Parrot Announces AR.Race iPhone App For AR.Drone

We have already seen a couple of iPhone apps for the Parrot AR.Drone, and now it looks like they are getting ready to launch a new iPhone game that will work with Apple’s iOS devices, called AR.Race.

As well as the app, which will be available to download for free, you will be able to purchase a range of accessories which will be needed to play the game, basically some inflatable pylons, and an inflatable donut that let you create your own race track.

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iPad External Storage And Streaming Using Seagate’s 500GB GoFlex Satellite

If you are running low of internal iPad storage and require a little extra external iPad storage to keep your movies and media stored on. You might be pleased to know that Seagate have today announced a new external storage drive added to their range that will allow you to stream movies and media directly to your iPad and Android tablets.

The Seagate 500GB GoFlex Satellite is the first battery-powered external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device.

Its fitted with a rechargeable battery and is able to connect to your iPad or Android devices using Wi-Fi over 802.11 b/g/n, and its also fitted with USB 3.0 connectivity to enable fast transfer of media to and from the storage device via a computer system.

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Motorola Xoom WiFi Doesn’t Get Google Movie Rentals In Android 3.1 Update

Android 3.1 Honeycomb was supposed to bring a range of new features to the Motorola Xoom, one of those was the addition of movie rentals through the Android Market.

It looks like the Verizon version of the Motorola Xoom now has this feature but the WiFi version of the Xoom doesn’t, which is quite puzzling, and Motorola have confirmed that this was intended.

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Samsung Unveils Folding AMOLED Screen (video)

Samsung this week has unveiled its development of a new folding AMOLED screen that can be folded and unfolded  at least 100,000 times without leaving any crease marks on the screen.

The newly developed screen uses two AMOLED panels, silicone rubber, and a glass cover along with a modular case. Samsung has been developing the technology since 2008 and you can see their first prototypes in the video after the jump, which clearly show a seam within the screen.

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Samsung Galaxy Devices Getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Last week we heard that the Samsung Galaxy Tab was getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, and now Samsung has confirmed that a number of devices in their Galaxy range should shortly receive Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Among the devices to get Android 2.3 are the Samsung Galaxy S, the Ace, the Gio, the Fit and the Samsung Galaxy Mini, as well as the Korean Samsung Galaxy S, K U and Galaxy A smartphones.

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Eton Raptor Solar Survival Tool (video)

Looking for a multifunctional solar powered survival tool? If you are the Eton Raptor which was showcased at CES this year, is now available and might well be worth a look.

The compact design combines a compass,altimeter, barometer, thermometer, chronograph with an alarm clock, multiband radio with AM, FM, shortwave, NOAA weather alert, an LED flashlight and even a bottle opener.

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Rockstar Details L.A Noire US Midnight Launch Locations

If you are looking to be one of the first to get your hands on a copy of the latest Rockstar game, L.A. Noire, when it launches tomorrow at midnight. You might be pleased to know Rockstar have created a ‘Midnight Launch Tracker’ website application enabling customers to search for their nearest participating game stores.

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Samsung Galaxy S II US Carrier Branding Revealed

We know that the new Samsung Galaxy S II is headed to the major mobile carriers in the US, and it looks like we now know what the Galaxy S II will be called on the major networks.

According to the guys over at Pocket Now, the Samsung galaxy S II will be called the Samsung Galaxy S II Attain with AT&T, the Samsung Galaxy S II Function with Verizon and the Samsung Galaxy S II Within with Sprint, there is no mention of T-Mobile as yet.

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Massive Real Life Angry Birds Game (video)

If you are a fan of the Angry Birds game which is now available on pretty much of every platform, you might like to give this huge real life version of the game a go.

It was created to promote Angry Birds, with Deutsche Telekom and game developer Rovio joining forces for a video in the Spanish city of Terrassa, with explosive pigs and destructible structures. Check out the video after the jump to see the real life game in action.

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Update On iOS Developers Being Sued For In App Purchases

Last week we told you that a company had started sending out legal letters to a number of iOS developers, claiming that the developers were infringing on their patents by using in app purchases on their apps in Apple’s App Store.

Now it turns out that the company behind these letters has been identified as Lodsys, and they have revealed what they are after from the developers, which obviously includes developers paying them a fee.

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YikeBike Fusion Electric Folding Bike (video)

YikeBike well known for their folding electric bikes, and first featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in 2009 have just unveiled a new addition to their range the YikeBike Fusion.

The new Fusion folding YikeBike has been designed to provide a more affordable entry point into electric biking and is priced at a $1,995 rather than the more expensive carbon fiber YikeBike, the Carbon which retails at $3,795.

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Nokia Kills Off Its ‘Ovi’ Brand

Nokia has announced that it will no longer be using the name ‘Ovi’ for its Ovi Services and Ovi App Store, instead Nokia will simply be replacing the word Ovi with Nokia, so now we will have Nokia services and the Nokia App Store.

Nokia is obviously trying get rid of its old image, and develop a new one which the company is obviously hoping will help them sell more smartphones.

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