HTC Flyer Android Tablet Dropped To $299

With the announcement of Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire Android tablet last week, we are expecting to see some existing Android tablets get a price drop, the first one of those is HTC’s Flyer tablet which went on sale back in May for $499.99, and Best Buy have now dropped its price to $299.99.

As a reminder the HTC Flyer comes with a 7 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, processing is provided by a single core 1.5GHz processor and it features Android Gingerbread.

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Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Windows Client Now Available

This week Ubuntu has released a new version of its Ubuntu One storage application for Windows. A little strange you might think? Ubuntu explain the reason why they have created the new Windows client application is in response to user requests and their goal to make Ubuntu One a a multi-platform service.

Based on all of this feedback Ubuntu released their first Windows client beta back in November 2010. Since then the Ubuntu team has been developing a lightweight Windows desktop app allowing you to use all the great features of Ubuntu One on your Windows systems.

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HTC Amaze 4G In Action (Video)

Last week we saw HTC’s latest Android smartphone, the HTC Amaze 4G, and now we get our first look at the new HTC Amaze 4G in action, which can bee seen in the videos below.

The HTC Amaze 4G is headed to US mobile carrier T-Mobile and it comes with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and features a 4.3 inch qHD Super LCD Display, plus a dual core 1.5GHz processor.

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Google Maps Gets New Helicopter View

This week Google has launched a new update for its Google Maps service which has brought with it a new helicopter view, which shows you a birds eye view of your route. The new 3D preview feature as Google calls it provides you with an aerial view of the route, as if you were in a helicopter or bird flying above the road.

You can now view your routes before you travel them and even just fly around to explore ares. To enter the new mode just click on the “3D” play button. The map will then switch to Earth view and automatically start flying you along your recommended route.

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Samsung Galaxy S II Lands On AT&T

Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S II finally went on sale with US mobile operator AT&T yesterday, and it is now available for $199.99 when you sign up to a new two year contract the AT&T.

The Samsung Galaxy S II has been an extremely popular device for Samsung, with the company selling 10 million Galaxy S II smartphones worldwide, and this is expected to increase significantly with the recent US release of the Galaxy S II.

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Google’s Chrome Headed To Android Devices Soon

Google’s Chrome browser has become extremely popular, and it looks like it may soon be headed to Google’s Android devices, and we could possibly see it on Android smartphones and tablets as early as next month.

Google have already confirmed that they will release the latest version of their Android OS some time in October or November, and it looks like we may see Chrome land on Android devices at the same time.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Goes On Sale In The US

Sony Ericsson’s latest Android smartphone has gone on sale in the US, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray, and it is now available SIM free from a number of retailers in the US.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray comes with Android Gingerbread 2.3 and it features a 3.3 inch multi-touch touchscreen display, and also comes with Sony Ericsson’s Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine.

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Some HTC Android Smartphones May Have Massive Security Hole

It would appear that some of HTC’s Android smartphones may have a major security hole, according to a recent report by Trevor Eckhart and the guys over at Android Police.

According to the report, the security hole may be in certain HTC devices which have been updated to the latest version of HTC’s Sense user interface, and could grant apps with Internet permission access to your private data like text messages and location information.

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iPhone 4S With Dual Mode Leaked In Latest iTunes

Apple’s annual iPhone event is almost upon us, tomorrow Apple will unveil the new iPhone 5 along with the iPhone 4S, and now more evidence of the existence of the iPhone 4S has been discovered.

Yesterday we showed you some photos of the iPhone 4S, which were obtained from inside Foxconn’s factory in Brazil, and now references to the new iPhone 4S have been found in the latest version of Apple’s iTunes.

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Korean Designers Invent Wi-Fi Enabled Corks

Ah wine, beverage of the old gods. No other alcoholic beverage feels as good as a glass of wine at meal time. But for wine to soothe your senses of taste, it needs the right temperature. Usually corks do this job well enough, but two designers have come up with a better solution.

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50/50 Savings Bank Puts Fresh Spin On Saving Dimes And Pennies

No flashy lights, no LED bulbs, no Bluetooth. There really isn’t much to the 50/50 except is stores money, a habit that seems to have gone out of vogue.

The novelty of this particular ‘savings bank’ is there are separate parts for different future expenditures. As indicated by the pic below, each of the two parts can be designated via a small white board.

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