Gadget News, Mobile Phones, News

Mozilla Firefox OS demoed on mystery dev phone

After making a surprise appearance at CES 2013 on an unknown smartphone and just in preview form (see video at the end), Mozilla has just announced a "Developer Preview Phone" running on a Firefox operating system. Mozilla is touting it on the official webpage, and the Mozilla Developer Network has published instructions on how to get your Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich phone to install Firefox OS. The year has been hotting up with various new OS's for mobile devices, with ...

Consoles, News, Xbox

Leaked specs for next Xbox reveals blu-ray drive, 8GB ram and 8-core CPU

New Xbox This site reports that it is has supposedly received the leaked system specs for the next-gen Xbox. The site also reports that in the coming weeks it will leak the system specs for Sony’s new console, codenamed “Orbis”. Both consoles are rumored for a March launch. Currently, the favoured name for the new Xbox is “Durango” (the D is silent) and without wasting any time, these are the rumored specs for Microsoft’s latest console: CPU: x64 Architecture 8 CPU cores running at 1.6 gigahertz ...

LG, Mobile Phones, MWC, News

LG’s Optimus G Pro is a 1080p 5-inch Phablet with style

Image of Optimus Pro G Mobile World Congress 2013 is teasing us a range of ultra-desirable 1080p phones such as LG’s Optimus Pro G. LG previously released the well-received Optimus G and now because it’s 2013 and every bloody phone has to be 1080p, we get the Optimus Pro G. Another huge phablet joins the party Impressive hardware Let’s begin with the pixels per inch which is an astounding 440 ppi. The battery is an impressive 3000mAh which could lend to the 10mm thickness of the LG ...

Innovation, News

‘Landscape House’ to be worlds first 3D printed home

3D home 3D printing has evolved quite exponentially from its initial coinage in 1995 by graduate students Jim Bredt and Jim Anderson when they altered and inkjet printer to form a binding solution onto a bed of powder instead of ink onto paper, since then so many inorganic materials have been used to create numerous 3D printed objects from bicycles and shoes to engine parts for vehicles. So what can possibly be next? Dutch born Janjaap Ruijssenaars is has been planning to build ...

Android, News, Samsung, Tablets

Samsung outs 8-inch Galaxy Note, just in time for MWC

note8 Mobile World Congress is fast approaching and with it, a slew of phones you never heard of, or needed. Take the recently-announced 8-inch Galaxy Note. The question on everyone’s lips has to be “why?”. Let us tell you why. Money. Samsung wants a stopgap device that fits between phablets and tablets. A tab-tablet? Lord knows. According to papa Engadget, who managed to benchmark a similar model named the GT-N5100, the 8-inch Note is rocking a 1.6Ghz quad-core CPU, has a 1280 x 800 ...

Geeky Gizmos, Mobile Phones, News

The Medias W N-05E proves that two screens are better than one

We've said before. If any nation deserves the acronym "crazy", it's the Japanese. "Hey, let's make a smartphone with two screens that fold together" some crazy tech guy said in a crazy Japanese laboratory somewhere. And the result is the Medias W N-05E, a smartphone with two qHD 4.3-inch (540 x 960) screens that combined will create an almost 5.6-inch square display. The two screens can operate independently or as one, allowing a user to, for instance, browse webpages on ...


Sansa Clip Zip 4GB review: better than the iPod Shuffle

Sandisk MP3 Player 01 The Sansa Clip Zip MP3 player is all sorts of cheek-pinching cute. It weighs nothing, it’s got 4GB storage and a microSD slot for added gigs, support for audio books, a timer, FM radio, voice recording, a purported 15-hour battery life, a teeny 2.8cm colour screen and the worst headphones of all time. Best of all, it’s only US$50 for a damn decent MP3 player, but please replace the headphones with something “not shit”. The Clip Zip It’s a little cutie. Roughly ...

Apple, News

iOS 6.0 Jailbreak in progress, but far from ready

apple-shows-off-more-of-ios-6-at-iphone-5-event-c0c8f783f2 It’s been quiet on the jailbreak front. Apple’s latest, iOS 6 is a tough nut to crack but famed hacker Planetbeing, in conjunction with the legendary Pod2g (creator of the user-friendly iOS 5 jailbreaking tool, Absinthe) have made “nice progress” in regards to the momentous task. Made some nice progress today with @pod2g. I think I'll try to reward myself with a nap. :) — planetbeing (@planetbeing) January 19, 2013 Pod2g shot right back with a high-five on twitter: . @planetbeing oh yeah! 2 ...

Apple, iPhone

iPhone ‘Math’ and 5S for June 2013 release? [rumour]

Apple’s got a busy 2013 planned. If the rumours are true, and they usually always are, Apple’s going to release three new iPhones in 2013. First up, the 4-inch iPhone 5S. This is predictable enough and Apple is well-known for releasing stop-gap devices until its next major iPhone release. iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4S, you get the picture. Next up, we have the odd, but smartly named iPhone “Math” which is almost definitely a code word for the new iPhone. The Math is ...

News, Sony, Tablets

The new Sony Xperia Tablet Z: lo and behold it’s thinner than the iPad

sony xperia tablet Z Steve Jobs may have coined the "thinner and lighter" idea and pushed extensively for it in the quest for perfection, but Sony it seems has decided to take it a little further. The new Xperia Tablet Z is the thinnest 10 inch tablet yet at 6.9mm thick (or lack thereof), according to Sony mobile's Japan-based blog (translated) dealing with mobile communications-related topics. That tops the previous catwalk anorexic tablet, the iPad mini, by just 0.3mm. Another first Sony is trying to ...


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