Watch Dogs Bad Blood DLC Now Available To Non Season Pass Gamers (video)

Watch Dogs Bad Blood

Gamers enjoying the Watch Dogs game created by Ubisoft but not signed up for the games season pass will be pleased to know that new content is now available in the form of the newly available Watch Dogs Bad Blood.

The Watch Dogs Bad Blood DLC was made available to season pass holders just over 5 days ago and is now available for anyone to purchase. Check out the launch trailer after the jump.

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MOTA SmartRing Passes $100,000 In Funding (video)

MOTA SmartRing

Some of our readers might remember the MOTA SmartRing we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back at the beginning of this month. This week the Indiegogo crowd funding campaign has passed its goal of $100,000 and will now be able to make the jump from the concept into production.

The concept for the MOTA SmartRing is to be able to provide its wearer with just the notifications that are needed and reduce the time it takes to read through your emails and messages. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the MOTA project and see it in action.

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Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD Announced

Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD

Belkin has launched a new accessory for your Mac and PC, the Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD, which comes with two thunderbolt ports, and a range of connection options.

The Belkin Thunderbolt 2 will work with Mac OS X 10.9 and later and with Windows 7, Windows 8 or later, the device will be available to pre-order from today.

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Spotify Launched In Canada

Spotify Launched In Canada

Music streaming service Spotify has announced that they are launching in Canada from Today, and the music streaming service will be available in both free and premium versions.

Canada is the 58th country where Spotify is now available, and the service will be available in the premium version for $10 CAD per month, on smartphones, tablets, computers and more.

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ZEN Smart Thermostat Supports Apple HomeKit (video)

Apple HomeKit

Following in the footsteps of next generation thermostats such as Nest which was recently purchased by Google, a new smart thermostat called ZEN has been created and launched over on the Indiegogo crowd funding website.

ZEN has been created to be an open system using Wi‐Fi or ZigBee and works with smart home systems such as the newly launched Apple HomeKit and is planning to be OpenHome Certified.

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Samsung Gear VR Demo Units Arrive At Best Buy Stores (video)


Earlier this month Samsung unveiled their new virtual reality headset in the form of the Samsung Gear VR which has been designed to be used with Samsung’s flagship Note 4 smartphone to provide users with an immersive Oculus Rift style virtual reality experience using their handset to provide the processing power.

At the current time Samsung has not divulged any official release date for its new Gear VR wearable headset but visitors to Best Buy stores located in Los Angeles have reported seeing Samsung Gear VR demonstration units available to try (pictured below)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 Appears At The FCC

Samsugn Galaxy A5

We have already seen a leaked photo and heard some specifications on the new Samsung Galaxy A5, and now it looks like the handset is headed to the U.S.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 has been spotted at the FCC and the devices comes with  support for the LTE-FDD Band 5, this is apparently the band that is used by mobile carrier U.S. Cellular.

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Basis Peak Smartwatch Fitness Tracker Unveiled For $199 (video)

Basis Fitness Tracker

Following on from the acquisition by Intel of fitness tracker company Basis back in March of this year, the company has this week unveiled its latest creation since being purchased by Intel, in the form of the Basis Peak smartwatch.

Over the past twelve months Intel has been pushing wearable technology and partnering with companies such as Opening Ceremony and Fossil. The latest creation by Basis moves away from a pure fitness tracking device and more into the smartwatch marketplace.

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Asus VivoTab 8 Windows 8 Tablet Launches Next Month For $199 (video)

Asus VivoTab 8

US residents in the market for a new Windows 8 Tablet might be interested to know that Asus will next month be making available its Asus VivoTab 8 tablet running Microsoft’s Windows 8 for $199.

The new Asus VivoTab 8 tablet was first unveiled earlier this month and is equipped with an 8 inch HD touchscreen display offering users a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

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Rico Transforms Your Old Smartphone Into Smart Home Robot (video)

home robot

Once we have upgraded our smartphones sometimes our old smartphones are left to become retro devices in desktop draws. Wouldn’t it be great if we could utilise the power of these smartphones somewhere else in our homes? MindHelix think they have the solution with their new Rico home robot.

The Rico home robot has been specifically designed to utilise the processing power of older smartphones and transform them into smart home robot security devices and personal assistants. Check out the video after the jump to see the new Rico smart robots in action.

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