Cisco Unveils Dual-Band Wireless Entertainment Bridge

Cisco have unveiled details of their new Dual-Band Wireless Entertainment Bridge this week, which has been designed to aid you connect all your home entertainment gear to your wireless network with the minimum of fuss.

The new Wireless Entertainment Bridge is equipped with a three-antenna bridge that supports Wireless-N on both 2.4 or 5 GHz to minimise interference issues with other Wi-Fi devices. There is a 4 port 10/100 Fast Ethernet switch to which you attach your entertainment gear, that could include your: Xbox 360, PS3, Slingbox, Roku, Boxee or anything else you might have that requires an Internet connection to function.

 

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Won’t Get In App Purchasing

We had heard previously that when Windows Phone 7 Mango was released it would bring in app purchasing to Windows Phone 7, unfortunately it looks like developers may have to wait to a later date for in app purchasing to be available on Windows Phone 7.

Microsoft’s Todd Brix recently confirmed in a comment on the Windows Team Blog, that Microsoft is working on bringing in app purchasing to Windows Phone 7 apps, but developers will have to wait until after Mango for the feature to be available.

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Panasonic Introduces Lumix FZ47

Panasonic have unveiled new images and specifications for its latest camera creation the Panasonic Lumix FZ47 which features a 24x optical zoom together with 1080i video recording capabilities.

The new Lumix FZ47 is also equipped with a 12.1-megapixel high-speed CCD sensor, a Venus Engine FHD processor which allows the camera to continuously shoot at 3.8 fps on full resolution and up to 10 fps at 3-megapixel resolution. The new FZ47 is also fitted with Panasonic’s Sonic Speed Auto Focus (AF) system with auto-tracking capability that provides the camera with a quick startup time, which Panasonic say is 35 percent faster than Panasonic’s previous FZ40.

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Apple To Release OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive In August For $69

Yesterday Apple released its latest version of its Mac operating system, OS X Lion, and Lion is already the top download in the Mac App Store, and it is only available as a digital download from the Mac App Store at the moment.

The OS X lion download is around 3.7GB in size, which is fine for people with fast connections, Apple has now confirmed that they will sell a version of OS X Lion from August on a USB thumb drive.

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Notion Ink Adam 2 Android Tablet Coming In December

It looks like Notion Ink has a follow up to their Adam tablet in the works, and according to Notion Ink’s CEO Rohan Shravan, who recently spoke to Light Reading India, the Adam 2 tablet will be unveiled in December of 2011.

Shravan hasn’t released an specifications as yet on the Notion Ink Adam 2 Tablet, but as Slashgear points out we can expect it to feature an NVIDIA processor like the first version and it may even come with NVIDIA’s new Kal-El processor and may also feature a display from Pixel QI.

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Gmail Voice, Now Supports Multiple Calls

Google has rolled out a new update to its Gmail Voice service today, which now enables users to make and receive multiple calls at the same time, on just one Gmail account. The new feature works across all call types: voice, video, and phone but only two calls to physical phones can be made at any one time.

The new feature now allows you to make a second call whilst already in a call. Once you initiate the second call the first call will automatically be put on hold while you use and talk on your second call.

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Sony A77 Images Leaked

We heard about Sony’s replacement for the A700 back in February, the A77, and now some new photos have been leaked as well as some more information on the Sony A 77.

The Sony A 77 is reported to come with a 24 megapixel sensor, and it will be capable of recording HD video, so we presume that will be Full HD in 1080p, and it will come with a new semi transparent mirror, with something that Sony calls ‘Translucent Mirror Technology”.

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Astroclip Lets You Photograph The Cosmos With The iPhone 4 (Video)

We have featured quite a few different accessories for the iPhone 4 here at Geeky Gadgets, I think this is the first one that is designed to let you photograph the moon and galaxy, the Astroclip.

The Astroclip was created by designer Matthew Geyster from Base One Labs in Boston, and it is an add on for your iPhone 4 that lets you hook up your iPhone to a telescope, you can then take pictures of the cosmos using the camera on your iPhone 4, you can see some photos taken with the Astroclip below.

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Google+ Close To 20 Million Users

Google’s social networking service, Google+ has been incredibly popular since it launched just over two weeks ago, and according to Paul Allen, the founder of Ancestry.com, who has been researching how many users Google+ has, Google+ is getting close to 20 million members.

Just last Friday, Google officially confirmed that Google+ had reached 10 million users, and according to Paul Allen, Google+ will hit 20 million users by the end of this week.

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Google Labs To Be Wound Down

Google has announced that it will be winding down Google Labs, the move comes as part of the companies efforts to prioritize their various products, and the announcement came in a blog post titled ‘more wood behind fewer arrows’, which refers to Google’s CEO Larry Page’s statement that he made during Google’s recent earnings calls.

Google has said that this will mean that many of the Google Labs experiments will come to an end although they did state that they don’t have any plans to change in product experiment channels for Maps Labs and Gmail Labs.

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Microsoft: New Xbox Is Old Xbox With New Services

Despite what you might have heard, the new Xbox is probably not going to be at E3 2012 except maybe in announcement form only, but that apparently doesn’t stop people from speculating and asking about it. And when you run one of Microsoft’s better known first party studios, like the one responsible for the Xbox avatars and Kinect Sports, you probably tend to get asked about it a lot.

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Activision: Guitar Hero Ripe For A Comeback

The timing seems a bit arbitrary, but what with Child of Eden gathering praise from all corners, Activision probably feels the need to strike while the iron is still hot. Which is precisely what it’s doing, according to CEO Bobby Kotick, who revealed that the franchise is currently being revived in a recent interview. He also took the opportunity to assess some past rhythm game mistakes.

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