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    Open Mobile has been demonstrating how to run Android apps on Maemo, Mobilin, Meego Tizen.

    Blackberry recently solved the problem of what to do when no one wants to write apps for your OS, by creating an emulator which ran Android apps.
    Open Mobile has come up with a similar solution for open OS Tizen, by creating an 'Application Compatability Layer' and have been demoing it at a Tizen conference.

    Handset manufacturers would then have to incorporate it into their Tizen devices.
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    Just weeks after Facebook went and bought Instagram for a cool $1 Billion, Zuckerberg has gone shopping again and bought himself a team of Android programmers.

    Facebook seem to be taking the mobile thing very seriously these days. Zuckerberg was going on about this only the other day, and now he's looking to improve Facebook's Android offering, by buying Lightbox, which is a photo blog app.
    Time will tell what this all buys.
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    The real world battle for graphics card domination has gone virtual. NVIDIA will now use it's new Keplar GPU architecture in data centres so that people will soon be able to do hardcore gaming on even their mobiles.

    NVIDIA promises that through its new GeForce GRID service, users will be able to deliver more graphic demanding services than current games consoles can to your puny tablet, mobile, notebook.
    The only question is, why would anyone want to buy an expensive graphics card for their desktop?
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    There's been a bit of a flurry of recent rumours about the next gen Macbook Pro recently, including possible designs and specs. Here's a bit of a round-up.

    Firstly, the one that has caught the imagination of most of the web, is that there may be a Retina display on new Macbook Pros, and other rumours that the iMac may also benefit. There seems to be a bit of a question mark on whether Apple could produce Retina displays for the iMac by simply doubling the resolution, and there may be other tricks at hand to simply create a higher resolution.
    Also, there's been a bit of discussion about the Macbook Pro's form. It's now rumoured not to be tapered like MacBook Airs, but simply a thinner form of the current design.

    Also rumoured are that the new computers will sport both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt sockets, and that Apple is moving back to using Nvidia for it's graphics cards. The GeoForce GT 650M currently being favourite.
    No clues about pricing or release dates, though the Macbook Pro has been expected for a while to be released in June.
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    Apple are also now rumoured to be updated some, if not all, of the MacBook Airs to Retina displays too. Although it's unclear whether they'll also have USB 3.0 ports or not.
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    Korea's other mobile manufacturer, LG, has just announced that it's new top of the range 4X HD will be released in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Poland and Italy in June.

    LG's new flagship handset will be sporting a Tegra 3 chip, 4.7" (1280x720) screen, 2150 mAh battery and ICS. It will also have 16GB storage, 1GB memory and 8mp camera. All sounds and looks slightly familiar.
    No clues on price yet.
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    It looks like Apple is getting ready to reduce it's reliance on Google and Google Maps with the launch of iOS 6 next month.

    It's been well documented that Apple has been buying mapping companies and recruiting mapping staff for the past couple of years. It looks like it's going to finally come to fruition when iOS 6 is previewed next month.
    Apple is predicted to use '3D Mapping' like suggested in the pictures below:


    It's reportedly smoother and quicker, but we'll have to see what pops up and how good it really is.
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