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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Facebook Acquires Face.com For $60 Million

There have been a number of rumors over the last few weeks that Facebook were in talks with facial recognition company Face.com in a deal which is reported to be worth $60 million.

Face.com specializes in mobile facial recognition technology, Facebook is concentrating heavily on mobile technology and obviously has plans for the Face.com technology in its mobile strategy.

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iBuyPower Unveils New Valkyrie Gaming Notebooks (video)

iBuyPower has unveiled a new range of gaming notebooks, it has created in the form of the new Valkyrie series. The new Valkyrie gaming notebooks are fully customisable and the first to be unveiled is the CZ-17 which is available in two configurations, ready to be customised to your exact requirements.

The Valkyrie CZ-17 gaming laptop is available at $1299 in its most basic form, which includes a 17.3 inch matte display, together with a backlit keyboard. It’s powered by a Intel Core i7-3610QM processor, supported by 8GB of DDR3-1333MHz memory.

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Huawei Honour With Extended Battery Launched In The UK

Huawei has just announced that they have launch their Huawei Honour Android smartphone with an extended battery in the UK, and the device will be available from a number of UK retailers.

The Huawei Honour features a 1,900 mAh battery, and comes with a 4 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, and the handset comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Acer Iconia Tab A510 Olympic Edition Tablet Now Available In The UK

Acer announced that they would be releasing a special Olympic Edition of their Iconia Tab A510 tablet for this years Olympic games in London, and the device has now gone on sale in the UK.

The Acer Icona Tab A510 comes with a 10.1 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, processing is provided a quad core NVIDA Tegra 3 processor and it also comes with 1GB of RAM.

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Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen Tablet Unveiled

Wacom has this week unveiled a new addition to their range in the form of the new Bamboo Splash, providing you with a simple way to draw sketch and payment via your computer. The new Bamboo Splash is compatible with both Mac and PC operating systems and fully supports Microsoft’s next generation Windows 8 operating system.

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Nokia 808 PureView Headed To The US For $699 SIM Free

Nokia has announced that they are launching a SIM free version of the Nokia 808 PureView in the US, the handset will be compatible with mobile carrier AT&T and also T-Mobile, although on T-Mobile  it will only work with 2G speeds.

Nokia will offer the 808 PureView for $699 SIM Free, and it will be sold through Amazon in the US, the handset comes with Symbian Belle as its OS and it features a 4 inch AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels.

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Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Tablet Announced

We have been hearing rumors over the last week that Microsoft were getting ready to launch their own tablet, it is now official and is called the Microsoft Surface Tablet.

There will be two versions of the Microsoft Surface tablet available, one with Windows RT and one with Windows 8 Pro, both devices share similar specifications.

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New 2012 13 Inch MacBook Pro Gets Benchmarked

As well as announcing their new 15 inch Retina MacBook Pro last week, Apple also updated its existing MacBook Pro range with new processors, more memory and improved graphics.

We now get to find out how well the new 13 inch MacBook Pro stacks up against the previous model, and it also gets compared against Apple’s new 2012 MacBook Air range.

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