Luxa2 Reveals iPhone 5 Cases Ahead Of iPhone 5 Launch

We just got an email from the guys over at VR-Zone, who have received a press release form an iPhone case maker, Luxa2, detailing their new range of iPhone 5 cases ahead of Apple’s official launch of the iPhone 5.

As you can see from the photos below the new cases look like what we have seen previously from other manufactures, so they could possibly be based on the actual design of the iPhone 5.

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Amazon Limits Kindle Touch 3G Web Access To A Handful Of Sites

If you thought you would be able to happily surf the web on your new Kindle Touch 3G device you might be a little disappoint to learn that Amazon is no longer offering an open 3G web access through its new Kindle Touch 3G reader.

When the new Kindle Touch 3G was launched last week there was a little confusion over the wording used to explain the web surfing features of the new device, which said “experimental web browsing is available via Wi-Fi.”


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Google Nexus Prime Photo Leaked

We have been hearing more and more about Google’s latest smartphone, the Google Nexus Prime, which is being made for Google by Samsung, and now the guys over at GSM Arena have got their hands of a photo of what is reported to be the new Google Nexus Prime.

Unfortunately we don’t get to look at the full device, but what we can tell from the photo, if this is actually of the new Nexus Prime, is that it will feature a HD display with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, this is something we heard previously, and the display is reported to measure 4.6 inch and be a Super AMOLED display.

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More Than One Nokia Windows Phone Smartphone Launching Before The End Of 2011?

Nokia is expected to launch its first Windows Phone smartphone later this month, at Nokia World 2011 which takes place in London on the 26th of October, but now it would appear that we may see more than one Windows Phone smartphone launch before the end of the year.

Based on what we had previously heard we were expecting just one Windows Phone 7 smartphone from Nokia, but according to a recent report by Reuters, Nokia’s CEO said that Nokia will introduce its first ‘products based on Windows’ this quarter.

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iLoveHandles Unique Barnacle iPhone 4 Stand (video)

iLoveHandles have developed a very innovative and unique iPhone 4 stand called the Barnacle that will allow you to attach your iPhone 4 to any smooth surface using suction cups. Allowing you to use your iPhone as a stand on your desk, a mount on your car windshield, on a wall, or any slick surface all for a great price of just $4.99.

The Barnacle is available in three colours red, black and white, watch a video after the jump to see how easy it is to use.

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Windows Phone 7.5 Now Available To 50 Percent Of Windows Smartphones

Microsoft launched their latest version of Windows Phone last week, Windows Phone 7.5, and now Microsoft has announced that the Windows Phone 7.5 mango update is already available to 50 percent of Windows Phone smartphones.

Microsoft has updated their Where’s My Phone Update page, to show which handsets the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update is available for and you can check to see if the update is available for your device and your mobile carrier.

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Fusion-io ioDrive2 SSD “Is a Beast”

Fusion-io has announced a new revamp of its ioDrive SSD product range which now includes smaller flashchip dies and new controller firmware. To provide you with a much faster and reliable service from your solid state disks.

The ioDrive2 will be able to provide transfer speeds of up to 3Gb per second and will be available with single-level cell NAND (SLC) in 400GB and 600GB capacity. Multi-level cell NAND (MLC) ioDrive2 models will be available in 365GB, 785GB, and 1.2TB sizes.  The ioDrive2 Duo will be available in 1.2TB and 2.4TB capacity.

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Microsoft Releases Official Hotmail For Android App

Users of Microsoft’s Hotmail email service will be happy to know that Microsoft has released an official Hotmail app for Google’s Android OS, and the app comes with a range of features which include push email and more.

The Hotmail Android app lets you synchronize your contacts and calendars as well as view your Hotmail folders, and send pictures from your Android smartphone using hotmail.

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Toshiba Regza AT700 10.1 Inch Tablet Announced

Toshiba has added another new tablet to its range with the launch of the Toshiba Regza At700, which Toshiba says is the worlds thinnest and lightest tablet, weighing in at 558g and it is just 7.7mm thick.

The Toshiba AT700 features a 10.1 inch multi-touch display and it will come with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, it features a dual core processor 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of built in storage.

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PayPal Opening A Pop-Up Store In New York

It seems that all the larger Internet companies are now following in Apple’s footsteps with retail stores, with Google opening its first Chrome Store in London and now PayPal opening its first pop-up store in downtown Manhattan, New York.

Even though the new PayPal store will not be a permanent fixture, it will allow PayPal to showcase its new technologies in person, and will be inviting merchants to come to the shop to see real-time demonstrations of PayPal technologies in realistic point of sale scenarios.

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Sony Refreshes Its Vaio S Series Notebooks

This week Sony has announced a refresh to its S Series notebooks with the launch of the new Sony 15.5 inch Vaio SE and 13.3 inch Vaio SA. The main area of refresh within the new systems is the second-generation Intel Core i3, i5, and i7 processors, and  the Vaio SA, SB, and SE series are all now available with the full range at your disposal.

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LG Optimus 3D Gets Updated With 3D Game Conversion

LG is rolling out an update to its LG Optimus 3D smartphone that will bring a number of new features to the 3D Android smartphone, and one of the main features in the latest update is the ability to convert existing 2D games into 3D.

The update is being rolled out to some European LG Optimus 3D smartphones at the moment, and the 2D to 3G conversion should work with the majority of games, providing they have been built on Open GL.

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