Apple Disables Quick Setting Shortcuts In iOS 5.1

There are a number of applications available in the iOS iTunes App Store, that will allow iPhone and iOS device owners to create quick shortcuts to setting from their homepages . Some of which we have already featured here on Geeky gadgets such as IconProject and SBSettings.¬†Unfortunately for users of these handy applications, Apple has now seen fit to disable their ability to create shortcuts in Apple’s new iOS 5.1 software.

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Lenovo LePhone K2 Android Smartphone Announced

We have already seen a couple of new Android smartphones from Lenovo, and now we have another Android device which is headed to China, the Lenovo K2, which will comes with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.

The Lenovo LePhone K2 features a 4.3 inch IPS touchscreen display, processing is provided by a dual core 1.5GHz processor and it also features 1GB of RAM and 1GB of ROM.

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Asus Transformer Prime Lands In the US December 8th

The Asus Transformer Prime has to be one of the most anticipated Android tablet releases this year, earlier today we saw a video of the 8 megapixel camera on the Transformer Prime in cation, and we have been hearing rumors that the device would go on sale in the US on the 8th of December.

It would appear that the 8th of December is the official launch date for the Transformer Prime in the US, as Asus Taiwan have confirmed to the guys over at Netbook News, the launch date of December the 8th.

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Tetra Shed, The Modular Home Office For Your Garden

Tetra Shed is a modular home office which is designed to be used in your garden, and what makes the Tetra Shed interested is that it can be used as a single unit or a number of units can be connected together to make a larger office.

The Tetra Shed can also be used to make larger building, and the designers of the shed say it can be used for classrooms, exhibition spaces and larger buildings where a total of 50 of these Tetra Sheds can be connected together to form one larger building.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus OTA Software Update Coming Today?

We heard earlier today that the volume bug software update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus would be rolled out to the devices some time next week, the new came from Google, but now it would appear that the update may actually be released by Samsung as an OTA update some time today.

The news comes from the guys over at Clove, who have been informed by the UK distributors of the Galaxy Nexus that new devices wont come with the update pre-installed as they had previously heard, instead it will be rolled out as an OTA update when a new device is turned on.

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Gameloft Wild West Six Guns iOS Game Trailer (video)

We have featured a number of iOS games here on Geeky Gadgets, that have been created by Gameloft, and this week the developer has released a new trailer for their new wild west game called, Six Guns.

If you enjoy a little wild west action, Gameloft’s Six Guns game for iOS devices, has the look of the classic Red Dead Redemption games released by Rockstar Games. But brings its own gameplay style to iOS devices. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Nokia Lumia 710 Promo Video Appears Online

When Nokia announced it new Windows Phone smartphones, there two two devices revealed, the Lumia 800 which went on sale recently and the Lumia 710, which we haven’t heard that much about as the device is scheduled to go on sale early next year.

Now Nokia has uploaded a promo video from the new Lumia 710 to their YouTube channel which you can see below, and the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango device features a 3.7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.

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8-Bit Holiday Wreath, Is The Ultimate Door Decoration

This holiday season why don’t you have a break from the traditional holly and ivy wreath, and opt for something a little more geeky.

Like this fantastic 8-bit holiday wreath created from durable EVA foam, and sporting a range of festive 8-bit gaming controllers and geeky paraphernalia. Its even equipped with flashing gold coins to provide the ultimate geeky door decoration.

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Intel To Subsidize Ultrabooks, Prices May Drop By 10 Percent Next Year

The majority of the Ultrabook notebooks that have been released so far retail for around the $1,000 and above mark, and Intel want to get the price of these devices down, although manufacturers haven’t been able to make the devices as cheap as Intel wants them to.

According to a recent report by Digitimes, Intel intends to subsidize each Ultrabook by around $100, which would allow manufacturers to sell the devices for up to $100 cheaper, the subsidy will be provided as a marketing subsidy to manufacturers by Intel.

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