Sony PS Vita 3G Hits The UK February 22nd

UK mobile phone carrier Vodafone has announced that the Sony PS Vita 3G will be available in the UK from the 22nd of February, and it will retail for £279 and comes with a 4GB memory card and a pre-paid SIM card.

Vodafone will be offering an initial £5 top up on the SIM card which will give you 250MB of data that lasts for 30 days, and it will also come with WipeOut 2048.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds Camera Announced

Olympus has unveiled their latest Micro Four Thirds camera, the Olympus OM-D E-M5, and this new camera takes its design inspiration from the classic Olympus OM line of compact 35mm SLR’s from the 70’s.

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 features a 16.1 megapixel Live MOS Sensor and TruPic VI image processing engine, it also features a high resolution electronic viewfinder, and a FAST AF, plus new 3D AF tracking.

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Pentax Optio WG-2 And WG-2 GPS Rugged Cameras Unveiled

Pentax has unveiled its new line of “lifeproof” cameras, the Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS this week. Which have built on the success of the rugged Pentax WG-1. The new cameras mark the thirteenth generation of rugged “adverture-proof” compact digital cameras, Pentax has launched, and they will be available in red, white, black, and orange.

On the outside the new Pentax WG-2 may not look hugely different to its predecessor, but many of the changes have taken place inside. Which now includes a back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with a 16 megapixel resolution.

Pentax Optio WG-2

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Olympus SZ-31MR iHS, 24 x Wide Angle Optical Zoom, 16 Megapixel Camera Unveiled

Olympus has today announced the launch of its new Olympus SZ-31MR iHS camera, which is equipped with a 24 x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom Lens, 25-600 mm zoom equivalent in 35-mm format, and 16 megapixel sensor. Which allows it to simultaneously capture 1080p HD Video and 16-Megapixel still images without missing a frame.

Olympus’s new iHS technology has been designed to provide consistently sharp and vivid images in any situation. iHS reduces picture noise and enhances resolution and colour gradation despite fast-moving subjects, night scenes and other tricky to capture shots.

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Microsoft Launches OneNote For Android

Microsoft OneNote has been available on Apple’s iOS and Microsoft’s own Windows Phone platform and now the company has announced the launch of OneNote for android.

One Note for Android is compatible with devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and above, and the applications is available as a free download.

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TouchPad Android Kernel Source Code Released By HP

When HP originally launched their TouchPad tablet device it was never meant to be shipped running Android, but HP’s own HP webOS 3.0 operating system. Unfortunately though a number of TouchPad tablets were originally sold running a version of Android, which was thought to have been installed on the tablets for testing purposes. Then when HP went into firesale mode with their TouchPad tablets, selling them off for as little $99. Many modders picked one or more up to load Android on to it.

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Logitech Touch Mouse M600 Unveiled

Logitech has this week launched a new style of mouse which follows in the same vein of Apple’s Magic mouse, in that it has no buttons just a smooth surface to use to click and swipe your way around. The Logitech Touch Mouse M600 has been designed to enable you to scroll, swipe and click wherever your fingertips may be resting on the mouse surface.

The new Logitech Touch Mouse M600 comes supplied with Logitech Flow Scroll software that enables you to have fluid scrolling whilst browsing, by simply sliding your finger along the touch surface. Todd Walker, brand manager for Logitech explains:

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Google Announces Chrome Beta For Android (Video)

Google’s Chrome browser has become extremely popular since it was launched back in 2008, and now Google has announced that they are bringing Chrome to their Android platform in the form of Chrome beta.

Chrome beta is compatible with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and works with all versions above Android 4.0 and it is compatible with both smartphones and tablets.

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Motorola Goes After Microsoft For Patents On Xbox 360 And Windows 7

Yesterday we heard that Motorola wanted 2.5 percent of all iPhone sales from Apple, the information was revealed after Motorola obtained an injunction of sales of 3G enabled devices from Apple in Germany, although the devices were back on sale the same day after Apple appealed the decision.

Now it seem Motorola has another target, Microsoft, as they are seeking to obtain 2.25 percent of sales on certain Microsoft products, and the products in question are the Xbox 360, Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Window Media Player, which Motorola claims infringe on two of their patents.

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LG Optimus Vu 5 Inch Android Smartphone Teased (Video)

It looks like LG is about to launch a new smartphone with a 5 inch display, the LG Optimus Vu, which along with the 5 inch multi-touch display will come with a 5.3 aspect ratio.

LG has released a video teaser of the Optimus Vu, which you can see below, and we will probably see the device unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2012 later this month.

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RIM Showcases PlayBook 2.0 Features

RIM has been pushing hard for its PlayBook to gain a market share in the tablet world, even slashing its prices to put its tablet into the hands of many users.  RIM is also banking on a list of new features on its major software update to attract many people.  It gave a glimpse of what the new PlayBook 2.0 can do at DevCon Europe.

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