Motorola Photon 4G Hits Sprint July 31st

Some of our reader will remember the new Motorola Photon 4G that was announced back in June, when the Photon 4G was announced we were told it would be available on Sprint some time in quarter three.

Sprint has now confirmed an official launch date for the Motorola Photon 4G, and it will be available in the US from the 31st of July 2011, and will cost $200 when you sign up to a new two year contract with Sprint.

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Apple Increases UK And International App Store Prices

Apple has increased the prices of its iOS App store in the UK, previously the minimum price of an application was £0.59, this has now been increased to £0.69, this compares to the US pricing of $0.99 as the minimum price of an application.

The new £0.69 price works out at $1.11 based on today’s exchange rate and we suspect UK iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch customers will be less than pleased about this recent change.

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Twitter For Android Gets Updated

Twitter has updated the official Twitter App for Android, and the latest version comes with a range of new features, which include update home screen widgets, plus a wide range of bug fixes.

The major new feature in Twitter for Android is push notifications, which will let you instantly receive Twitter updates on your Android smartphone, and you can choose to receive direct message updates and @mention updates.

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iPhone 5 To Launch 16th of August?

We are expecting Apple to announce the iPhone 5 in September, but now it seems that it may actually launch a little earlier than we had thought, according to the guys over at CNET UK.

The guys from CNET have spotted a job listing for Apple in the UK, and the job listing is looking for ‘full time iPhone sales staff’, who will work for the company from the 16th of August 2011 to the 29th of August 2011.

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Spotify Launches In The US Today

We have been hearing rumors over the last few weeks that Spotify was getting ready to launch in the US, we just got an email from Spotify to let us know that their music streaming service will officially launch in the US from today, Thursday the 14th of July.

Spotify didn’t give us any details on the US version of their music streaming service, so we have no details on how much it will cost, and whether a free version will be available, you can see the full details we received below.

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New Android Market App Available For Download Now

We’re pretty sure you’re the impatient type. After all, it’s the only reason you’re reading this right here instead of patiently waiting for your copy of Mobile Devices Bi-Monthly to pop up in your mailbox. Fortunately, the Internet has a way of rewarding the impatient, in this case with early access to that swanky new Android Market we keep hearing so much about.

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PayPal Updating Android App With NFC

If you enjoy fields, communication and um, nearness, not to mention methods of payment for goods or services so convenient you didn’t even know you needed them, PayPal would like a word. iPhone users need not apply, this is strictly pastry OS only, as is the wont of NFC.

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THQ: Apple & Google Part Of Next Gen With Sony & Nintendo

We have to admit we were still harboring a sliver of hope that this whole Angry Birds dollar-game craze would blow over and the market could at one point get down to making some serious, thoughtful and fleshed out  mobile gaming experiences. And while these are slowly trickling out, they are still very much the exception instead of the norm. THQ boss Brian Farrell filled us in on the reason and lets us in on his vision of gaming’s next gen.

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Modern Warfare 3 Tested By Glitchers

While some game companies are outsourcing QA to the cheapest backwater they can find, Infinity Ward is apparently flying in career glitchers and exploiters to help with this year’s money printer, Modern Warfare 3. “mapMonkeys are a community of gamers who have become infatuated with discovering and sharing glitches, exploits, tricks, and strategies found in the video games they play,” in their own words.

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Panasonic Toughbook H2 Rugged Tablet Computer Debuts

If you are in a business where you are out in the field working all the time or manage field workers that need a computer that is rugged and easy to use when standing up the new Panasonic Toughbook H2 tablet might be perfect. The machine is a rugged tablet PC that runs Windows for the operating system. The machine has an Intel Core i5-2557M vPro processor running at 1.7GHz.

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Wish Fulfilling Girl Gamer Necklaces Selling For Cheap

Okay, not ‘cheap’ but affordable. So over at Etsy, fount of many wonders, is a small outfit called Deadly Pretty Designs. What they specialize in are necklaces bearing gaming icons, like Lara Croft for example. Wouldn’t you want Lara Croft hanging around your neck? To be honest, dear old Lara is too blingy for our tastes, but the game controller themed items are to die for, dahling.

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