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Nokia confirms white Lumia 800 to launch in Europe by the end of February

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Nokia has announced it will debut a white version of its Lumia 800 Windows Phone by the end of February, adding to the cyan, magenta and black models which went on sale in November. Like its older brethren, the white Lumia 800 will feature a 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display, a 1.4 GHz...
Nokia confirms white Lumia 800 to launch in Europe by the end of February

Acer Iconia Tab A510 with Tegra 3, Android 4.0 arriving in the US and Canada for $450

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The curious thing about the Acer Iconia Tab A510 is that it's been out in the open for months -- we've even handled it -- but for whatever reason, Acer's never publicly acknowledged it as the successor to last year's A500. When we got hands-on at CES, for example,...
Acer Iconia Tab A510 with Tegra 3, Android 4.0 arriving in the US and Canada for $450
Ikea Uppleva TV range will feature YouTube, Vimeo, and other apps

Raspberry Pi credit-card sized Linux PCs are on sale now, $25 Model A gets a RAM bump

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The good news is that Raspberry Pi's highly anticipated teeny-tiny Linux computers are on sale now, just barely making the promised February launch window (good thing it's a leap year). The better news, is that the $25 Model A version has gotten an upgrade from the planned 128Mb of...
Raspberry Pi credit-card sized Linux PCs are on sale now, $25 Model A gets a RAM bump
Sources: New Apple TV launching in March, near-immediate availability hinted for new iPads

Archos Arnova 7-inch Child Pad hands-on (video)

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It might not quite be the hottest tablet news of the day, but we managed to catch a glimpse of the Arnova "designed by Archos" Child Pad on the floor here at CeBIT. Last time we saw this slate it was nothing but a render and a few specifications,...
Archos Arnova 7-inch Child Pad hands-on (video)

HTC pats itself on the back for the One X's battery life, has plenty of help

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If you're a smartphone fan (of course you are, if you're not then you're almost certainly in the wrong place, can we ask how you even got here?) then you've almost certainly been bitten by the bug of a battery that just doesn't last long enough, the normal side...
HTC pats itself on the back for the One X's battery life, has plenty of help
DVD playback: how VLC does what Windows 8 can't

Official VLC app now out for Android: only an unstable beta, but it works

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Okay, so VLC may not be the media darling it once was, but it still has a legion of fans -- as evidenced by the (official) beta version's warm welcome over at Google Play. Despite a clear warning that the build is unstable and might "kill your kitten," users...
Official VLC app now out for Android: only an unstable beta, but it works
$150 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablet takes aim at Kindle Fire
Google Nexus 7 tablet from Asus official

Google officially reveals $199 7" quad-core Nexus7 tablet with Android 4.1

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Google Google unveiled its own Nexus tablet, the Nexus 7, at the Google I/O conference Wednesday in San Francisco. The 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will have a 1.3GHz quad-core Tegra 3 processor as well as 1280x800 IPS display with a 178-degree viewing angle. The tablet, which...
Google officially reveals $199 7" quad-core Nexus7 tablet with Android 4.1
VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support, kills font cache, and more

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone: fixes AirPlay and network bugs

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Plugged your iDevice into an iTunes-equipped machine lately? You should. Apple has just let loose iOS 5.1.1, a seemingly minor point update that actually promises to fix quite a few (potentially) substantial quirks. Coming two months to the day after the iOS 5.1 software update, the extra 0.0.1 is...
Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone: fixes AirPlay and network bugs

LG lines up Optimus 4X HD for launch in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and Poland

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While there's already plenty of excitement around other quad-core Android phones, LG will join the party soon when its Optimus 4X HD launches in a few European countries next month. Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and Poland are all on deck in June, where this latest Optimus variant will...
LG lines up Optimus 4X HD for launch in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and Poland

Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1 with HDR, AirPlay, and Safari Syncing Bug Fixes

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Apple today released iOS 5.1.1, offering bug fixes and other improvements for recent models of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: - Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut - Addresses bugs that could prevent...
Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1 with HDR, AirPlay, and Safari Syncing Bug Fixes

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1, includes fix for AirPlay video playback

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Apple has released an update to its operating system for iDevices. The latest update, iOS 5.1.1, includes fixes for AirPlay video playback, as well as a bug that was causing some iPads not to switch back and forth between 2G and 3G. Here’s the list of updates in the 47MB...
Apple releases iOS 5.1.1, includes fix for AirPlay video playback

Broadcom releases new Ice Cream Sandwich-optimized chipsets at MWC

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Broadcom's taken the chance to bust out some killer new internals for Android phones here at MWC. The new range of SoCs are optimized for Ice Cream Sandwich, based on single or dual-core 40-nanometer ARM Cortex A9s. The BCM21654G has a 1GHz CPU, integrated HSPA modem and VGA video...
Broadcom releases new Ice Cream Sandwich-optimized chipsets at MWC

Microsoft: there's a limit to Tango's love (for 256MB devices, anyway)

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Microsoft's going after the low-end market with devices like the Lumia 610 and its brethren. The handset's biggest limitation is that it only packs 256MB RAM and Redmond spent last week imploring developers to slim down their apps or face ghettoization. Now the company's revealing what else will be...
Microsoft: there's a limit to Tango's love (for 256MB devices, anyway)

Idealism vs. pragmatism: Mozilla debates supporting H.264 video playback

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The HTML5 video element promised to be a game-changer for Internet media publishing. It provided a vendor-neutral standards-based mechanism for conveying video content on the Web without the need for proprietary plugins while offering a path for tighter integration of video content on the Web and broader platform support...
Idealism vs. pragmatism: Mozilla debates supporting H.264 video playback

Acer Iconia Tab A510 now available, 10.1 inches of Olympian ICS and Tegra 3 for $450

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Ah, Acer's Olympics-themed Iconia Tab A510. If you'll recall, after months of staying quiet about its A500 successor -- which was already viewable in public -- Acer finally made the 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) slate official when it went up for pre-order last month. Fast forward to today, and...
Acer Iconia Tab A510 now available, 10.1 inches of Olympian ICS and Tegra 3 for $450

[Infographic] Taking HTML5 to the Next Level for Mobile

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By 2013, there will be more than 1 billion HTML5-capable browsers in use throughout the world. Applications for those HTML5 browsers will be created by 2 million HTML Web developers, according to research from IDC. There is no question that HTML5 is going to be a major factor in...
[Infographic] Taking HTML5 to the Next Level for Mobile

iOS 5.1.1 Update Addresses Bugs With Camera Shortcut, AirPlay, And Network Connections

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Plug in your iDevices people, because Apple just released an update. It’s a minor one, to be sure, but brings about some rather helpful bug fixes. Most notably, you should no longer receive the “Unable To Purchase” message when buying digital content from the iTunes or App Store. There have...
iOS 5.1.1 Update Addresses Bugs With Camera Shortcut, AirPlay, And Network Connections

MediaTek Launches Android Dual-Core Platform on Eve of Google I/O

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The new dual-core chipset supports high-resolution displays, 1080p video playback, and 8-megapixel cameras....
MediaTek Launches Android Dual-Core Platform on Eve of Google I/O

Wix launches a brand new HTML5 site builder as Flash heads the way of the dodo

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If you haven’t been a part of the “Flash is dead / HTML5 is too young” debate lately, here’s a primer: Adobe’s long-held multimedia dominance of the Web is on the decline. Sure, in some cases, such as video playback, Flash isn’t bad at all, but with mobile compatibility in the dustbin,...
Wix launches a brand new HTML5 site builder as Flash heads the way of the dodo
Acer Iconia Tab A510 announced for US: Tegra 3 and Android 4.0 for $449.99

aTV Flash (black) version 1.6 for Apple TV will serve subtitles and more to your couch

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Snared the video you want with aTV Flash (black), but still foraging for subtitles the old way? Version 1.6 of the $29.95 package will now hunt them down from OpenSubtitles.org and download 'em directly to your jailbroken Apple TV 2nd-gen. In addition, Firecore's undermining software now has more codecs...
aTV Flash (black) version 1.6 for Apple TV will serve subtitles and more to your couch
Apple releases minor iOS 5.1.1 update to fix bugs with AirPlay, HDR shooting, and syncing bookmarks

Look Ma, No Trackpad! Flutter Lets You Control Your Mac With Gestures

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Today I’m going to the Y Combinator Demo Day, where the startup companies nurtured by this hi-tech hothouse present their wares and their business plans to the Valley’s smartest investors. There are over 60 companies this time around, and since I haven’t dropped in the Winter 2012 class, I...
Look Ma, No Trackpad! Flutter Lets You Control Your Mac With Gestures

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Apple updates iOS, Twitter refreshes its mobile website to target emerging markets, and Microsoft goes green. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of your choice below to...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]
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