Samsung Galaxy Note Hands On: The Tablet Phone Has Arrived

Our first look at the lower profile half of Samsung’s new flagship device line-up left us intrigued and confused in equal measure. And impressive as the technology on display was, the implications of seeing a new device category just whooshing into existence in front of your very eyes would give anyone pause. Chances are you’ve seen a combination of 1.4 Ghz processor, 1 GB of RAM and Gingerbread at work, just not quite in this particular ensemble.

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CSS Creator Aims To Kill Browser Scroll Bars For Good

Ever thought you would be able to navigate the Internet using a browser without any scrollbars? Well Opera CTO Hakon Wium Lie the creator of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) which are used for layout and website design. Is now looking to try and eradicate the humble browser scrolling sidebar by replacing it with something a little bit more along the lines of an e-book.

Hakon Wium Lie is attempting to remove the scrollbars within your browser and replace them with a mechanism that allows you to simply flip to the next page. In a similar way you would read any e-book, with CSS generated content for paged media, or pages for the web.

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Faro Focus 3D Scanner Equipped With Lego Transporter Is Perfect For Capturing Large 3D Scans (video)

If you own a Faro Focus 3D Scanner but find it a little limited when trying to capture large 3D models, this ingenious little transported created out of Lego might be just the thing you need.

The FARO Focus 3D Scanner is currently one of the worlds smallest 3D scanners measuring just 24 x 20 x 10 cm in size and is capable of capturing 3D models up to 120 meters away. Whos data it then stores on a SD card for retrieval after the scan. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Beta Delayed After Feedback And Crashes

Valve were initially planning to launch their new Counter-Strike follow-up game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in closed beta this month but have now announced they are pushing back the launch of their new game after feedback from professional Counter-Strike 1.6 players.

Professionals were invited to play the game and offer their thoughts regards improvements but apparently a lot of crashing within the game has also occurred and pushed the launch back a few months.

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Andre Yang Sets New World Overclocking Record At 8.46 GHz

You might remember back in the middle of September when a team of overclockers attempted and broke the world overclocking record pushing a AMD processor to a staggering 8.429GHz.

Well now one-man without all the razzmatazz and team of overclockers at his disposal has been able to break that record setting a new world overclocking record with the same AMD FX-8150 processor at 8.46 GHz.

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HTC Radar 4G Now Available From T-Mobile

The HTC Radar was due to go on sale with T-Mobile in the US on Wednesday the 2nd of November, but it would appear that T-Mobile has already started selling the HTC Radar from their website.

The HTC Radar 4G will is available for $99.99 after rebates when you sign up to a new two year contract with T-Mobile, and it comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, and it has a 3.8 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.

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Ubuntu Arriving On Tablets, TVs And Smartphones

This week Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has unveiled that the company is currently working on a new versions of its Ubuntu operating system for smartphones, tablets and televisions

However the launch of the new operating system is still a few years from being released and is expected to arrive sometime before the next LTS in April 2014. The reason for the lengthy development is to make sure that the new interface platform will be coherent across all devices and will share the same core making it easier to develop apps across platforms.

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Apple Already Developing Mac OS X 10.8

After checking their website logs it is being revealed by a number of Apple Mac fan sites including Mac Rumours that Apple looks to be already developing the next release of their Mac OS X software version 10.8.

After analysing their web logs the Mac fan sites are reporting an increase in the number of visitors which are using an operating system labelled as Mac OS X 10.8. The results for OS X 10.8 first started to appear in the weblogs back in August of this year just one month after Apple released its OS X Lion software via its Mac App Store.

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