Asus Releases Padfone 2 Demo (Video)

Asus announced their new Padfone 2 earlier today, and we just showed you a video of the new Padfone 2 vs the Samsung Galaxy S III, and now Asus has released a video showing off their new Padfone 2 smartphone.

The Asus Padfone 2 comes with an optional tablet dock, which you can see in the video below, and we get to have a good look at how the smartphone and the tablet work together.

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Asus Padfone 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S III (Video)

Asus announced their new Padfone 2 earlier today, the device comes with a 4.7 inch Super IPS Plus display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, it is powered by a quad core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 and also features 2GB of RAM.

One of the most popular Android smartphones at the moment is the new Samsung Galaxy S III, have a look at the video below which compares the Galaxy S III along side the new Asus Padfone 2.

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LG Uplus u+tv G Set Top Box Unveiled Is The First To Integrate Google TV

Korean telecom company LG Uplus, owned by LG, has announced the creation of a new set-top box which is the first to feature integrated Google TV, a first for the Google TV platform.

The new LG Uplus u+tv G set-top box has been designed to search through LG Uplus’ video-on-demand and TV content. But also allows users to view YouTube channels and videos together with Google services and applications.

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New iPod Nano Gets Taken Apart

Apple recently launched their new 7th generation iPod Nano, this years iPod Nano comes with a new design and even has a home button like the iPhone and iPad, the guys over at iFixit have taken the device apart to see what is inside.

According to iFixit the iPod Nano’s battery, button cable, lightning connector are all soldered to the Logic board, ad the battery is also attacked to the back of the assembly which means the battery is hard to replace.

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Life Fitness announces Android compatible exercise machines

Some gyms are old school with no-frills machines that offer only exercise and no entertainment. More expensive gyms offer entertainment options. However some people would rather use their smartphones or tablets for entertainment. For those people, exercise equipment manufacturer, Life Fitness, has announced a new range of exercise equipment that will be compatible with Android devices.
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Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Price Revealed, Starts At $499

Microsoft has finally revealed the pricing for its Surface tablet with Windows RT, there will be three different options available and pricing for the Microsoft Surface RT tablet starts at $499.

The entry level Surface RT Tablet comes with 32GB of storage and this will retail for $499, you can also get the 32GB Surface with the Touch Cover for $599, and there is a third option, a 64GB Surface Tablet with the Touch Cover, this version retails for $699.

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Google Personal Search Now Makes It Easier To Find Items Across Your Google Apps

Google has this week rolled out a new update to their personal search service, which now allows Google account holders to quickly and easily search for items across all their Google applications, including Gmail, Drive, Calendar and more.

The new Google personal search feature has been under testing for some time and Google has said it has received positive feedback from those already testing the service.

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Android 4.2 To Feature Quick Settings Pull Down Panel (Video)

We have already hear about some of the new features in Google’s new Gmail app for Android 4.2, and now we have some information on a new feature that will be included in Android 4.2, called Quick Settings.

The new Quick Settings pull down feature in Android 4.2 will give you access to a number of new settings directly from the notifications bar at the top of your device, have a look at the video below.

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Samsung Galaxy Premier Appears In Benchmarks

Last week we saw a leaked photo and some specifications of a new Android smartphone from Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy Premier or GT-I9268 and now the device has appeared in some benchmarks in the AnTuTu benchmark program.

The Samsung Galaxy Premier is expected to be announced in December, and the device is rumored to feature a 4.64 inch HD display and a Cortex A9 dual core processor clocked at 1.5GHz.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Headed To The UK This Month

Samsung recently started rolling out the Android 4,1 Jelly Bean update to the Galaxy S III in South Korea, and now we have some details on when the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will be available for the handset in the UK.

Samsung has revealed on their Facebook page that the Android 4.1 jelly Bean update will be available for the UK version of the Galaxy S III some time this month, they also said that they would be announcing updates for the various network channels in due course.

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Huawei W1 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Leaked

Microsoft will launch their Windows Phone 8 smartphone platform later this month, there have already been a number of new Windows Phone 8 devices announced by the likes of HTC and Nokia and now it would appear that Huawei has a new Windows Phone 8 handset in the works.

Huawei will apparently be launching the new W1 Windows Phone 8 device some time before the end of the year, you can see a photo of the Huawei W1 below, and it is rumored to feature a 4 inch WVGA multi-touch display.

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Felix Baumgartner Space Jump Suit Tested To Its Limits

After Felix Baumgartner successfully landed his 24 mile five space jump, data is now being made available from the amazing freefall, which can be used to analyse the extreme exertion on the human body, and the suit worn during the jump. Which many thought would tear apart when it reached supersonic speeds.

The data from Felix Baumgartner’s successfully space jump will now be made available to NASA doctors and engineers, companies developing space taxis and the Federal Aviation Administration, which is overseeing the development of the new spaceflight industry headed out by the likes of Richard Branson and Virgin.

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