Google To Buy WhatsApp For $1 Billion (Rumor)

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app on mobile devices, the app is available on the iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Symbian, and now it would appear that Google could be considering buying the company behind the application.

According to a recent report by Digital Trends, Google and WhatsApp are currently in talks about a possible acquisition, and the deal is reported to be worth around $1 billion US dollars.

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Microsoft Xbox 720 To Be Announced May 21st (Rumor)

It looks like we may not have much longer to wait to find out about Microsoft’s next generation games console, the Microsoft Xbox 720, according to a recent rumor, the device will be announced at a press event next month.

According to the guys over at The Verge, Microsoft will be holding their Xbox 720 launch event on the 21st of May, of course this date is just a rumor at the moment and has yet to be confirmed by Microsoft.

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PlayStation 4 Final Console Design To Be Revealed Before E3?

Even though Sony unveiled and announced their new next generation PlayStation 4 games console earlier this year, no details where divulged about the design of the new PlayStation 4 games console.

Now PC Gamer is reporting that Sony might be preparing to unveil its next generation PlayStation 4 console in all its glory before the E3 games conference sometime in late April or early May.

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Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player Announced

Sony has revealed the pricing for its new 4K Ultra HD TVs and also announced a new 4K media player, the Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player, which will come with a 4K resolution.

The Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player will give you access to 4K videos, and it will come bundled with a range of 10 films, and you will be able to sign up to a subscription service when it launches this summer.


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100W Equivalent LED Bulb Hits Lowe’s for under $35

It doesn’t matter if you’re after LED bulbs to be green or simply so you don’t have to replace light bulbs in your home as often, for most of us the prices been too high. LED bulbs have been around for a long time but when they first hit the market that could cost $100 each for more. Thankfully the price for LED bulbs coming down at the same time the light output is going up.


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Samsung Galaxy S4 Launching In Eastern Europe During The Next Few Weeks

Samsung is planning to start shipping its new flagship Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone to Eastern Europe within the next few weeks it has been revealed by the Sam Mobile website.

A leaked document that Sam Mobile was able to land their hands on reveals that Samsung is planning launch the 16 and 64 GB models in countries like Russia and Ukraine.


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Nokia Music Service App Launches On Windows 8 And Windows RT

Today Nokia has launched a new Nokia Music application for Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 operating system and Windows RT devices.

Allowing Nokia Music subscribers to enjoy music from the latest Windows 8 tablets and laptops, with hundres of titles to choose from Pop to Dub, Blues legends, Ragga, Indietronica, and loads more.

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BlackBerry Q10 UK Pre-Orders Open For £579.95 SIM-Free

If you are looking forward to getting your hands on the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone in the UK, you will be pleased to learn that pre-orders for the BlackBerry Q10 have now opened.

The BlackBerry Q10 is now available as a SIM-Free smartphone for £579.95 or on a £32 a month contract for two years, via the Carphone Warehouse.

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Google Chrome 27 Beta Launches With Faster Browsing And More

Google has just released its latest Google Chrome 27 beta browser, for all to try , which promises to bring with it 5 percent faster browsing, together with other tweaks and enhancements.

New features in the latest Google Chrome 27 browser beta release include  a new user interface for HTML5 date and time input forms, together with support for live audio input using the Web Audio API.

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Facebook Home Hands On Demo Released (video)

Facebook Home was officially unveiled last night by Facebook, and has been designed to provide Android users with an easier way to stay in touch with their Facebook friends via their smartphone.

If you are interested in learning more about the new Facebook Home application, Engadget has created a hands on video taking you through the main features of Facebook Home. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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