Sony Unveils Outrageous New PSN Terms of Service

Today the Sony Network Entertainment America transfers its online services to Sony Network Entertainment International and with it a new terms of service have been released that PSN members must agree to.

But be careful before you sign as a clause at the bottom of the new terms of service indicates that once you agree you will not be able to take Sony to court or participate in a class action lawsuit against the company. Which seems a little sneaky considering their network was hacked and left 70 million users personal information exposed.


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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Goes Up For Pre-Order In The US

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 was announced back in march, and its looks like it is about to go on sale in the US as it has turned up for pre-order at a number of retailers including Best Buy.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 comes with Android Honeycomb and it features a 8.9 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, and a dual core 1GHz processor.

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Canon Announces New S100 And SX40 HS PowerShot Cameras With DIGIC 5 Image Processor

Canon has today announced the launch of two new cameras with the unveiling of the new Powershot S100 created to replace the S95 and the Powershot SX40 HS replacing the Canon SX30.

The Canon SX40 HS is equipped with 12.1 MP sensor and DiGiC processor as in the S100 providing 1080p recording and a burst capture HQ feature allowing the SX40 to shoot at up to 8 frames per second at full resolution. Its also fitted with smart image stabilisation and expected to arrive in stores during late September for $429

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Samsung Premium Android App Store Launched In The UK

Samsung has launched a premium app store for Android devices in the UK, and the store features a number of premium apps which are now also available as well as Samsung’s free apps.

Samsung will introduce network billing to their premium app store in the future, which you will be able to buy a premium application from the Samsung app store and it will appear on your mobile carriers bill.

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Ricoh GR Digital IV 10MP Compact Camera With Hybrid AF Unveiled

The new Ricoh GR Digital IV camera has just been unveiled by Ricoh and is a new additional to their high end fixed focal length compact cameras and comes with a wide range of automatic shooting and scene modes.

The Ricoh GR Digital IV features a new image engine and a refined optical filter and is equipped with a 10 megapixel sensor and 28mm/F1.9 GR lens.

Ricoh GR Digital IV

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Halo 2 Headlong Map Receives Awesome Anniversary Makeover Reborn As Breakneck (video)

If you are a fan of the Halo 2 “Headlong” multiplayer map you will be pleased to know a new and revamped version of the map reborn as “Breakneck” will be included in the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary edition which will be arriving on 15th November 2011.

The new Halo: Combat Evolved game will bring 3D support to the Halo game and Xbox 360 gamers and has been released to commemorate the 10 anniversary of the arrival of the first Halo game. View a preview of the new map after the jump.

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Dead Island Hits 1 Million US Retail Sales In Its First Week

Even after all the problems the PC version of the game has experienced over the last week. The new Dead Island zombie game developer Techland and publisher Deep Silver must be over the moon with its first weeks sales which have now topped 1 million units to retail in the US.

Deep Silver is now hoping to carry on the trend and reach 2 million units to retail worldwide by the end of its second week, its been revealed in their press release today.

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Pantech Breakout LTE Hits Verizon 22nd September

We saw some photos and details of the new Pantech Breakout LTE which is headed to Verizon and now it looks like it will be available on Verizon from the 22nd of September.

The Pantech Breakout will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and it features a4 inch mulit-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, processing comes with the form of a single core 1GHz processor.

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Sony PlayStation Suite SDK Arriving In November

During its Tokyo Game Show opening keynote Sony has announced that its new PlayStation Suite SDK will be arriving in November with new games rolling out in Spring of 2012.

The new PlayStation Suite SDK will enable developers to create cross platform games that will run on all PS Certified devices. Such as the PS3, PS Vita, Sony Tablets and Sony Ericsson Android smartphones.

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LG Shuriken Eighteen Ultrabook Unveiled (Video)

The latest company to launch a new ultrabook is LG with the launch of The LG Shuriken Eighteen ultrabook, which has been shown off at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco.

The LG Shuriken Eighteen features a 13.3 inch LCD display and a chiclet style keyboard plus a large touchpad which features separate mouse buttons, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Microsoft Drops Flash In Windows 8 Metro Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft has revealed this week that their new tablet optimised version of Windows 8 Metro will provide a “plug-in free experience,” for users of their Internet Explorer 10 browser. Dropping support for Adobe’s Flash plugin on their tablet IE10 browser, following Apple’s decision to do the same on its iPad tablets.

Microsoft explains the reason for dropping the Flash plugin is because its “not a good match with Metro style browsing and the modern HTML5 web.”. Desktop versions of Microsoft’s IE10 will continue to support Adobe Flash however.

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