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May 31st, 2012 Published by: VR-Zone | Tech News for the Geeks! VR-Zone | Stuff for the Geeks is a bi-weekly publication covering the latest gadgets and stuff for the geeks. Porsche Design and Research In Motion launch P'9981 smartphone in Singapore Source: May 31st, 2012 The Porsche Design P'9981 was unveiled in Singapore, in November last year. Today, the company and Research in Motion have jointly announced that the smartphone will retail in all Porsche Design stores and authorized retailers from today. The P'9981 claims to incorporate the best in design and technology features from Porsche Design and Research in Motion respectively. It features a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather rear cover, sculpted QWERTY keyboard, and crystal clear touch display. Powered by a 1.2GHz processor and 8GB onboard memory, the smartphone is built with Liquid Graphics technology that offers a highly responsive touch experience with seamless graphics, and runs BlackBerry 7 OS. The P'9981 also features HD video recording, 24-bit high resolution graphics, microSD card slot for expansion, advanced sensors, and built-in support for Near Field Communications (NFC). So how is the P'9981 different from other QWERTY BlackBerry devices on the market? Well, the differences include the design, as well as its exclusive Porsche Design user interface, Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app experience, and a premium, exclusive PIN that easily identifies the owner as a holder of a Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone. The Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry will be available at all Porsche Design stores in Singapore, as well as authorized retailers at S$2,800. Megaupload lawyers aiming to have case thrown out Source: May 31st, 2012 The lawyers for file-sharing firm Megaupload are attempting to get the copyright infringement case against the company quashed and assets unfrozen. 1

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