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Nintendo Wii U: Specs, Price, Release Date – Everything You Need To Know

Nintendo has finally unveiled its Wii U launch plans a full year after the console was officially shown off to the public at E3 2011. The main headlines are as follows; it will be released worldwide before the end of the year; with America first, then Europe and then, finally, Japan. There will be two versions on offer and will retail around £249-£299 depending on which version you opt for.

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US Court Orders Samsung To Pay Apple $1bn In Damages Over Patent Dispute

A US court has ordered Korean electronics firm Samsung to pay Apple $1.05bn (£665) in damages for infringing Apple’s intellectual property. The decision stunned the courtroom as the jury threw out every single one of Samsung’s complaints and sided with the California tech giant on each of their claims after just three days of deliberation.

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Will SOPA & PIPA Actually Stop Online Piracy ?

This week you’ll have likely come across two new acronyms: SOPA (Stop Internet Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act). They are new powers being discussed in the US congress which will give content owners the power to shut down any website that is facilitating or involved in piracy online at any level. The […]

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HP TouchPad Tablet for £89 Almost Sold Out: What are the Alternatives For Under £300 ?

Last week saw HP call time on its WebOS operating system and its family of devices including the Touchpad – over the weekend HP put the final nails in the coffin by having a fire-sale of its remaining stock. That saw the manufacturer drop the price of the tablet down to an ridiculously cheap £89 […]

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iPhone 5 Release Date September For US & October For Europe?

The iPhone rumour mill is racketing up more and more over the last couple of weeks and today is no different as a release date for the new iPhone 5 has been revealed as September 5th by Swisscom.

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Spotify Closing In US Launch With New Deal With Universal Music

Music streaming service Spotify has taken another important step in getting its service into North America with rumours that the company has just signed a deal with Universal Music group.

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US Army To Create Android Running Smartphone For Troops.

The US Army is set to get its own smartphone and Apple and Microsoft won’t be happy as it’s going to be running Android. Apparently the phone will be “A prototype device running Android called the Joint Battle Command-Platform (JBC-P Handheld), developed by tech nonprofit MITRE, is undergoing tests.” this will allow soldiers to quickly […]

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Apple Patents 3D Tech For iPhone And iPod

So the world of handheld consoles seems to be going 3D crazy, last week saw the launch of the Nintendo 3DS and the boffins over at Apple have taken notice.

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