. It’s solid competition for the Canon Rebel T3i, no doubt. Press release after the flying jump.

Artsy Editor Aims To Simplify & Redesign The Default WordPress Writing UI

As any humble (and then some) blogger might know, WordPress is quite awesome, however the writing experience and interface requires many steps (at least 3-5) to attach a simple image or add a link to a selection of letters. Stephen Ou, creator of iTunes Instant (remember?) has recently begun creating a plugin which would replace the current interface and implement his own, dubbed Artsy Editor. An early build screenshot is seen above. While there is no solid launch date, an official site has recently launched and offers a 50% discount for those that sign-up via email when Artsy Editor launches.

Apple iPad 2 Review: All Tablets Should Be As Good As Or Surpass This

It’s the most hyped tablet of them all — the iPad. Once mocked for its funny name in its first iteration, competition began losing to it, and the tide changed (and also everyone bought one). Now the iPad will approach its 1-year anniversary in 2 days (as of time of this writing). So within less than a year, the iPad 2 has been released. Exact sales numbers have not been outed, but considering that no one can buy one (unless you have awesome internet friends, like I do), they are expected to be quite high.

Review is after the break.

Windows 8 Welcome Screen Revealed In Leak, Borrows Metro UI Elements


What’s a good way to start off the weekend of tech news after the abomination that is April Fool’s jokes (albeit some are funny)? Well, it turns out the Windows 8 welcome screen has been (purportedly) leaked and borrows many (if not all) elements seen in the Metro UI seen in Windows Phone 7 and previously the Zune HD. According to the report by DownloadSquad, clicking your profile photo logs you in and on the “tablet edition”, a swipe is made across screen to achieve the same thing. Looks promising.
Via: DownloadSquad

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play Released In 11 Countries (Sans U.S.A.)

Today marks the release of the world’s first “PlayStation Phone”, the Xperia Play. It’s currently available in 11 countries: UK, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Gamers in the United States will be seeing Xperia Plays on Verizon sometimes in May, while your foreign counterparts get to enjoy (hopefully) the Xperia Play. 60 games are offered at launch, some of which include N.O.V.A 2, Need for Speed, Asphalt 6 (which is available for free), Assassins Creed Altair’s Chronicles HD and more. Press release, after the break.