Samsung To Spin Off LCD Business As Samsung Display

We have been hearing rumors over the last few week that Samsung has intended to spin off its LCD business into a separate company, and Samsung has now confirmed that its LCD’s will now be made by Samsung Display.

Samsung Display will be separated from its parent company, on the 1st of April, and the new company will launch with $667.3 million of working capital.

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WiRC Steers Your Remote Controlled Vehicle Via Your iPhone (video)

Over the years we have featured a number of remote controlled vehicles that can be steered by your iPhone. But now a device has been launched that enables you to connect pretty much any remote controlled vehicle to your iPhone using a connection kit and custom iOS application.

The new WiRC connection kit has been created and developed by Dension, and enables you to control your model car, truck, boat etc. directly from your iPhone. The unique connection kit controls standard model servos and ESCs so you can use it for almost any application. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Official Prima World Interactive Map Arrives On iOS

Fans of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim might be interested to learn that Prima have launched a new official Skyrim world interactive map in to the Apple iTunes Store, for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices.

The new Skyrim map application has been designed by the original team who created Skyrim’s Prima official game guide. Revealing every primary, secondary location, vendor, trainer, skill book, point of interest, world encounter, and unique item throughout the Skyrim world.

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Phillips Launching New Dual-view Gaming TVs During 2012

Phillips has announced that during the second quarter of 2012 it will be rolling out new ranges of HDTVs that will be equipped with a dual-view mode, perfect for multiplayer gaming on the same screen.

The new dual-view technology that we have featured here on Geeky Gadgets previously, enables two gamers to play on the same full screen, but see different views. In a similar way you can dual-view game on Sony’s 3D display.

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Creative And ASRock Create Game Blaster Sound Card, With New Scout Mode Technology

A new Game Blaster sound card has been created and launched in a partnership between Creative and ASRock. The new Game Blaster card will be shipped by ASRock but will bear the Creative logo and “Blaster” on the outside.

The new Game Blaster has been designed to combine two technologies into a single board, taking the Creative Sound Core3D and Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet LAN and forging them onto one card.

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Google Quietly Rolls Out Latitude Leaderboards

In a move that is likely to concern Foursquare, Google has quietly rolled out a new leader board feature for its Google Latitude product. If you didn’t already know, Google Latitude provides a similar service to Foursquare. In that it’s a location-aware mobile service that enables a mobile phone user to allow certain people to view their current location.

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iPad 3 To Feature A5X Processor?

Yesterday we heard a rumors that the iPad 3 would feature an 8 megapixel camera, and now we have another rumor, this time about what processor will power the iPad 3.

We have head in the past that Apple will release a new A6 processor for the third generation iPad, now a photo has been revealed which is reported to be of an iPad 3 logic board and as you can see from the photo below it comes with an A5X processor.

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Qualcomm Demonstrates Its Snapdragon S4 Image Features (videos)

Back in September 2011 we brought you the news that Qualcomm was looking to release a 2.5GHz Quad Core Snapdragon processor in 2012. Now ahead of the Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm has now unveiled and demonstrated their new Snapdragon S4 processor imaging features. We already knew that the S4 is the first mobile processor built using a 28nm process and the first to integrate 4G LTE.


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Google DART Arrives In Chromium Tech Preview

Google DART, Google’s new web programming language has now been rolled out within a Chromium tech preview release, enabling developers to get a first look at the new web language. Google DART was first unveiled by Google back in October 2011, and has been designed to ultimately to replace JavaScript as the common language of web development on the open web platform.

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Assassin’s Creed Lost Archive DLC Arriving Feb 28th?

The new Assassins Creed DLC has been revealed to be called “Lost Archive”, if an email sent out by Gamestop to its customers is to be believed. The email sent out by GameStop also revealed that the new Assassins Creed DLC, would be arriving on February 28th, but this launch date has still yet to be confirmed by the games publisher Ubisoft.

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Samsung Launches New Range Of Rugged Metal SD And microSD Cards

Samsung has rolled out a new line of rugged SD Cards and microSD cards this week which have been designed for digital imaging and mobile devices. The new line of advanced Samsung SD and microSD cards are finished in brushed metal and are available in High Speed Series 2GB to 32GB available in either Class 4, 6, and 10 varieties, and from 2GB to 8GB in the Plus Extreme Speed Series, all of which are also Class 10.

Samsung says that it’s new line cards are guaranteed to survive being submerged in water for up to 24 hours, being run over by a 3,200 pound vehicle, or resist can a magnetic current nearly as strong as medical magnets. Making sure that your data on the cards is given the best chance possible to survive whatever conditions you might throw at it. Prices after the jump.

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Acer Revo 70, AMD E-450 Equipped Mini Desktop PC Launches

Acer has added a new mini-desktop PC to their range of systems this week with the launch of their new Acer Revo RL70. Which is equipped with a 1.65 GHz AMD E-450 dual core processor, supported by 2GB of RAM.

Graphics in this mini desktop measuring just 8.26″ x 8.26″ x 2.13″ are provided by the onboard Radeon HD 6320 graphics, and storage is in the form of the 500GB hard drive, which is loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system.

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