Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Hits The UK 23rd April, Goes Up For Pre-order

Samsung announced the new Galaxy Ace 2 last month, and now it looks like the handset will be available SIM free in the UK from the 23rd of April, and the handset will retail for £249.98 including taxes.

As a reminder, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the device features a 3.8 inch WVGA multi-touch TFT display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.

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A Day In The Internet Infographic

A Day In The Internet infographic has been created which shows whats used in just one day in the Internet, from Facebook updates to photos uploaded.

The  Day In The Internet infographic includes the number of iPhone sales compared to births, and the staggering amount of hours streamed on the Pandora music site and applications. You can few these and more of the statistics in the infographic after the jump.

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Toshiba 55 Inch Glasses Free 3D TV Arrives For £7,000

Its been reported today that Toshiba has now started shipping their new 55 inch glasses free 3D TV, according to the BBC. The new monster sized 3D TV is now available in UK retailers for a cool £7,000 or $10,000.

The new 3D TV is equipped with technology that has been designed to follow your face and adjust its 3D image accordingly. Making sure that you always see the best picture available wherever you may be sitting or standing.

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Remote Control Back To The Future Flying DeLorean Quadrotor (video)

We have featured a number of DIY quadrotor machines here on Geeky Gadgets but this “Back to the Future” Flying DeLorean Quadrotor created by a Russian modder is definitely worth a mention.

After the break you can see how the DeLorean Quadrotor was created and of course how it flies. The Back to the Future Flying DeLorean Quadrotor is even fitted with some Flux capacitor style LED lighting to add to the effect when flying at night.

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BBC To Take On iTunes With New Paid TV Download Service?

According to the guys over at Paid Content, the BBC is working on a new paid TV service which could rival Apple’s iTunes, and the service is apparently codenamed Project Barcelona.

The report says that the BBC will in the future offer paid downloads of TV programs, similar to Apple’s iTunes and you would be able to purchase an episode of a TV shows four around £1.89.

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Slanda Pen Always Remains Standing

If you are looking for something a little different in the way of a traditional writing instrument, to sign checks and do a little of the old school communication. The Slända pen which has been designed by Gustav Widström and Marcus Heneen might be worth a look.

The pen has been named Slända after the Swedish name for dragonfly, and is a uniquely styled pen which has been designed to always be easily available to grab from your desktop.

 

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Mass Effect 3 : The War Begins, Launch Trailer (video)

To join the highly anticipated launch of the new Mass Effect 3 game over the weekend BioWare has released a new trailer showing another glimpse of what you can expect from the Mass Effect 3 game.

On its launch day Mass Effect 3 managed to sell 3.5 million copies worldwide as it was made available on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Watch the latest trailer after the break to whet your appetite a little further if you haven’t already purchased the game.

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HTC One X Passes Through FCC

HTC recently announced the new HTC One X at this years Mobile World Congress, the device is expected to land in the US some time next month, and it looks like we are getting closer to release as the HTC One X has just passed through the FCC.

The HTC One X features a quad core 1.5GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and it features a 4.6 inch HD Super LCD 2 touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

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GAME UK Up For Sale

Over the weekend The Sunday Times has reported that the GAME retailer in the UK has now hired Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild to find a buyer for the company. To help avert financial collapse the Times reports.

The Times report that the GAME retailer needs to pay rental bills in just two weeks time, and failure to do so could push the firm into administration.

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iPad 3 Pre-orders Sold Out Due To Massive Demand

Apple’s new iPad, which goes on sale next Friday looks like it may just beat Apple’s previous records for first weekend sales, as all pre-orders for launch day have now sold out.

Apple has been speaking to USA Today, and the company has told them that demand for Apple’s new iPad is ‘off the chart’s, which gives a good indication that it is more popular that the iPad 2 was at launch.

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Instagram For Android Demoed AT SXSW

We know that the Instagram team have been working on a version of their application for Google’s Android platform, and now the company has shown off Instagram for Android at this years SXSW.

The application was briefly demonstrated, and they also announced that Instagram now has over 27 million users, which is an increase of 12 million users in January.

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