gScreen Dual Screen Spacebook Finally Reaches Pre-Order Status

Some of you might remember the dual screened gScreen Spacebook notebook we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in February 2009. Well gScreen has now finally moved their dual screen Spacebook into pre-ordering status after more than two years of development.

Over the last two years the specifications and screen sizes have increased as you might expect to bring the systems more in-line with power notebooks currently on the market, all-be-it with single screens. The Spacebook is now equipped with 17” full HD dual screens with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 , and their are two models to choose from either an Intel i5 4G or i7 8G.

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LG Optimus Pro, Optimus Net Officially Announced By LG

We have already seen the new LG Optimus Pro and LG Optimus Net smartphones, as they were unveiled earlier this week by LG Italy, LG just sent us an email to let us know that they have officially launched both new handsets and they will go on sale in Europe and the US this summer.

The LG Optimus Pro features a portrait QWERTY keyboard and a 2.8 inch touchscreen display, plus a three megapixel camera and the QWETY keyboard features dedicated hotkeys for email and other features, it will come in three colors, white,titan and black.

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Nook Color Receives Dual Boot Support Via Nook2Android

Since its launch as an E-Reader device by Barnes & Noble the Nook Color has become the device of choice for modders and hackers worldwide , who transform the device into a cost effect Android tablet. Now the team over at XDA-Developers have made it even easier for you to enjoy both sides of the Nook Color device enabling dual booting between the Nook’s primary E-Reader OS and Android using Nook2Android.

The Nook2Android software can be downloaded and install or even purchased on a handy microSD card making it a snip for Nook Color owners to now enjoy both sides.


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OS X Lion Compatible Apps Appear In Mac App Store

We were expecting Apple to launch OS X Lion yesterday, unfortunately that didn’t happen so we will probably have to wait until next week for OS X Lion to launch, but it looks like some Lion compatible apps have already started appearing in the Mac App Store.

According to the guys over at OS X Daily, a number of OS X Lion apps have now made their way into the Mac App Store, which should mean that we wont have to wait much longer of OS X Lion to launch.

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Can Spotify Take On Apple’s iTunes?

Spotify officially launched their music streaming service in the US yesterday, the service has been available in Europe for quite some time and Spotify has over 10 million users in Europe.

Although I live in the UK, I hadn’t really paid much attention to Spotify, until the US launch yesterday, so I thought it was about time to see what all the fuss was about and set myself up with a premium Spotify account.

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Apple Finally Closes OS X Downloads Site

Today Apple has finally closed down its OS X download site, replacing the site with a colourful banner advertising its replacement the new Mac App Store. The fate of the once busy OS X Download site for Mac programs was sealed after Apple introduce their new Mac App Store concept back in October  2010 at Apple’s “Back to the Mac” event.

The new Apple Mac App Store was then launched  on January 6, 2011 as part of the free Mac OS X v10.6.6 update for all current Snow Leopard users, and within the first 24 hours had passed the million download mark.


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Adobe Releases Flash Player 11 Beta Complete With 7.1 Surround Sound & 64-bit Support

Adobe has announced the release of its Flash Player 11 beta for desktops which now includes HD sound support for 7.1 channel surround sound directly to AIR powered TVs. Other features included in the new release include Stage3D API’s allowing for interactive visuals to improve collaboration on 3-dimensional models. Together with support for 64-Bit operating systems and browsers on Linux, Mac OS, and Windows.
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E-Note LCD Writing Tablet

Some of our readers will remember the NotSlate electronic tablet concept that we saw a while back, it looks like the guys at Brando have released a similar tablet designed to take notes with the E-Note LCD writing tablet.

The E-Note LCD writing tablet, although it doesn’t look like it will be as useful as the original concept, as it can only store one note at a time, so not exactly that useful.

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Google Now Activating 550,000 Android Devices Per Day

During their latest earnings call Google revealed the latest Android figures, and Google are now activating over 550,000 Android devices per day, this figure is up from 500,000 which was achieved at the end of June.

Android has seen massive growth recently, and Google also revealed that they have now activated over 135 million Android devices, the figure includes both smartphones and tablets.

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Hulu Plus Android Makes It To Four More Devices

Bringing the grand total up to ten, the Hulu Plus Android app widened its horizons with four more devices, making it roughly forty percent more likely for you to have something decent to watch on the bus even if you leave your phone at home again. Dodgy statistics aside, though, the likes of HTC EVO 4G, HTC Thunderbolt, HTC myTouch 4G and G2 will be feasting on Hulu Plus from now on, joining the already stellar roster of Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix.

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