Samsung Galaxy Nexus To Cost $289 On Verizon?

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Google’s first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device will go on sale in the UK on the 17th of November, it is also expected to launch on Verizon Wireless in the US on or around that date, although Verizon has yet to confirm the exact launch date.

Verizon also hasn’t revealed any details on how much the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus will cost when it lands on their network, but now it would appear that the Galaxy Nexus will retail for $289 when you sign up to a new two year contract.

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Firefox 8 Launches Tomorrow, Available To Download Now

Mozilla will release the latest version of Firefox tomorrow the 8th of November, Firefox 8, which is designed to bring a range of enhancements to the popular browser, and it should be able to download from the Mozilla website some time tomorrow.

If you don’t want to wait until tomorrow to get you hands on Firefox 8, it looks like it is already available and you can download Firefox 8 now, the day before it is officially released.

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Prototype Air Conditioner Uses Salt To Be More Energy Efficient

A prototype air conditioner has been developed which can cut cooling costs by 50 percent to 75 percent and heating costs by about 50 percent claim its creators. Unlike a traditional air conditioner 7AC have created a system that uses flat, multi-layered plastic plates covered with a proprietary membrane licensed from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Water is then flowed inside each plate, as a solution of salt water is being sprayed over the surface of the plate to create the cooling effect as the salt solution rolls down the surface of the plates, attracting water vapor from humid air. The slat water is then passed between heated plates to expel the hot moist air and then the salt minus a little water is recycled back through the system to start the process again.

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White PlayStation 3 Lands In The UK

Sony has started selling a white version of the PlayStation 3 here in the UK, and white PS3 is available exclusively from GameStop, and the it is the 320GB classic model of the PS3.

The white PlayStation 3 is available for £249.97 and for that you get the PS3 console and a pair of matching white dual shock controllers, plus a £25 PSN card, plus a game of your choice.

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Apple Considering Siri For The iPhone 4?

We have already seen a hacked version of Apple’s Siri running on the iPhone 4, and now it looks like Apple may be considering bringing Siri to the iPhone 4. Apple’s virtual voice activated assistant is currently only available on the iPhone 4S, but this could possibly change in the future.

According to a recent report, Apple is considering releasing Siri for the iPhone 4, and it is apparently being tested inside apple with a special version of iOS 5 on the iPhone 4.

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The Mirrorcube Treehouse Takes Building A Den To A New Level For €275,000

If you have deep pockets and fancy living in the trees a little more you might be interested in this modern take on the classic treehouse, designed by architects Tham & Videgård Arkitekter for the Treehotel in northern Sweden.

The Mirrorcube treehouse has reflective sides on the outside as you would guess with a name like Mirrorcube allowing it to blend in with its surroundings in a innovative way. After being originally designed to create the TreeHotel and due to its popularity and response to interest from investors and international celebrities the Mirrorcube treehouse design is now available to purchase for €275,000.

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The Flying Cushion (Video)

Researchers at the Kobe University in Japan has developed a new mobility aid which is designed to be used the the elderly and infirm, and the device is capable of hovering above the floor and moving the person sitting on it around the room.

The guys from Kobe University decided to call the device the Flying Cushion, and it is designed so that people can mover around easily, and it blows air from the underneath which makes it hover off the floor, sort of like a mini indoor hovercraft, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Motorola RAZR Lands In The UK Tomorrow

The Motorola RAZR was due to go on sale SIM free in the UK last week, it looks like it may have been delayed and it should be available in the UK from tomorrow the 8th of November.

The Motorola Razr comes with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED qHD display that features a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 1.2GHz processor and there is also an 8 megapixel camera which can record full HD video in 1080p.

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iHome iP4 Boombox Retro iPhone 4 Speaker Dock

Are you looking for something a little different to dock your iPhone 4 into? Well the new iHome iP4 Boombox might well be worth a look if you like a little retro design incorporated within your iPhone Dock. The iHome iP4 Boombox design has been inspired by the 80’s ghetto blaster but iHome has added it own modern twist to it lines.

The iP4 is equipped with a pair of 4″ carbon-composite woofers, and two 1″ ferro-fluid cooled tweeters, powered by a class D amp, and is fitted with and FM radio and 5-band graphic equaliser to add that authentic retro feel and a way to adjust your music.

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Update Released

Asus is expected to unveil the second generation Transformer tablet later this week, the Transformer Prime, but it looks like Asus hasn’t forgotten about the original Eee Pad Transformer.

Asus has just released an update for the Eee Pad Transformer, that brings a number of bug fixes to the tablet as well as some new features, which include Asus Backup, which allows you to back up your app data and also support for Netflix in the US.

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Sony Ericsson Nozomi HD Android Smartphone Leaked

It looks like Sony Ericsson has another HD Android smartphone in the works, as well as the new Xperia Arc HD that we heard about last week, Sony Ericsson is also working on the Sony Ericsson Nozomi.

According to recent report, the Nozmoi will come with a 4.3 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, processing will be provided by a dual core 1.5GHz processor, and it will also come with 1GB of RAM and front and rear facing cameras.

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HP Offering WebOS Developers 32GB TouchPads For $150

HP has announced this week the return of their Developer Device Purchase Program in the US, Canada and Europe which is now offering WebOS developers the chance to purchase a maximum of two HP Touchpad tablets for a rock bottom price of just $150.

HP has not stated how many tablet are available and developers will need to file their request before November 18th. If they are then accepted a coupon will then be sent out which will need to be redeemed before November 27th.

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