iPad – Just A Big iPhone?

Apple Announces Launch Of New Tablet Computer
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Apple has finally revealed it’s much anticipated new gadget, the ‘iPad’. It is being touted as the ‘third category device’, the other two being a Laptop and a Smartphone. Apple already has a huge percentage of the phone market with the iPhone, but this is going to take the devices to a new level for internet browsing, emailing and the newest feature e-books.

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Veer (2010)

Veer
Veer Poster by Eros International

Veer has been one of the most awaited movies of 2010 with its breathtaking commercials, fascinating genre, and to witness the powerful performance of Salman Khan and debutant of the beautiful Zarine Khan.  Unfortunately, the entire wait for Veer has been pointless as the film fails to offer the expected charisma in many ways.

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Priyanka Chopra Wins Her First National Award

"What's Your Raashee?" Press Conference - 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
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Priyanka Chopra has achieved great success since her arrival in Bollywood after her Miss World victory.  The beauty queen was accepted very well into the industry and her fine acting abilities forced her name to be listed amongst the A list actors shortly after her arrival. However, the year 2009 has been the peak of Priyanka’s career so far, as it was in 2009 when she did ‘Fashion’ directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. Her performance in the film was superior and the film was a blockbuster hit which led to Priyanka winning many awards for ‘Fashion’ some of which are Screen Award for Best Actress, Stardust Award for Star of the Year, Filmfare Award for Best Actress, IIFA Award for Best Actress and Apsara Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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From Slumdog To Hollywood: In 24 Hours

18th Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Britannia Awards
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January 2010 sees the return of the US Hit series “24”. The series sees the return of Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) as the government agent working for the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU). Their aim being to protect US soils from any terrorist threats. The series “24” represents 24 hours, and each episode represents a 1 hour slot, as we see the action unfold in each episode. The exploits of Jack Bauer has definitely got the viewers hooked.

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The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Sandra Bullock wins Best Actress at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills
The cast of Avatar which won the Best Motion Picture, Drama Award – UPI /Jim Ruymen

The first showcase in 2010 of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was entertained at The Beverley Hilton, Beverley Hills, California, as it hosted the 67th Golden Globe Awards. The Golden Globes are usually an indicator as to how the forthcoming Oscars ceremony will pan out. Once again it was a star-studded affair as the likes of George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Harrison Ford and many more, as they donned there favourite designer label.

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No.1 Test Nation: India Thrash Tigers

Australia v India - Commonwealth Bank Series 2nd Final
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Over the past few weeks there has been an intriguing test match taking place in Bangladesh, where the host nation have been taking on the superstars of India. The opposition are the number one ranked test nation based on the ICC’s table which is based on various criteria. Bangladesh are a relatively new test playing nation who apart from the odd ‘giant killing’ act in the shorter form of the game such as one day cricket and T20 rarely are able to win matches of cricket against the established test playing nations.

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The Apsara Awards 2010

The Apsara Awards 2010 was a charismatic award show attended by the best of Bollywood celebrities and the stage performances was beautifully choreographed and presented very well.

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The FA Cup – Not Even Santa Can Pull Off So Many Surprises

This seasons FA Cup looks like it could be a classic as it has already had more shock results then it normally has by this stage. With so many shocks so early, it could be said that some of the magic of the cup is returning this year. The shock so far has to be the loss of Manchester United to Leeds United, which did put a smile on my face. We have also had Liverpool already knocked out of the cup which probably was not as a big of a shock due to there poor form this season so far. Another early exit has been that of Arsenal though probably not as a big of a shock as they were up against opposition who knew exactly how best to play against the gunners.

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A Girl’s Best Friend: Handbag

Bargain Hunters Are Out In Full Force for The Boxing Day Sales
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Being in January 2010 and having heavy snowfalls and cold weather, this has certainly influenced the fashion trend of handbags. Lately, the colour trend for shoulder bags is black, beige, grey, tan and white.  These neutral colours give a classy chic appearance and the best thing is that neutral colours last a lifetime. Also, with the weather being somewhat dull, the neutral coloured bags combine very elegantly into the pale surroundings.

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Handball Or Dive Not To Be Idolised

USA Under 20 v Haiti
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What is cheating?  Scoring a goal with the aid of handball or diving to win a penalty.

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