Sparrow For iPhone Updated To Version 1.2.1

The popular third party email client for Apple’s iPhone, Sparrow has been update, the new version is Sparrow 1.2.1 and it comes with a couple of new features as well as some bug fixes.

Sparrow 1.2.1 now comes with a left to right swipe in conversation to get back to the message list as well as a range of bug fixes which are listed below.

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The Click Wall Switch Watch (Video)

We have featured quite a few different geeky watches here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one takes its design inspiration from a light switch, and is called the Click Wall Switch Watch.

As you can see from the photo and video below, the Click Wall Switch Watch is turned on by pressing the switch on the front of the watch, the time is then displayed.

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ZipShooter Portable Camera Dolly (video)

A new camera dolly design has arrived on Kickstarter this week thanks to designer Paul Jackson, in the form of the ZipShooter camera dolly, that has been created to carry both DSLR cameras and smartphones.

The design of the ZipShooter allows it to server as a linear dolly, a curved dolly, or an under-sling dolly. As well as being able to convert into a range of shoulder support rigs if required. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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UK SIM Free Nokia 808 PureView Delayed Until July

The SIM free version of Nokia’s 808 PureView smartphone was due to go on sale in the UK in May, this date had already changed to June, but it looks like the handset may not be available until the middle of July according to one UK retailer.

The Nokia 808 PureView runs Symbian Belle as its OS and features a 41 megapixel camera and a 4 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels.

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Awesome Soft-body CryEngine 3 Beam Physics Demonstration (video)

A new video has been released showing a preview of what you can expect to see, with regards in-game soft-body physics in the future, using the CryEngine3 and Beam physics engine.

The two technologies combine to create some awesome effects handling realistic, dynamic real-time soft-body physics with ease. With the hope of providing games with more realistic damage and collision effects in games of the future.

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Gets Android 4.0.4 Update

Verizon previously released the Android 4.0.4 update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, although the update was pulled by Verizon after a short time, good news if you have been waiting for the update as it looks like it is finally here.

Verizon has now officially released the Android 4.0.4 update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and they have also released some support documents which you can see here.

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Google Nexus Tablet Turns Up In Benchmarks

We have been hearing more and more about Google’s rumored Nexus tablet over the last few weeks, and now a new Google device which is reported to be their new Nexus android tablet has appeared in some benchmarks, it looks like it will be made by Asus as we heard previously.

The Google Nexus Tablet is expected to feature a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and processing will apparently be provided by a quad core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor with a clock speed of 1.3GHz.

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Fedora 17 Now Ready For Download

After a short delay the latest Fedora 17, has now arrived and is available to download. Fedora 17 nicknamed “Beefy Miracle” during development includes the latest version of the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment and a number of new enhancements under the hood.

As well as Updated developer tools including Juno, Eclipse, GCC 4.7, and Java 7, GIMP 2.8 image editor and improvements for servers and cloud-based applications.

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Windows 8 Release Preview Leaked

Microsoft is expected to launch its Windows 8 Release Preview in the first week of June, although it looks like it may have already been leaked ahead of the official launch.

According to the guys over at The Verge, an ISO for an 8400 build of the Windows 8 Release Preview has been leaked and has appeared on number of Chinese forums.

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