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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Hasselblad H5D High-End Medium Format Camera Unveiled

Hasselblad has today unveiled details of its new high-end Hasselblad H5D camera, that will soon be available in 40,50 and 60 megapixel versions, as well as  50- and 200-megapixel Multi-Shot variants.

The Hasselblad H5D camera builds on the pervious H4D camera, but has extra features, including a new True Focus II autofocus system, the ability to capture print-ready JPEG files, and enhanced larger controls, to name a few.

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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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New iPod Touch To Feature 1136×640 Pixel 4 Inch Display

Apple’s new iPhone is rumored to come with a new larger 4 inch 16:9 touchscreen display, we have also heard that the new iPod Touch is also expected to feature a similar 4 inch display.

According to developer Will Strafach, the new iPod Touch will come with a 4 inch display that will feature a resolution of 1,136 x 640 pixels, and the device apparently has the codename of N78AP.

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More Evidence That The iPhone 5 Release Date Is 21st September Revealed

The wait for the new iPhone 5 is almost over, Apple will announce the iPhone 5 at their press event today, and more evidence has been revealed that the iPhone 5 release date is the 21st of September.

Last week we received a tip from a source that the iPhone 5 would be released on the 21st of September and would go up for pre-order on Friday the 14th of September.

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