Flash Memory Manufactures Collaborate To Make Flash Memory Cards Safer

Panasonic, Samsung , SanDisk, Sony, and Toshiba have announced this week they have joined forces and created a group, named the “Next Generation Secure Memory Initiative”. Whos goal it to look into protecting HD content using ID technology and public key infrastructure-based copy protection.

The five companies hoped the new content protection solution will be robust enough to protect HD content, and will enable various HD content applications such as HD network download, broadcast content to go and HD Digital Copy/Managed Copy from Blu-ray DiscTM*2 media.

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Angry Birds Lands On The BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM just dropped us an email to let us know that the worlds most popular mobile game, Angry Birds in now available on theior BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, and there are three different games available.

The original Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio and all three games are now available to download from the BlackBerry App World.

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Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie (Video)

We have featured a number of funny videos featuring Apple’s voice activated virtual assistant, Siri, and now the guys from Rooster Teeth have created a new one called Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie.

Have a look at the video below, which shows a bunch of friends getting the new iPhone 4S for Christmas, although things don’t turn out as the friends hand expected with their new gift.

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iMAME Game Emulator Lands In Apple’s App Store

A new game emulator has landed in Apple’s app store, called iMAME, the emulator comes with a number of games, which include games like Circus, Side Track,and Hard Hat, and you can apparently load other games onto the emulator.

It is possible that Apple could pull the iMAME game emulator form the app store at any time as it has done with previous game emulators, and the app is available for free.

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Motorola Droid 4 Launch Postponed To February?

We recently heard a rumor that the Motorola Droid 4 would land on Verizon Wireless today, the 22nd of December, although it would appear that the launch date has now been moved to February.

According to the guys over at VZBuzz, who have managed to get their hands on a reported internal Verizon document, the Motorola Droid 4 will go on sale in the US on the 2nd of February 2012.

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Intel Demonstrates Medfield Based Android Smartphones And Tablets

Intel has shown of a new reference design smartphone and also some tablets which are based on Intel’s new Medfield processor, and the guys from Technology Review got a chance to test out some of the devices.

Intel is showing off these new reference devices in an attempt to get hardware manufacturers to use their new Medfield mobile platform in future Android smartphones and tablets.

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Angry Birds Played By Christmas Lights (Video)

We usually feature at least one geeky Christmas lights display here at Geeky Gadgets, and the latest one is based on the worlds most popular mobile game, Angry Birds.

One Angry Birds  fan, YouTube user Kumbaric decided to create the ultimate Angry Birds themed Christmas display on their house, using two computers, 16 channel controllers and a total of 20,000 Christmas lights, have a look at the video below.

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Nokia Lumia 800 Appears At The FCC

Nokia recently announced their first Windows Phone smartphone for the US, the Nokia Lumia 710, and they are expected to unveil a number of Windows Phone handsets at CES 2012 in January, which may include the rumored Nokia Lumia 900.

The Nokia Lumia 800 launched in Europe last month, and Nokia hasn’t yet provided any details on when the device will launch in the US, but now it would appear that Nokia will launch the Lumia 800 in the US shortly, probably at CES in January.

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Amazon’s Kindle App For iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch Gets Updated

Amazon has released a new version of its Kindle app for Apple’s iOS devices, which include the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, and this new version comes with a range of new features.

The new Kindle app for iOS now offers supports for PDF documents and also support for newspaper and magazine subscriptions, and you can now open PDF’s from mail or Safari by sending them to your Send to Kindle email address or transferring them through iTunes.

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Symbian Becomes Nokia Belle, Headed To Symbian Devices February 2012

It looks like Nokia has decided to change the name of its Symbian OS, with the new version which was previous called Symbian Belle, now being called Nokia Belle, and Nokia has announced that the latest version of the software is headed to Symbian devices soon.

Nokia has announced that it will release the new version of Nokia Belle to a range of devices in February 2012, and the list includes the Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia E6, Nokia X7, Nokia C6-01, Nokia Oro and the Nokia C7.

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AMD Radeon 7970 Gets Official

AMD has announced their latest GPU, the AMD Radeon 7970, which is the worlds first graphics card to use the new 28nm transistors, and it comes with a massive 3GB of RAM, and it comes with support for Direct X 11.1.

The AMD 7970 features up to 32 internal computing units, and is the first graphics cards to use PCE-E Gen 3, and it can support up to a total of six monitors at the same time.

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