Iris Transparent Tablet Concept Looks Awesome (Video)

We have featured a number of prototype laptops and netbooks with transparent displays here at Geeky Gadgets, and now we have the Iris transparent tablet concept, which features a transparent OLED display.

The Iris tablet concept is the work of designers Liu-Wei, Yao Kai-Chi, Hong Ruei Hong & Cheng Ya-Fang, and whilst it is only a concept at the moment, I suspect we will see tablets similar to this in the not too distant future.

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Blackberry May Start Supporting Android Apps On Its QNX Devices

Sources close to RIM have divulged information that the company may be looking to enable Android compatibility into its QNX software, designed to run on Blackberry devices. The new Android support will provide six times more application for Blackberry customers, than they currently have access to via RIM’s App World.

Devices launched next year are expected to be enabled with the new Android compatibility that will enable Blackberry users to benefit from the huge library of 250,000 Android application currently available.

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Diablo 3 Official Community Site Launched By Blizzard

If you are looking forward to the launched of Blizzards Diablo 3 game, Blizzard has today announced the launch of their new official Diablo 3 community site to keep you updated on all new announcements and developments.

As the community site becomes more established Blizzard says it will add a guides section featuring lore, characters, classes, maps, and more. But no release date has been announced as yet by Blizzard for the launch of the game and Blizzard hasn’t committed to it launching before the end of the year.

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Star Wars Kinect Game And R2-D2 Xbox Console Delayed

If you were hoping to be playing the new Star Wars Kinect game on your R2-D2 themed Xbox 360 console this holiday season. I’m sorry but you are now going to have to wait until sometime in 2012.

The Star Wars Kinect game bundle was unveiled back in July at the San Diego Comic-Con and the Kinect Star Wars game at E3 earlier in the year. The reason for the delay is apparently due to the development of the game which needs more time to finalise the finished product.

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Lightning Motorcycle Is The World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle (Video)

We have featured a number of different electric vehicles here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is the Lightning Motorcycle, which has set a new land speed record and is the first electric motorcycle to reach speeds over 200mph.

The Lightning Motorcycle reached an average speed for 215.960 mph and a top speed of 218.637 mph, and you can see it in action in the video below.

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Google +1 Button Updated With Circles Integration And New +Snippets Sharing Feature (video)

Google has today announced a new update to its Google +1 button that has enabled new features to easily share a content with specific Google+ Circles of friends. Allowing you to do it directly from the Google +1 button, simply click and use the “Share on Google+” option.

Another new feature added to the Google +1 button in the latest update is called +Snippets. This enables you to include a link, an image and a description in the sharebox before sharing. Watch a video after the jump created by Google that will run you through the new features and there uses.

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Amazon’s New Kindle’s To Be Named After Elements?

We heard recently that Amazon had registered the domain name KindleAir.com, and we thought that this could possibly be the name for Amazon’s rumored Kindle Android tablets, or possible the next generation of Amazon Kindle devices.

Now according to the guys over at Fusible, Amazon has also registered some other new Kindle domain names which include KindleEarth.com and KindleWater.com.

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Vizio 8 Becomes First Android Tablet To Receive Hulu Plus Support

This week Hulu Plus has now arrived in the Android Market and is supported on the new Vizio 8 tablet. Bringing users of the tablet an extensive library of TV and film content from over hundreds of providers and independent creators for just $7.99 a month.

The Vizio 8 becomes the first Android tablet to benefit from Hulu Plus support, and its only running Android Gingerbread, rather than the tablet optimised Honeycomb version of Android.

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Battlestar Galactica Props And Costumes Up For Auction

Have you ever wanted to dress up as a Gold Cylon from the original Battlestar Galactica? Well there is a chance you can now own your very own Cyclon suit from the original Battlestar Galactica series. As props and costumes are going up for auction this Saturday, August 27th 2011.

The Battlestar Galactica props and costumes auction will commence 10am PST and will include some great items from the original 1978 Battlestar Galactica series. Including Daggit, Gold Cyclon costumes, complete insignia collections and set decoration.

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Facebook Adding Instagram Style Photo Filters To Its App

New reports suggest that Facebook is setting its sights on Instagram, and looking to including Instagram style photo filters in a new update its about to roll out to its Facebook application. Facebook is apparently working on the new photo filters and hopes to release the new updates to its application over the coming months in an attempt to draw users away from Instagram.

Two Facebook engineers have disclosed the information about the new photo filters updates and explain that some of the dozen or so photo filters are similar to Instagram like old-style camera lenses and grainy film.

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Peggle HD For iPad Announced

PopCap games has announced that they are launching an iPad version of their popular iPhone game Peggle, the new version is called Peggle HD and the game is available from today for a reduced price of £1,79 over the games normal £2.99 price.

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Mango Internet Sharing Feature Provides Tethering And Mobile Hot Spot

It has been discovered that the new Windows Phone Mango OS will bring a few surprise features with it when its launched next month. One of which is a new Internet Sharing feature that will allow users to use their Mango devices as a mobile hotspot supporting connections for up to 5 devices.

The screenshot below has been taken from a Samsung Focus running Mango and connectivity apparently “works like a charm”. However the downside to the new Internet Sharing feature is the amount of battery power it consumes.

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