Star Trek Automatic Kitchen Door Is Awesome (Video)

Alex Shakespeare thought it would be a good idea to create his own Star Trek style automatic door for his kitchen, and this is probably one of the coolest DIY builds that we have featured at Geeky Gadgets.

As you will see in the video below, the door can be opened and closed using a control switch, and it can also be set in  an automatic mode, which will enable the door to open and close when you walk up to it.

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SteelSeries 7H Fnatic Pro Gaming Limited Edition Headset And Mouse Unveiled

This week to tie in nicely with the launch of “Dreamhack Winter”, the world’s largest digital festival and LAN party. Team Fnatic, has unveiled their new SteelSeries 7H Fnatic Limited Edition headset and SteelSeries Sensei Fnatic Limited Edition mouse.

The Sensi Fnatic mouse is equipped with a 32 bit ARM processor, which has been installed to help power the SteelSeries’ ExactTech settings and customisation features. Sensitivity settings on the mouse can be changed from 1 to 5,700 CPI, and can be “overclocked” using the Double CPI feature, that allows you to go all the way up to 11,400 DCPI

 

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HTC Ville Android 4.0 ICS Photo Leaked

We first heard about the new HTC Ville Android smartphone last month, the device is expected to come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and may feature a dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon series 4 processor.

Now we have a render of the device, which you can see below, and other rumored specification s include a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED qHD display, which will come with a resolution of 540 x 96- pixels.

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Siri Used To Play Movies And TV Shows With Plex (Video)

There have been a number of rumors that Apple are working on their own HDTV, which will feature Apple’s voice activated virtual assistant Siri, and the video below gives us an idea on how Siri could be used to control your TV.

In the video we see Siri controlling Plex media playback, and it uses the same Siri proxi, which was created by @plamoni, which was used to start a car engine and also control a heating system with a thermostat, and control an iPad app.

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Asus Transformer Prime Tablet In Action (Video)

We have already seen a teaser video of the new Asus Transformer Prime tablet, and now we get our first look at the device in action in the video below, which shows off the new Transformer Prime along with the keyboard dock.

The Transformer Prime will go on sale next month, and it looks like it is going to be one of the most interesting Android tablets that we have seen this year, it features a 10.1 inch LED backlit Super IPS+ touchscreen display, the display features a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, and it also comes with an optional keyboard dock.

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Nokia To Sell 2 Million Windows Phone Devices In Q4?

Last week there were rumors that Nokia would only sell around 500,000 of their new Windows Phone devices before the end of the year, Nokia responded to the rumors saying that sales of the device had been very good, and had beaten previous Nokia launches in the UK.

Now according to a recent report, Nokia are expected to sell around 2 million of their Lumia Windows Phone smartphones before the end of the year, which would be a good start for Nokia and their new Windows Phone devices.

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Motorola Droid 4 Official Photos Leaked

Last week we heard some more details on the new, yet to be announced Motorola Droid 4, and now we have some leaked official photos of the device, along with a specifications sheet.

It looks like the Motorola Droid 4 is still on schedule to launch on the 8th of December, and the device will come with a 4 inch qHD touchscreen display, plus a dual core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.

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Protexo Device Keeps Asthma Sufferers Sleeping Soundly

What appears to be a gigantic night lamp is actually an unconventional air purifier. As the title indicates, the Protexo is made exclusively for asthmatic bedtime. Small particles really suck when you’ve got a dreadful respiratory ailment. To make rest easier for asthmatics, the Protexo gently blows a modulated current at the sleeper, keeping drifting particles at bay.

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High Voltage Experiment Lights Up City Streets

In what amounts to an act of pure unrestrained nerd rage, scientists from a prominent New Zealand university illuminated strands of copper wire across a 200 foot distance. Other than the resulting spectacle that only took less than a second anyway, the real significance of this experiment is the method behind it. Turns out the scientists were ‘exploding’ a long strand of copper wire to create plasma artificially.

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Say Hello To BoardX, The DIY Robotics Electronic Kit

Comparisons are sometimes unbecoming. In the case of BoardX, however, it’s absolutely needed. Turns out an inventive DIY enthusiast needed a platform with more oomph than your average Arduino chip. What he came up with was BoardX. The BoardX is currently being developed by entrepreneur Kevin Green and a bunch of like-minded roboticists over at Virginia Tech. There is a problem though: BoardX needs funding.

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The Wal-Mart Pepper Spray Incident And Dumb Consumerism

No use trying to pass this off as breaking news, since it happened on Friday. Besides, everyone’s probably read or heard about the mysterious Black Friday pepper spray incident at the Porter Ranch Wal-Mart. But the incident bears repeating to illustrate what a giant pool of suck shopping has become, especially in retail outlets that are riding the holiday-buildup onslaught.

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Awesome Beyond Words: Lego Freddie Mercury Statue

The greatest rock n roll frontman ever finally gets the Lego treatment thanks to a diehard fan. The resulting sculpture captures Freddie’s most iconic stance onstage when he still rocked a fearsome mustache that out-machoed the beardiest macho men anywhere (here’s looking at you Chuck Norris). While the sculpture isn’t big on detail, it perfectly captures the exuberance and sheer power of Freddie Mercury in his prime.

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