Apple Wins EU Wide Ban On Samsung Galaxy S Series Smartphones

Apple has just chalked up a great win in their ongoing battle with Samsung by winning an injunction preventing Samsung to sell their Galaxy S Series smartphones within the EU. The new injunction has been granted by Rechtbank ‘s-Gravenhage, a Dutch court in the city of The Hague.

The court has issued a formally Europe-wide preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Ace smartphones. Following on from a similar injunction granted by a German court a couple of weeks ago.

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Steampunk Loft Apartment On Sale In Manhattan For $1.75 Million

If you are a big fan of Steampunk chic and have a few dollars spare you could become the proud owner of this amazingly detailed loft apartment in Manhattan NY. The owner has painstakingly added Steampunk gadgets around the whole apartment creating the perfect Steampunk abode. Now the current owner is now looking to move on and and has put the apartment complete with Steampunk furniture on the market for a cool $1,75 million.

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Windows Phone MarketPlace Now Accepting Mango App Submissions

This week the Windows Phone MarketPlace passed the 30,000 app milestone and opened up to accept Mango application submissions from developers. The opening of the MarketPlace doors for application submissions has happened on time and as Microsoft’s Windows Phone Marketplace Senior Director Todd Brix explained it would back in July.

Microsoft is hoping to have new applications submitted processed and ready to added to the MarketPlace within a couple of days. Just in time for the new wave of Mango phones  that are expected to launch very soon.

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Logitech Fold-Up Keyboard for iPad 2

If you are looking for a compact keyboard case for your iPad 2 you might be pleased to know that Logitech have unveiled a new portable fold-up QWERTY keyboard /case combination that unfolds automatically when you tilt your iPad in to an upright position.

The connection between keyboard and iPad 2 is provided via Bluetooth and Logitech say their new keyboard/case works seamlessly with Apple’s iPad 2 Smart Cover. To provide power for the Bluetooth connection, inside the keyboard is a rechargeable battery, that can be topped up via a USB connection.

Logitech Fold-Up Keyboard for iPad 2

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Sony NEX-5N Officially Launched (video)

As well as the Sony NEX-7 and A65 Sony has also officially launched their new NEX-5N. The Sony NEX-5N is a slightly less powerful camera than the NEX-7 but its magnesium-alloy body and features still make it a formidable camera.

The NEX-5N is equipped with a 16.1 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, with a new sensitivity range boosted to ISO 25600, using the and the same Bionz image processor as the NEX-7. Watch a video of the new cameras officially launched today by Sony after the jump.


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CineSkates Camera Sliders (video)

A new innovative project called has CineSkates has started its journey on the Kickstarter website looking to make the jump from concept to production. CineSkates are a unique design that allows you to add wheels to the legs of a GorillaPod Focus tripod.

Providing a new and unique way to keep your digital video stabilised when recording but also provide new ways to enhance your creativity. If the concept seems a little strange to you, watch the video after the jump to see the CineSkates Camera Sliders in action and how they can be used.

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Minecraft Meets TeamFortress 2 Creates “Team Fortcraft” (video)

There have been quite a few Minecraft meets.. videos created over the last few months, but this one combining Minecraft and the popular Team Fortress 2 game is worth a quick mention and a view. The Minecraft meets TF2 has been created by Haasth22 and shows a glimpse of what a mod may look like if it were to be created. I wonder if any wizzy developers will step up to the challenge?

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iPhone 5 Expected To Support Both GSM And CDMA Networks

The highly anticipated new Apple iPhone 5 is almost certainly expected to support both GSM And CDMA from a single phone according to new evidence. The dual-mode iPhone 5 has been rumoured before but now evidence has been discovered in the iPhones app usage log files.

An undisclosed  iOS developer has contacted and presented information and log files to the Tech Crunch website, supporting the dual-mode iPhone theory. The logs show data from a new Apple device, using the MNC/MCC codes from both Verizon and AT&T networks.


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RJ-45 Ethernet Keychain Wall Rack

If you have lots of keys you need to keep organised and in a safe place this fantastically unique geeky RJ-45 Ethernet keychain rack could be the perfect solution. Especially if you have a few unwanted old RJ-45 Ethernet sockets just sitting around, gathering dust.

Its been created by Instructables user harari and shows how a few Ethernet ports can be put to good use, together with some coloured Ethernet cable to help identify the keys even easier.

RJ-45 Ethernet Key Chain Wall Rack

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LG Scanner Mouse LSM-100 Announced

LG has today revealed an unique new mouse at the IFA 2011 that includes the functions of a scanner. The LG LSM-100 scanner mouse looks just like any other mouse on the market complete with mouse wheel and 5 buttons.

However under the exterior of this mouse lies a 300 dpi scanner. Simply press the scan button on the left side of the mouse and move the LSM-100 mouse over the document to be scanned. Once complete the mouse scanner with then save the scanned images as either a PNG, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PDF, XLS or DOC file.

LG Scanner Mouse LSM-100

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Twitter Gallery Feature Now Live

Twitter has launched its new Gallery feature which has been created to highlight the images users post throughout the Twitter site,  yFrog, TwitPic, Instagram and other image sharing services supported in Twitter’s details pane.

The Twitter Gallery feature automatically shows the 100 most recent images in your tweets in chronological order dating back to January 1st, 2010. Any images published before this date will not be shown. The new Twitter Gallery can be found within your Twitter Profile page.

Twitter Gallery

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ZyXEL Unveils $250 Dual-Band Wireless Router – NBG5715

If you are in the market for a new router or looking to upgrade to a wireless router with a few more features? If you are ZyXEL has just unveiled their new NBG5715 dual-band wireless router which is now available to purchase for $250, and well worth a look.

The slightly higher than average price brings with it transfer rates up to 450Mbps simultaneously on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Allowing you to separate out your network onto different bands making sure the bandwidth and speed are always where you need them the most.


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