Facebook 2.0 For Android Launches Built Using Native Code For Performance

Facebook has launched a new version of their Android app today taking it to version 2.0, which has been built with native code to improve speed and performance on Android devices.

The new performance tweaks have improved load times considerably with the application and images opening and loading quicker than the previous version, helping you to navigate to new updates from your friends with ease.

Facebook 2 for Android

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Genius Showcasing New Ring Mouse 2 And More At CES

Peripheral and accessory maker Genius has this week announced they will be showcasing a number of new Windows 8 and gaming peripherals at next years CES exhibition in January.

Together with a newly updated Ring Mouse version 2.0, and a new Windows 8 touch gesture mouse in the form of the Touch Mouse 6000 which has been designed to enable users to tap, swipe and zoom right on the mouse surface providing full use of the new Microsoft Windows 8 interface.

Ring Mouse 2

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Zealz GK802 Quad-core Freescale Mini PC Launches For $99

One of the first mini PCs powered by a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor in the form of the new Zealz GK802 TV Stick has arrived on the Geekbuying website, and is now available to purchase for $99.

The Zealz GK802 TV Stick/mini PC is similar in size to a flash drive and is equipped with a 1.2 GHz Freescale i.MX6 quad-core processor with Vivante GC2000 graphics, supported by 1GB of RAM.

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Grand Theft Auto Vice City For Android Returns To The Google Play Store

Fans of Grand Theft Auto Vice City for Android that launched earlier this month on December 6th, and then was unceremoniously removed from the Google Play for containing validation errors that made the game totally unplayable .

Will be pleased to learn that the errors have now been fixed and Grand Theft Auto Vice City for Android has now been welcomed back into the Google Play Store.

Grand Theft Auto Vice City

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Mr Ghost iPhone EMF Detector, Transform You Into A Real Life Ghostbuster (video)

A new project has landed on the Kickstarter crowd funding website which has been created to allow you to use your iPhone as an EMF detector, using an adapter that plugs into your 3.5 mm headphone port, and uses a companion app to display results.

Enabling you to detect invisible EM radiation from household appliances such as your HDTV, your car, or whatever might be lurking in your closet or under your bed. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Mr Ghost project and see it in action.

Mr Ghost iPhone EMF Detector

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DIY Flying Drone Armed With a Paintball Gun (video)

Citizen Drone Warfare has taken the humble flying drone and modified it adding a paintball gun and other attachments, including a new camera for targeting.

The creation was made using a mail order drone that is widely available and shows just how effective the drone could be if required to take down a zombie horde or worse. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Armed Drone project and see it in action.

DIY Armed drone

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Awesome Hawken’s Cinematic Trailer Released (video)

If you are a fan of oversized battling robots and you are sure to enjoy the new cinematic trailer released to promote the new awesome indie game currently being developed by Adhesive Games.

The latest trailer provides a glimpse at what you can expect from the Hawken game, which is currently in its open beta development stage which opened yesterday.


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BBC iPlayer Radio iOS App Passes 1 Million Downloads, Android App Arriving 2013

The BBC has announce that their new BBC iPlayer Radio app which launched back at the beginning of October has now passed the 1 million download milestone.

The new BBC iPlayer Radio iOS App provides users with access to a dedicated pages for all the BBC’s radio channels and shows, and  includes individual home pages for each radio station with catch-up features for each.

BBC iPlayer Radio iOS App

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Time Warner Cable TV iOS App Update Adds On Demand Streaming Video And More

Time Warner Cable TV has launched a new version of their TWC TV app for iPad providing streaming video on demand to users and allowing access to watch over 4,000 TV and movie titles from 91 different providers.

Th service is now available to Time Warner subscribers who can now download the TWC TV iPad app update and watch video on demand throughout their houses as long as they have Time Warner Cable television and internet service connections.

Time Warner Cable TV iOS App

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Samsung Smart TV Security Hole Discovered Offering Root Admin And Remote Access (video)

Owners of Samsung Smart TVs might be interested to learn that a Threat Post, security researcher Luigi Auriemma has discovered a vulnerability within some Samsung Smart TVs that could allow remotely access the Samsung TV.

As well as remotely access the Samsung TV hackers might also be able to access files located on the TVs USB flash drive connected to the TV, reconfigure the TV’s remote control, and even gain root access and load up malicious software directly into the Smart TV system. Watch the video after the jump to find out more.


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Google Play Magazine Store App Arrives In The UK

Google has today announced that it is rolling out its new Google Play magazine store and application to UK residents equipped with Android devices. Todays Google magazine launch includes over 100 UK titles for users to choose from, including Conde Nast’s Vogue and Traveller, PC Gamer, Official XBox Magazine, as well as Hello!


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