Liquidware Amber Development Tablet Unveiled (video)

Liquidware has created and launched a new open source Android development tablet in the form of the Amber. The new Liquidware Amber tablet is powered by a 1 GHz, ARM Cortex-A9 OMAP3730 from Texas Instruments.

The Amber development tablet is also fitted with a 7″ multitouch capacitive display, and runs a customised version of Android Gingerbread 2.3.4, with 512 MB RAM, and up to 16 GB microSD storage. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Woz Working With Sony On Steve Jobs Movie

Earlier in the week we heard that Aaron Sorkin would be writing the screen play for Sony’s new movie on the late Steve Jobs, which is based on his biography by Walter Issacson.

Now it looks like former Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been hired by Sony as an adviser on ‘technical aspects of computers’ and also on the late Steve Jobs.

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I’m Watch New Shipping Dates Announced

I’m Spa the Italian smartwatch manufacturer of the delayed I’m Watch. Has this week announced new shipping dates for the launched of its highly anticipated Android 1.6 smart watch, which was expected to by shipping on April 15th.

An initial batch of 300 I’m Watches will be shipping out on June 15th for initial testing and feedback. With other further outstanding orders being fulfilled by July 15th and all orders being dispatched by September 15th.


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Samsung Galaxy S III Hits 9 Million Pre-orders

The Samsung Galaxy S II was an extremely popular smartphone for Samsung, and now it would appear that Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone, The Galaxy S III is going to be even more popular than its predecessor.

According to a recent report from the Korea Economic Daily, who apparently spoke to a Samsung representative, Samsung have received more than 9 million pre-orders worldwide of their new Galaxy S III handset.

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Sony Tablet P To Get Android 4.0 ICS 24th May In Japan

Sony released the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for their Sony Tablet S last month, and they have now announced that the update will also be released for the Sony Tablet P later this month.

Sony will be releasing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Sony Tablet P next week on Thursday the 24th of May, although the update release date announced is for Japan.

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Best Buy Announces HTC Evo 4G LTE Delayed Indefinitely

The HTC Evo 4G LTE was due to go on sale in the US today, we heard recently that the launch of the handset has been delayed due to the ongoing dispute between Apple and HTC.

Best Buy had previously announced that the handset would launch next week on the 23rd of May, but now they have confirmed that the launch of the HTC Evo 4G LTE has been delayed indefinitely.

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Facebook IPO Priced At $38 Per Share, Could Raise $16 Billion

Facebook has priced its Initial Public Offering (IPO) at $38 per share, and the IPO will take place later today, and could raise around $16 billion US dollars, which would put a value on the company of $104 billion.

Facebook’s iPO is the second largest US listed IPO of all time, with Visa being the number one, and the IPO will apparently create over 1,000 millionaires overnight.

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Verizon Ends Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plan Use

A few years ago it was common get truly unlimited data plans when we signed up for new smartphone. That meant you could use all the data you wanted and there was no talk of charging you more or throttling your speeds. As smartphone users that have unlimited data plans originally began to upgrade devices, many were grandfathered in to still get their unlimited data.

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