Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Sigma DP2x large sensor compact to launch in the US in April for $800

Sigma DP2x large sensor compact to launch in the US in April for $800
The new compact camera Sigma DP2x has been confirmed for US launch in April with the fairly high pricetag of $800. The successor to the DP2 and DP2s packs an 4.7MP APS-C (20.7mm x 13.8mm) Foveon sensor, which according to Sigma records equally as many data points as a 14MP conventional sensor. Its bright F/2.8 […]

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Google is preparing a Nexus Tablet, LG will manufacture it

Google is preparing a Nexus Tablet, LG will manufacture it
After a few smartphones, Google has reportedly decided to release a tablet with their own branding. The Nexus Tablet will be running the slate-friendly Android 3.0 Honeycomb and will be manufactured by LG. Rumor has it that unlike the Nexus One and the Nexus S, the Nexus Tablet won’t have a twin sold under its […]

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Duke Nukem Forever delayed…again…but it’s just for a month, if you believe them

Duke Nukem Forever delayed…again…but it’s just for a month, if you believe them
Duke Nukem Forever is delayed again, guys. Not a big surprise there, right? Fortunately, it’s going to launch just a month later than the previously announced date in May – 10 June 2011. Gearbox prepared a funny video to give you the news and apologize for them. The legendary game has been in development since […]

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Google keeps Honeycomb source code tight to chest, doesn’t like phones getting it

Google keeps Honeycomb source code tight to chest, doesn’t like phones getting it
Google’s obviously reluctant to release the source code of Android 3.0 Honeycomb to the public. The company has just announced its decision. This may come as a shock to many developers and users alike. But the logic behind this move is that Google doesn’t want Honeycomb to land on smartphones. Speculations have been circling about […]

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NVIDIA launches GTX590 dual GPU, matches the AMD Radeon HD 6990 prowess

NVIDIA launches GTX590 dual GPU, matches the AMD Radeon HD 6990 prowess
NVIDIA seems to have developed a taste for dual GPUs recently. Today the company launched its latest GTX590, which is basically a couple of GTX580 units soldered together. And even though some power/heat limitations forced NVIDIA to lower the clocks of 1024 CUDA cores inside the GTX590, compared to the GTX580 this is one beast […]

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NVIDIA launches GTX590 dual GPU, matches the AMD Radeon HD 6990 prowess

NVIDIA launches GTX590 dual GPU, matches the AMD Radeon HD 6990 prowess
NVIDIA seems to have developed a taste for dual GPUs recently. Today the company launched its latest GTX590, which is basically a couple of GTX580 units soldered together. And even though some power/heat limitations forced NVIDIA to lower the clocks of 1024 CUDA cores inside the GTX590, compared to the GTX580 this is one beast […]

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Watch people download Firefox 4 on the world map, more than 5 million already have

Watch people download Firefox 4 on the world map, more than 5 million already have
Firefox 4 shot past 5 million downloads in under 24 hours and has already doubled the first day download numbers of Internet Explorer 9. There’s still a little time left and you can help version 4 beat the 8 million downloads record set by Firefox 3. Or you could just stare at the world map […]

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HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G for Sprint announced, are the Flyer and the Pyramid on steroids

HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G for Sprint announced, are the Flyer and the Pyramid on steroids
The CTIA hasn’t officially begun just yet but we are already bombarded with announcements. Now we have a 3D-capable HTC smartphone and a version of their tablet, headed to US carrier Sprint. These are the HTC Flyer slate, renamed to HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC EVO 3D, which is pretty much the rumored […]

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Google Nexus S 4G for Sprint has WiMAX, is coming this spring

Google Nexus S 4G for Sprint has WiMAX, is coming this spring
The Google Nexus S is headed to Sprint in CDMA form with 4G connectivity (WiMAX) in the bag – which warrants a name change to Nexus S 4G. The phone should arrive in spring packing unmodified Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Cell radio aside, the Google Nexus S 4G has pretty much the same specs – it’s […]

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Angry Birds go 3D and highly amusing at the SXSW, check it out on video

Angry Birds go 3D and highly amusing at the SXSW, check it out on video
Hold your horses – it’s not a 3D version of the insanely popular game just yet. What we have here is a 3D promo video that Rovio developed in collaboration with Nokia. However it is nicely done and pretty funny so you won’t regret sparing some time to check it out. The spectacle happened at […]