New-Look Wii Unveiled, Arriving In The UK For Christmas

A new redesigned Wii console has been unveiled, that will be shipping to UK stores in the next couple of months in preparation for the upcoming holiday season, according to the The Official Nintendo Magazine website.

As you can see from the new packaging photo below the new Wii has been designed to lay flat on a surface rather than stand upright. The new design may be in preparation for the release of new Wii U console which also sits flat on surfaces. Bringing the two consoles designs inline with each other.

New Wii

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Google Photovine Application Launches, Now Available For All To Download (video)

Google’s new photo sharing application Photovine, has today now moved out of its closed beta environment, and is available to everyone for download from the Apple iTunes App Store.

Photovine has been designed by Google to provide you with a new method of sharing images and viewing images from friends and family. Watch the video after the jump to see how the Google Photovine service works and understand how “vines” can be created to share information.

Google Photovine

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Scosche boomCAN Aluminium Portable Speakers (video)

If you are looking for a set of portable media speakers and prefer a design which doesn’t clip directly to your tablet like the Logitech Tablet Speaker featured earlier today. Scosche have unveiled a new set of speakers called boomCAN constructed from aluminium and equipped with 35mm drivers.

The Scosche boomCAN speakers can provide continuous playback for up to 7 hours using their internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which when flat can be recharged by a USB connection. Watch the promo video after the jump to see the Scosche boomCAN speakers put through their motions.

Scosche boomCAN

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MSI Launches Slim X460, X460DX 14″ Notebooks

MSI has this week added a couple of new notebooks to its range in the form of the MSI X460 and X460DX. That have been designed with mobile professionals in mind, with its thin and light design. Combining both sleek brushed metallic finishes together with performance from Intel’s latest Core processors.

The high specification MSI X460 model comes complete with a Intel Core i7-2630QM processor, supported by 6GB of DDR 3 RAM and graphics supplied by the integrated Intel HD 3000 GPU. The  slightly less powerful X460DX base model is equipped with a 2.1GHz Intel Core i3-2310M processor with 4GB of DDR3 RAM. But can be upgraded with optional processor upgrades if required.

MSI X460

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Linux Then And Now, 20 Years Of Linux (Infographic)

This Summer Linux turned 20 years old, growing from a hobby coding language into a Linux operating system we all rely on today. Thanks to Linus Torvalds, who made a bold decision to share his operating system with the world, and license it under the General Public License.

As part of the Linux Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebrations, during the recent LinuxCon in July 2011. The Foundation conducted a survey of the attendees and created an interesting infographic showing the changes within Linux and detailing Linux’s growth over the years. Enjoy!

You might also be interested in the  Linux Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration video, showing how Linux disrupted a market and begun to change the world.


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Borderlands 2 Teaser Trailer (video)

Earlier this month game developers 2K Games and Gearbox announced that a sequel to the popular game Borderlands was currently being developed with an expected launch date somewhere between April 2012 and spring 2013. Following up on that announcement the team has now released a quick teaser video confirming their intentions. Watch the Borderlands 2 teaser video after jump.

Borderlands 2

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Apple Installing LTE Equipment, Possible 4G iPhone Arriving Soon?

Its seems that a major Apple store has received some LTE equipment installed by AT&T engineers, according to a source that has leaked the information to the Engadget website.

The new equipment installed in the Apple store supports the 700 megahertz band of spectrum, the same band that AT&T plans to use to roll its LTE network out, together with AWS bands, which are used by T-Mobile. Does this LTE installation mean a new 4G iPhone is ready for immanent launch?

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ADATA Launches Rugged SH14 Portable External Hard Drive

If you are in the market for a rugged external hard drive, the new ADATA SH14 rugged portable hard drive launched by ADATA this week might well be worth a look. The new SH14 hard drive is enclosed within a super-tough exterior casing  constructed using a unique silicone material and providing a smooth surface texture. Together with military specification shock-resistant structure, coupled with water-resistant and impact-damping silicone shell.


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Mozilla Launches Firefox 6 and Thunderbird 6

As expected Mozilla has now rolled out its new browser Firefox 6 and alongside it, their new Thunderbird 6 email client. Firefox 6 is Mozilla’s second release under its new quarterly development cycle and new updates have been made to the “awesome bar” and Firefox address bar making it easy to identify which pages you are viewing.

But a majority of updates within the new Firefox 6 will useful for developers.With the addition of a new text editor called Scratchpad that lets developers enter, execute, test, and tweak JavaScript code, offering developers an alternative to the Firefox’s Web Console or the Firebug command line.

Firefox 6

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Logitech Tablet Speaker

Logitech has this week unveiled a new addition to its range with the launch of its Tablet Speaker. Created to provide you with a portable battery powered speaker system for those time when you need a little more volume from your tablet, while watching films or listening to music.

The new tablet speaker has been designed to clip over the edge of your tablet and raises the tablet into a convenient typing angle. Rather than using a Bluetooth connection which would reduce the speaker and your tablets battery life, Logitech have opted for a wired connection using a 3.5mm headphone connector that simply plugs in to your tablet headphone socket.

Logitech Tablet Speaker

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First OS X Lion Update 10.7.1 Released By Apple

Apple has just rolled out the very first update for its new OS X Lion software, version 10.7.1. that Apple recommends all users update to as it brings with it some important general operating system fixes and improved stability to systems.

Including solving the issues that have caused some machines to become  unresponsive when playing videos within Apple’s Safari browser, together with a fix for the audio problem that occurred for some uses when using HDMI or optical audio out.


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New €99 Sony PSP Lacks WiFi & Is Europe Only

That’s one way to compete with smartphones, we guess, though thinking back to the PSP’s heyday as a sleek and sexy luxury handheld nearly brought a tear to our eyes. Sony’s new PSP will be dubbed E-1000 and will apparently forego cutting edge tech like decade old WiFi technology in favor of…  UMDs. Everyone knows physical media is the new digital delivery.

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