Google+ Traffic Increased 55 Percent In December

Google+ is still a long way fro threatening the likes of Facebook, but reports are now confirming that Google+ received its biggest increase in traffic during December last year. Seeing traffic jump a massive 55 percent last month, recording 49 million visits. But to put this in perspective Facebook around half a billion users visit their Facebook account on a daily basis.

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Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc HD (Nozomi) To Be Announced Next Week?

We have already seen some leaked photos and specifications of Sony Ericsson’s upcoming HD Android smartphone, which is rumored to be called the Xperia Arc HD, and now it would appear that we may actually get to see the device next week.

Sony Ericsson posted the following photo (2nd photo below) on their Facebook page, along with the the following note, which gives us the impression that we will see this new HD Android smartphone announced next week.

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Appgravity, A Powerful Alternative, Android Market Search Engine

Using the provided Google Android Market search feature is great if you know roughly what you are looking for. But if you prefer to have a good rummage around in the Android Market. The new Appgravity Android Market web application might well be worth more investigation.

The Appgravity Android Market search engine provides you with additional search filters making it easier to find exactly what you looking for. Or if you don’t will provide a good list of apps that meet your search criteria.

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Modern Warfare 3 Spawn Problems (video)

Most online first person shooter games experience a little spawn camping during gameplay. But the video after the jump reveals that spawn camping could become a big problem in the new Modern Warfare 3 game if it’s not controlled.

One player has been able to notch up a massive 144 kills and just 4 deaths in one game on MW3 over the holiday period. Using all his cunning spawn camping skills to the max and hiding behind a concrete wall. Watch him and his amazing skills in action after the jump.

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Remote Dictate Transforms Your iPhone 4S Into A Wireless Dictation Mic For Mac And PC

Remote Dictate is a new iPhone application which has recently launched and has been designed to provide you with the ability to transform your iPhone 4S into a wireless dictation microphone for your computer. Enabling you to enter text on your computer by just speaking into your iPhone 4S.

Remote Dictate is compatible with both PC and Mac computers and provides free speech recognition software and a wireless microphone. For those looking to save their cash after the holiday season, and not have to fork out for the traditional expensive dictation software.

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Chevron WP7 Windows Phone Unlock Tool Sold Out

It looks like you wont be able to get your hands on the Chevron WP7 unlock tool for Windows Phone devices from the moment, as the developers of the application has confirmed that they have sold out of the app.

When the Chevron WP7 team agreed a deal with Microsoft, they ended up getting agreement for 10,000 tokens, which meant that they could sell 10,000 of the Chevron WP7 app.

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ETY-Kids3 In-ear Headphones Revamped By Etymotic

Etymotic has this week unveiled their newly revamped ETY-Kids3 in-ear headphones, which have been specifically designed with children in mind. The ETY-Kids3 have been created to provide children with a safe way to listen to Apple devices and are fitted with volume limiters to protect children’s ear drums.

 

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Apple Had 52 Percent Of Mobile Browsing Share At The End Of 2011

According to a recent report, Apple’s iOS device took around 52 percent of the mobile browsing share at the end of 2011 in December, in second place was Java ME with a 21.7 percent share.

Third place goes to Google’s Android OS with a 16.29 percent share, and next is Symbian with a 5.76 percent share, and after that we have BlackBerry with a 3.51 percent share, whilst other devices made up just 1.07 percent.

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India’s Akash $50 Budget Tablet Hits 1.4 Million Pre-orders In Two Weeks

We recently heard about the latest budget Android tablet from India, which is called the Akash, and now it looks like the device is going to be extremely popular as the manufacturers, Datawind have received over 1.4 million pre-orders in the first two weeks.

Datawind is stepping up production of the Akash to meet the massive demand, and will be opening a new factory to produce enough units to keep up with the orders.

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Twine Raises Over $500,000 On Kickstarter (video)

You might remember back in November we features a new device called Twine, which was looking to make the jump from concept to production over on the Kickstarter website. Well today the Twine device has made that jump raising a over $500,000 in pledges since its appearance on the Kickstarter website.

The Twine device which has generated so much interest from the Kickstarter community, is low-power 2.5″ square that works with real-time web software to make networked physical computing simple and versatile. Twine is the simplest possible way to get the objects in your life texting, tweeting or emailing. Watch a video after the jump to see it in action.

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Plug Hub Cable Organiser (video)

If you are looking to take a little more control over the clutter of cables under neath your desk then the new Plug Hub might be worth more investigation. The Plug Hub has been designed to neatly conceal your power adapters and provide you with a cored management allowing you to store any extra cable that might not be require, out of sight. The Plug Hub has been invented by Jared Joyce and designed-by-comittee on the Quirky website.

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Nokia Lumia 800 vs iPhone 4S Browser Test (Video)

If you are wording how Nokia’s new Lumia 800 Windows Phone smartphone compares to Apple’s iPhone 4S, a video has been released which compares the browser on both devices.

The video below shows the browser benchmarks for the Nokia Lumia 800 compared to the Apple iPhone 4S and also the Apple iPhone 4.

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