Orange San Francisco II Smartphone Announced (Video)

UK mobile carrier Orange has announced its latest smartphone, the Orange San Francisco II, which will come with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and the device features a 3.5 inch WVGA touchscreen display.

The Orange San Francisco II comes with 512MB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot which supports up to 16GB cards, there is also a 5 megapixel camera, plus Bluetooth and WiFi.

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Google Checkout Merging Into Google Wallet

Google has announced that it will be merging its two payment options into one with Google Checkout now becoming a part of Google Wallet. Enabling user who are currently using Google Wallet to be able to make purchases on Google Checkout enabled websites.

If you are a current user of Google Checkout you account will automatically be merged by Google into Google Wallet the next time you login or make a purchase.

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Esty The Online Handmade Marketplace Launches Native iPhone App

Over the years we have featured many wonderful creations from the Etsy handmade marketplace here on Geeky Gadgets. The Esty website specialises in allowing crafters to sell their creations which ranges from hats and jewellery to PCB toilets and everything in between. Generating a catalogue of over 11 million unique items from small businesses all over the world.

If you are a fan of the Etsy website and enjoy browsing its wares for unique gifts and creations you will be pleased to know that a new Etsy iPhone app has been developed and is now available to download from the Apple App Store.

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Origami Smart Cover Now Available

If you own a new Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime and still haven’t purchased a case for it, you might be interested to know that the Smart Cover deigned for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is now available to purchase.

The new Smart Cover incorporates some fancy origami style folds which enable it to become a stand as you can see in the pictures below. Its available in four colours black, pink, silver and pastel green.

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Amazon Silk Powered By One Of The World’s Fastest Supercomputers

When Amazon announced the new Kindle Fire tablet, the also the Amazon Silk browser, which is designed to be a much faster browser, we saw a video of it in action yesterday compared to the iPad and it looks quite fast.

Details have been released on what is behind the Amazon Silk browser, and it turns out that it is powered by one of the worlds fastest supercomputers, as the recent list of the worlds 500 fastest supercomputers has revealed.

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Panasonic To Launch Android Smartphones In US And Europe?

Panasonic has already released a couple of Android smartphone in Japan, like the Panasonic Lumix Phone 101P, which is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread device only available in Japan.

Now it would appear that Panasonic is looking to release some smartphones outside of Japan, and these will most likely be Android devices, and they are probably looking to launch these devices in the US and Europe.

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Final Cut Pro X Update 10.0.2 Corrects Font And Playback Issues

Apple has today rolled out a new update 10.0.2 for its video editing software Final Cut Pro X which brings with it fixes for a number of issues users has been experiencing with fonts and playback.

Issues experienced by some users that made titles revert back to default fonts after being changed has now been fixed together with issues that could cause files recorded with certain third-party mobile devices to play back incorrectly.

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Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook Gets Core i7 Processor

Acer has released a new version of its Aspire S3 Ultrabook notebook, which launched a while back, and the latest version now comes with an Intel Core i7 processor, plus a 13.3 inch HD display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

Other specifications on the Acer Aspire S3 include a 240GB solid state drive (SSD), and it measures just 0.51 inches thick and weighs in at just 2.98 pounds.

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Clamcase White iPad 2 Keyboard And Stand Case Unveiled (video)

Clamcase have unveiled their new all white iPad 2 keyboard and case this week which is now available to purchase for $149 directly from the Clamcase website. The keyboard case has been designed to connect to your iPad 2 via Bluetooth 2.0 and will match your new white iPad 2 in colour perfectly.

As well as providing you with a keyboard to aid long periods of typing the new case also transforms in to a stand, watch the video after the jump to see the white Clamcase in action.

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MIT Develops Computer Chip Thats Mimic Human Brain

Just like something straight out of the movies a team at the MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology labs have unveiled a new chip that can mimic the way the human brain responds when processing information.

The new silicon chip is equipped with 400 transistors that enable it to stimulate the motion of two neutrons in a brain, allowing them to connect and pass information to each other and is able to remember it.

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iPhone Camera+ App Gets VolumeSnap Function Back

Some of our readers will remember the Camera+ app for the iPhone, the developers released it last year with a hidden function, the ability to take photos with the volume button, and Apple quickly removed the app from the app store.

Twelve months on, Apple now has this function on the built in camera app on the iPhone, and it looks like they are now allowing the Camera+ app to have this function as well, as a new version has been released with the VolumeSnap function.

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