Nokia’s PureView Technology Headed To Their Lumia Windows Phone’s Very Soon

Last month, Nokia’s Chris Webber confirmed that Nokia would bring their PureView technology to their Lumia Windows Phone devices, and now Nokia’s VP of worldwide developer relations, Richard Kerris has revealed some more details about PureView for their Lumia handsets.

Speaking in an interview with Neowin, Kerris said that Nokia’s PureView technology would be available on new Nokia Lumia handsets ‘very soon’, no specific date was given, although we suspect some of Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 devices will be the first to use their PureView technology.

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SIM Free Sony Xperia Tipo Lands In The UK Next Month For £135

Sony announced the Xperia Tipo last month, and now we have some details on when the handset will be available in the UK, the SIM free version of the handset will land in the UK in August and will retail for £134.98 including taxes, and it is now available to pre-order.

As a reminder, the Sony Xperia Tipo features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, and processing is provided by an 800MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

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Apple withdraws Mac line from EPEAT certification

Apple has withdrawn all of its Mac products from EPEAT certification and will no longer be submitting items for review. To refresh your memory, EPEAT is used by hundreds of companies, universities and government agencies in dozens of countries as an index of electronics recyclability. Despite their withdrawal of all Macs, most of the models still meet EPEAT standards.
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Nokia Lumia 1001 leaked

In case you don’t know, a Remote Device Access allows those using a browser to access Nokia hardware. It is a handy way for developers to test their code on hardware that they don’t actually have in front of them. The RDA helped reveal the Nokia Lumia 900 last year, when it was referred to as the Nokia 900 Windows Phone. Now, the RDA is showing the Nokia Lumia 1001 and it seems like a good bet that it is the model number.
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Bipedal robot takes very human-like steps

This bipedal robot has the most human-like walk we have seen yet. Researchers Dr. M. Anthony Lewis and Theresa J. Klein have been working on developing an artificial “biarticulate muscle leg model” since 2008. The realism comes from the fact that the system uses motors pulling on tendon-like Kevlar straps to replicate the action of muscle groups.
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DARPA creates gigapixel camera

DARPA, who usually busies themselves creating killer robots and such, has revealed its latest project, a gigapixel camera. It should be much safer than the kind of monstrosities they usually create. This camera is capable of taking photos that are at a much higher resolution than the human eye can see.
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Dell Project Sputnik Combines Linux And XPS 13 Ultrabooks (video)

Dell has today made a number of resources live for developers that might be interested in their new system under the Spunik Project, which sees Dell and Canonical partnering to create developer specific Ultrabooks.

The Dell developer Ultrabooks are taking the form of the XPS 13 which is loaded with a Ubuntu 12.04 together with a set of general developer tools.

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Asus Announces Covers For Google Nexus 7 Tablet

Google’s new Nexus 7 tablet is expected to go on sale shortly, and now access has announced some nee accessories for the Google Nexus 7 on Twitter, which you can see in the photo below.

So it looks like Asus will be offering this new cover for the Google Nexus 7 in a range of colors which include black, magenta, cyan, light gray and orange.

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