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MicroOLED’s latest display has enough pixels to blow your mind

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First, I would like to note that a display with such specs will not will not find itself into a smartphone or a tablet in the foreseeable future. Given the fact however, that pixel density has become a real battlefield among the manufacturers of mobile devices lately, I do believe that MicroOLED’s latest display must be noted. As you are about to find out, it is entirely in a reality of its own.

Now on with those impressive numbers. MicroOLED’s engineers have managed to pack 5.4 million pixels into a 0.61″ display unit (Apple iPhone’s Retina display sports 614,400 pixels in comparison). Read more »

Seeing flying people over New York City doesn’t mean you’re crazy, right? [VIDEO]

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New Yorkers were left to ponder their sanity the other day as three mysterious figures flew silently through the sky seemingly unaided.

An onlooker watches the three mysterious figures fly around New York

The supernatural occurrence took place not far from locales such as the Statue of Liberty as well as other well known areas around Manhattan, but how and why? Read more »

Panasonic working on a WiGig-enabled tablet? [VIDEO]

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Nowadays, your average smartphone or tablet comes with wireless connectivity options such as Bluetooth, WiFi b/g/n and maybe 3G as standard and each of these has its own benefits and drawbacks.

Panasonic's WiGig demo in full effect

Speed is the key in wireless data transfer and Panasonic are working on some tech that promises to be quick, really quick; able to transmit a DVD wirelessly in 60 seconds thanks to WiGig. Read more »

BlackBerry Bold 9790 battery life tested, details inside [TEST]

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We welcome another BlackBerry smartphone to our battery test arena. The Curve 9380 hardly aced our benchmarks, but maybe the more expensive Bold 9790 would be a better match for the other top dogs.

We already gave you the BlackBerry Bold 9790 numbers on Friday, when we published our review, but now we are going to focus on how does it do in comparison to the other smartphones we have tested so far. Read more »

A shiny white Samsung Galaxy Note pays us a visit [HANDS-ON]

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The white color Galaxy Note has been an elusive bird and it’s rarely been sighted. We finally have one and we’ve prepared a bunch of photos for you.

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note back in October, but it launched only a black version of the unique phoneblet, as we like to call it internally. Just before Christmas though, the Galaxy Note appeared in snow white dress in Korea and a few other markets.

A few days ago the white Galaxy Note hit the UK and other European markets, AT&T US is also launching both the black and white Notes next month.

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Here’s the face behind Siri’s voice [VIDEO]

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You know Siri, rght? The voice-powered personal assistant found in Apple’s iPhone 4S is a mysterious one. Nobody has seen her until the last episode of The Big Bang Theory.

There, Raj Koothrappali, one of the main characters in the CBS series, gets the new iPhone 4S and inevitably falls in love with Siri and her voice. What does he do? He meets her, of course. Here is how the mysterious face of Siri looks like. Read more »

Here are the best 2012 Super Bowl ads so far [VIDEO ROUNDUP]

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The Super Bowl is just a few days away and you know what that means – great and hopefully funny commercials for all of us! Because of the high viewership, averaging 100,000,000 people every year, many internet, car, movie and whatnot companies will be pouring out millions of dollars to air their ads.

So, we plunged into the depths of YouTube and singled the 2012 Super Bowl ads which float our boat and you’ll most definitely enjoy. Read more »

Free custom laser engraving for every Galaxy Note in South Korea

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Good news for those of you living in South Korea. If you are still wondering whether to purchase a Samsung Galaxy Note or not, this may help you decide.

Samsung is offering to engrave the battery cover of your brand new Galaxy Note for free. There are lots of custom fonts and languages supported, so you shouldn’t worry about the lack of customization options. Read more »

Here’s what Photoshop CS6 will do for your phone’s photos [VIDEO]

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A recent sneak preview of the newest version of Adobe’s legendary photo editing software, Photoshop CS6, reveals some really cool stuff you can do to your phone photos.

photoshop cs6 preview

Among other things, CS6 features a rewritten Camera Raw 7 module, which, as evident, is good for processing more than RAW images. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Tab 11.6 might be announced at the MWC, could pack 2GHz Exynos 5250 and S-Pen

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With the MWC closing in, the rumors of what will (or won’t) be announced are all over the place. One of the more consistent rumors is that Samsung will announce the Galaxy Tab 11.6 Android tablet.

The name suggests a 11.6″ screen, but according to the rumors, the tablet itself won’t be much larger than the Tab 10.1. The screen will supposedly have a whopping WQXGA resolution (2560×1600). Read more »

Cut the Rope comes to Internet Explorer 9

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The hit mobile game Cut the Rope has now landed on your desktop browser. The game developers have partnered with Microsoft to release the game for their Internet Explorer 9 browser. Having said that, the game works just fine on other browsers too.

This version of the game seems to be identical to the one that we saw for Windows 8. It uses a landscape layout unlike the mobile versions. Right now, you only have 25 levels available, with the last seven only available if you pin the game through IE9 to your Windows 7 taskbar. Additional levels are expected to arrive soon. Read more »

Sony admits point-and-shoot cameras are dying, launches new ones anyway

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Sony has just launched three new point-and-shoot cameras, the Cyber-shot WX50, WX70 and the TX200V. The former two are visually similar and come with identical 16.2 megapixel, 1/2.3 type (7.77mm) Exmor R CMOS sensors. The other similarities include a 5x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar optics, Sony’s BIONZ processor, ISO 3200 (or up to ISO 12800 using software tricks) and 1080i video at 60fps. Only difference between the two is that the WX50 comes with a smaller 2.7-inch, 460k dot display and the WX70 has a larger 3-inch, 921k dot touchscreen display.

Both the cameras will be available by mid-March 2012 and will cost $199.99 and $229.99 respectively. Read more »

Motorola Xyboard Wi-Fi goes on sale, prices start at $400 for the 8.2-inch model

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Motorola’s newest tablet, the oddly named Xyboard, has gone on sale in the US. The tablet is now available on Motorola’s website and will be delivered to you within two days with free shipping.

Motorola is offering you two models, in 8.2-inch and 10.1-inch display sizes and each of them will be available in 16GB and 32GB variants respectively. The prices for the 8.2-inch models are $399.99 and $499.99 and the 10.1-inch models will cost you $100 more at $499.99 and $599.99 for the same storage capacities. Currently, only the Wi-Fi version is on sale. Read more »

Symantec have identified a possible string of botnet Android apps, may affect between 1-5 million users

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Despite a point of contention over the true nature of these applications, a string of 13 apps have been identified as potential threats on the Android Market.

Botnet Android Apps invading devices

One of the largest security software makers in the business, Symantec (best known for the Norton security software family) say they’ve identified these applications and relate them to a botnet-like virus called Android.Tonclank. Read more »

Are RIM planning a CDMA version of the unusual BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981, it looks like it

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After running our eyes over RIM’s scheduled plans for 2012, the word at the front of our minds was ‘boring’.

slide of a possible CDMA PorscheBerry'

Probably not what the Canadian smartphone maker was hoping for, but there were one or two exceptions which caught our eye, one of which could well be a CDMA variant of RIM’s latest Porsche designed Berry’. Read more »