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Official Hotmail app finally on Android
While most Android users are using Gmail as their default email client, there are still a number of people out there who still use Hotmail, but they’ve had no way to check it beyond using some third party app or via the web browser. Well, it looks like things have changed. Microsoft has finally released the official Hotmail app for Android devices. While it’s still very new and missing a […]

Netflix arriving on ASUS Eee Pad Transformer?
Folks missing out on Netflix on their Android tablets (quite a handful) will be glad to know that for Android smartphones, Netflix is gradually increasing support for the larger display-toting devices. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is one of those devices that don’t have official support for the app, but through the sideloading of a particular build on a rooted Transformer, the app runs without a hitch.However not everybody is […]

Twitter for Android receives major update
Twitter users with Android phones – we’ve got some fantastic news. Twitter has announced on its official blog today that the Twitter app for Android has just received a major update that includes features we’ve all been waiting for: support for push notifications and multiple accounts! Undoubtedly, these features should have been available on the app right from the start, but as the saying goes: better late than never.Push notifications […]

HTC Desire Z Gingerbread almost here
Great news for HTC Desire Z users (well, for those of you who still haven’t rooted your phone for a custom ROM) – according to the Romanian HTC Facebook page, the official Gingerbread update is coming very soon. While it isn’t the end of June ETA promised previously, it still falls in summer, which was the estimate for when the Desire family phones would be getting the update anyway.The Gingerbread […]


Motorola Droid 3 now official
After countless leaks of the phone, including the a 360 view and user manual for the device, the long-awaited successor to the Motorola Droid 2, the Droid 3 is now official. Verizon has just put up the order page for the QWERTY-toting Android phone on its website. In case you need a refresher, the Motorola Droid 3 is the same phone as the Milestone 3 (that was launched in China […]

2012 Mini Cooper Coupe officially revealed
Mini has officially revealed the upcoming version of its iconic small car – the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe. It is Mini’s first two-passenger variant of the car and is touted to be the fastest stock Mini ever. The car features a familiar face, but from its side, the familiar hatchback rear end of the vehicle is instantly noticeable, and in its place is a protruding boot with a retractable spoiler […]

Microsoft Kinect SDK officially released
We previously wrote about Microsoft releasing the official Kinect SDK today, and it looks like the rumors were spot on. Microsoft has released the beta version of the official Kinect SDK on the Microsoft Research website today. Designed for non-commercial use only, the Kinect SDK is targeted at researchers, academics and hobbyists (the folks who have been coming up with all sorts of DIY Kinect projects all this while). These […]

Kinect Windows SDK arriving tomorrow?
Microsoft has previously made it known that it’ll be releasing the official Kinect SDK to developers sometime this year, but there hasn’t been any official date mentioned yet, until now. The official SDK that will allow Kinect developers to easily come up with more uses of the gaming motion controller, and find more creative ways to utilize the device has been reported to be arriving tomorrow. According to the folks […]

Motorola TRIUMPH announced for Virgin Mobile
In addition to the Motorola PHOTON 4G that made its debut today, Motorola also announced its first phone to be available exclusively to Virgin Mobile USA customers – the Motorola TRIUMPH. It is a feature rich Android handset that can be bought without a contract (a nice option to have these days).The Motorola TRIUMPH packs a 4.1″ WVGA display, a 1GHz processor, a 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front […]

Automatic link shortening reintroduced on Twitter
Folks who are tired of having to launch an automatic link shortener each time they post on a link on Twitter, will be glad to know that Twitter has reintroduced its link shortening feature on the service. The feature was around back on the old Twitter but strangely it didn’t make it to the new Twitter (the latest design revamp we now have). But in a blog post, Twitter was […]

Sony NEX-C3: the world's smallest, lightest, interchangeable lens camera
The Sony NEX-C3 was leaked in photographs prematurely over a month ago, along with its user manual as well. Today, the camera has finally been given its official inauguration and according to Sony, the NEX-C3 will be the world’s smallest, lightest, interchangeable lens camera.The camera weighs in at only 225g, nearly 6% lighter than its predecessor, the NEX-3. It has a new body design that pairs a solid metal top […]

Official Microsoft Xbox 360 steering wheel goes wireless
You don’t need a fortune teller to tell you that wires are slowly but surely becoming extinct in today’s modern world. And today, Microsoft has just announced that its official Xbox 360 steering wheel is going to cut the cord as well. Redmond’s upcoming official steering wheel controller that was introduced today is devoid of any wires to provide gamers with a wireless racing experience.Designed to play upcoming racing titles […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play on sale now
After months since Sony Ericsson officially announced the world’s first Android gaming smartphone, we’ll finally be able to get our hands on the device on this side of the world. Sony Ericsson’s long awaited Xperia Play is now up for order on Verizon’s website.In case you’ve been living under a rock all this while and thinking to yourself, “huh? Aren’t all Android phones capable of playing games?” Well, not every […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 teaser trailer released
We know that a lot of information concerning Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was leaked earlier today. Thanks to the leak, some folks have been satisfied with the abundant information (though said to be not 100% accurate by Infinity Ward’s Robert Bowling), some people were unhappy it was revealed and chose not to view it, and then there are the others (me included) who just hungered for more.Well it […]

Dell ultrathin XPS 15z officially teased
Remember the ultrathin laptop that was rumored about and then leaked in photographs last week? It looks like things are about to get official. Dell has just launched a teaser website for the upcoming laptop on Facebook, showing off photographs and a video clip of the upcoming computer. Other than a few sentences describing what users have been looking for in a laptop, the website doesn’t spill anymore details about […]

Frisbee Forever available soon on iOS
Frisbee aficionados who own iPhones are going to be delighted at this news – Danish developer Kiloo Games will be creating the official Frisbee game for the iOS. Called Frisbee Forever, this officially licensed game will bring everybody’s favorite disc throwing sport to your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Fortunately, this game doesn’t require you to toss your iOS device like a Frisbee – it’s much safer and less costly […]

Nintendo officially announces Wii 2 will arrive next year
Nintendo has just put an end to all speculation about the arrival of their next home video gaming console. The Japanese video game company has officially announced that their new console, the Wii 2 will be a successor to the original Wii and will arrive sometime in 2012, next year. While we’ll have to wait until next year to get our hands on the console, Nintendo will be officially confirming […]

Dell Alienware M18x officially announced
After being discovered on the Dell Alienware Canada website last week, the mega-sized gaming laptop, the M18x, has been announced in the US. Dell has labeled the M18x as the “most powerful 18-inch gaming laptop in the universe,” and as seeing how there aren’t too many 18″-sized laptops available on the market, they’re probably right.

Mionix launches Zibal 60 gaming keyboard
Gaming controllers are all the rage now, and who says PC gamers can’t join in the fun too? Instead of getting to purchase gamepads, PC gamers have the option of customizing their mice and keyboards. And in the world of gaming keyboards there aren’t too many brands competing in the market and Mionix is one of them. This Swedish-based company has just launched a new keyboard called the Zibal 60. […]

Opera 11.10 officially released, Turbo is fast
Opera has just released a stable, final version of its latest browser – Opera 11.10 or better known as its codename – Barracuda. 11.10 brings a handful of noticeable improvements to the web-browser. Improved HTML5 support, mail client improvements, updated rendering engine and better battery management on laptops. Speed Dial gets a brand new overhaul, while Opera Turbo has been turbo charged. The feature that allows users to browse sites […]