The HP Veer is designed to be a compact smartphone, it features a 2.6 inch multitouch display with a resolution of 320 x 400 pixels, there is also a slide out QWERTY keyboard and processing comes from a Qualcomm MSM7230, 800Mhz processor.
Its a sad day for Guitar Hero fans as Activision has announced the closure of their once popular Guitar Hero games with no further development taking place. The move by Activision is due to the recent decline in interest for music based games.
As well as announcing their new webOS based tablet, the HP TouchPad, HP also launched two new webOS smartphones, the first of those is the new HP Pre3, the third generation in the Pre range.
The HP Pre3 features a 3.58 inch multitouch display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, there is a slide out QWERTY keyboard, and processing is provided by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm MSM8x55 processor.
HP has officially unveiled their first webOS based tablet, the HP Touchpad and it will come with a new version of HP’s webOS software, webOS 3.0, plus a range of impressive specifications.
The HP TouchPad will features a 9.7 inch capacitive multitouch display, with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixel, processing comes from a dual core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and there is also 512MB of RAM.
There are three new maps for 2010 FPS also-ran Halo Reach in the pipeline and a site called Halo Destiny have posted images from some of them. The “Defiant Map Pack,” as it’s purportedly called features the “Condemned,” “Unearthed” and “Highlands” maps.
There are concerns that all of this may not be on the level (absolutely no pun intended ever), since it does seem a bit “just so”, but the site says they’ve been asked by Microsoft to remove the images of the maps, so make of that what you will.
Dell has been peddling the Adamo for a long time with its sleek and sexy design and big price tag. The price is what kept most geeks that liked the style from buying the Adamo. Over the last few months, Dell has been cutting the price of the Adamo down to a much more reasonable range.
I don’t think that any of use ever get over the thrill we get from playing with new toys. When we are young, it might be Hot Wheels cars and Barbie dolls. When we are older, we just move to gadgets and real cars. If you are a big fan of Android OS devices some cool new figurines have surfaced that are much cooler to collect than clowns.
IBM today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) will begin to use IBM’s next-generation Blue Gene supercomputer to enable significant advances in areas such as understanding global climate change and exploring the evolution of our universe.
The 10-petaflop IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer, named “Mira” will be operational in 2012 and capable of running programs at 10 quadrillion calculations a second, 20 times faster than Argonne’s current supercomputer, Intrepid.
We previously heard that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet would be available with Sprint in the US, but now it looks like it may also be headed to Verizon Wireless.
In fact, to cal it a ‘smartphone’ is a bit of a misnomer. But it’s not a dumbphone either and it’s simple capabilities almost skirt the very definition of what a phone really is. Pictured below is a snazzy tracking device geared for the senior citizens and young tykes in case something bad happens.
The fantastically addictive game for the iPad, World of Goo has announced that in its first month of release its sold over 125,ooo copies. In comparison, World of Goo’s best 31 day period on WiiWare was 68k copies and on Steam it was 97k copies.
So far, the iPad version is by far the fastest selling version of the game, both in terms of number of units sold and in revenue generated. Maybe they will now re-look at launching the game on the iPhone with the more powerful iPhone 5 around the corner.
AT&T has announced that it will start selling the HTC Freestyle from the 13th of February 2011. The HTC Freestyle features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display, there is also a 3.2 megapixel camera, at it runs on the Brew Mobile platform.
The HTC Freestyle also features a microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB cards, there is also Stereo Bluetooth and a 3.5mm headphone jack, and if features HTC’s Sense UX interface which has a customizable home screen.