Unveils Android Visual Credit Card Scanner SDK (video)

A new Android credit card payment SDK has been developed for Android by that takes the pain way from having to type credit card details on your Android smartphone to make a payment.

To make a payment using simply hold up your credit card to your phones camera and within the blink of an eye payment is sent, with no typing required. Watch the 30 second video after the jump to see just how quick the process is.


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Samsung Galaxy Note Coming To The UK In October?

The other day we heard that the new Samsung Galaxy Note would be launching in the UK in November, the news came from the guys over at Clove, but now it would appear that the Samsung Galaxy Note may land in the UK next month.

We just got an email from the guys over at Mobot, who have spoken to Samsung, and apparently the official word from Samsung is that the Galaxy Note will become available in the UK at the end of October, start of November.

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LG Esteem 4G LTE Android Smartphone Revealed

The latest Android smartphone from LG which is headed to MetroPCS, is the LG Esteem, which is a 4G LTE enabled device and it will come with a 4.3 inch LCD display plus Android Gingerbread.

Other specifications on the LG Esteem include a rear facing 5 megapixel camera and a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video chat, it will also come with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor.

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Windows 8 With SkyDrive Will Sync Your Settings Across Multiple Computers (video)

With Windows 8 every user will receive their own SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud based service for storing your documents and application data. Using the combination of both Windows 8 and SkyDrive you will be able to sync your personal settings across a number of Windows systems and be able to access it from a web based browser if needed.

Enabling yo to also access photos and documents that are securely stored in the cloud via Microsofts SkyDrive service. Watch a couple of videos after the jump showing you how this new features will be able to help you access you data and user settings from any Windows 8 system or tablet.

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Lian Li PC-TU200 Portable PC Chassis

If you are looking for a easy to carry PC case that will allow you to transport your rig from one network event to the next, a new case unveiled by Lian Li might be the perfect solution.

The Mini-ITX/DTX PC-TU200 chassis is equipped with a handle on the top making it easy to move and transport from one venue to another. The case is also equipped with  a 140mm front mounted intake fan, and can support graphic cards up to 300mm in length. Its also equipped with 4 x  3.5” hard drives and 1 x 5.25” bay, HD audio and USB 3.0 I/O ports on the outside.

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More Leaked Photos Of Verizon’s Samsung Stratosphere

We have already seen some photos of the new Samsung Stratosphere which is headed to Verizon Wireless, and now some new product shots of the device have been leaked, which could mean the Samsung Stratosphere is about to launch shortly.

What we know so far is that the Stratosphere is an LTE smartphone, with a slide out QWERTY keyboard, and it is rumored to come with dual cameras, with a five megapixel camera on the back and a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front.

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Warco : FPS Wartime Game Where You Shoot A Camera Rather Than A Gun (video)

If you like a good first person shooter (FPS) game but find the use a guns a little boring now, a new FPS game currently in development called Warco allows you to engage in the action using a video camera to shoot the action rather than a rifle.

In Warco instead of securing bases or capturing strongholds or flags, the game provides various scenarios each with its own objectives along the line of  story leads. Which you then need to capture in the most compelling way using your trusty video recorder, without getting shot or injured. Watch a demo of the new Warco game after the jump.


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WWII Enigma Encoder Machine Up For Auction, A Forerunner Of The First Modern Computer Systems

If you fancy owning a fantastic piece of World War II history, you might be intertested to know a version of the three rotor Enigma encoder machines, which were used by the German military to encrypt messages during World War II will be auctioned at Christie’s on September 29th.

During the war the Enigma Encoder was the most advanced device of its kind and a forerunner of the first modern computer systems. The Enigma Encoder encryption was subsequently cracked by a team at the legendary Bletchley Park UK complex.

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iPhone 4S Cases Appear Online

Apple is expected to release the new iPhone 5 very soon, we have heard that Apple’s iPhone 5 event may take place on the 4th of October, and we have also heard that Apple will release a new cheaper iPhone 4S at the same time.

We have already seen a number of cases which are reported to be for the new iPhone 5, and now some new ones have appeared online which are reported to be for the new iPhone 4S.

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iPhone 4 Action Case Helps You Record Your Extreme Sports (Video)

We have featured a number of different iPhone cases here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is designed to let you turn your iPhone 4 into an action camera, and it is currently a Kickstarter project.

Have a look at the video below which shows the case in action, and it is compatible with GoPro’s action friendly mounts meaning that you can use it in a range of different ways.

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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray Breaks Global Sales Records

Its been reported this week that the Star Wars Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray which was launched back on September 12th in the UK has broken global sales records selling 1 million units globally and amassing $84 million in sales in just its first week.

The Star Wars: The Complete Saga is a nine-disc collection in HD with 6.1 DTS Surround Sound, together with 40+ hours of special features, highlighted by never-before-seen content sourced from the Lucasfilm archives.

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CERN Scientists “Break” The Light Speed Barrier?

CERN researchers and scientists yesterday reported a new finding that could overturn a fundamental law of physics and  Einstein’s theory of relativity, often simply known by the equation E = mc2.

The CERN team at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research have recorded sub-atomic particles called neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light. The discovery is so big that they are currently asking others researchers and scientists to verify their finding. But if correct could cause a revolutionary shift in explaining the workings of the universe.

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