Apple’s iPhone 5, iPod Event Official, 4th Of October

It looks like the rumors about the 4th of October for the iPhone 5 event were correct, as Apple has now confirmed that it is holding a special event on the 4th of October at the Apple Campus in Cupertino, and the event will start at 10.00 am PT.

We are looking forward to see what Apple have to unveil, we know we will see iOS 5 and iCloud, as well as a new iPhone, which could either be the iPhone 5, the iPhone 4S or both.

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Wacom Launches New Bamboo Tablet Range

Today Wacom has announced a new range of Bamboo Tablets its just added to its portfolio of products. The new range has been created to provide designers and visual communicators with methods of sketching and note taking. There are three tablets in the range starting at $80 rising up to $200, called the Connect, Capture, and Create.

At the bottom of the range the Bamboo Connect is a pen-only tablet and ideally suited for digital pen note taking, doodling and white-boarding enabling you to transfer your ideas directly to your Mac or PC instantly.



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Thunderbolt To Get Even Faster With New Cables

Even though there are still only a small handful of devices and peripherals that actually support the new super fast Intel, Apple 10Gbps Thunderbolt connection. Intel is already claiming that with just a cable upgrade the new Thunderbolt ports will allow even faster connectivity.

Intel has unveiled that using fibre optic Thunderbolt cables will significantly increase the speed of transfers of data when compared to the already available copper wire cables.

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Disney Unveil Appmates, iPad Interactive Toys Bringing Disney Characters To Life (video)

Disney has unveiled a new iPad application and physical toy range designed to help bring their retail toy business to life using Apple’s iPad. The new interactive Disney Appmates enable children to use their favourite Disney characters in the form of physical plastic toys, in conjunction with Disney iPad apps. As shown in the image below.

Each toy is fitted with a unique touch footprint underneath, that the iPad touchscreen can recognise, enabling the iPad app to tell which car is sitting on top of it. The iPad application can then tailor the experience to that toy.

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iPhone 5 Launch Date 15th October For US, UK, Europe And Japan?

Apple is expected to hold their iPhone 5 launch event on the 4th of October, at the Apple campus, and with all iPhone launches Apple will probably start selling the iPhone 5 a week to 10 days after they announce it.

Now according to a recent report, Apple will start selling the iPhone 5 in the US, UK, France, Germany and Japan on the 14th of October, and considering that Apple has canceled employee leave for this date it sounds about right.

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Test Your Movie Knowledge With IMDB’s New iOS Trivia Game

This week the popular movie review and information site IMDB has launched its new iOS game which has been designed to test your knowledge of films and general movie trivia.

The new IMDB Trivia game is available to download for free from the iTunes App Store and and marks the launch of the first game by the IMDB website, which currently has around 110 million unique visits every month from movie buffs worldwide.

IMDB Trivia Game

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Handcrafted CalypsoCase iPhone 4 Case Looks Stylish

We have featured a number of different iPhone cases here at Geeky Gadgets, here is one that originally started out as a Kickstarter project and has now gone into production, the CalypsoCase iPhone 4 case.

The CalypsoCase iPhone 4 case is made from a combination of silver, premium Italian leather and titanium, and each one is handcrafted, have a look at the photos below.

Handcrafted CalypsoCase iPhone 4 Case

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Apple’s Multi-Touch Trademark Application Rejected

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has denied Apple’s appeal for the “Multi-Touch Trademark” it applied for stating that the term has already become generic in its usage. Apple originally applied for the Multi-Touch trademark on the same day that they launched their first iPhone device back in January 2007 and was similarly denied.

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Facebook’s iPad App To Launch At iPhone 5 Event?

Many people were expecting Facebook to unveil their new iPad app at their recent F8 conference, that didn’t happen and now according to a recent report by Mashable, Facebook will launch their new iPad app at Apple’s iPhone 5 event.

Apple’s iPhone 5 event is rumored to take place on the 4th of October, we are still awaiting some official confirmation from Apple on this, and according to the recent report Apple intends to integrate Facebook into IOS in a similar way that they did previously with Twitter.

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B&W Zeppelin Air iOS App Enables Multiple iOS Devices To Share Music At Parties

Bowers & Wilkins have this week announced the launch of their new Zeppelin Air iOS App which has been designed to allow music to be shared socially and wirelessly in a new innovative way.

The Zeppelin Air app allows iOS owners to combine their iTunes music collections from multiple iOS devices together wirelessly. Enabling several iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone users to build collaborative playlist which can then be streamed to any AirPlay-enabled music player, and not necessarily the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin pictured after the jump.

Zeppelin Air iOS App

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TRTL BOT Shell iPad 2 Case Announced

TRTL BOT has launched a new case for Apple’s iPad 2, the TRL BOT SHell, which is designed to protect your iPad 2 and also let you use your tablet in a number of different ways.

The TRTL BOT SHell comes with a built in stand so you can watch movies on your iPad and also a handle should you want to carry it around with you.

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Quad-core ARM CPU Support Discovered Within Apple’s Xcode

In Apple’s latest Xcode release it has been discovered that support for Marvell’s quad-core, ARM compliant Armada XP processor has been added. Is it possible that Apple is now testing a quad-core iPad 3?

The code was discovered by a developer who works on low-level ARM assembly coding for security products, who then released the information to the Ars Technica website, who later confirmed the news of the processor support first-hand.


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