HTC launches HTC Sensation XE, its first Beats superphone

With reports suggesting that HTC was to introduce its first Beats-equipped smartphone in the form of the HTC Vigor, the Taiwanese company has confirmed earlier leaks with a relaunch of its Sensation smartphone; the HTC Sensation XE. Offering an upgraded 1.5GHz dual-core processor, four-times more internal storage with 4GB and a extremely hefty 1,730mAh battery, […]

Samsung launches super-thin Galaxy Tab 7.7 with Super AMOLED Plus display

Samsung has unveiled its latest tablet device tasked with eating into Apple’s iPad dominance, launching the new Galaxy Tab 7.7. The device is an upgrade of the original Galaxy Tab, launched last year, in every sense of the word; not only does it have a dual-core 1.4GHz processor, it also packs in a Super AMOLED […]

Bahrain satellite channel jammed, launches on Livestation instead

Livestation, launched in 2008, gives users an easy way to keep up with major news channels including Al Jazeera, BBC and CNN, from their computers, or on the go using the  iPhone app or mobile site. Livestation seems to be earning itself a reputation as the go-to site for opposition groups in the Middle East who […]

Attachment hunter Attachments.me adds new features and launches an iPhone App [Invites]

We recently reviewed the Toronto-based startup Attachments.me, a service which makes it easy to retrieve long-forgotten attachments from your inbox. Since then, they’ve been hard at work adding many new features and developing a brand new iPhone app. Attachments.me is the brainchild of Ben Coe and Jesse Miller, who met when they were both working […]

24symbols launches as ‘Spotify for books’

Devices like Amazon’s Kindle have kickstarted mainstream demand for ebooks, but if Kindle is the ‘iTunes of electronic books’, where’s the Spotify equivalent? 24symbols is a new service which opens to all from today after a period in closed beta, offering on-demand access to a library of popular titles in a similar way to how streaming music services work. […]

VYou launches “Montages,” like Quora for video

We first wrote about VYou when it launched last November, the social video network described as a combination of Justin.TV, Formspring, YouTube, and Twitter. Since its launch, the New York-based startup has served over 20 million video views and features noted VYou members including writer Chuck Klosterman, ESPN poker show host Laura Lane, musician Chester French and Alex Blagg […]