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Nintendo Wii under $130 in holiday price slash

Nintendo Wii under $130 in holiday price slash

Nintendo has slashed the priced of the Wii ahead of the holiday shopping season, bringing the motion-tracking console down to under $130 to keep sales ticking until the Wii U arrives. Now down to $129.99 complete with two classic games, the black version of the console is offered with Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort (squeezed onto a single disc, no less).

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Sony stops Xperia tablet sales due to defect in some units

Sony stops Xperia tablet sales due to defect in some units

Sony has stopped selling its Xperia tablet after discovering a manufacturing defect in some units. Tablet sales were put on hold after Sony found that there were gaps between the screen and the case on some units and that left the machines vulnerable to water damage. A gap between the screen and the case of a tablet that is supposed to be water resistant is a significant problem.

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Amazing Spider-Man Blu-ray gets Second Screen app companion

Amazing Spider-Man Blu-ray gets Second Screen app companion

This week the folks at Sony Entertainment have released a new Amazing Spider-Man Second Screen app before its companion Blu-Ray Disc hits the market. With this app you'll be working on your iPad, Sony Tablet S, or Sony Xperia Tablet S to see content related to the film feature even before the Blu-ray is released. Once the Blu-ray is out on the market and you've got it home with you, you'll have companion content available with bonuses galore!

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 cleared for sale in US after Apple arguments overruled

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 cleared for sale in US after Apple arguments overruled

Samsung has squeezed its Galaxy Tab 10.1 out of a US sales ban, after a jury decision that the Android tablet did not, in fact, infringe any of Apple's patents. One of the earliest devices to be targeted by Apple, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 was barred from US sales in June of this year; however, the tablet was later found to not fall foul of the Cupertino firm's litigation, and Samsung demanded that sales be allowed to resume. Despite Apple arguments, Reuters reports, Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California court agreed.

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Cable cloud gaming to challenge Xbox, PS3 and Wii U in 2013

Cable cloud gaming to challenge Xbox, PS3 and Wii U in 2013

The Xbox 360 and PS3 may face cable boxes edging in on their gaming turf if AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner and others have their way, with the promise of cloud gaming delivered direct to TVs bypassing traditional consoles. Trials are set to begin later in 2012, insiders tell Bloomberg, with broad commercial launches in 2013 at the earliest; games would be more advanced than the simple casual titles currently offered by some smart TV platforms.

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Tablets are for fun, Laptops are for work

Tablets are for fun, Laptops are for work

If there's one solid idea in the modern mobile market that I agree with consistently, it's that tablet-sized computers are made for entertainment first, and work only as a necessity. I've tried to bring a tablet to a press conference before, with and without a physical keyboard accessory to pad its ability to work as I need it to, and it's never good enough. I'm not just talking about a Samsung Galaxy Tab or a Note, not just an iPad, not just an ASUS Transformer of any kind - all of them; they're all made for entertainment.

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Wikipad to hit GameStop in October

Wikipad to hit GameStop in October

We talked about the interesting Android-powered Wikipad gaming device a few times already. The device is an Android-powered mobile gaming platform featuring a 10-inch display with a gaming controller attachment included. It certainly looks very interesting with its NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and Jelly Bean flavor of Android.

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Ice Cream Sandwich on a fifth of Android devices Google reveals

Ice Cream Sandwich on a fifth of Android devices Google reveals

Ice Cream Sandwich is now found on over a fifth of active Android devices, Google has revealed, gradually squeezing out Froyo and Gingerbread. According to Google's own distribution stats, Android 4.0.x is currently found on 20.9-percent of active phones and tablets running the platform, while Jelly Bean (4.1) is on 1.2-percent. For the latter, it's a slow rise from the 0.8-percent penetration at the top end of August.

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Sony IFA 2012 Wrap-Up

Sony IFA 2012 Wrap-Up

Well folks, today marks the first major day of IFA 2012 over in Berlin, Germany, and we had tons of exciting and worthwhile news from Sony, Samsung and multiple others. For those that missed the bulk of the news in the early hours this morning we have a full breakdown of Sony's IFA aspirations. From 84" TV's to Android tablets and more. Check it out below.

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