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Aluminum unibody Apple Mac mini unveiled, packs HDMI-port and sells for as low as 700 US dollars

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Today isn’t only the day when the iPhone 4 hits it off (sort of) but it’s also the birthday of the latest and greatest Apple Mac mini, which now comes in an aluminum unibody and packs an HDMI port and an SD card slot and is said to deliver up to twice the graphics performance. Oh, and it still is as sleek as it’s ever been. Prices start from 700 US dollars.

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Microsoft Kinect is the new name of Project Natal, expected November 2010

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Microsoft finally revealed all the details on its Xbox 360 motion control system previously known as Project Natal and now rebranded as Kinect. Yeah, I know, the new name doesn’t really roll off the tongue, does it?

I’m not into games, I just don’t have the time for them. But I would definitely give that Microsoft Kinect a try. Who wouldn’t?! Apparently, we’ll have to wait until November – this is when the thing is expected to arrive in stores nearby. Meantime you can take a look at some Kinect live images.

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Here are the most popular applications for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry

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Nowadays people are able to choose from a huge variety of applications for their mobile phones. But, as a recent survey reveals, the general preferences are actually similar and we go for the same apps. No matter what the platforms our phones are based on.

The following charts are based on a survey that Nielsen made among 4200 people who have downloaded an app in the past 30 days. Read more »

The future of magazines is now: meet the Time magazine iPad app

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You may have heard me calling the iPad a “giant iPod touch” and while I still think it is exactly that, the way I perceive what it’s worth has started changing. And here is the next reason for that: the iPad-loving electronic version of the popular Time magazine. Who thought that e-books will get that far?

The most amazing thing about the Time magazine iPad app is not the concept behind it but the fact that it has been brought to real life. It looks almost unreal. Read more »

The future of gaming is now: the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M unveiled, meet world’s fastest notebook GPU

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Gamers can now start dreaming of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M which was announced today and happens to be the fastest notebook GPU known to mankind. The GeForce GTX 480M GPU combines some of the most advanced technologies, which make it not only fast but also capable of delivering life-like gaming graphics.

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Benchmark wars: Nokia N8 vs Nokia N97, guess who is ready to retire

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The new Nokia N8 is much better than the elderly N97 but I guess you already knew that. Well, if there is still someone among you that needs a proof to believe those words, here it comes. And one more thing: the N97 should better start packing because it’s time seems to have passed.

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We barely saw Froyo and we find Android Gingerbread in the oven, coming in Q4 2010

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The Android v2.2 is still awaiting its official premiere but, reportedly, its successor is already in the works and is expected to become available sometime in the last quarter of the year.

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Japanese operator KDDI wows with its 2010 summer collection of 10 waterproof phones

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Summer is just around the corner, the guys over in Japan have already got the party started, thanks to the KDDI operator and its 2010 summer collection of 10 mobile phones. Despite being quite different, they have one thing in common, all 10 of them are waterproof.

Now, I’m not going to dig deep in details but each of those 10 phones deserves its brief moment in the limelight.

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Street View is watching you, like everything else with the Google logo on it

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Google is watching you, every email, every web search. And, apparently, it’s also snooping on your Wi-Fi network. As it turns out, Google has been collecting the information sent over many non-password-protected Wi-Fi networks during their Street View tours. And that’s been going on for years!

Up until now I thought of the Street View as of a remarkable idea. Actually, even now, after this disturbing news, I think it’s Google Maps’ greatest feature. But what is that spying obsession?

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is big in Japan, becomes the NTT DoCoMo best-selling smartphone ever

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The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is big. Yeap, it measures 119 x 63 x 13 mm. But it’s also is big in Japan. The company’s first Android-powered smartphone landed in Japan only a few weeks ago, but it has already become NTT DoCoMo’s best-selling smartphone. Ever.

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Dell Streak (a.k.a. Mini 5) goes to O2 in June, AT&T launch scheduled for later this summer

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What a nice surprise! The 5-inch MID Dell Streak (or maybe you know it as the Dell Mini 5) will apparently hit the shelves in Europe first. The Streak will be launched by O2 across the Old Continent next month. The US fans will have to wait a little longer to get it since it will arrive at AT&T stores later this summer.

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Two new Wi-Fi 802.11n certified Samsung phones in the works, the I8330 and the I5500

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The Wi-Fi Alliance website is a really nice place where you can stumble upon some unannounced devices such as those two Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n capable phones: the Samsung I5500 and its bro, the I8330.

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Sharp unveils world’s first mobile device camera module shooting 720p hi-def 3D videos

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Sharp has just proudly presented a 3D camera module capable of taking 720p high-definition 3D videos. This is the first camera module of that kind that is made for mobile devices such as cameras, mobile phones, etc.

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Android OS v2.2 a.k.a. Froyo is about 450% faster than the Ecalir (v2.1)

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While we’re still waiting for Android OS v2.2 a.k.a. Froyo to become officially available there are plenty of developer-intended devices around the globe that already run it. And as it turns out the latest version of the Android OS is way faster than its predecessor, the Eclair.

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Sony finally unveils its first mirror-less interchangeable lens cameras, the NEX-3 and NEX-5

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It’s been a while since we last heard of Sony’s upcoming mirror-less interchangeable lens cameras but now the speculations about their premiere date can stop: the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 have just been officially announced!

While the NEX-3 is made of polycarbonate and shoots 720p HD videos, its bro, the NEX-5 comes with a noticeably smaller magnesium alloy body and is capable of taking 1080i AVCHD video clips. Basically, those are the differences between those two. Oh, and the 100 euro extra you’ll have to pay for the NEX-5.

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