Windows Metro Style Android User Interface (video)

Galaxy Tab 10.1 or Asus Transformer owners who would like to bring a little more of a Windows feel to their Android tablet-top. Might be interested in this new user interface that has been created for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Asus Transformer tablets.

The Metro Android theme brings the look and feel of Microsoft’s Metro user interface theme to the tablet. The new Metro Android theme has been created by XDA Developers user BroBot175 and can be viewed in action after the jump.

Metro Android Theme

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Gmail iOS App Now Allows Alternate Addresses

Google has rolled out a new feature for its iOS Gmail application this week which has added the ability to view email from alternate addresses. The latest addition has been released for both the iPad and iPhone versions of the Gmail iOS application, and has been added with the need for users to make an update to the app.

Gmail iOS App

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LG Lucid Lands On Verizon

LG’s latest Android smartphone, the LG Lucid is now available from Verizon wireless in the US, and the handset costs $79.99 after a $50 rebate when you sign up to a new two year contract with the carrier.

The LG Lucid features 4 inch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, plus a dual core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB of RAM plus front and rear facing cameras, plus Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Awesome LEGO Dark Knight Rises Trailer (video)

The Dark Knight Rises is the new sequel in the Batman story, which is directed Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan and the story with David S. Goyer. Now ParanickFilmz have re-created the trailer in Lego, featuring all the scenes from the original trailer. Check it out after the jump, with the original below it.

Lego Dark Knight Trailer

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Spotify Extends Unlimited Free Music For US Users

Spotify launched its music service in the US last July, and when it launched the company offered six months of unlimited music streaming to new users.

Spotify has now announced that it will be extending its unlimited music streaming to US users, although they haven’t said how long the extended period will last for.

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Age Of Empires Online Arrives As Free-To-Play On Steam

If you are a fan of Age Of Empires the classic build and battle game, you might be pleased to know that the Age of Empires Online version of the game is now available via Steam.

The history-based real-time strategy computer game was originally launched online back in August 2011 and brings with it gam play from the series of seven computer games launched since 1997.

Age of Empires Online

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The Revolve, A Portable, Versatile Camera Dolly

The Revolve is a versatile and portable Camera dolly which has been designed by Jeremy Canterbury, who is trying to raise $7,500 on Kickstarter to put it into production.

The Revolve is designed to be used for capturing smooth and dynamic video footage, and it can apparently create a wide range of tracking shots as well as dynamic stop motion and time lapse shots, have a look the video below.

The Revolve

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Open Source Star Trek Tricorder Created By Dr. Peter Jansen (video)

Dr. Peter Jansen has created his very own working tricorder which was first featured in Star Trek as a stage prop and spawned the Tricorder X Prize. Which offers a massive $10 million to anyone would can create a fully functional tricorder device.

Jansen’s tricorder is still a little way from winning the prize at the moment. But its still a fantastic device, of which Jansen has now made available all the instructions and open sourced the software.

Peter Jansen Tricorder

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My Little Arduino Drummerbot Is Awesome (Video)

We have featured a number of geeky robots here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one was created by Steffest, and is called the My Little Arduino Drummerbot.

This cool robot can play the drums and it was built using an Arduino, plus a bunch of other parts, and is controlled using a web interface, have a look at the video of this fun robot in action below.

My Little Arduino Drummerbot

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Google Chrome Version 18 Brings Improved Graphics

Google has this week released a stable version of its Chrome Browser version 18, which brings with it a number of new features. Including improvements to both Canvas2D’s speed and WebGL’s reach.

GPU-accelerated Canvas2D has been enabled in the Beta channel from sometime. But now Google has now enabled GPU-accelerated Canvas2D to run on capable Windows and Mac computers, with the aim to make web based applications such as games perform even better than a pure software implementation.

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