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Earlier we showed you a rendering of the new Samsung Google Nexus Prime, or Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and now it looks like we have our first actual photo, of Samsung and Google’s first Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone.
The photo below appeared on Gadget.ro, along with a video showing the Google Nexus Prime in action, but it looks like the video has now been pulled from the site.
It looks very interesting from the photo, and considering the
specifications we have heard we suspect this is going to b a popular Android smartphone,
which is reported to feature a 4.65 inch curved glass Super AMOLED
display, a dual core 1.2GHz processor, 5 megeapixel camera, 1GB of RAM
and Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
Updated, it looks like the video is back online, have a look below.
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Samsung and Google are expected to unveil the Samsung Google Nexus Prime, or the Samsung Galaxy Nexus at Samsung’s Mobile Unpacked event next week, where we are also expecting Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich to be unveiled.
Samsung has been teasing us with the design of the new Google Nexus
Prime, and yesterday we got to hear some more Nexus Prime
specifications, now we have a mock up design of the Samsung Nexus Prime, which is based on the Samsung video that we saw the other day.
The design looks very interesting, I guess we will find out exactly
what it looks like next week, so far we have heard that the Google Nexus
Prime will features Android Ice Cream Sandwich, plus a 4.65 inch Super
AMOLED HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and the
display is said to feature curved glass.
Other specifications on the Samsung Nexus Prime include a TI OMAP
4460 dual core Cortex A9 1.2GH
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Earlier today we heard about HTC’s latest Android smartphone, the new HTC Sensation XL, which is HTC’s second smartphone to come with Beats Audio, now we get a chance to have out first look at the HTC Sensation XL.
The guys over at Android Central
have put together a video of the HTC Sensation XL in action, which you
can see below, and we also get a good look at the latest version of
HTC’s Sense user interface.
The HTC Sensation XL will go on sale in the UK in November, and it comes with a 4.7 inch Super LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels there is also a single core 1.5GHz processor and it comes with Android plus HTC Sense, plus an 8 megapixel camera with an F2.2 lens, a dual LED flash and a BSI sensor, it is capable of recording HD video in 720p.
Other specifications on the HTC Sensation XL include 768MB of RAM, 16GB of built in storage, GPS, Bluet
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We have been hearing about the HTC Sensation XL, which was codenamed the HTC Runnymede,
for a while now, its official and it comes with a 4.7 inch multi-touch
touchscreen Super LCD display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
Processing is provided by a single core 1.5GHz processor and it comes
with Android plus HTC Sense, it also features an 8 megapixel camera
with an F2.2 lens, a dual LED flash and a BSI sensor, it is capable of
recording HD video in 720p.
The HTC Sensation XL features 16GB of built in storage and 768MB of
RAM, plus GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, DLNA and a microUSB port,
there is no microSD slot.
This is the second HTC smartphone
to be announced with beats audio, and the standard version will come
with a pair of beats headphones, there will be a limited edition version
that will come with a pair of Beats Solo headphone.
There are no details on pricing as yet, it
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If you are looking forward to the immanent launch of the new Batman:
Arkham City game you might be interested to know that a new Robin
character DLC is being offered as bonus content at GameStop when you
Robin will be a playable character within the Arkham City campaign
and will also come with two unique challenge maps. Watch the gameplay
trailer of the Robin DLC character for Batman: Arkham
City after the jump to get a feel for his moves and gameplay
style. Which looks to be similar to Batman’s, with the exception of his
While the trailer states that the Robin
DLC is a GameStop exclusive, it will only be a timed exclusive. Once the
game has been out for a while, you will then be able to purchase
Robin’s DLC. A complete list of trophies for Batman: Arkham City has
been made courtesy of&nbs
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Yesterday we published an article which said that Microsoft had decided to discontinue the Zune HD, the news came direct from Microsoft themselves, who posted the following statement on a support page.
"We recently announced that, going forward, Windows Phone will be the focus of our mobile music and video strategy, and that we will no longer be producing Zune players.
So what does this mean for our current Zune users? Absolutely nothing.
Your device will continue to work with Zune services just as it does
today. And we will continue to honor the warranties of all devices for
both current owners and those who buy our very last devices. Customer
service has been, and will remain a top priority for us.”
Now it looks like Microsoft may be doing a bit of back tracking, as
the support page with the above statement has been removed from the
Microsoft website, and Micr
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If you are a Droid3 owner you might be interested to learn that a
video was released yesterday showing how CyanogenMod 7 can now boot up
on the Droid3 smartphone.
The workings of CyanogenMod 7 on the Droid3 still need to be
addresses as most of the functions are still not working correctly but
the boot up shows that the CyanogenMod 7 release for the Droid3 devices
is definitely getting closer to a full release. Watch the video after
the jump to see it in action.
No date has been set for when a fully
working CyanogenMod 7 will be fully functional on the Droid3 device. But
as always we will keep you updated as more news arrives.
he new Portal 2 DLC ‘Peer Review’ DLC is now available to download
for free on PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and PS3 from today. The new Peer Review
add-on created by Valve brings with it a new cooperative mode, adding a
brand new set of challenges for the two robot protagonists, Atlas and
P-body, devised by the main antagonist, GLaDOS.
"In "Peer Review”, you and a friend continue the story of loyal
bots P-Body and Atlas as you puzzle your way through a mysterious new
co-op test track and once again match wits with GLaDOS. The free DLC
also features a single player and co-op Challenge Mode, and leaderboards
to compare Challenge Mode scores with friends and the Portal
The full Portal 2 game is also the subject of a "Midweek Madness”
sale on Steam at the moment. Where you can grab the PC/Mac versio
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Within the new Forza 4 is included a fantastic Autovista mode which allows you to explore some of the games luxury sports cars.
But also included in the game is Halo’s Warthog vehicle which can be
viewed in the same Autovista mode alongside cars like the Bugatti Veyron and Ford GT.
Unfortunately you cant currently drive the Warthog in races only view
it in the Autovista mode. Watch the video after the jump to what you
can expect once its unlocked.
To enable the Halo Warthog you need to
pass challenges, within the game. Once you have completed all of these
challenges, around 20 races you’ll then be able to unlock the Warthog.
Yesterday we saw a photo which is reported to be of the new Google Nexus Prime
which is being made by Samsung for Google, and we are expecting the
Google Nexus Prime to be unveiled at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event
later this month.
Now Samsung has released a teaser video for the Google Nexus Prime,
and we get a very brief look at the handset from the side, we suspect
Samsung may release a few more Nexus Prime teaser videos before it is
What we have heard so far about the Samsung Google Nexus Prime is
that it will will come with Android Ice Cream Sandwich and will feature a
4.6 inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720
Other specifications include and advanced 5 megapixel camera which
will be capable of full HD video in 1080p, and a dual core 1.5GHz
processor, as soon as we get some more information
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