SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Soft Landing Test was Successful

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SpaceX recently performed a successful launch of its Falcon 9 rocket. That launch was to put six ORBCOMM satellites into orbit, and that orbital insertion was performed with no issues. Once the satellite payload separated from the Falcon 9 rocket, the mission wasn’t over for the main rocket. SpaceX then used the left over main rocket stage to perform a soft landing test.

The goal of this soft landing test was to see if in the future SpaceX could land the expensive main rocket safely on the ground to be reused for future missions and reduce the cost of missions. SpaceX equipped the rocket with a camera, which quickly iced over in the harsh conditions of the test.

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Sky’s Now TV Lands On The PlayStation 4

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Sky have announced that their Now TV services, which gives you access to Sky’s movies and sports channels for a monthly fee is now available on Sony’s PlayStation 4.

The service is available with prices starting at £4.99 a month, which will give you access to Sky’s popular channels on your PS4, including MTV, Sky 1, Sky Atlantic and more.

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Sense Is A Smart Sleep Sensor (Video)

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Sense is designed to be a smart sleep sensor that tracks and monitors your sleeping patterns, the device is currently being funded by Kickstarter, and the creators of the device have already raised three times their original $100,000 goal in 24 hours.

The device will monitor you sleep patterns and also your sleeping environment, it will work with you smartphone, and it has a smart alarm which is designed to wake you up at exactly the right time in your sleep cycle.

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LG Smartphone Shipments Up 20 Percent

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LG has announced its latest financial results for the second quarter of 2014, and the company has seen improved smartphone sales in their latest quarter.

Shipments of LG smartphones are up 20 percent over the same period last year, and the company managed to ship a total of 14.5 million smartphones in quarter two.

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Marvel Unlimited gives you 15,000 comics for just 99 cents

marveluComic book fans know the sheer joy of being able to tear through a big stack of comics on your tablet, whenever you want. And as a bonus, that “stack” never grows. Now, Marvel wants to make comics on your tablet even easier by offering a huge discount on its all-you-can eat Marvel Unlimited service. You can get one month of Marvel Unlimited for just 99 cents.

The service is pretty amazing. Marvel Unlimited gives you access to over 15,000 comics. And normally you would be paying $9.99 per month, so this is a pretty nice deal. However, it is just for one month and then the price will revert back after that. It is a nice chunk of savings though.
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iOS 8 Beta 5 Coming August 4th (Rumor)

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Apple released iOS 8 Beta 4 on Monday, and now its looks like we have some details on the release of iOS 8 beta 5. According to the BGR, who previously told us the release date of beta 4, Apple will launch beta 5 on Monday the 4th of August.

On top of that it looks like iOS 8beta 6 could be released on the 15th of August, this will possibly be the last beta release of iOS 8, the next release will apparently be iOS 8 GM.

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Play Set Headed To Disney Infinity (Video)

Guardians Of The Galaxy Play Set

Marvel has announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set, which is based on the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie is headed to Disney Infinity.

The video below shows the gameplay of this new Guardians of the Galaxy Game, which will come with a range of playable characters, including Rocket Raccoon, Drax, Gamora and Groot, plus crossover characters from Iron Man and more.

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2014 Samsung Developer Conference Kicks Off In November

2014 Samsung Developer Conference

Samsung has announced that the 2014 Samsung Developer Conference will take place between the 11th and 13th of November 2014. The conference will be held at the Moscone West Center in San Francisco.

Samsung launched their first developer conference last year, and we can expect to see a number of new things from Samsung at their 2014 developer conference.

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Amazon Prime Music Gets More Artists And Tracks

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Amazon has announced that its is expanding its new Amazon Prime Music with a bunch of new artists and tracks, and the company has added ‘hundreds of thousands’ of new tracks to the service, plus a wide range of artists.

As well as expanding their artists and music tracks, Amazon Prime Music now comes with a lot more playlists,and additional tracks for some of the artists that were available when it launched last month.

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Nokia Lumia 530 Headed To T-Mobile

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Earlier today Microsoft announced their latest Windows Phone smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 530, and now U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile has announced that they will be offering the device on their network.

The Nokia Lumia 530 is a Windows Phone 8.1 device, the handset is designed to be a budget device, and it comes with a 4 inch display that has a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels.

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iOS Developers Have Been Paid $20 Billion By Apple

 

iOS Developers

Apple announced its latest financial results recently, and the company also provided some updated information on how much it has paid to iOS developers.

Apple has now paid iOS developers of total of $20 Billion U.S. dollars, this is the total payments that developers have received since the iOS App store launched back in 2008.

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