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Apple is giving new A5-powered iPhone 4S test units to selected developers

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Apple has started sending new test iPhone 4 units to some game developers letting them prepare their products for the next generation iPhone. The test units are no different than the iPhone 4 on the outside, but on the inside, there is a spanking new Apple A5 dual-core chip.

This doesn’t mean they have the iPhone 5 in their hands, but tells us that the next iPhone will definitely pack the dual-core A5 chip the iPad 2 has. Read more »

iOS 4 was supposed to bring us Facebook integration, instead we’ll have to settle with Media Stream

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It seems Apple had considered the Facebook integration within the iOS 4 until it came up with another idea – its own Media Stream.

Instead of seeing our Facebook albums in the Photo app, we are going to witness a new Apple’s social services called Media Stream. But what’s it all about? Read more »

Microsoft Office 15 is also getting the Metro UI

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A few weeks ago I told you about some new Windows 8 screenshots illustrating the tablet-oriented Metro UI. Until now it was not clear whether we are going to see this user interface elsewhere or not. You’d better like the Metro UI because it will stick around for a while.

The Outlook screenshot above is taken from the Milestone 2 version of Office 15. Read more »

Android Skype video-calling update leaks, you can try it now

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Okay we got carried away a bit there with the title. You see the video-capable Skype for Android version really appeared online, but it seems unable to run on anything, but the HTC Thunderbolt. So unless you have purchased the LTE-packing smartphone, you will need to wait for the official version or at least another leak to experience the video-call goodies of the new droid Skype.

Anyway we got to see the first review of the application thanks to the guys at Except for the addition of video-calling to other mobile users and desktop clients alike there isn’t too many updates brought by the new version. The four tabs remain as they were and work just the way they used to. Read more »

The Japanese Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc – Acro – may pack a Xenon flash

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In the past few days we stumbled upon leaked pictures of the Japanese version of XPERIA Arc called Acro. We decided to pass that news since it was headed to NTT DoCoMo only.

A picture taken with Sony Ericsson XPERIA Acro – you can see its back in the reflection

Well, the new leaked pictures of its back definitely caught our attention. It seems Sony Ericsson may have put a Xenon flash on the Acro – something many Arc users would have appreciated a lot. Read more »

Add an extra touch of professionalism to you Guerilla mobile filmmaking with Steadycam for iOS devices

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Want to shoot a high-speed pursuit from the passenger window of your car? Perhaps a chase scene on foot through city streets or maybe you just want smoother looking videos?

iPhone Stead Cam

Adding a touch of professionalism to any budding film makers shots, app developer Midnox have released SteadyCam Pro, promising “a professional film camera in your pocket”. Read more »

HTC invites everyone to join them on 12 April for a London party, will probably announce HTC Sensation

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The rumor mill has been buzzing with talk about HTC’s event in London on 12 April. Everyone’s guessing that HTC will unveil the HTC Sensation (a.k.a. Pyramid). But everyone can stop guessing, since they are invited.

That’s right – if you’re in London next Tuesday and you are over 18, you can RSVP HTC’s Facebook invitation and join the party… Read more »

iPod Touch 4G with touch Home key spotted in the wild, possibly fake or canceled

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Some blurry iPod Touch 4G photos have just surfaced today. They show an unseen prototype of the 4th generation iPod Touch with a touch-sensitive Home button.

The device runs on the iOS 4.2.1, packs 128GB storage and has a MC550LL model number. Read more »

Another batch of Windows 8 shots leaks, this time we get to see the tablet UI

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It was just yesterday we saw a bunch of Windows 8 screenshots from the latest (Milestone 3) alpha release. Today we got something even better – a few shots from the tablet-oriented Immersive UI of Windows 8.

The Immersive web browser in Windows 8 for tablets

The screenshots above are taken from the Immersive browser, which implements the Metro UI, but acts as the desktop Internet Explorer 9. It was designed to work on a specific resolution, which resulted in the improper displaying. Read more »

Sony Honeycomb tablet coming by the end of summer

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Computer manufacturers are hot on making their own tablets. Tablets with slim and sleek hardware, ARM-based CPUs and tablet-oriented opeating systems seem to be the the future of portable computing and entertainment and every manufacturers wants in. Well, it’s Sony’s turn with Sir Howard Stringer, Sony’s CEO, just went ahead and confirmed the company’s plans of unveiling a tablet.

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The sum of all iPhone 5 rumors is an infographic away

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We love infographics as much as we love rumors about upcoming devices. What we stumbled into today though, combines both of these features and concerns the most anticipated launch in the mobile phone industry for 2011 – the iPhone 5.

The infographic is designed by the guys over at Nowhereelse, who gave us last year’s infographic. As you’ll notice the new inforgraphic looks so much better. Read more »

Here’s another big bird coming – meet the LG Optimus Big

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Do you remember the LG’s Something bigger is coming MWC campaign? Well, it was about the Optimus 3D. But it seems there is something even bigger coming – literally! It’s the LG Optimus Big.

LG Optimus Big next to an iPhone 3GS

The leaked picture comes from Korea and shows the unannounced LG smartphone, packing a 4.3-inch display. Read more »

iOS 5 might be pushed back for a fall release, iOS 4.3.1 gets a tethered jailbreak

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The iOS 5 is likely to be released in the fall instead this June at the WWDC. There are a few reasons to believe so and the first one is we heard nothing about a new iOS version around the iPad 2 announcement.

Then there is this thing about the Apple’s change of strategy about the MobileMe services and their possible integration with the iOS 5 – which is a lot of work to achieve.

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Archos gen 9 tablets to come in June with 1.6 GHz dual-core CPUs, 3G and Honeycomb for 400 euro

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For such a minor manufacturer Archos certainly brings plenty of innovation to the table. The Archos 70 and 101 tablets were pretty exciting already with their slim waistlines and remarkable feature to price ratio, but it seems the best is still to come.

The company has just released some details about its upcoming ninth generation tablets and those look like some pretty powerful beasts. For one, they will be packing 1.6 GHz dual-core Cortex A9 CPUs, which is 60% better than what the current best (think iPad 2 and XOOM) have to offer. Read more »

More pictures of Motorola DROID 3 surface, we get to see the keyboard this time

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A few days ago I showed you a bunch of new DROIDs coming on the way. One of them was the Motorola DROID 3. There are two new pictures today and we get to see its five-row keyboard.

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