Sling Media Releases New SlingPlayer For Android Honeycomb Tablets (video)

Today Sling Media has announced the launch of a new SlingPlayer specifically designed for Android tablets running Android 3.0 Honeycomb or later. If you own a Slingbox the new SlingPlayer app will enable you to watch home TV directly from your Android tablet anywhere in the world.

Features on the new Android 3.0 application include a newly designed and revamped program guide which now makes it easier to browse content while watching TV, as well as change channels and control your DVR devices. Watch a demonstration after the jump to see it in action and it new features.

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Geekbench iPhone 4S Benchmarks, 68 Percent Faster Than iPhone 4

Yesterday we got to see a video of some benchmarks on Apple’s new iPhone 4S, and now the first GeekBench benchmarks for the iPhone 4S have been revealed, which according to the guys over at Mac Rumors there is a significant increase over the iPhone 4.

The original iPhone 4 scored a GeekBench score of 370, the new iPhone 4S scored 622, which is slightly lower than that of the iPad 2, which scored 749 and also features the same dual core A5 processor as the new iPhone 4S.

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Gran Turismo 5 DLC Brings 15 New Cars, 2 New Tracks And More

As well as rolling out a massive new free “Spec 2″ update to Gran Turismo 5. Sony and developer Polyphony Digital have also announced that a new DLC will also be available to purchase for $12 on October 18th.

The new DLC will be available in four packs which can be purchased individually or as a complete bundle, saving you a few dollars. The first has 15 new cars, including the Red Bull X2011, touring cars and three karts, and is priced at $8. The second has two new tracks, including SPA-Francorchamps, for $5.

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Fusion Garage Grid 10 Tablet To Get Software Update

Fusion Garage recently launch their second tablet, the Fusion Garage Grid 10, and now the company has announced that they will be releasing a new software update for the device within the next four weeks.

The Grid 10 hasn’t exactly received the best reception, and the n ew software update is expected to address many of the complaints that users have had, which include poor battery life and more.

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Adobe Hopes To Put An End To Blurry Photography With New Photoshop Technology (video)

At the Adobe MAX 2011 conference last week, Adobe unveiled a new experimental Image Deblurring technology which its hopes will one day makes it way into Adobe’s Photoshop software. The new Image Deblurring feature uses advanced algorithms to calculate the cameras movements that caused the motion blur. Which it then uses to create a deblurring effect on the image reversing the process.

With just a couple of clicks a motion blurry photo is transformed into a clear image. Watch a video after the break of the new Image Deblurring technique in action.

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Samsung Galaxy Note UK To Cost £559?

We recently heard that the new Samsung Galaxy Note is expected to launch in the UK next month, the last launch date we had was the 17th of November 2011, and the guys over at Clove have just confirmed this as the launch date.

We now have some details on pricing, the Samsung Galaxy Note is expected to retail for £559 plus taxes and shipping when it goes on sale next month, and it features a 5.3 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, and it comes with runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Nokia 800 Sun Windows Phone Smartphone Images Leaked

We are expecting to see more that one Windows Phone Mango smartphone from Nokia at this month Nokia World, which takes place in London on the 26th of October 2011, and one of the rumored Windows Phone smartphones is the Nokia Sun.

We recently heard that the Nokia Sun would come with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and would feature a single core 1.4 GHz processor, and now the guys over at Pocket Now have got their hands on some adverts, of what is reported to be the new Nokia Sun, which you can see below.

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New App To Make iPad And Android Tablets Accessible To The Blind (Video)

Students and researchers at Stanford University have developed a new application for tablets like the Apple iPad and Google’s range of Android tablets, that is designed to make tablet devices more accessible to the blind.

The video below shows the application in action, and instead of the user having to navigate on the display to where the virtual keys are placed, the keys move to where the users put their fingers.

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Facebook iPad App To Use Apple’s In App Purchases, Not Facebook Credits

Facebook has its own payment system for games and apps on its social network, called Facebook Credits, and now it would appear that the new Facebook iPad app wont use Facebook Credits for purchases, instead it will use Apple’s in app purchases.

Users of the Facebook iPad app, who want to purchase Facebook games and apps will have to make their purchases via Apple’s in app purchasing, just like any other app.

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Motorola Atrix 2 Coming 16th October

We have been hearing rumors about the new Motorola Atrix 2 for a while now, earlier we heard that AT&T had announced five new Android devices that would launch before the end of the year, one of those is the new Motorola Atrix 2.

The Motorola Atrix 2 features a 4.3 inch qHD multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, there is also a dual core 1GHz processor, and it comes with 8GB of built in storage plus a micoSD card slot.

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Samsung Google Nexus Prime Wallpapers Leaked

We have already seen a leaked photo and video of the new Google Nexus Prime smartphone, which we heard earlier today may launch on the 3rd of November, and now 12 Android Ice Cream Sandwich wallpapers for the Nexus Prime have leaked.

The Google Nexus Prime will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, plus a 1 4.65 inch Super AMOLED HD Display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and it will feature a curved glass display.

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HTC Amaze 4G Coming 12th October

T-Mobile put its latest Android smartphone, the HTC Amaze 4G up for pre-order yesterday and it will go on sale tomorrow the 12th of October, the HTC Amaze 4G will be available for $259.99 with T-Mobile when you sign up to a new two year contract.

The HTC Amaze 4G features a 4.3 inch qHD multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 1.5GHz processor.

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