Apple’s Siri Has A Sense Of Humor

One of the main new features on the iPhone 4S is its voice activated virtual assistant, Siri, which you can ask question and it will respond to you, we have already seen a couple of videos of Siri in action.

Joshua Topolsky, from This is My Next, has been playing about with Siri, and considering some of the answers he has received it would appear that Siri, or someone at Apple may have a sense of humor.

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The Large Hadron Collider Now Has Its Own Android App (video)

If you ever wondered how the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland was constructed or what it is actually hoping to achieve. A new Android application has been released by the team which hopes to shed a little more light on goings-on at the Large Hadron Collider.

Using the Large Hadron Collider scientists are trying to answer fundamental questions about the nature of the universe, the origin of mass, and structure of space and time. With the help of the new Android application you can now dig a little deeper into the Large Hadron Collider project and keep up to date with events as they happen.

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Apple Orders More iPhone 4S Handsets From Suppliers Due To Demand

Apple’s iPhone 4S hasn’t even gone on sale yet, it will be available from tomorrow the 14th of October, and it is expected to be Apple’s most popular iPhone yet, with Apple announcing the other day that more than 1 million people had pre-ordered the iPhone 4S in the first 24 hours.

Now according to a recent report, due to the huge demand fro the new iPhone 4S, Apple has already placed more orders for the iPhone 4S from one of its suppliers, and they have apparently ordered another 5 million iPhone 4S handsets, on top of the 10 million that had already been ordered.

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Sigma SD1 Special Wooden Edition Announced

If the regular Sigma SD1 wasn’t expensive enough, Sigma re now releasing a special wooden edition SD1, which features a wooden casing made from Amboyna Burl, which is the deformed wood of the Southeast Asian Padauk tree, or something, and according to Sigma each casing takes around 60 hours to make.

The Sigma SD1 features a 46 megapixel  24×16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor, and the lightweight body made which is normally made from magnesium alloy. has been replaced by wood.

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Mass Effect M-29 Incisor Sniper Rifle Replica

Prop building master Zander Brandt has put his skills to use and created a replica of the Mass Effect 2 M-29 Incisor Sniper Rifle. The one that within the game fires three shots at once.

Zander first got his taste for building props when his was a child used to scratch building Warhammer models which at the time he couldn’t afford to buy. Zander is now working on a TF2 prop, a small anime pistol, another bryar pistol or two, and potentially a sword and gundam helmet.

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iPhoto 9.2 Update Enables iOS 5 iCloud And Photostream Support

As well as all the other goodies rolled out by Apple over the last 24 hours a new update to its iPhoto application for Mac has now enabled support for Apple’s new iOS 5 iCloud storage and Photostream features.

The new update brings compatibility with iCloud and iOS 5 together with a minor stability, performance and compatibility issues. New features within iPhoto 9.2 now include: left and right swipe gestures can now be used to navigate between photos in Magnify (1-up) view, previously imported photos are now displayed in a separate section of the Import window.

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Samsung Galaxy W Coming To T-Mobile As Exhibit II 4G

Some of our readers will remember the new Samsung Galaxy W that was announced recently, and went up for pre-order here in the UK, it looks like its is headed to T-Mobile in the US and it will be called the Samsung Exhibit II 4G.

The Samsung Exhibit II 4G will have similar specifications to the European Samsung Galaxy W, and it will come with a 3.7 inch multi-touch touchscreen Super LCD display, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Calibur11 Battlefield 3 Vault For PS3 And Xbox 360

If you are looking forward to the official launch of Battlefield 3 later this month, but think your console might not look the part. Don’t worry you can now encase your PS3 slim or Xbox 360 in the new Calibur11 Battlefield 3 Vault.

The Calibur11 Battlefield 3 Vault has been designed to add a little Battlefield 3 styling to your boring console and adds a Battlefield 3 smoke body, a 3-mode LED light up claymore, DICE logo smoke grenade and enhances the cooling of your console by increasing airflow.

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Google+ Adds Real-time Search & Improved Hashtag Support (video)

This week Google has started rolling out some new features to its Google+ social network, which have been designed to provide you with improved real-time searching. Together with the ability to search using Hashtags.

Now if you place a hashtag in your Google+ updates, that hashtag it will now automatically link to the search results for the term automatically. Watch a video after the break in which Google+ engineer Vic Gundotra takes you through the new additions.

 

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