Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo Android 2.3.4 Update Lands Early

The official word from Sony Ericsson was that a number of their Xperia devices would be getting the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update in October, and now it would appear that at least one Xperia device received the update ahead of schedule.

According to the guy over at the Xperia Blog, the Android 2.3.4 update for the Xperia Neo has already started rolling out and it brings a range of new features to the Xperia Neo.

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Transform Your Kindle Into An Etch-a-Sketch With Doodle

The Amazon Kindle is a great e-reader device but without a touch screen you might think it would be a little tricky to draw on it. Well a new application has been developed for the Kindle that will allow you to transform the device into a retro style Etch-a-Sketch.

Admittedly I was never the best and drawing on an Etch-a-Sketch myself but I’m sure there are plenty of creative artists out there that would be able to draw something wonderful.

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Awesome Electric Tron Lightcycle By Parker Brothers (Video)

Some our our readers will remember the awesome Tron Lightcyle that we featured on Geeky Gadgets last year, it was made by the guys from Parker Brothers, and now they are back with a new more environmentally friendly version, the Electric Tron Lightcycle.

This new Tron Lightcycle is powered by a 96 volt electric motor, and some lithium ion battery cells, it is capable of speeds over 100mph and can travel for about 100 miles on one charge.

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HP TouchPad Running Android Supports 3D Gaming (video)

If you have been lucky enough to pick up one of the $99 HP TouchPad device’s it might well be worth your while loading it with Android in the near future if you fancy a little bit of 3D gaming.

The Cyanogenmod team has been busy at work tweaking Google’s Android to run smoothly on the discarded HP TouchPad device which HP has now scrapped. Having now modified a HP Touchpad to run various 3D games as well as playing 720p high definition local video. Watch the video after the jump to see the Android HP TouchPad in action.

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Skype iOS App Vulnerability Allows Attackers To Snatch Your Address Book (video)

A new Skype vulnerability has been revealed in the iOS Skype software version 3.0.1 and earlier, which can allow attackers to execute malicious JavaScript code enabling them to snatch your address book.

The Skype vulnerability was discovered AppSec Consulting security researcher Phil Purviance who also made the video and was reported to Skype newly in month ago but Skype has still yet to roll out a fix. Watch a video after the jump to see how Skype iOS applications are vulnerability to the attack.

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Skyrim: Dragon Hunt, Fan Made Live Action Movie Brings Skyrim Game To Life (Video)

If you are looking forward to the launch of the new Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game in November this fan made movie called Skyrim: Dragon Hunt is worth a quick watch.

The movie uses live-action to bring the world of Skyrim to life together with a little graphics magic to help create the dragon. Watch the fan made Skyrim: Dragon Hunt movie after the jump.

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Electree Solar Powered Bonsai Charging Tree (video)

If you are looking for a more environmentally friendly way to recharge your devices the Electree solar powered bonsai tree might well be worth a look. The unique charging tree has been created by French designer Vivien Muller and incorporates 27 solar panels or “leaves” to provide your gadgets with power.

Inside the tree’s pot and base there is a 13,500mAH battery which is continually recharged by the solar panels ensuring you always have enough power to recharge your devices super quickly when required. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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HTC Working On Windows 8 Tablet?

It looks like smartphone and tablet manufacturer HTC is working on a Windows 8 based tablet, according to Eldair Murtzain, and the tablet will apparently be an ARM based device.

HTC has had great success with its Android range of devices, and also produces some Windows Phone 7 devices, so a Windows 8 based tablet would seem like the next logical step from HTC.

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Vuzix Wrap 1200VR Virtual Reality 3D Gaming Glasses Track Your Head Movements

Vuzix has this week followed up the launch of their Vuzix Wrap 1200 glasses last month with a new pair of glasses specifically designed for 3D gamers. The new Vuzix Wrap 1200VR 3D gaming glasses track your head movements using a compass and nine sensors to make sure you are always viewing the best possible 3D picture when gaming.

The Vuzix Wrap 1200VR are similar in specification to the Vuzix Wrap 1200 3D glasses with WVGA displays in front of each at 800×480 but can handle video input in 720p, and can be individually focused for each eye.

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HTC Explorer Android Smartphone Leaked

HTC are holding a special press event later today where they are expected to unveil a new range of Android devices, and one of those may be the new HTC Explorer, which was previously known as the HTC Pico.

The HTC Explorer features a 3.2 inch HVGA multi-touch touchscreen display and a 600MHz processor, plus 384MB or RAM and 512MB of ROM, plus a 5 megapixel camera.

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LG Optimus LTE (LU6200) Photos Leaked

We know that LG is working on their first HD smartphone, codenamed the LU6200, which is expected to feature a HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and now some actual photos of the device have been leaked.

The photos below are reported to be of the new LG Optimus LTE (LU6200), and as we heard previously it will come with a 4.5 inch AH-IPS LCD display with a 1280 x 720 resolution, plus a dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon processor.

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