Counter Strike Map Recreates The Office From The TV Series (video)

Counter Strike fans of the TV series The Office by NBC, might enjoy playing this new Counter Strike Source map which has been created, modelling the Dunder Mifflin paper mill offices from the comic TV series.

The map builder has been creating the CSS map on an off since 2009 and has done a fine job, creating The Office in all its glory. Spending over 500 hours building each section in detail, see the results in the video after the jump.

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SIM Free White Samsung Galaxy Note Now Available In The UK

The other day Samsung announced that the white Samsung Galaxy Note would be available in the UK exclusively through UK retailer John Lewis, and now it appears that the exclusivity only lasted a couple of days as the device is now available from other UK retailers.

We just got an email from the guys over at Clove to let us know that they now have the SIM free white Samsung Galaxy Note in stock, and the device is available for £538.80 including taxes.

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Mackie Unveils DL1608 iPad Mixer (video)

We have featured a number of iPad powered mixers over the last couple of weeks, which have been feature at this years NAMM show. Another to add to the list is the newly unveiled Mackie DL1608 iPad mixer, which uses your iPad for processing power.

Once docked within the Mackie DL1608 your iPad connects wirelessly enabling you to control the mixer via Mackie’s Master Fader iPad app. Watch the video after the jump to see the new unveiled Mackie DL1608 in action.

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Apple Has Paid $4 Billion To App Developers

As well as announcing record profits, plus record sales of the iPhone and iPad, Apple also released some details on how much money they have paid to developers of applications for their iOS platform.

Apple announced back in 20120 that they had paid developers over $1 billion in revenue, this jumped to $2.5 billion by the summer of 2011, and now Apple has announced that they have paid out a massive $4 billion to application developers.

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JLab B-Flex X-Bass USB Speaker Unveiled

Anyone looking to add a little base to their laptop audio system, might be interested in the new JLab’s B-Flex X-Bass USB speaker which can easily be installed into any USB port to provide a little more depth to your music or gaming audio.

Once plugged into your notebook USB port, the B-Flex X-Bass speaker uses a flexible arm to allow you to position it to meet your audio needs, and even comes with a small removable triangular kickstand support. To stop the weight of the speaker damaging your notebook USB port, and support the speaker against bass kicks at higher volumes.

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HTC To Announce New Smartphones February 26th

We have seen a couple of leaked HTC smartphones over the last few months and now we have an actual date on when HTC will be unveiling its latest Android smartphones as well as other smartphones and devices.

HTC has sent out invites to a special event on then 26th of February 2012, which is the day before Mobile World Congress starts in Barcelona on the 27th of February.

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Command & Conquer Converted Into HTML 5 Browser Game (video)

Gamers who enjoyed the classic Command & Conquer game which was originally launched back in 1995. Will be pleased to know that developer Aditya Ravi Shankar, has now created the game as a HTML 5 version which can be enjoyed directly from your browser. The new browser based version is still a work in progress at the moment explains Shankar, but it still provides you with all the classic gameplay of the original.

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Lego Minecraft Sets Given the Green Light By Lego

Minecraft and Lego builders, will be pleased to learn that today Lego has given the go ahead to creating a Minecraft Lego set after working closely with the LEGO CUUSOO project.

The LEGO CUUSOO project community pushes around ideas for Lego sets, and then helps generates support for each to try and make them a reality. They have been working closely with Lego to try and push the Minecraft sets forward and it now looks like Lego can see the potential for a partnership with Minecraft.

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Asus Transformer Prime Bootloader Unlock Tool Coming In February

Asus announced early this month that they had decided to release a bootloader unlock tool for their Transformer Prime tablet, and now Asus has released some more details on when the tool will be available.

Asus made the announcement on Twitter, and the company has confirmed that they will make the bootloader unlock tool available for the Transformer Prime in February.

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PS3 PlayMemories Editing Suite Arriving In March

Sony has announced that it will soon be launching a new editing suite for its PS3 called PlayMemories within the European PlayStation community. That will enable users to be able to edit photographs and videos directly from their PS3 consoles.

The new PS3 PlayMemories suite will be arriving in March and will be priced at around €10 or $13, once it arrives. The news was announced by a Sony representative during the London Sony event earlier this week. The PS3 PlayMemories application was also on show at the recent CES exhibition.

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Nokia Announces 1.5 Billion Series 40 Mobile Phones Sold

Nokia has announced that they have now sold 1.5 billion of their series 40 mobile phones around the world, and the 1.5 billionth handset was purchased by Mayara Rodrigues, a 21-year-old from Sao Paulo in Brazil, and the device was a Nokia Asha 303 touchscreen mobile with a QWERTY keypad.

Nokia sold its first Series 40 mobile phone back in 1999, the handset was a Nokia 7110 and it took the company 13 years to sell the 1.5 billion Series 40 mobile phones.

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