Author Archives: Robert Evans


Samsung’s Galaxy S II Will Have MHL Port for USB and HDMI-out

Samsung’s Galaxy S II Will Have MHL Port for USB and HDMI-out

Good news, Samsung fans. The Galaxy S II will not lack for HDMI. While the new flagship Android smartphone has no HDMI-out, it will be the first smartphone with an MHL port. This port is capable of acting as both a USB port, and HDMI-out. Users will only need a special microUSB-to-HDMI cable in order to connect their phone to their TV or monitor or whatever.

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More MacBook Pro Images Leak, Specs Revealed On Box

More MacBook Pro Images Leak, Specs Revealed On Box

As if there was any doubt remaining as to the new MacBook Pros, a new series of leaked high-resolution photos have spilled the beans once and for all. Not only do we have a look at the new Pro's side (complete with ports) but we've also got an image of the box, with spec sheet in view, and a picture of the new Thunderbolt High-speed I/O port logo.

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Motorola Gives out Golden Xooms to Movie Stars

Motorola Gives out Golden Xooms to Movie Stars

Were you nominated for an Academy Award this year? The answer is almost certainly 'no'. But if you were, Motorola has the coolest goodie bag present ever for you. The company has just tweeted that it will be giving out golden Xooms to all nominees at this year's show. Can Android Honeycomb wash away the sting of losing an Oscar? We'll know on Sunday, February 27.

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Former Head of Design Discusses Where Nokia Went Wrong

Former Head of Design Discusses Where Nokia Went Wrong

Adam Greenfield was once the head of design direction for UI over at Nokia. Now he's off on his own, and posting on the Internet about his experiences at Nokia. While Adam had only positive things to say about his co-workers, he slammed Nokia for several major shortcomings. The crux of their problems?

"...the company is fundamentally, and has always been, organized to trade in commodities."

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Official Apple Playing Cards Show Up on Ebay

Official Apple Playing Cards Show Up on Ebay

Apple fanatics, get ready to search your souls and throw some serious money at eBay. A rare set of playing cards themed after OS 7 have just hit the online auction site. These cards were never available for purchase outside of the Apple campus store. They were released in 1997, which means this deck may be among the last surviving. You know you want them. Unfortunately, everyone else does too.

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Microsoft Opens Kinect SDK Up To Hackers

Microsoft Opens Kinect SDK Up To Hackers

Microsoft has proved their support of the "backyard" modding community today. News has just come out that the company will release the Kinect SDK for personal use this March. It will initially only be for non-commercial use. A follow-up commercial SDK has been outed as launching "later", possibly this Fall.

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