Motorola Ships 250,000 Xoom Tablets

It looks like the Xoom Android tablet hasn’t been as popular as Motorola had hoped, as the company has released some figures, and it turns out the only shipped a total of 250,000 Xoom tablets since it went on sale.

The Xoom launched without Flash, something it was supposed to have from the start, this was released later, but this could have slowed down the sales of the Xoom, and also the 4G version wasn’t available at launch.

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CrazyFlie Barebones Quadrocopter (Video)

We have featured quite a few different remote control toys here at Geeky Gadgets, and have seen quite a bit of the Parrot AR Drone quadrocopter, and now one company has come up with a new quadrocopter, the CrazyFlie.

The CrazyFlie is a barebones quadrocopter, which is currently in the prototype stage, and the guys behind it over at Daedalus Projects wanted to make a micro quadrocopter with simple mechanics, so it consists of a PCB and four motors, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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2011 Apple iMac’s Coming Tomorrow?

We told you back in March that Apple may be introducing the 2011 iMac’s a little earlier this year, and the rumored date we had back then was May, and now some more rumors have surfaced which if true would mean that Apple could launch the 2011 iMac tomorrow, on Tuesday the 3rd of May.

Apple introduced the 2010 iMac’s back in June of 2010, so it is getting around that time for the annual refresh, and now Apple Insider are reporting that the new 2011 iMac’s will be available from tomorrow.

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Sony To Restore PSN And Qriocity Services This Week

Sony has released another official statement about the PlayStation Network, after the massive security breach which took the Sony PSN down, Sony has announced that it will be restoring some PlayStation Network and Qriocity services this week.

Sony has sais that it will restore online game play across the PS3 and PSP systems, as well as access to their Qriocity music service for existing subscripers for the PS3 and the PSP.

Users will also get access back to their account management, and will be able to change and reset their passwords, and will also be able to access un-expired movie rentals for the PS3, PSP and MediaGo.

Sony has been working with a number of outside security firms to improve the security of the PlayStation Network, and have added in a number of features to protect the PSN from future attacks.

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Apple’s Phil Schiller Says White iPhone 4 Is Not Thicker Than Original

Last week Apple finally started selling the white iPhone 4, as soon as it was released a number of people reported that the white iPhone 4 was actually thicker than the original black version.

As you can see in the photo below it certainly looks slightly thicker, it turns out the white iPhone 4 is actually 0.2mm thicker than the original, although according to a recent tweet by Apple’s Phil Schiller it isn’t.

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Thermochromic Urinal Makes Peeing Fun

Alright, cat’s out of the bag. The truth is we’ve always enjoyed drawing stuff with pee. A gross use of body fluid, yes, but creativity has no bounds. Such a mindset likely produced the Thermochromic Urinal pictured below. There’s scant detail about who made it or where it’s used. Judging by the photographic evidence, however, it does take a fresh approach to the concept of a urinal.

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Road Sign Furniture Is Surprisingly Attractive

Cos furniture is generally boring, it’s a relief to our sense of style that the usual tables, chairs, and shelves are given a fresh spin. Seen below is the work of Jim Delger, who somehow got his hands on a bunch of road signs which he then crafted on legs and into shape. The final result is hella cool and wouldn’t be out of place in the post apocalyptic nightmare of Fallout 3, where road signs have no choice but to be furniture.

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IKEA Rolls Out Solvinden Solar Lamp

After reading the specs on this latest from Sweden’s mega-furniture retailers IKEA, it really doesn’t live up to the hype. Then again, a product review  this post ain’t. Sure, IKEA is the best at what they do, with a business model and heritage that’s the envy of well, every single retailer on Planet Earth. But let the numbers reveal the weirdness.

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Lego Replica Of District 9 ARC Pew Pew Gun

Unlike sappy alien movies of a bygone age (E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, etc.) District 9 climaxed at an awesome scale. The main characters raided an arsenal of prawn DIY weaponry—including this ARC rifle—and fled to the Prawn slum, only to come head to head with an army of private security. What ensued was a savage gun battle…

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