HTC One S Dropped To $149 On T-Mobile

The HTC One S went on sale on US mobile carrier T-Mobile back in April for $199 and now T-Mobile has dropped the price of the handset on their network to $149.99.

The $149.99 price is when you sign up to a new two year agreement with T-Mobile, and the device comes with a 4.3 inch qHD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm processor.

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iOS 6 Screen Resolution Hint’s At iPhone 5’s 4 inch Display

We have been hearing rumors over the last few weeks that the iPhone 5 would come with a larger display than the existing iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, the existing devices feature a 3.5 inch display whilst the iPhone 5 is rumored to come with a 4 inch display.

Now some evidence of the larger 4 inch display has been discovered in iOS 6, according to the guys over at 9 to 5 Mac iOS 6 can scale to a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels, which would tie in with a 4 inch display.

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Ouya Open Source Gaming Console Partners With XBMC Media Centre

Ouya the Android open source gaming console which has taken Kickstarter and the world of gaming by storm, and that has just 20 hours left of its campaign. Has announced in the eleventh hour that they have now partnered with media centre creators XBMC.

XBMC are the creators of the awesome open source media player and entertainment hub, which is now set to arrive on the Ouya once its launched, adding even more functionality to the open source games console, which already includes OnLive Gaming and more.

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Microsoft Working On Surface 2 Tablet (Rumor)

Microsoft’s first Windows tablet will go on sale later this year, the Microsoft Surface, and now according to a recent report by Tech Radar, Microsoft is already working on the Surface 2 tablet.

The guys from Tech Radar have discovered some job listings at Microsoft for the next generation of Surface devices, which means that Microsoft is either working on a new Surface tablet or some sort of other device.

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Starbucks To Use Square For In Store Payments, Invests $25 Million

Starbucks has announced that it will use the Square mobile payments system in its 7,000 stores in the US, and Starbucks has also invested $25 million in the company behind the Square payments system.

Starbucks customers will be able to pay for their coffee using the Square app for iOS and Android, and the 7,000 Starbucks locations will be added to the Square Directory.

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Google Nexus 7 Gets Overclocked And Benchmarked

The Google Nexus 7 tablet features a quad core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, and now some Android developers have managed to overclock the Nexus 7 to 1.64GHz.

And it looks like the overclocked Nexus 7 preformed pretty well in various benchmarks, the guys have Android Community have been running a few benchmarks on the overclocked Nexus 7.

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Redbox and Sony renew rental agreement

I’ve never been a huge fan of Sony or its products. On the technology front, I think Sony hardware is typically overpriced compared to similar offerings from other manufacturers. Sony is a massive company and it has its fingers in things other than technology products and hardware, including movies.

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Pandora Outs July Statistics

Pandora has offered up some interesting statistics for the month of July 2012 for its audience of listeners. The company is talking about how many hours users listened to its service during the month and how much of an increase the service racked up compared to previous months and previous years. The number of listener hours for Pandora is impressive.

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Microsoft’s Office Store Opens For Business

Microsoft has today opened the doors of its Office Store, which has been created to sell applications and add-ons that can be used with Microsoft’s Office suite of software and SharePoint services.

Microsoft takes a 20 percent cut of any sales from the Office Store which enables developers to create and sell directly to end users. Microsoft is now hoping developers will repackage and develop new applications to make the Office Store a success.

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