2011 MacBook Pro’s (Full Specifications)

The new 2011 range of Apple’s MacBook Pro’s are now official, so we thought we would take a look at the full specifications of the new MacBook Pro’s to see how the compare to last years models.

There are quite a few changes from the previous versions of the MacBook Pro, with two separate 13 inch models available, two 15 inch models and one 17 inch model.

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Apple Releases Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview

Its been a busy day for Apple today with them unveiling their new 2011 MacBook Pro machines together with FaceTime 1.0 and now releasing a developer preview of their new Mac OS X Lion operating system.

Apple say in their press release that the new Mac OS X Lion takes the best ideas from iPad and brings them back to the Mac. With it featuring Mission Control, an innovative new view of everything running on your Mac; Launchpad, a new home for all your Mac apps, together with full screen apps that use the entire Mac display and new Multi-Touch gestures.

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FaceTime for Mac 1.0 Arrives At The Apple App Store

Apple has today added FaceTime 1.0 for Mac to its App Store, allowing you to now make voice calls vis just one click to iPhone’s, iPod or other Mac machines.

Once installed you will be able to make high definition calls at 720p on supported Intel-based Macs, with both incoming and outgoing video calls supported. The user interface is identical to the beta release, with registration via a user’s Apple ID and then a simple list of contacts to choose from.

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2011 MacBook Pro’s Get Official

Apple has officially announced its new range of MacBook Pro’s, and the new models come with next generation processor and graphics as well as high speed Thunderbolt I/O Technology, plus a FaceTime HD Camera.

The new 2011 MacBook Pro’s come with the latest Intel dual core and quad core processors, and prices start a $1,199 for the new 13 inch MacBook Pro, which comes with an Intel Core i5 dual core processor or an Intel Core i7 dual core processor up to 2.7 GHz and also features Intel HD Graphics 3000.

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SlingPlayer Mobile iPhone, iPad App Updated With Video Out

Slingplayer have updated their mobile app for the iPhone and iPad today adding support for video out over component cables in high quality mode. Now allowing you to beam your favourite viewing on to a big screen rather than having to view it on your mobile device.

There have also been a number of other new updates in this release including unspecified bug fixes. However early reviews of the new update look to have a few gremlins of their own with users complaining of not being able to change channels

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Microsoft Launches New Lifecam HD-3000 Web Camera

Microsoft have just added a new web camera to their range named the Lifecam HD-3000 equipped with a 720p HD sensor and TrueColor technology for improved  image replication.

Its been designed with social networking in mind and has been optimised to be compatible with most instant messaging services including Yahoo! Messenger, and Windows Live Messenger and of course, Skype together with AOL.

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LG Optimus Pad Available To Pre-order 15th March In Japan

It looks like the new LG Optmius Pad will be available to pre-order in Japan from the 15th of March, and it will be available in Japan through NTT DOCOMO, and it will come with a range of apps pre-loaded aimed at the Japanese market.

The LG Optimus Pad features an 8.9 inch display and will come with Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb, processing is provided by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

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Devolo Unveils Worlds First USB Powerline Extender

Today Devolo has unveiled the worlds very first dLAN 200 AV USB powerline extender that allows you to connect USB devices through your home or officies power sockets.

Previously it was only possible to send ethernet connections through power sockets but innovative Devolo has been able to create a device capable of sending USB connection up to 300 meters. The dLAN 200 AV USB Extender now save you the expenses and hassle of laying cabling to reach devices located in other rooms.

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2011 MacBook Pro’s, Full Specifications Leaked

Update 13:54 GMT

Apple has now officially announced the 2011 MacBook pro’s, full details at the link below.

2011 MacBook Pro’s Get Official

2011 MacBook Pro’s (Full Specifications)

Yesterday we saw the specifications on the new 13 inch MacBook Pro, and whilst the Apple Store is currently down, and we are waiting for Apple to announce the new MacBook Pro’s it looks like the full specifications have been leaked.

The guys over at 9 to 5 Mac have managed to get their hands on the specifications and it looks like there will be two 13 inch, two 15 inch and one 17 inch models, you can see the full specifications, including model numbers below.

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Total War Shogun 2 Launch Trailer (video)

With the immanent release of the sixth title in the Total War series Total War Shogun 2. Sega has released a new launch trailer to wet your appetite, ready for the arrival of Total War: Shogun 2 on March 15, 2011.

Total War Shogun 2 returns to feudal Japan 10 years after the events of the original Shogun: Total War. New features within the game include seasonal warefare on the battlefield for the first time.  The 4 season system now affects the battlefield conditions and promises to add the tactical depth of seasonal warfare. Watch a video of the new game after the jump.

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Gmail Android App Gets Updated

Google has updated its Gmail Android app, and the latest version of the Gmail app for android brings some bug fixes and also some new features.

The updated Gmail app for Android brings text copying to Gingerbread users, and label color syncing for all versions of Android.

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