Samsung’s Flexible AMOLED Technology To Be Called YOUM

Samsung has already shown us its flexible AMOLED technology which the company intends to put into mass production some time this year, and now the company has decided to call the technology YOUM.

Samsung has filed a trademark for the name YOUM for their flexible display technology, although they haven’t explained what the YOUM stands for, and they have also filed trademarks for a couple of other names which include WAMOLED, FAMOLED, PAMOLED and TAMOLED.

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UK Home Office Website Taken Down By Hackers

The UK’s Home Office website was unavailable for a couple of hours over the weekend, and according to a recent report by the BBC, the website was taken down by a distributed denial of service attack.

The Home Office website was offline from around 9pm BST on Saturday until around 5am on Sunday, and it is reported that the hacking group Anonymous is behind the attack.

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Sony To Cut 10,000 Jobs

According to a recent report by the Nikkei, Sony will cut around 10,000 jobs from its worldwide workforce in an attempt to turn the company around and start making a profit again.

Over the last four years Sony has made a loss each year, and now the company and its CEO Kazuo Hirai are looking to reduce their 168,200 employees by 10,000, the last time Sony did this was back in 2008 when it cut 16,000 jobs.

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Google’s Nexus Tablet Delayed Until July?

We have been hearing rumors for some time that Google are working on their own Android tablet, in a similar way that they have done with their ‘Nexus’ branded smartphones which have been produced by various manufacturers.

Now according to a recent report by The Verge, the Google Nexus Tablet has apparently been delayed until around July of this year, and the reason for the apparent delay is to reduce the price of the tablet.

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Samsung Launches Pink Galaxy Note In South Korea

Samsung’s Galaxy Note smartphone has been incredibly popular for the company, having sold over 5 million units worldwide, and now Samsung has launched a new pink Galaxy Note in South Korea.

The pink Galaxy Note shares the same specifications as the black and white versions which include a 5.3 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 1.4GHz processor and it comes with Android Gingerbread 2.3

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 To Retail For $399

Last week we heard that Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab 2 tablets were delayed to some time later this month, Samsung has yet to announce any official pricing for both the 7 inch model and the 10.1 inch model.

Now pricing for the 10.1 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has appeared online, and Office Depot have an 8GB version listed with a price of $399.99, although it isn’t available for purchase as yet.

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AT&T Will Now Unlock Your Out Of Contract iPhone

Here in the UK ever since the iPhone has been available, once your device is out of contract the mobile carriers are required to unlock your device if you ask them, although the process is less that straight forward.

Now US mobile carrier will unlock your iPhone on their network if your contract has finished, something which iPhone users on AT&T have been asking the company to do for a long time.

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Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone Launched In The US

The Nokia Lumia 900 went on sale in the US yesterday with mobile carrier AT&T, and the handset is available for $99 when you sign up to a new two year contract with the carrier.

Yesterday seemed like a strange day to launch the Lumia 900 in the US with it being Easter Sunday, there apparently were not that many AT&T and Microsoft stores open to sell the device.

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Raspberry PI Passes Quality Testing

We recently heard that sales of the Rapsberry PI computer had been out on hold as the device had to go through quality control testing here in the UK, good news as the Raspberry PI Foundation has announced that the testing is now completed.

The Raspberry PIvhas now passed the quality control tests and can go on sale without any hardware modifications, which is great news for those people who are waiting to get their hands on the device.

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