Racer Omate Smartwatch To Be Built In Africa (video)

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After launching the new Omate smartwatch in the form of the Racer last month priced at $129 it has now been revealed that the smartwatch will be the first of its kind to be assembled in Africa.

It has been announced this week that the new smartwatch will be heading to Africa in locations in Congo, Ivory Coast and Cameroon to begin with during June 2015.

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Ericsson Suing Apple Over Smartphone Patents

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Ericsson AB is suing Apple over patents relating to mobile phones and smartphones and the company is alleging that Apple ,may have infringed on as many as 41 of their mobile patents.

Ericsson has said that they have offered Apple a license for the patents in question although Apple apparently decided not to license the patents.

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Google Buys .app Top Level Domain Rights For $25 Million

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It has been revealed today that Google has paid a massive $25 million to purchase the exclusive rights for the top level web domain .app making it the most expensive TLD ever purchased.

Back in 2012 ICANN the organisation that controls the world domain names, decided to expand the number of generic TLD’s adding a variety for domain ending to choose from and which would be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

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Oculus VR Offers $1 Million In Prizes To Gear VR Developers

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Oculus VR the creators of the awesome virtual reality headset that was originally launched as a Kickstarter campaign and was then was snapped up by Facebook at a bargain price of $2 billion.

Has this month announced a new competition for developers that offers a prize pool of $1 million that will be split between virtual reality game development and virtual reality experiences and applications.

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BBC iPlayer Receives New UK Local Live TV Feature

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The BBC has today rolled out a new version of its BBC iPlayer application for both iOS and Android devices that now allows users to watch live TV for their home nation.

To start watching local TV within the UK simply choose from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in Settings. The BBC has also rolled out a variety of bug fixes that now enable you to unplug your headphones without the iPlayer application crashing.
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Spotify Desktop Update Brings New Features (Video)

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Spotify has announced a new software update that brings a range of new features to the desktop version of the popular music streaming app.

The new Spotify Desktop now comes with fully integrated lyrics which are powered by Musixmatch and they have also added a new daily viral chart and made changes to their Friend Feed.

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HTC Will Live Stream HTC One M9 Launch Event Online

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HTC has scheduled an event on March 1st where the company is expected to unveil new products, possibly the upcoming flagship device, HTC One M9.

For those of you who are unable to make it to Barcelona, but want to witness the unveiling of the alleged HTC One M9, the Taiwanese company will livestream the event online for those who are not at the Mobile World Congress 2015.

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7.5 Skype For Mac Launches Adding Support For 14 More Languages

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Microsoft has this week rolled out a new release of its Skype communication software for Apple systems in the form of 7.5 Skype for Mac.

The new update brings with it a wealth of new tweaks, performance enhancements and additional languages which include support for Hindi, Turkish, Czech, Ukrainian, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Indonesian, Catalan, Croatian, Slovak, Vietnamese, Thai and Malay.

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