Toshiba Qosmio X870 3D Gaming Laptop Announced

Toshiba have today introduced a new 3D gaming laptop to their range called the Toshiba Qosmio X870. Which is equipped with a 17.3″ LED backlit 3D 1920 x 1080 resolution display with a 5ms response time and “the latest Intel processors and NVIDIA GPUs”.

The Toshiba Qosmio X870 is fitted with a next-generation Nvidia graphics processor, and supports Nvidia’s 3D Vision technology, but Toshiba is keeping the exact specifications under wraps at the moment.

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Apple Seeking $15 Per Handset From Android Manufacturers?

Over 70 percent of Android manufacturers are currently paying Microsoft licensing fees for each Android device they produce, Apple has been engaged in a number of legal battles with a variety of Android device makers, like Motorola and Samsung.

Now according to a new report, Apple may be seeking to end the legal battles with various Android handset makers, by offering the companies a deal which could see Apple receiving up to $15 for each Android device sold.

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Apple TV 3 To Be Announced Today, Will Retail For $99

We have been hearing rumors over the past few weeks that Apple are about to launch a new Apple TV, the Apple TV 3, the device was first discovered months ago with the J33 reference number.

Now the guys from 9 to 5 Mac have discovered that the Apple TV with the J33 reference number will retail for $99, which is the same price as the existing Apple TV, although the existing model now appears to be sold out in almost all of Apple’s retail stores.

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Google’s Android Market Renamed Google Play (Video)

Last week we heard about a number of different domains that had been purchased by Google, the domains were all related to Google Play, and there was speculation that this would be the name of Google’s first tablet.

Google has now announced Google Play and it is the new name for their Android Market, and Google describes Google Play as an ‘integrated destination for apps, books, movies, and music, accessible to users on Android devices and to anyone on the Web’.

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Latest Android Distribution Details Released

Google has released the latest distribution details for its Android platform, and it looks like the latest version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has seen a small increase since the last figures were released.

Android 4.0 is now on around 1.6 percent of all Android devices, this is up from 1 percent in February, still in the top spot in Android 2.3 Gingerbread with a 66.5 percent and after that we have Android 2.2 Froyo with a 25.3 percent share.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Loses Cross-Play PC, Mac, And PS3 Feature

When Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was first unveiled it was hoped that the game would include a fantastic new cross-play feature that would allow gamers on different systems to play against each other. i.e. Xbox 360 gamers against PS3 or PC players.

However it now looks as though that highly anticipated feature has now been kicked into touch, and will not be arriving on the new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive game when its launched this summer.

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LG Optimus Vu Launched In Korea

We saw the new LG Optimus Vu at MWC last month, and now the device has gone on sale in Korea for 990,00 won, which works out at around $890 SIM free, and the Korean version comes with a built in TV tuner.

As a reminder, the LG Optimus Vu features a 5 inch display that has a 4:3 aspect ratio and comes with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, the device is powered by a dual core 1.5GHz processor and it will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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iFixit Creates Dual Hard Drive Kit For 2011 iMacs

The iFixit team who are normally taking gadgets apart to see how they tick. Has today announced a new dual hard rive kit it has created for mid 2011 iMac machines. The kit has been created to allow you to fit an extra hard drive within your iMac allowing you to install a SSD drive if preferred with extra storage provided by the additional HDD.

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