Skype Enabling Video Calls Via Comcast Cable Boxes

A new partnership between Comcast and Skype that has today been announced by both companies will shortly allow users to be able to make Skype video calls via Comcasts TV cable boxes.

The new service will start in 720p resolution but is planned to be upgraded to 1080p alter on, Comcast customers will also be able to send instant messages via Skype on a television while watching their favorite TV show at the same time. Comcast customers will also be able to access mobile features conveniently through Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile app.


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Amazon Rumoured To Offer Prime Movie Streaming On Its New Android Tablets

Its has been rumoured by analysts this month that Amazon is currently developing a new service that will stream movies to its forthcoming own-branded tablets. The new rumoured Android Amazon tablets will support its video streaming system, which is currently offered free to Amazon’s Prime customers.

The Boston-based research firm Detwiler Fenton’s claim could be the first well-sourced confirmation of the service, reports of which were purely speculative until now. Rumours also suggest that the new Amazon tablets will heavily support Amazon’s Cloud Locker streaming music service, and the Amazon Appstore.

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Apple iPad 2 Telescope Camera Lens Case

We have featured a few of these add on camera lenses for the iPhone and various other smartphone before here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is an add on telescope lens for the new iPad 2

According to the manufacturer, the iPad 2 Telescope lens will give you up to 6x zoom on your iPad 2′s camera, and it also comes with a case for the back of the iPad 2 that the telescope lens can be connected to.

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AT&T Won’t Unlock Your Existing iPhone 4?

Apple started selling an unlocked iPhone 4 in the US earlier today, it is the GSM version which has previously been available with mobile operator AT&T, and now it seems that AT&T is unable to unlock your existing iPhone 4 for you.

According to @chronicwire, and Mike for Gadgetsteria, who have both contacted AT&T, the company has said that they are unable to unlock any iPhone 4′s at this time.

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Toshiba Camileo B10 And P100 Camcorders Arrive In The US

If you live in the US and have been jealous of other countries already enjoying Toshiba’s new Camileo B10 And P100 Camcorders you might be pleased to know that they are now arriving in the US.

The Camileo B10 And P100 Camcorders are primarily entry level cameras the B10 will cost $120 and the P100 $180. Both offer 1080p full HD recording, impressive zoom capabilities, double as 16-megapixel still cameras and are compatible with Windows and Mac OS systems.

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HTC 7 Pro Lands On US Cellular

Some of our readers will remember the HTC 7 Pro which we featured on the site a while back, it is available in the UK as the HTC 7 Pro and in the US with Sprint as the HTC Arrive.

The HTC 7 Pro will now also be available in the US with mobile carrier US cellular and it shares the same features and specifications as the HTC Arrive on Sprint.

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Sony Unveils New iOS Speaker Docks

Sony has announced two new speaker docks designed specifically for iOS devices today  in the form of the SRS-GX50IP and the portable SRS-GM5IP pictured below.

Even though Sony has only just announced its own Sony Ericsson Txt Pro And Mix Walkman Mobile Phones its still able to see the advantages of supplying a competitor with docks for its devices, supporting the iPhone 3G/3GS/4, the iPod classic/touch, 5th gen iPods, and nanos from generation 2 to 6.


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ZTE Light Plus Android Tablet

ZTE has added another Android tablet to their range, the ZTE Light Plus, which will feature a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480, and it will come with Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread.

Other specifications on the ZTE Light Plus include a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 processor, 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, a microSD card slot, WiFi, HSDPA and a 3.5mm audio jack.

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2011 MacBook Air Launching In Late June?

Yesterday we heard that Apple had started making the next generation MacBook Air’s, and we thought that they would go on sale some time in July, but now it seems that according to a recent report by Reuters, the new 2011 MacBook Air’s may go on sale at the end of June.

We still don’t know any details on what will be inside the new 2011 MacBook Air, although we suspect that they will feature the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processors and also Intel’s Thunderbolt technology.

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LG Optimus 3D Delayed For UK?

The LG Optimus 3D was due to go on sale in the UK shortly, but now according to one UK retailer the LG Optimus has been delayed and may not go on sale in the UK until the 11th of July.

According to UK mobile retailer Clove, they were due to take delivery of the Optimus 3D today, but it seems that this has now been delayed until the 11th of June, we are not sure as yet if this applies to all retailers here in the UK.

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Motorola Televation Live TV Streaming Device Announced

Motorola has announced the Motorola Televation, which is a new device that can be connected to your router, and it then uses your home network to stream live TV to connected devices.

The Motorola Televation automatically converts live TV streams so they are compatible with the resolution on your connected device, and they are also launching SDK for both Android and iOS so that custom apps can be created to work with the device.

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Apple iPad With Prototype 3D Display (Video)

The guys over at Netbook News spotted an iPad fitted with a 3D prototype display at the Display Taiwan conference, the display seems to have been installed into a first generation iPad by display manufacturer CPT.

Whilst this isn’t confirmation that Apple will produce a 3D iPad in the future, it certainly lets us know that it is possible if one manufacturer is already working on a 3D display that is compatible with the iPad, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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