Lightning Motorcycle Is The World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle (Video)

We have featured a number of different electric vehicles here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is the Lightning Motorcycle, which has set a new land speed record and is the first electric motorcycle to reach speeds over 200mph.

The Lightning Motorcycle reached an average speed for 215.960 mph and a top speed of 218.637 mph, and you can see it in action in the video below.

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Google +1 Button Updated With Circles Integration And New +Snippets Sharing Feature (video)

Google has today announced a new update to its Google +1 button that has enabled new features to easily share a content with specific Google+ Circles of friends. Allowing you to do it directly from the Google +1 button, simply click and use the “Share on Google+” option.

Another new feature added to the Google +1 button in the latest update is called +Snippets. This enables you to include a link, an image and a description in the sharebox before sharing. Watch a video after the jump created by Google that will run you through the new features and there uses.

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Amazon’s New Kindle’s To Be Named After Elements?

We heard recently that Amazon had registered the domain name, and we thought that this could possibly be the name for Amazon’s rumored Kindle Android tablets, or possible the next generation of Amazon Kindle devices.

Now according to the guys over at Fusible, Amazon has also registered some other new Kindle domain names which include and

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Vizio 8 Becomes First Android Tablet To Receive Hulu Plus Support

This week Hulu Plus has now arrived in the Android Market and is supported on the new Vizio 8 tablet. Bringing users of the tablet an extensive library of TV and film content from over hundreds of providers and independent creators for just $7.99 a month.

The Vizio 8 becomes the first Android tablet to benefit from Hulu Plus support, and its only running Android Gingerbread, rather than the tablet optimised Honeycomb version of Android.

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Battlestar Galactica Props And Costumes Up For Auction

Have you ever wanted to dress up as a Gold Cylon from the original Battlestar Galactica? Well there is a chance you can now own your very own Cyclon suit from the original Battlestar Galactica series. As props and costumes are going up for auction this Saturday, August 27th 2011.

The Battlestar Galactica props and costumes auction will commence 10am PST and will include some great items from the original 1978 Battlestar Galactica series. Including Daggit, Gold Cyclon costumes, complete insignia collections and set decoration.

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Facebook Adding Instagram Style Photo Filters To Its App

New reports suggest that Facebook is setting its sights on Instagram, and looking to including Instagram style photo filters in a new update its about to roll out to its Facebook application. Facebook is apparently working on the new photo filters and hopes to release the new updates to its application over the coming months in an attempt to draw users away from Instagram.

Two Facebook engineers have disclosed the information about the new photo filters updates and explain that some of the dozen or so photo filters are similar to Instagram like old-style camera lenses and grainy film.

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Peggle HD For iPad Announced

PopCap games has announced that they are launching an iPad version of their popular iPhone game Peggle, the new version is called Peggle HD and the game is available from today for a reduced price of £1,79 over the games normal £2.99 price.

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Mango Internet Sharing Feature Provides Tethering And Mobile Hot Spot

It has been discovered that the new Windows Phone Mango OS will bring a few surprise features with it when its launched next month. One of which is a new Internet Sharing feature that will allow users to use their Mango devices as a mobile hotspot supporting connections for up to 5 devices.

The screenshot below has been taken from a Samsung Focus running Mango and connectivity apparently “works like a charm”. However the downside to the new Internet Sharing feature is the amount of battery power it consumes.

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TalkO’Clock Alarm Clock Allows Strangers To Wake You (video)

If you are a little bored with your existing alarm clock waking you up with a standard tune or beep, you might be ready to give the new TalkO’Clock alarm clock a go. TalkO’Clock describes itself as a peer-to-peer social alarm clock that allows complete strangers to call and wake you from slumber.

Don’t worry though as the TalkO’Clock app doesn’t give out your personal number, it just stores it on the TalkO’Clock servers. Then when you then set an alarm to wake you, TalkO’Clock adds this to a public list of alarm calls. Anyone signed-up to TalkO’Clock can then view and accept to call someone to give them a cheerie wake-up call. Watch the video after the jump to see a demo.


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RIM Announces BBM Music Service

RIM has announced a new music service for BlackBerry Messenger, called BBM music, it is designed to let you share music with your friends over BBM, and initially the service will let you build a music profile with 50 of your favourite songs.

You will then be able to change 25 of the 50 songs each month, and your 50 music tracks can be shared with your friends and BBM contacts, and RIM has teamed up with a range of music companies which includes Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group and EMI.

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