LG Uplus u+tv G Set Top Box Unveiled Is The First To Integrate Google TV

Korean telecom company LG Uplus, owned by LG, has announced the creation of a new set-top box which is the first to feature integrated Google TV, a first for the Google TV platform.

The new LG Uplus u+tv G set-top box has been designed to search through LG Uplus’ video-on-demand and TV content. But also allows users to view YouTube channels and videos together with Google services and applications.

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Google Personal Search Now Makes It Easier To Find Items Across Your Google Apps

Google has this week rolled out a new update to their personal search service, which now allows Google account holders to quickly and easily search for items across all their Google applications, including Gmail, Drive, Calendar and more.

The new Google personal search feature has been under testing for some time and Google has said it has received positive feedback from those already testing the service.

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Star Command Extended Walkthrough Game Trailer Released (video)

If you are looking forward to the up-and-coming launch of the new Star Command indie game which started its life on Kickstarter and was originally intended for mobile devices, but has now moved to both Mac and PC versions.

You are sure to be interested in this new extended walk-through trailer released by its developers Warballoon, showing you a little more in-depth what you can expect from the awesome retro styled Star Command game when it finally launches.

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Wii U Pro Controller Battery Last Up To 80 Hours

It has been revealed by descriptions on retailers websites such as Amazon and GameStop, that Nintendo’s Wii U Pro controller is capable of last up to 80 hours on a single charge.

When you compare the 80 hours of usage from the new Wii U Pro controller, with that of the Xbox 360’s controller that only last 25-30 hours on a single charge, and even the Wii U’s GamePad controller that just offers 5 hours of use, you can appreciate how much extra juice Nintendo have been able to squeeze to of their controller.

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Starbucks UK And Canadian iOS Apps Now Support Apple Passbook

Following on from the recent release of the Starbucks iOS application with Passbook support in the US. Residents of both Canada and the UK will be pleased to learn that from today they will be able to use Apple’s new Passbook feature with their iOS devices.

Apple has created then you Passbook feature to enable users to store movie tickets, retail coupons, loyalty cards, and boarding passes all in one place.

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Romo 3.0 Next Generation iPhone Robot Announced (video)

Some of our readers might remember the cute Romo iPhone robot we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in October 2011. Which was looking to raise enough funds from the Kickstarter crowdfunding website to make the jump from concept introduction.

Well after a successful Kickstarter promotion, the team is now back on Kickstarter looking to fund the next generation of their Romo iPhone robot in the form of the Romo 3.0. Check out the video after the jump to hear the team explain the new generation of iPhone robot and how you can help make it a reality.

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Notch Reveals More 0x10c Game Development Testing Footage (video)

Creator of Minecraft Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has released a little more footage of very early development testing for his new space game 0x10c, which is slowly taking shape behind the scenes.

The new 0x10c space game was first unveiled back in April, and will revolve around a fully programmable 16-bit computer, powered by a fixed-wattage generator, that controls your spaceship, says Notch.


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Windows 8 Systems Unveiled By Dell

Dell has this month unveiled its new line of Windows 8 systems, which it has specifically designed and updated to be used with Microsoft Windows 8 gesture-based operating system.

The new Dell computer systems introduced for the  Windows 8 operating systems launch later this month on October 26th, include the new Dell XPS 12, XPS One 27, and Inspiron One 23.

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Felix Baumgartner Space Jump Suit Tested To Its Limits

After Felix Baumgartner successfully landed his 24 mile five space jump, data is now being made available from the amazing freefall, which can be used to analyse the extreme exertion on the human body, and the suit worn during the jump. Which many thought would tear apart when it reached supersonic speeds.

The data from Felix Baumgartner’s successfully space jump will now be made available to NASA doctors and engineers, companies developing space taxis and the Federal Aviation Administration, which is overseeing the development of the new spaceflight industry headed out by the likes of Richard Branson and Virgin.

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HiLO Right Angle Lens For iPhone And iPad Hits Kickstarter (video)

Anyone who enjoys taking photographs with their iPhone or iPad device, might be interested in a new lens design which has started its journey from concept to production over on the Kickstarter website.

The new project is called the HiLO Lens and has been developed to provide users with a number of new and creative ways to take photographs using the Apple iOS devices.


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Kimdecent Droid Stick A2 Dual Core Mini PC Unveiled

Kimdecent has announced the launch of a new mini PC this week in the form of the Kimdecent Droid Stick A2, which is equipped with a dual core processor.

The small dual core mini PC as with other stick style computers has a HDMI connection at one end and a USB 2.0 port at the other. Allowing you to insert the Droid Stick A2 directly into a spare HDMI port on your HDTV, transforming it into a customisable Smart TV.

Kimdecent Droid Stick A2 Dual Core Mini PC

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Carl Zeiss Cinemizer 3D OLED Head Mounted Display Starts Shipping

After four long years of development Carl Zeiss has finally started shipping its Cinemizer 3D OLED Head Mounted Display (HMD). Carl Zeiss has released a number of different versions of their Cinemizer HMD since its introduction, and the latest version is now equipped with OLED displays.

The latest version is equipped with 850 x 600 resolution displays and is equipped with HDMI (v1.4), Apple (iPhone 3/4 and iPod touch) connectors and A/V inputs, ideal for Blu-ray players, gaming consoles such as PS3, XBox, or PCs and notebooks.

Carl Zeiss OLED Head Mounted Display

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