AT&T LTE phones coming, HTC Vivid and Samsung...
AT&T has announced that it will be bringing its first two devices with real 4G and they will be coming November 6. The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket will be $250 with a two-year contract and offers a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED+ display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core CPU, Android 2.3.5, an 2MP front-facing camera and a …Read more: http://bit.ly/vYuybE
Motorola Mobility dropping 800 jobs, will cost $31...
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc, that agreed to be purchased by Google, is set to cut 800 jobs and expects to incur $31 million in costs according to regulatory filing. The pretax costs will include $27 million in severance and $4 million for closing facilities. Motorola Mobility is tightening costs as it prepares to complete its acquisition by Google …Read more: http://bit.ly/v7nBzs
Apple already working on next Mac OS X
Apple has already been working on the next major version of Mac OS X which is being labeled as version 10.8. According to MacRumors, evidence of 10.8 began appearing in there web logs in August, and have since accelerated. They note that the first appearance of 10.7 was almost a full year before the first developer preview, …Read more: http://bit.ly/t44Ulh
Apple posts new iPhone 4S Ads for Camera, iCloud,...
Following the first ad for Siri last week, Apple has posted three new commercials, one for the Camera, one for iCloud and a new one for Siri. All the commercials show off the features in possible real life situations, ending with the slogan “the most amazing iPhone yet.” The camera ad tells us details such as megapixel, optics …Read more: http://bit.ly/v01wCh
Halloween Costumes: Pop Culture Favorites...
A look at how Halloween costumes have changed due to pop culture. My favourite is the Angry Bird. What will you be dressing up as? Let us know the comments. by Lemon.ly via Angry Bird’s costume image via theclockblog…Read more: http://bit.ly/u6TcAh
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Apple takes on German cafe over logo
Apple is taking on a German café ‘Apfelkind’ over its logo. Last week the café received a letter claiming the logo could confuse Apple customers, and demanded that Christin Romer, the owner, withdrew her Apfelkind trademark application. She said she created the logo, an apple with a cut-out silhouette of a child, to reflect the cafe’s emphasis on children and wholesome …Read more:...
Social Networking & Man’s Best Friend...
Does your dog have a Facebook account? A twitter? Seems that a lot of people’s do! Check out the infographic below for the findings of the survey. d via…Read more: http://bit.ly/vmLwfM
Why Startups Fail [Infographic]
Building a startup is stressful and daunting and only 1 in 12 succeed. Why do they fail? This infographic built from data from the Startup Genone project will give you some answers. by visually via…Read more: http://bit.ly/ttWU5a
Siri ported to iPhone 4 & talking to Apple servers
Siri has been ported to the iPhone 4 and iPod 4G by developer Steven Troughton-Smith. Talking with 9to5mac, he said getting Siri to talk to Apple’s data servers only took him ten minutes after he had all the pieces in place. Troughton-Smith said that getting Siri working on older devices is a 20-step process, and requires Read more: http://bit.ly/tvZS7Y
webOS shut down an “unfounded rumor” says Todd...
HP’s Executive Vice President Todd Bradley appeared on Bloomberg today to discuss HP’s decision to not spin off its PC division, which he would of likely become CEO of as an independent company. He defended the decision saying that it would have been too expensive to go separately. Bradley soon turned to webOS, with him Read more: http://bit.ly/tG8Mmh
Apple offering Jetpack Joyride iPhone for free via...
Apple is offering Jetpack Joyride for iPhone absolutely free if you go over to Facebook and follow the instructions. This is a first of a new promotion for Apple, and we look forward to what else they will be giving away for free. Jetpack Joyride comes from the makers of Fruit Ninja and is a great, fun Read more: http://bit.ly/tdxzGd
600,000 hackers try to break into Facebook every...
600,000 impostors Facebook has said that out of more than one billion logins to the website every day, 600,000 are impostors trying to gain access to users’ photos, messages and other personal information. This is a clearly a big problem and we can only recommend users be careful when choosing passwords and accepting things supposedly from friends. Many users are caught out Read more:...
USB-equipped bikes can charge your mobile devices
Battery life is becoming more important to most of us these days and keeping them charged is becoming more of a challenge. One company called Silverback aims to make it a little easier for urban cyclists. They have recently launched two bikes with built-in USB ports that can charge devices as the rider pedals. The Starke Read more: http://bit.ly/vJHMtC
Sony buys out Ericsson for $1.5 billion
Sony has acquired Ericsson’s 50% share in their Sony Ericsson joint mobile phone venture, turning the company into a subsidiary in January 2012. In a press release it said that it will pay Ericsson €1.05 billion (US$1.5 billion), which will include several sets of patents and cross-licensing agreements for intellectual property. The joint venture began in 2001 and the new Read more:...
GTA: San Andreas could come to iPhone
GTA: San Andreas and Vice City could soon be hitting iOS devices. A developer, who recetly showed off his iOS port of Grand Theft Auto 3, recently told Digital Trends that it might be a “technical challenge”, but mobile versions of GTA: Vice City and San Andreas are “very possible.” This would be a brilliant for Read more: http://bit.ly/tCYFA7
B2B and Social Media [Infographic]
B2B companies (business that sell to other businesses, rather than to end consumers) are making use of social media to promote themselves in record numbers. This simple infographic attempts to explain why for those B2B companies that simply don’t the point of social media in B2B internet marketing. This infographic covers some basic statistic about Read more: http://bit.ly/ryQjPZ
Future Publishing CEO and CFO quit
Future Publishing’s chief executive Stevie Spring and chief financial officer John Bowman have resigned, weeks before the fiscal year details would be announced, which weren’t expected to be good. In a statement Future Publishing said: ”The recent restructuring which positions the company for its digital future has allowed the Board this opportunity to achieve substantial savings Read more:...
HP to finally kill webOS, possible 500 job losses
According to The Guadian HP will finally shut down its webOS division which could affect up to 500 jobs (through layoffs or reassignment). This comes from an unnamed source within HP, who reportedly expects an “imminent closure” adding that “there’s a 95% chance we all get laid off between now and November”. Of course this take this with a pinch of salt but we think...
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15 things you didn’t know about outer space...
Space is one of the most interesting things known to man. Did you know there are more than 100 billion galaxies in the universe? Check out more after the break. Read more: http://bit.ly/vYr3Bo
Motorola DROID 4 pictures leak
DroidLife has got ’ hands on the first photos of the upcoming DROID 4 by Motorola. Exact details aren’t known but the device features a full QWERTY slideout keyboard, 4G LTE, a 4” screen, 1080p video recording, a front and rear camera, HDMI out and… Read more: http://bit.ly/uopmAm
Porsche Design BlackBerry is here, a $2000 gimmick
RIM and Porsche have officially revealed the Porsche Design P’9981 BlackBerry. The phone design is a massive departure for RIM, it has a stainless steel frame, with a leather back cover, a sculpted QWERTY keyboard and a “crystal clear” touch display. It will also come with an exclusive Porsche Design UI and a Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app experience and an...
Top Graphic Design Careers Compared [Infographic]
Employment rates in graphic design are growing but its a very competitive market. The the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says employment is going to jump from 192,240 in 2008 to a massive 323,100 in 2018. Still want to be graphic designer? Check out the infographic after the break. Read more: http://bit.ly/sPzPZj
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propelagency: The New York Times just reported that the show “The X Factor” will allow viewers to vote for their favorite singer via direct messages on Twitter starting November 2. This will be the first program to do so, taking the Twitter-Television relationship to a new level. When TV came about, radio…
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Nokia Lumia 800: The Designer’s Story
Nokia has posted a video with Nokia designer Anton-Olof Fahlgren, in the video (embedded below) he tells us the background of the design of the Lumia 800. For more information on the phone check out are earlier article here. Read more: http://bit.ly/tesZgE
Nokia announces the Lumia 800 Windows Phone
This morning at the Nokia World Keynote in London, Nokia announced the Lumia 800 Windows Phone 7.5 mango smartphone. The device has a curved glass AMOLED touchscreen coming in at 3.7” (800 x 480) with a smooth one-piece body. The camera is a Carl Zeiss optics, 8MP camera with a f/2.2 aperture and is desgined for low-light conditions, it also shoots HD video. Inside we have a 1.4GHz...
Nokia Windows Phone images leak online, Lumia 800...
Winrumors have uncovered some images of the new Nokia Windows Phone devices due to launch tomorrow morning at the Nokia World keynote in London.They have learned that Nokia is planning to make the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 devices available in November following the announcement tomorrow. More after the break. Read more: http://bit.ly/vIyNlx
Samsung Galaxy Note gets official TV commercial,...
The Samsung Galaxy Note now has an official TV Commercial. The advert mostly shows how pen input works and what the device offers with it. I have mentioned before that we really can’t figure out if this is a phone or a tablet that makes phone calls, and it looks like Samsung doesn’t really know either, with the slogan ‘Phone? Tablet? Feel free, It’s Galaxy Note.”...
Japan’s Ministry of Defence creates world’s first...
Japan’s ministry of defence has created the world’s first “spherical flying machine”. It has the ability to hover like a helicopter, land and take off vertically and if its hits an obstacle it can maintain its trajectory through the use of integrated gyroscopes. The prototype shown in the video has a camera and is made from commercially available parts and cost...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 coming to T-Mobile US Nov...
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is heading to T-Mobile US on November 2nd. No price has been confirmed as of yet. The tablet runs on Android Honeycomb and features Touchwiz 4.0, a feature with Live Panels and a Mini Apps tray that allows multitasking in an effortless way. It comes with a 10.1” display running at a resolution of 1280 x 800 (WXGA TFT), has 1GB of memory (RAM) and can come with...
Minecraft coming to Xbox 360
Markus Persson, Swedish indie game developer and founder of Mojang AB has confirmed on his Twitter that Minecraft will be coming to consoles exclusively to Xbox 360. The game will arrive on Xbox Live in the spring of 2012. To have a try out of the Xbox 360 version before launch you’ll have to be attending MineCon in Last Vegas next month, those heading to MineCon will also receive alpha...
Nokia World keynote is tomorrow
The Nokia World keynote is tomorrow in London and it will kick off at 9am (UK time). The event will feature talks, discussions, networking and Nokia says: “exciting surprises”, we are expecting several Windows Phone to make their debuts and look forward to anything else that may be on the cards. After the keynote three speakers will hold interactive sessions and will feature the App...
How the Gadget Show built the Ultimate Battlefield...
Not doubt you have seen the amazing Battlefield 3 Simulator built by The Gadget Show before. With a pre-release level of the game and £500,000 they transformed a Birmingham studio into a gaming paradise. They have now posted a video of how they built and tested it, check it out after the break. Read more: http://bit.ly/steKLV
GTA V Announced by Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games have announced the much anticipated GTA V via the official website. All we have right now is the logo, pretty standard apart from the V is clearly in the form of a dollar bill. According to the website a trailer will follow on the 2nd of November. What do you think the dollar bill could mean in… Read more: http://bit.ly/rMFt0O
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Google to launch Music Download Service in 2...
Google’s is set to release its music download service in the next 2 weeks. The music store will be an add-on to the current Google Music Beta, a free cloud based service that lets users upload, manage and listen to their existing music library anywhere. Currently, access to the service is optimised for the desktop web and Android phone and tablet devices only. Songs will be available as...
Samsung Transform Ultra with Keyboard heads to...
Samsung’s Transform Ultra is heading to the Sprint network. Officially announced for the third carrier today. The device is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread device with a 1GHz processor, a 3.5” HVGA touch screen, full QWERTY keyboard and a 3MP rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera for video chat. The phone is also equipped with Sprint ID which allows users to customise their...
MacBook Pro line-up gets graphics and processor...
The MacBook Pro line has had a refresh with some spec bumps. You can now get a faster AMD Radeon HD 6770M GPU with a 15-inch or 17-inch model. CPU improvements have also been made, the 13 inch model gets the option of a 2.8GHz Core i7 or a 2.4GHz Core i5 dual-core processor and the HHD goes up to 500GB with a maximum of 750GB. The 15 inch goes up to… Read more: http://bit.ly/pWBDIe
Steve Jobs Biography now available
The much anticipated Steve Jobs’ biography is now available. It comes from bestselling author Walter Isaacson and provides an account of Jobs’ professional and personal life drawn over three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson had conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with … Read more: http://bit.ly/oBI1Co
Chromebooks now available to education and...
Four months ago Google launched it’s Chromebooks for schools and businesses. Between then and now they have had a lots of feedback from customers wanting to work with yearly budget cycles, so Google, in addition to the 3-year subscription model, are introducting an alternative payment option. The new option gives schools and businesses a choice to pay upfront for Chromebooks with a one...
Watch Steve Jobs' Biographer on "60 Minutes" here
60 Minutes has posted its two-part interview with Steve Jobs’ authorised biographer Walter Isaacson. Watch it here.
Netflix coming to the UK & Ireland in 2012
Netflix the on-demand internet streaming media and DVD-by-mail service is coming to the UK and Ireland. The service is set to officially launch in early 2012 and will bring its popular service to desktops, mobiles and TV devices such as consoles for a monthly subscription. Netflix has said that it will announce pricing, content and device support closer to the launch. We assume the service will...
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Where are you guilty of Text Messaging?
Have you ever text messaged when you should be on a date? Or working on an important project in work? Check out the infographic for some interesting statistics and let us know where you have in the comments. [View Infographic]
Happy 10th Birthday iPod
10 years ago today Steve Jobs took to the stage to announce the iPod with the slogan “1,000 songs in your pocket”. The first iPod had a black and white liquid-crystal display and featured a 5 GB hard drive and was priced at US$399. The iPod was an innovation due to its size using a 1.8” hard drive where as most competitors were using 2.5” hard drives at the time,...
Google pays $100 million for new California office
Google has paid $100 million for a new California office in Mountain View, Calif. This is Google’s largest property purchase in Silicon Valley this year with 240,000 square-foot and is called The Landmark at Shoreline. It will house about 960 workers. Google vice president of real estate and…[Read more]