Facebook And Google Looking To Strike Deal With Skype?

It looks like both Facebook and Google are interested in Skype, according to a recent report from Reuters, both companies are looking to form separate deals with Skype which are unrelated.

According to the report Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has been in talks with Skype, and apparently Google has also held early talks with Skype about forming a joint venture.

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HP Unveils Pavilion dm4x Equipped With Sandy Bridge CPU

HP hase today announced the arrival of a new laptop to its range the HP Pavilion dm4x which is equipped with Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge processor and Turbo Boost Technology.

The Pavilion dm4x is equipped with a 14 inch screen and is supplied running either Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional, with a number of configuration options available. Allowing you to install one from the choice of three Intel Core i5 and one Intel Core i7 processors. Together with a choice of 4, 6 or 8GB of RAM and a 1GB Radeon HD 6470M graphics card with a choice of storage from 500GB up to 750GB.

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Murdoch’s The Daily iPad Newspaper Lost $10 Million In First Quarter

Rupert Murdoch launched the first iPad only newspaper, The Daily, a couple of months ago, and during a recent earnings call, News Corp released details on how much they had spent on the iPad only publication.

The Daily lost of total of $10 million during its first quarter, although these costs would include setting up this new publication, and development costs, and according to News Corp the Daily is taking in revenue of around $500,000 per week.

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PaperPhone Flexible E-Ink Prototype (video)

Researchers from Queen’s University in Ontario Canada have taken the term ‘flexible phone’ literally and create a super slim bendable touch screen phone using ductile e-ink display and elastic electronic underpinnings.

The PaperPhone is the world’s first next generation, thin film smartphone and interactive paper computer. Which uses a flexible electrophoretic (E Ink) display that will not use any power useless the device is refreshed.

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Star Wars Blu-ray Coming September 12th And 16th

We already told you a while back that Lucasfilm would be releasing Star Wars on Blu-ray in September, and we just got an email from the guys over at Lucasfilm which confirms the international and US launch dates.

Star Wars on Blu-ray will go on sale internationally on the 12th of September, and in the US on the 16th of September 2011, and there will be three different box sets to choose from, which include Star Wars: The Complete Saga, which comprises of a total of 9 discs.

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Fossil Meta Watch Arriving Soon

Back in March we reported how HP and Fossil had teamed up to create a new gadget aggregator, well the new gadget has now been unveiled and is called the Fossil Meta Watch. Working with Meta Watch an advanced development group exploring technology-based opportunities for watches.

The partnership between HP, Fossil and Meta Watch has now created the first prototypes available for public viewing and this new style of gadget has some great features.

The Meta Watches are available in either analog digital or digital versions, and their platforms are based on the MSP430TM ultra-low-power microcontroller and CC2560 Bluetooth host controller interface from Texas Instruments (TI). Which allows them to receive push notifications from tablets and mobile devices, which can then be used by developers using the  Meta Watch SDK and APi’s.

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Mac OS X Lion To Be Available From Mac App Store?

When Apple launches Mac OS X Lion later this year, it looks like the new version of Mac OS X will be delivered to users through the Mac App Store, according to a recent report.

Apple are currently releasing developer build of Mac OS X Lion through the Mac App Store, so it would make sense for the company to release the final version to consumers in the same way.

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Microsoft Surface 2 SDK With Input Simulator Arriving This Summer

Microsoft has announced they will be releasing a new Microsoft Surface 2 SDk this summer which will now include an input simulator feature, together with a number of other tweaks and updates.

The new Surface input simulator will allow developers to check their coding and develop applications for Microsoft’s Surface and Windows Touch Enabled PC’s without the need to be next to an actual Surface device. Being able to use the new SDK input simulator to check their functions and features within their code.

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RIM Launching 10 Inch BlackBerry PlayBook This Year?

The BlackBerry PlayBook features a 7 inch display, and now it seems that RIM has a larger version in the works, and may end up launching a 10 inch version of the BlackBerry PlayBook later this year.

According to a recent report by the BGR, RIM are currently working on a 10 inch version of the PlayBook and it may go on sale as early as the fall of 2011.

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The Worlds Smallest Camera Measure 0.99mm In Diamater

Medigus has announced a new ultra tiny camera, designed to be used by doctors and surgeons, and this is now the worlds smallest camera measuring just 0.99mm in diameter.

As you can see from the photo below, this new camera is compared to the tip of a pen, which shows just how small it is, and it has a resolution of 212 x 212 pixels.

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iOS 5 May Bring OTA Updates To iPhone

The only way to update your iPhone at the moment is to connect it to iTunes, this may change in the future, and Apple may push out over the air updates to the iPhone after the release of iOS 5.

According to a recent report by 9 To 5 Mac, who are quoting multiple sources, Apple intends to launch OTA updates later this year when it introduces iOS 5, and carriers may push out the updates to iPhone owners.

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Awesome Full Sized Papercraft District 9 Gun

We recently featured a cool Lego District 9 gun, and we just got an email from one of our readers, Matt Milam to let us know about his latest creation, a full sized Papercraft district 9 gun.

This awesome papercraft district 9 gun was made by hand, and the design was done by Matt himself, without using any specialized computer software, and it measures 40 inches long, have a look at the photos below.

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