Volume Speaker By Hironao Tsuboi

The Volume Speaker is the work of designer Horonao Tsuboi, and it is a portable speaker which is designed to look like the volume control on your HiFi System, the speaker is made from aluminum and it measures 55mm by 37mm.

The Volume Speaker doesn’t feature any buttons is is turned on and off by twisting the dial at the top, which is also used to adjust the volume, have a look at the photos below.

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HDMI to Mini DisplayPort Cables Deemed Illegal And Needed To Be Recalled

This week the HDMI Org has issued a blow to manufacturers of Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables saying that the product is unlicensed and should not be sold, requesting the cables be recalled and manufacturing stopped. The Mini DisplayPort is extensively used by Apple throughout its range of systems, together with Toshiba and a few other manufacturers.

In an interview with the Tech Radar website the HDMI Org explained the reason behind their decision and why the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables are illegal, saying that the HDMI specification defines an HDMI cable as having only HDMI connectors on either end.

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Dragon Age 2 ‘Legacy’ DLC Trailer (video)

Following on from their announcement that a new Dragon Age 2 ‘Legacy’ DLC will be arriving on July 26th, Bioware have now released a small trailer giving the first glimpse at the new DLC.

The new DLC will provide a new location for the game within the Vimmark Mountains and hopefully put an end to the location recycling within Dragon Age 2. Together with new  class-specific weapon, and more achievements, including some formidable foes to contend with. Watch the trailer after the jump to catch a first glimpse of the new DLC.

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Ported To HTC HD2 (Video)

Back in January we saw the HTC HD2, which was a Windows Phone 6.5 device running Windows Phone 7, and now the guys over at the XDA Developers have ported the latest version of Windows Phone onto the HTC HD2, Windows Phone 7 Mango.

You can see Windows Phone 7 Mango running on the HTC HD2 in the video below, and although Microsoft has no plans to release Windows Phone 7 Mango for the HTC HD2, it seems that Microsoft are amused at the developers creativity.

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Concrete Speakers And Coffee Makers

Israeli designer Shmuel Linski has created a pair of hefty speakers constructed from concrete, which weigh in at 123 lbs a pair. The speakers are not the first designs Linski has created from concrete and before putting his designs skills to audio equipment created a coffee maker and a canoe from the material.

The speakers don’t provide sound in the same way a traditional speaker would, as they don’t resonate sound from the material itself, but use a 38 inch pipe inside the speaker to feed the sound from the top and around the cone.

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Android 2.3.4 Update For Samsung Galaxy S II Leaked

The Samsung Galaxy S II comes with Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread, and it is expected to get the Android 2.3.4 update shortly, now it looks like the Android 2.3.4 update for the Galaxy S II has been leaked.

According to the guys over at Samsung Hub, the update is a beta built of the Android 2.3.4 update for the Galaxy S II, and there are a choice of custom ROMs based on the latest Android OS available.

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HP Pre 3 Not Coming To Sprint?

When the original Palm Pre went on sale around two years ago, it was available exclusively in the US with mobile carrier Sprint, but now it looks like Sprint may have decided not to stock HP’s latest Pre smartphone the HP Pre 3.

The HP Pre 3 recently went on sale in Europe, and now according to the guys over at This is My Next, it looks like Sprint has decided not to carry the HP Pre 3, and they also haven’t decided to carry any other future HP smartphone devices.

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MOVE Lets You Attach Your iPhone Or iPod To Your Clothes (Video)

We have featured quite a few different iPhone and iPod accessories here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is called the MOVE, and it is an accessory that lets you attach your iPhone or iPod Touch to anywhere on your clothes.

The MOVE is a Kickstarter project, and the inventors are trying to raise $25,000 to put the MOVE into production, have a look at the video below which shows how it works.

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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse Uncovered

During the Christmas In July event a new style of Microsoft mouse has been spotted called named the ‘Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse’. Which is equipped with BlueTrack technology allowing it to be used on pretty much any surface says Microsoft. Similar in the way that the Microsoft Arc Touch mouse works.

 

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LG Optimus White Android Smartphone Launched

LG has launched a white version of the LG Optimus Black, and obviously they can’t call it the Optimus Black, so they have come up with the name of the Optimus White.

The LG Optimus White has gone on sale in the Netherlands and it features the exact same specifications as the Optimus Black, apart from the white casing, it comes with Android 2.2.2, and it features a 4 inch IPS LCD display.

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Google Drops co.cc Domains From Its Search, Targetting Spam And Malware Sites

Google has announced this week that it has removed over 11 million+ domain names from its search listing with the ending .co.cc in an attempt to help reduce spam and malware sites within its listings.

The .co.cc is not an officially authorised second-level domain like .co.uk, but just a domain name which is owned by a Korean company that is offering and sells subdomains for it. These subdomains are often registered in bulk and commonly used to distribute malware and spam.

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