Foursquare iOS Update Adds New Notification Tray

A new update which has been rolled out by Foursquare this week has now added the much requested notification tray to its iOS applications, making it much easier for you to keep up to date with Foursquare activity. The new features will now display check-ins together with info on comments, completion of your tips and even notifies you when your friend’s from Facebook join you on Foursquare.

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Star Wars Themed Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 (Video)

We have featured quite a few different geeky cars here at Geeky Gadgets, I think this may be one of the first geeky super cars we have featured, the Star Wars themed Lamborghini Murcielago.

This cool Star Wars themed Lamborghini Murcielago is the work of SS Customs, who customized it for Team Golden Empire, it was then used in the goldRush Rally 3, have a look at the video of it in action.

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Logitech Squeezebox Wifi Music Player Now Supports Spotify

Last week after a long wait the Spotify music service finally launched in the US enabling stateside users to be able to select from over 15 million tracks and counting. The Spotify service can be played on any mobile or internet connected devices using the range of Spotify applications but if you are looking for a more portable device Logitech has also announced that their Squeezebox player now also supports Spotify.

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Lego PC Case Houses 3 Computers

We have featured quite a few gadgets made with Lego here at Geeky Gadgets, and have seen quite a few different PC cases made from Lego, the latest creation is the work of Mike Schropp.

Mike’s Lego PC case, houses not one, not two, but three computers, and it was designed to be a grid computer for medical research, inside there are three Intel Sandy Bridge 2600k Core i7 processor, three Asus P8p67 motherboards, and lots more.

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Mozilla Introduces BrowserID Website Sign In Service (video)

Mozilla has unveiled details of its new experimental service called BrowserID, which has been designed to provide browser users a new secure method of signing into websites. Its been designed to use a Verified Email Protocol, with security in mind  and enables websites to get proof of ownership using public key cryptography.

Using the verified email protocol BrowserID can skip the traditional method of signing in to websites using their email address with a confirmation step.  BroswerID provides users with a streamlined one-click experience that is the same on any site they visit. Watch the video after the jump for a full explanation on how the new service will function.


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HP TouchPad Now Available In Europe

The HP TouchPad finally went on sale in Europe last Friday, and it is now available in the UK, France and Germany from a wide range of retailers which include PC World, Currys, Comet, Amazon and the Carphone Warehouse, plus HP’s own web store in the UK.

In the UK there are two different models of the HP TouchPad available, one with 16GB of storage which retails for £399 and one with 32GB of storage which retails for £479.

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Call Of Duty Elite Trailer Explains It All (video)

If you are still wondering what the new Call of Duty Elite service will be able to offer you, a new funky trailer has been put together to explain the new services features and benefits. If you are one of the lucky ones Call of Duty Elite you might have already received your signup email.

If you haven’t received your email and signup info as yet the videos after the jump will explain to you what you are missing and provide you with a flavour of how the new service will help you enjoy the Call of Duty games even more.


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HTC To Appeal ITC Ruling On Apple Patent Infringements

Earlier today we heard that the International Trade Commission (ITC) had initially ruled that HTC has infringed on two of Apple’s patents relating to iOS devices, the initial ruling was done by an ITC judge and is still subject to a further ruling from a panel of six ITC judges.

As we mentioned earlier, the ruling is bad news for both HTC and Google’s Android OS, if the final ruling from the six ITC judges find in favour of Apple this could cause major problems for Android, and HTC has now announced that it will be launching an appeal with the ITC.

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Arduino Launches Arduino Ethernet And Android Arduino Mega ADK

If you are a fan of the Italian open source Arduino platform you will be pleased to know that a new line of products and services which they have just added to their range in the form of a Arduino Ethernet and the Arduino Mega ADK.

The new Arduino Mega ADK is Arduino’s take on the recently released an Arduino-derived open source accessory development kit (ADK) for Android phones and tablets, which has just been released by Google. The new board consists of a Arduino Mega 2560 with the addition of a USB Host chip that communicates with the phone and a powerful power supply capable of charging the connected phone.

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SHOWWX+ Pocket Pico Projector Now Supports HDMI

If you are looking for a pocket sized pico projector, the Microvision SHOWWX+ might be worth a good look as the company has now upgraded their pocket sized pico projector to support HDMI connectivity. The non-HDMI version of the SHOWWX+ was released in November 2010 and was designed to provide a convenient pocket presentation device by linking to mobile devices.

The new version is now equipped with HDMI and is still the same pocket size and can project an image up to 8 ft wide and is compatible with tablet and smartphones wich run iOS and Android, together with a few Nokia devices.


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