Samsung Focus S And Focus Flash Land On AT&T 6th November

AT&T has announced that its latest Windows Phone 7 smartphones will be available on its network from the 6th of November, the Samsung Focus S and the Samsung Focus Flash, both devices will come with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.

The Samsung Focus S will retail for $199.99 when you sign up to a new two year contract with AT&T and the Samsung Focus Flash will retail for $49.99 when you sign up to a new contract with AT&T.

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Verizon In Store Advert Shows HTC Rezound Ahead Of Official Announcement

We are expecting HTC and Verizon to officially announce the new HTC Rezound at a press event on the 3rd of November, later this week, and now it would appear that Verizon may have already started advertising the device in their stores ahead of the official launch.

We are expecting the HTC Rezound to come with a 4.3 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and a dual core 1.5GHz processor, plus an 8 megapixel camera and a 2 megapixel camera up front.

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Team Fortress 2 : Third Annual Scream Fortress Very Scary Halloween Special

If you enjoy a good game of Team Fortress 2 then you might like to join in the Halloween festivities with the Third Annual Scream Fortress Very Scary Halloween Special which has been put together by Valve. The new special includes a Halloween map, 2 new achievements, secret loot, Halloween costumes for each class together with a new boss and will run until November 6th.

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YouTube Announces 100 New Original Content Channels

This week it has been announced that Google is close to unveiling an additional 100 new online channels within its YouTube service. The new channels will provide exclusive and original content from a host of celebrities and media outlets, and follows on from Google’s announcement earlier this year to invest $100 million (£62.6 million) in original content.

The new channels will include content that appeals to all tastes and interests say Google and will include the likes of the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, TED, the Livestrong foundation and Red Bull. Together with celebrities such as Tony Hawke, Jay-Z, Aston Kutcher, Madonna,and Shquille O’Neal to name a few.


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Apple Buys Mapping Company C3 Technologies (Video)

We have been hearing rumors for a while that Apple has been looking to replace the built in Google Maps feature on their iOS devices with an mapping solution of their own, this should come as no surprise considering the competition between the two companies in the mobile market.

Now according to a recent report, Apple has purchased a company called C3 Technologies, which specialize in 3D mapping software, making it the second mapping company acquired by Apple.

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Edelkrone Pocket DSLR Stabilisation Rig Unveiled (video)

Edelkrone have unveiled their new pocket DSLR camera stabilisation rig which has been designed to help provide more stability for mobile photographers who would prefer not to be hindered by a traditional tripod.

The Edelkrone Pocket DSLR Stabilisation Rig folds out and connects to the bottom of your camera using the tripod attachment, and has been specifically designed to help you keep movement to a minimum when you are filming video using your DSLR camera.

Watch a video after the break to see the Edelkrone Pocket DSLR Stabilisation Rig in action and how quickly it can be collapsed and deployed to help stabilise your video footage.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Hits The UK November 3rd

Last week we heard that Samsung would start selling the new Samsung Galaxy Note here in the UK on the 17th of November, now Samsung has changed the launch date and the Galaxy Note will be available in the UK from the 3rd of November.

The Samsung Galaxy Note comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and massive 5.3 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 1.4GHz processor.

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Google Street View Goes Indoors

It has been unveiled this week that Google has been trialling its Google Street View technology indoors expanding on its Google Art Project. With the aim of allowing users of Google Street maps to be able to view the interiors of buildings and businesses.

The new service for businesses will allow customers to see the interior of their premises and is currently being offered by Google on a voluntary basis and is currently only on trial at the moment. 360 degree fisheye lenses are being used to create views of the selected businesses which are then being added to Google maps.

It’s also been rumoured that big brand names will be left out of the trials, with Google opting for smaller businesses, hotels, restaurants and gymnasiums to test out their new indoor Street View technology.

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Amazon Signs New Content Deals For Kindle Fire Tablet

Amazon’s new Kindle Fire Android tablet will go on sale in the US on the 7th of November for $199, and it looks like Amazon will have a range of new content available on their new Android tablet at launch.

Amazon has announced that they have signed content deals with Disney-ABC Television, which will bring popular shows like Lost and Greys Anatomy, as well as many more shows to the Kindle Fire tablet and also Amazon prime customers.

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Magician Uses iPad For Halloween Show (Video)

We have already seen a cool Halloween costume earlier today which was made using two iPad 2’s and used Apple’s FaceTime, and now we have a cool Halloween magic show using the iPad.

The video below shows Magician Simon Pierro using an iPad 2 in a Halloween magic routine, with a mix of magic and technology to produce a fun magic show.

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Nook Color 2 Launching On 7th November?

We have been hearing rumors for a while that Barnes and Noble are getting ready to launch a new Nook Color, and now according to a recent report, they may launch the Nook Color 2 on the 7th of November.

The date is significant, because that is the date that Amazon will launch the Kindle Fire tablet in the US. so obviously Barnes and Noble would be looking to compete with the new Kindle Fire tablet.

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Apple Testing Ultra Thin MacBook Pro?

Apple recently updated its MacBook Pro range adding in some new processors, although there were no external cosmetic changes to the MacBook Pro design, but now according to a recent report Apple may have a new MacBook Pro in the works.

According the guys over at Macotakara, Apple is testing out a new ultra thin LCD display for a new 15 in MacBook, which could either be a new 15 inch MacBook Air, or a much thinner MacBook Pro.

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