HTC Explorer Android Smartphone Leaked

HTC are holding a special press event later today where they are expected to unveil a new range of Android devices, and one of those may be the new HTC Explorer, which was previously known as the HTC Pico.

The HTC Explorer features a 3.2 inch HVGA multi-touch touchscreen display and a 600MHz processor, plus 384MB or RAM and 512MB of ROM, plus a 5 megapixel camera.

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LG Optimus LTE (LU6200) Photos Leaked

We know that LG is working on their first HD smartphone, codenamed the LU6200, which is expected to feature a HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and now some actual photos of the device have been leaked.

The photos below are reported to be of the new LG Optimus LTE (LU6200), and as we heard previously it will come with a 4.5 inch AH-IPS LCD display with a 1280 x 720 resolution, plus a dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon processor.

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Logitech Harmony Link Transforms Your Tablet or Mobile Device Into A Universal Remote (video)

Logitech have unveiled a new system that will allow you to use either your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone as a universal remote control. The Logitech Harmony Link is a new and innovative way to connect your HDTV and provide you with one-touch controls and can replace up to eight separate remote controls.

To setup the system you simply, connect a small wireless receiver to your TV and load the free application on to your  tablet or smartphone, then connect via Wi-Fi to the Logitech Harmony. It allows yo to use one-touch gestures within the application on your tablet to control your channels and HDTV. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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OS X Lion Ultimatum iPhone Theme Looks Awesome (Video)

If you happen to have a jailbroken your iPhone, then you may want to check out this new theme called OS X Lion Ultimatum, which is designed to give your iPhone the look and feel of  OS X Lion.

The video below shows the them in action, and as you can see it gives your iPhone the look of the Mac desktop, and as you can see from the video it gives you the OS X Lion menus, finder functions, stacks, launchpad and much more.

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Samsung Releasing Bada OS As Open-Source In 2012?

Its been reported this week that Samsung maybe looking to release its Bada operating system as Open-Source sometime in 2012 in an attempt to minimise its reliance on Android and Google.

Bada is a mobile phone operating system which has been developed by Samsung and its name is derived from the word meaning ocean or sea in Korean. Back in 2010 Samsung released a SDK kit to attract developers to use the Bada Platform.


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The Smartphone Brain Scanner (Video)

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have developed a brain scanner which uses a smartphone, the portable EEG system is made up of a low cost brain monitor which is placed on your head and a smartphone app.

The video below shows the smartphone brain scanner in action, which uses a low cost EEG headset with a wireless connection and a Nokia N900 smartphone.

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Amazon Appstore Expands Outside The US

Amazon’s Android Appstore has been available in the US for a while now and it would appear that Amazon has decided to expand the service outside the US, with reports coming in from countries worldwide that the Amazon Appstore is now available.

Amazon’s website still says that the Amazon Appstore is only available to customers located in the United States, although there are reports of it being available in the UK, Australia, India, Canada, South Africa and many more countries.

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Google’s Android Ice Cream Sandwich Coming Soon, Developers Get More Details

Google’s Eric Schmidt announced recently that Google would be launching Android Ice Cream Sandwich in either October or November, and now it looks like we may be getting closer to the release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Google has posted some new information on its Android Developers blog regarding Ice Cream Sandwich, and how developers can get their apps ready for the latest version of Android.

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More iPhone 4S Photos Appear Online

Yesterday we showed you a photo of what was reported to be the insides of a new iPhone 4S, which Apple is rumored to be launching as a cheaper iPhone alongside the new iPhone 5.

Now the guys over at Mac Rumors have got their hands on some more photos, which you can see below, and the second photo shows the iPhone 4S turned on whilst it is only partly assembled.

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Google Wallet Gets Official (Video)

Yesterday we heard that Google were getting ready to launch their new NFC based payment system, Google Wallet, it is now official and as we reported previously Google wallet will be available with the Sprint Nexus S 4G.

The service works with a Citi Mastercard or a Google Prepaid Card, the Google Prepaid Card can be funded using any existing credit card, and Google has also announced that other companies including Visa, Discover and American Express are looking to join the service in the future.

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Arduino Traffic Light Server Monitoring Mod

There are plenty of software applications and services available to monitor servers alerting you if you have a problem. But none of them come close to the awesomeness of this traffic light server monitoring system which has been created using a little Arduino wizardry.

The monitor has been created to work along side xymon in this instance and provide a simple overview for the most critical systems.

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Leaked iPhone 5, iPhone 4S Photo Shows A5 Processor

We have been hearing for a while that the new iPhone 5 will come with Apple’s new A5 processor that can be found inside the iPad 2, we have also heard that Apple may be launching a cheaper iPhone which is rumored to be called the iPhone 4S.

The photo below was spotted by the guys from Phone Arena and it is apparently an photo of the insides of a new iPhone, although there are no details on whether it is the iPhone 4S or the iPhone 5.

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