Navigon MobileNavigator iOS App Receives Augmented Reality

If you enjoy the use of augmented reality on your iOS devices, you might be pleased to know that Navigon have just rolled out a new update for their iOS Navigon MobileNavigator application which brings with it a new augmented reality feature.

In addition to the usual basic navigation features you can now enable augmented reality feature called the “Reality Scanner” that overlays information on top of a the live camera view.


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The Flow, A Paintbrush For The iPad And Touchscreen Devices (Video)

We have featured quite a few different accessories for the iPad and iPhone here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is called The Flow, and it is a paintbrush that is designed to be used with touchscreen devices like the Apple iPad.

Have a look at the video below it shows The Flow in action, and as you can see from the video you can paint on the iPad’s screen just like you would if you were using a real paintbrush.

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Apple Releases iOS 4.3.2

Apple has updated its iOS software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, the latest version is iOS 4.3.2 and it comes with a range of bug fixes, one of the bug fixes is for FaceTime, where a blank or frozen video appeared during a FaceTime call.

There is also a fix to the bug that was causing some international users from connecting to 3G networks on the iPad WiFi and 3G, and there are also a range of unspecified security fixes in iOS 4.3.2

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IIXX iWah iPad 2 Stands For Guitarists and Musicians

We have featured quite a few different stands for the iPad and iPad 2 here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest ones are from a company called II:XX and they are designed to be used by guitarists and musicians.

The stands are made from aircraft grade aluminum, and they can be used in both landscape and portrait modes, have a look at the photos below and also the explanation from the designers on how they work.

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Showyou iOS Social Video Viewer App Launches Today

A new social video app has been released today for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch called Showyou. Which allows you to watch the videos your friends are sharing on Facebook, Twitter or Vodpod, all in one place, a little similar to currently available Flipboard app.

The new Showyou app is different to Flipboard due to the inclusion of its own social network and different abilities to compliment this. Features of the new Showyou app include the ability for users to share videos with their followers by emailing a video link to their Showyou account. Together with the ability to ‘like’ and ‘comment’ on other videos on other Showyou accounts.


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Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus iOS Multiplayer Game Receives New IAP Map Pack (video)

The multiplayer iOS app Modern Combat 2 has received a new update which has brought with it a new multiplayer map pack via an in-App Purchase (IAP) and download costing $1.99.

The new map pack contains 3 new maps named “Shanty Town,” the “Bunker,” and the “Battlefield,”. Watch the launch trailer after the jump to see little gameplay and destruction.

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UK iPad 2 Orders Arriving Early

We ordered our iPad 2 on launch day here in the UK, which was March the 25th , we were told at the time of ordering that it would take around three weeks for it to be delivered, so it should have arrived around the 15th of April, our just arrived a couple of days earlier than expected.

It looks like other countries have also started receiving the iPad 2 orders earlier than expected as well,  with reports coming in from Germany , France and Italy.

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Eye-Fi Mobile X2, New 8GB Wireless Memory Card With Direct Mode

Eye-Fi have today announced a new addition to their range of memory cards in the form of the Eye-Fi Mobile X2, 8GB Wireless Memory Card which can be used with Eye-Fi’s new Direct Mode iOS and Android applications for immediate uploading to devices.

The new Eye-Fi Mobile X2 card can now establish a direct connection to a mobile device by creating its own Wi-Fi network anywhere users capture images, even miles from a Wi-Fi hotspot. Allowing users to now send photos and videos directly from their digital camera to their Eye-Fi app in an instant. Watch a quick demo video of the new Eye-Fi Mobile X2 card after the jump.

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iPad 2 3D Interfaces Without The Need For 3D Glasses (video)

Using the iPad 2’s front facing camera the team over at Engineering Human-Computer Interaction Research Group have been able to create a facial tracking application that provides a 3D interface for Apple’s new device.

The application uses a feed from the front-facing camera, together with software called Head-Coupled Perspective, to track the position of a person’s head in 3D in real-time. This is then used to create the amazing 3D effects without the need for the users to wear any kind of 3D glasses. Watch a video of the new applications in action after the jump.

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Moshi Unveils iVisor AG for iPad 2

Moshi has unveiled a new accessory for the iPad 2 tablet. The accessory is the iVisor AG for iPad 2 and is a screen protector that comes in black or white colors. The protector covers the entire screen and leaves the buttons and camera uncovered.

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Dream:scape iOS Game Uses Unreal Engine (Video)

The first game on the iPhone and the iPad to use the unreal engine, was the awesome Infinity Blade, and now it looks like there is a new game in the works which also uses Unreal Engine, called Dream:scape, and it will be released for the iPhone and iPad.

There really aren’t very many details about the game, it is described as ‘more than a game’, ‘it’s an interactive storytelling experience, comprising over 30 acres of open-world, explorable landscape and fully realized interior settings.’, have a look at the video trailer below.

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