Battlefield 3 Beta Arriving September 29th On Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (video)

Dice has today announced that the new Battlefield 3 Beta testing will commence on September 29th for gamers on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.  Battlefield 3 Beta testing will be set on the Paris: Operation Metro map and will include two elite tactical units squaring off in the Rush Mode within Battlefield 3.

With one side attacking M-COM stations while the opposing squad defends and protects. View a demo video after the jump of the Paris: Operation Metro map.

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Intel’s Ivy Bridge To Support 4K Resolution

Intel’s new Ivy Bridge chipset will support much higher resolutions than their existing chipset, and Intel has announced that Ivy Bridge will support resolutions up to 4096 x 2304 pixels.

The highest resolution consumer displays on the market at the moment support resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, so we expect to see some much higher resolution displays which will make use of the new Intel Ivy Bridge chipset.

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Canon Pixma Printers Receive AirPrint Support, Allowing Printing From iPad, iPhone And iPod

Canon has this week rolled out a new update to its latest all-in-one printers enabling them now take print requests from your iOS devices via Apple’s AirPrint. The new supported Canon Pixma printers include the MG5320, MG6220, and MG8220.

Apple AirPrint was originally only supported by a handful of HP printers when it was first released by Apple, but slow and surely printer manufactures have adopted the technology. Canon has also announced that a majority of its future printers will be equipped with AirPrint support.

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OS X Lion Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Change Your Login Password

A worrying security flaw in Apple’s new OS X Lion operating system has been discovered that will allow anyone to change your login password. The OS X Lion security flaw allows any user on the system to modify the passwords of other local accounts very easily by accessing a systems directory.

In OS X Lion, user passwords are encrypted and then are stored in files called “shadow files” which are placed in secure locations on the drive. Based on system permissions, the contents of these files can then only be accessed and modified by the user, or by an administrators after they have provided authentication.

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Samsung Looking To Ban iPhone 5 in Europe?

Samsung and Apple are in the middle of around 20 different court cases, with each company alleging that the other has infringed on their patents, Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 5 shortly, and we recently heard that Samsung are looking to get the device banned in Korea.

Now it would appear that Korea is not the only place that Samsung wants the iPhone banned, according to a recent report, Samsung are also looking to get the new iPhone banned in Europe.

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Motorola Defy+ Lands In The UK 30th September For £249

We heard recently that the Motorola Defy+ would be available in the UK this month, and it looks like it will be available from the 30th of September for £249 from mobile retailer Clove.

The Motorola Defy+ features a 3.7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, there is 2GB of built n storage, plus a microSD card slot, processing is provided by a single core 1GHz processor and it will come with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread.

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EvoCam 4 Unveiled, Re-Engineered to Support HTML5

Evological has this week unveiled their new re-engineered webcam software EvoCam 4 which now comes with HTML 5 support. If you have not come across EvoCam before its a industry-standard H.264 video and AAC audio streaming app with support for both RTSP over HTTP and HTTP Live Streaming now using HTML5.

In its latest release EvoCam 4 its been redesigned and reengineered from the ground up as a Cocoa application, and its creators Evological say EvoCam 4 will set the new standard for the ultimate webcam software.


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Realtime Face Cloning Gives A Whole New Meaning To Identity Theft (video)

Artist Arturo Castro has used realtime face cloning applications to create a freaky video entitled “Faces.” Castro has used a realtime face substitution footage made using  Kyle McDonald’s ofxFacetracker + Jason Saragih’s facetracker library to create some very strange images of him wearing other peoples faces.

Castro got the inspiration for his video from the thought of  grabbing someone else face from a camera, which puts a whole new perspective on identity theft, watch the amazing video after the jump.

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iTattoo Snap iPhone 4 Cases

If you are looking for a new iPhone 4 the new iTattoo Snap Case range might well be worth a look. As well as protecting to your iPhone and providing it with scratch resistance. The new range also playfully include a number of different designs incorporating the iPhone 4′s Apple logo as shown in the image below.

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DJ Sound Tank Pumps Out 4,000 Watts (video)

Created by Berlin’s Nik Nowak the DJ Sound tank has been created from a Japanese mini-dumper which has been modified and equipped with three 18-inch subwoofers, four tweeters, and six 12-inch mid-range drivers. Creating a massive 4,000 watts of acoustic power.

Once in position the bank of speakers can be hydraulically raised and aligned in to position for the best sound. Watch the DJ Tank in action after the jump.

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