Archive for October 21st, 2011

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus gets dated

GALAXY-Tab-7.0-Plus-Product-Image-7-550x550Samsung has gone and gotten all official by release date for their Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, the successor to the 7-inch model launched around this time last year. The new device will see a dual-core CPU upgrade and Android Honeycomb. Pre-orders are set to being October 23rd, the 7.0 Plus will land on shelves November 13th with the 16GB model retailing for $399.99. Samsung is pushing TV connectivity with the slate, which comes pre-loaded with Peel and has an IR transmitter built in to remotely control your boob tube. See the full press release below.

Here’s the press release, note there is no mention of Ice Cream Sandwich however.

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Films arrive in the Android Marketplace

SC20111021-170957Google today debuted a new movie rental store in the Android Marketplace in addition to the ability to purchase books. UK Android users will have 1,000 films to begin with, starting around £2.49. The rental period lasts 30 days and the movie will be available on any connected device the user logs into. That means the user’s Android smartphone, tablet, and even the computer can be used to watch the movie. Sounds brilliant however, once the user starts watching a film, they get 48 hours to finish. If you don’t finish in the 48-hour window, you will have to pay again.

At present the selection of movies is varied. However, as a debut the selection is pretty good. It all seems to link back to your Youtube account.

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Two new games for the Xperia Play

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This week sees the release of two great games for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. You can find the details below.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012
The highly acclaimed Tiger Woods PGA TOUR franchise is back for the 2012 PGA TOUR, allowing you to experience many of golf’s most prestigious courses and to play with golf’s greatest PGA TOUR pros.

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12 has some of the world’s most renowned golf courses including Pebble Beach, St. Andrews, TPC Sawgrass, Hazeltine, Doral, Greenbrier, TPC Boston as well as the fantasy PREDATOR course. The game also features a full PGA TOUR season and also allows users to casually hone their skills in the all new Tiger Challenge Mode, featuring over 20 mini games.


INC is an original title from Orange Pixel, considered one of the finest independent developers in mobile gaming today.

The game features simple gameplay within a unique, cartoon style post-apocalyptic setting. It offers an addictive platform gaming experience- shoot anything and everything that gets in your way! Watch the game in action here below:

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Trio of new smartphones line up for Vodafone Data Test Drive


Vodafone have just added three new handsets to their Data Test Drive programme. This allows customers that purchase or upgrade to Smartphones to have unlimited data for the first three months of their contract so that they can assess the usage of their new phone without the risk of those potentially high data bills.

This is a great idea as it allows those that are new to Smartphones to really try out their capabilities while not being obsessive over watching their usage while the get used to it.

Full release follows:


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