Just 50 Percent Of iPhone’s Are Synced With iTunes

According to a recent report by One FPS, just 50 percent of all iPhone’s that have been brought into the Genius bars at Apple stores have been backed up and synced with iTunes.

This seems like a really high figure, and would mean that half of iPhone users don’t have their iPhone data backed up, opf course the users had to connect their iPhone to iTunes when they got it to activate it, but it is surprising that so many would not connect it again to back up their data.

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Toshiba Unveils New Satellite P700 Laptop

Toshiba has unveiled their new Toshiba Satellite P700 laptops which has now been added to their Satellite range and will be replacing the the Satellite A660 and M640 lines. The new P700 has been designed for gaming and multimedia and will even support 3D-gaming.

Its available in three screen sizes : 14″, 15″ or 17″  and is powered by either an AMD A6-3400M processor with discrete Radeon graphics or Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 CPUs and optional Nvidia GeForce GT 540M graphics with Optimus.

Its also equipped with Harman/kardon speakers to provide a more rounded multimedia and gaming experience, together with Dolby and Waves audio, USB 3.0, and optional Blu-ray/Intel Wireless Display/WiMA.

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HP Working On webOS NFC Tablets And Smartphones

Google have already started testing out their new NFC payment service for smartphones, and we have also heard rumors that Apple is working on their own NFC payments for future iOS devices.

Now it seems that HP is developing tablets and smartphones that will feature NFC technology and the ability to make mobile payments, and webOS developers will be able to build apps and services around HP’s NFC technology.

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Logitech HD Webcam C615 Announced

Logitech has added another web camera to its range with the launch of the Logitech HD Webcam C615, which features a simple fold and go design, that makes it easy to carry the C615 around with you to use with your notebook.

Other features on the Logitech HD Webcam C615 include a full 360 degree rotation, and a tripod base plus a USB cable extender, it is capable of HD video in 720p, and is compatible with Skype, FaceTime for Mac and Logitech’s own video calling software.

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Unlocked iPhone 4 Now Available In The US For $649

Yesterday we heard a rumor that Apple would start selling an unlocked iPhone 4 in the US, and after checking the Apple store online, you can now purchase an unlocked iPhone 4 in the US.

Both the 16GB and 32GB models of the iPhone 4 are available unlocked, and also available in both black and white, price wise the 16GB iPhone 4 will set you back $649.99 whilst the 32GB iPhone 4 will set you back $749.00.

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Nintendo Sells 1 Million 3DS Units In Japan

We have been hearing reports that the Nintendo 3DS isn’t as popular as the company had hoped, although it seems it is still popular amongst Nintendo fans, as Nintendo has announced that they have sold a total of 1 million 3DS consoles in Japan.

It took Nintendo a total of 13 weeks to reach the 1 million 3DS consoles sold, this compares to just four weeks for the original Nintendo DS console, and the original Sony PSP took just 7 weeks to reach the 1 million mark.

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Apple And Nokia Reach Agreement Over Patents

Both Apple and Nokia have been suing each other over alleged patent infringements over the last year, and now it seems that the two companies have come to an agreement which puts and end to the various lawsuit.

According to 9 to 5 Mac, Apple has paid Nokia a one off payment and they will also pay Nokia royalties for use of the Nokia patents, Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop, had the following to say about the agreement.

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Bioware Considers Kinect New Mass Effect 3 Platform

Bioware honestly thinks that I’m going to sit in my living room and yell commands at my console while playing Mass Effect 3′s single player campaign. And, honestly, that wouldn’t be so bad if they acknowledged it as a gimmick and just something they’d like to try. We’ve seen a bit of what they plan to do with Kinect and maybe it could work to some extent. But they seem like they’re taking the thing a bit too seriously.

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Bethesda’s Brink Site Hacked As Well

We’re well aware you’re probably allergic to hackers by now and well past caring what game company has borne their wrath this week. We are too, but just in case you’re a Brink player, we wanted to give you a quick a heads up that you may want to change your Xbox Live password, since Bethesda’s Brink site was hit by Lulz Security over the weekend. They made off with some user information, you know, the usual.

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Spanish Police DDoS-Attacked After Sony Hack Arrests

In the wake of three arrests by the Spanish Police in connection with several attacks on Sony websites, as well as some bank and government websites, but not the PSN outage itself, Anonymous has responded by taking down the Spanish Police website for an hour. The so-called “hacktivist” group has also issued a statement in connection with the DDoD attack.

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Nintendo Wii U Power On Par With PS3 & Xbox 360?

At least that’s the takeaway from a Ubisoft round table where senior technical architect Marc Parenteau talked about the process of porting Assassin’s Creed Revelations to Nintendo’s new console. Hell, it sounds to us like the Wii U might even be a bit better than the geezers we have puttering around the industry right now.

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DIY ISS Notify Lamp Glows When The ISS Is Overhead

Of course, when the ISS really is overhead, you won’t see it by looking out your window. Except if you’re packing a telescope that is. Anyway, there’s this aerospace enthusiast and all around coder genius Nathan who built himself a specially programmed lamp that illuminates his desk with glowing light every time the ISS is orbiting up in the night sky.

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