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Apple tease WebKit2 with Chrome-like multi-process separation of browser components

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Apple started the WebKit project to bring their Mac OS X a web browser to be proud of, but since then WebKit has been integrated in all sorts of platforms, Google’s Chrome browser for one and WebKit rules the mobile browser world – it’s on iPhone, Android, WebOS and Symbian too.

Now Apple have announced that they are working on WebKit2, which will bring Chrome-like separation of browser components into processes… Read more »

Google Suggest on mobile Goole page gets Universal Search features

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Google’s search has grown many more features beyond searching – a calculator, a currency converter, you can also check the weather and more. These features are integrated into Google Suggest (the desktop version), so you don’t even have to wait for the search results page to load.

Now, this same integration is coming into the mobile version of the Google home page… Read more »

Samsung i8910 Omnia HD turned out a real powerhouse, runs 63 apps at the same time

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While some more recent smartphones pack as much RAM memory as some not that old computers, the Samsung i8910 Omnia HD relies on only 256 megabytes. Nowadays, that doesn’t seem to be much but as the following video proves, it’s enough for the Omnia HD to run 63 applications simultaneously.

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Compact DSLR-wannabe Samsung NX10 gets reviewed but not liked

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The Samsung NX10 is the most compact interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor on the market. But is it also the ultimate camera for photography enthusiasts? Luckily, the review I’ve found gives the answers to most questions that you and I have about the NX10.

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Over 9,300 apps and games were entered into the Android Market last month

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Apple has done plenty of chest-beating about their App Store but the Android Market is catching up fast.

The number of apps and games being uploaded to the Android Market per month keeps growing, but still more than half of those are free… Read more »

Microsoft’s Turtle and Pure to be unveiled on 12 April

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Do you happen to remember the phones that Microsoft were said to be developing, Turtle and Pure? Their images surfaced good six months ago but there is still no information on their features. It appears that this is about to change in a few days since both devices are expected to be announced on 12 April.

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Android 2.1 powered LG LU2300 preps for the South Korean market, caught in the wild

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Yet another Android-powered smartphone has been caught in the wild. What appears to be the next LG multimedia powerhouse just posed for a couple of live shots. The rumored LG LU2300 is said to hit the stores in South Korea in April or May.

The slider packs a side-slide 4-row QWERTY keyboard, a D-pad and large 3.5″ capacitive AMOLED touchscreen of WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels). It is expected to run on the Android OS v2.1 and to come with a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU on board. Read more »

The iPad torn to pieces, the 1GHz A4 CPU turns out an overclocked iPhone 3GS CPU?

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You’ve probably heard all about Apple’s new iPad. Everybody obviously loves the snappiness of the thing and the 1GHz A4 CPU that ticks inside obviously plays a big role in that.

Well, since the guys over at iFixIt tore the thing down, they’ve been working hard on figuring what’s finding what’s hiding under the packaging. And it turned out an overclocked Cortex A8 CPU – the same processor the iPhone 3GS uses at 600MHz.

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Nokia N900 gets FTL speed, overclocked to 1GHz

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OK, it’s not the speed that will take you to Pegasus galaxy in an instant, but it’s still quite impressive given the standard 600 MHz processor clock of the Nokia N900. There is no voltage tweak involved in this overclock, only a precompiled system kernel.

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Check out the new Puppet Warp feature of Photoshop CS5, prepare to be amazed

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Adobe recently posted a new video demo of the upcoming Photoshop CS5. Remember – the new version (along with the rest of the Creative Suite 5) should be unveiled next Monday. The new video clip shows another ground-breaking new feature and I really enjoyed being amazed by the thing. I certainly hope you will too.

The new feature is rather funnily called Puppet Warp and it allows you to move parts of still objects as if they are physically in front of you. Well, it’s got more mundane applications as well – such as fixing distortion in photos. But heck, photo distortion is boring – see the Puppet dance for you. Read more »

Design by Community week 4: is mind-control the pinch zoom of the future?

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Another week, another Design by Community challenge – imagine the OS that will bring the crowd-designed phone. The Operating system part of Design by Community was voted most exciting by the users.

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The iPad Spirit-ed away from jail, rooted in a day

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The iPhone Dev-Team guys are getting so quick at jailbreaking that if they keep it up, I wonder if there will even be a point to locking down the device in the first place.

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iPad is now selling – and it’s got touchable Gmail, remote wipe and external display mode

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Google rolled out iPad optimized versions of their services with tablet-oriented interface. In other news a new application allows you to use your iPad-ish or iPhone-ish device as an additional multi-touch monitor to your iMac/MacBook.

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Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica joins the review queue in its Android 2.1 outfit

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Five out of six review articles that we published this month have been of Android devices but if you thought we are about to run out of test subjects you are wrong. We should be ready with the LG GW620 out-and-out review tomorrow but until then let me show you what’s coming after it.

To follow next week is the Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica. The handset just received its official Android 2.1 update and we are pretty eager to give it a try. We have prepared a short video demonstrating the Galaxy Spica in action to give you an idea of what to expect from the review. Read more »

Mobile data usage in 2015 will grow 40 times, over half of that will be mobile video

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The year is 2015 – only five years from now. The Mayans were wrong and the world didn’t end in 2012. The data traffic from mobile phones in the US alone has plummeted to 327 petabytes a month, up from the measly 8 PB/mo way back in 2010.

That’s the future folks, according to predictions anyway… Read more »