Archive for October, 2010

Sesame Street Conquered Nintendo DS

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Sesame Street has hit the internet hard with its YouTube Channel and videos going viral in the past few weeks. With its thousands followers on Twitter and Facebook, it’s clear that Sesame Street is no longer perceived as an obsession for 5-years old.  If it’s that your case as well, why not to show your love to Sesame Street with your brand new Nintendo DS? (more…)

Apple Gets Away with The Great iPod Touch Swindle

Thursday, October 28th, 2010
Steve Jobs motioning with hand

It's only a little white lie...

We’ve all had it happen one time or another. You know that feeling when you come away from a shop having bought something on the strength of the marketing and hype only to open up the box to discover it wasn’t everything you’d been led to believe. If you were one of Apple’s customers who bought a ‘late 2009 edition’ 8GB iPod Touch earlier this year believing it to be 3rd generation, you’ll certainly know what I’m talking about.

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PSP Prices Slashed in Time For Christmas

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Christmas shoppers ahoy! Sony has slashed the price of the PSP ahead of the festive shopping season so for parents, there is even more choice in addition to Gadget Panda’s facility for users to sell PSP devices here.

The price has already come down in the US since last week from 250 dollars (£158) to 199 dollars (£126) and now the cuts are heading across the Atlantic.

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iPod More Important Than Wedding Ring, Car and Family Pet!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

We love our gadget surveys; they always throw up something interesting and usually surprising. And the latest one to catch our eye is no different.

According to new gadget research into people’s prized possessions, it was the iPod that stood head and shoulders above anything else as a product that you just can’t do without.

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iPod Flying High in Gadget Survey

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

According to a new gadget survey, the iPod is the 7th best piece of kit of all time!

The Apple MP3 player which has revolutionised the way we listen to music in the 21st century featured in the top ten alongside items such as the digital camera, sat nav, laptop and iPhone.

On the flipside of the coin, the worst gadgets were announced too with the electric candle winning… or rather losing… that particular battle.

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Sony’s PSP2 exists, leaks EA Games

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

EA’s senior vice president Patrick Soderlund has confessed to CVG that the PSP2 exists and that they have had access to it.

Rumours of Sony’s new handheld have been sprawled around games news sites recently but no major publisher has admitted that it has seen the device – until now.

According to CVG, EA’s Soderlund was asked if he had any exposure at all to the technology to which he replied: “Well, obviously as a developer we have had that – but I’m not allowed to talk about it.”

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Apple release IOS 4.2 for Idevices

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Apple has been telling the world about the release of IOS 4.2 for the Iphone, Ipad and Ipod touch devices.

The IOS Dev Centre has confirmed that developers can now submit IOS 4.2 apps, in anticipation that the software update is about to hit Idevices.

The release, known as build 8C134, should be delivered to Ithings everywhere by the end of the month.

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Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger Covers Nintendo GoldenEye

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Nicole Scherzinger will be covering the GoldenEye theme song, originally made famous by Tina Turner, for the release of Nintendo Wii’s new game.

The iconic track will feature on the remake of the Nintendo ’64 shooter and will include the newest edition, Daniel Craig.

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Nintendo Upgrades!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Nintendo has announced that it is about to launch the updated version of Wii Remote called Wii Remote Plus on 5th November in the UK.

Needless to say, this announcement has surprised not only European gamers but also Japanese ones, as the release date for Japan is scheduled a week after. One reason why Nintendo has prioritized Europe this time could be an attempt at dominating this year’s Christmas game market and encourage people to buy it early.

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Happy Birthday Mario!

Monday, October 11th, 2010

It has been 25 years since the first release of Mario, one of a few characters who look better the older he gets! Nintendo has decided to make a huge fuss around it and launched a website dedicated to the anniversary where Mario’s fans are encouraged to create and submit flipnotes featuring characters from Super Mario Bros.

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