Apogee Unveils Duet 2 Pro

Apogee Electronics have unveiled a new successor to their highly acclaimed Duet audio interface for Mac is the shape of the Duet 2 Pro. The Duet 2 allows you to make professional recordings via your Mac on the move and practically anywhere due to its size.

Its also equipped with two touch pads, located on either side of the encoder knob, allow you to quickly access output functions such as Mute Outputs, Dim Outputs, Sum to Mono or Toggle Headphone Source. Together with the mic preamps providing 0-75dB that allows you to dial in the perfect level. The Firewire connection has now also been removed and replaced by a USB port.

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer To Cost $400 In The US

Yesterday we had the official pricing for the new Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet in the UK, it will retail for £379 here in the UK and £429 with the keyboard dock, and now it looks like the US pricing has been revealed.

The Asus Eee pad Transformer appeared on the Best Buy website with a price tag of $400, and it looks like the keyboard dock will retail for around $150.

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Evernote Chrome Extension Update Brings Quick Clipping Feature

Evernote yesterday launched a new update to its Chrome browser extension which brought with it a few new features for quickly capturing notes while browsing the web. The first is a new clipping features that includes : ‘clip this page’, a way to grab everything on a page : ‘clip selection’, allowing you to clip just a small part of a page and finally : ‘clip image’, allowing you to save an image clip.

Any of the above will then automatically save the clip in question to your default notebook, to which you can then add tags or change to another notebook within your account.

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WREX Titanium Adjustable Pocket Wrench

If you enjoy Swiss army knifes and pocket gadgets, the WREX Titanium Adjustable Pocket Wrench might be a gadget for your arsenal. Being constructed from high-grade 6AL-4V titanium, heat-treated 154CM stainless steel the Wrex adjustable pocket wrench weighs in at just 2.9 oz (82 grams)

Included on the pocket device is an adjustable wrench, a replaceable titanium coated knife blade, phillips and flathead screw driver,  wire stripping hole, bottle opener and glowing tracer lanyard.

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PlayStation Games Appear In The Android Market

Now that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play has gone on sale in the UK and Europe, a number of PlayStation games have started to appear on Google’s Android Market.

Some of the games available in the Android Market, include titles like Cool Boarders 2, Destruction Derby, Syphon Filter and MediEval, and with Sony announcing that there will be 60 games available for the Xperia Play, we should see more PlayStation games added to the Android market shortly.

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Skypes Creates A Competition To Correct Its Skype 5 For Mac Design

In an attempt to correct the problems with user ability in the recent versions of Skype 5 for Mac. Skype has decided to let the users vote and has started a competition inviting designs for a new chat layout.

The competition comprises of three rounds each lasting three weeks, with two winners being selected at the end of each stage. A Skype judges’ choice winner together with a people’s choice winner, as voted for by Skype users. The six winners will then go forward as finalists to battle it out for the grand prize.

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Sony Xperia Play Launching With 60 Games

We just got an email from the guys over at Sony, letting us know that the Xperia Play will launch with a total of 60 different games. The Xperia Play launched in the UK last night, and it is now available in the UK and Europe.

Among the games available at launch are some favourites like Need for Speed, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Worms, N.O.V.A2, Cool Boarders 2, Destruction Derby and many more.

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Twitter Removes Infamous Quickbar From iOS Devices

Twitter has finally listened to its customers and has today released an update to its iOS application that has now removed the Quickbar referred to by some as the “Dick Bar” after CEO Dick Costolo.

The dreaded Quickbar was only added last month in an update which was designed to make access to photos, trends, and links much easier. The new bar appeared above the main Twitter feed, displaying one of the days most popular trending topics.

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Sony’s Music Unlimited Headed To Sony NGP

It looks like Sony’s Music Unlimited service will be available for the Sony Next Generation Portable (NGP), according to a recent report by Eurogamer, and this will bring around 6 million songs to the Sony NGP.

Sony has confirmed that people who use Sony’s Music Unlimited service will be able to access tunes from the service on their NGP, and there are a couple of different plans available for the Music Unlimited service.

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Zshock Lunatik, The $18,000 iPod Nano Watch

We have featured quite a few different watch straps that will turn your iPod Nano into a digital timepiece, now it looks like there is on available which will cost you around $18,000.

Tthe Zshock Lunatik is basically an iPod Nano, with a fancy watch strap that has been encrusted in diamonds, and will probably appeal to people who have some cash left over after buying an $8 million iPad 2.

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The Typescreen Retro Typewriter iPad Dock

We have featured quite a few different docks and accessories for the iPad here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is called the Typescreen, and it is basically a typewriter style keyboard dock for the iPad and iPad 2.

Unlike previous versions we have seen, this one actually physically types on the iPad’s keyboard when you press a key on the typewriter, which is certainly a unique way to type emails and notes on your iPad.

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