Commodore Taking Pre-Orders On The Commodore 64

A couple of weeks ago we showed you some prototype photos of the new Commodore 64 PC, and now it looks like Commodore has stated taking pre-orders and the Commodore 64 will be available with a range of different options.

There is a bare bones Commodore 64, which retails for $250, this includes the case chassis and the keyboard, there is also a basic version which will get you the processor, motherboard, RAM and graphics for $595 and this also include the hard drive.

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Seagate GoFlex Slim Drive Starts Shipping

Seagate’s pencil thin GoFlex Slim external hard rive has today started shipping and is now available to purchase for $99 for 320 GB of super slimness. Measuring just 124mm x 78mm x 9mm and weighing 160g.

The new hard drive features USB 3.0 connectivity and is equipped with a 7200 rpm internal disk drive that supports both Mac and Windows systems.With the inclusion of an NTFS formatted driver to support both reading and writing on Apple machines.

 

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New Alienware M14x Specifications Leaked

Officially Dell has not released any specifications about upgrade to their new upgraded mid range Alienware M14x laptop, but a few specifications for their latest 14 inch gaming laptop have sneaked through the cracks and leaked already.

The new system, as thought, will be powered by a Intel Core i7-2820QM  2.3 GHz processor together with a 750GB, 7200RPM HDD or a 256GB SATA2, SATA3 SDD option. Gaming graphics power will be provided via a NVIDIA GT555M GPU and its onboard mobile connectivity via a LTE or WiMAX connection.

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Linksys Unveils New E-Series Wireless Routers And Switches

Cisco has unveiled their new range of E-Series router and switches today. Their flagship Linksys E4200 (pictured below) is equipped with a massive 6 antennas with both 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz radios that can both be used simultaneously to provide 300 + 450 Mbps connection speeds. Together with four gigabit ethernet ports, 3 × 3 MIMO support and virtual USB technology to connect USB printers, storage and devices to the network.

The other two routers that support Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz and 300 + 300 Mbps connection speeds are the Linksys E3200 and E2500. While Cisco’s lower end routers support just 2.4 GHz connections, with speeds up to 300mbps.

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Gladinet Adds Support For Amazon’s Cloud Drive

If you are looking to take advantage of Amazon’s Cloud Drive free 5GB of storage space, you might be pleased to know that Gladinet has now mapped support of the Amazon cloud drive into its Windows desktop application.

Currently the Amazon Cloud Drive is a still a little unfriendly to use ut busing the Gladinet Windows desktop application you can now easily mapp a network drive directly to your cloud storage with Amazon. Once setup you can then drag and drop files to Amazons Cloud Drive just like any other drive on your computer.

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Panasonic 100GB Rewritable BD-RE XL Disks Start Shipping

Following Sharps release of their huge 100GB capacity disks, Panasonic have now started shipping their 100GB BD-RE XL disks. The new large capacity Blu-ray disks are set to arrive in Japan on the 15th April.

The 100GB BD-RE XL is Panasonic’s first first triple layer Blu-ray Disk and provides enough space for 20 standard DVDs, 100 hours of standard definition television, tens of thousands of music recordings on one disc. The disks are already supported by the latest burners from both Pioneer and Buffalo.

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Orange OPC Ships This Month

Some of our readers will remember the Orange OPC that we featured on Geeky Gadgets a while back, we just got an email from the guys over at Orange OPC and this funky looking PC will be available in the UK this month.

According to the manufacturers, you will be able to order the Orange OPD from the 6th of April and it will begin shipping the the UK shortly after.

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Logitech Launches M325 Wireless Mouse

Logitech has added a new wireless mouse to its line up with the launch of the Logitech M325 wireless mouse, and according to Logitech it features new micro-precise technology that is  designed to make the mouse more comfortable to use and also offer more precise control.

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Worlds First USB 3.0 To HDMI Graphics Adapter

Sunix have developed what they say is the world first USB 3.0 to HDMI graphics adapter, designed to take advantage of the SuperSpeed interface and utilise the USB 3.0 bandwidth to even allow multiple HD monitors to be connected.

Due to the SUNIX VGA2788 Super-Speed USB 3.0 graphics adapter design it only draws a maximum of 400mA current allowing it to also be backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports as well if required.

Its also capable of being used with four USB 3.0 graphic adapters simultaneously and has automatic recognition of monitor type, resolution, and features. The high performance USB Graphics Engine supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1152 @ 32bit and supports widescreen aspect ratio of 16:9 Full HD 1080P video streaming.

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Logitec Unveils New Propeller Style Wireless Router

Logitec have unveiled a new addition to their wireless router range, with the unveiling of the LAN-WH450N/GR wireless router. Its very unique tri-tenna design, which makes it look like its going to take off once its turned on, has been designed to provide its IEEE802.11 n/a/g/b connectivity the best chance to achieve its theoretical speeds of up to 450Mbps and supporting the 5GHz bandwidth.


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WIN&I Touchless Gesture Control Software For Windows 7 And Kinect (Video)

We have already seen lots of cool Kinect hacks here at Geeky Gadgets, now a company called Evoluce has released some software that will let you use your Microsoft Kinect with your Windows 7 PC to control a range of functions on your PC, called WIN&I.

You can see the software in action in the video below, and some of the features look pretty interesting, and certainly looks a lot more fun than using your keyboard and mouse.

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