Google Keep Note Service Updated With Text In Photo Search And More

Google has this week rolled out a new update to its Google Keep note taking service which has been designed to compete with the likes of Evernote.

The latest update to be released by Google for Google Keep brings with it a new enhanced search facility that is capable of searching text in photos that have been uploaded to the services storage.

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Intel Braswell Processors Unveiled For Budget Laptops

Intel has today announced the launch of two new processors to its range in the form of the Intel Braswell CPU which has been specifically designed to power budget laptop systems.

The new Intel Braswell CPU is based on a 14 nanometer design and will be available as a low-power, low-cost alternative to the current fifth-generation Core processors called Broadwell.

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$112 Million Kickstarter Pledges Have Already Been Placed In 2014

As you probably know already if you read Geeky Gadgets articles on a regular basis from we are fans of the Kickstarter crowd funding site and others and have featured many designs and innovations launched on Kickstarter.

Such as the Pebble smartwatch and Oculus Rift virtual reality headset which was recently acquired by Facebook for $2 billion just a few years after the company had been started after a successful Kickstarter campaign.


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Frontiers Game Launches On Steam Greenlight With Trailer (video)

After securing over $150,000 from a successful Kickstarter crowd funding campaign the new Indie Frontiers game has this week launched onto Valves Steam Greenlight network and has released a new trailer to whet your appetite and provide you with a glimpse of what you can expect from the game.

Frontiers has been designed to combine the feel of first-person RPG classics such as Daggerfall together with relaxing tempo and simplicity of a point-and-click adventure and even supports the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset.

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BlackBerry Turns The Tables On T-Mobile With $100 Trade In Offer

Yesterday we heard that BlackBerry had decided to no longer offer its smartphones on T-Mobile in the US, the news came after T-Mobile ran a promotion via email, to get their customers to upgrade from BlackBerry devices to other smartphones.

Now it would appear that BlackBerry is trying to turn the tables on T-Mobile, with their own email campaign, to T-Mobile customers, the company is offering $100 off the price of BlackBerry devices purchased from ShopBlackBerry.

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Full Body Dryer Launches On Indiegogo (video)

The need to use towels to dry yourself after a shower or a bath might be coming to an end if a new device called the Body Dryer takes off over on the Indiegogo crowd funding website.

The unique full body dryer has been designed to help stop transmitting old bacteria and dirt that might be left on your towel from your last bath or shower back onto your body.

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Imgur Gets $40 Million Investment From Reddit And Andreesen Horowitz

Imgur has been a popular photo sharing service on Reddit, and now the company has received a $40 million investment from Venture Capital firm Abreesen Horowitz and also Reddit.

Imgur has previously been bootstrapped, and the company will now use the $40 million investment to develop new products, grow its community and expand internationally.

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Kinect For Windows V2 Will Be Officially Available This Summer (video)

After unveiling their new Kinect for Windows version 2 hardware at the end of last month, Microsoft has taken the opportunity at this months Microsoft BUILD 2014 conference to release more information about the upcoming version of their gesture control hardware for Windows.

Officially announcing that the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and SDK are coming this summer to regions in the northern hemisphere and developers will be able to use it to start creating Windows Store applications with Kinect for the first time.


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Canonical Shutting Down Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service

After launching their cloud storage service Ubuntu One back in 2009, the Canonical has today announced that it will be closing down the cloud storage service to ensure that the company is not spread to thin across different services.

Back in July 2011 Canonical announced that the service has reach a user base of one million users and launched the Ubuntu One Basic to becomeĀ Ubuntu One FreeĀ and offer users 5GB of free storage when they set up an account.

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iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone Disable Find My iPhone Feature Without A Password (video)

It seems that Apple might have a problem with their iOS 7 mobile operating system if the video below is correct and works on any iPhone device.

As it shows a fairly simply way of disabling the iPhone’s supposedly secure Find My iPhone feature without the need for an admin password. Watch the video after the jump to learn more and see the iOS 7 glitch in action.


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Evernote Penultimate iPad App Update Adds Jot Script Support And More

Evernote has today released a new update for their iOS Penultimate iPad application which brings with it a number of new enhancements for users to enjoy including an improved pens menu, Jot Script support and the ability to flip through pages with ease.

Evernote has completely re-designed the pen selection menu, enabling users to now set a colour for each pen width. Allowing you to quickly switch between pens without having to choose a colour again.

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