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The Federal Trade Commission was dealing with a complaint regarding Sony “deceiving” customers in PlayStation Vita ads. Early advertisements for the handheld gaming console talked about some hardware and software features that didn’t quite work as advertised. Naturally the FTC got involved over these claims of false advertising and now Sony has agreed to provide refunds to customers who purchased a PlayStation Vita before June 1st, 2012.

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If you’re not satisfied with the URL to your YouTube channel because its some username that doesn’t sit well with what your channel has come to be known as on the video streaming website, there’s finally a way for YouTube creators to claim custom URLs, but there’s a caveat. The YouTube team have today introduced a new method of picking out a custom URL which matches users’ channel names and branding.

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chromecast streaming

It has been a long time since Google’s $35 HDMI dongle was released and its performance has exceeded even Google’s expectations. Chromecast hooks up to a television through the HDMI port and then allows users to “cast” content to the big screen. For its part Google has worked hard to bring support for many content sources to the dongle and today it announced that several more have been added to the list, which include Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.

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twitter offers

Twitter today introduced a new product which will allow users to available discounts through tweets with card-linked promotions. Called Twitter Offers, the claimed discount can then be redeemed at that particular retailer’s online or brick-and-mortar store. Its an easy way to eliminate coupons while giving users the freedom to shop both online and at a physical location.

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sony pictures hacked

Just yesterday we reported that computer systems at Sony Pictures were hacked and employees were treated to an image which you can see above. The group that did this goes by GOP of “Guardians of Peace,” and they threatened to leak sensitive information stolen from Sony Pictures’ systems if their demands were not met. Comments from a member of that group imply that there was some internal involvement from within the division as well, because one of the reasons why this was done was to demand “equality.”

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A deal signed back in 2007 made Google the default search engine on iOS devices, and the latest extension of that deal is going to expire next year. This means that there’s a chance Google might end up losing this coveted spot in the Safari browser on iPhones and iPads, and the company’s rivals aren’t making things easy. A report published today claims both Microsoft and Yahoo have reached out to Apple SVP Eddy Cue to argue that now its time to change search engines.

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honor6xThe Huawei Honor 6 was announced earlier in the middle of the year, and it seems that the Honor range is about to get a little bit larger, thanks to the possibility of a Huawei Honor 6X – which we have seen caught in the wild earlier this month. The Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5″ smartphone that does seem to carry a couple of camera sensors in the rear, and it runs on a 1.8GHz SoC, which will be accompanied by 3GB RAM, a 1080p 5.5” display, a choice of either 16GB or 32GB of internal memory that can be further augmented via a microSD memory card slot, and Android 4.4.4 KitKat as the mobile operating system of choice.

Read full post →Huawei Honor 6X To Be Unveiled This December 16th


coreprime fccSamsung must have a secret lab somewhere out there that has tasked their workers with coming up with a bunch of smartphone designs every single day. Otherwise, how else can you explain the slew of smartphones from the South Korean consumer electronics giant that roll out in an all too frequent manner? Another Samsung smartphone should hit U.S. shores soon, where the Samsung SM-G360P has already been given the nod of approval by the FCC. This is a rite of passage that consumer electronics devices need to go through before they hit the market, and the Samsung SM-G360P is no exception.

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88 tauriWhen it comes to a name like Lamborghini, you can be sure that people will stop for a moment and drink in the beauty of the supercar brand. Well, how about seeing this name appear on a smartphone instead? The Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri is an Android-powered device that will boast of hardware specifications that will surely quicken your pulse by some bit, where it is rumored to arrive with a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, accompanied by 3GB RAM, have a 5” 1080p display with an oleophobic coating and an accurate 10-point touch panel.

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doov nike v1Just when you thought that both the Sony Xperia C3 as well as the HTC Desire EYE were rather unorthodox in their design for a camera, along comes the Doov Nike V1, which is one of those newfangled selfie phones, hailing from China which will feature a rather unorthodox camera setup. The Doov Nike V1 will make use of a hinge so that the user can flip the camera and shoot it in whatever direction that suits them – be it at the front or at the rear, and it has the flexibility to swivel up to 190 degrees.

Read full post →China Smartphone Has Weird Camera Form Factor