Forza 4 vs GT 5–Video Comparison Side-by-side (video)

With Forza 4 already launched in the US and arriving here tomorrow, if you are still undecided as to whether to make the plunge. A great video has been put together with compares the two great driving games Forza 4 and GT5 side-by-side.

The video has been created by GameTrailers and provides a good comparison between the two games sound the differences in graphics, sound and motion. Check it out after the jump and let us know your thoughts on which you think is better in the comments below.

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iOS 5 Benchmarks Show Speed Improvements

Yesterday Apple released iOS 5, and if you finally managed to get it after some long download times and a few other problems, you may have noticed that iOS 5 is slightly faster than the previous version on certain devices.

The guys over at GigaOM ran some benchmark tests on the original iPad, the iPod Touch 4G, the iPhone 4, and the iPad 2, and the results revealed that all the devices were faster in all areas, except the original iPad.

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Apple iPhone Configuration Utility 3.4 for Mac OS X Launched

As well as rolling out their new iOS 5 software yesterday, Apple has also updated and released a few new set of tools for enterprise in the form of the Apple iPhone Configuration Utility 3.4 for Mac OS X which also rolled out yesterday.

The neat little utility enables you to easily create, maintain, encrypt, and install configuration profiles, track and install provisioning profiles and authorise applications. Using small XML files that contain encrypted device settings, and can be used to store Exchange account information and other sensitive network certificates and VPN configurations as required.

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Microsoft Is Looking For 360 Dashboard Beta Testers

Do you want to be one of the first to get your hands on Microsofts new Xbox 360 Dashboard? Well Microsoft are currently looking for beta testers to put their new 360 Dashboard through its paces and provide them with a little feedback.

To whet your appetite there is a demo of the new 360 Dashboard after the break and is expected to be officially launched on November 15th, and has been designed to be controlled using Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller device.

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CyanogenMod 7 For TouchPad Becomes More Functional (video)

If you are patiently waiting to be able to load Android on to your HP Touchpad you will be pleased to know the latest CyanogenMod 7.1.0 is now coming close to a working solution with more functionality being continually added all the time.

However even in this for it is still buggy and under development so be prepared this is not a fully working finished CyanogenMod for TouchPad, and their calling this one the “lower your expectations” edition for a reason.

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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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