Google Working On Siri Competitor Called Majel?

According to the guys from Android and Me, Google is working on a competitor for Apple’s Siri for its Android devices, called Majel, and the name apparently comes from Majel Barret-Roddenberry, the voice of the Federation Computer from Star Trek.

Majel is apparently an evolution of Google’s current voice offerings on Android, and the service is rumored to be similar to Apple’s Siri and will have the ability to perform many voice activated functions, like ‘send a text’ and more on your Android device.

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The Avenger Watch, Inspired By Lamborghini’s Aventador

A new concept timepiece designed by Marko Petrovic called the Avenger Vertical Tourbillon Watch, has been conceptualised and  inspired by Lamborghini’s ultramodern hypercar, the Aventador.

The Avenger watch is a design study of a vertical tourbillon concept watch. The Avenger Watch’s design reflects the Lamborghini’s engine design and incorporates complex engineering which has created a vertical tourbillion.

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Launching Tomorrow?

We have had some many different rumored dates for the launch of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, although the last one we had is tomorrow, December the 15th, and now more evidence has been revealed which points to tomorrow as the official launch date.

According to the guys over at Engadget, the Verizon Galaxy Nexus will be available from Verizon Wireless stores from tomorrow and also from retailer CostCo, we recently heard that some people had managed to get their hands on the device a little early.

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OCZ Unveils Petrol Series SSDs

This week OCZ has unveiled their new Petrol Series of solid state drives (SSD). Which have been designed to provide up to 400MB/s and 35,000 IOPS, and have been optimised to handle a spectrum of file types and sizes.

The new OCZ Petrol SSD Series will be available in stores over the coming week and will provide storage ranging from 64GB up to 512GB. Unfortunately no information on pricing has been released as yet.

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LG Prada 3.0 Android Smartphone Leaked (Photos)

LG and Prada will be announcing some new smartphones later today, although it looks like one of the devices has already been leaked ahead of the launch, the LG Prada 3.0, which is an Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread device.

The LG Prada 3.0 features a 4.3 inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixel and Gorilla Glass, processing is provided by a dual core 1GHz OMAP 4430 processor and it also features 8GB of built in storage plus a microSD card slot.

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Microsoft Launches Xbox 360 YouTube, FiOS TV TMZ Apps And More To The Masses

Microsoft had today rolled out a dozen new applications on to its new Xbox 360 Dashboard to the masses. If you have been part off the preview program, you will have already seen the apps in action. But if like many, you haven’t been able to register for the preview program, you will be pleased to know that YouTube, FiOS Tv and TNZ apps, together with many more are now available to download. View the full list after the jump.

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Microsoft’s SkyDrive Lands On The iPhone, Comes With 25GB Of Free Cloud Storage (Video)

Microsoft has just launched SkyDrive for the iPhone, which will let you save and share files, photos and documents with Microsoft’s cloud service SkyDrive, and the app is available as a free download.

The SkyDrive cloud service is available for free, and you get a total of 25GB of free storage when you sign up to SkyDrive, Microsoft has also released a new application for their Windows Phone devices.

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Sparrow Mail 1.5 Update Brings Dropbox Support And More (video)

The great Sparrow mail program for Mac systems has today rolled out a new update taking the Mac App to version 1.5 and bringing with it 3 new features that are sure to please users.

The three new features include Dropbox support, the ability to now block remote images and a new smart search. The Dropbox features now allows you to drag, drop, send (and sync) via your Dropbox account making sending attachments even easier.

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xPrintserver Allows You To Easily Print From Any iOS Device

Roughly the size of an iPhone, the small xPrintserver device has been designed to connect to your network, and provide you with the ability to easily print documents from any iOS device. Saving you from the fuss of having to doc it with your computer to print off documents.

The xPrintserver has been created to use Apple’s iOS native print menu, and doesn’t requires any additional applications, software, or print drivers to be installed before use.

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Apple To Launch New MacBook Pro’s With 2880 By 1800 Displays?

It would appear that Apple could be planning to add much higher resolution displays to next years new MacBook Pro’s, according to a recent report from Digitimes, which could see a new 2880 x 1800 resolution on MacBook Pro’s.

According to the guys over at the Verge, references to a new HiDPI display mode was discovered in OS X Lion earlier this year, and these new displays would almost quadruple the resolution of existing displays, like the current 1,440 x 900 resolution that is available on the 15 inch MacBook Pro.

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O2 Will Rent You An iPhone With O2 Lease

UK mobile carrier O2 is offering a new way to get your hands on the iPhone 4S here in the UK, rather than buying the device outright, they will lease it to you for a period of 12 months, which is available on a 16GB iPhone 4S.

You will need to pay O2 £55 a month which includes insurance, 500MB of data per month and 750 minutes of calls on a 12 month contract, although you will have to hand the device back at the end of the 12 months.

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