Apple’s MobileMe Service Having Problems Ahead Of iCloud Launch

Apple is expected to launch it new iCloud service next week at its iPhone 5 event which will take place next Tuesday on the 4th of October, the service will replace Apple’s current MobileMe cloud service.

Now a number of users are reporting problems with MobileMe, and I just checked my MobileMe email account and it is showing as currently unavailable on both my iPhone and the web version of MobileMe, and I am getting a message saying that my password and user name is incorrect on my iPhone, when I haven’t changed anything.

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Lego Gears of War Lancer Replica Shoots Rubber Bands (video)

Even though it doesn’t look like a Lego creation the Gear of War Lancer pictured below is made entirely from Lego bricks and will even shoot rubber bands. The mechanism with the Lego design allows you to cock the rifle and then shoot rubber bands and even use its motorised chainsaw blade for close encounters. Watch the video after the jump to see the Lego Gears of War Lancer Replica in action.

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Panasonic Lumix Phone 101P Announced

It looks like our friends in Japan are getting another new Android smartphone, the latest one is from Panasonic and it will be called the Panasonic Lumix Phone 101P and will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

As you can see from the photo, the Panasonic Lumix Phone 101P takes it branding from Panasonic’s compact cameras, and it will feature a 13.2 megapixel CMOS Lumix sensor with ‘Mobile Venus Engine’.

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Firefox 8 Beta Includes Twitter Search And Enhanced Add-ons Controls

Mozilla have rolled out their new Firefox beta 8 release today, which now includes new features for searching, controlling tabs, and managing add-ons. The new beta is available for download now and supports Windows, Mac and Linux systems.

The latest Firefox 8 beta release includes Twitter as a default search option to make searching #hashtags and @usernames easier. You can also now choose to load tabs only when selected, resulting in faster start-up times when windows with lots of tabs are restored.

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HTC Holiday Turns Up At The FCC

We recently saw some photos of the new HTC Holiday, which you can see below, and now HTC’s latest Android device has turned up at the FCC, which could mean that we will see it launch shortly.

What we know so far about the HTC Holiday is that it is expected to come with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and it will be available with mobile carrier AT&T in the US and will be a 4G LTE device.

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iPhone 5 To Come With 64GB Of Storage

We have heard quite a few different rumors about the iPhone 5, including its design, and features, now the latest rumor is that Apple will release a 64GB version of the iPhone 5.

We heard this rumor last year just before the iPhone 4 was released, but Apple only released a 32GB model, along with a 16GB model, and we are hoping a 64GB model will be released this year.

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Windows Phone Marketplace Reaches 1,000 Mango Apps

Microsoft only released the latest version of its mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango the other day, but it looks like Windows Phone developers have been working hard to get their apps updated for Mango.

Microsoft has announced that there are already over 1,000 Mango optimized applications available from the Windows Phone Marketplace.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S Lands On Vodafone UK

Sony Ericsson’s latest Android smartphone, the Xperia Arc S is now available in the UK fro mobile operator Vodafone, and it is available from free on their range of contracts.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S features ndroid Gingerbread 2.3.4 and it has a 4.2 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels.

 

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Kobo Vox 7 Inch Android Tablet Appears Online

It looks like Kobo is about to launch a new Android tablet, the Kobo Vox, which has turned up at one online retailer, and was spotted by the guys over at The Digital Reader.

The Kobo Vox will come with a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 600, and it will run Google’s Android OS, although there are no details as to which version of Android it will run.

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Native Union Play, The Digital Post It

If you fancy something a little more interesting for leaving notes for your friends and family than the standard Post It notes, then you may want to check out the Native Union Play, which is a digital Post It.

The Native Union Play was designed by Fabien Nauroy, and it features a built in video camera and a 2.4 inch display, the idea is that you record a video message and then leave it for your friends or family in the same way you would a post it note.

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Fan Made iPhone 5 Design Prototype Is Awesome

We have already seen some amazing iPhone 5 design concepts, but the guys over at Benm.at and Giga.de decided to take things a step further and actually created their own iPhone 5 prototype.

This cool iPhone 5 Prototype is based on CAD Designs, leaks, and hardware components, they created a 3D computer model and then they built a very details prototype of the iPhone 4 which looks like it could have come from Apple.

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iPhone 5 Cases Appear At AT&T Stores

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5 at next weeks special event on Tuesday the 4th of October, we have already seen a wide range of cases which are supposed to be for the new iPhone 5, including some from Case Mate.

Now according to the guys over at Mac Rumors, AT&T retail stores have already started receiving cases for the new iPhone 5, and as you can see from the photos below, they point to a new slimmer design that we have heard about previously.

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