PlayStation 3 Firmware Update Will Provide PS Vita Remote Game Play On Your HDTV

When the PS Vita finally arrives, a new firmware update is scheduled to be released by Sony for their PlayStation 3. That will bring with it the ability to play your PS Vita games on your HDTV’s.

The new feature is expected to arrive in the next PS3 firmware update, but there is a slight catch to the feature. Unfortunately it will use the PlayStation Portable’s 480 x 272 resolution, and upscaled it to fill your HDTV screen.

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Google StreetView Goes Inside Google’s HQ

Google’s StreetView seems to get everywhere, and we are sure Google are trying to map every single part of the planet, and now Google has taken their StreetView inside the Google HQ.

This is probably as close as most of us will get to seeing isde the Google Headquarters, and you can no use StreetView to see around the Google Campus, and even inside parts of the offices.

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Papernomad Biodegradable Doodle Cases For iPad

We have featured a wide variety of iPad cases here on Geeky Gadgets in the past, but Papernomad have created a slightly different solution in the form of their iPad case.

The Papernomad iPad case design entices you to scribble and customise your case in any way you like, and is constructed from a fully biodegradable tear resistant paper material. Which allows you to paint, sketch and doodle your design.


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Samsung To Stop Producing Netbooks Next Year?

It looks like Samsung may be putting an end to its range of various netbooks, and instead concentrating its efforts on Intel’s new Ultrabook platform, as details of an email that Samsung has sent ot its trading partners has been revealed.

The email, which you can see below mentions that Samsung will discontinue their 10.1 inch netbook range, and will be producing 11.6 and 12 inch Ultrabooks instead.

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Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad Launched (video)

Roland have this week added a new sampling pad to their range in the form of the new Roland SPD-SX, which has been created as a replacement for the existing SPD-S.

The Roland SPD-SX is equipped with 2 GB of onboard sampling memory, together with three effects engines, with inputs for stereo mic/line input, USB mass storage, USB MIDI/Audio, and USB memory. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Iguana 29, Amphibious 10 Seater Vehicle

A new amphibious 10 Seater vehicle is currently under development called the Iguana 29, which has been designed to make it easy for you to move on either land or sea.

For movement on land the Iguana 29 is equipped with a pair of retractable caterpillar tracks. That can propel the vehicle up to 5 mph, which is fine for launching but might become a little bit of a pain if you need to go any distance. On the other side of the coin, whilst in the water the Iguana 29, comes in to its own and is capable of 35 knots.

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Asus To Ship 350,000 Transformer Prime Tablets In December?

The Asus Transformer Prime is due to go on sale next month, and yesterday we heard that all the pre-order units of the device had sold out in 24 hours in Amazon, and now there are reports that Asus intends to ship 350,000 units of the device in December.

Asus is obviously looking to make sure that there are enough Transformer Prime tablets to meet demand, as the company were initially unable to meet demand for the original Transformer tablet when it was launched.

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Verizon ‘Hologram’ Smartphone In The Works?

The guys over at Pocket Now have discovered a new trademark filing by Verizon Wireless, for the word ‘Hologram’, which could mean that Verizon has a new smartphone in the works which will be called the Hologram.

Both Sprint and AT&T currently offers 3D smartphones, and it is possible that Verizon intends to use the ‘Hologram’ brand for a 3D smartphone.

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The Social Network 2, Parody Trailer (video)

Nice Pieces Productions, created by the minds of John Gasienica and Bennet Silverman, have released a new parody trailer called “The Social Network 2″. Which shows a quick glimpse of what might happen if Zuckerberg was to ever delete Facebook.

The short trailer shows us how the world might cope if the worst were to happen and Facebook just disappeared over night. Watch the parody trailer after the jump.

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SIM free Nokia Lumia 800 Hits The UK December 1st

We had expected the SIM free version of the Nokia Lumia 800 to be available from a number of retailers here in the UK at launch, unfortunately some retailers were told that the device would only be available through certain mobile carriers at launch.

Now it looks like we wont have to wait very much longer for the SIM free Nokia Lumia 800, as the guys over at Clove will have the device in stock form the 1st of December, and it will be available for £443 including taxes.

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