We have featured a number of high powered handheld lasers here on Geeky Gadgets over the years. Now one has been used to attempt to set a world record balloon popping record. Watch the video after the jump to see the world record attempt in action.
Rockstar Games have released the launch trailer for their new Max Payne 3 game which will be arriving in stores next week month for PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles. Max Payne 3 is a third-person shooter that features over-the-shoulder zoom aiming and cover mechanics, and sees the return of bullet time, from the first Max Payne instalment.
The Nokia 808 PureView will launch in selected countries this month, Nokia had previously said that they had no plans to launch the handset in the US, and whilst it won’t be available with any of the US carriers it is possible a SIM free version will launch in the US.
The news comes from Nokia’s US President, Chris Weber, who recently told PCMag that Nokia has not ruled out launching a SIM free version of the PureView in the US.
Earlier this week Ubisoft released a teaser snippet of a gameplay trailer it would release to the masses if it received enough likes to its official Assassin’s Creed 3 Facebook page.
Well the goal has now been reached and Ubisoft have stuck to their word and released a new two minute trailer featuring gameplay from the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 3 which is set with the American Revolution, and shows glimpses of new features and fluid attacks you will be able to carry out within the game.
If you have already received your Raspberry Pi computer and are having fun, you might already have had to reinstall the firmware onto a blank image quite frequently. Well there is now a solution that might be able to help make the process a little easier, thanks to developer Hexxeh. Who has now made his Raspberry Pi computer firmware updater creation available on github for all to use and experiment with.
Twine the real world sensor, you might remember from back in January, that also started its journey from concept to manufacture on Kickstarter. Has today announced that its partnered with the latest Kickstarter phenomenon the Pebble smartwatch, which has just raised over $10 million in funding from Kickstarter.
Nokia has announced that its Nokia Reading app for its Lumia range of Windows Phone smartphones to selected countries this week, with European countries receiving it first.
The Nokia Reading app will launch in the UK, Germany, Italy, Russia, France and Spain this week, and Nokia has said that it will be rolled out to other countries at a later date.
Apple has released a new software update for its Apple TV devices, the update applies to the second and third generation Apple TVs, and it is software version 5.0.1.
The apple TV 5.0.1 update brings a range of bug fixes as well as some performance enhancements, which include the ability to preview movies and TV shows in HD, Apple has also fixed an issue which was causing come apps to have difficulty connecting to the Apple TV when using AirPlay.
NEC has this week taken the wraps of a new addition to its range of Ultrabooks, with the unveiling of the NEC LaVie Z. Which is equipped with a 13.3-inch screen and who’s components are encased in a lithium-magnesium alloy case, giving it a complete weight of just 2.2 lbs.
Samsung has just announced their latest Windows Phone smartphone, the Samsung Omnia M, which comes with a 4 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.
The Samsung Omnia M comes with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and it is powered by a 1GHz processor and features a 5 megapixel camera on the back with auto focus and an LED flash plus a VGA camera up front for video chat.
Today Adobe has rolled out their new cloud based subscription service to 36 countries priced at $50 per month on a contract, or for $75 per month without commitment, for access to its CS6 products and iOS applications.
The new 7 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is now available in the UK, and the tablet is available now in silver for £199 with the white version due to go on sale next week.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 features a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, there is also a dual core 1GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.