Mozilla Launches Firefox 6 and Thunderbird 6

As expected Mozilla has now rolled out its new browser Firefox 6 and alongside it, their new Thunderbird 6 email client. Firefox 6 is Mozilla’s second release under its new quarterly development cycle and new updates have been made to the “awesome bar” and Firefox address bar making it easy to identify which pages you are viewing.

But a majority of updates within the new Firefox 6 will useful for developers.With the addition of a new text editor called Scratchpad that lets developers enter, execute, test, and tweak JavaScript code, offering developers an alternative to the Firefox’s Web Console or the Firebug command line.

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Logitech Tablet Speaker

Logitech has this week unveiled a new addition to its range with the launch of its Tablet Speaker. Created to provide you with a portable battery powered speaker system for those time when you need a little more volume from your tablet, while watching films or listening to music.

The new tablet speaker has been designed to clip over the edge of your tablet and raises the tablet into a convenient typing angle. Rather than using a Bluetooth connection which would reduce the speaker and your tablets battery life, Logitech have opted for a wired connection using a 3.5mm headphone connector that simply plugs in to your tablet headphone socket.

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First OS X Lion Update 10.7.1 Released By Apple

Apple has just rolled out the very first update for its new OS X Lion software, version 10.7.1. that Apple recommends all users update to as it brings with it some important general operating system fixes and improved stability to systems.

Including solving the issues that have caused some machines to become  unresponsive when playing videos within Apple’s Safari browser, together with a fix for the audio problem that occurred for some uses when using HDMI or optical audio out.

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New €99 Sony PSP Lacks WiFi & Is Europe Only

That’s one way to compete with smartphones, we guess, though thinking back to the PSP’s heyday as a sleek and sexy luxury handheld nearly brought a tear to our eyes. Sony’s new PSP will be dubbed E-1000 and will apparently forego cutting edge tech like decade old WiFi technology in favor of…  UMDs. Everyone knows physical media is the new digital delivery.

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“To The Moon” Trailer Could Draw Tears From A Stone

While the art style will most definitely stir Chrono Trigger nostalgia, there’s more of an Up quality to this achingly beautiful trailer for what’s sure to be a thoroughly emotional game. The story behind the game, which the trailer is too busy tugging heartstrings and conjuring up regret-tinged memories to properly go into is that Dr. Eva Rosalene and Dr. Neil Watts can alter a dying person’s memories to make him experience the life he might have wanted and proceed to do so for a dying old man named, curiously enough, Johnny.

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MIUI Getting its Own Smartphone Called MI-One

If you are an Android fan that enjoyed the MIUI interface, you will be tickled to hear that the interface is getting its own smartphone hardware. The device may only hit China sadly, but it sounds like an interesting smartphone. It does look a lot like the iPhone to me though.

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Intel Says No to 50% CPU Price Cut Request by Ultrabook Makers

Intel has been talking up its new Ultrabooks with their thin profile and performance for a while now. The main feature was that the notebooks were supposed to have a price of under $1,000. Some of the top tier notebook makers have now said that that price will be hard to achieve with the processors from Intel racking up as much as a third of the cost of the notebooks.

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HTC Sues Apple Again Over Patent Infringements

Today HTC has added more lawsuits to the already complicated legal disputes between HTC and Apple. HTC has now filed three more lawsuits against Apple seeking to halt the sale of Apple products within the US.

HTC says that it has legal possession over the patents which it acquired in 2008 and 2010 and are being infringed by Apple on its Mac computers, iPads, iPods, iPhones and other devices. HTC is seeking compensatory damages, triple damages for willful infringement and other remedies.

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Mass Effect 3 Gamescom 2011 Squad Leader Trailer (video)

A new trailer has been released at Gamescom this week for the new and upcoming game Mass Effect 3. If you are a fan of the Bioware’s Mass Effect games this new trailer reveals a little of the action you can expect as you lead your team throughout the game. Together with some of the moves you will be able to use. Watch the Gamescom 2011 Squad Leader trailer after the jump.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 European Ban Lifted, Except In Germany

Last week we brought you news about Apple’s injunction against Samsung banning them from importing their new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 into all European countries. Well luckily for Samsung an announcement has been released stating that Apples injunction, banning Samsung selling their Galaxy Tab 10.1 across Europe has now been temporarily lifted in all European Countries except Germany. Where the injunction against Samsung Electronics GmbH, a German subsidiary of Samsung still stands.

No details have been released as yet to why there has been a U-turn within the Düsseldorf district court about the applied injunction. But the lifting of the ban until after Samsung’s August 25th appeal hearing is good news for Samsung.

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Twitter Facts & Figures (Infographic)

Have you ever wondered just how big Twitter has become or the number of tweets that its send on a daily basis? Well a great infographic has been put together collating all the facts and figures you could possibly want to know about the Twitter social network.

Did you know that 54% of Twitters users are women and 47% of users have children or 70% of all Twitter accounts are based outside of the US? Well, view even more eye opening facts about Twitter after the jump.

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