Each iPhone 4S Costs Apple $203 To Make, Says Report

A report has been compiled by the UBM research firm revealing the estimated cost to make a new iPhone 4S costs Apple approximately $200. UBM has analysed the overall cost history and the breakdown of each major component within the new iPhone 4S, an estimated a cost of $203 for each 32GB model produced.

Which puts it in around the same range as last years iPhone 4. Apple is selling their new 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB iPhone 4S models for $649, $749, and $849, respectively.

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Microsoft Planning Universal Gaming Portal?

Microsoft may have some big plans for its Xbox gaming service in the future according to a recent report, Microsoft is planning a universal gaming portal that would let you play your purchased games on a number of devices.

According to the report, if you purchase a game for one platform, say the Xbox 360, you would also be able to play the game on your PC or Windows Phone 7 smartphone, without having to buy another copy of the game for each device.

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Miramax Considering Partnership With Google TV And YouTube

This week the film distributor Miramax’s CEO Mike Lang has revealed that the company would like start a content partnership going with Google’s YouTube and Google TV.

During an interview with New Media Age at the MIPCOM conference in Cannes, Lang explained that Miramax is aiming to expand its digital distribution content partners and hopes to include Google TV and YouTube within its partnerships.

Miramax is well known for its films such as Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, The English Patient and My Left Foot along, together with cult hits like Amelie and Chocolat.

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Blizzard Unveils Diablo 3 Weapons & Equipment

If you are looking forward to playing the new Diablo 3 game when it launches next year you might be interested to know that Blizzard have now unveiled the equipment and weapons that will be available to classes within the game. Including some very tasty statistics and DPS scores. However the list doesn’t show the statistics they will produce once you have crafted and modified them. Enjoy!

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Rdio Launches Ad Free On Demand Music Streaming

The guys over at Rdio just dropped us an email to let us know about the launch of their free, on demand music service offering with no ads, which the company said will redefine the digital music pace.

Users of the new service will be able to stream full music tracks on demand, see and hear what their friends are listening too, and share their favourite tunes on Twitter and Facebook.

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Pandigital SuperNova Android Tablet Announced

Pandigital has announced their latest Android tablet, the Pandigital SuperNova which comes with an 8 inch touchscreen display and features a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels.

The Pandigital SuperNova will come with Android Gingerbread and features a single core 1GHz processor, and 4GB of built in storage plus a microSD card slot.

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Garmin Forerunner 910XT Sport Watch Targets Hardcore Swimmers And Triathletes (video)

Garmin has unveiled a new sports watch the Garmin Forerunner 910XT which has been designed with hardcore swimmers and triathletes in mind. The Garmin Forerunner 910XT watch is the only all-in-one GPS-enabled device that is able to provides detailed swim metrics and tracks distance, speed/pace, elevation and heart rate for running and cycling in one device.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Google Nexus Prime) Specifications Revealed

Samsung and Google are expected to show off their first Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone next week, we have already seen a teaser video on the Samsung Google Nexus Prime, and now according to the BGR we have the full specifications for the device.

According the the BGR the Samsung Google Nexus Prime will be called the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and it will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and will feature a 1 4.65 inch Super AMOLED HD Display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and it will feature a curved glass display.

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Apple’s iPod Nano 7th Generation Teardown

The team over at iFixit have already been busy on Apple’s latest 7th generation iPod Nano to which they have already applied their tools to see what makes the new Nano tick.

As expected there are no screws to access the case of the Nano but iFixit had little trouble opening it up to reveal a few of the same components as with the 6th iPod Nano such as the same 240×240 pixel  touchscreen display. However a few things did require a little more effort than others dude to the amount of glue holding components in place.

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SMELLIT Aroma System Brings Smells To Your Movies And Games

Smell-a-vision is not a new concept but now Olf-action are hoping to enhance your movies and gaming experience with a new aroma device called SMELLIT. Its been designed to provide a four dimension to your gaming and movies by providing a range of smells to compliment your experience as you watch or play.

Olf-action has already designed and constructed a similar smell-synchronisation device for use in movie theaters called Odoravision, so there is a good chance that the SMELLIT system might actually make the jump from concept to production some time soon.

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