Apple’s Multi-Touch Trademark Application Rejected

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has denied Apple’s appeal for the “Multi-Touch Trademark” it applied for stating that the term has already become generic in its usage. Apple originally applied for the Multi-Touch trademark on the same day that they launched their first iPhone device back in January 2007 and was similarly denied.

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Facebook’s iPad App To Launch At iPhone 5 Event?

Many people were expecting Facebook to unveil their new iPad app at their recent F8 conference, that didn’t happen and now according to a recent report by Mashable, Facebook will launch their new iPad app at Apple’s iPhone 5 event.

Apple’s iPhone 5 event is rumored to take place on the 4th of October, we are still awaiting some official confirmation from Apple on this, and according to the recent report Apple intends to integrate Facebook into IOS in a similar way that they did previously with Twitter.

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Rocketfish PadPivot Tablet Stand Launches (video)

You might remember the PadPivot that started its journey from concept to manufacture on the Kickstarter website and raised over $100,000 from investors. Well the innovative tablet is now available to purchase for $39.99 from the Rocketfish website.

The PadPivot is compatible with most digital readers and tablets including Apple’s iPad and provides 360 degree rotation and support for gaming and application use using both hands. Watch the promotional video after the jump to see Rocketfish’s PadPivot is put through it paces.

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More HTC Vigor Photos Leaked

We have been hearing quite a lot about the HTC Vigor over the last few weeks, and are hoping that HTC will unveil the European version which is rumored to be called the Droid Incredible HD at their press event on the 6th of October.

Now some more photos of the HTC Vigor have been leaked, and these ones show the Verizon branding, and we are expecting some sort of announcement from Verizon shortly on this new Android smartphone from HTC.

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Google Chrome Extension Sync Feature Arriving Soon

If you are a users of Google’s Chrome browser and use it on multiple computers you will be please to know that Google will soon be rolling out a new update that will enabling Chrome extension syncing as well. Allowing you to keep your Chrome extensions the same on any computer you use.

The new update will now include all your extension settings together with your already synchronised passwords, bookmarks and browser settings stored on your Google account. Once enabled if you make an alteration to the settings of a Chrome extension this will then be updated across all your computers.

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Coffee Powered Car Sets New Speed World Record (video)

An industrious team of volunteers from Teesdale Conservation in Durham, UK have transformed a V6 car to run on just coffee grinds. Which has now just broken the existing Guinness World Record “for vehicles run on gas from organic waste” setting a new speed record.

The car has been equipped with a gasifier which burns organic material at high temperatures around 1292 F, creating combustible gases which, after being cleaning and cooled, are then used as fuel to power the adapted combustion engine within the modified Rover SD1. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action and the technology used in its construction.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro Hits The UK October 6th

Some of our readers will remember the Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro that was announced at MWC 2011 back in February, and now it looks like the Xperia Pro will be available in the UK from the 6th of October, for £269 SIM Free.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro features a 3.7 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, it will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a single core 1GHz Qulacomm Snapdragon processor.

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Google+ Update Allows You To Share Your Circles (video)

Google has rolled out a new update for its Google+ social network that will now allow you to share your Circles with friends. So if you have created a few great Circles you can now share these with your friends, saving them the time required to recreate it.

When you share a Google+ circle, you are only sharing its members at that time. The circle name is always private to you, and any changes you make to your circle afterwards are private as well and will not be passed on to the users you have shared it with in the past.

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T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II Gets Official

T-Mobile’s version of the extremely popular Samsung Galaxy S II is now official, and it comes with a range of impressive specifications which we heard about previously, these include a dual core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S3 processor and Android Gingerbread 2.3.5.

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II features a 4.52 inch Super AMOLED Plus display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, there is also 16GB of built in storage, which can be expanded via the microSD card slot which can take up to 32GB microSD cards.

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T-Mobile HTC Amaze 4G Gets Official

We have been hearing quite a bit about the new HTC Ruby over the last few weeks, now its official, it is called the HTC Amaze 4G and it will be available with mobile carrier T-Mobile in the US.

The HTC Amaze 4G features a dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and will come with Android Gingerbread 2.3.4 plus HTC’s custom user interface, HTC Sense 3.0.

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Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet Launching On Wednesday

Amazon is holding a special event tomorrow, Wednesday the 28th of September, where the company is expected to unveil their new Android tablet, and now according to TechCrunch, the Amazon tablet will be called the Amazon Kindle Fire.

The new comes from MG Siegler over at TechCrunch, who reported a while back that he had actually seen the new Amazon tablet, and it is reported to be a 7 inch tablet with a back-lit display which looks similar to the BlackBerry PlayBook.

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