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Adobe show how HP Slate does Flash, heap pressure on the iPad

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Adobe published a thorough video of HP Slate demonstrating its Flash capabilities. It turns out watching full-length TV shows, playing games and browsing Flash-heavy websites are no problem for the HP tablet.

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Two more Micro Four Thirds cameras unveiled, meet the new Panasonic DMC-G2 and DMC-G10

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The rumors on Panasonic G1′s successor, the G2, and their bro, the G10, have been circulating in the internet for a little while but as of yesterday the veil has been lifted and both cameras saw daylight for the first time.

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Swype for Android goes beta, makes pressing keys to type seem old-fashioned

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Swype have started the beta trials for the Android version of their software. Only a limited number of people can join, so get it while you still can. Swype is interesting because it does typing in a way only a touchscreen can, instead of just imitating a physical keyboard.

If this is the first time you hear of Swype, I’ll answer your “What’s that?” question quickly – it’s a new way to type on a virtual QWERTY keyboard by swiping your finger over the keys, instead of taping them. Read more »

Apple iPad commercial debuts during the Academy Awards, same as the Oscars – shiny but unimpressive

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Last night the iPad’s commercial debuted during an Academy Awards ceremony break. As the 82th Oscars, the Apple’s next golden goose failed to impress. By the way, Steve Jobs says “Hi!”

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Microsoft demonstrates a game running on Windows 7, Windows Phone 7 and Xbox 360

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Microsoft demoed a cross-platform game during the TechEd Middle East 2010. The game ran on their three most popular platforms – Windows 7, Windows Phone 7 and Xbox 360 sharing the saved files between them.

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NVIDIA premium GTX480 demoed, fails to impress

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NVIDIA posted a demo video showing the tessellation performance of their upcoming monster and first Fermi card – the GTX480. It surely overtakes the HD5870 in this regard, but I don’t know if it will be able to do so in other scenarios.

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New details revealed on Microsoft Courier tablet, don’t sign up for an iPad just yet

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Remember the awesome Microsoft tablet concept that leaked last September? Granted, there’s nothing official yet, but meanwhile some new details leaked online through a “reliable source”.

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The iPad is hitting the USA on 3 April, preorders start in a week

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The iPad is coming. On April 3. And that’s as official as it gets. And if you want to be among the first owners of Apple’s latest creation, you can pre-order one starting on March 12.

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Vivaz homescreen ported to Satio, 720p video recording in the works

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I’m sure many of you thought about the difference between Vivaz and Satio and why the 12 megapixel camera of the Satio couldn’t record 720p videos. The Vivaz has an advantage over Satio with its slightly faster 720 MHz processor, but is that really the problem?

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Prince of Persia: Sands of Time with new cinematic trailer, nice!

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The première date of the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time is closing up and Walt Disney launched a new longer trailer. The game-based movie looks even more promising.

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Skype is now available for Symbian OS

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All the owners of Symbian^1 powered devices are now able to download and install Skype. It offers all the functionality of the desktop Skype app and can use both 3G and Wi-Fi connection.

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Google introduces Gesture Search for Android, shares tips on using Buzz

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Google Labs has always been a source of interesting apps and they’ve done it yet again – they’ve created gesture search for Android, which is something like the alphabet search feature we’ve seen before, except better. And the Google Mobile blog share 5 quick tips for making a better use Google Buzz on you phone…

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Opera 10.5 hits desktop Windows, promises unseen before speeds

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Opera might not be the most popular browser in terms of market share, but it certainly isn’t short of innovative features. Its latest 10.5 version was made available for Windows-running computers today and according to the developers it should be the fastest desktop browser alive.

The new JavaScript engine should offer up to 7 times faster performance, which should put it miles ahead of the competitors. Of course, JavaScript is only one of many aspects of a browser’s performance so it might be a bit too bold of a claim but still… Read more »

Acer releases two new 3D-ready projectors, we’re waiting for Avatar on Blu-ray

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One of the first things I wrote for this blog was a looong post about the current gen tech for watching 3D movies in the comfort of your home. I’ll quickly revisit the topic with two new 3D-ready projectors from Acer.

The two projectors – the Acer H5360 and the Acer X1261 – rely on NVIDIA’s 3D Vision technology that uses LCD shutter glasses to view 3D content. If you don’t know what those are, check out the previous post.

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Google Street View goes even where there are no streets, updates its UI

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Thanks to photo-sharing site such as Picasa, Panoramio and Flickr, Google Maps StreetView now goes off the street showing pedestrian-only zones in almost seamlessly stitched photo view.

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