This Aston Martin V12 Zagato Is So Awesome Looking It Had To Be Here

I’m not a car blogger. I’m a tech blogger. But I like amazing cars and I like TopGear (heck, they follow me on Twitter). But you know what? It wouldn’t hurt to post such an awesome-looking hand-built marvel like the Aston Martin V12 Zagato. It looks so cool. Its specs are a 6.0-litre V12 510bhp engine, a steel roll cage, front and rear double wishbone suspension with fully adjustable Multimatic DSSV Dampers, and a 120ltr endurance racing fuel tank which will be tested at the Nürburgring in Germany ahead of the famous 24 hour race coming in June.

Via: TopGear

Honeycomb Has A Secret Gingerbread UI When Pixel Density Is Changed

Fun fact: By changing the PPI (pixel-density) to higher than 170 or so to emulate a smaller screen, you can find that an Android 3.x device will change the default UI to that of a stock (read: Vanilla) Gingerbread UI. It can be done via the LCDDensity for Root app as demonstrated in the video after the break, and if rolled back to 160 pixels-per-inch, reverts back to the default Honeycomb UI. Via: Pocketables

Verizon’s CFO Gives Details Of The Next iPhone, Says It Will Be A Global Device

This was totally unexpected, but in an interview with Reuters, Verizon Communications’ chief financial officer, Fran Shammo, confirmed several details on the upcoming iPhone. First of all, it would be a global device :“Verizon’s [next iPhone] version will also work in as many countries as AT&T’s iPhone, which has global coverage,” stated the CFO.The exec also made clear that 4G LTE isn’t a sure inclusion in the upcoming iPhone: “I think it’s a bigger issue for Apple than it is for us,” said Shammo speaking about the need for an LTE iPhone. “Depending on where Apple plays, that’s where we’ll sell.” So, how about someone from AT&T give us the rest of the details about the upcoming iPhone, as it seems to be on a great start so far.

Via: Reuters

Notch Confirms Sky Dimension For Minecraft And Beta 1.6 Comes Out Next Week

It all started as a (accidental?) post by PCGamer, then because of it’s incredible positive input by the gaming community, will be made official. Pics of the sky dimension for Minecraft can be seen here. Also, Notch confirmed in another tweet that Mincraft Beta 1.6 will be released next week, which polishes the game by destroying several dozen bugs, as well as adding maps and a working Nether (AKA “Hell world”) in Survival Multiplayer.

HTC 7 Trophy Has Verizon Wireless In The Windows Phone 7 Arena

Welcome, Verizon to Windows Phone 7! The HTC Trophy is launching at the end of the month (isn’t everything launching at the end of the month now?). For $149.99 on a 2-year 3G agreement with VZW, you’ll get a 3.8-inch WVGA display powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor with 16GB of onboard storage and a 5 megapixel camera with 720pHD video recording to soak up all of that storage. Also included is 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, the Windows Phone 7 NoDo update (not Mango!), support for global roaming in more than 200 countries, as well as a free Xbox 360 game for those that purchase by July 15th; the games are: Halo: Reach, Kinect Sports, or Lode Runner. PR after the cut.

1.6 Million Windows Phone 7 Devices Have Been Sold, According To Gartner

As everyone might know by now, Microsoft has been very shady when it comes to disclosing Windows Phone 7 sales numbers. Well, according to research firm Gartner, Microsoft did indeed ship but did not sell 2 million Windows Phone 7 devices in Q4 of 2010, but they did sell 1.6 million devices to consumers in Q1 of 2011. Also, Gartner is projecting that by 2015, Windows Phone will see shipments in excess of 215 million units, with large thanks from Nokia. Via: Gartner