LG Prada 3.0 To Hit The UK In February

LG and Prada recently announced their latest Android smartphone, the LG Prada 3.0, and now it looks like this new Android handset will be available in the UK in February of 2012.

UK mobile retailer the Carphone Warehouse has the LG Prada 3.0 listed on their website with a February launch date, although we still don’t have any information on pricing as yet.

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LightPad Projector Transforms Your Smartphone Into A Laptop (video)

A new device has been unveiled this week by QP Optoelectronics, called the LightPad projector, which has been designed to transform your smartphone into a laptop. The LightPad is made up of a pico projector and full-sized QWERTY keyboard and an 11 inch screen.

Simply connect your smartphone to the device and use the LightPad rear projection screen to view your apps and games. Currently the LightPad can handle 854 x 480 pixel display resolutions. But QP Optoelectronics is hoping to increase this in future models allowing it to handle 720p video. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Kindle Fire 6.2.1 Update Pre-Rooted Software Made Available

If you have been affected by the roll out of yesterdays Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update by Amazon. You will be pleased to know that even though the update brought some bad news for rooted devices. There is now light at the end of the tunnel. Over on the Xda-developers forum, user “eldarerathis” has already put together a pre-rooted version of the stock Kindle Fire 6.2.1 software.

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Google Offers Custom Video Messages From Santa

Yesterday we heard that Santa now had his own Google Voice number, where you could leave him a voice message, and now Google has released a new service for Santa which will let you send a customized video to your kids or friends.

You can see the video below, and it can be customized with personal details so you can send a customized cartoon message form Santa to anyone.

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LG’s Magic Remote Brings Voice Control To Its Smart TVs

It looks like the popular technology for 2012 is going to be voice control, we already have Siri on the iPhone 4S, voice control on Microsoft’s Kinect, and we recently heard that Google is working on voice control for its Android devices.

Now LG has launched a new TV remote for its Smart TVs, which will let you control you TV with voice commands, the LG Magic Remote.

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Apple Swapping Recalled iPod Nano’s With Current Models

Recently we heard that Apple were recalling some of the first generation iPod Nano’s, and now it would appear that Apple is replacing the first generation iPod Nano’s with brand new 6th generation Nano’s.

A number of owners of the first generation device which was recalled have reported receiving their replacement devices, and instead of getting a replacement of the first generation iPod Nano, they have received the current model.

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Mozilla And Google Sign New Deal For Firefox Search

We heard a while ago that the deal between Mozilla and Google had come to an end, and now Mozilla has announced that they have signed a new deal and Google will continue to be the default search engine on Firefox.

The two companies have signed a new three year deal, which is good new for Mozilla, as the income from Google is reported to make up a high percentage of Mozilla’s revenue.

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Google Activating 700,000 Android Devices Every Day

The last time we had some figures from Google, the company said they were activating more than 550,000 Android devices per day, and now Google’s Andy Rubin has released some new details.

According to Andy Rubin, Google are now activating more than 700,000 Android devices per day, which works out at around 22 million Android devices activated per month.

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Mobile Tracking Blocker SilentPocket Perfect For The Paranoid

Always been afraid of Big Brother? Concerned about your privacy in this age of corporate ubiquity? Fear no more–or at least fear less–as the nefarious powers that be can be blocked from tracking your movements. It’s called the SilentPocket and what it does is block the RFID signal from your phone, rendering it untraceable. But wait, because the SilentPocket from Mia Mobi isn’t some one off. it’s actually a whole line of small bags for a variety of outfits.

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Would You Guest On A Pedal Powered Talk Show? (Video)

With rare exception, talk shows are often dreadful affairs. Too celebrity oriented, weighed down by treacly wholesomeness, with prominent guests from other fields merely skirting the heart of serious issues. Not to be unnecessarily harsh, but the subtle art of the one-on-one intie has gone downhill since Frost/Nixon. Anyway, seen below are a couple of blokes from Portland, Oregon moving about in the Pedal Powered Talk Show. It’s really a bicycle concept that puts a grass roots spin on the usual glitzy affairs that grace television screens.

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