Facebook For iPhone Gets Updated

Facebook has updated the official Facebook application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, and the latest version of Facebook for the iPhone adds a range of new features to the application.

The latest version of Facebook for the iPhone adds a map view to Facebook Places check in, plus they have also added the ability to check in to events that you are attending.

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Wii Watercooler UNLimited Edition Case Mod

We have featured many different Xbox 360 console case modifications and PS3 mods here on Geeky Gadgets, but its not very often you get a Wii mod thats as fantastic as the one created by a Copenhagen based Modder, Martin Nielsen.

Nielsen otherwise known as  “Angel OD” on Bit Tech, has designed and created a custom Wii using a standard Nintendo console and transforming it into a wall-mounted, water-cooled, aluminium-milled : Wii UNLimited Edition. View a gallery of the Wii watercooler UNLimited Edition Case Mod after the jump.

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Indie Band Creates Album Using iPad 2 And GarageBand

An Indie Band called The Ultramods is probably one of the first bands who have created a whole album using the iPad 2 and Apple’s GarageBand app, and they have just released their new album called ‘Underwear Party’

It took The Ultramods just two weeks to record their album using the iPad 2 and Garage Band, and everything was composed and recorded in Apple’s GarageBand.

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New Alienware M14x Specifications Leaked

Officially Dell has not released any specifications about upgrade to their new upgraded mid range Alienware M14x laptop, but a few specifications for their latest 14 inch gaming laptop have sneaked through the cracks and leaked already.

The new system, as thought, will be powered by a Intel Core i7-2820QM  2.3 GHz processor together with a 750GB, 7200RPM HDD or a 256GB SATA2, SATA3 SDD option. Gaming graphics power will be provided via a NVIDIA GT555M GPU and its onboard mobile connectivity via a LTE or WiMAX connection.

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Harman Kardon BDS 400, BDS 800 Home Entertainment Systems Now Available

Harmon Kardon has now started shipping their BDS 400, BDS 800 Home Entertainment Systems. Both models feature a powerful receiver integrated with a Blu-ray, DVD and CD player, along with an FM tuner to deliver a seamless home entertainment experience from a single unit, eliminating the need for extra receivers.

The Harman Kardon BDS 800 is a 5.1 channel integrated home entertainment system with four voice-matched satellite and center-channel speakers, a powerful subwoofer and a BDS 5 SO integrated receiver, now retailing for $1499.

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Linksys Unveils New E-Series Wireless Routers And Switches

Cisco has unveiled their new range of E-Series router and switches today. Their flagship Linksys E4200 (pictured below) is equipped with a massive 6 antennas with both 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz radios that can both be used simultaneously to provide 300 + 450 Mbps connection speeds. Together with four gigabit ethernet ports, 3 × 3 MIMO support and virtual USB technology to connect USB printers, storage and devices to the network.

The other two routers that support Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz and 300 + 300 Mbps connection speeds are the Linksys E3200 and E2500. While Cisco’s lower end routers support just 2.4 GHz connections, with speeds up to 300mbps.

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Nikon D5100 DSLR Announced

Nikon has added a new entry level DSLR to their line up with the launch of the Nikon D5100, which features a 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor , plus a vari-angle monitor and an EXPEED 2 imagine processing engine.

The Nikon D5100 DSLR features the same 23.3 x 15.6 CMOS sensor that is found in the Nikon D7000, and it features an ISO range of 10-6400, which is expandable to 25,600, there is also a night vision mode, that can shoot photos in an ISO range up to 102,400.

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Microsoft Releases New XDK Xbox 360 Development Kit

Microsoft has announced its releasing a new XDK console to developers which has been designed to increase the efficiency of any size development team, while creating Xbox 360 games, together with reducing their costs.

To aid development teams, Microsoft explains that they will be they will be offering the new XDK at a significantly reduced price from its predecessor. Once purchased developers have the option to license a separate Sidecar attachment that offers debugging and disc emulation capabilities. The Sidecar add-on can be shared across multiple XDK consoles, removing the need for the development team to license multiple development consoles.

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87 Percent Of Android Developers Think Fragmentation Is A Problem

We have been hearing quite a bit about Android fragmentation recently, Google obviously thinks it is a problem as they are making changes in an attempt to stop Android Fragmentation.

It seems that Google are not the only ones who think Android fragmentation is a problem for their mobile OS, according to a recent survey conducted by Baird Research, who surveyed a total of 250 application developers, 87 percent of them thought that Android fragmentation was a problem for the platform.

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Google Releases Google Maps 5.3 For Android

Google has launched a new version of Google Maps for Android, the latest version is Google Maps 5.3 and it comes with a range of new features, and this latest version is compatible with smartphones running Android 1.6 and above.

Google Maps 5.3 for Android comes with new location history and check in features, and users of the app will now be able to see their Google Location History dashboard, which includes a range of dirrent stats.

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AviiQ iPad 2 Smart Case Works With Apple’s Smart Cover

Apple’s new Smart Cover for the iPad 2 is designed to protect the iPad 2′s display, unfortunately it doesn’t protect the back of the iPad 2, we have already seen a couple of cases that are designed to work with the iPad 2 Smart Cover, the XGear iPad 2 Smart Cover Enhancer case and the Enki iPad 2 Genius case.

AviiQ has just released a new iPad 2 case that works with the Smart Cover, the AviiQ Smart Case, and it comes in a range of different colors that are designed to match the colors of the iPad 2 Smart Cover.

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Google Offers $900 Million For Nortel Patents

Last year we heard that a number of companies were interested in acquiring Nortel’s patents, among the companies we heard about that were interested in the patents were Google and Apple.

Now Google has officially announced that they are offering $900 million for the Nortel patents, and Google have said that them purchasing the patents is a defensive move.

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