LG Announces New Optimus UI 3.0 For Android 4.0 Devices

LG has released details of their latest version of their custom UI for Android devices, the LG Optimus UI 3.0 which will be available on all of the companies Android handsets which come with Android 4.0 ICS.

The LG Optimus UI 3.0 comes with a range of new features qhich include a Quick Menu, custom unlock functions, the ability to capture photos using voice command and more.

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Samsung Offers Galaxy S III Pre-orders A Day Early In The UK

The new Samsung Galaxy S III will go on sale in the UK on the 30th of May, but it looks like some people who have pre-ordered the Galaxy S III will be getting their handset a day earlier on the 29th of May.

Anyone who pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy S III from Samsung’s own store at the Westfiled Stratford City shopping center will be able to pick up their new handset from 6pm on the 29th, everyone else will have to wait until the 30th of May.

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Samsung Announces Which T-Mobile Devices Will Get Android 4.0 Update

Last month Samsung released a new list of US devices by carrier that would be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, and now Samsung has updated the list to include which devices on T-Mobile in the US will be getting the update.

The devices on T-Mobile include the Samsung Galaxy S II, The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Aaron Sorkin To Write Screenplay For Steve Jobs Biography

We heard last year that Sony Pictures would be making a movie based on the life of Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs, and Walter Isaacson’s biography, and now Sony has confirmed that the screenplay for the movie will be written by Aaron Sorkin.

Aaron Sorkin is famous for his work on movies like the Social Network and TV shows like The West Wing, as well as A Few Good Men and Moneyball.

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Google Documents Receives New Search Research Tool

Google has today launched a new research tool feature which its now added to its Google Docs. The new feature within Google Docs now allows you to carry out searches and research content without the need to leave the document you are currently typing.

The new Research Tool is positioned on the right hand side of your documents and has a search box which you can use to narrow down your search results to specifics, such as images or quotations by using the drop-down menu in the search bar.

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Google To Release 5 Nexus Devices With Multiple Manufacturers This Fall

Google’s latest Nexus smartphone is made by Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus, and in the past Google has chosen one manufacturer to release a device running a stock version of Android.

According to a recent report by the WSJ, Google is now looking to release multiple Nexus devices with a range of manufacturers this fall, and according to the report Google could release up to five different devices from five different manufacturers.

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Facebook Acquires London Based Lightbox Team

Following on from Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of the photographic customisation and sharing app Instagram. Facebook has now hired the team of London’s based mobile phone photo sharing service Lightbox. The seven-member team of Facebook responsible for its application development will now join the ranks of Facebook, and continue innovating mobile products.

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Google Chrome 19 Arrives With Live Tabs Syncing Across Smartphones And Computers

Google has this week released its Chrome 19 browser as a stable version, which brings with it a number of great new features, including the ability to now share your live browser tabs across your computer, tablet and smartphone.

Within the video below you can see how easy Google have made the live tab synchronisation feature to use. Enabling you to continue browsing the pages whilst on the move via your smart phone or tablet running Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.

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Porsche 918 Hybrid Spyder Poses For The Camera

A while back we heard that Porsche were test driving their new 918 Hybrid Spyder, and now Porsche has released some new photos of this hybrid supercar along with some more details.

The Porsche 918 Hybrid Spyder is due to go into production at the end of 2013, and the photos below are of a prototype of the 918 Spyder which take their inspiration from Porsche’s 917 racing cars.

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HTC’s Latest Smartphones US Launch Delayed By US Customs Due To Apple Dispute

Yesterday the guys over at The Verge reported that HTC’s latest Android smartphones, the HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G which were due to be released in the US shortly had been delayed.

Both devices have been delayed by US Customs as they investigate patent issues with Apple, and some shipments of both devices are actually being held by customs at the moment.

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$15 Windows 8 Pro Upgrades For New PC Buyers

Microsoft has announced that it will be offering buyers on new PC systems loaded with Windows 7 the chance to upgrade to their new Windows 8 operating system that is currently under development, and set to be released later this year for just $14.99.

So if you are considering purchasing a new PC system with at least Windows 7 Home Basic version installed, you will be able to upgrade to the Windows 8 Pro version once its released for just $14.99.

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HTC J With WiMAX Announced In Japan

HTC has announced a new Android smartphone for Japan, the HTC J, which is basically a version of the HTC One S, and the handset comes with a 4.3 inch qHD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.

The HTC J also comes with  1.5GHz processor and an 8 megapixel camera plus the latest version of Android, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, plus WiMAX.

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