Facebook Enables Facial Recognition ‘Tag Suggestions’

Facebook has today turned on its new facial recognition tagging feature “Tag Suggestions”, which is now enabled by default worldwide. Facebook has been testing its new “Tag Suggestions” feature in the US since last December, and today has rolled out the new feature to the social network’s 600 million users worldwide without notice.

The new feature now means that whenever Facebook offers you the chance to tag groups of your friends within an album, it will now use its facial recognition technology to group similar faces together and automatically suggest friends you should tag them with.

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Music Beta By Google Appears In Europe

When Google announced Music Beta by Google last month, the service was only available in the US at launch and there we no details on when it would be available in the UK and Europe.

Now according to the guys over at Euro Droid, it appears that Music Beta by Google has started to be released in the UK and Europe, with a number of Android device owners reporting that the service is now available for certain devices.

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Google Launches Stable Chrome 12 Browser

Google has just announced the latest stable version of its Chrome 12 browser is now available to download and brings with its enhancements to Chromes privacy, security and graphic performance, with the added benefit of being able to search for Chrome Apps directly from the address bar.

Within the security side of the new Chrome 12 browser, Google has added a handy malware detection that looks for malicious code within files downloaded by Chrome. Google has created the protection to check for malicious code within downloaded files without needing to know the source URL or file name, helping to keep your system extra safe.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Now Available To Pre-order

If you have been waiting to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the wait is almost over as it is new available to pre-order in the US from Best Buy, and they have also started selling the latest Galaxy Tab in their store in New York from today.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will start shipping in the 17th of June, and it will come with Android 3.1 Honeycomb, there are two models available a 16GB model which costs $499 and a 32GB model which costs $599.

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Snapseed iPad App Brings A Touch Of Professional Photo Editing To The iPad

The iTunes app store already has a wide range of photo editing applications to choose from, but the new Snapseed application designed for Apple’s iPad is hoping to bring a more professional edge to the category.

The new Snapseed image-editing application created by Nik claims to make ‘any photograph extraordinary’ enabling you to enhance your photos with just one tap.

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Samsung Chromebook Gets Taken Apart

The Samsung Chromebook is one of the first new notebooks that will ship with Google’s Chrome OS, we know what software it is running and its hardware specifications , but the guys over at iFixit decided to take it apart.

The Samsung Chromebook features a 12.1 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, there is also a 16GB solid state drive (SSD) and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 processor, have a look  at the teardown photos below.

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Twitter Launches New URL Shortening Service

Twitter is continuing to add features to its service which have previously been served by third party companies, the other day Twitter announced their own photo sharing service and now the company has launched its own URL shortening service.

What makes Twitter;s URL shortening service different from the range of third party services available, is it is actually built in to twitter, if you paste a link into the Tweet box on Twitter.com, the URL will automatically be shortened.

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Acer Announces Aspire Ethos Notebooks With Removable Touchpad

Acer has added two new notebooks to its ranger with the launch of the Acer Aspire Ethos 8915G and the Aspire Ethos 591G, and what makes them interesting is that they come with a removable touchpad.

The Acer Aspire Ethos 8915G features an 18.4 inch notebook, whilst the Aspire Ethos 591G is a 15.6 inch notebook, and both models are available with a range of Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors.

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Hack Lets Anyone Upgrade Their iPhone To iOS 5 Today

Apple released the iOS 5 SDK for developers the other day, and now it seems that a young iOS developer has discovered a way to install iOS 5 on your iPhone without the need for a developer account.

Mert Erdir, has found a way to install and activate iOS 5 on your iPhone 4 without the need for a full developer account, and all you need to do is follow a set of apparently simple instructions.

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