budget tablets from Kogan in the past, and their latest one comes with a 10 inch touchscreen display, plus Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Kogan Agora.
Saturday, 4 August 2012
Lenovo has revealed via their website that two new Android tablets will be arriving in the US during September in the form of the Lenovo IdeaTab A2017 and A2109.
recently heard that RIM would be launching their new BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE tablet before the end of July, and now RIM has just announced that the device will be launched in Canada on the 9th of August.
Karbonn Mobiles has launched their low cost Karbonn Smart Tab 1 in India this week which comes supplied with Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.
Facebook has this week launched a new website called Facebook Stories, that has been created by the social network giant to collect interesting stories based on a different theme each month.
I’d wager that most people who enjoy video games have played Angry Birds one platform or another. The game originally launched for mobile phones before hitting tablets and eventually heading to the computer. Intel has announced a themed version of Angry Birds is now available on Facebook.
Friday, 3 August 2012
Today Activision Blizzard has revealed that their latest game Diablo III has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, with 1.2 million sold via their WoW Annual Pass, even after a not so smooth launch for the game.
Ubisoft has released a new trailer for their upcoming Assassin’s Creed III game, explaining how their new AnvilNext game engine will enhance their latest game, and provide you with detailed dynamic weather systems, together with new combat maneuverers, sea battles and huge land battles.
Thursday, 2 August 2012
Google has updated their Gmail app for Android, and the latest version comes with a couple of bug fixes as well as some new features, although some of the improvements will only apply to Android devices running Android 4.0 ICS and above.
A new style of virtual reality gaming headset has started its journey over on the Kickstarter website, called the Oculus Rift. Which hopes to offer the gamers the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games, and I can’t wait to try one out.
Mobile carriers tend to have the habit of blocking third party tethering apps on their devices, as they want you to use their own tethering app, which usually comes with some sort of extra fee for the data.
Last month Sprint and HTC announced that they would be releasing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC EVO 3D and the HTC EVO Design 4G, and yesterday theupdate was released for the HTC EVO 3D.
Good news if you have been waiting for the update on the HTC EVO Design 4G, as the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update has now been released for the handset.
The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Design 4G on Sprint should now be available for your device, it was released as an OTA update, and if you haven’t received it as yet you can check if it is available in the setting menu on your handset.
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Sprint started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Epic Touch 4G a couple of weeks ago, although there were a few problems with the update and it was halted.
If you’re in the market for a new Android 4.0 tablet and you don’t want to spend much money, you might want to check out the new tablet will launch today from Ematic. The new tablet is called the eGlide 4 and it will sell for only $79.99. That makes the other Android tablets on the market look very expensive.
Clarion has announced that its new Next Gate in car infotainment device is available to purchase for $269.99. For the price, you get a seven-inch touchscreen device that connects directly to the iPhone allowing you to control specific apps on your phone using the larger screen. The device has integrated Bluetooth as well.
Wednesday, 1 August 2012
Some of our readers might remember the Leap gesture control device of computers we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in May. Which was created by Leap Motion and has been designed to be 200 times more accurate than Microsoft Kinect motion controller designed initially for the Xbox 360.
3D Systems’ new Cubify toy robots look like a lot of fun if you are the droid-loving kind. And who doesn’t love robots?The 3D-printed bots have LEGO-like swappable parts that allow you to create some awesome custom robots.
Mobile phone companies have done all kinds of things to win over the female market. Mostly they just make their handsets pink and hope for the best. That what Nokia did with the 800 and 900, which come in pink and cyan. And now cosmetics brand Duality Cosmetics has launched a nail polish that matches the pink Nokia Lumia 900.
Lenovo documents have been leaked that reveal specifications for Lenovo’s new Windows 8 tablet, which has been named the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, and recently made its way through the FCC.
Asus has today revealed their new Google Nexus 7 tablet Bluetooth keyboard case, rotating and folio stand cases.
Mophie has unveiled a new addition to their accessories for Apple’s iPhone in the form of the Mophie Outride. Which has been created by Mophie to transform any iPhone 4 or 4S smartphone into an outdoor sports action camera, similar to those created by GoPro and others.
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
It looks like another AT&T Android device is about to get the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, the LG Nitro HD, and the update will be available from tomorrow the 31st of July.
Kodak’s recent financial troubles mean that the company is looking to sell off its patent portfolio of more than 1,100 patents, and it seems that a few companies are interested in getting their hands on these patents.
We recently saw a leaked roadmap for RIM, which showed us that they would be releasing a larger version of their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, the device will come with a 10 inch screen and now we have some photos of the new tablet.
This week Google has rolled out new high resolution location imagery to a number of select locations around the world, including images of the the new London Olympic Games Park and Village.
Google has added a new feature to Google.com that now allows smartphone and tablet users to write web searches directly on to the screen of their devices. Check out the video below to see the new Google Handwrite feature in action.
Monday, 30 July 2012
A new Android tele-presence robot called Botiful, has started its journey over on the Kickstarter website and is looking to raise $90k to make the jump from being just a concept into production.
Crytek has revealed that their free-to-play Wareface game currently available in Russia, will be rolling out to a number of new locations worldwide including, North America, Europe, Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
MetaWatch have launched a new smartphone called the Strata on the Kickstarter website hoping to raise enough pledges to help it make the jump from concept to production.
Honestly, don’t know if the Kuratas robot is real or fake. All I know is I want one. This massive robot is about 13 feet tall and is big enough for a human pilot to ride inside. The bot can be controlled remotely according to the video using an iPhone and external
Microsoft has today confirmed that they will be launching their new Microsoft Surface Windows tablet on October 26th 2012. The date was revealed in Microsoft’s annual report, which announced that their new Surface Windows Tablet will be arriving alongside the launch ofWindows 8, Microsoft’s latest operating system.
Microsoft’s annual report was filed this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, explained:
LG has announced that four new 3-D video game apps for now available for its line of LG Cinema 3-D Smart TVs. The apps are popular games have been available on the Apple App Store and Google Play for a while. The apps are now available in all areas where LG sells its Cinema 3-D Smart TVs.
Sunday, 29 July 2012
Samsung’s most affordable and most compact mirrorless camera, the NX1000, is available for purchase. It ships today for $700. It was originally set to hit retailers last month and includes a 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, a 3-inch LCD (no AMOLED display) and a 20.3-megapixel APS-C sensor.
Bugs are creepy to begin with. Robot bugs even more so, because…Well, they’re robot bugs. Researchers in China love bugs as inspiration for robots. A team of engineers from the country’s School of Chemical Engineering and Technology have created a microbot weighing just 0.02 lbs that can repeatedly jump across the surface of water without
Those wanting to relive some moments from the past in the Grand Theft Auto series now have a chance to do so. If you want to play Grand Theft Auto 3 before Grand Theft Auto 5 hits the shelves, you’ll be happy to hear that GTA3 will be headed onto Sony’s
Total Recall was a classic movie way back when, based on a classic book. Now we have a remake of that movie based on a book, starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel. If you like any of the movies, you’ll want to check out the Total Recall game that is currently available on both iOS and Android devices.
Ouya has offered up the first official image of its gaming controller and it looks a lot like the Xbox 360 controller. Ouya’s game controller has two analog joysticks and a d-pad along with four circular buttons. The controller also appears to have a pair of shoulder
One of the most irritating things about some chargers for smartphones for the car and the house is that you have to remove your case to put the phone in the charger. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S III smartphones and you need a charger for your car, a company called iBolt has a new offering that will charge your phone without having to take case