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+

LG To Take On Surface Pro With New Tablet

lg tab book

LG apparently has a new tablet in the works to take on Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet, the device is said to be a tablet with a detachable keyboard.

LG already has a similar Windows 8.1 tablet on the market, the LG Tab Book, which features a slide out keyboard, although this cannot be detached, and this new version that the company is working on is expected to replace this device.

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iOS 8 Adoption Now At 60 Percent

iPhone 6

Apple has released its latest iOS 8 adoption, and the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS is now on 60 percent of devices, this is up from 56 percent two weeks ago.

According to the latest figures released on the 24th of November, iOS 8 is now on 60 percent of all Apple devices, and iOS 7 is now on 35 percent of devices, older versions of iOS are on just 5 percent of devices.

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EU Pushes For Global Right To Be Forgotten


Earlier in the years the EU ruled that individuals in Europe had the right to be forgotten in Internet search results, this applies to European websites, like, and more but it does not apply to the global results like

Now the EU are looking to have the right to be forgotten applied to global search results, this would apply to, and other search engines likes Microsoft’s Bing.

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Apple May Discontinue The iPhone 5C in 2015

iPhone 5C

Apple launched the iPhone 5C last year along with the iPhone 5S, the handset was launched as a cheaper alternative to the 5S, and now it looks like Apple may discontinue the handset in 2015.

According to a recent report, Apple’s suppliers, Foxconn and Wistron are looking to wind down production of the iPhone 5C in 2015, and the device will apparently be discontinued.

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New BMW Power eDrive Hybrid System Can Produce 670 HP

bmw power eDrive

BMW has taken the wraps off of their latest hybrid system, the BMW Power eDrive, and the company recently demoed this new plug in hybrid system in a 5 series GT prototype.

This new  BMW Power eDrive comes with over 670 HP and over 750 lb ft of torque, it comes with a 2.0 litre turbo charges four cylinder petrol engine that pumps out 228 HP.

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Microsoft Lumia 535 Launched In India

Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft recently launched their first smartphone under their Microsoft brand, the Microsoft Lumia 535, and now the handset is launching in India.

The Microsoft Lumia 535 will be available for Rs 9,200 in India which is about $149 at the current exchange rate, the device will be available in a range of colors.

The Lumia 535 comes with Windows Phone 8.1, the handset features dual SIM card slot and the device comes with a 5 inch display that features a qHD resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.

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Moto X Will Be $359 Next Monday

Moto X

Motorola has announced that they will be offering their Moto X smartphone at a discount of $140 next Monday, which is Cyber Monday.

The handset will be available to buy unlocked without a contract for $359, a saving of $140 off the handsets current price, the device will also be available for $0.1 for the 16GB version and for $50.1 for the 32GB version when you take out a new two year contract with version.

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Sonim XP7 Is A Rugged Android Smartphone (Video)

sonim xp7

We have featured a number of rugged mobile phones from smartphone maker Sonim, and now the company is taking to crowd funding to launch what it called the world’s most rugged Android smartphone, Sonim XP7.

The Sonim XP7 is an LTE Android smartphone that will be sold unlocked, and the handset will retail for $579, the creators of the device are funding the project via Indiegogo.

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Samung May Supply Apple Watch Parts

apple watch

We recently heard that Samsung will be supplying Apple with a number of parts for various devices, including the iPad and also Apple’s iPhone 6, and now it looks like Samsung may also supply Apple with parts for the new Apple Watch.

According to a recent report, Samsung may supply the application processors for the new Apple Watch, the company will launch their first smartwatch in early 2015.

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