Synaptics ForcePad Touchpad And ThinTouch Keyboard Introduced

Today Synaptics has unveiled a new touch pad in the form of the Forcepad, and has entered the keyboard market with the launch of its ThinTouch keyboard which has been designed for Ultrabook computers.

The Synaptics ThinTouch Keyboard is 40 percent thinner than conventional keyboard traditionally used on notebook computers, and has been designed with improved reliability, and improved backlighting features.

Synaptics ThinTouch Keyboard

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Motorola Launches “Unlock My Device” Bootloader Tool

Motorola has surprisingly launched a new tool which they have designed to help users unlock certain Motorola devices, such as the Photon Q, RAZR developer edition, XOOM (Verizon) and XOOM WiFi.

Motorola hopes to expand on this list of devices very soon and has created a new “Unlock My Device” web page, which allows users to unlock their devices bootloaders and install third-party software.

Unlock My Device

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Asus Transformer Pad TF300 Receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

Asus Transformer Pad TF300 owners will be pleased to learn that over the weekend Asus started rolling out a new update to its devices, bringing Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system to users.

Asus didn’t waste any time upgrading their devices to Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system, and has worked with Google to bring a fast upgrade to its latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Asus TF300 owners.

Asus TF300 Jelly Bean

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CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies Arrive For Nexus, Nexus 7 And More

The developers of the awesome CyanogenMod 10 have this week announced that nightly builds are now available for a range of Android smartphones and tablets, including Google’s Nexus and Nexus 7 devices.

The mod allows some users to gain access to Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system before the handset makers makers it available and the Jelly Bean is officially released on those devices.

CyanogenMod 10

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Netflix Passes 1 Million UK And Ireland Subscribers

Even with strong competition from the likes of Virgin Media, BSkyB and LoveFilm, Netflix launch in the UK and Ireland earlier this year seems to have paid off. As Netflix has this week announced passing the 1 million user mark within the UK and Ireland.

Netflix also announced that Netflix users can look forward to a number of new TV shows and films including comedy 50/50, and films 2012 and Iron Man 2 to name just a few.

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Google Play Gift Cards Arriving August 26th? (Rumour)

Further to the leaked images and information last week regards Google’s new Google Play gift cards. It’s now been revealed via a leaked internal memo that the new Google Play store gift cards could be arriving in stores from as early as August 26th.

Nothing official has been announced by Google regards the Google Play store gift cards so everything is still only rumoured at the current time. However the leaked photograph of a document comes from the internal system within Target.

Google Play Gift Cards

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Dropbox Website Now Shows File Changes Instantly

Dropbox has released a new update to their Dropbox website which now reflects changes to your files instantly. Removing the need to have to hit the refresh button once changes have been made to your files.

The new features has been added to help you keep files in sync and no longer have to worry about files being different versions if friend or colleagues are also working on the same file with you.

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Sky Sports TV App Lands On Android

Sky Sports fans using Android devices will be pleased to learn that Sky has this week rolled out a new application for Android devices, via a a Wi-Fi or 3G / data connection.

The new Android Sky TV app allows you to enjoy Sky Sports and ESPN live on your Android smartphone or Android tablet. However devices running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system are not currently supported by the Sky TV app.

Sky TV App Android

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Samsung Galaxy Note II Teaser Released (video)

Over the weekend Samsung has released a teaser video for its new Galaxy Note II which is expected to be unveiled in its entirety on August 29th 2012, during Samsung’s Unpacked event in Berlin later this month.

The 38 seconds teaser promotional video includes fleeting glimpses of the new smartphone/tablet and its stylus, and pushes the creative side of the device as Samsung did with its Galaxy Note 10.1 promotional videos.

Galaxy Note II

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