Apple’s iCloud To Get Movies?

Yesterday Apple launched iOS 5 and its new cloud service iCloud, which will come with iTunes Match, when it launches later this month that will let you store your music collection in the cloud, iTunes Match will cost $24.99 a year when it launches.

We have heard rumors in the past that Apple has been in discussions with the major Hollywood movie studios about bringing movies to iCloud, and according to recent reports, Apple may be close to a deal to bring movies to iCloud.

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iOS 5 Demand Causes Update Problems For Many

Yesterday Apple released the latest version of its mobile OS, iOS 5, the update was released at around 6PM BST, and with millions of users trying to update at the same time, Apple’s servers struggled to keep up with the demand.

Some downloads of iOS 5 were taking up to 2 hours to go through, and then when users tried to update their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, many were met with an error message, the main one was Error 3002.

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Apple TV 4.4 Software Update Released

As well as releasing iOS 5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, Apple also released a software update for the Apple TV, the latest version of the software is Apple TV 4.4 and it brings a range of new features to Apple’s set top box.

New features in Apple TV 4.4 include PhotoStream, where you recent photos and video taken with your iOS device are pushed to your PhotoStream in iCloud, another new feature is AirPlay Mirroring, where you can now stream anything that is on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch screen to your Apple TV.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Banned In Australia

Just over a week ago we heard that Apple had rejected a settlement deal with Samsung relating to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia and now the court in Australia has ruled in the case, and put a temporary ban on sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the country.

It isn’t clear as yet how long the ban will last, but it could mean that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 may never go on sale in Australia, and the Federal court in Sydney’s ruling said that Samsung had a case to answer with regards to two of Apple’s patents.

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New Wii Coming To Europe November 4th

Sick of being able to play Mario Kart Double Dash or Super Mario Sunshine on your current Wii? Eager to spend yet more money on a console that’s now two generations out of date? Nintendo’s redesigned part time console / full time paper weight is hitting European shores November 4th – and there’s nothing you can do about it.

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Radio Shack Slashes Blackberry Playbook Price

We all know that the Playbook was all but a failure. The tablet sold very poorly from the get go with a reported 200,000 units moved in its entire first quarter available. Many people expected Blackberry to kill the Playbook as HP did with the TouchPad that failed so miserably as well.

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iOS 5 Is Live, Available For iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch

Apple has released the latest version of their mobile OS, iOS 5 and it is now available to download for the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad, and it brings over 200 new features to Apple’s iOS devices.

iOS 5 is compatible with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and the new iPhone 4S which will go on sale this Friday, plus the 3rd and 4th generation iPod Touch and the original iPad plus the new iPad 2.

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OS X Lion 10.7.2 Update Now Live

Apple has now released an update to its OS X Lion, along with the release of its new mobile OS, iOS 5, and the update brings a range of new features to OS X Lion including Apple’s new iCloud feature.

OS X Lion 10.7.2 brings apple’s new iCloud services to the Mac, and the service comes with 5GB of free storage, iTunes Cloud, Find My Friends and Find My iPhone, Calendar, mail and contacts, plus the ability to back up and store your content in the cloud.

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Sprint Says No Unlocked Micro SIM In iPhone 4S

Earlier today we heard that both Sprint and Verizon will offer an unlocked micro SIM in the iPhone 4S, which would allow you to use your iPhone 4S abroad with a GSM SIM card.

Now it would appear that this wont be the case from Sprint, and Sprint will instead support international roaming on GSM networks, which means you will probably end up having to pay high roaming fees when you use your iPhone 4S.

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LG Doubleplay Unveiled With Dual Screens

A first glimpse of the new LG Doubleplay sporting its dual screens have been released today, and as you can see by the press picture below the new LG Doubleplay is equipped with a physical keyboard which is split down the middle by a neat rectangular extra screen. Which can be combined with its larger 320×480 HVGA screen to providing you with extra space and access to application icons.

The LG Doubleplay will be arriving on the T-Mobile network and was originally announced four months ago by the carrier when it was labelled with the codename Flip II. This now seems to have changed to Doubleflip to incorporate the dual screen functionality into the name.

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MobileMount Firmly Fixes Your Mobile Device Just Where You Need it (video)

We have featured a number of Kickstarter projects here on Geeky gadgets over the years and many have successfully made the jump from concept to production. Another new design hoping to do just that is the MobileMount.

The MobileMount uses a set of  “Patent Pending” Twist-to-Lock suction cups to hold devices in place and is capable of doing this for weeks at a time rather than simply a few hours like other competing mounts, say its inventor. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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