Sony Tablet S Teardown Reveals Unique Hardware

Sony’s new Tablet S with its very unique wedge shaped design has been dismantled by the team over at the Tech Republic and revealed some interesting hardware in the process.

The Sony S Tablet is powered by a Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor supported by 1GB of Elipda DRAM, its equipped with two cameras, Wi-Fi connectivity, and is available in either a 16GB $499 or 32GB $599 version.

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Samsung Galaxy S II Gets Cloned In China (Video)

We have already seen a number of cloned Chinese iPhone’s and Android devices, and now Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S II has been cloned it China, and it even comes with Android Gingerbread 2.3.

The first photo below is of the original Samsung Galaxy S II, the second photo is of the cloned device which is called the HDC A9100 S2, and as you can see from the two photos they cloned device looks very similar to the original Samsung Galaxy S II.

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Twitter Enables Photo Posting Via Text Message

Twitter has today rolled out a new feature to its service that will now allow you to post photos to your Twitter account using a text message (SMS) from your mobile phone. (A list of support carriers is provided after the jump.)

Other features rolled out within the new update include worldwide roll out of Twitters Fast Follow feature, which allows users to recieve Tweets on their phone, even without a Twitter account and was only available in the US until today.

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Instagram 2.0 iOS App Released With New Filters And Features

Instgram the free photo sharing application for iPhone and iOS devices, developed by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger has just been updated to version 2.0. The new version brings plenty of new features to the popular iOS photo sharing application including a rework of the code to make the application 200 times faster.

You also now have the option to either select the filter before or after you snap your shot. Together with four new filters as pictured below and instant tilt-shift allowing you to select blur 100 times faster than before, with pan, rotate tilt-shift features to give your photos unparalleled depth of field using a live preview mode.

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iPhone 5 To Go On Sale With AT&T 13th Of October?

We recently heard that Apple may be announcing the iPhone 5 on the 4th of October as this date has been tipped as the date of Apple’s iPhone 5 and iPod event, but this leaves us wondering when the iPhone 5 will actually go on sale.

With previous iPhone launches, Apple has announced the device and then put it up for pre-order straight away, with the device becoming available 7 to 10 days later, and now it would appear that we may have a possible launch date for the iPhone 5 of Thursday the 13th of October.

iPhone 5 Concept

When Apple is about to release a new iPhone, AT&T usually changes its upgrade options for existing customers, giving them a date when they can upgrade early, now one AT&T Customer, @mataroo, whos upgrade isn’t due until November has been offered to upgrade his phone  to a new iPhone at a reduced rate for the 13th of October.

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We wondering if any other AT&T subscribers have had similar notification of an early upgrade with the same date, if you have leave a comment and let us know.

Source Gadgetsteria, GottaBeMobile



iPhone Controlled Wall Climbing And Ceiling Driving Car (video)

If you are looking for a little more excitement from your iPhone, then this remote controlled car which can be driven using your iPhone might well be worth a look.

The iPhone controlled wall climbing car iW500 can not only climbs walls it can also drive on ceilings. How I hear you ask, well It works by using the opposite principle of a hovercraft and creates a sealed vacuum between itself and the wall or ceiling, enabling it to drive upside down. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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RainCatch Jacket Turns Rain Water Into Drinking Water (Video)

Hyeona Yang and Joshua Noble, who are students at the Copenhagen Institue of Interaction Design have come up with a clever way to recycle rain water, the RainCatch Jacket.

The RainCatch Jacket collects rain water in the collar, the water is then filtered down the back of the jacket, where it is passed through charcoal filters, which help to purify the water along with a chemical process, the water is then stored in the hips of the coat, have a look at the video below.

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Pioneer DJM-250 2 Channel Mixer Unveiled For Under $400 (video)

Pioneer has today announced the arrival of their new Pioneer DJM-250 two-channel mixer, allowing you to combine EQ effects with not one, but two filters for under $400 or £500.

The DJM-250 2 channel mixer is equipped with 8 inputs to connect with an array of sources, including 1 MIC input and the design and layout mirrors that of its more expensive big brothers.

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Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Multiplayer Kill Trailer (video)

A new trailer has been launched for the up and coming new Assassin’s Creed: Revelations game that will be released on November 15 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

The new trailer unveils a little more of what you can expect from the multiplayer side of the game and provides an insight into the ways assailants can be dispatched. Watch the 2 minute movie after the break to whet your appetite a  little further before its big release.

Assassins Creed Revelations Multiplayer

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Google Wallet Update For Nexus S 4G Delayed Until Tomorrow?

On Monday, Google announced its new NFC based mobile payment system, Google Wallet, which will be available on the Sprint Nexus S 4G smartphone initially, with the update to the device being released as an over the air update.

The update was expected to have rolled out to all Nexus S 4G devices by the end of yesterday, but now it would appear that the update has been delayed and it wont be rolled out until tomorrow.

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YouTube Launches Automatic Video Editing Tool Magisto (video)

YouTube has announced the addition of a new automated video editing tool to its service called Magisto, which YouTube has now been added to the YouTube user interface as a neat little icon for easy access.

Magisto has been added by YouTube to provide users with an automated video editing tool. Simply upload your video and Magisto will take care of the rest after one click of a button. Removing the blurred out of focus elements of the video and finding the best scenes automatically. Watch a demo video after the break to see how easy video editing can be using the new YouTube Magisto editing tool.


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Spotify Reaches Two Million Premium Subscribers

Spotify has been extremely popular in Europe, and the service launched in the United States back in July, and we heard in August that Spotify had reached 175,000 premium subscribers in the US, now Spotify has announced that it has reached over two million premium subscriber worldwide.

Spotify has released any specific information by country, so we don’t know as yet how well Spotify has done in the US and by how much they have increased their numbers by.

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