Sony Reveals How Their Projection Mapped PlayStation Store Adverts Were Created (video)

You might remember the Sony PlayStation Store adverts we featured here on Geeky Gadgets earlier this month. Which were created with no post-production. The three adverts used projection mapping, with amazing effects to create the new promotional videos for Sony’s PlayStation Store. Sony has now taken the wraps off how they were created and released a video unveiling how the effects were added and filmed.

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CyanongenMod 7 For Amazon Kindle Fire Released (Video)

We have already seen a video of CyanogenMod 7 running on the Kindle fire, and now a new version of CynaogenMod 7 for the Amazon Kindle Fire has been released, and the latest version now comes with audio support.

You can see CyanogenMod 7 running on the Amazon Kindle Fire in the video below, the video was put together by the guys from Liliputing.

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Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises Edition Smartphone Revealed (Video)

It looks like Nokia will be releasing a special edition of their Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone smartphone, called the Nokia Lumia 800 Dark Knight Rises edition, there will only be 40 of this Batman themed handset made.

Have a look at the photos and video below, the handset is being released in conjunction with the new Batman movie, and the photos and video were snapped by Jon Choo.

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Tabstrummer Is Half Keyboard, Half Guitar (video)

A new stand-alone programmable MIDI controller has been created called the Tabstrummer, which is half guitar and half keyboard. Its allows chords to be programmed into it and then played back at the press of a button.

The Tabstrummer has been built using a Atmel microcontroller and features a MIDI output as well as an audio-out jack. Watch the video after the jump to see the Tabstrummer in action.


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iPhone Cases Made Using Real Vinyl Records

Griffin and Third Man Records have joined forces to create a new iPhone case that incorporates real vinyl records in to its design. To help protect your smartphone and add a little retro feel to the case.

The new The Third Man 45 Case case has been designed for Apple’s iPhone 4 and 4S smartphones. Each case uses a real 7-inch single die-cut to cover and protect the back of your iPhone without blocking the camera lens.

Third Man 45 iPhone Case

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Google Working On Siri Competitor Called Majel?

According to the guys from Android and Me, Google is working on a competitor for Apple’s Siri for its Android devices, called Majel, and the name apparently comes from Majel Barret-Roddenberry, the voice of the Federation Computer from Star Trek.

Majel is apparently an evolution of Google’s current voice offerings on Android, and the service is rumored to be similar to Apple’s Siri and will have the ability to perform many voice activated functions, like ‘send a text’ and more on your Android device.

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The Avenger Watch, Inspired By Lamborghini’s Aventador

A new concept timepiece designed by Marko Petrovic called the Avenger Vertical Tourbillon Watch, has been conceptualised and  inspired by Lamborghini’s ultramodern hypercar, the Aventador.

The Avenger watch is a design study of a vertical tourbillon concept watch. The Avenger Watch’s design reflects the Lamborghini’s engine design and incorporates complex engineering which has created a vertical tourbillion.

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Launching Tomorrow?

We have had some many different rumored dates for the launch of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, although the last one we had is tomorrow, December the 15th, and now more evidence has been revealed which points to tomorrow as the official launch date.

According to the guys over at Engadget, the Verizon Galaxy Nexus will be available from Verizon Wireless stores from tomorrow and also from retailer CostCo, we recently heard that some people had managed to get their hands on the device a little early.

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OCZ Unveils Petrol Series SSDs

This week OCZ has unveiled their new Petrol Series of solid state drives (SSD). Which have been designed to provide up to 400MB/s and 35,000 IOPS, and have been optimised to handle a spectrum of file types and sizes.

The new OCZ Petrol SSD Series will be available in stores over the coming week and will provide storage ranging from 64GB up to 512GB. Unfortunately no information on pricing has been released as yet.

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LG Prada 3.0 Android Smartphone Leaked (Photos)

LG and Prada will be announcing some new smartphones later today, although it looks like one of the devices has already been leaked ahead of the launch, the LG Prada 3.0, which is an Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread device.

The LG Prada 3.0 features a 4.3 inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixel and Gorilla Glass, processing is provided by a dual core 1GHz OMAP 4430 processor and it also features 8GB of built in storage plus a microSD card slot.

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