Motorola Xoom 2 To Cost 400 Euros, Launch Before Christmas

We have been hearing rumors about the new Motorola Xoom 2 for a while now, we are still waiting for an official announcement from Motorola on their second Android tablet, and now it would appear that it may launch before Christmas.

The guys over at Engadget have got their hands on a flyer for European mobile phone retailer the Carphone warehouse, and as you can see below it lists the new Motorola Xoom 2 with a price of 399.90 Euros.

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Orb Audio Booster Mini-Amp

If you are looking for a way of increasing the audio levels of some of your home media equipment such as speakers, headphones, HDTVs or computer speakers. You might be interested in the new Orb Audio Booster mini amp which is capable of  boosting the audio to four connected devices as well as a set of speakers simultaneously.

The compact design of the Orb Audio Booster device, measures just 6 inches square and 1.75 inches high and produces 20 watts per channel and has four stereo inputs two RCA, and two mini-jack along with subwoofer and speaker connectors.

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Samsung Galaxy W Lands On Three UK

The new Samsung Galaxy W was announced a while back and it is now available in the UK through mobile carrier Three who are offering the handset on a range of their monthly contracts and it comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The Samsung Galaxy W featrures a 3.7 inch touchscreen Super LCD display, processing is provided by a single core 1.4GHz processor, and it also comes with WiFi and GPS.

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Shock Troopers Battlefield 3 Live Action Spoof Shows The Real Use For The Defibrillator (video)

If you have been enjoying playing the new Battlefield 3 first person shooter game. You might enjoy a quick break by watching this spoof live action movie called Shock Troopers. Which shows you the real way to use some of the special equipment at your disposal in the new Battlefield 3 game.

Even though the graphics and gameplay within Battlefield 3 are very realistic and true to life. There are still a number of situations that bring a little humour to the game, the use of the games defibrillator is a classic example.

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Nokia Testing Free WiFi In London

Nokia is testing a new scheme in London where it is offering free WiFi, and the free WiFi scheme uses phone kiosks operated by Spectrum Interactive, and it is being trialled in around 25 locations around London.

The free Nokia WiFi is available to everyone, not just Nokia device owners, and it comes with maximum download speeds of 1Mbps and upload speeds of 500Kbps, and Nokia plans to run the trial for two months in London.

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Gears of War 3 : Horde Command DLC Delayed

If you have been waiting for the release of the Gears of War 3 : Horde Command DLC you might be a little disappointed to learn that Epic games has today announced that the Horde Command DLC has been delayed.

While Epic Games didn’t go into specifics regarding the delay, only stating “technical issues” where the cause of the delay, its thought that the digital download system might be causing a few problems.


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Acer Announces New Touchscreen All In One PCs

Acer has launched a new range of touchscreen all in one PCs, two are designed for the consumer market whilst the other two are designed for the business market, first up are the two consumer models, the Acer AZ5 and AZ3, the AZ5 features a 23 inch touchscreen display whilst the AZ3 features a 21 inch touchscreen display.

The Acer AZ5 comes with an Intel Core i3-2120 processor and it will retail for $749.99 whilst the AZ3 comes with a dual core AMD processor and Radeon HD6410 graphics and this model will retail for $649.99.

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BioShock Themed Monopoly Set Available To Download For Free

If you are a fan of BioShock and the property trading game Monopoly you might be interested to know that a new BioShock themed Monopoly set has been created and can now be downloaded for free, complete with themed money and property cards/title deeds.

The BioShock themed Monopoly board has been created by KatMann and lets you play a Rapture version of the classic game.

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Portal Inspired GLaDOS Personal Assistant For Kinect (video)

Using the artificial intelligence for the game Portal as his inspiration Corey Thomas has created his very own personal assistant that uses Microsofts Kinect motion controller as it voice command hub.

Thomas has called his creation GLaDOS and put together a quick demo video of his new personal assistant helping him out with a few things after the break, together with a few carefully selected remarks and insults.

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Amazon Cloud Music Player Removed From Apple’s App Store

According to the guys over at Gizmodo, a third party application called aMusic, which lets you play music stored in your Amazon storage locker on iOS devices has been removed from Apple’s iTunes App Store.

According to the report the application has been removed due to ‘legal issues with the music industry’, obviously the record labels weren’t very happy with people playing their own music from Amazon’s cloud lockers on their iOS devices.

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