Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Beta Delayed After Feedback And Crashes

Valve were initially planning to launch their new Counter-Strike follow-up game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in closed beta this month but have now announced they are pushing back the launch of their new game after feedback from professional Counter-Strike 1.6 players.

Professionals were invited to play the game and offer their thoughts regards improvements but apparently a lot of crashing within the game has also occurred and pushed the launch back a few months.

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Andre Yang Sets New World Overclocking Record At 8.46 GHz

You might remember back in the middle of September when a team of overclockers attempted and broke the world overclocking record pushing a AMD processor to a staggering 8.429GHz.

Well now one-man without all the razzmatazz and team of overclockers at his disposal has been able to break that record setting a new world overclocking record with the same AMD FX-8150 processor at 8.46 GHz.

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HTC Radar 4G Now Available From T-Mobile

The HTC Radar was due to go on sale with T-Mobile in the US on Wednesday the 2nd of November, but it would appear that T-Mobile has already started selling the HTC Radar from their website.

The HTC Radar 4G will is available for $99.99 after rebates when you sign up to a new two year contract with T-Mobile, and it comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, and it has a 3.8 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.

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Ubuntu Arriving On Tablets, TVs And Smartphones

This week Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has unveiled that the company is currently working on a new versions of its Ubuntu operating system for smartphones, tablets and televisions

However the launch of the new operating system is still a few years from being released and is expected to arrive sometime before the next LTS in April 2014. The reason for the lengthy development is to make sure that the new interface platform will be coherent across all devices and will share the same core making it easier to develop apps across platforms.


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Apple Already Developing Mac OS X 10.8

After checking their website logs it is being revealed by a number of Apple Mac fan sites including Mac Rumours that Apple looks to be already developing the next release of their Mac OS X software version 10.8.

After analysing their web logs the Mac fan sites are reporting an increase in the number of visitors which are using an operating system labelled as Mac OS X 10.8. The results for OS X 10.8 first started to appear in the weblogs back in August of this year just one month after Apple released its OS X Lion software via its Mac App Store.

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Barnes & Noble Nook Event Announced For 7th November

Earlier today we heard a rumor that Barnes & Noble would be launching the new Nook Color 2 on the 7th of November, and now it would appear that they have just sent out some official invites to an event for the 7th of November.

We expect Barnes & Noble to announce the new Nook Color 2 on the 7th of November, and we suspect that it is more than just a coincidence that they chose the November for the announcement, as this is when  the new Amazon Kindle Fire goes on sale in the US.

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Google TV Update Released To Devices

We heard earlier that the Google TV update would be rolling out this week, and now according to the guys over at Android Central it looks like the first Google TV updates have started rolling out to devices.

The Google TV 2.0 update, or Android 3.1 comes with a range of new features including the Android market and much more, and it looks like some Sony TV devices have already started to get the update.

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Hugo Boss Samsung Galaxy Ace Announced

Some of our reader will remember the Samsung Galaxy Ace that we reviewed a while back, now it would appear that Samsung is releasing a special edition of the Samsung Galaxy Ace with clothing designer Hugo Boss.

The Hugo Boss Samsung Galaxy Ace shares the same specifications as the original device, with a 3.5 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, a 5 megapixel camera and a microSD card slot.

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Microsoft Set To Launch Commercial Kinect SDK In 2012

Coming up to exactly one year since Microsoft originally released their new Kinect gaming motion controller for the Xbox 360 console. Microsoft has today unveiled plans to release a commercial software development kit (SDK) for its Kinect motion controller device in nearly 2012.

The new SDK will enable developers of third-party applications to create commercial software for Microsoft Windows and incorporate the motion control features of the device within it. Microsoft has already been running a pilot scheme for a new SDK which already has 200 companies signed up including the likes of Toyota and Razorfish, and also released a non commercial SDK for their Kinect device which allows enthusiasts and students to take advantage of the motion controllers features.

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DropBox Announces Dropbox for Teams Complete With Admin Controls And Masses of Space

DropBox the service that allows you to store and share your files in the cloud has today announced the launch of a new service for business called DropBox for Teams. The new service now enables businesses to benefit for the cloud storage with new administrative controls to easily control access and space allocation. Together with centralised billing, phone support, and plenty of space for everyone on the team.

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Acer Allegro (W4) Windows Phone Lands In France Next Month

We heard recently that Acer’s first Windows Phone smartphone which was previously called the Acer W4 and is now called the Acer Allegro would be coming to Europe soon, and now Acer has confirmed that the Allegro will go on sale in France next month.

The Acer Allegro comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and it features a 3.6 inch VGA touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, there is also a 5 megapixel camera, plus 8GB of built in storage.

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