Verizon Drops The Samsung Galaxy Nexus To $149.99 Online

When Verizon started selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus the handset was available for $299.99, Verizon then dropped the price down to $199.99 and they have now dropped it again in their online store.

Verizon are offering the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for $149.99 via their website, although it seems that they are still charging $199.99 for the device in their retail stores.

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iRobot Roomba 790 Robot Vacuum Announced

iRobot has announced the launch of their latest robot vacuum cleaner, the iRobot Roomba 790, which they describe as their most advanced robot yet, and it comes with a wireless command center plus a remote control.

The remote control can be used from anywhere in your home, and will let you steer the Roomba and schedule a cleaning, adjust the clock and even send it back to its docking bases.

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LG To Put Tablet Development On Hold

LG has announced that they have decided to put their development on hold for the time being, instead the company will be focusing on smaller devices like smartphones.

LG has launched a couple of Android tablet, like the LG Optimus Pad, although we suspect they have been less popular than LG had hoped, many tablet manufacturers face a similar situation, excluding companies like Samsung who have had success with their various Android tablets.

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iFixit Dismantles Apple’s New MacBook Pro Retina Display

iFixit have been busy with their screwdriver once again, and this time have taken apart the Retina Screen of the latest Apple MacBook Pro which was unveiled last week.

iFixit have already taken apart the latest MacBook Pro laptop, reporting that the computer is the “least repairable laptop” they have had the pleasure of dismantling. Now the same team has taken apart the next generation Retina Screen revealing its secrets to all.

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New Dark Knight Rises Trailer Released By Nokia (video)

Nokia has released a new exclusive trailer for the upcoming Batman movie, Dark Knight Rises which will arrive in theatres on July 20th 2012. As you might already have guessed Nokia are heavily sponsoring the film.

Releasing a new Dark Knight Rises Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone, which is available in a Batman matte black finish, embossed with the Batman logo, costing you around £600 for the SIM-free version, or free on contracts from £31 per month.

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Google Partners With Flipboard To Integrating Google+ Streams In Apps

At the recent Le Web ’12 in London, Google’s Vice President of Product Management Bradley Horowitz has revealed that Google is going to partner with the makers of the awesome Flipboard application.

Enabling Flipboard to now include Google+ streams within their application. The new Flipboard feature will allow Google+ users to access posts, photos, video and other data without the need to visit the Google+ social network directly.

 

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HTC Says WiFi Issues On HTC One X Only On Tegra 3 Version

HTC has recently more information on the WiFi issues experienced by owners of their HTC One X smartphone, which we reported on last week, and according to HTC this issue is only happening on Tegra 3 versions of the HTC One X and not Snapdragon S 4 versions.

HTC also released a statement and said that anyone who has these problems should contact the customer support through the channel where you purchased the device.

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Apple Extends Agreement With Liquid Metal Until 2014

Apple signed a deal with Liquid Metal back in 2012 to use their technology in Apple devices, and now according to a recent report from Mac Rumors, Apple and Liquid Metal have extended their agreement until 2014.

The agreement was setup trough a subsidiary which is know as Crucible Intellectual Property LLC, and this provides Apple with a full license to all of the intellectual property from liquid metal.

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Gooseberry Mini PC Developer Boards Now Available For £40

If you are still waiting to get your hands on a Raspberry Pi mini computer, you might be interested in a new alternative that is now available for around £40 or $63. In the form of the Gooseberry Mini PC developer board.

The Gooseberry developer board is equipped with a A10 1 Ghz processor overclockable to 1.5 Ghz or 1.2 Ghz as the highest stable overclock using Android, making it roughly 3 x more powerful in processing power than the Pi, says its creators. If you enjoy building Raspberry Pi projects you might be also interested in the awesome Raspberry Pi tablet created by Michael Castor.

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