Om Nom is a cute little candy eating alien that is green in color. The little guy loves to hit candy and gets really sad if you can’t get it into his mouth. Om Nom comes from the game app that is very popular called Cut the Rope.
Modder Dean Liou has unveiled his latest creation using a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop to create the fantastic Lenovo ArcadeDockX1 Mod. The arcade cabinet uses the 15 inch screen of the Lenovo X1 as the gaming display and the controls are connected via USB.
The ArcadeDockX1 cabinet is equipped with a flight stick and throttle making the whole design of the cabinet look fantastic. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action, and Liou provides you with a walk through of his ArcadeDockX1.
We have featured a number of funky T-Shirts here on Geeky Gadgets which have incorporated electronics to make sounds on the move. But now ThinkGeek has unveiled a new design which puts a drum machine on your chest. Allowing you to play you tunes whenever and wherever you may be. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.
According to a recent report by Mobilewalla, there are now more than 1 million applications available to download across the major applications platforms, with Apple and their iOS App store in the top spot with 598,763 applications available.
In second place is Google’s Android Market, where there are a total of 325,156 applications available, and this is followed by the BlackBerry app store which has a total of 43,548 apps, and finally the Windows Marketplace which has 36,487 applications available to download.
Apple has made a number of changes to its Logic music software versions, and has announced that it will discontinuing sales of its Logic Studio and Logic Express digital audio workstation packages “effective immediately,”. Instead Apple has now released Logic Pro 9 and MainStage 2 applications as separate applications, which are now available to purchase from the Apple Mac App Store.
Apple and Samsung are suing each other in more that 20 separate court cases around the world, we heard this morning that Apple’s attempt to continue to have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 banned in Australia had been denied.
Now its Samsung’s turns, as a French court has denied Samsung’s request to have Apple’s new iPhone 4S banned in France, although Samsung is still trying to have the iPhone 4S banned in other countries, which include Australia, Japan and Italy.
A new application called Snappily has been launched in the Apple iTunes App Store this week, that has been built to allow you to take and create 3D images with your iPad 2 and iPhone.
I’ve not had a chance to use the application yet so, I still am little unsure how it creates the 3D image without two cameras. But according to the iTunes App Store description there are a number of features and settings you can play with to create your 3D imagery.
Tamron has this week introduced a new lens to its range which have been specifically designed to be used with Sony’s NEX range of cameras. The new Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DI III VC lens is equipped with a E-Mount and a 62mm filter diameter and becomes the first to offer Sony NEX with a high powered zoom capability.
There is already an Alpha lens version available, but the new Tamron lens is equipped with a “step-motor” which is designed to align 100% with the contrast AF system of the NEX.
The Nokia Lumia 710 was announced at the same time as the new Nokia Lumia 800, and now it looks like the device is about to go on sale from today in Taiwan, and in the next seven days it will also land in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and Russia.
Nokia has also said that the Lumia 710 will be rolled out globally within the coming weeks, and as we recently heard it is headed to T-Mobile in the US, we should get a US launch date some time next week.
The Sony Nex-7 was announced back in August, and Sony has just announced that it should be hitting stores some time this month, although initial production of the new NEX-7 will remain limited due to the recent floods in Thailand.
As a reminder the Sony NEX-7 is Micro Camera equipped with a 24.3 effective megapixels Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and boasts the worlds fastest (0.02 sec) release time lag, combined with a quick responsive auto focus.
iPhone hacker pod2G has released a video of an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 running on an iPhone, which you can see below, although there are no details as yet on when the jailbreak will be released.
At the moment the only way iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 can be jailbroken is with either a tethered or semi-tethered jailbreak, have a look at the video of it in action below.
Google has been busy today rolling out a few new services, updates and applications today. Including their new Google Currents, magazine browser application and new additions to their Gmail, Contact and Google+ service to bring them even closer together.
As well as all that Google has also released a new update specifically designed for tablets. That brings with it a new system for viewing and searching for images whilst using a tablet device. Watch the video after the jump for a demonstration by Google.