Mars Rover Spirits New Mission

The Mars Spirit Rover which landed on Mars over six years ago was intended to provide initially only three months of research. But the Mars rover broke all expectations and has been providing critical data about the Mars environment ever since it landed.

Even with a broken front wheel the researchers have still been able to explore the surface, driving backwards and using the useless wheel as a dredging tool to check what lies just under the surface of Mars.

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Plen Android Controlled Robot

The Plen is a cute 9 inch tall miniature bipedal robot that can be controlled directly from any Android handset. The Plen robot connects via Bluetooth and is capable of performing complex series of actions and movements, including dancing and skateboarding. Check out the video after the jump.

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MSI Wind U135 Pine Trail Netbook Now Available

Some of our readers will remember the MSI Wind U135 netbook that was announced back in December, good news if you have been waiting for one as they are now available.

The MSI Wind U135 is MSI’s first netbook to uses the Intel Pine Trail platfrom, and it comes with an Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, plus a 10 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600.

MSI Wind U135 Pine Trail Netbook Now Available

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Google Nexus One Gets The Colorware Treatment

If you own one of the new shiny Google [GOOG] Nexus One smartphones, and fancy giving it a bit of a different look, the guys over at Colorware have now added the Nexus One to their range of gadgets that can be given a new coat of paint.

We had a brief play around the the Colorware tool for the Nexus one, check out the photos below to see what colors you can have.

Google Nexus One Gets The Colorware Treatment

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Grammy iPhone App

The Grammy music awards are nearly with us. If you’re going to be watching the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards this year on January 31 at 8:00 pm EST on CBS. The why not challenge your friends to try and guess the winners with the Grammy iPhone App.

The Grammy iPhone App allows you to browse the 21 categories nominees and then select winners and register selections.

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AC/DC Iron Man 2

If you’re a big fan of AC/DC and the Iron Man theme music you be pleased to know that Columbia  Records are releasing the official AC/DC Iron Man 2 album on Monday, April 19, 2010. The album features 15 of AC/DC songs on the band’s records spanning from 1976 to 2008. The new Iron Man 2 film is due for release on May 7, 2010.

View both the AC/DC Iron Man 2 and the new Iron Man 2 movie trailer after the jump. The Iron Man 2 movie trailer is definitely worth watching in HD.

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Sanyo Xacti CG110 HD Camcorder

Sanyo has added another video camera to their Xacti range with the launch of the Sanyo Xacti CG110 HD Camcorder.

The Sanyo Xacti CG110 HD Camcorder can record Full HD video in 1080p at 60fps, and it comes with a 14.4 megapixel sensor  for taking still pictures, there is also a 2.7 inch fold out LCD display.

Sanyo Xacti CG110

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The Tea Sub

Here is something fun to help you make your favourite cup of tea in the morning, the Tea Sub, just put in some tea leaves, and place it in you cup, of course it is going to be much more fun to use if you have clear cups as in the photo below.

The Tea Sub

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The Pac-Man Bookcase

We have seen quite a few different pieces of video game themed furniture here at Geeky Gadgets, like the cool NES controller coffee table, the latest one is this fun Pac-Man bookcase.

The Pac-Man Book case would l0ok great in any geeks apartment, although it seems like you would need a fair amount of space as it looks pretty big from the photos.

The Pac-Man Bookcase

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Battery Powered Heated Socks

On a cold, winter day heated socks can make the chilly temperatures bearable. People no longer need to place their socks in the oven to warm them before wearing them. With Heated Socks EX, people can have hot, steamy, socked feet with a push of a button.

Battery Powered Heated Socks

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Google To Release Patch To Fix Nexus One 3G Issues

Google [GOOG] has announced that they will be releasing a patch to fix the 3G issues that users have experienced with the new Google Nexus One smartphone. The patch is expected to fix the problem of spotty 3G coverage that many Nexus One users have experienced.

A Google employee has confirmed that there will be a patch released as a software download that is expected to fix the problem, here is what he had to say about it.

Google To Release Patch To Fix Nexus One 3G Issues

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Could This Be The Apple Tablet?

Today is the day that everyone is hoping Apple [AAPL] will reveal the Apple Tablet, yesterday we showed you some pictures of what the Apple Tablet may look like.

Now the guys over at Engadget have received some pictures from a reliable source, these one look totally different than yesterdays and look more like a giant iPhone, which would tie in with the rumors that the Apple Tablet will run the iPhone OS, here is what Engadget had to say about it.

Could This Be The Apple Tablet?

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