iPhone 4S A5 Processor Clocked At 800MHz?

We have already seen some benchmarks of Apple’s new iPhone 4S, which features Apple’s A5 processor, the same processor that can be in the new Apple iPad 2, and the iPad 2 version has a clock speed of 1GHz.

Apple’s A5 processor is a dual core processor, and according to the guys over at Anandtech, the A5 processor found in the iPhone 4S is slightly slower than the iPad version and is clocked at 800MHz.

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Opera 12 Brining Major Graphics-Hardware Boost

Opera has today announced that their new Opera 12 browser when launched will be bring with it a major graphics-hardware boost. The new hardware acceleration will specifically effect the rendering of Cascading Style Sheets transitions and animations, for Canvas 2D drawing, and text. Together with support for the WebGL 3D graphics technology, which will also be hardware-accelerated. If you fancy giving the new alpha version of Opera 12 a go a new release will be arriving on Thursday this week.

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Nokia X2-05 And CX2-05 Mobile Phones Announced

Nokia has added two new mobile phones to its range with the launch of the Nokia X2-05 and the Nokia C2-05, first up is the C2-05 which is a slider mobile phone, with a VGA camera, and an MP3 player, plus an FM radio.

The Nokia C2-05 features a microSD card which can take up to 32GB cards, there is also Bluetooth and a microUSB port, plus a 2 inch QVGA display with a resolution of 320 x 250 pixels.

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Fan Made Live Action Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim And GOW3 Trailers (video)

If you hare looking forward to the launch of the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game and have already been feasting your eyes on the leaked Skyrim world map and manual. You might also like this fan made live action trailer made for the new Skyrim game.

The same team has also created a Gears of War 3 live action trailer, and both have been created on a tight budget with the cast and crew being made up entirely of volunteers. You can view both trailers after the jump. Enjoy!

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BlueStacks App Player Enables Android Apps To Run On Windows Devices (video)

In a similar vein to the way that Alien Dalvik 2.0 has been designed to bring Android Apps to your iPad a new application created by BlueStacks called App Player alpha has been developed to brings Android Apps to run on Windows.

We first reported on the new BlueStacks App Player alpha application back in April this year and since then its developers have been hard at work refining the application and have now released a pre-alpha version.

The latest release enables your PCs and Windows-based tablets to run Android apps and using the Cloud Connect, enables you to share software between the platforms. Watch the video after the jump to see the BlueStacks App Player alpha in action.

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Team Fortress 2 Running In A Web Browser (video)

Motorola Mobility software developer Brandon Jones has been experimenting with porting games to WebGL and has now released a video showing Team Fortress 2 running within a web browser.

The engine and a level from Team Fortress 2 have now been set to run in a browser using WebGL and have clocked up frame rates of around 60fps maxing out at 100fps. Meaning additional effects and details can be added without the worry of making the game unplayable. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Coin4 iPhone 4 Case Is A Clever Idea

We have featured a number of different cases for the iPhone 4 here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is from the guys over at Urban Prefer, The Coin4 iPhone 4 case, which seems like a really clever idea.

As you can see from the photos below, the Coin4 iPhone 4 case features different slots on the back of the case, where a coin can be placed to turn the Coin4 case into a stand for your iPhone.

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Square Drops $1,000 Limits For Its 800,000 Customers

One year on from the day it launched Square the mobile phone credit card processing service has made a number of announcements today unveiling a few new features and the news that its now passed 800,000 customers and is processing around $2 Billion in payments per year.

Square also revealed it will be dropping its $1,000 limit. Previously if a new client processed over $1,000 is transactions anything over the $1,000 limit would then have been kept by Square for a period of time from a few hours to a month, depending on the merchants standing with Square. If you are a merchant of Square you will be pleased to know this limit has now been dropped and is sure to make a welcomed change to small business cash flow.

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Acer Allegro Windows Phone Mango Device Coming To Europe

Some of our readers will remember the Acer W4 Windows Phone smartphone that we heard about back in May, it looks like it is headed to Europe as the Acer Allegro, and it is expected to go on sale just in time for Christmas.

The Acer Allegro will come with Windows 7.5 Mango, and it features a 3.6 inch VGA touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, there is also a 5 megapixel camera, plus 8GB of built in storage.

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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Manual Leaked

Further to yesterdays leak of the world map for the new Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game. Today has brought a copy of the games manual, but nlike most manuals which are a little boring and only include set-up information which no body reads.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim game manual contains lots of nuggets of useful information. On topics such as cooking, spells, lock picking, weapons and more.

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Sling Media Releases New SlingPlayer For Android Honeycomb Tablets (video)

Today Sling Media has announced the launch of a new SlingPlayer specifically designed for Android tablets running Android 3.0 Honeycomb or later. If you own a Slingbox the new SlingPlayer app will enable you to watch home TV directly from your Android tablet anywhere in the world.

Features on the new Android 3.0 application include a newly designed and revamped program guide which now makes it easier to browse content while watching TV, as well as change channels and control your DVR devices. Watch a demonstration after the jump to see it in action and it new features.

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