2 Million Users Signup To Call Of Duty Elite Community Beta, Launching Today

Today sees the start of the new Call of Duty Elite community launch and if you were one of the two million who applied to become part of the beta test team watch your inbox as emails are starting to be sent out today, at varying times worldwide.

The emails will contain instructions on what to do next and at the moment there is no official date set to end the beta. But when Elite does launch you will be able to test your Call of Duty skills in tournaments and events with both virtual and real-world prizes.

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Sony Vaio Z With External Graphics Hits The US

Some of our readers will remember the new Sony Vaio Z that was launched in Europe last month, Sony has just launched the Sony Vaio Z in the US, and the base model is now available for $1,969.99.

As a reminder the Sony Vaio Z  features a 13.1 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, processing is privded by a range of Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors, and it comes with up to 8GB of RAM, and up to a 512GB SSD.

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Amazon’s Android Tablet Coming In October

We know that Amazon has an Android tablet in the works, although we are yet to hear anything official from Amazon, the last thing we heard was that Amazon would launch their Android tablet at the end of the summer, with a rumored launch date of the end of August or the start of September.

Now according to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon will launch their Android tablet in October, and Amazon will be looking to take on the iPad and also Android tablets from a range of manufacturers.

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Nuance Launches Next-Generation Voice App, Dragon Go! For iPhone

Nuance have just announced the launch of their new free voice recognition search app Dragon Go! on to the iPhone, which Nuance say is a next-generation voice searching application. The Dragon Go! voice app allows you to speak to your phone and ask it to search for phrases as you would while surfing the web using a keyboard, and you can even ask it to start playing music via applications all ready installed on your iPhone such as Pandora.

 

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Motorola Photon 4G Hits Sprint July 31st

Some of our reader will remember the new Motorola Photon 4G that was announced back in June, when the Photon 4G was announced we were told it would be available on Sprint some time in quarter three.

Sprint has now confirmed an official launch date for the Motorola Photon 4G, and it will be available in the US from the 31st of July 2011, and will cost $200 when you sign up to a new two year contract with Sprint.

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Apple Increases UK And International App Store Prices

Apple has increased the prices of its iOS App store in the UK, previously the minimum price of an application was £0.59, this has now been increased to £0.69, this compares to the US pricing of $0.99 as the minimum price of an application.

The new £0.69 price works out at $1.11 based on today’s exchange rate and we suspect UK iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch customers will be less than pleased about this recent change.

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Twitter For Android Gets Updated

Twitter has updated the official Twitter App for Android, and the latest version comes with a range of new features, which include update home screen widgets, plus a wide range of bug fixes.

The major new feature in Twitter for Android is push notifications, which will let you instantly receive Twitter updates on your Android smartphone, and you can choose to receive direct message updates and @mention updates.

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iPhone 5 To Launch 16th of August?

We are expecting Apple to announce the iPhone 5 in September, but now it seems that it may actually launch a little earlier than we had thought, according to the guys over at CNET UK.

The guys from CNET have spotted a job listing for Apple in the UK, and the job listing is looking for ‘full time iPhone sales staff’, who will work for the company from the 16th of August 2011 to the 29th of August 2011.

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Spotify Launches In The US Today

We have been hearing rumors over the last few weeks that Spotify was getting ready to launch in the US, we just got an email from Spotify to let us know that their music streaming service will officially launch in the US from today, Thursday the 14th of July.

Spotify didn’t give us any details on the US version of their music streaming service, so we have no details on how much it will cost, and whether a free version will be available, you can see the full details we received below.

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New Android Market App Available For Download Now

We’re pretty sure you’re the impatient type. After all, it’s the only reason you’re reading this right here instead of patiently waiting for your copy of Mobile Devices Bi-Monthly to pop up in your mailbox. Fortunately, the Internet has a way of rewarding the impatient, in this case with early access to that swanky new Android Market we keep hearing so much about.

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PayPal Updating Android App With NFC

If you enjoy fields, communication and um, nearness, not to mention methods of payment for goods or services so convenient you didn’t even know you needed them, PayPal would like a word. iPhone users need not apply, this is strictly pastry OS only, as is the wont of NFC.

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THQ: Apple & Google Part Of Next Gen With Sony & Nintendo

We have to admit we were still harboring a sliver of hope that this whole Angry Birds dollar-game craze would blow over and the market could at one point get down to making some serious, thoughtful and fleshed out  mobile gaming experiences. And while these are slowly trickling out, they are still very much the exception instead of the norm. THQ boss Brian Farrell filled us in on the reason and lets us in on his vision of gaming’s next gen.

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