Samsung Galaxy Tab Crystal Edition Costs Over $4,000

Whenever a new gadget is released, someone somewhere thinks it is a good idea to cover it in diamonds, precious metals or even Swarovski crystals, the latest gadget to get an expensive makeover is the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Harrods in the UK are selling a Samsung Galaxy Tab Crystal Editon, which has been covered in more than 5,700 Swarovski crystals, whilst the Galaxy Tab logo has been created using Jet Hematite.

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Google Nexus S Review Roundup

The Google Nexus S is the second Google branded smartphone to be produced by Google, and it comes with the latest version of Google’s Android mobile OS, Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The Google Nexus S comes with a range of impresive spectifications, which include a 4 inch WVGA Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, the display is a capacitive touchscreen display, and the Nexus S also features a 1GHz Cortex A8 hummingbird processor.

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Google TV Gets Updated

Yesterday we told you that the Logitech Revue Google TV set top box had received an update, what we forgot to mention was that this was part of an official Google TV update which was rolled out to a number of devices.

As we mentioned yesterday the official Google TV update brings a new dual view mode so you can browse the web and view TV at the same time, Netflix was also upgraded and you can now search, browse and watch any movie from Netflix.

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LG Optimus 2X Dual Core Android Smartphone

LG has officially announced their first dual core Android smartphone, the LG Optimus 2x which will go on sale in Korea next month, shortly followed by Europe and Asia.

The LG Optimus 2X features a 1GHz dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, plus a 4 inch WVGA display, and it comes with 8GB of built in storage plus a microSD card slot that can take up to a 32GB card.

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T-Mobile Reduces Samsung Galaxy Tab To $349, Vibrant To $150

T-Mobile has reduced the price of two of its most popular Android powered devices, the Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet and the Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) smartphone.

No doubt T-Mobile is looking to cash in on the holiday shoppers, and both of the devices are now the cheapest in the US, with the Galaxy Tab tablet reduced from $399 to $349.99 on a two year contract.

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SNK Neo Geo Gamepad For PS3 Released

With a range of 10 Neo Geo classic games landing on the PS3, including online multi-player, SNK has released a new controller for the PS3, the SNK Neo Geo Gamepad.

The SNK Neo Geo Gamepad features USB connectivity and a PS button, plus an eight way d-pad, and it will be available in Japan shortly.

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Awesome Storm Trooper Helmet Signed by Star Wars Cast up for Auction

Star Wars fans need to check this out. A company called eFX Inc is running an auction to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation for a replica Storm Trooper Helmet that has signatures for the cast of the original Star Wars flick A New Hope on it. The helmet is up for auction and has traveled a total of 25,000 miles as it went around the world getting signatures from the cast.

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Unreal Engine 3 Development Kit Gets iOS Support

It looks like iPhone and iPad games are about to get a lot more exciting, as the Unreal Development Kit is adding support for iOS devices, that means that developers will now be able to use the Unreal Engine 3 to develop games for the iPhone and iPad.

One of the best games we have seen this year on iOS devices, and the first to use the Unreal Engine 3, was Infinity Blade, the app has already made over $1.6 million in just a few days.

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JVC Launch Trio Of New Everio Camcorders

JVC has just unveiled three new Everio camcorders all featuring 40x optical zoom, full HD video recording, SD/SDHC slot, USB port, HDMI interface together with a 2.7-inch LCD screen and an automatic uploading to Facebook and YouTube feature.

The higher specification cameras, model numbers GZ-HM670 and GZ-HM690 are both equipped with 3.3MP CMOS sensor improving their ability to record video in dark areas. While the lower end model the HM450 only has a 1.5MP CMOS sensor.

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Chrome 9 Beta To Provide Accelerated Graphics?

The race is on amongst the big browsers providers Microsoft, Mozilla and Google to be the first to release a production-quality browser with hardware-accelerated graphics.  The race is nearing the end and it currently looks like Google might be the first to production.

Google planned to release it Chrome Beta 9 browser on Tuesday but has delayed the launch due to high crash rates. Anthony LaForge, a Chrome technical program manager, explained in a mailing: “The crash rate [of] 400 crashes per million page loads on the browser is simply too high,”


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