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Google Nexus S massive 22% Price Cut!!

Talk about Christmas sales, because this year Carphone Warehouse have gone mad and shaved off a massive 22% off the price for Googles new £549.99 Smartphone to only £429.99!!  for a SIM-free handset. It is still unsure why CPW have made this massive cut and even more importantly if people who have already ordered the Nexus S at £549.99 will be compensated. We will keep …

Get SBSettings in the Multitasking Tray through SBSwitcher [Jailbreak App]

SBSettings is one of the most popular applications in Cydia which can perform a variety of actions liked ‘activate WiFi‘, ’Turn on Bluetooth’ or ‘Open VPN connections’ with just a swipe on top of your iOS device’s springboard. Now there’s a new tweak available called SBSwitcher, for $2.99 in the Cydia Store, which brings SBStetings to the iOS 4 multitasking bar. SBSwitcher adds all these …

How to Add Usage Stats to iPod Touch and iPad Settings App [Jailbreak Hack]

iPhone users 3GS and above have the ability to see usage stats like time since last full charge, call time, cellular network data and tether data usage but unfortunately for iPod Touch and iPad users, Apple decided to leave it out. However, if you follow these easy steps, you can enable usage stats on your iPad: To add Usage stats to you iPod Touch and …

Mango update for Windows Phone 7 to bring Silverlight and HTML5 in Fall’ 2011 – ‘Apolo’ Windows Phone 8 expected in 2012

Loads of rumors have been surfacing that Microsoft is planning on bringing a major update called ‘Mango’ to Windows Phone 7  which could be seen this fall and ‘Apollo’, which is a potential codename for Windows Phone 8 which is expected to arrive in 2012. The latest rumors are that Mango could be announced at CES in January, 2011 along with a smaller update. The …

Apple Increases Preview Time of Songs in iTunes Store from 30 seconds to 90 seconds

Today, Apple have increase the iTunes preview time of songs from 30 seconds to 90 seconds. The 90 second preview will apply to most iTunes songs more then 2 minutes and 30 seconds in length. Apple sent out a letter to music labels telling them that they were increasing the preview length. The music labels must accept iTunes’ new agreement because any labels who disagree …

Kinect Games for Xbox 360: What to expect

Throughout this month Kinect is being released all around the world and all you lucky people who already bought a unit or all those who are still drooling at the shop windows looking at it and the rest who don’t own an Xbox 360, well this is for all you 360 mad heads out there. Kinect will bring a new whole world to video gaming, …

iOS 4.2 could be released this Friday

According to MacStories, iOS 4.2 may be released this Friday. This latest version of iOS will be compatible with the iPad which will bring many new features to the tablet including folders and multitasking.The GM version was released last week to developers which usually suggests that it will be released to the public soon. iOS 4.2 requires iTunes 10.1 and Mac OS 10.6.5 which are …

Google Chrome OS devices coming THIS MONTH!!

The first mobile devices using Google Chrome OS are set to launch later this month, according to sources, with Google set to release its own-brand model just like the Nexus One smartphone launch. Chrome OS will be a lightweight platform aimed at mobile devices and based around the browser, Chrome. It will have very few built in applications and will mainly focused at web-based services. …