LG Confirms LG Optimus LTE Headed To Bell Canda

We heard recently that LG’s latest Android smartphone, the LG Optimus LTE would be headed to Bell Canada, and now LG has officially confirmed that the device is headed to Canada, although there is still no information on when we may see the Optimus LTE in the US.

The LG Optimus LTE features a dual core 1.5GHz processor and it comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a 4.5 inch True HD IPS touchscreen display witha resolution of 1280 x 7120 pixels.

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Starbucks Cup Magic Augmented Reality App (video)

Following on for its previous success with mobile applications Starbucks has now launched a new Starbucks Cup Magic app which allows you to view special characters created for the holiday season on special designed red stripy cups, Christmas Blend bags and in-store advertisements.

The Starbucks Cup Magic app uses augmented reality to enable you to interact with the characters once you have found them, and also allows you to send holiday ecards as well. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Samsung’s Windows 8 Tablet Launching In Second Half Of 2012

Samsung is the company who produced the Windows 8 developer tablets for Microsoft, and now it would appear that they could be one of the first companies to launch a Windows 8 consumer tablet.

According to a recent report, Samsung’s head of sales and marketing Uhm Kyu Ho has confirmed that they will launch their first Windows 8 tablets in the second half of 2012.

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SIM Free Nokia Lumia 800 Hits The UK 16th November After All

Yesterday we heard that the SIM free version of the Nokia Lumia 800 wouldn’t be available in the UK until January 2012, the news came from mobile retailer Clove, but now Nokia has confirmed that the Sim free version of the Lumia 800 will be available on launch day on the 16th of November.

Speaking to Pocket Lint, Nokia has confirmed that the SIM free Lumia 800 will be available from certain companies, so I suspect that would appear where the initial confusion came from, as other companies wont get it until January 2012.

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Major Sony Music Unlimited Update Rolled Out

Sony has this week rolled out a major update to its Music Unlimited service for its PS3 consoles bring with it a newly redesigned user interface together with the added ability to now edit and create playlists directly from your PS3 console within the new “My Channels” menu.

Using the new My Channels menu provides access to more than 10 million tracks available in the Music Unlimited content library worldwide, and you can now customise radio stations using your preferred artists. Sony is also offering all PS3 users a 180 day  free trial to the Music Unlimited service.

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Bionic Bopper Cars, Takes Classic Battling Robots Game To The Next Level

If you have deep pockets and would like to take battling robots game to the next level, you might be interested in these fantastic Bionic Bopper Cars. Which allow you and a friend or enemy to battle it out using the robots to take the brunt of the punches.

The motorised robots allow you to stand within a protective cage and try to land punches on your opponent. Every time to land a blow to the chin your score a point and the robots head flips back.

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Pac In Time Watch Concept

We have featured a number of geeky watches here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one will appeal to all the retro video game fans out there, the Pac In Time watch concept by designer Benedetto Papi.

As you can see from the photos the designer took his inspiration for the Pac In Time watch from Pa-Man, and instead of hands to tell the time there is a yellow Pac-Man.

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Awesome 7 Foot Papercraft Gundam (Video)

We have already featured some amazing Gundam’s here at Geeky Gadgets, like the 59 foot tall Gundam from Tokyo, although this one is slightly smaller it is probably one of the coolest we have seen, the 7 foot papercraft Gundam.

This cool papercraft Gundam was created by Taros Lesko from Visual Splicer, and he used over 750 sheets of paper, and it weighs in at 10 pounds, have a look at the video of it being made below.

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PayPal Android Application Receives NFC Payment Support

PayPal has this week launched its newly updated Android application which now brings NFC payment support to Android devices. The addition of NFC payment to the PayPal Android app was expected towards the end of the summer, but after a short delay the new NFC feature is now ready to use and has been rolled out.

The NFC support now allows you to transfer money you a friends or any other Android device also equipped with PayPal NFC by simply bringing your phones close together. The new NFC support feature is enabled via a widget, which then triggers when in proximity to another NFC Android, all they need do is simply hit the “Request Money” button and the request will populate on their PayPal account.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Turns Up On Amazon For $849.99

The Samsung Galaxy Note went on sale here in the UK last week, and now it has appeared on Amazon in the US for $849.99, although it looks like the device is being shipped from Europe as Samsung hasn’t officially launched it in the US as yet.

The Samsung Galaxy Note comes Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and it features a 5.3 inch Super AMOLED plus display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

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JBL OnBeat Air iPad AirPlay Speaker Dock Released

JBL has released a new version of their Onbeat speaker dock for the iPad, iPhone and iPod, the new version is called the OnBeat Air and it now comes with support for Apple’s AirPlay technology for wireless music streaming.

The JBL Onbeat Air will work with your iPhone, iPad or iPod and it comes with a 30 pin connector to recharge you device and also play music through the speaker, and you can also stream you favourite tunes wirelessly using AirPlay.

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