Stormtrooper Helmet Created Only Using Sneakers

We have featured a number of Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets here on Geeky Gadgets made from a range of different materials, but never from just sneakers.

The amazing creation pictured below has been created using Adidas Star Wars skate shoes. It was specially created for the Star Wars Remix site and the piece belongs to a body of work called “The Branding Wars,” and can even be worn.

The Stormtrooper Helmet is also currently available on eBay to purchase and is already at $1,075 with just over a day remaining.

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Samsung Plans To Block The iPhone 5 In Korea

Apple and Samsung are suing each other in about 20 different court cases at the moment, in various countries around the world, and now it would appear that Samsung intends to take legal action against Apple in Korea when Apple releases the next generation iPhone.

According to the Korea Times, who has apparently received the information from a Samsung executive, Samsung will be seeking a complete ban on sales of the iPhone 5 in Korea.

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White iPhone 4S Appears In AT&T Inventory?

We are expecting Apple to officially announce the new iPhone 5 some time this month, but there have also been rumors of another new iPhone coming from Apple this year which is expected to be a cheaper model, the iPhone 4S.

The guys over at Engadget have got their hands on a screenshot of AT&T’s internal inventory system, and it shows something interesting, a white iPhone 4S, listed as ‘iPhone 4S White’.

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Google Nexus Prime Headed To Verizon 3rd November?

We have been hearing more and more about the Samsung produced Google Nexus Prime over the last few weeks, and now it would appear that the Google Nexus Prime may become available from Verizon Wireless on the 3rd of November.

The Google Nexus Prime will be the first smartphone to come with Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and it is expected to feature a dual core TI OMAP 4460 processor plus an 8 megapixel camera on the back and a front facing 2 megapixel camera.

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$99 HP TouchPad To Be Available To HP Employees

We know that HP is going to be releasing a second run of the bargain $99 HP TouchPad tablets some time next month, and now it looks like HP employees will be able to get their hands on the TouchPad tablet shortly.

The guys over at Tech Crunch have got their hands on an internal memo from HP which details that the TouchPad tablet will be available to HP employees from the 28th of September for $99 and $149.

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Netflix Splits DVD And Streaming Business

Netflix has announced that the company is splitting its DVD and streaming business into two separate companies, the streaming service will continue with the Netflix name whilst the DVD based subscription service will now be called Qwikster.

The news came from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings in a blog post on the Netflix Blog, and the two services will now be completely independent of each other, and will have separate websites.

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HP TouchPad Gets CyanogenMod 7 With WiFi And More (Video)

We recently saw a video of CyanogenMod 7 running on the HP TouchPad, and now a new video has been released by the CyanogenMod team which shows a range of new features working on the HP TouchPad.

The latest version of CyanogenMod 7 for the HP TouchPad  includes WiFi, Audio and also the Android Market, plus the accelerometer, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Samsung Galaxy S Gets Inductive Charging Mod (Video)

Modder and German IT student Qian Qin decided that he wanted to add some inductive charging to his Galaxy S smartphone, so he got hold of a Touchstone charging dock for the Palm Pre and also the back cover of the Pre.

He then took the inductive charging unit out of the Palm Pre case, and soldered it inside his Samsung Galaxy S smartphone, the video below shows the device in action with inductive charging.

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Developer Releases Shake-To-Undo Mac Correction App

As its name suggests, it’s a shake to undo function. This new app could prove a bane or a boon for Mac fans. We’re thinking more on the bane side plus a few laughs. Imagine every time you make a mistake and have to shake your Mac to undo it. Then someone goes “Dude, just press Command+Z!”



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Check Out This Impressive Classic Batman Lego Sculpture

That’s ‘classic’ as in the TV series from way back when Robin used to exclaim ‘Holy cow, Batman!’ What makes it even more incredible is it was made by a 13-year-old named Evan Bacon (no relation to either Francis Bacon or Kevin Bacon, we think). If only he can get the rest of the Justice League done as well, he’d be bulletproof. Not to mention the bragging rights.

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Old School Cardboard Radio Can Sync With Your iPod

No Bluetooth, but there’s an audio input jack on its side for a connector. Currently selling for an affordable 25 quid, the Cardboard Radio looks like it was put together by a survivalist, as it’s bereft of any frills or sleek design. It works fine, however, and can actually be considered disposable.

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