Skype For Android Gets Updated

Skype has released a new version of their mobile app for Google’s Android platform, and the latest version comes with a range of new features and improvements, plus some bug fixes.

The latest version of Skype for Android comes with some battery life improvements, plus improved video quality for video chat, and you can now send photos and videos to your contacts.

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Adafruit Unveils Raspberry Pi Prototyping Pi Plate Kit

If you are one of the lucky ones who already has received your new $35 Raspberry Pi computer. You might be interested in this new Raspberry Pi Prototyping Pi Plate Kit which has been built by Adafruit.

The new Raspberry Pi Prototyping Pi Plate allows you to use your Raspberry Pi computer to make embedded computer projects. It consist of plate that snaps onto the Pi PCB (can be removed at a later date if you wish) and opens up all sorts of prototyping possibilities.

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HTC Droid Incredible 4G Lands On Verizon May 10th?

Earlier in the week Verizon listed the new HTC Droid Incredible on their Droid Does website for a short time,the device was then removed, but we got to find out some details about Verizon’s latest Droid smartphone.

Now according to the guys over at Phone Dog, the HTC Incredible 4G will land on Verizon on the 10th of May, we already know that the device will cost $299.99 when you sign up to a two year contract with the carrier, but Verizon has yet to officially announce the device and confirm the launch date.

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LG Optimus True HD LTE Headed To Germany, Portugal, Sweden And More

Yesterday LG announced the new LG Optimus True HD LTE smartphone for Germany, and now they have announced that the device will also be made available in other European countries.

LG have said that as well as Germany, the LG Optimus True HD LTE will be available in Portugal and Sweden, and on top of that it will also launch in some other countries in Asia, which include Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Samsung Reports Massive Quarter One Profits

Earlier we heard that Samsung has overtaken Nokia to become the worlds largest handset vendor in quarter one of 2012, and Samsung has recently released its financial details for the same quarter.

Samsung posted record profits for quarter one of 2012, almost double that for the same period last year, with an operating profit of 8.85 trillion won, about $5.16 billion, which is a 98 percent gain over the same period on 2011.

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Sony NEX-F3 Camera Leaked, Features 16 Megapixel Sensor

It looks like Sony has another camera in the works for its NEX mirrorless camera series, the NEX-F3, and as you can see from the photo below, the NEX-F3 will feature a 16.1 megapixel camera sensor.

The new Sony NEX-F3 features the same 16 megapixel sensor that can be found in the NEX-C3, although it comes with improved image quality due to a new BIONZ processor.

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Samsung Overtakes Nokia As Worlds Largest Phone Maker

Nokia has been the worlds largest mobile phone maker for quite some time, and whilst the company hasn’t done well in recent years with smartphones, it has with normal mobile phones.

For the last 14 years Nokia has shipped more mobile phones than any other company, but according to research firm Strategy Analytics, that changed in quarter one of 2012, with Samsung shipping more mobile phones than Nokia.

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iOS Developers Launch IndieDevLab, Alternative To WWDC 2012

Apple started selling tickets for its WWDC 2012 earlier this week, the tickets were sold out in under two hours, and many developers missed out on them because Apple started selling them at 5.30 AM Pacific time.

This meant that many developers who lived in the West Coast, missed out on WWDC, and considering there is a large developer community there, they have decided to hold their own alternative to WWDC, called Indie Dev Lab.

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Twitter Release New Versions Of Their Android And iPhone Apps

It’s been a long time coming but today Twitter have finally rolled out a new updated version of their iOS and Android application, which brings enhancements to discover, search and notifications within the app.

Twitter have now made the search facility within the application simpler to use, and it will now suggest spellings and related terms. Providing a faster way to find exactly the people or what you are looking for, auto-completing Twitter users you follow.


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Wolfram Alpha PC App Launches For $2.99

Wolfram Alpha has this week launched a new application for PC following in the footsteps of its previous mobile applications for Android and iOS devices.

The latest instant expert knowledge and computation app will now be heading to PCs soon, and thanks to a partnership with Intel the company will also make the new app available to Ultrabooks via Intel’s AppUp center.

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