Motorola Atrix 2 Lands On AT&T

The new Motorola Atrix 2 is now available from mobile carrier AT&T in the US, and it is available for $99.99 when you sign up to a new two year contact with AT&T and it comes with a 4.3 inch qHD multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.

The Motorola Atrix 2 also come with  a dual core 1GHz processor, and it plus 8GB of built in storage plus a micoSD card slot that can take up to 32GB microSD cards.

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Batman Arkham City Launch Trailer (video)

If you have been waiting for the launch of the new highly anticipated Batman Arkham City game you already know its the big day in North America tomorrow, followed closely with its launch in Australia a day later and Europe on October 21st for Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers.

If you are looking to purchase the PC edition of Batman Arkham City you will unfortunately need to wait just a little longer until November. But to whet your appetite a little more before it’s released a new Batman Arkham City launch trailer has been released. Enjoy!

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18TB Hard Drives Possible Using Table Salt

If you thought hard drive storage had maxed out at 3TB you might be interested to know that researchers at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) have developed a new production method which theoretically could take hard drive storage to 18 TB using plain old table salt or more specifically, sodium chloride within the manufacturing process.

The research team headed up by Dr Joel Yang has discovered a way to increase the data density of a drive to 3.3 Terabit/inch2, effectively meaning 18TB hard drives are possible. Data on a traditional hard drive is stored using nanoscopic magnetic grains. With several of these grains clustered together measuring around 7nm are then used to store one bit of information. Hence if you can pack them together more densely more storage is then possible within the same amount of space.

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Steve Jobs Mural Created At Apple Store Using 4,001 Post It Notes (Video)

Since the recent passing away of Apple’s co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, there have been thousands of tributes to Steve Jobs, the latest one was created at the Apple Store on Munich, Germany, and it was made using a total of 4,001 post it notes.

The time lapse video below shows how the mural was made and it took a total of 6 hours and five people to create this amazing Steve Jobs mural using Post it Notes.

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Disney Research Create SideBySide Interactive Projectors, Bringing A New Twist To Multiplayer Gaming (video)

Disney Research have developed a new and innovative concept called SideBySide which provides a method for gamers to be able to interact with each other using projected characters. The SideBySide system projects images onto a surface which then become aware and responsive to other nearby projections.

Currently the system allows for interaction within games and also to allow enables applications to exchange data via a “dragging and dropping” method from one person’s projected image to another. Watch the video after the jump to see the new SideBySide Interactive Projectors in action.


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Back To The Future III DeLorean To Be Auctioned For $600,000

Fans of the Back To The Future movies will be interested to know that one of the DeLorean time machines that was used in the Back To The Future movies is going up for auction, and the rare DeLorean is expected to fetch around $600,000.

The DeLorean time machine, is the one that was used in the Back To The Future III movie, there were a total of seven DeLorean’s used in the three movies, and its is reported that only three of these cars from the movies still exist.

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Another Video Of Siri Ported To The iPhone 4

On the weekend we saw a video of Siri ported to the iPhone 4, although Siri wasn’t working on the iPhone 4 due to the fact that it connects to Apple’s servers, and obviously the server would identify it as an iPhone 4, it also seemed slow and unresponsive.

Now the developer who has been working on the iPhone 4 port of Siri, Steve Troughton Smith, has posted another video of Siri on the iPhone 4, and it looks like he is making some progress with the iPhone 4 port, as it seems much more responsive than the last video

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Siri International Local Search And Maps Support Arriving 2012

If you have been enjoying using the new Siri intelligent personal assistant that comes as part of iOS 5 on the new Apple iPhone 4S. You will have already discovered if you live outside of the United States that there are certain restrictions in place when you try to perform either a local business search or asking to provide directions on your map.

At the moment Apple’s new Siri intelligent personal assistant, which is accessible via voice commands doesn’t provide local search data or map directions unless you are in the United States. However local search and maps support has now been listed on the Apple website in their FAQ section to be arriving sometime in 2012.

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Monolith Projector iPhone Case (video)

If you are looking for a quick way to watch media from or iPhone or need to show a presentation but would prefer not to carry around a laptop and projector you might like to consider the new Monolith iPhone Case which is equipped with a handy little pocket project.

The Monolith iPhone Case doubles as both an extended battery 1,900mAH doubling you existing iPhone battery and also providing a handy pocket projector capable of throwing an image with a 640×360 resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio and 12 lumens of brightness. Watch a video of the new iPhone projector case in action after the jump.

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iPhone 4S 8 Megapixel Camera Was Made By Sony

The iPhone 4S features a new 8 megapixel camera, we have already seen some sample photos that we took with the iPhone 4S camera, and then we showed you a full HD video recorded with the iPhone 4S camera.

Now we have some more details on the camera inside the iPhone 4S, and it would appear that it has been made for Apple by Sony, according to a recent report from the guys over at Chipworks.

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Windows 7 Passes XP For The First Time To Become Most Used OS Worldwide

For the first time since its launch Windows 7 has now passed its older Windows XP operating system to take the crown as the most used OS worldwide. The new figures released by Statcounter revealed that Windows 7 accounts for 40.21% of the global desktop operating system usage, with Windows XP slipping down to 38.64%.

When Microsoft released Windows Vista the  predecessor to Windows 7 and a successor to Windows XP, it didn’t grab users attention as much as Microsoft would have hoped and struggled to gain any user momentum. Mainly due to its very bloated installation, sluggish performance and its over intrusive security measures.

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Apple Selling SIM Free iPhone 4S In The US Already?

Apple announced recently that it would start selling a SIM free version of the iPhone 4S in the US from November, and the iPhone 4S would be available for $649 for the 16GB version, $749 for the 32GB version and $849 for the 64GB version.

Now it would appear that some people have been able to purchase SIM free iPhone 4S handsets from Apple retail stores, ahead of the November date, according to a number of recent reports.

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