Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Launches With Web Apps And More

Ubuntu has today released their new Ubuntu 12.10 operating system which brings with it a wealth of new features, together with the addition of web based applications.

The new editions to the Ubuntu 12.10 software have been developed in the open by a trusted community of developers, who are looking to take the Ubuntu software beyond the desktop and into the cloud.

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

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Patriot Memory Gauntlet 320 Portable Wireless HDD Unveiled

Patriot Memory has announced a new addition to their range of external hard drives this week, with the unveiling of their new Gauntlet 320 portable wireless hard disk drive.

The new Gauntlet 320  hard drive from Patriot Memory is equipped with an internal lithium ion battery, that allows it to provide access for up to 5.5 hours of continuous media streaming, from its 320GB storage.

Patriot Memory Gauntlet 320 Portable Wireless HDD

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Planetside 2 Launch Date Announced (video)

Today Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has announced the official launch date for their awesome new Planetside 2 MMO FPS, which will now be officially launching on November 20th 2012 for PC gamers.

Planetside 2 has been in beta testing for some time, and builds upon the excellent gameplay created in the first Planetside game which was launched back in May 2003, offering gamers massive battles between 2,000+ players simultaneously.

Planetside 2

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Google Lose $19bn In Value After Results Error Causes Shares To Be Suspended

An error by printing firm RR Donnelley, who mistakenly published Google’s third-quarter results early, has wiped $19bn off the value of Google, seeing Google’s shares plummet  a massive 9 percent  before trade was suspended, yesterday.

Trading in Google shares was suspended for 2.5 hours after the Googles third-quarter results had been filed early by RR Donnelley, without Google’s authorisation.

Google Share prices drop

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Delta Six Controller Hits Kickstarter (video)

Some of our readers might remember the very unique rifle styled games controller called the Delta Six which we featured here on Geeky Gadgets at the beginning of this month.

Now the Delta Six first-person-shooter (FPS) controller has landed on Kickstarter looking to raise enough pledges to help it make the jump from concept into production. To learn more about the Delta Six games controller watch the video after the jump.

Delta Six Controller

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Unmonday 4.3L Independent Ceramic Airplay Speaker (video)

**Update: Unmonday, has announced that even though their Kickstarter campaign didn’t raise the required funding, they have received approximately one million dollars from a private investor to go into full production of the Unmonday 4.3L, an independent Airplay speaker. We will keep you updated as more new is released.

A unique style of Airplay speaker called the Unmonday is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to make the jump from concept to production. The design of the Unmonday speaker incorporates the patented hexagonal porcelain casing, which has been designed to provide high-end Dolby surround sound, and supports Apple’s Airplay technology.

Unmonday 4.3L Independent Ceramic Airplay Speaker

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OpenELEC 2.0 Linux Distro Released To Transforms Your PC Into A Home Theatre System

The OpenELEC the embedded Linux distribution operating system has today been launched as OpenELEC 2.0 and comes with  XBMC V11 (codename Eden) embedded within.

OpenELEC has been designed to enable users to transform their PC into a home theatre entertainment system, that can boot within just 10 seconds and perform similar functions to a connected DVD player or Sky/Cable box.


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Newman N2 Quad-Core Android 4.0 ICS Smartphone Unveiled For $240

Anyone looking for a Samsung Galaxy S3 alternative, might be interested in a new Android smartphone which has been announced this week in the form of the Newman N2.

The Newman N2 Android smartphone is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Exynos 4412 processor, supported by 1GB of RAM, and is equipped with a 4.7 inch touchscreen display, with a 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

Newman N2

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Razer Announces $15,000 Star Wars, One Of A Kind, Blade Gaming Laptop Sweepstake

Specialist gaming peripheral and hardware manufacturer Razer, has this week announced they are offering a customised Star Wars Blade one-of-a-kind gaming laptop, worth around $15,000 in a new competition.

After entering your details for the Star Wars Blade gaming laptop sweepstake, you will also receive a promotional code entitling you to 20% off selected Star Wars: The Old Republic gaming products and free shipping on orders over $49

Razer Star Wars Blade Laptop

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