Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak Released For iOS Devices

The Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 has been released this week, which once installed allows you to install third party applications and tweak your iOS devices setup to suit your needs. Before installing Absinthe 2.0 make sure you backup all your necessary iPhone data first, which can then be re-installed once Absinthe 2.0 has been loaded.

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Toshiba Has No Plans For New Netbooks In The US

At one time netbooks were really popular, then along came tablets and the demand for netbooks has slowly been dying out, and now Toshiba has decided that they won’t be launching anymore new netbooks in the US.

Brad from Liliputing recently spoke to an executive from Toshiba and was told that the company has no plans to launch anymore netbooks in the US.

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Flickr Adds New Features For Groups

Flickr has today added new Group features to its photo sharing service, together with a Justified View, providing the ability to submit photos directly to Groups via the Uploadr and brand new API methods for developers.

Since Justified View was launched Flickr users have been requesting that the feature be added to Groups. Flickr has now listened to the masses and from today can now browse the 1.2 billion photos in Flickr groups in their new Justified View.

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RIM Has No Plans To License BBM To Other Platforms

there have been a number of rumors over the last few months that RIM had intended to open up its BlackBerry Messenger to other platforms which included Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platform.

Now according to a recent report from the WSJ, who recently interviewed RIM’s CEO, RIM has no plans to license BBM to other platforms, or other devices.

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Samsung Opening Mobile PIN Pop-up Stores For UK Galaxy S III Launch (Video)

Samsung’s latest flasgship Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S III launches here in the UK next week on Tuesday the 29th of May, and now Samsung has announced that they will also be launching some of their Mobile PIN Pop-up stores around the UK.

Consumers will be able to test out the latest Samsung Galaxy device, including the new Samsung Galaxy S III at these pop-up stores, and they will also be able to buy the devices.

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Sony Xperia Play Removed From Android 4.0 ICS Update List

When Sony released their android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update list, one of the devices that was listed to get the Android 4.0 update was the Sony Xperia Play, well it looks like this may now have changed.

The Sony Xperia Play has now been removed from Sony’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update list, although Sony has yet to confirm if anything has changed as yet.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Turns Down $75 Million Dividend

In a recent SEC filing it has been revealed that Apple’s new CEO, Tim Cook, has turned down a dividend worth $75 million US dollars, the details were revealed in a filing which announced that Apple plans to award a $2.65 a share quarterly dividend on restricted stock which is held by Apple employees.

The Apple CEO has decided that he does not want to receive the dividend on his restricted stock, which would be worth around $75 million to him.

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Arma III Gameplay Teaser (video)

The open world tactical first person shooter and warfare simulator Arma III, is currently in development by Bohemia and uses it own Real Virtuality game engine.

Bohemia is hoping to launch Arma III later this year in the fourth quarter is all goes well. But if you fancy a quick look at its latest gameplay to whet your appetite what the video after the jump.

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Firm Who Tricked Users With Fake Angry Birds And Cut The Rope Apps Fined £50,000

We have all seen those fake apps in the Google Play apps store, one company behind some fake Angry Birds and fake Cut the Rope apps has been fined a total of £50,000 and ordered to refund £28,000 that they conned out of people using their fake apps.

What the company did was offer fake free apps through Google Play, and when a user downloaded the app the received a text, but what the users didn’t realize was they were being charged around £15 for the texts, this didn’t come to light until they got their mobile phone bill.

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