Google Puts Nexus S Android Ice Cream Sandwich Update On Hold

We recently heard that Google had started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Google Nexus S, although it would appear that the update has now been paused.

According to a recent report, Google has paused the update for the Nexus S after a number of users reported battery issues on the device after receiving the update, although this has yet to be confirmed by Google.

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Super Talent Storage Pod Mini USB 3.0 SSD Announced

Super Talent has announced another portable storage solution, the Super Talent Storage Pod, which is a mini portable solid state drive, with a USB 3.0 connection.

The Storage Pod features a SandForce SSD processor and it comes with speeds of up to 260MB/s, and it features an anodized aluminum casing and it is about the same size as a 2.5 inch drive.

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DenGyo Rectenna Creates Energy From Unused Microwaves

Dengyo has unveiled a new device they have created to harvest microwave oven or industrial microwave heating machine electromagnetic energy which is discarded during the heating process and normally wasted. Once harvested by the little box the microwaves are then converted into energy.

The small device is capable of recovering up to 100 watts of power, if its located within a microwave. Around 10% of the energy used to power a normal microwave oven.

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Motorola Droid 4 Coming December 22nd?

It looks like Verizon and Motorola’s latest Android smartphone, the Droid 4 will launch this month, according to the guys over at Droid Life, the Motorola Droid 4 is expected to go on sale tomorrow, the 22nd of December.

The Droid 4 will come with a 4 inch qHD touchscreen display and it is powered by a dual core 1.2GHz processor and also comes with 1GB of RAM, plus Android Gingerbread.

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Windows Phone Tango To Debut At CES 2012?

It looks like Microsoft will be showing off the latest version of their smartphone OS, Windows Phone Tango, at CES 2012 in January, which would tie in with Nokia’s recent announcement that they are holding a Windows Phone event at CES.

Windows Phone Tango is expected to bring a range of new features to Windows Phone devices, which include support for LTE, and also support for smaller devices with smaller displays.

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Asus ET2700 All-in-one 10 Finger Multitouch PC Launched

Asus has this week launched their new Asus ET2700 all-in-one PC system, that was first unveiled back in CeBIT in March. The new Asus ET2700 is different to most all-in-one PCs as its display supports 10 finger multitouch control.

The Asus ET2700 is powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 CPUs, supported by 4-8 GB of DDR3 memory @ 1333 MHz, to suit your budget. Graphics for the system will be provided by Intel HD Graphics, but it doesn’t look as though there will be any ATi or Nvidia options to choose from.

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theKube2, Unveiled As Worlds Smallest Touch MP3 Player

A new MP3 player named theKube2 has been unveiled this week which is being marketed as being the worlds smallest touch MP3 player by its creators Bluetree Electronics.

theKube2 is constructed out of aluminium and is equipped with an internal lithium-polymer battery that provides it with enough juice to run for up to six hours.


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LG Prada 3.0 To Hit The UK In February

LG and Prada recently announced their latest Android smartphone, the LG Prada 3.0, and now it looks like this new Android handset will be available in the UK in February of 2012.

UK mobile retailer the Carphone Warehouse has the LG Prada 3.0 listed on their website with a February launch date, although we still don’t have any information on pricing as yet.

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LightPad Projector Transforms Your Smartphone Into A Laptop (video)

A new device has been unveiled this week by QP Optoelectronics, called the LightPad projector, which has been designed to transform your smartphone into a laptop. The LightPad is made up of a pico projector and full-sized QWERTY keyboard and an 11 inch screen.

Simply connect your smartphone to the device and use the LightPad rear projection screen to view your apps and games. Currently the LightPad can handle 854 x 480 pixel display resolutions. But QP Optoelectronics is hoping to increase this in future models allowing it to handle 720p video. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.


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Kindle Fire 6.2.1 Update Pre-Rooted Software Made Available

If you have been affected by the roll out of yesterdays Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update by Amazon. You will be pleased to know that even though the update brought some bad news for rooted devices. There is now light at the end of the tunnel. Over on the Xda-developers forum, user “eldarerathis” has already put together a pre-rooted version of the stock Kindle Fire 6.2.1 software.

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