Sprint Employees Told Not To Comment On iPhone 5

We have been hearing rumors over the last few month that mobile carrier Sprint in the US would be getting the iPhone 5, and now an internal memo from Sprint to it’s employees has been leaked.

The memo tells employees if they are asked about the iPhone 5 coming to Sprint, they should tell people ‘no comment’, and also tell customers that they have no information to share on the iPhone 5.

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CyanogenMod 7 On the HP TouchPad (Video)

It looks like the guys from the Cyanogen Mod team have been working on getting Cyanogen Mod 7 running on the HP TouchPad, which you can see in the video below.

They Cyanogen Mod team are looking to get their hands on some extra HP TouchPads or help from developers who have access to the HP TouchPad.

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Samsung Announces ChatOn For Mobile Devices

Samsung has announced a new mobile messaging service for its Bada OS and Android smartphones called ChatOn, and it looks like Samsung are looking to take on RIM’s BBM and Apple’s new iMessage.

ChatOn is a free messaging application that will let you send text, picture and video messages between Samsung smartphones, and it will come bundled with Samsung’s Android and Bada OS devices.

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Bamboo iPhone Speaker Stand

We have featured quite a few different stands and docks for the iPhone and iPad here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is designed to be used with your iPhone, to improve the sound from the iPhone’s built in speakers.

The Bamboo iPhone Speaker Stand is designed to project the sound from your iPhone’s speakers through the natural cavity in the bamboo cane.

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Taiwanese Firm Outs The Life And Career Of Steve Jobs

Ever since the most iconic CEOs of the modern era stepped down, the tech world and beyond have been paying their respects to Steve ‘the Man’ Jobs. Taiwanese CGI animation studio Next Media has gone a little further with a biopic equal parts Star Wars, Tron, and Terminator. (Spoiler: Jobs fights Androids!)

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ISS At Risk Of Being Abandoned

On August 24, a Russian Soyuz rocket failed at its third stage. It was unmanned but the unexpected disaster has checked further scheduled launches from Kazakhstan. Thanks to the multilateral connectivity of American, Russian, and European space programs this set back could leave the ISS unmanned by year’s end.

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Apple Ends iTunes TV Show Rentals

Last year Apple introduced TV show rentals to iTunes and their Apple TV, and now it looks like the service has been canceled according to a recent report by All Things D.

The service would let you rent an episode of a TV show for $0.99, now you can only buy individual episodes or purchase a season pass which will let you watch the whole season of the TV show.

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MIT’s Folding CityCar Electric Vehicle (Video)

MIT is working on a new electric vehicle, which is called the CityCar, and the vehicle will be able to fold up to reduce the actual size of the car when it is parked.

The video below shows a prototype of the CityCar in action, the final production version will be larger than the actual one featured in the video below.

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Windows 8 Tablet Apps Get Previewed

We know that Microsoft’s next operating system, Windows 8 will be tablet friendly and have already seen some photos and video of the Windows 8 tablet user interface.

Now some Windows 8 tablet applications have started to appear, with companies already starting development of the applications ahead of the Windows 8 launch.

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Runner Creates 21KM Long Apple Logo As A Tribute To Steve Jobs

Last week we heard that Steve Jobs was stepping down as Apple’s CEO, marathon runner Joseph Tame has created a cool tribute to Steve Jobs, a 21KM long Apple logo created using GPS and 2 iPhones.

The photo below shows the 21KM route that Joseph ran to create the Apple Logo, and he used an app called Runkeeper to track his progress whilst he was running through central Tokyo.

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