Telefonica Digital Thinking Things Concept Unveiled, Enabling ‘Things’ To Be Controlled Via The Internet (video)

Telefónica Digital has unveiled a new concept they have created called ‘Thinking Things’ which has been developed to provide a simpler way to connect everyday ‘things’ to the Internet.

Over the past 12 months we have featured a number of different devices and projects on Geeky Gadgets which have been designed to connect monitoring modules via the Internet, which have normally taken the form of Kickstarter projects.

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Tabzu Eco-friendly iPad Cradle (video)

A new and unique cradle designed for the iPad tablet is coming to the end of its Kickstarter funding project after successfully securing the minimum amount to help it make the jump from concept to production.

The Tabzu iPad cradle features a patent pending system which has been designed to hold the Tabzu firmly in position on your leg as you type and use your iPad tablet. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Tabzu project and see it in action.


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Halo 4 War Games Pass Announced

Developers of the new Halo 4 game 343 Industries have this week revealed a new Halo 4 War Games Pass, which is a season pass that has been created to save gamers 15 percent on future purchases of new Halo 4 DLC content when it arrives.

The Halo 4 game is launching next month, on November 6th 2012, and you can expect to see a number of DLC content packages rolling out for the new game over the coming months.

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Windows 7 OS Will Not Receive Service Pack 2

As Microsoft is preparing to launch its latest operating system in the form of its new Windows 8 tomorrow. Reports are circulating that Microsoft is not going to release a Service Pack 2 for its older Windows 7 operating system.

The Register website has announced that a source close to Microsoft has revealed that the software giant will break precedent on the normal Windows update cycle, and not release a Service Pack 2 for Windows 7 as it has done with other versions of its operating systems.

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Kimdecent MK806 Android 4.1 Mini PC

Kimdecent has unveiled a new Android mini PC which comes running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, and is powered by a 1.6 GHz Rockchip RK3066 ARM Cortex-A9 dual core processor.

The latest addition to the ever growing Android mini PC market is equipped with similar specifications as other manufactures, and includes 1GB of RAM and graphics power provided by a ARM Mali 400 graphics chip.

Kimdecent MK806 Android 4.1 Mini PC

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LaCie Porsche Design SSD Slim Drive For Mac Launch

Hard drive and peripheral manufacturer LaCie has today unveiled a new addition to their range of external solid state disk (SSD) drives, with the unveiling of their new LaCie Porsche Design Slim Drive.

The Lacie Porsche Design external drive is available as either a solid state disk 120GB (SSD) or a more traditional 500GB HDD, and comes equipped with a USB 3.0 port for super-fast data transfer.

Lacie Porsche Design Mac Drives

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System76 Sable Ubuntu All-in-one PC Unveiled

System76 has just taken the wraps of its new line of all-in-one computer system called the Sable Complete, which is supplied running the Linux Ubuntu operating system.

The System76 Sable Complete computer is equipped with a 21.5″ LED backlit 1080p display, and can be powered by a choice of quad core 3rd generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, supported by up to 16GB of RAM.

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Apple Lightning TV-out and Camera Connection Kit Cables Priced

After announcing a wealth of new products and additions to their range in their Special Event earlier this week, Apple has now added the new Lightning TV-out Cables to it’s online store.

The Lightning Digital AV Adapter is priced at $49 and allows you to mirror the display of your iPad 4th Generation, iPad mini, iPhone 5, and iPod touch, that are equipped with the new Lightning connection. A Lightning to VGA Adapter is also available for $49.


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Samsung 2012 Smart TV Update Adds Amazon Instant Movie Streaming

Kindle range of devices within Europe, Amazon has also announced a partnership with Samsung which is now added a new Amazon Instant Video App to their range of 2012 Samsung Smart TVs.

The new Amazon Instant Video application enables Samsung Smart TV owners to access more than 140,000 movies and TV episodes which are available to either rent or purchase from the Amazon service.

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New Amazon Kindles Launch In Europe With LoveFilm Access

Anyone within Europe who has been patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Amazon Kindle devices, will be pleased to learn that the new Amazon Kindle Paper white, Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD are now available to purchase from the Amazon website.

The new Amazon Kindle devices are priced accordingly : Kindle Fire 8GB for £129/€159, Kindle Fire HD 16GB or 32GB editions cost £159/€199 and £199/€249, respectively.

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Assassin’s Creed 3 Interactive Trailer Released By Ubisoft (video)

The new Assassin’s Creed III game is set before, during and after the American Revolution from 1753 to 1783, and will feature a new protagonist, Ratonhnhaké:ton.

Ubisoft has today released a new interactive trailer for their upcoming Assassin’s Creed 3 game, which allows you to select which direction and actions Ratonhnhaké:ton carries out within the movie.


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Google Windows 8 Search App Launches

With Microsoft Windows 8 launching on Friday this week, Google has prepared for the launch of the new operating system by releasing its new Google search application specifically designed for use with Microsoft Windows 8.

Features of the new Windows 8 Google search application allow you to type and search directly from the Windows 8 home screen. Together with ability for Windows 8 owners to use their microphone to ask Google search queries and see the answer instantly.

Google Windows 8 Search Application

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