Author Archives: Julian Horsey

Julian is passionate about design and technology especially wearables, 3D printing and virtual reality. He is a published author and is also involved in web technology and multimedia design, as well as finding time to enjoy a little online gaming. You can follow him on Google+.

Disabled Dog Runs Thanks To 3D Printed Prosthetic Front Limbs (video)

3D Printed Prosthetic

3D printing company 3D Systems has helped disabled Derby the Dog run with the aid of 3D printed prosthetic front limbs using 3D System’s ProJet 5500X multi-material printing technology, that has been specifically designed to provide comfort and speed.

The new 3D printed prosthetic front limbs enabled Derby to run down the street for the first time, after being born with a congenital deformity, characterised by small forearms and no front paws. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the 3D printed prosthetic project and see Derby in action.

Continue Reading…

BBC iPlayer Radio Tablet Exclusive App Launches For iOS And Android

BBC iPlayer Radio Tablet

The BBC has this week released a new dedicated BBC iPlayer Radio tablet application that is now available to download and install on both iOS and Android tablets, providing users with a custom user interface that has been specifically designed for larger screen devices.

The BBC has developed the tablet app as feedback from users using their existing iPlayer Radio applications available for smartphones. Building the new BBC iPlayer Radio app from the ground up exclusively for tablet devices.

Continue Reading…

Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen Launching On Kickstarter Soon

Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen

Some of our readers might remember the Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen match we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in October of this year.

If you have been patiently waiting to be able to get your hands on one of the unique and very innovative Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pens. You will be pleased to know that it will soon be launching via the Kickstarter crowdfunding website before the holiday season.

Continue Reading…

Valve Initiates Steam Region Locking To Stop Low Currency Game Purchase Exploits

Steam Region Locking

With the collapse of the Russian ruble currency this week, Valve has taken steps to stop low currency value game purchasing exploiters taking advantage of lower prices in other countries and has now started Steam region locking PC games to help developers not lose out.

The PC game region locking will now mean that any games purchased from the Russian Steam game store will be region locked and will be required to be played in Russian states, as you can see stated in the red text in the screenshot above.

Continue Reading…

MTV Live Feed Now Available On iOS And Android Apps

MTV Live Feed

Users of the MTV Android and iOS applications will be pleased to know that the new update has been rolled out this week which brings with it the ability to view MTV live feed footage directly on your iOS or Android smartphone and tablet devices.

Previously the MTV app only allowed users to view the catch up service on mobile devices but from this week MTV viewers can now watch their favourite episodes live.

Continue Reading…

£10k Elite Dangerous Prize For First Player To Reach Triple Elite Status

Elite Dangerous

Frontier Developments the developers of the recently launched Elite Dangerous that was successfully crowdfunded over on the Kickstarter website and has rebuilt the iconic Elite game from the 1980’s for today’s PC systems.

Has announced a new prize of £10,000 for the first Elite Dangerous player to reach the rank of Triple Elite status with other prizes available along the way for reaching the ranks of Elite in either combat, exploration or trading.

Continue Reading…

New Valve Steam Controller Design Leaked In Beta Code

Valve Steam Controller

This week following the release of the latest Steam Client Beta update, images of a possible new Valve Steam Controller have been discovered within its files.

Leaking a possible new design for the Steam controller before Valve has officially unveiled it. As you can see in the image above the latest incarnation of the Steam controller looks similar to the previous versions that were leaked earlier this year and includes 1 x analogue stick, 4 x main buttons, and 2 x touch pads.

Continue Reading…

Y-Power Backup Battery Offers Dual Charging And Car Charger (video)

Backup Battery

A new 3,000 mAh pocket backup battery pack called the Y-Power has been unveiled this week by its creators Industry 86 and incorporates the ability to dual charge two devices at the same time and can be chargers via a 12v lighter socket.

The handy backup battery is equipped with a car charger and also an LED flashlight and is capable of charging both iOS and Android devices as well as any other USB device you might have.

Continue Reading…

Pillar Teaser Trailer Provides A Look At Puzzle, Stealth, Strategy Exploration Game (video)

Pillar Teaser Trailer

Gamers are sure to enjoy a new trailer and soundtrack which have been released today for the new game Pillar, which is type of a puzzle game that includes elements of strategy, stealth and exploration.

The Pillar game also includes a variety of different gaming characters and will be available to play on PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox 360, check out the trailer below to learn more about this unique game.

Continue Reading…

Playbulb Rainbow Smart Colour LED Light Bulb Supports Both iOS And Android (video)

LED Light Bulb

Anyone looking for an LED light bulb that can be controlled using either your iOS and Android smartphone or tablet, may find pledging for the new Playbulb Rainbow Smart Color LED Light Bulb worth their while.

MIPOW based in the US have created the new LED lightbulb and companion applications, and recently launched their new design over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website with the aim of raising $10,000. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the LED light bulb project and see it in action.

Continue Reading…

Vido W8C Freedom Light Windows 8.1 Tablet Launches For $100

Windows 8.1 Tablet

Vivo has this week added a new addition to their range of Windows 8.1 tablets, in the form of the newly launched Vido W8C Freedom Light that is fitted with an 8 inch IPS display offering users a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

The Vido W8C Freedom Light tablet is expected to launch for around $97 or 599 yuan and comes equipped with 2GB of memory and 32GB of storage for that low price.

Continue Reading…