Virgin Mobile Launches £10 Mobile Phone In The UK

UK mobile phone operator Virgin Mobile has launched a new budget friendly mobile phone in the UK, which will retail for just £10, don’t expect any high end specifications for that price though.

The device in an Alcatel One Touch and it features a two megapixel camera, and a microSD card slot that can take up to 8GB cards, it also comes with a built in Radio and MP3 player, plus WiFi.

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Fring Playground, Brings Google Styled Hangouts To Your Mobile (video)

Fring has unveiled a new feature today that has been designed to bring a Google+ Hangout style service to your mobile phone, enabling you to have video chats with friends or even strangers about any topic you like.

The new feature added by Fring enables you to start your own video chat room or join existing ones with up four users maximum, directly from your iOS device, Android or Nokia OVi devices both over Wifi and 3G. Watch the brief promotional video after the jump.

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Bose Launching New Chihuahua Ultra Small MP3 Speaker Dock?

Bose is poised to unveil a new product on September the  15th thought to be named the Bose Chihuahua. New information about the Bose Chihuahua has been forwarded by an undisclosed source to the This Is My Next website indicating that the new device could be a “a new technology (wireless) MP3 speaker docking station that is ultra small.”

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Microsoft Cloud Goes Down

Earlier today Microsoft’s Cloud went down leaving its users without access for around 4 hours. The problem happened around 11:32 EDT according to emails received by the website Tech Crunch via their tips line.

The 4 hour outage affected Hotmail, Office 365 and Microsoft’s online cloud storage service Skydrive.

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Custom Nintendo 3DS Cases Look Awesome

If you have got yourself one of the new Nintendo 3DS consoles, they you may want to check out these cool custom cases for the Nintendo 3DS, and they are also compatible with the Nintendo DSi and the DS Lite.

These fun custom Nintendo 3DS cases are the work of Whataboutki, and there are lots of different designs to choose from including quite a few Nintendo themed versions, some cool Star Wars ones and many more.

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Super Small Folding Bike Concept

We have featured a number of folding bikes here on Geeky Gadgets over the years but this one created by designers Weiche Wu & Minhan Lin must have the smallest footprint of all when folded up.

Admittedly the concept doesn’t have the largest of wheels so you will need to be carefully if your streets have a few pot holes but for a super simple compact design it wins hands down.

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Steampunk Webcam Made From 1930′s Electric Heater

We have featured a number of different DIY steampunk themed gadgets and gizmo’s here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is this cool steampunk web camera which was made using a 1930′s electric heater.

This cool steampunk web camera is the work of Robert Shuttleworth, from shuttlewerks / ephemera, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Chrome Email Game Brings Fun To The Task Of Sorting Your Email

If you get a little bored sorting the never ending stream of emails in to your inbox, a new game has been developed to bring a little enjoyment back to the process.

The Email Game has been designed for Chrome and awards you with points for quick  filtering, deleting and replying to messages. When you open a new email a countdown timer starts and you are issued points depending on how you deal with the email. After accumulating enough points you will then level up.

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Motorola Droid Bionic Gets Taken Apart

The Motorola Droid Bionic only went on sale in the US yesterday, as with any new gadget, the guys over at iFixit have managed to get their hands on the new Droid Bionic, and have decided to take it apart to see what was inside.

According to the iFixit guys, the Droid Bionic is one of the easier devices they have taken apart, and all you need is a Torx T5 screwdriver.

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Sprint BlackBery Curve 9350 Delayed Until October

One of RIM’s latest smartphones, the BlackBerry Curve 9350 was due to go on sales with mobile operator Sprint in the US today, now it would appear that the handset has been delayed.

Sprint has announced that the BlackBerry Curve 9350 has now been delayed o  their network and it wont be available until some time in October.

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White Sony PS3 On Its Way To Europe And Australia

Sony’s white PS3 is making it way a little further afield in November and will finally be arriving in both Europe and Australia. The ceramic white PS3 console was launched in the middle of last year in Japan but there is unfortunately still no new when the white PS3 console will be arriving in the US.

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