Amazon Kindle Fire Silk Browser Ported To Other Android Devices

Amazon’s Silk browser is exclusive to their Kindle Fire Android tablet, but now it would appear that some of the guys from the XDA developers have managed to port the Kindle Fire’s Silk browser to other Android devices.

To use the Silk browser port on yo0ur Android device you will need to root your smartphone or tablet and also run CyanogenMod 7, and it appears to have worked with a number of devices so far.

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CyanogenMod 9 Equipped With 4G LTE Toggle Switch For Verizon Galaxy Nexus? (video)

If you were a little disappointed to learn that there would be no LTE toggle switch on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. You will be pleased to know that Gregory Sarrica, is currently developing a toggle button for the next-gen internet connectivity, to hopefully be included in a future build of CyanogenMod 9.

Gregory has contacted the Engadget Mobile website to reveal the possible inclusion of the handy 4G LTE toggle switch. Which is at the moment being reviewed before being formally accepted into the new CyanogenMod 9 build. Watch a video of the LTE toggle switch in action after the jump.

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PS Vita Plays Genesis Games Using Double Emulator Technique (video)

Sony’s new PS Vita gaming console which has been recently launched and only been available for under a month. Has now been tweaked to allow user to be able to play Sega Genesis games.

The Sega games are played using a double emulator technique using the homebrew Genesis emulator originally built for the PSP, running inside the Vita’s own PSP emulation software. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Grand Theft PC Mods Work On Android And iOS Versions (video)

Gamers who have already purchased iOS or Android versions of the recently released Grand Theft Auto III on to tablets. Might be pleased to learn that PC mods already created for GTA III can be used on the tablet versions.

The Grand Theft Auto port to tablet is almost exactly the same as the PC version and once you gain access its file structure, you can then use the install the created PC mods to enhance your tablet iOS and Android GTA III games. Watch the video after the jump to see them in action.

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The Aerodyne PC By Jeffrey Stephenson

Jeffrey Stephenson is well know for creating custom computers, and we have featured a number of his creations here at Geeky Gadgets, his latest one is called the Aerodyne.

The Aerodyne is made from a combination of mahogany and aluminum and it is based on a fanless mini-ITX case design, inside the case there is an Intel Core I3-2105 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, and it is running Windows 8.

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Apple TV Hacked To Run Fullscreen iOS iPad Apps At 720p (video)

The developers behind the Apple TV MobileX project have released a new video of their work this week, which shows iOS applications running in full 720p via a modified Apple TV.

In the video after the break you can see Apple TV MobileX being used to run applications such as Facebook, Maps, Safari and YouTube. However most of the applications available in the Apple iTunes App Store should also run without a problem say the MobileX project development team. The video below is not using AirPlay, but running the iOS applications directly from the Apple TV scaling them to 720p.

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Kindle Fire 6.2.1 Update Pre-Rooted Software Made Available

If you have been affected by the roll out of yesterdays Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update by Amazon. You will be pleased to know that even though the update brought some bad news for rooted devices. There is now light at the end of the tunnel. Over on the Xda-developers forum, user “eldarerathis” has already put together a pre-rooted version of the stock Kindle Fire 6.2.1 software.

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iRacing Homemade 5 Screen Immersive Racing Rig (video)

If you enjoy a good racing game you are sure to be delighted by this 5 screen racing rig simulator that has been built by Chad Smith in his home. The video after the jump show the rig playing the popular iRacing multiplayer game. The 5 screens provide a massive 9600×1080 resolution, using a AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card to provide around 84 frames-per-second whilst playing.

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RFID Tagging Used To Create Music (video)

RFID Tags have many uses, and are normally used to transfer data from an electronic RFID tag, to a reader for the purpose of identifying and tracking objects. However innovative modders have found a more rewarding use, using RFID for the creation of music using their RFID Beat Box.

The RFID Beat Box instrument created by Danne Woo, allows users to create and play music by placing RFID tags into wooden bowls. Each tag has been designed to look like a vinyl record and are colour coded, with each one triggering a unique sound. See how they are used to create music after the jump.

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Retro Rotary Phone Modded To Control iPhone’s Siri Assistant (video)

We have featured a number of Siri mods here on Geeky Gadgets, since its was launched earlier this year by Apple as its iPhone 4S personal assistant.

Modder Davis Remmel has now created a fun and unique way to interact with Siri on your iPhone, using an old retro dial phone together with a Bluetooth headset, which has been used to create the link. Watch the video to see the Siri hack in nation after the jump.

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Awesome R-Kaid-6 Custom Retro Wooden Video Game Console

The last time we featured a mod created by Love Hultén, it was the cool Sputnik 0667 PC, and now we have another awesome creation by Love Hultén, this time it is a custom retro wooden video game console called the R-Kaid-6.

The R-Kaid-6 is inspired by the classic Atari 2600 and other retro gaming consoles, and it has been made from a combination of wood, a 10 year old computer, two arcade controllers and more.

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