Kindle Fire HD Android Tablet Rooted

Yesterday we were explaining how the new Kindle Fire HD tablet would be supplied with a locked bootloader to restrict the installation of third party or home-brew applications on to the Amazon tablet.

Well it hasn’t taken long for hackers to find away around the locked bootloader of the Kindle Fire HD 7 inch tablet, with full instruction on how to do it published available for all.

Kindle Fire HD 7 Tablet Rooted

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Dropbox iOS App Receives AirPrint Support And Facebook, Twitter Sharing

Dropbox has rolled out a new update for their iOS application this week brings with it, AirPrint support together with Facebook and Twitter sharing options.

Previously sharing within Dropbox was limited to just email and the ability to copy items to the clipboard. Now you can share documents with the two large social networking sites with just a click of a button.

Dropbox AirPrint

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Lumia 820 Rugged Shell Case Unveiled By Nokia

Following on from the launch of the new Nokia Lumia 820 smartphone a few weeks ago. Nokia has this week unveiled a new line of rugged shell cases they have created to protect your new Lumia 820, and adda splash of colour.

The new interchangeable shells cases for the Nokia Lumia 820, have been designed to activate the wireless charging function, as well as protect its electronics from drop and knocks.

Nokia Lumia 820 Cases

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Google Acquires Snapseed iOS Developer Nik Software

Yesterday Google announced that it has acquired the development team at Nik Software, who have been responsible for creating the awesome photography enhancement iOS application Snapseed.

Snapseed was first launched back in the middle of 2011 and brought with it a unique user interface and tools to enhance and manipulate photographs on your iOS devices.

Snapseed

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Borderlands 2 Review Round-up (video)

Today Borderlands 2 has officially arrived, one of the most anticipated new releases of the year is now available for all to play.

Borderlands 2 has already been reviewed by a majority of the larger gaming website, and you can checkout a selection of the best and most detailed reviews after the break, to help you understand what you can expected from Borderlands 2 if you haven’t already pre-ordered or purchased.

Borderlands 2

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Canon Project 1709 Beta Image Management Platform Announced

Today Canon has taken the wraps off its new social image management platform currently code named “Project 1709″. Canon Project 1709 is currently in its beta stage of development and has been designed to allow users to store and access images in cloud storage.

Providing users with data a details about the images however they may have been taken, with EXIF data, dates, geo-tagged locations and device information available to view.

Canon Project 1709

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Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray Trailer Reveals Release Date

Batman fans looking forward to the arrival of the latest movie Dark Knight Rises onto Blu-ray will be pleased to learn that a new trailer has been released this week. Which reveals that the Blu-ray version will be arriving in stores on December 3rd 2012.

Dark Knight Rises took over a $1 billion at the box office, and was Christopher Nolan’s third Batman movie, in the series. Warner Brothers published the Blu-ray trailer on YouTube saying “Own it on Blu-ray Combo Pack or Digital Download 12/3″

Dark Knight Rises Trailer

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Office 2013 Pricing And 365 Subscriptions Announced By Microsoft

Microsoft has today revealed prices for their new Office 2013 and Office 365 software suites, however an official launch date has still yet to be announced.

Microsoft’s Office 365 Home Premium will cost users $99 per year, providing them with 20GB of SkyDrive storage, together with 60 minutes of Skype calls per month. With access to your documents being available from unto five computers.

office 2013 pricing

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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Launch Delayed Until November 30th, 2012

Overhaul Games the developers of the upcoming Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, has recently announced that the new games launch will be delayed until November 30th 2012.

The revamp of the Bioware’s classic Dungeons & Dragons-themed RPG for the PC was expected to launch tomorrow, however due to enhancements to the game which still need to be implemented the launch date has now been pushed back until November 30th 2012. Read the full announcement after the break.

Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition

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iControlPad 2 Open Source Games Controller In Development (video)

Smartphone and tablet gamers might remember the original iControlPad we featured here on Geeky Gadgets during it development in 2010-11. Now the company behind the original is looking to develop a second version aptly named the iControlPad 2 which it hope sot make open source.

Being open source the new iControlPad2 is effectively compatible with any device and not just limited to use with smartphones or tablets. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the iControlPad 2 project and see it in action.

iControlPad 2

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Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer (video)

Ahead of tomorrows Borderlands 2 launch 2K games have released a new 2 minute video, revealing a little more of what you can expect from the new sequel arriving in stores tomorrow.

Borderlands 2 has been developed by Gearbox Software and will be available to play on the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, and builds on the gameplay elements introduced in the first.

Borderlands 2

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