Weekly Gadget Roundup – 30th August 2008

It is the end of another week here at Geeky Gadgets, there have been some cool geek gadgets this week.

Make sure you check out our post on the Coolest Gadgets we missed this week, there were lots of cool and interesting ones.

So here is the roundup of the most popular posts here this week on geeky gadgets.

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Samsung launches the ultra light X360 Notebook

Samsung has launched a new notebook the X360, which is actually lighter than the MacBook Air, weighing in at 1.27kg.

The Samsung X380 features a 13.3 inch WXGA LED screen with a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800, and is powered by and Intel Centrino 2 ULV processor.

Memory comes in the form of DDR3, from 1GB to 4GB, and for storage there is a choice of either a 64GB/128GB SSD or a 120GB 5400rpm S-ATA.

There is also 3 USB ports, 1 HMDI port, Bluetooth 2.0, WiFI a/b/g/n, a 1.3 megapixel web camera and a 7-in1- card reader.

Samsung X360

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The Coolest Gadgets we missed this week – 30th August 2008

There have been lots of cool new gadgets this week, unfortunately I haven’t been able to cover every single one of them, so here is a roundup of the coolest ones we missed this week.

Some of the cool ones include the Touchscreen Cellphone with a built in projector, it looks like it has been cloned from the iPhone with a very similar interface, and the homemade pong watch is really cool.

Also check out the Stormtrooper Mini Snow globes, and the Wii Balance Board Mod that lets your surf around in Google Street View.

Plus my personal favourite gadget that we missed this week, the “Reading Lamp”, which looks like it is actually reading a book.

Homemade Pong Watch – Like Cool

homemade pong watch

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Spy Gadgets – The Spy Camera Glasses

Here’s a cool spy gadget for all the James Bond fans out there, the Spy Camera Glasses.

This cool spy gadget features a built in 1.3 megapixel camera, capable of snapping spy shots at a resolution of 1280 x 1024.

Photos are taken by pressing the RF remote which you can hide discreetly in your pocket so no one will know when you are taking photos.

These cool spy glasses also have built in headphones and an mp3 player so you can listen to your favourite tunes whilst taking photos.

spy camera glasses

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Cool Mods – The Full Size Drivable Star Wars X-34 Landspeeder Replica

Check out this Amazing full size drivable Star Wars X-34 Landspeeder Replica, made by Daniel Deutsch.

This cool X-34 Landspeeder Replica was made from a custom aluminium chassis, and fibreglass.

It is powered by an electric drive system and can reach speeds of up to 25 mph. It is exactly the same size as the original X-34 Landspeeder that was used in the Star Wars films.

x-34 landspeeder replica

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Green Gadgets – The Evergreen 17 Integrated Fanless Linux PC

Tangent has launched a new green integrated Linux PC, the Evergreen 17.

The Evergreen 17 is completely fanless and uses just 24 watts of power and sits neatly behind the included 17 inch display.

It comes with a 1GHZ Via Eden processor and 2GB of RAM, for storage there is a choice of a a 64GB SSD or a 160GB hard drive.

tangent evergreen 17

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Cool Mods – The Wii PC Case Mod

Check out this cool Wii PC case mod from Japanese moder Mr H., who has ripped out the inside of his Nintendo Wii and replaced it with a fully working PC.

The Wii PC Mod features an Intel Celeron Processor, 512MB of RAM and a 40GB HDD, there is also 3 USB ports, DVI and it runs Windows XP.

wii case mod

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Useful Gadgets – The LP 2 CD – Convert all your Vinyl to CD

If you have a large collection of your music on vinyl, now you can convert it directly to CD with this useful gadget, the LP 2 CD.

Just like the USB Cassette Tape to MP3 Converter, this useful gadget will convert all your music into a useful format.

The LP 2 CD works without the need of a PC, although it can be connected to your PC via USB.


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Review – Sony Ericsson C905 Cyber-Shot mobile phone

Sony’s latest mobile phone, the Sony Ericsson C905 Cyber-shot is the first mobile phone to feature a built in camera with a massive 8.1 megapixels.

That is a serious amount of camera power in such a small device, and as well as the 8.1 megapixels you get a 2.4 inch QVGA TFT display with a resolution of 240 x320 , with scratch resistant mineral glass, which acts as your viewfinder.

sony ericsson c905 cyber shot

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