Final Nintendo Wii U Specifications Leaked? (Rumour)

Following on from the allegedly leaked Wii U prices which surfaced earlier this month, details of the final hardware specifications for Nintendo’s Wii U gaming console have also now been leaked by the¬†VGLeaks website.

The Wii U leaked specifications reveal that Nintendo has equipped their new gaming console with an “Espresso” CPU with three enhanced Broadway cores, together with a “GPU7″ AMD Radeon-based High Definition GPU, and Unique API = GX2, support by 1GB of RAM.

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iPhone 5 Nano SIM Card Leaked By Vodafone UK

Apple will unveil their new iPhone 5 later today, the device is expected to feature a slimmer design Apple’s new Nano SIM card, we have already seen a couple of leaked photos of the new Nano SIM card and now one UK mobile carrier has confirmed that the iPhone 5 will use a Nano SIM card.

UK mobile carrier published a post on their blog, along with the following picture, the blog post has now been removed, but the guys from Cnet managed to grab the photo before it was removed.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II Appears At The FCC

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II is expected to go on sale in Europe and Asia next month, and now the device has appeared at the FCC, although according to the guys at Engadget this is the international version of the handset that has turned up at the FCC.

This means that their should be another version of the Samsung Galaxy Note II with LTE appearing at the FCC shortly, we still do not have an exact release date for the Samsung Galaxy Note II in the US.

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Sony Xperia V To Be Equipped With New Sensor-on-lens Touchscreen Technology

Together with a range of new camcorders and cameras today, Sony has also unveiled this week that their new Xperia V smartphone unveiled a few weeks ago will be fitted with a new thinner touchscreen technology.

The new Sensor-on-lens touch screen technology, brings the same trusted benefits of in-cell and on-cell touch technology, providing users with an enhanced image quality and a true direct touch experience, says Sony.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Compact Camera With 24 Megapixel Sensor Announced

Sony has announced the launch of another new camera, this time it is a new compact camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, which according to Sony is the worlds first compact camera with a 35mm full frame 24.3 effective megapixel sensor.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 features Sony’s 24.3 megapixel Exmore CMOS sensor and a Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2 prime lens, you can see the full specifications below.

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Sony NEX-6 Camera Gets Official

Sony has launched its latest camera in its NEX range, the Sony NEX-6, and it comes with a Sony’s 16.1 megapixel Exmore APS HD CMOS sensor and features an ISO range of up to 25600.

The Sony NEX-6 features a new Fast Hyrid AF which is designed for fast and precise auto-focus, and it comes with DSLR like AF tracking for snapping photos up to 10 frames per second.

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Boston Dynamics Latest Robot AlphaDog In Action (video)

You might remember the Boston Dynamics AlphaDog from previous posts here on Geeky Gadgets, as well as the Cheeta Robot we featured last week that set a new personal best record running at over 28mph.

Well Boston Dynamics have now released a new video of their latest AlphaDog in action. AlphaDog has been designed to carry large amounts of gear over rough ground. Watch the video after the jump to see the latest AlphaDog in action.


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Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg Promises A Native Android App

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said that they will be releasing a native Facebook app for Android, he told Michael Arrington at the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference that “we’ve had a bunch of missteps on [mobile],” specifically referring to its mobile app strategy. “The biggest mistake we made as a company was betting too much on HTML5 instead of native… We burnt two years.”.

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Microsoft Windows Store Opens For Developers In 120 Markets

Microsoft has announced the opening of its Windows Store to individual developers and companies in 120 markets from today, ahead of their official launch of their new Windows 8 operating system on October 26th.

Microsoft’s explained that from today that it would be providing members of its paid Developer Network program with free Windows Store subscriptions for submitting apps.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Update Coming In October

If you have been wondering when Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S III would be getting updated to the latest version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.1 Android Jelly Bean, Samsung has now announced when the update will be available for the smartphone.

Samsung has told the guys over at Cnet that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III will be released in October, although no specific date was given.

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Google Has Now Activated More Than 500 Million Android Devices

Last week Google announced that they had activated a total of 480 million Android devices, with 1.3 million Android devices being activated every day, and now they have announced that they have activated a total of 500 million Android devices.

The news that Google had reached the 500 million activations milestone was posted on Google+ by Hugo Barra, he also posted the following picture of Google’s Android Jelly Bean mascot which is back on their front yard.

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