Xbox Live Goes Down!

At the moment Microsoft’s Xbox Live service is currently offline, but Microsoft has not revealed the cause as yet, only posting a quick message saying they are aware of the problem. Could the service be down after a hacker attack or is it just a glitch in the system?

Its not very often that Microsoft’s Xbox Live goes down and maintenance is normally announced so it will be interesting to see the cause once Microsoft have sorted the situation. Lets hope it not down for too long and experiences the same problems as Sony’s PSN over recent months.

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iPhone 5 To Be Thinner And Lighter Than iPhone 4?

We are expecting Apple to launch the new iPhone 4 at the same time as iOS 5, some time in September, and have heard a number of rumors on what the iPhone 5 will be like.

Today’s rumor comes courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, who have apparently received some information from Apple’s suppliers, and according to their information the iPhone 5 will be thinner and lighter than the current iPhone 4.

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Sony’s S1 And S2 Tablets Appear In Hands On Videos

We have already seen some brief teaser videos of Sony’s new S1 and S2 Android tablets, and now the first hands on videos of both tablets have appeared on the web, and they give us a better look at these new Android tablets from Sony.

The Sony S1 Android tablet features a 9.4 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, it comes with a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, whilst the Sony S2 features a dual display, with each display measuring 5.5 inches, have a look at the videos of both of these new tablets in action below.

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Google Chrome Browser Climbs Above 20 Percent Market Share While IE Drops Below 50 Percent

Google’s Chrome browser that was initially launched back December 2008 has now climbed to over 20 percent share of the browser market share according to new statistics released by StatCounter this week.

Chromes market share stood at 20.7 percent in June 2011 and up 2.8 percent from the same month back in 2009. Unfortunately for Microsoft its IE browser in various versions has sliped back to 44 percent from a lofty 59 percent two years ago.

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Nokia 700 Zeta Press Photos Leaked

Last week we saw some leaked photos of the new Nokia 700 Zeta, and now it looks like some press shots of the yet to be announced Nokia 700 Zeta have been leaked, as well as some more specifications.

The Nokia 700 Zeta is rumored to come with the  Symbian Belle OS which is reported to be the next version after Symbian Anna, and it looks like it will features a 3.2 inch AMOLED display and a 1GHz processor.

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Veho Wireless Folding Bluetooth Headphones

Veho has this week entered the headphone market unveils its new Veho VEP-004-BT Bluetooth headphones which have been designed to be wireless, portable, lightweight and stylish.

The Veho VEP-004-BT feature touch controls positioned on the side of the ear piece allowing you to control tracks and transfer calls to the headset. They will also pause the music & play back automatically when you receive an incoming call, and incorporate an embedded microphone for hands-free conversation from Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones.

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HTC Sensation Hands On

HTC’s latest Android smartphone is the HTC Sensation, which went on sale in the UK and Europe recently and is due to hit the US shortly, we just got out hands on the new HTC Sensation, so we thought we would show you guys a few photos before we post a full review.

The HTC Sensation features a 4.3 inch qHD Super LCD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, from our initial brief hands on with the Sensation, the display looks great, everything looks crisp and clear.

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iLuv Launches Its ArtStation Pro iPad Speaker Dock

iLuv has unveiled a new dock this week which it has added to its range in the form of the ArtStation Pro. The ArtStation Pro allows you to transform your iPad in to a mini workstation positioning the iPad display at eye level and providing the option to use a wireless Bluetooth keyboard.

The ArtStation Pro iPad is available in a choice of either black or white and has an optional matching keyboard, helping transform the dock into a mini iOS system. The iPad is attached to a rotating arm which can also be titled the iPad with back and forth and rotate in either portrait or landscape mode.

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Google Updates Multiple Logins To Now Accept 10

Google has rolled out a new update to its Google Apps Accounts which now allows you to now login with up to 10 multiple accounts. Allowing you to access your Google Calendar and Gmail alterative accounts at the same time.

Previously the limited on multiple accounts was set to three but unfortunately the new update does still restrict a number of Google features to only one login. Such as AdSense, AdWords, Blogger and App Engine to name a few.

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Microsoft Wants Samsung To Pay $15 For Every Android Smartphone

Recently Microsoft has come to agreement on a number of licensing deals with manufacturers of Android smartphones, as Microsoft owns some patents which are used in Google’s Android OS.

Last year Microsoft signed a licensing deal with HTC, and recently they have signed deals with a number of smaller Android device makers, and now it looks like their next target is Samsung.

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MSI Unveils Worlds First PCI-E Gen 3 Motherboard Z68A-GD80 (G3)

MSI have unveiled a new motherboard which they have added to their range in the form of the Z68A-GD80 (G3) which is the world’s first motherboard to be equipped with PCI-E Gen 3.

The PCI-E Gen 3 provides the motherboard with ultra-high 32GB/s transfer bandwidth, with the new PCI Express Gen 3 being 200 percent faster than the older PCI Express Gen 2 motherboards. The Z68A-GD80 (G3) is also backward compatible with older PCI Express 2.0 devices and will even enhance their performance considerably.

 

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