Fantastic Hobbit House Built As Family Home For Just £3,000

Simon Dale a 32 year old UK man has built his very own Hobbit House for his family after becoming fed up with increasing mortgage repayments.

The construction of the very unique Hobbit style house took Dale just four months and only £3,000. When Dale started the project he had no experience in building or architecture. But armed with just a chisel, a chainsaw and a hammer, together with scraps he could scavenge from skips, he’s created a fantastic house for his family any Tolkien fans would be proud of.

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HTC G1 Gets Android Ice Cream Sandwich Port (Video)

The HTC G1 was the first smartphone to launch with Google Android, the device launched back in 2008, it was available on US mobile carrier T-Mobile, and now the guys from the XDA developers have managed to port Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich onto the original Google Phone.

The video below shows Android 4.0 running on the HTC G1, and the port was done by jcarzz1 from the XDA Developers.

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Unlocked Nokia Lumia 800 Lands In The US

Whilst Nokia wont officially launch any of its Lumia Windows Phone smartphones in the US until early in 2012, one online retailer is now selling the Nokia Lumia 800 in the US, and the device is obviously an import.

Retailer Expansys is now selling the Nokia Lumia 800 in the US, its not cheap though as the company is asking $789.99 for the handset, for that price it may be better waiting until next year, when Nokia officially launches its Windows Phone 7 devices in the US.

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LTE Samsung Galaxy Nexus Compared To HSPA+ Version

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus went on sale in the UK recently, an  LTE version of the device is expected to launch in the US some time in December, possibly December the 8th.

The LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be slightly thicker than the HSPA+ version, and you can see the difference between the two handsets in the photos below.

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New Final Fantasy XIII-2 : Battle of Valhalla Trailer (video)

Fans of the Final Fantasy games are sure to enjoy this new cinematic trailer which has been released by developers Square Enix for the upcoming launch of their new Final Fantasy XIII-2 game.

The new Final Fantasy XIII-2 cinematic trailer after the jump called “Battle of Valhalla” brings the excitement of the game alive and shows a glimpse of the storyline that will continue in the new game.

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Iridium Launches AxcessPoint Mail & Web app For Your iOS Device

Do you have problems obtaining a connection on your iOS device while travelling in the more extreme and remote parts of the world? If you do you might interested in the new satellite AxcessPoint Mail & Web app and hotspot system just been unveiled by Iridium for iOS devices.

The Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web App can now provide you with access to the Internet from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch via an Iridium hotspot.

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New LG Prada Smartphone In The Works

LG has already produced a couple of smartphones with fashion brand Prada, and now the company has announced that LG has signed a new agreement, which will see more LG Prada branded smartphones in the future.

It looks like we will see a new LG Prada smartphone some time in 2012, and this teaser image which you can see below was sent along with the press release from LG.

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QPAD MK-85 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard With Full N-key Roll Over Via USB

QPAD has just announced the addition of a new mechanical gaming keyboard to their range, with the unveiling of their new QPAD MK-Series Mechanical keyboards. The QPAD MK-85 is the world’s first mechanical keyboard offering full N-key roll over via USB.

The N-Key roll over feature makes sure that each key press is scanned completely independently by the keyboard hardware, so that each keypress is correctly detected regardless of how many other keys are being pressed or held down at the time.

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Fujifilm X-S1 Bridge Camera Announced

Fujifilm has announced the launch of the Fujifilm X-S1, which the company describes as a new breed of bridge camera, and it features a Fuji non 26x optical zoom lens, plus digital zoom of up to 52x with a 35mm equivalent range of 24-1248mm.

The Fujifilm X-S1 features the same 2/3-inch 12 megapixel EXR CMOS sensor as the Fujifilm X10, and it is capable of shooting up to 10 frames per second, plus it can record full high definition video in 1080p.

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Infinity Blade 2 Visuals Revealed (video)

Epic Games and ChAIR Entertainment has this week revealed a look at the visuals, which will be included in the new sequel iOS game Infinity Blade 2, which has built on the success of the original iPhone,iPod Touch and iPad game.

This time the developers have created a game which they say will push the iOS hardware to it limits, and create a much more artistic game environment for users. Watch the video after the jump to hear the developers thoughts, and preview what you can expect from the next instalment.

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