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 Surface Revenue Doubles In Latest Results

Microsoft Surface

Microsoft released its latest financial results yesterday, and the company also broke down those results into some of their hardware devices that they sell, which included the Microsoft Surface.

Microsoft has managed to more than double their revenue from their Microsoft Surface tablets from this time last year, with total sales of $908 million, this compares to $400 million for the same time last year.

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Facebook Rooms App For iOS Launched

facebook rooms

Facebook has launched a new mobile application for Apple’s iOS platform, the app is called Facebook Rooms and it is designed to let you create places and forums to discuss and share things with your friends.

Facebook Rooms is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and the application is compatible with iOS devices that are running iOS 7.0 and above, you can see more details on how the app works below

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Project Ara To Get A Google Play Like Hardware Store

project ara

It looks like Google has some plans for a new store for its modular smartphone, the device is called Project Ara, and Google will apparently launch a store similar to Google Play for their Project Ara devices.

The news comes from Google’s Paul Eremenko, who confirmed that Google will be following their Google Play model for their Project Ara Store.

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Social Network Ello Becomes A Public Benefit Corporation

ello

We recently heard about a new social network called Ello that is looking to take on Facebook, the company has just managed to raise $5.5 million in funding, and they have also converted the company to a Public Benefit Corporation.

Ello has also confirmed that they will never show adverts on the site, and that they will never sell user data, you can see a statement from the company below.

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BMW M2 Coupe Coming In 2015

BMW M2 Coupe

BMW recently launched their new 2 series coupe which replaced their previous 1 series coupe, and now it looks like the company has a high end M version on the way, the BMW M2

According to Autocar the new BMW M2 will launch in 2015, the car is said to come with a turbocharge 2.0 litre six cylinder engine with around 370HP.

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Nexus 5 Back In The Google Play Store

nexus 5

Google recently pulled the Nexus 5 from their Google Play Store, the handset was removed before the launch of the new Google Nexus 6, and many people thought that the nexus 6 would replace the Nexus 5.

Good news if you have been wanting to buy the Google Nexus 5, as the device is back on the Google Play Store, and it retails for the same price as it was available for previously.

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Oppo To Announce Another Device With Oppo N3 This Month

Oppo N3

Oppo has been teasing their latest smartphone over the last few week, the new Oppo N3, the handset will be made official at a press event on the 29th of October.

Oppo has now released a new teaser photo, which you can see below, and it shows the Oppo N3 hidden under a curtain, although there is another device next to the handset, so it looks like the company has something else as well to announce.

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LG G3 Android Lollipop Update May Land By End Of 2014

LG G3 Android Lollipop

Google is expected to start rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update early next month, and now we have some possible details on the release date for the LG G3 Android Lollipop update.

There have been rumors that we would have to wait until early next year for the LG G3 Android Lollipop update to be released, although according to a recent report, the update will hit handsets before the end of 2014.

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