Tech News Roundup: Apple, Simon Cowell/Will.i.am and Nokia

  • September 30, 2012

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This is a roundup of the best technology news on the internet over the last week. This include, Apple mini video, Will.i.am and Simon teaming up and Nokia releasing prices of their Lumia 920 and 820.

 

Will.I.Am and Simon Cowell Plans to have teamed up for an X Factor spin-off to find the new Bill Gate

According new report from the Sun Will.i.am and Simon Cowell are looking to team for a new show to produce the next Bill Gates. The report said:

The Voice coach Will went head to head with mogul Simon, 52, last year in a massive TV talent show war. But the rapper revealed: “We’re working on a project called X Factor for Tech — and it’s going to be out of this world.”

They aim to discover budding technology wizards who can follow in the wake of Microsoft billionaire Gates, 56, and late Apple genius Steve Jobs.

Will.i.am is quoted as saying that its important to give young people a platform to express themselves whthers its music or technology.

 

 

New Video of iPad mini

A new video has surfaced purtorting to show the new iPad mini. It has been revealed by AllthingsD that apple is set to unveil the 7.85-inch next month.  has published a new video showing a mock up of what the iPad mini would look.

 

Nokia Release Prices of Nokia 920 and 820 for some European countries

Nokia’s new Lumia smartphones are ready to go on sales in November. Consequently, the Finish company has released prices for their new handsets. The Nokia’s Lumia 920 and 820 will be competing with the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy III during the festive season. It will be interesting to see hold sales goes since this will be vital for the Finnish company’s survival.

Here is a breakdown of prices accross Europe:

  • Sweden, the 32 gigabyte Lumia 920 will sell for around 5,700 Swedish crowns ($860).
  • In  Italy, the Lumia 920 will sell for 599 euros ($770).
  • In Germany, Vodafone will sell the Nokia Lumia 920 for 649 euros.

It is important to note that these prices are much higher than the Samsung Galaxy SIII and iPhone 5.

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Storm is a technology enthusiast, who resides in the UK. He enjoys reading and writing about technology.

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