Modern Warfare 3, Beats Avatar To A Billion Dollars In Sales

Activision has revealed today that their new Modern Warfare 3 game has broken all entertainment records and reached a billion dollars in sales in just 16 days. Beating James Cameron’s Avatar movie which passed the same figure in 17 days, back in 2009.

Modern Warfare 3 actually reached three quarters of its goal in just 5 days after launch, and has now pasted previous record holder to take fist place, as fastest to a billion.

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Click Keypad LED Watch

If you are looking for a watch that it completely different than your average timepiece, then have a look at the Click keypad LED watch, which has obviously been inspired by a keyboards numeric keypad.

If you push one of the numbers on the Click Keypad Watch, the time will blink on the individual keypad numbers, and it supports moth 24 hour and 12 hour time modes, and will also tell you the date.

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Microsoft OneNote iOS App Updated With iPad Support

Microsoft has rolled out a new update for its iOS OneNote App this week which has added iPad support. Taking advantage of the iPad’s larger screen real estate and resolution.

The new OneNote 1.3 iOS update, builds on the iOS app which was initially launched for the iPhone nearly 12 months ago. The new update also adds a number of new features including a new tabbed user interface.

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Apple’s iTunes Store Launched In Latin America And Brazil

Apple has announced that from today the company has expanded it’s iTunes store to new countries, with both Brazil and Latin America now having access to Apple’s iTunes store, with the Latin American countries including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.

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New Wireless Standard 802.11ac Arriving In 2012, Bringing 3 Times More Speed

A new wireless standard is set to be launched next year that will bring 3 times the speed more speed when compared to the current fastest Wifi standard 802.11n. The new 802.11ac will transmit wireless signals on the 5Ghz band, providing a larger range, and faster throughput for multiple HD video streams and more. It will also come with a much more power for transmission through walls.

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Verizon Xperia Play LTE Revealed?

It would appear that Verizon are getting ready to launch a new version of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play on their network in the US, the Xperia Play LTE, as some internal documents relating to the device have been discovered by the guys from Android Central.

As a reminder, the Xperia Play features a FWVGA display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, there is also a 1GHz Qualcomm QSD8225 processor, plus 512MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM.

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Cavium Powered N4100 EVO NAS Storage Introduced By Thecus

Thecus have this week introduced a new ultra low powered NAS storage system to their range, which is powered by a new lower-power dual-core SoC from Cavium. Thecus’s new N4100EVO NAS has been designed to offer a broad range of advanced features and provide low-energy hardware to cut electricity costs and carbon footprint within homes and businesses.

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EZ-Robot Launches DIY Robot Kit (video)

You might remember the toy Wall-E robot we featured here on Geeky Gadgets, that was transformed in to a fully functional robot back in July of this year. Since then the creators of the robot have been busy transforming their modifications in a DIY robot kit, that now provides you with everything you need to create your very own personal robot.

The great thing about the new EZ-Robot kit is that it can be applied to practically any toy or custom robot you like. Giving any toy you wish to modify, vision tracking, speech recognition and more. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Verizon And AT&T Testing Nokia Lumia LTE Windows Phone Smartphone?

We are expecting to see the first Nokia Windows Phone smartphone announced for the US this week at a joint event with Nokia and T-Mobile, and Nokia said previously that we would see LTE enabled Windows Phone devices from them next year.

Now according to a recent report from Cnet, both AT&T and Verizon are testing out LTE versions of Nokia’s Lumia 800 Windows Phone Device, although Windows Phone Mango doesn’t officially support LTE as yet.

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Xbox YouTube App Rolls Out To Preview Program

Last night Microsoft rolled out their new YouTube app designed specifically for their new Xbox 360 dashboard redesign. The new YouTube app is not available to all Xbox users at the moment, just those that are preview program participants.

However from first reports the new app seems a great addition to the Xbox 360 dashboard. If you are a member of the Xbox preview program you can install the new Xbox YouTube app from the Apps Marketplace, to give it a try.

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