More Details Leaked For Nintendo Wii U

Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console will launch some time later this year. We don’t have an official date, but now we have more details about Nintendo’s latest console thanks to a document from the folks over at N-Europe. The details center around the Project Cars game by Slightly Mad Studios and how the developer will be taking advantage of some of the console’s features. It sounds like it will be a good console, with very versatile gameplay options.
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Sprint Galaxy Nexus Having Data Problems, Fix On The Way?

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus recently launched on US mobile carrier Sprint, and it would appear that a number of owners of the device are having problems with data on Sprint’s network.

There seems to be quite a bit of talk about the issue over at the Sprint Community Forums, and according to a post by someone from Sprint, the company is aware of the issue and a fix is being worked on.

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Skype For iOS Updated

Skype has released a new version of its app for Apple’s iOS platform, and the latest version of Skype for the iPhone and iPad comes with some new features as well as some performance enhancements.

There are some minor improvements to the user interface, and you can now move your own video preview around, plus there is a new sign in screen and the application will now automatically restart if it had previously shutdown unexpectedly.

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Angry Birds Space Hits 50 Million Downloads

It looks like Rovio Mobile has another hit on their hands with the latest installment in the Angry Birds series, Angry Birds Space, as Rovio has announced that their latest game has hit 50 million downloads.

It took Rovio Mobile’s Angry Birds Space just 35 days to reach a massive 50 million downloads, and according to Rovio it is the fastest growing mobile game available at the moment.

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Voice Activated USB Drive

We have featured a number of different USB drives here at Geeky Gadgets over the years, some fun ones, and some with added security to protect your data, the latest one falls into the latter category, the voice activated USB drive.

The voice activated USB drive comes with 8GB of built in storage, and in order to access the drive you will have to say your password, and if the device doesn’t recognize your voice then you it wont make the data available.

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Samsung Galaxy S III With 4.8 Inch Display Leaked?

We have already seen a number of different photos of the new Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone, most of them have been in dummy boxes, which Samsung are using to stop the final design being leaked.

Now we have another photo, and if this one is real it confirms the rumored 4.8 inch display that we have heard previously that the new Samsung Galaxy S III may feature.

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Panasonic And NHK’s New 145 Inch Ultra HDTV In Action (Video)

Last week we heard that Panasonic and NHK were working on a new ultra high definition plasma TV that would come with a massive 145 inch display, and now we have some actual photos of the device plus a video.

This new giant Panasonic and NHK Plasma TV uses the Super Hi-Vision format which is available in Japan, and features a resolution of 7680 x 4320 pixels, have a look at the video below.

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Pebble E-Paper Watch Raises $7 Million On Kickstarter

Some of our readers will remember the Pebble E-Paper watch that we featured on Geeky Gadgets earlier this month, it looks like it could end up being one of the most popular projects launched on Kickstarter.

The Pebble E-Paper Watch has now raised a massive $7,139,242 at the time of writing, not bad considering the developers of the watch only needed $100,000 to put it into production.

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Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS 17 Notebook Announced

Samsung has added a new notebook to its range with the launched of the new Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS 17, the notebook features the latest Intel Core i7 quad core processors plus a 17 inch full HD display.

The 17 inch display comes with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and graphics is provided by an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 2GB GPU, and it features Samsung’s ‘FastStart’ which will apparently let you use the device in just two seconds.

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No New Windows Phones Coming From LG, Focusing On Android Instead

According to a recent report by the Korea Herald, LG has announced that they have no plans to introduce any new Windows Phone smartphones, instead the company has decided to focus its efforts on Google’s Android platform.

LG was one of the first companies to launch a Windows Phone device, but it would appear that the partnership with Microsoft has not worked well for them financially.

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II, HTC Amaze 4G ad Sensation 4G Getting ICS Update Next Month

It looks like a couple of Android devices on T-Mobile’s network in the US will be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update in May, and the list includes the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II, the HTC Sensation 4G and the HTC Amaze 4G.

The guys over at TMO News have discovered that the three devices will be getting Android 4.0 in May, with the Samsung Galaxy S II being the first device with an apparent update release date of the 14th of May.

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