IdolPad $100 Android Tablet Now Available (video)

Idolian have announced this week that they are now shipping their new IdolPad Android tablet, which is priced at just $100. The Idolian IdolPad Android tablet is equipped with an unnamed 1GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, supported by 512 MB RAM, 4GB Flash, and fitted with a microSD card slot and WiFi connectivity.

The screen on the tablet is a 7″ Multi-Touch resistive touch, two finger, display sporting a resolution of 800 x 480. Watch a quick demo video which can be viewed after the jump to see the Idolian IdolPad Android tablet in action.


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Asus Padfone To Launch At MWC 2012

We first saw the Asus Padfone back in May of 2011, when Asus announced their new tablet and smartphone combo device, and showed us some concept photos of the device.

Now it looks like Asus is getting ready to launch the Padfone at this years MWC 2012 in Barcelona on the 27th of February, and we will finally get a look at this interesting device.

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Nook Tablet Locked Bootloader Circumvented Using Just An SD Card (video)

Barnes & Noble hoped to stop modders being able to side load applications on to their by releasing a new software update to their Nook tablet that was created to make the process hard to carry out. Unfortunately for Barnes & Noble an even easier way has now been discovered that allows owners to now circumvent the locked boot loader on the Nook tablet using just an SD card. watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

Nook Tablet SD Card bootloader

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Sony Nypon LT22i To Be Called Sony Xperia P?

Sony has already announced the Sony Xperia S, and we have seen some details on the Sony Xperia U, now it looks like the Sony LT22i Nypon that we saw a while back will be called the Sony Xperia P.

The device will apparently look very similar to the Sony Xperia S, although it will be based on the NovaThor U8500 chipset, and the device is also expect to feature a qHD display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels.

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Koss Porta Pro KTC Heaphones Unveiled

Koss Corporation have this week unveiled a newly updated version of their Porta Pro headphones, which are equipped with Koss Touch Control (KTC) remote and microphone technology. Which has been designed for use with Apples iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. Providing you with more control to shuffle songs and adjust volume with the flick of a switch whilst connected.

The Porta Pro KTC headphones can also be folded for easy storage and transport, and are lightweight in design, to provide comfort to users even during long hours of use.

Koss Porta Pro

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$265 Spark Linux Tablet Announced

A new Linux tablet has been announced, the Spark which will retail for $265 and will run the KDE Plasma Active interface, the tablet was announced by KDE plasma Active team member Aaron Seigo.

The Spark tablet comes with a 1GHz AMLogic processor, with Mali 400 graphics and it features a 7 inch capacitive multi-touch touchscreen display, plus 512GB of RAM.

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Adobe Reveals Sneak Peek Of New Photoshop CS6 Features (video)

Adobe has unveil a sneak peak at some of the new features you can expect to see in Adobe Photoshop CS6 when it arrives later in the first half of this year.┬áNew features demonstrated by Bryan O’Neil Hughes, Adobe’s senior product manager, revealed a dark photo backgrounds which can be enabled to provide more contrast between the photographs and the CS 6 Photoshop application. However if you prefer to use lighter shades you will be given the option of four to choose from.

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The Worlds First Lego Astronaut (Video)

Two Canadian teenagers have managed to send the worlds first Lego astronaut into space, with a budget of just $400 they managed to send a Lego Minifig out to the edge of space at a height of 85,000 feet.

This was done using a weather balloon which they purchased for $85, a Styrofoam box with some gel hand warmers, and some point and shoot cameras, have a look at the video of the worlds first Lego man in space below.

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Mass Effect Texture Mod Improves Main Character Detail Four Fold

Any gamers looking to run back through the first and second Mass Effect games might be interested to learn that a new texture mod has been created that will allow you to add extra details to the graphics of the main characters.

The new Mass Effect texture mod has been created by JeanLuc761, which has been developed with the sole purpose of improving select textures (mostly for characters) in Mass Effect 1 and 2. When the game was released, character textures ranged from a resolution of 512×512 to 1024×1024. See a comparison of the old and new textures after the jump.

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Starship Enterprise Coffee Table, Yours For $3,100

We have featured a number of different geeky coffee tables here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one will appeal to all the Star Trek fans, the Starship Enterprise coffee tablet.

This fun Starship Enterprise coffee table has been hand crafted from ash, poplar and cheery wood, and it features a glass top with 1/4 inch glass, it measures 34 inches by 54 inches by 17 inches tall, have a look at the gallery below.

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OWC Aura Pro Express Adds Extra Storage Power To Your Mac Air

OWC has unveiled a new upgrade that will allow anyone with a Mac Book Air to add even more speed to the already nippy ultra book. The new OWC Aura Express 6G 480GB Solid State Disk has been created to add not only 8x more storage capacity for the MacBook Air, but also add up to 3x faster performance as well.

As you can expect the extra performance and speed comes at a price. The Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G 480GB model is priced at a massive $1,149 and is now available directly from OWC.


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