Opera 11.60 Beta Released

Opera has this week released it latest Opera 11.60 beta version for download, which includes HTML5 microdata support, ECMAScript 5.1 and further HTML5 support.

Opera 11.60 beta includes a new HTML5-compliant parser, which provides richer functionality to web developers and improved compatibility with other browsers. Opera’s address field has also been redesigned with new search suggestions, and improved results display in History and Bookmarks.


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Samsung Illusion Details Revealed

We haven’t heard anything about the Samsung Illusion for a while now, the device is supposed to be headed to Verizon Wireless, and now the guys over at Android Central have found out some more details about the Samsung Illusion.

The Samsung Illusion will come with a 3.5 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, plus Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 1GHz Hummingbird processor and 512MB of RAM.

Samsung Illusion

Other specifications on the Samsung Illusion include a 3 megapixel camera, and the device is expected to retail for around $100 and should hit Verizon some time this month.

Source Android Central


Motorola Lapdock 500 Appears At The FCC

Motorola’s latest Android device, the Droid RAZR goes on sale in the US today, and it looks like there is a new Lapdock on the way for the Droid RAZR as a new one has appeared at the FCC.

The Motorola Lapdock 500 is a keyboard dock that can be used with compatible Motorola smartphones, and it comes with a laptop sized display and also a keyboard.

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NuForce Dia Digital Amplifier

This week Nuforce have unveiled their latest amplifier creation in the form of the new Dia stereo amplifier which has been designed for home audio/visual and streaming devices.

The NuForce Dia digital amplifier provides a 24bit/192kHz D/A converter (DAC) and 24-watt stereo amplifier which can be used with all your latest gadgets via optical or coaxial digital inputs and used in a multitude of combinations. Details after the jump.

NuForce Dia Digital Amplifier

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Acer Allegro Windows Phone Smartphone Coming To The UK Next Month

Acer’s first Windows Phone device, the Acer Allegro which lands in France this month  will be available in the UK from December, as one online mobile retailer has put the device up for pre-order with a price of £259.99.

As a reminder the Acer Allegro features a 3.6 inch VGA touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, and it comes with the latest version of Microsoft’s mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.

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Sesame Street’s Bert And Earnie Voices Headed To TomTom (Video)

TomTom have added another range of voice to their Sat Nav’s, the latest voices that you can have giving your directions are Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie, which should make a refreshing change from the standard Sat Nav voice’s.

The video below shows Bert and Ernie recording the voices for the TomTom Sat Nav’s, and as you can image, things didn’t go exactly as they guy from TomTom had planned.

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Toys R Us Launching Kids Friendly Nabi Android Tablet

Toys R Us has teamed up with app developers FUHU, who produce kids friendly applications to produce a kids friendly Android tablet, called the Nabi Tablet, which will go on sale in December for $200.

The Nabi Tablet features a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 533MHz Cortex A9 processor and there is also a PowerVR SGX530 GPU.

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Synology DS212j NAS Server Launches, With iOS And Android Media Streaming

Synology have today launched their new DS212j NAS Server which has been designed specifically for the home user and features dual drive bays, allowing you to add up to 6TB of storage. Using Synology apps you can also view data or stream music and videos stored on the DS212j directly to your iOS or Android device no matter where you might be.

Synology has redesigned the cassis on their new DS212j NAS Server to offer improved cooling over previous versions. Its powered by a 1.2GHz processor supported by 256MB RAM with Gigabit LAN connectivity and 2 x USB 2.0 ports.

Synology DS212j NAS Server

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Xbox.com Update Now Live, Xbox Dashboard Beta Arrives

Today the new Xbox.com update has rolled out as expected and brings with it new features which include Beacons a way to your friends of games you might want to play.  As well as a friends activity stream and redesigned Friends and Message centre and a simple way to cancel your autorenewal subscription from the site if required.

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Logitech Revue Google TV Device Cancelled

Logitech was one of the first companies to produce a Google TV set top box, and now it looks like the company has decided to end production of the Logitech Revue and they wont be making another one.

Logitech’s CEO Guerrino De Luca spoke to investors recently and confirmed that the company would be let the inventory of its existing Revue devices run out and they wont be making any more, and he also described Google’s TV software as ‘beta’.

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