Acer Announces TravelMate Timeline 8481T With 13 Hour Battery

Acer has today unveiled its new TravelMate Timeline 8481T notebook which has been designed for road warriors and professionals alike with its thin and lightweight design.

The TravelMate 8481T is powered by a 2nd generation Core i5 processor supported by up to 8GB of RAM. Graphics are handles by the Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics and storage by a 320GB 7200 hard drive.

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Gameloft Announces Modern Combat 3 iOS Game (video)

Today Gameloft has unveiled its new sequel Modern Combat 3 for iOS devices and from the released teaser video showing a brief example of iOS gameplay it doesn’t look too bad.

The new version builds on the multiplayer that was introduced in their previous game and will enable 12 player games across six different maps together with six modes of gameplay included. Watch the trailer after the jump.

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Skype App Directory Launches

Skype has introduced a new App directory this week showcasing third party applications built using Skype’s API. The new Skype App Directory has only just launched so there are only a few applications listed at the moment, but Skype hopes to add many more over the coming weeks.

They are separated into categories for Business, Call Recording and Desktop & Whiteboard Sharing for example, and each application has its own landing page providing more detailed information and requirements about the app, together with a price and purchase button.

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StarTech Pocket Hard Drive Duplicator

StarTech has a handy pocket sized hard drive duplicator that offers an easy, hardware solution for duplicating/cloning SATA hard drives without the need for a computer.

The pocket device enables you to easily duplicate SATA hard drives with its eSATA and USB connectors. Allowing exact 1-to-1 sector clone from one hard drive to another, including partition and boot sector information and all data on the drive in one easy to start copying process. It can even be connected to a computer for use as an external hard drive dock.

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HP TouchPad Running Android Turns Up On eBay (Video)

HP recently dropped the price of its TouchPad tablet to $99, when it announced it would no longer be making the device, and now one running Google’s Android OS has appeared on eBay.

According to the owner of the device, it was purchased from Best Buy, and when the tablet was turned on it was found to be running Android 2.2 Froyo, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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X10 Airpad Android Tablet Launched For Under $200

If you are looking to for a cost effective Android tablet you might been interested to know X10 has just launched their Airpad Android tablet for under $200, and for the money its no slouch.

The X10 Airpad Android tablet  is powered by a 1.2GHz Rockchip processor supported by 512MB RAM and come with 4GB of internal storage. Together with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g connectivity and a rear 2 megapixel camera and includes HDMI out with 1080p playback, 1 x USB port, 1 x miniUSB port, 3.5mm headphone jack and a microSD card slot. Not bad for under $200.

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Iris Transparent Tablet Concept Looks Awesome (Video)

We have featured a number of prototype laptops and netbooks with transparent displays here at Geeky Gadgets, and now we have the Iris transparent tablet concept, which features a transparent OLED display.

The Iris tablet concept is the work of designers Liu-Wei, Yao Kai-Chi, Hong Ruei Hong & Cheng Ya-Fang, and whilst it is only a concept at the moment, I suspect we will see tablets similar to this in the not too distant future.

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Blackberry May Start Supporting Android Apps On Its QNX Devices

Sources close to RIM have divulged information that the company may be looking to enable Android compatibility into its QNX software, designed to run on Blackberry devices. The new Android support will provide six times more application for Blackberry customers, than they currently have access to via RIM’s App World.

Devices launched next year are expected to be enabled with the new Android compatibility that will enable Blackberry users to benefit from the huge library of 250,000 Android application currently available.

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Diablo 3 Official Community Site Launched By Blizzard

If you are looking forward to the launched of Blizzards Diablo 3 game, Blizzard has today announced the launch of their new official Diablo 3 community site to keep you updated on all new announcements and developments.

As the community site becomes more established Blizzard says it will add a guides section featuring lore, characters, classes, maps, and more. But no release date has been announced as yet by Blizzard for the launch of the game and Blizzard hasn’t committed to it launching before the end of the year.

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Star Wars Kinect Game And R2-D2 Xbox Console Delayed

If you were hoping to be playing the new Star Wars Kinect game on your R2-D2 themed Xbox 360 console this holiday season. I’m sorry but you are now going to have to wait until sometime in 2012.

The Star Wars Kinect game bundle was unveiled back in July at the San Diego Comic-Con and the Kinect Star Wars game at E3 earlier in the year. The reason for the delay is apparently due to the development of the game which needs more time to finalise the finished product.

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