Awesome Half-Life Fan Film Released (video)

Half-Life fans are sure to enjoy this short movie Enter The Freeman was created by a team of the games fans, which was created on a budget of just $3,000, and capyures the real-life essence of the Half-Life game.

The short 10 minute Half-Life movie was surprisingly filmed in a cottage in the middle of Hollywood in just two nights, by the films director James Duncan, who co-produced with Berhard Forcher.

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Snapseed App Receives iOS6 And iPhone 5 Support

Google has this week rolled out a new update for its popular photographic manipulation iOS application Snapseed, which it recently acquired, for an undisclosed amount.

The new update is the first to be rolled out since the acquisition by Google and brings with it support for Apple’s new iOS 6 operating system, together with support for its new larger screened iPhone 5 smartphone.

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GoPro iOS Action Camera App Finally Launches (video)

Owners of GoPro action cameras will be pleased to learn that the creators of the camera have now released a new companion application for iOS devices, which supports both GoPro HD Hero2 and WiFi BacPac accessories.

It’s been a long time coming but now iOS users can now enjoy a live view finder together with remote controls that allows them to have access to the features on their GoPro action camera directly from their smartphone or tablet.

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Google Play Enables Try Before You Buy Option For Subscription Apps

Android device owners might be interested to learn that today Google has enabled a new “try before you buy option”, for subscription applications within its Google Play Store.

Google Play developers now have the choice to provide potential customers of subscription-based applications the option to try their app out for free before they make their final purchase.

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Windows 8 TV Adverts Leaked (videos)

As the official launch date for Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system fast approaches. A number of Windows 8 advertisements have been leaked onto YouTube, showing the new Windows 8 operating system in action on a number of different devices.

Windows 8 is set to be officially launched on October 26th 2012 by Microsoft, and will include its new Windows 8 user interface, and hopes to build on the success of its Windows 7 operating system.

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Google Gmail Virtual Keyboard Input Tools Now Support 75 Languages

This week Google has announced that they have added more than 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs, otherwise known as input tools to their Gmail email service.

The Google Gmail tools have been designed to enable you to type in your own personal language and keyboard layout within Gmail, making it easier to jump into your Gmail account from any computer and switch between languages with a single click.

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Windows 8 TouchPad And Touch Mice Unveiled By Logitech (video)

With the official launch of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system rapidly approaching, Logitech has unveiled a trio of devices it has specifically designed to be used with the new Windows 8 software.

The three new Logitech devices include the Touch Mouse T620, Zone Touch Mouse T400 and a wireless rechargeable Touchpad T650, fitted with a glass top plate.

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Spotify App Arriving On Samsung Smart TVs Before The End Of The Year

Samsung has announced today that it will be the first TV manufacturer to add a Spotify service to its Smart TV, Blu-ray players and home theatre systems, via the addition of a new Spotify app.

Once the new Spotify service app arrives Samsung device owners will be able to test the service for free for a limited time, and existing Spotify Premium subscribers will immediately have access to all the playlists.

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Slingbox 350 And 500 Place-shifting 1080p Media Boxes Officially Announced

Following on from the recent discovery of the new Slingbox 350 and 500 media devices on shelves at a Best Buy store earlier this month.

Slingbox has today officially announced the launch of the two 1080p media devices, in the form of the Slingbox 350 and 500 which can both be connected via Ethernet to your home network, or if you purchase the Slingbox 500 via a Wi-Fi connection which the 350 does not have.

 

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Txtr Beagle E-Book Reader Launching For Less Than €10

Anyone who is looking for an ultra small e-book reader, might be interested in the new Txtr Beagle which has been unveiled by the German e-book developer Txtr this week.

The new txtr Beagle is equipped with a 5 inch E-Ink 800 x 600 screen and measures just 5 mm thick and weighs just 128 grams, and is being marketed as the smallest e-reader in the world.

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