ARM Unveils Cortex A7 MPCore Mobile Processor

ARM has added another mobile processor to its range, which is designed to be used in smartphones and tablets, the ARM Cortex A7 MPCore, which according to ARM is their most power efficient mobile processor to date.

The ARM Cortex A7 MPCore is a single core chip which is designed to be used in budget friendly tablets and smartphones, and it is around one fifth of the size of ARM Cortex A8 processor, and it is 5 time more energy efficient that the A8.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Headed To Seven US Carriers?

Samsung and Google announced their first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone the other day, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and it was expected to be exclusive to Verizon Wireless in the US only but now it looks like it may be available with a few more carriers, after an initial exclusivity period with Verizon.

Samsung has now posted a sign up page for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and also listed on the page is a choice of carrier preference, which lists a total of seven US carriers.

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Apple Turns On iTunes Match, Launch Imminent?

When Apple announced iOS 5 and iCloud earlier in the year they also announced a new music streaming service which is called iTunes Match, and it will basically let you stream music that you already own from the cloud direct to your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

When Apple released iOS 5 earlier in the month, we were told that iTunes Match would launch in November, and now it would appear that iTunes Match may be getting ready to launch.

 

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Sony’s PlayStation 3D Monitor Officially Arriving Mid November

It was originally thought that Sony’s new PlayStation 3D Monitor would be arriving sometime in December. However today Sony has released new details and a lengthy FAQ on their PlayStation blog website unveiling that their new 3D display will be arriving on November 13th for $499. Sony’s PlayStation 3D Monitor features a 24 inch 3D display which can display Full HD games and video in 1080p.

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Google To Release Android Ice Cream Sandwich Source Code

Google has announced that it plans to release the source code of the latest version of Android, which was announced along with the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Android modders and ROM developers will be pleased with the new that Google intends to release the source code for Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and Dan Morrill for the Android Team announced the news.

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Android Dolphin Browser v7 Update, Enables Cloud Sync Support

One of  the great third party browsers for Android devices,  Dolphin, has just rolled out a new updated taking it to version 7 and bring with it some fantastic new features. The Dolphin browser can easily be customised to suit your style of Internet surfing and enables you to use gestures making surfing even easier.

New features in the latest Dolphin 7 release include Dolphin Connect which brings with it the ability to wirelessly sync browser preferences and bookmarks over the Cloud to your other Android devices also running the Dolphin Browser.

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Google Apps Coming To Google+

It looks like Google’s social network, Google+ is about to get some new features, as Google’s Vic Gundotra has announced at The Web 2.0 summit that Google will shortly be adding Google Apps to Google+.

Apparently we could see Google Apps integrated into Google+ within the next few days, a feature which many Google+ users have been asking for, and it is bound to make Google+ more popular.

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Sony Playstation Store Opens Its Doors For Game Downloads

If you are a gamer and own any Sony Playstation certified device such as the new Sony S1 Tablet you will be pleased to know that Sony have now added the ability to purchase and download games directly from their Playstation Store.

Initially there are only a small handful of titles available but Sony promises that many more are on their way and unfortunately at the moment the company only Sony certified device is the Sony S1 tablet.

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Nokia 800 Windows Phone Smartphone Leaked

Nokia win unveil its first Windows Phone smartphones next week, at Nokia World which takes place in London on the 25th of October, we have already seen a leaked image of the device and now we have some more photos and details.

We heard yesterday that Nokia will unveil multiple Windows Phone devices next week, and now we have our first photos of the Nokia 800, which as you can see from the photos bears a similar design to the Nokia N9.

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Latest Battlefield 3 Multiplayer Trailer Reveals A Glimpse Of All Nine Maps (video)

With only five more days to go EA have today rolled out their latest glimpse of Battlefield 3 multiplayer gameplay showing some amazing footage from tanks, helicopters, boats and of course on foot. The video show a glimpse of footage from each of the the nine multiplayer maps available. Together with the very first glimpses of the upcoming expansion pack Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand.

The Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand expansion pack will include four classic Battlefield maps reimagined in Frostbite 2, and is yours at no extra charge if you pre-order the Battlefield 3: Limited Edition on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.

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iPhone 4S Parts Cost Estimated At $188

Apple’s iPhone 4S went on sale last week, and Apple announced that they had sold over four million iPhone 4S units in the first three days, and now details have been revealed on how much the iPhone 4S costs to manufacturer, which would mean that Apple are making a healthy profit for each iPhone 4S sold.

According to Andrew Rassweiler, of IHS iSupply, who performed a teardown on the iPhone 4S, the 16GB model costs Apple around $188 to manufacture, the 32GB around $207 and the 64GB model around $245.

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Apple Pays Tribute To Steve Jobs

Yesterday, Apple held a special memorial service for Steve Jobs at Apple’s corporate campus in Cupertino, California, and thousands of Apple employees at the Apple campus and also Apple’s retail stores joined Apple’s CEO Tim Cook to pay tribute to Steve Jobs.

Apple closed its retail stores for a few hours, so that its employees could watch a live stream of the memorial service and Apple has released the following photo, which shows Apple’s CEO and the companies employees.

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