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Cheer yourself while typing boring emails with this Christmas Android keyboard skin [VIDEO]

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With Christmas fast approaching, the cheerful holiday spirit is all around us, even in places you don’t even expect to find it. One of those places is… your Android keyboard.

Thanks to the developer team at A.I.type, the Android keyboard can now be dressed for Christmas. But it doesn’t stop there because if you can type fast enough, it plays music, too. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 goes on pre-order, seems pretty pricey

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Ever since we first laid our eyes on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, we’ve been mesmerized by its gorgeous SuperAMOLED Plus screen and have since been holding our breath to find out how much it’ll cost.

Well, now that several online stores have started taking pre-orders for it we know the answer to that question. A 3G-packing Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 with 16GB of storage will set you back about $670. Ouch! Read more »

Nintendo Wii U possible specifications leak, still doesn’t beat the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

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Although there’s still about an year left before we see the Wii U in action, rumors about its hardware specifications have already broken loose.

According to a Nintendo developer with access to the Wii U, the new console has some serious muscle under the hood. Read more »

Future smartphones and tablets will allow you to physically feel the textures shown on screen [VIDEO]

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We as humans have this great gift of being aware what surrounds us by our vision and hearing, but we are also blessed with the ability to touch and feel everything around us. Soon enough we’ll be able to use our smartphones and tablets in a whole different way thanks to a company called Senseg and their revolutionary touchscreen technology.

What Senseg have manufactured is a new type of touchscreen that allows you to feel the virtual surface, texture or pattern that’s on your device’s screen. Read more »

PlayBook accumulates $458 million loss for RIM in Q3

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RIM is going to take a massive hit because of its Playbook tablet. The Canadian-based company is going to lose around $458 million in its fiscal quarter due to lots and lots of unsold Playbook units just lying around in the company’s inventory.

The charge the company is taking is mostly non-cash, but nevertheless its projection for earnings and revenue until the end of the year have lowered. Read more »

iPhone, Blackberry and Gmail users are all “screwed” privacy-wise, says Julian Assange [VIDEO]

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It looks like our privacy doesn’t really exist in today’s world of modern technology with the recent Carrier IQ logging scandal and the one with the iPhone 4 tracking every movement you make a while back.

Scary, indeed. And to make matters worse, in a recent press conference Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has made a statement about iPhone, Blackberry and Gmail users saying they are simply “screwed”. Read more »

Samsung strikes again at the heart of Apple fans mocking the lacking 4G LTE capability of the iPhone [VIDEO]

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After the releasing its controversial video on the web mocking Apple’s iPhone 4S and its fans waiting for its launch alike, Samsung has now stick its finger deeper in the wound and has decided to continue pouring salt in it by launching yet another clip.

This time the Korean manufacturer targets more at the missing 4G LTE feature of the iPhone 4S rather than its size or brand-obsessed fans. This doesn’t mean Apple fans are going to like it though. Read more »

Wreck the Halls is the new Christmas update for Angry Birds Seasons [VIDEO]

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It’s the first day of December and naturally this means that Christmas is getting closer and closer. An ideal opportunity for Rovio to release the Christmas update to Angry Birds Seasons.

Carrying the name “Wreck the Halls” this Angry Birds Seasons update brings even more cheer and good times than before with new, 25 pig-bashing levels garnished with gingerbread cookies, bells, candy and Christmas glittering lights. Read more »

Have fun with these hidden Ice Cream Sandwich features [VIDEO]

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Without a doubt there’s more than meets the eye in the latest version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich, which is due to hit a handful of smartphones in the coming months.

Except the code optimizations and plethora of new features, below the creamy surface of Android 4.0 Google developers have had some fun. What’s more, they want you to have fun, too! Read more »

Sony Ericsson Xperia users in the UK get 50GB of free cloud storage from

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Now isn’t competition just the best thing ever? Just couple of weeks since the deal between HTC and Dropbox came into effect, now Sony Ericsson is pulling the same trick, but on a different scale.

The company has teamed up with cloud storage provider and as a result offers not 5GB, but 50GB of free cloud space for every Xperia phone owner. Read more »

Samsung releases the S Pen SDK to mobile developers

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With the release of the Galaxy Note a month ago, Samsung has now put the S Pen software development kit for download to Android developers.

The SDK will help mobile app developers to include the functionality of the S Pen in their future or existing apps by allowing them to add canvases, popup windows and some other interesting additions. Read more »

3GB free Dropbox storage with HTC smartphones, here’s the fine print

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HTC and Dropbox have been mum about their deal for additional 3GB of free storage which was promised to come with every HTC device. Yes, according to some reports old HTCs seem to be receiving the free space, too. Well, now with the HTC Rezound being currently available for grabs, the deal with Dropbox has become active.

This is confirmed by user NightAngel79 over at Phandroid forums, who has purchased the Rezound recently. He reports that the Dropbox app doesn’t come preinstalled with the device and the 3GB of free storage become available to your account only when you download the app and sign in with your Dropbox account. Read more »

Lenovo prepares to launch a 10.1-inch Tegra 3 tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich by the end of the year

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CES 2012? Psh, Lenovo is better than that apparently, as reportedly, they are going to launch an Ice Cream Sandwich running Tegra 3 tablet by the end of the year.

According to a tipster who sent a bunch of live photos of the said slate to Engadget, the device packs some serious horsepower under the hood. For starters, we mysterious Lenovo tablet will have the brand new quad-core Tegra 3 SoC bundled with not one, but two gigabytes of 1,600 MHz DDR3 RAM. Read more »

Acer A510 and A511 Tegra 3 tablets are in the works, will make an appearance at CES 2012

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Tegra 3 tablets look to be on the rise today. First there are the live photos of the highly anticipated ASUS Transformer Prime, then there’s the rumor of an HTC Tegra 3 tablet arriving at MWC 2012 and now a leaked User-agent profile specifications indicate that Acer are to launch a successor to the Iconia Tab 500 at next year’s CES.

The tablet in question will carry the model name A510 and as far as its leaked specs are concerned it’s not going to be exactly
slow. Read more »

HTC Android tablet rocking Tegra 3 should make an appearance at MWC ’12

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It’s not exactly shocking, but Chinese newspaper Commercial Times has published a report saying that HTC will announce its first Tegra 3 powered tablet at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next year.

According to the paper, at MWC in February, the Taiwanese-based manufacturer will not only announce an Android tablet, but two Android smartphones too. Could one of them be the recently leaked HTC Edge? Read more »