Apple’s iCloud Won’t Feature iDisk And iWeb MobileMe Services

Apple has released more information on its new iCloud service which will replace Apple’s MobileMe service when it is released in the fall, and now we know that two MobileMe service will not be available in iCloud, Apple will discontinue iDisk and iWeb.

Apple will also discontinue their MobileMe gallery feature in iDisk, although this will be replaced with ‘Photo Stream’ in iCloud, and apple has also released some information about how the transition between the two services will work.

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Solar Sinter 3D Printer Uses Sand And Sunlight (video)

3D Printers are becoming more and more accessible with DIY models available to help print and create your own objects. However Markus Kayser has taken the 3D printer concept and little further and created the Solar Sinter, a 3D printer that uses sand and sunlight, energy and materials that occur in abundance in deserts.

In his experiment Kayser has used sunlight and sand are as the raw energy and material to produce glass objects using a 3D printing process, combining natural energy and materials with high-tech production technology. Watch the video after the jump to see the Solar Sinter in action.

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HP TouchPad With 7 Inch Display Launching In August?

HP’s first webOS tablet the HP TouchPad goes on sale shortly, the first version comes with a 9.7 inch touchscreen display, but now it seems that HP may be getting ready to launch a 7 inch version as well.

We know that HP has other TouchPad models in the work, and have even heard a rumor of a 7 inch TouchPad before, but now according the Taiwan Economic News, HP has ordered around 400,ooo to 500,000 TouchPad tablets per month from Inventec, and the order is reported to include a 7 inch version of the TouchPad as well as the existing model.

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ScreenRecycler App Converts Old Macs Into Monitors (video)

If you have updated your Mac recently or have an only one just gathering dust, an application called ScreenRecycler might be able to help you put it to some use after all.

The ScreenRecycler will convert your older Mac system into a usable second monitor increasing your desktop space. Watch a video of the ScreenRecycler application in action after the jump.


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Facebook Hits 750 Million Users

It wasn’t that long ago that Facebook announced they had over 500 million users, just under a year, and now it seems that the world’s largest social network has hit a new milestone and now has a reported 750 million users.

This has yet to be confirmed by Facebook, but according to Tech Crunch who received the information from a source close to Facebook there are now more than 750 million users on Facebook.

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Olympus EP-3 Leaked

We recently saw some leaked photos of the new Olympus E-PM1 and now the guys over at Photo Rumors have managed to get their hands on some photos of the new Olympus EP-3.

Unfortunately the photo’s seems to be a little blurry, but they also managed to get some specifications, which include a new 12 megapixel sensor which has apparently been developed in house by Olympus.

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LulzSec Ends Its Hacking Campaign

Hacking group LulzSec has announced that it putting an end to its hacking campaign that has seen a number of sites hacked, including those of Sony and also some government agencies.

The group announced on Pastebin that they would be ceasing their hacking activities, the news comes shortly after a 19 year old was arrested in the UK, who the authorities claim is linked to the group, although LulzSec has denied that he has any involvement.

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2011 MacBook Air Coming Next Month, More Evidence Revealed

We heard earlier this month that Apple may launch the 2011 MacBook Air in July, and also heard that they will release it shortly after Mac OS X Lion goes on sale which is also scheduled for a July release.

Not it would seem that supplies of the current MacBook Air are drying up, as Best Buy’s online store has listed the current MackBook Air as ‘not available’, which is more evidence that a new model is coming.

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Apple Releases iOS 5 Beta 2 For Developers

Apple has released the latest beta version of iOS 5 to developers, iOS 5 Beta 2, as well as another beta version of iTunes, iTunes 10.5, and the latest version lets developers test one of the major new features in iOS 5, wireless syncing.

On top of that Apple also released a new beta of the AppleTV 2.0 software, and there are a total of nine distributions of the latest iOS 5 beta, which include three versions for the iPad, one for the iPhone 3Gs, two for the iPhone 4 and two for the iPod Touch 3G and 4G.

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PS3 And iPhone Hacker GeoHot Now Working At Facebook

GeoHot or George Hotz has been pretty quiet since the recent lawsuit against him by Sony ended, and now it seems there may be a reason for this as it would appear he is now working for Facebook.

According to Tech Unwrapped, they found a video which confirms that GeoHot is now working at Facebook, and then Gabe Rivera from Techmeme noticed a status update on GeoHot’s Facebook page which confirms he is working there.

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Skype For iPad Coming This Week (Video)

Skype posted a video on YouTube last Friday, which has subsequently been made private that shows a new Skype iPad app, luckily someone managed to get their hands on the video, and the guys from Razorianfly have uploaded it to YouTube.

It looks like Skype intends to take on Apple’s FaceTime on the iPad 2 with their new Skype app, which is expected to be officially launched tomorrow, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Virtual Table Tennis Lets You Play Solo (Video)

Take it from Forrest Gump: Table tennis is a serious sport. Haven’t you seen the movie Balls of Fury? Right. Anyway, seen down south is a lovely Japanese sportswoman getting a serious workout from virtual table tennis. Brought to you by the people from Happinet and sporting the epic title “Go with the Rhythm! Hyper Ping Pong!”, the virtual sport compels focused gameplay that has a huge handicap. What handicap? You have to read more!

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