Kindle 3, Kindle Keyboard, Software Update Brings Cloud Support

After the launch of their new range of Kindle 4 devices, Amazon renamed their older Kindle 3 device to the Kindle Keyboard. If you are an owner of one of the older Kindle keyboard devices you might be pleased to know that Amazon has now started rolling out a new update for the Kindle Keyboard which will provide it with support for Amazon’s cloud services.

To download the new update on your Kindle 3 simply go to the ‘Settings’ section from your home screen. At the bottom you will see your Kindle version if it is higher than 3.1 you will be able to install the new upgrade.

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LG DoublePlay For T-Mobile Gets Official

Last week we saw some photos of the new LG DoublePlay, which is headed to US mobile carrier T-Mobile, the device has been officially announced this morning and we now have some more details.

The LG DoublePlay comes with dual displays, with a main 3.5 inch multi-touch touchscreen display and a smaller 2 inch secondary display, which is located in the middle of the slide out QWERTY keyboard.

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Amazon Delivery Lockers Arrive In 8 New York Locations

Further to Amazon trailing their new Amazon Delivery lockers in 7-Eleven stores in seattle, Amazon has now activated its new Amazon Locker package delivery system in New York City. enabling Amazon customers to now have their deliveries sent to eight location around New York rather than their own homes or businesses.

The new locations include lockers installed at selected Gristedes, Rite-Aid and D’Agostino stores in Manhattan, New York. Full list after the jump.

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Sony Video Unlimited Lands On Sony Tablet S

We heard recently that Sony was bringing their Sony Video Unlimited service to their new Android tablets, and the service is now available on the new Sony Tablet S, and Sony has said it will also be headed to other devices.

As well as being made available to Sony’s own Android based devices, Sony will also offer the Video Unlimited service to Android devices from other manufacturers in the future.

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Dell Working On Windows 8 Based Tablets

It looks like Dell has decided that its next range of tablets will be based on Microsoft’s new Windows 8 platform, instead of Google’s Android platform, the news was confirmed by Dell’s CEO, Michael Dell.

It would appear that Dell has decided to move its tablets to Windows 8, because the Android devices the company has produced haven’t done as well as they had expected, although we could possibly see more Android devices from Dell in the future.

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iPhone 4S 8 Megapixel Video Camera Test (Video)

Apple’s fifth generation iPhone 4S went on sale last week, and it features a number of new hardware specifications over the original iPhone 4, one of those is the new camera, which can now record full high definition video in 1080p.

The iPhone 4S features a 8 megapixel camera with a back illuminated CMOS sensor, plus it also features a new f/2.4 lens, we recently showed you some photos taken on the iPhone 4S camera, and now we have a full HD video in 1080p which was recorded using the iPhone 4S camera,which you can see below.

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ZiiLabs Jaguar3 Tablet Platform In Action (Video)

We have already seen some details on ZiiLabs latest Android tablet platform, and now the company has released a new video which gives is a better look at the ZiiLabs tablet platform.

The ZiiLabs Jaguar 3 platform features a dual core 1.5GHzCortex A9 processor, with 48 of Zii’s StemCell processors, and also features full HD video playback and support for Open GL ES 2.0.

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Samsung Wants The iPhone 4S Banned In Japan And Australia

Last week we heard that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 had been banned in Australia, and the a US district judge said that the tablet infringed on Apple’s patents, now Samsung has announced that they want the iPhone 4S banned in Japan and Australia.

In a recent article, Samsung has announced that they have filed a injunctions in Japan and Australia in an attempt to have the new Apple iPhone 4S banned from being sold, and Samsung are also looking to have the iPhone and the iPad 2 banned as well.

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Griffin Faces Case, Allows You To Create Your Own Character With Pop-out Mouth And Eyes

A new quirky case has been developed by Griffin  called the Face Case that allows you to swap out eyes and mouth tiles within the case to create your own unique character. The iPod Touch case is constructed from silicone and protects your devices but also adds a little creativity into the mix.

The Griffin Faces Case comes complete with six different eyes to choose from and three mouths allowing you to transform your characters face on your case, every day or whenever you want.

 

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Lego CubeStormer II Solves Rubik’s Cube In Less Than 5.5 Seconds (video)

You might remember last year we featured the CubeStormer a Rubik’s Cube solver that was built from Lego and became the Worlds Fastest Lego Mindstorms RCX Speedcubing Robot. Well the team are back and have now created a new design using a Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone to process the calculations and has now halved the record set by the original CubeStormer. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Spotify Arrives On Boxee Box

If you are the owner of a Boxee Box you might be pleased to hear that Spotify has now landed on your device and is available through a new Spotify app just released on to the Boxee Box platform.

If you are not familiar with Boxee Box, it’s a device that allows you to stream many of your favourite TV shows and movies from the Internet and shows them on your TV. Now if you are a Premium Spotify subscriber you can now also enjoy streaming music directly thorough your Boxee Box.

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Google Closes Buzz Service, To Concentrate on Google+

At the end of last week Google announced it would be shutting a few more of its products and services including its Google Buzz social networking service which was designed to provide an easy way for Gmail users to be able to share links, photos, videos, status messages and comments organised in “conversations” and visible in the user’s inbox. Now that their new Google+ social network is live Google Buzz is no longer required and has been superseded.

Other services to also be shut down by Google include: Google Code which was designed to help people search for open source code all over the web and Jaiku, a product Google acquired back in 2007 that let users send updates to friends. Google Buzz will now shut down in the coming weeks while Jaiku and Code Search will both go offline on January 15th, 2012.

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