Evolution Of The Geek (infographic)

Here on Geeky Gadgets we pride ourselves on being a little geekier than most about technology and gadgets. Now an Evolution of Geek infographic has been created by Flowtown that allows you to see just how you fit into the Geek universe.


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Verizon Droid Xyboard 10.1 And 8.2 Tablets Go On Sale

VerizonĀ  Wireless has started selling the two new Motorola Xyboard tablets in the US, the Xyboard 10.1 and Xyboard 8.2, with the 8.2 inch version retailing for $429.99 and the 10.1 inch version retailing for $529.99 when you sign up to a new two year contract with Verizon.

The Xyboard 10.1 features a a 10.1 inch HD display and it comes with Android 3.2 Honeycomb and a dual core 1.2GHz processor, plus 1GB of RAM and a choice of either 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of storage.

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New Google Currents, Magazine Browser App For Android And iOS Launches (video)

Google has expanded its range of applications today by launching its new Google Currents app designed for both Android and iOS devices.

Google Currents has been created to provide users with an easy way to explore online magazines and other content, using swipe gestures. Watch the video after the jump to see Google’s new Currents application in action, and what it can offer you.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Goes On Sale In Canada

Whilst we are still waiting to find out when the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available in the US, it looks more like next week now rather than today, our Canadian readers will be pleased to know that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now available in Canada.

The Galaxy nexus is available in Canada will mobile carriers Bell and Virgin Mobile and the handset is available for $159 when you sign up to a new three year contract with either of the carriers.

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Leica V-Lux 3 Superzoom Announced

Leica has announced the Leica V-Lux 3 Superzoom, which is basically the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 with Leica branding, and it comes with a 12.1 megapixel sensor, plus a 4.5-108-millimeter f/2.8-5.2 lens which is equivalent to 25mm to 600mm at 35mm.

Other specifications include full manual, aperture priority and shutter priority controls, and it also features Panasonic’s new CMOS sensor and imaging engine, and it can record full HD video in 1080p.

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SPHERE 2 Mouse Unveiled

Following on from their previous mouse creation the SPHEREtouch. OreObject have this week unveiled their latest innovation in the form of the Sphere 2 mouse. Which could easily be mistaken for perfume packaging.

The OreObject SPHERE 2 mouse has been constructed from “surgical grade” stainless steel, and comes equipped with two buttons and a scroll wheel providing four way scrolling. Together with a tangle-free USB cord which can be detached after charging.

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Panasonic Confirms Android Smartphones Headed To Europe In March

Panasonic only sells its smartphones in Japan at the moment, a couple of weeks ago we heard that Panasonic may be launching some of its Android devices in Europe and the UK next year.

Panasonic has now officially announced that it will start selling its smartphones in Europe from next year, and the first model will be an Android device with a 4.3 inch OLED qHD display.

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Samsung To Launch Retina Resolution Tablet Before Apple?

We have been hearing rumors over the last few months that next years iPad 3, would feature a much higher resolution display than the existing iPad, and now according to a recent report, Samsung may launch a high resolution tablet before Apple.

Apple is expected to launch the iPad 3 around March or April of 2012, but it would appear that Samsung has an 11.6 inch tablet in the works that will feature a display with a 2560 x 1600 resolution that is expected to be shown off at MWC 2011 in February.

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