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|Curiously enough, there doesn’t seem to be any Apple products around at the time depicted in this new video clip
from Microsoft. it’s quite heartening though, like being reassured that
all is going to end well despite the economic doldrums and we won’t end
up living in Blade Runner before the decade is out. Casting gloom
aside, the short clip portrays world where well-heeled future workers
live in a cloud empowered domain where touch sensitive gadgets are the
norm. Sadly, no cyborgs. You can watch it for yourself after the jump.
Scientists from the University of Hong Kong have found credible proof
that the vastness of space supports an indescribable organism. Neither
living nor dead, it posseses a chemical composition that’s comparable to
fossil fuels here form Earth, meaning at some point they grew from living things.
If this is the case, then the universe as we know it is a bizarre
place indeed, hardly just a broad canvas speckled with trillions of
lifeless galaxies. What makes this new find from HKU (kudos to Prof. Sun
Kwok and Dr. Yong Zhang) so compelling is it runs against widely
accepted theory. By gathering data through an observatory and the
Spitzer Space telescope,
the scientists behind this amazing find observed that stars released
complex inorganic compounds into the vacuum of space. Why? Who Knows?
They just do.
So the emerging revelation from this research is that stars may have
seeded the uni
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Samsung has confirmed at its London event which took place yesterday that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will go on sale in the UK from the 17th of November, this is the date we had previously heard would be the official launch date.
The Samsung Galaxy
Nexus will be available with a range of different mobile carriers here
in the UK on contract and it will also be available SIM free, it will
also go on sale in the US in November.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus will come with the latest version of
Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and it features a
4.65 inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720
pixels, plus a dual core 1.2GHz processor and an advanced 5 megapixel camera which can record full HD video.
RIM has announced its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981, and it features a steel and leather exterior, plus BlackBerry 7 OS and it comes with a 1GHz processor.
The BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 smartphone also features a 5 megapixel camera
which can record HD video in 720p, and it also comes with NFC, and the
BlackBerry 7 OS features a custom Porsche Design font and icons.
The BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 smartphone will go on sale before the end of the year for about $2,000.
Yesterday the Nokia Lumia went up for pre-order in the UK, through Nokia’s own website, although it was only available to order if you sign up to a new contract with one of Three mobile providers, Vodafone, Orange and Three.
Now UK mobile retailer Clove has listed a SIM free version of the
Nokia Lumia 800 on their website and it will retail for £442.80
including taxes, although Clove haven’t listed a release date for
Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone device.
The Nokia Lumia 800 comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, and it
features a 3.7 inch AMOLED display, a single core 1.4GHz processor and
an 8 megapixel camera.