Awesome Star Wars 20ft Multi-Touchscreen Video Game: Fleet Commander (video)

A fantastic tactile touchscreen Star Wars video game has been designed and developed at the Electronic Visualisation Laboratory (EVL) by MS graduate student Arthur Nishimoto called “Fleet Commander”, which is played on a 20 foot touchscreen LCD wall.

The game has been developed to demonstrate how a complex interactive strategy game that would normally rely on complex keyboard and mouse controls can be transformed into a tactile touchscreen experience. Watch this fantastic game in action after the jump.

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Klipsch Unveils, New “Mode” Noise Cancelling Headphones

Klipsch have created a new pair of slick looking headphones which they have unveiled this week and will shortly be adding to their range in the form of the new Klipsch Mode, noise cancelling headphones, that will be arriving in stores in the Autumn of 2011.

The smooth lines of the Mode headphones are enhanced by a noise cancelling mode and a frequency response of 20 – 20,000 Hz, an impedance of 32 ohms at 1 kHz, a sensitivity of 97.5 dB / mW, together with a 40 mm woofer and 15mm tweeters.

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Mac And PC Mouse Belt Buckles

We have featured quite a few different geeky accessories over the years that have been made from recycled computer parts, the latest ones are these fun Mac and PC Mouse belt buckles.

These fun geeky belt buckles are the ideal accessory for both Mac and PC fans, and there are quite a few different versions available, have a look at the gallery below.

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Pandora Passes 100 Million Users And Finalises New HTML5 Website

This week Pandora the Internet radio service has announced its now passed 100 millions users and is adding around 36 million active users every month. The new members have allowed Pandora to increase its radio listening market share within the US from 2.3 percent in 2010 to 3.6 per of all radio listening in the United States in 2011.

As well as passing milestones Pandora has also announced that it will soon be launching a newly designed website which has been under development for around a year.

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Mophie Pulse Gaming Grip Haptic Adds Feebdack, Stereo Sound To Your iPod Touch

Mophie has launched a new accessory for the iPod Touch, called the Mophie Pulse, it is a gaming grip that is designed to improve your gaming performance on your iPod touch.

It also comes with some built in stereo speakers which are designed to offer an improved sound over the iPod Touch’s standard speakers, and it also provides vibration feedback like a console controller.

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Backlit Keyboards Returning In New MacBook Airs?

If you are a fan of backlit keyboards and were a little disappointed when the feature was removed by Apple last last year. You will be pleased to know that sources close to Apple are suggesting that the backlit keyboards might be making a return when Apple unveils its new MacBook Air line-up any day now.

The return of the backlit keyboard has been one of the most request additions to the new line-up from Apple users and Apple has stated  a number of reason why the backlight was removed including high temperatures and of course high battery consumption.

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iPod Touch 3G Concept Design

Yesterday we heard a rumor that Apple may be releasing an 3G enabled version of the iPod Touch in September, at the same time as the new iPhone 5, we have already seen one cool iPhone 5 concept design, and now the guys over at the iPhone Download blog have come up with the following iPod Touch 3G concept design.

You can see the concept design in the photo below, which gives us an idea of what the new 3G enabled iPod Touch may look like.

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Bergmönch Backpack Scooter, Perfect For Quick Descents

If you like a little mountain walking and would like to add a little excitement to the descent after you have reached the summit, it might be worth your while to taking a look at the Bergmönch Backpack Scooter.

The Bergmönch Backpack Scooter has been designed to provide a much easier descent from alpine mountains as walking back down a mountain can sometimes be more difficult than the ascent with your body having to brake and support your entire weight with every step.

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iPhone, iPad And iPod Controlled Mini Helicopters

We have featured a few different helicopters and radio controlled cars that have been controlled with the iPhone here at Geeky Gadgets, and now the guys over at Brando have released some new mini helicopters that are specifically designed to be controlled with your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

These fun mini helicopters come with a control unit that is plugged into the headphone jack on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, and you ca use your iOS device’s gyroscope to fly these mini helicopters.

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Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Ericsson, Sony, EMC’s $4.5 Billion Nortel Patents Deal Approved

We recently heard that a consortium of technology companies which included Apple, Microsoft RIM, Ericsson, Sony and EMC had won the bid to purchase 6,000 Nortel Patents for $4.5 billion, and the only thing stopping the consortium of technology companies getting their hands on the patents, was the US and Canadian courts approving the deal.

On Monday, Judges in the US and Canada approved the $4.5 billion purchase of 6,000 Nortel patents, which will give all the companies control over a wide range of patents relating to mobile devices and telecommunications.

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StumbleUpon Launches New iPad App Redesigned From The Ground Up

StumbleUpon’s first attempt at an iPad app missed the mark by some way admit StumbleUpon, but today the company has unveiled their newly rebuilt iPad application which has been designed to provide a much more enjoyable Stumbling experience on Apple’s tablet device.

The new StumbleUpon application has been rebuilt from the ground-up with a new interface design and redesigned layout taking inspiration from the well known and excellent Flipboard iPad application.

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