EVE Microtransaction Row Could Cost CCP $1 Million Pounds Or More

One thing you may know about long time MMO staple Eve Online is that it features a unique blend of spaceships, politics, mining and  a player-run economy that may just be  unique in video games. On thing you may not know about Eve is exactly how well organized that community can be in reacting when it feels strongly about something. Like developer CCP’s plan to introduce microtransactions, which has elicited something of a reaction.

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Gameloft Announces 12 Games Headed To All Mobile Platforms Before Christmas

Gameloft has announced a new range of games that it will be launching on all mobile platforms before Christmas, the list includes titles which are already available on  some mobile platforms like Apple iOS as well as some new ones.

The 12 games that Gameloft will be launching for mobile devices include Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Lego Batman, Immortals, Wild West Guns, Gangster Rio: City of Saints, Real Football 2012, Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, Midnight Pool 3, Driver San Francisco, Sid Meier’s Civilization V,  Where’s Wally and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.

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Mimobot Unveils Transformers USB Flash Drive Line

With Dark of the Moon exploding in theatres tomorrow (are you reading this Michael Bay?) Mimoco have unleashed a special edition Mimobot Transformers USBs. Of course, rather than release an entire horde of swell-headed Autobots and Decepticons, only the respective leaders of each faction are given their due. Seen below are Optimus Prime and arch rival Megatron in their 1980s glory.

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Apple Starts Refunding Final Cut Pro X For Unhappy Customers

Apple recently launched the latest version of its Final Cut Pro video editing suite, Final Cut Pro X, the reviews of the software haven’t been that amazing as many users don’t seem happy with the changes over the previous version of Final Cut Pro.

Now according to The Next Web Apple has started issuing refunds to customers who were unhappy with the software, who have filed a request to Apple through the Mac App Store customer service.

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Tag Heuer Link Smartphone Just $6,700 (video)

If you prefer a smartphone with a little more bling stuck to the outside and less features on the inside, then this new Tag Heuer Link smartphone might well be worth a look.

Underneath the leather, alligator, lizard-skin and diamonds is a smartphone powered by a dual-core processor supported by 1GB of memory running Android Froyo with 16GB of storage, and a 4G radio. Watch a promotional video of the Tag Heuer Link smartphone after the jump.

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Lego Pancake Robot Makes You Breakfast (Video)

We have featured quite a few different robots here at Geeky Gadgets, including some awesome robots that have been constructed using Lego, the latest one is designed to make pancakes.

The Pancake robot can make pancakes in a range of different shapes which can be pre-programmed into the robot have a look at the video of it in action below.

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Apple Xserve Experiences Issues After 10.6.8 Update

Its not just Apple’s TV that seems to be experiencing problems with updates from Apple this week. Reports are not surfacing that users of Apple’s Xserves are also experiencing a few issues after the latest 10.6.8 update.

Even though Apple has discontinued the Xserve line of systems updates are still being rolled out the same as other Apples OS X devices. But users seems to be experiencing problems with the Mac OS X Server-exclusive hardware monitoring daemon called hwmond.


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Apple Removes SpyKey Keylogger App From The App Store

Some of our readers will remember the SpyKey keylogger app that we talked about last week, which Apple had approved and it was available to download from the App store.

Gizmodo first spotted the app last week, and they weren’t they only ones who were surprised to see this sort of app approved by Apple, it looks like it has now been removed from the app store, according to one of our readers, and I just checked for it myself and cant seem to find it anywhere.

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The Light Scythe Creates Cool Digital Art

The Light Scythe is a 2 metre POV staff which was created to make digital light paintings, the results are pretty impressive as you can see from the photos below, and it was made using a 2 metre programmable LED strip, and a range of other hardware plus some open source software.

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Mini Steve Jobs Action Figure Appears Online

Some of our readers will remember the Steve Jobs action figure that Apple stopped from being sold, now it looks like another company is attempting to sell another Steve Jobs action figure, and unless this one has Apple’s blessing we can’t really see it going into production.

The Mini Steve Jobs action figure is apparently 1/6th scale of Apple’s CEO, at it even come with a range of Apple products which include a miniature iMac, magic Mouse, Bluetooth keyboard and an iPhone 4.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M-570M Cards Unveiled For MSI And Alienware

Nvidia has today unveiled their new upgraded GeForce GTX line of mobile graphics cards in the form of the GeForce GTX 580M and 570M which have been created to be fitted into select OEM systems.

The first being the MSI GT780R gaming laptop and the Alienware M18X which are ready to order from today and will be shipping within the next couple of weeks. View their full specifications in the table after the jump to compare the GeForce GTX 580M and 570M graphics cards.

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