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OCZ Lightfoot SSD boasts Thunderbolt connectivity, speeds beyond belief

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OCZ opened their CES 2012 tally by unveiling a new member of their SSD lineup. Dubbed Lightfoot, the new OCZ SSD comes with a twist – it uses Thunderbolt as its only connectivity option.

You remember Thunderbolt technology, right? Cool, because this OCZ model is utilizing it perfectly by combining its high transfer speeds with the great write/read speeds of Solid State Drives. Read more »

Lenovo announces IdeaPad S200 and IdeaPad S206 netbooks, will launch in June

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Following the announcement of its new line of ultrabooks, Lenovo has now lifted the curtains off the IdeaPad S-series netbooks.

The IdeaPad S200 and S206 target the already too-crowded niche of affordable and decently performing netbooks. Read more »

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 new Ultrabook laptops get under the spotlight

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The competition for the best ultrabook at CES 2012 has begun, and Lenovo entered it with the unveiling of the IdeaPad U310 and U410.

The Lenovo U310 is 0.7″ (18mm) thick and weighs 3.74lbs (1.7kg) whilst the U410 is a pinch thicker at 0.83″ (21mm) and just slightly heavier, weighing in at 4.18lbs (1.9kg). Read more »

Here’s how you steal a truckload of BlackBerry Playbooks

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Times are just not good for RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook. First, they make the Canadian-based company lose quite a lot of money and now this.

A “well-orchestrated” heist, as the Police describes it, has taken place in Indiana. A semi-truck fully loaded with BlackBerry Playbook tablets has been stolen, while the driver was taking a refreshing break. Read more »

Mysterious 3-inch Nokia device turns out a name badge

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The long-awaited Consumers Electornics Show in Las Vegas isn’t due for two more weeks, but already Nokia gets us excited with a little something.

And by the leaked photos of it, it’s a 3-inch device, which doesn’t feature any hardware buttons at all. Excited? Don’t be. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus visits us again, unboxing and UI showcase imminent [VIDEO]

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We are no strangers with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. The first time it graced us with its presence was just for too short and we couldn’t fully test it in the usual GSMArena fashion.

Now though, this 7.0-inch Android tablet from Samsung is here to stay and we are ready to get down to business. Read more »

All three Angry Birds games are now available for BlackBerry PlayBook, cost a small fortune

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Angry Birds is arguably of the most popular game franchise in the history of mobile gaming. Almost every mobile device and OS on the market today has a few of the Angry Birds titles, and now the BlackBerry PlayBook joins that family as well.

Today Rovio announced that it launches the original Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio versions compatible with the RIM tablet. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich without breaking a sweat [VIDEO]

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The Samsung Galaxy S got decent support from its manufacturer. The smartphone launched with Android 2.1 Eclair, but got a Froyo update shortly after and eventually got a pass to the land of Gingerbread.

Sadly, with the latest release of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Sammy is pulling the plug on the Galaxy S and the company won’t be releasing an update for the year-and-a-half old smartphone. But fret not, the independent Android devs community came to the rescue and released a stable, fully functioning, fast running Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the Galaxy S in surprisingly little time. Read more »

Google employees receive a special edition Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Christmas

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You know what’s a byword for Christmas? Presents. And Google likes to give them to its employees come Christmas and this years’ is no exception.

As a “Thank you for your hard work throughout the year”, every Google employee in the company’s offices in London and Zurich has received a special Christmas gift in the form of an exclusive Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Read more »

Ripped Angry Birds compatible with other Nokia S40 phones

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We all know how popular the Angry Birds game is. And back at Nokia World when the S40-running Asha 300/303 were announced to come with the popular pig-bashing game pre-installed, fans of the platform loudly rejoiced.

However, it was not clear whether Angry Birds would run on older S40 devices. Well, worry no more – it works and it’s good to go for you to try out. Read more »

Adobe outs Flash Player 11.1 for Android, finally works on Ice Cream Sandwich albeit a bit buggy

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It came as a bit of a surprise when it turned out that the Android Flash Player doesn’t work on the Ice Cream Sandwich-running Galaxy Nexus a few weeks back. But Adobe have been hard at work to fix that and they’ve released what could be one of the very last updates for the Android player.

Let’s hope it’s not the last update, because while the Flash Player may be working correctly for the most part, some bugs are present in this release (several of which show up only on ICS). Read more »

Nokia Lumia 800 gets frozen in a block of ice, lives to tell the story [VIDEO]

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The extra mile Nokia is going to promote their fresh out of the factory Lumia phones is simply amazing. Their latest attempt to promote their Windows Phone 7 running Lumia smartphones includes some bizarre ingredients.

A Nokia Lumia 800? Check. A massive, solid, heavy block of ice? Check. A twist? Check. Let the fun begin. Read more »

We meet with the LG Prada Phone 3.0, it shows us its user interface [VIDEO]

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The Prada Phone by LG 3.0 has just been announced in London, and if you think it looks great on the outside with its slim body, metal accents and the Saffiano leather-looking plastic cover at the back, just wait to see how Prada and LG have pimped the look of the Android OS as well.

Prada are very proud with what they have done design-wise to the look and feel of the Android 2.3 running on the Prada 3.0 and it shows. With its redesigned black and white user interface and special custom widgets this smartphone is one of the most customized fashion-oriented smartphones out there. Read more »

Samsung FINALLY allowed to sell the Galaxy Tab in Australia

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After a long game of inflicting and lifting bans backwards and forwards, finally the Australian High Court has allowed Samsung to sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the country.

The High Court had a week to decide on a verdict whether to accept Apple’s application to appeal to the Federal Court decision of overturning the ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Read more »

Google Goggles 1.7 makes your visual search easier with continuous mode, text recognition and clever suggestions

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You remember Google Goggles, right? The application for Android which allows you to point your smartphone’s camera at a work of art, a landscape, product and whatever else you like and do a Google search. Heck, you can even solve Sudoku with that thing.

Today Google Goggles hit version 1.7 and got some handy new features, which should make visual search even better. Read more »