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+

Google Chromecast Is One Year Old

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A year ago today Google launched their new streaming device, the Google Chromecast, the device has been extremely popular for the company, and Google has shared some details on how popular it has become.

According to Google people have used the cast button more than 400 million times since the device launched a year ago, and they previously said that they had sold million of Chromecast devices.

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Sony’s Xperia Z3 Poses For The Camera In Leaked Photos

xperia Z3

It looks like we finally have some decent photos of the new Xperia Z3 smartphone from Sony, thanks to @evleaks, the handset was spotted at the FCC earlier today, and now we get to see the first photos of Sony’s new flagship smartphone.

The Sony Xperia Z3 is rumored to launch in September, the device is expected to be made official at IFA 2014, and it is rumored to come with the same protection against dust and water as the Sony Xperia Z2.

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Qblinks Is A Remote Control And Notification Device For Your iPhone

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Qblinks a new device that is designed to a remote control device for your iPhone, it can be used to control a number of functions on your smartphone, like the shutter button on your iPhone camera, activating Siri, playing music and more, it also provides notifications.

The Qblinks is a Bluetooth 4.0 device that also comes with a cloud based system, which makes the device more than just a remote control, have a look at the video below.

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Groove Smartwatch Is Designed For Health Tracking (Video)

groove smartwatch

The Groove Smartwatch is a new smartwatch that is launching on crowd funding platform IndieGoGo, the device is designed with fitness tracking in mind, plus it is designed to work as a fully functional smartwatch.

The developers of the Groove Smartwatch describe the device as a hybrid between a traditional watch and a fitness band, have a look at the video below.

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OnePlus One Gets Stock Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM

Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM

The OnePlus One smartphone comes with CyanogenMod 11 which is based on Android 4.4 KitKat, and now the team behind the handset have announced a stock Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM for their OnePlus One device.

The Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM for the OnePlus One will bring stock Android to the device, although it does come with the usual disclaimers, that if your brick your device, you are on your own, although OnePlus have said that it will not invalidate your warranty.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Turns Up At The FCC

Sony Xperia Z3

The Sony Xperia Z3 is expected to be Sony’s new flagship Android smartphone, yesterday we heard some specifications on the handset, and now the device has turned up at the FCC with the model number D6653 and the codename PM-0802-BV.

We recently heard that the new Sony Xperia Z3 would come with a 5.15 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the handset is said to sport a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.4GHz.

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Apple iWatch Being Worked On By Swatch (Rumor)

Apple iWatch

The Apple iWatch is rumored to launch in September along with the iPhone 6, Apple has already hired a former executive from Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer, and now according to a recent report, Swatch are helping Apple with their new iWatch.

According to Venture Beat, Apple are working with Swatch on the new Apple iWatch, and the report also says that Apple are working with other companies in the watch business, and we can expect to see multiple Apple iWatch models launch.

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Apple Mobile Payments Could Come With The iPhone 6

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We have been hearing for a while that there is a new Apple mobile payments system in the works, and now according to a recent report, the new Apple mobile wallet could launch with the iPhone 6 in September.

The company has apparently been in talks with a number of the major credit card providers, which includes Visa, regarding their new Apple mobile payments system.

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