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Camera Awesome for iPhone brings premium features for free

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There are over 10 thousand camera apps in the App Store today. Okay, that may be a bit exaggerating but there are lots of camera-centric apps in the Apple App Store giving you a variety of options at different price points.

Trust me, I’ve used most of them, Camera+, Camera Plus, TimeLapse, the expensive HDR ones, Panorama 360, Panoramatic, SlowShutter, etc. and I know my way around paid apps for the iPhone. SmugMug’s Camera Awesome may not be the best there is, but it brings the iPhone usually paid-for camera features for the perfect price of naught. Read more »

Playing with and on the Sony PlayStation Vita

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We snatched some quality time with the recently released 5″ PlayStation Vita here at the MWC and boy, do we have lots of pictures to show you.

The Vita’s multi-touch display is an OLED unit, has a 960 x 544 resolution and there’s a capacitive multi-touch pad on the back. Read more »

We give the Samsung’s Series 9 ultrabooks the hands-on treatment

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The ultrabook market has seen a strong influx of Windows devices of late but every model just looks like a copy of the other. The 13″ display, i-something processor and thin frame are all there on every single non-Air ultrabook out there.

Samsung is aiming to change that with its Series 9 ultrabooks. A 15″ ultrabook, now that’s innovation, and things don’t stop there. We have the hands-on photos coming after the break. Read more »

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance comes by, we film the whole thing

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Samsung is dead set on filling every niche, whether big or small, in the smartphone market, offering a Galaxy phone as a choice for just about every occasion.

You’ve got low range droids, high end droids, durable waterproof droids, “phoneblets” and lets not forget, yesterday’s flagships that are today’s midrange shooters. Read more »

Google could launch a 7-inch Nexus tablet this summer

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Google could launch its pure-bred Nexus tablet this summer, ponders analyst for DisplaySearch Richard Shim.

The device will reportedly offer a 7″ display of 1280 x 800 resolution and around 1.5 to the 2 million units will be produced initially. Read more »

Apple could replace 30 pin dock connector with something more space-efficient

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Apple’s next devices could showcase an alternate USB connector.

The popular 30 pin connector will reportedly be replaced with something that will take up less of the space, needed for things like LTE radio, bigger battery, etc. Read more »

Gevey Ultra S will unlock your iPhone 4S for $55 this March

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All those people that secretly (or not) want to release their subsidized iPhone 4S’s from their respectful carrier’s clutches are in luck.

The popular Gevery SIM solution now covers the GSM 4S variant and can be pre-ordered for the discounted price of $55. Read more »

The Samsung Galaxy mini 2 is here just hours after being announced – scoop and video after the break

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The Samsung Galaxy mini 2 is the heir to a very popular Android device on the cheap.

It had leaked earlier but today it became official and (surprise!) we have it right here in our headquarters. We’ll be bringing you a full coverage in due time but for now we’ve prepared some pictures and a video. Read more »

Barnes & Noble release the Nook Tablet 8GB, priced as the Kindle Fire

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Just as rumored yesterday, Barnes & Noble released today an 8GB version of their Nook Tablet for $199, available in select stores today.

The price shouldn’t come as a surprise as it matches Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet. On another note the Nook Color’s price is now down to $169. Read more »

10 inch Huawei tablet spotted in the wild, arriving on the MWC 2012 floor

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A metallic-clad new Huawei tablet has come out of hiding and posed for a couple of shots.

It’s a 10.1-incher with the HD 16:9 aspect ratio. The software inside will reportedly be Android ICS and an 8 MP camera is mounted on it too. Read more »

Barnes & Noble to reportedly release a cheaper, 8 GB Nook tablet this week

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According to a snippet of Walmart documentation seized by The Verge team, Barnes & Noble are ready to launch an 8 gig version of their Nook Tablet.

Being available only with 16 GB, it currently sports a higher asking price than that of the Kindle Fire, $249 vs $199, it’s less popular with customers. Read more »

iOS 5.1 leaked image shows camera slider in lockscreen and confirms Japanese Siri

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Portuguese tech blog BlogdoiPhone reportedly was able to obtain a pre-Golden Master version of iOS 5.1 and uncovered two interesting novelties.

In the first leaked screenshot we see that the camera shortcut in the lockscreen is no longer a mere button but a slide up/down shortcut. Read more »

Apple announces OS X Mountain Lion with new iOS like features, coming this summer

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Today Apple released a developer preview of their next desktop OS, dubbed Mountain Lion. Much like with the Leopard and Snow Leopard, the Mountain Lion is more of an improvement to the current Lion than a brand new OS but brings along some iOS features in an attempt to unify the Apple ecosystem across devices.

I’m going to break the new stuff up for you guys in order of importance so that you can get an idea of what’s to come. The developer preview is out now and Apple expects the retail version of Mountain Lion (which should be 10.8) to be available through the Mac App Store sometime this summer, probably costing the same as Lion did – $29.99. Read more »

Adobe Flash player for Android updated, bug fixes and more

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Adobe added Flash support for Ice Cream Sandwich a while ago but an update by the company has popped up on Android Market, claiming added compatibility with new Android 4 supported devices.

Aside from the added ICS support, Adobe claims to have added performance improvements, bug fixes and a fixed security flaw that could’ve posed a threat to your phone’s security. Read more »

Updated 7-inch and new 9-inch Kindle Fire’s coming this year?

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There might be an 8.9″ Kindle Fire in the blueprints for a 2012′s launch, says Pacific Crest analyst Chad Bartley.

According to him an upgraded 7″ and new 9″ models are expected to launch in mid-2012. Read more »