China Becomes The World’s Largest Smartphone Market

According to a recent report by research firm Strategy Analytics, China is now the worlds largest smartphone market, taking the top spot from the United States, with over 23.9 million smartphones shipped in China for the third quarter.

This compares to 23.3 million smartphones shipped in the US for the same quarter, and surprisingly Nokia is in the lead in China’s smartphone market with a 28 percent share.

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Nikon 1 Lens Firmware Update Corrects Image Blur

A new update has been rolled out today by Nikon, to correct issues that some users have been experiencing with their new Nikon 1 camera and lenses.

The new firmware update has been released by Nikon for three of the lenses in the Nikon 1 system range and will correct any issues you have been experiencing using the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 and VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 power zoom.

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Noisezero O+ Eco Edition Eco-friendly Over-ear Headphones

A new line of eco-friendly over-ear headphones have been designed in a joint venture between EOps, British designer Michael Young, and online retailer Colette. Who have created the World’s first recyclable material designer over-ear headphones in the form of the new Noisezero O+ Eco edition headphones

Noisezero O+ Eco headphones have been constructed using recyclable stainless steel, aluminium and cornstarch bio-plastics, and are equipped with 50mm Titanium drivers with neodymium iron boron magnets.

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Sony PS Vita Augmented Reality Demonstrated (video)

This morning Sony unveiled the game titles that will be accompanying the launch of their new PS Vita gaming console when it is officially launched around hte 22nd February 2012.

In addition to the list of games, Sony has also unveiled a little more detail on what you can expect from the augmented reality features included with their new PS Vita console. Take a peak after the break.

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White Samsung Galaxy S II Headed To T-Mobile

The white version of the Samsung Galaxy S II went on sale in the UK back in September, and now the device is headed to T-Mobile in the US, and shares the same specifications as the existing T-Mobile Galaxy S II.

As a reminder, the Galaxy S II on T-Mobile features a 4.52 inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen display, there is also Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and it features a dual core 1.5GHz processor.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi Gets Android 3.2 Update, Again

Last week Samsung started rolling out the Android 3.2 update for the WiFi only Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, after the update was released a number of users reported problems, so Samsung canceled the update.

It looks like Samsung may have new fixed the issues that were found in the update, and they have now started rolling out the Android 3.2 update to the WiFi Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.2

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 Mobile Home Theatre

Lenovo has unveiled a new small form multimedia computer, which they have just added to their range in the form of the new Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 Desktop PC. Which has been created by Lenovo to provide you with a small, mobile home theatre solution.

This neat little computer comes powered by a dual-core Atom processor supported by 4GB of DDR3 memory and the option of either a 750GB hard disk drive or 128GB solid state disk for storage.

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Microsoft Acquires VideoSurf For Xbox Live Integration

In a press release sent out today, Microsoft has announced that it has acquired VideoSurf. The VideoSurf company is like a Shazam for video, and enables you to search and “tag” individual frames of videos in real time to deliver more accurate video searches.

Over the coming month Microsoft is looking to bring new content to their Xbox Live service, with the addition of nearly 40 world-leading TV and entertainment providers. Where their new acquisition will provide Microsoft’s video partners with the ability take full advantage of features such as voice search, which is now a feature on Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller for the Xbox 360.

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Facebook Messenger Windows 7 Desktop App Rolled Out For Testing

Today Facebook has rolled out their new Facebook Messenger desktop client to a limited number of test users. It has been designed specifically for Windows 7, and once officially launched to the masses will provide you with access to your ticker feed, notifications and allow you to chat your friends.

The new Facebook Messenger desktop client has been developed to enable Facebook users to remain logged in and up to date with events within their feed, without the need to keep a browser window continuously open.

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xBounds Brings HDMI Mirroring To Android Smartphones (video)

During the DroidCon event in Amsterdam this week Dream Chip Technologies have introduced their new xBounds wireless display mirroring system for Android. Which has been designed to allow you to connect Android smartphones through regular WiFi to HDTVs, monitors and projectors.

The new xBounds systems brings true wireless display mirroring to Android and can be seen in action after the jump in a demonstration video.

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Apple To Offer iOS Subscription Gaming?

Gaming is extremely popular on Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and now it looks like Apple is about to bring a new type of Gaming to their iOS devices, according to a recent report by Bloomberg.

Apple is reported to be bringing subscription gaming to its range of iOS devices, which would see gamers paying Apple and the developers a monthly fee to play certain games on their device.

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