Microsoft Looking To Buy Nokia’s Phone Division?

Seems a bit soon for rumors about gargantuan Microsoft purchases to be popping up again, especially after that last one proved true in such spectacular fashion, but there you go. A source with a pretty respectable track record has given rise to word of talks between Microsoft and Nokia for the former to purchase the former Finnish heavywight smartphone champion of the world’s entire mobile manufacturing operation.

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Lockitron Replaces Your Keys With Your Mobile (video)

Lockitron is a new mobile phone application and special deadbolt lock system that enables you to leave your keys behind and just use your mobile to open your front door. The Lockitron system even allows you to SMS access entry coes to your friends for access via their mobile phones without the need for a key. Watch the video after the jump to see this unique system in action.

The Lockitron deadbolt lock is fully compatible as a replacement for most standard deadbolts, and according to the manufacturers in most cases installation will take no longer than 15 minutes and can be completed with a screwdriver.


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Sony Nex C3 Specifications Leaked

We have already seen a leaked photo of the new Sony Nex C3 and now it looks like we have some specifications, which include a new 16.2 megapixel Sony Exmor sensor.

The Sony NEX C3 is reported to have an ISO range of 200 to 12800, it will also be capable of recording HD video in 720p and it looks like it will get a new menu interface and a range of new picture effects.

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Lego iMac Blueprints Released By Chris McVeigh

If you area a Mac fan but cant quite afford to buy a new Apple iMac, or just fancy another, you need not worry as Chris McVeigh has designed and created a Lego iMac using Lego Digital Designer.

Chris’s creation stands around 6 inches tall, and 9 inches wide and the blueprints for the Lego iMac are now available on his website, to load into a copy of the Lego Digital Designer.

Lego iMac by Chris McVeigh

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HP Veer 4G Now Available From AT&T

The new HP Veer 4G is now available from AT&T in the US, and it costs $99.99 when you sign up to a new two year contract with AT&T, and it features a 2.6 inch multitouch display with a resolution of 320 x 400 pixels.

The HP Veer 4G features a slide out QWERTY keyboard and comes with HP’s webOS 2.1, there is also a 5 megapixel camera, 8GB of built in storage, 512MB of RAM and an 800MHz processor.

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Vodafone Smart Budget Android 2.2 Smartphone Announced

Vodafone has added another budget Android smartphone to their range with the launch of the Vodafone Smart, which is a pay as you go Android handset that will come with Android 2.2 Froyo.

The Vodafone Smart features a 2.8 inch capacitive touchscreen display, there is also a 2 megapixel camera, WiFi and 3G, plus Bluetooth, and according to the Vodafone announcement it will give you the ‘full Android experience”.

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Netflix Soon To Start Streaming Miramax Films

Netflix have today announced they have signed a multi-year agreement with Miramax to start streaming Miramax movies over the Netflix service.

Hundreds of Miramax films will now be joining the Netflix’s Watch Instantly catalog on a rotation basis, and will be able to be watched on multiple platforms, including TV, tablet, computer and mobile phones.

Miramax films include classics such as “Pulp Fiction,” “Shakespeare in Love,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “The English Patient,” “Good Will Hunting,” “Bad Santa,” “Scream,” “Spy Kids,” “The Piano” and “Kill Bill”.

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Genius Ring Mouse Arrives In Stores

Genius has this week announced that their new award winning Ring Mouse has arrived in stores and is now available to purchase for around $70. This innovative little mouse simply slips onto your finger and the user then uses their thumb to control their cursor.

The Ring Mouse is equipped with 1000 dpi movement sensitivity, and uses a USB interface for PC connection and communicates via radio waves at 2.4 GHz, with a range of up to 10 meters or 30 feet. perfect for decrete presentation control.

Genius Ring Mouse

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Panasonic Redesigns Its iPad And iPhone Viera Remote Apps (video)

Panasonic has released a new version of its Viera Remote App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The new remote control application enables you to control Viera TVs over your wireless network (Wi-Fi). Using slide and flick gesture operations, to select channels, switch external inputs, and control the volume without looking at the controller while viewing the Viera screen.

iPhone Viera Remote

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Parrot Announces AR.Race iPhone App For AR.Drone

We have already seen a couple of iPhone apps for the Parrot AR.Drone, and now it looks like they are getting ready to launch a new iPhone game that will work with Apple’s iOS devices, called AR.Race.

As well as the app, which will be available to download for free, you will be able to purchase a range of accessories which will be needed to play the game, basically some inflatable pylons, and an inflatable donut that let you create your own race track.

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