As promised Angry Birds Seasons is out now. Both iOS and Android versions include 25 Christmas-themed levels, but you can’t play all of them at once. Each level becomes available on the corresponding day of the month, so you’ll have to wait until Christmas to beat the pig boss.
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HD video, 0% CPU utilization and Flash – that has to be a joke, right? But Adobe isn’t laughing and promises just that with Flash 10.2 beta. This is achieved by letting the graphics card do all the heavy-lifting.
Other goodies like improved multi-monitor support and faster overall rendering (not just video) have been added to the new version… Read more »
I’m sure there are lots of reasons to get the cool AR. Drone by Parrot, but in case you need more – here is another one for you. The iOS AR. Pursuit multi-player game is an awesome way to get some 3D action.
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The iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone has been out for a while now and it’s mostly minor stuff that has been added, but it apparently contains a cool hidden feature. It adds support for a new tech called Network Controlled Fast Dormancy, which should make battery life go up and network load go down.
And you’ll never guess who discovered this hidden feature… Read more »
Rumor is a Windows Phone 7 update is planed for January 2011. It is said to be MASSIVE and should bring along tons of improvements including support for copy/paste, multi-tasking and more.
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When Acer first entered the smartphone business Windows was their weapon of choice and it remained like this for quite a while. Later on Android entered stage and things started cooling off between Acer and Microsoft.
Apparently the limitations of Windows Phone seemed too great to Acer at first. Yet now that Windows Phone 7 has been released Acer’s CEO Gianfranco Lanci went on record saying that his company has realized that the new platform actually offers a lot of customization options. Read more »
The phone you’re looking at right now – Nokia N87 – is considered to be the successor of the N86 cameraphone and there is a good chance that it’s the last of its kind.
A 12 megapixel camera, xenon flash, 28mm Carl Zeiss camera lens and the old-school Symbian S60 3rd edition ticking inside the classic-looking body – you have to admit those things just don’t seem like a good fit nowadays.
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Transparent displays are a cool idea that didn’t catch on. The Lenovo S800 packs a major improvement over the previous phone with a transparent screen – namely, colors.
Lenovo S800 phone with a transparent color screen
Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it), it showed up at a Chinese fashion show and was handled only by the models, the reporters weren’t allowed to play with it… Read more »
The insanely popular physics-based mobile game Angry Birds is about to get a new version for this holiday season. The Angry Birds Christmas edition will hit iOS and Android in the following days, while its webOS version is a bug-fix away from availability.
The update will be free to all iPhone and iPad gamers who downloaded the one-dollar Halloween edition, as well as to Android users. Read more »
Time for another Windows Phone 7 unboxing – and this time it’s the screen size king. The HTC HD7 follows in the footsteps of the HD2 with a 1GHz CPU, plenty of RAM (the HD7 has more than the HD2) and a lavish 4.3” WVGA screen.
So what did we find in the box? Well… Read more »
Nokia Beta Labs team has just released a neat little app that automatically adapts your phone to your current occupation. At first sight you might confuse Nokia Situations with the basic Symbian profiles app, but when you dig deeper into the available settings you will realize that it’s far more capable than that.
What Nokia Situations does is adjust your phone ringing volume, connectivity operation (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi etc.) according to your location, the time of the day, the day of the week or even the available networks. Read more »
Today Windows Phone 7 developer team’s blog announced that the platform is just about to reach the 3000 app milestone. Sure, the number might sound petty in comparison to virtually every other smartphone platform out there but the growth rate is actually quite impressive.
Windows Phone 7 Marketplace had just 1 000 apps exactly 22 days ago so it has been getting an average of 90 apps per day since then. Read more »
We just got pricing information on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and it’s excellent news indeed. Apparently RIM are going to deliver on their promise to release the slate with a sub-500 dollars price tag and then some.
According to the source the PlayBook will come in three different versions according to the amount of internal memory – 8GB, 16GB and 32GB (and not 16/32/64 GB as previously rumored). Read more »
Acer showed off a new phone and some new tablets but they also broke the mold – the Acer ICONIA is either a Windows 7 laptop with the keyboard replaced by a second screen or two tablets joined together.
The Acer ICONIA “Touchbook” packs two 14” multitouch screens (covered with Gorilla Glass) and the bottom one can serve as keyboard, among other things… Read more »