Aris Wireless Speaker With Windows “Play To” Support Launches For $499

Aris has today launched a new addition to their range in the form of an all-in-one speaker that is equipped with six internal drivers and four amplifiers, pumping out  100 Watts of audio power with a maximum SPL of 105 dB.

The new wireless Aris speaker claims to be the first speaker to be a “certified compatible with Windows 8 speaker system”, but will just as nicely work with older Windows 7 systems once Windows 8 in officially launched on October 26th 2012.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Now Available From Vodafone UK

UK mobile carrier Vodafone just dropped us an email to let us know that the new Samsung Galaxy Note II is now available on their network in the UK, the handset is available for free on their Red Data price plans, with monthly contracts starting at £47 per month.

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is Samsung’s second generation Note device, and it comes with a 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, there is also a quad core 1.6GHz processor and the latest version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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Delta Six Immersive FPS Motion Controller Unveiled (video)

Creator of the Avenger gaming controller add-on David Kotkin, that we featured on Geeky Gadgets some time back, has today unveiled a new controller aimed at hardcore first-person-shooter (FPS) gamers, who are looking for a little more of an immersive feel from their games controller.

As you can see from the picture below the the new immerse design of the Delta Six allows you to feel as though you are actually holding the weapons from within games such as Call of Duty, Battlefield 3 and the like. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Facebook Hits 1 Billion Monthly Users

Facebook is the worlds largest social network, and it looks like Facebook just got even bigger as they have announced that Facebook now has more than 1 billion monthly users.

Facebook also shares some other statistics, which included over 1.13 trillion likes since launch in February of 2009, there have also been more than 219 photos uploaded to Facebook, here is what Facebook’s founder and CEO had to say about the news.

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Asus Padfone 2 Specifications Leaked

Asus recently announced that they are holding a press event on the 16th of October, where they will unveil the new Asus Padfone 2, and now it would appear that we could have some possible specifications on the handset.

According to the guys over at Eee, the Asus Padfone will come with a 4.7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, a 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm processor and a 13 megapixel camera.

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Beech Wood Frame Bike Unveiled For $70,000

If you would prefer a more natural material finish used to create your bike frame rather than metal, carbon fiber, aluminium or titanium.

You might be interested in this new bike frame which has been created by Andy Martin, from steam bent beech tree wood, for the furniture manufacturer Thonet.

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Google To Launch 32GB Nexus 7 Tablet, Samsung Nexus 2 Smartphone

Google’s Nexus 7 tablet, which is made by Asus, comes in two different versions at the moment, one with 8GB of storage and one with 16GB of storage, although it would appear that Google is getting ready to launch a new version.

According to the guys over at Droid Life, Google will also be launching a 32GB Nexus 7 tablet, the following photo is apparently from UK mobile phone retailer, the Carphone Warehouse, and it shows a new 32GB Nexus 7 tablet on their inventory system.

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Razer Project Fiona Hardcore Gaming Tablet Edges Closer To Launch (video)

After first unveiling their concept gaming tablet codenamed Project Fiona back in CES at the beginning of this year, Razer has been keeping fairly quite about its development and possible jump from concept into production, until now.

Due to interest in the Project Fiona gaming tablet Razer has now published a Facebook page explaining that if they receive enough interest, and the page gets 10,000 likes/shares within the next 7 days the gaming tablet will go into production.

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Huawei Ascend P1 LTE Appears At The FCC

We recently heard that the new Huawei Ascend P1 LTE would be launching in the UK this month with the UK’s first LTE carrier, EE, and now it looks like the handset is headed to the US as it has turned up at the FCC.

It looks like the Huawei Ascend P1 LTE could be headed to US mobile carrier AT&T, and also possibly T-Mobile, the device will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Pogoplug Cloud Backup Service Launches In The UK (video)

Pogoplug has today announced that their new cloud backup service has now arrived in the UK, enabling both family and businesses to take advantage of the automated off-site Pogoplug backup facility.

Pogoplug utilises Amazon’s new Glacier storage, using a Pogoplug cloud accelerator, to apparently provide the most affordable and safest multi-user backup currently available says Pogoplug. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Microsoft To Launch Xbox Music On October 26th

According to the guys over at The Verge, Microsoft is getting ready to launch its new Xbox Music service on the 26th of October, this is the same day that Microsoft will launch Windows 8.

Microsoft will be offering a subscription version of Xbox Music, similar to their current Zune Music Pass service, and they will also be offering a free music streaming version that will be supported by adverts.

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