Xbox Live Arcade House Party Dates And Prices Unveiled (video)

Microsoft have this week revealed a little more information regarding the their Xbox Live Arcade House Party that will be taking place on February 15th. At CES earlier this month Microsoft revealed that Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Warp, Nexuiz, and I Am Alive will be part of this year’s House Party promotion.

Now Microsoft has announced the full release schedule and prices on the Major Nelson website. First up will be the release of Electronic Arts’ Warp, which will set you back 800 Microsoft Points.

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Rolling Suitcase Concept Will Charge Your Gadgets With Kinectic Energy

We have featured a number of different gadget chargers here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is just a concept put it seems like a cool idea, and basically it is designed yo charge you gadgets whilst traveling.

The Rolling Suitcase concept from designer Jung Inyoung is designed to charge you various gadgets using Kinetic energy, when the you your suitcase along the ground, the wheels of the device along with some gears will generate and store kinetic energy.

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Pogo Sketch Plus Stylus Launched By Ten One Design

Ten One Design have this week launched their new Pogo Sketch Plus stylus, which builds on the success and design of their original stylus the Pogo Sketch. The new 2012 stylus is now equipped with a newly designed nib which has been engineered to provide a more consistent and smoother action when in operation.

If you enjoyed using an owning the original Pogo Sketch created by Ten One Design, you are sure to enjoy their new creation. It sports the same bold colours and minimal design together with a flexible spring steel clip, to keep your stylus handy and within easy reach at all times.

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Google Music App Gets Updated

Google has released a new version of their Google Music application for Android, and the latest release of Google Music comes with a number of bug fixes as well as some new features.

The latest bug fixes in Google Music for Android include a fix related to the shuffle mode and multiple accounts as well as some other minor fixes.

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Eye3 Affordable Hexacopter R/C Camera Drone Uneviled (video)

If you have fancied owning your very own flying camera drone, but have been put off by the hefty price tags attached to such gadgets. You might be pleased to know that a new camera drone called the Eye3 is currently looking for funding over on the Kickstarter website.

The Eye3 has been designed by Kellie Sigler to provide a professional quality yet affordable flying robotic camera platform. Sigler has been building, programming and flying camera drones for many years and has created a low-cost kit, that practically anyone will be able to assemble she says. Watch the video after the jump to see the Eye3 in action.


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Sony Xperia Kumquat To Launch As Sony Xperia U?

Yesterday we saw a leaked photo and heard some specifications on a new Sony Xperia smartphone, the Sony Xperia ST25i Kumquat, and now it looks like that is the codename for the device and not its actual name, and it will be called the Sony Xperia U when it launches.

The new comes from the Indonesian equivalent of the FCC where the handset is listed as the Sony Ericsson Xperia U, although we suspect that the Ericsson branding will be dropped by launch and it will be called the Xperia U.

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iDesk Concept, Provides A Glimpse Of A Future Workspace

The iDesk concept which has been designed and rendered by Adam Benton and takes a look at what desks may hold for the future. The iDesk concept is an entirely adaptable workspace that doesn’t just contain your computer and documents. But enhances their functionality by allowing them all to interact with each other, in a similar vein to Microsoft’s Surface technology.

By placing objects on to the iDesk surface, devices, images and data can easily be transferred from your smartphone, tablet or camera directly to your desktop computer and vice versa. The desktop would become an additional working space to your monitor screen, and enable you to arrange and view documents as if they were paper placed on a traditional work surface.

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HTC Flyer To Get Android 4.0 ICS Update Before March?

HTC recently released the Android 3.2 Honeycomb update for their HTC Flyer tablet, and now it would appear we have some information on when the Flyer will be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update.

One owner of a HTC Flyer was told by HTC support in France that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update will be available for the Flyer before the end of quarter one, so that would mean March at the latest.

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Did Apple Spend $100 Million On First HTC Patent Case?

Apple is engaged in a number of different patent lawsuits with manufacturers of smartphones that run Google’s Android OS, most notable are the various patent cases against HTC and Samsung.

All of these various lawsuits are reported to be costing Apple a large amount of money, and now according to a recent report by Dan Lyons, Apple spent over $100 million on legal fees in their first patent case against HTC.

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Gmail Experimental Options Added In Ice Cream Sandwich

Even though Google has been honing and streamlining its products by shutting down a multitude of experimental services within its portfolio over the last months. It’s been discovered that Google is still looking to experiment and has added a new experimental options section to its Gmail running on its Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

The new Gmail experimental options allows aren’t just limited to Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich, but are exclusive to the latest 4.0.3-239410 of the Gmail Android app. Making it still a little tricky for everyone to access.

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