Author Archives: Roland Hutchinson

I started Geeky Gadgets at the end of 2007, and have been running the site full time since 2008. I am a huge gadget fan, and love writing about new gadgets and technology, especially anything to do with smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices. You can follow me on Google+

Microsoft’s Xbox Music Free Streaming Shutting Down

xbox music

Microsoft has announced that they will be shutting down their Xbox Music free streaming service from the 1st of December, users of the service will be offered a 30 day free trial of their paid service.

The company has said that the reason they are shutting down their Xbox Music free streaming service is so that they can focus on their paid service, Xbox Music Pass, you can see a statement from Microsoft below.

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LG G Watch R Appears On Amazon

LG G Watch R

The LG G Watch R launched in South Korea earlier this month, the device is expected to launch in the U.S. and Europe next month, although it appears that you can now buy the new smartwatch in the US from a third party retailer.

Amazon have the LG G Watch R listed on their website for $398.75, the device is apparently being sold on Amazon by a South Korean retailer.

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iPad Air 2 Gets Taken Apart By iFixit (Video)

iPad Air 2

Apple’s new iPad Air 2 went on sale yesterday, and the guys from iFixit decided to take one of Apple’s new tablets apart to see what was inside the device.

The iPad Air 2 comes with Apple’s new A8X 64-bit mobile processor, yesterday we saw some benchmarks on the device, and Apple’s new tablet appears to have been given a significant performance boost.

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Olloclip 4 in 1 Lens For iPhone 6 Launched

olloclip

Olloclip have launched a new version of their Olloclip 4 in 1 lens, the latest version of this add on camera gadget is compatible with Apple’s latest smartphones.

The Olloclip 4 in 1 lens has had a redesign specifically for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the device is now compatible with the front facing camera on the new iPhones as well as the back facing camera.

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UK Launch of Google Nexus 6 Delayed (Rumor)

Google Nexus 6

Google announced the other day that their new Nexus 6 would go up for pre-order in the U.S. on the 29th of October, the company has yet to reveal any details about the release of the device in the UK.

If you look at the UK Google Play store, the Google Nexus 6 is missing from Google’s list of devices, although their new Nexus 9 tablet is listed on the site.

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10.1 Inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Announced

10.1 Inch Galaxy Tab 4

Samsung and Barnes & Noble have announced their latest Nook tablet, a 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, which is a large screened version of the tablet the two companies announced a while back.

The 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook comes with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, the rest of the specifications on the device are similar to the 7 inch version.

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Apple To Sell Its Billionth iOS Device This Quarter

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Apple launched their first iOS device back in 2007, the iPhone, since then we have had a number of new iPhones, plus various versions of Apple’s iPad and also the iPod Touch.

The company launched their first iPad back in 2010, and since then Apple has managed to sell over 225 million iPads, with their latest models, the iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2 launching today.

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Retina iMac Performs Well In Benchmarks

Retina iMac

Earlier today we saw some benchmarks for the new iPad Air 2, and now we have some more for another new Apple device, the Retina iMac 2014.

The Retina iMac was launched by Apple last week, and this latest Apple desktop comes with some impressive specifications, which include the latest Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors and Apple’s new 5K Retina display.

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iOS 8.1 Jailbreak Revealed

iOS 8.1 Jailbreak

Apple released iOS 8.1 on Monday, and now it looks like a working iOS 8.1 Jailbreak has been created, although it has not as yet been released.

The iOS 8.1 jailbreak was apparently created by the Pangu team, who originally released the iOS 7.1 jailbreak tool, and the team initially announced that they would be releasing a developer version of the tool.

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iPad Air 2 Review Roundup

iPad Air 2 Review

Apple’s new iPad Air 2 has launched today, and a number of our fellow technology sites have already managed to get their hands on Apple’s latest flagship tablet, and have published some iPad Air 2 reviews.

The iPad Air 2 comes with some impressive specifications, the tablet features a 9.74 inch Retina Display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels.

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Asus Zen Watch Launch Teased In Photos

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Asus has been teasing their new Asus smartwatch over the last couple of months, the company unveiled the device at IFA last month, it is called the Asus Zen Watch and now its looks like there are getting ready to launch the device.

Asus Japan posted two new photos, one teasing the Asus Smartwatch and the other teasing a new Asus Zenphone, and it looks like these two new devices will be announced this month.

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