Samsung Galaxy S Official Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Leaked

Samsung are due to release the official Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Samsung Galaxy S shortly, if you can not wait until then it now looks like the official Android 2.3 update for the Galaxy S has been leaked.

The guys over at the XDA Developers Forum have posted details on the leaked update, and it seems to be the official version that Samsung will make available for the Galaxy S via their KIES software.

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Crysis 2 PC Update Removes Auto Aim Adds Cheat Protection

If you are a Crysis 2 PC gamers you might be pleased to hear that the latest update rolled -out, now patches a few issues experienced by PC players within multiplayer gaming including a new cheat protection that has been designed to ensure all multiplayer users are now on a level playing field.

Another much welcomed feature, for most players, is the removal of the ‘Auto Aim’ feature that made its way into the final release of the game. This has now been removed and forces your character to rely on your gaming skills rather than an automatic targeting system.

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Buffalo Unveils BDXL Portable Blu-ray Burner

Buffalo has released details of it new Blu-ray writer equipped with the BDXL standard allowing you to use 100GB and 128GB disks if required and is able to store up to 100 GB on three layers and 128 GB on four. The BDXL Portable Blu-ray burner is fitted with two USB 2.0 connections that allows a burning speed of 4 x when you use both or just 2 x when only using on USB connection to your computer.

 

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O2 Delaying Xperia Play Launch Due To Bugs

The new Sony Ericsson Xperia play is due to go on sale in the UK shortly, mobile operator O2 has an exclusive deal with Sony Ericsson to sell a white version of the Xperia Play.

Now O2 has announced on their blog that they will be delaying the launch of the Xperia play on their network here in the UK, and the reason they have given is due to a number of bugs they have found whilst testing the Xperia Play.

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Bing Search Receives Social Networking Integration

Microsoft has rolled out new updates to its Bing search engine which now allows the search site to integrate with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Real-time twitter updates are now available from the Bing search site together with with a new features that allows users to instantly shared pages to Facebook when the user is signed in to both sites.

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GameLoft Signs Exclusivity Deal With Amazon For Its Android Games

GameLoft has announced that is has signed a exclusivity deal with Amazon’s new App Store, for it to exclusively sell GameLoft’s Android gaming titles. GameLoft has explained their exclusivity deal with Amazon is mainly due to the recent malware problems which has afflicted the Android Marketplace.

With GameLoft looking for a safe way to distribute its titles to Android gamers, but also expressing that Amazon’s DRM was also another reason why they made the choice to go with Amazon App Store exclusivity.

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Google Working On A Nexus Android Honeycomb Tablet

Google recently released their second Google branded smartphone, the Google Nexus S, and now it looks like the company may be working on their own Google branded tablet.

According to Mobile Review, the Google ‘Nexus’ tablet is being developed by LG for Google, and it will come with the same Nexus branding as Google’s own Android smartphone.

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Hercules XPS Diamond USB Speakers

Hercules has unveiled a new line of USB 2.0 speakers it has just launched called the Hercules XPS Diamond. Their name comes from the unique case which gives it the look of a cut diamond, all be it black. The black diamond XPS speakers are mounted in clear stands to give the impression of them floating on your desk.

All power and audio is provided to the magnetic-shielded satellites speakers via 1 x USB 2.0 cable and are compatible with both PC and Mac machines.

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Apple iOS 5 To Launch In The Fall?

Apple usually launches the next major update to iOS at the same time as it launches the iPhone 5, which we are expecting to be unveiled in June or July of this year.

TechCrunch are reporting that we may not see iOS 5 launching until the Fall of 2011, which would either mean that it will not launch at the same time as the iPhone 5 or the iPhone 5 launch will be in the Fall.

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iPad And iPad 2 CF Card Reader (Video)

Apple has an official camera connection kit for the iPad and iPad 2 that lets you transfer photos and videos from SD cards and also lets you connect your camera to your iPad.

Now the guys over at MIC gadget have a new card reader for the iPad 2 that will read CF cards, which could be great for professional photographers who use cameras like the the Nikon D3s and the Canon 5D Mark II.

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Condor PlayStation 3 Supercomputer Now Online

We have heard previously about supercomputers built using Sony’s PlayStation 3, and now one built by the Air Force, called Condor has now gone online and is fully operational, it was developer by Rome Labs for the Air Force.

Condor is built from a total of 1,716 PS3s, and has cost the Air Force a lot less to build than if they had built a custom supercomputer from scratch, but this PS3 supercomputer is as fast as some of the world’s most expensive ones and is now in the top 40 fastest supercomputers in the world.

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Angry Birds The Movie (Video)

Angry birds has become one of the most popular mobile games, and not doubt some time in the future we will see an Angry Birds movie, until then they guys over at Rooster Teeth have created this fun spoof trailer for Angry Birds the movie.

We suspect that the real Angry Birds movie will not be anything like this one in the trailer if it is released, which is probably a good thing.

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