$1 Billion Black Friday E-Commerce Shopping Spree Sets New Record

We all know that online e-commerce shopping has been growing from strength to strength every year, but last Friday a new record was set as “Black Friday” sales exceeded $1 billion for the first time ever.

This huge surge on Friday by online e-commerce shoppers looking to grab a bargain from many of the larger retails offering Black Friday special offers online, might indicate that the US economy could be turning the corner.

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Samsung Galaxy Camera Gets Taken Apart And Rooted (video)

Samsung’s new Android powered smartphone the Samsung Galaxy Camera which has recently been launched, has now received its own special teardown, revealing to the world the electronic components inside this new style of camera.

What makes the new Samsung Galaxy Camera so special is that it’s equipped with a Samsung Exynos quad-core processor together with a 4.8 inch touchscreen display, running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

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Raspberry Pi $25 Camera Board Launching Early 2013 (video)

Raspberry Pi mini PC owners who have been waiting patiently for the launch of the new dedicated camera for the Raspberry Pi mini PC, will be pleased to learn that it is now being revealed that the camera board will be launching in early 2013.

The new Raspberry Pi mini PC camera board will offer users a tailor-made five megapixel camera capable of taking both photographs and recording 1080p video at 30 frames per second, using the H.264 codec.

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Limited Edition Gold Experia P Finished In 24-carats Unveiled

For those of you out there with deeper pockets than most and invested in the Sony Xperia P smartphone, you might be interested to learn that Sony is now offering a version finished in 24-carat gold.

Rather than opting to add extra bling to their flagship smartphone the Experia T with the luxury gold treatment, Sony has opted to increase the price of their middle range smartphone.

Gold Experia P Finished In 24-carats

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Samsung Galaxy Note II Passes 5 Million Sales Worldwide (video)

This week Samsung has announced that their new Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone/tablet has now passed 5 million sales worldwide, following on from the announcement at the beginning of this month that they has passed 3 million sales milestone.

Revealing that Samsung has moved more than 2 million of the devices in just a month, showing just how popular the new phablet devices is with consumers. Watch the promotional video after the jump to see it in action.

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ATC Chameleon Dual Lens Action Cam (video)

We have featured a number of wearable action cameras here on Geeky Gadgets over the years but Oregon Scientific has created a rather unique action camea that is equipped with dual lenses.

The dual lenses have been added to captures videos in two preset angles, at FOV110 degree with a resolution of 1280 x 720p at 30fps per lens providing a total of 1080p. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

ATC Chameleon Dual Lens Action Cam

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CTRL+Console Lets You Control Final Cut, Premiere and Lightroom With Your iOS Device (video)

iOS device owners who also use Final Cut, Premiere and Lightroom, might be interested in a new iSO application which has been developed to enable you to control those software applications from either your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device.

CTRL+Console has been created by Jeff Chow to help you get the most out of your software without the need to memorise shortcuts, allowing you to immediately start editing faster and easier in Final Cut Pro 7/X and Adobe. Premiere.

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Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Trailer (video)

With the launch of the new and highly anticipated Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition game nearly upon us. Its developers have released a new trailer for the RPG remake to whet your appetite a little more before it is officially launched on November 28th 2012.

Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition will be available on PC and hopefully around the same time for iOS devices as well. Watch the trailer after the jump to learn more about the Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition game and see it in action.

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Call Of Duty Black Ops 2 Patch Rolls Out For Xbox 360 And PC

Treyarch has this week rolled out a new patch for its latest Call Of Duty Black Ops 2 which recently launched making an astounding $500 million in sales in just the first 24 hours after launch.

Beating 343 Industries Halo 4 game which only managed to clockup a measly $220 million is sales during its first 24 hours after offically launching.

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Slope Tablet Stand for iPad, Nexus 7-10 And Kindle+

If you are in the market for a new tablet stand you might be interested in a new design which had started its journey from concept to production over on the Kickstarter website.

The Slope tablet stand is minimalistic aluminium design and is the brainchild of Erik Kittlaus + Dekke. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Slope project and see it in action.

Slope Tablet Stand

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Google Indoor Maps Support Added To Desktop Web Browsers

Google has this week rolled out new support for its Indoor Maps, which shows the layout of locations such as airports, department stores, malls, to desktop web browsers, making it even easier to find your way around.

Google has built their Indoor Maps feature into Google Maps, allowing  you to use many of the same great Google Maps features to explore your indoor space, as you currently do outside.

Google Indoor Maps

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Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” Launches With A Wealth Of New Features

Developers of the awesome Linux Mint Distro have this week announced the release of their latest Linux operating system in the form of Linux Mint 14 ” Nadia”.

The latest Linux Mint 14 is packed with a wealth of new features and tweaks which have all been designed to provide users with “increased stability and a refined desktop experience.” says its developers.

Linux Mint 14 "Nadia"

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