BT Suffers Major Broadband Outage In The UK (Updated)

The UK’s largest provider of broadband here in the UK, British Telecom (BT) has suffered a major broadband outage throughout the UK, with thousands of users around the UK being unable to to connect to the Internet.

It would appear that the outage is widespread across the UK with reports coming in from major UK cities that both BT’s business broadband and home broadband is down.

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64GB iPhone 4S Appears On Vodafone Germany

We have already seen some leaked photos of the new iPhone 4S, as well as some detail of its existence found in the latest version of iTunes, now a major mobile carrier has listed the iPhone 4S on their website.

Vodafone Germany has listed the iPhone 4S on their website, and what is interesting is that along with 16GB and 32GB models of the iPhone 4S they have also listed a 64GB model of the iPhone 4S.

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LG Optimus Slider For Virgin Mobile Gets Official

It looks like Virgin Mobile in the US will have a couple of new Android smartphones, one of those is the new LG Optimus Slider which we heard about recently, and it comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The LG Optimus Slider features a full slide out QWERTY keyboard plus a 3.2 inch multi-touch touchscreen display, and a 3.2 megapixel camera, plus WiFi and Bluetooth, and a microSD card slot.

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Bolshoi Universe Simulation Is The Most Accurate Ever Created (video)

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz have used a NASA super computer to build the most accurate universe simulation ever created. The Bolshoi Universe Simulation is currently the most accurate cosmological simulation of the evolution of the large-scale structure of the universe and took four years to create and 6 million cpu hours to run on the Pleiades supercomputer.

Its been constructed to provide astronomers around the world with new guides for observing and describing the most distant galaxies that telescopes can see. Watch a video of the Bolshoi Universe Simulation after the jump.

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Toshiba Regza 55X3, Worlds First 4k2k Naked Eye 3D TV Unveiled

Toshiba has unveiled the worlds first 4k2k 3D TV that requires no glasses to view 3D and provides a massive 4 x Full HD resolution of 3,840 × 2,160 pixels. But unfortunately if you are viewing 3D movies or media the resolution can only reach 1280 x 720.

But dont be too disappointed as the Toshiba Regza 55X3 is also equipped with a 5,000:1 contrast ratio, LED backlight, a face-tracking function to enable high-quality 3D pictures for viewers, Regza Link, 5 x digital tuners, 10W× 2ch+10W speakers, 4 x HDMI ports, and 2 x USB ports.

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Google Nexus Prime Concept Design Looks Amazing

We know that the next Android smartphone from Google, will be the Google Nexus Prime, which is being made by Samsung for Google, and we have already heard some of the specifications on the Google Nexus Prime.

The Google Nexus Prime is rumored to feature a dual core TI OMAP 4460 processor, plus a 8 megapixel camera on the back and a 2 megapixel camera on the front for video chat, we don’t as yet have any official pictures of the Nexus Prime, but these concepts look amazing.

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Joby Micro Tripods Provide Extra Support For Compact Cameras

Joby have unveiled a two new additions to their tripod range this week with the launch of the new Joby Micro Tripods designed for camera up to 250g or 800g in weight.

The light weight tripods can be folded up underneath your camera and are small enough to stay in place without the need to be removed. Enabling them to always be ready for action, when you need a little extra support to capture that perfect shot. Rubber feet at the bottom of each leg also help to keep the tripods is position on practically any surface, say Joby.

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Dell Streak 7 Gets Android 3.2 Honeycomb In The UK

The Dell Streak 7 went on sale in the UK back in April, it came with Android 2.2 Froyo, but now it looks like UK users are getting updated to Android 3.2 Honeycomb.

A number of UK users have reported that they are receiving notifications from Dell to update their Dell Streak 7 to the latest version of Google’s Android OS, Android Honeycomb 3.2.

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Motorla Xoom 2 Appears In Verizon Inventory

We have already seen some leaked photos of two new Motorola Xoom tablets, which are rumored to be the new Motorola Xoom 2 tablet, and now evidence of the two devices has turned up in Verizon’s inventory.

The Motorola Xoom 2 tablet is expected to go on sale some time this month or next month, and is rumored to feature a dual core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and a camera which is capable of recording HD video in 1080p, plus a 10.1 inch display.

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Battlefield 3 Battlelog Stats Tracking In Depth (video)

Battlefield 3 will includes a brand new feature called Battlelog that has been designed to enable you to track your progress and that of your friends. Battlelog is the stats tracking and social service of Battlefield 3 which includes mobile apps, with Facebook-like features, forums, and much more.

PC users will use the new Battlelog feature to start the game and find a server. its functions have been explained in a little more detail by Dice during the Battlefield 3 beta trials which are currently in progress until October 1oth. Watch a video after the jump.

 

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Samsung Galaxy Note Appears At FCC, Headed To AT&T

When Samsung officially announced the new Samsung Galaxy Note, there was some confusion on whether it would be headed to the US, and now it looks like it may be headed to US mobile carrier AT&T.

The Samsung Galaxy Note has recently received FCC approval, and it would appear that the model tested by the FCC is compatible with AT&T’s 4G network, it is due to launch in the UK later this month so we should see it in the US shortly afterwards.

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Angry Birds Board Game Episode Two : On Thin Ice, Is Now Available To Pre-Order

If you have been looking forward to the arrival of the second Angry Birds board game episode, allowing you to enjoy the fun of Angry Birds in the real world and away from your digital devices. You will be pleased to know that the new Angry Birds board game episode  : On Thin Ice is now available to pre-order for $20.

You draw a card and build the structure shown before your opponents launch Angry Birds in an attempt to knock down the structure-and the pigs-to win points.

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