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MWC: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 / LG Optimus 4X HD
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

The Mobile World Conference is happening this week in Barcelona where LG have introduced the new Optimus 4X HD smartphone. Running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich this monster handset boasts a 4.7-inch 720p display and a Tegra 3 quad-core CPU. … Read More

Japanese Construction Company want to build Space Elevator by 2050
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Why buy a stairway to heaven when an elevator is much faster? A construction company based in Japan called Obayashi want to build a space elevator by the year 2050. Sound ridiculous? Well actually the theory behind such an ambitious … Read More

Tech Video: Apple Vs Proview / Windows 8 Logo / LG L Series Smartphones
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

In today’s YouTube technology video blog from Lack78 we discuss Apple’s ongoing trademark lawsuit against Chinese tech company Proview. The Cupertino tech giant claims that Proview have damaged the iPad’s brand name and defamed its reputation, while Proview claim that … Read More

Apple announces OS X Mountain Lion
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In a shocking bit of breaking news, the tech industry was taken by surprise today with the announcement that Apple are due to launch their next major release of Mac OS X entitled Mountain Lion. The news comes just 7 months … Read More

Apple now selling $999 13-inch MacBook Air for Education Market
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The white Macbook was retired from Apple’s consumer notebook lineup in July of last year. However they continued to sell the machine to education institutions for a discounted price of $999. Now they have completely terminated the once popular laptop … Read More

Amazon to open Retail Store this year?
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

According to one of Good E-Reader’s sources, Amazon could open their first brick-and-morter retail store in Seattle sometime later this year. This first store is expected to enable the Washington-based multinational to test the waters with regards to the viability of … Read More

Leaked Debug Pics Show iPad 3 with a Quad-Core A6 CPU & LTE
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BGR have received images from a source that claims to have gotten its hands on an iPad 3. The leaked screenshots reveal some potentially juicy details about Apple’s upcoming tablet computer. Retrieved from the iPad development tool iBoot, the images … Read More

Apple Update Final Cut Pro X with Multi-Cam Support
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Apple today updated their controversial video editing application Final Cut Pro X with a new point release v10.0.3, which now includes the eagerly awaiting multi-cam support. FCP X was launched in June of 2011 to considerable criticism due to its … Read More

WD MyBook ThunderBolt Duo / Lenovo ThinkPad X130E
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It’s been another busy week in the world of technology and I missed a good deal of it while I was on holiday in Paris. Here are two of this week’s major stories that caught my eye. MacWorld 2012 provided … Read More

Apple Launches iBooks 2 with e-TextBooks & iBooks Author
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Today Apple introduced what could be the future of education at a special keynote event in New York’s Guggenheim Museum. The new digital textbooks along with iBooks Author were launched by Senior Apple VP Phil Schiller. The new iBooks 2 … Read More

CES 2012 Video Review
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

CES continues to be the centerpiece of the technology consumer event calendar. Now in its 45th year the 2012 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show has been the biggest to date. This year Microsoft took their final bow at the … Read More

Acer Intros Iconia Tab A200 and A700 Tablets
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CES keeps on churning out the big tech stories and the Iconia A700 Tablet from Acer is certainly top of the list. Many analysts and tech journalists are singling this one out as being the one to watch for 2012. … Read More

Tobii Demos Eye-tracking Control System
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Let your eyes do the clicking could easily be the motto to Tobii’s new eye-tracking controller system. Demoed at CES this week, a sensor unit seated below your computer’s monitor will track where your eyes are physically looking on the … Read More

Lenovo Unleashes New ThinkPad Laptops
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Lenovo has preempted the upcoming product launches from CES by introducing an updated lineup of ThinkPad laptops for the SMB market. Beginning with the sleek and stylish ThinkPad Edge S430, which offers a 14-inch display, the latest Core series processors … Read More

Chrome Rises as Internet Explorer Continues to Fall
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Microsoft may still be the dominant player of the desktop web browser market but Internet Explorer’s stranglehold is beginning to gradually decline with its competitors making serious inroads. With 37.8% of the market share in 2012 IE remains the undisputed … Read More

2012 Netbooks to Benefit from Intel Atom Cedar Trail Processors
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With tablets having firmly cemented their place in the mobile PC consumer market, the budget-minded mini-laptop craze of Netbooks has truly fallen by the wayside. Even Dell has said that they will be axing their Netbook line in the new year … Read More

LG to Demo 55-inch OLED TV at CES 2012
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OLED displays have recently become very common in the consumer devices industry. Our smartphones and tablets now benefit from the higher resolutions, thinner and more energy efficient screens as a result of OLED technology. Television manufacturers have slowly begun to … Read More

$200 Archos 70b Internet Tablet Coming Soon with Android Honeycomb
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Back in April I reviewed the Archos 70 Internet Tablet, a budget minded $230 slate running Android Gingerbread. Next month At CES 2012 we can now look forward to seeing its successor, the 70b. This time for the reduced price … Read More

LG Prada 3.0 Coming Q1 2012 for Fashion Conscious Smartphone Lovers
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Product tie-ins between two companies tend to be a rather polarizing subject. Many see it for what it is, a cash grabbing exercise. While others enjoy the novelty aspect associated with not only the product’s uniqueness but also its association … Read More

NASA to unlock secrets of Europa with Lander Mission
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Widely regarded as the most likely home to life in the solar system beyond planet Earth, the Jovian moon of Europa may soon be paid a visit by two NASA probes. Scientists at JPL (Jet propulsion laboratory) in Pasadena, California … Read More