Archives for October 2010

Dell 7 Inch Tablet Could Arrive in Weeks

Rumours started back in April about a Dell Streak 7 inch and 10 inch model being launched. Up till now, only the 5 inch model actually made it on sale.

Recently, Michael Dell himself mentioned that a 7 inch tablet was being looked in to although no specifics could be revealed last week when he made the comment. More details of the 7 inch version have now appeared and it seems like a 7 inch model could be landing as early as this month. [Read more…]

Halo: Reach Nabs Top-Spot From Modern Warfare 2

It’s happened… As of this week, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been knocked off the top-spot by (surprise, surprise) Halo: Reach. [Read more…]

Nokia N8 vs iPhone 4 Camera Comparison

With the launch of the Nokia N8 yesterday, one of the big questions about the new smartphone is how it compares to the iPhone 4 in terms of picture quality.

The Nokia N8 has a 12 megapixel sensor with Carl Zeiss optics while the iPhone 4 has a 5 megapixel sensor.

Engadget decided to run a side by side video and picture test to see which performs the best. Naturally you’d think a 12 megapixel camera would be the winner, but surprisingly the results are quite similar. [Read more…]

Apple TV Jailbreak Video Demonstration

It was confirmed a few days ago that the SHAttered tool can be used to jailbreak iOS 4.1 that is loaded on to the new generation Apple TV.

A video demonstration of this happening has now been uploaded to YouTube and shows a user logging in to the Apple TV and running commands as root.

SHAtter is a low level exploit that manages to break in to the Apple TV and other iOS 4.1 devices through a hardware issue. What this means is that Apple will not be able to patch the hole unless a new version with modified hardware ships. [Read more…]