YouTube HTML5 Player Almost Ready To Replace Flash Equivalent

Google’s new HTML5 YouTube player has  received a number of major updates recently to improve its features and performance, and is now coming on par with YouTube’s Flash based player .

Recent updates to YouTube’s HTML 5 player have added support for closed captioning and annotations, together with native fullscreen support for Firefox users, amongst others.

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HTC HD2 Gets Android 4.0 ICS Port (Video)

We have already seen Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich running on a couple of different devices, which include the Asus Transformer, and the latest device to get a port of ICS is a smartphone, the HTC HD2, which is probably the first non Android device to get an Android 4.0 port.

The video below shows Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in action on the HTC HD2, and the ROM was created using the ASOP Ice Cream Sandwich code that was released by Google.

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The SLUG Will Rip Any Audio From Your Computer Or Mobile Device (Video)

A new device called the SLUG has been developed by SoundSlug and its founders Kenny & Seena, which has been designed to enable you to rip any audio with ease. The Slug simply plugs into your headphone and mic ports and allows you to record any audio from your computer or any external devices such as MP3 players or mobile phones.

The SLUG will even record streaming music and comes supplied with a software suit that will automatically split tracks based on silence, so if you record from streaming music the software will automatically create each track as a separate file. It also includes a feature which deletes tracks under a certain length, allowing you to block out advertisements. Watch an introductory video created by its designers after the jump.

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webOS Cost HP $3.3 Billion

HP has just released its latest financial reports, and included in the reports is how much webOS actually cost the company, which is a massive $3.3 billion, which include the purchase price of Palm and also the running costs of producing the HP TouchPad tablet, which was sold off for $200.

It also looks like HP is looking to sell webOS, and a number of companies have been rumored to be interested in purchasing webOS from HP, but it is unlikely that they will get anywhere near what the paid for Palm and webOS.

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Skyrim PC Tweak Adds Unlimited Dragons (video)

If you have been enjoying playing the new Skyrim game created by Bethesda, but would prefer to have a few more dragons to slay. A new tweak has been discovered on the PC version that allows you to add as many dragons as you like. Or rather as many as your computer can handle.

But before you rush off to activate the dragon tweak, be aware that just like other tweaks of this nature there is a possibility that enabling it will stop your ability to earn achievements. So make sure you have a backup of your game before you play around. Watch the video after the jump to see the tweak in action. Enjoy!

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iPhone 4S Now 2nd Most Popular Camera Phone On Flickr

The iPhone 4S only went on sale just over a month ago, and now the device is the second most popular camera phone on Flickr, with the original iPhone 4 remaining as the most popular camera phone on Flickr.

The third and fourth most popular camera phones are also produced by Apple, the iPhone 3G and the iPhone 3GS, after that we have the HTC EVO 4G, and we suspect it wont be long before the iPhone 4S becomes the most popular camera phone on Flickr.

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Adjust Concept Watch (video)

We have featured a number of unique watch designs here on Geeky Gadgets over the years, from Tokyoflash Japan. But this new futuristic and minimal Adjust watch concept designed by Nico NL1, uses 32 LED triangles to emulate the digits needed to convey the time. As you would expect, once you know how to read the time it’s watch face easily reveals it time after time.

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Facebook And HTC Working On Facebook Android Phone?

We heard rumors last year that Facebook was working on a so called ‘Facebook Phone’, a number of devices with Facebook features built in were released through different manufacturers, and Facebook also released a number of new Facebook mobile application.

According to a recent report by All Things D, Facebook are in fact working on a Facebook Phone, which is codenamed ‘Buffy’ in partnership with hardware manufacturer HTC.

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Google Search iPad App Update Provides Easier And Faster Searching (video)

Google has today released a new update for its Google Search iPad application, which has now been redesigned to provide a more interactive experience for users. Whether you are searching, comparing results or looking for imagery.

The new Google Search iPad application is also now faster, and will automatically start to display results as soon as you enter the first letter of your search phrase. Watch a video of the new updates in action after the break.

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Samsung To Launch Google TV Next Year

We heard recently that LG may be showing off a Google TV device in January at CES 2012, and now it would appear Samsung is also working on a Google TV device, which we will see some time next year.

According to a recent report bu Reuters, Samsung and Google are in talks about producing Samung TVs with Google TV built in, and the company has said that we will see the first device at an event next year.

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Gets Android 4.0 ICS Port (Video)

Asus will launch their first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet next month, the Asus Transformer Prime, and the company has already confirmed that the original Asus Eee Pad Transformer will be getting the update in the near future.

The video below shows the Eee Pad Transformer Prime running an unofficial port of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and the majority of the functions seem to work so far including the touchscreen, WiFi, Bluetooth and the web browser.

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Xbox Live Update Lands 6th December

Microsoft has confirmed that it will release the new Xbox Live update on the 6th of December, and the update will bring a range of new features to Microsoft’s Xbox console and Xbox Live.

The Xbox Live update will include a completely new look for the Xbox Dashboard, and there is also built in Facebook sharing, additional Kinect voice conrols, plus other features like live TV streaming.

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