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ASUS TAICHI shipments reportedly pushed to at least December, original plan for ASUS was to ship ASUS TAICHI on November. ASUS spokesperson told to PCWorld that ASUS TAICHI shipments has been now pushed at least to December, and launch date could even slip more. Company won’t even tell why they are pushing shipments further. Online retailers though have put all TAICHI PC’s as unavailable for now.
This is not the first time ASUS is pushing their device shipments towards holiday season, they did it just recently and it seemed to work pretty good. We just have to wait and see is it going to pay off this year for the company to push ASUS TAICHI shipments towards holiday season.
Apple’s (AAPL) redesigned 21.5-inch iMac go on sale Friday, November 30th. Bigger 27-inch iMac will arrive in stores later and starts shipping next month. Apple’s new iMac’s are redesigned and now very slim, they are packed with new features includingFusion Drives. There’s also now quad-core i5 processor and NVIDIA graphics. The 21.5-inch iMac is available with 2.7GHz processor with NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M, priced 1,399€. You can also pick better one with 2.9GHz processor and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics for 1,599€.
27-inch iMac is packed with 2.9GHz processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M graphics, priced at 1,949€. If that’s not enough for you, you cam bump up specs and get yourself 27-inch iMac with 3.2GHz processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX graphics, priced at 2,129€.
I will be covering Jolla’s Sailfish OS unveiling at Slush event on November 21st-22nd on this site!
Jolla’s Sailfish OS is also for tablets and smart TV’s.
Verizon has just announced it’s first 1080p DROID DNA smartphone made by HTC. 5-inch smartphone has 1920-by-1080 screen resolution, display is as crisp as high-def TV’s, Android 4.1 with Sense 4+ on top of it. Inside DROID DNA packs quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, 2GB of RAM and 2,020mAh battery. DROID DNA has 8MP camera on the back and 2.1MP camera on front, both cameras can record 1080p HD video. Sizewise DROID DNA is 9.73mm thin and weights in 138 grams.
HTC DROID DNA will be available for pre-orders starting on today and it ships on November 21st.
Samsung has ust announced that it’s Galaxy Camera will be available in UK on November 8th. Galaxy Camera runs Android 4.1 and has same interface as in Galaxy smartphones. You can’t make phone calls though, but you can download apps from Google Play. Galaxy Camera has 16 MP sensor and an f/2.8 21x optical zoom. Galaxy Camera will be available in UK retailer stores such as Carphone Warehouse, Phones4U and Jessops. There’s no official pricing revealed yet, even the launch day is just few days away, but as far Jessops has priced Galaxy Camera £399,99. When there’s official word about the pricing from Samsung i will let you know.
Nokia’s (NOK) Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 appeared on German retailer Media Markt website with release date November 1st. Both Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 is believed to be made available that day, and will be priced at €449 for Lumia 820 and €649 for Lumia 920. Microsoft is set to reveal Windows Phone 8 OS on October 29th at multiple locations with synchronized multi-market event. Check out the leaked photo from Media Markt’s website from down below.
Theres not much info about this game yet, and it’s launch is today at 10:00am EDT. “On November 8th, the Angry Birds and Star Wars universe will collide, in our biggest game ever” -Rovio’s Angry Birds YouTube channel. Angry Birds Star Wars game will launch on November 8th and it’s coming to iOS, Android and computers. There’s also details of related merchandise recovered, including table games, toys and costumes.
“This is the best Angry Birds game, which we have ever done. In fact as a big Star Wars fan, I am really excited about this new universe ” -Rovio’s Director of marketing Peter Vesterbacka
NEW YORK – (October 8, 2012) –Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. announced today a new blockbuster entertainment franchise collaboration; Angry Birds Star Wars. Launching worldwide on November 8, the unique partnership will combine all the fun of the classic Angry Birds and Angry Birds Space with the characters, stories and settings of the epic space fantasy, Star Wars.
From the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Death Star – the game and merchandise will feature the Angry Birds characters starring as the iconic heroes of the beloved Saga.
“This is the best Angry Birds game we’ve ever done. It’s the best parts of Angry Birds with all new cutting-edge gameplay set in in a galaxy far, far away,” said Peter Vesterbacka, the Mighty Eagle and CMO of Rovio. “As a big Star Wars fan myself, I’m really excited about this new universe. The Force is definitely strong with this one.”
In addition to the game, this fall will also see the unveiling of a massive retail launch for Angry Birds Star Wars. Merchandise ranging from Halloween costumes and apparel to action figures and collectible plush toys will be available at select retailers, starting October 28.
“Both Star Wars and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun,” said Colum Slevin, Vice President, Head of Studio Operations for Lucasfilm Ltd. “People seem to instinctively know what to do when handed a lightsaber or a bird in a slingshot, so this is a natural combination.”
In the coming weeks, fans can expect additional new videos, characters, and much more exciting content to be revealed.
The game will be available on iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8.
For more information about Angry Birds Star Wars, visit www.angrybirds.com/starwars
and watch the teaser trailer at www.youtube.com/user/RovioMobile
Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet reports some interesting information about Windows Phone 8 launch. We actually know that Windows Phone 8 is coming this fall but no month or day is know, yet. No source told to Maru Jo Foley that Microsoft is launching Windows Phone 8 consumer version in November. Windows 8 is set to launch in October 26th and it might be the case that Windows Phone 8 is coming at the same time. Surely in coming months we have more info on Windows Phone 8 launch date so we keep you informed.