Vizio Vtab1008 Android Tablet Lands July 18th

Some of our readers will remember the new 8 inch Android tablet from Vizio, good news if you have been waiting to get your hands on one as it will be available from the 18th of July and is now available to pre-order.

As a reminder the Vizio 8 inch android tablet features an 8 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, processing is provided by a 1GHz processor and it comes with 2GB of built in storage.

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Left 4 Dead 2 : Portal 2 Easter Egg In Suicide Blitz 2 Revealed (video)

If you are a Portal 2 fan and enjoy playing Left 4 Dead 2 get ready to see the most amazing Easter Egg built within a new Left 4 Dead 2 map called Suicide Blitz 2. Easter Eggs within games are not not new but most are normally small references to a developers or upgrades to weapons and secret areas such as in Black Ops : Call Of The Dead Easter Eggs.

However the Portal 2 Easter Egg within the Suicide Blitz 2 is absolutely massive and is practically a full Portal 2 game with speed gel and the works. Watch the video of the new level after the jump.

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Verizon Motorola Droid 3 Specifications Leaked

It looks like the specifications for the Verizon Motorola Droid 3 have been leaked, and it will comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and it will feature a 4 inch qHD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels.

Processing on the Verizon Motorola Droid 3 is provided by a dual core TI OMAP 4430 1GHz processor, and there is also an 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash, which can record full HD video in 1080p.

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Samsung Sells 3 Million Galaxy S II Smartphones

The original Samsung Galaxy S smartphone was a huge success fro Samsung, and now it looks like the new Samsung Galaxy S II is going to be even more popular than the original as Samsung has now sold over 3 million Samsung Galaxy S II smartphones worldwide.

It took Samsung just 55 days to sell 3 million Galaxy S II handsets around the world, with Samsung selling one handset every 1.5 seconds during the first 55 days, it took the original Samsung Galaxy S 85 days to reach this number.

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Antisec Hackers Target Apple In Latest Attack

It looks like Apple is the latest target by ‘Antisec’, the guys from Anonymous and LulzSec which have now teamed up together have apparently gained access to one of Apple’s servers.

It looks like around 26 user names and passwords were obtained for admins, so it looks like it wont affect, iPhone, iPad and Mac users, the news was posted on Twitter.

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LG Optimus Black Coming To Sprint And Virgin In The US

It looks like the LG Optimus Black will be available in the US shortly with mobile carriers Sprint and Virgin, according to the guys over at Pocket Now, although we don’t have an exact launch date as yet.

The LG Optimus Black has recently passed through the FCC in the US, which means it should be available shortly, and it looks like it will be available with Sprint, Virgin Mobile and possibly Alltel.

LG Optimus Black

As a reminder the LG Optimus Black features a 4 inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, there is also a 1GHz processor, and a five megapixel camera on the back with an LED flash and a two megapixel camera on the front for video chat.

We recently got our hands on the new Optimus Black from LG, and were impressed by the handset, have a look at our LG Optimus Black review to see what we thought of it.

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Toshiba Thrive Android Tablet Coming July 10th?

Toshiba’s latest Android tablet is due to go on sale in the US some time this month, and now it looks like it could be available from the 10th of July from US retailer Best Buy.

The Toshiba Thrive will come with the latest version of Google’s Android OS, Android 3.1 Honeycomb, and it features a 10.1 inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, there is also a dual core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

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HULC Robotic Exoskeleton Being Tested By US Army

The US Army has started testing Lockheed Martin’s HULC (Human Universal Load Carrier) robotic exoskeleton, at the US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, Massachusetts.

The HULC Exoskeleton is being tested is to see how much it will improve the endurance of soldiers and also how much it is capable of reducing their risk to injury, and it is being compared against soldiers carrying the same loads without the device.

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Sticky Notes Lets You Leave Notes On Light Switches

Post its. Post its and their adhesive cousins. Both are incredibly tiresome the way they clutter available surfaces to remind us of dreadful things. Dreadful things like buy milk or feed the pet snail. Anyway, if Post its and similar papers that are used to convey short messages aren’t that useful (i.e. they’re ignored) then a more illuminating alternative might be necessary.

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Tokyoflash UV Index LCD Watch Concept

We have featured quite a few different geeky watches here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is a concept design from the guys over at Tokyoflash, the IV index LCD touchscreen watch.

As with most of the concepts from Tokyoflash, we will probably see this one end up in their store at some point in the future, and it is designed to display the current UV index as well as tell the time.

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Mac OS X Lion Gold Master Released To Developers

We know that Mac OS X Lion will be available from the Mac App Store some time this month, last week we heard a rumor that OS X Lion would be released this Wednesday the 6th of July, and now that looks like it could end up being the actual release date.

Apple has released Mac OS X Lion Gold Master (GM) to developers, which is the final release before it is released to everyone, which would mean that we can expect it to appear in the Mac App Store very soon.

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HardlyWork.in Lets You Camouflage Your Facebook Activity

Lovely Facebook. When history is written, how shall ye be judged? Big questions aside, seen below is an Excel spreadsheet. But wait, it’s not! It’s a Faceook feed! What? Yes, a Facebook feed in disguise. See, there’s this website called HardlyWork.in that allows users to convert their Facebook activity to an unassuming Excel sheet. The funny part is everything that’s written on the faux Excel sheet is a newsfeed. Aaahhh.

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