Waterstone’s To Launch eBook Reader In 2012

UK high street book retailer Waterstone’s has announced that the company is working on its own eBook reader which it intends to launch in 2012, and it would appear the companies move is inspired by the success of Barnes & Noble’s Nook eReader range.

The companies Managing Director, James Daunt recently spoke to the BBC, and explained why they want to produce their own eReader.

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Google Launches New Structured Programming Language, Dart

Google has today launched a new programming language called Dart for “structured web programming.” Unfortunately there aren’t many technical details about the new Dart programming language as yet. But the brand-new language will be discussed by tech lead manager Lars Bak and Google software engineer Gilad Bracha at the Goto international software development conference next month on October 10th.

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Nikon To Launch Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera This Year?

A number of manufacturers like Panasonic, Olympus and Sony are already producing mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and now according to a recent report Nikon are working on a new mirrorless camera, which is expected to launch before the end of the year.

There are no details or specifications as yet on Nikon’s new mirrorless cameras, although they are reported to cost between $900 and $1,300.

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Panasonic Releases AVCCAM Importer Plug-in for Final Cut Pro 7

Panasonic have been promising for some time to release a AVCCAM importer plug-in for Final Cut Pro 7 and this week they have finally sealed the promise with its launch.

If you have been jumping through hoops transferring your video footage from your AVCCAM into Final Cut Pro 7 waiting for the release of the new plug-in. You will be pleased to know the new plug-in now allows you to view and play the files directly using Quicktime in the Finder.

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Smozzy Android App Allows Internet Access Without A Data Plan

Smozzy a new Android app let users who have a  T-Mobile unlimited messaging plan, browse the web without the need for a data plan. The application has been designed to work similar to a browser but rather than using a data plan, URL’s you enter are then sent via SMS to the Smozzy servers which then relay with the new content back to your Android device via SMS and MMS text message.

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Sharp Aquos SH8298U 3D Android Smartphone Announced

Sharp has added another Android smartphone to its range with the launch of the Sharp Aquos SH8298U 3D, which is a glasses free 3D Android device powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The Sharp Aquos SH8298U 3D features a 4.2 inch qHD glasses free 3D display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, and processing is provided by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon processor and it also comes with an Adreno 205 GPU.

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Huawei Smart Bar Candybar Android Smartphone

Huawei has announced the worlds first candybar Android smartphone, the Huawei Smart Bar, which is headed to Japan later this month, and it features a 3 inch WVGA touchscreen display and with come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The Huawei Smart bar also comes with 512MB of RAM and a 5 megapixel camera, connecivity comes in the form of WiFi and HSPA, and it will be available in a range of different colors.

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mLogic mDock And mBack Takes The Strain Out of Connecting Peripherals And Backups

mLogic has launched its new mDock device which has been designed to take the strain out of reconnecting your desktop peripherals every time you return to your desk, together with convenience of a backup solution via an integral hard drive.

The mLogic mDock replicates the ports on your Macbook Pro allowing you to connect all your displays, hard drives, speakers, printers and anything you might have connected in one simple movement, whilst at your desk.

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Asus Eee Slate B121 Unveiled With Increase Security And Wacom Stylus

Asus has unveiled their new Eee Slate B121 this week which Asus hopes will help them gain a foot hold with business tablet market and is a specially modified version of its Eee Slate EP121 launched at the beginning of this year.

To appeal to business users the new Asus Eee Slate B121 is running Windows 7 Professional OS and is equipped with a Gorilla Glass display sporting a resolution of 1280 x 800.

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Apple Granted Further Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In Germany

A while back Apple was granted an injunction against Samsung on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet being imported and sold in Germany, Samsung has been appealing the decision, and it the latest court case Apple’s injunction has been upheld.

This is bad news for Samsung who have been attempting to get the injunction over turned, and now it looks like Samsung has exhausted its options with the Düsseldorf Regional Court, and will have to take its case to the high court in Germany.

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