Motorola Xoom, RAZR, Bionic To Get Android Ice Cream Sandwich Update

We heard recently that Motorola would be releasing the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola Xoom, and now Motorola has confirmed that Ice Cream Sandwich is headed to the Xoom, as well as some other of their devices.

According to Motorola, the Droid RAZR, and the Droid Bionic will get the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update, six weeks after Google releases the software, and they have also said that they will confirm other devices shortly which will also be getting the update.

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HTC Radar 4G Lands On T-Mobile 2nd November

We recently heard that HTC latest Windows Phone smartphone, the HTC Radar would be headed to T-Mobile in the US as the HTC Radar 4G, and now T-Mobile has confirmed the device will be available from the 2nd of November on their network.

The HTC Radar 4G will be available for $99.99 after a $50 mail in rebate when you sign up to a new two year contract with T-Mobile, and it comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.

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Apple’s New Apple TV Being Led By iTunes Creator?

We have been hearing rumors for some time that Apple are working on their own Apple TV, not the Apple TV set top box that you can buy for $99, but a HDTV with a range of integrated services.

Yesterday we heard that the new Apple TV could be Steve Jobs final one more thing, in an excerpt from his biography by Walter Isaacson, Jobs actually talked about an Apple TV, and said that he had finally cracked it.

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Android Overtakes Apple In Mobile App Downloads

According to a recent report by ABI Research, Android has overtaken Apple in mobile app downloads, in Q2 of 2011, with Android taking a 44 percent share on the mobile app download market compared to Apple’s 31 percent share.

What is interesting from the report that whilst Android is ahead of Apple in the total number of download, the actual downloads per user at a rate of two to one.

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Nest, The Smart Thermostat Thats Learns Your Habits

Household thermostats aren’t exactly the coolest gadget around, in fact they are pretty boring, one company has decided to change that with the launch of Nest, a thermostat that can learn your habits.

The Nest is the work of Nest Labs and Tony Fadell, who was the former chief architect at Apple, and whilst at Apple he lead the development of the iPod and the iPhone, he left Apple a couple of years ago to start up Nest Labs.

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OnLive MicroConsole Review: You’re Going To Need A Bigger Internet

When OnLive was first announced, the gamut of reactions went all the way from derision to denial. Surely if streaming a game to people’s screens without going through the whole malarkey of buying a kitted out behemoth of a console and discs at 50 quid a pop could be done, someone would have done it already. Not only that, but what of the bane of multi-player games, which would now rear its ugly head in single player as well – lag? Rivers of pixels were expended explaining in painstaking detail exactly why OnLive would never ever work. OnLive hit back, claiming revolutionary proprietary technology.  It turns out that in a rare twist, however, everyone was right.

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Blizzard & Valve Friendly, Still Disagree On DOTA Trademark

Valve’s DOTA 2 official sequel to a community mod to a Blizzard RTS was strange enough. Blizzard’s announcement of its very own official DOTA Starcraft 2 mod featuring famous Blizzard characters has just sent the weird factor into the stratosphere. Enter Blizzard’s Mike Morhaime saying that Blizzard is “very friendly with Valve. So yeah, we do talk to Valve.”

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Skyrim Live-Action Short Movie Brings The Game To Life (video)

If you are looking forward to getting your hands on the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game, this short live-action movie should whet your appetite a little further in anticipation of the release of the new game.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a role-playing video game which has been developed by Bethesda Game Studios and is the fifth instalment in The Elder Scrolls action role-playing video game series and allows players to explore the land at will and ignore or postpone the main quest indefinitely if they prefer.


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LG Optimus LTE Headed TO Canada As LG Eye

LG announced the LG Optimus LTE recently, which will go on sale in South Korea, the company has yet to confirm when it will launch in the US, but it would appear that it is headed to Canada as the LG Eye.

It looks like the LG Optimus LTE will be available with Canadian carrier Bell, although the carrier has yet to confirm it, as a reminder the LG Optimus LTE or LG Eye as it will be called in Canada features a 4.5 inch IPS HD display which comes with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which means it will be able to display HD movies in 720p.

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