Android 4.0 ICS Update Now Available For Archos 80, 101 G9 Tablets

If you are the proud owner of either a Archos 80 or 101 G9 tablet, you will be pleased to learn that Archos has now made available Google’s latest Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system, which is now available to download and install.

As well as the latest Android 4.0 ICS update, Archos has also rolled out a few of their very own customisation for users in the form of a custom file manager and a video player.

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Google’s Nexus Tablet, Made By Asus Coming In May (Rumor)

We recently heard a rumor that Asus may be building the first Google branded Android tablet, and now according to a recent report from Digitimes, the Google Nexus tablet could launch as soon as may of this year.

According to the report Asus and Google are working on a 7 inch Android tablet, which is aimed at taking on the Amazon Kindle Fire, and the device is expected to retail for between $199 and $249.

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Future Raspberry PI Shippments May Be Delayed

The first Raspberry PI computers went on sale recently, and the first batch of computers was sold out within a few hours, and now the Raspberry PI Foundation has announced that there may be a slight delay in future batches of the device due to a manufacturing hiccup.

The suffered a minor problem in manufacturing which has now been fixed, and the existing orders are expected to ship on time, but there could be a slight delay in the next back as they need to source some more parts.

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Comcast Not Keen On Teaming Up With Netflix

Netflix said it is willing to have its service linked with cable and satellite providers but it seems it will need to be more convincing if it wants to make it a reality. Cable operator Comcast has turned down the idea, preferring to work on its own rather than exploring a possibility of teaming up with Netflix.

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Bioshock For PS Vita Going For “Show, Don’t Tell”

Sony wants you to know that Bioshock for the PlayStation Vita is being worked on. They asked Ken Levine, the driving force behind the series if he would kindly tell everyone about it. “We’re trying to figure that [announcement timing] out. I ideally wouldn’t have talked about the Vita game when I did. It was understandably important that, you know, Sony wanted us to share that information,” he told Joystiq.

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Valve Not Making Steam Box Console/PC

As much as the gaming public would love to see Valve try their hand at fixing PC gaming hardware, it seems the Steam Box rumours are just that: rumours. Valve has apparently built Steam Box prototypes, but only to test the upcoming Steam Big Picture mode designed for PCs hooked up to TVs. At least according to Valve’s Doug Lombardi.

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Space Shuttle Endeavor Flight Deck Has Eleventy Billion Buttons

Some new pictures of the now retired space shuttle Endeavor’s flight deck have surfaced showing how many buttons and toggles the spacecraft actually has. If you’re looking at all the buttons and thinking, by golly I’d like to push them all, you aren’t alone. Apparently, there were so many buttons that mission control what the point the astronauts to some little used controls when needed.

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Chuck Norris Pwns Pac Man

If you grew up in the 80s, I guarantee you played Pac Man. I know I spent more than a few months allowance in the arcade playing the game as a kid. I also watch more than my share of Chuck Norris flicks and other than Bruce Lee, nobody and nothing scares Chuck. They say, Chuck Norris doesn’t go hunting, he goes killing.

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Omega Spacemaster Z-33 Watch Announced

If you are in the market for a new watch you might be interested to learn that Omega has unveiled a new addition to their range in the form of the Omega Spacemaster Z-33 Watch.

The new Omega Spacemaster Z-33 Watch ┬ádesign has been inspired by the iconic “Pilot Line” and is equipped with Omega’s new multifunction quartz movement, the calibre 5666 which has been created with modern pilots in mind.

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Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Co-op Shade Survival Mode Trailer (video)

Today Naughty Dog community strategist Eric Monacelli announced that the new Uncharted 3 PS3 exclusive game will be receiving a co-op Shade Survival mode downloadable content next week.

The new Co-op Shade Survival mode brings a new multiplayer dimension to Uncharted 3, enabling you to play along with upto two friends as you battle it out against wave after wave of enemies. Check out the video after the jump for a preview of what you can expect.


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