Netflix Android App Updated For Tablets And Now Supports 24 Smartphones

Netflix has rolled out a new updated to its Android application this week that now provides support for tablets and brings the application to the Android Droid 3 and Galaxy S smartphone as well as others increasing the support list to 24 smartphones.

The new Netflix update now allows the application to stream natively from HDMI equipped tablets and the application will now also work on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Xoom.

 

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Lenovo’s Android Tablets Hit The UK In August, Prices Start At £369

When Lenovo announced their two new Android tablets yesterday, The Lenovo ThinkPad and the Lenovo IdeaPad K1, they also announced pricing for the US, but didn’t give us any details on how much these new Android tablets would cost here in the UK.

It looks like Lenovo has priced both models competitively, as the base model of the IdeaPad K1 will go on sale for £369 whilst the base model of the ThinkPad tablet will go on sale for £399.

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iSheetMusic Apps Provide Extensive Sheet Music Library To iOS Users (video)

A new application called iSheetMusic is looking to revolutionise the sheet music industry with the launch of its free app that uses true note technology to bring sheet music to life on your iOS device.

The creators of iSheetmusic have partnered with the largest sheet music publishers in the world to provide users with a continually growing library of sheet music with unparalleled access to the most extensive digital musical libraries available. Watch the video after the jump to see the application in action.

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Pioneer Lego DJ Turntable

The Pioneer Lego DJ Turntable was created by Jesse ‘Dean’ Graves as part of the Pioneer DJ’s Art Mix project, and this fully functional turntable was created used Lego, and a pioneer CDJ-2000.

Have a look at the photos of this cool Pioneer Lego turntable below, and comes with all the functions of the standard Pioneer CDJ-2000, which include CD, DVD, SD card and USB compatibility.

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2011 MacBook Air Benchmark Tests Show Impressive Improvement Over 2010 Models

New benchmark tests on Apple’s latest 2011 Macbook AIr notebooks show a very impressive increase on performance when compared with last years 2010 models. Benchmark tests carried out by the Laptop website show the Apple Macbook Air 13-inch, 2011 model hitting 5,860 on the processor and memory performance test, that when compared to the 2010 models score of 3,003 show a great performance improvement.

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Libratone Live And Lounge AirPlay Speakers Announced

Denmark based Libratone has announced two new speaker systems for your home that are designed to be used with Apple’s AirPlay, the Libratone Live and the Libratone Lounge.

Both of these new AirPlay enabled speakers will let you stream music direct from AirPlay enabled devices which include the iPhone,iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac computers.

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Lego, Marvel & DC Join Forces to Create New Lego Super Heroes Range (video)

Lego has announced a new partnership between themselves, Marvel and DC Comics that will launch a whole new range of Lego Super Hero characters in 2012. The new range will bring an extension to the Batman line of Lego products, featuring an extended cast of DC heroes and villains, together with a new lineup of Marvel toys as well.

In celebration of both the announcement and the start of this years Comic Con, Lego is giving away 3,000 Batman and Green Lantern Lego characters at Comic Con to enable fans to enter their new LEGO Super Heroes Challenge film and photo contest.

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Lenovo’s New Android Tablets In Action (Video)

Yesterday Lenovo announced two new Android tablets, the Lenovo ThinkPad tablet and the Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet, and now Lenovo has released a couple of unboxing videos which gives us our first look at these two new Android Honeycomb tablets in action.

Both the Lenovo ThinkPad and Lenovo IdeaPad K1 will come with Android Honeycomb 3.1, and they both feature a 10.1 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, plus dual core processors, have a look at the videos of both tablets in action below.

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Cisco Unveils Dual-Band Wireless Entertainment Bridge

Cisco have unveiled details of their new Dual-Band Wireless Entertainment Bridge this week, which has been designed to aid you connect all your home entertainment gear to your wireless network with the minimum of fuss.

The new Wireless Entertainment Bridge is equipped with a three-antenna bridge that supports Wireless-N on both 2.4 or 5 GHz to minimise interference issues with other Wi-Fi devices. There is a 4 port 10/100 Fast Ethernet switch to which you attach your entertainment gear, that could include your: Xbox 360, PS3, Slingbox, Roku, Boxee or anything else you might have that requires an Internet connection to function.

 

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Won’t Get In App Purchasing

We had heard previously that when Windows Phone 7 Mango was released it would bring in app purchasing to Windows Phone 7, unfortunately it looks like developers may have to wait to a later date for in app purchasing to be available on Windows Phone 7.

Microsoft’s Todd Brix recently confirmed in a comment on the Windows Team Blog, that Microsoft is working on bringing in app purchasing to Windows Phone 7 apps, but developers will have to wait until after Mango for the feature to be available.

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Panasonic Introduces Lumix FZ47

Panasonic have unveiled new images and specifications for its latest camera creation the Panasonic Lumix FZ47 which features a 24x optical zoom together with 1080i video recording capabilities.

The new Lumix FZ47 is also equipped with a 12.1-megapixel high-speed CCD sensor, a Venus Engine FHD processor which allows the camera to continuously shoot at 3.8 fps on full resolution and up to 10 fps at 3-megapixel resolution. The new FZ47 is also fitted with Panasonic’s Sonic Speed Auto Focus (AF) system with auto-tracking capability that provides the camera with a quick startup time, which Panasonic say is 35 percent faster than Panasonic’s previous FZ40.

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Apple To Release OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive In August For $69

Yesterday Apple released its latest version of its Mac operating system, OS X Lion, and Lion is already the top download in the Mac App Store, and it is only available as a digital download from the Mac App Store at the moment.

The OS X lion download is around 3.7GB in size, which is fine for people with fast connections, Apple has now confirmed that they will sell a version of OS X Lion from August on a USB thumb drive.

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