Dell To Partner With Baidu On Tablets And Smartphones

Baidu is China’s most popular search engine, and yesterday they announced that they will be launching their own mobile OS called Yi OS, and now it looks like the will be teaming up with hardware maker Dell for a range of smartphones and tablets.

There are no details as yet on exactly what Dell will be producing in terms of new smartphones and tablets running the Yi OS, although Dell mentioned the Dell streak in a recent interview with Reuters.

Baidu Yi OSContinue Reading…

Game Stops Selling Used RROD Prone Xbox 360s

European game retailer and no doubt winner of many a Concise Retailer Name award Game has apparently taken to removing consoles from shelves. To be fair though, only 20 GB and non-HDMI Xbox 360s are getting the boot and a fair portion of those things shouldn’t have seen the light of retail to begin with. In fact, we applaud the initiative and we would have applauded it even more had they announced it the day they decided to sell used Xbox 360s in the first place.

Continue Reading…

Advertisement

PS3 And Xbox 360 Combined to Create The Ultimate Console

If you can never decide which console to play or take with you, Reddit reader “timofiend” has solved the problem for you creating the ultimate gaming console that combines both a PS3 and a Xbox 360 in one. Enabling you to play both at the same time.

Timofiend has used a new XBox 360 Slim and a normal 80 GB PS3 and combined the two within a PC case creating an awesome gaming mod, complete with temperature monitoring gauges. Check out the gallery after the jump to see inside.

PS3 Xbox 360

Continue Reading…

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S Lands In The UK 26th September For £349.99

Last week Sony Ericsson announced a new version of the Xperia Arc smartphone, the Xperia Arc S, and now it looks like it will be available here in the UK from the 26th of September.

Mobile retailer Clove has announced that they will start selling the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S for £349.99 on the 26th of September, and it will be available in two colors, Pure White and Midnight Blue.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc SContinue Reading…

Screenshots Of Android Honeycomb On HTC Flyer

Earlier today we told you about the leaked ROM of Android Honeycomb for HTC’s Flyer tablet that had appeared online over the weekend, now we get our first look at some screenshots of Android Honeycomb on the Flyer, as well as a look at the Honeycomb UI.

The picture below shows Android Honeycomb with the latest version of HTC Sense UI for the HTC Flyer, and it looks similar to the UI for that of the new HTC Jestream tablet.

Screenshots Of Android Honeycomb On HTC FlyerContinue Reading…

World Smallest Electric Motor Is Made From A Single Molecule

Researchers from the Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts have created the worlds smallest electric motor which is made from just a single molecule and measures an amazing a billionth of a metre, or just one nanometer across.

The team led by associate professor of chemistry Charles Sykes were able to move a single butyl methyl sulfide molecule back and forth using a scanning tunnelling microscope and dropping the temperature of the molecule down to 5 Kelvin or 450F to be able to count the rotations of the molecule.

World Smallest Electric Motor

Continue Reading…

Lucasfilm’s New Sandcrawler Offices In Singapore (Pictures)

Lucasfilm are building some new offices in Singapore, and they have now revealed some renderings of what the new office building will look like, and as you can see from the photos below it looks like a Sandcrawler for the Star Wars movies from certain angles.

The new Lucasfilm office building will feature a 100 seat theater and start of the art digital production facilities, and it was designed by Architects, Aedas.

Lucasfilm Sandcrawler BuildingContinue Reading…

Call of Duty Elite Price Announced

At the Call of Duty XP event this weekend Activision announced pricing for its new premium Call of Duty Elite service which is currently in beta testing and will be launched very shortly.

Premium membership grants you access to all of Modern Warfare 3′s map packs early, together with the opportunity to team up with other players to win real-life prizes in organised competitions and events. Members will also have access to a Activision’s Elite TV service that will present a variety of video features, including in-game strategies and more.

Call of Duty Elite

Continue Reading…

PlayStation 4 Coming Within 18 Months?

We know both Sony and Microsoft are working on their next generation consoles, although we have no idea when either company intends to launch their new games consoles.

Now, according to a recent report, Sony may end up launching the new PlayStation 4 within the next 18 months, although Sony have yet to confirm this as yet.

PlayStation 4 Continue Reading…